Ep. 361: LANSO: India's World Cup squad, Mumbai's performance over the week & poor umpiring

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This week on Left Arm Not So Orthodox Cyrus is joined by author, columnist, economist and cricket enthusiast Vivek Kaul. THe two of them talk about The recently announced 15 member Indian world cup squad. Was dropping Rishabh Pant in favour of Dinesh Karthik the right decision? Will the players be given cups of Koffee to train them for the tournament? Find out. They also ponder over the performance of the Mumbai team and their performance against Hyderabad and Bangalore, as well as the poor umpiring decisions in the ongoing T20 tournament.

Ep. 358: LANSO: Turning Pitches, Andre Russel & Batsmen's Advantage

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On this week's LANSO Cyrus is joined by comedian Aakash Mehta and the two of them talk about the fixtures that went by in the week including the Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Delhi matches

They also discuss the performance of Andre Russell as well as the advantage batsmen have over bowlers in the T20 format.

Ep. 355: LANSO - Bowlers deliver, Kohli falters and surprise performances

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This week Cyrus is in the studio with TV producer and avid cricket buff Mohit Mahale. The 2 of them discuss how spinners have performed really well in the tournament, Kohli faltering after being in great form and will this be a worry for India in the upcoming world cup and finally what have been some surprise performances in the league so far.

Ep. 323: Feat. Bachi Karkaria

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On this week's episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus is joined by the iconic journalist and writer Bachi Karkaria. Cyrus and Bachi talk about:

  • Her education in Kolkata

  • Working with Khushwant Singh in the late 60s

  • Putting local stories onto the front page

  • The inane questions she gets for her column 'Giving Gyan'

  • An in -depth look at the speakers, themes, panels and sessions at the upcoming Times Litfest in Mumbai.

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The Time Litfest takes place from the 14th to 16th of December 2018 and you can see the list of speakers, attendees and session schedules at https://timeslitfest.com/

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Ep. 47: (Rebroadcast) Feat. Brijesh Singh

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This week we're rebroadcasting one of our favourite episodes from the archives.
On this episode our guest is Brijesh Singh - author, foodie, and former Inspector General of Police. Cyrus and Brijesh talk about:

  • Brijesh's relationship with the TV Show CID

  • Traffic Planning in Mumbai

  • Brijesh's experiences in the police

  • Quantum Siege - how true to life is his book

  • Why Indian policemen wear Khakhi

  • Sanskari James Bond

  • Brijesh's book Quantum Siege is a thriller where a Police officer has less than
    72 hours to diffuse a nuclear threat. It can be bought here:
    http://www.amazon.in/Quantam-Siege-Brijesh-Singh/dp/0143422871/

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Ep. 292: Feat. Kubbra Sait

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This week Cyrus is joined in the studio by actor Kubbra Sait. The two of them chat about:

  • Playing Kuku on 'Sacred Games'
  • Working with Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • The Bangalore traffic and airport
  • Weird anchoring stories
  • Going from Microsoft to movies

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Ep. 291: Cock & Bull feat. Swati and Abbas

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On the Independence week's Cock & Bull Cyrus is joined by Swati and Abbas. They discuss:

  • US launching Space Force in 2020
  • The best city to live in India
  • The cost of CCTV's
  • Oscar's new addition of 'popular film' categoy
  • India's defeat in the 2nd Test against England
  • Celebrating our 72nd Independence day

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Ep. 288: Feat. Pankil, Abhishek and Sumit

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On this episode of Cyrus Says, Cyrus talks to restaurateurs Pankil Shah, Abhishek Honawar and Sumit Gambhir of Neighbourhood Hopitality Pvt. Ltd. They chat about:

  • Their first jobs
  • Their individual roles in Neighbourhood hospitality
  • Setting up Woodside Inn
  • How the restaurant scene has changed from the 80s and 90s
  • The importance of food bloggers

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Ep. 279: Feat. Navin Noronha

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This week on Cyrus Says we have stand-up comedian and producer of 'Cyrus Says' Navin Noronha on his going away episode. He talks to Cyrus about:

  • His journey of coming out
  • Connecting to the LGBT community online
  • Getting by with the help of friends
  • Questioning authority and religion
  • Expressing himself through stand-up comedy

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Ep. 254: Feat. Pavan Srinath

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On this episode of Cyrus Says we meet Pavan Srinath, a fellow & faculty member at Takshashila institution - an independent think tank based in Bangalore. He's a bio science geek who dropped out of a PhD and stumbled into working and teaching public policy. Hear him talk about:

  • Life at IIT Madras and its lingua franca

  • Being a slave to bacteria

  • The policy podcast he hosts called 'The Pragati Podcast'

  • Suggestions on how to fix traffic and infrastructure congestion in India's big cities.

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Ep. 253: Cock & Bull Feat. Amit and Jaanam

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This week on Cock & Bull we have Amit and Jaanam joining Cyrus to talk about the plastic bag ban in Maharashtra, the Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft ball tampering controversy, the Cambridge Analytica - Facebook scandal, and the Oliver Ridjey turtles returning to Mumbai's Versova beach to lay eggs.

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Ep. 172 feat. Financial Analyst Anupam Gupta

On this episode of Cyrus Says, we have financial analyst and host of the Paisa Vaisa podcast, Anupam Gupta. Here, he talks about:

  • How he went to school with Sohail Khan.
  • Why it makes no sense to buy a home in Mumbai these days.
  • What's are the best investment options for young people.
  • Why he is tired of the 'Gupta Dynasty' jokes.

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