January: Started year by joining as contract employee at Google through HCL Technologies where I have directly worked with YouTube and oversee a few other projects including Hangouts. January also saw much awaited wedding of our Uncle Shri. Dattatreya Sharma and we have welcomed our aunt Smt. Vasundara to our family. Next in the same Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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It was always a difficult task to report a suggestion or complaint to Indian Railways as there would be no personnel available in time during journey and quite often we forget about it when we get off from the train. We feel who would go all the way to station master and report. If passenger Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I usually don’t like writing in public and as far as possible, would like to resolve problems directly with organizations and always love to retain relationships with my past employers. Unfortunately my experience with HCL Technologies Ltd is bitter. This is certainly a choice that I regret in my career life. I think others may Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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It was in 2010, I wrote a post on how I would like to see disability organizations and we are now in mid of 2015; but I don’t see any much change. I got a call from a disability organization (I prefer not to mention the name) and person who called me is their employment Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Hello everyone, Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and already a lot of energetic events including Inclusive Design Talks – #ID24 are happening across the world. Thanks to good friends, Jennison and Joe Devon who thought of creating such a platform to raise awareness in the community. The good part of this event is that Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Quite often we see a person who just does a business showcases they are super busy and sometimes avoid responding calls or emails with an excuse that they are busy. But there is one person I am fortunate enough to know in my life who in spite heading a reputed technological institution and on the Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I wanted to write this post about a year ago and finally able to get to it. My wife and I frequently travel by Indian Railways and for sometime, there are a few nice things that introduced by Indian Railways: Upgraded tickets: This happens when ticket has booked under waiting list. While booking the ticket Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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I extend warm greetings to all my fellow Indian and non-resident Indians on the auspicious occasion of India’s independence day! As we know India got its freedom in the year 1947 and thus far we have made a tremendous progress but we are a long way to go! While we celebrate the Independence day and Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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It was nice listening to Shri. Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister for Railways, Government of India as he presented his Railway budget for 2014-15. It is great to see that due importance has given to Passenger amenities, safety and cleanliness. Some of the points I liked from this budget are: Increasing qualities of passenger amenities including Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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This is for the first time, I have been carefully watching Indian Elections (Thanks to Kiran Kaja) and I’m really excited for the new government under the leadership of Narendra Modi. A big Congratulations to Mr. Mode and team. Also, congratulations to Mr. Chandra Babu Naidu and team of Telugu Desam Party for their victory Continue reading “/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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