Archive for the ‘India’ Category

My dad’s very brief interview on the competency of the State owned BSNL in the face of increasing competition from newer private telecom operators was featured on BBC World’s weekly ‘India Business Report’ program. Fast forward to the 40 second marker for the actual interview. Of course, since it was meant to be only a […]

Writing this on my iPhone using the just-released WordPress app. I am impressed!

It’s not uncommon to run into a blog belonging to a very young software whizz these days and just not being amazed at how kids these days are able to get up to speed with what took us ages. Of course, this sort of generational gap is always going to exist. As we advance our […]

अभी अभी पता चला कि OSX में हिन्दी में लिखना कितना अासान है। यह पूरी एन्ट्री मेरे साधारण कीबोर्ड के द्वारा लिखी गयी है। इतना अासान होगा कभी सोचा न था! – सौरभ

05 Mar, 2008

Indians dominate Forbes Billionaires List

Posted by: Gargs In: Economy|India

Just checked out the Forbes Billionaires list, and 4 out of the top 10 are Indian. Their names: 1. Lakshmi Mittal 2. Mukesh Ambani 3. Anil Ambani 4. KP Singh Read the list and the article here.

The year 2008 is here, finally. Even though a lot of significant things happened in 2007, here’s how I would remember it: 1. India got her first female President. 2. Television got some really great new shows. 3. The US still tried to force-feed its way of life and governance to countries worldwide, only at […]

25 Oct, 2007

Google goes to India

Posted by: Gargs In: Economy|India|Tech and Culture

Check out this article about Google India in Fortune Google Goes to India Money quote – “Those who work at Google speak of a halo effect. Landing a job at Google is said to increase marriage prospects in a culture where title and income are critical to the practice of arranged matchmaking.”

I was thinking how much things have changed in the last 10 years. We now live in an increasingly connected society, at least from a technological point of view. Yet, at the same time, there are things that haven’t changed at all. We still have the middle east crisis. We’re still fighting hunger and poverty, […]

Yesterday was election day in the US, something that happens every 2 years. The responsibility of electing representatives to the 435 House seats as well as 33 out of 100 Senate seats was given to the public today. As I sit here watching the Democratic party take control of the House for the first time […]

16 Oct, 2006

Free VoIP calling to India on Diwali

Posted by: Gargs In: India

Yahoo! is offering free PC to phone calls to India on Diwali day! They are    giving away 60 minutes of talk time to any phone line in India. This special will last from Oct 20 – 11:30AM PST to Oct 21 – 8:59PST. Even the regular rates to India are 4.9¢/min! This is probably […]


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