Monday, 26 December 2016

Freshmenu – Food Review

Many of you may have heard of Freshmenu because of their aggressive advertising on Facebook. When I first visited the website I noticed that most of the food items were kind of over-priced. I ordered the most reasonable thing on the menu which was the Mongol Chicken Meal-For-One which contained Mongol Chicken Rice and Nutella Lava Cake (Eggless) for Rs. 360/-.
Customer Support and After Sale assistance: When the order arrived I realized they sent me a Strawberry-Guava yogurt instead of Nutella Lava Cake (Eggless). I called and complained about the mistake. They delivered the Nutella Lava Cake (Eggless) the next day and let me keep the Strawberry-Guava yogurt free of cost. So, as far as response to complaints, they are pretty good.
Quality of Food: The Mongol Chicken Rice was medium-spicy and delicious. The chicken pieces were tender and cooked in an amazing sauce. As promised, the quantity was enough for one person. The Nutella Lava Cake, was chocolaty, but could have been much better. The packaging ruined it and I’ll explain how, below. The Strawberry-Guava yogurt had a really fresh flavour.
Packaging: The Nutella Lava Cake and Strawberry-Guava yogurt came in cute glass jars. Now, for the yogurt, that’s fine. But a Lava Cake is preferably eaten hot but you can’t microwave it for more than 15 seconds, since the jar heats up. I was forced to eat it at room-temperature and it lost something that way.
Delivery: Delivery was on time. No complaints there.
Areas of Service: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Gurgaon.
Payment options: Cash on Delivery, Debit and Credit Cards, Netbanking, Wallets such as Paytm, MobiKwik, Citrus, Freecharge, PayUmoney.
Website: Pleasant and easy to navigate.
Others: It’s clear that Freshmenu has inventory issues. The menu keeps changing within hours. What’s on the menu at one time may disappear few minutes later, due to unavailability. If this was rare, it would be excusable, but it isn’t when it happens so often.

Conclusion: I had a nice one-time experience, but I doubt I would order from here again, mainly due the price being a bit over-board. If they slashed prices by about 25%, I would definitely consider it. 
Food Review, Restaurant

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 - Gadget Review

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 - Gadget Review Mobile phone SmartphoneRating: 8.1/10

‘Xiaomi’ is known for providing smart phones which are value for money. Before purchasing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, I was using the Xiaomi Mi 3 and that too had an amazing battery life and was reasonably priced. I bought Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 for Rs. 11,999/-. Had I bought it during the Snapdeal Unbox Diwali Sale, I could have got it for Rs. 1000/- off and also got 32GB SD Card absolutely free! Unfortunately, I missed that opportunity due to my own stupidity. Anyways, let’s review this bad boy!

Ø The Great Battery life is easily the best feature of this phone. Even on heavy to usage it can work for a day or day and a half. It also charges quickly.
Ø Functions smoothly and does not lag.
Ø It has an excellent and easy-to-use interface. The options to clean the phone, delete files, cache, app data, etc. and manage app permissions are quick to access.
Ø Fingerprint sensor works well.
Ø The phone is value for money.

Ø Camera does not work great in low light. One can easily can see the noise in pictures.
Ø No tempered or toughened glass.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 - Gadget Review Mobile phone SmartphoneIf a good camera is really important to you, this isn’t the mobile phone for you. Also, unlike the Xiaomi Mi3, this device does not have Gorilla Glass. I, personally, hate using covers or scratch guards since they ruin the look of the phone. The phone is also more delicate than Xiaomi Mi3.
Battery charges quickly and lasts long. All other features are good. Plus, using a Fingerprint scanner feels pretty James Bond-ish doesn’t it?
Xiaomi also has several service centres at Mumbai and these centres are really responsive and approachable. That’s the reason I chose this phone over the AsusZenphone Max.
So, is the phone worth the price? Definitely!

