Book Review – The Jeera Packer by Prashant Yadav.

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This guest post of a book review is by Prerna Nigotiya. The Jeera Packer by Prashant Yadav has a very gripping story line. Mainly due to its diverse characters and complex plot it keeps you glued to the story and one is waiting to know what happens next. The Author … Read More

RupEase – Digital Wallet from CardPro Solutions.

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RupEase is a digital wallet from CardPro Solutions Pvt Ltd, who are the pioneers in smartcard based digital payment solution business. They are the leaders in the prepaid payment instruments segment. RupEase as the name suggests is very easy to use digital & mobile wallet giving a lot of options … Read More

IPL– The torchbearer for sports and players.

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Happy New Year to everyone and what better way to start the new year by writing few thoughts related to my favorite sport – cricket. My 6 year old son is a cricket lover – plays, watches and talks about cricket a lot. We were watching Big Bash League match … Read More

CARD PRO SOLUTIONS PVT LTD – The Masters of Smartcards.

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We are all aware and used to smart phones and smart watches and they have been the centre of attraction for last few years. In the same category is a very seasoned campaigner SMART CARDS which we all have been using in one form or the other since many years … Read More

Short Holiday – Madhubhan Resort & Spa, Anand.

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We are always on the lookout for new weekend getaways or places to go nearby for short holiday. Last month my inlaws took us to a very nice and comfortable resort full of greenery and freshness – Madhubhan Resort & Spa in Anand, Gujarat. It’s a private property made in the Milk … Read More

Miles, Points & Applications.

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I have always loved collecting Miles & Points and try new mobile applications. I am always on the hunt to collect them or use them in whatever way I can. I have used miles for flight redemption for myself and family members in the past but mostly on domestic routes. … Read More

ChatSim – new tool for travelers.

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We all are hooked to internet these days on our laptops & mobiles and I assume majority of us use whatsapp and other chat applications like we chat, bbm (I still use it J), FB messenger, etc .  While looking for an international sim for a vacation which I took … Read More

Birthday Surprise in Dubai

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Travelling is always fun since it’s a great way to explore new places and meet new people. In 2008, parents decided to go to USA for a holiday since we have cousins staying there in San Jose, New York, Orlando, etc.  The plan got finalized for parents & my sister … Read More

Do your homework – Parents.

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In today’s time of smart kids, smart phones, smart cities, etc everyone and everything needs to be smart. The parents also in today’s time have to be smart especially when it comes to raising a child and catering to child’s needs, education and upbringing. The world has become very competitive … Read More

CritiCare+ – the best critical illness plan.

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My search for the best critical illness plan was going on since the last two months after seeing my colleague suffer from cancer. He is a healthy 30 year old guy who had a year old baby. Now since his kid was too young his wife had to quit her … Read More

ROCK GARDEN – Open Air Museum made from Scrap.

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I call the Rock Garden of Chandigarh as the Open Air Museum made from scrap. This famous garden started by Mr. Nek Chand (1924–2015) in the year 1957 has become a must visit tourist attraction in Chandigarh. This year in May we decided to go up North to see some … Read More

Book Review – THE CURSE OF SURYA by Dev Prasad.

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The words – Fast paced and gripping – mentioned in the summary at the back of this book were good enough for me to start reading this book. And also when a book revolves around something related to India it definitely increases the excitement in me to read it. After … Read More

Volini becomes #Kabaddikabuddy with Patna Pirates.

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Being a sportsman and sports lover, I know and have experienced injuries and how strong impact they can have on any sportsman physically & emotionally. We all play games and sports and we all have to hurt ourselves or injured ourselves at some point and I am sure most of … Read More

Basic review – Edelweiss Tokio Life : CritiCare+

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In the last few weeks I have happened to discuss with different sets of people about the topic of Insurance. The discussions revolved around different types of insurance whether is general or medical or travel, as I said coincidentally this has been the topic of discussion off late. So in … Read More

Balancing Cricket in Life.

