“Developing Taste for It”

I used to hear about the sentence ( or half sentence) “Develop taste for it” here and there. I never quite understood it, though on looking back, I actually implemented it couple of times before. When young men ( or women, to be politically correct) starts drinking alcohol during their college days, mostly under peer pressure, they normally don’t like the taste of alcohol initially. Then they develop taste for whiskey, rum or beer. I did develop taste for rum, then for whiskey eventually. It took many years to develop taste for beer though.

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Few things one must know and Indian Schools do not teach

Over the years, I have found out that, one must learn or know how to do few vital things to live independently. It may be impossible to live without depending on others completely, but if one knows the following things, one may live smoothly. 1. Cooking I think cooking lesson should be compulsory for all. Every one should be at least be able to cook their own staple food, irrespective of their gender. No person should be allowed to pass school if he or she can not cook at least 3 food items. Those three food items should be their …

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Flipkart Billion Dollar Sale and My Experience

Flipkart is again coming out with their ‘Billion Dollar’ Sale, The Big Billion Sale, which will be only available on Flipkart App, from 13 Oct to 17 Oct 2015. While many people may be excited about this sale, I am not. Rather I am feeling bad for those Flipkart customers who would be disheartened after finding out that Flipkart does not deliver those sales! I am sure that Flipkart can not deliver those products which would be sold during those sales, but it will surely block some money and banks would be happy. Most probably, making banks happy might be …

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Best Portable Bluetooth Speaker under Rs. 3000

Recently, I had spent lot of time researching about Portable, wireless Bluetooth enabled speaker with following features 1. It should have at least two speakers or tweeters so that it gives stereo output. 2. It should have sub woofer 3. It should have good battery backup 4. It should have FM. 5. NFC is desirable, but not a must 6. It should have at least 3W output each speaker or 6W in total. 7. If it has only speaker, then it should have at least 5W. 8. It should not weigh more than 600gram. Most importantly, it must have good …

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Social Media Empowering masses ?

Recently, I had been to a seminar on social media and how it has given voice to many anonymous figures both popularity and reach for their voices/opinions which otherwise was hostage to select few intellectuals, to quote a person in that seminar. I also could spend considerable time with Dr. CP Joshi, former union cabinet Minister of government India who is now general secretary in charge of Assam, my home state ( going to polls early next year). He was a panelist to discuss about impact of social media on journalism. I am no fan of Congress ideologies or any …

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Jamrabij Festival at Menar, Udaipur, Rajasthan in India

Menar is a very famous village in Udaipur, Rajasthan which has at least 40 years old glorious history. I keep visiting this village which has two large ponds which is home to at least 150 species of birds throughout the year. It also hosts many winter migratory birds during winter. I had been fortunate to be invited to Jamrabij festival this year by my friend Mr. Umesh Menaria, a resident in Menar village, also student doing PG course, to witness this Jamrabij festival, which takes place one day after Holi festival. This festival is celebrated every year for last 400 …

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Residence Cum Museum in Ahmedabad : Dr. Tejus Naik

Normally I visit my village in Assam in the month of January every year from Udaipur, Rajasthan. But this year in 2014, I had to travel to Assam due to my personal problem as well as official work in November too. Since I was going to take a very early morning flight from Ahmedabad to Guwahati, I decided to come one day early to Ahmedabad and wanted to see residence cum museum of Dr. Tejus Naik in Ahmedabad. Times of India, Ahemdabad Edition carried a full page story on the same few weeks ago. So, accordingly I sent a Facebook …

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How I started losing weight and then lost 16 KGs

I really liked the above Title Tag and almost dreamed to post an article with such Title for last few years! Finally, today I am posting that article! ( Thanks Nirmal Solanki for this photo ) First thing first, I have been overweight since 1999, first it reached 72Kgs in 1999. I thought its just 72KGs, can lose it whenever I feel like. Then by 2004, it reached 80KGs, and I thought, its still manageable, just 15KGs overweight. Years passed by, and then in 2012, I reached 86Kgs. Started thinking, its difficult to lose weight. But I must lose weight …

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How my fight with Xolo ended

If you had followed my twitter update, Facebook Update for last couple of weeks, you might be really wondering what happened to the Xolo Mobile Phone issue finally! Well, finally, Xolo sent me a brand new Xolo 900Q mobile phone as they failed to repair the faulty one, after one month and 8 days! So, for one month and 8 days, they tortured me, forced me to buy BlackBerry Z10, which I did not want to buy in the first place.

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