All articles with 'train' Tag

Business Idea : Train / Flight Ticket Printing Machine

Published on Jan 17, 2008 in business, ideas, technology

Recently I was booking few train tickets for my in-laws at IRCTC website, which btw is a wonderful website that makes the whole train reservation affair so simple. Just then I have realized that even though you can book tickets online, you still need to carry a printout of the ticket when you board the […]

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My screen just widened!

Published on Aug 2, 2007 in gadgets, technology

OCDOBG stuck me when I was in HK last week. That is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Of Buying Gadgets, This time I have picked up the biggest possible thing that can still be carried inside the luggage bags. A 19inch widescreen lcd monitor. The Samsung 931bw. I have been thinking about upgrading my old 15 inch […]

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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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Why arent IT jobs glorified in B-school Placements?

Published on Oct 29, 2006 in b-school, technology, wonder why

Rewind an year or two and you would have known me as a staunch supporter of all roles that are marketing and vying to become one sometime. Well, I believe that i am marketer even now. Just that i am selling services, technology and consulting instead of a pack of beedis, printers or pills. But […]

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Updates…

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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In search of khandala…

Published on May 29, 2006 in Random

The trip to khandala training facility (its called North Point Learning center) was eventful with its own share of (mis)adventures. We (Kishore and myself) started from HYD on 27th night in a bus to Pune. There is a huge traffic jam on the way and we reached 3 hours late to pune at around 9:30am. […]

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Aati kya khandala?

Published on May 26, 2006 in Random

Ay Kya karti TuAy Kya Main karoonSunSunaAati Kya KhandalaKya Karoon Aake Main KhandalaSeekhenge Padenge Nachenge ppt karengeTraining Karenge Aur Kya hehe, rather a poor attempt at mocking the old song. Nevertheless, I am going to Khandal for 4 weeks. My initial training program @ TCS will be conducted there. Hoping for lots of hills, serene […]

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More on placements, graduation etc.

Published on Mar 1, 2006 in Random

Somestuff… I am leaving day after tomorrow. Madhu (comp), all the books and most of the clothes will be leaving tomorrow Planning a trip to Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and some other northeast destinations. May start from 16th March and go on till 29th march. The convocation is most probably on April !st. somebody said in […]

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MMT rocks again

Published on Feb 17, 2006 in Random

MakemyTrip.com does it again with yet another superb interactive. Check the “moving train” interactive ad here. Agency: WebChutneyRelated links – Chidiya Udi, MMT‘s another interactive campaign

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10 things that I cherish about 2005

Published on Jan 3, 2006 in Random

Let me warn you, this is not a tag post. Now that you are relaxing let me take you through some of the most memorable things about 2005. The year started with a weeklong wonderful time spent with my fiancee. Its one of the best vacations we ever had. I got my Canon A75 Powershot. […]

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Where will the multiplex go now?

Published on Dec 24, 2005 in advertising, business, ideas, wonder why

You pay almost Rs. 200 for a service X. You drive almost 10 km to get the service. But to your utter dismay, you have little or no say in where you want your service to be delivered, to decide how long your want the break in between to be, you couldn’t sit with your […]

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Bah’k

Published on Dec 12, 2005 in Random

Aah, back in campus, nothing new to report as of now. The world is still round, weather is still frigging cold, Sachin is still scoring centuries and people are still fighting over oil and food. My trains both onward and return were delayed as usual and train stations aren’t getting any better. Taxi/auto wallas still […]

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Shareholders, value creation and all that bushllit

Published on Nov 24, 2005 in Random

The traditional theories of corporate finance have 2 viewpoints. They are, Shareholder value maximization is much more important than growing ones own limbs, stealing office stationary and gossiping at the water cooler. No one ever bothered to read the second bullet point. But the world from now onwards is not going to be like that. […]

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Leh Trip – Part 2

Published on Aug 19, 2005 in pics, travels

A rattle of cha/coffee pulled me out of dreamland. The train is moving fast towards Jammu Tawi station. By that time others are awake. The scenery outside looked really beautiful with lots of greenery and plains. Every now and then we see a huge army camp. Outside Jammu Tawi Rly. Station At about 7 AM […]

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