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I love cricket – simple. In every possible form and manner I just love it. I can play, watch, read, hear, converse, think, browse, update, live stream and whatever is possible do with and for cricket. I love lot of sports like tennis, football, hockey, table tennis, squash, formula one, … Read More

Giveaway Winners Announcement !!

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I would like to thank all my friends & followers for making this giveaway a success. A total of 135 entries came in for this Lonely Planet ‘Short Escapes’ travel guides giveaway. And now the big announcement of the winners – Winner of the guide Short Escapes from Delhi is – Mr. … Read More

National Parks of the USA.

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Last week I attended a special travel workshop by Ansoo Gupta in association with the US Consulate, Mumbai where she briefed and discussed about the National Parks of USA. Jeffery Ellis, press officer at the consulate briefed about #DekhoAmerica campaign which they have started sometime back on their social media … Read More

ASUS Zenfone 2 – Ten reasons to make it your next Smartphone.

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ASUS Zenfone 2 is a newly launched Smartphone and it has turned out to be quite a competitive phone in all aspects and giving a good fight to the so called big guns of mobile industry.  I will point important features of the phone which will help you to make … Read More

First Giveaway on my blog !!!

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As I complete 100 posts on my blog I am happy to announce the first giveaway on my blog of Lonely Planet ‘Short Escapes’ travel guides: Short Escapes from Delhi Short Escapes from Bengaluru

Bloggers Meet by Reliance Mutual Fund & BlogAdda.

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Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd. and BlogAdda invited bloggers in Mumbai for a Reliance Retirement Fund Bloggers Meet where officials from Reliance (RCAM) gave an interesting presentation and details about new Mutual Fund called ‘Reliance Retirement Fund’. The meet was kept on the theme about financial planning keeping retirement or … Read More

Dental Care in Hyderabad

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Since the change of century I guess there has been an upswing in the dentistry stream. Various students from different backgrounds have become dentists or are inclined to become dentists. The spread is across the country in all major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Pune, etc. … Read More

Dental Care for the entire family.

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Last week I paid a visit to a friend’s house in Pune to attend his parents 25th wedding anniversary. We as childhood friends have always been involved in each other’s family matters quite closely whether it is buying new house, or taking a car or investment opportunities, etc. It was … Read More

Ek Nayi League – by Kapil Dev.

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Kapil Dev has always been one of the most inspiring sportsman India has ever produced. In cricket I personally keep him just after Sachin as the greatest Indian cricketer. Whether it was batting or bowling or fielding or captaincy I feel Kapil Dev was at par with one of the … Read More

ASUS Zenfone2 – is it the next big one ?

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Nowadays every week there is new smartphone getting launched by different companies. It has become a trend to keep coming up with new models which are like upgrades to their predecessors. Honestly being a gadget lover I used to keep a track of mobiles, cameras, watches, laptops, tablets, etc on … Read More

Optimism is all around us – find it !!

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Optimism is just a state of mind or mental attitude which we develop or have according to what we feel or see around. It can be both short term and long term again depending on how we tackle it. I feel it is upto us how much positive and optimistic … Read More

eKAVACH – Mobile App Review.

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We all are going through a phase currently where mobiles, iPads, smart watches, etc and other gadgets have become a very integral and critical part of our life and routine. I say integral because we all need to use them in different ways at different time in something or other … Read More

My moment of #StartANewLife.

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Bombay has always been the city of dreams for Indians, no matter which profession you are in, this city is where the big dreams get fulfilled. Take any stream – business, acting, sports, studies, art & culture, etc and you will find people coming from all over India to fulfil … Read More

Faith in Family & Friends !

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I have always been a firm believer of having a good combination of family and friends to make life much more enjoyable and interesting in every aspect. We all have our respective families but I think good set of friends definitely adds up the charm in life. I have been … Read More

ThoughtBuzz – New Age Social Media Management Platform.

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  Social Media has become such a huge part of our daily lives right from facebook to twitter to instagram to linkedin to pinterest to youtube, etc. It is very difficult to keep a track of all platforms like whats happening where and who is reading what and what is … Read More

#ZuperDayAtKidzania, thanks to Blogadda.

