When I first stumble on a blog, I love to read the about me page. WordPress sent me a notification when Narayan liked a post on my blog. His about me page is one of the most breath-taking page I’ve read in quite a while. I think anything more I write here is just keepingContinue reading “About Narayan”
Yesterday, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra addressed the State about the upcoming cyclone likely to hit the coast of Maharashtra today (June 3). There has been torrential rain since 3 pm yesterday. The rain subsided late yesterday evening and was since a drizzle. We went to check that our vehicles were secure. We put theContinue reading “Cyclone Nisarga Effect – Pune”
This was originally posted on my blog http://pradx.posterous.com on December 25, 2011. Found this post on the Wayback Machine. For the last few days, I have been hunting for two things – various clubs/hang outs/societies related to Geography and how I can become a professional geographer. In my search, I found out this beauty ofContinue reading “Vertical Urbanism”
This was originally posted on https://pradx.posterous.com on 24 December, 2011. Found again using the Wayback Machine. Last week, I re-discovered my love for geography. Here are my evolving thoughts and how I hope to move from the pursuit of geography from my background in mechanical engineering.
This article originally appeared on my blog http://lifeofpradeep.wordpress.com. I recovered the post using Wayback Machine. During preparations of WikiConference India 2011, I had wanted to do an OpenStreetMap workshop. Lack of internet stopped us from doing it at the Conference venue as well. After the Conference, I’m now trying to learn and edit OpenStreetMap myself. As I thoughtContinue reading “#pincodegeo”
I have written on various platforms – Blogger, WordPress, Tumblr andPosterous on various issues. This is another blog that seeks to reduceall of my writings and put them into one place whether I like it ornot. It also simultaneously will act as a reservoir of my move tominimization in other aspects of my life whilst IContinue reading “Road to Minimisation”
I have been around in Chembur since 1992 or so. Since then, the town has changed a lot. The municipal swimming facility in Chembur, now called General Arun Kumar Vaidya Swimming Pool. This was part of the overall naming and renaming exercise undertaken by the right-wing Shiv Sena which swept into power in 1994 inContinue reading “Swimming Pool in Chembur”
We all knew it was bad. This is the confirmation. CNN-IBN investigation of water in India’s metro cities: New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Mumbai. How is it in the rural areas if its bad in the metros? Not that bad actually. Read the full story here.
Preetam Rai of Global Voices reports: Cathy Bythesea is asking her readers to help her collect a thousand bears for Bicol. Bicol region was badly hit by the typhoon Reming. “Stuffed toys have been known to be effective comfort givers in times of extreme stress and fear. To children, stuffed animals are more than toys,Continue reading “Typhoon in the Philippines”