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Not pontificating. Only trying to bat on the side of the environment. And ethics. And simple living. And slowing down. (And trying to learn and practise before preaching or teaching...)

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Amusing - ? Bemusing -? Obfuscating -? headlines

Whether or not you are personally concerned about gm foods you will hopefuly raise an eyebrow at least - Try as I could, I found no explanation for the date. The son helpfully said - "No Mom, there is no 'double leap' year"...
No wonder the Hon Minister's "explanations failed to convince protesters"! Here's a link to the news item - Decision on Bt Brinjal after Feb. 30, says Jairam Ramesh
Perhaps the Hon Minister meant Feb 2030? By then, there will be enough devices around to delete public memory in a jiffy, very conveniently!
PS: Most likely, end of this month was the 'good' date intended?

Update on 9 Feb 2010 - The Readers' Editor of the newspaper finally responded to a mail message - "Thank you for your email. The mistake has been corrected in the net edition."

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6 Comments:

Blogger RAJI MUTHUKRISHNAN said...

!!!!!!

20 January, 2010  
Blogger YOSEE said...

?????
Perhaps thats an indirect way of saying "never' !!! We know how notoriously efficient our netas are in feet-dragging, adjourning,prolonging etc etc !

20 January, 2010  
Blogger Sorcerer said...

haha..i like it when they talk with intended pun.

27 January, 2010  
Blogger Kamini said...

Only in India! Funny!

01 February, 2010  
Blogger prashant said...

hi, post more

14 February, 2010  
Blogger Haddock said...

Ha ha that is funny, and the controversy of Bt Brinjal is more funny.

19 February, 2010  

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