Monthly Archives: March 2007

Vintage GE Ads

I though of restricting the vintage ad collection on this blog to only the stuff related to India. But then restrictions are not a good thing to have. Therefore today when I received this wonderful email of vintage ads from … Continue reading

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Bollywood for a Song

I had earlier posted about T-Series’ potential of putting the music pirates out of business and now Moserbaer is doing the same to the video variety (the first time I heard the name, Moserbaer, I thought it was German). The … Continue reading

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SC Stays OBC Quota

First the news: SC stays 27 per cent quota for OBCs in IITs, IIMs NEW DELHI: In a setback to pro-reservationists, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the central law providing for 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes … Continue reading

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An India Post Ad

The Department of Posts is slowly reinventing itself. Though most of the 155,618 post offices (as on March 31, 2003) are yet to reflect that. Though much of the processes have been computerised, the pace of the queue remains sluggish. … Continue reading

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Maxim against Female Foeticide

An ad in Maxim by Maxim against one of the evils residing in India today. [Click on image for detailed view] I too had created one some time ago.

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What’s Wrong with This Ad?

This ad and its television counterpart has been on for a long time. Good ads though. But there’s something wrong with it. What? Moods condom ad Condoms are about protection. But the guy’s not wearing a helmet (he’s riding a … Continue reading

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Ha! Ha! India

So it’s all over (well almost). The Blue Billion and the associated mumbo-jumbo. Maybe we lack the spirit, maybe we lack the ability, maybe we lack the will. Maybe we will win the next ICC Cricket World Cup. Maybe. And … Continue reading

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