The Lost Temples Of India

I hope this one hasn't been posted before. An excellent TV show on Discovery Channel about the empires of ancient India and the glorious temples made during that time. This episode showcases grand temples built in India as well as other countries. Makes you proud of your ancient heritage about … Continue reading

Muslims and India

For quite sometime, many sections have been potraying Muslims as a community under seige from "communal" Hindus due to terrorist attacks in India and elsewhere. We are told how Muslims who are as nationalistic, patriotic and intelligent as any other Indian and they condemn every act of violence … Continue reading

Using ProxyChains

There are probably dozens of programs on any OS that don't have any option for using proxies. Many common command line tools like ping, traceroute don't work if the network you are on, forces you to use a proxy. Finally found a way to specify a proxy for these programs . ProxyChains  is one very … Continue reading

Restoring Registry of XP

Few days back, my Windows XP got infected by a few viruses. Using infected pen drives seemed to be the reason. One particularly pesky virus was a script that started everytime I logged on even when I deleted the .vbs file manually. So I opened up regedit.exe and deleted every registry entry … Continue reading