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The Car Blocking the Driveway

March 4, 2012
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The Car Blocking the Driveway

Tweet The wife woke me up early morning today and asked me to go get milk before the Mother-Dairy runs out of stock.  Another downside of living in a third world country; you cant get milk around the clock. So i took the car keys and headed out to finish the crucial business. The...
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Love Thy Tourist

June 15, 2010
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Love Thy Tourist

Tweet The CommonWealth Games are coming up in Delhi in a few months. The government expects over one hundred thousand foreign athletes and tourists visiting the city. Our attitude towards foreigners needs to change drastically if we hope to entertain any hopes of this being India’s coming-out party in a way even remotely close...
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Burning Cars And Stupid People

December 9, 2009
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Tweet My name is Kalpana. A weird incident happened earlier this week as i was going home after getting my hair done. I saw a car burning on the road, and i think there was someone inside. I have seen a lot in my years on Delhi roads, but nothing comes close to this...
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How to Survive on Delhi’s Roads

September 27, 2009
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How to Survive on Delhi’s Roads

Tweet Here’s priceless advice from a jaded veteran. Nine ways to keep your head on the crazy Delhi roads. Roll in Style. Get a Tank. You will never get stuck in a traffic jam ever again. Look around for an Arjun MBT. The Indian army doesn’t seem to want it, and you might just...
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Damned If It Rains. Doomed If It Doesn’t.

July 30, 2009
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Damned If It Rains. Doomed If It Doesn’t.

Tweet So Delhi nearly drowned earlier this week. The reason – a few hours of relatively heavy rainfall. Everybody has been going crazy due to the incredible heat. Farmers have been going crazy in the absence of rain. People are dying. Farms wear a barren look. Everybody is yearning for some respite. When the...
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Driving in Delhi

July 28, 2009
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Driving in Delhi

Tweet Driving in Delhi is an experience unlike anything else. If you think you know driving, try driving in Delhi for a week. You will return with a new perspective on life. Delhiites give a new meaning to driving. Once these people sit inside a vehicle (or on it, in some cases), they undergo...
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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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