Tuesday, August 28, 2007

No Updates On Neo-Nazi Attacks on Indians in Germany

The usual excuses, unemployment, no development, no gainful work, etc., are presented, but the core aspect of racism and discrimination will hit the airwaves for some time and then disappear

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Saturday, August 25, 2007

Over 40 Killed In Hyderabad Blasts in India

Over 40 people have been killed and dozens more injured in coordinated explosions in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad. The blasts took place in heavily populated areas.

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Friday, August 24, 2007

In a pensive mood on the bridge

In a pensive mood on the bridge
Originally uploaded by aacool

The kids at this wonderful garden supply store we go to in Bangalore.

Slow Train Comin'

Slow Train Comin'
Originally uploaded by aacool

Zoey's going places, and we're lovin' it!

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Suprnova Torrent Site Explodes

One site has always had a special place in the hearts of long-time Bittorrent users.

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Monday, August 20, 2007

Will The Communists Nuke the India-US Nuclear Deal?

The Manmohan Singh-led Indian Government is caught in an imbroglio over the India-US nuclear deal threatening its own survival. One of its ruling allies, the Left Front, mainly consisting of Communist parties had taken strong objection to the signing of the nuclear deal with the US. The Left Front hardliner leader had given an ultimatum.

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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Global Markets Crash Amidst Tightening Credit Crunch

Global markets took a plunge amidst tightening credit and fears of unbridled financial disaster took their toll as the credit bubble blew out, not with a whimper, but a bang of epic proportions.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Zoey at Play

Zoey in the tunnel

Zoey in the tunnel
Originally uploaded by aacool

Our cat, Zoey, has discovered that Aayan's tunnel and station make a neat play zone. She fits in just fine now, but I suspect she's going to face a tight squeeze real soon.

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Nokia Announces Battery Recall, Largest Consumer Recall Ever

Nokia, the world's No 1 mobile phone maker warned today that over 46 million Nokia-branded BL-5C batteries manufactured by Matsushita could overheat and that it would replace them for customers at no cost. The company indicated there have been over 100 incidents of the batteries overheating while being charged

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Calendula in the garden

Flower Close-up

Sunday, August 12, 2007


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Saturday, August 11, 2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Christopher Hitchens

The best potter review ever, probably - by Christopher Hitchens - ranging from post-War England to modern-day America

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Mouseburger LOLCat

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Zoey, Our new cat

Arab Americans - How Not To Make Friends

you have to make up your mind whether you are Arab or American. You cannot be both when it comes to an existential fight.

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Monday, August 06, 2007

The Benevolence of Bill Gates

An aura of invincible altruism surrounds the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.but their investment policies have come under fire

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Friday, August 03, 2007

Bad Products Made in China - Can the Dragon Drag On?

Fisher-Price is recalling 83 types of toys, which totals close to a million plastic pre-school toys, due to excessive amounts of lead in the paint of these toys. Even though it is still ubiquitous to find Chinese manufactured products, public paranoia is slowly setting in about Chinese goods

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