The six stages of an amazing Indian Railways train journey

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Story of how Maggi noodles brought happiness in my life

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] You probably cook Nestle’s Maggi noodles, eat it and forget it. Hardly so in my case. This article is to explain and celebrate the importance of two-minute Maggi noodles in my life (and my sisters’). I first came to know about Maggi noodles in 1985. Back then I was studying in 4th standard […]

Color clashes in school – dress rehearsal for communal clashes later

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] Warning: This is not a funny article. It is more of the thinking types. A few hours back, I received a call from a relative of mine, whose son studies in a top-school, here in Chennai. She said, her son had got injured in what she described as ‘color clashes`. She didn`t have […]

Happy Valentine’s Day poem for my wife of ten years

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] This poem has been written for Rekha, my wife of 10 years. All those girlfriends who read this poem and fall in love with me again thinking it was written for them…I am really sorry. I wish this Happy Valentine’s Day poem was for you. My Valentine this year is my wife. So […]

Funny answers to question “What do you bring to the table?”

If you have ever been interviewed, you will know the dreaded question asked by the representative of the Human resources department: “What do you bring to the table?” This is a tough question to answer. Especially if it is asked between “Tell me about yourself” and “Why should we hire you?.” I have been guilty […]

Weird ideas for software engineers who develop smartphone apps

There was a time when an application meant a form you filled and submitted in a bank, post office or any other office just few hours before the deadline. Not anymore….now applications mean something else. We are talking of Smartphone apps. Here are a few wierd ideas for smartphone applications.