Outsourcing is not fun, though DIlbert is making it seem so. Jokes apart, the ongoing backlash in the US against job losses to Indian techies has found a place even in the famous cartoon strip Dilbert . In a new series starting September 15, cartoonist Scott Adams’ cult strip goes on to take a dig … Continue reading Dilbar Dilbert
Now this is a first kick of a kind Michael Chopra, the gangling 19-year-old son of a shopkeeper, has become the first British Asian to play in the high-powered world of English Premier League football, and he might well set a trend. Chopra, who went to school where former England captain Alan Shearer learned his … Continue reading Chopra bends it like Beckham!
“The very concept of war is out of date. Destruction of your neighbor as an enemy is essentially a destruction of yourself.” Dalai Lama speaking at the Central Park as part of his 20-city tour. The New York Times has a full report. The numbers make him one of the park’s biggest nonentertainment draws, in … Continue reading When the Lama speaks, 65000 listen
We knew it was only a matter of time! Monica Ali, bookies’ favorite for winning the Booker Prize this year, is now being chased by the evil Hollywood types with mega-million dollar offers, reports the Independent of UK. Her bittersweet debut novel, Brick Lane, is the object of a fierce bidding war between rival film-makers … Continue reading Brick Lane, the movie?
And you thought it was easy! Continue reading That awkward first call