Monthly Archives: December 2005

CNN-IBN: New Kid On The Block

So Rajdeep Sardesai has finally made a re-appearance on the Indian News Channel scene, after his well-publicized departure from NDTV. CNN-IBN has been airing news for about a week now. I conlclude that NDTV has some serious competition. And competition … Continue reading

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200th Post: 3 Rules I learnt to live by in 2005

Every moment in life is a choice. Before you manage anything at all, learn to manage yourself. Accept that you cannot do everything at once.

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Books I read in 2005

In continuance with the “look back at 2005” trend, here’s a list of the significant books I devoured in the past year, in no particular order. I guess I’ve missed out on a couple; will update this entry later. India … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew on India.

Atanu Dey’s added his comments to a transcript of Lee Kwan Yew’s (Singapore’s First Prime Minister and great statesman) speech at the 37th Jawaharlal Memorial Lecture on 21st Nov 2005 in New Delhi. Part One. Part Two.

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Dada makes it to Parliament and other stories.

I was initially planning on putting up a post regarding how our Parliamentarians (and indeed, our legislators) seem to spend all of their time in the Parliament (and Assemblies) debating endlessly over frivolous, needless issues, and then the only bills … Continue reading

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Gmail on your mobile!

Latest in the line of all of Gmail’s new features is Gmail for your mobile browser! Yup, point your Netfront/ Opera/whatever to m.gmail.com for a Gmail that’s quick and snappy on low-bandwidth connections (like my Airtel GPRS connection!) Of course, … Continue reading

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The Best Web 2.0 Software of 2005

“The Best Web 2.0 Software of 2005” [Via Niranjan]

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World’s most admired CEOs

Rediff.com publishes the result of a survey by Burson-Marsteller with the Economist Intelligence Unit. Here’s the top 15:

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Sweet, delicious irony!

On Monday, Left Unions around the country went on numerous protest marches. Why? Well, it was with regard to the ongoing WTO Summit in Hong Kong, and they were protesting against the subsidies offered to farmers in North America and … Continue reading

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The paradox of voters and the voted in Pune and Mumbai

Just a thought: Both Pune’s and Mumbai’s citizens blame their elected representatives from not caring a damn for the city. It’s true – in both cities, the elected representatives – policymakers – have little incentive to work for the betterment … Continue reading

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