No greed networking

      Let me get back to my childhood. We used to stay in a small place called Etawah. I am talking about late seventies here. We used to celebrate 3 festivals. Holi, Diwali and Eid. The schedule on Diwali and Eid was pretty much the same. Go around the town with dad and … [Read more…]

How about #NetaDotZip?

How about compressing our netas. The idea is simple. We take few letters from their first name and few from middle and few more from last and we put it together to make something funny. Please use hashtag #NetaDotZip to express your creatives. Here are few examples to explain you what I mean.   Narendra Modi … [Read more…]

Entrepreneur, Intterupted and then Resurrected

  So all of you already know that I am out of ZhaapNow now, terminated without reason in the worst possible way from a company you built with blood and sweat. But life is about moving on so here is my attempt. It changed my life, all of a sudden and in lot of ways. … [Read more…]

Life Rocks

                    26th Mar, 1995. Nothing special about that date. Nothing at all. A usual day at IIT Kanpur. In my fourth year and last one also. It was a tough journey to make it the last one. I know lot of people think that it is … [Read more…]

The circle of life

10 years ago. My daughter was learning how to walk. Don’t know what the kids go through in their minds in that phase. They see everybody around balancing themselves beautifully on top of 2 legs but why they are not equipped to do the same. I am sure it must be a traumatizing experience. But … [Read more…]

Obituary – Mala Mausi Ji

      1986. That is when we shifted from a small city Fatehgarh to Lucknow. I remember the first day. The roads looked so big. And then seven of us ( 5 siblings and parents ) reach this nice looking house in Lucknow. We had rented out the first floor. A graceful lady attired … [Read more…]

Looking for an old long lost friend in Mumbai

I know social media has become powerful in recent times and let us see if it can help me out locating a friend. I don’t have much detail but I am sure if you help in sharing this post, I might be able to reconnect. I am in Mumbai from 7th-12th Oct, 2012. Hoping that … [Read more…]

Movie Review: Ferrari ki Sawari

Disclaimers first. I am no movie buff. Very occasional movie watcher. And even if I do it is mostly with my daughter so mostly kids movies. No idea how I landed up with this one. I guess Taco bell Chalupa ads and a nice walk in nice weather was the biggest motivation. So one more … [Read more…]

My friend Kedar

  15th Oct, 2011 in Pune.   Priya had asked me if I could invite one of her friends to BBG Meetup in Pune. Me and Sameer figured out the address and landed up at his home. And that was the first time we met Kedar. One word describes my meeting with him – Inspiring.   … [Read more…]

The Happiness Cocktail

A cocktail is an alcoholic mixed drink that contains two or more ingredients—at least one of the ingredients must be a spirit – Wikipedia. Some cocktails taste good when you don’t know the ingredients. All of us have a different taste and need to mix things in a different proportion. BTW let me accept I … [Read more…]