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Forum: For Citizens of Other Countries - Visa and PIO/OCI Questions Today, 11:06
Replies: 108
Views: 4,980
Posted By capt_mahajan
Same thing happen with Indian debit cards and use...

Same thing happen with Indian debit cards and use abroad. People prefer to buy a preloaded international card for travel, or use credit cards which you have to call beforehand so they are activated...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 13:32
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By capt_mahajan
I would love to have a ten year old car, but...

I would love to have a ten year old car, but which reasonably priced* car is built to last ten years in India today? One of my cars is five years old, has done hardly 25k km but doubt it will last...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Mar 19th, 2019, 14:10
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,271,658
Posted By capt_mahajan
And don't forget the Ploughman's Lunch. Old...

And don't forget the Ploughman's Lunch. Old review, but one or two places around Liverpool and the Lake District were really, really good.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Mar 18th, 2019, 20:20
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,271,658
Posted By capt_mahajan
Apologies to all including my wife, but eating...

Apologies to all including my wife, but eating tofu is like eating a Kolhapuri chappal.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Mar 18th, 2019, 09:06
Replies: 4,007
Views: 420,421
Posted By capt_mahajan
From me too.

From me too.
Forum: Mumbai (Bombay) Mar 16th, 2019, 16:45
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By capt_mahajan
Konkan Cafe at Taj President, Cuffe Parade...

Konkan Cafe at Taj President, Cuffe Parade (Vivanta now). You will pay five star rates, but the food is really good- or should I say was, since I don't eat meat anymore?
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Mar 15th, 2019, 17:00
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,271,658
Posted By capt_mahajan
Mouthwatering stuff again, NB. Now going...

Mouthwatering stuff again, NB.

Now going downstairs to rummage in the fridge. This is what you did.
Forum: International India Flights Mar 14th, 2019, 08:32
Replies: 23
Views: 986
Posted By capt_mahajan
Airlines are in the business, like most...

Airlines are in the business, like most businesses, of making as much money as possible and covering their backsides when required while doing so. The customer is secondary to this. In my experience,...
Forum: Pets and Pet Care in India Mar 14th, 2019, 07:06
Replies: 709
Views: 143,198
Posted By capt_mahajan
Yep, to scratch me twice and to play with...

Yep, to scratch me twice and to play with cardboard cartons, laser pointer and assorted rubbish multiple times... the living room is like a garbage dump these days, also because he has taken to...
Forum: Pets and Pet Care in India Mar 13th, 2019, 19:07
Replies: 709
Views: 143,198
Posted By capt_mahajan
Summertime and the living is easy. 97804

Summertime and the living is easy.


97804
Forum: International India Flights Mar 13th, 2019, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By capt_mahajan
For sure, Airbus too. On Hillary, random...

For sure, Airbus too.

On Hillary, random google result



https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/times-watchdog/as-hillary-clinton-bolstered-boeing-company-returned-the-favor/

PS: In...
Forum: International India Flights Mar 13th, 2019, 08:47
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By capt_mahajan
Not hypocrisy but simple capitalism/corruption in...

Not hypocrisy but simple capitalism/corruption in action. Boeing is one of the bigger beneficiaries of the military industrial complex and is in bed with the US government and certainly some...
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Mar 11th, 2019, 07:36
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By capt_mahajan
Found it, it is 2016 ...

Found it, it is 2016

https://www.livemint.com/Companies/HZGukpvlkyK54lZbJ9V4tN/Vijay-Mallyas-Kingfisher-in-more-trouble-as-RBS-plans-to-st.html
Forum: India Travel News and Commentary Mar 11th, 2019, 07:03
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By capt_mahajan
I remember Mallaya's fraud in India extending to...

I remember Mallaya's fraud in India extending to troubles for him abroad, and reading in a business magazine maybe three or more years ago that credit was a problem for UB and that some (?) breweries...
Forum: Pets and Pet Care in India Mar 10th, 2019, 12:42
Replies: 709
Views: 143,198
Posted By capt_mahajan
Summer is here, but the cat still wants to sit in...

Summer is here, but the cat still wants to sit in his 'room' (made only for him on the ground floor so he doesn't get into a skirmish with the bad white cat that comes every day to fight).

So the...
Forum: Kerala Mar 9th, 2019, 12:30
Replies: 16
Views: 477
Posted By capt_mahajan
Time for old joke, with no reference at all to...

Time for old joke, with no reference at all to Vandy's curry and fish, which looks delicious even to this now almost-vegan:

Note that something will be lost in the translation from Punjabi.

So...
Forum: Health and Well Being in India Mar 3rd, 2019, 14:11
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By capt_mahajan
If the OP gives information on where s/he is (and...

If the OP gives information on where s/he is (and if in a big city, in which area) many people will be able to recommend specific hospitals, or maybe even doctors.

But children can also be quite...
Forum: India Expat Area Mar 3rd, 2019, 08:49
Replies: 214
Views: 7,024
Posted By capt_mahajan
Have had many dogs at home ever since I was a...

Have had many dogs at home ever since I was a child, and, for the last decade or so, a street cat that adopted us and became an indoor cat.

Neither is better, just different. Cats have more class,...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Mar 2nd, 2019, 11:32
Replies: 15,343
Views: 1,271,658
Posted By capt_mahajan
NBs last pic has made my mouth water very badly....

NBs last pic has made my mouth water very badly. Excellent.
Forum: India Expat Area Mar 2nd, 2019, 10:30
Replies: 214
Views: 7,024
Posted By capt_mahajan
Tragedy for those who feel, comedy for those who...

Tragedy for those who feel, comedy for those who think, to quote the man.


Sorry, no more details, because for some obscure and inexplicable reason I think I would feel like a pimp.
Forum: India Expat Area Mar 1st, 2019, 22:45
Replies: 214
Views: 7,024
Posted By capt_mahajan
Maybe it is, but Bengali women can be murder(ous)...

Maybe it is, but Bengali women can be murder(ous) in more ways than one. Trust me.
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Feb 27th, 2019, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By capt_mahajan
Between May and July, I would prefer the hills...

Between May and July, I would prefer the hills anytime.. Himalayas, though, as Vaibhav said earlier (I think), you need considerably above average (Indian average!) driving skills.

But that is...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Feb 26th, 2019, 19:35
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By capt_mahajan
I shudder to think of Rajasthan in May/June, with...

I shudder to think of Rajasthan in May/June, with blustery hot winds et al. Elsewhere, too. I have never been a bike guy, but there are three reasons why many riders- even in cities- cover their...
Forum: Buses, Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Bicycles Feb 25th, 2019, 19:19
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By capt_mahajan
Umm, in May/June, on that route, almost...

Umm, in May/June, on that route, almost everything will be hot as hell. Think 40 Centigrade or even more in North/Central India.

Dunno where you are from, what is your budget for stay...
Forum: India Mike Announcements Feb 25th, 2019, 18:22
Replies: 142
Views: 11,515
Posted By capt_mahajan
I have not visited v2 except once when it was...

I have not visited v2 except once when it was rolled out and quickly stayed with v1.

But ignore this old dog who doesn't want to suffer new ticks.
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