Outbreak 2020: Possible Virus Surge in Pakistan from Tablighi Jamaat Gathering

Tablighi Jamaat

By the way, today is the first time since the lock down started & the 2nd wave from Tablighi Jamaat’s gathering in Malaysia, the active cases have started to reduce. Kudos to the highly dedicated medical team, all the front liners and ordinary Malaysians who despite the many hardships had observed the stay at home order.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Possible Virus Surge in Pakistan from Tablighi Jamaat Gathering”

Outbreak 2020: Another Surge of Virus Infection from Tabligh Gathering

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This time, the surge of Covid-19 virus outbreak is in India and it is due tabligh gathering in New Delhi. It is now labelled as the biggest domestic source of the disease in the country. Doesn’t this sound very familiar? Infographic source: Hindustan Times

It is the same pattern that is emerging from the tabligh gathering in Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Another Surge of Virus Infection from Tabligh Gathering”

Boycott Malaysia 2019 – Understanding the Jammu & Kashmir’s Bloody History First

Jammu & Kashmir

If you consider Jammu & Kashmir as a country that has been invaded & occupied by India, then you need to consider that there are 2 other countries, Pakistan (in green) & China (in orange) have invaded and occupied parts of Kashmir as well. Image Source: Wikipedia

As you all may be aware, there is a call for a massive boycott of Malaysian tourism, products and services dubbed #BoycottMalaysia trending on Twitter.… [Click to read the rest] “Boycott Malaysia 2019 – Understanding the Jammu & Kashmir’s Bloody History First”

Space 101: Next Stop, The Illusive Red Planet?

Are we on target to visit the Red Planet? Given the state of the country as at now, you can safely say that when we celebrate the year 2020, this country would not have achieved the status of a “developed country”. So Dr M’s Vision 2020 will remain a vision and will not become a reality, at least in 2020.… [Click to read the rest] “Space 101: Next Stop, The Illusive Red Planet?”

Tamil Movie Review: Why 3 Idiots 2009 is Better Than Nanban 2012?

It supposes to be a quick post on Shankar’s Nanban but I ended up writing more especially after yesterday I watched again the well made 3 Idiots

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(The guy on the far right – your right – seems better than the rest. Trust me, you will be safer watching the original 3 Idiots than the “new” idiots in Nanban – they are nowhere close to the beauty of story-telling and acting in 3 Idiots.[Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Why 3 Idiots 2009 is Better Than Nanban 2012?”

India’s Got Talent 101: Almost Getting Killed Is Not a Talent!

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(I have done up Part 3 of the trip to Oriental Paris but that post on India’s Got Talent has to wait for this classic – it was one of the funniest things I have ever seen in Youtube)[Click to read the rest] “India’s Got Talent 101: Almost Getting Killed Is Not a Talent!”

Holy Man Encounters

(Sathya Sai Baba, one of India’s most influential spiritual leaders, breathed his last at a hospital funded by his organisation in his home town of Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh on last Sunday. He was 85. Image source: http://www.kevinrdshepherd.info)

To many around the world, the Great Guru is dead but here’s the troubling news that often associated with modern day, highly commercialized but dead holy men:-

A scramble has broken out for control of the $12-billion empire of an Indian guru with a worldwide following who died Sunday.

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Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple

(One of the things to do in Chennai is to visit an ancient temple and we indeed managed to get this done. The main entrance to the 300 plus years old temple – Click for higher resolution photo here)

A trip to India will not be complete without a trip to the majestic and historical temples, right?… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Amazing Chennai 2010: Part 7 – Visit To A Historical Temple”

Tamil Movie Review: Realistic, Downright Engaging Angadi Theru 2010

Angadi Theru movie

(A very realistic movie on the lifeline of a saree shop, the salespersons and story of lovers who started off as enemies all in one neat package. Image source: The Hindu)

I wonder why really good Tamil movies always seem to have tragic endings.

Just take Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu for example – brilliantly made movie but the ending was tragic, despite the underdogs winning the final match, the main character ends up dead and the beautiful heroine is left looking for her love for the rest of the life.… [Click to read the rest] “Tamil Movie Review: Realistic, Downright Engaging Angadi Theru 2010”

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