Named after the famous detergent, Nirma (a brilliant Mithila Palkar of Little Things fame– a Netflix must watch series), the protagonist in Chopsticks, is a Mandarin speaking tour guide lacking confidence so much that she only gets Dharavi tour assignments. … Continue reading Movie Review: Chopsticks is an engaging flick
Online targeted for a Facebook forward post I posted with a positive intention, I lost my job, dignity and now made permanently unemployable. But that didn’t stop me from staying put and fighting back… Continue reading My daily fight to avoid depression: Part V.. for Valiant
Ten reasons a non-resident Indian (NRI) must invest in a property in India in 2019. 1. Fast growing market India is amongst the fastest growing markets in the world. While the growth rate this year will be a function of … Continue reading NRI Watch: Ten reasons 2019 is a good year to invest in the India property market?
At the stroke of interval, Vicky Kaushal, charges his PARA Special Forces troops with a stirring speech. He ends it with ‘How’s the josh (energy)?’ .. ‘High Sir’… ‘I said how’s the josh?’… ‘HIGH SIR’…. ‘Jai Hind’ … ‘JAI HIND’. … Continue reading Movie Review: URI is high on josh, adrenaline and revenge
AUS 1-1 IND T20 series, my observations. Positives Shikhar Dhawan (58), Virat Kohli (65) and Dinesh Karthik (52) shine with the bat bigtime. Their impact can be seen from the fact that the next best batting average came from Rohit … Continue reading Cricket: The good, neutral and the ugly .. from the Australia 1-1 India T20 series
After food trips to Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur and Ethiopian cuisine in 2017, we rounded off the year with diet trails to Jaipur, Lucknow & Jamshedpur! Great food does enhance a happy mind, so here’s my list of our top ten … Continue reading Food: Jaipur – Our top 10 food experiences
Singapore’s racial integration, harmony and equality efforts compare to no other country in the world. So we entered Changi Airport yesterday, to be greeted by a pretty lady, in Indian saree, offering sweets to all passengers. She had the traditional … Continue reading Changi Airport & Singapore celebrates Deepavali / Diwali
I have tried to piece the entire chain of activities that lead to cow-related lynchings happening in India, the last eight years. Thanks to an excellent debate conducted by NDTV’s ‘The Big Fight’ show, with anchor Vikram Chandra. The key … Continue reading Politics: Stitching together facts behind India’s ‘cow’ related lynching incidents
Singapore, this year, again went out of its way to celebrate Deepavali, as is more popularly known here. Last year, I blogged extensively on how much efforts the Lion City puts in ensuring Diwali is lifted to global festival status, … Continue reading Trivia: Do you know Deepavali / Diwali enough?
Trains falling off steady rails, Mumbai flooding on steady rains. Babies dying insufferable pains, Newshour debating folks with birdbrains. Smart city dream riding on drains, Achhe Din slogan living in chains. Damn the bullet train, election campaigns, the taxes, glamour, … Continue reading India: Poem summarizing India Aug2017 news