Category: Hyderabad!

Night School

josh | 1 Apr 2005, 2:54pm

Last evening I had to get out, even if it was just for an hour or so. The sultry afternoon had simmered down to a rather pleasant evening. I had half a mind to pull out my camera and take a few shots of the mango tree in my garden, juxtaposed against the deep orange hue of sunset. Somehow that never happened. Anyway, I head off to meet Hari who I

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A flat minor

josh | 20 Mar 2005, 8:35am

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A growing trend, though somehow passing unnoticed in the usual Hyderabadi style, is the somewhat shameful incidence of under aged drinking in local pubs, particularly among young girls. At random, a visit to any pub will confirm the almost complete lack of any age verification whatsoever. Moreover, women are allowed entry with minimum fuss.


The incentive and convenience is certainly there, within a three-kilometer radius of the most prestigious girls college in town, one finds quite a few prominent water holes.  Then there

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Sainikpuri Blast

josh | 19 Mar 2005, 1:30am

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This really did happen. Circa July 1999 I happened to witness the most extraordinary afternoon proceedings in Sainikpuri, a locality widely maintained as a quiet pensioners paradise. Quiet and calm certainly, save for the thriving college round the corner.



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josh | 17 Mar 2005, 9:49pm

Undoubtedly the pride and joy of people both sides of the lake.Remember what's important is that the pond is preserved as it were.To how many people these days does water come to mind everytime they see Hussain Sagar?

The stinking tank would have surely stung Salar Jung, who in his infinite knowledge could have never foreseen deterioration of a Nizamesque design to such an extent.But we keep it very simple, we have a Multiplex now, so for those unsatisfied-go jump!

Unlike Salar Jung,thankfully most of us know which one is the real eye-max.

Heavy rush, come early.

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