Category Archives: Eclectic

10 Thoughts on T20 World Cup Win

I have nev­er writ­ten about crick­et before. Why? I’m not sure — some­times I think enough is being writ­ten all around, and I can’t add any val­ue. At oth­er times, I don’t think it has any real “post-sub­­s­tance”, so I … 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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WikiScanning India

In the pri­­va­­cy-cher­ish­ing geek Inter­net pop­u­lace, a mon­i­tor­ing tool for trac­ing changes to Wikipedia entries is gain­ing noto­ri­ous pop­u­lar­i­ty. WikiScan­ner, a tool cre­at­ed a few weeks back, maps mil­lions of Wikipedia edits to the IP address of the com­put­er used … 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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The Hottest Stuff in the World

In Sep­tem­ber 2000, a mil­i­tary lab­o­ra­to­ry in the gar­ri­son town of Tezpur in north­east­ern India announced that it had iden­ti­fied the hottest chili in the world. After some dis­put­ing claims and ques­tions of authen­tic­i­ty, it was sci­en­tif­i­cal­ly proven by New … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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