Archive for April, 2010

A big domed house in the middle of nowhere outside Jamalpur , Bihar, 1978

A big domed house in the middle of nowhere outside Jamalpur ,  Bihar, 1978 by Gautam Bh. //


This house appeared in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by farmers’ fields and huts. Probably an old Jamindar bari. The house looked worn out, but from the landscaping around it, I would guess that it was not abandoned, people lived there 

Patna: 18 born blind in arseni…

Patna: 18 born blind in arsenic affected blocks of Bhojpur: Overall 18 children in arsenic affected areas of Bhojpur district were born b…

MUNGER (Bihar): Six people wer…

MUNGER (Bihar): Six people were injured and over 80 houses gutted in a fire that broke out in Shikarpur village of Bihar’s Munger distric…

The Monkeys Sit on the Englishman’s Grave

The Englishman's Gravestone

The Englishman's Gravestone

Monkeys Sit on the Englishman's Grave

Monkeys Sit on the Englishman's Grave

In the foreground is the grave of an Englishman, a soldier in 19th Century, British-controlled India. In the background is the grave of a tiger.

The Englishman and the tiger met one day and fought. The tiger attacked the Englishman and the Englishman shot the tiger. Both died from their wounds and were buried where they fell.

The tiger’s grave has an interesting story too. That one is still to come…


Degree holders held for 50 robberies

Five-member gang used to operate in Delhi and NCR

They teach you ways to snatch opportunities and business from your competitors at management institutes, but these men took that rather literally.
On Wednesday, five persons of a gang were arrested by the Delhi crime branch for their alleged involvement in more than 50 cases of robbery, snatching and vehicle theft. The gang was famous by the name of Bunty gang and the accused were identified as Manoj Kumar Kejriwal (35), Parveen Shankar (27), Rahul Anand (26), Hari Om (23) and Mahesh Kumar (35). Shankar is an MBA from Symbiosis University in Pune while Kejriwal is a History graduate from Ranchi University.   Read the rest of this entry »