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Ganesh Nayak
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  • Indian School of Business
    Dual major in Marketing & Strategy, 2008 - 2009
  • National Institute of Technology Karnataka
    Major in Electrical & Electronics, 1999 - 2003
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Conceptualized a low cost smart grid alternative for India - https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B8gFBDZZp4__Z0dtLTdfNnFSY3c
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  • Accenture
    Proposal Development Specialist, 2014 - present
  • Wipro Technologies
    Pre Sales Consultant, 2009 - 2014
  • ABB Ltd
    Senior Engineer, 2007 - 2008
  • Larsen & Toubro
    Product Manager, 2003 - 2007
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Kabul attack: Death toll touches 80, 231 injured as twin blasts rip through Shiite mass protest

http://www.firstpost.com/world/kabul-attack-20-dead-160-wounded-after-blast-hits-minority-protest-march-2910964.html
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A great finalist for the "best optical illusion of the year" contest.
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20 satellites in a single flight. Great going ISRO
 
20 satellites in a go! ISRO continues to break new barriers. Hearty congratulations to our scientists on the monumental accomplishment.

Our space programme has time and again shown the transformative potential of science & technology in people's lives. As a common citizen, was totally immersed in happiness to see our youngsters excelling & taking so much interest in science. Witnessed with immense pride and delight the brilliant moments on TV & took photos for my Instagram account. https://www.instagram.com/p/BG8diiTs_6K/?taken-by=narendramodi
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As US presidential candidate race ends.. which candidate ('s supporters) carried out most violence?...

Bernie Sanders.

Don't have to listen to Sanders to know that he is socialist. The violence on the street is enough.
Shocking scenes are occuring on the streets of San Jose as Trump supporters are chased, punched, kicked, and, as ABC News' Tom Llamas reports "terrorized" as the local police "appears to have lost control." Mobs of protestors, many carrying mexican flags, took over the streets ahead of a Trump rally branding tire irons and burning American flags.
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Google built a tiny radar system into a smartwatch for gesture controls.

http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/20/11720876/google-soli-smart-watch-radar-atap-io-2016

My friend, Ivan, is nicely profiled in this piece about the gesture radar project.

"How are you going to interact with an invisible computer?" When you hear a question like that posted in a conference room at a major tech corporation like Google, you expect you're going to be...
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how to save a capsized boat......smart girl.......
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This has to be said:

Just because a democratic process doesn't turn out how you'd like, doesn't make it not democratic.

But they didn't really understand what they were voting for!

Welcome to Democracy.

But some people regretted their vote!

Welcome to Democracy.

But only a plurality voted for it, not a majority!

Welcome to Democracy.

But they had lousy, questionable, possibly inanely wrongheaded reasons for how they voted!

Welcome to Democracy.

It's the worst form of government except for every other type that has ever been tried. (Shamelessly paraphrased from Churchill)

Oh, and News Flash: the same complaints apply to both sides of the argument.
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Malabar Grey Hornbill

Kottebetta, Kodagu, Karnataka. Apr 2016

Found only in Parashurama Kshetra. Lacks the casque on top the beak, generally found in other Hornbills.

Being large frugivores, they are important as seed dispersal agents for many species of fruit bearing forest trees
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Happy Biodiversity Day

Blyth's Starling

Virajpet, Kodagu, Karnataka. Apr 2016.

Endemic to Parashurama Kshetra. Has more white as compared to commonly found Chestnut-tailed Starling.

Parashurama Kshetra is one of the top biodiversity hotspots of the world, with several species of birds and animals found only in this region.
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How Sanskrit Led To The Creation Of Mendeleev’s Periodic Table –...
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Here we speak of how the two-dimensional structure of Sanskrit led to the creation of the periodic table. #indicscience #periodictable #sans

Google Pwnium Program Now Open All Year | Threatpost | The first stop fo...
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Google is expanding its Pwnium vulnerability program to run all year long and is offering no limit on financial rewards.

Forbes India Magazine - Billionaire with no energy experience scripts th...
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Six years ago, Bryan Sheffield had no energy industry experience. Today, he's on track to become a billionaire before his 40th birthday. How

Cyclone Hudhud: Spot on twice, India's Met Dept beats global weathermen ...
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Others may have a more enviable international profile. But for the second time in the last one year, India Meteorological Centre (IMD) prove

13 Rare & Personal Stories About Rahul Dravid.
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We all know what an amazing human being Rahul Dravid is, but these stories about Rahul Dravid will forever magnify your respect for this leg

India scripts history, becomes the first country to send Mars Orbiter in...
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Scientists broke into wild cheers as the orbiter's engines completed 24 minutes of burn time.

