EPL 2012-13 Season Preview – Part II

13 August 2012 3 comments

As promised in Part I of this post, here we go with the bottom half of the table

Categories: Soccer, Sports

EPL 2012-13 Season Preview – Part I

9 August 2012 3 comments

Ten days remain before the new season of the EPL kicks off. So I thought of doing a season preview post for the 20 teams participating in this year’s competition. Read more…

The God of 22 yards

17 March 2012 1 comment

An entire nation came to a standstill as the Little Master reached the score of 99. Nobody cared that elsewhere, closer home, Pranab-da had just declared another disappointing budget. All eyes were glued to the score at Dhaka. Not the Indian team’s score mind you but his score. This was the big one. The one that mattered.
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Categories: Cricket, Sports

Kolkata

16 November 2011 15 comments

Next stop for me was the “City of Joy” Kolkata! Now I still wonder if the joy in the “City of Joy” is actually the joy (as being happy) or because of every fourth boy being named Joy. In fact I am very interested in knowing if the name Joy is a corruption of the name Jai or just Joy as it is.

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Categories: Travel & Food

Chennai

31 July 2011 18 comments

Chennai, the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu and one of the most important ports on the east coast, was my destination this time as I flew out of Mumbai on a new client assignment. A new profile and the first extended experience in a state where I didn’t understand the vernacular had me on edge – the only solace being that I was traveling with a colleague who was my senior. People warned us about everything from scoundrels aka auto drivers to the language barrier to the food to the climate.

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The World is a small place

24 July 2011 1 comment

The world truly is a small place… and the two terrorist incidents in this month have only proven this further. The first was targeted at one of the densest populated cities of Asia as terrorists struck at the heart of Mumbai, at the peak rush hours. On the heels of this cowardly attack, Oslo’s government center was targeted early yesterday.

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Categories: Random Stuff

Amritsar

3 March 2011 17 comments

After Chandigarh, we moved on to the holy city of Amritsar. The bus ride from Chandigarh on a Punjab Transport Corporation bus was an experience to remember as the vehicle made its way through rural Punjab. Read more…