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Time to move my mobile number from Airtel to Reliance Jio!


Airtel has been my default telecom operator choice since I’ve got my number from them. It was the best in coverage and offers at that time. Ever since Jio has disrupted the telecom industry everything changed. It has take the telecom industry by storm and brought itself lots of new users. At first I was skeptical about Reliance Jio. I thought it may not be at par with others. But as timeClick to continue...

Kirshna’s Modern Gita to Arjuna by the way of G.S.T


​Krishna’s modern Gita to Arjuna. Hey Partha, change is a rule  of life. One which was sales tax till yesterday, is VAT today and will be GST  tomorrow.  What are you crying for? Whatever you got is from customer; whatever you earned, you gave it to Govt; still what saved you gave it to your spouse; you neither owned anything earlier nor will in future, so why are you fearing unnecessarilyClick to continue...

Microsoft Garage releases Dictate – Voice to text app for Microsoft Word


This is my first dictated post of Microsoft Word using the Microsoft Garage project Dictate. I am quite happy to see voice recognition finally coming to Microsoft Office directly from Microsoft itself. Till date we had 3rd party software supporting voice dictation for Microsoft Office products. This one however is from Microsoft’s software developing wing. Speech recognition typing softwareClick to continue...

Mahabharata War Statistics – Army strength of Pandavas & Kauravas


Kurukshetra, the place where the war was fought , was spread over an area of 128 sq kms during the time of Mahabharata. Lets define a term Akshauhini. Refer to the table below : Pandava had 7 Akshauhini and Kaurava 11 Akshauhini armies. So a total of around 20 million infantry fought this battle , where as in later years Chandragupta Maurya had close to 8 Million , Ashoka had close to 6 MillionClick to continue...

Books you should read (or try) before you die-Knowledge is power!


Books have helped us all learn since ages. From the ancient times to modern times, they still are the big deal. Fancy iPads and E Book readers don’t give you much pleasure than reading a simple and beautiful book does. If you want to develop yourself, improve your habits and achieve high, YOU need to READ! So why not start today? I am laying down the list of some books that I have read andClick to continue...

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