30 March 2014

Sunday Reads with Saturday Infographic!

  • Transitions of the angry middle class. (The Hindu)
  • Warren Buffet made Value Investing a popular term. Here's an introduction to the ideas behind Value Investing. (Seeking Wisdom)
  • What Pakistan knew about Osama bin Laden. (NYT)
  • Can Modi be Modi? Will Politics enable NaMonomics? (New IE)

Check out this highly informative infographic, from DNA, on Tuberculosis. 

25 March 2014

Tuesday Quiz

Today's question reflects a marriage of entertainment, business and convenience. 

Identify all in the two photos and and connect them.

Clue: In the picture! Post your answers in the comments space. 

23 March 2014

Sunday Reads - Behind the Curtains

Just two reads. But brilliant stories. About ordinary folks. 
  • Last prop of the many lifeless people. (New IE)

18 March 2014

Tuesday Quiz

Everyday Tuesday, this space will feature a Quiz question. This is a new feature, like Sunday Reads, Saturday Infographic and The Explainer. 

We start with this question on Connect! Post your answers in the comments space. Answers on FB page will not be considered. The answer to this question will be published on Wednesday between 9 pm and 10 pm. 

16 March 2014

Sunday Reads - Evil Genius and Crimea + Game Theory

  • Crimea through a Game theory lens. (NYT)
  • From evil genius to barroom brawler. (FP)
  • The Man in the Bomb Suit: The Story that inspired The Hurt Locker. (Playboy)

09 March 2014

Sunday Reads - Comatose Lives & India's Invisible Women

  • India's invisible widows, divorcees and single women. (BBC)
  • How to think. (Farman Street)
  • Can we learn about privacy from porn stars? (NYT)
  • Life is elsewhere. (Outlook India)

Sunday Graphic: Apple versus Samsung, from Reuters blog.

08 March 2014

Saturday Infographic - Women in India

Today is International Women's Day. Every year, there are empty promises of empowering women in the political sphere. But the Women's Reservation Bill has been hanging fire for several years now.

Here's an infographic, sourced from TOI epaper, on the role of women in the circus called Indian political system.

In India, crimes against women are seen more as a function of social and economic malaise. Despite numerous laws and rhetoric of strengthening laws against women, crimes against women are rising.

Check this infographic, sourced from ET epaper, depicting crimes against women in India.

01 March 2014

No Posts

The regular Saturday Infographic and Sunday Reads will not appear as I am down and out; diagnosed with extreme exhaustion and stress.

Need to rest.