How cricket can save other sports

Sun 17 January 2010 by Thejaswi Puthraya

The recent impasse between the Indian hockey players and the federation that finally caught the attention of the nation, might have been resolved till the hockey world cup next month. During this impasse, the media highlighted some disturbing questions like "Why other sports are meted step-motherly treatment?" and "Why is …

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5 funny myths on losing weight

Tue 12 January 2010 by Thejaswi Puthraya

With the new year day past us, lots of us would have made resolutions. It's another matter that most of the resolutions would have already been forgotten by now. A couple of friends resolved to lose weight and regain their shape.

In India, where every Tom, Dick and Harry gives …

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R.K Narayan's "A Tiger for Malgudi"

Sat 02 January 2010 by Thejaswi Puthraya

R.K. Narayan happens to be my favourite author because most of his stories are timeless and make for a light reading at the end of a heavy work day. He is undoubtedly the widest read author in India, right from high school kids to retired grandparents. Clearly, this reflects …

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Need a challenging job

Mon 12 October 2009 by Thejaswi Puthraya

September 25th, was the last day at my previous job with Citi. I had taken the decision after a slight deterioration in health and lack of satisfaction.

If you have an interesting and challenging job, then please contact me.

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A movie review: Quick Gun Murugan

Sun 30 August 2009 by Thejaswi Puthraya

"My name is Murugan...Quick Gun Murugan". Sounds familiar? No, it's not from a 'desi' James Bond flick but from the movie Quick Gun Murugan that released all over India this weekend.

Murugan, played by seasoned actor Rajendra Prasad is a garishly dressed, gun-trotting 'vegan' cowboy out there to save …

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A healthy fast food recipe for bachelors!

Mon 17 August 2009 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Two weeks back, my office work hours changed. It couldn't have been more inconvenient, from 4:30am every morning.

I was really pissed and no matter how much I tried to plead for a slight delay to 6:30am or for a status quo, no one responded.

The first couple …

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(Hopefully) Storm after lull

Mon 23 March 2009 by Thejaswi Puthraya

(Hopefully) Storm after lull

I have been very silent on the blogging front for over three months. I attribute it to two reasons:

  • Work
  • My inability to rise early or stay late :(

Since changing schedule at work is out of the question, I have decided to rise early and blog …

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6 months with Citigroup

Tue 02 December 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

6 months with Citigroup

With today, I will be completing 6 months with Citigroup. Here are my observations like in my previous post:

  • I really love work, it is challenging and I get to work in something that I am passionate about.

  • Love working with the fantastic team and awesome …

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6 months in Chennai

Mon 01 December 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

6 months in Chennai

With today, I will be completing 6 months in Chennai. I came to Chennai to join my first job after college and here are few one-liners to recap this period:

  • I really hate the coastal weather where you sweat at any and every point of the …
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Shocked by the terror strikes in Mumbai

Sat 29 November 2008 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Shocked by the terror strikes in Mumbai

It's been a harrowing 60 odd hours for the Mumbaikars and they have shown great resilience through this period. Now that the operation of neutralizing the terrorists is officially over, the finger-pointing by politicians will soon start.

We are tired off this, every …

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