Why Pune Is Not Bangalore

Rahul Desai
January 09, 2013
5 mins read
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 equally or more a Marathi (Maharashtrian) as I am a Gujarati. I have loved every moment (almost every) of my time being...
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Hypocrite We All Are

Rahul Desai
October 05, 2011
3 mins read
Paradox and Hypocrite happen to be two of my favourite words in the English language. I’m assuming it’s because I can relate to these terms quite closely. While I tend to find, notice and remark irony out of most of the practical situations, I...
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Delhi 6

Rahul Desai
October 26, 2010
3 mins read
I finally started living in my new (rented) apartment in Bangalore, with no great movie to look for on TV (not sure if I should blame TataSky for that). The only option was to re-explore my old DVD collection. No rewards for guessing, I picked...
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The One Minute Apology

Dr Bharat Desai
September 27, 2010
About a min read
Dr Bharat Desai's review of "The One Minute Apology" by Ken Blanchard and Margret McBride: A powerful way to make things better. A manipulative technique for getting what you want. A power of forgiveness to improve or repair relationships, your...
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So Much For Reading!

Rahul Desai
July 28, 2010
2 mins read
Like in Nagesh Kukunoor’s ‘3 Deewarein’ three independent incidences took place with me in the recent past, which were meant to be linked by the end. That’s the only part in common with 3 Deewarein; the plot and the story in my case were...
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25 Things About Me (You May Not Know)

Rahul Desai
April 06, 2010
4 mins read
One of my closest friends once tagged me in a note on Facebook revealing some of the shocking secrets. The idea was to write some equal number of random things about myself, tag all the other people I wanted, to read these 25 things about me....
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Dilemma

Rahul Desai
January 16, 2009
2 mins read
Talking of Dilemma, a few things hit my mind: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilemma  http://www.howstuffworks.com/morality-located-in-brain1.htm That monophonic Dilemma – Nelly ringtone on Nokia 3310 mobile, back in early college days.  The...
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How To Deal With Change?

Rahul Desai
August 17, 2008
3 mins read
"It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life,...
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It's About Helmetting Right

Rahul Desai
April 14, 2006
4 mins read
If my existence mattered to you (in any positive way), you must thank ‘Vega’ for saving my life. (Or at least, for saving my aashiq ka thobda from getting deformed completely.) Vega is a helmet manufacturer in India, and one of their products...
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The Origin Of Stress

Rahul Desai
February 17, 2006
2 mins read
Most people in the world today suffer from stress. To deal with stress you must first find out its origin. Identify its source before you can root it out. Imagine there is a foul odour in a room. The smell comes from a decomposed mouse behind...
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Have I Been Too Late?

Rahul Desai
December 08, 2005
3 mins read
A wi-fi enabled notebook and a compatible multimedia mobile-phone (with sufficient calling currency) can make a killer combination. 6:25 on a Thursday morning, the computing machinery wakes up and a preset media player playlist pops up (Windows...
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