Tweeps remember Kishore Kumar – II

“ Todin is the birthdin oph famous South Asian singer, Kishore Kumar. majorlyprofound August 3, 2011 Soumik Sen entertained a gaggle of us Kishore Kumar devotees with his devotional tweets 😉 Fastinating reading. “ Kishore quiz Q1 Name the Kishore’s trees at Khandwa, that he would speak to.(wrongly put in Pritish’s Illustrated Weekly interview) #Kishore bangdu August 3, 2011 “ Q2. Name his first film as a singer. #Kishore bangdu August 3, 2011 “ Q3.…

"Tweeps remember Kishore Kumar – II"

On Language and Communication

An old email in a group I participate in, had this woman write something really wonderful, in less than perfect English. Frankly, I had no problem with it, but when people praised her, this is what she wrote: Well I’m a bit shy and my english is also not so good and to add to it I get very little time for mails so I may not respond frequently but I do catch up whenever I get…

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Interview with Dr. Gaurav Chhabra

I got the opportunity to interview the filmmaker of the indie film InkLab that was released online yesterday Watch Film>> The filmmaker Dr. Gaurav Chhabra happens to be a good friend and a person I admire, so this was a great time to do an interview. I am inexperienced with doing interviews, so …. this is what it is, tidied up from a chat. It isn’t edited as such, so its an informal conversation. Lets…

"Interview with Dr. Gaurav Chhabra"

InkLab – When Megabyte is the new dynamite!

  In the digital age where Megabyte is the new dynamite and power of ideas and connectivity cannot be ignored, this is an experiment in the Lab of thoughts – Ink lab. Set in the sociopolitical scenario when India is fighting against corruption and a successful mass movement has already build up all across the nation, this 65 min. guerilla film on the issue of Corruption explores how the power of idea and thoughts of…

"InkLab – When Megabyte is the new dynamite!"

Horrible reporting from India on Wikileaks

Short post. Let me summarize that too. A vast majority of newspapers from India are running Wikileaks stories with inaccurate facts – particularly related with Pakistan. There is more sensationalism and no insight. Most of the newspapers are not linking to the original cables, so readers have no way of verifying what is being spoken about. Indian media is now a nationalism flavored branch of Bollywood.

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