This festival explored a diversity of subjects with panel discussions such as Diplomacy and Cross Border Collaboration', 'Innovation on Screen: Digital Dimensions', 'Genre Busters', 'From Script to Screen and Beyond', 'Films for Change: Socially Motivated content in South Asian Film Industry' and 'The Future of Music and Lyrics: How important is music in the subcontinental
The storehouse of subcontinental
knowledge gathered from translations filled them with awe.
However, the politics of subcontinental
cricket means such strict measures would be difficult to implement.
It won't give them much time to adjust to the international stage and judging a player on subcontinental
pitches is far from ideal with the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand where the surfaces should have pace and bounce and little help for the spin bowlers.
As it departs, a new, equally extensive upper air trough develops above mid-Atlantic, proceeding eastward through the weekend and into the new week so maintaining the high pressure control above the subcontinental
He said: "We play amongst each other a lot, so we see a lot of Malinga, we understand him better, we play him in the subcontinental
conditions where he gets a lot of reverse swing where he is one of the most difficult bowlers to face.
On both sides of the subcontinental
divide, protests have been staged over the treatment meted out to Sarabjit Singh in the jail.
The result continued England's poor record in subcontinental
conditions and Strauss admitted there would be plenty of soul searching ahead of the one-dayers and next month's tour of Sri Lanka.
"We knew it was going to be tough, and we've got a lot of improvement to make in subcontinental
conditions - there's no doubt about that."
Featuring superstar Shah Rukh Khan and festooned with enough CGI ornamentation to qualify as a subcontinental
Christmas tree, "Ra, One" is a frenetic, tuneful, full-throttle action-comedy that has reportedly crushed Indian presales records.
It is a huge leap of faith to expect up-and-coming batsmen Rizwan Cheema and Ruvindu Gunasekera to deal with topnotch speed and spin when it matters, even if some of the subcontinental
tracks are featherbeds.