I met my neighbor Rejita, a Central government employee as she was leaving for office. I chatted with her as we walked towards the bus stop. I congratulated her on the rise in pay that she would get as per the recommendations of the 7th pay commission. She didn’t seem too happy.
“A little pay […]
Fire crackers have been an integral part of Diwali celebrations. However, the increasing environmental awareness has resulted in far less noisy Diwali this time round. Parents of three toddlers filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking a restriction on bursting of firecrackers in the morning and having a designated place for bursting firecrackers. This […]
I live in a complex that has plenty of monkeys leaping around from trees and buildings. They do favour some buildings with uninvited visits grabbing whatever they can. With adequate grill protection, people and the few monkeys manage to co-exist.
The monkeys have been creating havoc in far off Delhi, where there is an estimated […]
Mahindra plans Driverless Cars………
Economic Times 5 Mar 2015
The report goes on to say that Mahindra Group is all set to join an elite league of companies such as Google, Tesla, BMW and Audi that are experimenting with driverless cars.
Driverless cars? Here, where traffic jams on flyovers are a common sight. Thankfully, […]
Have you ever wondered about the line that accompanies every insurance ad, saying, ‘Insurance is the subject matter of solicitation’? It just means that insurance policies cannot be sold but has to be requested or asked for and cannot be compelled. Legally, insurance is a product that should not be pushed by a seller, but […]
A popular radio station in Delhi decided to have a program on ‘Kiss of Love’ for the general public. People would simply come and express their support for those demanding right of expression by writing on the wall.
The organizers approached the mall management. They said you will have to get written permission of GOLMAL […]
Recently, a Mumbai based pizza outlet was in the news for using unmanned drone to execute a delivery. They delivered the pizza 1.5 km away in a successful test run as claimed in a video of the event that went viral. It was supposed to be a 13 inch plain margherita pizza, dropped on the […]
Most of you must have seen the joke circulating in fb about a maid servant who disappears for several days. When she comes back, the housewife questions her to which she replies, “I had updated my status on fb as saying “I will be on leave for 5 days”. Saheb had even commented that “I […]
My very first post had introduced our cat, Sam. Unlike most dogs, cats live in their own world and are not of much use to humans. Yet, they are a great source of entertainment.
Sam has the habit of jumping on the window sill and making his way towards the computer. Once there, he would […]