Monthly Archives: March 2012

The results of the state elections in Goa are just in: Manohar Parrikar and his team have emerged victorious and are set to return after 7 years of political exile. He is expected to be sworn in as Chief Minister shortly.   On a visit to California in January 2010, I took Manohar-bab to Google’s […]

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The picturesque village of Kópasker (Kópa = seal pup, sker = skerry) on Öxarfjörður in northeast Iceland was nearly wiped out in a severe earthquake in 1976. Sparse in population (135, at last count) and remote, an air of melancholy pervades. The area is very rich in birdlife.          

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