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Techstuff

Google Chrome Full page ad – Browser Wars – Now at a desktop near you

Everybody loves watching Google and her moves, with the curiosity of watching Magician Pasha with his hand in the top hat. Presto! and we have here today — Google Chrome Full Page color ads in leading Indian Dailies… Blogs, Tweet-o-sphere, and all modes of communication is abuzz with the question… What made Google, the largest […]

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Live Webcast of Ganesh Chaturthi at my home

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Poetry

An Ode to Childhood – बचपन मेरा बना रहे

पैरों मैं पंख लिए  जब,  दौड़े चले वह नन्हे पगनैना देख पुलकित होए, सुन्दर बने उनसे यह जग ज़मीं पर टिके न टिकाये, वह नन्हे पैरों के दौड़ते निशाँचंचल पग को चूमना चाहें, इस व्याकुल धरती की प्यासी जाँ  बचपन के यादों से लदे, तह दिल से दुआ करता हूँ बचपन मेरा बना रहे, दुआ रब […]

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Mumbai Melah

US open, French Open…. Bharat Bandh

जो काम बरसात  का जोर न कर पाया, जो काम देश विदेश के आतंकवादी न कर पाए. वह काम हमारे राजनैतिक नेता कल आजमाएंगे …. मुंबई.. और  भारत बंद  (what couldn’t be achieved by torrents of rain, and the blows of terrorists from within and outside the country, the political leaders are attempting to do…. […]

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A weekend diary note

Here i am, at the brink of terminal midnight…where one week end’s and shows me the next flight.. The week that went by had many pleasant and jovial moments.. Few random citations served right here: 1. Finally got a call from NMIMS university for an assignment as a visiting faculty for one of my favorite […]

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A sleepless night – random rambles

The first notions that come to your mind when someone says – “Sleepless night” is hard work, constant worry, upset health, insomnia… and so on. Thankfully, this moment of my sleeplessness relates to none. Strangely, i slept off at 8 PM the moment i reached home, and after 6 hours of dreamy sleep, i woke […]

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Of Mosquitoes, Bed-bugs, Leeches and Insurance in India

“Duniya main do tarah ka macchar hota hai.. ek khoon peene wala….. aur ek insurance bechne wala” (details of controling the macchar of unsolicited calls is given at the end of this post) Here is a story of two brands… one that behaved like a pest… and another that proved to be a repellant. All […]

Open letter to Vir Sanghvi

This is in response to Portraits of the artist as a Qatari citizen, an editorial lamenting the exit of M F Hussain’s from Indian Citizenship. Dear Vir, Your editorial throws an interesting insight into the malformed definition of freedom of expression; that rests today in minds of Pseudo-secular-liberal journalists and so called key-keepers of the […]

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Poetry

Words for a busy friend

It was on a winter few years back when i broke into sudden poetry out of nowhere, the last thing i thought i would do in life. I wrote few verses to my friends during that season.. here’s one of them to a friend who was hassled with lots of work and was gasping for […]

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Photography

Mulki Chariot Festival – (Prathishta Punnav) –

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