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Can even God Save Pakistan?

Posted by Saipradeep on March 4, 2009

Surprisingly, I was not shocked when I heard that the Srilankan cricket team was under terrorist attack last morning. Don’t take me wrong, I was definitely concerned over the well being of those cricketers but somehow, did not feel shocked when I heard the turn of events. What more can you expect in a country that by all means has literally gone to dogs. A country that promoted terrorism as a way of life is now being bitten by its own snake. It is being torn to pieces by a devil that it groomed. Indeed it is true… “What goes around, comes around…”

Today, they are at the edge beyond which there is no path for return. For a fact, many believe that they have already crossed the point of no return. They are now forced to eat the rotten fruits of a tree they sowed years ago. This incident will give those who sit in Pakistan and still claim that they have nothing to do with terrorism, a rude jolt. I just hope that they swallow their pride, look at what is in their backyard and clean the mess that is stinking beyond tolerable limits.

I pray for the souls of the brave and innocent people who lost their lives in this crossfire. May their souls rest in peace!!!

 

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Mothers or Monsters???

Posted by Saipradeep on December 5, 2008

Yesterday, I was reading “The Sun” and I came across a few articles that were very disturbing in nature. They seem to shatter the foundation of a belief that has been in existence from the creation of this World. A belief that is taken as the greatness of life. I am talking about Motherhood and the inherent love it brings to the child.

Most of us believe that Mothers are created in this earth because God cannot be with everyone all the time. Most of us believe that Motherhood is the purest form of love that one can receive. But the articles I read yesterday had a fling at the pillars of these beliefs. Made me wonder as to what has happened to this world and where has this so called compassion and love for people gone.

The articles are stories that horrific to the core. So horrific that I would like to clearly warn you. If you are faint hearted, please do not go ahead. These articles are stories on the lives of two small children, Shannon and Baby P, children from different families and different ages, but with similar stories of life. A life that was truly cursed.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Corruption killed the Mumbai Heroes

Posted by Saipradeep on December 3, 2008

Corruption according to Merriam Webster Dictionary is termed as an “impairment of integrity, virtue or moral principle; depravity, decay, and/or an inducement to wrong by improper or unlawful means, a departure from the original or from what is pure or correct, and/or an agency or influence that corrupts.”

Wikipedia quotes that Corruption, when applied as a technical term, is a general concept describing any organized, interdependent system in which part of the system is either not performing duties it was originally intended to, or performing them in an improper way, to the detriment of the system’s original purpose. Its terminological usage possesses connotations of evil, malignance, sickness, and loss of innocence or purity.

Evil, Malign, Sickness and Loss of innocence or purity… what an apt way to put what Corruption stands for. Read the rest of this entry »

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Say “No” to Political Gimmicks

Posted by Saipradeep on December 2, 2008

Politics and gimmicks have become almost synonymous with the present day politicians. So great is their art at this, that many a times, one can see trained magicians go bonkers in front of them. They are so perfect in their game that we, the public see but do not recognize or register any of their antics. They are bitter enemies trying to fling all possible accusation against each other on one day and the next day, they become best of pals praising each other for the sacrifices they have made for their country or state. We, the public never recognize these antics and tend to have a short term memory loss. Read the rest of this entry »

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When Mumbai fell…. again…

Posted by Saipradeep on November 28, 2008

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 Mumbai has fallen again. It has fallen at the feet of an enemy whom we all know but can never see. Yes, we cannot see because we are blind. We have chosen to be blind rather than face the obvious. We have closed our eyes and turned our backs against reality.

Human mind chooses to believe what is best for it. We believed that we were safe even when the world around us was burning. When planes were crashing into towers. When men and women were blowing themselves just to take a few more with them. We believed that we were safe in our homes, in our neighborhood, in our country and closed our eyes to what was obvious. What is obvious is that the world is no longer the same. Our country is no longer the same. It is not what it was in the yesteryears. Gone are days when we could just forget where we were and walk for hours without worrying about losing cell phone network coverage. Gone is the innocence, which was bliss to behold. Today, we are scared to even send our children to the neighborhood shop. We are scared to walk alone in the night not at the fear of darkness, but because of what is hidden behind that darkness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Michael Jackson becomes Mickaeel

Posted by Saipradeep on November 21, 2008

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Michael Jackson becomes Mickaeel. The 50 year old pop singer pledged his allegiance to Koran at a friend’s mansion in Los Angeles.

The Sun reveals that Michael, who was raised as a Jehowah’s Witness, decided to move to a new religion when he was recording a new song at his friend’s home. David Wharnsby, the Canadian songwriter now known as Dawud Wharnsby Ali and Producer Philip Bubal, now known as Irdis Philip, counseled Jackson when they spotted him “a bit down”. They reportedly gave him insights of Islam and let him know how they had become better people after they embraced Islam and it is assumed that Jackson warmed up to the idea.

An Imam was called from a Mosque to officiate the Shahada (Muslim declaration of belief) during which it is told that the pop start wore traditional Islamic dress. Jackson chose the name Mickaeel, the name of one of Allah’s angel against Mustafa which meant “the chosen one”. 

Brit singer Yousef Islam, who was called Cat Stevens until he famously converted turned up to help Jackson’s conversion

Whether this sudden conversion of Michael to Mikaeel is a change due to strong attraction towards the religion or if it some stunt the pop star is up to just before giving evidence on the £4.7million lawsuit brought by Prince Abdulla Al-Khalif of Bahrain against him is yet to be seen. The Sheik claims that he helped Jackson with the cash after his high profile child molestation case and that he promised to pay it back. Jackson though claims that he thought it was a gift. Jackson is to give evidence via video link from LA to a London court.

News Courtesy: The Sun

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