Category: Life

Kodava Marriage – Respecting Maternal Family 7

Kodava Marriage – Respecting Maternal Family

A very close Kodava friend of mine got married recently. I am planning to write series of posts on Kodava marriage rituals. This is first one of the series. Kodavas are a warrior community and their wedding rituals involve symbolic warfare. This ritual of cutting banana shoots is to show respect to maternal...

Reva is Fun, Easy, Good, Economical and Nature Friendly 12

Reva is Fun, Easy, Good, Economical and Nature Friendly

Friend of mine Lavanya acquired a Reva last month. Since I have never driven an electric car this was my best chance. So both of us reached parking lot but unfortunately we couldn’t take it outside parking lot(that’s another story). So I decided to take it for a spin inside the parking lot...

RangDe – Dont Donate – Give Loan 9

RangDe – Dont Donate – Give Loan

I have been tracking micro finance and social entrepreneurship for quite some time now.  Of course after the success of Gramin Bank “Micro Finance” is Macro. But me being a *web* person was impressed with Kiva’s usage of web and social media for doing its part in eradicating poverty. At Kiva you can...

Ask Thej: How do you manage your time ? 1

Ask Thej: How do you manage your time ?

My time friend Hari has been asking this question since long time. Hence I chose his question as my first question in Ask Thej. Hari Asks How is that you manage a big job at Infy and still make it to all adventure and tours abroad. Is there a secret behind this effectiveness...

Ask Thej – My New Blogging Experiment 1

Ask Thej – My New Blogging Experiment

Ask Thej is my new experiment where my blog readers can ask anything and I will try to answer their question (or will direct to somebody). You can ask any question from travel, technology, Java, GPS etc etc. I will try to answer them.I will pick up and answer them in a blog...

RTPM – Real Time Productivity Monitor 3

RTPM – Real Time Productivity Monitor

RTPMTM – Real Time Productivity MonitorPP is productivity monitoring tool which runs on your resources computer to monitor the productivity. It helps your resources to see their RTPITM Real Time Productivity IndexPP so that they can increase their productivity index.It keeps track of the productive work and helps you in estimating cost, average...