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Jan Lokpal Bill

This is a post in response to this article written by @acron. It is entirely other thing to demand that the legislation drafted by an self-appointed, unaccountable and unrepresentative set of people be passed at the threat of blackmail. Why do you have to resort to lying in order to make your point? Why do you willfully mis-characterize the nature of the protest? The promoters and supporters of Jan... read more

Third Party Batteries and Power Adapters on Dell Laptops.

Dell has a slimy trick. Many people choose them for customizability, cost benefit compared to some brands and quality. All these are great reasons to buy Dell laptops. However, they have a trojan horse kind of a trick with them that goes unnoticed until much later. It’s their batteries and power adapter. Dell logo Dell batteries don’t have a long life and often they start failing after 1 or 1.5... read more

When two rivers cross, do they actually meet?

A few days back Shahrukh Khan got on to twitter and has been posting a tweet now and then… The latest one is interesting:    shahrukh_khan: When two rivers cross, do they actually meet?   Now what is your first reaction to this? Mine was: Gaah, what was that? I thought for a while, but didn’t know what to respond with… I thought it would be fun to see how others respond to it…... read more

Mumbai Terror Attacks Coverage Roundup.

  Just a look at Mumbai Terror Attacks from various perspectives. Photographical walk through. Timeline of events. Heartfelt call to keep chasing the golden songbird. On television from across the border. By a Kashmiri born political science teacher in Norway. Wall Street Journal’s Commentary. Putting the jigsaw pieces together.   Lots of chilling stories about individual tragedies and individual... read more