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Just Shoot Me

Bala, 28, Gordon Gekko in the making, pseudo-intellectual, cynic, bibliophile, obsessive compulsive ranter...

Day 2 of the ordeal

May 25, 2007

Today's paper was "International Relations since 1945". It was a featherball. I ran out of time and couldn't properly extol the virtues of the United Nations. Today's favorite question was on the Cuban Missile crisis of 1962. Thanks to reading too many spy novels, i got carried away and included oleg penkovsky and kurushchev's ouster from power by the suslov syndicate in the answer.

Tomorrow comes the toughest of all papers - Indian Independence Struggle. The volume of the subject is huge. It starts with the Mutiny and ends at partition with countless councils, government of india acts and sessions of congress in between. But surprisingly what i read in Tamil non-details in high school is of enormous help today. The non-detail lessons of classes 8-10 (which despite their name were exhaustive in their detail) had more info in them then my prescribed texts. For instance, i remember more details on the JP Saunders assassination from my class 9 tamil non detail than what i find in my text book. The toughest part would be remember all the provisions of the various acts and the resolutions passed in the sessions of congress.Onward to morrow..


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