New Hyderabad Airport commences operations

After the last minute postponement, the new Hyderabad airport opened on Sunday midnight to the usual messy opening. First people complained that the old airport was bursting at its seams and that the facilities were inadequate. And when the new airport opened, they just changed the complaints that the new airport is far off from…

Easter Wishes

And so, it brings to an end 49 eventful days of this year’s lent season. Managed to hang on to my vegetarian spell all through. I thought it was a breeze this year inspite of the fact that apart from staying away from meat and fish, i also stayed away from egg. Iam a sucker…

Is China losing the Tibet plot?

After decades of the so called ‘peace struggle’ by the Dalai Lama, looks like the young Tibeteans are finally losing patience both with China and the Dalai Lama. China’s worst-kept secret may be out for the whole world to see. Tibetan Opposition groups on Tuesday emailed pictures that show dead bodies, allegedly of Tibetan protestors…

Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week – 2008

Ooh, i really missed out on this year’s fashion week. The program has been on for 4 days now. A visit to their website has some fabulous creations by some of the best designers of India. Quite a lot of pictures. So, please wait for them to load. Apologies to people with lower bandwidth. Abhijeet…

Joy Alukkas to open world’s biggest jewellery shop in Chennai

The world’s favorite jeweller opens the world’s biggest jewellery showroom in Chennai, India. With over 70,000 sq. ft of premium jewellery shopping in the heart of Chennai, Joyalukkas jewellery offers consumers more than a million exquisite jewellery designs from master jewellers in India, Bahrain, Turkey, Singapore and Italy. With the opening of the first showroom…

Virgin mobile launched in the world’s fastest growing telecom market

The Sir Richard Branson-owned Virgin group is launching the Virgin Mobile brand in India in association with Tata Teleservices India has the lowest tariffs in the world. With Virgin getting into the game, things are expected to get more competitive. For instance, subscribers on Virgin will be credited 10 paise for every one minute of…

Acquisitions Galore

HCL acquires Capital Stream for $40M HCL Technologies Ltd. said on Wednesday it acquired Capital Stream Inc. for about $40 million in an all-cash deal. HCL, which has offices in Noida, India and Sunnyvale, said the acquisition is part of a structured M&A strategy “in selected industry verticals by using acquisition to either bridge gaps…

Movies over the weekend

Ah, cant believe that 4 days of weekend are nearly over. But at least i don’t have a guilty feeling that i wasted them. Watched lots of movies, finished 2 books (Reluctant Fundamentalist and Freakonomics), started reading Jack Welch’s Straight from the Gut, read a few business magazines and some research on commodity trading. Overall…

Oram Po – Review

You’ve seen bike races, car races and heck even humans racing in movies. For the first time, there is a movie where the characters believe in having autorickshaw races to settle scores. With characters who have names like Bigle, Son of Gun and Rani @ Biryani, Oram Po is a hell of a ride. Though…

Vodafone India ads

Even after buying over Hutch, Vodafone has kept the tradition of simple, beautiful ads. There is something about TV in India. Even if the programs are crappy, you can still smile looking at the ads. Vodafone – Elevator Vodafone – Art of Living +++