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Sambhar Mafia - Cooked To Kill!

Monday, July 04, 2005

Linkin Park - 4th July

Initial impressions of an IT job
Dinesh tells about the dreams he had before joining an IT company. He also narrates the initial impressions of his IT job.

Megha says that all bloggers want to become Shilpa Shetty some day

Migrating to the US, pay up
World Bank has come out with a report saying that an exit tax (equivalent to 2 months salary) should be levied on IIT graduates migrating to the US for employment. Reuben Abraham and Gaurav Sabnis analyze this World Bank report (via Amit Varma)

Bill Gates visited S’pore recently and Random Access was one of the privileged few to hear him speak. Random Access captures Bill Gates’ reaction to somebody who asked why Microsoft was not following the Open Source way.

Ramanujam Sridhar on the need to rebuild the Reliance brand

IHT on Indian Airline market

Son’s rise at Wipro (via Indian Express)

Vivek Paul’s Elephant trick

Women outnumber men in BPO’s. Business Line has a report on the Male to Female ratio in IT firms and BPO sector.

If you are a women working late hours this spray might come in handy

Sudha Murthy has some travel tips for women

What do international interns have to say about Infosys?

Singing can stop snoring. As long as nobody objects to the singing, this can work fine.

What’s in what’s out?

Chandramukhi in Zulu
The Hindu in its report on the half-year review of Tamizh Cinema says that Chandramukhi might be dubbed into Zulu to meet the demands of the South African public. With the kind of impact this movie has made, the word Lakalakalaka might even be added to the English dictionary :-)

TiS Debate
Navin has an interesting debate going on Thiruvasagam Audio, which was released recently. Navin says that everyone who has the ability to listen should be able to enjoy the music and money should not act as a limiting factor.

Air Deccan spreads its wings in TN, Tuticorin being the latest addition

Shell out Rs. 100 to enter Snow City in Sultry Chennai

Singapore will stage the Olympic shootout this Tuesday. New York, Paris and London are strong contenders and they have brought in Hillary Clinton, Jacques Chirac and Tony Blair respectively to push for their case.


  • Chandramukhi in Zulu ?? Wow thats a news. Probably Lakalakalaka was some sacred word in Zulu. Thats why.

    And yes, navin's debate.. put me this thot in my mind.. can a software engineer agree to work for Rs. 1500 a month, if estimated that he is doing work equal to that of a Mason..

    By Blogger KRTY, at 11:04 AM  

  • thalaivar rocks in africa grt.

    By Blogger Anjali, at 11:10 AM  

  • New York Olympicsaa.. No chance Kaps.. The project for constructing a Stadium was rejected by the senate which is seen as a major bolt to NY's chances this time.. Looks like Paris wud walk home with it this time

    By Blogger ioiio, at 12:31 PM  

  • as usual interesting set of links

    By Blogger monu, at 2:13 PM  

  • just puzzled by keerthi's comments...i thot lakalaka was something rajini learnt from nepal....dont know for sure...

    thanks for the interesting links kaps...now i know y ur friends call u google/database :)

    By Blogger Me, at 2:27 PM  

  • As usual, my morning spent chking those links :))

    By Blogger PVS, at 3:05 PM  

  • I liked this week's links! Really nice! :)

    By Blogger GS, at 3:49 PM  

  • Most of the dialogues may be in the line of "lakha lakha lakha..". Once it succeeds, we can hope to see some more Rajini movies getting dubbed into Zulu.. like the Rajini fever attacked Japan sometime back... so those erstwhile production houses have some more business.

    By Blogger Ram C, at 4:36 PM  

  • titbits?
    Chandramukhi in zulu???:)

    By Blogger Prabha, at 8:51 PM  

  • yeah, I guess rajni's movies are damn popular in japan. Even they must be eagerly awaiting the release of chandramukhi there!!!

    By Blogger Srikar, at 10:10 AM  

  • Your Linkin park posts are great. TV-la indha vaara ulagam paakara madhiri irukku

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 12:25 PM  

  • Hi Kaaps: I listened to Tiruvasagam fully and have put in a post at Aham on what I experienced. It is awesome listening.

    By Blogger Swahilya Shambhavi, at 9:55 PM  

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