Friday, April 29, 2005 | Learn How to Tie a Tie | Learn How to Tie a Tie

I'm not good at tying a tie... i know only the simple style... single knot... where the triangle or samosa is not proper... I'm learning, watch this space in a weeks time :))

Thursday, April 28, 2005

tiring day so far....


was in office from 10.30 to 6.30... crawling on slow net, even slower IBM ThinkPad, websites for partners and resellers in Middle East, team meeting, discussion, emails to n fro, IM, chai, lunch brk... etc etc da usual yada yada.....
then saw
 Robots... at Sterling with my friend Bhatta.. I guess me and Bhatta are the usual suspects for all movies arty,animation, regional and any movies that others don't watch.
totally cool movie... awesome animation and grafix... and really funny.... I give it double thumbs up...
If you dunno where you get the worst bhel in Bombay, don't despair I shall tell you....
its at Vithal Bhelwalla






near New Excelsior Cinema, VT.

We had normal bhel, at 25 bucks each it was a total rip-off... no taste at all... maha fcukall.... tasted like sawdust sadoing for years on Ice slabs.

the pani puri can be tried...for the boiled moong and rocket syrup :))






How to kill a Lion - banking style

ICICI method:
hire a lion give him hell a lot of work and pay him government salary .
Restructure his job, position, boss, colleagues, designation, location every
6 months.
Remove all lions above 40 from the organization or rename them " Goats ".
If he kills 2 goats a day, give him target of killing 20 elephants a day,
when there are just 10 elephants in the jungle.
lion dies of exhaustion, overkill and restructuring.

HDFC method:
hire a lion and ask him to meow like a cat .
give him lots of ESOPs and grass to eat.
he will die eventually of hope and starvation.

Citi method:
hire the lion, make him take 14 tests and tell him that if he doesn't score
> 60% he will lose the job. Ask him to extract 60 kg meat out of a 40 kg
lion dies of the strain?

ABN AMRO method:
hire the lion. give him high impossible targets and expect a premature
delivery of these targets. If the targets are delivered, clap for him in a
town hall and if not delivered humiliate him regularly. Lion either dies of
excitement or starts behaving like Tom hanks in Terminal.

IDBI method:
hire a lion, give him a salary of a cat...
Show him suspense thriller "Reverse merger of your Jungle - Part III"

the lion dies before joining....

StanChart method:
hire a lion, motivate him to outshine other lions in the jungle.
Load him with impractical targets and if he finds the prey
ensure jackals in the jungle snatch the prey and credit
lion dies in oblivion......

Kotak method....
hire a lion, load him with targets to focus on value instead of volume.
Every quarter change the style and make his life miserable
If he survives in the system reward him with a hefty bonus else if he leaves
profit of the bank improves along with EPS...

DCB Method:
Hire a lion and make him wonder, why he is hired....

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Tirupati temple takes to online commodity trading!

Finally the gods have also started investing in Futures , the next logical step would be shares, debt markets, VC funding.
It would be great if all temple, mosques, churches, gurudwara's were listed on SenSex,Nifty and managed by pro's and real gurus of management.

My top 5 list would be:
1. Tirupati
2. Sabrimala
3. Vaishnodevi
4. Shiri Sai Baba
5. Golden Temple
6.Ajmer Sharief
7. Vailankanni church
8. St. Micheals (mahim)
9. SiddhiVinayak
10. Charar e sharief (kashmir)

Tirupati temple takes to online commodity trading!

won 40 bucks in lotto...

results of THUNDERBALL
7 22 25 32 36 7TB

play in a combined office pool of 18 tickets missed out on the big booty of 8.64 Cr

I think this is a best lottery site in India, you can download the previous results in *.xls format n do your own permutation and combinations or even even show it to sunita menon for your numerology.
Also you can play via sms and online....
Like was never so easy for the gamblers and punters and mathemagicians of India.

