Shashi Tharoor is an Indian diplomat and writer who has been known mostly for his having worked as an Indian diplomat at the United Nations. In 2006, he was the official candidate of India for the office of United Nations Secretary-General, and came second out of seven official candidates in the race. Tharoor served as the UN Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information between June 2002 and February 2007, during the term of Secretary-General Kofi Annan. He is an author, journalist, and fellow of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. Tharoor is an Indian national, from the state of Kerala. Tharoor studied at Montfort School in Yercaud and Campion School in Mumbai, attended High School at St. Xavier�s Collegiate School in Kolkata and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from St. Stephen�s College, Delhi where he stood first in the University,
My take on Kerala's new liquor ban & its implications http://t.co/5Pdn7RxaOh
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My friend Jael Silliman's online archive on the Jews of Calcutta launches today. Check out the fascinating story on http://t.co/RdnN49NmaK
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Thiruvananthapuram man sends brainwaves to France: http://t.co/DlSP9aqGcx Surely email would be simpler!!
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Who is a better woman politician?