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Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jun 20th, 2016, 16:03
Replies: 3,520
Views: 330,730
Posted By nayan
Its set in Kolkata. It could be set anywhere...

Its set in Kolkata. It could be set anywhere actually. It would not make much difference to the story.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Jun 18th, 2016, 16:58
Replies: 23
Views: 6,289
Posted By nayan
No challenges from a safety perspective.

No challenges from a safety perspective.
Forum: Chai and Chat Jun 18th, 2016, 00:01
Replies: 792
Views: 65,491
Posted By nayan
Hum dono. Doesnot seem a remarraige case here. ...

Hum dono.
Doesnot seem a remarraige case here.

For the real life widow-remarraige-husband returns case google Gudiya. The case caused a lot of media interest.
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 18:36
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
Our home was right beside the Dumdum airport and...

Our home was right beside the Dumdum airport and right under the flight path(they do not allow structures more than 2 stories in our locality). So I saw planes flying above my head for as long as I...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jun 17th, 2016, 18:21
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By nayan
Mod note - threads in Chai and chat do not appear...

Mod note - threads in Chai and chat do not appear on the home page. The homepage is meant for travel related forums/threads only. Please do not post the same content again and again.
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 18:10
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
Ahhh.... the joys of trunk call. I remember...

Ahhh.... the joys of trunk call.
I remember when my grandmother died. The effort that needed to be spent on trunk calls helped my father to forget all about his grief.
And how to shout all the...
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 18:00
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
Now that we are discussing the hoary past... to...

Now that we are discussing the hoary past... to bring the thread a little more on-topic - what were your childhood flying experiences like?
The first time I was on a plane - about 9 years old. I was...
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 17:44
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
We got one after a 7 year wait :) By that time we...

We got one after a 7 year wait :) By that time we had forgotten that we had applied.
In emergencies, people used to call out next door neighbors. Kakima(the lady next door) used to run to the...
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 16:57
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
OT - I for one don't really have much...

OT -
I for one don't really have much complains against Indian cellular telecom industry(or the govt regulations related to it).
Landline connectivity was extremely poor and patchy in India. Those...
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Jun 17th, 2016, 15:25
Replies: 37
Views: 6,326
Posted By nayan
What does regional route mean?

What does regional route mean?
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 17th, 2016, 11:30
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
Sorry to know. Can someone not accompany him?...

Sorry to know.
Can someone not accompany him? Is he on strecher? There sre services which will help him change flights though I guess they are expensive.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 17th, 2016, 02:50
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
Connections are pretty good from Kolkata because...

Connections are pretty good from Kolkata because of the gulf airlines like emirates, Qatar etc. So the time taken(when you consider conveniently timed flights) from delhi/Mumbai to the European hubs...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 17th, 2016, 01:38
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
2009 ...

2009
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090328/jsp/calcutta/story_10711360.jsp
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Jun 17th, 2016, 00:38
Replies: 3,520
Views: 330,730
Posted By nayan
Watched it. Ok movie. I could guess the end...

Watched it. Ok movie. I could guess the end before the interval.
photography etc is very good.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 16th, 2016, 23:33
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
Air india was doing a kolkata- durgapur-delhi...

Air india was doing a kolkata- durgapur-delhi route 3 days a week. I just read yesterday that they are going to stop it.

Actually I was booking a flight to london 2 months ago and I got a flight...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 16th, 2016, 21:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
Ahhh... just noticed that you wanted to know the...

Ahhh... just noticed that you wanted to know the reason... and not my precious suggestion of best option.
Well, come here and check out our economy yourself. You will get why we do not have any...
Forum: Chai and Chat Jun 16th, 2016, 20:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By nayan
Is it a forum? It looks more like a travel info...

Is it a forum?
It looks more like a travel info site with articles.
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Jun 16th, 2016, 20:10
Replies: 28
Views: 2,285
Posted By nayan
No non-stops. The best flights(timing wise -...

No non-stops.
The best flights(timing wise - start late at night and reach in the morning) are usually the ones via middle east.
Emirates or Qatar or Etihad.
Forum: Bangalore Jun 16th, 2016, 17:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By nayan
What I do - in the airport, exchange an amount...

What I do - in the airport, exchange an amount that will last for 1-2 days. Next day go for the ATM/Bank/exchange whichever gives a better rate.
Forum: Indian Railways Jun 15th, 2016, 14:49
Replies: 17
Views: 2,192
Posted By nayan
Not talking about rules or legal provisions here....

Not talking about rules or legal provisions here.
Its highly unlikely that the TTE will make the child get off the train.
Your relatives should be ready to pay the penalties that the TTE will...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Jun 14th, 2016, 19:25
Replies: 71
Views: 11,813
Posted By nayan
Yes, I am Indian and thus by default considered...

Yes, I am Indian and thus by default considered Hindu(unless I proclaim myself to be of some other faith.)
Indian Hindus do not have any paper work to prove their hindu-ness. So temples cannot check...
Forum: Electronics in India Jun 14th, 2016, 15:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,515
Posted By nayan
Why wont the Iphone work in India? Even if the...

Why wont the Iphone work in India?
Even if the service doesnot work or is very expensive, you can still take photos with it.
Forum: Off the Beaten Trail in India Jun 14th, 2016, 15:01
Replies: 20
Views: 10,960
Posted By nayan
Long, long ago..... in another century, I visited...

Long, long ago..... in another century, I visited Badrinath as a 3 year old in the month of October. I am still alive.
As for whether it is advisable - what levels of comfort/hygiene are you...
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Jun 14th, 2016, 14:30
Replies: 71
Views: 11,813
Posted By nayan
Who is a Hindu is a very nebulous topic. I...

Who is a Hindu is a very nebulous topic. I consider myself a hindu. All my ancestors(over the last 1500 years atleast) have considered themselves hindu.

We do not have a single piece of proof that...
Forum: Arts in India Jun 14th, 2016, 14:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By nayan
Silver jewelry would be sold in a shop. If you...

Silver jewelry would be sold in a shop.
If you purchased it from a girl selling it on the street it is likely to be costume jewelry made of "white metal" or "nickel silver".
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