Tag Archives: Bangalore

GPS coordinates

When you take a photo, the phone’s camera can record all kinds of technical details about the image, which are stored in the file’s EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format) data. Continue reading

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Are Indian cities sitting ducks?

There is a big stink adrift right now with yet another terror outfit claiming responsibility for the Pune blast. Of course, as always, the media is using this to refuel their already hot assault weapons at their favorite pinata of … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cantonment

Christmas is celebrated all over Bangalore City. But there was a time when the celebration of Christmas was mainly in what was and is still called Cantonment area. Even today Christmas is vibrant in Bangalore East area, where there is … Continue reading

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With self-discipline, we can effect change

During a recent visit to Gujarat, I asked myself as to what had changed about traffic that everybody raved about the improvement in this State. And during an informal chat with my cab driver, I found there were three basic … Continue reading

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10 things you’ve got to love about Bangalore

As every hack writer knows, there’s no easier way to knock up 1,000 words than by writing a nice long list. So here’s my ten reasons to love Bangalore. However, just in case this brings out a nasty case of … Continue reading

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Treat for music lovers

Academy Of Music Festival is a praiseworthy cultural festival happening in Bangalore every year with the intention of giving high caliber classical music to its lovers as well as offering opportunities for budding artistes to exhibit their talent apart from … Continue reading

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A coffee that tasted like whiskey

I bumped into an Indian at a coffee shop recently and as usual I was thrilled at the thought of striking  a conversation to know that person and befriend him. Our conversation went like this. Me: Hi, I am Anil … Continue reading

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My driver was drunkard!

Have you been seeing a red car at the traffic signals in Bangalore? Yes…the one that is packed down and stands in shame after which it announces that the car’s driver was a drunkard. After some reckless driver banged it … Continue reading

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Nameless virus is at large

A mysterious virus seems to be on the prowl in Bangalore. Doctors don’t know the strain of the virus but say they have patients coming with similar symptoms and they have been doling out treatment based on the symptoms. The … Continue reading

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Bangalore has many positives too

Complaints galore against Bangalore when it comes to industry, investment and infrastructure facilities. The City is damned. Hardly anything good is heard or written about the city. Is Mumbai devoid of vehicular traffic jams? Recently a report prepared by two … Continue reading

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