Archive for June, 2006

Played mridangam accompaniment in a 2 hr carnatic classical concert yesterday at Infosys campus, Bangalore. Details are as follows: Flute: S. Datta Violin: B. Lakshmi Mridangam: R. Ramkumar (thats me) List of songs: 1) Era nApai (varnam) – tOdi – Adi – pattanam subramaniya iyer 2) bAgAyanaiyya – chandrajyOti – Adi – thyAgarAja 3) paridAnamichitE […]


Cricket humor

28Jun06

Some light moments from the game Indians are mad about ….. don’t know whether these actually happened, but thought these are worth sharing: 1) Boycott was facing a torrid over from Micheal Holding . After playing his first 5 deliveries somehow, he got out bowled the last ball. When Boycott entered the dressing room, one […]


“Sangeetha Kalanidhi” Smt R. Vedavalli sang to a packed house on Saturday at Sri Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind, 3rd Cross, 3rd Phase, J.P.Nagar, Bangalore. The concert was organized by BTM Cultural Academy. Strict adherence to tradition, step-by-step build up of raga alapanas with all important patterns covered were the highlights of the concert. […]


“Sangeetha Kalanidhi” Smt R. Vedavalli (refered to as RV henceforth) is considered to be a living legend. In a career in Carnatic Classical music spanning over five decades, she has enthralled audiences in India and abroad with her staunch adherence to tradition, deep understanding of and vast knowledge about Carnatic music and manodharma (improvisations). Though […]


Diary of an MBA ….. a hilarious mail I received from a batchmate of mine recently …. couldn’t restrain from posting: Dear Diary, I can’t hold myself down. My FIRST day on the job!! And I like it already. “Assistant Junior Deputy to the Vice Chairman – Manufacturing”. My dad was thrilled when he heard […]


Hilarious blog

22Jun06

Ford Prefect‘s was the hilarious blog I used to visit a lot till some time back. I do read his blog even now but there is one more that I have been frequenting these days – Great Bong’s blog @ http://greatbong.net . I have been hooked to this blog ever since I received a link […]


A survey done by the magazine Readers Digest has resulted in amchi Mumbai being termed as the rudest city in the world, when it comes to common courtesy. Sao Paulo and New York have been found to lie at the other end of the spectrum. Click here to read more. Are common courtesies so common […]



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