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Posted on Sunday, May 24, 2009

Pretty song

It was that lovely day,
I felt it is beautiful and indeed it was.
Hopes in the eyes, smile on the face...
Still it lingers, but at a distant there is an echo,
I can't hear the clear voice
It is fading, fainting.
Walked a long path, sometimes feeling way is too short
and sometimes feeling when it will end.
But as a happy soul, I keep on going looking
somewhere someone something ...
still some treasure to explore.
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Posted on Friday, December 05, 2008

Are you happy?

If you are with happy person, then probably you are going to be happy too and I think that is true. And also any strager can make us happy too.
Happiness is contagious: study
People with the most social connections -- friends, spouses, neighbors, relatives -- were also the happiest, the data showed. "Each additional happy person makes you happier," Christakis said.

Strangers may cheer you up, study says
How happy you are may depend on how happy your friends' friends' friends are, even if you don't know them at all.
And a cheery next-door neighbor has more effect on your happiness than your spouse's mood.
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Posted on Sunday, November 30, 2008

Mumbai Terror

India is not new to terrorism, but this is horrific. My heart goes to the people who lost their lives and who got injured in this tragedy.
Plan was to kill 5,000
The only terrorist captured alive after the Mumbai massacre has given police the first full account of the extraordinary events that led to it – revealing he was ordered to ‘kill until the last breath’.
Azam Amir Kasab, 21, from Pakistan, said the attacks were meticulously planned six months ago and were intended to kill 5,000 people.

Mumbai photographer: I wish I'd had a gun, not a camera. Armed police would not fire back
India ends Mumbai rampage after 60 hours, 195 dead
India faces a reckoning as terror toll eclipses 180
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Posted on Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Obama Journey

Recently I came across this. Have you see this?
Sonal Shah denies links with VHP, RSS
Several Indian-American groups have protested the appointment of Sonal Shah in Obama's transition team, claiming she is closely associated with VHP and warned against Hindutva "infiltration" into the power centres of the US society.
No matter who says what, it is true that no one else is more disciplined,more patriotic and proud of their root and culture. And those who talk about Gujarat, they should ask why the chief minister of Gujarat is so popular and done so many developments to the state.
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Posted on Friday, November 07, 2008

Should Kids Be Able to Graduate After 10th Grade?

High school sophomores should be ready for college by age 16. That's the message from New Hampshire education officials, who announced plans Oct. 30 for a new rigorous state board of exams to be given to 10th graders. Students who pass will be prepared to move on to the state's community or technical colleges, skipping the last two years of high school. read more....>
Jobless rate bolts to 14-year high of 6.5 percent
The nation's unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000 jobs were cut, far worse than economists expected and stark proof the economy is deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid pace.
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Faith

How much I believe in faith? I never asked that question to myself. But I strongly agreed on some things that my faith has given me. Still I remember the line someone wrote in my school journal saying "Faith is the force of Life". May be I am not the one who chants and prays deeply, but I do believe in my yogic quest for life.
Yesterday, my doorbell rang, some one's at the door. There were two young nice looking guys holding bible standing in front of me. They started to ask about faith related questions. At first I thought may be they are for Thanksgiving donation. They started to tell me about the Jesus and Christianity. After listening to their story I asked "what you do?" The answer was "we are missionaries". They wanted to come on Sunday to solve(if we had any) our problems and give answers looking in Bible. My answer was no, because as a Hindu, my religion is so diverse that I get all answers in my faith.
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