Question. What do Deepika Padukone, Green buildings and Foreign universities have in common?
Answer. All of them feature in the 80 big things to watch out for in India '08.
We start this year with an interesting initiative on the lines of “Eighty things to watch out for in 2008” released by JWT, New York. India planners have started compiling a list of 80 Big things to watch out for in India 2008.
In no particular order
1.Young new filmmakers
3.Farah khan's triplets
4.Rahul Gandhi/as a mass leader in the Rajiv Gandhi 1989 mould
5.Narendra Modi as Prime Minister
7.Foreign universities in India
8.Chinese students in India
9.Indian students in countries other than USA ,UK ,Australia
10.Citizen governance/civil society action
11.Brand social responsibility
14.Family /friends reunions
15.Facebook in Indian languages
16.Blank Noise Project
18.One Lakh Rupee Tata Car
22.Increase in non-biodegradable wastes
23.60 seconds of fame for anyone
24.Instant spirituality (or its fixes thereof)
25.Experimental relationships (bi-curious, f**k buddies, etc)
26.The increasing ‘Friends’ syndrome
27.30ies (even 40ies) is the new 20ies
28.Male grooming industry
29.Small is big in car designs
We invite you to add your thoughts to this list.Look through your telescope and do tell us the people/events/ideas or anything big you see happening in India '08.