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Forum: West Bengal Apr 20th, 2018, 19:25
Replies: 33
Views: 2,514
Posted By Golghar
https://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/heritage/2017...

https://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/heritage/2017/06/22/british-schools-enlist-sylheti-syllabi/

In 1947 a majority of voters (who were of course a minority of adults) elected to join Pakistan and...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 20th, 2018, 19:21
Replies: 26
Views: 575
Posted By Golghar
That's Ed Jr., isn't it? Yes, one must...

That's Ed Jr., isn't it?



Yes, one must feel sorry for the legal profesion.
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 18th, 2018, 23:40
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Golghar
Like the PIO card which was "deemed to be valid...

Like the PIO card which was "deemed to be valid for life".
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 18th, 2018, 23:37
Replies: 26
Views: 575
Posted By Golghar
https://www.quora.com/Why-is-there-no-ID-card-in-t...

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-there-no-ID-card-in-the-UK
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Apr 17th, 2018, 16:07
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By Golghar
Pre-1962 Chinese shoemakers were ubiquitous in...

Pre-1962 Chinese shoemakers were ubiquitous in India. A lot of them ended up at Deoli (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internment_of_Chinese_Indians). The Chinese in Calcutta weren't interned but...
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Apr 16th, 2018, 23:57
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By Golghar
A female "babu" is a "mamuni".

A female "babu" is a "mamuni".
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 23:54
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Golghar
American Express...

American Express (https://www.americanexpress.com/india/travel/travelerscheques/default.shtml?inav=in_menu_cards_travellers_cheques) still seems to be issuing TCs. Try calling their customer care...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 23:34
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
You don't have to take me seriously. In fact the...

You don't have to take me seriously. In fact the other countries of former "British West Africa", i.e. Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone switched to driving on the right somewhat later. I had gone into...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 20:18
Replies: 26
Views: 575
Posted By Golghar
Well, Nick signs off with: "Life gets aadhar...

Well, Nick signs off with: "Life gets aadhar every day!"
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 20:16
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Golghar
I posted a reply on the step-well thread:...

I posted a reply on the step-well thread: https://www.indiamike.com/india/andhra-pradesh-and-telangana-f92/the-forgotten-stepwell-of-lingampet-in-telangana-t268790/#post2085004
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 20:13
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Golghar
American Express TCs used to have unlimited...

American Express TCs used to have unlimited validity. Even if you can't cash them outright I'm sure your bank will let you pay them into your account. They might charge you a hefty fee though. In any...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 16th, 2018, 20:07
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
They always drove on the right, didn't they?

They always drove on the right, didn't they?
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Apr 16th, 2018, 13:23
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By Golghar
Chandra Mohan Jain - he taught at Jabalpur U.

Chandra Mohan Jain - he taught at Jabalpur U.
Forum: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Apr 15th, 2018, 22:05
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Golghar
There is a Gazette Repository for the State of...

There is a Gazette Repository for the State of Telengana:

http://tsgazette.cgg.gov.in/eGazetteSearch.do

I can't access it from abroad but OP could do that from India. Nizamabad District existed...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 10th, 2018, 18:44
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
John Dryden...

John Dryden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aureng-zebe)
Forum: Bihar Apr 10th, 2018, 18:31
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Golghar
(Cross-posted with Vaibhav) Yes, Kurmuri...

(Cross-posted with Vaibhav)

Yes, Kurmuri lies btween Sheikhpura and Sikandra. That would be Jamui district nowadays.
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 10th, 2018, 13:25
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
Compared to the Beaverbrook Press in the first...

Compared to the Beaverbrook Press in the first decades of independence the BBC is quite inane. The Daily Express used to go really over the top gloating whenever anything went even slightly wrong in...
Forum: Bihar Apr 10th, 2018, 13:12
Replies: 17
Views: 559
Posted By Golghar
Remember that "Munger" is also spelt "Monghyr"...

Remember that "Munger" is also spelt "Monghyr" and were your great-grandparents born in Monghyr town or Monghyr district? The former Monghyr district has since been split up into four smaller...
Forum: Indian Railways Apr 10th, 2018, 01:19
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Golghar
Hear! Hear! Ambala Cantt. Jn. still...

Hear! Hear!

Ambala Cantt. Jn. still abbreviates as UMB from the days when it was spelt "Umballa".
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 9th, 2018, 21:25
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
I think you are making wrong assumptions about my...

I think you are making wrong assumptions about my ancestry. I should have added a tongue-in-cheek symbol to my post.

And by rights Prince Philip should be King of the Hellenes.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 8th, 2018, 18:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,491
Posted By Golghar
Too many ill-dressed tourists? Call the fashion...

Too many ill-dressed tourists? Call the fashion police!
Forum: Electronics in India Apr 8th, 2018, 18:43
Replies: 26
Views: 106,425
Posted By Golghar
I have used this site (https://www.ding.com/en)...

I have used this site (https://www.ding.com/en) for topping up my Indian vodafone SIM card. It accepts my German credit card.
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 8th, 2018, 01:51
Replies: 30
Views: 1,491
Posted By Golghar
In rural Bihar in the 1960s male calves were...

In rural Bihar in the 1960s male calves were castrated and then raised as draught animals. They were too valuable to be eaten. This must have been the case elsewhere too. I never tasted veal before...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 7th, 2018, 22:21
Replies: 43
Views: 1,023
Posted By Golghar
Which broadcast are you referring to? The BBC...

Which broadcast are you referring to? The BBC only came into existence in 1922.
Or are you just trolling? In that case the colonel was just teaching those w*gs a lesson for what they did to Marcella...
Forum: Indian Cooking and Cuisine Apr 7th, 2018, 16:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,491
Posted By Golghar
A Pound must have been worth a lot more in Rupees...

A Pound must have been worth a lot more in Rupees back then. In the days of fixed exchange rates when India was still part of the Sterling Area (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterling_area) it was...
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