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Being parents of a 4 year old son,  Kinnary & I always look for new places where Pratham can have fun, enjoy, play games, do activities,  learn new things, etc. Kidzania was always in our minds but we waited for the right age as eligibility here is 4 yrs to … Read More

Eliminate classroom hunger.

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When we talk about classroom to anyone it directly makes you think about school and little children who go to school. So when BlogAdda joined hands with Akshaya Patra in a campaign called #BlogToFeedAChild which turned out to be pretty special, I had to be a part of it. Akshaya Patra … Read More

JPPL – A wonderful initiative of JBCN International School.

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It is been 6 months since Pratham joined JBCN International school at their Parel branch in Mumbai and till now it has been a very satisfying and eventful journey. The good part about the school is their positive intention to involve parents in every aspect of schooling – classes, food, bus … Read More

Book Review – PRIVATE INDIA by Ashwin Sanghi & James Patterson.

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Private India has 2 very catchy and interesting things on its cover page only – One its title and two the co-authors. Private India by name itself sounds interesting and 2 authors – Ashwin Sanghi & James Patterson of different nationalities, backgrounds, culture & genre coming together to write a … Read More

Shopping on Quikr.com thanks to BlogAdda.

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BlogAdda is one of the premier portals and platforms for all bloggers. They have been instrumental in doing activities which have become milestones in this sphere and they continue to do the same with different and unique activities, one of which was to shop on Quikr.com for Rs.5000 and blog … Read More

Social Media Week – SMW

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Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the biggest and most followed event round the world for all the people related directly or indirectly to Social Media. It was in Mumbai from 22-26 September, 2014 at Hotel Novotel and I was lucky to attend it thanks to my friends at … Read More

Scroll Gallery

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Gallery Grid

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Gallery Slider

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Standard Post

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Video Post

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My Forest Exploration

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#WhatTheBlack – Different Experience‏

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BlogAdda had a very interesting activity #Whattheblack which sent 3 gifts or clues to selected bloggers as a part of a launch of a product of a reputed brand. We bloggers were to guess the product keeping in mind the 3 clues sent everyday. Day 1 – Black egg sent … Read More

Pratham’s Ideal 4th Birthday Plan – thanks to Skyscanner !

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Birthday is an ideal reason or excuse to go for a holiday and if the whole family can go together nothing like it. Pratham’s birthday is 11th October and this year it happens to be a Saturday which  all the more pushes you to make a plan – may be … Read More

#Zestupyourlife – Bloggers Meet hosted by Tata Motors & BlogAdda

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#Zestupyourlife was a bloggers meet hosted by BlogAdda & TATA Motors at The Zuri White Sands, Goa Resort & Casino on 26-27th July, 2014 to test drive and review the new car TATA Zest. Close to 50 bloggers from all over India were invited and selected ( BlogAdda had a … Read More

A Basic review of TATA Zest !!

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Tata Motors is back and supposedly with a bang and a lot of Zest with their new car – TATA Zest. Few selected bloggers got to review the car in GOA thanks to TATA Motors &  BlogAdda and I was one of the lucky one. The car from the outside … Read More

A Daring Act – Mardaani.

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YEAR – 1985 PLACE – JAIPUR We, Nigotiya family have stayed in Moti Singh Bhomiyon ka rasta, Johari Bazaar, Jaipur since many many years and we have had good and cordial relations with mostly everyone in the locality. But when there is a bunch of apples, some rotten ones are … Read More

Immigration Stamp – how important is it ?

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It is summer vacation time in India in the months of May & June so we planned a trip to the USA – me, Kinnary & Pratham. We had flights via Abu Dhabi since we were flying with Etihad Airways. It was quite a smooth process at the Abu Dhabi … Read More

UBER – Luxury Cabs come to Mumbai.

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Uber – Luxury Cabs have come to Mumbai finally couple of weeks back after successful debuts in Bangalore, New Delhi, Hyderabad & Chennai. This cab service has limited cars as of now in Mumbai with cars like Mercedes, BMW, Honda Accord, Toyota Innova, etc. Main fare details ( promotional rates … Read More

India gives visa on arrival to 180 countries.