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Display Technology Shoot-Out
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Introduction. A key element for a great Smartphone has always been a truly innovative and top performing display, and the best leading edge

Hack runs Android apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers
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Google's "App Runtime for Chrome" gets hacked to run on any major desktop OS.

Ellison Becomes Oracle Chairman as Catz, Hurd Split CEO Job
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Oracle Corp.’s Larry Ellison stepped down as chief executive officer of the software maker he founded, making way for a new generation of ex

India Wants To Build Massive Digital Infrastructure To Cover 800 Million...
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A $17-billion government program to build a national optical fiber network that will connect India’s gram panchayats, or village-level gover

Android Browser flaw a “privacy disaster” for half of Android users
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Bug enables malicious sites to grab cookies, passwords from other sites.

IISc's exciting new technique to spot explosives in ANY container
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MAIL TODAY EXCLUSIVE: Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have developed a technique to identify explosive chemicals

Forbes India Magazine - Indian Carriers Hit Air Pocket, Losses Mount
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A. s two foreign airlines girdle up for new launches in India, the five incumbent carriers in the Indian skies are battling tough times. The

No, Narendra Modi is not the ‘most searched’ person on Google
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The veracity of this claim, which was carried by several mainstream news organisations is however, highly debatable.

Uttarakhand: Cong could learn from ‘Rambo’ Modi’s rescue model
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It was smart thinking all the way. Modi made good use of BJP’s organisational machinery with the help of his own officials.

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Lot of times the more famous taxi services cancel the order at the last moment, especially when the destination is railway station, since they prefer airport services. Never had a problem with JK though... Once they saved our trip, since they are the only ones willing... May be because they are closer to our home, not sure... Have been booking JK since over a year now. Never had a problem
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reviewed 3 years ago
In the age where we are lost behind the digital screens, is it a good idea to have a one more screen in the restaurant!!! Going out with family and friends gives an opportunity to come out of our digital lives and this place does not help with that :-).... Anyways, the touch table concept is good and the probably the place is worth visiting once... The food is good, but not something extra-ordinary. The service was very slow and that killed the excitement. Coming to touch screen, did not find it very responsive. There are games for kids, but since the screen is at the table center its not very convenient access to them. The humor section has adult jokes; need to be careful if with kids. Even though one can order through the touch screen, the waiter comes immediately to confirm the order, which is good, since it avoids accidental orders
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Food: Very GoodDecor: ExcellentService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
If one can get a balcony table overseeing the MG road, with good weather and friends, this place is wonderful. The food and service quality are excellent. Always had buffet here.
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Although not very big, its worth a good visit, especially with kids. The toy train ride is excellent (But needs minimum of 10 to gather). The highlight is the "Maharani Saloon", the private coach of Maharani of Mysore. Not many people visit here, hence not crowed, a welcome break from rest of the main attractions at Mysore
Appeal: GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Even though there was so much crowd, everything went so smoothly. The authorities have taken great care to make it tourist friendly. Everything feels well thought through. Note that cameras are allowed inside the compound (first entry after the tickets), but not allowed inside the main building (there is a free camera locker facility). The audio kit is a must buy. It costs only 100, but there are few takers, owing to the steep deposit of 2000 Rs. The audio guide makes one really appreciate the palace and the things at display. Also should highlight that the palace upkeep is spot on. I could not find a single corner with dust accumulated. Mysore palace was truly a wonderful experience.
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Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Good place for a quick weekend get-away for Bangaloreans. We started post lunch and due to excellent roads reached quickly. Vehicles will go inside the fort, but tickets needs to be purchased. Once inside, immediately there is Tippu's summer palace to the left and a lake to the front. Both are not worth visiting. We then drove all the way to the top. From there we covered everything via walk. Only places worth seeing are the ancient Nandishwar temple (and the small lake behind it), Nandi statue, and tippu fall. Rest of the places are not worth it. While coming back, we took a detour and visited the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, situated close to the foot hills. The temple carvings are brilliant, touching the standards of Hampi and Belur/Halebedu. Its a must visit.
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Appeal: Very GoodFacilities: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
We stayed here for three days during our trip to Mysore. Our experience has been mixed. The room and restaurant quality are great, but service standards needs improvement. For the price (discounted after negotiation), the room is value for money including locker, balcony, individual A/c. The room size was small (we took the lowest category) although very clean. The shower was too good, with super rain effect, but water could have been hotter. There was bucket but no mug. There were couple of service calls missed. But the staff goes out of the way to help once they meet face to face. Free wifi barely worked. Can consider it as not present at all. The in-house restaurant Ambari is really a highlight. We had dinner there every day, but did not get bored of it. The complementary breakfast was also very good. I would recommend this hotel, since overall we were happy with the stay.
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Quality: Very GoodFacilities: Very GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago