Be a Good person but Don't try to Prove.
I saw both desi & videshi names of the houseboats during my 2008 trip, some of them being very amusing. Some which I remember are Geneva, Alaska,Apollo Eleven,Egypt, Manila, Montana etc. Desi names were like Kismat, Laila Majnu, Zum Zum etc.Hahaha nice question! I don't remember if we had thought of this and asked Mr. Bashir the reason, or perhaps we had but he didn't give a significant answer.