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April 11, 2015 05:04 am by Saurabh Agarwal
Hello I respect your opinion, you mean well for the country but why term it as a waste? We need to eradicate poverty, Definitely! but why here? bcos of the prices? bcos of the electricity being consumed?.. First off all I am not saying bcos I go to these places, I cant afford, but why criticise th...
January 30, 2015 00:39 am by A Look at Five Major Publishing Houses in India - eBooks India
[...] Butalia, co-founder of Kali For Women and founder of Zubaan Books, said in an interview with Forbes India, that in India print books will be around longer as electronic stuff is not so easily accessible or [...]
January 12, 2015 22:57 pm by ashwinkumar
rajini sir is a great actor has fan following world wide he has done great things which got great recognation to the state and countrry from other countries also . we like him for his good deeds not for the movies One movie flop will not never dent his credibility a inch BUT producers and distrib...
January 10, 2015 20:10 pm by S.JAIKUMAR
It is absolutely correct. It is ridiculus to ask Rajinikanth to compensate the losses. Why should they paid more money to buy this film. Suppose, if this film runs successfully and collected more money, will they share the profit with Rajini?. For the past 25 years, so many people belongs to this Ta...
January 10, 2015 13:24 pm by alie
correct message, but wrong points , since Rajinikanth was not to be blamed by his previous acts of compensation. 1)Baba was home production by Rajini's wife and daughter. So Rajini compensated even though he didnt have to. But still its his family's decison to take. 2)Kuselan was not his hom...
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