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TOI's nasty attack on Deepika No, her 'Lovely' video doesn't prove them right

Sep 22, 2014

TOI's nasty attack on Deepika No, her 'Lovely' video doesn't prove them right

Deepika's Padukona's song Lovely from the film Happy New Year was released over the weekend. So what do you see in Lovely a sex object or an actress? #CultureDecoder #Times of India #Farah Khan #TOI #Deepika Padukona #Deepika Padukone tweet #Happy New Year film #Happy New Year film song #Lovely
Status insanity India (Hearts) the I in iPhone

Sep 10, 2014

Status insanity India (Hearts) the I in iPhone

Technology was supposed to be in the service of man. But when in a world of Google Glass and Watch, technology became a status symbol and quickly turned into an extension of our egos. #CultureDecoder #BlackBerry #Apple #Apple iPhone #iPhone 6
Holy sh**! They took our Holi and other adventures in Columbusing

Sep 05, 2014

Holy sh**! They took our Holi and other adventures in Columbusing

The organizers inform us that though the Holi Color Festival isinfluenced by the Hindu Holi celebration just jazzed up with electronic dance music. #CultureDecoder #Holi #Indian festivals #Columbusing #chai latte #cultural festivals
Out of favour Why dog meat's popularity is waning in South-Korea

Aug 28, 2014

Out of favour Why dog meat's popularity is waning in South-Korea

Daegyo, the famous dog meat restaurant she opened in a Seoul alley in 1981, will serve its last bowl of boshintang, or dog stew, on Friday. #CultureDecoder #South Korea #Dog #dog meat #Dog meat in South Korea #South Korea cuisine #Boshintang #Dog Stew
Not Modi, it's Batra Why we must go beyond Macaulayputra vs Dhartiputra

Aug 08, 2014

Not Modi, it's Batra Why we must go beyond Macaulayputra vs Dhartiputra

To meet Batra on his own turf, the liberals also could do with an erudite, devoutly Hindu scholar who can argue with Batra from faith and not just based on freedom of expression. The latter is critically important but a different playing field and a different argument. #CultureDecoder #Ramachandra Guha #Pavan K Varma #Hindu American Foundation #Wendy Doniger #Dinanath Batra

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South meets North: Chennai weddings turn over a new leaf

Nov 26, 2012

South meets North: Chennai weddings turn over a new leaf

Fusion food, (or should that be confusion food) is drawing the crowds to rave reviews in halls everywhere. #CultureDecoder #food #Chennai #Idli #Chennai weddings #puran polis #gol gappa #bisi bele bhat
Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

Aug 10, 2012

Dahi handi: From prank to political platform, but a sport?

A small lobby has started exploring the possibility of making dahi handi a sport and getting it recognition like what kabaddi has. It could need standardisation of the height at which the handis are placed, the number of tiers in the human pyramid. #CultureDecoder #Krishna Janmashtami #dahi handi