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This week saw Baba Ramdev turning from one kind of babagiri to another. I personally feel that he should stick to his forte- teaching people pranayam, and not try and politicize his approach towards Samaj Nirmaan. Wonder what's going on his head. Nadal and Federer are going to be head to head one more time and I currently saw Shahrukh Khan promoting his movie Ra.One on NDTV's Greenathon. Salmaan Khan's Ready released this week to a grand opening.

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I'm compelled to write a post about this famous south Indian movie as Star Plus keeps running it almost every weekend. Rajnikanth's heroics mixed with all the elements of a blockbuster do make good for a lazy Sunday afternoon, the unbelievable twists and turns notwithstanding. In other news, Chennai Super Kings won IPL 4 and for the Bangalore Royal Challengers, it was a case of हाथ को आया, मूह न लगा! Barcelona also beat ManU to bag the title of Europe's champions for the third time in five years..
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Here's my poem Osama kee a podcast. You can scroll down to read it in Hindi.
 Osama kee vaat at Popular4Peanuts HQ by P4P 
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As I inch closer towards celebrating the first anniversary of my blog, the dil ki dhadkan is increasing and रक्तचाप also. The last few weeks have been breathtakingly beautiful thanks to friends and family. Special thanks to my Dad for providing me my Samsung Galaxy Tab. It has come home like a blessing in disguise. Times have been really good especially after India's world cup win but personal happiness still ranks first on the list of priorities.

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ऐ ओबामा तूने लगाई ओसामा की वाट,

एक सुनहरे सपने की यह है एक नई शुरुवात.

इस बार तो तूने सच में कर दिया बुराई की खात्मा,

जरूर पिछले जन्म में रहा होगा तू कोई पवित्र आत्मा.

ओसामा ने जब किया वह काण्ड दस साल पहले,

तब से दे रहा हूँ मैं अपने घरों को पहरे.

अब लगता है कि ले लूं एक छोटी सी ब्रेक,

पर यह याद आ जाता कि ओसामा नहीं है सिर्फ एक.

तू आया था हमारे देस लेकर प्यार का पैगाम,

तब से छलका रहा हूँ मैं वही प्यार का जाम.

एक बार फिरसे आजा लेकर अपनी न्याय की टोली

ताकि इस बार हम मिलके उठा सके कसब और दवूद की डोली.

और अब की बार ले आना पिंकी-चिंकी को भी भाभी के साथ,

ताकि मिथुनदा भी कह सके, "क्या बात, क्या बात, क्या बात!"

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Found this poem in a newspaper ad...

Sometimes I wonder if I'm where I'm supposed to be,
or if I'm who I'm supposed to be...
I wonder what this life has in store for me.

Sometimes I feel sure of what I want and where I'm to go,
Otherwise I feel lost and try not to let it show.
I live my life from day to day,
and love everything in every single way.
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One of the most inspiring movies of the year has been ‘The Social Network’. Not only did the makers laugh all the way to the bank, but it also made Mark Zuckerberg a household name in most parts of the world. But what did we, as TSEC engineers learn from it? Is Facebook the new Orkut or is Twitter the future of social networking? Read on to find out.
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Though Apple recently launched the iPad2, my father bought me a Samsung Galaxy Tab. The choice was mine. The money was his. Sindhis we are. So finding the best possible deal runs in our blood. It's been a little over three weeks since we bought it and boy, must I say that it's proved very lucky. Yes, it has!

India won the world cup, Anna Hazare launched the Jan Lokpal Bill, I found myself a goal to chase and connected with a whole lot of (new and old) friends. I'm not a geek, but the least I could do was know about the picture clarity. So here is an example of a picture shot by the new baby:
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This article is the property of Popular4Peanuts
Content by Sumit Gerela
Edited by Ashish Dilip Vaswani

Everything changes but the beauty remains, Apple obeys this law to its core..

Apple aficionados, this one is for you...
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This Sunday, in the midst of my usual channel switching session, I happened to catch a glimpse of Mandira Bedi doling out some advice to the Men in Blue for their upcoming WC campaign and I didn't think twice before tweeting about my displeasure. Never in my wildest dreams had I imagined what was about to transpire in the next few minutes. The following tweetexchange gave me a chance to interact with one of my oldest childhood crushes. Thank you Twitter!
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'Tel laga' tops the list of catchphrases that I use. However, I'm going to make an exception this one time. I recently received a mail that had me thinking. Thought this was worth sharing...

Disclaimer: does not claim to be the original source of the following extract from an email chain. However, this is a cause it supports very strongly. We are not responsible for misrepresentation of facts mentioned hereunder. Readers are requested to verify the authenticity of the following facts before taking any action.
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Okay, as always, a few precautionary warnings and points to note before you read this review:

1. I love most of the movies I watch. But me writing a review for one is rare. The only one to have earned that rare distinction in recent times is Raajneeti. You could use that fact as a yardstick to scale this review up/down as per your tastes.

2. This may not be the kind of movie you could take your girl/boyfriend to. (Then again, you could take the risk if you saw DevD together and/or are aware of Sudhir Mishra chhap cinema) Frankly, I wouldn’t be comfortable watching this movie with my parents around either, but I’m aware of exceptions to this perception that I harbour.
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I know this blog has been reeling in a silence of sorts for more than four months now. (My sincere apologies for that) But there’s another silence-filled experience that I’m dying to talk about. I recently returned from Art of Living’s Bengaluru Ashram after completing the YES+ Advanced course held in the winter break. And before you come to conclusions, let me clarify that neither am I an ardent Sri Sri follower, nor do I stand by the tenets that AOL exponents preach. I believe that any ideology (spiritual or otherwise) is like a buffet fare where you can pick what you like and leave the rest. (You can read my views on Sri Sri’s now infamous quantum bullet fiasco here)