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Am really proud to be an Indian, The country full of respect, fame, richness, and lots of Glory that’s this great Nation has and the most important thing for which I want to be born as Indian again and again is the great culture it has.

According to me this things i.e.) respect, fame, culture of a nation is the true “feeling of self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride”.

 

This is important to each and every individual of the nation. I feel that first every citizen of his respective country should fell proud to be a part of the nation then only he feel proud of himself.

 

The person who doesn’t respect his country or feel proud of his nation then he is not worthy to live in this world as a human no matter whoever he a richest man or the leader or any one. I feel he is totally ZERO not a HERO to his country and to his fellow citizens.

 

Oops I think am going in to different topic, No no its little different but much related to a true citizen or self respect (nations respect).

 

I just wanted to bring your attention to the hottest matter in the world of cricket…….. ya you people are really a experts Because got the topic yea it’s the matter of sledging..

 

First it started as aggressiveness in the game by both the players then it took a huge image and started affecting individuals, now it’s in a situation where the two nation’s relationship can be affected by this.

 

Game is game and it should be played like game not like a war against each other.

Am really proud to be an Indian……….do you know why am saying this?

Because even after so much of problems The IPL offered place to Aussie players to take part as Its players not only that they were also given equal respect and importance as all other players, Isn’t this amazing and shows the reality of a great nation like India which is Known for its Culture, hospitality etc towards their guests……

 

Am really amazed even I got angry with behavior of the Aussie players but after that realized that after all they are also human and this shows the true culture of the nation and the culture of the people……………………………………………….

 

What do you people feel about it Am waiting for the great thoughts from the Experts from whom I have started learning a lot I think so hhhhhehhheee

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Welcome to Thursday, February 28, 2008.

