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Hwashin Automotive India, Chennai
Enjoy the speech of Ranjini Manian on her new book ‘Upworldly Mobile’ at Hwashin India. Hwashin is one of the leading Korean automobile parts manufacturers. Ranjini talks about the collective Indian culture and the typical Indian behavior before making decisions. The message of this video is to know yourself as an Indian and how to dialogue it to the others.
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StopOver Chennai was launched at the India Immersion Center on the 28thSeptember 2011. At this occasion, several articles were published online.
The following article was published in the Chennai edition of the Hindu on 29th September 2011. The article is also available on line.
Book presents insights into Chennai’s culture, by Staff Reporter
As a guide to making the most of a few precious hours spent during a quick stopover in the city, Global Adjustments launched a coffee table book ‘Stopover Chennai’ here on Wednesday.
The book which will help visitors experience the city’s culture from inside out has contributions from music director A.R. Rahman, actor Radikaa Sarathkumar, grandmaster Viswanathan Anand, columnist Ian Watkinson, restaurateur M. Mahadevan, artist Pascal Reynaud and illustrator Maniam Selvam.
Releasing the book, M. Madhavan Nambiar, former Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, recollected his connection with Global Adjustments and said: “Chennai is such a lovely city. I am looking forward to spending my retirement life here.”
“Having travelled in six continents, it is good to know how local knowledge can enhance the local experience,” said Darin Voyles, US Vice Consul. “I am looking forward to personally using this guide,” he said, at the function in which Consuls-General of Australia, Germany, Russia, Sri Lanka and Japan participated.
Talking about the content of the book, Mr.Watkinson said that the intention of such a book is to not bring out a dry and textual guidebook of the city.
The newly created Culture team of Global Adjustments brought out this handy book, said Anita Krishnaswamy, president, Global Adjustments.
Coffee Table Book on Chennai, by Kavya Ram Mohan
A city can never be understood in just a few hours or even a few days but in today’s fast paced world that’s all the time a traveller has. So what are the absolute must-dos in a city in that short time? Closer home, what are the must-sees and must dos in Chennai? For an answer to this question , pick up a copy of Stopover Chennai , a collectible handbook put together by Global Adjustments, the relocation experts. The result of months of effort and hard work, the colourful book with cover art by Maniam Selvan was launched on 28th September at the India Immersion Centre.
The launch of the book was done in true blue Chennai style with lighting of the kuthuvilaku by the special guests of the evening. The book was launched at by diplomats from a host of countries including Australia , Germany , Singapore , USA , Russia , Japan, our neighbour Sri Lanka and Mr Madhavan Nambiar, representing the India Government. As someone in the audience commented, the room could have almost passed for the United Nations General Assembly!
The book represents Chennai in all its glory and brings in various perspectives about our beautiful coastal city, with the contributors including AR Rahman, Viswanathan Anand and many more. Ian Watkinson, one of the contributors spoke about the book and his wonderful experience while working on it. The common thread running through the speeches of all the guests was this – such a book is essential for the corporate and busy traveller. With a list of typically Chennai things and detailed possible itineraries, the book brings out the essence of Chennai like never before. A useful buy for those stopping over the Chennai !