A little outside NewMandala’s region, but given our interest in McDonalds this cannot be ignored. My colleague, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt writes: “Recently the Time magazine had a cover story on the ‘New India’, post-economic reforms & globalisation. The world is going ga ga over the 10%+ economic growth rate of India, the number of car sales annually and other areas of consumer boom. I wonder what they would say about this reality!”