Monthly Archives: May 2007

On This Day, 150 years Ago

On this very date in 1857, the sepoys mutinied in Meerut. Sepoys of the 20th Native Infantry went on the rampage, setting bungalows on fire and massacring British families. The immediate reason for the rebellion and eruption of violence was … Continue reading

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The Uncovered Marriage Ceremony

Basically, we had visited Varanasi and Patna for the marriage of Babloo, the eldest son of Nirmal, my cousin, but it has so happened that I didn’t cover that in my blogging. As it appeared, the marriage in Bihar and … Continue reading

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Metro Making to Noida

All over Noida through Atta Pir, Botanical Garden, Golf Club to Degree College, one can see the speedy construction and raising of pillars that will support the rails for Metro. Though it has created some inconveniences, the vehicular movement remains … Continue reading

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The Booming or Bubbling India

Mithilesh Jha, an IITian graduate engineer from Kanpur in computer engineering and working in some high executive position in Cadence India met me during my morning walk today. He was with one of his sons who is in IT-BHU studying … Continue reading

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Slate or Laptop

I don’t know if the schools these days use slate or not, even in lower classes. But I used it extensively during my school days. That was the cheapest option for practicing math problems without recurring cost. Many a times … Continue reading

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Noida: Enlightening Election in RWA

Yesterday, the sector 41 householders had an unique election for its RWA (Residents Welfare Association). All these years, in a meeting on someone’s initiative, people present used to decide on 5 unanimously agreed block representatives for each block (10blocks in … Continue reading

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Shashi Tharoor and HM

Hindustan Motors (HM) is in news again though for a reason that I hate. I got the shock of my life when Dr. Puri who happens to be almost my family doctor in Noida talked about HM and its lockout. … Continue reading

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On The Sideline of Varanasi

Many a places you never plan to go, but it happens. Many people you meet and forget. But some remain on your side without any effort, while many go far away and aloof even after your interest and effort to … Continue reading

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Ramachandra Guha and JP- Let There be a Debate

Ramachandra Guha, the writer of ‘India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy’ has made some reference about JP. In the interview published in Outlook, May 7, 2007, he is quoted to say, ‘Mrs Gandhi had the instruments … Continue reading

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Nalanda: Ever Exciting

Nalanda is the symbol of the knowledge focus of Indian cultural history and a place of national pride. Its history proves that India had been attracting the intellectuals of many countries who wished to get updated with the latest in … Continue reading

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