@5anket Yup. More on Flickr: flickr.com/p…25006527259/[+]
@DilliBelle Arrey DM to check karo! :)
Sigur Ghat road, a drive up memory lane. prateekrungt…ur_ghat_road[+] /cc @5anket
@beastoftraal Ah yes, Bollywood Hungama. The elephant in the room. Guess I’ll just have to make do with them until the 3rd. Thanks!
@beastoftraal Hey Karthik, is Rockstar out on some online store already? Flipkart says the CD release is still 3 days away.
And on that note by Mr @zeldman, slides from my “[Introduction to] Typography for the Web” presentation from last year: speakerdeck….-for-the-web[+]
@rungtaakki Ah, Sita Sings the Blues. Great movie, isn’t it? @rashmiswamy
@souvikdg @lokallobaat 1500! That’s crazy even by Delhi standards. Ek to hum ja chuke hain, do ghar ke peeche hai, bacha Nizamuddin. There.
@5anket Lucky bugger.
When did this happen?
How ridiculous is it that there’s no real credible platform for buying music online in India? This needs to be fixed. blogs.wsj.co…ndian-music/[+]
@gonsalves_r Hahaha, jsFoo-Bar. Classic! @souvikdg
@DilliBelle Just the two of us then. Hmm. :)
@gonsalves_r Haha. Well @souvikdg tells me there are a few in Bangalore as well, the palace grounds one probably the largest of the lot.
@gonsalves_r Thanks! You’ll be busy with jsFoo I suppose. :-)
More details on the @bellycentric blog bellycentric…-ananda-mela[+]
To all who love to curse me after my weekend food reports, here’s a chance to be on the receiving end come Sunday. yfrog.com/kjajslkj[+]
To all you wonderful bloggers and non-techies, fear no longer your occasional tryst with HTML & CSS: dontfeartheinternet.com/[+] by @jessicahische.
Okay folks, here’s your 1st Oct Saturday afternoon taken care of: Red Bull F1 event at Rajpath followed by Indian Ocean twitter.com/…547250241537[+]
If you found The Music Project prateekrungt…/422.webmark[+] even remotely interesting, you’re going to love the @dewarists youtube.com/…ure=youtu.be[+]
@StrangelyYours That sounds right. Wish I remembered saying that though :) But hey, thanks!
So @SlainPorcelain interested in @miranjdesign?
@mighty_boosher Amitating dost.
Thanks for the dropoff yesterday. Something tells me I wouldn’t have done too well on the public transport.
@anexasajoop @prtksxna No, it’s not. But then, embrace constraints?
@ConfuseusSay My weekly gaali khaoing time. Love it!
Today’s spoils: mini idlis, watermelon juice, chole bhature, leechi ice tea, garden burger, diavola pizza, penne arrabiata, spaghetti peppe…
@prtksxna @anexasajoop You mean you don’t use asterisks for plain-text emphasis? Haww!
@rakeshrach I’m afraid it will. :(
I’ll let @souvikdg offer a non-literal translation when he comes around.
Original tweet, for all the favourite ’ing love: twitter.com/…373466812416[+]
Nusrat’s gem— काली काली जुल्फों के फंदे ना डालो हमें ज़िन्दा रहने दो ऐ हुस्नवालो ना छेरो हमें हम सताए हुए हैं बहुत ज़ख्म सीने पे खाए हुए हैं
Some strange bug is not letting me re-tweet @souvikdg sharing a gem of song by the great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, so I’m just going to quote:
@anexasajoop Good luck Pooja. Go kern the world!
Bloody hell. Up at 5! Weirdest side-effect of free beer. #KFBeerUp
@xAbhishek Dude, you have to give me ‘Batman - Under the Red Hood’ next time we meet. Pukka.
@keeperofthekeys Beginners’ mistake. Some misplaced sense of security that carrying 5 meals worth food is your videshi diet taken care of.
@pardekaduniya Shor In the City, Shaitan, Yeh Saali Zindagi?
The Music Project. Way too few have come across this excellent video series featuring local indie music talent. prateekrungt…/422.webmark[+]
@DilliBelle Seen this yet? trailers.app…ragontattoo/[+] I didn’t know David Fincher was behind the adaptation!