Historical Events on this Day in History …

0870 – 8th Ecumenical council ends in Constantinople
1066 – Westminster Abbey opens
1570 – Anti-Portugese uprising on Ternate, Moluccas
1610 – Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia
1638 – Scottish Presbyterians sign National Convent, Greyfriars, Edinburgh
1646 – Roger Scott was tried in Mass for sleeping in church
1653 – -Mar 3] 3 Day Sea battle English beats Dutch
1667 – English colony Suriname in Dutch hands
1692 – Salem witch hunt begins
1704 – Elias Neau, a Frenchman, opens a school for blacks in NYC
1704 – Indians attack Deerfield, Mass, kill 40, kidnap 100
1708 – Slave revolt, Newton, Long Island NY, 11 die
1728 – Georg F H„ndels opera “Siroe, re di Persia,” premieres in London
1730 – Tsarina Anna Ivanovna leads autocracy
1749 – 1st edition of Henry Fieldings’ “Tom Jones” published
1759 – Pope Clement XIII allows Bible to be translated into various languages
1778 – Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves
1784 – John Wesley charters Methodist Church
1794 – US Senate voids Pennsylvania’s election of Abraham Gallatin
1810 – 1st US fire insurance joint-stock company organized, Philadelphia
1819 – 1st public performance of a Schubert song, “Sch„fers Klageleid”
1826 – M Biela, an Austrian officer, discovers Biela’s Comet
1827 – 1st commercial railroad in US, Baltimore and Ohio (BandO) chartered
1828 – Franz Grillparzer’s “Ein Treuer Diener,” premieres in Vienna
1835 – Dr Elias L”nnrot publishes Finnish poem “Kalevala”
1844 – 12-inch gun aboard USS Princeton explodes
1847 – US defeats M‚xico in battle of Sacramento
1849 – 1st boat load of gold rush prospectors arrives in SF from east coast
1854 – Republican Party formally organized at Ripon, Wisc
1859 – Arkansas legislature requires free blacks to choose exile or slavery
1861 – Territories of Nevada and Colorado created
1862 – Opera “La Reine de Saba,” premieres in Paris
1863 – Confederate raider “Nashville” sinks near Fort McAllister Georgia
1864 – -Mar 4th) Raid at Kilpatrick’s Richmond
1864 – -Mar 3rd] Skirmish at Albemarle County Virginia (Burton’s Ford)
1871 – 2nd Enforcement Act gives federal control of congressional elections
1878 – US congress authorizes large-size silver certificate
1879 – “Exodus of 1879” southern blacks flee political/economic exploitation
1882 – 1st US college cooperative store opens, at Harvard U
1883 – 1st US vaudeville theater opens (Boston)
1888 – Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes
1888 – Vincent d’Indy’s Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres
1891 – Oscar Grund‚n skates world record 500m (50.8 sec)
1893 – Edward Acheson, Penn, patents an abrasive he names “carborundum”
1896 – France dismisses Queen Ranavalona of Madagascar
1900 – General Buller’s troops relieve Ladysmith Natal
1902 – Jules Massenets opera premieres in Monte Carlo
1903 – Barney Dreyfuss and James Potter buys Phila Phillies for $170,000
1904 – Vincent d’Indy’s 2nd Symphony in B, premieres
1906 – Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Queen’s U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games
1908 – Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran
1912 – Victor Trumper’s last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50
1913 – 6.8-m, 4000-kg elephant seal killed, South Georgia (S Atlantic)
1914 – Construction begins on Tower of Jewels for the Exposition (SF)
1917 – AP reports M‚xico and Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I
1917 – Russian Duma sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets
1920 – Maurice Ravel’s “Le tombeau de Couperin,” premieres
1922 – Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain
1922 – English princess Mary marries viscount Lascelles
1922 – KHQ-AM in Spokane WA begins radio transmissions
1923 – Swedish king Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands
1924 – US begins intervention in Honduras
1925 – Theater Museum of Amsterdam forms
1925 – Longest win streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history (9 games)
1925 – Congress authorizes a special handling stamp
1925 – “Tea For Two” by Marion Harris hit #1
1929 – Chic Black Hawks lose record NHL 15th straight game at home
1931 – Oswald Mosley founds his New Party
1931 – Canadian Rugby Union adopts the forward pass
1933 – 1st female in cabinet: Francis Perkins appointed Secretary of Labor
1933 – German Pres Von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion
1933 – Hitler disallows German communist party (KPD)
1935 – Nylon discovered by Dr Wallace H Carothers
1935 – Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
1939 – Great-Britain recognizes Franco-regime in Spain
1940 – 1st televised basketball game (U of Pitts beats Fordham U, 50-37)
1940 – Richard Wright’s “Native Son” published
1940 – US population at 131,669,275 (12,865,518 blacks (9.8%))
1941 – British-Italian dogfight above Albania
1941 – 39 U Boats (197,000 ton) sunk this month
1942 – 1st weapon drop on Netherlands
1942 – Japanese land in Java, last Allied bastion in Dutch East Indies
1942 – Race riot, Sojourner Truth Homes, Detroit
1943 – 63 U Boats (359,300 ton) sinks this month
1943 – “Porgy and Bess” opens on Broadway with Anne Brown and Todd Duncan
1947 – Anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan
1950 – “Alive and Kicking” closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 46 perfs
1951 – French govt of Pleven dissolves
1951 – Senate committee reports of at least 2 major US crime syndicates
1953 – Stalin meets with Beria, Bulganin, Khrushchev and Malenkov
1954 – Patty Berg/Pete Cooper wins LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
1954 – US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island
1956 – 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott Mass
1956 – Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory
1957 – Jockey Johnny Longden’s 5,000th career victory
