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So which Indian Minister did Paypal bribe?

Quite irritated with this new Paypal thing. Had to make a payment online. Had the balance in my account. Had to use my credit card instead and unnecessarily incur a transaction charge AND currency conversion comissions for both this payment, and eventually for the dollars in my account when I withdraw them. I think it …

On Language and Communication

Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

An old email in a group I participate in, had this woman write something really wonderful, in less than perfect English. Frankly, I had no problem with it, but when people praised her, this is what she wrote: Well I’m a bit shy and my english is also not so good and to add to it I …

A Baloch Voice

I often get messages and tweets from Baloch people sharing information about their plight in Pakistan. I decided that it was time to end my reluctance to write on Balochistan, simply because I’m Indian. An informal chat with Shahdad Baloch who often sends me information as a part of his efforts to get Balochistan better heard. …