Current Affairs

Terrorists’ Best Friends – News Channels

November 29, 2008
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Terrorists’ Best Friends – News Channels

Tweet Till a few years back, here’s how terrorists operated. They picked a target, decided whether they want to bomb or shoot, implement the plan and kill a bunch of people, and soon the world would get to know about it. There would be news for a few days and then people would move...
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The Last Straw

November 27, 2008
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The Last Straw

Tweet They carried out bomb blasts in Mumbai. We rebounded and rebuilt the city. They attacked our parliament, and we stopped juust short of eliminating our neighbor state. They carried out bomb blasts in Delhi, and we kept going on. Today they crossed the line. We have had enough. Our hearts go out to...
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Popping the Pirate Party

November 25, 2008
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Popping the Pirate Party

Tweet For all the hoopla over Indian navy’s new role as savior of the needy and helpless, take this. The Navy’s decision to destroy a pirate mother ship is now being questioned by a Thai national who says the ship sunk last Tuesday in the Gulf of Aden actually belonged to him. Fourteen...
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Obama Wins

November 5, 2008
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Tweet Today is a historic day for America. The country just elected it’s first Black president after 43 White ones. The US has come of age. Leave alone the glass ceiling, the steel door has been blasted open. Makes me think of India. When will we Indians rise through petty barriers to appoint leaders...
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Sonia Goes to Olympics

July 20, 2008
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Tweet “Eighty heads of state and government will grace the Beijing Olympics in August but PM Manmohan Singh will not be among them.” Instead, the Chinese people, being as smart as they are, have invited the real ruler of India. The Madam. They did not invite the prime minister or the president, but...
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Skeletons In India’s Closet?

December 23, 2007
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Tweet I occasionally come across stories/articles that send shivers down the spine This one shook me to the bones. Literally. This was about the awful hideous practice of illegal trade of a unique kind – of bones. Of real people. These people steal corpses from graves, and from cremation grounds. They then sell their...
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Sadda Vicky

December 13, 2007
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Sadda Vicky

Tweet Sadda Vicky… are baba apna Vikram Pandit. You don’t know him? He just became the CEO of Citi Group, known in Industry circles affectionately as Shiti Group. Another Indian does the country proud! haha…its funny when the media just jumps in on the achievements of Indians wherever they are. But then, at least...
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Old Toys New Story

December 12, 2007
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Tweet Back in the days when i was an 8th grader, we used to play cricket, have little parties, watch tv, and all that boring stuff. Apparently, that is passe now… An 8th standard kid(yes that would be about 13 years old) in a Gurgaon school shot to death a classmate. In cold blood...
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Kashmir (still) Burns

October 8, 2007
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Tweet I read a touching post yesterday by a sister remembering her brother who died fighting terrorists in Kashmir. “J&K: 2 majors, 9 infiltrators killed How many times have you and I read headlines like these in the last so many years and not given it a second thought? It seems like there is...
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Chak De! Haryana

October 3, 2007
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Tweet First there was Chak De! India, then that fantastic Asia cup victory by the Indian men’s hockey team, then the protests by players anguished at how their outstanding work got completely overshadowed by the cricketers who got rewarded handsomely for their world cup win. Now take this. Haryana government is setting up hockey...
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Sonia Who?

October 2, 2007
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Sonia Who?

Tweet On occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which is being marked as the International Day of Non Violence by the United Nations this year, Sonia Gandhi today addressed the UN General Assembly. Normally UN addresses are made by heads of state. So we’re guessing that she must be the prime minister of India. Or at...
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World Champions!

September 24, 2007
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Tweet By now everybody knows the series of events. India made 157/5. Pakistan started the chase badly..and it looked like India were all set. But then Misbah started doing his thing, and brought Pakistan so agonizingly close to the trophy. But then he got ambitious, and that cheeky shot doubled the heartbeats of a...
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India vs Pakistan It Is

September 22, 2007
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Tweet India through to the finals of the inaugural Twenty20 cricket world cup, being held in South Africa. Yuvraj Singh once again blasting the aussie bowlers out of the park, was instrumental in the win.   View a video of the highlights here Some of the aspects that stuck out to us: 1. Given...
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