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Shashi Tharoor

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Shashi Tharoor


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About Shashi Tharoor


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,

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Shashi Tharoor

Wonderful discussion of life&career of Nayantara Sahgal at launch of Ritu Menon's political&literary biography "Out of Line". A true pioneer

Posted 14:40 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Receiving a delegation from NairServiceSoc Gurgaon. There are over 10,000 NSS members in the National Capital Region http://t.co/fAtSCvTUSX

Posted 18:15 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Yesterday's @ndtv discussion w/Nidhi Razdan on @Narendramodi 's silence: http://t.co/z5A9Gfa62v

Posted 1 day 3:35 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Good piece by @Kianayema defending India's UNHRC vote: http://t.co/Wu7scG02VZ & my 2008 op-ed he cites: http://t.co/4m5qvP00V2?

Posted 1 day 12:30 hr ago

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