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Visiting Old Country: Little Sign Humor

indiaWhile visiting countries all over the world, signs are  always a source mild humor. Was recently visiting family in Kolkata (aka Calcutta), India. Having left the old country many years ago it is always interesting to observe signs of change blowing through the city and the country, some good and some not so good. There are always interesting sights that draw my attention. I am not good at carrying a camera with me at all times to catch all of these. This time I ran into a few curious signs. Of course the source of this sign humor lies in the idea of what we in the west consider the kosher way to spell or phrase things, and other things they remind us of.

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India’s Lunar age: Putting IT body shops to domestic use!

Earlier this week I have been trying to follow up on the launch of Chandrayaan, India’s first moon bound satellite. Being from the old country I had a natural interest specially since I think I have finally managed to overcome the cynicism of past and trade it in for a more hopeful future. So I started poking around the ISRO website to find a surprisingly dated  website design with hardly enough information that one would expect to accompany such a ground breaking event for India.

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