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lalu prasad yadav end of days

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Lalu’s currupt reign in the Bihar has came to its end. Lalu has rules over bihar for 15 years however Lalu Prasad had once said that he would like to rule for at least 20 years. The 15 years Lalu has rules has totally change the face of Bihar forever pushing bihar into chaos, and corruption.

In 1990 Lalu came to power as the people choice it wa sin 1995 that his first political party started to split, this should have been warning signs to us all but at the time Lalu simply came up with a new and better political party that lead in the polls and took control of bahir.

In the next 15 years we would see bahir sink both economically speaking and as more corruption joins the government of bahri we would see the emergence of crime and unethical politicians and greed destroying society and stability in bahir. The effects and aftermath of Laus reign will surely resonate and cast a shadow for years to come.

 

Lalu Prasad Yadav in 1990 became the new leader to bahir. However in 1995, the Lalu’s Janata Dal split lalu then renamed his political party as  Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) the symbol  representing his new party was  a hurricane lantern, (Ironically like a hurricane Laul destroyed everything in his path to get to where he wanted) Lalu raced up in the polls gaining popularity and a 2/3 majority a huge lead compared to any other political party that rivaled him for instance the  Anand Mohan’s Bihar People’s Party who could only get one mp seated in the parliament. This meant that Lalus party was the most powerful and unrivaled but the power quickly caused corruption and greed within his party.

Making of a Corruption:Lalu started to get involved in all sorts of scams and exploits for example the biggest scam that has ever hit free india in history the Animal Husbandry and Fodder department scam, where billions of dollars misappropriated to these departments Lalu let this happen and di nothing to stop this misappropriation from happening. Lalu was not the person who set up this scam to begin with but played a major part at covering it up. The law finally caught up with lalu when he was arrested and sentenced to serve a couple months in jail for his involvement.

The Astute Politician: Whilst Lalue was in prison he put his wife in charge of bahir, he though remained in complete control of his political party. Lalus power meant he could make his brothers ministers. His brother I must add had been previously charged with murder, extortion and kidnap. His brothers were not real ministers and they were not interesting in politics they only acted as Lalus personal henchmen to do his dirty work. People began to realize that their leader was not leading them but using his powers for corruption and to feed his lavish lifestyle whilst the people of Bahir lived in poverty.

The Beginning of an End:Lalu found his political grip on the country going, He no longer had the majority of people behind him and the only way he could hold on to power was to use his corruption and criminal links to hold onto power.

Lawless: With criminals runnign amok the Bahir was unstable and was seen as place to avoid. The poor reputation Bahir had effected economics as other countries did not want to business with such a unstable and currupt place.

 

With the recent election outing Lalu from power give brighter prospect to the future of bahir! But there is a lot needing to be done to undo the wrath of destruction Lalu has left behind!

 

 

13 districts 457 villages drown in flood in bihar

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13 districts in india flooded

The united nations development program has put together a comprehensive report about the damage and situation in Bihar. Floods in Bhihar are fairly frequent on the monsoon season whereby rain water fills the rivers and quickly saturates the ground leading to flooding. However The recent flood in bihar is quite different to the normal floods that usually occur as this flood was not because of too much rain in the Bihar region but the sudden surge of water in the Bagmati river that is flooding the surrounding land due to heavy rainfall in the Nepal region. Roads and highways have been totally flooded and now impassable for instance the the Muzaffarpur -Sitamarhi National highway has been totally flooded and a danger zone.

The damage and destruction this flood has caused is extensive.. floodings 457 villages in a total of 13 different districts. The floods have destroyed upto 75 000 hectares of land used for growing crops.

The most flooded areas with the most damage are said to be Saharsa, Muzzafarpur, Supaul, Darbhanga, East and West Chamaparan, Madhubani,Sitamarhi, Kishanganj and Madheura.

Since the flooding began a total of 1200 have been totally destroyed and the flooding have left six people dead, hundreds injured and thousands without electricity, plumbing, clean water or a food supply.

The government have been swift to try to ease the situation by evacuating people in the mostly badly affected areas and trying to provide temporary shelters and emergency food to those who need it.

The government have also deployed rescue boats to help rescue stranded people and to deliver much needed supplies to badly effected areas. The government have deployed 120 vessels in total 50 of those being deployed into the Madhubani region.

The biggest problem the government face next is the spread of disease from sewage leaking into the flood waters. The total economic impact of these floods has yet to be evaluated. More development will be posted as this situation unfolds.

Flood waters destroying villages across india
Flood waters destroying villages across india

tata interactive systems is here with tis blog

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Elearning comapny Tat interactive systems (TIS) have joined the bloggingsphere after setting up there TIS blog. Tat interactive systems is just one of many big buisnesses seen just how great blogs are and how they can be a great tool in getting your comapnys message across easily, cheaply and to a wide audicence.

The tis blog is a blog designed for young people, this goes a long way to helping more and more young people getting involved in reading and helping them improve their literacy skills.

The tis blog is a interactive blog which aims at making e learning fun! If you ask me the Tis blog is a innovative step in making learning more accessible and more fun and sets a new milestone for future innovations not just for e learning but always for online communication as a whole.

Blogging is a growing way of communicating as the blogsphere expands and new bloggers join the fleet we will see more and more interactive blogs just like the TIS blog.

It isn’t just blogging that educators are trying to target young people with.. social media is also being used to get the message across to young peopel and to try and spark their interests… We all know that young people like to communicate with their friends via social networking sites.. harvesting the potential of these sites is surely then a must for education? right?

