About interesting people.
The anti-corruption movement, spearheaded by Anna Hazare, and the passage of the Lokpal Bill have generated unprecedented interest amongst a wide spectrum of society about the ideas, politics and organisations of civil society in general, and Anna Hazare in particular. Hazare’s anti-corruption crusade merits attention not only for its [...]
Remember Nithyananda ? Well, dude’s back with a bang, designer wear and all that jazz! And somebody made a documentary about him. All I’m wondering is who or which team might have done the “morphing” of his videos as claimed. Whoever it is, brilliant work, never seen nothing realisitc like it before, not even [...]
And then there are these little things. Pure genius.
Would he ? Many anti-tharoor folks believe that Tharoor shouldn’t have entered/shown support IPL in the first place. Modi and his “gujju folks” as they call them, were businessmen already, so what would you expect from them – do business of course ! But Shashi Tharoor had no reason to enter IPL – if not for [...]
I’m confused. Honestly, I am. Charity probably has different meaning to different people. But at the crux of it, isn’t it all about helping people ? Helping the under privileged ? At least, I’d like to believe so. And mind you, its not a favor you do, in my opinion charity ought to be something we all need to get familiar with. When you [...]
Looks like it that Dr. Shashi Tharoor’s efforts, and the hopes of all the people who voted him especially the ‘one lakh’ who helped him win is going to get extrapolated from tomorrow as Dr. Tharoor is a “special” candidate in more than one way, and the fact that he’s not becoming a minister now. – He is the only candidate (and now [...]
Not all CEOs are inspiring. Don’t want to even think about naming them ‘cos if I do, I might just go on editing/updating the article frequently, so let me stick to the inspiring ones, you know the ones with the halo – like Steve, Steve Jobs that is. Steve despite his recent fumbles, stand out to be the best in the league of inspiring [...]
Mr. Obama clearly showed the world how to make use of the internet to a politicians benefit. And he did that with panache. He knew that the youth is out there lying “untapped”, and he simply went out and reached out to them through the channels. BJP, and it’s candidate for PM, Mr. L K Advani, is doing exactly that. Mr. Advani is known [...]
Here is the full text of the inaugural speech by President Obama made yesterday(Jan 20th 2009) at National Mall, Washington DC. What an orator ! OBAMA: My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush [...]