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A 20-point quicklist… as given by NDTV.com.
Please check my comments below every point.

1. Agatha Sangma is the youngest minister at 28, SM Krishna the oldest at 77.
PV: Yes. She will go to Sangma College now to learn how to cheat and make money. Former CM of Karnataka, SM Krishna can also give her lessons from his vast experience.

2. The average age of the council of ministers is now a little over 62 years.
PV: Retired Candidates for the Youngest Country on Earth.

3. One out of every four UPA MPs is a minister.
PV: In an years span, it may become two out of Four MPs.

4. The southern states have a higher MP:Minister ratio than the North.
PV: At least now. There is a saying VADAKKU VALARGIRATHU. THERKU THEIGIRATHU in Tamil, Meaning North Grows and South dies.

5. Karnataka, with four ministers with 11 UPA MPs.
PV: Ha Ha… They Lost more seats to BJP. So they got More Ministers. Lesson for Other states.

6. Kerala is close with six out of 19.
PV: Enda Chettan… Sopper Coolaaanum.

7. Of 35 UPA MPs, Tamil Nadu has nine ministers – most of them from the DMK.
PV: Kalaignar, the TAMIL LEADER(?), in spite of being unwell, he achieved what he wanted for his family. But, will this help TN Grow?

8. But DMK chief Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi is not a minister, but son MK Azhagiri is.
PV: Kanimozhi is just nothing in front of this DADA Plus Azhagiri.. So He got one.. and not her.

9. Andhra Pradesh has the least of the southern states with four ministers.
PV: Ya. AP Should take lessons from Karnataka. AP Congress won more MPs and so Less Ministers.

10. Vilasrao Deshmukh and SM Krishna are not members of any House.
PV: Ex CMs screwed the states, now gonna spoil the Parliament house. Deshmukh is 26/11 fame and SM Krishna, affair with Saroja Devi Controversy. Hope Krishna wont have any EXTERNAL AFFAIRS now.

11. Among dropped ministers from last time: Arjun Singh, Shivraj Patil (who had already been dropped post 26/11), Sis Ram Ola, Saifudin Soz, Mahavir Prasad, TR Baalu, Oscar Fernandes, Ashwini Kumar, Santosh Bagrodia.
PV: What will these guys do now? Now they have to ask questions in the parliament, unlike they were answering all these years.

12. Despite the Congress bounty in Haryana, only Kumari Selja makes it to a ministerial post.
PV: Any Sardar is behind this? Or Vienna Issue are responsible?

13. UP, which gave the Congress 21 seats under Rahul Gandhi’s party revival plan, has only five ministers, but not a single Cabinet post.
PV: Rahul must be unhappy, cos, Sonia and Rahul represent UP and didn’t take a Minister Berth.

14. There are five Muslim ministers.
PV: For 14% of Indian Muslims, the representation was only 6.3%.

15. There are 10 Dalit ministers.
PV: Why should they list, when there is Reservation? To keep Mayavati Happy?
In any case, the representation is good (12.7% of ministers are Dalits)

16. There are nine women ministers.
PV: When will this become 50%? At least 33%?

17. There are nine former chief ministers in the Cabinet.
PV: These 9 guys must have lost Assembly elections in their respective states. Must Be.

18. Ally tally: Trinamool Congress seven (one Cabinet, six MoS), DMK even (three Cabinet, four MoS), NCP three (One Cabinet, one MoS Independent Charge and one MoS), Muslim League and NCP one each.
PV: Karunanithi, a veteran from TN won ministers, but its high time for the portfolios. Sure he is gonna fight for the Rich Portfolios.

19. Four former Indian Youth Congress presidents become ministers – Anand Sharma, Mukul Wasnik, Gurudas Kamat and Selja.
PV: Youth Congress Presidents? All of them now older than 45 Years.
Anand Sharma – 56 Years, Mukul Wasnik – 50 Years, Gurudas Kamat – 55 Years and Selja Kumari – 46 Years.

20. Most of the younger bunch of ministers are sons and daughters of politicians.
PV: Ya ya.. Getting into their Family Business.

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Live from the School.
Indira Gandhi International Academy was started in 1990 IGIA is an non-profit educational and residential institution exclusively for Sri Lankan refugee children. Currently major portion of the funds are provided by Bright Society, their parent NGO.

Lunch from Monday to Saturday is provided by ISKCON (http://www.iskcon.com/). Provisions for Breakfast and Dinner is in part provided by local philanthropists. Teachers Salaries and Non Teaching Staff salaries are provided by Bright Society. Investment on Student’s studying outside of school such as University students is in part provided by philanthropists from Canada and UK.

THATS NOT SUFFICIENT. THEY DESERVE MORE. CAN YOU HELP?
Reach out to me at 9945516333 / peeveeads@gmail.com.

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Friday 22 May 2009 will be remembered by the Tamil Diaspora community as the day when all non-Buddhist Sinhalese lost all their rights to live as equal citizens in Sri Lanka.

