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Sambhar Mafia - Cooked To Kill!

Monday, July 11, 2005

Linkin Park - 11th July

Priya captures the events, which happen in a South Indian wedding

Dilip D’Souza says that engineering colleges are dime a dozen in TN

Shekys take on Phone in programs

Telegraph newspaper writes about the Kolkata Blogosphere. Few familiar names (Blogavind, Bridal Beer, J Alfred Prufrock) in there.

In an interview to Rediff, Vivek Paul says that Wipro is well placed to capitalize on available opportunities. In a related article, Rediff says that Vivek Paul had expressed his intentions one year ago.

In this insightful article, Pankaj Pandit says that the new breed of budget carriers might have over estimated the short term returns of the Budget Airline industry. (via Hindu Business Line)

Kiran Jonnalagada’s presentation on Blogging

Reader’s Digest to launch a vernacular edition in India. Let’s see whether they can maintain the same standard.

Airtel plans to launch Sudoku on the Mobile. I doubt whether it would succeed. Why would somebody want to pay Rs. 10 for an Airtel sudoku when any of their morning newspapers carries a Sudoku puzzle everyday.

Business Line says that Young Indians have a bigger say in decision-making.

UK is in dire need of dentists and India might end up exporting some of its dentists.

Vikram points to a TIME article which says that US companies are targeting the affluent Indian diaspora in the US. Given the high disposable incomes of the Indian community in US, none of the marketers can afford to ignore them.

BusinessWeek says that Yahoo and Google might rush into Blog search. I hope Technorati will improve it’s service levels to counter the threat.

EDLP (Every Day Low Prices) became famous because of Walmart and now EDEO (Employee Discounts for EveryOne) might catch on because of General Motors. Since the auto majors are not in the best of health, they are resorting to new gimmicks to stay in the market. In a related development, Chrysler plans to us Lee Iacocca in the commercials for Chrysler cars. Let's see whether the Iacocca magic will work again.

Newsweek says that Citizen journalism (Blogs and Photo hosting sites) played a major role in covering the recent London blasts. Wired goes onto say that the picture of the double decker bus which was involved in the London Bomb blast was actually shot by an amateur photographer who was carrying his digital camera at that time.

Evolution of Starbucks logo

Item girl Yana Gupta says that she loves South Indian Food.

Chennai music collector goes digital


  • Very interesting links. Thank you
    I liked Priya's blog on South Indian Weddings...looks to me like it is straight from the heart.

    By Blogger Narayanan Venkitu, at 11:23 AM  

  • I come here to read one post.. u make me read one hundred posts :)

    By Blogger ioiio, at 1:42 PM  

  • i was expecting this post.....good work...i am becoming addicted to this kind of a post ...

    By Blogger Me, at 1:52 PM  

  • Cool set of links as usual, kaps. u sure read and assimilate a lot... good reading for lazy folks like yours truly :P esp. liked priya's take on indian weddings, can totally relate!

    By Blogger mitokondrion, at 2:03 PM  

  • If yahoo & google come in , it would be a good level playing field. We will get better service..... OooCccc services!!!!

    By Blogger Ram C, at 3:59 PM  

  • @ioiio
    kaps namba soopar star maadhiri..oru tharva sonna nooru tharava sonna maadhiri.....
    oru post = nooru post!!!

    By Blogger monu, at 4:59 PM  

  • Yeah sathya...
    if u get bored, come to kaps's blog.. u'll find so many interesting links that'll heep u busy for the whole time!!.. :-)

    By Blogger Chez, at 5:27 PM  

  • Kaps

    thanks for visiting our blogs :)
    urself and ram are in singapore, so next andha pakkam vandha pakkalam.

    By Blogger Ganesh, at 11:02 PM  

  • The new airline carriers are having real tough time considering bizarre set of rules they have to follow, like having weather dispatchers in all operating cities. These rules increase infrastructural costs. Aviation ministry wud have to get go of such age old rules, otherwise, not many of these budding carriers will survive.

    Nice set of links,

    By Blogger anubhav, at 12:10 AM  

  • keep looking fwd to weekend's linking park. not disappointed with the links today either :)

    By Blogger Balaji, at 12:20 AM  

  • oru visit vittaa free saappaadunnu mudivu pannittaangalaaa :)

    kaps appa neenga enakku neraiya free saapppaadu podanum..

    Anyway MASAT honored today

    By Blogger ioiio, at 12:47 AM  

  • I'll never say 'its boring' again. Lotsa stuffs to read about. Thanks.

    By Blogger Kasthuri, at 3:06 AM  

  • Kaps, I came to know today that Indibloggers was mentioned in The Telegraph article after Anti had left a comment over there about it. Looks like more and more MSM are plugging us :-)

    By Blogger Krish, at 9:53 AM  

  • Ok Kaps ..........

    I did not see any comments on my longish Hampi post! admit it you love reading about food :-).

    By Blogger tris, at 5:38 AM  

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