Tag: India Insight & Beyond

  • Pledge to Vote – India Election 2014

    Independent India’s first polling station  was set up at Kalpa in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh.  As these areas of Himachal Pradesh are snow bound it was decided to hold polls in advance here on October 25, 1951. Google India under its Pledge To Vote campaign has created a truly inspirational musical video about the…

  • Pan Card for Minor in India

    My Daughter got her Pan Card issued on  at the age of Four Month and Nine Days (09 June 210). By far this has has been the most wonderful experience of mine dealing with any government agency or should I say the only agency which offered a truly world class service experience. I applied pan…

  • Neemrana Fort palace, Rajasthan

    Few months back, we picked up Neemrana Fort Palace for a weekend get away trip from Gurgaon. I have some kind of facinations for the Palaces & forts and Neemrana is the closed fort in Rajasthan from Gurgaon, some 80 km from IGI Airport.We booked a stay for a night there in Hari Vilas (Lord Vishnu’…

  • Traffic light for footover bridge in gurgaon !

    This can happen only here in India. We know how to ulitize all the resources to fullest and look forward to accept new challenges. Look at the images below I clicked of foot over bridge meant for pedestrian in millenium city, gurgaon. No hurry at all – Guy seems to be attending a call from home…

  • I am a club hopper now

    Just other day while checking mails on my Nokia E63, I noticed an invitation to a B’day bash of my dear friend Vivek Bhatia . I replied promptly for two reasons : a)  I was too excited to meet old bunch of friends from Time of India after a really long time.  b) Wanted to…

  • Trip to Leh (Ladhakh) Part II

      Day 3. We came across snow for the first time On the way to this beautiful and frozen Pangong Tso (or Pangong Lake; Tso: Ladakhi for lake). It is 120 Km long lake with one third of the lake falling into Indian territory and rest in China. The temperature was freezing cold literally and…

  • Festivals of Colors – Happy Holi

    Festivals of Colors – Happy Holi

     

  • Mumbai Marathon 2009

    Mumbai Marathon 2009

    Mumbai will run again. Run again to show solidarity, unity, a cause and spirit of life. Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon the biggest international marathon in Asia will kick off tomorrow. This event first held in 2004 has outgrown itself from just being a annual gala sporting event. The event now showcases the spirit of people…

  • Vote for better India

    Did you know that there is a system in our constitution, as per the 1969 act, in section ” 49-O” that a person can go to the polling booth, confirm his identity, get his finger marked and convey the presiding election officer that he doesn’t want to vote anyone! Yes such a feature is available,…

  • 3G in India

    3G in India

    Bharti , Vodafone to bring Apple 3G iPhone to India later this year and with Bharti on verge of launching 3G services (Subject to all statuary clearance) . Hmmm… so would we get to see a revolution in the way people get to use mobile and mobile internet in India. The success will largely depend on the cost of…