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- Traveling Pains
It is commonsensical that traveling involves the two P's - pleasure and pain.
- Indian Summer Drinks: Helping You Keep Your Cool
I was looking forward to the wide variety of food and drink that you can enjoy in the various seasons of Delhi.
- The Gameplan (The Perfect Life)
At that moment I knew he had assessed me (right) before I'd assessed myself and he liked what he saw.
- Satire: A Guide to Matrimonial Photos
Finding the humor in the search for the right bride.
- The Most Viewed Pages on Wikipedia
At 69, Pornography comes ahead of George W. Bush at 70 who is ahead of The Beatles (71).
- Indian Authors and Books
A shortlist of books which seemed to figure in a number of lists.
- Take Two: Movies We Love - Vol. 2
Aspi, Deepti, Sakshi, Amrita and Beth bring you some of their favorite golden oldies
- MS In The U.S: A Beginners Guide
Want to study in the US, but don't know where to start? Then this guide is for you.
- Satire: An Indian Wish List for 2007
What does 2007 have in store for us? Heaven knows, but here's a wish list.
- The Music That Rocked My World In 2006
These are twelve recordings that made a difference in my world over the year...
- The Books I Liked In 2006
That's the beauty about lists like these, they're only one person's thoughts and donít have to be agreed with at all.
- Cube Maketh a Person?
Seeing a thin relation between Rubik's cube and babies, in a twisted way
- Top Five PR Agencies In India
Competition among the PR agencies in the India PR industry is non-existent on the outside but ruthless on the sly.
- Great Movies - A Very Personal Review
An intensely personal review on some of the favorite movies of this author.
- Grammar 101: It's Not Its Fault It's So Confusing!
It's just an apostrophe that separates the two but wrongly used, could spell a catastrophe (an exaggeration, for sure, but you get my point).
- The Golden Days of Doordarshan
Our national channel, Doordarshan, was surprisingly not so 'doooor' from its viewers' needs and sentiments in the olden days.
- The Greatest Desi English Novels
An utterly subjective list of the greatest desi English novels.
- Business Today's B-School Ranking Survey gets "F" Grade
The recent BT B-School Ranking Survey is an apt case study of what faulty surveys are like.
- The Jottings of Sheikh Osama bin Austen
Jane Austen can count bin Laden as one of her ardent admirers.
- Book Review: Hippo Eats Dwarf, A Field Guide to Hoaxes and Other B.S., Alex Boese
It is the kind of book you savor over a long period, reading bits at a time, spreading the fun.
- Rudest City in the World. Aamchi Mumbai? Nah....
How can you expect people to pick up what you dropped when they are all rushing to catch that train in a crowded railway platform?
- Fifty Writing Tools From Poynter Online
Writing is a magical craft and demanding, uncompromising mistress, but spells exist to master the craft and win the hand of the mistress.
- Friday Femmes Fatales No 59 (Women Bloggers)
Carnivorous rabbits, camera-friendly ghosts, under-paid cleaners and some yummy food. It is all here.
- Google Trends: The Great Desi Survey
Which Indian city is the most sexually repressed? Which is the saddest? Which loves Narendra Modi the most?
- Guidelines for Successful Offshore Project Management
The bottomline is to prepare and plan well and be tuned into the cultural differences to use the strengths of the synergies.
- Success Principles of Immigrants to US
The Chinese and Indians - along with several other immigrants - follow some basic principles that make these groups a great success.
- Talkback, Pontificate, Ruminate
Wai Wai, Ash, and nobody's poodle - C is for Cookie
- Culture Spotlight: Honor Killings
Drawing your attention to some really good culture essays published over the past few days.
- In Search of My Alter-ego
Do you have a strong feeling that you have sixth sense, but it has only worked six times so far?
- Talkback To Desicritics - The Apocalypse, Playboy and Visas
If that sounded bathetic, tell us what you think of these articles, bits and events below.
- Talkback With Desicritics
Something on your mind? Talk about it, rip these bits and articles to shreds, annotate these posts.
- And the Blooker Goes To...
From Blog to Book - the Blooker prize celebrates new hybrid literary form.
- Desi Film Dose - Film Reviews From Desicritics
Our bi-weekly round-up of movies. This week read about Spike Lee and Hayao Miyazaki.
- History: Something Old, Something New on Desicritics
This past week was a great week for history buffs and Desicritics readers.
- My Favorite Movies of 2005
Headwreckers are adored. Intelligent action is expected. Anything that plays with Time or History is enshrined.
- Desicritics At One Month - Editors' Picks
It's been a great month, and we're just beginning.
- The Meaning Of Lists
Some lessons take longer to learn than others, but I think I've finally understood the meaning of lists.
- Movies That Set The Mood For An Easy Evening
Romantic movies for a soft evening
- Desicritics Editors' Picks - February 17th, 2006
Some of the best writing on Desicritics in recent weeks, tough to choose, fun to read.