Buy the Domain that is already taken

In the middle of night yesterday, I got a business ideas and in a sea of random thoughts decided to register a domain name. I jumped from bed, opened my laptop and headed for a domain registrar with excitement to register it 1st on the web. However, my excitement went down as I found my domain had already been taken. The disappointment of losing out the chance makes me write this post for people in same situation. Unless you have some crazy words in mind,…

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Blue Newspaper

That Girl with a Blue Newspaper

June 2012 Metro Journey from MG Road to Malviya Nagar  “Excuse Me, That’s a ladies Seat.” came a polite but affirmative wave of sound in my ears. I knew it was coming and wanted every possibility on this earth to happen so that I don’t have to listen to that request. “Excuse Me”, this time it was rude and it was time to come to reality and get up from the seat that has been allocated to ladies. The woman showed me ugly faces thinking…

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Nimbu Paani Price

Nimbu Paani

August 2008 Mumbai, India  Mumbai always had new stories to tell in every nook and corner. Some of these stories have been epic and historic if you know the likes of Dawood Ibrahim, Dhirubhai Ambani or Sachin Tendulkar. I was no different and wanted to become a story to be told because Mumbai gave you the feeling of making an extraordinary out of ordinary. It arises your dreams, give you wing and there you go flying in the air. But there are men who crash…

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Cotton Green Railway Station

The Happy Accident

December 28, 2009 Mumbai, India   “I hate it when I have to kiss you like it’s last one for many months”, sad a tad disappointed Chaanak after one last kiss to Pankhudi before they leave the hotel to drop Pankhudi at Dadar Station. Phone rings, “Taxi is here, Sir”, said the receptionist from the other end. “Ikshu, I am worried I may miss the train. Dad is reaching home tomorrow morning.” Pankhudi had come to Mumbai from Jaipur for a 3 day honeymoon with Chaanak.…

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I Wanna be You…..

“Get Ready Soon. I don’t want to miss my daughter’s glory moment,” shouted Mr. Singh to Mrs. Singh & their 10 year old shy off-spring Chaanak as they embark upon a 200 km journey to see their daughter Samara representing school in a debate competition.  Mr. Singh, a LML Vespa middle-class citizen of 90′s, has hired a Ambassador Car (Yes, it’s a car) for this special moment. For Singhs excluding Chaanak, it was like their daughter was appearing for a Miss India Contest. “Dad, can…

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Delhi Bites…

I have always been a travel freak. This part of my genes owns to my father who was himself one…this has allowed me to develop a great sense of appreciation of joy of travel and nuisances alike. Having visited almost 80% of India on travel pursuits, I believe I have developed a very good sense of understanding of various parts of the country. Delhi has definitely one of best learnings in terms of cross-cultural amalgation and so called weird expectations from any non-delhite. By weird…

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