Tag Archives: India

Bamboo Bicycles.

I came across two interesting characters making bicycles using bamboo frames and I share both with my readers. The first one is from Ghana and this article will give you all the information on the contraption. The next one is … Continue reading

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Fertility!

This is not something that I have dreamt up. 70+ years old couple became parents in India some time ago. There was widespread press coverage of the event. Similar stories but not for as old as these appear now and … Continue reading

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A New Problem Created By Fanatics.

This news item from the BBC shows the latest problem faced by one section of people from India’s North East. Mumbai and Pune also had problems with people from the North East of India being targeted by trouble makers. These … Continue reading

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My Nightmare.

I have written about this before and my readers are sure to be aware of the problems that face India’s so far hostile neighbour Pakistan, without my having to elaborate. The latest in a series of written material about Pakistan, … Continue reading

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Dominion And Stewardship.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today‚Äôs topic has been chosen by our esrstwhile LBC blogger Magpie who has retired. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical … Continue reading

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Anna Hazare.

That is a note that my grand niece and Padmum’s grand daughter Uttara, sent on behalf of her sister Madhura and herself, to Anna Hazare. Her obviously very proud parents have this to say about it. “After writing the note … Continue reading

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India Has Arrived.

One hears much noise in the media about India’s current growth trajectory and emerging status as a global player. Residing in India in retirement however, this has not impressed me much except for the increased traffic on the roads and … Continue reading

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Outsourcing To India.

Enough noise has been made about outsourcing computer related work to India, without my having to contribute anything more. There is another very interesting outsourcing to India operation taking place without too much noise, and I want to share that … Continue reading

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Hope.

Hope By Zordo The hottest news in India today is the popular disdain being expressed for the political and the bureaucratic class of India. To show the ridiculous levels to which corruption has seeped into our system, here is a … Continue reading

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Endangered Species.

My class mate and friend Narasimha’s son in law Jyotirmoy Dey was murdered in broad day light yesterday. He was a journalist and a fearless reporter of crime and criminals in Mumbai. It is speculated that he paid the price … Continue reading

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