Category Archives: pune

Detroit Superbowl XL

I was for­tu­nate to be liv­ing in down­town Detroit when it host­ed the Super­bowl. For the unini­ti­at­ed, Super­bowl is the cham­pi­onship game of the Nation­al Foot­ball League (NFL) in the US. Super­bowl Sun­day is a de-fac­­to nation­al hol­i­day. It is … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Maharashtrian Ethos — Pathos?

While every­one is writ­ing about India’s first female pres­i­dent, let me take this oppor­tu­ni­ty to note anoth­er first for India’s pres­i­dent: that Mrs. Prat­i­b­ha Patil is a Maha­rash­tri­an. Rajdeep Sarde­sai writes about the eupho­ria among the Maha­rash­tri­an com­mu­ni­ty on his IBNCon­tin­ue read­ing

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