Monthly Archives: February 2007

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

News organisations try to sell themselves in the garb of delivering the truth to their readers/viewers/listeners. Those are associated with the news industry are aware of the degrees, deviations and definitions of that truth (the public does too). There are … Continue reading

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Indibloggies 2006: The Results

The verdict’s out. And Cutting the Chai got 41 votes (seventh amongst the 19 in the ‘Best Topical Indiblog’ category). Nine people had confirmed that they did vote for this blog (I expected at the most 17 votes). Thanks to … Continue reading

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Archived Title Images

[Click on image for a larger view / download options] I’m enjoying putting up these slide shows. So thought of doing away with my (obnoxious) practice of putting up a separate post for title images which I ‘retire.’ Instead will … Continue reading

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Fatehpur Sikri: A Few Photographs

[Click on image for a larger view / download options] A UNESCO World Heritage site, Fathehpur Sikri was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in honour of the Sufi saint Shaikh Salim Chisti {and also his conquest of Gujarat). It … Continue reading

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2007 – The Year of the Mobile?

Last year everyone was all gaga about the Moto RAZR. I was too, looking at the ads and reading the reviews. Until I got my hands on one. It’s good, but not as good as I had expected it to … Continue reading

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The MP3 Wars – How Music Companies Can Emerge Victorious

I had written about it a long time ago (September 13, 2005 to be precise): Online piracy has been for long a nuisance to the music industry. Much publicised battles have been fought on the web and in the courts, … Continue reading

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Black Friday – A Late Review

Black FridayProducer: Arindam MitraDirector: Anurag KashyapMusic: Indian OceanLyrics: Piyush MishraCast: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Shrivastava, Pawan MalhotraCinematography: N Nataraja SubramaniamEditor: Aarti Bajaj A couple of years back my brother called me up and asked to courier him Indian Ocean’s latest … Continue reading

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