Monthly Archive: July 2014

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Mr. Chidambaram in Mr. Jaitley’s clothing?

Policy of Deceipt Tax (Photo credit: 401(K) 2013) I have always been a staunch supporter of the BJP only because I thought it was a more realistic political party. At the end of the...

What is more frustrating : iPad or Vodafone? 0

What is more frustrating : iPad or Vodafone?

Ever since I got this iPad my frustration levels have gone up because I can’t for the life of me understand why I cannot connect to the internet. iPad fresh cleverly comes without an...

Why do countries need to issue visas ? 0

Why do countries need to issue visas ?

The other day I had to apply for a Pakistani visa, a task which took me all of three hours and left me with a distinct soreness that prevented me from doing Yoga all...

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Looking for technical support

Online support One of the most frustrating things is to find technical support on the net. This is simply because everyone who is a techie thinks that others speak the same language . For...

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Eleven minutes of pleasure?

A bad marriage is a bad marriage and especially for the Indian woman who is trapped in such a situation there is little choice but to endure it. But does she really? In the...

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Beware of what you say in jest

 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I can never forget that flight out of Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport in October 2009. This was not the first time that I was travelling out of Amsterdam and I had our...

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Why you will never see this side of Arnab Goswami.

The angry young man of Indian Television ( Image sourced from Net. Origin unknown) Like most Indian women who nod off to bed listening to the drone of Arnab Goswami‘s voice getting louder by...

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Of Mango Blossoms and Ambadichi Bhaji

Most people wait nine months to have a baby, while some people wait years. I waited for more than ten years to have my newest baby  –  a cookbook which took almost forever to...

The questionable exclamation mark 0

The questionable exclamation mark

Many years ago our Municipal Corporation launched a cleanliness campaign with the slogan “HELP! KEEP MUMBAI CLEAN” Seeing this message plastered boldly over bus stops and on the garbage trucks, I always questioned the...

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How to be a better writer

Waking up to a new dawn At around four o’clock this morning I got up feeling that I had exhausted all my sleep ; a feeling that has been alien to me for almost...

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