Monthly Archives: September 2010

India Is A Laboratory.

“India is a laboratory for learning how to be competitively efficient rather than complaining about the difficulty of the Indian market.  If we approach it as an active laboratory of innovation and understanding of cost and quality management or price … Continue reading

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Hero Insulted By Zero.

India’s latest hero is Sushil Kumar, who has just won the gold medal in the World Wrestling Championship in Moscow. His mentor and coach is a living legend, another wrestler of great stature Satpal Singh. Mr M. S. Gill is … Continue reading

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The Ear Cleaners.

My blogger friend Tinman had an interesting post on his blog Worth Doing Badly called Loud and Proud. This led me to send him a photograph of one of India’s ubiquitous Ear Cleaners. Just look at the expression of the … Continue reading

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India Pakistan Relations.

Last week was a particularly interesting one for me for two developments. Without embellishments, I simply take my readers to those two developments and leave them to come to their own conclusions. The first one was a copy of a … Continue reading

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Chana/Chhole Masala

I had to hustle up something for lunch and when I scanned what was available in stock in the kitchen, I discovered about two cups full of Kabuli Chana. Since it had been sometime since we had it, I took … Continue reading

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Festival Time.

Today is the first day of ten days of Ganesh festival in India. Today, idols of the Elephant God Ganesha is installed in public places and in homes for private worship. During the next ten days, special worship will be … Continue reading

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I hope that you enjoy reading another post of the Friday Loose Bloggers’ Consortium when eleven of us post on the same topic chosen by one of us. Today’s topic has been chosen by gaelikaa. Please do visit Ashok, Conrad, … Continue reading

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Election Symbol.

A friend of mine and I had an occasion recently to discuss the possibility of my standing for election to the Indian parliament. My friend was of the opinion that someone with my sense of humour should be able to … Continue reading

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Play Time With Children.

When we were children, we came back from school quite tired as, after regular classes, we had games and sports to spend some energy on in the school premises itself. After reaching home, and being fortified with something to eat … Continue reading

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Character In The Indian Armed Forces.

Here is a story that has been authenticated from impeccable sources. I thank my friend Anil for sending me this very inspiring piece of our history. After getting freedom, a meeting was organized to select the first General of the … Continue reading

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