Its Official…

Iam being repeatedly counseled every day and night on the virtues and the necessities of getting married. Looks like a very well thought out plan. The pressure is being built up with amazing precision and relentlessness. My parents are asking if i have someone in mind. What do i tell them? That the one who’se…

Blogging Break

Am flying off to Hyderabad tomorrow. Will be back in Singapore on 6th January. I will be totally off blogging during this period, unless i can find some time and a good internet connection. In fact, i want to be totally off the net and see if i still have any withdrawal symptoms as i…

8 random facts about me

Had been tagged by Dinsan some time ago. Pretty late in the day, but couldn’t resist myself doing this 😉 1. Am a potty reader. Ya, i do spend time on the throne everyday, reading through practically any book, magazine, newspapers etc that i can lay my hands on. 2. I can cook reasonably well….

I just cant wait…

After years of eating in Singapore, i will soon be able to taste the real ‘Hyderabadi Dum Biryani‘. Yummy, the very thought makes my mouth water. Bawarchi, Parwaaz, Paradise….here i come. Yup, i will be spending my Christmas and New Year in Hyderabad. Iam eager to go around the city and see the changes, shop…

Book Reading

Used up my credit card’s vouchers for a massage session on my birthday. Its been a long time since i went for one and since i was getting a good discount, i took it up. It was quite relaxing and felt, i needed one 😉 After which, met up a couple of friends for lunch….

Biotech, Pharma boom in Hyderabad

The biotech industry, which has been anchored firmly by the Genome Valley project, has already been a major earner of foreign exchange (Rs 4,914 crore from pharmaceuticals, biotech, chemicals and allied chemicals) for the State. The number of biotech companies in Genome Valley now stands at 50. With the ongoing expansion of the third phase…

Mallu Essentials & My First Love

All about my first love.  If you are a mallu (a malayalee), you need to have these qualities in you 1. Drink like a fish 2. Have a paunch 3. Work in Gelf (Gulf, middle east to be precise) These precious words of wisdom were spouted by a colleague of mine when i first came…

India develops tsunami-warning system

India has developed its own tsunami warning system, barely three years after it was caught off guard when the sea waves spawned by a massive earthquake wreaked havoc along its southern coastline. The National Early Warning System for Tsunami and Storm Surges in the Indian Ocean, a project of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, has…

Now, Symbiosis comes to Hyderabad

BITS, XLRI, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Georgia Technological University, Harvard Business School and now Symbiosis. Yup, now Pune based Symbiosis Business Management Institute of India is opening their campus in Hyderabad. Read here +++

Now, Harvard Business School comes to Hyderabad

The Indian School of Business (ISB), has some new competition right in its backyard. The Harvard Business School (HBS), will kick off its first executive education programme in India early next year. The first-of-its-kind five-day programme on Building a Global Enterprise in India will cost Rs 1.8 lakh per participant. This is perhaps the first…