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Kushan Mitra @kushanmitra New Delhi, India

Husband, Son, Brother, Friend, Journalist, Traveller, Driver, Eater, Gooner. Total #avgeek SCS '97 SSC '00 Insta: https://t.co/niuaMEuAtw

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Joined Twitter 6/17/08


If you are a Columban and haven't seen the pictures of @iamsrk back in school a couple of days ago, you lucky basta… https://t.co/SzkLmXaF62ICYMI - a video from the Modhera Sun Temple - these were SM specific, proper vids up in a couple of weeks… https://t.co/KHHwoAO8UnIn my view, the Revenue Secretary should be fired. He got the budget estimates horribly wrong, embarrassing the Fin… https://t.co/DXLWGR7qjI
Retweeted by Kushan MitraShunned by Chinese, Thai tourism hotspot braces for rare slump https://t.co/J9DyNvOYSeBapu’s disrespect in UK is insult to India https://t.co/zBCVgpiPkCBodies of Stephen’s teacher found on railway tracks, mother in house https://t.co/rYHQI8nB7FMy my my... non vegetarian cows “refuse to eat grass of vegetarian food”. Hardly surprising. US beef cattle also fe… https://t.co/ZnCRSUEMvO
Retweeted by Kushan MitraMeanwhile, in Goa even the cows have taken to meat! https://t.co/IEiZL5KNp0Finally the Labour Party is realising that they will drive the the British-Indian community away in their lust to g… https://t.co/UvF4i11Bat @SirishChandran @SriniKay @Dhruv_Behl @aspibhathena And that is sad; one of my bugbears is that Maruti doesn't have… https://t.co/RC7rJk0N9gDavid Attenborough is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes broadcast in black & white, colour, HD, 3D, 4K and VR.
Retweeted by Kushan MitraSeat of Nagvanshi kings gets ASI protection https://t.co/BpXxkEk9py
10/21
2019
I am NOT a Liverpool person but this VAR stuff is bollocks
Retweeted by Kushan MitraFirst time using @DrivezyIN and extremely poor experience. Badly banged up and unclean car. No one to guide at pick… https://t.co/JSsCs8b8Rm
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThe most informative thing I've read today https://t.co/TgOT8OJEPuhttps://t.co/aQurLhDhuN
Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @KabirTaneja Get some of the local produce back#ElonMusk: It has been a couple of days since SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who has courted several controversies with his… https://t.co/rrxX3IRuu6
Retweeted by Kushan MitraPOF = Pakistan ordnance factories. Doubly embarrassing because this Pakistani mortar round is a dud to boot. 🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/3oLSgXCgzb
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Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @SriniKay @bulletcompany @adiljal @CyrusDhabhar Picture hai? @SriniKay @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathena Fair enough, those cars must cost a fair bit to maintain but th… https://t.co/1DqvckVhyP @SunnySen @runadhm @dtptraffic I’m afraid you’re alone on this, cities have to do this and it happens across the wo… https://t.co/4j2WvQEdkc @bulletcompany @SriniKay @adiljal @CyrusDhabhar I loved the HS Hunting Wagon from Alwar, a the boat-tail RR and so many more. @SriniKay @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathena But that is a problem in most historical sites and collections… https://t.co/lSaUbWtfZv @SunnySen @runadhm Firstly, all major cities have such events. This is a Sunday and the @dtptraffic issued loads of advisories. @SriniKay I think that would need to be funded by a manufacturer. Heck, a CTB can be done on the Merc's alone - I'm… https://t.co/ZmjtOgfoDe @bulletcompany @MercedesBenz @rollsroycecars Just three bikes were on display. @SriniKay @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathena There wasn't a brochure there and while the guards were very go… https://t.co/TZkzCwFqS6It is an amazing collection and I believe manufacturers like @MercedesBenz and @rollsroycecars should step up to th… https://t.co/MwGur6KMsWI was searching for info online, but didn't find these - of course Motoring should work on their archives for such… https://t.co/1XFAuPEPDf @kushanmitra @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathena Seen it? I have featured the Ahmedabad cars across three ins… https://t.co/NpfEbDX5EX
Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @SriniKay @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathena Wow. Quite a collection, you've seen it?Some more from this museum. Worth going to Ahmedabad for I believe @Dhruv_Behl @SirishChandran @aspibhathenahttps://t.co/FIspOG0EP3On the Ahmedabad Ring Road there is a ‘Vintage Auto Museum’ and while the cars are nowhere near Concors condition,… https://t.co/uJzwRpuzW4 @kushanmitra There is a huge demand of donkey meat in the Chinese market. They have almost wiped out the species fr… https://t.co/7fUdjYcbEw
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThere must be hundreds of Indians stuck in some very dangerous Latin American countries https://t.co/wLvPsewsnpSecurity Council needs to take more frequent recourse to ICJ: India https://t.co/rN2QNTTAfjAa Gaya Noddy! https://t.co/eHULDYSEmg
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThis is one area Pakistan is doing better than us https://t.co/W2Xna5koJc
10/20
2019
Thank you to all our #terminatordarkfate fans in the UK! Korea, we are on our way! https://t.co/s7n91LZk0X
Retweeted by Kushan MitraI like Gujarat and all, but returning from my sixth trip to Ahmedabad in 2019, I think I’ve had an overdose this year. @LiveFromALounge @ShivamVahia I know, but frankenplanes look weird @CyrusDhabhar Worst example, i had blocked the best seat on the upper deck of a BA 747.It would be nice if SpiceJet and Vistara painted and refurbished their ex-Jet planes now. They look like a bunch of… https://t.co/Jpfq5Iuwp5"Do you mind taking the middle seat, Sir?" "I don't care what the circumstances are, I'm afraid not" The stewarde… https://t.co/GXk40nyWuoNo wonder Air India is in a mess because of such govt decisions : Go bring people from war torn country, go start A… https://t.co/EfvR97dZmm
Retweeted by Kushan MitraI’ve really not kept up with everyone after college, but I’ve recently learnt that one ‘famous’ batchmate is a wife… https://t.co/TOyPKwlTrwBREAKING: Three-and-a-half years, two extensions, seven defections, 21 deselections, three prime ministers, countle… https://t.co/YYTf1KFqfR
Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @nandz Why Pugs?As I've said in previous posts i was stunned at the intracacy of the delicately carved works at Rani Ki Vav, Patan.… https://t.co/sZd2SxC057#KamleshTiwariMurder: Five people, including three in Surat, have been detained in connection with the murder of Ka… https://t.co/eX7D5D4xMg
Retweeted by Kushan MitraSigning off on the #GreatIndiaDrive with @TheDailyPioneer and @HyundaiIndia with the fabulous #HyundaiVenue here in… https://t.co/ZSzjgP7pXrThere is a sense of serenity at the Sabarmati Ashram. I genuinely believe that every single Indian must make a pilg… https://t.co/joOCcsyTFR#PioneerHeadlines: The SC on Friday directed the Centre and the Assam Government to immediately transfer the State… https://t.co/Gi3LaEiqNN
Retweeted by Kushan MitraRide with long-lost treasures https://t.co/Q1MG7UYX5l#epic discovery! https://t.co/bH4zqQs7E3
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10/19
2019
Were they able to think out of the box? https://t.co/TL0VpOxnA1
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThis is a rare sentence, but the YouTube comment is right. https://t.co/INiNznDrz7
Retweeted by Kushan MitraBoth the eyes and the nose (across all carvings at Rani Ki Vav) have me very curious of the genealogy of the Solank… https://t.co/tZDQsXalI9Again, I cannot but recommend this site highly enough. @im_ankitb ThanksThanks much to ⁦@TalishRay⁩ for being a great travel companion during our leg of the #GreatIndiaDrive in and around… https://t.co/jiH5DeS8JEGermany is prime example that speed is not the killer on roads but indiscipline and shit driving https://t.co/juw73j947B