@lokallobaat Drat, wrong link. The correct one: thedelhiwall…ddin-dargah/[+] @mighty_boosher
@lokallobaat So the qawwals in the video are actually locals from the Nizami Bandhu family. Nice touch. thedelhiwall…uslim-delhi/[+] @mighty_boosher
@ConfuseusSay Exactly! @DilliBelle
@ConfuseusSay Italian, not American. But alas…
Still looking for a housemate. 1 room vacant in a 3BHK at Vasant Kunj, ready to occupy from 1st Oct. More details: delhi.craigs…7796071.html[+]
@gonsalves_r Yes please. I’ve been looking for a chance for some time now.
@s_shashank_s I think I’ve even paid a fine at one point for losing my paper printout. So relieved they’ve finally come around to this.
@rungtaakki Punctuality. It runs in the batch. :P @5anket @wateva
@lokallobaat This songs makes me want to re-visit even sooner. Perhaps you can join us @mighty_boosher and see the dargah for yourself.
@mighty_boosher Absolutely. Only gets better with multiple viewings.
@lokallobaat They did film at the Nizamuddin dargah. mumbaimirror…e-music.html[+]
If you thought Wes Anderson took it a bit too far with “The train’s lost” in The Darjeeling Ltd, well you were wrong! articles.tim…ain-schedule[+]
Soft-copy PDFs / screen-shots finally being accepted as valid tickets on Indian Railways. irctc.co.in/VRM.htm[+]
@lokallobaat @souvikdg Yes, noticed that earlier today. Was going to suggest adding it to our list.
“हया तो छोड़ो बेहया की चाल भी खा जाए
और अगर परोसा जा सके तो ख्याल भी खा जाए”
@gonsalves_r @siracusa @jasim_ab HAHAHAHA. That was totally RAD!
Also, -1 to my internet geek cred for managing to miss this.
@jasim_ab Haha, you’re welcome! This page by @siracusa from his epic Lion review might be of interest arstechnica….x-10-7.ars/5[+] @gonsalves_r
@gonsalves_r Beautiful. A little suspicious of the skeumorphic approach though, especially for the long run. @jasim_ab
@BrahmiComputing looks up Caravan magazine phone numbers :P
Dare to [fucking] think beyond Facebook.
@souvikdg Stealth real-world cases (by Twitter) for testing if the ‘Deny’ button works as advertised.
@DilliBelle @lokallobaat *Ass, Yoo Ass Aye.
@pricelessjunk Hipster. Replace flip-flops with chappals for added effect.
@5anket Samples from the Indian indie music scene: twitter.com/…215523500032[+]
Btw, you should totally follow that twitter account. #ShamelessPlug
@lokallobaat 20th September. 2 more days!
@DilliBelle Btw, you should totally fave this tweet: twitter.com/…437306744833[+]
@souvikdg I’ve had better. Idlis are not their strong point. However, I think this place fills the gap that Andhra Bhavan’s breakfast left.
@5anket There there. Well actually, it’s all here here. :P
@DilliBelle Yes, I love you too. :P
Idli, Upma, Set Dosa, Bisi Bele Bhath, Watermelon juice & Rasmalai ice-cream at the Karnataka Sangha food centre.
“Hey! I think we met sometime in Melbourne.”
“Did we? At Uni? I don’t remember… wait, oh yeah, I fixed your router in 1st year!”
@pricelessjunk @keeperofthekeys A Delhi vs Bangalore Hot Chocolate Fudge post? You should do that just so we can link from @bellycentric. :P
@iTreanor Ah, the geek legacy lives on! :)
What’re you up to these days?
@iTreanor DPS RKP. Wait, do I know you?
@iTreanor अरे क्या बताऊँ पुल्कित जी । ऐसे solid breaks लगते हैं ना इन नए बसों में, शरीर का एक एक organ हिल जाता है !
@lokallobaat Don’t think this is happening for me. Mani Kaul though I’m also very interested in. When are you back?
