Tag Archives: People

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Delhi Metro – The Lifeline of Delhi

Everyone today would agree that Delhi Metro is now a lifeline for us Delhiets. If you want to avoid The painfully maddening traffic of Delhi, then metro is the safest and fastest way to commute option. Biggest struggle for me, … Continue reading

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Go Slow? Go Fast?

Not so long ago a popular western publication featured an article on Gurgaon, a suburb of Delhi, quoting it as an example of how a city should not be planned. I couldn’t agree more with what was written in that … Continue reading

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You say Delhi is Hot?

It’s peak of summers in Delhi. Today it’s approx. 43 degree celsius max temperature… But I must tell you, it feels much more coz of the hot wind that will throw almost a kilo of dust in your face in one hour. It’s almost unbearable … Continue reading

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Meet ‘The Shy Guy’ Faruq

Whenever I feel low or stressed, I rush to Old Delhi for a good meal. The narrow lanes of the walled city somehow always manage to give me a reason to spread smile on my lips. After a scrumptious meal … Continue reading

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Na teri, na meri

Here rests the 15th century king of India, Humayun. This is Humayun’s Tomb, first Persian architecture based garden tomb in India built by Humayun’s wife Hamida Bano Begum. It’s located in Nizamudin East area of New Delhi. Humayun was Babur’s … Continue reading

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It’s All About Loving Your Family!

The effects of Common Wealth Games has now reached my house! Yes, My House! As most of you know, keeping housemaids and servants is a common thing in India. Specially the nuclear families of New Delhi & other metros are … Continue reading

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Sunset at The Safdarjung Airport

Above you see a man admiring the Willingdon Airfield, now known as Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi. Once the main airport for the Delhi city until the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Palam was commissioned for passengers. It is still used … Continue reading

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Expensive Hai, to Sahi Hai! – Our New Age Superstitions

Remember every textbook in our school telling us that how we should stay away from superstitions and all the psychics, pundits, babas etc., but things have hardly changed even after so much of education and improvements in modes of awareness. … Continue reading