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The Blogadda and Tata #ZestUpYourLife Blogger meet, Goa

Warning to all readers, especially fellow bloggers: a) You are going to be jealous. b) My blog is installed with the latest anti-jealousy software.  Nya nya nya nya naa naa! There are memories and then there are memories…

The Tata Zest: A New Beginning

While the hatchback and sedan categories have become quite crowded in the Indian automobile market in recent years, one segment has remained relatively light in comparison. The sub- 4 metre car / compact sedan offers the …

The Leeloo Dallas Multipass memory

The movie ' The Fifth Element ' came out nearly 17 years ago. A cult classic, this fun sci-fi movie revolved around a very interesting premise. Fearing a great evil that kept recurring on Earth every few centuries, a…

The Athens agenda: A Snoopikus mystery

I put the cassette into the old cassette player and hit the Play button. Instantly a familiar voice enveloped the room. “Good morning, agents Roshan and Snoopy. There has been a development. The head of IMF has lost a valu…

The strongest one

Author note: This post won me a runner up prize in the " I am Mardaani " contest The first time I saw her, she was the least fascinating of the three people in the room to me. Her elderly mother stood by the window …

To boldly go where no phone has gone before

In the late 90s, watching people walking around with flip phones and talking while walking on the streets was a sign of a higher status. It was THE modern gadget of the day unlike the traditional phones back at home where we p…

The ones who never get applauded

A scene I witnessed while waiting at the railway station That auto driver is not Neymar or Messi.  He is not Modi or Rahul.  He is not a superstar and will never feature in any newspaper.  He is, however, the only…