Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hero From India.

“On a planet of seven billion people – the population we will reach in 2011 – who is the most typical human? According to statistics: a 28 year old Han Chinese male. The largest ethnic group is Han, and, with … Continue reading

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I Am Not Even Good Enough.

After some respectable time after my achieving widower status, some well wishers have tried their hands at matchmaking for me. There have also been a lot of ribbing about widows chasing me or me chasing widows all over the world. … Continue reading

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Skepticism Vs Disbelief – II

My brother Arvind has sent me an email in response to the latest LBC post on the same subject and I quote him. “…’when due to unavoidable circumstances’ – should be elaborated!” I simply responded – “That was done a … Continue reading

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Skepticism vs. Disbelief

Welcome to the weekly Loose Bloggers Consortium Friday posts when some of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Conrad. I was a nogoodnik till, with great difficulty and two attempts, I got my High … Continue reading

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My Scottish Connection.

The young man on the left is Simon and on the right is Craig. In the middle is my brother Barath, the proud father of both the lads. In this, we see the proud mother Lily Scot between the two … Continue reading

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Usage And Abusage.

One of my favourite reference books goes by the title of this post. The author, I am sure would not have thought of this new shocker for me. Our newspapers are frequently advertising a new Mutual Fund offering. The advertiser … Continue reading

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Jawaharlal Nehru, in his “The Discovery of India” calls India as “an ancient palimpsest on which layer upon layer of thought and reverie had been inscribed, and yet no succeeding layer had completely hidden or erased what had been written … Continue reading

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India’s Got Talent Khoj 2 -July 31 2010 Vinod

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India’s New Emblem.

This is our current emblem, The Ashoka Pillar. I am blessed with a delightful nephew who suggests that we replace it with this one. His logic is impeccable. “.changing our emblem from The Ashoka Pillar to a Condom more accurately … Continue reading

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The Late Rummuser He Laughed All The Way To His Death. LIP That is the obituary that I hope my son will put in the papers when I go. This is not quite what gaelikaa had in mind when she … Continue reading

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