Thursday, January 3, 2008

Quote uncouth

Following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto the tv channels worked tirelessly, vying with each other towards providing a information hungry nation the latest form the ground in Pakistan as well as trying to increase eyeballs by getting political office bearers past and present to give their views on the dastardly act and its repercussions across the globe and more importantly, on India. The experts with their repetitive views did get boring after a while and it did help that no one was on for a prolonged period of time. Also helping the viewer stay glued were the slip of tongues and the like which the politicos managed.

Topping the charts was Natwar Singh, who in a bid to remain in the news (or at least on the news channels) seemed to have given his assent for an interview to quite a few news channels. So when Barkha Dutt asked him her first question pat came the reply: "May I know who am I talking to". Old age i guess. Retirement plans?

Next in line was former J&K CM and presently out of favor politcal heavyweight Farooq Abdullah. Though excusable his statement on how "Benazir Bhutto, India's former PM" death would affect relationships did nothing to boost the present day politician's image of one who talks, then thinks and finally denies the statement. A point worth noting is that Mr. Abdullah was very quick to correct himself on this.

Not to be left behind was Pranab Mukherjee, who holds the post which Natwar Singh so dearly wants, while reading his statement decided to be very correct and read the statement as"... comma ... ". I am unaware if this is the usual practice and if it is, excuse me. But that does not stop me from wondering why they do not take slightly more effort and make sure that full stops are also carefully noted down.

Adding to the fun were the editors at a couple of rival news channels who decided that since there was nothing much to differentiate in terms of content and the details regarding the assassination the least they could do is to use different weapons of attack, while one channel proclaimed it was a sniper which got Benazir, the other claimed it was an AK 47. In the end I guess it was neither. One only wishes that in their over eagerness to win the race for breaking news they do not bury the fundamental principle of journalism which is to ensure that the information being broadcast is correct. This is the very least that we expect from our media.


Rivat Hanss said...

politicians are those who defend their stupidity.. so they are bound to be stupid :)

Hariharan Sriram said...

and unwittingly help the televsion channels gain TRPs.. lol

Anonymous said...

choose registry cleaner , A computer program program that scans the Your computer windows registry and appears for outdated and sick items.
fix registry , [url=]fix registry[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=]registry cleaner[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=]registry cleaner[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=]registry cleaner[/url]
online registry cleaner , [url=]online registry cleaner[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=]registry cleaner[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=;topic=1274.0]registry cleaner[/url]
registry cleaner , [url=]registry cleaner[/url]

Applications frequently generate Registry entries for momentary data and pointers to other files, but in no way remove them. In addition, if ringbinders are personally deleted because of the user.
Registry entries may indicate files that don't exist. A Registry scanner can ahtvniwxnjnjnjnnjaw participate a arrangement of system programs or perhaps a stand-alone, windows 7 registry cleaner application

Anonymous said...


This is a message for the webmaster/admin here at

Can I use part of the information from this blog post above if I give a backlink back to this website?


Anonymous said...

What amount can a provider legally charge to allow a policy holder out of his auto insurance?
How much does your company cost when someone wants to cancel and how much pressure would you use to maintain them?
What are some tips or something we can say if our consumer has several months left on his current auto policy? Certainly, many of us are not going to hold back until his renewal comes due every time.

Anonymous said...

A shared snare hosting maintenance or effective hosting repair or receive tummler refers to a cobweb hosting service where myriad websites reside on one snare server connected to the Internet. Each site "sits" on its own split-up, or section/place on the server, to keep it detach from other sites. This is generally the most close-fisted privilege owing hosting, as many people apportionment the inclusive cost of server maintenance.

Anonymous said...

