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Month: February 2011

Visiting Delhi

Visiting Delhi

I have a presentation to a high level Indian Army official tomorrow morning at New Delhi. I will catch the 7 am flight to Delhi along with Ravindra, a Senior Divisional Director at Rolta, Rathi & Satish both of whom are ex-army officers. The presentation should be over by lunch time and I will go to Gurgaon to visit Rohan my brother-in-law. I will stay overnight with him and catch the early morning back to Mumbai on Friday morning. Hopefully…

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Online Passport Application

Online Passport Application

Saturday evening I used the Indian Government’s online passport application application to apply for new passports for my kids and for renewal of Padmaja’s passport. We moved to Mumbai recently and I was afraid of the documentation that would be required. The application process itself was smooth and straightforward. They have a single web page that needs to be filled out. The usability factor could have been better though in reality it manages to take a complex topic and present…

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The Social Crows

The Social Crows

The Trapped Crow Today I noticed a very large number of crows squaking in a tree in the building opposite our 3rd floor flat in Juhu. For some time I tuned out the noise and kept up a conversation with Padmaja over our morning tea. After a few minutes the thought slowly sunk in that there must be something going on. First I thought of a dead animal that they were fighting over. But there was no smell and our…

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13th Wedding Anniversary!

13th Wedding Anniversary!

Feb 2, 2011. Our 13th wedding anniversary! I am standing outside the arrivals hall at Mumbai airport waiting for Padmaja to collect her bags. She is returning from a business trip to Bhilai Steel Plant. The kids are visiting our parents in Bhubaneswar and will return tomorrow – their first trip all my themselves! Posted with WordPress for BlackBerry.