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Can Shashi Tharoor lose in Trivandrum?

In that way Shashi Tharoor will be an effective contributor given his grasp of issues and exceptional diplomatic style. But I would also like to know his stands on Disinvestment, private sector reservation (Congress poll plank), Narendra Modi, India’s relationship with Iran, his stand on Palestine, his stand on Special Economic Zones, and most importantly […]

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IFFK 2008 – List of Films

IFFK opens tomorrow 🙂 Here’s my first list of Ten must watch (must be good\should be ok\ chillax its free man!) movies from the special sections (pretty much based on imdb and Wiki, no guarentee whatsoever) French New Wave Cœurs (Private Fears in Public Places) Night and Fog Last Year at Marienbad Hiroshima My Love Turkish-German Short […]

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IFFK 2008

      The film Gods will descend on the city in T minus 2 weeks. Our festival’s 13th edition opens in Trivandrum on December 12th for full 8 days. This year holds a lot of promise because personally I haven’t heard of any of the movies coming to town. That is the beauty of […]

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Vizhinjam…Finally!

Messing up the day’s Hindu, scrambling to find a news item which could possibly rewrite the development history of the state, Mr Prasad and me were surprised and thoroughly disappointed. There wasn’t even a mention of the Vizhinjam tender clinched by the LANCO group yesterday. Ten minutes later when Malayala Manorama deliberately kept the news […]

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Lady in the British library

Swanky library next to YMCA , cackling College girls crowd the YMCA steps, like when chicks get hep, they join the men’s club Air conditioning, British prescript, books- stay in racks, ergonomic seats, is there anything else I hate about the place Only metal detector in the city, I’m no suicide bomber, but it feels […]

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