All articles with 'experience' Tag

PHD’s Regular Blah #11

Published on Jan 28, 2008 in blogging, business, personal

GOOD NEWS, my wife has finally come to US yesterday. I am so happy. It was sad being away from her on our first marriage anniversary. But finally she came, her journey was safe and uneventful. Buy walmart shares if you can, now that I have shifted to a hotel bang in front of the […]

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Mera Jahan

Published on Jan 10, 2008 in ideas, Movies-Books

I am addicted to Mera Jahan – Tare Zameen Par, listen to it if you haven’t [lyrics here]. What thoughtful lyrics, I felt like someone cleaned my thoughts and soul as I listened to the song. It reminds me of the wall experience of the campus days. Let Me In Without A Shout Le Me […]

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Tales of riding an auto in Chennai

Published on Jan 8, 2008 in chennai, Humor

If you are fortunate enough to ride in an auto in Chennai ever or just unlucky enough to google something totally irrelevant like “what happens after eating sambhar” and land here, please continue reading! Riding autos is a feeling that is almost comparable to how Schumacher would have felt in one of those final laps. […]

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Lakdi Ki Kathi

Published on Dec 30, 2007 in personal

“Lakdi Ki Kathi”, that is probably the first song that I have ever heard, at least its the one that I can vividly remember hearing. On one sunday (or some such holiday when I didnt have to go to school) my dad played this song on our cassette player, the kind with a speaker and […]

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2 hours in Mediterranean

Published on Jun 18, 2007 in chennai, food and drink, personal

I stared with disbelief at the message on my mobile, it read, “Game for some Lebanese food on Sunday?” Lebanese food and Chennai?!? The combination sounded like Indian president and real power. Never the less, knowing the sender of that message very well, I responded “yes” with doubts in my mind. For whenever I tried […]

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An Irish Evening

Published on May 18, 2007 in dublin, personal

After a hectic day at office and client site, we had a wonderful evening on Wednesday. It all started when one of my collegues suggested that we have a pint to cheer up the hard day at work. So off we went to a near by pub. There I got introduced to Guinness, Ireland’s own […]

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Source of Happiness

Published on Apr 16, 2007 in personal

Have you ever realized that life can suck in thousand different ways, but happiness on the otherhand has very few ways of arriving. Its basically a mixture of being with the the people you love, having a hearty laugh, feeling healthy, knowing what you want and wanting very little. I feel happy, most of the […]

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Fresh MBAs and IT Companies

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in b-school

The combination sounds as inseparable as ctrl+c and ctrl+v. But when it comes to making a career choice there is a fair bit of confusion as to what an MBA will do in an IT company, especially in the first few years. Marketing companies have it easy, in the first 18 months, you would be […]

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Is Monopoly Fair?

Published on Feb 25, 2007 in Learn Excel, simulation, wonder why

Ever since we have purchased the Monopoly board game, it has become a weekend ritual for us. Almost every Friday/Saturday night Jo would pull out the board, currency, wooden dice, small houses and deed cards and spread them. We are in for a surprise after playing the game for few weeks. As kids we thought […]

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10 good things about Seoul

Published on Jan 5, 2007 in Seoul

My stay here is coming to an end in the weekend. I would be back in Chennai to read Metroplus with a sip of strong decoction coffee on Monday morning. Aah, the joys of coffee and news. Even though I am not here as a tourist I could see quite a few places and interact […]

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The Art of Imitation

Published on Dec 27, 2006 in Seoul

Last minute Christmas shopping frenzy combined with determination to buy a nice handbag to my fiancee made me wander the already crowded Myongdong streets on Sunday night. To say that the street is busy is a huge understatement. I actually relived the crowded Mumbai local train experiences on Sunday. So much so that the always […]

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Dongdaemun

Published on Dec 10, 2006 in Seoul

In a hurry to make most of the weekend, 4 of us rushed to the Chungmuro metro station, bought tickets for Yongsan[view Yongsan photos] and rushed to line number 4. The train came in a moment and we boarded it immediately. After a couple of stations Rhushi shouted, “Abe, we took the wrong direction. We […]

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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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Sunstroke and other things

Published on May 4, 2006 in Random

I went to Vizag for a weekend break and it turnout to be rather disasterous as I got sunstoke. I had to spend a day in hospital and another 2 in relatives home to recover partially. Came back to hyderabad yesterday, but still recovering from the deadly stroke. It has been a nightmarish experience with […]

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A trip I waited too long to make

Published on Apr 27, 2006 in Random

I dont know how many of my readers know about the beautiful places surrounding Godavari river. I have done diploma in Kakinda and had the opportunity visit most of the near by places including Rajahmundry, Kovur, Yanam, so many villages near peddapuram, kakinada. I always wanted to go there once again, but unfortunately I couldnt. […]

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