The day of mourning is worldwide, with Tamils in all parts of the world mourning the loss of life, land and dignity of the Tamils in the island of Sri Lanka.

Kindly support this Cause.
tamil eelam

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Watch this News…. and you will Understand, How Srilankan Government and Indian Media are trying to cheat the people of World. The objective of SLA is to divert the attention of International Bodies from Civilians being killed by SLA just by spreading this FALSE Prabhakaran’s death news.

If you don’t understand TAMIL, here is the Jist.
The body shown is not prabhakaran’s cos of the following reasons.
1. He doesn’t have big eyebrows, but the dead body has two big.
2. Prabhakaran is already 54 and the dead body looks like 40 years, with soft clean shaven skin.
2. If his body was taken from water only yesterday morning, how can they do a DNA test in 3 hrs, which generally takes 3-4 days
3. Day 1 SLA said, they killed the Tamil leader, when he was fleeing in an ambulance, but now, they are taken this body from deep waters.

Anyways…. He will show BACK that he is ALIVE.

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Source: MyTelegraph

The Real Culprits behind Sri Lankan War
Monday, May 18, 2009, 12:20 AM GMT

Birds have now stopped singing in a land called Vanni. Sun, moon and the stars in the sky have hidden their faces. Angel of death flew over the skies of Vanni and took the lives of more than twenty five thousand innocent Tamil men, women and children in a single day.

Thousands of wounded are still crying out for help. They are bleeding to death on the streets. They have touched neither water nor food for days. Nobody has come to rescue them. Those who fight for the rights of the animals and those who preach about Buddha and Mahatma have no compassion for the dying Tamils.

Chinese weapons, Indian intelligence, Sinhala Armed personals and racist Sri Lankan leaders came together to perform one of the most cruel war that has cost the lives of many thousands innocents.

While thousands of innocent children and women are facing painful and slow death, Sinhala Buddhist extremists are celebrating victory with flags and fire crackers in the south of the country.

War that was started with hidden agendas of local and international forces, went on for months not just with the strength of the weapons but with well organised false propaganda done by the Sri Lankan officials.

This war was orchestrated and staged with lies and deceptions from the beginning till the end.

Sri Lankan leaders are still vomiting out worms of lies
Rulers of Sri Lanka are continuing to vomit out worms of lies to justify their atrocities against innocent lives. They started with “War on Terror” but changed the buzz word to “Humanitarian Operation” in order to deceive the international community. “War on Terror” was an accepted norm during the Bush era but lost it’s validity now. Therefore they had changed the name of the game to “Humanitarian operation”

Why do they lie?
Because they have many hidden agendas behind this dirty war. They want to hide the atrocities that are being committed against innocent civilians. They themselves know, what they are doing is wrong and not acceptable in a civilised world.

Above everything they want to protect India who are orchestrating the war in Sri Lanka. Indian intelligent agents and military experts are working closely with the Sri Lankan forces in the war zone.

How do they manage to lie?
They simply hide the truth. When the truth is hidden what comes out is lie.

Foreign journalists and aid workers are barred from the war zone and IDP camps. Those who try to enter and report about the war, are kicked out of the country if they are critical of the government.

Local journalists are intimidated, tortured and sometime killed. Telling the truth is considered a crime in Sri Lanka.

Phone lines are tapped. Web sites are blocked. Anybody who talk against the government is considered as Terrorist or Terrorist supporter.

In the war front, dead bodies of the civilians are burned to ashes using powerful chemicals. This is to hide the number of innocent civilians that have perished in the war.

Sri Lankan government officials very often organise staged visits to the IDP camps and force the refugees to lie to the foreign diplomats.

What did they lie about?
They lied about the objective of the war, weapons used, number of civilian causalities and military operations.

Although they initially claimed that the objective of the war was to defeat the LTTE, they have in fact killed and wounded several thousands of innocent Tamil civilians with heavy weapons. They used chemical weapons and cluster bombs on innocents, but they continue to deny the usage of such weapons.

Sri Lankan forces have destroyed Schools, hospitals and farm lands and made the whole place into a graveyard for the Tamils. This is also regularly denied by the Sri Lankan authorities.

This war has claimed more than fifty thousands lives just within the last few months but the Sri Lankan government is not going to open their mouth and tell this truth to the world.

Why didn’t the UN intervene?
United Nations, who is supposed to be a guardian for the oppressed people in the world turned out to be a silent spectator of a man made disaster that has taken the lives of many thousands.

There is a conspiracy behind this whole war game. China was initially blocking every attempt that was made by UK and France to discuss the Sri Lankan issue in the Security Council.

Ban Ki-moon’s chief of staff Vijay Nambiar was sent to Sri Lanka to organise a cease fire. He failed to secure a ceasefire and returned back after meeting the Sri Lankan and Indian officials.

Interestingly Vijay Nambiar couldn’t achieve anything constructive in his visit and he had also refused to meet the reporters.

