Monthly Archives: July 2010

Return of the Taliban

This is the cover from the latest issue of Time magazine.  All the four editions of the magazine have the same cover. From the story: The Taliban pounded on the door just before midnight, demanding that Aisha, 18, be punished … Continue reading

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Students want the teacher to wear burqa

Today’s WTF story is from the Indian Express which struck me for this one reason: it is the student union who want the teacher to wear burqa!!  There is no dress code by the university. This is from Aliah University … Continue reading

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Businesswoman Kakuben Lalabhai Parmar

The New York Times has a nice story about Kakuben Parmar who has come from Madhutra, Gujarat to Manhattan to sell her wares at the Asia Society. PLENTY of people exchanging free hugs in Times Square last Sunday traveled a … Continue reading

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Lame attempt at humor against Indians

This attempt at humor in Time magazine caused a lot of anger among the Indian community. A doctor in California named Rahul K Parikh has written a rejoinder on CNN.

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Brazil out of the World cup

Now that Brazil has lost to Netherlands (1-2), I wonder how the guy in this photo will now look.

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Official symbol for the Indian Rupee

In May of last year, the Indian Government announced a public contest to design the official currency symbol for the Rupee. In spite of its long history, the Rupee did not have an official symbol like the dollar or the … Continue reading

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