Month: January 2006

My roots…

Conversion of paravas by St. Francis Xavier I belong to the Paravar cast. I didn’t know much about it, till I got to this post in WikiPedia. It’s awesome that my cast has a really great history! Parava or Paravas, also known as Bharathar, Paravar, Meenparavar and Fernandos, is one of the oldest Tamil castes. […]

It all started with A.. – Part 1

He saw her the first time at Sr. (forgot her name)’s house. He was in the 10th standard, and they were all gathered there to practise for their parish’s annual day, which incidentally was celebarted on Don Bosco’s birthday. They were to perform a gujarati dance item (also called garba). She was to be his […]

Failed six times already…

Well, you’d laugh your heads out, if I said I failed six times trying to obtain a driving license. But then, that’s the case here in Dubai. You don’t get one unless you have failed at least once, since the rules are very harsh. And yeah, if you passed in the very first instance just […]

BEST will soon run Volvo buses on Mumbai roads

It’s called City Bus and though the Sweedish automobile giant will soon be delivering the first batch of 25 swanky and comfortable Volvo buses to the Bangalore Metropolitan Corporation, the company has also forwarded a proporal to aamchi Mumbai! The BMC has finally awakened!! What will a City Bus have? * 256 Horsepower engine (BEST […]

Intel Leap(s) Ahead

Intel Corporation, the world’s largest chip manufacturer has changed its logo …and its tagline from “Intel Inside” to “Leap Ahead”!! The company claims that the new brand identity, “represents a significant milestone in the company’s history and further signifies the company’s evolution to a market-driving platform solutions company”. By this, the company wants to convey […]