My own Haiku poems

Haiku. The most ‘lyrical’ blank verse bursting with the song of utterly simple beauty and philosophy. Seventeen syllables, three lines of pure, evocative magic, writes Pavan R Chawla. Here’re some of his own little moments of inspiration. My own little...

/ October 13, 2009

Smell like a narcissistic man, P&G’s Old Spice seems to tell you

Particularly when it comes to Social Responsibility, can a mother brand and its properties (children) be at variance? Such stark variance? I’m referring to a major FMCG brand like P&G, which has made its Shiksha initiative a big deal and...

/ December 5, 2016

Industry must support BARC’s punishment of TV9, V6, India News

When, late last week, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India suspended the publication of the TV viewership ratings of two Telugu news channels – TV9 and V6 – and one Hindi channel India News, it sent a strong and...

/ November 29, 2016

MZ-X Arranger Keyboard series — Casio’s most premium yet

If you’re a performing or studio musician, or even a music teacher or student who wants a good keyboard to not just learn playing music but also want to simultaneously pick up the basic nuances (that you can to to...

/ November 26, 2016

O Mere Dil Ke Chain – My reinterpretation

Here’s my own Saxophone instrumental interpretation of O Mere Dil Ke Chain, the wonderful evergreen Kishore Kumar romantic song composed by the peerless Pancham Da, or R D Burman. From Mere Jeevan Saathi. This song actually brought together the best...

/ November 20, 2016

Connecting artists with events: BigMyGig

There are artists and there are events and event organisers – not just professional event managers but also individuals who might want to create a private event. Or just someone who needs a talented creative ‘teacher’ for an art form....

/ November 20, 2016

Opinion piece by Deepak Kochhar, NuPower Renewables, on renewable energy to power India

Happy to share an opinion piece by Deepak Kochhar, Founder & CEO, NuPower Renewables, one of the leading Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in the renewable energy sector. Kochhar has 20 years of entrepreneurial experience in the financial services and renewable energy...

/ November 2, 2016

Tata Hexa hits the sweet spot!

The Tata Hexa is a great tech-beefed AWD- and super drive modes-powered leveler of potholed roads. It is a truly stylish and handsome luxury-features-packed hunk that’s finally given Tata Motors the power and promise to sail right into car lovers’...

/ October 31, 2016