Couple of days back, the captain of an Air India flight refused to take off with a MP (Member of Parliament) who barged into the cockpit and allegedly hurled abuses, including calling the pilot “a glorified driver”. The plane took off after the MP deplaned.
Not surprisingly, the MP and pilot have different versions of ... read more
One day they are not there and the next day they are everywhere. I am amazed at the amount of work that was accomplished in such a short time. I am talking about huge posters of politicians that are displayed every few feet from the Airport to the location where large numbers of party workers/supporters ... read more
Why is audio feedback required when you lock/unlock your car with remote? After all, you have to be within wireless range of your car and therefore isn’t visual confirmation (blinking lights) enough? Most of these gadgets do provide visual confirmation in addition to the annoying audio beeps. The visual feedback is superior to the audio ... read more
Traffic jams are bad in both San Jose and Bangalore (or any major city in India). The difference is that in San Jose it is not accompanied with noise pollution.
The way the system works in India, honking is a necessary evil. You have the most absent-minded, trustworthy and fatalistic pedestrians here: they just assume ... read more