Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Chinese Ambassador on India

“India conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.” Hu Shih, former Ambassador of China to USA

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Thursday, January 10th, 2008

1 Lakh Rupees ($2500) Car

Tata has gone where no other car company has gone before. They have release the cheapest car in the World. This car has huge potential to provide basic automobile to the 3rd world countries at an affordable cost. Vital Stats: Engine: The three cylinder 624 cc four stroke petrol to develop 33 bhp. Mileage: 50 […]

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Cisco to have a fifth of its top executives in India

The company’s plan to have senior vice presidents, vice presidents, and directors, cutting across all corporate functions, in India is not aimed at cutting costs, but at nurturing talent in India, said Wim Elfrink, chief globalization officer for Cisco, who also heads the new center. This is really interesting. While some companies are cutting staff […]

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Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

American historian Will Durant on India

“India was the motherland of our race, and Sanskrit the mother of Europe’s languages: she was the mother of our philosophy; mother, through the Arabs, of much of our mathematics; mother, through the Buddha, of the ideals embodied in Christianity; mother, through the village community, of self-government and democracy. Mother India is in many ways […]

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Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Yet another one by Mark Twain on India

“India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire.” – Mark Twain

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Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Another one by Mark Twain on India

“India is, the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.” – Mark Twain See earlier posts Mark Twain on […]

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Friday, October 12th, 2007

National Geographic Society’s Keith Bellows on India

“There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. When I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land, by its lush beauty and exotic architecture, by its ability to overload the senses with the pure, concentrated […]

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

A Rough Guide to India

From a Rough Guide to India: “It is impossible not to be astonished by India. Nowhere on Earth does humanity present itself in such a dizzying, creative burst of cultures and religions, races and tongues. Enriched by successive waves of migration and marauders from distant lands, every one of them left an indelible imprint which […]

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

Albert Einstein on India

“We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made.” – Albert Einstein

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Mark Twain on India

The more I read Mark Twain’s Quotes, the more I like him.. here another one of his on India. “So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have […]

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Tuesday, August 21st, 2007

The most impressive resume

This is the most impressive resume I have seen. EDUCATION /Qualification: Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1952; Stood first in MA (Economics), Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1954; Wright’s Prize for distinguished performance at St John’s College, Cambridge, 1955 and 1957; Wrenbury scholar, University of Cambridge, 1957; DPhil (Oxford), DLitt (Honoris Causa); PhD […]

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Sunday, April 17th, 2005

Hyundai Santro Vs. Maruti Suzuki Wagon-R

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Wednesday, July 30th, 2003

India Ahead of China

HBS Working Knowledge has an nice article about: It’s India Above China in New World Order

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Wednesday, June 18th, 2003

Mistake in the Movie – Gadar Ek Prem Katha

I often spot mistakes in newspapers and movies, specially Times of India and Hindi movies. These are glaring ones and I wonder how others don’t seem to notice it, may be I have an eye for details. I was watching Gadar on Sunday with my folks and this time my mom spotted the mistake! In […]

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Friday, May 30th, 2003

Salam to Kalam!

In a recent speach which Sir APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India, gave while inaugurating International Institute of Information Technology, in Pune. He said: “Think different I would like to narrate an event that took place in Rashtrapati Bhavan a few months back when I met Bill Gates, the CEO of Microsoft. While walking in […]

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Friday, May 23rd, 2003

A relatively unknown History of Bombay

Bombay, now know as Mumbai, was a cluster of 7 Islands more than a 150 years ago. Then Mumbai was not beyond Mahim and neither was the western surburbs, where most of the population (including me) lives today. There was no bridge to connect Mahim with Sion. The cost of building this was estimated to […]

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