1958 – West Indies 1-504 in reply to Pakistan 328, day 3 of 3rd Test Cricket
1959 – NFL trade, Chicago Cards trade Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players
1959 – Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by David Jenkins USA
1959 – Launch of Discoverer 1 (WTR)-1st polar orbit
1959 – Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Colo Spr won by Carol Heiss USA
1959 – Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul of CAN
1959 – Ice Dance Championship at Colo Springs USA won by Denny and Jones of GRB
1959 – “Goldilocks” closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 perfs
1960 – 8th winter Olympic games close at Squaw Valley, Colo
1960 – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open
1960 – US wins Olympic hockey gold medal by defeating Czechoslovakia 9-4
1961 – JFK names Henry Kissinger special advisor
1962 – WMGM-AM in New York City changes call letters to WHN
1966 – Cavern Club (Beatles hangout) in Liverpool closes
1966 – Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale begin a joint holdout against Dodgers
1967 – Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal
1968 – Pirate Radio Hauraki, off NZ, returns to the air
1969 – Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Colo Springs won by Tim Wood USA
1969 – Ladies Figure Skating Champion in Colo Spr won by Gabriele Seyfert GDR
1969 – Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Spr won by Rodnina and Ulanov of URS
1969 – Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Spr won by Towler and Ford of GBR
1970 – WUTR TV channel 20 in Utica-Rome, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1970 – KIIN (now KUN) TV channel 12 in Iowa City, IA (PBS) 1st broadcast
1970 – Caroline Walker runs world female record marathon (3:02:53)
1970 – Bicycles permitted to cross Golden Gate Bridge
1970 – “Georgy” closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances
1971 – WDRB TV channel 41 in Louisville, KY (IND) begins broadcasting
1971 – 53rd PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at PGA Natl FL Jack Nicklaus wins his 2nd golf grand slam
1972 – Pres Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China
1972 – Last broadcast of “M*A*S*H” on NBC-TV
1972 – George Harrison is involved in a minor car accident
1973 – Suriname govt of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders
1974 – US and Egypt re-form diplomatic relations after 7 years
1974 – Taiwan police shoots into crowd
1974 – Labour Party wins British parliamentary election
1974 – Ethiopian govt of Makonnen forms
1975 – 41 killed in London Underground, as train speeds past final stop
1975 – EG signs accord of Lom‚ with 46 developing countries
1975 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1976 – Spain withdraws from Western Sahara
1976 – Ceuta and Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession
1976 – 18th Grammy Awards: Love Will Keep Us Together, Natalie Cole wins
1977 – 1st killer whale born in captivity (Marineland, LA Calif)
1977 – Harbor strike in Rotterdam/Amsterdam ends
1979 – Ernest Thompson’s “On Golden Pond,” premieres in NYC
1980 – “The Well-Tuned Piano” by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)
1980 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1981 – Calvin Murphy (Hou), sets NBA record with 78 consecutive free throws
1981 – China PR throws out Neth ambassador due to submarine sale to Taiwan
1982 – FALN (PR Nationalist Group) bombs Wall Street
1982 – Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
1982 – AT and T looses record $7 BILLION for fiscal year ending on this day
1983 – Final TV episode of “M*A*S*H” airs (CBS); record 125 million watch
1984 – 26th Grammy Awards: Beat It, Michael Jackson wins 8
1986 – European Economic Community sign “Special Act” for Europe free trade
1986 – Peter Uberroth suspended 7 baseball players for 1 year, after they admitted in Curtis Strong’s trial in September, they used drugs
1988 – Yvonne van Gennip skates world record 5 km ladies (7:14.13)
1988 – Pat Verbeek becomes 1st NJ Devil to score 4 goals in an NHL game
1988 – Anti-Armenian pogrom in Azerbaijan, 30 killed
1988 – 15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada
1989 – Red Schoendienst and Al Barlick elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame
1989 – Memo by Brian Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public
1989 – Gretchen Polhemus, 23, (Texas), crowned 38th Miss USA
1990 – Dutch police seize 3,000 kg of cocaine
1990 – US 65th manned space mission STS 36 (Atlantis 6) launches into orbit
1991 – US and allied forces grant Iraq a cease fire
1991 – Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m indoor (3:34:16)
1991 – Don Mattingly named 10th NY Yankee Captain
1991 – “Speed of Darkness” opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 36 performances
1991 – “Les Miserables” opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
1993 – Tony Curtis weds Lisa Deutsch as his 4th wife
1993 – Iolanda Chen triple jumps world indoor record hop step (14.46m)
1993 – Gun battle erupts at Waco Texas between FBI and Branch Davidians
1993 – 7th American Comedy Award: Seinfeld wins
1993 – “Anna Christie” closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 54 performances
1994 – 100 agents raid Branch Davidian compound at Waco Texas
1994 – Brady Law, imposing a wait-period to buy a hand-gun, went into effect
1995 – Denver International Airport opens
1996 – 38th Grammy Awards: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morisette wins
1997 – Earthquake in Pakistan, kills 45
1997 – FBI agent Earl Pitts pleads guilty to selling secrets to Russia
1997 – Smokers must prove they are over 18 to purchase cigarettes in US
1998 – “View From the Bridge,” closes at Criterion Theater NYC
1998 – Vancouver Canucks Mark Messier is 4th NHLer to get 1,600 points

