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Life can be a Bitch!

I had vowed never to go near a hospital for health check-ups, other than the casual drop-in at the family doctor’s clinic during an attack of viral fever, or to nurse an injury sustained in the normal course of my … Continue reading

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By 2050 India will be the Top Economy

That’s from this morning’s ‘Times of India’. These are predictions made of M/s Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank, who say that the GDP of India will be of 86 Trillion Dollars (USD). Makes us all feel proud that, if … Continue reading

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Mind Your Language, Annaji & Co!

Anna Hazare’s first fast touched me. It was a glimmer of hope. I said to myself, “At last, someone is moving and shaking this country’. This 70-plus old man had caused an awakening amongst the youth and his single point … Continue reading

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Why this Budget Kolaveri Di?

I love watching the budget presentations and the debates thereafter. Even if one can’t understand – or don’t care – the debates that follow explain such a lot. Every budget has an interesting angle to it. If there is an … Continue reading

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Lemon Tea, Toast and Scams

You’re right, long time no blog! That’s because 2012 arrived with a bundle of ailments, gift wrapped. In all my 65 years (a few more months to get there) I’ve never, ever been within a 100 yards radius of a … Continue reading

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Seriously, driving in Bangalore is Hell!

Every morning I leave at 8.15 and take my grand daughter to school in Koramangala. Distance-wise it can’t be more than 5 kilometers from where I live. Ideally, that should take about 10-15 minutes and perhaps another 10 minutes during … Continue reading

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Hey, Mr. Postman!

I know people who have set up email accounts and haven’t accessed them for months, maybe even years. At times I wonder why they went through the trouble in the first place. Maybe it’s that status thing; I don’t know. … Continue reading

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Hospitals or In-house Cremation Grounds?

Someone said that ‘only 98′ people perished in the Calcutta Hospital fire. Only 98. Sounds like the scoreboard of a cricket match; just 2 more runs for the century and the clapping begins. Makes you sick, doesn’t it, when people … Continue reading

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