Celebrations for my job confirmation were not over yet. Last September, I threw a party for my paternal family and then took a break to save money for the other half of my family. It was high time as I was close to completing two years with L&T Infotech. So we took them out to Kongpoush – the flavor of Kashmir – at Goregaon. Continue reading Kashmiri Dinner @ Kongpoush
I had been on the lookout for a nice place offering buffet lunch & dinner for over a month now. On my way to work I came across this large banner opposite Matoshree club on JVLR offering a lunch buffet at Rs.199, ofcourse with a star (indicating taxes). So me and friends enquired the menu & decided to give it a try! Continue reading Lunch Buffet @ Saffron – Rs.199* Only!
This trilogy titled ‘Setting up my press’, will definitely not serve as a tutorial, is only an account of my decade long experience with web hosts & getting along with WordPress. In Part 1, I discussed my build-or-use decision and WordPress PoC. In this part, I will put my decade long experience with web hosting to use to help buy web-estate wisely. Do stick around for Part 3 on installation tips & must-have plug-ins. Continue reading Setting up my Press, Part 2: Choosing the right property
Further to [permalink href=”250″ title=”Sea-link inaugurated, but what’s in a name?”]my post on the Sea-link Naamkaran issue[/permalink], here is a a ‘short’ list of schemes, roads etc. for the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty promotion with Tax Payer money! I was actually waiting for something like this, until this morning when I found it in my Forwarded Email label (folder for non-googlians). Continue reading The Gandhi Dynasty
Well, I haven’t been a professional counselor but I have helped everyone who has approached me with questions regarding the engineering course at . Here are a few frequently asked questions that I would like to share and some examination specific tips. Continue reading BE @ MU, Part 2: FAQs & Examination Tips
Graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from Mumbai University (with distinction) was one of the best things that happened to me. Although I haven’t retained the trend I chose to graduate, I will continue to be a chauvinist. Here are some tips for fairing good and good books to refer to develop ilm that can never be taken down, no matter which industry you move to. Continue reading BE @ MU, Part 1: Recommended Books & Study Tips
This morning all forms of media were talking about the inauguration of the gleaming new Bandra-Worli sea-link by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Apart from breaking news on TV & front-pages of print media, the news board at Yashodham High School, where I had been to submit Chibu’s FYJC admission form, also followed the event. Leaving aside details of the technical feat, the mighty cost involved and benefits to society, they were all debating the Naamkaran. Continue reading Sea-link inaugurated, but what’s in a name?
I usually don’t spend money on vegetarian food, so I have never tried the much publicized Potato Wedges at McDonalds. But this time around, the advertisements got me in to trying Chicken McNuggets (that were part of my dinner tonight). Continue reading Chicken McNuggets @ McDonalds
10 days back, while at the lunch table, the Shiney Ahuja case was all over the place. Since the food on Mondays doesn’t even qualify as comestible, we were all casting our views on the story while it was being covered live by some news channel. Hemant asserted that with the kind of looks & personality Shiney has, any girl he’d point at would be willing to go home with him*. On hearing this, Ivan got back like a shot – “Right! That was also what Shiney thought, but the maid acted otherwise”. And we all cracked up! Continue reading The not so ‘Shiney’ future of men
This trilogy titled ‘Setting up my press’, is definitely not a tutorial, is only an account of my decade long experience with web hosts & how I got along with WordPress. In Part 1, I discuss my build-or-use decision and WordPress PoC. People who have already read about WordPress can skip this post and move to Part 2 that talks about choosing a host or Part 3 on installation tips & must-have plug-ins. Continue reading Setting up my Press, Part 1: Build or Use?