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Sunday, 18 December 2016

Why a Non-Catholic, like Me, Loves Christmas

Christmas Cake Festival
Christmas Cake
Unlike other holidays celebrated in India, Christmas isn’t about making noise, wasting water, risking your life or killing an animal. Christmas is simply a time of the year where one is supposed to feel grateful to the Lord and one another, while bonding with family and loved ones.
Christmas has not yet been commercialized
I would say Christmas in India is better than Christmas in western countries since it has not yet been commercialized to such an extent. As a rule, though I am non-catholic, I spend Christmas vacation with family and New Year’s Eve with friends and acquaintances. If at all I choose to travel with family I choose a quaint place and avoid strenuous sports or activities.
Comedian Kautuk Srivastav loves it!
Even Kautuk Srivastava of SnG Comedy loves Christmas. Watch their Video Podcast here:

There are also several NGOs with whom you can volunteer during the Christmas vacations. The Robinhood Army also plans a lot of fun things to do for street children during the Christmas vacations. They organize games and magic shows for the children.
Sweets and Goodies
I know I this goes against what I said previously. But I would be remiss if I only focused on the emotional bonding and introspection related aspects of Christmas and not the gifts and sweets that come with it. Some of my catholic friends also send chocolates or plum cakes or regular cakes to my house. Visiting their house is also an amazing experience, since I get to feel genuine love and affection and am fed like a pig that is about to be slaughtered (Forgive the grim metaphor).
Conclusion – Why Christmas is the Best
I love Christmas because it is a time of sober celebration and emotional bonding. This year I believe I have been a good boy and hope Santa gives me the thing I ask for every year – ‘Peace on Earth’. I urge all my readers to also plan a peaceful and meaningful Christmas this year. Take Care!

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Why I pick Trains over Planes

trains planes same pictureThe Indian Railways is one of the biggest employers in the world. Even without statistical data, this is rather apparent to anyone who travels in inter-state trains, especially for long journeys exceeding 24 hours. Travelling in these trains will show you a variety of people, from different parts of India, having different backgrounds.
Trains v. Planes
From a plane one can see a whole stretch of land or a vast portion of the sea. But in order to really feel minuscule or insignificant you have travel the same distance by rail, since travelling in trains is like observing each and every dot of an impressionist painting. The only question you have to ask yourself is whether you are ready to witness the world from that perspective.
Building Character
I have, personally, found that travelling in General compartment for over 24 hours at a time builds character and endurance. All modern day philosophers must perform exercise at least two or three times. If you are not ready for that level challenge, the next but best thing is to climb into Sleeper class with a General ticket and pay the fine to the T.C. You won’t get allocated a seat, but you’ll be allowed to be inside the sleeper coach. Please don’t pick a high-end train like Rajdhani. Pick one of the lesser known trains.
This way you will have to learn to “manage”, and share seats. Your sitting down will depend on the kindness of others. You may find yourself constantly shifting from one place to another. Getting a place to sleep will be exceptionally tricky. If you are not so lucky you may have to stand for most of the journey.
You will get plenty of time for self-analysis and to be lost in thought. You all know what its like to sit at the window seat during a 20 minute bus journey. Now, imagine that lasting for about 24 hours. If you don’t have any luggage your mind will be free to wander. Keep a pen and paper on you in case you are the type of person who likes to jot down good ideas or thoughts that may end up be life altering.  However, if you do have luggage which you have to keep an eye on, that will make the journey all the more challenging.  
As for myself, I will be performing this ritual annually so that I am reminded to remain simple, considerate and cautious.