@xAbhishek How about Mamagoto? Most authentic Thai curry me and @lokallobaat have had in Delhi so far. zomato.com/n…mamagoto-947[+] @souvikdg
Ladies, 9 months or 9 #DTC bus rides. #youprefer
@xAbhishek Cusine? @souvikdg
BB King and John Mayer, ladies and gentlemen youtube.com/…ure=youtu.be[+] & youtube.com/…ure=youtu.be[+]
Blues. Slow dancing. Drag, drag, drag… where’s my single malt?
@keeperofthekeys Um, okay.
@keeperofthekeys This might help facebook.com/login.php[+]
I’d gone for last week’s sketch night and it was howlarious!
@mighty_boosher Shoot me an email. Address is on miranj.in[+]
@rakeshrach And lest you miss out, Coldplay’s new single: youtube.com/…=J6ZWlDks0nQ[+]
@rungtaakki So proud of you :’)
@BrahmiComputing And funny: ‘ताज़ा करें’ for ‘Refresh’.
@keeperofthekeys … Wine Wine!
Super Mario Brothers, the Great Wall of China. (by lucas78) flickr.com/p…/5876542492/[+]
Eena Meena Deeka, Dai Damo Deeka… @miranjdesign stereo.
Dilbar dilbar dilbar, haan dilbar dilbar. Dilbar dilbar dilbar, haan dilbar dilbar. #DTC stereo
@gonsalves_r Wouldn’t that be convenient. :P @xAbhishek
@xAbhishek Here’s some expert advice to help you out:
@jasonsantamaria – twitter.com/…719501258752[+]
@adactio – adactio.com/…ournal/1700/[+]
@xAbhishek Thumb rule is to try to read long form text yourself and then return to reading the OS interface. Does it feel natural?
@xAbhishek I wouldn’t be so harsh as to call it unreadable, but a few notches higher would be a lot more comfortable on the iPhone screen.
@xAbhishek Good work! Why the small font-size at phone widths though? Text should be readable without zooming, don’t you think? @lut4rp
Spicy, masaledaar, garma garam naans at Kake Di Hatti. New on @bellycentric bellycentric…ake-di-hatti[+]
And a good night to you too!
#DTC bus driver halts before a flyover. Conductor shouts, “neeche se neeche se, phir laft lena. Arrey koi samne khada ho kar raasta bata do”
@aroradush Loha garam hai. Kamra khaali ho raha hai. Shift kar jaiye, phir training shuru! :)
@aroradush I just completed the first book (for the nth time) again! All triggered by someone’s re-tweet of a quote from the book.
@aroradush “Ah, music, a magic beyond all we do here.” —Dumbledore.
@s_shashank_s I’ve seen photos of the Nizamuddin one. Is it the one on the way to the Dargah? And woah, a new discovery in Dwarka! Details?
@aroradush Sitting atop a body of work that includes Khosla ka Ghosla, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye and Love Sex aur Dhoka! :)
@xAbhishek At 6AM and 6PM to be precise. Be on time and you might just catch the transition. :) @rashmiswamy
Came across as a very sensible, realist fellow who doesn’t live in a world of hopes and “if only”s. No wonder he is where he is.
Interesting Q&A session with Dibakar Banerjee today before the screening of Oye Lucky. Talk of life in Delhi+Bombay, offbeat cinema & more.
Hidden in plain sight. The 15th century Ugrasen ki Baoli at Hailey Road, Connaught Place prateekrungt…sen_ki_baoli[+]
@aroradush Not that Nolan has a trademark style, but I know what you mean. Have you seen his first feature ‘Following’?
@aroradush Yup, still open. People are calling and visiting everyday so hurry!
@lokallobaat Ah yes, they were the ones behind the ‘Naya Cinema Festival’ at Mumbai. twitter.com/…311955968000[+]
@lokallobaat Wow, Enlighten have a god awful website. Who’d have thought looking at those nice pamphlets? enlighten.co…mHome_2.aspx[+]
@lokallobaat Oye, @souvikdg said he might be coming.
@aroradush Working your way through the list I see. Good, very good.
@anexasajoop Oh goodie! Our beloved markup and stylesheets can misbehave at times though, so if you need any help, feel free…
@anexasajoop So, so very much. May I ask what you’re bringing to life?
OH @souvikdg: “I found a guy working at Infosys Bangalore.”
@lokallobaat: “That could be anyone on the street, no?”
