Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Hero Who Deserves Better. P. V. Narasimha Rao.

If there is one single individual who can be given credit for setting India free from the clutches of claustrophobic socialism, that is P V Narasimha Rao, who was Prime Minister of India between 1991 and 1996. The beginning of … Continue reading

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Sanyas!

My friend K came today on his monthly visit. The topic of discussion today was on parenting. K’s last born, now eighteen lives with him. K as my readers may recollect is a divorced single parent. K’s two elder children … Continue reading

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Half Truths.

I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Conrad. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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Male Menopause.

As if I do not have enough to muse about, this news item in the Independent, got me into a very reflective mood. Without any disrespect to Dr. Hegarty, and strictly talking about my own life, I think that I … Continue reading

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Spam.

This comment is too good not to be shared with my readers. Akismet caught it but the sheer gall of the commentator made me laugh, as I am sure my readers will too. “I just installed an in-wall computer in … Continue reading

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Yet Another Entrepreneur.

That is a refrigerator that works without electricity. It is a solution for many villages without electricity, but where something to keep things safe a for a few days can make for a lot of convenience. That is Mansukhbhai Prajapathi, … Continue reading

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Tears II

This music never fails to bring tears to my eyes as I associate with many sacrifices made by many people all over the world throughout our history. I thank my friend Anil, a man who should know why this brings … Continue reading

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A Mail From A Pakistani Friend.

I reproduce below an extract from a mail from a Pakistani friend with Indian relatives. This is not unusual and many families on both sides of the divide have relatives on the other side. We were one country once after … Continue reading

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Tears.

I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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Tirupur’s Workhorse.

This is a follow up post on my yesterday’s post on my Nostalgia Trip To Tirupur. This photograph shows a very common sight in Tirupur. It is a courier carrying about a ton of cotton cloth between two processing locations. … Continue reading

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