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A blind boy sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: “I am blind, please help.” There were only
a few coins in the hat. A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat. He then took the sign, turned it around, and wrote some words. He put the sign back so that everyone who walked by would see the new words.


Soon the hat began to fill up. A lot more people were giving money to the blind boy. That afternoon the man who had changed the sign came to see how things were. The boy recognized his footsteps and asked, “Were u the one who changed my sign this morning? What did u write?”

The man said, “I only wrote the truth. I said what u said but in a different way.”


What he had written was: “Today is a beautiful day & I cannot see it.” Do you think the first sign & the second sign were saying the same thing?

Of course both signs told people the boy was blind. But the first sign simply said the boy was blind. The second sign told people they were so lucky that they were not blind. Should we be surprised that the second sign was more effective?

Moral of the Story:

Be thankful for what you have. Be creative. Be innovative. Think differently and positively. Invite the people towards good with wisdom.

Live life with no excuse and love with no regrets. When Life gives you a 100 reasons to cry, show life that you have 1000 reasons to smile.


Face your past without regret. Handle your present with confidence. Prepare for the future without fear. Keep the faith and drop the fear.


Don’t believe your doubts and doubt your beliefs. Life is a mystery to solve not a problem to resolve. Life is wonderful if you know how to live

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Historical Events on this Day in History …

