* Padma Shri for having babies? – Bollywood actress Kajol has received a Padma Shri award from the Government of India. The only noteworthy thing Kajol has done in the last decade is to have two babies. Say, do they award Padma Shris in India for having babies? Another actress Tabu also won the Padma Shri. Again, we can’t think of any great achievement by one of our favorites. Did Tabu get it under the senior citizens category?
(Press Information Bureau)
* Gultis will do anything to land in the U.S. – We’ve never understood the Telugu fascination for Amreeka. Is it the hope of a big, fat dowry? A bunch of Telugu students in California are in trouble with U.S. immigration.
* Barbarian Indian Mafia – An Indian official who dared to question fuel theft was burnt alive by the local Mafia in the Western Indian state of Maharashtra. Be mindful of the consequences before questioning some Indians.
* Divine intervention sought to retain political chair – After his appeals to the state Governor failed, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yeddiyurappa is now seeking God’s help. No kidding.
India Digest – India Distilled Daily by SI