Category Archives: Humor

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, BREAKCon­tin­ue read­ing

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Virtues of Politicians

I’m sick and tired of all the poli­ti­­cian-bash­ing that blog­gers seem addict­ed to these days. Why do we have to be so crit­i­cal all the time? Why not see the glass half-full? Decid­ing to be an opti­mist, I present “Virtues … 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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Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Mammoth Task Ahead

The Indo-US Nuclear Deal has become like the sto­ry of The Blind Men and an Ele­phant. Let’s see how. #1: Man­mo­han Singh hang­ing to the Tail Think­ing that this was the end of the rope for ener­gy ambi­tious India, Singh … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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To My Readers

There was once a Ram­bodocWho twist­ed word and min­dA­long came An Unqui­et Min­dAnd soon they were one of a kind Not for­get­ting her­self, Aika­ter­ine joinedOemar’s ran­dom mus­ings entwinedThiru was perched on a spot­No won­der as he was on blogspot Priyank was fly­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Jaadu ki Jappi’ prevents robbery

After the Munnab­hai style Gand­hi­giri worked in the case of Amer­i­can green card seek­ers, his “mag­ic hug” resolved anoth­er prob­lem (thanks to GF’s blog): The Wash­ing­ton Post reports: It start­ed about mid­night on June 16 when a group of friends was fin­ish­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Leaning Minarets, Not-so-leaning Tower

The Lean­ing Tow­er of Pisa no longer leans quite so much after a £20 mil­lion project to save it was hailed a com­plete suc­cess yes­ter­day. The tow­er, which was on the verge of col­lapse, has been straight­ened by 18 inch­es … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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