Choked

By Sunil Kumar This week’s book review. Finished reading “Choked” by Pallavi Aiyar. Relatively quickly; within a day. The book is an instructive insight into pollution; and like for most women; the author’s interest was piqued after the birth of …

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Why did India-China relations go bad?

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By Sunil Kumar   Thanks. You’re right in saying that India and China never had any large-scale conflicts for thousands of years. But; both countries were not a single political unit in the modern sense until the middle of the …

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What is the depth of the Strait of Malacca?

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By Sunil Kumar The Strait of Malacca connects the Andaman sea(Indian Ocean) and the South China sea(Pacific Ocean). Running between the Indonesian Island of Sumatra to the West; and peninsular(West) Malaysia and extreme southern Thailand to the east; it has …

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Q Answers Series: History Of The Sikhs In Shanghai

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By Sunil Kumar The Qtn: What is the History of Sikhs in Shanghai? I read somewhere that the Shanghai Military police recruited Sikhs from British India for proper law and order implementation.. Can anyone provide detailed information about this please. …

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Pollution Jane

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By Sunil Kumar With the national capital Delhi’s air quality being rated as worse than Beijing; the former pollution capital of the world; it is high time our government woke up to the fact that we are sitting on a …

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Shakalaka Baby! In Xanadu!

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By Sunil Kumar Shakalaka Baby! Come and Shakalaka with me! A brighter bulb right out of the sun. Million stars in the sky. “Ek Baari Jo Hai Aaana”. So, today the blog’s going to be about the dreamland of Xanadu; …

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