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Government of India made a big big announcement for Indian travel industry and hopefully a big boost for Indian tourism by clearing two major steps – Visa on Arrival & Electronic Travel Authorization for all countries except 8 countries including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China. Basically it will be total shift … Read More

Minority Status for Jains

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Last week there was a news of Central government clearing the long pending request of Jains being given the minority status. There were few people from the Jain samaj who had gone and met Mr. Rahul Gandhi about this and then he put forward his positive view on this to … Read More

Polio free India – a great Hat-trick !!

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It feels really great to know India completed three years yesterday as a Polio free country. A great achievement for a country which has had many battles with this severe disease. It is a like a great win for all the people at different levels and organisations who have been … Read More

Ola Cabs launches Luxury Cabs

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Ola Cabs has launched luxury line of cab service in Mumbai which is based on concept of Uber cab service. This service will send a BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar, etc once you book through mobile app or call center. Main fare details : – Rs. 250/- for first 2 kms, basically … Read More

Visa free travel for Indian Passport holders.

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After my small vacation to Thailand I thought of getting and putting this info together of visa free travel or visa on arrival for Indian passport holders. NO VISA REQUIRED Bhutan British Virgin Islands Cook Islands Dominica El Salvador Grenada Haiti Jamaica Montserrat Micronesia Niue Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint … Read More

Clever TWITTER keyboard shortcuts.

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Following keyboard shortcuts can come in handy on Twitter also saving a lot of time. B = Block User F = Favorite J = Next Tweet K = Previous Tweet L = Close Open Tweets

Unbundled Fares for Airlines in India.

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The Indian Aviation sector is on track to get a big change after the The Minister for Civil Aviation Mr. Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately. As per the press release last evening, the aviation regulator has allowed … Read More

Curious Case of Indian Railways.

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It so happened that last month my uncle and aunty, both senior citizens in their mid-sixties , had to travel from Jaipur to Kolkata by train for which they had booked tickets well in advance by a couple of months via IRCTC website but it was in WL – waiting … Read More

Recruitment – an integral part of Human Resource Department.

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This guest post is by Prerna Nigotiya.   Human Resource is the core strength of any competitive organization and hence Recruitment forms an integral part of HR planning. Recruitment refers to the process of attracting, screening, and selecting qualified people for a job.  It acts as a link between the … Read More

Review – The new TATA Indica #VistaD90.

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Blog Adda with their Product Reviews Program, in association with TATA Motors recently had this promotion of reviewing the new TATA Indica Vista D 90 by selected few bloggers and luckily I was one of them to review it. A small video recording about the same can be found here on … Read More

Real Names of Some Big Companies.

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There are few companies which are very big and we take or use their names in our daily lives but still sometimes we don’s know their real names or full forms. Below are few names like this – DHL – based on the last names of the three founders, Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom … Read More

Show soft copy of plane tickets to enter into Airports.

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Bureau of Civil Aviation Security ( BCAS ) has issued a new orders which allows passengers to show your e-tickets on your smartphones or in an electronic format at the entry point to airport security and get access to the airport with effect from January 1, 2013. Many newspapers and sites … Read More

Airtel announces Data Share plan between 3 devices.

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Airtel announced an interesting data plan which will be very useful for users who carry multiple devices and also if you want to share a data plan with family members or friends.The Airtel Data Share Plan allows one to share 3G data between 3 devices. The plan is available for … Read More

Vodafone India Launches Online Customer Care Live Chat Support.

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Great news this morning for Vodafone users in India. Vodafone India has launched customer support through live chat. This service lets Vodafone customers chat to the customer care executive to solve their queries about their connection which saves a lot of time since it connects quickly, unlike a call to customer … Read More

Download all your tweets ..thanks to a new feature from Twitter.

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Good news to the twitter community as Twitter will start the option of having all your tweets downloaded at one place. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has promised in recent months that an option for users to download an archive of all the tweets from their accounts would be available this year. … Read More

Mobile Number Portability ( MNP) expected by February 2013 Nationwide.

