Paypal Issue in India

New Update on Paypal Blog New Bank Withdrawal Instructions for Our Customers in India In wake of recent issues Paypal users in India have been facing over last month for remittances of personal credits into their Indian bank accounts, Paypal today morning apparently has sent this e-mail to “affected” users: PayPal Dear Romil Javed, We …

Signs of Life – Pink Floyd

David Jon Gilmour is great! This song, the opening to my favorite Pink Floyd album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason is a mysterious yet soothing instrumental piece. Gilmour is great with guitar as usual. The album has a background voice by Nick Mason, faint and almost negligible though. If Wikipedia article is correct, the person …

How to choose a safe password

My friends often ask me how to secure their accounts from increasing security vulnerabilities.  Also, some of them who are too busy to ask, I notice, use self-styled security measures as far as choosing a smart password goes. What they don’t realize is the fact that, if one of their accounts is compromised, it may …

Joomla and Magento Integration

There is this talented young guy from Thailand called Anh Nguyen, from the class of  GSoC 2009 which Joomla! team has quite timely picked keeping in view the future of this great open source CMS. So, Anh is working on J! Mint and I have been closely following the development through various sources, like this …

Daag – Dilip Kumar

I have a very faint and fleeting memories of this song, my father used to humm in one of those fine mornings while getting ready for work. Talat Mehmood has given his mellow and famously trembling voice to legendary Dilip Kumar (aka Yusuf Khan) in the 1952 romantic classic called Daag (Film by Amiya Chakrabarty). …

Confessions of a WordPress Server

First up this morning, I saw this “cute” error message on my WordPress hosted blog. In contrary to “Bad bad Orkut Servers” or “No Doughnut for you!” errors at Orkut, it was a refreshing change though. While this error did not last too long, an auto-refresh after 10 mins made it go. Here is the …

Free URL Redirection Services

Attention: This forum post was first “researched” and published in May 2004, so reliability or for that matter even existence of certain websites described here under is questionable. I just post it here, as I felt little nostalgic one evening about good old days. :) Hey all Webmaster types! While deciding for my new Hospitality …