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Shashi Tharoor
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I have condemned the anti-Sikh atrocities in 1984 &in my writings since. Doesn't mean Govt of India should forget a martyred Prime Minister.
Lively discussion at #afgg14 on economics &development goals. Great to see passion around the table on issues often thought of as dry&dull
Endorse this colourful message from @Oommen_Chandy on Vizhinjam. Pushed two govts hard as MP. Grateful4 final outcome
Disgraceful that Govt is ignoring the martyrdom of our only Prime Minister who was killed in office in the line of duty. Oct 31 forgotten?
Thiruvananthapuram calling all road contractors! NHAI issues engineering &construction (EPC) tender for NH47 bypass on 16/12/14 for 750 cr.
Zambia's president may be white, but that's not what makes him interesting
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Sent to me from 17 years ago: @ShashiTharoor - reporting the UN:
Good initiative by @KeralaTourism to improve 5 major pilgrimage centres.… Kurishumala should be added as well
@livemint "while others listen 2 fairy tales,v listen to tales on black money" @ShashiTharoor explains it for laymen:…
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Thumbs up for cleanliness! Say the young boys of Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram
Some MPs emerging from a lively &well-attended meeting of the ExternalAffairsCommittee on the Bangladesh LandBoundary
For those who missed it at 8am! I'm Doing My Bit, Modiji. Will You? My last word on the Clean India drive:…
Releasing a documentary on evolving Vilpattu, traditional folk songs of southernTravancore. --- --- Sent by WhatsApp
I'm Doing My Bit, Modiji. Will You? My last word on the Clean India drive:…
now reading : @ShashiTharoor 's Bookless In Baghdad. always a treat to read him. drives out the fatigue from a long day at work.
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Brilliant! Ordinary Canadians reject anti-Muslim bigotry:… … from @ishaantharoor
Amused to learn that thousands of people at ISL matches are singing the national anthem w/arms placed over their hearts,4 which I was sued!
In 2014 India reached Mars...also, in 2014 an elderly man in Haryana tells us that mobile phones & jeans are the reasons for rape.
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Not everyone has someone who inspired them.Be a super hero to a child from Teach for India.Apply now to be a mentor
Indian Army's 1st major battle in WWI, Neuve Chapelle (1st Battle of Ypres). Pls re-tweet/share for wider circulation…
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Now there's a message many of us can identify with!
Sorry this is the right link to the Iranian victim's last letter:…
Attending #afgg14. Meeting people from diverse and accomplished backgrounds and engaging with issues of global and strategic value
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Looking forward to interesting discussions at #afgg14. Starts with thoughtful talk on new global challenges by @ShashiTharoor
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As we debate technology/Net at AFGG today - this may interest… #Plenipot14 #afgg14
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If we're going to discuss the "morality of drones" this cartoon is in order.#afgg14
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Unbearably poignant, brave&moving last letter of the young Iranian woman hanged for stabbing her rapist:…
Fascinating analysis of Brazil's political divide by @ishaantharoor :…
For an early convert to social media but late adopter of @facebook, belated satisfaction in reaching 1million! Thanks
From my son @kanishktharoor:"They warned that you being an MP was all about retail politics; nobody said it was actually rat-tail politics!"
തിരുവനന്തപുരത്തിന്റെ ഹൃദയത്തുടിപ്പുകള്‍ അടുത്തറിഞ്ഞ ജനകീയ നേതാവായിരുന്നു മുന്‍ എം.പി. എ.ചാള്‍സ്. കഠിനാധ്വാനം...
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Attending #afgg14 as Dean of this annual gathering of 50 young achievers from 30+ countries. I founded this Forum w/ @orfonline &ZEIT in2011
@MalikAshok: Worth reading @samirsaran discusses Indian position on Internet Governance at #ITU - #Plenipot14…
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How a Belgian chocolate company had to change its name because ISIS doesn't sell so well any more!… by @ishaantharoor
Sorry Mumbai booklovers, correction re my appearance at Mumbai LitFest 2 Nov: Prithvi:11 AM-12noon, NCPA:3:30-4:30 PM
Best wishes to Khattarji. His oath timing based on astrologer's advice, hope his policies will be based on what's best for ppl of #Haryana
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Just received this blog:… Thanks for telling the world how I indirectly helped you, Bibin. Makes it all worthwhile!
Mumbai Litfest 2014 schedule w/100 writers: @ShashiTharoor speaks on 2 Nov at Prithvi Theatre (11 am) &NCPA (2:30pm)
Twitter obsessions: there but for the grace of God & Indian politics....?
Brief account of A. Charles' career:… A good man gone to his rest
No, I didn't discover the environment yesterday, as I pointed out while cleaning (45 seconds).…
Hong Kong Phoenix TV's take (in Chinese!) on @narendramodi , social media & Swachh Bharat:… &…
Thank you @narendramodi ji. Here's a video of my clean-up & a request to you (also coming by letter).…
My message to fellow citizens & an appeal to @PMOIndia to help clean & revive the Parvathy Puthanar in Tvm:…
Vizhinjam Beach before and after our clean-up yesterday...a beach once again!