Posts Tagged ‘ India ’

Skeletons In India’s Closet?

December 23, 2007
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Tweet I occasionally come across stories/articles that send shivers down the spine This one shook me to the bones. Literally. This was about the awful hideous practice of illegal trade of a unique kind – of bones. Of real people. These people steal corpses from graves, and from cremation grounds. They then sell their...
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What Kind of Indian Are You?

October 16, 2007
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Tweet 1. Do you vote? In the club elections? Always Hell yea They are all equally bad. What’s the use? Used to. Till they ended reservation for my caste. 2. You are stopped at a traffic light. The light turns green and you take four seconds to move. People behind you start honking. You?...
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Going to America

October 13, 2007
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Tweet Going to America. The song was set on an infinite loop in Rajiv’s mind, and had played out about ten thousand times in the last two days. He was after all, going to America. That though couldn’t happen till he finished packing. Which would be once his mom was done stuffing fifteen packs...
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The Other India

October 7, 2007
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Tweet India is shining. The Indian elephant is on a roll, galloping along on the path to economic progress. India has more billionaires than any other Asian country. Indians are starting new companies. Indian companies are acquiring foreign ones. The rupee is stronger than it has been in recent years. Foreign exchange reserves are...
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(Dis)Unity in Diversity?

September 30, 2007
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Tweet Unity in Diversity. We have grown up hearing this common refrain while referring to India. But as India celebrates its 60 years of independence, and amidst the immense euphoria regarding the massive strides that the country is taking on various economic and technological fronts, we Indians need to pause for a moment and...
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World Champions!

September 24, 2007
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Tweet By now everybody knows the series of events. India made 157/5. Pakistan started the chase badly..and it looked like India were all set. But then Misbah started doing his thing, and brought Pakistan so agonizingly close to the trophy. But then he got ambitious, and that cheeky shot doubled the heartbeats of a...
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The Cab Ride

September 23, 2007
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The Cab Ride

Tweet The phone rang…”Your cab’s here sir” “You’re 15 minutes early. Give me 5 minutes and I’ll be there.” Akhil was bristling with excitement. Three weeks. That was how long he was going to be gone. Home. After all of two years. Akhil was a young Indian living the American dream thousands of miles...
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India vs Pakistan It Is

September 22, 2007
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Tweet India through to the finals of the inaugural Twenty20 cricket world cup, being held in South Africa. Yuvraj Singh once again blasting the aussie bowlers out of the park, was instrumental in the win.   View a video of the highlights here Some of the aspects that stuck out to us: 1. Given...
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