I say to myself better luck next time... apun ka b number aayega :)

Sunday, April 24, 2005

mera bharat mahan

Only in India.... Posted by Hello

Hulk Hogan - WWE Superstar of all time

Hulk Hogan was last week inducted in the WWE hall of fame superstar, I still watch WWE whenever I get da chance, I think its great entertainment and great unifying force.
Hulk Hogan is one of my favorite heros,da man has held titles like WWE Championship, World Tag Team Championship, WCW Championship .
Take a bow.... Hulkomania rulezz!!!!!

Friday, April 22, 2005

wotz ur marpapa name??

If I am elected, my pope name will be:
Pope Heinous Roger IX
What's your pope name?

Thursday, April 21, 2005

Indo-Pak freindship group...

In my earlier posts I had written about my views on the peace dividend.
To get the ball rolling I've started this yahoogroup for indians and pakistanis who believe in peace.
This group is my attempt to share ideas, thoughts, rants, raves, jokes across borders and into each others hearts and souls.
One can undo what the governments have done for 57 years but we can definitely start somewhere...
the journey begins here....

Group Email Addresses
Post message:

back in MyZus

I've taken up a postion at my ol company MyZus, today was my first day in my new role.
For those who came in late.. check out

random thougts
1. I have to clear my credit card dues.
2. pay back my loans
3. find time to finz angels n demons
4. get some sleep.

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi ........

My first reaction was WTF, have I seen this movie before coz there was a movie by da same name. I dunno whether to call it a movie or a documentry on the Naxalbari-Socialist- Marxist-Hippy-Flower Power Genaration movie, but I sincerely liked Sudhir Mishra's attempt to bring about the Naxilite's story. Being a mallu I've always had uncles and folks kinda sympathising wid da communists and naxalbari student movements but I never knew it took so much guts and madness to do something like this...
I dunno where India is headed after seeing this movie.

this is wot has to say..
Hazaaron Khwaishein is overwhelming!

Sunday, April 17, 2005

Met our brothers from across da border.

I was at a Rotaract event for the felicitation of my friend Veena who has been elected the DRR (chief) of the Bombay Dist, met a few Pakistanis who came on an exchange visit. As part of an on going process between the clubs in India & Pakistan.
There were 5 Pakistani in the team, Drawn from different professions one businessman, one lawyer, one ad man, one shahid afridi look alike and last one I don't remember, all were really cool and very much at ease with us. Absolutely no negative vibes about any of them, I guess its da first time I hugged any Pakistani and also smoked a Pakistani Cigarette (Gold Leaves) taste very much like our Gold Flake.
Their crib was we send only our Software Programmers who I agree are not the best people to talk to. Maybe we should send our DJ's, yoga n reiki gurus, entrepreneurs, Item Bombs, Investments Managers, NEAT/BOLT dealers, Dabbawallahs etc.. our spectrum of Indians crazy yet lovable :))
There is an air of cautious optimism on both sides, lets do our bit for people to people contact.. I'm gonna write to them, create some online groups,shares ideas, views and crazy forwards on a regular basis....
I guess its a nice thing when the Governments on both sides realize the peace dividend.
My simple equation would be 1 Army tank = 10,000 schools , tell me which is better in the long run for south Asia.

links about Rotaract in Bombay

Saturday, April 16, 2005

Photo blog on Bombay

 One of the only  foto groups on Bombay city , check out
anything & everything about our city..
So wotta u waiting for, Click all da crazy things about yourself and things happening around,  On Mobile or DIGIcam and send it you know where... by email or by MMS to 

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

I've beome a fan of the CPI (marxist)

communist party of india (marxist)

Why suddenly...
Some of the reasons why I find it cool is

They are a party with really strong principles
They have solid reasons n real issues to talk about in the parliament.... the aam aadmi issues
They don't do Rath Yatras or Trishul Diksha Diwas or Chintan Baithak or Maha Yagna to save India's Problems.
They don't kill fellow Indians to grab votes.
They aren't called hinduhridaysamrats or Loknayaks, They are called Comrades.
Comrade Prakash Karat is the new G.S and looks like he is gonna kick ass.
His Wife Com. Brinda Karat is one of the most beautiful and intelligent women politicians in India.
I think its high time India had an alternative to the Congress and BJP.
I think Che Guevara and Fidel Castro had real guts to take on da Yankees

They also have some bad points, more on that later..