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As per a report in Economic Times, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said that Mobile Number Portability (MNP) is expected to be rolled out Nationwide by February 2013. MNP allows the subscribers to retain their numbers even if they move to another state, irrespective of the service provider and also enables users to retain their … Read More

Twitter gets its own Instagram !

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After Instagram not allowing photo integration with Twitter any more , the tweeting community have some good news as Twitter introduced its photo filter options thanks to Aviary on both iOS and Android platform. Some basic features – – Apply one of eight different filters to instantly add a new … Read More

Gmail v4.2.1 update for Android 4.0 and 4.1.

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Google has updated Gmail for Android to version 4.2.1 that brings pinch-to-zoom feature for emails and a swipe to archive or delete to quickly delete or archive a mail from inbox. New features in Gmail for Android v4.2.1 for Android 4.0 or later Auto-fit messages to screen and message zooming Swipe messages … Read More

Why Should You Choose a Business Coach with Expertise in NLP?

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This guest post is by Stephen Licciardello. If you’re looking to hire a Business Coach for training employees to enhance output, a good question to consider would be – what kind of expertise is required to facilitate this? The options are numerous and varied, though Neurolinguistic Programming is often cited as … Read More

DHARAVI Walk with Ms.Rashmi Bansal & BlogAdda.

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Sunday 5th August 2012 turned out to be a very different and eye opening Sunday as I went on a Dharavi walk with Ms. Rashmi Bansal (author of “Poor Little Rich Slum”, Entrepreneur & Youth Expert ) and fellow bloggers organised by BlogAdda.   Dharavi famously known as the Largest … Read More

Top 3 Unpacking Tips.

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This guest post is by Abhishek.  Unpacking after a move can be time-consuming. Most individuals and families forget their laid-out plans after reaching the destination. To make sure that you are able to keep things organized in your new home, here are some unpacking tips for you.   Tip #1 … Read More

3 Cs of Simplicity.

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Complexity is one of the largest problems plaguing organizations, and most leaders yearn for more simplicity. But don’t confuse simple with easy. Ridding your organization, department, or process of unnecessary complexity requires careful attention. Remember these three Cs when trying to restore simplicity: Collaboration – Silos are the enemy of simplicity. … Read More

#BooksByCricketers – a twitter trend !

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Twitter witnesses lot of trending topics and people everyday ranging from all spheres of life and yesterday I saw interesting hashtag #BooksByCricketers which was trending for a long time on Twitter and it had some awesome collection of tweets from people across the globe. Since all of them very funny … Read More

Niche Social Networks.

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We all have been using Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc as social networking for all kinds of reasons – personal, professional, social, etc. But still there are few social networks and forums which cater to niche needs or niche areas. I thought of putting few niche networks on list and everyone … Read More

The Complete ANDROID Guide.

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It’s been more than 4 months since I switched to Android when I got the Samsung Galaxy Note and till date I’m enjoying it very much. I have always had this habit of exploring gadgets and learning to operate them by use and trial method. I rarely use the guide … Read More

One Time Password (OTP).

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Today I was booking my Dad’s airline ticket over the phone and in that the airline representative asked me for an OTP for making credit card payment. I had heard of this OTP before also and had done transactions with this but then I thought might as well write a … Read More

Happy Holi !

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Books VS eBooks

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I have been mulling over a subject for a while now, Books vs eBooks. Which is better? Being an avid reader for years I have loved each and every book I’ve ever read!  The experience of reading a book is wonderful and gives me an unmatchable satisfaction. Books for me … Read More

Top 10 Shipping Companies in the World.

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1 – United Parcel Service, Inc. Headquarters: Sandy Springs, Georgia, US. 2 – DHL Express Headquarters: Bonn, Germany. 3 – FedEx Corporation Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee, US. 4 -United States Postal Service Headquarters: Washington, D.C., US. 5 – Schenker AG Headquarters: Berlin, Germany. 6- TNT N.V. Headquarters: Hoofddorp, Netherlands. 7 -YRC Worldwide Headquarters: Overland … Read More

Increase in Investment limit for Public Provident Fund (PPF).

