What is RSS? RSS is a political party – no, wait. I’m not thinking about that RSS. I am talking about the good RSS here – that is Really Simple Syndication. Or Rich Site Summary. Or RDF Site Summary. Yes, that one acronym have four(that I am aware of. I am sure that there is many more) different full forms. They don’t call it ‘Really Simple’ for nothing.
George W Bush, current president of USA, leader of the free world and the butt of many jokes, have made this statement to explain the present ‘rice crisis’ aka ‘food shortage’… …It also, however, increases demand. So, for example, just as an interesting thought for you, there are 350 million people in India who are […]
India is George Bush’s Pet – literally! George Bush has a pet cat with the name India! Did you know that? That is not the funny part – when people heard that George Bush has named a cat India, many people in a certain part of the India got very angry. So angry that they […]
Citing unnamed officials, the Times of India is reporting that Google Earth has agreed to blur and distort Indian locations identified by the government after security concerns were voiced by the country’s president. This includes total blurring of locations like government buildings, as well as the outlines/building plans of key facilities. This came about after […]
ISRO(Indian Space Research Organization) have successfully recovered a space capsule on January 22, 2007. From Hindu In a pathbreaking event heralding its arrival as a space power with capability to recover an orbiting satellite, India today successfully brought back a spacecraft to earth, giving a new impetus to the proposed manned mission to space in […]
This is a report of the Wired Magazine – I never knew autorickshaws were that famous… Balakrishnan is the official mechanic of the Indian Autorickshaw Challenge, a contest intended to transform his country’s back-alley drag racing craze into an internationally recognized sport (or, more likely, spectacle). India’s Autorickshaw Challenge
The New York Times has written an article on the state of collages in India. From the article… “In the 2001 census, [Indian] college graduates had higher unemployment â€” 17 percent â€” than middle or high school graduates… [At a middle-tier college] dozens of students swarmed around a reporter to complain about their education. ‘What […]
What itâ€™s like to be an American living in India. Indianâ€™s ask it from one perspective and Americanâ€™s ask it from another. Rather than my typical rambling, half-thought-through, theme-based article, Iâ€™ve decided to write this as a rambling, half-thought-through FAQ about my life in India. Kevin Barnes have been living in India for a while. […]
The blog ban has been lifted. Indian ISPs are slowly responding to the DoT’s order that all the sites not in the provided list must be made accessable. By now most of the ISP have allowed access to the blocked sites. The good news is that it was an accident – a stupid accident, by […]
I heard some bad news about Indian ISPs blocking many sites – namely blogspot.com, geocities.com and Typepad.com. I have tried to access my site http://binnyva.blogspot.com using three different ISPs – but I cannot get a connection to it.