Friday, 2 September 2016

The Interview - Play Review

Still from 'the Interview' by Akvarious Productions
Play: ‘The Interview’ by Akvarious Productions
Language: English
Duration: 80 minutes
Writer: Siddharth Kumar
Director: Akarsh Khurana
Cast: Karan Pandit, Kashin Shetty, Prerna Chawla, Siddharth Kumar & Adhaar Khurana
Rating: 6.2 / 10 (See Rating Chart below)
‘The Interview’ has received a lot of hype and accolades. However, the play does not come close to expectations. The story is, as the name suggests, about a job interview, which has several humorous and grim moments. When the candidate (Karan Pandit,) first enters the boss’ (Kashin Shetty) cabin, he is asked the most basic question ‘Tea or coffee’. But even this question is not as straight-forward as it sounds. The candidate is made to subject himself to a polygraph machine, and asked a series of questions. Every set of dialogues begins with the boss asking a seemingly regular question and then twisting the candidate’s responses. The line of inquiry leads to some embarrassing and intimate questions.
The candidate refuses to give up as he desperately needs the money (so much so that he is ready to orally gratify the boss). Occasionally, the boss leaves the candidate with a colleague and/or his secretary (Prerna Chawla) with whom the boss is having an affair.
Prerna Chawla often faces the audience and tidies herself up as if looking at a mirror. The emphasis on her attractive features is no doubt to make the audience relate to the Boss’s predicament. [Tip for tharki guys: Sit at the front seat, stage-right]
Karan Pandit and Kashin Shetty, both of whom won awards for their performance in this play, displayed an amateur-level of acting. Oddly, it was Adhaar Khurana, who had played a minor role, who delivered the most realistic performance.
There are many humorous moments and well-delivered punch-lines.The lighting, costumes and stage design were necessarily dull and grim, in accordance with the over-all theme. However, soundtrack was way off. The play starts with ‘Que Sera, Sera’ and even the music at the climax does not seem to fit.
In conclusion, you may skip this play. Character development was unrealistic. Script does not keep you glued to the seat and for that reason you will often find your attention being diverted. I think the Interview first came out when there was a depression in the quality of theatre. But there are many better plays out there, which you should rather watch.
I hope you found this helpful. If you want me to review any other play/movie/event, please say so in the comments below.

Rating Chart:
1.0-2.9: Torture.
3.0-5.5: Waste of time.
5.6-6.9: Decent. But can be skipped.
7.0-7.9: Good. 
8.0-8.6: Great! Don't miss it.
8.7-10:  You can miss the birth of your child for this. This is a greater miracle.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Gandhi - the Musical - Review

Play: 'Gandhi - The Musical'
Writer & Director: Danesh Khambata
Cast: Chirag Vohra, Nivedita Bautiyal, Abhishek Krishnan, Nishi Doshi & about 20 others.
Featuring: Voice of Boman Irani

Rating: 8.1 / 10 (See Rating Chart below)

I was fortunate to be invited to the opening night of 'Gandhi - The Musical'. Actor Boman Irani opened the play. Mr. Tushar Gandhi was also present to watch this work of art.
'Gandhi - The Musical' tells the well-known story of Bapu in the most heart-warming way possible. The play starts with a young Mr. Gandhi (played by Abhishek Krishnan) entering South Africa and ends with the tragic assassination of the Mahatma  (older version of Mahatma Gandhi played by Chirag Vohra).
The first half is not only colourful and musical, but also has some rather comical moments. There is a court-room scene which is one of the high-lights of the play. The second-half is emotional and dramatic, but Gandhiji's witty remarks and conversations with the British-Raj (personified by the voice of Boman Irani) provide some comical relief.
Although the play does depict Gandhiji's involvement in the freedom struggle, the more emotional and dramatic scenes are those from his personal life and conversations with family and close friends. 
The music and lyrics are to be applauded and blend well with the style of story-telling. The characters act, sing, dance and several times during the course of the play, do all those while walking around the audience's seating area, giving one the impression that one has actually witnessed the freedom struggle first hand.
The set up and props are elaborate and detailed. The play has a huge cast of over twenty. Abhishek Krishnan's acting is commendable. 
In short, if one wishes to see a Broadway style musical in Mumbai, one should rush to watch this gem. For a musical of this scale, timing is crucial, and the actors, stage hands and all those involved, delivered. No Indian can watch the play without feeling patriotic and proud.
Do watch the same as soon as possible:

I hope you found this helpful. If you want me to review any other play/movie/event, please say so in the comments below.

