November 30, 2006

MadMan in Mid-day

If you're in Bangalore, please pick up a copy of Mid-Day. I am featured in it today. (If you even care, that is. :)

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November 28, 2006

New albums from Josh Groban and Il Divo

For the three readers who give a damn, both Josh Groban and Il Divo have released new albums this month. I give them both a 7 out of 10 - just not enough tunes like Regresa a mi for me to hum.

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November 27, 2006

Koshy's Bangalore reviewed - the truth is out

Finally, finally, someone has the balls to write a review of Koshy's restaurant that mirrors what I feel about the place. Thank you Bangalore Torpedo.

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Top innovations of 2006

Popular Science magazine has listed the top innovations of 2006 in various categories.

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November 24, 2006

Wipro sued for dating allowance

So your husband leaves you for another woman. What's the logical thing to do? If you're Tripti Nigam, you sue the husband's employer, Wipro, because they provide a "dating allowance" to employees, which naturally caused your husband's actions. I'm sure this is just the first of many ridiculous lawsuits under the new Indian Domestic Violence Act.

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November 22, 2006

A chicken whatamajig?

Our President throws a banquet for the Chinese President, and offers a mix of Indian food and "Chinese" food. And what's included in the Chinese dishes?Chicken Manchurian - that wonderful Chinese dish invented in India.

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November 11, 2006

Help prevent wikipedia vandalism

Deepak Shenoy points out how someone is slowly modifying the IIPM wikipedia page to include more positive things about them. He needs your help in preventing this.

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November 7, 2006

Microsoft Office 2007 screenshots

Microsoft has now released screenshots of the new Office 2007. Oh well, I'm still sticking to my good old Office 2000.

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November 4, 2006

Saudi Arabia - the crazy land

What happens if you're a woman in Saudi Arabia and you got gang-raped? Apart from the trauma, you get 90 lashes for being alone with a man to whom you're not married. That's Saudi Arabian "justice" for you.

Posted by madman at 11:32 AM | Comments (0)

November 3, 2006

Review - seafood buffet at Zen, Leela Palace, Bangalore

I went with Bangalore Bytes and a couple other friends to the seafood buffet at the Leela Palace Asian restaurant - Zen. We were very disappointed given the Rs. 1750 cost per head. Read BB's take, and my analysis is added there too.

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Tendulkar, pull up your socks

AirTel has dropped Sachin Tendulkar as brand ambassador. Of course, the "official" reason is a lot of bullshit that even a child would not believe. Tendulkar, old chap, start performing again, at least for the money.

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November 1, 2006

Hubble telescope to live longer

NASA has decided to extend the life of the Hubble telescope, giving it another five years up in space.

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