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American Diplomat in India: Without Baths, I Get ‘Dirty and Dark’ Like You (OBAMA’s Diplomat)

August 20, 2011 Leave a comment

American Diplomat in India: Without Baths, I Get ‘Dirty and Dark’ Like You (OBAMA’s Diplomat):

Vice-Consul Maureen Chao told students: “I was on a 24-hour train trip from Delhi to [the eastern Indian state of] Orissa. But, after 72 hours, the train still did not reach the destination… and my skin became dirty and dark like the Tamilians.”

via BLOGGER.GUNNY.G.1984(+): American Diplomat in India: Without Baths, I Get ‘Dirty and Dark’ Like You (OBAMA’s Diplomat).

Monkey catchers on guard for Barack Obama’s India visit

November 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Delhi‘s police are to build 30-feet towers in jungle surrounding President Obama’s hotel to protect him from terrorist attacks during next week’s visit, and also shield from an invasion by the city’s most persistent threat – monkeys.They have been asked to erect ‘machan’ towers for elite commandos who will use powerful searchlights and night-sight binoculars to lookout for suspicious movement and any signs of a simian invasion.

The jungle opposite the president’s suite at the exclusive ITC Mauriya Hotel is part of the city’s Ridge forest which is home to many of the monkeys which terrorise the capital.Tribes of the red-bottomed bhandar monkeys regularly overrun government office compounds, bite through expensive computer cables, attack people carrying food and cause general mayhem.

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