Rating Chart:
1.0-2.9: Torture.
3.0-5.5: Waste of time.
5.6-6.9: Decent. But can be skipped.
7.0-7.9: Good. 
8.0-8.6: Great! Don't miss it.
8.7-10:  You can miss the birth of your child for this. This is a greater miracle.

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Book Review: The Story of a Suicide by Sriram Ayer

Book title: The Story of a Suicide
Author: Sriram Ayer
Rating: 7.8 / 10 
Intro: I think most of us have, at some point of time in our lives, considered suicide as an option. Suicide is often considered as a last resort, but does that make it the worst option? Are those who commit suicide cowards/quitters? “The Story of a Suicide” written by Sriram Ayer and with illustrations by Ghana, compels you to ponder these very questions. The story revolves around teenagers Hari, Charu, Sam and Mani, and the web of secrets, love, passion, revenge and lies that connects them together.

Review: Before you start wondering whether you should buy the hard copy of this book or the Kindle version, I wish to inform you that the book is in the form of a website, and can be accessed for free. If you aren’t really the type who likes to look at a screen for long, or who likes to read (Yes, I know you people exist!) as an audio book version is also available for free download and can be downloaded from here.
The book is a must read for teenagers and adults alike. The dialogues in the book are realistic and makes one feel that they are back in college and facing problems of bullying, groupism and sexual confusion. I personally found the character of Hari, being a wallflower, to be very relatable. Hari’s parents, the Hegde’s, are completely oblivious to the problems which he is facing, though their heart is in the right place. He is also loved by his elder sister, Anjali. Hari also finds solace in his friend Mani who is constantly under tremendous parental pressure. Their friend Charu who seemingly represents the girl-next-door, is also a strong and loveable person who can be relied on. The tech freak Sam is also portrayed very realistically. Although Sam’s actions seem reprehensible, they are also really relatable as there are born of passion.
The characters have to fight many challenges such as cyber-bullying and expressing homosexuality. While they all struggle with their respective problems, one of the characters considers committing suicide. I don’t want to reveal whether he/she does or does, as I do not want to ruin the fun for the readers. The portion of the book that has the most impact is without a doubt the last few paragraphs.
With its simple yet captivating language “The Story of a Suicide” promises to keep one engaged from start to finish. In conclusion I just want to say that the book should not be read with the aim to pass the time, but with the aim to experience what today’s youth do, and to learn their experiences.

Additional Note: I feel I would be remiss in my duties if I did not offer you all some tips and advice on how to deal with depression, break-ups and suicidal tendencies. The author Sriram Ayer has also given detailed list of Do’s and Don’ts on the website and I have found the same is to be very accurate and useful. In addition to the points contained therein I only wish to stress on having a close confidant (or confidants) with whom you can share any sorrow and who will guide you without judgement. All of us, including the youth of today, feel the necessity to keep our true emotions and thoughts bottled up either because we are ashamed what others will perceive us or because we have no one who we can trust completely. When we don’t have someone like that in our lives we feel like there is a hole in our heart and negative emotions just wait to pounce on that weakened heart and take over. Find someone whom you can trust and then pour your heart out to them. But without mutual trust and understand all that will be left in this world is suffering and sorrow. Don’t be too quick in forsaking yourself.  