This `unbiased` negotiator, who appears to actually be on the payroll of the Sri Lankan government, though indirectly, something that is obviously known to the United Nations. Vijay Nambiar`s brother (Satish Nambiar) is a paid consultant for the Sri Lankan army, and has been since 2002. Is there any link between the UN and the Sri Lankan army`s paid consultant?

UN has once again proved to the world that it is no longer a trust worthy international body that can protect the vulnerable.

They have all achieved what they wanted
What we are witnessing in Sri Lanka is neither “war on terror” nor a Humanitarian operation. This is simply a racist war against the Tamils conducted with the help of India and China. You wouldn’t shoot at the passengers and bomb the whole bus, if you had to rescue the hostages.

Sinhala extremists are already celebrating and they have also started to intimidate Tamils in the South of the country.

India and China have started to work on their hidden agendas in Sri Lanka.

Tamils all over the world are mourning the death of their loved ones back home.

What Next?
When the rocket scientists designed highly complex derivatives and greedy traders traded these new emperors cloths, many investment banks collapsed. Pension funds lost money. Bankers committed suicide.

The whole financial disaster was caused by greedy and selfish individuals who had short term hidden agendas.

We took action. Greedy bankers and traders were taken to courts. New rules and regulations are now in place to prevent this happening again.

In the same way, the masters of this war in Sri Lanka should be brought to justice.

Sinhala government with racist agendas , China and India with their strategic interests and UN with corrupt officers are the evil ingredients of this dirty war that has cost the lives of many thousands innocent Tamils.

Leaders of Sri Lanka and some responsible officers in the UN, should be questioned in international courts in order to find out if they were responsible for the deaths of innocent Tamils.

If we didn’t, we would end up seeing more of such evil games repeated over and over again.

Richard Dixon
RichardDixons@googlemail.com

Hmm.. with a heavy heart… waiting to see something something good happening to the people there.

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Bangalore Runs for a Cause. Wanna be a part of it?

This was the subject line of the mail i got this morning from a good friend of mine. It was a pleasant surprise that this lady is running for cause and especially to empower one of the small villages in Karnataka, which is just 3 hrs away from the Hi-Tech City Bangalore. Hearing from her, this village doesn’t have a proper school, doesn’t even have primary health facilities, doesn’t have proper roads, drinking water facilities, etc. Though initially i thought, i will RUN 4 FUN, now looking at seriously helping her for the Cause.

If you wish to support, reach out to her. You can check the copy of the mail for more details.
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Dear Friends,
As many of you may already know, I’m running in the Sunfeast World 10km Marathon to be held on 31st May 2009!!!

The purpose of me running in this marathon is to raise funds for a project by the Sambhava Foundation, which entails working towards the development of the village “Kupa Chari Ropa” near Madhugiri. Having been to “Kupa Chari Ropa” with Dr. Meena Jain the founder of the Sambhav Foundation, I strongly want to support this cause and see Sambhav make this goal become a reality.

So please help me support this cause, because I know that together we can make this happen! Let’s work towards the dream of the development of this village. Your pledge, not the amount, is important to me. So feel free to donate whatever amount you are comfortable with.

Below are the various options that you can use to get across your pledge to us. Please note that all donations are exempted under IT Section 80G.

1. Here’s the link to my page: Shwetha You can register online and pledge your support.

2. Cheque/DD in the name of “Sambhav Foundation” mailed to:
#1366 Basement, 4th Cross, 1st stage,
2nd phase, Chandra Layout,
Bangalore – 560 040

3. You can also contact me and hand over the money.

Thanks,
Shwetha / shwethasom@yahoo.com

PS: For more information about the cause please visit Sambhava KCR and can also visit Sambhava Foundation.
If you require additional information about Sambhav Foundation you can contact me and I will be very happy to answer any questions you may have.
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Thanks,
peevee / 99455 16333.

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I’m not a vegetarian by birth, but, vegetarian by choice for the last 8 years. I never had a necessity to write this all along but now, after a pathetic dinner service last night at Hotel Empire and a sad breakfast service at Koshy’s this morning.

We(Rammorrison, Karthik, Ram and I) were in a hurry on our way to Skandagiri and decided to finish our dinner at MG Road zone itself. We kinda got some parking space opposite Hotel Empire and managed to get a table as well. My problem started with looking for a good veg dish from the menu in a hard-core non veg restaurant. Karthik and I being veg, ordered 2 veg appam’s and a curd rice. Instead of serving appam first, they served curd rice (sad) and we had to eat as we were hungry. The non veg food including the chicken kebab were served faster than the veg appam. :(.

In less than 24 hours, an other bad experience for me on the food thing. This morning after a tiring trek at skandagiri, we all headed to Koshy’s for the break fast. Koshy’s play a major role in the Bangalore food circuit for decades together now, but, made be sad with their service this morning. Karthik and I were again made to wait for 25mins, as we ordered veg sandwich, when the vegetable omlettes and double fried eggs with pepper were served faster.

So the thought for the day was simple.
Never go to a Non-Veg restaurant to eat Veg food, if you go, don’t expect a better service on the Veg orders.

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