Archive for June, 2007

Army Gets Supersonic Cruise Missile

Friday, June 22nd, 2007

India today became the first country in the world to get a supersonic surface-to-surface cruise missile, BrahMos, officially inducted into active service (IE Report). The President handed over a replica of the missile at a function in Delhi to Army Chief General J J Singh to mark the commencement of delivery (President’s address & photos). […]

Rigveda Added to UN’s Heritage List

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Rigveda has been added to UN’s Memory of the World Register (IE Report). It’s available online in both Devnagri & the translated text from 1896.

Counterfeit Banknote

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Today I got a call from one of the banks where I had deposited money that a Rs. 1,000 banknote was counterfeit and that I should come over. The note was impounded and I was simply issued a receipt that the note was a fake. I went to the bank that had issued me the […]

Indian Cricket Team’s New Coach

Monday, June 4th, 2007

Isn’t it going to be ironical if the new Indian cricket team’s coach is called Whatmore?.