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    Magpie

    Why Magpie? Because I like observing these sleek birds with a tapering tail. And like Magpies, I live with the burden of being a 'chatter', even though I believe that I am rather shy, reserved and unobtrusive :).

    Monday, May 08, 2006

    LAUNCHPAD: Liquid and Open Sky


    First week of May saw two magazine launches:
    Open Sky: India’s first magazine aimed at the aviation industry from the Business Standard group. This will be given free with the May 5 issue of BS.
    Liquid: India finally has a magazine on spirits! This magazine on the beer and wine industry in India was officially launched with fanfare in Mumbai. MD and Publisher, Nadir Billimoria (brother of the Cobra beer head Karan) launched the magazine with an awards ceremony to celebrate some of the best hotspots of Mumbai.

    More on these magazines when I manage to source them in Goa.

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