The pleasures of Astronomy from childhood to adulthood
April 11, 2009 – 00:02 | One Comment

Amateur Astronomy is a hobby I’ve been engaged with since my early teens. I recall my first encounter with Astronomy after my father bought me a cheap rickety telescope that wobbled and never really focused …

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Solio: Long term solar charge up today
May 8, 2008 – 13:32 | No Comment

Today is sunny all day! Nice and warm, about 25C. Summer is here! I got my Solio charging on the balcony at work as soon as I got in this morning. This means it’ll get …

Solio: half day on charge
May 7, 2008 – 22:00 | No Comment
Solio: half day on charge

Today was a very sunny day. Unfortunately my office is North facing so I don’t get any direct sun-light at my desk. I decided to go up to the west end of the building and …

Experiments with Solio
May 5, 2008 – 10:29 | No Comment
Experiments with Solio

I’ve been toying with the idea of buying a Solio solar charger or almost two years and I finally gave in to temptation and bought one a few days ago. I thought I’d blog about …

Live streaming video from your mobile
April 20, 2008 – 23:00 | 3 Comments

Hi all,
Now this may seem a little premature but live mobile phone video streaming from your mobile is here, and available now. Granted, in India there still isn’t a high speed 3G or 3.5G network …

Social networking for social entrepreneurship
March 22, 2008 – 20:07 | 7 Comments

Everyone is socializing these days. If it’s not social networking on the Internet then it’s social networking in real life. More recently the social networking bug has started to catch on in the mobile world. …

Jagriti Yatra Geet
February 10, 2008 – 00:28 | 6 Comments

Hi everyone!
It’s a great day! No really – it is! Some of you might have noticed an update on our home page and for those who haven’t, go check it out. Why? Well, we have …

New Registration Form
November 24, 2007 – 13:53 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone!
I just wanted to let you all know that we have two new ways of registering for Jagriti Yatra. You can now take advantage of our new three part registration process which makes it …

Moving to India
November 22, 2007 – 23:12 | 2 Comments

It’s been a long time since we updated you all on the latest developments with Jagriti Yatra so here I am with an update.
A lot of new developments have been taking place over the last …

India needs more Entrepreneurs than Managers
May 19, 2007 – 06:48 | 7 Comments

Original article by: Dhawal Shah
Why is the US more prosperous than India? Is it because we Indians are less smart than Americans? No, Indians are universally acknowledged for their intelligence. Is it because they …

In search of funding
April 9, 2007 – 16:32 | 2 Comments

Greetings, fellow bloggers. Preparations for our first round of pitches to potential funders is under way. This is a crucial time for the yatra. Our aims it to present our initial pitch documents and hold …