Sunday, 10 July 2016

Importance of Horlicks Growth + in Catching up on Lost Growth

Being short for your age can really harm a kid’s self-confidence and esteem. Furthermore, if nothing is done to restore the height lost, then the child will forever remain shorter than his comrades, and the resulting harm to his/her confidence will become permanent. This can lead to constant depression and loss of opportunities.
Pediatricians state that the age between 3 and 9 is a critical growth phase. Growth can be stinted or retarded due to bad eating habits, constantly becoming ill or other factors. Hence, nutrition is of prime importance, and parents must pay special attention to their child’s nutirion.
Children require x1.2 times the protein adults require to make sure they grow well. Eighty percent of the protein children consume is used by the body for growth and development
What is the ideal height and weight for my child? To find out if your kids are growing well, use this amazing Horlicks Growth Calculator:
What is the best way to Of course, one must attain height using the right means. Please stay away from those horrible height growth pills, which are expensive and don’t even work. Hanging from the monkey-bars may be a good way to stretch but that too is not that effective. These were the methods that I used when I was a kid. However, today’s kids and their parents can breathe a sigh of relief, for Horlicks has come out with ‘HorlicksGrowth +’. Horlicks Growth+  is proven to increase a kid’s height and weight in just 6 months! If your child’s age is between 3 and 9, then just add 2 or 3 spoons of Horlicks Growth+  in his/her glass of milk/water. Horlicks Growth+  contains even more nutrients than cow’s milk. Horlicks Growth+ provides immunonutrients like Vitamins A, C and D, which all support a healthy immune function.
The balanced nutritional supplement has been developed to optimise growth without causing obesity in children.
Two servings a day of Horlicks Growth+ contains:-
(i) protein equivalent to 1¼ cup of cheese;
(ii) same Vitamin C as 2 medium sized lemons;
(iii) calcium equivalent to ⅔ of a cup of milk;
(iv) same phosphorus as contained in 2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds,
(v) an equal amount of iron as contained in 2 bowls of spinach;
(vi) as much zinc as in ½ a cup of cow peas
(vii) the same Vitamin A as in 2 medium sized carrots
Does it come in different flavours? Yes, it comes in Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.
Is Horlicks Growth+ delicious? Yes, of course, both Chocolate and Vanilla flavours are extremely delicious. Both flavours can be enjoyed by vegetarians too. Horlicks Growth+ can be consumed by the child at any time of the day, and should ideally be consumed in between meals.
 Horlicks Growth+ has been designed and tested by experts, and is proven to increase height & weight in 6 months1. In fact, this balanced nutritional supplement has been developed to optimise growth without causing obesity in children.
To purchase Horlicks Growth+ online please go here.
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Friday, 3 June 2016

Fun. Freedom. Confidence. The Datsun redi-GO.

Why choose one when you can choose both? We often find ourselves choosing between ‘fashion’ and ‘function’. But what if we could have both in one? Fortunately, when it comes to cars, we no longer have to choose just one. That’s right, the new Datsun redi-GO, with the nest of Japanese technology, has arrived. This car is the perfect fusion of compact crossover & urban hatchback. Style, comfort, looks, efficiency, you can have it all in just one brilliant car.
It would take me forever to go into the all the magnificent features of the Datsun redi-GO, that’s why I’m only going to tell you about my favourite three features:
1)      Superior Air-Conditioning: I don’t have to tell you guys how hot India is, especially during the summer. That’s why it is absolutely essential to have a powerful air conditioner. The Datsun redi-GO’s air conditioner makes sure that theinside of the car is cool,no matter how hot it is outside. So it doesn’t matter whether you are driving at Ladhak or through a dessert in Rajasthan, the passengers of Datsun redi-GO will have a peaceful and comfortable journey. The car’s AC has a huge 89 CC compressor with a high cooling capacity. Its AC vent ensures that half of the air flow is given to the passengers on the back seats. How considerate!
2)      Modern Exterior Design: Like I already emphasised above, and as I am sure you all will agree, looks do matter! A car is not just a vehicle to transport you from one place to another, but it also something you want to use show-off in public. The exterior design of a car is not just about looks, but also matters to its efficiency. The Datsun redi-GO’s exterior design is absolutely unique! It’s compact & sleek, yet it can intimidate all the other drivers on the road and show to them that you are not a force to be reckoned with. The instrument panel is fancy and efficient. The silver touch gives it a really classy look.
3)      Fuel Economy: Your car doesn’t belong in the parking lot. It deserves to be driven. But how far can you really afford to go? Fuel prices are going in only one direction – UP! We need and deserve a car which gives a good mileage. The Datsun redi-GO’s 799cc engine provides a peppy response and an impressive fuel economy of 25.17 km/L. There’s no need to empty your pockets just to go for a drive. Travel far and wide without a care in the world. Explore new places. Yes, all this is possible with the  Datsun redi-GO.
You can book your own Datsun redi-GO right now by simply downloading the Datsun India app. You can also book it through the e-commerce website ‘Snapdeal’, or by visiting your nearest Datsun dealership. I’m booking mine today, and after reading the above I’m sure that you will too!

