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Jugaad Zindabad!

July 30, 2009
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Jugaad Zindabad!

Tweet What is Jugaad, did you ask? Well, it is the lifeblood on which India runs. Sample this. A less Jugaadu person might have  tried to get a mechanic, or petrol. But why bother when you have a friend with a strong leg?
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Swanky, Swankier, Swankiest

July 26, 2009
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Swanky, Swankier, Swankiest

Tweet This post is about Gurgaon, a little town in Haryana just outside Delhi. Till a month back, i had never been to that part of town.  These days, i spend quite a lot of time there. First time to Gurgaon, and i was pleasantly surprised. I felt like i had suddenly come to...
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The Dollar is our Best Friend

June 18, 2009
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The Dollar is our Best Friend

Tweet Walking through the mall the other day, i was pleasantly horrified to see this: WTH is a Dollar store doing in Delhi? First the prices everywhere seem to be directly converted from dollars, and now this? Somebody please tell someone that people in India earn in Rupees, not Dollars.
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The Great Depression of 2009

February 25, 2009
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The Great Depression of 2009

Tweet Eighty years later, life comes full circle. Two pictures, same struggle. 1929 Hungry Americans waiting in line for food during the great depression. (Image courtesy: reformation.org) 2009 Desperate job seekers waiting in line just to get into a bursting-at-the-seams job fair in New york city. Picture taken on 24 Feb 2009 in midtown...
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Travelogy – Disney World Magic Kingdom

February 22, 2009
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Travelogy – Disney World Magic Kingdom

Tweet In Central Florida lies this little town called Orlando. Orlando’s claim to fame – Amusement Parks. Walt Disney started the trend a few decades back with Disney World, and since then this city has become an entertainment hub with Disney, Universal studios, and myriad other amusement parks and other attractions. Disney world is...
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Travelogy – Miami

February 15, 2009
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Travelogy – Miami

Tweet If a picture is worth a thousand words, then number 99  is going to be my longest post yet. Me and the missus decided to beat the retreat to that tropical heaven called Miami. Our anniversary week was spent in Florida in a bid to escape the New York chill. As luck would...
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Spreading the Holiday Cheer

December 31, 2008
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Spreading the Holiday Cheer

Tweet 2008 was an eventful year. America went into an economic depression. Indian firms started feeling the heat, and layoffs are a routine affair now. Mumbai saw the worst terror attacks India has ever seen. America got a new and very dynamic leader in Barrack Obama. India sent a mission to the moon. India...
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Fall Colors in Central Park

December 14, 2008
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Fall Colors in Central Park

Tweet The onset of fall season brings out a phenomenon i believe doesn’t happen in India, we being a semi tropical country. The colors of fall. Vibrant hues of red, yellow, orange, green. A smorgasbord of colors. Leaves on trees start acquiring bright, beautiful colors. It is their way of saying goodbye. In a...
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Basmati’s Got Company

November 14, 2008
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Basmati’s Got Company

Tweet Readers might rewind their brains to many years ago, when there was this huge outcry about an American company acquiring patent rights over Basmati rice. Yes, the very same Basmati rice that we Indians have been cultivating for, for, forever.  How dare they? Basmati is India, spelt in seven letters. Well, they were...
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Turn of the Tide

November 13, 2008
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Turn of the Tide

Tweet They say a picture is worth a million words. This one was discovered in a discount household store in Newyork. So far we had only seen Indian stores selling stuff with prices printed in rupees. A non desi store selling Tide detergent for Rs 23 was, let’s just say, exciting.
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Travelogy – Las Vegas (Part 2)

November 2, 2008
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Travelogy – Las Vegas (Part 2)

Tweet One of the highlights of our Las Vegas vacation was a trip to the Grand Canyon. Special enough to get its own post. The Grand Canyon is one of the great natural wonders on the planet. It was formed by the Colorado river cutting through the surrounding terrain, over the course of millions...
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Newyork From The Top Of The Rock

July 13, 2008
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Newyork From The Top Of The Rock

Tweet The Rockefeller Center is one of the tallest buildings in Newyork standing tall at 872 feet. A place where you can gain a real perspective of Manhattan. Here’s some pics taken from the Top of the Rock Central park – The lifeline of Newyork. Fun Facts : Central Park is larger than two...
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Little India

June 17, 2008
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Little India

Tweet Right here in Newyork’s backyard exists a quaint little neighbourhood called Jackson Heights. Sometimes also known as Little India. A visit there and you actually feel like you are in some Delhi market. Chandni Chowk anyone? Here’s some pictures of this great Indian getaway. Did you want to buy some Jewellery? Some nice...
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Do you speak Indian?

March 30, 2008
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Do you speak Indian?

Tweet Be Indian. Buy Indian. Think Indian. And coming soon to a pharmacy store near you…. WE SPEAK INDIAN!!! REALLY…
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