Bombay Beckons in this documentary

Bollywood Bound :: :: No one can dispute the fact that Bombay has the biggest film industry in the world, with 800 films emerging every year. The movie industry permeates through every cell of Bombay, a reality made quite clear in Nisha Pahuja’s latest documentary film. Those of us, myself included, who find Bollywood to be utterly fascinating, will love Bollywood Bound.

The Curryholics

BBC Online :: If you thought owning and running an Indian restaurant, cooking curry both in the domestic kitchen or as a professional chef and even talking about Indian food as a learned practitioner, is strictly the domain of Asians, then think again.

Inside track and still losses!

New York Times :: Ebbers Made $11 Million on 21 Stock Offerings ::Bernard J. Ebbers, WorldCom’s former chief executive, made more than $11 million in four years on 21 hot stock offerings he received from Salomon Smith Barney, according to documents released yesterday by the House Financial Services Committee. Mr. Ebbers lost money on five trades, according to the documents, and would have made far more had he sold his stakes in some of the companies before he actually did. The losses that Mr. Ebbers incurred in his Salomon account seem to confirm that he was one of the telecommunications industry’s true believers.

The final word on the telecom crash

IndustryClick :: If you ever wanted an encapsulated account of the rise and fall of the telecom market, you have come to the right place. Other than the recently revealed fraudulence of WorldCom and company–which after all can be found in ALL industries and businesses–the demise of telecom can basically be summarized into three main categories:
The sloppiness of industry participants including the government
The overabundance of the capital markets.
The over-forecasted demand for Internet services