Posts tagged with ‘india

And now, here’s the most amazing action movie sequence ever, from the Indian movie ‘Endhiran’

This may be a repost, but if so, it was a long time ago, and you probably need to watch it again.

Submitted by weeegeee

What happens when Indian students cheer for the Pakistani cricket team during their televised game against the Indian cricket team?
They get expelled from their respective colleges, kicked out of their dorms, and the police consider sedition charges. Clearly, India is serious about their goddamn cricket.
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What happens when Indian students cheer for the Pakistani cricket team during their televised game against the Indian cricket team?

They get expelled from their respective colleges, kicked out of their dorms, and the police consider sedition charges. Clearly, India is serious about their goddamn cricket.

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The India/Pakistan border-closing ceremony

Even though the conflict between India and Pakistan is really unfortunate, they know how to put on a show when they close the border.

India criminalizes homosexuality. Yes, that India.

Click here to watch Jon Stewart cover the top prospects at this year’s Homophobic Olympics.

Gay Indian guy Imaran Khan Answers Questions About Being Gay; including priceless insights into important issues such as “how do gay people have coffee

In light of recent anti-gay attacks and protests in India, this is sadly, apparently necessary.

India launches a rocket to Mars for way less than NASA could even dream

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India has made a huge leap this past week when it launched a rocket to Mars, to do what NASA has done— orbit the red planet and collect massive amounts of data. But whereas the same type of mission would cost billions and billions, India pulled it off for just $73 million, which is peanuts in terms of interplanetary space travel. While most of the technology developed to make it cheap for India was developed by NASA, India’s super cheap Mars still could provide the US and other spacegoing nations a model for more frequent, cheaper travel.

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You need some cheering up. Here’s a video of the 2013 Festival of Color in India

That’s a lot of color.

Submitted by Addison

Ancient lost continent found at the bottom of the Indian Ocean

It’s not Atlantis, but scientists have discovered a lost mini-continent in the Indian Ocean that disappeared under the waves around 85 million years ago. The chain of islands, now called Mauritia, was once between the southeast coast of Africa and India.

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"A Day in India", three weeks of being in India condensed into a single day

This short film compiles three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into “one day”.

Musician Ravi Shankar died yesterday at the age of 92

Here he is at Monterey Pop in 1967. 

Indian Man Exiled for Stopping People from Drinking “Religious” Sewage Water.

Senal Edamaruku is being charged with blasphemy for revealing that the “tears” that were streaming from a statue of Jesus, which followers were drinking in hopes of having their ailments cured, was in fact sewage from a leaking pipe. As a result, he has been exiled from his homeland and is only permitted to return if he apologizes to the sewage-drinkers he offended. 

So… umm… yeah, my mind is overloaded with the jokes I could make. Where to begin?

IHC Travel: IHC goes to India

A couple of IHCers went to India and made a video of it. I hope you enjoy.






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