All articles with 'chennai' Tag

A bachelors guide to renting a house in Chennai

Published on Jul 27, 2006 in Random

All you hopeless and wifeless bachelors, get up and start looking. With PHD releasing “the unofficial bachelors guide to renting a house in Chennai” today, you will never again get a “no, we dont rent to criminals, politicians, drummers, dogs, carpenters and bachelors” reply from your prospective landlords. Where to look: Never call a housing […]

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Learnings of the week that was

Published on Jul 21, 2006 in Random

Not that you would be interested to know them, but anyways, >>> It does rain in Chennai for more than 12.3 seconds at a time. It happened once yesterday. >>> Using combo-boxes in excel is not that difficult, it is so much more fun and intuitive. Try learning them here if you are a excel […]

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How to serve the customer

Published on Jul 14, 2006 in Random

This week I came across two service orgs (cafe coffee day and shoppers stop) and observed peculiar things about their service. The “we serve you faster than anyone” problem: After roaming a lot in hot chennai sun (well, slowly people have been dropping hot adjective for chennai, you see, it has become redundant these days), […]

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Wear, will you?

Published on Jul 11, 2006 in Random

I saw this superb ad while I was going in a ferrari (sorry, auto) in chennai. PS: I remade the ad using images in flickr, thanks to whoever is the original owner of the helmet and brain pics.

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HOT HOT Advertising

Published on Jul 6, 2006 in Random

Courtesy: Metro Plus, Chennai A man eats a stick of kurkure and suddenly burns into flames, after the fire is doused, he distributes kurkure to horrified crowd. I think this is probably the best outdoor advertising I have ever seen. No wonder the ad bagged gold in cannes for JWT, Chennai. Read the entire story […]

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Chennai – First Impressions

Published on Jul 5, 2006 in Random

This is my first time in Chennai and these are my true feelings about this coastal city: – The city looked familiar. I am a true to heart wanderlust and seldom I get this feeling. I think it has got to do with people and the trees. The place reminds me of Vijayawada/Vizag. – No […]

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Happy Weekend :)

Published on Jun 30, 2006 in Random

Yeah, its going to be a very very happy weekend for me. Reasons? – Pointy Haired Dilbert aka chandoo.org/blog finishes 2 years tomorrow, thats 730 days of non stop blogging.– I got my first salary post MBA today. Its party time.– 4 ‘eye feast’ like football matches– I should be able to find a place […]

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Chennai it is

Published on Jun 27, 2006 in Random

After a month long of deliberations and options, I finally decided to join TCS insurance practice in Chennai. I have started my work yesterday, nothing much report about the first day at work as most of it was spent talking to people in the group. I have to start looking for a house in this […]

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Published on Jun 19, 2006 in Random

My training is still going on. I have another week left in Khandala I still dont know where I would be heading from here, whether its mumbai, chennai or good old hyderabad… The answer is still not clear. The allocation procedure should be over by wednesday. Will update everyone about my role and other details […]

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PHD Blogmela

Published on Dec 30, 2005 in Random

Sorry for the slight delay in uploading the mela. I am stuck up with some submissions in the school :), without further delay. Nation Round-up: The most horrible and shocking news of the week is the terror attacks in IISc – Bangalore. Read more about the incident on youth curry. Exactly a year ago the […]

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A weekend that was…

Published on Apr 25, 2005 in Random

Me had a wonderful weekend. Sorry for the late post. I am busy meeting doctors and gathering their inputs. Anyways, coming back to the weekend stuff, it started on the evening of thursday itself with hairy, karthick (an fms dude) and me watching “Mumbai Expresss“. Not a very great movie. But full of dumb comedy. […]

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