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    Lizol Introduces Cement Floor Cleaners

    Lizol officials launching Lizol Cement Surface Cleaners @ Hyatt Regency, Chennai on Jan. 9 2020. One big issue with people whose homes contain cement flooring throughout or at some places like a portico, staircase, terrace, etc. is the lack of a good cleaning agent specifically designed to be used with cement surfaces. Cement surfaces are known to form white patches on exposure to carbon-di-oxide and it’s difficult to clean them. People might use detergent and phenyl but these are not generally very effective. Lizol, a well-known brand in the cleaning liquid market, has just introduced Lizol Cement Surface Cleaner & Disinfectant in four Indian states where they anticipate the demand…

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    Island Grounds Exhibition 2020 Timings & Dates [Trade Fair in Chennai]

    The 46th India Tourist & Industrial Fair [Island Grounds Exhibition 2020, Chennai] is open to the public from, Dates: Jan. 1 to Mar. 7, 2020. Timings: 3 P.M. to 10 P.M. [On Sundays and Public Holidays the expo might open earlier – by 11 A.M. but this has not been confirmed officially] The Timings for Giant Wheel and other amusement rides at the end of the venue is 5 P.M. to 10 P.M. Ticket Cost: Rs. 35 for Adults & Rs. 20 for kids aged between 6 and 12 years. Bike Parking Charges: Rs. 50. Car parking is also available in the venue, but I am not sure about the…

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    How are ppl handling cold weather at colder places?

    Chennai, India, where I live is supposed to be a warm HOT place and it’s just November now. I already feel so cold that I’ve been through a session of fever & cold in recent days. I prefer not to switch on the fan even during the afternoon, except when I am working on my laptop. I feel so sluggish that I don’t feel like going to the regular daily walking sessions around our home. You may not believe it but sometimes I prefer to drink hot water nowadays. I have been wearing a monkey cap over the last month or so when I sleep – to cover my ears!…

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    My Home Improvement Black Friday Wishlist @ Lowe’s

    Black Friday 2019 Deals are Coming… Wait, they’re already Live at many online retailers. This Black Friday I have decided to focus on buying a few home improvement products – if I get a good deal on them. When I think of Home Improvement, I can mostly think of Lowe’s online retail website. Click Here to see the Top, Best, Popular, Recent & Budget Deals & Coupons offered at Lowe’s in one single page. Let’s quickly have a look at my home improvement product wishlist – I am going to tell you my little secret to effective Black Friday shopping that almost always works, at the end of this article.…

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    Oh, these MLM Meets!

    On weekends, I attend meetups and events across the city. Mostly these are about marketing, business processes, social causes, or even creative skills. That’s why, when I accidentally ended up going to an MLM meet – due to a misleading title and description given by the organizer, I didn’t have a clue about what to do! MLM means Multi-Level Marketing. Basically, in the guise of making you a business owner – even a part-time one at that – they make you buy a lot of over-priced products and expect you to sell them through the ‘power of your network’. If you are unable to do that, they encourage you to…

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    Diwali is a Festival of Lights. Not Sound.

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Oct 25, 2019 at 7:38pm PDT I take this opportunity during this festive season to wish you all a very Happy Deepavali 🙂 As usual, I prefer to add a message to make our festivals, and our lives, a little bit greener. Today, Ramya asked me if I remember from when I stopped bursting crackers for Diwali. If I exclude the one where I did burst a few crackers three-years ago, I think it’s been more than twelve years since I burst crackers. That’s some achievement, don’t you think? Anyways, this is just my preference and it’s…

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    Golu at Vadapalani Murugan Temple

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Oct 14, 2019 at 7:01am PDT A few days back we went to the Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai. We go to Temples for prasadam and stuff like that, but this time we went because of a whatsapp status that showed a video of the Golu dolls kept there for navarathri. Ya, we don’t allow such (photographic) opportunities to pass. Since it was the last day of navarathri, there was a huge crowd – not at the golu section, but to see the main deity. Unfazed, we went straight to the small queue standing to see the golu…

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    Iru Dhuruvam Tamil Web Series Launch by Sony Liv

    View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rajesh K (@wowsuper_net) on Sep 30, 2019 at 6:52pm PDT Sometimes we just want to relax by quickly watching something interesting or exciting, but can’t fugure out what or where. There is so much free stuff on TV and Youtube but they are not always good or engaging. That’s why Sony Liv is coming up with a series of original web-series that are available in short episodes and catch your attention right from the first minute. Sony Liv is the premium mobile app that has a lot of regional and international entertainment content including movies, sports, cartoons, dubbed TV serials and…

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    Veg. South Indian Restaurant @ Royapettah: Maamis Samayal, Regenta Central Deccan

    Recently we got an opportunity to visit Maami Samayal restaurant @ Regenta Central Deccan Hotel, Royapettah, Chennai. (Google Maps link) The above-embedded video gives a few glimpses into the restaurant and the food offered there. The video also features a short interview with the main chef – Ms. Padma. If you are in Chennai or if you are visiting Chennai on a business/personal trip, it’s a good idea to taste authentic South Indian dishes made by South Indians at this restaurant. Currently, they offer traditional Brahmin-style lunch with rice, sambar, rasam, sweet, poriyal (vegetables), papad, dosa, side-dishes, and other items. It seems they also offer many types of South Indian…

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    Why Renting a House is Better than Buying thru Home Loan

    One of the SILLIEST things I see people doing nowadays once they get a decent job is to buy a house. That too by taking a housing loan for more than 50% of the property value. Many times even higher. Buying a home when we have the money to pay upfront is better – except for the astronomical land values and the hassles of shared ownership in apartments. (An own house still creates inflexible lifestyles and cripples our freedom, but that’s beyond this topic.) But why take a huge loan for a very long term (10-25 years?) that too at a floating rate of interest is BEYOND ME. If you…