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BHARAT BANDH: Are strikes really for common man or meagre political stunt? Whom to blame for Economic slowdown...

Indian economy is feebly lowering with no or very less sign of its
improvement but political stunts and policy paralysis, it seems have
no nearer end. Are our politicians really worried or are they worried
only of 2014 general elections? Every move made by ruling party is
getting derailed by its own alliance or opposition. What interests
most of us to ask is: Is govt. left its morale to think of common man
or opposition has become too adamant to oppose every motion of UPA?
Think for a while, in the recent parliament sessions, all the motions
or moves made by UPA have been cut short by other parties. They may
have flaws in them or have some practical woes but will it be right to
stop the session itself, when you peacefully could speak, discuss and
bring amendments required. We are in a sorry state, our political
parties are more interested in walk-outs because it makes news; free
publicity to put in apt words!

Growth rate is continuously decreasing but nobody except
economists/corporat…

What made KKR win in IPL-5 different from rest of the teams? Shahrukh Khan, Mamata Bannergy or Kolkata Knight Riders spirit!!

What made Kolkata Knight Riders to win? Is
a nut-shell question hard
to break, even to the so called experts sitting at
platforms of news
channels! They won atlast; is the most satisfactory and joyous words
all I could utter at the present. Calmly looked but desperately
awaited four years were all a worth of their share. Had we won it in
the first edition of IPL itself, it could have been a different story
and probably wouldn't have had the glist it is having at present.
Amidst all, the most talked about phrase about riders is their
'consistency' with which knights moved in the whole tournment. It was
really fab, winning one by one, each game, very efficiently but with
patience and calmness on face but fire in heart. Because this time
there was that one thing in mind of all
players; the cup. Yes, the
humiliation that the past four years have brought was just disastrous,
anybody could have lost his confidence on such a inconsistent team but
unshattered cap…

Male pill: Infertility gene discovery may lead to contraceptive

COURTESY: Times Of India

Scientists have found a gene that plays a key role in
production of healthy sperm, a
breakthrough that could pave way for developing a new
contraceptive pill for men.
LONDON: Scottish scientists have discovered a gene that plays a key
role in production of healthy sperm, a breakthrough they say could
soon pave the way for developing a new
contraceptive pill for men.
In experiments on mice, researchers at the Centre for Reproductive
Health at the University of Edinburgh found a gene, called Katnal1,
which was vital for the final stages of sperm production.
Detailing their findings in the journal PLos Genetics, the researchers
said a drug which interrupts Katnal1 could be a reversible
contraceptive.
Contraception in men is largely down to condoms or a vasectomy, but
experts said there was "certainly a need" for such a drug, the BBC
reported.
The researchers were actually investigating the causes of male
infertility, for which they r…

Audi e-bike: A bicycle that runs at 80 kmph

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The prototype cycle combining an electric drive and muscle power along with tech used on Audi cars was showcased at the Worthersee Tour in Austria.
courtesy: THE ECONOMIC TIMES LONDON: Imagine a sophisticated bicycle that matches the speeds of a bike with just the press of a button. Well, your fantasy has now become a reality, thanks to an incredible new e-bike by auto manufacturer Audi. The new Audi e-bike Worthersee, built on motor racing design principles, has every possible gadget that you could ever need - just like a Formula 1 car. Perhaps the most helpful feature is an electric motor to help rest those tired legs of the rider. But this isn't just any electric motor, it can help build speeds up to 80 km per hour, the Daily Mail reported. According to its developers, a cyclist can choose between a total of five modes, including the pure muscle power mode, the electric motor alone, or pedalling supported by the motor. In the "Pure" mode, the drive power is purely …

Bhansali's Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya & Madhuri Dixit starrer Devdas in TIME's list of Milleniums greatest films!!

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Courtesy:Times Of India


Time magazine's influential film critic Richard Corliss has selected Sanjay Leela Bhansali's operatic epic Devdas as one of the 10 best films of this millennium. An unprecedented honour!Devdas shares the list with Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge, Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, Michael Hanake's The White Ribbon, James Cameron'sAvatar and Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.



