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Old 9th September 2009, 16:11   #1
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Hi Guys...
Have recently shifted to delhi as part of my new job.
As luck has it, i have no family or friends who stay here. Hence shifting has been a bit of a task.
I office is in Noida and Barakhamba road and I stay in Saket.
Could you guys direct me to some good places to eat have a drink etc after work. How to go about looking for good accomodation etc etc. Keep in mind i dont have a car and am using autos / taxis which i have learnt is not as easy as in bbay. Would love to meet my fellow teambhpians with similar interests ( read cars / bikes / food etc etc).

Thanks guys..

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Welcome to the capital Nik.

Unless you are willing to shell out 15 bucks a km, commuting in Delhi is a lot tougher than B'Bay etc, especially for areas not covered by the metro. There is a meet being planned for this weekend where you may be able to meet some people.
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Hi Guys...
I office is in Noida and Barakhamba road and I stay in Saket.
Nik
I used to stay very near to Barakhamba road at KG Road. That was 11 years ago. Hope the place is as well kept as it was in those days.

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commuting in Delhi is a lot tougher than B'Bay etc, especially for areas not covered by the metro. There is a meet being planned for this weekend where you may be able to meet some people.
@Eddy, what are the areas covered by the metro? Is there any website where i can get the route details. I will be in Delhi for a few days next week, and the info could be handy.
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Old 9th September 2009, 19:48   #4
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Here you go !

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Welcome to the capital Nik.

Unless you are willing to shell out 15 bucks a km, commuting in Delhi is a lot tougher than B'Bay etc, especially for areas not covered by the metro. There is a meet being planned for this weekend where you may be able to meet some people.
Paying Rs.9.50/km for AC Acb (Quickcab) is also good option.
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^^but getting the line is a tedious process. I believe the cars used are also not upto the mark. My choice is Meru, if not, Metro, if not, auto/rickshaw.
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Paying Rs.9.50/km for AC Acb (Quickcab) is also good option.
Quick-cab does not go to Noida where nick's office is located. Plus the booking and confirmation process it not too trustworthy.
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NiK why not shift to Noida? The rentals here are at attractive prices and ur office will be close by too.
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yeah. honestly, noida is an extremely good choice (cheap as hell too), and saket quite the opposite. When 85% of your time here will go in commuting - why o why?
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Thanks for the replies guys.. Plan on getting a car soon. So i guess will have to make do with the auto's for the time being, which is actually not to bad except for the whole delhi - noida issue which i just dont understand.
As far as staying in Noida is concerned no offence to anybody but staying in Noida is not an option prefer delhi any day. I also travle atleast once in ten days so i need to be closer to the airport, getting a ride from the airport to noida is a task from what i have experienced. Plus i dont have anything to come home to anyway so spending time commuting is fine, i get to learn different routes and it helps me learn more about the city.
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