Ajmal Kasab: a symptom of deeper malaise

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What is the objective of Mumbai Police? It is surely not to create martyrs. If law and order is the objective, then there is much to be desired in their level of preparedness. It is important to identify the clutter wherever it may be and clear it to pave way for preparedness for action. One… Read more »

What is wrong with Bal Thackeray?

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Nothing is wrong with Bal Thackeray. He lived a complete life and with all dignity said goodbye at 86. He seems to have been a good family man, a traditional husband and a good father to his children. He respected his wife very much. Unlike most men of his generation he publicly acknowledged that his… Read more »

Israel-Palestine war must end

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Let us face the reality. Since the 1960s we have witnessed an alarming escalation of the Arab Israeli conflict. This is despite the many attempts made by several heads of states to broker peace between the two warring entities — Palestine and Israel.  It is good that the top down approach of governments, NGOs and… Read more »

Football for overall development

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Playing football (Also called soccer in many countries) requires great fitness of the body, agility of the mind, and sharpness of intellect. I like this game because it enhances the spirit of team work. The more individualistic that you are, the less successful you will be in a game of football where results come from… Read more »

Dawood Ibrahim is an Idiot

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Dawood Ibrahim is an idiot.  He succeeded and made wealth in a community of law abiding people, by violating the rules. Dawood would have failed miserably had he lived in a lawless society, where everyone would be free to break the laws. There is telling evidence to prove his stupidity, the most conspicuous being that… Read more »

Happy Birthday James Bond!

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Happy birthday James Bond! Completing half a century of entertaining people across diverse demographics and geographies is an occasion for celebration. Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and now Daniel Craig have all done proud to the character of this iconic British agent 007. Did Ian Fleming ever imagine that he would be… Read more »