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Israel the flavour of Kovalam litfest


September 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel will be the flavour of the fifth edition of the Kovalam Literary Festival Oct 3 at the India International Centre in the capital followed ... Read more...

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Anna phenomenon shows middle class disenchantment: Tharoor


May 6th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Anna Hazare phenomenon expresses the widespread disenchantment in middle class India, politician-writer Shashi Tharoor has said.It reflected the "widespread disenchantment of the educated ... Read more...

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Tharoor celebrates 21 years of ‘The Great Indian Novel’


March 6th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) One of the best contemporary retelling of an Indian classical epic, "The Great Indian Novel", a transcreation of Ved Vyasa's Mahabharata by writer-politician Shashi ... Read more...

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A young brigade tweets for Tharoor


May 14th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Guess who Shashi Tharoor, the 54-year-old MP from Thiruvananthapuram, is connecting with these days? They are children on Twitter, the micro-blogging site.Replying to a message posted by ... Read more...

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Writers’ community throws weight behind Shashi Tharoor


April 19th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) One of India's best known non-fiction authors, Shashi Tharoor, who Sunday quit as junior foreign affairs minister, should focus on his literary pursuits at this juncture, ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor resigns over the IPL Kochi scandal, his website tharoor.in goes down


April 19th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian state minister for external affairs Shashi Tharoor was forced to resign by the Congress party, because of his involvement in the IPL Kochi ... Read more...

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Stop tuttutting about my tweeting, says Tharoor (Capital Buzz)


September 6th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) It seems Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor's patience is wearing thin at the constant media attention to his twittering that has apparently drawn ... Read more...

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New team at foreign ministry gets down to business


May 29th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The new team in the external affairs ministry got down to business Friday as Shashi Tharoor, a former UN bureaucrat and novelist, and Preneet Kaur, Congress MP ... Read more...

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We need more professionals in politics: Shashi Tharoor (Interview)


May 21st, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Shashi Tharoor, the newly-elected MP from Thiruvananthapuram, hopes his victory will spur "a new generation of professionals, intellectuals and thinkers" to take the plunge ... Read more...

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Tharoor does a class act, connects with ‘aam admi’ (Interview)


March 29th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi/Thiruvanathapuram, March 29 (IANS) Fish-sellers, slum-dwellers, rickshaw-pullers, taxi-drivers: These are not characters in his new novel or the kind of people Shashi Tharoor would have rubbed shoulders ... Read more...

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Tharoor gets Congress ticket, calls it a ‘challenge’ (Lead)


March 20th, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 19 (IANS) Former UN under-secretary general Shashi Tharoor was Thursday named the Congress candidate for the key Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, and he said he would "take this as ... Read more...

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From UN to Lok Sabha - Tharoor gets ready to join politics


March 6th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Author, columnist, former UN undersecretary general and now MP from his native state Kerala? That seems to be the way forward for the versatile Shashi Tharoor who ... Read more...

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Former Booker judge dislikes Indian novels


November 22nd, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A former Booker Prize judge has confessed to a "narrow-minded" prejudice against English-language novels written by Indians, saying they are full of "all things I don't want in ... Read more...

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