Amazing Ad from The Hindu

Noticed this funny video ad from The Hindu. It shows how kids in classrooms are watching exactly what the politicians in India are doing and do exactly the same in this mock political discussion in the classroom. This ad is now becoming very popular all over India as it truly reflects the situation happening across …

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Negative Advertising by The Hindu

Happened to go to a contemporary dance performance by The Scottish Dance Theatre which was presented by The Hindu, the most popular newspaper in Chennai. While waiting for the programme to start, we were shown a few video advertisements, repeated more than once, making mockery of The Times Of India readers. The ad starts with …

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Gay Topic Discussion with Elders in India

I was reading a book called ‘The Secret’ (by Rhonda Byrne) to my mother, when this incident happened. In one of the examples, the author narrates about a gay guy who was expressing negative thoughts and how the author suggested this person to think positive, etc etc. As many of you know, it is very …

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Rumour Mill – Day 3 of 3 – Side Effects

This is the final part of a three part series written based on the rumours that were going on in the past two weeks in India. The 20th of August has come and gone. Chennai is as peaceful as ever. There are a few side effects of this event, affecting different kinds of people. Trying …

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Rumour Mill Day 2 of 3 : 20th has come and gone

Reality Today The main fear of the people of North East was that by the 20th something bad is going to happen. It was considered a lot better to be with their families even if something bad happens, at least they will be together. The 20th has come and gone and I see no signs …

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Rumour Mill Day 1 of 3 – D-Day: 20th Has Arrived

This is part one of a three part series I intend to write after noticing this hyped up news about people from North East rumoured to be attacked in cities like Chennai and Bangalore on the 20th of August. In this series, I intend to bring out my opinion about the cause, the effect and …

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Aamir Khan – Satyamev Jayate

I watched Satyamev Jayate by Aamir Khan last Sunday and was totally impressed by it. Aamir Khan is trying something similar to what Oprah Winfrey has been doing on her show for quite a few years in the US – trying to bring to public attention typical issues, that we have all heard of, spoken …

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Yellow Fever Vaccination for Kenya

Yellow Fever Vaccination is an important topic that comes up for discussion whenever you plan to go to Africa. Just landed in Nairobi, Kenya and to my surprise, they did not even ask a question about Yellow Fever Vaccination papers. Before our travel, we were told four different stories by four different people. The first …

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Chennai Central Premium Parking Scam

Having spent a few weeks here in Chennai, I realized there is various forms of corruption/bribery/scam going on all over Chennai. I am starting a new series of posts with the tag ‘Developed India’, to show what are the small things that are pulling our country down. Starting this series with a Chennai Central Railway …

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