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Reunite.. Reflect.. Re-energize!

Every year during the Thanksgiving weekend, the PGPMAX 2013 batch gets together…. and today our fourth reunion starts in a few hours. This year we are meeting in Delhi NCR, technically Gurgaon as the hotel happens to be in Gurgaon. While we started out thinking almost 50 of us would […]

The “distressed” Sari…

A few weeks back this atrocious, mind numbing video was posted by India Today. That they allowed it to be posted is in itself terrible and getting 630 likes on Twitter is seriously terrible. Wearing a sari to your office is one hell of an uphill climb This utterly stupid […]

Distractions !!

I just came into my writing corner to write this blog because Krishnan is catching up on the news and I cannot focus if I were to sit there… at least if it was old style Doordarshan news, I might have had a chance to tune out but with every […]

The value of prep !

As many of my friends know, I am now cooking almost exclusively the OPOS way. OPOS (One Pot One Shot) is this revolutionary way of cooking that has been developed by Rama Krishnan (of the one-page cookbook fame) which ensures that making food is not a drudgery and you can […]

Why failure is good …

At the end of May this year the results of the 12th CBSE board exams were announced. This year nearly 1.1 million candidates appeared for the Class 12 exams, which were held between March 9 and April 29. Girls as always performed better than boys as out of 4,60,026 girls 87.50% […]

Trust, but verify !

On Jan 26th, we started our drive from Gurgaon to come to Chennai. As always on the first day, we halt for the night at Sagar. The route we take is Gurgaon – Yamuna Expressway – Agra bypass – Gwalior – Jhansi – Lalitpur – Sagar. The last couple of […]

Do You Hate Your Boss?

I never had to hate any of my bosses over almost three decades of my work in organisations. But I definitely did not like some of them for some of their actions and inactions, prejudice, unfairness, micromanaging including editing my emails, lying, using paid time for personal/family work, and the […]