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The Revelation

Eternal youth triumphs immortality, with the latter being a subset of the former. Everyone wants to stay young, healthy and fit forever. Since childhood, I was deeply intrigued by the lure of immortality. Back then I firmly believed in the existence of amrit, a heavenly mystical elixir of immortality in Hindu mythology. If only I … Continue reading The Revelation

20 Years of Programming

Exactly 20 years back today, in August 2001, I started learning ASP.NET with C#. The .NET framework was launched that earlier that year, and I was really excited coding my first Hello World program in C#. Back then there was no high quality programming resource like StackOverflow that solves your queries within minutes, and most … Continue reading 20 Years of Programming

Katla Eruption will overshadow the junior Icelandic volcano

Since late March 2010, southern Iceland’s “junior” volcano beneath the Eyjafjallajokull glacier has been spewing tonnes of volcanic material throwing air traffic though Europe to chaos and threatening to cause long term damage to the environment and weather not only in Iceland but to far flung areas in Western Europe and possibly the rest of … Continue reading Katla Eruption will overshadow the junior Icelandic volcano

Human brain and consciousness

Yesterday I was talking with an old friend, discussing the age-old and widely debated concept of souls,or atmas as commonly known in Hindi. As usual I was quite overwhelmed listening his strong views and belief regarding the existence of souls. And being a strong atheist I beg to differ ­čÖé , and here is what I think based … Continue reading Human brain and consciousness

Rafting Trip to Rishikesh

White-water River Rafting in Rishikesh Rishikesh is quite famous for its white water rafting on the holy Ganges river. About 30 kms from Haridwar, an important pilgrimage center in India, Rishikesh also is a holy destination for Hindus. But for adventure lovers, Rishikesh offers not only grade 4+ rafting, but many other adventurous options like … Continue reading Rafting Trip to Rishikesh

Rosemary hospitality private limited-a fraud builder

Rosemary Hospitality private limited (Palm Floors Gurgaon): A fraud builder Builders in India, due to lax regulations and audits, can get away with anything and usually fleece their customers to the maximum. I had my share of bad experiences with Rosemary Hospitality Pvt Ltd, builder who makes builder floors by the name of Palm Floors in Gurgaon, Harayana. … Continue reading Rosemary hospitality private limited-a fraud builder

2012 BMW 320d Sportline Review

Review of the new 2012 BMW 320d Sportline With fans eagerly waiting all across India, BMW introduced its sixth generation 3-series on 27th July 2012 in Mumbai. This is a completely new model and not just a facelift. Though the new price list is a tad bit disappointing (starting from 36L+ on-road for the Sportline/Luxury series), the … Continue reading 2012 BMW 320d Sportline Review

Democracy and corruption: siblings of political anarchy

“Corruption and hypocrisy ought not to be inevitable products of democracy, as they undoubtedly are today” –┬áMahatma Gandhi. India is a democractic republic, unlike other countries like China which is a republic but not a democracy. We have a system of indirect democracy, where citizens elect certain members of the society as their representatives in the … Continue reading Democracy and corruption: siblings of political anarchy

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