Shankarabharanam – alaap

I had recorded this longtime back on my laptop, blending it with Tanpura track. My all time favorite 🙂

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A new beginning

I had my WordPress.com account for a very long time. I blogged sparingly on nagpai.blogspot.com – my blogger site and nothing at all on the WordPress.com site. Most of my energies were devoted to my community site – RadioIdli.net, and subsequently towards building a good list of client websites using self-hosted WordPress. Off-late i have […]

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WordPress CMS and Website Building

It’s my fourth year as a self-employed consultant in the digital marketing, enjoying my passion towards serving SME and Non profit segment with solutions to get them online and set up their own medium. Undeniably, my journey wouldn’t have been successful but for the love and support of the open Source WordPress content management system […]

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Exit 14 – Enter 15 – Eventful New Year

Reading “eventful” in the title did you guess that i was out there enjoying a Sunburn DJ, or doing Thumbs-up with the head of Country Club watching Katrina and likes gyrate at many RPMs??  ..Bad guess. I was wanting to be badly out of the Mumbai, (a feeling not limited just to new year’s day) […]

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Mumbai Melah

Mumbai Metro and Future of Entrepreneural Infrastructure efforts

image source: Live Mint The much awaited Mumbai Metro was finally flagged off today to the respite of humungous crowds that travel from east to west side of the city (few after an ordeal from far off places like Kalyan and Dombivali).. The endless queues on Bus No. 340. of which i was a part […]

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Camcorder to high res webcam in simple steps – using TV Tuner

A couple of years back i bought a Sony HandyCam and was hoping to use it as a webcam for an annual webcast of  Ganesh festival celebrated at my home. The usual webcams designed for desktop use, are sloppy when it comes to webcasting a larger space. The handycam as a webcam, not only gives […]

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Mumbai Melah

Bharat Bandh.. Minds closed and Faith Lost – An Open letter to BJP and Shiv Seva

Dear BhagwaBandhus ( read BJP Shivsena  – the ground staff, its high bastions and maybe the ivory tower if my voice reaches there due to some miracle) As an average Mumbaikar, belonging to the increasingly minority category of citizens called open category (medium creamy layer hindu brahmin), i must confess my inclination towards the saffron […]

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Freedom is like Cadbury’s Bournville – You need to Earn it

Warning – Random Rambles of a Caged Mind – let loose for few minutes The ad of Cadbury’s Bournville says… You don’t just buy a Bournville.. you earn it! Dark exotic chocolate aside, The tagline easily fits the description for something that we seek dearly, and forget usually as we part with our “pound of […]

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Google’s bite of an Apple – Is Eden getting closer?

I am a voracious user of Google services and a big fan of most of them. One of my early online hobby used to be discover all that’s listed under the “more” option of the Google header, one service at a time. In the recent span of time, Google+ has been creating waves (sorry not […]

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UIDo or UIDont – Concerns on Aadhar

Yet another Card – a wildcard or a joker? Government after government, citizens have been bombarded with a new series of cards. All these cards in the past had a similar proposition – being able to serve as a one point identity. We had ration cards, voters cards (where we looked like goons, to match […]