How I landed up in Bangalore

I was in 9th standard when I came across a subject called Biotechnology. An introduction to it was given in our Environmental Science textbook. The subject seemed interesting. Also, in our biology syllabus we had a chapter on genetics. I had fallen in love with genetics. Until then I had made a decision of opting out science in my (10+1) and (+2) classes. But after … Continue reading How I landed up in Bangalore

Bangalore or Bengaluru

Thanks to my english professor that you find me writing this prompt. It’s been only one and a half years since I came to Bangalore. Just after I few months I arrived, officially the city’s name changed to Bengaluru. Bangalore sounds fancy, the name sort of reflects the city’s cosmopolitanism. But Bengaluru sounds quite traditional. Actually, that’s what the government wanted. Kannada speaking state capital … Continue reading Bangalore or Bengaluru

A Tale of two cities

At the end of every six months, after my semester exams are done, I fly homewards for a 20-day (end of odd semester) or 45-day (end of even semester) break. I fly from Bangalore to Siliguri which takes 4 hours. Around 1900 kilometers journey. Just yesterday I returned from my 21 day vacation. Tomorrow 4th semester begins. New semester, New phase of life. Got to … Continue reading A Tale of two cities