| 2012 | January | 10

  • Why this Kolaveri ?

    Shocking news, Class 9 student of Chennai gruesomely murdered his Hindi teacher in the class. A shock, dismay, and outrage not only palpable & triggers a question, “Why this Kolaveri” ? So far, we have heard such violence happening only in western countries/ institutions. This incident is perhaps first of its kind – kolaveri against class teacher…

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  • Walmart – Amazon – Pepsico honchos exchange jobs

    Mumbai, Feb 10 (): Gunaranjan Pemmaraju of Amazon.com is head to join Walmart’s upcoming technology centre in India. He will be setting up a 100 member technology team in India. The Walmart, $ 422 bn company, is primarily into retail business. It aims to outbeat Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer. At Amazon Bangalore, Gunaranjan Pemmaraju was Director of Engineering responsible for…

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  • Vijay Anthem song released, Vijay happy

    Chennai, Feb 10 (): Vijay’s last 3 movies (Kaavalan,Velayutham and Nanban) were super hits. Ilayathalapathy Vijay fans are so happy with the consecutive success of their star. In order to celebrate the victory, Vijay fans got together, that’s when this Thalapathy Anthem was born. In fact, their tagline is ‘An Anthem For The Commander Of…

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  • “Roads swerve,Journey ends” … Making of a snap

    “Roads Swerve, Journey ends Embrace change Rise from stupor” After a stressful product walk-through & series of demos, I got back to my room in Wipuna hotel, throwing myself on the bed tired and dozed off for an hour. When I woke up, it was quarter past 5 in the evening. Opening the window screen,…

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  • Porter Selvam

    Central Station & Porters are inseparable; Porters and Haggling are the same. One way or the other, most of us carry some interesting experience with porters, mostly notorious ones like paying few more bucks than negotiated amount. Often we pay in apprehension of profanity and the abusive nature of their conversations. This was my perception…

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  • Modi a favourite for PM post: Gadkari

    New Delhi, Feb 10 (): Nitin Gadkari said in a recent interview on Thursday that Narendra Modi is a perfect candidate for the Prime Minister’s post. Though the statement may have been made in a different context, a lot of meaning is attached to it when the BJP president endorses a name. Narendra Modi can…

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  • Google’s first employee quits

    San francisco, Feb9 (): Google’s first employee Craig  Silverstein  is departing from Google the  California company he helped its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin build into the world’s most popular search engine. Craig’s been with Google since the early days,” Google said in an emailed response to an AFP inquiry. “He was instrumental in the…

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  • Friend’s letter

    [ Poetry serial – Malartamil poems – in the Citizen Column on  Fridays and Mondays] Friend’s letter Quite unexpected Your letter comes Like the first monsoon rain Your memories rise A fragrance out of Dry earth Your handwriting In the envelope’s address Each letter A teardrop Imprisoned in the Present time Longing for a Secret…

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  • Esha Deol to get engaged on February 12

    Mumbai, Feb 10 (): Actress Esha Deol, the daughter of Dream Girl Hema Malini and Dharmendra, would be getting engaged to her Bandra-based businessman boyfriend Bharat Takhtani this Sunday. The couple, who has been seeing each other since a few years, is taking their relationship to the next level by exchanging rings just two days…

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