@pricelessjunk Communicate to them a definite age upper limit.?
@lokallobaat @mighty_boosher Also, I think I can say for sure now that I’ll be attending Startup Saturday tomorrow.
@mighty_boosher Haha, well at least you had a thinner bottle at your disposal. Poor fellow is having to rely on just warm water here.
@mighty_boosher Hahaha! I shall deliver your sympathy once I’m done laughing.
Housemate’s hands stuck with fevikwik. He missed the crucial “Keep out of reach from children.”
@aroradush I liked it. We missed the session at 7:30 but caught the one at 10. Will be returning for that, the awesome halva we had + more!
@eclairsk3 I know! Bloody fool, doesn’t know what’s good for him. @erm_wat
@eclairsk3 Ha! C’mon @erm_wat, you should spend your b’day with the most important people in your life, like me. :P
@erm_wat Dude why is your phone not turned on and on roaming?
@VerbalKungFu Sorry, 6k sounds more like a full weekend general admission ticket. Grandstands in Melb were $300+ on race day. @souvikdg
@GitikaMandekar Hot. What a darling.
@erm_wat Jealous much?
@VerbalKungFu So 6k (provided you’re getting a grandstand seat) might be worth it, but hey, this is India and you can never tell. @souvikdg
@VerbalKungFu But the 2 races I attended at Melbourne were more like carnivals with activities happening from 8am till late night. @souvikdg
@VerbalKungFu The race itself is hard to follow unless you’re listening to the commentary and/or facing one of the giant screens. @souvikdg
@aroradush @niyambhushan @lokallobaat FYI, me and @souvikdg will be heading to the dargah around 8.
@erm_wat Dude your birthday is today, September 8th. You’ve taken it to another level this time. :P @sonix15
@s_shashank_s So Shashank, are you heading to the dargah tonight? What time? @souvikdg @gonsalves_r
@NipunKedia DETAILS :P
Reminds of the ducks from Finding Nemo. yfrog.com/mg2mbkp[+]
@keeperofthekeys XKCD high five! Was explaining this to my housemates during the mohalla get-together after the quake.
Also, apt. xkcd.com/723/[+]
@keeperofthekeys Yes, must be something about my generation. @lokallobaat’s first quake too and @aroradush still didn’t feel them tremors!
@souvikdg Heard this idiot on the idiot box saying in a bored tone, “No our instruments did not record any strong seismic activity.”
@keeperofthekeys Thank you! :P
@gonsalves_r I had written “not stirred”. Deleted just before posting. Didn’t want to make it too obvious. @souvikdg
@souvikdg Earthquake. Shaken!!
@sonix15 Yup. One part of me is going… finally! :P
Damn. No one got the joke.
First live quake experience. Left quite shaken.
@souvikdg I doubt shorts will be an issue, but just to be on the safer side… yes.
Housemate moving out end of Sep, 1 room vacancy in our furnished [email protected] Vasant Kunj. Ping me for details if you’re looking for accommodation.
@gonsalves_r My my, you’re too kind. Enjoying this collaboration.
@chigateri Updated the list. Thanks! twitter.com/…ta/shepherds[+]
@mighty_boosher Wordpress yes, Vbulletin no. :-/
@mighty_boosher No worries. Will let you know on Friday. @lokallobaat
Third dinner. Oh yeah!
@mighty_boosher The info page seems to be a Google Doc embedded using an iframe. Some ext must be blocking. docs.google….mbedded=true[+] @lokallobaat
@aroradush Around 8pm, eh @souvikdg?
@mighty_boosher 2 to 6pm, American Centre, KG Marg. Probably going. Were you looking at the right page? startupsatur….php?eid=156[+] @lokallobaat
@niyambhushan No real plan actually, just out of interest. Don’t know who’ll be performing this week. Interested? livemint.com…s-music.html[+]
@lokallobaat Camera taiyaar rakhiyo.
@mighty_boosher Oh you should definitely attend this month’s. Travel and tourism themed! @lokallobaat
@lokallobaat Probably. Will take a final call on Friday depending on availability and the full speaker lineup.
Reminder: Heading to Nizamuddin Dargah on Thursday for a night of sufi music. Any one interested is welcome to join.
