Category Archives: Eclectic

The Straight Dope FAQ on Indian Elections 2009

Or what newspapers and media will not tell you about the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Election. Will the new government go in for reform? Absolutely! Though there may be a slight difference between what everyone understands by reform and what the … Continue reading

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Rulebook for Indian TV News Producers

Any newbie TV News Producer who wants to compete with the top Indian news channels will be well advised to comply with the following guidelines: All news is BREAKING NEWS. This also means that if there is no news, BREAK … Continue reading

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QOTD – 10th Oct 2007

After the intense and enlightening discussion on an earlier post – An Unquiet Mind Over Matter – I couldn’t help resist sharing today’s Quote of the Day from The Quotation’s Page. It’s a perfect rejoinder that serves a sumptuous dessert … Continue reading

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Religion vs. Atheism in Parenting

A few weeks back, I read Richard Dawkins in The God Delusion say: I want us to flinch when we hear of a ‘Christian child’ or a ‘Muslim child’. Small children are too young to know their views on life, … Continue reading

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Weekend Flea Market 5-Oct-07

An assortment of stuff I came across in cyberspace, offered second hand, for anyone who may be interested. If you haven’t read it already, Thomas Friedman’s penultimate op-ed 9/11 Is Over, is a must-read. China has now started blocking all … Continue reading

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