With the deeper penetration of gadgets into our life, we surely started reading and watching a lot of stuff online. But in the chaos of being everything online, somewhere we are leaving good habits of substantial reading. A good book have the charisma to transcend its reader into a different world. It can unearth the world of knowledge, imagination, passion and wisdom. It's always good to read and learn about great personalities. Their perspective of life is very much different from what an average person usually perceives. Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs is extensive but one can enjoy every bit of it. Jobs spent seven months in India roaming in Delhi, Haridwar, villages around nainital and in Manali. According to book, later he said about the trip to India as-
"The people in the Indian countryside don't use their intellect like we do, they use their intuition instead, and their intuition is far more developed than in the rest of the world".
Old Delhi is known for many things. Its ambience, old world charm, narrow lanes always tell a different story. It seems everyone has a quite a story to tell. But one thing which has a penchant for every old and new resident of Delhi is mouth watering authentic ethnic cuisine. There are many joints in and around chandni chowk but Karim's is different.
Few days ago, I accidentally broke my mobile phone's display. It was shattered. I called up mobile company's customer care to know the price of display replacement. Oh boy! It was too much. I thought I can get a new mobile phone in that amount. What was options for people like me? I quickly headed to one of the biggest computer market in capital i.e. Nehru Place. Nehru Place is near to East of Kailash colony. It is major business and commercial hub in Delhi and it is also known as Asia's largest computer market. But it is known for cheap softwares, latest gizmos, computer peripherals etc. Nothing beats Nehru Place. It is a hub of all tech solutions at one place, but it is also a biggest piracy places of India. Software piracy is so rampant in Nehru Place market that Delhi Government started many initiatives to curb it. But every time it sprung again like mushrooms. It is still flourishing. Business is kicking. Pirated softwares, cheap and best softwares-hardwares, genuine s…
Chandni Chowk has a distinct flavour during Ramadan festival. Narrow lanes in this area are filled with all type of delicacies. People go for their favourite food hunting in the streets. Life becomes alive in the evening. Take a look at the video for an interesting glimpse.