Narendra Modi is serious about ending India’s endless cycle of elections — Quartz

India’s most prolific political campaigner is turning out to be the biggest proponent of ending the country’s unending cycle of elections. Amid his interview blitzkrieg on July 05, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi once again backed the idea of synchronising the country’s state and national election cycles. In an interview to The Economic Times newspaper,…

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After shunning them for years, Narendra Modi has spoken to almost every big English-language newspaper in India — Quartz

In the 25 months that he has been the prime minister of the world’s largest democracy, Narendra Modi has barely met the Indian media. Apart from a lone interview to an Indian newspaper and a few to some foreign publications, Modi’s interactions—mostly one-way—with his countrymen have been through a weekly radio address, Mann Ki Baat,…

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TIME TRAVEL Stories from the FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival — WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Originally posted on WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review: Deadlines to Submit your Screenplay, Novel, Story, or Poem to the festival: http://www.wildsound.ca Watch the best of Time Travel stories that were showcased at the FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival: FINDING AMBROSIAWATCH Audience FEEDBACK Video Romance, US FAN FICTION – DOCTOR WHO August 2015 ReadingWritten by…

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Almost 1,000 startups died in India in the last two years — Quartz

Here’s the bitter truth about entrepreneurship in India: Over 40% of startups set up in the last two years have already shut shop. Since June 2014, some 2,281 Indian startups began operations across a range of sectors including e-commerce, health technology, robotics, logistics, business intelligence and analytics, food technology, and online recruitment. But, according to…

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Kites — O at the Edges

Kites Will viewpoint shift with my spine’s slow compression, or will this window admit only true images in the shortened days to come? I pencil phrases on bone-shaped kites and release them to the afternoon. Call them prayers, name them moans. Each string is a regret freed, a separate skeleton, let go. My two selves […]

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Video Pitch for Chain Reaction plus, Novel by Jacob Greenberg — WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

Originally posted on WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review: Watch the Video Pitch Logline for CHAIN REACTION PLUS: Get to know writer Jacob Greenberg: 1. What is your story about? An experienced investigator turns out to be a criminal at the end of the successful investigation. 2. Why should people know this story? Big problems…

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