0837 – 15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet
1526 – Saxony and Hesse form League of Gotha (league of Protestant princes)
1531 – Evangelical German monarchy/towns form Schmalkaldische Union
1557 – 1st Russian Embassy opens in London, Russia and US sign trade agreement
1563 – William Byrd is appointed organist at Lincoln Cathedral
1594 – Henri IV crowned king of France
1665 – Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-adm De Ruyter beats English
1667 – Abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname
1670 – Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I
1678 – Earl of Shaftesbury freed out of London Tower
1696 – English/Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Assn
1700 – Pacific Island of New Britain discovered
1713 – French troops bomb Willemstad Cura‡ao
1801 – Washington DC placed under Congressional jurisdiction
1803 – Great fire in Bombay, India
1813 – 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted
1813 – Congress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail
1814 – Ludwig von Beethovens 8th Symphony in F, premieres
1816 – Dutch regain Suriname
1827 – 1st Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans
1844 – Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti (National Day)
1854 – Composer Robert Schumann saved from suicide attempt in Rhine
1861 – Warsaw Massacre: Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russia
1861 – US Congress authorizes 1st stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
1861 – Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland
1864 – 6th and last day of battle at Dalton, Georgia (about 600 casualties)
1864 – Near Andersonville GA, rebels open a new POW camp “Camp Sumpter”
1865 – Civil War skirmish near Sturgeon, Missouri
1869 – John Menard is 1st black to make a speech in Congress
1871 – Meeting of Alabama claims commission
1872 – Charlotte Ray, 1st Black woman lawyer, graduated Harvard U
1873 – Dutch socialist Samuel van Wooden demands law against child labor
1874 – Baseball 1st played in England, at Lord’s Cricket Grounds
1877 – US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election
1879 – Constantine Fahlberg discovers saccharin (artificial sweetener)
1881 – Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley
1883 – Oscar Hammerstein patents 1st cigar-rolling machine
1890 – D Needham and P Kerrigan box 100 rounds (6 h 39 m), SF; match is draw
1900 – Battle at Pietershoogte
1900 – Boer General Cronj‚ surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa
1900 – British Labour Party forms
1901 – NL Rules Committee decrees that all fouls are to count as strikes except after two strikes
1906 – France and Britain agree to joint control of New Hebrides
1908 – Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma
1908 – Sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)
1912 – Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
1919 – 1st public performance of Holst’s “Planets”
1919 – American Association for Hard of Hearing forms (NYC)
1921 – US male Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
1921 – US female Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld Blanchard
1922 – Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference
1922 – G B Shaw’s “Back to Methusaleh I/II,” premieres in NYC
1922 – Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman’s right to vote
1924 – Belgium’s Theunis govt falls
1925 – Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 and 6-37 v England
1925 – Hitler’s resurrects NSDAP political party in Munich
1927 – For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath
1929 – Turkey signs Litvinov-pact
1930 – Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency
1932 – Explosion in coal mine Boissevain, Virginia, USA (38 dead)
1933 – Nazis set fire to German parliament, blame it on Communists
1933 – Jean Genet’s “Intermezzo,” premieres in Paris
1933 – German parliament building, Reichstag, destroyed by fire
1936 – Willy den Ouden swims world record 100 m free style (1:04.6)
1937 – Bradman scores 169 in 5th Test Cricket v England in 223 minutes
1938 – Britain and France recognize Franco govt in Spain
1939 – Belgian govt of Pierlot falls
1939 – English Spook house Borley Rectory destroyed in a fire
1939 – France recognizes Franco’s regime in Spain
1939 – Supreme Court outlaws sit-down strikes
1942 – J S Hey discovers radio emissions from Sun
1942 – Battle of Java Sea began 13 US warships sunk-2 Japanese
1942 – 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany
1945 – Battle of US 94 Infantry
1946 – 4th “Road” film, “Road to Utopia” premieres (NYC)
1947 – Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized
1949 – Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president
1950 – General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China
1951 – 22nd amendment ratified, limiting president to 2 terms
1955 – Betty Jameson wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1956 – Elvis Presley’s releases “Heartbreak Hotel”
1956 – Female suffrage in Egypt
1957 – Mao’s speech “On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People”
1957 – Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an “X”: “Xavier Cugat Show” on NBC (until X-Files)
1958 – USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1959 – Boston Celtic Bob Cousy sets NBA record with 28 assists Boston Celtics score 173 points against Minneapolis Lakers
1959 – Chicago Cards trade running back Ollie Matson to LA Rams for 9 players
1960 – Oil pipe line from Rotterdam to Ruhrgebied opens
