Category: Rich

Made in America

Joe Smith started the day early having set his alarm clock (MADE IN JAPAN) for 6 a.m. While his coffeepot (MADE IN CHINA) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor (MADE IN HONG KONG). He put on a dress shirt (MADE IN SRI LANKA), designer jeans (MADE IN SINGAPORE) and tennis shoes(MADE IN KOREA). After cooking his breakfast in his new electric skillet(MADE IN… Read more →

Nawab Jamaluddin

Nawab Jamaluddin (Jammu) Director Public Gardens and a Hyderabadi Icon. Jamaluddin was a brilliant administrator,a loyalist,and a very distinguished member of Hyderabadi society. He was very successful who lived well, laughed often and loved much,who has gained the respect of his family, his friends and establishment.He never failed to look for the best in others. As the chief of public gardens he had a… Read more →

The Living Moghuls

A documentary film depicting the lives of the descendants of India’s last Moghul emperor has been released in India. This is the first time that the emperor’s descendants, who had been living in complete anonymity, decided to disclose their identity. The film-maker, Arijit Gupta, says his film is an attempt to make the people aware of the struggles of this surviving… Read more →

If Computer Operating systems were like Airlines

DOS Airlines Passengers are handed maps, compasses, rulers, pencils, and an airplane manual (shrink- wrapped) as they enter the plane. They have to figure out how to get the plane to wherever they want to go. Some succeed very well. Others crash, but they shouldn’t have been messing around with airplanes anyway. Macintosh Airlines All the stewards, stewardesses, captains, baggage handlers,… Read more →

UAE – Video Library

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The lost world

The lost world By William Dalrymple The rulers of Hyderabad, once the richest people in the world, were ruined by politics and family feuds. Now their cultural heritage is being restored. Sixty years ago, four months after British rule had come to an end in India, the Nizam of Hyderabad, then the richest man in the world, was still refusing… Read more →

The treasure trove of the Nizams

Hyderabad was the largest princely state before it was merged into the Indian union in 1948 by Operation Polo. For nearly three centuries, Hyderabad State was ruled by the Nizams, who carved their kingdom in South India from the ruins of the Mughal Empire. In seven generations, the Nizams amassed such wealth that the last Nizam was titled as the… Read more →