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Kannada and English…

Here’s a message I found on an auto recently: It seems to imply that the person patronizing this service is…a female horse….! But it’s actually the Kannada-ization of the emphasis on the word customer… (phonetically,

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Beauty on sale….

Sometimes, the sheer beauty of the wares on sale at pavement stalls stops one in one’s tracks…amongst the plastic and the tawdry stuff, sometimes one comes across some jewels. Those are woodcuts, meant to be

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The bows of Indra….

I had been to Barcamp7 at IIM-B, and participated in a freewheeling discussion on finding accomodation in Bangalore, along with Meera. On the way out, simultaneous sunshine and showers brought out this beautiful double rainbow

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Ganesha Chaturthi

Here’s the image of Ganesha which was installed and worshipped in our apartment building today: As I photographed the homa being conducted, I fancied that I could see the image of Ganesha in the flames:

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Tips Pleas!

Using a car on Bangalore roads? Then,when you fill up petrol (at the petrol pumps in the city, you are generally given the "perk" of "Free Air"…that is, the car tyre pressure is checked and