Monthly Archives: October 2006

Do Not Cross Railway Tracks!

Riveting stuff, this video! Crossing railway tracks at unauthorized crossings is dangerous. It has cost many people their lives as can be seen in this captivating video. Got this in the mail so can’t give credits, but, I guess, it … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on a Monday Morning

A couple of random pieces for today, got to keep blogging, to avoid mental clogging, you know. I would like to rename the 8.28 local from CBD Belapur (where I live) to Victoria Terminus (now CST, something) as the “Meatpacking … Continue reading

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A Ghastly Accident. Who’s to Blame?

Five of a family killed in a vehicle accident. The family is that of a friend’s cousin’s. They were returning from Goa when a truck rammed into their Maruti Zen car. Of the seven people in the car, five died, … Continue reading

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A Column by a Busybee Called Behram

Read this column by Behram Contractor, by apro (our) own Busybee. Now don’t ask me who is Busybee and I will ask, “What, you don’t know Busybee?” Okay, okay, okay, (throwing up hands, these brash youngsters!) he belonged to another … Continue reading

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Cultural Prizes and Prizes as Culture

This article in the Guardian talks about how awards have turned into cultural totem poles that writers uphold to show their power and prestige in the literary firmament. Nay, it is not confined to things literary per se, even the … Continue reading

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immense world: 50 Interesting Science Facts

Here’s for all ye science fiction lovers, something to chew cud on: immense world: 50 Interesting Science Facts. Did you know that: In October 1999 an Iceberg the size of London broke free from the Antarctic ice shelf?If you could … Continue reading

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Three Months after the Bomb Blasts in Bombay

Yesterday I passed over the spots that had recently (three months ago) been rocked by bombs that exploded simultaneously in many stations along the western route of the suburban Bombay railway. Stations such as Borivli, Andheri, and Mira Road where … Continue reading

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