Kedarnath Cloudburst & Flood Disaster

14 Jul 2013: Kedarnath disaster: During 15-17 June 2013, hell broke loose in the adobe of Gods; an unprecedented tragedy unfolded due to cloudburst, lake overflow and fla... Read More »

Trekking Equipment and Things to Pack

17 Jun 2013: Worrying about what to pack while heading for a trek/hike. Here is a trekking equipment, gears and packing list. Read More »

Setting up Web Presence

21 Jan 2013: Services and alternatives for setting up domain, website, blog, and email. Read More »

Gangotri to Kedarnath Trek via Auden's Col & Mayali Pass

28 Oct 2010: Kedar Tal, Auden's Col / Khatling glacier, Mayali Pass, each are interesting or difficult treks. This is story of my journey from Gangotri to Kedarnath combi... Read More »

Inspiring words

19 May 2009: I visited Amitabh Bachchan's blog to read his tribute to Prakash Mehra, who passed away on May 17, 2009. Prakash gave Amitabh his first superhit role the Zan... Read More »

Lone Grieving Atheist

6 Jan 2009: Sometime I begin to wonder, God is just a piece of stone. Some griefs are so private, a man must face them alone. Read More »

Gomukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki Tal Trek

11 Oct 2008: Tapovan Nandanvan trek starting from Gangotri via Gomukh (Gaumukh) can be extended to include Kirti Bamak and Vasuki Tal (Vasuki Taal) Read More »

Gates without Microsoft

27 Jun 2008: Bill Gates will step away from an operating role at Microsoft on July 1, 2008, and he apparently planned it for a decade. CNN has written an interesting piec... Read More »

Quote of the week

12 Jun 2008: I saw multiple examples this week which reminded me of this famous quote by George Smith Patton, Jr.: Read More »

Great Wall in the Dragon Land

5 Oct 2006: Just after Himalaya, I happen to get an opportunity to go to Beijing for an IBM AP Conference. I was impressed by their infrastructure and wondered what Indi... Read More »

My Himalaya Pilgrimage

22 Sep 2006: Travelog of my pilgrimage treks to Gangotri, Gomukh, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund Saheb and Valley of Flower Read More »


25 Oct 2005: Yes, I acknowledge that I am addicted to SuDoku. So much so that sometime back, I wrote a program in Java to solve SuDoku puzzles that come in the newspapers... Read More »