Archive from October, 2013
Oct 28, 2013 - Scribblings    28 Comments

Is It Worth Going On The Jagriti Yatra?

Some of you might remember me taking part in the Jagriti Yatra (previously Tata Jagriti Yatra) and writing about it. This was in 2010.

Lately, many folks I know are being selected for the yatra, which can only mean that my circle has some amazing people in it. Attending the yatra isn’t free, and most of them wont quality for a full sponsorship. Currently the cost of the yatra is 46,500 INR. Getting to the location and other expenses can easily make the total cost of the yatra at about 50,000 INR.

50k isn’t cheap. My college tuition fees for 4 years was about 26k. Most software professionals getting started with their career would have to toil  for 2 or even 3 months to make 50k. So when they ask, ‘Is it worth going to the Jagriti Yatra’, I can try and understand their question.

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Oct 20, 2013 - Obsessions    4 Comments

5 Good Books I Read In 2013

I was obsessed with reading in high school. I have read every one of those Hardy Boys hard cover novels that was out there at that time.

I lost this obsession while I was in college. However, recently I have managed to bring it back to life. Biographies and Travelogues replaced Novels and Fiction.

This year, I have been reading quite a lot and here are 5 amazing book recommendations from the books that I have read so far this year.

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