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How to: sharing trip expenses using excel

Published on Jan 25, 2008 in hacks, Learn Excel

Yesterday we were calculating our Washington trip expenses and it occurred to me that if there is an excel template where I could enter the trip expenses and who paid what to find out how much we need to pay up / collect, it would be great. I looked around for few seconds, couldn’t find […]

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Welcome to Ummrica!

Published on Nov 26, 2007 in america, personal, travels

or .. veni vidi viblogged well, after a brief globe trotting to few places here and there, I had to go to where literally every other Indian IT employee goes. America. After spending most of my first 4 days here indoors I guess I am both qualified and bored enough to write this post. And […]

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Duct tape found! Three men arrested!!!

Published on Aug 25, 2006 in Random

Well, thats exactly the type of news items I am reading / watching these days. Not that there is nothing else is happening in the world, for some obvious reasons most of the MSM have chosen to adopt the policy of selling the news instead of reporting the news. So, even PHD decides to celebrate […]

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What is keeping me busy?

Published on Feb 22, 2006 in Random

Exams … 3 of them in threedays. Whats is more special is that they could be the last exams ever. Placements … You know about the form-filling, doubt clearing, book refering, suit cleaning, self grooming mad rush these placements are about. Packing … finally, everything that is this clean has to be packed and moved. […]

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My date with a mall

Published on Jan 10, 2006 in Random

My date with a mall Indorians suddenly found a new hobby, “mall hopping”, thanks largely to the new mall ‘Treasure Island’. After hearing rave reviews from several of my classmates I went there a couple of days back, my experiences… Park here, not there:Since the mall has very limited capacity of 2/4 wheelers parking, we […]

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Come again?

Published on Jul 3, 2005 in Random

Well, this is not an unseen sight in most of the business schools. In search of something more than the obvious facts most of us end up speaking gibberish clad, verbose rant when someone asks simple questions like ‘when is the class?’. Majorly this happens because everyone tries to be intellectual and superior by displaying […]

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Usage Masks

Published on Jun 30, 2005 in Random

After spending almost an year in the world of business, I think I am qualified enough to make my own management theories and intellectual gyaan. Recently I read somewhere that ‘there is nothing new to discover as every possible thing has been covered’. But nevertheless you can try a half-baked pseudo management grad for a […]

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Welcome ‘Link Yard’

Published on Jun 24, 2005 in Random

Ladies and Gentlemen! There were final years. And then there were final years. Thanks largely to my course selection. I am spending most of my time on net reading everything and anything that catches my eye. First I thought why not blog on the items that I read. But then sharing news or views was […]

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A-305 2 C-320

Published on Jun 15, 2005 in Random

Even though looking like a secret password or a mission statement (well, sometimes mission statements look like that too) the title simply implies that I am moving to a new room after spending nearly an year in this place. This time to the chaos block, room number 320. This new room confirms the pet hypothesis […]

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What is brain?

Published on May 24, 2005 in Random

After spending a long day sitting in one place after longtime I was rather tired. After having dinner at a near by place we (doctor and myself) came back to our room. With in no time I crashed. “what is a brain?” For a moment I thought i was dreaming. Then I realised that doctor […]

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Nagpur dossiers

Published on May 11, 2005 in Random

Except for the brief stopovers and platform adventures, never did i come to this city, nor do i know someone from this small and tidy place. So, when I peeked out of that volvo window when the bus is at the city outskirts, i felt like a little kid opening his new toy. Well, after […]

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My Hindi Sucks

Published on Feb 27, 2005 in Random

Travails of being a southie doesn’t start with a long name or end with an engineering degree. Till I came here my only worry is my long and historical sounding name. Ok, Lets talk about the name first. My name is (provided you dont disclose this valuable information to others), Duggirala Raja Raja Surya Chandra […]

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Time of my life

Published on Jan 8, 2005 in Random

lo… here comes the post on how I spent the last 10 days. Just one word to summerize it all. WONDERFUL. I spent the first 5 days of vacation with my fiancee. We both had great time together roaming in Indore and eating out. Then I left to my hometown machilipatnam. I reached my place […]

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Marcovian queues, arranged marriages and forefathers !!!

Published on Dec 6, 2004 in Random

Well, upon looking at the three words Marcovian Queues, Arranged Marriage and Forefathers any sane person (Aah!, that excluded all the managers in the world :D) would say that they are totally unconnected. Today, i am here to prove that indeed they have a strong relationship among themselves. So much so that, the relationship is […]

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Making Location & Capacity Decisions

Published on Oct 25, 2004 in Random

A Case Analysis on Making Location & Capacity Decisions For Sleeping Prepared by: Purna Chandra Rao D PGP 1 In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course SMSR – II (Satisfying Minimal Sleep Requirements) Indian Institute of Management, Indore Introduction: This analysis primarily focuses on how to make decision with regards to location and […]

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