Posts Tagged ‘ return to india ’

The Mumbai High

July 25, 2012
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The Mumbai High

Tweet There’s something about Mumbai. Of all the places I like in the country, it’s the one I find hardest to leave. While other cities might evoke feelings of nostalgia and make my heart sigh, Mumbai has a You know you want me attitude. Yes I do, I find myself saying, as I get...
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A Heartbeat Away From Moving Back To India

May 26, 2012
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A Heartbeat Away From Moving Back To India

Tweet Sometimes I feel like I’m a heartbeat away from moving to India. Maybe it will take one more cell-phone contract or one more explanation of what Namaste means before I run to the airport. Granted, I have moments like these in India too, where I’m one more electricity-being-cut-off-day from attacking the electricity board...
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Boast is the Secret of Our Energy

February 23, 2012
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Boast is the Secret of Our Energy

Tweet Today, I wake up to my all new iPhone 4s (yes, I’m an Apple fanboy, blame it on the US), use my all-in-one electric shaver ($25­ – “Black Friday Deal!”) and then sit at my work-desk in a Bangalore-based startup with my Micr##@ft wireless keyboard and mouse ($20­ – “Another Deal!!”); unconsciously standing...
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R2I Diaries: FAQs By Nima Srinivasan

October 28, 2011
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R2I Diaries: FAQs By Nima Srinivasan

Tweet Starting the ‘R2I Diaries’ series to chronicle the experiences of people in various stages of returning to India from abroad. Apparently, this is the in-thing these days. I did something similar some two years back. Here’s Nima Srinivasan’s FAQs on the whole R2I Process ****** I returned to India this September, after 12...
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100 Days in India

September 13, 2009
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100 Days in India

Tweet It has been a 100 days since i moved back to India, after spending a fruitful few years in the US. I went to the US back in 2004 as a graduate student, and later spent a few years working on Wall Street, before packing up my bags to come back home. A...
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Stayin’ Alive

July 13, 2009
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Tweet Folks, i am still in India and i am also still alive. So far i have not gotten into any road rage related incident, and neither have i got injured in a police lathi charge. Apologies for the long silence on this site. A lot has been happening, and overall i am very...
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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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Return to India – Initial Thoughts

June 15, 2009
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Tweet Last week your favorite blogger moved back to India after spending some many happy years in the United States, adding another dreamy returnee to the reverse brain drain statistic, assuming my brain hasnt evaporated already in the superheated Delhi. You may ask – why? What the falooda is wrong with me? I’d say...
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