An IITian batchmate appeared for the UPSC exam and one day I saw his name on the front page of the newspaper – “IITian placed 4th in all India.” I was surprised and happy for him. He was studying in IIT Madras, so traveled to the IIT campus to meet him. No, not from USA… Continue reading IAS -is this very selective?
Recently watched White Tiger. Enjoyed watching Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra in their supporting roles. The part that cracked me up was the dialogue of the Bihari boy that the whites had the past but the future belongs to the browns and the yellows. When did the Brown start including themselves in that equation? My… Continue reading White Tiger – Future belongs to Browns and Yellow
Financial Express [December 29, 2003] after meeting my batchmates (IIT B, 1978 batch) predicted that India would be a developed nation by 2020, that is more than a year back. The article stated: That is the question the Class of 1978 tried to answer after 25 years of passing out of their alma mater –… Continue reading India developed now?
When it became clear to me that in spite of our bragging, we are considered to be plain dumb. A few months ago we had an accident on a navy ship and I think the officer died. Chinese were reported to be laughing at it placing the blame on the dumbness of the navy officer.… Continue reading Why Indians have about the lowest IQ?
Watched a few minutes of Dr. Vikas Divyakirti’s video on YouTube where he mentioned that Indians, being Asian-Americans have the highest IQ in America. The term Asian-America, is understood by most there applies to Chinese, Koreans, Japanese etc. Indians are South Indians. and get this straight, their IQ is lower than of white Americans. And… Continue reading Why Indians have the highest IQ in America?
I am watching it with interest. US, Japan, Australia, and India. Already citizens of Australia are watching their government to pick a fight with China and don’t see happy. India does not know exactly why it is there with US and its friends. I know it won’t happen overnight, but India is just delaying its… Continue reading Has Quad any future?
Introduction to Netaji’s Association with Japan: Netaji arrived from Germany by ship. Japanese army came to the decision that Netaji can play a useful role in propaganda against the British.They made him the head of INA. Netaji didn’t have any fighting background and was physically not in very good shape. He had come to Japan… Continue reading Netaji and Japan – an introduction
I was in the class – I had attended very few classes at IIT. The professor started writing the proof of the ultimate equation, that almost everyone ‘intelligent’ is aware of. It was fully covered in slightly over a page. I remember that one of main points was that the speed of light was same… Continue reading Theory of Relativity
Had respect for Dr. Subramanian Swamy . He was a professor at Harvard. And the fact that he studied at Indian Statistical Institude, Kolkata, a place I was recommended to go by my mathematics teacher Nandi sir, and I probably should have gone instead of that shitty supplier of labor to developed nations that is called… Continue reading Has Dr. Subramanian Swamy lost it -completely?
My mother had an account at State Bank of India, Danapur. In its locker she had kilos of gold. She held a few shares worth crores, whose dividends were substantial. She passed away more than 10 years ago. But her account is still active. Dividend checks are deposited regularly in the account by my brother… Continue reading My SBI Saga