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Demonetisation At What Cost? The stark ground reality

I keep hearing the usual phrases of ‘Hurrah, ‘Kudos’, “Mubarak’ and all such adjectives praising the government for a ‘surgical strike’ on the nemesis and obstacle to ‘India shining’, ‘India’s economic growth’ – ‘India’s Black Money’. And then I look … Continue reading

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“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” – The Ageless Rock Classic!

“In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” is a song by Iron Butterfly, released on their 1968 album, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” is among the world’s 40 best-selling music albums, selling more than 30 million copies. The uniqueness of this song is that it is probably extremely rare … Continue reading

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Shag Dancing!

Shag Dancing has no clear historical record but is often assumed, as with many other swing dances, to have evolved from Foxtrot. Though, there is little evidence to support this claim. In the late 19th century, the term “shagger” was … Continue reading

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The History Of Persecution Of Zoroastrians In Persia, After Arab Invasion

Until now, I thought that the Jews were probably the one of the most persecuted communities in the world. After reading this, I seriously wonder how we Zoroastrians managed to sustain and survive so many centuries of massacre, genocide, torture, rape, … Continue reading

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The Mumbai Dabbawallas

(Source: Wikipedia) A dabbawala; also spelled as dabbawalla or dabbawallah; literally meaning “box person”, is a person in India, most commonly in Mumbai, who collects freshly cooked food in lunch boxes from the residences of mostly-suburban office workers, delivering it … Continue reading

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Ten Amazing Coincidences

1. What’s in a Name? A computer error gave two women in America called Patricia the same social security number. When the two women were brought together in an office to rectify the blunder they discovered that – They had … Continue reading

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The Hearty Delights of Parsi Food

Personally, I am not a great fan of either Snack Shack, Oliaji, Jamjo Ji or Jimmy Boy. They are far below average and not even “Ok-Ok”. But then, each to her/his personal taste. 😉 — Porus ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Hearty Delights … Continue reading

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