Fun. Freedom. Confidence. The ultimate Urban Cross - Datsun redi-GO - the capability of a crossover with the convenience of a hatchback.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Inherit College Education from your Parents

"You have to study at XYZ College. I studied at XYZ College. Your grandfather studied at XYZ College…. Your great-great-great-grandfather studied at XYZ College.”
Modern Campus of Lovely Professional University
Does the above line sound somewhat familiar? Our parents often influence our decision of which college to attend and which profession to take up. We often end up following generic advice such as “engineering mein bada scope hai”. We are also pressured by our parents to study at a college or university near our house, so that we don’t have to go live at a hostel.
But times are changing, and career advice from parents is as good as a floppy disk (outdated and almost useless). When the time comes to make a life-defining decision regarding your career and education, people ask you Kya Socha?” and also force their own opinions on you, rendering their question redundant. I’m not saying you shouldn't consider your parent’s advice. Of course you should take what they say into account, but you must also explore all other options. Your future is yours to decide.
The world has changed and while a university or college which advertises that it has been established in the 1800s may impress us initially, in the end of the day, we have to see how the education in a university will help us in our after-college lives. In fact recent years have proved that new universities such as LPU have produced the brightest graduates, who excel at whatever they put their mind to.

Here are 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Inherit College Education from your Parents:
1) Their advice is too outdated.
2) The old universities which have gained a reputation are not evolving with the changing times.
3) Their goals for you might not match your interests and aptitude.
4) Parents do not see that a college is more than just bricks, mortar and books. Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities help develop your personality and give you the confidence you need to face the outside word.
5) It’s your life, and you must choose what path you want to take.

The decision of picking a college shapes the rest of a person’s lives, and thus, requires in-depth research and analysis. Therefore, it is high time you #thinkBIG and look at opportunities provided in universities such as LPU. You can request a campus visit here: 
If you aren't convinced yet, do check out this inspiring video by LPU:

So when you are planning your education, make sure you #ThinkBig!

