Is Pune living up to its claim of being the “IT hub of Maharashtra”? At least some initiatives point in that direction. Better Roads in Monsoon Pune is notorious for its bad roads, and the monsoon season is pure nightmare. Both the PMC and the IT geeks-based “Better Roads Group” have teamed up to make
Unlike the moronic ways I’ve written about many times earlier, this group of people show us the real way. “For two months they stayed away from home, quit jobs and risked their lives and limbs climbing to dizzying heights and faced nature’s challenges. For, propelling these 20 youth, was their devotion to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
If you liked reading my Spiti Travelogue, I must refer you to Priyank’s site. Priyank did a mountain biking trek in the Himalayas, and his pictures are awesome. Check his Niagara pictures too!
I was a novice blogger when I started out posting my Spiti travelogue. Thanks to feedback and comments, I’ve realized that it was very difficult to actually navigate through the travelogue. It even led to some folks thinking that the “Introduction” post was the whole travelogue itself! They have only me to blame. I apologize. Now, I’ve added a nice index to the introduction and added navigation links to help reading… Thanks for the patience and bearing with me. Also, note that
I remember learning swimming when I was a child. After a few days of paddling and prancing in the water, I began to leave the side of the pool for a few brief seconds and come back again. Longer periods of side-holding-abstinence followed, but still for short periods of time. The side on the other
Once an issue becomes a mainstream news item in India, you can be sure every major religious group, political party, student organization, and celebrity will have an opinion on it. After the Shiv Sena, it’s now the All India Minorities Front’s (AIMF) turn to freely express their views on Orkut while living in democratic India.
No, not that red light! I was in Amsterdam last year, and one of the things I was most impressed by was that all the streets had separate lanes for bicyclists! The Dutch love bicycling, and the city shows it. All the roads not only have pedestrian paths on both sides, but also bicycle tracks.