Category Archives: Hyderabad

Hyderabad in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2013 – Top 10 cities

Hyderabad comes in 3rd place in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012 – Top 10 Cities. First is San Francisco with Amsterdam holding 2nd place. Lonely Planet says: Hyderabad was once the capital of a filthy-rich princely state. After India’s independence, the palaces and pleasure gardens were sold off, built over and looted, and… Read More »

Web Site for Steel & Mines Complex

I am now an Associate Member of the Steel & Mines Employees Complex Welfare Association. This body looks after the Steel & Mines Complex where I stay. I don’t own a flat in the complex but have lived there since July 1998. As a tenant I cannot hold any other office in the association’s Executive… Read More »

Lord Jeffrey Archer At Landmark, Hyderabad

Lord Jeffrey Archer visited Hyderabad and spoke at the two Landmark stores on Nov 8 & 9 followed by a book signing. I had seen news reports about this the previous week but had dismissed them as my father was to be admitted to Apollo Hospital on Nov 8 for his Total Knee Replacement surgery.… Read More »

Prema Jyothi – Photographic Exhibition of Sathya Sai Baba’s Life

I am not a devotee of the Sathya Sai Baba. I don’t hold with the worship of a man. However he and his disciples have done much for this nation and it’s people. They run schools, colleges, hospitals, kitchens and many other such charities. For this I respect the Baba. The Sri Sathya Sai Trust,… Read More »