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The Buzz: Shashi Tharoor on India's soft power

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Shashi Tharoor, India’s minister of state for external affairs, says India should influence the world through soft power — attracting other countries to India’s example. Here are some responses from Twitter:

Tharoor: The penetration of mobile phones in India – testimony to development / empowerment / flattening of info hierarchies – infosys

Engrossing talk by tharoor at #TEDIndia – sidv

Tharoor: Similarly, the penetration of Bollywood, yoga, ayurveda & our cuisine make India the land of better stories – infosys

@shashitharoor now speaks about India’s cultural and religious diversity! Shouts of hurrah from crowd – moneymunot

listening to @shashitharoor i am convinced – vijaysankaran

Tharoor gets a standing ovation! – TEDxShekhawati

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson