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Books from Flipkart

On 18th Oct 2013, I ordered three books and a case for the mobile phone (Nokia Asha) from Flipkart. They were delivered the next day (19-08-2013 Saturday).

(i) THE KILL LIST - Frederick Forsyth --- Rs 199.00
(ii) THE DEATH BENEFIT - Robin Cook -- Rs 179.00
(iii) NANO - Robin Cook - Rs 299.00
(iv) case for the phone -- Rs 175.00

Cash on Delivery.



I purchased a few months ago (on 03/06/2013) a new all-in-one PC for my use. A HP product (Pavilion 20). The keyboard, the mouse are both connected via wireless and the PC itself is WiFi connected. Its o/s is WINDOWS 8.

Since Microsoft felt that Windows 8 had some drawbacks, it started developing an upgrade called Windows 8.1 having many improvements.

Windows 8.1 was launched on 17th Oct 2013 at 4:30PM worldwide. It was free for those whose PC had already Win 8. I switched on my PC at 0930 AM on 18th Oct 2013 and started downloading the 8.1 software.

It went on and on and completed finally at 2:50 PM (after 5 1/2 hours). It is fabulous and working well. Thank you, the Windows 8.1 Team.


Venkataraghavan என்கிற விஜய்

Venkatraghavan (a) Vijay

(b: 07-04-1979   d: 20-09-2013)
VENKATRAGHAVAN (Vijay) ,eldest son of my younger brother Jayaraman and Kalyani on 7th April 1979 at Erode, Tamilnadu. He had his school education in Mathuranthakam, Rangarajapuram (Chennai) and Coimbatore. He did his BBA in Coimbatore.

Jayaraman and family shifted to Chennai in 2009 after retirement and lived at Vadapalani in their own house. Vijay lived with them.

Though he had temporary jobs at various times, he was jobless many of the times. He didn't get married either, unfortunately.

He left the house on Friday, the 20th Sep 2013, to an undisclosed destination. As a normal routine, I phoned Jayaraman at 6 PM that evening and enquired about all, incl Vijay. Jayaraman told Vijay is fine and okay.

The very night, at 12-10 midnight, Jayaraman phoned us and gave the shocking news that Vijay has expired at Pondicherry ! We could not just believe it. He had died in a Lodge room at Pondicherry which was broken open by the Police. Vij…

Arvind's New Job

Arvind, my youngest son, joined a new job at Hitachi, Chennai on 30 September 2013. He quit IBM after serving it for 9 + years, at TTK Road, Chennai.

We wish him all the best and a bright future at the new job.