@aroradush Like @souvikdg said, no real plan as such. Just sufi music and hopefully some good food. Background reading: livemint.com…s-music.html[+]
@gonsalves_r ‘God sent’ is how I like to think of Dropbox. :)
Talking to auto drivers is always fun, but these Jodhpur autowallas+@FOGGodyssey take it to another level foggodyssey….-confession/[+] via @start_mag
140 character filmy doses from the younger Rungta over at @pardekaduniya.
Old school over at @ohnoir.
@pallavimanchi Nice hosts, good food, great place, isn’t it? Been hunting for a similar setting in Delhi, in vain. Guess it’s the weather.
@jackerhack Could be these guys. robosoftin.com/[+] They built the iPad app & seem to offer Android dev too.
“Thats why these beautiful postcard photos are a lie. Their calmness insults our wisdom for we knew what happened later thedelhiwall…uslim-delhi/[+]
@xAbhishek Sadly, yes. It’ll still be up for an year or so before they turn it off completely.
Sunday project: rungta.tumblr.com/[+]
I can haz tumblr blo—err, home page.
Open Invite: Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya Dargah, this Thursday night (8th Sep).
@keeperofthekeys Not lists, just don’t follow those you don’t want on your timeline.
@keeperofthekeys Ah but here you can choose to not listen without offending the speaker.
That build up to an eagerly awaited Rahman soundtrack release.
@gonsalves_r Yeah. “Doubt even Adobe apps take this long to install.” Wait. Adobe AIR. What was I thinking? :P
@gonsalves_r Violating my computer. Doubt even Adobe apps take this long to install.
@keeperofthekeys That Twitter छोडना बुरी चीज़ होती है । @pricelessjunk
@souvikdg @aroradush Disgust?
@lut4rp The realised joys of a physical existence. Great story!
@jackerhack I’ve kept it around for very specific tasks: World time, Currency conversion, Calendar, Mint stats and now Google Analytics.
@pricelessjunk Ah, I see it now. Should complete the entire timeline before questioning mindlessly. Still, awesome logo. @keeperofthekeys
@keeperofthekeys Lesson learnt? :P @pricelessjunk
@pricelessjunk Nice new logo! When did this happen?
@jackerhack I’ve ditched Basecamp myself, but Highrise has fit the bill really well. We’re still on the free plan.
@jackerhack Highrise works great for us. highrisehq.com/[+]
Of the people that I have nothing but disgust for, motorists who splash water on pedestrians, cycle riders, autos etc. must be right up top.
@immortalmechano Not in our dictionary. :P
@immortalmechano There’s a reason that page says “hire” ;-)
Oh, and as I’m sure you can tell, we @miranjdesign are open for new projects. Have us make your next awesome website: miranj.in/hire-us[+]
All this pizza talk at @miranjdesign HQ reminding me of Melbourne; Lygon Street, Hardware Lane and that one time I was served pepperoni.
@DilliBelle I hope it’s for not liking the Atif Aslam overdose.
Full-on Atif Aslam on the @miranjdesign HQ stereo today. :-/
@goberoi @BOMProduction They’re operating out of the US and have licensed songs as far as I know.
@goberoi Thanks mate! Great work on BCS too. Our Indian film scene is finally getting some proper web design love. /cc @BOMProduction
@PranavBakliwal Signal vs Noise. Case in point: http://t.co/op1fHPx
@DilliBelle I suddenly feel all powerful. Let’s see: Twitter’s quarantine room. For stay orders on people with too many followers. :P
@PranavBakliwal stellar.io/rungta[+] but hush now ;-)
Today’s #dhinchakRingtone heard on the bus: “Oye oye, oye oye, oye o o aaa…
@pricelessjunk Best thing about Indian festivals, no?
Afore linked awesome Bollywood covers site by @goberoi.
Anu Malik FTW! Watch Bollywood ripoffs with the originals side by side bollywoodcoversongs.com/[+] /via @nimbupani
@milliblog you have to see this.
OS X tip: Word Breaks for Nerds red-sweater….ks-for-nerds[+]
@souvikdg Oooh that is a gold mine. Nos. 7, 9, 13 standouts and the big bang number 20! :P