Look at the picture on the left taken from today’s TT. If the dress the man wears seems familiar, so it is, never mind he is standing waist-deep in water. Well, it happened yesterday in Bangur, the perennial water-logging destination that never escapes the fury of a downpour. As you can rightly guess, living in […]
This story is about that proverbial tussle between saas and bahu. Bahu rules the kitchen and makes the food-generating place out of bounds to the saas. The dispute becomes so heady that the saas is forced to pray her case in front of Judge Girish Gupta of the city High Court. Fortunately for Amita Mukherjee, […]
Someone has just sent me this excellent piece of art. Look closely. You’ll see 10 national leaders in this tree.
At least 2 people have sent me this video clip. It has already gathered 8,742,848 views as of this writing. It is ‘favorited’ a whopping 10,950 times and has received 4714 ratings. It has been added to YouTube 5 months back. It’s that of a talented painter. Hope you’ll enjoy as much as I’ve.
Just came across this Cambridge, Massachusetts based restaurant on the web. Its virtual location is here. The flesh-n-blood restaurant can seat 32 people, and is open 1130 hrs to 2300 hrs between Tuesdays and Sundays. On Mondays the eatery is open till 1500 hrs in the afternoon. As far as I can find out, Amit […]
Sujan Dutta of The Telegraph, the ‘war’ correspondent, currently covering the 5-nation naval drill, Malabar 07-02, in the Bay of Bengal, has this interesting piece on Subrata Mukherjee, the city’s colorful ex-mayor. Trinamul leader and former Calcutta mayor Subrata Mukherjee was on board the USS Kitty Hawk on Friday and as soon as he took […]
Do you really need to click? Not, if you’re in www.dontclick.it. It’s a funny site and immensely likeable. But it also tells you how ingrained is the habit of clicking with Internet users. In fact the mouse has almost made the use of keyboard redundant, which is why many people are just not aware of […]
2 days back I wrote about the mighty Google, which is there everywhere in our lives, even in the heavens taking photographs of our little worlds, courtesy Tele Atlas or Navteq’s satellite imagery. But now it appears Google has company. Nicolas Chorier, the French kite aerial photographer – he likes to call himself so – […]
It’s not easy to chase elephants with lens in hand, especially if it’s a pair of 2 lovers madly in love. But such is the juice that can be milked from the story that lensmen and scribes from near and far do not mind wading through jungles and ponds to capture the pair in action. […]
What do you think a knife in the stomach can do for you? For Amarendra Nath Ghosh, it was a good enough ploy to avoid extradition from Germany to India. Ghosh is not an ordinary person. He can live peacefully with a knife nestling in his stomach for almost 4 years. He is a yoga […]