Monthly Archives: May 2012

‘Who Cares if the Rupee Keeps Falling?’ by Vivek Dehejia

Read more: http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/24/who-cares-if-the-rupee-keeps-falling/?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

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‘Ruchi Sanghvi was 23 years old when she became the first female engineer at Facebook … She developed the news feed’

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-18103198

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Air India ‘staff stealing whisky and caviar and being chauffeured in limousines to five star hotels … one pilot had been paid more than £250,000 in allowances for simulator training while he was off work on sick leave.’

Read more: Air India ‘staff stealing whisky and caviar and being chauffeured in limousines to five star hotels … one pilot had been paid more than £250,000 in allowances for simulator training while he was off work on sick leave.’

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Bookshops in Peshawar face closure … ‘Militants also directly undercut bookstores’ sales by distributing Jihadi literature outside mosques.’

Read more: Bookshops in Peshawar face closure … ‘Militants also directly undercut bookstores’ sales by distributing Jihadi literature outside mosques.’

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The Times of India extols the value of virginity |’So now, save your virginity. Don’t give it away on a platter.’

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/relationships/man-woman/Great-things-about-being-a-virgin-woman/articleshow/11537111.cms

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No Subject For Young Men OR Why do only girls study Psychology? By Prashansa Taneja | Anay, for one, could never get his head round the difference between ‘avoidance-oriented’ and ‘emotion-oriented’ strategies…

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How do you tell the difference between a Sunni and a Shia sperm? “There was a list of Bollwyood actors such as John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi and each of them was graded…” (Read this story for the comments alone)

Read: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Brahmin-sperms-in-high-demand-among-childless-couples/articleshow/13114610.cms

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“We’ll never let them take our India” | Boot camp or Beauty Pageant? | Tribeca film festival award-winning documentary follows Miss India contestants alongside RSS ‘Durga Vahini’ boot camp trainees

‘Boot camp or Beauty Pageant?’ Tribeca film festival award-winning documentary follows Miss India contestants alongside RSS ‘Durga Vahini’ boot camp trainees Read more: http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/india/india-pageant-fundamentalist-tribeca

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Ongoing chaos at Air India:“AI is almost bankrupt. It is not able to pay salaries for months, not paid to airport authority and oil marketing companies”

Read: http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/SectorsAviation/Air-India-crisis-continues-over-20-flights-cancelled-today/Article1-853444.aspx

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Number crunching on ‘The business of family politics in India’ by A. Dar | “Hyper-hereditary MPs are the richest folks in the Lok Sabha and their average total assets is even more than MPs who have a business background!”

Read: http://theopendata.com/site/2012/04/the-business-of-family-politics-in-india/

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