Monthly Archive: November 2009

India Grows even more than expected. 0

India Grows even more than expected.

Its not for nothing that they call economics the dismal science – with the credit crunch it seems anything economic seems dismal as anything. Not for India today who announce an annual growth rate [...]

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13th Kochi International Book Festival begins

The 13th Kochi International Book Festival, organised by the Antharashtra Pusthakotsava Samithi, Kochi, has begun.
The Book Festival, which has been inaugurated on the 27th of November by Sanskrit poet and Jnanpith recipient Satya [...]

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GCDA`s best kept `secret!`

Here is one sight that you are unlikely to miss when you pass by the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) Complex in Kochi.
My curiosity about this rather intriguing sculpture was piqued recently as I [...]

Ave at Dream Hotel Cochin 0

Ave at Dream Hotel Cochin

Visited the Ave Nightclub at Dream Hotel Cochin and discovered that trance music may work in Miami, but it does not work in Cochin for the many slightly predatory young men hanging out around [...]

Smart but not original 0

Smart but not original

Listening to the state government talk about the Kochi Smart City project, you would think it was the most amazing and original idea on the planet and coming close to fruition.
The truth is somewhat [...]

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Battling it hard on tracks

How many of you have ever given a thought about those millions of poverty ridden people who do have nothing to lose but still weave golden dreams. Well, if you are quizzing what their [...]

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The day the busmen played truant!

Today, school children (at least those who depend on Kerala’s private bus service to reach school and back home) will be  late. So will quite a few office workers. So what’s new, one might [...]