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Back to the future?

…and one was made to believe that the ideology of communism and state ownership of enterprises had (deservedly) ended with the fall of the Iron Curtain! Related posts: Detroit versus Wall Street It’s bailout time again! Advertisements

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The Motorcycle Diaries (Part 3) – Sam Bahadur’s motorcycle

Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, popularly known as Sam Bahadur, was the first person to hold the highest rank of Field Marshal of the Indian Army. He served in the army for four decades and took part in five wars, … Continue reading

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Has UNCTAD gone crazy?

I was reading about the world summit on the global food crisis that is taking place in Rome with great interest when I was shocked to read this news report about the United Nations Conference on Trade And Development (UNCTAD) … Continue reading

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A green ride on the Greenfly!

My previous post was about cars that use Auto LPG. This one is about the world’s first motorcycle that is designed to run on Auto LPG- the Akhurst 500 Greenfly. The Greenfly . . . Image: Kyoichi Nakamura (www.motorradonline.de) The … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Diaries (Part 1)

I was searching the web for some information about an article that I wanted to write when I came across this very interesting video on YouTube. I could not fit this video into that post, so I have decided to … Continue reading

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