Eradicating black money in India

On 8th of November, the Prime Minister of India declared that the 500 and 1000 rupee notes would not be a legal tender beyond midnight. There was disbelief, chaos and people thought this was some kind of hoax. The move was unexpected by many, even…

Tech Life – Should we be afraid?

Imagine a world beyond 2025… We live in smart cities where we are connected to our homes and home appliances, our transport and its network and the traffic environment. Life in the connected world is not very different to life today. I am woken up…

Happiness….and a day for it?

Friday 20 March 2014 was officially the UN World Happiness Day. There are days for everything…including Happiness! When I hear about such days, the first thing that comes to my mind is…should we just be happy on this one day? Should we only celebrate and…

Apple SIM – Love it, hate it?

Apple’s Latest edition of its tablet has been out in the market for a few months and as always millions are convinced that this is a product worth having. Amongst various other things in the latest iteration of the iPad, Apple has introduced the “Apple…

Westminster Bridge or the back streets of Mumbai?

London, on a sunny winter afternoon, is about the most beautiful place to walk with the sights like Big Ben and Houses of Parliament forming the backdrop as one crosses the Westminster Bridge. The bridge is always full of sightseers and tourists, all with their…