Wednesday, April 06, 2005

How do we better know Karol Wojtyla? Answer at the end of this blog.

Welcome rains lashed Chennai & other parts of Tamil Nadu in the last 2 days. A respite from the sweltering heat. But, will it be enough to take water-starved Chennai through this summer is the thought here in all our minds.

This article which says people strung themselves by meat hooks reminds me of 'aeroplane kavadi' and kavadi in general (where devotees of Lord Murugan pierce their torsos, including tongues & cheeks) in my hometown.

Iraq's parliament chooses Jalal Talabani as the country's new president, ending weeks of political deadlock. According to Western media, this will help further 'democracy' in Iraq.

Steve Rubel says, "Feeds might be Google's greatest enemy". Hey, aint he right? No need for me to visit Google anymore, if I get everything via feeds, right?

Indians are more vulnerable to HIV/AIDs than Westerners, thanks to some genes that we inherit. More than five million of India's citizens are infected with the HIV virus, second only to South Africa.

Advertisers have sued paid search companies (like Google & Yahoo!) for click fraud. More here.

Cricket : L Balaji, the pacer from TN is injured & our old seamie Agarker will jojn the India team. Marvan Atapattu and Mahela Jayawardene hit centuries on day three of the first Test against New Zealand.

Have you tried Google & Yahoo search together?

Karol Wojtyla is Pope John Paul II's real name.