GAIL - Indian Speed Star : A Revolution in the Field of Athletics

On 22nd March 2016, at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, GAIL (India) Limited and national Yuva Cooperative Society (NYCS), launched a grassroots athletics program called ‘GAIL Indian Speed Star’, which is aimed at unearthing young talent across the length and breadth of India.
NYCS has tied up with Anglian Medal Hunt Company as its Technical Partner for project. The relentless and game-changing ‘GAIL-Indian Speed Star’ endeavours to create a group of athletes with talent which will very possibly bring glory for India in the track events at the world’s most prestigious sporting event - the Olympics 2020/2024. Renowned sportsperson P.T. Usha launched the program along with the organizers Dr. Ashutosh Karnatak, Director (Projects), GAIL (India) Ltd, Rajesh Pande – President, national Yuva Cooperative Society Ltd (NYCS) and Maneesh Bahuguna- CEO, Anglian Medal Hunt Company.
The objective of ‘GAIL-Indian Speed Star’ program is to recognize, pick and care for the hidden talent in athletes. The targeted age group for the project is 11 - 17 years in 100 meters, 200 meters and 800 meters track events across.
Renowned sportspersons like P.T. Usha, Rachita Mistry, Anuradha Biswal and Kavita Raut are the members of the selection committee that will support the selection process and guide coaching camps. As members of the committee their role would include formulating the selection criteria for the 'GAIL-Indian Speed Star' program, and developing the training plans and modules for the selected athletes at the national Level. District trials were organized under the observation of vigilant coaches and selectors, appointed by the selection committee. The selection of the athletes was based on talent identification and the selection criteria set by the selection committee.
Although the project has launched very recently, trials were organized at 55 districts across 10 states in which more than 25,000 children participated out of which 850 children made it to the state level!
Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of state (I/C) Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dutee Chand, Anuradha Biswal and Purnima Hembram; chose determined young athletes from Bhubaneswar, Odisha. 14 boys and girls have qualified for the national level trials while Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan appreciated and inspired the candidates chosen for national level trials
Camp and Selection: The first state level camp and trial was conducted on 27th -28th of February, 2016 in SawaiMaan Singh Stadium, Jaipur where 60 children participated out of which 4 qualified for the next level. The state trials were held in Odisha (14 Selected), Delhi (28 Selected), Kerala (28 Selected) and Jharkhand (4 Selected) followed by Maharashtra and Gujarat in the last week of April. The boys and girls shortlisted from the state trials will now participate in the national camp and selection which is scheduled to be in May 2016 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Shortlisted candidates from state trials will attend the rigorous national level camp. After the coaching camp, final trials will be held. Winners will be selected based on the selection criteria and their potential. The winners will be given thorough training throughout the year. The top 9 candidates will then be provided with world class coaching for over a period of 5 years with an ultimate objective of one of these athletes to representing India at the Olympics.
For more information on Gail-Indian Speed Star please visit http://www.gailindianSpeed
Also, check out this cool video: 

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

New Kadamba Juice Centre - Best Juice Centre in Fort, Mumbai

To all those office-goers out there, I’m sure you know how essential it is to have a place near your office where you can unwind with friends and office colleagues. Well, for those of my readers who work at Fort, Mumbai, I’ve got incredible news for you… Situated at one of the prime locations at Fort, (right opposite Ideal Corner) New Kadamba Juice Centre, is the go-to place for all those who are looking for refreshments. Contrary to what the name may suggest, New Kadamba Juice Centre is hardly ‘new’, but has been delighting customers for years.
The place is not much to look at, but despite its rustic interiors, one can find delicious juices, shakes and sandwiches are reasonably priced and never fail to impress. All types of ice-cream are also available here. Due to the wide number of options on the menu and their being easy-on-the-pocket, New Kadamba Juice Centre attracts hundreds of die-hard regular customers, of all age groups. For those who want even more variety, you need not worry, NKJC is located near some popular places for chaat, samosas, vada pavs and farsaan. Due to its proximity to the Bombay High Court, Bombay City Civil Court, Esplanade Court (Kila Court) and the State Consumer Forum, NKJC is often frequented by lawyers. So if you want free legal advice with your meal, here is the place to be ( : P ).
The staff at NKJC is friendly and are ever-ready to customize the food and drinks as per the customer’s desire. They also deliver to offices in the Fort and CST area. But I highly recommend you go to NKJC yourself and try the food and drinks on the spot and in the open, since Rustom Sidhwa Marg is a very quaint and pleasant street.
If you are looking for the specialties of the place do try the Veg Cheese Grill Sandwich and wash it down with a tall glass of Chikoo+Coffee Milk Shake. Also, the Cheese Chilly Grill Sandwich pairs well with the Anjeer + Apple Juice. For you health-nuts, we have got the Ganga + Jamuna juice. For all the Jains out there don’t worry, we’ve got special Jain food for you too. And if you non-Jains think that Jain food cannot be tasty, come here and get ready to have your mind blown.
I urge all my readers to go there and don’t forget to post your reviews on Zomato here:
Also, please do let me know how you found the place.

