Podbharti releases episode 8

If you like Hindi podcasts then you would be interested to know about the recent release of the 8th Episode of popular Hindi podcast Podbharti. This episode, hosted by yours truly, features:

  • Captain Robert Falcon Scott
    Captain Robert Falcon Scott

    A report on the fight against corruption waged by a senior IAS officer in India and how his wife Jayshree became a whistle-blower. Jayshree not only stood by her husband’s side during difficult times but also created a Wiki to counter the threats received from the corrupt bureaucrats who were being exposed. Jayshree not only used the Right to Information (RTI) act to her favor but also helps other victims on her Internet forum by guiding them on using the act effectively.

  • A book review of “Scott’s last expedition“, based on the diary of explorer Robert Falcon Scott‘s expedition to the South Pole where he lost his life and
  • A review of the newly released semantic analysis engine “Zamenta” and its Firefox extension that makes blogging a child’s play, discussing its features and the reasons and why this excellent tool won’t make much sense for non-English blogs yet.

You can also listen to other Indian podcasts by locating them at this wikipedia page and at this listing.

How to benefit from an assasination!

If you were tired of those emails from widows of Nigerian tribal kings promising quick fortune, here is one that landed in my Inbox that can help you benefit from an assassination:

I am Nahid Khan the personal assistant to the late two time prime minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto. I am assume you are aware of the sad event that occurred during our campaign in the month of December last year when Benazir Bhutto was assassinated, I am not writing you to discuss the former prime minister’s assassinations but to lay a proposal that will benefit you and I.Please if you are interested email me at my personal email address : NahidatGvt@hotmail.com I will go into details as soon as i have your response.

With great anticipation I await your response.

Ingenious! And and we thought only Mr ’10 percent’ Zardari benefited cent percent from this 😉