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20 Joys And Struggles Of Growing Up With South Indian Parents

Parents: Those people you live with when you aren’t at cricket coaching, Bharatanatyam class, tuitions, badminton training, Carnatic music practice, or school.


1. This is pretty much every text you get after sundown. Lavanya Mohan The rule: You must text every 15 minutes after 10p.m., every 5 minutes after 10:30p.m., every 2 minutes after 11, and every 10 seconds after 11:30p.m. (not including the three million phone calls in between). 2. And trying to negotiate your curfew (that’s dinner time for most people) is entirely pointless. Meme Kid / Via memekid.com #hahahaha #no 3. When you were a kid, your parents’ idea of a vacation was taking you around all the temples in the state… Youtube / Via youtube.com …and the states nearby. 4. But now that you’re too old to be joining them on vacations, they go to exotic places. 20th Century Fox / Via giphy.com “Amma and I going to the Maldives this summer”
“Ooh, can I come?”
“But kanna, shouldn’t you be focussing on your career?”

Reliance Jio Happy New Year Offer: Your 10 Point Cheat-Sheet

HIGHLIGHTSReliance Jio is offering another three months of free data to new usersExisting customers will also be migrated to the new free offer on Jan 1Usage limits will go from 4GB a day to 1GB a day
Billionaire Mukesh Ambani extended free services being offered by his Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. unit, saying the company was working to iron out voice- and data-quality problems to help lure customers from rivals.
Jio services debuted on September 5 and were initially meant to be free until December. Ambani announced Thursday that, starting December 4, every customer would get a full bouquet of Jio services free until March 31. The company had in September announced tariff plans of as low as Rs. 149 ($2.18) a month for data and free mobile phone calls and roaming across India. Competitors including Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Vodafone Group Plc.’s unlisted Indian unit have also cut tariffs in response by as much as 67 percent and added fourth-generation, or 4G, …