Home > Magazine > ChaiTime > Only in India

 

Only in India

Email
December 2007
Only in India

Farmers in Mizoram are being paid two rupees for every rat they kill, part of a government program to reduce the rodent population. To collect the money, farmers must bring rat tails to the government offices. (AP)

A man used a peepal tree to climb a wall at Mumbai airport and almost entered a parked plane. Despite the security risk, the tree cannot be cut down because many people consider it sacred, an official said. (Mumbai Mirror)

A guard on a Virar-bound train who tried to enter the ladies’ compartment to find out who had pulled the emergency chain was beaten up by railway police. The guard said he wasn’t given a chance to identify himself. (Mumbai Mirror)


Enjoyed reading Khabar magazine? Subscribe to Khabar and get a full digital copy of this Indian-American community magazine.


  • Add to Twitter
  • Add to Facebook
  • Add to Technorati
  • Add to Slashdot
  • Add to Stumbleupon
  • Add to Furl
  • Add to Blinklist
  • Add to Delicious
  • Add to Newsvine
  • Add to Reddit
  • Add to Digg
  • Add to Fark
blog comments powered by Disqus

Back to articles

 

DIGITAL ISSUE

08_17-Cover-Siddis-India.jpg
 

 

eKhabar

Sign up for our weekly newsletter
eKhabar

Click here  

SERVITIX.gif 

Raj&Patel-CPA-Web-Banner.jpgBG-PLUMBING-Banner-06_17.jpg

Krishnan Co WebBanner.jpg

PCPD- RED.gif

DineshMehta-CPA-Banner-0813.jpg

Global Holidays Axar Travel Banner ad.png

SDK small banner 7-16.jpg