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When Barkha joins Sun TV, it’s time to eat your noodles

(This column, intended purely in jest as a turn-of-the-year satire, was published in DNA edition dated January 3, 2011.) Venky Vembu A year ago, I gave expression to my wish-list of 10 whacky things I’d like to see happen in … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks proves the world isn’t run by robots

(This column was published in DNA edition dated December 3, 2010.) Venky Vembu A couple of months ago, Sha Zukang, one of China’s top UN diplomats, made sensational news when, in a fit of alcohol-induced garrulousness, he told his boss … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks, China – and a $10,000 ‘payment’

As a journalist who writes on China (among other countries), I often find myself curiously conflicted. For anything that one can state with compelling persuasiveness about China, exactly the opposite statement might also hold true. Finding the right nuance about … Continue reading

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