Flagrant Foul on Mark Haines and Erin Burnett – Their conversation about India’s regard for “sacred cows”

The conversation described in this note took place on Friday, May 16 between Mark Haines and Erin Burnett, co-anchors of the daily “Squawk on the Street” show aired on CNBC from  9 am to 11 am. Picture the setting of this conversation. Erin Burnett calls Mark Haines from India. She has set a table with a variety of Indian food items, one of which is a…

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Myanmar and Far Eastern India

The story of the natural disaster in Myanmar is utterly tragic. Historically, Myanmar has been a prosperous region with abundant natural resources and a fertile land, fed by the Brahmaputra and Irawati rivers. Myanmar and India share great cultural, religious, social traditions and heritage. The Far Eastern states of India (Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland) border Myanmar. During the Mahabharat period (130 generations before…

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Changing Lanes (2002) and Taxi No. 9211 (2006) – Bolly-Holly Films – 2

This is the second article in our series about Bollywood Interpretations of Hollywood Films. In the desi tradition of using short forms, going forward, we will use our phrase Bolly-Holly (copyright of and by CinemaRasik) for this category.   Changing Lanes is a 2002 film that stars Ben Affleck and Samuel Jackson. IMDB (www.imdb.com) describes the film as…

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