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Anu Garg is a computer engineer with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science. He has worked for C-DoT in India and Cleveland Clinic, MCI and Bells Labs in the US. But hidden inside him was a love for words (there is surely a word for that too), which led to his launching of wordsmith.org when the Internet was in its infancy. Today, his A.Word.A.Day daily email service is sent to...
Please refer to Mind Your Broker by Sucheta Dalal (MoneyLIFE, 24th April). I would like to narrate a real-life story. One day, a senior citizen walked into my office; he was emotionally disturbed and upset about something. As a member of a regional stock exchange, and hailing from a family having its roots in the share-broking business from as early as the 1930s, we retain the habit of...
Over hundreds of years between the 13th and 18th centuries, Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam, Mombasa and Mogadishu were great trading cities with close links to Mumbai and Mangalore. First Islam and then the Portuguese strengthened these ties, with Portugal colonising both Goa and Africa’s coast. African slaves settled in thousands in India. Later, places in Africa like Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria were...