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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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In Mumbai Now

Published on May 2, 2007 in personal

I flew to Mumbai on monday morning on some work, would be here till Thursday. If any of you my friends or campusmates would like to catch up drop me a mail at chandoo dot d at gmail dot com or call me 98 eight four 71 seven zero 72. Cya! Related: Best Mumbai Eatouts, […]

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Pelli Photos

Published on Apr 1, 2007 in personal

I know we have delayed the post alot. Never the less, we have all the pelli (marriage) photos with us, have uploaded few of them on flickr. I have sent an invite for most of the friends and blog regulars, if you havent got it, please drop a comment and I shall send you one.

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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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Find out whether you need a house or not in 60 seconds

Published on Feb 12, 2007 in Learn Excel, personal finance

Most of my classmates and friends have started purchasing houses. This coupled with the fact that I am in coveted DINK (double income no kids) group now have prompted me to do some preliminary research on buying a house. In my quest few things became obvious, Any house worth its tiles costs more than a […]

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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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Weekend Plans

Published on Dec 1, 2006 in Seoul

First in Seoul is coming to an end and there is a host of activities planned for the 2 days. Visit atleast one toursit spot in the city. Try the much famed underground metro of Seoul. Go to the foriegn food mall in ethewan (or something that sounds similar) and pick up some vegetables, Taiwanese […]

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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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Coimbatore Bus Mafia and Adventure Trip to Ooty

Published on Sep 29, 2006 in Random

Heard of black tickets? Well you must have somany times. After Aamir Khan glorified selling black tickets big way in Rangeela, Chennai’s private bus operators couldnt help but pick up a trick or two of the trade. So there I am, unaware of the UCBTM (Undergroud Coimbatore Bus Transportation Mafia) cancerously proliferating and thriving in […]

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Google Life!

Published on Sep 13, 2006 in Random

Birth and Early Stages:> Look up for cool names in google> Post the newborn pics in orkut. Format them in Picasa. Share them with friends using Blogger School & College:> Use Gtalk to chat with friends. Bye bye bfone!> Goodbye to combined studies, welcome google groups.> Doubts about what is the latest ninth planet? may […]

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Porok, Call back Ads and Simple Joys of Life

Published on Sep 12, 2006 in Random

First up, Porok! MTV India has tied up with Microsoft XBOX and is welcoming xbox to India in style with “Porok”. [Read news items 1, 2] As they say in the Ad, “Porok might have been inspired from cocks, but inside we are all tigers”. Having seen a couple of XBOX ads, I am sure […]

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Welcome to PHD!

Published on Sep 5, 2006 in Random

Its been 2 years since I have posted such a message. A recent look at my website statistics revealed that most of the visitors are first timers, and quite a few of them land here searching one of the “iim”, “indore”, “iim indore blog”, “iimi” or “chandoo iim”. So, let me take a moment and […]

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Google Grrs at Google

Published on Aug 29, 2006 in Random

Today I was using google reader and suddenly it Grred at me saying that there is a pop-up blocker which is not allowing the reader to open a window. [Click on it incase you cant read it clearly, anyways it says: “Grrr! A popup blocker may be….”]Hmm! looks like slowly the world will move away […]

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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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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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