My Life

amitbhatnagar on December 22, 2010

As some of the readers of this blog may recall from an earlier post, I definitely have the most common Indian first name in our generation. Not convinced? Here are some statistics: In my undergraduate institute, I had five Amits in my class. And this is just about my stream “Computer Science and Engineering”; I am […]

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amitbhatnagar on April 18, 2009

Two weeks back, I had to take Chhatisgarh Express again and like always, the train was late. So, I located an empty seat on the platform and made myself comfortable. The guy next to me was almost my age, had a laptop with him and his lappy-bag was carrying a Kingfisher-airlines tag. In sum, he […]

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amitbhatnagar on March 29, 2009

For some time now, I had been listening to this concept of Earth-hour. On this Friday, we got  a mail from our HR deptt, reminding us of this opportunity to volunteer for this global effort. I found it a good concept and decided to contribute this time. On this Saturday, I was pondering over how […]

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amitbhatnagar on March 29, 2009

Last weekend, I had a terrific trip to Vaishno Devi..This had been in pipeline for at least 4.5 years for me. Last time, it was in October 2004, when we had decided to go in a group of friends. I had booked my tickets too, but had to back out due to a number of […]

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amitbhatnagar on February 4, 2009

I am the kind of person, who sometimes takes time to open up and build bonds with people, but once that is done, I find it really hard when it’s time to move on. Last Friday was one such occasion. It was my last day with the Print Technologies Group at Adobe. It has been […]

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amitbhatnagar on January 3, 2009

This was the famous slogan coined by Devang Mehta. He wanted the government to provide the common man with electricity and benefits of information technology too in addition to the three elementary needs. Not sure when the govt will list the last two as their priority. (They still are struggling with the first three.) But […]

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amitbhatnagar on December 29, 2008

The winter-break is back again.. For the uninitiated, Adobe has this policy of keeping its offices closed worldwide for the last week of the year. This shutdown period is something that almost everybody looks forward to. This is a period when you can chill out for 9-10 days without having to worry about any work […]

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amitbhatnagar on December 26, 2008

Had a great outing with my team last Wednesday. We normally have a team-outing every quarter. And for this quarter (Dec-Feb), the boss suggested that we have it on the last working day of the year. I normally hate going for movies for outings, so was bringing out ideas of going for bowling or some […]

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amitbhatnagar on May 29, 2008

We had booked tickets for IPL match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI to be held on Saturday, May 17. (Yeah, I’m late again in posting it here.) Going by the quality of the matches played so far and the fact that this was a very crucial match for both the teams for qualifying for […]

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amitbhatnagar on April 20, 2008

” hello chacha……..a bad news…….PRASAD SIR PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY AT 10P.M” Got this scrap from my niece yesterday… I won’t say that I was shocked or devastated at this. In any case, I knew that he was terminally ill for some months now.. But still there was this feeling of something missing.. CM Prasad: One […]

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