So, I Was Thinking About This GST Thing.. — Pune365

The government is going to streamline taxation and stuff. I think it’s great. GST is an Indirect Tax, which is very different from a Direct Tax. Analysts and financial people understand the difference. I haven’t been raised to care about the difference. All I have been raised to care about is that if there… via So, […]

Life On Rent – No Single People Please!

There’s a matter of grave concern that is vexing a few of my neighbours. A matter of grave concern. And I know it’s been brewing for a few months now, maybe longer. There are these young boys who rent one of the apartments in the society. … yes, that’s the grave concern. Bachelor boys renting… via […]

Three Masters And An Apprentice – A Jazz Encounter in Pune

Three Masters And An Apprentice – A Jazz Encounter in Pune

A balmy Thursday night. A well known jazz cafe. Two renowned Jazz musicians. An upcoming jazz drummer. A setting for an interesting evening by any yardstick. And then throw in a welcome surprise – another renowned jazz musician – and you have an electric evening of progressive jazz. The scene was at Shisha Jazz Cafe […]

“I’ll See Your Troll and Raise You One Notable Woman Scientist”

Brilliant insight into the challenging life of a dedicated woman admin of Wikipedia, and how she channelised the resultant negative energy into productivity; (Explicit language). At Backchannel, Andrew McMillen writes on how one young Wikipedia admin fights back at trolls by raising the profile of notable women in science, one new Wikipedia page at a time. via […]

Appocalyptica … Inky Pinky Ponky

Appocalyptica … Inky Pinky Ponky

The other day I was walking about aimlessly, looking here, looking there, generally in a lethargic mood, undecided about what I would do next, what I wanted to do, and very aware that in the meanwhile, work and errands and chores were piling up. It felt good to just take a walk without purpose – […]

Twitter Dear Twitter: Where is thy India Time zone, INR payment option?

Twitter Dear Twitter: Where is thy India Time zone, INR payment option?

So, the other day I decided to add Twitter Ads to my recommended media strategy for small businesses. I like Twitter, always have since I started using it. It’s simple, effective, and can be a very efficient advertising platform. But then, during the set-up process, I discovered that Twitter does not list Indian Standard Time […]