Tag Archives: Hyderabad

Summer Break – Kolkata!

April 19, Day 9, 11.00 pm I am lying in my second AC bunk on Howrah Puri Express enroute to Bhubaneswar from Kolkata. We arrived in Kolkata early this morning from New Jalpaiguri, returning from our visit to Gangtok. Mandal-da, my uncle’s driver was waiting at Sealdha station and took us to my uncle’s flat… Read More »

On The Way to Gangtok (Day 1)

April 11, 2009, 5.15 pm – Gangtok Trip Padmaja, Durgesh Nandini (Mamli), Jyotiraditya (Bablu) and I are sitting in the 2nd AC coach of Falaknuma Express on our way to Calcutta. The train left Secunderabad Station at 4.00 pm. We will arrive tomorrow evening about 5.45 pm, and stay overnight with my fourth maternal uncle,… Read More »

Mamli & Bablu’s Birthday Party – March 22, 2009

Mamli & Bablu celebrated their 10th and 5th birthdays respectively with a small party at home. And this is the first time they didn’t have home made cakes for their birthday parties. Mamli no longer has girls her age in our apartment complex. All her old friends have moved away, either out of Hyderabad or… Read More »

The Lord Is Here – Shree Shree Jagannath Temple In Hyderabad

The Lord of the Universe, Shree Shree Jagannath, has finally come to Hyderabad. Yesterday, March 8, 2009, the Lord’s temple was consecrated and the idols of the Lord with his brother, Shree Shree Balavadra, and his sister, Ma Subadra, were installed by Pandas from the Lord’s temple at Puri. The Lord is finally here! The… Read More »

Hyderabad Transport Information System – Carpooling

The HTIS web site has a Carpool section that attempts to bring together people wanting to carpool. You can add yourself to the database, giving details of start and end points, timings and vehicle type etc. The HTIS Carpool main page (Click for full size image) The Find Pool Mates link takes you to the… Read More »