Send letter to India by just writing an email!
The once ancient public sector enterprises of India mc. have slowly
started to renovate themselves and make smart use of technology, and
here's a great example of the same. The Indian postal department has
now started giving an option to send letters to India by just writing
an email, and the source is made available at fairly low cost (if you
are not in India). Here's the url - http://www.indiapost.gov.in/IndiaPost-E-Post.html