Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology of the RWTH Aachen University

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Good and bad side

Sometimes it’s really hard to be in India. There are two sides. On the one hand there is so much new and interesting to experience. Even if you stay and study most of the time on the campus. So many things are different from Germany: The surrounding, religion, details of the daily routine … . Therefore, there is not a day that is not exciting. Read more »

Humble views of a Railway fan

Since my childhood, I have been in love with trains and railways of all kinds. The power, the precision and the numerical figures involved, always astounded me. Obviously, Indian railway has a special place in my heart and mind. I still remember all the train journeys I ever took in India. And I still am a fan of train and railway technologies. In India, I used to see videos and pictures of the trains and railway systems of other countries. After coming to Germany, I got the chance to have a first-hand experience of not just German Railway (Deutsche Bahn) but railway system of nearly all of Europe. Read more »

Formal and Informal Waste Management in Hyderabad

The solid waste management in Hyderabad, as in any other Indian city, consists of two systems that work next to each other. There is the formal system that is the responsibility of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and there is the informal system which collects most of the recyclable wastes in India. Read more »

Sports Lovers in Aachen

Volleyball has always been one of my favorite sports. Even though, I am not so good at it but I always spare some time to cherish this hobby somehow since my elementary school. When I came to Aachen, I was happy to find many volleyball clubs and sports events organized throughout the year by university or other organizations. RWTH Aachen University also has their well established sports complex where you can do all kinds of sports activities and every Monday, I go there for volleyball. I have also joined a small mixed volleyball club called “Beta-Blocker” and we frequently participate in some volleyball competitions on weekends. I am happy to say that we make a good, well balanced team. Read more »