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Tracking US/Canada bound flights

Yesterday my brother-in-law left to New York, USA for pursuing his MS program. He was traveling international for the first time and our own Air India (AI) was the chosen carrier. In its recent route expansion, AI has added 2 new routes to its kitty - Delhi-New York non-stop and Mumbai-New York non-stop! My bro-in-law went in the Delhi-NY flight. I wanted to know the flight info of this flight and the AI website was hardly coming up to check the status. So I had one more super website accessible and the site is: www.flightstats.com This website gives the departure and arrival info (real time) of all the flights flying in this world! Especially if the flight is from/to USA, then it has a real-time map that shows the flight path and status information, once the flight reaches US/Canada airspace!! This is just awesome! Not only this, it gives the real-time map of the Airport traffic in US/Canada and we can track any flight that is bound to / departing from these 2 countries! For instan…

'A Happening Month'!

Its almost a month that I blogged about any interesting events in my day-2-day life! I wanted to blog but somehow 'diverted' my thought to some other work. Being a constant blogger, I feel that I miss something if I do not blog! :-)Back to typing my thoughts using this keyboard, the last 1 month just went by with some interesting things in my life.1. My 1st interesting thing is: My better half (my life and wife!) got an interview call from a very well known Food maker of this country, the MTR Foods. MTR => MavalliTiffin Room, a small eatery joint (completely Vegetarian!) started in 1924 by the Maiyya family in Bangalore, is a very well known restaurant in South Bangalore and its foods are very popular all over the country. Even today we need to make reservation for lunch/dinner. The delicious and very famous RavaIdli was invented by MTR. Lot more about MTR can be told that brings proud to we Bangaloreans! And its also pride that my better half got a Microbiologist job in th…