Chess: Great Defense By Vishy Anand Against Carlsen

Here is the most latest game of Chess between Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen, played in Croatia Grand Chess Tour just a couple of days ago. The game ended in a draw after 78 moves and a great defense by Anand. I was amazed by Anand's deep analysis which is explained beautifully in this video.... Continue Reading →

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A Case Study On Dismal State Of Education System In India

One of my keen interests is Education/Teaching/Learning. I have been associated with formal/informal learning as a student and faculty all my life, and have seen the education system in India, the UK and US (to some extent) very closely. I feel outraged at the dismal state of Indian education system. It is a more serious... Continue Reading →

Is Reading Overrated?

I love reading. I love books! I love serious reading as well as leisurely reading. And yet this thought "Is reading overrated?" has crossed my mind often in last few years. Let me tell why. I am currently reading a book which is filled with quotations of many great people. I am struggling to like... Continue Reading →

On Hemachandra Numbers

I received few responses on this post and what it meant. So here is a post elaborating on that. Petals of certain flowers are often found in Fibonacci series formation. In this case there were 8, which is a Fibonacci series number (1,1,2,3,5,8...) You can read more about occurrence of this series in nature/flowers here.... Continue Reading →

Stand-up Comedy by Anuvab Pal

I was watching an interview of Kunal Kamra, the young and controversial comedian and writer. He was asked which other comedians he takes inspiration from? Kunal mentioned that he liked the works of Varun Grover, Sanjay Rajoura and Anuvab Pal. I have watched lots of videos, interviews, and stand-up performances by Varun Grover and Sanjay... Continue Reading →

Another Gem From Feku Vyas i.e Chowkidar Maharshi

India's Pradhan Sevak and Chokidar Shri Narendra "Feku" Modi is Maharshi Vyas of Fekuism /lies... व्यासोत्छीष्टम् जगद् सर्वम्। It means Maharshi Vyas has touched entire world (i.e. written about all the knowledge in the world). Similarly this liar, the Feku Vyas he has not left any domain untouched where he has not spinned a story... Continue Reading →

Two (Totally Different) Talks On India UnInc

I recently read a book by IIM Bangalore Professor Vaidyanathan called "India Uninc". I am yet to finish the book, but the overall theme of the book is that the so called "unorganized", "marginalized" sector of India is far more crucial than the attention it gets. The "Incorporated" businesses cover only a small section of... Continue Reading →

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