About Tasneem Nashrulla

Her designation reads Senior Feature Writer, but Tasneem Nashrulla can’t come to terms with being a seniorita. Especially when little children call her aunty. Besides following (evading) deadlines at work, she enjoys an active social life (living at the local café/watering hole), grapples with the “savings” in her savings account, watches friends she ate mud with get married and have babies, grapples with a confounding identity crisis and generally does a lot of grappling. All in a day’s work for a twenty-something someone.

A close friend’s father recently passed away.

Being the only male of the house, my friend was responsible for the rites and rituals to be duly conducted after a death. [Read more]

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First off, my deepest apologies to the three and a half people (including my dad) who truly missed my blog posts. And average apologies to the rest who missed my blog posts just because they had nothing better to do than be bemused by adolescent jargon. [Read more]

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I have been in a permanently rotten mood for two weeks running. It’s a record of sorts. I’ve been biting everyone’s heads off, snapping every second, and generally behaving like a cranky old hag. Now, this blog is about ME. [Read more]

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So Shah Rukh Khan is in the news again. (When is he not?) The Indian hockey team is not in the news. (When is it ever?) The IPL, which is one month away, is also in the news. The Hockey World Cup, starting this month, is not. Now what if SRK – champion of the ostracised, darling of the media – bought the Indian hockey team? [Read more]

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2009 was the year of twitter. Here’s looking at the world last year in 140 characters or less.

1. 95 professional wins, 71 PGA tour wins, 14 majors wins, 11 mistresses and counting. A Tiger can never be tamed. [Read more]

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