April 24, 2006

Don't talk on the phone, citizen!

Bangalore: Police raj. Manish Jethani was hit by a cop with a cane for that most heinous of crimes: talking on the phone to his brother while walking. Apparently for his own protection. What is this city coming to?

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April 17, 2006

Get close to the monkeys

Do visit Kalyan Varma's new Wildlife Photo of the Day. There are some great wildlife shots to be perused.

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The Shiv Sena's tentacles have now extended to Australia.

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April 10, 2006

I like big butts and I cannot lie

A scientist wants us to believe that he's devised a scientific formula for the perfect butt. Time to play Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-a-lot, I think.

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April 8, 2006

Eh, what's up doc?

The nice people of Northumberland are being terrorised by... a monster rabbit. "I have seen its prints and they are huge, bigger than a deer." Phew!

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Facts about Uranus

Uranus has a rare blue ring around it. Let the corny jokes begin!

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Pardon?

French phrases to help you along when you visit France. Hey Anita, you might find this useful. Also see How to be an Obnoxious Lover with French.

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April 6, 2006

Mid-Day Bangalore

Mid-Day to launch in Bangalore. Now this should be interesting...

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April 5, 2006

What's wrong with you?

So what if he hits me!: "He only ill-treats me because his friends get him drunk. I know hes having an affair with a nurse in some Ambernath-based hospital. My husband told me, he wants to marry her and so wants a divorce. But I will not divorce him..." I don't get it. Why do some women continue to stay with husbands who rob them of their dignity?

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Samosa mein Aloo!

The Indian Railways now wants to set up budget hotels near train stations. Who would have thought we'd see this day?

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April 4, 2006

My city is bigger than yours

Dubai is apparently the fastest growing city in the world. Somehow, when I see their weird-ass buildings, I think this is one extended "my dick is bigger than yours" battle.

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How many oceans?

Oh no, they're now planning on making Ocean's 13. When will it all end? Ocean's 247? (and why do Clooney's teeth look so rotten in that pic?)

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April 2, 2006

Stop the fucking, yo!

It happens only in America: A Judge orders a mom to stop having sex.

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Biometric passports in Singapore

Singapore unveils biometric passport. "Each e-passport contains a polycarbonate page that is embedded with a contactless chip, carrying the owner's facial and fingerprint biometric identifiers."

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