After a gap of few months, I am hoping to continue posting my select few tweets (from http://twitter.com/aparanjape ) here.
- Nice slideshow by Kuni Takahashi with my story on Kashmiri Pandits – http://nyti.ms/9E2ZzP 10:53 AM Jun 6th via TimesPeople Retweeted by you and 15 others
- #Pune #Food Nostalgia – 1980s Favorites by @aparanjape is one of our #spicypicks @ http://adda.at/spicy4 8:30 PM Jun 5th via HootSuite Retweeted by you and 1 other
RT @CNETNews High-end server chips breaking records http://bit.ly/mqtLq
RT @indianomics SMSGupShup has 22 million users in India. Much more than facebook, Twitter and orkut combined http://bit.ly/16B8qD
A friend’s crossword got published in the premium puzzles section of the Sunday New York Times…! http://is.gd/2Ixcd
RT @googlenews Cheney says he would have attacked Iran over nukes, but Bush said no – New York Daily News http://bit.ly/PnK9t
Finally watched #TareZaminPar Agree with most reviews – it’s a great movie by Bollywood standards. Though just a ‘good’ movie globally.
Nice article by Vivek Wadhwa. Doubt with 9.5% unemployment in US, Obama will listen 😦 http://is.gd/2HS5I Free the H-1Bs, Free the Economy
Funds between $ 500 billion – 1.4 trillion, belonging to Indians parked in safe havens abroad http://is.gd/2GOEp
RT @HarvardHealth Fatigue may be a sign of depression. 20%-40% of people who seek help for ongoing fatigue suffer from depression or anxiety
Good question! A decent amount..I think. RT @Cleartrip How much extra would you be willing to pay to watch television with no advertising?
RIP Chandrayaan – India’s first moon mission was a great first step! RT @ndtv Radio contact with Chandrayaan-I spacecraft lost
http://is.gd/2EdvL CNET: US Bill would give president emergency control of Internet
http://is.gd/2E6qM A planet 10x of Jupiter and 50x closer its star, than earth-sun distance: Is it violating the laws of physics??
#punetraffic Really, Pune drivers need a crash(no pun intended) course in lane discipline! With the JM/FC Rd oneways, this is urgent.
Shikimic acid: found in a plant in China – main ingredient for producing Oseltamivir, active ingredient of Tamiflu http://is.gd/2ClXQ
From that first oil well in Pennsylvania, we have come a long way… http://bit.ly/3YA0gO Happy 150th Birthday, Oil Drilling!
Test drove the New Laura 2.0 lt. Terrific car. Deriving from a @d7y quote – ‘its an epitome of understated luxury’
Only Onion can do this! RT @TheOnion ‘Kennedy Curse’ Claims Life Of 77-Year-Old Tumor-Riddled Binge-Drinker http://bit.ly/jwj
Pune’s police commissioner started his blog on August 20, 2009: http://bit.ly/3dBI7g via @punemirror
Comparing specs of @Toyotafortuner with Innova. No major difference except the 3L engine, 4W drive. Is it really worth nearly 2X price??
Good stats on oil consumption by country(2007) http://is.gd/2zIsC India is at #6. US consumes nearly 25% of global demand
Interesting stats on the i10, City and other A/T models – Indians Opt for Automatic Variant http://bit.ly/w7BHS via @carazoo
Amar Bhide (IIT Bombay Class of ’77) vs Roger Altman on CNBC debating the merit of Bernanke’s reappointment – http://tinyurl.com/iitb0825
Great article – also very relevant to India ‘s healthcare system “Why primary care doctors are fed up” http://is.gd/2ygnQ
IISc is India’s No. 1 tech institute http://is.gd/2yfcI followed by IIT Kanpur and IIT Bombay.
Agri Min.Pawar interview on CNBC. Irrespective of what one thinks of his politics…He is really impressive with statistics and his facts.
Staggering sugar statistics in India (annual) – Demand: 24 Million Tons. Domestic Supply this year: 15 Million Tons.
$1.15 billion Dallas Cowboys Stadium http://bit.ly/mxTw2 Biggest stadium -accomodates 120,000 and has start-of-art 73 ft X 160 ft HDTVs
Arun Shourie: ‘..there’s a need for a resposible voice that respects intellect and stays away from sound-byte journalism..’ great interview!
Nokia joins the netbook race with the Booklet 3G: 10 inches, 1.25 kg, 12 hour battery life, HDMI out http://is.gd/2wvBJ
@PritishNandy Air India is in a huge mess. Only positive ending for it would be if Tata buy it back for Rs.1…and turn it around!
CNBC – Fortis to acquire 10 Hospitals (total apprx 2000 beds) from Wockhardt for around 900 Crores.
Pune, doesn’t showup. Delhi at #1 RT @ Cleartrip India’s top 10 hotel destinations: http://bit.ly/d9e6P
Don’t come fishing for account details: Swiss banks to India http://is.gd/2vcJx
#punetraffic Large number of vehicles breaking the JM Road oneway rule at around 11pm tonite. Very dangerous!
#punetraffic Always impressed by the NH4 highway stretch from CME to Akurdi in PCMC. IMO, Pune needs such highways; and not BRTS!!
Foreigners Attending US Grad Schools Way Down: Wake Up, Xenophobes http://tcrn.ch/8SGo via @TechCrunch
Humans And Chimpanzees Genetically More Similar Than One Yeast Variety Is To Another http://is.gd/2uDa
Pune Media: For once, you can print something positive about #punetraffic – JM/FC Road oneway plan(its great!) instead of finding flaws…
#h1n1 Lot more people die of TB in India. Precaution list is same! (Hand-washing, masks when near patients, etc..etc.) How many follow it??
RT @PritishNandy If Indira’s Parsi husband was a Toddywalla, not a Gandhi would India’s political history be different? Shashi Tharoor(1997)
I was worried about hypochondria, now add OCD to that list 🙂 http://is.gd/2r6ST After swine flu, is OCD gripping Pune?
Has anyone noticed that these ‘luxury’ Mumbai-Pune private busses are often the most polluting, and probably really badly maintained!
RT @PritishNandy The way the BJP’s going, soon there’ll be no Opposition in Parliament.There will only be 2 parties: Pro-Mukesh vs Pro-Anil
http://bit.ly/uRxJ5 Warren Buffett’s oped in NY Times – ‘The Greenback Effect’ – Strikes a cautious note…
Wondering – In future, what would you rather have from the Mulshi reservoir: 150 MW of power, or about 80% of Pune’s water needs?!
Was suspected for a while, but now some proof? ‘Found: first amino acid on a comet’ http://bit.ly/17FoPI
Just CANNOT imagine Favre playing AGAINST Packers on Moday Night! Why?? http://is.gd/2n2CN Source: Favre to sign with Vikings
Twitter is a great medium for sharing interesting thoughts, ideas and links. It is increasingly becoming the ‘micro-blogging’ platform of choice (Twitter postings are limited to 140 characters). However, I still see that many of my friends, colleagues and other readers who subscribe to my blog feeds, are not on twitter.