Tuesday, September 25, 2007


India won, for once we snatched victory from jaws of defeat. I thought bhajji had almost gifted the match to Pakistan. Anyway, all is well that ends well. Congratulations to all India team supporters, to other who don't like us winning, go to hell.

T20 cricket finals

I decided to give a miss to the T20 finals. May be I will go an watch the second innings. Just now checked on rediff.com, Yuvaraj has just departed at 14 off 19 balls. I think irrespective of what happens to the match, this is good for the team in long run, otherwise the good old dad of Yuvi would have really gone berserk.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Ulta Pulta Alliance

Today again I heard this news item that CPI warns the UPA, so I thought there is too much warning going on now-a-days. Just to validate my doubt, I did google search for "CPI warn UPA". See the results for yourself. All these news items are not necessarily from the same day. So I don't know about UPA's common minimum program, their common minimum program seems to have become to warn the UPA

CPI warns UPA govt

Karat warns UPA govt over nuclear deal- Hindustan Times

Left warns UPA against ties with US @ NewKerala.Com News Channel

Left warns UPA against ties with US - Yahoo! India News

Left warns UPA against ties with US - India

India eNews - Left warns UPA against ties with US

Nuke deal: Angry Left warns UPA govt-India-The Times of India

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Ram Sethu

There seems to be a whole lot politics going around the Ram Sethu. I am not sure if it was made by vanar sena or somebody else. But I think the fact that we want to clean-it up is bizzare.

Even Archeological Survey of India which filed the affidavit that resulted in the political mess, agrees to following.
The Rameshwaram island evolved approximately 1,25,000 years Before Present.

The Dhanushkodi sand pit appears to be a feature of coastal processes and shoreline emergence and its orientation appears to be along the dissipation of wave energy patters of Palk Bay and Gulf of Manor.

Now my point is that keeping aside the fact of it being built during the time of Rama or not, this is a extremely old structure/formation. That fact itself should be used to not-destroy it but rather develop it as some kind of tourism attraction. If you really see, Grand Canyon is just a large hole in ground but they do not go around filling it.

I think the whole direction of debate it misplaced. Irrespective of the fact, who build it, something that is so old should not be allowed to be destroyed by some people who are hell bent on doing it because of ego.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Really bad food quality

Due to circumstances beyond my control, I had to eat in my office cafeteria after a gap of 2 years. I thought that in last two years the food quality would have at least improved little bit. But my hopes were shattered. See for yourself.

Friday, September 14, 2007

Mclaren and F1

As if F1 racing was not interesting enough, now it has additional angles of espionage and deceit. So Mclaren have been stripped of their constructor points but most confounding angle to the judgment is following statement.
However, due to the exceptional circumstances in which the FIA gave the team's drivers an immunity in return for providing evidence, there is no penalty in regards to drivers' points

Anyway, these seem to be interesting times that we live in, if you are a F1 fan.

Today's morning commute


Yesterday night it rained all night. So morning commute was full of detours and water logged roads. See for yourself.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

How does a Tech MNC catch mice


The first surprise is that the MNC has its facility completely infested with MICE. The second surprise is that they seem to be using a home built mouse-trap. I would think they would be using some high-tech solution to get rid of mice.

Bizzare traffic in Bangalore


You can never guess the direction of traffic.

Mother of all traffic jams

I generally try to get to office very early in the morning to avoid traffic jams. But it seems the big bad world has figured out my plan. See this traffic jam at 7AM.

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Is organized retail really good thing?

I don't think so. See the really bad quality of potatoes in Big Bazaar on old madras road in Bangalore. If you can't really get decent potatoes, then who needs shopping experience.