1960 – US Olympic Ice Hockey Team beats USSR 3-2 en route to gold medal
1962 – South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem’s palace bombed, 1st US killed
1963 – Mickey Mantle of NY Yankees sign a baseball contract worth $100,000
1964 – “What Makes Sammy Run?” opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 540 perfs
1965 – “High Spirits” closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 375 performances
1965 – Dutch Marijnen govt resigns
1965 – France performs Underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
1966 – Men’s Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Emmerich Danzer AUT
1966 – Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Peggy Fleming of US
1966 – Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Belousova and Protopopov of URS
1966 – Ice Dance Championship at Davos won by Diane Towler/Bernard Ford GRB
1967 – Antigua and St Christopher-Nevis become associated states of UK
1967 – Dominica gains independence from England
1967 – Pink Floyd release their 1st single “Arnold Layne”
1967 – Rio de la Plata Treaty
1969 – President Nixon visits West-Berlin
1969 – Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via milt coup
1970 – NY Times (falsely) reports US army has ended domestic surveillance
1972 – Pres Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique
1973 – White Sox slugger Dick Allen signs 3-year $750,000 contract
1973 – Pope Paul VI publishes constitution motu proprio Quo aptius
1973 – Members of American Indian Movement begin occupation of Wounded Knee
1973 – Dick Allen signs a record $675,000 3-yr contract with White Sox
1973 – American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota
1974 – “People” magazine begins sales
1974 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1975 – CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin
1975 – House of Reps pass $21.3 billion anti-recession tax-cut bill
1976 – Final meeting between Mao tse Tung and Richard Nixon
1977 – Judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
1977 – Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada
1978 – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1980 – 22nd Grammy Awards: What a Fool Believe, Streisand-Diamond duet
1980 – Israel and Egypt exchange ambassadors
1980 – Robert Mugabe’s ZANU-PF wins elections in Zimbabwe
1980 – Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota
1981 – Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747
1981 – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder record “Ebony and Ivory”
1982 – Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta
1982 – France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1982 – Earl Anthony becomes 1st pro bowler to win more than $1 million
1982 – Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
1983 – Eamonn Coghlan set indoor mile record of 3:49.78
1983 – Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament
1984 – Worker’s union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
1984 – WRC-AM in Washington DC changes call letters to WWRC
1984 – Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8,675 m)
1985 – Farmers converge in Washington to demand economic relief
1985 – Mauritania’s new constitutional charter published
1985 – US dollar is worth Ÿ3.9355 (Netherlands)
1987 – NCAA cancels SMU’s entire 1987 football schedule for gross violations of NCAA rules regarding athletic corruption
1987 – Mike Conley triple jumps world indoor record (17.76m)
1987 – Donald Regan resigned as White House chief of staff
1987 – “Washington Week In Review,” 20th anniversary on PBS
1988 – Katarina Witt (GDR) wins 2nd consecutive Olympic figure skating
1988 – Gulfstream G-IV goes around the world 36:08:34
1988 – Bonnie Blair (US) wins Olympic 500m speed skating in record 39.1
1988 – Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Orient Leasing Hawaiian Ladies Golf Open
1989 – German war criminals Aus der Funten/Fischer, freed in Holland
1990 – Exxon Corp and Exxon Shipping are indicted on 5 criminal counts (Valdez)
1990 – No one elected to Hall of Fame for 2nd time in 3 years
1991 – US led allied 6 week war with Iraq ends
1991 – Singer James Brown is released from prison
1991 – Noureddine Morcelli set 1500m mark at 3:34:16
1991 – Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreated and Kuwait is liberated
1991 – Ben Elton’s “Silly Cow,” premieres in London
1992 – Larry Smith, named 9th Commissioner of the CFL
1992 – Tiger Woods, 16, becomes youngest PGA golfer in 35 years
1993 – PBA National Championship Won by Ron Palombi Jr
1994 – Maronite church near Beirut bombed, 10 killed
1994 – 17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
1995 – Car bomb explodes in Zakho, North-Iraq (54-80 killed)
1996 – Mark Waugh scores 126 in World Cup against India
1997 – Singer Sade (Helen Folasade), arrest in Jamaica for disobeying a cop
1997 – “Last Night of Ballyhoo” opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC
1998 – 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards
1998 – Apple discontinues developing Newton computer
1998 – FBI arrests 10 most wanted suspected serial killer Tony Ray Amati
1998 – NE Patriot David Meggett arrested in Toronto on sex assault charges
1998 – Britain’s House of Lords agree’s to end 1,000 years of male preference by giving a monarch’s first-born daughter the same claim to the throne as any first born son
2003 – Fred Rogers, host of TV’s “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” dies at age 74
2003 – Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison

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Every thing is changing as the value of money changes, yesterday there was an AUCTION, no matter they are player or what, but they are.

 

The IPL launched by the BCCI (Board of control for cricket in India) in India is

A clear show of Money and Muscle nothing else, the people from IPL or BCCI

Wants to be in headlines always, they want to talk only about them every where because of which they played the great drama of auction yesterday.

 

There are so many things in this world to be done like the other sports in India (like hokey football athletics), Why don’t the BCCI give some money to Improve this kind of sports in India to grow our STATUS in the sports.

   

If they really want to make the shorter form of cricket famous like in other countries, why don’t they join hand with ICL and do the job. Any way it will be they same. (If the BCCI is not money minded) they could have done it.

 

But they are money minded and really want to get as much money as possible from it.

And the great personalities those who bought the teams, why don’t they did this towards other sports why to only cricket because from cricket only they can get their money

Back in double.

 

Ok lets go deeper this people Making a range of cricketers by giving them so much of money but why they or the government doesn’t looking the other sports personalities like

(Viswanathan anand, Leander paes, Dhanraj Pillay, Narain Karthigeyan, Pankaj Advani)

They are only given attention when they wins some cup otherwise they are nothing.

But at this point I want to thank these great peoples that they have achieved there goal without any kind of support from there respective sports body or organization formed by the government.

And I also want to thank not only me the whole India will be thanking the media to take care of all the sports, otherwise we don’t know we will be knowing about the sports like golf or snooker etc which are not seen in India at one time.

 

But when we deeply go into this matter why all the Importance is given to cricket as the king of all sports is Because of the people, ya we really pay more concern to cricket than the other games, if we really give our support to all the other games AM sure the respective bodies will really make their game also interesting and so on.

 

At last the power is in our hand lets try hard and make the difference, its our responsibility to take part in every act of importance lets do the best and hope for the result.

 

JAI HIND

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Ya he was Bapu for his true followers living in the Great Sabarmati Ashram. Ya he was Gandhi-ji for the people who were fired to sacrifice their mortal selves for an independent country. And Mahatma Gandhi, for all of us who see him as a political genius of the modern world ( It doesn’t matter that you are a Indian or not to follow the foot steps of the great Human ) . A very simple, honest man, who developed an universal philosophy in politics against violence in every form of human society.

He was too simple to be taken seriously, yet was the most serious person in the political field at the time of British Raj. This man was too ordinary with his body looks but was the leader for whole of India; he was also one among very special social motivator for all the Indians. That was the one thing which fired “All the Indians” to walk strait with him. His Aim was to treat all the Indians alike. He refused to accept divisions in Indian society. A devoutly religious man Gandhi-ji was, he yet denounced all the caste divisions the Hindu religion carried with it in society. A devout Hindu himself, he respected the Moslem religion equally. And also all other religions the human race held firm.

He was very passionate about his use of “non-violence” against the British rule not only against them but all, as a very strong weapon, social tool in to reach Swaraj. And he practiced it with utmost care and purity. He walked into prisons with the same complacency he walked into his own Ashrams, no anger or vengeance against the British, against the White people.

That I see as Gandhi-ji’s whole philosophy as a true leader was. No divisions should be among humanity and no violence among the humans, to achieve the independence and liberation. Man should be wise to achieve what man wants with equal respect to all and which is his own property, without violently reacting against adversaries. He had no enemies and no solders to guard him.

But for me, His philosophy of a Swaraj was unimaginable, in that he only saw people working to move towards the basic needs of life. Working to suppress human wants and desires that would not be met with what they could manually produce for themselves as small, spiritual communities. Sabarmati Ashram was his life time experiment of the new social order he was committed for. His astute principles of self discipline for an altruistic being, was beyond the Indian majority, who wanted a new, independent India.

At last If Bapu ji was not there in indian politics at that time. What would happen to India, Ya i agree there was lots of people, some were more involved in freedom struggle than Gandhi-ji. But the truth was that they were not able to reach till the end.

Thats what i feel what do you Think Of It.

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