Author: Nilesh Gonsalves

Why I Shop at Amazon

(Disclaimer: This is not a promotional post. Amazon will not be paying me for this post. The content is based purely on my experience with Amazon. The links in the post are affiliate links for Amazon, which might fetch me a beer someday.) Every since the advent of online shopping in India, I’ve been at

Salli Per Edu

I had been trying out this Parsi dish, Salli Per Edu since quite some time. And today I think I got it somewhat right( may be not a-Parsi-bawa-pats-on-my-back-for-my-effort kind of right, but the kind where I don't have to look out towards that trip to

How to Correct Name in EPF

With all the “digitization drive” that the Indian government has undertaken, lots of government services are being moved to online format. One of them is the Employee Provident Fund which has started various online facilities including passbook view, Account Transfers, online withdrawal service etc. But these services do not work for many people, simply due

Install Oxygen OS 5.0 on Oneplus 3T

OnePlus 3T, the flagship phone of about a year back from the revolutionary company OnePlus, is still a coveted smart phone. We can attribute it to the powerful hardware and a software which provides a near stock experience. And above that, the makers have stuck to their promise of providing timely updates up to Android

How to use Cashify

You must have read here, my adventures with all the electronic trash lying around in my house. Today let’s see how to use cashify mobile app to sell the old gadgets and make cash. You all will get a surprise coupon code for sharing this link to friends on social media. Do not forget to

How to Link Aadhaar to you EPF Account

The salaried class in India puts a portion of their pay in to the Employee Provident Fund(EPF). The EPF is handled by the Employee Provident fund Organisation(EPFO). An employee does this month after month, till he/she retires. And once they retire, they go through all the hassles while withdrawing the accumulated corpus. The hassles are

How to use mAadhaar to Enable Biometric Lock

In my previous post, I had detailed about how to lock the biometric access for your Aadhaar data. The process is beneficial to ensure that no one misuses your Aadhaar. But it is quite a cumbersome process to enable/disable the biometric access each time when try to authenticate using biometrics. So UIDAI has provided the

How to use BHIM UPI APP

One of my previous posts introduced you to NPCI and the products and services offered by them. Today we concentrate more on UPI BHIM mobile app and see how we can use it for our daily transactions. The transactions can be money transfer from one party to another or a payment at merchant point of

The Butterfly Effect

Wikipedia defines the butterfly effect as the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state[sic]. The 2004 Sci-fi thriller movie of the same title describes The Butterfly Effect using simple theory. When a butterfly flutters its

The True Significance of the Colors of Navratri

Ever since I joined the corporate world in 2009, I have come across this tradition of wearing different colored clothes, fixed for each day of Navratri. The people in human resources circulate instruction to wear these colored clothes on those particular days. These are called as the colors of Navratri. I have always assumed that