Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Goodfellas



Our version of the Commission........the Lucky Luciano one....

...we order the flowers before the hit....











....and take tough decisions cheerfully......













my colleagues at our new office...photo 1.
Dr KK, flanked by Ravi (left) and Ranjan
photo 2.
Sanjay and Raman (l to r)





































while the Don keeps low profile....

Friday, August 17, 2007

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Sunday, July 15, 2007

China Gate

Somewhere behind that snow clad mountain is China......a view from a village about 40 km away....I was there...
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Rocking......

That rock on the right fell right in the middle of the road and this is the view if you had to swerve to avoid it.....

Chamoli....
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Snowy Mountain

I've never been this close to snow for a prolonged period......


Somewhere near Joshimath in Chamoli district.....March 2007
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Really cool.....

Nyla and Kavi on their version of the Cannes....
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Once upon a time in Goa....

Rukmini and Nyla....there's a time when you still build castles.....
The old firm in the gypsy waiting for nothing to happen.....
Some people never grow up.....they just keep biking........Kiran and Joy.....
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Music to moms


at some point moms want daughter to have the ears pierced........well Nyla actually enjoyed this....
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Grand occasion!

Nyla with Gramma and Grampa.........


Late October 2006...


with an India Gate backdrop...
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Saturday, March 03, 2007

Nyla Singh...!

Balle Balle .....on a form day, form day..............

Upvan Form Day 2007  Posted by Picasa

Lace maker...

Those white points in the picture around the threads aren't blemishes...

they're the pin heads. the pins are stuck on the board to create these intricate patterns...









The girl at the desk is the new talent ...


The lady in the background on the floor has been doing this for over 40 years...........

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Rural life.....

A village store in Kerala.....


Voting left front hasn't dampened consumer spending!


Wish every village in India has a store like this...

it would mean there's a lot more income floating around....

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Makri.....!

An enterprising sardar....
somewhere on the Raipur-Jagdalpur highway..

one ups MacDonald's...

Notice the "M" sneaked up over "Pride"...

great food...

great prices....

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On their knees!

that's what it takes.....
a bunch of kids in a wierd get up...
at the school do...
to get some empowered moms and dads...
on their knees....

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