�?People cats that can not acquire weight are infested with fleas and those who have white specks in their stool ought to be taken towards the vet for screening for worms Soccer today has a great fan following with They are able to result in birth defects if a woman requires them for the duration of pregnancy The guard[url=]Brandon Marshall Jersey[/url]
the food saler [url=]Calvin Johnson Jersey[/url]
the players [url=]Aaron Rodgers Jersey[/url]
and the part time workers in the stadium [url=]Russell Wilson Navy Jersey[/url]
all the people related with nfl will lose their job
�?That last penny is going to a museum[url=]Brandon Marshall Women's Jersey[/url]
officials told the CBC's Chris Glover They may find that the price of the MLB Jerseysdiffer accordingly depending on the history and story that surrounds the team and the player of the jersey As a famous wholesaler[url=]Paul Posluszny Jersey[/url]
I have engaged in this line for more than 10 years A total of 32 teams in the league[url=]Charles Woodson Jersey[/url]
was divided into two federations: the United States Football League (American Football Conference[url=]Andre Johnson Youth Jersey[/url]
referred to as the AFC[url=]Aaron Rodgers Jersey[/url]
AL) and the National Football League (National Football Conference[url=]Charles Tillman Jersey[/url]
referred to as the NFC[url=]Larry Fitzgerald Jersey[/url]
the League of Nations)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for every other informative website. Where else could I am getting that type of information written
in such a perfect way? I have a challenge that
I'm just now working on, and I've been at the glance out for such information.
Also see my web site - backup camera

Anonymous said...

Hello. Facebook takes a [url=]casino[/url] bet on 888 casino deal: Facebook is expanding its efforts to introduce real-money gaming to millions of British users after announcing a practise with the online gambling found search for 888 Holdings.And Bye.

Anonymous said...

Tagliabue clearly cares about the [url=]Jacoby Jones Youth Jersey[/url]
, [url=]Justin Tucker Ravens Jersey[/url]
cares about the badge, [url=]Torrey Smith Women's Jersey[/url]
I think his decision clearly reflects that any discipline would have been totally unjustified," Ginsberg saidThat "Happy for him There is no counterattack He needs to get ready because he's one play away from leading this football team
He has 2 1/2 sacks in the past two games But I had two visits already lined up, here at Jacksonville [url=]Haloti Ngata Super Bowl Jersey[/url]
also in Seattle, so New York kinda would've been my third opportunityReceiver Eric Decker, who was not part of the offense much of the past three games, had eight catches for 88 yards"Hindsight everything's always,'' Schwartz saidCarroll reiterated Monday that the goal was to take advantage of the first opportunity to play FlynnGinsberg called Goodell's allegation that Vilma put a bounty on Warner the commissioner's "most i[url=]Nike Delanie Walker Jersey[/url]
ammatory" claim against his clientL

Anonymous said...

It is possible to get it Fone by uttering very little aFvertising pitches like that, they won't get suFFocateF with puFFing. To maintain them stuFying aFFitional, generate a Formulation oF reaFership. The publication have to be 90-95% content plus the relaxation will be For that aFvertisements.. AFter you recognize the top result you wish [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
achieve, it is possible to then start out [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet/[/url]
Frill Fown in[url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
the particular techniques anF ways which you coulF use [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
achieve that Final result. As an example, iF you want creFibility anF juFge [url=]Louis Vuitton kopierte Tasche kaufen[/url]
write articles, then analysis the speciFic article Format that successFul write-up writers use [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet[/url]
generate targeteF visitors [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet/[/url]
their web site. Get actually Fantastic at One thing anF see your proFits soar!.
A Filter in promotion speak is anything which prevents your customer From Foing business with you. Some Filters are natural iF you proviFe personal training solutions For example all oF your clients will neeF [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
be within easy reach. This natural, geographic Filter means that you are unlikely [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet/[/url]
someone in another country..
This type oF aFvertising seeks
inForm the prospect as [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet[/url]
how your solution or service improves their liFe, rights a wrong or smoothes a problem. AFFitionally, FR aFvertising almost always asks For a response. Either [url=]louis vuitton knolckoffs[/url]
call in [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet[/url]
buy immeFiately (unusual), [url=]Louis Vuitton Outlet[/url]
get a Free sample, Free report, Free voucher, Free experience or other intermeFiary step in aFvance oF obtaining the target proFuct or service..

Anonymous said...

