Year: 2005

Good souls do exist

Well… the same old story – You go to church on Christmas eve for the midnight mass. As soon as you enter the church, it seems as if the whole world has come together to celebrate mass. After celebrating the mass, you wish every person around you, the choicest greetings for the season and try […]

Yay! My newest gadget!

Finally, got my hands on MSI’s MegaView 566 Portable Media Player. It’s one the cutest things I have ever seen. Along with an XXL-sized attitude, the player packs in functionalities of a photo viewer, MP3 player, video player, video recorder, FM radio, FM recorder, voice recorder, built-in SD/MMC card reader…whew!!! Here’s a run-down of its […]

Did you feel it???

I definitely did! There was an Earthquake in Dubai at around 1415 hrs on Sunday 27th November 2005, which was measured to be a 6.1 on the Richter scale. I work at Montana Building on the first floor – the building is located on Za’ Abeel Road. Though the quake hit Iran, we here in […]

Red Bull gives you WIIIIIIIINGS!!

Red Bull organised its first Flugtag in the UAE on the 25th of Novermber, 2005. “Flugtag” means “flying day” in German language. The event allows spectators to join in the fun while watching fearless amateur pilots attempt to fly human-powered machines! 36 teams are selected to take off at the 1st Red Bull Flugtag in […]

Some memories are best forgotten – MEMENTO

MEMENTO was released in an English version in 2000. It’s a brilliant movie about a guy called Leonard, who wants to avenge the murder of his wife. Leonard is an insurance investigator whose memory has been damaged following a head injury he sustained after intervening on his wife’s murder. His quality of life has been […]

Fuckin’ Fascists!!

The US (read: Assholes) does not like Natwar Singh The issues relating to the reference to K Natwar Singh, the Congress and a number of Indian industrial houses in the final report of the supposed Independent Inquiry Committee of the UN headed by Paul Volcker, former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, need to be […]

A Scam called IIPM

For those who don’t know what IIPM is – it’s The Indian Institute of Planning and Management, run by a self styled “Management Guru” – Arindam Chaudhuri. For those who don’t know what IIPM REALLY is – It’s a fraud institution run by a scamster. This scam was busted by JAM Magazine. This is what […]

Is India really a "third world" country?

Take the example of New Orleans vs. Mumbai Inches of rain in New Orleans due to hurricane Katrina… 18 Inches of rain in Mumbai (July 27th)…. 37.1 Population of New Orleans… 484,674 Population of Mumbai…. 12,622,500 Deaths in New Orleans within 48 hours of Katrina…100 Deaths in mumbai within 48hours of rain.. 37 Number of […]

State of politics in India – Verbal tussle

State Revenue Minister Narayan Rane vowed to hit back at Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray for verbally abusing him at the Sena meet at Shanmukhananda Hall, King’s Circle, yesterday. Rane, who recently quit the Sena, said he would ‘return the compliments.’ “I am not in Mumbai, but I have accepted the challenge and I shall […]