Showing posts from 2011

Me and the legacy of 5th September

As I sit through the night at the Bangalore airport, I thought about writing a blog on one of those days which has always been very important during our school and college, the Teacher’s Day. It is celebrated on 5th September, the birthday of the second President of India, also an academic philosopher, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Teacher’s Day reminds me of some of the most influential people that I am lucky to know. I also recall those events and celebrations that we used to have in the School and College.

One of my best memories of Teacher’s Day is when I took a Class 10 Mathematics lecture during my last year in the school. I also won an award that day which was called “Best Future Teacher”. I was lucky enough to have Mr. Salim Khan (whom I was enacting that day) attend that lecture too.
After finishing my school, the next 5th September was the beginning of engineering, the first day in the college. Teachers in colleges are way different from teachers in the schools. A lot more pro…


Since my phone has been on roaming for a last few days, I decided to name this blog the same. First it was Pune for IndiaSoft 2011 and then Bangalore. Although, I really like travelling but then there are times when you get bored and decide to open up your laptop and write a blog! In the train cabin of 4, there are 3 women and me. Two of them are busy playing cards while one has been reading some fat boring novel since she boarded last afternoon.

Bangalore and Pune have both been amazing, especially for someone like me who belongs to IT would love to get a glimpse of the functioning of humongous IT companies that are located in these two cities. In Bangalore, I had a chance to visit the Electronic City at Hosur Road. I must say HP literally owns almost half of the place. The other half goes to Infosys! But in total there must be more than 200 companies in and outside the area.

There are a few things that I would like to mention in this blog. These are especially the ones that got my att…