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Remembering Zohra Sehgal: the asli Jewel in the Crown

Jul 11, 2014

Remembering Zohra Sehgal: the asli Jewel in the Crown

Long before we talked about crossover stars, there was Zohra Sehgal. On her 100th birthday, friends from around the world from James Ivory to Aasif Mandvi, toast the art, craft and naughtiness of Zohra Sehgal. #Inpraiseof #Aasif Mandvi #James Ivory #Gurinder Chadha #The Jewel in the Crown #Zohra Sehgal
Election Results: Why Shashi Tharoor survived the Modi wave

May 17, 2014

Election Results: Why Shashi Tharoor survived the Modi wave

On the counting day today, it was Rajagopal who kept a healthy lead almost throughout the day, but in the end Tharoor won in a photo finish. With the result, Tharoor has yet again proved that he is a tough survivor. #Kerala #Inpraiseof #Shashi Tharoor #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #O Rajagopal
Laurels for poll panel as India records highest voter turnout

May 14, 2014

Laurels for poll panel as India records highest voter turnout

The poll panel organised various street plays, slogan-writing competitions and also events involving celebrities. #Politics #India #Inpraiseof #Election Commission of India #SY Qureshi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #SVEEP
#ThankYouDrManMohanSingh: India is being unfair to you

May 14, 2014

#ThankYouDrManMohanSingh: India is being unfair to you

I thank him most for maintaining the dignity of the office of the Prime Minister of India; I thank him for being soft-spoken and gentle. #Politics #Economy #India #Manmohan Singh #Prime Minister #Inpraiseof #telephony #IT Industry #Universal franchise #Forex rules
The book that saved me: A writer reflects on ten years of his novel

Apr 23, 2014

The book that saved me: A writer reflects on ten years of his novel

Ten years ago, his first novel introduced Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi to fame and the gilded society. He could not even take a leak in peace in a public lavatory. But ten years later he also sees the wondrous upside. #Books #Inpraiseof #Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi #Last Song of Dusk
Queen is out tomorrow: Here are 3 reasons to love Kangana Ranaut

Mar 06, 2014

Queen is out tomorrow: Here are 3 reasons to love Kangana Ranaut

With Queen, which releases tomorrow, Ranaut has a film that lets her be as charming on screen as she is off screen. Here are three things we love about her. #Inpraiseof #Kangana Ranaut #Queen
Mastermind behind Spain's Euro 2008 triumph Aragones dies

Feb 02, 2014

Mastermind behind Spain's Euro 2008 triumph Aragones dies

he will mostly be remembered for what happened on June 29, 2008, when his team beat Germany 1-0 in Vienna to claim its first major title in 44 years. #Inpraiseof #Spain #KickingAround #EURO 2008 #tiki taka #Luis Aragones
Rao excelled in scientific research despite constraints: PM

Jan 14, 2014

Rao excelled in scientific research despite constraints: PM

The government has conferred many awards and recognitions on Rao in the past, including Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan. #Manmohan Singh #science #Inpraiseof #Padma Shri #bharat ratna #Padma Vibhushan #CNR Rao
Vidit Gujrathi: The chess star India may be looking for

Jan 02, 2014

Vidit Gujrathi: The chess star India may be looking for

Vidit became a FIDE Master (FM) in 2005, then in 2009 he made the International Master norm and it was only in 2013 that he finally became a GM. The first year as a GM is going to be vital for him -- a chance to move ahead; a chance to surprise others. #India #Inpraiseof #Chess #Sport #Vidit Gujrathi #ELO ratings