Friday, July 31, 2015

2015 July - Interesting Articles and Links



  • Tsukuba-U - Imagine the Future advt - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG1__-K2d-c



  • An NBA Basketballer from Ballo Ke, Punjab - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/30/world/asia/satnam-singh-india-nba-basketball.html






* Japan - fishing for flavour - http://www.gov-online.go.jp/eng/publicity/book/hlj/

* Swaminomics - Why Pachauri must go - http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/Swaminomics/rk-pachauri-needs-to-go/


* Prison break - Shawshak Redemption style - http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/21/nyregion/in-new-york-prison-escape-patience-timing-and-luck-for-david-sweat.html

* Tharoor - Britain does owe India reparations -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7CW7S0zxv4

* Big ideas from small towns -- http://www.thehindu.com/sunday-anchor/tech-startups-from-small-cities-and-towns-in-india/article7438415.ece

* Agony Uncle - Mahinder Watsa, Mumbai -- http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/jUasZAcXp13dbmiB4QzoaK/His-feminist-theory-of-sex.html

* Manual Scavenging in Mumbai - Thanks, @shriyamohan , for this eyeopener!  http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/how-a-filmmaker-got-about-documenting-the-sordid-life-of-mumbai-s-conservancy-workers-1436760576.html #ManualScavenging #Sanitation

* India Innovations from the Common Man - http://www.scoopwhoop.com/inothernews/innovative-indians/

* E-commerce robberies in Noida -- http://indianexpress.com/article/trending/delivery-boys-beaten-up-robbed-at-gunpoint-why-noida-is-e-commerces-worst-nightmare/

* Call drops - http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/call-drops-airtel-vodafone-idea-trai/1/451901.html


* Montek's many lessons from the Greek crisis - http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/fkPgypoYFifQXntokKgJsJ/The-Greek-crisis-Many-lessons-for-all.html

* Independent women of Iceland -- http://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/the-independent-mothers-of-iceland

* India's largest maker of towels -Welspun, Anjar - http://www.economist.com/news/business/21657375-story-indias-biggest-maker-towels-and-their-journey-cotton-field-big-box


* Arab flavor to Kerala cooking -- http://scroll.in/article/738373/arab-flavours-from-7th-century-still-sparkle-in-the-muslim-cuisine-in-malabar

* Labels are for cans, not for people -- Coke advt -- http://www.scoopwhoop.com/world/coca-cola-no-labels-ramadan/

* A ticket examiner captures the beauty of Indian Railways -- http://scroll.in/article/739955/a-ticket-examiner-captures-the-beauty-of-indian-railways-in-these-colourful-paintings

* On the Nepal quake -- http://www.mountainfilm.org/news/2015/06/12/after-the-quake-finding-solid-ground-at-mountainfilm

* Consequences of Greek's No - http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-07-05/10-consequences-of-greece-s-no-

* Lessons from the Greek default -- http://www.businessinsider.in/GREECE-JUST-TAUGHT-CAPITALISTS-A-LESSON-ABOUT-WHAT-CAPITALISM-REALLY-MEANS/articleshow/47952397.cms?from=mdr
* On debt forginvness -- http://duckofminerva.com/2015/07/27220.html

* India as a global R&D hub -- http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Trends/Multinationals-recognize-India-s-potential-as-global-R-D-hub

* History gets a makeover at the National Museum -- http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/history-gets-a-makeover-at-delhi-s-national-museum-115070300962_1.html

* Made in Japan terms -- http://mentalfloss.com/article/63528/12-made-japan-english-terms-might-confuse-english-speakers

* The reliable warthog A-10 -- http://www.wired.com/2015/07/a-10-thunderbolt/

* On the joys of road-travel long ago -- http://www.outlookindia.com/article/bobbing-beer-bottles-and-crouching-bums/294776

* Theranos disrupts medical diagnostics -- http://www.economist.com/news/business/21656196-theranos-ambitious-silicon-valley-firm-wants-shake-up-market-medical

* Solar in India -- http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/07/02/india-solar-idINKCN0PC0I620150702

* The real Count of Monte Cristo in Arikamedu -- http://scroll.in/article/717271/how-ancient-port-arikamedu-near-pondicherry-was-discovered-by-the-real-count-of-monte-cristo

* Scroll - Indians and their incredible sexual problems -- http://qz.com/442324/the-incredible-sexual-problems-indians-are-facing-everyday/
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