Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.
In news that bodes well for India’s Olympic ambitions, its vast team of officials and hangers-on are in an advanced state of preparedness. While a few of the hangers-on are yet to be upgraded to business class, the bulk of the participants pronounced themselves well satisfied with arrangements. Showing a laudable concern for austerity, the government has proposed to send their cooks and personal servants by train.
“We will book the tickets as soon as the Indian Railways server is running again,” said an official of the Indian Olympics Association, “However Air India has also purchased three aircraft, which are being kept on standby, just in case.”