New Kadamba Juice Centre is located at:

Fairy Manor, Rustom Sidhwa Marg, Borabazar Precinct, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001. If you don’t believe what is written above, do drop by and try them out.

Best Juice Centre in Mumbai, Fort, Milkshakes for office workers in Churchgate, Sandwich places near CST, 

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Indiblogger Unveils – Get Your Business Publicised by Influencers in Just 72 Hours

For those of you who live under a rock, Indiblogger is the largest Indian blogging network that has ever existed. Just a few days back, Indiblogger launched, which is a boon to businesses, start-ups and even bloggers. helps businesses (of whatever size they may be) and start-ups, connect with the right influencers, to help them publicize them their product/service.

What makes different?
It’s not hard for businesses to find bloggers. What’s hard is for businesses to find the ‘right’ bloggers. Businesses generally end up wasting money by paying influencers (who may or may not put their blood, sweat and tears into their work), who manage to reach large audiences, but not the targeted audiences. Now, you can’t be like Nick Fury and spend all your time and energy in putting together the perfect team. If you did that, you would probably have no time to run the business you are trying to promote. Furthermore, sometimes you may want to promote an event which is going to take place in the near future, such as launching of a product/service or some campaign. In such case, you need to get the event promoted as quickly as possible. This system helps you get articles from relevant influencers in less than 72 hours!

How does do it?
Meet 'Automated Influencer Targeting Engine' (Nick named 'AITE'. Yes, it’s still a mouthful to say, but we didn't want to humanize it by giving it an actual name.) Once, the press release is uploaded, AITE automatically short-lists applications by bloggers based on various factors such as internal ratings, rankings and past performance. Short-listed, influencers research with the help of the press release and publish the articles on their respective websites/blogs.

I’m slow. I still don’t get it.
Here is a video, which we hope clears everything up: 

I’m sceptical. Can I try it for free first?
Of course, Indiblogger is currently allowing you to try for free. I suggest you make absolute use of this free trial. Every business can execute one free trial on Free trials are base packages that are given so that businesses can evaluate the system before they invest in it.  Extra reward points are awarded to bloggers who participate in free trials. These points get added to the blogger’s internal ratings and it helps them get a higher preference when applying for paid projects.

What’s in it for bloggers?
Apart from the revenue from paid assignments, bloggers also get to know about new events, products and services before the rest of the world does. If you write a really good article, some businesses may choose to promote your article themselves as well, which will lead to more traffic on your website or blog.

I need more details. Who can I get in touch with?
Anoop Johnson
1004, Spaze I-Tech park, Sector 49, Sohna Road, Gurgaon.
+91 124 4891498
+91 99000 01655

Here is what the Indiblogger Team has to say about
Anoop Johnson, Co-founder & Director of Marketing at IndiBlogger: “With a starting budget of just USD 150, a business of any size will be able to get their press releases published by influential bloggers with a few clicks.”

Renie Ravin, the Founder and CEO of IndiBlogger: “We believe that this system will help Influencers with fresh and new content on their site every day. In a way, you could be writing about the next Google without even realising its immense potential.”

Karthik DR, Co-founder & Business Head at IndiBlogger: “The amount of time that people spend in trying to identify and contact influencers is huge. With, you don't have to worry about any of this as the system just needs your Press Release. The rest is history!”

Here is what others have to say: (subject to verification)
Winston Churchill: “ is going to be a bigger hit than the Dark Knight. I'm definitely going to blog about it.”
Sherlock Holmes: “Data, data, data. I cannot make bricks without clay. That’s why I'm going to take full advantage of the Free Trial of, before Mark Zuckerberg acquires it.”
Anurag Kashyap: “@#*!”
Hope you liked the above article guys. If you did, then you will also be happy to know that this article too, was an outcome of the programme.