President Pratibha Patil has been given an embarrassing reception in Brazil and Mexico. In Mexico, her appearance at the Senate was cancelled and in Brazil, she had a 15-member audience. One assumes that there were official reasons provided.
If one wonders why, it is very simple. She is an un-inspiring, old-fashioned, dull and inarticulate Congress ... read more
Cheap Labor has lot of benefits for the consumer but it can be an annoyance too. Take Airtel billing chronology for example:
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- You will get an SMS saying “Your bill dated 13 March is being generated. You will be able to access your bill information on 16 March. We thank you for your support.”
Yesterday (at around 10 pm) we were at a bookshop in Bangalore (Indiranagar, 12th main) when we heard the roar of a sports car (porsche?) and then saw it go past us at a very high speed. A rich guy — no doubt a guy — was getting his thrills and putting pedestrians and vehicular ... read more
Couple of days back, the captain of an Air India flight refused to take off with a MP (Member of Parliament) who barged into the cockpit and allegedly hurled abuses, including calling the pilot “a glorified driver”. The plane took off after the MP deplaned.
Not surprisingly, the MP and pilot have different versions of ... read more