The Sentimental Indian

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Dr. Grace Augustine: [to Selfridge] Those trees were sacred to the Omaticaya in a way you can't imagine. Selfridge: You know what? You throw a stick in the air around here it falls on some sacred fern, for Christ's sake! ~ Avatar When I heard this fiery interchange for the first time, moments before they

Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu & Dinner table discussions

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Who could have thought that Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu will spark off dazzling dinner table debates at home? I saw the movie with mom, dad, sis and Geet (yeah! Polly has been rechristened Geet. It was long overdue). Although the movie was above average, it broke many boundaries around how girls are expected to

Love Compatibility for same sex couples

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Polly (my wife) and I sometimes puff up like a puffer fish (with pride, not alarm) when we remember that we got a love compatibility score of 33 out of 36 when our horoscopes were matched. For those who are not faint hearted, horoscope matching used to be a complicated process which required an astrologer

Facebook photos uploading etiquettes

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A lot of people go on holidays so that they could upload pictures on Facebook for various reasons. Enjoying with their family is the last thing on their mind. The reasons for uploading photos might vary from - Making their friends jealous (Hey! Look at me! I am hanging in the air upside down! Stare

Traffic control gadgets for the ASIRW (Average Stupid Indian Road Warrior)

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India is a tough country. A wise man once said - If you can drive in India, you can drive anywhere in the world. From the unfinished roads in mountain passes to the under river invisible pebbly roads to dirt tracks in villages to the pot holed road-ish structures in every city to the dizzying

Slumdogs. White Tigers. Indians.

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While I was exchanging the latest gossips of our same-old-same-old life with a friend in U.S. over a Skype call, we steered over to the topic of how the movie 'Slumdog Millionare' and the book 'The White Tiger' have changed the Western mindset towards India. Suddenly from the country of Elephants, yoga, Kamasutra and snake