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There is some good news for all smart investors and readers who had read my previous post on Public Provident Fund (PPF) – A must have investment here on http://pranaynigotiya.com/business/public-provident-fund-ppf-a-must-have-investment/ . Central Government vide notification dated 25th November, 2011 has increased the limit for investment in Public Provident Fund (PPF) from existing Rs. … Read More

3 Simple steps to download & convert Youtube videos to Mp3.

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Many of us have been using Youtube for quite some time now for all kinds of needs of music, demo videos, sports, etc. Many a times I have faced this problem of downloading youtube videos. Here is a simple 3 step process of converting the song videos to Mp3 format … Read More

Social Media Etiquette Tips.

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This guest post is by Tamanna Bhanot. Social Media is gradually overtaking in-person networking and has become an indispensible part of our lives. “Facebook” has become a verb (“I’ll Facebook you”), “Tweet” is the new “message” (“He tweeted about it”) and “Ping” is the new “nudge”. Everyone has taken to … Read More

Social Media Strategist.

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In today’s time the most important part of any marketing or advertisement campaign is Social Media. Using of sites like Facebook, Twitter, etc and promoting products to customer has become the need of the hour. Whether it is a long running company like Samsung or a newly launched website like … Read More

STEVE JOBS –Lessons to be learnt from the Creative Genius.

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We all know what Steve Jobs did do the world with his company APPLE and its products. He turned around the way we listen to music, the way we use computers, the way we talk on phone, the way we use phone as a multi-purpose device, the way gadgets can … Read More

SKYPE – Multi-functional tool for Online Communication.

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I’ve been using Skype for quite some time now and I’m very happy and satisfied with it. In simple words if I need to tell the prime advantage of it then I would say “Total Value for Money and Time”. In today’s fast times everyone is looking to save time … Read More

Google Doodle on Uncle Pai.

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GOOGLE has continued its practice of keeping interesting and dedicating GOOGLE DOODLE by keeping  Anant Pai on his 82nd Birthday (17 September 1929 – 24 February 2011). Anant Pai popularly known as Uncle Pai was the creator of popular Indian comics Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) which were very popular in … Read More

Twitter launched in Hindi on Hindi Day.

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14th September as we all know is called HINDI DAY and on this special day the micro blogging site Twitter has launched its Hindi Version. It can be opened at – http://twitter.com/?lang=hi and once you type this you get the following on the your screen –           … Read More

How to add Facebook contacts on Google+ .

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Google + is the most happening thing on the Social Media sector these days all over the world. Since starting in late June 2011 it has been reported that over 25million people are already on board and the count is not only increasing daily but hourly. Google+ has become the … Read More

How to download previously purchased apps, songs, and books in iTunes.

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Heard about Apple’s iCloud beta and wondering how you can use it to download all your previously purchased apps, songs, and books in iTunes? Well you’re lucky, because with iTunes 10.3, it’s easy (although music is currently limited to US users only.) Here’s how to re-download your apps, music, and … Read More

Top 10 Most Expensive DIAMONDS in the World.

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10. The Allnatt Diamond ($ 3 Million) The Allnatt Diamond is a diamond the size of 101. 29 carat (20. 258 g) with a cushion cut, rated in color as Fancy Vivid Yellow by the Gemological Institute of America. The diamond is named after one of the holders, Major Alfred … Read More

Ayrton Senna- All Time Greatest F1 Driver.

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“Racing, competing, it’s in my blood. It’s part of me, it’s part of my life; I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else” – Ayrton Senna, 1960-1994 Racers and Formula 1 fanatics and enthusiasts will never forget one of the greatest F1 champions … Read More

WATER – The Best Energy Drink !

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Whenever someone asks me what’s my favourite drink , my instant answer to the question is WATER. I just love drinking water. People spend all kinds of money on the newest fad in energy drinks. When really though, the best thing for your health is to drink plenty of water. … Read More

Photography of Nature.

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You do not have to be a professional photographer to enjoy or take pictures of nature and thats the category I belong to as well. I just click what and where I feel like. Photography of nature can be done by anyone with a decent point and shoot camera and … Read More

Using FREQUENT FLYER Programs Smartly.

