Monthly Archives: June 2010

More Is Good!

When my sister Padmini, read my LBC post “The Inessential Belongings That We Collect”, she sent me an article that she wrote for an Indian magazine for women, Eves Touch. She inevitably writes the last page for that monthly magazine … Continue reading

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Are People The Same Everywhere?

“Pharmaceutical companies will never find the holy grail of a female Viagra — not in this culture driven and drained by middle-class values. Inhibitions are stubbornly internal. And lust is too fiery to be left to the pharmacist.” “Well, let … Continue reading

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The East India Company.

The East India Company from London came to India in the year 1600. It was the forerunner of British Colonial rule over the entire Indian subcontinent, currently called South Asia. All Indians of my generation and before learnt all about … Continue reading

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Corporate Attitude In India.

I recently read a book called The India Way which made me regret that I am no longer part of the very exciting Indian business scene. Many things that Professional Managers of my generation longed for could not materialize due … Continue reading

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The Inessential Belongings That We Collect

“We happily accumulate possessions and happily give them away. It is only possessing them that gives no happiness.” – Robert Brault. It is one more coincidence that this topic has been suggested at this time. For the past ten days … Continue reading

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Finally The Cat Is Out Of The Bag.

When will the USA ever learn? American engagement in Afghanistan has already outlasted the one in Vietnam. I offer this news item from the New York Times, without my comments.

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