August, 2013

By Shivangi On 30 Aug, 2013 At 04:57 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India | With 0 Comments
central park

Right in the beating heart of India’s capital city, if you look closely enough, a plan is taking, a grandiose plan that threatens to be better than New York’s Central Park. Delhi does have its fair share of greenery inside the city premises, but this one would tower over them all. The Dream “It would [...]

By Nishi Jain On 29 Aug, 2013 At 03:50 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India, Need to Know | With 0 Comments

How many times have you cringed at the watery dal and the rubbery rotis served on your train? And how many times have you fallen sick after eating train food? Is this one of the main reasons why you spend extra on flight tickets? Well, there’s a mind-blowing news for you. Now on your next [...]

By Nishi Jain On 26 Aug, 2013 At 02:45 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India, Mixed Bag | With 0 Comments

With the Delhi-is-unsafe-for-women bit firmly established, the popular trend these days is to come up with as many as possible ways to contain the crisis. From demands of public castration to separate ladies coaches in metro to a separate hotel floor, we have come a long way. The latest to enter this list is Delhi’s [...]

By Nishi Jain On 22 Aug, 2013 At 04:57 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, Getting Around, International, uncategorized | With 0 Comments

For the nth time in your flying experience, you didn’t get a seat next to a cute chick or a cool dude. Sometimes, it was a middle-aged woman knitting and you feared the pins would pierce your belly, at other times it would be a septuagenarian who liked to doze off on your shoulder. Anyhow, [...]

By Nishi Jain On 19 Aug, 2013 At 04:45 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, Fests and Celebrations, India | With 0 Comments

Let’s fly away up to the clouds Away from the maddening crowds… Let us leave the confusion and all disillusion behind Just like bird of a feather, a rainbow together we’ll find. ~ Franco Migliacci in Volare This autumn, it’s adventure season in the hills. Last week, we told you about the marathon in Shimla. [...]

stand up

Richard Branson is always in the news. What to do…he is so full of surprises. The man is a magnet for everything hot and happening. So your flights have always been oh-so-boring. The same old movies being played on the mini screen, your much abused playlist buzzing on your headphones, an occasional announcement jolting you [...]

By Nishi Jain On 8 Aug, 2013 At 06:39 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India | With 0 Comments

Yes, for real. Come 29 September and Shimla will look like a racing track. Men and women from all ages will be seen running on Shimla’s roads. It’s the Shimla Running and Living Half Marathon, now running in its fifth year. This is one race even the laziest of us wouldn’t mind running. It is [...]

By Shivangi On 6 Aug, 2013 At 05:58 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, International, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments
changi cover

As if Changi airport wasn’t cool enough, this latest addition to the already long list of features and just makes it cooler. Even if you’re only there in transit, Changi is like a destination in itself, I’d rather transit via Changi than anywhere else. And it just got better! This latest installation is stands 29 [...]

By Nishi Jain On 5 Aug, 2013 At 05:35 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, Getting Around, India, Need to Know | With 0 Comments
Don't worry, you will be safe now

If there is someone here whose pocket hasn’t ever been pinched or who doesn’t know anyone who has been a victim of theft on public transport, he/she is not Indian in the true sense. It just means you have always been rich enough to travel by private transport (while majority of the population rubs asses [...]

Ratnesh's mother ecstatic on seeing him.

Young middle class boy studies hard for IIT. Clears it, becomes a top class engineer. Bags a star job in Amreeka (America) and flies across the seven seas. But he misses his mom. His misses the aloo parathas she used to cook for him. His mom misses her darling beta even more. Story of many [...]