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Bollywood movie review: ‘Youngistaan’ - topical tale of politics, youth (Movie Review, Rating: ****)

By Subhash K. Jha 
 
Film: "Youngistaan"; Cast: Jackky Bhagnani, Neha Sharma, late Farooque Sheikh; Director: Syed Ahmed Afzal; Rating: ****
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03/29/14
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Not casual, Edgy, Thought provoking, Honest

I recently picked up “Casual Vacancy” by JK Rowling to read on a flight. 

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01/06/14
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Bollywood Movie review: Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela- A psychedelic disaster!

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I went to see the movie Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela in Birmingham, Al for the opening night late night show. I knew it was a “Sanjay-Leela” film set in Saurashtra and with a title like Ram-Leela, I expected a colorful blockbuster with a historical spin but was I in for a psychedelic spinning migraine! Ouch! Ouch! OUCH! 

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11/19/13
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Don’t know who orchestrated age row: Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh

New Delhi, Nov 15 -- Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, whose autobiography claims that a "very senior bureaucrat" in the PMO had orchestrated the row over his age, has said he does not know the name of the individual concerned.

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11/15/13
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Indian-Americans enhance political footprints in US

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Washington -- As part of a growing trend of political empowerment for the three million-strong Indian American community, five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday's US polls, with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two winning elections to local bodies.

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11/10/13
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For Indians, tying the knot in Thailand less taxing

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Bangkok -- For Indians, getting married in Thailand is just less taxing.

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11/08/13
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New medical township in Kerala beckons foreign health tourists

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Kochi -- A medical township comprising nine superspeciality hospitals - offering the latest state-of-the-art technology to treat a host of diseases including cancer - is coming up in Kochi with an eye to promote Kerala as a top medical health tourism destination.

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11/08/13
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India spreads its wings in Asia-Pacific region

"India is so situated that it is the pivot of Western, Southern and Southeast Asia. Though not directly a Pacific state, India will invariably exercise an important influence there. India will also develop as the centre of economic and political activity in the Indian Ocean area in the Southeast Asia and right up to the Middle East."

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11/01/13
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Ramshackle and grand!

I finished reading “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri at 3.55 AM. To quote the author I could do it because  “ my mind is not occupied in directly caring for others”. 

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10/25/13
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“Nina Davuluri’s Story Is an American Story”

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Washington, Sep 18 -- Miss America Nina Davuluri, whose victory was met by a barrage of hateful media tweets, has nonetheless succeeded in putting the spotlight firmly on the Indian American community after she became the first woman of Indian descent to win the coveted title.
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09/18/13
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