Month: September 2006

Getting Around Barcelona

Since I had nothing better to do the whole of 19th, I visited the nearby Diagonal Mar Mall. I window shopped for a while, before having my lunch there. After lunch I returned to the hotel and asked the conceirge about city tours. I was told that a service called Barcelona Bus Turistic takes care […]

Reached Barcelona

Reached Barcelona (Spain) yesterday at around 9:00 am. Have come here to attend HP’s Preffered Partners Conference. I had left for Dubai airport at 10:30 pm on September 18th 2006. My flight was at an ungodly hour of 1:45 am. But now I think the timing couldnt have been better because I got the whole […]

India Inc helped Uncle Sam

An interesting read on Mumbai Mirror. Study finds that Indian cos pumped more than $2 bn into the US during 1995-05; helped sick firms, created jobs India Inc is no longer just an outsourcing partner for the US business community. In fact, according to a report, Indian companies’ presence in general and their contribution in […]

Lage Raho Munnabhai!

Plot spoiler warning: You might want to watch the movie, before you read this post Munnabhai is back and he is not alone! I watched this sequel to the hugely popular Munnabhai MBBS at Lamcy Cinema and I was amazed. This is definitely one of the few movies, where the sequel scores much more than […]

Raaghavaaaaan… Good Cop!

Saw Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu yesterday at Galleria Cineplex. Stepped into the theatre with lots of expecatations, and I have to admit that I wasn’t dissappointed. Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu stars Dr. Kamal Haasan, Jyothika, Kamalinee Mukherjee, Prakash Raj and the music composed by Harris Jayaraj. The film is directed by Gautham Menon. The story revolves around an honest […]

The Croc Hunter’s Dead

Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and environmentalist known as the ‘Crocodile Hunter’, was killed on Monday by a stingray while filming on the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44. Irwin was in the water at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of north-eastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called […]