Category: Indian events

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The balancing act

The recent but year-long (more than a year ?) crisis at Greece has the potential impact across the world - probably we are already looking at the early symptoms. The stock market in India is hovering around 16000 mark against a 19000 value not so long ago - and this is in a country which ...

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The immortal creation that appeals to generation after generation ….

With just a few weeks to one of the biggest celebrations triggering off across the Bengali community in the world, the first thing that comes to my mind is the evergreen creation of Mahisashur Mardini played at 4 am on the Mahalaya day. This creation still appeals to all generations, still is as popular as ...

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It’s yesterday, once more ..

It's yesterday, once more .... Not a Carpenters special Another incident of terrorist attack Another incident of loss of life Another incident of tears from loved ones It's yesterday, once more ... It's yesterday, once more ... Not a Carpenters special We 'spend' billions in scams and corruption We 'spend' several hours in passing the ...

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The donkeys and the monkeys

In the cricketing world, a controversy has been again created by Nasser Hussain by describing some of the Indian fielders as donkeys on the field. I am not sure whether he really meant the same - most probably not. But what I liked was how the Indian cricket team reacted - basically, they did not ...

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Reveal the money, honey !

I was going through the global headlines in the net, when I saw this news in The Telegraph, UK and I quote an excerpt below along with the link to the detailed news: The US government has warned 10 Swiss banks, including Credit Suisse, that they must hand over confidential information exposing tax cheats by ...

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The fact of undiminished passion

Here is a country that ranks in the 150's in the world, here is a city where people crib about lack of amenities, here are tourists who highlight about the great divide between the have's and the have-not's, here is a weather equivalent to natural sauna which prevents people to venture outdoors, here are the ...

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The great homecoming … a candid interview

Being a resident outside Bengal, it has been always a great occasion to come every year during the Puja's with my mother and other brothers and sisters. Actually, with so many relatives and close friends and families in Bengal, I look forward to this visit every year. You know when the excitement starts for me ...

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Corruption & Lokpal Bill

The issue that has been raging in India for years has been corruption. You might argue that the noises against corruption has risen recently - maybe true, but we all know that one of the big menace that India as a nation face is the rising trend of corruption. You and I face that probably ...

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Freedom now !

The journey from 1947 to 2011 has been long and steady, fulfilling promises and aspirations and yet troubled at parts. And I am sure that this road will go on and on for many more years to come - because, we and our country have fundamentally that patience, respect of other's views to survive the ...