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Rediff unLOCKS mystery of successful CEOs

Published on May 14, 2008 in Humor, media, Random, wonder why

Wow, Rediff actually published this article on how hairstyles make successful CEOs So much fuzz over a complait fluff is sTRESSing me… PS: do read the comments on that page for additional entertainment 🙂

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PHD’s Regular Blah #5

Published on Dec 27, 2006 in Random

“Gyeon-Woo ,Gyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-WooGyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-WooI thought I am a different girlBut, I am just hopelessGyeon-Woo , I am sorry Gyeon-Woo “ When was the last time a movie touched you so much? When was the last time you saw an artistic performance and the same message kept coming […]

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Good news for Indian Movie lovers

Published on Dec 22, 2006 in Random

In a really interesting and smart move MoserBaer announced that it would soon enter VCD/DVD based movie segment by offering them at the price range of Rs. 28-35. I think its really good for everyone who likes movies. In the day and age of rampant piracy not many people are finding it easy to shell […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah #4

Published on Dec 19, 2006 in Random

Saturday went really busy. 2 of us went to Lotte World, a fantasy world with lots of rides and magic stuff. We stayed there from afternoon 1 to night 10. Then we went to a mart to buy some odd stuff. By the time we return to hotel it was 12. Its fun to be […]

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PHD’s regular blah #3

Published on Dec 4, 2006 in Random

“Hold on, hold on” the conductor shouted, “Nimmakuru yevarandi?” (who will be getting down at Nimmakuru?), he banged the door with the punching tool in his hand. The red bus came to a halt and we got down. I was clutching my granny’s hand tightly. She put her hand around my shoulder, I could hear […]

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Competition

Published on Dec 4, 2006 in Random

Starbucks seems to have some kickass competition in Seoul… PS: Photo of bar signboard in Iteawon area…

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Supply Creates Demand

Published on Nov 23, 2006 in Random

The things I love about Chennai are many, filter coffee, trees, relaxed pace of life, amazing food, culture to name a few. But one of the important reasons is Landmark Bookstores. During my second week in Chennai, Ashwin, one of my b-school classmates introduced me to Landmark. We went to the store located in the […]

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Innocent Websites, pissed off clocks and such like …

Published on Nov 20, 2006 in Random

Monday mornings are not just difficult, but often they are funny too. So to begin with now there is a website for innocent. Even before you head there scratching your head, let me warn you: its the website of Malayalam actor Innocent. Now Some enterprising soul in Anand, Gujarat has made a clock that can […]

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PHD’s regular blah # 2

Published on Nov 17, 2006 in Random

I got engaged to my college sweetheart, my love of life, Jo last saturday, it was one of the most beautiful and simplest functions that I have been to. I am so happy. Marraige is on Jan 21 in Vizag. Will post a detailed marriage invite later. Its still raining in chennai, and like mad […]

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Lessons in Pricing from Murugan Idli Shop

Published on Nov 7, 2006 in Random

Agreed I am great fan of food. And more so when the place is real value for money. So I have become a regular at Murugan Idli Shop during the weekends. That brings us to the topic of this post. What can marketers learn from a place like Murugan Idli Shop?Pricing. [Useful Wikipedia links for […]

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3 Cheers to IIM Indore

Published on Nov 4, 2006 in Random

My alma mater has created another “world record in IIM Indore” with the summer placements for the class of 2008. Even though the press release is not out yet, we, alumni got a sneak peek at the report and all I can say its a massive hit. [Will place a link here once its released.] […]

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Redif(f)ining art of converting news to scoops

Published on Nov 1, 2006 in Random

Jimmy Carter, erstwhile US President was in Lonavla this week to build houses as part of his 23rd JC Work Project. Hindu ran a story on it yesterday. Today Rediff ran it too. And look at how differently they presented the same item. Huge disappointment comes from knowing that noble intentions are hit insearch of […]

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PHD’s Regular Blah!

Published on Oct 25, 2006 in Random

>>> Its raining in Chennai, like mad, for the last so many days now. I wonder whats going to come next. >>> My new phone, Sony Ericsson w550i is really cool. My telephonic needs have gone down drastically in the last few months, and I needed a new mobile to listen to music and have […]

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Offer for PHD Readers

Published on Oct 20, 2006 in Random

Ok, now you saw the cake, its my 25th birthday today. So Anyone in Chennai and willing to bare the rain (for a change) and come to ashok nagar will have a decent helping of it. Till evening 5:30 only, after that I am off to airport and then to Home… Had a wonderful party […]

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Carl Sagan, Frying Pan and Local Election

Published on Oct 12, 2006 in Random

That did rhyme, tell me no? (1) Carl SaganI am sitting in a cubicle with dimensions as small as 1/862180000000000 square light years in an obscure country in a tiny speckle of blue dust and metal on the shore of a cosmic ocean and hitting keystrokes madly, the purpose of which is so irrelevant that […]

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