Monthly Archives: October 2004

Of Anurag and Dehradun Trips

If you think the sparkle is missing from Anurag’s eyes these days, you won’t be too far from the truth. The happy-go-lucky lad is down in the dumps after missing a date with environmentalist Vandana Shiva. Anurag was promised by … Continue reading

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Of Icecreams and Other Treats

Good News for all icecream fans at office. Mother Dairy has launched three new flavours this season. The bonanza includes the ‘Coffee’, ‘Choco-Vanilla’ and ‘Choco-Orange’ flavours. Waiting for an opportunity to try them out? Ask Debjit. He recently ‘achieved’ two … Continue reading

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Of Shambhuji and Curd Rice

Shambuji has finally ‘fallen’ or rather ‘risen’ in love. Having once tried out the ‘Curd rice’ at a rival canteen, Shambuji can now think of nothing else. While working, visions of a steaming plate of delicious curd rice blur his … Continue reading

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Of Canteens and Pretty Damsels

Hordes of our bachelors colleagues are making a beeline for the rival canteen nowadays. Reports indicate that a certain pretty damsel who happens to be the daughter of proprietor might be responsible for the sudden rise in the eatery’s clientele … Continue reading

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Of Graveyard Shifts and Reticent Seniors

The monotony of Graveyard shifts is occasionally broken by sorties to the all-night paratha shop near Shivaji Stadium. On other nights, a good book can help keep the blues away. And sometimes, you have the good fortune of having a … Continue reading

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Of Rats and Roaches

Reports suggest that a mysterious creature has been recently haunting the Features desk. Black in colour and resembling a giant Jerry (of ‘Tom and Jerry’ fame), the animal has been eliciting screams from trainees, by popping in/out/under cabinets at regular … Continue reading

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Of Stray Mongrels and Posh Cars

A stray mongrel was caught in flagrante delicto relieving himself on a hub cap of the editor’s car. Although the accused was immediately shooed away, sources say the damage was already done. The hub cap of the front wheel on … Continue reading

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