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Rajan Thambehalli
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Influence for #InBrugge #HaroldPinter

In the movie, In Brugge, the hitmen Ken and Ray check into the hotel under the names “Cranham & Blakely”, as a nod to the actors Kenneth Cranham and Colin Blakely who played two hit-men in a TV adaptation of Harold Pinter’s The Dumbwaiter, one of the In…

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The longest game in #tennis history

In 2010, John Isner of the U.S. defeated Nicolas Mahut of France at Wimbledon after 11 hours, 5 minutes of play over three days. So far, this remains the longest match in tennis history. 

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The two highest peaks of #Wyoming

Gannett Peak (4,209m) and Grand Teton (4,199m) happen to be two highest peaks in the U.S State of Wyoming. The Gannett Peak’s first ascent took place in 1922 by A. Tate and F. Stahlnaker while there are no exact records as to when the first ascent took…

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Pablo Picasso's first major exhibition was in #Paris

On June 24, 1901, Pablo Picasso opened an art gallery in Paris which happened to his first major exhibition. The Spaniard was relatively unknown outside of Spain at that time showcased 75 works of his. The 20-year old’s artworks were appreciated by the…

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The first British feature length animated movie #HandlingShips

At the request of British Admiral unit, an animated training film was made by the filmmakers John Halas and Joy Batchelor. The aim was to attract the audience to join the Royal Navy. Though Handling Ships was never released in cinemas, the movie has been…

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Do you know what #Wermut is known in English or in French?

In German, ‘Wermut’ is the word used to denote ‘wormwood’. And, ‘Vermouth’ is the French pronunciation of ‘Wermut’. Vermouth is a well-known fortified wine that is popular in Europe. 

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A bit about #Pudhucherry #Pondicherry

Pondicherry is also known by its local name Puducherry was one of the trading destination dating back to 1st century A.D. While Romans did trade, centuries later, the French East India company was first to colonise Pondicherry. It exchanged hands between…

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The man behind #Polaroid

Edwin Herbert Land, an American scientist and inventor, is famously known for his work on the polarizing film which resulted in the creation of the instant camera under the banner of Polaroid Corporation, of which he was a co-founder.

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Beyond #Cricket - #ChampionsTrophy2017 #IndvsPak

Time has an interesting way to make us understand things in perspective. Two weeks ago, in our room in Salzburg, I saw India beat Pakistan. It was a great start to the tournament. Working in the sports industry and more so with cricket, one thing I have…
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