Monthly Archives: April 2006

How Kavya Vishwanathan got her @#$% kissed!

Soon after the court settled a claim by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh that Dan Brown had plagiarised from their books The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail, comes news that our own southie hotshot novelist in Harward was neither … Continue reading

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A Laptop for $ 100?

Yes says Nicholas Negroponte — co-founder of the renowned MIT Media Lab — in this article. Known as OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project, it is supported by international big wigs like Google, and, will run on human power — … Continue reading

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Salman’s Arrest

The talk in the office is all about Salmans arrest. It seems a lot of dirty linen has come out of the dhobi ghaut (washermen’s area) because of that. One strident voice says, “This is absurd. he should have been … Continue reading

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Dom Moraes – A Poet Extraordinaire!

I was then working in Colaba and I used to bump into Dom Moraes quite a lot. At the bank, in the bookshop, this gentle looking, shy man with a receding chin, looked the most improbable of celebrities that he … Continue reading

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A solution that has become a problem

Arjun Singh’s move to extend reservations in the prestitious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and medical colleges is not a good sign, or, so I think. Just now I signed a petition opposing this … Continue reading

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What goes on behind the broadsheets!

Want to read about the theatrics that goes on behind the scenes in which the press, business, politics are players? Read this article by someone named Vilakudy, who from his profile is only 29 years old. He has some great … Continue reading

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Boycott Google and Yahoo?

This article in Domain-b the online business magazine looks at whether a boycott of Google and Yahoo! is feasible, if at all. Yahoo! the internet search engine, advertising medium, and e-mail supplier, helped the Chinese police to trace human rights-related … Continue reading

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