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Chinese Manufacturing vs. Indian

When I was a kid growing up in the 1970s & 80s Indian Manufacturing was a joke. Either it was not manufactured in India or if it was then the quality was so bad that goods were just above junk level. The boom of the 1990s changed that and things have become much better in… Read More »

An Indian Solution To The Very Indian Problem Of Spitting On Stairwells

I recently visited the SBI Zonal Office in Secunderabad and noticed that their stairwells were clean! No Red Pan Stains at all! And that threw me. These bright red stains adorn almost all Indian buildings, particularly public buildings like Banks. So what was SBI’s solution? I found that the mandarins at SBI have found an… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 5 – Local Sightseeing

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 4 – Day 6 April 15, Day 5, 9.00 am: Local Sightseeing. The entire day today was spent in local sightseeing. Pema, the manager of Mintokling had booked a taxi for us yesterday and Kiran Chettri, our driver for the day, arrived with his Maruti WagonR well before the allotted time of 9.00 am.… Read More »

IBM Offers To Move Laid Off Workers To India

IBM Offers To Move Laid Off Workers To India « LayoffBlog.com Go work in India they say. Well it is to be expected. But will they come? And if they do, will they stay? We already see white faces in our offices, streets and shops. Not many. Just a handful but the numbers seem to… Read More »

Great Indian Advertisements

Jatin Kalra sent the following to an internal mailing list at work. I have no idea where he found them but they are great. My favorite is the first one. Which is yours? (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for full size image) (Click for… Read More »