Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Globe Trotting Indian.

It is now official. You cannot run away from an Indian except in three countries of the world. Out of the 183 nations in the world, you can find Indians in 180 of them. The Pune edition of the Times … Continue reading

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Older Men, Take Heart. Older Women, Take The Advise.

What has happened to the Grand Old Man as Ashok so endearingly calls him? Did something happen to him on his long week end off? No, dear readers nothing happened. He is still quite all there, at least he thinks … Continue reading

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Collecting Or Collections.

This post is the Loose Consortium Bloggers’ Friday post when Ashok, Conrad, Grannymar, Magpie11, Marianna, Maria, Gaelikaa, Helen, Judy the latest addition, and I write one post each on the same topic. Please visit the other blogs too to have … Continue reading

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Ambi The Tambram.

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the latest Indian Tambram to hit the global media with his Nobel prize which he won with two others, is known by his short nick name Venky to most of his friends. Within his family however, I believe … Continue reading

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The Complicated Me?

This post has been in the making for some time and finally was triggered by a recent exchange of mails between me and a very perceptive and dear friend. I hope that this is the catharsis that will bring about … Continue reading

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How Notorious Are You?

I am grateful to Mitch for inspiring me to write this post. His original post can be seen here. I wonder if Mitch has a Dr. before his name!  Comments Mitch? I was intrigued and I googled my name and … Continue reading

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Speed!

This post is the Loose Consortium Bloggers’ Friday post when Ashok, Conrad, Grannymar, Magpie11, Marianna, Maria, Gaelikaa and I write one post each on the same topic. Please visit the other blogs too to have different views on this fascinating … Continue reading

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Teachers Beware!

A class of five-year old students are learning to read. One of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said, “Look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!” The teacher took a deep breath, then asked…”What did you … Continue reading

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A Fair Society?

Many states in India are now going to the polls to elect local state governments. Not a day passes without news of some political murder, or crime or intimidation or whatever. This apart from the normal crime news covering petty … Continue reading

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Agony Uncle? I Am Ashamed!

Immediately after writing off my career as Agony Uncle, I came across this amazing article in the ‘Independent’. After reading it, I am ashamed. Just imagine a life time spent on being an Agony Aunt, and here I am complaining … Continue reading

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