Monthly Archives: June 2011

Miss Tibet.

“The Temporal World Only the badly misinformed or the incurably optimistic could think bikinied girls synonymous with Dharamshala. And if a Miss Tibet contest in that high sanctum wasn’t tastless enough, sashing a 17-year-old (Tenzin Yangkyi, far left) surely is.” … Continue reading

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A Father’s Tribute To Another.

This post is addressed to those of my readers who have not had the privilege of reading Conrad’s post on Fathers Day. If you will spend some time on Conrad’s post and also on the comments therein, you will see … Continue reading

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Hope By Zordo The hottest news in India today is the popular disdain being expressed for the political and the bureaucratic class of India. To show the ridiculous levels to which corruption has seeped into our system, here is a … Continue reading

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Blog Brings A New Friend.

On the 12th of April, I got a message through my contact form in this blog from a total stranger who had reached my blog via a search engine, that simply said this: “From: Vinod Desai Subject: Social Message Body: … Continue reading

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India’s Economy Version Android Tablet.

A news item caught my eye this morning and before I go off for the week end, I wanted to share my views on the branding of the tablet. This review is a fair one and I am very happy … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get nine different flavours of the same topic. Today’s … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Maharashtra, North India, And Urmeela.

Maharashtra is a State on the Western and Central Deccan Plateau parts of India and Pune, the city where I live is in it. Pune is located just East of Mumbai more familiar with its old English name Bombay, which … Continue reading

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Men Are Never Satisfied.

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Frank Sinatra Immortalized.

Most of my readers know that I am a great fan of the late Frank Sinatra. My good friend and music aficionado Shackman thinks that I am nuts for being so, but I am sure that even he will enjoy … Continue reading

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Sex, and the feminist’s new clothes – II

My earlier post generated some heated responses and since then, the matter has got a lot of momentum. Indian ladies in Delhi plan to take out a march on June 25, 2011. Delhi is the pits for safety of our … Continue reading

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