DesiPundit Indibloggies Prizes Auction

Like the previous year, the good people at Desipundit, who won in the “Best Designed Indiblog” and “Best Directory/ Clique/ Service” categories, are auctioning their awards. The proceeds will be donated in entirety to Magic Bus, a nonprofit charitable organization that conducts developmental activities for children and young adults through the outdoors and sports. This […]

Bird Flu strikes again?

You may have noticed a sarkari advertisement doing the rounds on the Indian tele for almost two weeks now. The advertisement shows a sutradhaar along with a chicken puppet urging people to alert the government of any cases of unnatural death of chicken. It did alarm me coz there was no buzz in the newspapers […]

My interview at BhashaIndia

I had a nice chat recently with Bhasha India people on Indibloggies and Indic Blogging scene (although they spelled Indibloggies wrongly throughout in the published version). Bhasha India is doing a great job of proving knowledge and tools to disseminate the use of Indian languages over the internet. Do read it over here. Noted Hindi […]

“Gandhi’s way ain’t the American Way”

People may curse Bush for wasting American money and lives over Iraq but actor, American senator and a potential republican presidential nominee Fred Thompson thinks that Gandhi’s way is not for the Americans to follow. Thompson recently said, During World War II, Gandhi penned an open letter to the British people, urging them to surrender […]

Indibloggies, the Indian Weblog Awards declares winners of 2006 event

Indibloggies, India’s first and foremost blog awards concluded its 2006 event by declaring the results of the public poll, last of the three phases of the annual event. Arnab won the coveted “Indiblog of the year” award as well as the “Most Humourous Blog” award for his blog “Random Thoughts of a Demented Mind“.Atanu Dey’s […]

Who says luck doesn’t matter?

With a pile of 300 résumés on his desk and a need to pick someone quickly, my boss told me to make calls on the bottom 50 and toss the rest. “Throw away 250 résumés?” I asked, shocked. “What if the best candidates are in there?” “You have a point,” he said. “But then again, […]