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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Strangle innovation, ok?

A vegetable seller in a UP village develops a two-seater helicopter that costs Rs 1 lakh. It weighs 200 kgs, is made "using parts from a tractor, scooter and auto rickshaw," and takes up "more than a thousand nights of labour." Then, just as he's about to test it, the cops arrest him. He didn't take permission from the mai-baap, you see.

Here, read the full story, which is inspiring and depressing in equal parts. (Link via email from reader Balaji M.)
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