108/2011 Kathmandu -- Where sparrows greet you

The one thing which attracts me to Kathmandu is the chirping and frolic of sparrows everywhere. We have successfully banished them from all our towns and villages in India. In India, our children will see them only on TV, museums and blogs like this ::
. Or, if you want to see the real birds, come to Kathmandu.


107/2011 Books on history and mystery

There is a cop in every one of us. This set of books will educate all of us on how cops and criminals think. http://manipalblog.com/2011/04/7-books-to-read-before-you-diefor-history-mystery-lovers/.

I wish my students will read some of these books before attending my course on cryptography.