The 4.7km Bandra-Worli Sealink opened yesterday. It took over 8 years to build instead of 3 years which was scheduled. Due to the delay the cost went up 2 times to 852 cr. Instead of Rs.400 cr. Still only 1 side of the sealink is operational. My guess is that it will take another 8 [...]
Archive for June, 2009
Most People are unaware that like the airlines, the Railways, too, have a limited free baggage allowance and that passengers found carrying baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance will have to pay a steep penalty. While airlines weigh your bags at the time of issuing the boarding pass, the Railways check at random, [...]
This indeed is a very sad news. Article taken from HT Pop icon Michael Jackson has died of cardiac arrest, according to media reports. Jackson, 50, suffered a cardiac arrest at his Holmby Hills home and paramedics were unable to revive him, an entertainment website reported. The website reported that the pop star suffered cardiac [...]
I won’t call this article a book review as I feel my credentials are too meager to be able to do justice to this amazing Biography of Baba Amte. We all have sometime or the other heard about Baba Amte, either in our textbooks or through newspapers and magazines and like many I never gave [...]
Cribb sent in by Sachin. One fine day I received a call from an call executive from Aforeserve about extending warranty of HP laptop. They seemed to have all the details of my laptop and so I believed them. I made a payment of 5,500/- to them on 9-5-2009 with receipt no. ACL/Sales/CA01/2009-10. Its been [...]
What China did to their old city before the Olympics is what Delhi wants to do with Chandni Chowk before the Commonwealth Games. Below is the Impression of an Artist of how Chandni Chowk (Old Delhi) would look like after proposed restoration. I see many fundamental problems with the pic below. 1. There does not [...]
Please visit this website treesforfree.org, it is such a inspirational story of Rajanet Yegneswaran, the man with 30 master’s degrees and 3 bachelors together with 14 diplomas and 6 professional memberships and how his wife started a mission to plant trees after his demise. Related Article: 1. My World is Dying… Literally!
“Proof! Good Things Don’t Last Long” – So true when it comes to a company like Unitech. Share prices fell from Rs.546 to Just Rs.20 in less than a year.
Time and time again I have been cribbing about how the Indian government usually handles delicate situations and I realized today that maybe I have gone too far with it and I realized that there are so many things which the government has done which deserves credit. Below is the list of creative ways which [...]
I have always wanted to learn playing guitar for a long time, last year I even joined guitar classes for a month but learning in a group was somehow boring and unproductive. Since most of the skills I know are self taught, I thought how hard would it be to learn guitar on your own… [...]