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Posts published by “R. Dinakaran”

Internet Editor of The Hindu Business Line, the business daily from The Hindu group

Beware of Matrix

If you are travelling abroad and considering taking a Matrix Global SIM, avoid it. I almost had a bad experience last time, but Matrix managed…

Blog post on Transformation of BSNL

  For over a decade, I kept away from PSUs as much as I could. I had had bad experiences with both BSNL and a…

A layman’s review of Maryan

Heroines in Indian movies have usually nothing to do except run around trees or provide the glamour element. When was it the last time when…

When ‘personal’ becomes public

CCTV and Delhi Metro are trending on Twitter as I write this. There was shock and surprise that the videos had managed to find their…

After Vishwaroopam, Maniratnam’s Kadal faces the heat

by @dinakaran Emboldened by the Tamil Nadu Government’s caving in before Islamic fundamentalists, Christian fundamental organisations have now called for a ban on Maniratnam’s Kadal.…

Carbon for Android out, at last

by @dinakaran After a huge delay after the announcement, Carbon, a Twitter client for Android, has finally been launched. The description in the Google Play…

Why Jayalalithaa is wrong on Vishwaroopam

This is from an article by Soli Sorabjee in The New Indian Express ‘There are limits to an advocate’s licence too’. It shows why the…

Battle with Flipkart and ESET

This shows how you can be taken for a ride by ecommerce sites like Flipkart and anti-virus / Internet security firm ESET. Flipkart had an…