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Rahul Desai

Rahul Desai

An irregular blogger, slow-paced reader and an optimistic pro-government Indian, Rahul is an information security professional with an undying urge to write reading-worthy articles.


By Rahul Desai On June 25, 2017

5 Ways To Say Wah Taj

What can I say? People love flaunting, and no different am I! I, fortunately, possess many things worth boasting about. Like ...

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About India, Travel

By Rahul Desai On January 9, 2013

Why Pune Is Not Bangalore

I have spent the biggest part of my sane life in Pune (Maharashtra, to be precise). If forced to define, I would say I am...

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About City, People, Opinion,

By Rahul Desai On October 5, 2011

Hypocrite We All Are

Paradox and Hypocrite happen to be two of my favourite words in the English language. I’m assuming it’s because I can relate...

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About People, Cricket, Video

When you learn, teach. When you get, give. - Maya Angelou (US Author & Poet, 1928)

I’m no wizard in exercising or dieting. We...

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About Health, Fitness

Exactly 5 years ago, I had written an article on how great a deal it was turning 25 – stepping into Grihasthashram. Apart...

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About Life, Personal

For months, I had completely disconnected from news and newspapers simply because of the extent of negativity they...

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About Society, Life, Humanity

By Rahul Desai On January 27, 2011

5 Reasons To Quit Facebook

Being a social media addict, it is not easy to  NOT like Facebook or sorts. There have been really strong reasons, however,...

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About Social Media, Opinion, Facebook,

How to produce original content? As an amateur blogger, like millions of others, I must find the answer to this burning...

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About Opinion, Blogging

By Rahul Desai On October 26, 2010

Delhi 6

I finally started living in my new (rented) apartment in Bangalore, with no great movie to look for on TV (not sure if I...

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About City, India, People,

By Rahul Desai On October 13, 2010

Home Is Everything

Yet another absurd title, considering what I’m planning to write about. I still hope it’s justified (by itself) by the end. I...

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About Home, City, Pune,

By Rahul Desai On October 6, 2010

Propeller Confessions

Ever tried locating your house from an aeroplane approaching your ‘home’ airport? I’ve tried that. I do that. Every time....

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About Technology, Airport, Travel

By Rahul Desai On July 28, 2010

So Much For Reading!

Like in Nagesh Kukunoor’s ‘3 Deewarein’ three independent incidences took place with me in the recent past, which were meant...

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About Book, People, Gujarat,

It must have been due for a while. Especially for the things I’ve done (rather, things that happened to me) in last two weeks,

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About Lifestyle, Travel

To Himalayas, via McDonald’s at Lonavala: Just like all my previous whacky trips, this too had to start on an odd note. For...

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About India, Adventure, Travel

One of my closest friends once tagged me in a note on Facebook revealing some of the shocking secrets. The idea was to write...

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About People, Narcissism

By Rahul Desai On February 2, 2010

My Tweet In Newspaper

Wooppiee! My tweet got ‘published’ (as in ‘printed’) in today’s Times of India – Pune Mirror (Feb 2, 2010 – Page 31 Variety)....

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About Social Media, Narcissism, Marketing

By Rahul Desai On October 27, 2009

Pursuing Clarity Of The Self

History repeats itself. It does. Earlier this evening, I was sitting at home sipping the best coffee in the world (I made...

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About Spirituality

By Rahul Desai On October 12, 2009

Quick 15, Favorite 15

There was this note by my cousin - Khushboo on Facebook some time back about listing fifteen books (in really short span of...

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About Book, Reading

How are we doing so far?

We have been in the blogging arena for quite some time now (well over a decade), and still struggling to break the code. Please provide your feedback on how we can improve. This should hardly take a few seconds.

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