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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

Shashi Tharoor

Yes, let us create new standards of acceptable parliamentary conduct, but by consensus w/all parties.Expelling yrOpposition is not democracy

Posted 1:15 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

I protested &walked out of a meeting chaired by @PrakashJavdekar in Parliament House when I heard the news, in solidarity with my colleagues

Posted 1:20 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

Joined schoolkids in writing a postcard to a tree. Respect for nature must begin young! http://t.co/FFXsvIcWPf

Posted 10:0 hr ago

Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor

With kids of 126-year-old Attakulangara Govt Central School Thiruvananthpuram, slated for redevelopment but 2b saved http://t.co/91mfr1rHOb

Posted 10:0 hr ago

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