Monthly Archives: October 2009

Joe Wiseman- the first ‘cool’ bad guy

The sad demise of Joe Wiseman has created a void in the world cinema which is difficult to fill. He will be remembered as a superb Hollywood actor who remained a pioneer of the cool bad guys that kept good … Continue reading

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Right next to paradise, in 1931!

I went back to 1931 in a place that is right next to paradise. It was when I was holidaying recently with my wife in Bali-the Island of Gods. Balinese have their own calendar and this year in their calendar … Continue reading

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It is the fault of humans!

Humans were omnivorous since the dot of humanity. But then, the population was not even a quarter of today. If animals are in their natural habitats, they never reproduce so much at any time. Recently, a famous fast food chain … Continue reading

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Our heritage needs to be preserved

It seems India is a standing example for the word ‘Indifference’. It was because of this unique inborn quality of Indians, the nation was looted, time and again. Yet, the country has survived. Not surprising because the land is special … Continue reading

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Symbolic celebration

In India, most festivals are related to religion and religious bodies-  Hindus-poojas-feasting-fasting-temples, Muslims-feasting-fasting-masjids, Christians-feasting-fasting-churches, Sikhs- feasting- gurdwaras, Jains-feasting-fasting-jain temples and so on… So, essentially these are a combination of the wordly and the spiritual. There really isn’t the need to … Continue reading

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Resume tips for freshers and others

These are tough times for freshers to find a good job in current market conditions – but even tougher for those who becomes unemployed and hasn’t written a Resume or CV for some time. Let’s start the discussion with Resume’s … Continue reading

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Holy Cow! Does she need National status?

Now they want cow to be ‘national animal’ It is the only animal that is not treated like one. Famously adored and pampered by the villagers and the Hindus consider it ‘God’ and so now what’s wrong if the same … Continue reading

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New Age farmers on the Net

My wife has become a farmer and so are my many friends. Every time off late we all meet up, my wife and our common friends speak about how their farms have come up and exchange ideas on farming. I … Continue reading

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Rajan Bala- time well spent

His was one of the sharpest cricketing brains ticking. He was one of the finest wordsmiths that sports journalism ever produced. He was also one of the most large-hearted people. This very heart gave up on Rajan Bala this morning. … Continue reading

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‘The magic has lost its charm’

A girl is called on the dais and asked to close her eyes, he sprinkles nothing in the air but the red roses came blooming. The girl is taken aback when she wakes up to see the roses, the audience … Continue reading

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