Friday, 31 August 2012

Valiyathura Pier- No-Cost Outing!

Have a look at some views from the dilapidated Valiyathura Pier at Trivandrum.
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An unusual top view of waves

When Neil Armstrong came to Delhi

Armstrong,  it appeared,  was given to keeping late hours for Indians .  He landed on the moon at an unearthly hour (IST),  keeping even Indira Gandhi awake till 4.30 a m.  We have Natwar Singh’s word  on this.  Incidentally, The National Herald brought out a special supplement on moonlanding,  a few hours after the regular morning edition had hit news stands....More

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Weekly Warbler

·       *  Neil Armstrong! You showed you could literally be in the top of the world, yet your feet were firmly planted on the ground! RIP Neil.

 *     *Coal is known to blacken face, reputation; in our country it is generating cozy heat amongst all parties in Parliament!

*   *Indian Selectors seem to be quite ‘selective’ in seeking retirement of senior cricketers.. !

      * 'Drought Tourism'.. in Karnataka .. everybody loves a drought...

Monday, 27 August 2012

Air power

Air power

Yesterday this news caught my eyes...

Tata Motors successfully tests air powered cars

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Sunday, 26 August 2012

London 2012: Pub culture and coffee-house biradhri

If anyone thinks  of creating  a Walk of  Fame for Janpath coffee-house regulars,  at a Connaught Place sidewalk, (like Hollywood Walk of Fame)  we would have plaques bearing names of ex-PM I K Gujral  ( a coffee-house regular in  early 50s),  his painter brother Satish Gujral,  Nihal Singh Inder Malhotra, ..More

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Weekly Warbler

 *    We had ICE Age, STONE Age and now we are in SCAM Age…!

·                      *  Aryabhatta invented zero in 400 B.C. Zero is rediscovered in bulk by CAG in 2010 -2012 A.D.!

                   *   Goa makes helmets compulsory for Rider and Pilion. Great! Why can't centre make this Rule all over India?