Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Morality, dress and the state

Saris with tummies exposed too sexy for Nigeria, IANS/ CNN-IBN, August 6, 2008.

Talk about imported moralities--traditional dress that bares the midriff is also suspect.

Something positive?

I just found this extremely cheering:

Nimisha Srivastava, McVada: What's cooking between Shiv Sena and Macs, CNN-IBN, August 6, 2008.

Maybe it's the prospect of something having taste at MacDonald's should I ever be forced to eat there again.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Research visas for non-Indian scholars

According to this Times of India report, the procedure for applying for a research visa appears to have gotten easier.

D Suresh Kumar, New rules for foreign scholars, TNN/ Times of India, 4 Aug 2008.

Watch this space for updates.