Recently, I went to the Express Avenue Mall in Royapettah, Chennai, and I was treated to a beautiful Christmas decoration with Santa, gifts, stars, props, and large air balloons! I took a few photos there and have presented a few here for you all to see and enjoy. Continue reading
I have started a new category ‘Song of the Week‘ where I will feature one great song I discover, every week. That way, you’ll get to listen to a great song every week, and I’ll force myself to find great songs to show you all. Feel free to give me song suggestions in the comments section. Continue reading
The Men with Blue Dots is a 2012 Mongol movie that was screened as a part of the recent Mongolian Film Festival in Chennai, India. Of course, the movie had English subtitles (unlike the above embedded trailer) so I was able to follow it. This is one of the better movies I have seen in the recent times. Continue reading
Dario’s Cafe & Restaurant is located in a lane off Kasturi Rangan Road, opposite to the Russian Cultural Center, in Chennai. Actually, I went to watch a Mongolian movie, and was searching for a suitable place to eat lunch when I found this. Continue reading
Photo taken at: Mongolian Film Festival, Russian Cultural Center, Chennai, India. Present at the Diaz are: Sanjaasuren Bayaraa, Ambassador of Mongolia in India & Mr. B. Sashi Kumar, President of South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce.
To encourage cultural interaction between India and Mongolia, the Mongolian Film festival was held recently at the Russian Cultural Center, Kasturi Rangan Road, Chennai, India. They screened four films, and I watched two. Here’s my review of the first film screened on the day the film festival was inaugurated – Continue reading
I didn’t have a special connection or passion for English (subject) until my ninth standard. Until then, I treated it as one more subject to memorize and score marks.
But in 9th Standard, two things happened: NCERT (CBSE) changed the English syllabus and evaluation in a good way where we didn’t have to memorize anything anymore, and I started reading Enid Blyton books. (Yes I know that was late, but better late than never!). Continue reading
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I went to the TiE Villgro UnconventionL event on social entrepreneurship @ Taj Connemara, Chennai, India, held on Wednesday, December 10, ’14. Here’s the list of speakers and agenda.
Social Entrepreneurship is doing business with a Soul. While most people want to work for large companies or start their own business, there are a few who opt to become social entrepreneurs to provide affordable products and services that will benefit the masses in the low-income group. In this business, in addition to profits, people want to create an impact and better lives with their work. Continue reading
VeganeR is the first Vegan restaurant of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Vegan is a lifestyle/food habit where the patrons are vegetarians and don’t eat milk or diary products (butter, cheese, ghee, ice cream, curd/yogurt, etc.). Continue reading
Murder in Amaravati is a Murder Mystery written by Sharath Komarraju. The book is set in a small Indian village located in Andhra Pradesh – India.
Gist: Padmavati, the village hostess (prostitute), is found murdered inside the village Temple. The priest discovers the body of the woman who is later diagnosed to have been killed due to drowning in fresh water. Is he, the only person who is supposed to have the Temple key, the murderer? Or did the village Sarpanch, the most powerful man in the village and a regular customer of the woman, kill her? There are two more families who have enough motivation to kill her: the postman and a couple who settled in the village recently. The head constable investigating the murder is perplexed: Who killed her and why? Continue reading