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India Still Living In The Dark Ages

India Still Living In The Dark Ages

India may be one of the fastest growing countries in the world but it seems to be living in the Dark Ages. When it comes to providing electricity to its cities, towns and villages, it ranks abysmally low as compared to its developed peers. As today’s chart of the day shows, the electrification rate in India is as low as 56%. In comparison, other countries forming the BRIC nations, chiefly China and Brazil have electrification rates of 99% and 98%…

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An Indian Solution To The Very Indian Problem Of Spitting On Stairwells

An Indian Solution To The Very Indian Problem Of Spitting On Stairwells

I recently visited the SBI Zonal Office in Secunderabad and noticed that their stairwells were clean! No Red Pan Stains at all! And that threw me. These bright red stains adorn almost all Indian buildings, particularly public buildings like Banks. So what was SBI’s solution? I found that the mandarins at SBI have found an uniquely Indian solution to an Indian problem. First of all they have put up a plaque requesting people not to spit. But then everybody does…

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Amazing Homework (UKG, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Public School, Hyderabad)

Amazing Homework (UKG, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Public School, Hyderabad)

I was amazed at this kid’s work. Mitul studies in UKG (2007 – 2008) at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Public School, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. I remember Bablu, my son, brining back the same homework just before Durga Puja in Oct 2007. And I also remember that his efforts were a far cry from Mitul’s 🙂 Mitul’s homework was posted just outside the room of the Primary Section Supervisor.