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Jan 29, 2016

Airlift isn’t a bad film, but when it comes to historical accuracy, it’s laughing gas: Nirupama Rao

I was disappointed with the lack of attention to some crucial details in depiction of the government and its role in the film 'Airlift' #Airlift #Baghdad: #Bureaucracy #Kuwait #Ministry of External Affairs #Nirupama Rao #Saddam Hussein
Karan Pradhan

Jan 24, 2016

German metal band Varg takes a political plunge in its latest album, and it pays off

The fifth outing by German pagan-metallers Varg is not just a step out of the band’s apparent comfort zone. It is a huge gnashing and gurning leap. And guess what? It pays off. #Achtung #BuzzPatrol #Das Ende aller Lügen #FWeekend #German band #metal music #The Great Dictator #Varg
Subhash K Jha

Jan 17, 2016

Anil Ganguly: The death of an artiste with a schizophrenic career

A quiet announcement this week in a remote corner of the media’s vast playground told us that Anil Ganguly—Anilda to all who he worked and interacted with—passed away. #Anil Ganguly #Gulzar #InMemoriam #Jaya Bachchan #Kora Kagaz #Roopa Ganguly #saheb #Tapasya

Jan 14, 2016

Kiku Sharda row: Ram Rahim Singh says 'no complaint' if comedian apologises

Bollywood celebrities like Farah Khan and Kapil Sharma on Wednesday took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the arrest of comedian Kiku Sharda. #Bollywood #Comedy #Dera Sacha Sauda #Kapil Sharma #Kiku Sharda #MSG #NewsTracker #Ram Rahim Singh

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Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.
Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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Firstpost Community

Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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