[url=]longchamp soldes[/url] Chalk balls are small, knit balls (either sewn or refillable with Hot Sale Women Mulberry Somerset Soft Leather Tote Bag Black,All In Good Quality And Fashion Style. drawstrings) that control the amount of chalk you pull out of your chalk bag. Sometimes, if your chalk bag is tight, you will pull out more than you planned. Also, chalk balls ensure you won't lose all your chalk if you sit on your chalk bag or it turns upside down in the wind..
[url=]sac longchamp[/url] Art is one subject that almost all kids like. They enjoy the bright colors, the many things they can do with paint, paper, glue and other materials. They have more enjoyment when they get messy and use their hands Beautiful Mulberry Women's Daria Drawstring Leather Tote White Bag, with designs that pay homage to classic Hollywood and vintage glamour. dipped in non-toxic paints to create works of art.
[url=]sacs longchamp[/url] An alternate selection these days is to shop for designer inspired handbags. We see them all over the place. You will be surprised to discover that your favourite chain outlets or division retailers are now even carrying these designer inspired handbags. Or you could choose a scent that brings a special memory to mind, like the perfume that was worn on their wedding day, anniversary, or graduation 80% Discount Mulberry Outlet Sale Women's Alexa With Teddy Rivets Oak Soft Matte Leather Bags on sale day. Perfumes like these bring back pleasant memories and make them feel good by association. If you are not a bosom buddy of the one you want to buy for, you could ask their friends' advice... The shipping of all the products is done around the world, and is for absolutely free. All this happens through safe sales, the systems for that happens to be secure and certified. You are also guaranteed of excellent quality and satisfaction, and if you consider that the brand has failed to accomplish this, then you are also qualified for a 100% cash back guarantee...

Anonymous said...

Absolutely with you it agree. In it something is also idea good, I support.
I can suggest to visit to you a site on which there is a lot of information on this question.
I — the same opinion.
It agree, very useful piece
The matchless answer ;)

[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]
[url=][b]michael kors outlet online[/b][/url]

mytapworld said...

The best simple minimalistTaps Australia

curtains accept to be the simple chrome ones,Taps

whether that's for the kitchen as acclimated as a kitchen bore curtains

or acclimated as a ablution curtains in the bath sinks.Kitchen taps With these avant-garde

minimalist curtains the articles consistently analysis the articles afore its alien to

the customers.Shower

You can calmly acquisition superior minimalist curtains for kitchens and bath

throughout the online market.source:

robinet sale said...

J'ai ensuite place et utiliser l'outil interactif dans leur onglet de robinetterie cuisine de vie, trouver mon rêve de diriger. robinet LED et ils ont un joli petit 5 problèmes, pour vous aider à choisir le plus adapté à votre Robinetterie Vasque .

Kate moss said...

During installation, it is important that the washbasin LED Taps are mounted. Proper plumbing is important, because the installation is not an easy task and could a mess sometimes. Whenever possible, avoid Do-It-Yourself Plumbing when remodeling a Waterfall Taps, unless you're a plumber, of course r. Plumbing is a complicated job when you do not have a clue how. Thus, it is much better if you let the experts! When shopping for Antique Taps, go to online stores can offer you not only the ease of purchase, but a lot more variety and great Taps Sale .However, make sure the online store where you plan to buy your plumbing fixtures is one of Antique Kitchen Taps.

sherry jiang said...

A man of taste quality of life is high, especially bathroom design often can reflect a person's quality of life.Waterfall taps are a stylish way to make a statement in your bathroom, and are becoming increasingly popular and very affordable. will make your life more refineddand we have created a lot of artistic products of"stylish personality and quality life".

Cheap Tap said... are appealing to many since their bright colors make them look unique, but they also have a helpful function. This product features temperature sensors that turn the flowing water different colors depending on whether it is hot or cold. Therefore, it transforms plain water into an attractive colorful flow while making sure that users do not have to touch the water to find out its temperature. Typically, the water turns blue when it is cold and red if it is hot, which makes it intuitive enough for small children to understand.

Zhu Y said...

Our pneumatic factory was founded in 2000,CHECK HERE. In decades of serving China pneumatic industry,

we have built our reputation on product knowledge, world class suppliers, application support, and value add services. Our commitment to

our employees, customers and vendors is the core of our business beliefs. In our factory, there are more than 80 front-line workers, 3000

squares working shop.Our main products are air Pneumatic Cylinder, solenoid valve and also a lot of pneumatic fittings

like Air Gun.

dc Z said...

Imagine a beautiful room that draws gasps of appreciation when people enter the room. If you are thinking of your living room, adjust your perspective and take a mental walk to your shower.

dc Z said...

Imagine a beautiful room that draws gasps of appreciation when people enter the room. If you are thinking of your living room, adjust your perspective and take a mental walk to your shower.

Amy Carry said...

In fact, now in the US people adding a lot of innovative factors, such as USB Waterfall faucet which can save power and water, as well as colorful Faucet parts which can increase your pleasure when using and enjoying the water