Monthly Archives: July 2011

Q. and A. on the U.S. Debt Ceiling

Source: www.nytimes.com
    For a time it seemed safe for many people going about their summers to try to ignore the debt ceiling drama playing out in Washington.    

Back alleys of Varanasi India

Source: vimeo.com
    The maze of streets in ancient Varanasi taken in one night in April 2011. The camera is a 5d mark II, using an 85mm 1.4 lens, a 20-35mm 2.8 and a 70-200mm 2.8.    

Billionaires’ Rise Aids India, and Vice Versa

Source: www.nytimes.com
    India’s new billionaires attest to the private sector’s growth in areas once controlled by the state such as telecommunications, ports, airports, banks and infrastructure.    

Endearing Memories Of the Parsi New Year | Parsi Khabar

Source: parsikhabar.net
    The Kadmi New Year went by a few days ago. The Shehenshai New Year is less than a month away. The Parsi New Year has traditionally been a day of celebration.    

Driftwood | It’s a Miracle!

Source: milkmiracle.net
    I remember when I first found out that malignant cells were spreading inside my grandmother lungs. I didn’t cry or bat an eyelid. I froze.    

Why Mumbai Shouldn’t Go The Way Of Shanghai: Rahul Mehrotra

Source: mumbaiboss.com
    Along with Sharada Dwivedi, Rahul Mehrotra is the city’s unofficial documentarian, having penned more books on Mumbai’s architecture in the last 20 years than most have done in the preceding 50. The most popular of these is of course Bombay: The Cities Within which, co-authored by Dwivedi and publis    

China Could Game the U.S. in Intellectual Property

Source: www.businessweek.com
    The dubious Chinese patent process poses growing risks for U.S. companies, which could be forced to pay license fees or withdraw from a market left free to exploit their technologies.    

India deserve respect, don’t write them off: Dileep Premachandran | The Cricketer

Source: blog.thecricketer.com
    Having read some of the commentary about the Lord’s Test – in newspapers, on websites and on twitter feeds – I’m now convinced that Zaheer Khan is a lazy beer-swilling slob who sits on the couch all day, making an effort only when he needs to yell at the missus to bring him another packet of crisps     

nisha sondhe | One Life Photos 2011

Source: nishasondhe.see.me
    This portfolio is part of , a photo competition awarding in Awards & World-Wide Acclaim.    

Frank Gehry, Leprechaun | News | Archinect

Source: archinect.com
    ESTO photographer David Sundberg captures an unusual shot off the coast of Manhattan—a Frank Gehry rainbow. See if you can guess what the two pots of gold are.