The lock-down has forced us to work from home and while some of us have been used to it (I used to work from home from 2015 to 2018 and still I find working from home more productive!) but a number of my friends have been finding it quite challenging. While there is a mental-shift… Continue reading Working from home and the tech I use
This post is almost a couple of months late. It was begging attention in my draft folder for at least six weeks. Finally here is the list of books that I manage to finish last year. Conflicts of Interest by Sunita Narain : One of the most engaging and informative book that I read last… Continue reading What I read in 2018 (Non-fiction)
As I walked past a small hut the chorus of ‘ek duni do.. do duni char.. caught my attention. The sound was coming from the hut on my left. I took this route many times, but never stopped to have a second look on the hut. It was so commonplace in a village full of… Continue reading Bihar: A Glorious Past and An Uncertain Future
There are many shopkeepers that insist on 2-5% extra for payments made through credit cards. And often, we have to either to pay the demanded extra money or move to another shop. The 2-5 percent is the extra money that, the shopkeepers claim, is paid to bank or the credit card provider. However, the banks… Continue reading 2% extra for credit card payments?
I have been using Fast Track Chennai for almost a couple of years now, and I realized that I really need a better alternative in Chennai. I have missed my flight twice, reached late at least ten times and lost my temper almost every second time I call them to order for a cab. I… Continue reading Horrible Fast Track Chennai
Last month, I visited Ranchi for a couple of days almost after 23 years. I was so excited to visit that place, to see my school and go to those places which were slowly getting eroded from my memory. But the menace of ‘Naxalism’ completely ruined my enthusiasm. We could not go to remote villages and… Continue reading Ranchi Trip
Chennai celebrates its 369th birthday. Though my professional commitments and other constraints deprived me from participating in the celebrations, I did get a chance to attend 'Chennai 3.0' organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The theme of the conference was "Chennai - Evolution Today, Revolution Tomorrow". And, I have no doubts seeing the growth… Continue reading Chennai 3.0