Ravi Nair - RIP

Yesterday had been one of the saddest days of my life, My friend Rosh's Dad was killed in a railway accident between goregaon n jogeshwari...
Our entire building junta rushed to the Borivali Railway police station, where the cops told us to identify the body or wotever was left of it... really graphic .. really sad... mutilated body...
Infinite paperwork.. panchnama... questioning and other details.. but the cops were very good, polite and helpful... We shd stop bitching abt the cops for everything..I salute you guys n sry for stereotyping.

If you traveling from andheri and Borivali towards Virar or bhayandar, mira road towards churchgate for heavens sake go return or take a bus... never ever stand outside or walk on da tracks... Pls the name of God, Ishwar or Allah juss don't play wid the Trains in Bombay... Its something which is our best friend and also can be our greatest enemy...

Monday, April 11, 2005

Hitch -- Definite Dekko..

Awesome romantic comedy , saw it on a pirated VCD with gr8 print...
I give it 8/10, really original comedy ... Will Smith rocks and so does Eva Mendes.. Definitely hot..

Plot Outline: While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" (Smith) finds game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist (Mendes) with whom he's smitten
check out

Saturday, April 09, 2005

Drop Ganguly and TEndlya

I think we should drop these two and get in Dinesh Mongia and VVS Laxman.

India leads 2-1 as I type but the Pakis are in devastating form and our over dependence on Sehwag has cost us....

Pathan and Zaheer rock... they atleast fought hard...

3 more ODI's to go... dekte hai :)

Thursday, April 07, 2005

I saw compassion and selflessness today

I was in the Virar Train, the train had halted at Borivali station and was waiting for a mail train to pass... I saw a crippled kid crawling and dragging himself parallel to each compartment, I dint see a single soul give him any alms. A hijra who was seeing all this, buys a Vada Pav and gives it to the kid, No emotions, no expectance of any gratitude, as if it was some kinda duty to help.
I've always wondered we look upon them with suspicion and contempt, but they also have a story, a dark side which I guess no one really knows.

Cham Cham Bars

Though I dont find the idea of Ladies bars cool, the governments undue intrests in da ladies bars prompted me to post my rants and ramblings on the issue.. more on that later...

NIght LOver NL.....

This was one of the most happening places, will it open or not is all a big question??

One of the best ladies Bars in Bombay, Night lovers, opp Leela, Anderi(E).
Beer - 350 bucks
Waiters are well behaved compared to other places ( they dont stand in front you wid da gimme more face)

It frequented by most of the IT n BPO companies and Females also come at times.
I think its the only ladies bar in India to have a website
and it also have some dance numbers by its best dancing gurls

more gyan
My Freind Cnb has started a new group Sigfood - The Fine Wining & Dining Network

Please go through

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Media War in Bombay

Finally some one decides to take on the old lady of Boribunder :))

TOI, Mid-day, Indian Express and now DNA.
check out da story on rediff

Monday, April 04, 2005

43 things...

heard of it …
if not check it out at
I know I can share my views wid da world… after all there are 6 billions souls on da planet…

Sunday, April 03, 2005

Saturday, April 02, 2005

Richard Branson - da dhabawallah.

Thanks to this guy's media circus the ever crowded churchgate station saw even more chaotic scenes..
I was there at da station at 11 am, most of the junta were wondering who is this firang and wot are da maal air hostess doing wid them...
wid da dhabawala getting all da publicity these days, I wont be suprised if Call Center junta re think and join this six sigma certified profession :))
maybe he should try the Virar Fast one of these days...

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