Page 208. " The Chinese want a civil war in India, see? "

Relations between China and India have a rocky history.  They have improved in recent years, and these two Asian giants are now major trading partners. However, controversy over Tibet and economic power struggles continue to cause dispute between the two countries.

Page 217. " only when I came to Bangalore and mastered use of the internet "

Internet usage has grown hugely in recent years in India, with small internet booths in every town and village.

Page 219. " Jangpura "

A wealthy Delhi suburb, full of new apartment blocks and hotels.