Category Archives: Viewpoint

Why do we love debates?

We Indians take immense pride in our ability to debate, deliberate and argue and counter-argue each and everything that we come across. This right is taken with much seriousness than any other of our rights, I would like to believe. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gone Girl

Gone Girl is mysterious, outright disturbing yet deals with the ‘don’t take me for granted attitude’ in a marriage to a different level altogether. The beautiful, successful and wealthy wife of Nick Dunne (played by Ben Affleck) – Amy Elliot … Continue reading

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10 pre-conceived notions about India and Indians: Based on my personal interactions

Indian food is spicy. Well there are regions where the natives eat relatively bland and plain food or for that matter food that borders on sweetness. So, next time you visit me, I will treat you to masor tenga (an … Continue reading

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The ‘elusive love’ portrayed in Hindi cinema in the 90s

Two recent Bollywood movies I watched – Highway and Hasee toh Phasee really impressed me. Two different genres and different story lines, I could connect to the characters with much ease. It’s like you sit there and you feel you know these … Continue reading

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From conversations to observations

To bring in the New Year, we went to Langkawi – an island in Malaysia. I’m not much of a beach person but I do like the relaxed atmosphere of beach towns. But on this particular trip more than the … Continue reading

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How to settle down as an Expat in Singapore – Part 1 – Before you arrive in Singapore

My mission here is to guide you on a few things that an expat should know / prepare before arriving in Singapore (although most of the things would be useful for all expats, some of it might be only beneficial … Continue reading

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A day without our pressure cooker

The US government is proposing a bill to ban the pressure cooker, following its usage in the recent Boston marathon blasts. Many among you will say that it’s the right thing to do. If you say so, then you are … Continue reading

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