Ban on sunfilm coating and the concept of VLT

A supreme court ruling in May 2012 declared sunfilm coating on cars as impermissible throughout India. We had purchased our first car in April only and got the sunfilm coated on it as a free accessory but we will have to get it removed now as Bangalore police has issued a strict warning against the use of sunfilms. Failure to comply will result in a fine of Rs 300 (and the car will be seized from ... more

Understanding Domain Name Servers and Web Addresses resolution

What happens when we type a website address in a browser's address bar?

Simple, we get the web page hosted on that address but there are a number of processes taking place behind the scenes. The machines on web don't understand the human readable domain names (eg: but they need addresses in a format called IP address. So there must be someone sitting in between our browser and ... more

Understanding the set up of one's own website

Its only last week that I got my very first website up and running all by myself! And I cannot wait to tell you how I did it all :)

Here is a step by step process to learn to set up one's own website. (More minute and technical details in the other post for the interested readers.)

  1. Buy a domain name
    • Think of a domain name for your website. (eg: '... more