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Travelling is a very integral part of our lives. We travel for personal leisure trips or for business purposes. The pricing of tickets across all sectors whether its domestic or international has become really tricky I would say. Booking in advance has been the mantra always with everyone but not … Read More

Diamond Clarity Grades.

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An experienced professional uses a 10x power magnification in standardized light to examine the clarity grade. FL – Flawless – Loupe clean: no external or internal features. IF – Internally Flawless – no inclusions and only minor external features, with the exception of small external growth lines. VVS1, VVS2 – … Read More

MSD – The Management Guru.

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Indian Cricket Captain – MAHENDRA SINGH DHONI, has gained respect and appeal from all corners of the world because of the way he has led the team and held the expectation of the 2nd highest populated country in the world for the last 3-4 years. His universal appeal has led … Read More

SOCIAL MEDIA – Making Life Easier.

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Social Media has come a long way in helping in our lives in different ways. Different people from different regions and religions have different ways of using Social media in their respective routines and lives. Main players of Social Media have been Facebook, Orkut, Twitter , LinkedIn, etc but a … Read More

BEER CANS Creations.

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I just came across this fantstic creations of Beer Cans by a group. It is totally made out of recylced beer cans of a Turkish Beer Company. Creative mind and talent can do any thing.    

Public Provident Fund ( PPF ) – A must have investment.

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Since my early days I have always heard my father talking about The Public Provident Fund (PPF) and he has always advised everyone to go for it. I always wondered why he was so much after PPF and now I realise why PPF can be of great help and advantage … Read More

Interesting Things about Steve Jobs & Apple.

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Few Interesting facts, things, info, cool, secretive things about a very famous and renowned company APPLE and its owner STEVE JOBS.   Steve Jobs is a Buddhist. Steve Jobs’ biological father was a Syrian Muslim, Abdulfattah Jandali. Apple didn’t have two founders. It had three – Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, … Read More

My Travel

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In this category, I will be sharing my travel experiences and memories of different places where i have been , covering different countries, hotels, food items, etc. Also expect friends and guests to share their’s too.

What is the difference between http and https ?

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Don’t know how many are aware of this difference, but it is worth sharing with those who may not be aware. The main difference between http:/// and https:// is it’s all about keeping you secure. HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. The S (big surprise) stands for “Secure”. If … Read More

Tax Structure in India – Funny but TRUE !

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TAX STRUCTURE IN INDIA   1) Qus. : What are you doing? Ans. : Business. Tax : PAY PROFESSIONAL TAX! 2) Qus. : What are you doing in Business? Ans. : Selling the Goods. Tax : PAY SALES TAX!! 3) Qus. : From where are you getting Goods? Ans. : … Read More

Timeline of GOOGLE : 1995 – 2011 , continued….

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1995 – Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford University, when Brin shows Page, a prospective postgraduate student, around. The two apparently disagree about everything they discuss. 1996 – By this stage both computer science postgraduate students, the two collaborate on a search engine called BackRub, which eventually … Read More

Timeline of GOD of Cricket – SRT , 1988-2011

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February 23-25, 1988 A monster in the making Sachin Tendulkar, 14, and Vinod Kambli, 16 compile a 664-run unbroken partnership for Shardashram Vidyamandir against St Xavier’s at Azad Maidan. Kambli makes 349 not out, Tendulkar 326 not out. It remains the highest partnership recorded in any form of cricket, until … Read More

Letter by BLACKBERRY

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SMART PHONE, NOT-SO SMART OWNERDear Owner, I’m so lucky I’m your blackberry! You hold me with both your hands, being as gentle as gentle could be; You ensure that I am always with you; If I fall you are afraid of my injury; I always have your undivided attention, you … Read More

Census 2011.jpg

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Me and my family are the official part of 1.21 crore population of India. Thanks, Pranay Nigotiya. Sent from my BlackBerry® on Vodafone.

Anna Hazare

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Things to know about Anna Hazare and Lok Pal Bill 1.Who is Anna Hazare? An ex-army man. Fought 1965 Indo-Pak War. 2.What’s so special about him? He built a village Ralegaon Siddhi in Ahamad Nagar district, Maharashtra.

Producing & Cutting Centers of DIAMONDS.

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Africa – South Africa is the main producer of diamonds in Africa. Namibia is another country that produces diamonds Africa. Namibia is not a big producer as far as quantity is concerned, but its diamonds are of a high quality, 95% of the diamonds mined in Namibia’s Skeleton Coast are gem … Read More

Process of Formation for DIAMONDS.

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The diamond is a natural mineral composed mostly of carbon (99.95%). The diamond’s crystal structure belongs to the cubic system. The diamond is usually an octahedron and less often has the shape of a cube or a dodecahedron. The following conditions are needed to transform carbon into a diamond crystal: … Read More

Useful Twitter Abbreviations

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Twitter , as we have seen has grown leaps and bounds in last couple of years across the globe. Being on Twitter can sometimes be little difficult espcially if you are new because of the lingo used on the micro blogging site. We all know sometimes its very difficult to … Read More

Social Media Sites in India

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The growth of various social networking sites in India during the past year has been tremendous. The main attraction has been definitely Facebook and followed by LinkedIn and Twitter where as Orkut has slowed down.

A – Z of GenNext

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The new generation or so called gennext will have a different and new A-Z format – A – Apple B – Bluetooth C – Chatting D – Downlaod E – Email

Music production software – How to produce beautiful music

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Music is an essential part of everyone’s life and all covering all age groups. Different genres of music have different kinds of followers across the globe. Lot of people are professionally involved in various aspects of music like making music, singing or dancing on music, producing remixes of old and … Read More

Music editing software – Making excellent music

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Gone are the days when people use to run to the recording studios and used to work on the big machines for recording and editing any kind of music. The digital world storm has had its effect on the music world also. Whether it’s producing, mixing, editing, etc everything is … Read More

Brain Teaser – 1

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See if you can figure out what these seven words all have in common? Look at each word carefully. You’ll kick yourself when you discover the answer. This is so cool ….

A Puzzle on Lateral Thinking- good fun.

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This puzzle is called Lateral Thinking … Scroll down slowly and be honest to yourself. Stimulate your minds….Think like a wizard . . . If you want you can leave your feedback.

Basic Things to Keep in Mind for Staying Healthy

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A simple question why do we need to physicians and insurance organizations???? Simple answer – they come in handy when we fall sick or are unwell. We all are prone to falling sick but still we can do some basic things in order to try and stay healthy. Here are … Read More

General Tips for New Aspiring Photographers

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Feel from heart to start clicking. Feel free to click anything and everything and then sit and see what you can click better. Have passion for clicking pictures.

Simple Tricks for Google Search

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Lot of people round the world use Google for finding and searching anything and everything. It is one of the top search engine and used round the world. Here are few tricks which can be used get more of out Google –

Bird Photography

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One of the most difficult task in photography is clicking moving objects and esp. if objects are as fast as birds. There are lot of nature lovers constantly looking for a shot of birds which they can be proud of. This task is challenging but exciting because results sometimes can … Read More

FreeLance Photography.

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Photography is very attractive to people that’s why for some it is a job, for some a hobby, for some passion , etc. There are lot of individuals who practice photography as a freelancer which not only gives them flexibility but also opens lot many doors for work. It’s not … Read More

Lighting For Photography

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Lighting is one of the most important and core areas of photography. Whether you use lighting correctly or no makes an impact on overall look of any photo. The end result or impact of any picture depends strongly on lighting. The kind of picture and use of lighting generally reflects the personality of the photographer. There are no right or wrong ways to use light, only certain given facts about various situations. For example, taking a direct picture of metal or glass is going to cause the resulting picture to have a reflection of the flash, or flare as it is called.

Ways to Make Money Online especially Teenagers

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Teens are always looking to make some extra cash for an addition or an alternate to their pocket-money to fulfill their demands of clothes, mobiles, iPods, game consoles n game cd’s, etc. Here are few ways teens can make some extra cash online. 1. Writing Articles – Teens can make money … Read More

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