The Scums in Our Neighborhood

We can choose our friends, but not our neighbours.  This statement was famously made by our previous Prime Minister, AB Vajpayee. How true.  Given a chance we would like to pack Pakistan and dump them into the sea for being such a pest.  Why not?  Afterall, a country which has terrorism as its national policy…

Bangkok beckons this V-Day

Am going off to Bangkok tomorrow for a short holiday with biwi ji.  Will be back in Singapore late on 17th night.  The first Valentine’s day post marriage will be at the Thai capital, which also known as “Krung Thep Maha Nakhon” meaning “City of Angels“. Meanwhile Muthalik and his chaddi gang with the active…

Pakistan lost Swat valley to Taliban?

According to a newspaper editorial in a Pakistani newspaper, the Taliban has taken control of the SWAT valley(also known as the Switzerland of Pakistan for its natural beauty).  There has been total loss of government and Army control in the place. There has been no official announcement, no victory parades or televised addresses by the…

The devil removes his uniform

A superb article by B Raman in Rediff on the aftermath of Musharraf’s resigning from the post of Army General to become the President of Pakistan. Shortly after Zia took over as the chief, the Shah of Iran visited Pakistan. While introducing Zia to the Shah, the flamboyant Bhutto was reported to have remarked: ‘Meet…

Ringtone download ‘un-Islamic’, militants enforce ban

More fun…. 😉 Pro-Taliban militants have forced shopkeepers in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province to ban the “un-Islamic practice” of downloading and storing ring-tones in cellular phones, with a Rs 10,000 fine for violators. Two months ago, unknown militants issued threatening letters to shop owners in the market in Inayat Kalay, warning them to shut…