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Security Personnel In India

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In my previous post, I narrated an incidence at the Hospital involving less-than-effective security check. Another week and half,  I came across another incident involving less-than-effective security. This time it was close to home (really, about 100 meters away from my house)

It was about 8.30 at night, we were watching TV, suddenly we heard noises, I turned down the TV volume, and we could hear people shouting  चोर … चोर !!! (चोर (chor) means thief). So I went outside to see what is going on. Apparently, one of my neighbour had arrived with Hockey Stick, there were several people gathered few building away. They were talking to the security guard (and kind of implying why he couldn’t stop/catch the thief) Anyway, I couldn’t gather much as to what happened then. Everyone dispersed few minutes later.

Couple of days later, I talked to the security guard, to hear his side of the story.

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Written by Mandar Vaze

December 19, 2008 at 8:52 pm

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Security Checks in India

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After recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, security has been intensified at all public places. Or o it would seem. Here is my recent experience. You decide whether this kind of security checks are useful.

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Written by Mandar Vaze

December 7, 2008 at 6:32 am

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xReporter 1.3 : Problem and Solution

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For my latest project, I tried Apache’s xReporter. The instructions where pretty clear but I was unable to go past the login page.  Couple years ago (in 2004 to be precise) someone had exact same problem, but there was no clearcut solution.  But with little troubleshooting and googling, I was able to get past this problem in couple of hours. The objective of this post is to help someone in future, till xReporter updates its documentation.

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Written by Mandar Vaze

October 24, 2008 at 6:15 am

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