Citing the reasons for selecting Devdas Corliss says, "The plot, based on a 1917 novel, is good-ol' family-values propaganda, drenched in luscious masochism: rich-boy Devdas (all-world charismatist Shahrukh Khan) leaves home, abandons his girlfriend (former Miss WorldAishwarya Rai) and suffers magnificently while dallying with a prostitute ( Madhuri Dixit, a hot number who had danced flamenco on men's libidos for a decade or so before appearing in this worldly-wise role). The piece is played with such commitment that the tritest plot twists seem wort…

West Bengal CM Mamata Bannergy walks out of a talk show, reason: questioners are maoist and CPM cadres!

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The most sarcastic news that’s beeping on screens today is 'Mamata walks out of a show' and ironically enough, reason being quoted out is 'Questioners were Maoist and CPI(M) cadres & supporters!'. Well, the CM must not forget, she is no more an opposition leader; to boycott anything and everything ruling party proposes or disposes!! What occurred as seen in video clips is most unfortunate and unexpected that could ever happen, a Chief Minister of a state gets a call from leading news channel to be part of a show to commencedete completion of a year in office and Bannergy accepts it. Alright and much needed to applause to her for doing so; most CM's never respect an invitation at all! But when you are invited to an open talk show, you must well equipped with yourself to face any sort of questions that might come, planned or unplanned. After all, you aren't someone too ignorant or paddler of road picked for a talk show, but leader of a state (most popular CM and politician…

Mother's love! Love you mum....

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MOTHER

Wench who serves,
wench, serves with flawless heart
excepts nothing but a mere, sheer smile
blooms and errands on sphere, divinity in her lap
anon piqued one, never bemused to help

Immaculate child born out of her velour
deeds makes us high, perchance she teaches great deeds 
endeavors persona, with fleshy motherhood
lass, she’s the ma’ of divinity

Though dreadful her life is, lotus blooms
whimpering although, she cares for you, loves only you 
makes you think possible out of chimerical
ruins your diabolical path, to the era of god 

She swayed minds to attain peace 
she souvenirs the worlds happiness in her 
broke hedges in surmising her children
hitherto she resembled Teresa, still flawless in heart
bewildered everyone, of her sheer patience
many worlds, many reasons, but still
reminds only of mere, sheer smile

Happy Mother's Day!!!

Facebook: You may have to pay for popular posts

IANS
Facebook is considering to charge users for highlighting their important posts
LONDON: Facebook is considering to charge users for highlighting their important posts, as it is testing a new feature in New Zealand that would make comments more prominent on a user's newsfeed, The Sun reported. Users in the New Zealand thought they were being scammed after they were presented with an option to "highlight" their posts for $2. Facebook later confirmed that they were testing the feature, and charging was one of the options they were considering. Spokeswoman Mia Garlick said: "We're constantly testing new features across the site... This particular test is simply to gauge people's interest in this method of sharing with their friends." Users who clicked on the option were offered the options to pay through Paypal or by credit card.
Courtesy: Times Of India

Aamir Khan's Satyamev Jayate: a movement or show to introduce superstar to TV through STAR PLUS!!!

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Television has always been an industry like sea with its own highs & lows and rare instances of high tides or tsunami in TRPs (till date only because of KBC). Not forever! A brand new entirely different genre show gets broadcasted on odd time slot of boring Sundays and in less than minutes of its broadcast, reaches a point where rules get rewritten. 'Satyamev Jayate' is here. A show, even before completing a week of its first broadcast gets headlined on prominent news channels. Nevertheless to stop its success story therein; it gets discussed, debated and applauded from all spheres of lives for bringing forth the brutal menace of female foeticide which is silently corroding the pillars of Indian morale hitherto boasting of its equality principles.

Howsoever, what really has made this show totally different from the merry usuals is its association with conscience call to awaken the sleeping souls. Yes, it honestly takes guts to stand on a national television which is widely …

100-yr-old photos of British India found in shoebox

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courtesy:Yahoo News The most interesting discoveries are indeed made in the most unlikely of places: a treasure-trove of photographs, documenting life in India over 100 years ago during the British Raj, has recently been found in a shoebox in Edinburgh.A total of 178 negatives were found in a shoebox for a pair of grey, size 9, Peter Lord slip-on shoes by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). The stunning negatives were stored in 5” by 8” plate boxes and had been wrapped in copies of The Statesman newspaper of 1914.Nothing is yet known about the photographer of these historic images, although efforts are on to find out his or her identity.Among the images are some that depict the celebrations for the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Calcutta in 1912 with the city's buildings all lit up. Others show pilgrims gathered for a religious festival; merchants selling their wares outside the Jagannath temple in Orissa; labourers pulling…