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThanks to my friend Bob Rupani, I visited the Patang Vali Gali in the Jamalpur district of old Ahmedabad. I bought… https://t.co/bkVtT8EjykThanks for the retweet https://t.co/TRGOeVsvRpPicked up a box of 100 tricolour miniature kites for Rs 120. But it isn't about the price, it is about this skill b… https://t.co/h8ahICtpMkThanks to my friend Bob Rupani who suggested that we visit the Patang Gali in Ahmedabad's Jamalpur. These handmade… https://t.co/yDHELQDR3DSince the #RaniKiVav pictures I posted yesterday were so popular, I'm posting a few more pictures from… https://t.co/eDC1lEa9p9Relief for Adani in coal scam https://t.co/JS9bz2VQ23B’desh guards kill BSF man as meet goes awry https://t.co/5DYWFwlpigThis thread #history #IncredibleIndia https://t.co/bXHrqq7D0u
Retweeted by Kushan MitraWhere we visit the wonderful Modhera Sun Temple #GreatIndiaDrive #ThePioneerGID https://t.co/Qz9F1IoJWPTrump to Kurds: “I got you a great deal. I gave Turkey your homeland and homes, and you have 5 whole days to pack u… https://t.co/vW9CgeeW6P
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10/18
2019
Today was a long hard day, but I genuinely had so much fun and discovered so much about my country and its history.… https://t.co/dM4YZTPPbt @vishchan Badami is definitely a place I want to visitNigeria is fantastic country https://t.co/Lqr9A5tDcH
Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @indergopal TodayThere is a level of detail here that few other Indian monuments have, including Konark and Khajuraho. That is becau… https://t.co/b4jPSOEkxQAnother shot of the Rani Ki Vav from above. Let me put it like this, if this was in Europe y'all would go out of yo… https://t.co/dEKKGpvH3QThe #HyundaiVenue that we have been driving all over Gujarat has held up fairly well despite some not so good roads… https://t.co/xu0fE2Bo0J @bulletcompany @YogenPratap Yeah, there was one in the early 1990's. The Fokker Friendship is still in a fairly decent shape.So we just went to the stunning Rani Ki Vav outside the town of Patan. You might know this stepwell from the image… https://t.co/hbjgB5tRbTCivil discourse in old days....ha ha...you should read what all abuses used in Parliament those days https://t.co/1j2pRoW3dh
Retweeted by Kushan MitraWith the exquisite carving of Durga slaying Mahisasura at Rani Ki Vav https://t.co/uhU4SHG8YwCredit where credit is due, the Archeological Survey of India has done a tremendous job in excavating and restoring… https://t.co/mQdrIgR1JUAt the Modhera Sun Temple, a 1100 year old temple in the city of Modhera, about two hours outside Ahmedabad. Built… https://t.co/sXBwIL6vM3There's an excellent episode of @EuropeansPod that gets at the genuine struggle of being a simultaneous translator… https://t.co/agb35kWVpX
Retweeted by Kushan MitraGreat India Drive from iconic Statue of Unity https://t.co/BfZphhd9cZBlockbuster story on a nervous Pakistani ATC and their antsy Air Force harassing a scheduled, commercial Indian pla… https://t.co/bPRG1jNI7m
Retweeted by Kushan MitraDid they testify? https://t.co/4cOa4p4DtS
Retweeted by Kushan Mitra @Bhawna_Sharma https://t.co/V7HV7V6WQlThe offending nail has been removed finally https://t.co/ql9ksttJzgChilli Cheese Garlic Pizza... my god! #gujaratifoodModhera Sun Temple https://t.co/DUqcrIpatlAll I want is a fair chance.If I'm not given the opporunity to compete what am I training for. Sports is about Fair… https://t.co/ap8a2Sjk11
Retweeted by Kushan MitraThe Modhera Sun Temple, a 1100 year old temple from the Solanki period with an exquisite step well. This is truly a… https://t.co/KjlqBLS3tiTrump’s letter to Erdogan. *Not* parody. If this doesn’t break the internet... https://t.co/Z3MpG2ILlg
Retweeted by Kushan MitraAt the Modhera Sun Temple #GreatIndiaDrive #ThePioneerGID https://t.co/asiJR4TyzhAt the 'Kund' of the Modhera Sun Temple #GreatIndiaDrive #ThePioneerGID https://t.co/asiJR4Tyzh
10/17
2019

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