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Filmy inspiration from a ‘veteran’ Uber driver!

An Uber i rode in Gurgaon, while returning from office in August 2017, was driven by a ‘veteran’ driver who had worked for famous film directors like Satyajit Ray and Richard Attenborough. The 55 minutes ride became a lively conversation on professional ethics and humility!

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Gandikota Fort, Andhra Pradesh, India – 66.7%

Agnes says – “Gandi is the Telegu name for gorge and the village and Fort got their name as a result of that. The rock structures of the gorge are magnificent, the red granite majestic in huge blocks precariously grace the tops of the gorge, you have to climb over them to get to the edge and see the view”
Overall Rating – 3/3
Overall Score – 66.7%
Duration of Stay – Less than 1 day

The Weekly Recap: 6 Major News Stories

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Mehrauli Archaeological Park, New Delhi – 77.7%

Vaishali says – “A plant nursery, a rose garden and historical structures make walking around very interesting and enriching. The park, situated across the road from Qutub Minar metro station is easily accessible via road and metro from all parts of south Delhi.”
Overall Maintenance – 2/3
Overall Score – 77.7%

Why the Next few Weekends are the best time to be in Lodhi Garden

Because Winter is not fully gone. And you will see brilliant Sunshine, and Fountains and beautiful Flowers in full bloom! And memorable picnics, gymming, running and outings with your loved ones! Even thought-provoking Street Plays if you happen to get in on a Sunday afternoon. I share some useful parking hacks too!

Marienplatz, Munich, Germany – 93.3%

Susmita says – “This is the heart of the ‘city with a heart’! You get an overpowering feeling of joy after stepping out into the plaza in front of the beautiful Rathaus. Got something for everybody!”
Overall Rating – 3/3
Overall Score – 93.3%
Duration of Stay – Multiple short visits

ballard estate mumbai

Ballard Estate, Mumbai, India – 85.71%

Susmita says: “Ballard Estate is the erstwhile ‘Nariman Point’ of Mumbai, one of the first ever planned office districts in a major Indian city. The old world charm is rather endearing! Used to visit this area during on-boarding for a major construction company. Ballard Estate becomes literally deserted after 6 pm.”
Overall Rating – 3/3
Overall Score – 85.71%
Duration of Use – Less than 6 months

Review of Fort, Mumbai, India – 88.10%

Susmita says: “This is a quaint office area in Mumbai, where BSE and Dalal Street coexist with narrow lanes and time-tested structures which house all types of offices from CAs, Law firms, TATAs (Bombay House) to global banks, brokerage houses, publishers and branded retail. On weekdays after 7, when the offices shut, you are mostly on your own, in the company of some very charming restaurants and bakeries to look out for!”
Overall Rating – 3/3
Overall Score – 88.10%
Duration of Use – 6 months to 3 years

Development Watch – January Week #4

1.5 Crore jobs in realty sector, Laws on Disability and more, ASEAN meet, $4.5 trillion investment needed to develop infra, Maitreyi Yatra for Jammu & Kashmir, and more…

The Weekly Recap: 9 Major News Stories

Weekly news related to Padma awards for unsung heroes, 7.5% GDP growth, Govt savings through DBT schemes, US to end Visa lottery system, Single GST rate, and more…