Saturday, August 18, 2012

Visit to Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore

Visit to Bannerghatta National Park on 16th August 2012.

How to reach:
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Based on your location in Bangalore there are multiple options to reach the park via Bus/Auto/Taxi.
We took the BMTC Gold Day Pass @90/- to avoid purchase of tickets again and changed Volvo buses as per wish. Also having a phone equipped with Nokia Drive & Google maps helped in getting rest of the details..

Cost:
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Cost per adult is 210/- which includes visit to Zoo & Desert Safari

Experience:
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Desert Safari is something which makes it worth the visit only if you haven't seen something similar before. Zoo is not to great or well maintained though.
Overall I found the animals to be on weaker side maybe its just me or the season?.

For more details check the pictures & videos below.
Also found this blog very useful.

*Note: These pictures were clicked using a mobile camera and not with any any professional camera.


 











White Tiger Video's
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Cleared VCP5 today

VMware vSphere in the Enterprise
VMware vSphere in the Enterprise (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Cleared my VCP 510 exam today. 344/500  ;-)

What really helped:
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# Job - working/playing with same set of tools & software almost daily.
# VMware VCP Community forum
# VMware documentation in epub format along-with Sony ebook reader
# Access to books24X7 and safari-online portals
# Last but not least  Mastering VMware VSphere 5 by Scott Lowe 
(P.S: I haven't finished this book but I wish  to have started from this, things could have been so easy)



# Online mock exams (not braindumps)
# Other links that helped:
HTH in your preparation. #VCP5

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Tax Refund SPAM

Today I received an email from Income Tax Department [ref_init0@incometaxindia.gov.in] saying I am qualified for a refund of the sum of 34,120.05 INR which is your accumulated tax excesses. Submit a tax refund request and allow us to process it within 10(seven) working days.
I mean Fiscal year end is close (last quarter). I would expect email from government to pay tax and advance submit notification but updating me for refund is still way too much to expect ;-)

Anyways thanks to the
Google via feature. With Just one glance I knew its a SPAM. See the screen-shot below and beware of such emails.

1. Its coming via eigbox.net domain -- which probably allows SMTP open- relay and Spammer is abusing the service

2. See the link its pointing to some burling ton boy cafe [No No... i didn't clicked it]