 

sachin tendulkar booed by wankhede crowd

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Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was booed off the pitch! Who did the booeing well the Wankhede crowd did. All because his best wasn’t good enough!

Its never easy getting booed off the pitch just ask Sunil Gavaskar who got booed from off the pitch was when he lost his innings against england in the 1987 world cup semi finals… Why was he booed well because he got took out by Philip defertas bowl!

Sachin tendulkar wasn’t booed off the pitch because he lost india the world cup but rather because he was loosing a simple test match in his hometown. Maybe it is because expectations from this world class cricket player are just so high? Should we give these cricket players a break or are they simply getting to complaisant with their overly rich salary’s and comfy lifestyles that they simply do not have the want and determination to help them be the best cricketers and the fans see this and this is why they start the booing? However booeing doesn’t just stem from poor cricketers performances but from political reasons as well.

For any cricket player it is never nice to be booed of jeered at and because Sachin tendulkar was playing in his hometown those boos and jeers may have hit home a little harder as well.. literally!

 

cash for query scam 11 tainted mps shown the door

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Indian parliament building

The unethical bribes and scandal that shook india as people watched Mp’s on video accepting bribes has finally ended as 11 mp are removed from parliament for good!

Finally justice has prevailed against 11 corrupt politicians  connected to the “cash for query scam fame”. Never before seen in indian in parliament by voice vote the Lok sabha showed the door to 10 politicians after protest and walk out from the opposition.  The 10 politicians where all in involved in the scandal that shocked india. and showed the very corruption that leads our country. The politicians who where shown the door include:

Chandra Pratap, Lal Chandra, Annasaheb M K Patil, Y G Mahajan, Singh, Pradeep Gandhi and Suresh Chandel, Rajaram Pal,  and Narendra Kumar Kushawaha Kol, Ramsevak Singh and Manoj Kumar.

Then later Rajya sbha was removed as well by the parliamentary house due to unethical behavior.

There has been other similar cases in the past where politicians have been sacked, in 1951 H G Mudgal was shown the doors after found he was accepting bribes from rich bullion traders in Bombay.

Technology has helped pay a major role in catching these corrupt politicians as the 11 mps where caught red handed accepting bribes, this was done via a stinf operation which was code named Operation Duryodhana. The news channels cobrapost and aaj tak carried out the successful sting.

After the sting and uproar it caused Somnath chatterjee the speaker of the house setted up a inquiry into the scandel, wich would later end in the voice vote of axing the Mp’s.

With only one politicians willing to apologize for their actions it brings the question of doubt as to whether the people we are voting in power are actually representing us or whether plutocracy is what really drives our politicians in modern India?
How many more politicians are accepting bribes who haven’t been caught yet?

sam pitroda review quota policy

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The national knowledge commission chairperson Sam Pitroda has not even been asked his views on Quota reservation… Why? Because the quota reservation has become more about the reputation of ministers than the actual issue itself.

Sam Pitroda has even spoken out about not being asked about what he thinks about the quota reservation, he says that “The government is failing to take in the full picture and needs to look at what the needs are of the people here and now and in the future. When looking at the knowledge base of the 21 st century we must consider how we are going to progress further as we cannot go back to the way things where before. Going backwards is not a option”

However politicians are yet to make a decisive decision on what to do!

There was a meeting previously in Bangalore that focused on this issue, much of the discussion related to education. In the meeting nobody was totally for affirmative action however the debate as to what to do with  the quota reservation still is a complex issue that must find balance between social justice and eduction.

Seo? The basic guide

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Seo is a practice many webmasters must do to get visitors to their website. SEO simply stands for search engine optimization whereby you optimize you website both on page and off page to help make it rank high in the search engines! Better visibility (ie high in the search engines) equals more visitors and everybody wants that now do we?In this easy and concise guide to seo we will be disclosing the best seo tactics to getting your site ranking and the basics to seo.

On page seo is all about your website. Search engines only want to rank the very best and most credible of websites that offer the best user experince. So there are quite a few things you must remember to help make your site the one that search engines want on their search results (SERP’S). Here is a handy table that will tell you all the different onpage things that you must know! If you still confused after reading our tables check out this blog post on jmx which explains on page seo and this one that explains off page seo.

Panda Panda is the name given to the google algo that looks at on page factors. You will find everything panda looks for in this table.
Keyword density Keyword density plays a important part in on page seo. Firstly keyword density is what helps tell the search engines what you web page is about. The more prominent a keyword is on a web page tells search engines that it is that keyword that is being focused on. However too higher keyword density is bad as it is unnatural or worse unreadable for humans and makes it seem that the web page may not be designed for users but as a way of gaming the search engines to rank the web page higher in the search results. Unnatural keyword density is usually anything above 5%… The best practice to get the right keyword density is too write as you would naturally and not to try to artificially place keywords all over you articles as this would make the article read poorly and your quality of content would suffer.
Site speed Site speed is very important as nobody wants to land on a slow loading page, search engines recognize that slow loading sites equals poor user experience and thus poor search results. Site loading speed is crucial. To improve you site speed for seo make sure if you are using a dynamic php based website that you enable browser caching, keep the code clean and fast, make sure you do not overload your website with pointless images and animations that may slow down your website also make sure you have good hosting that can handle everything it needs to quickly and smoothly.
Mobile responsive? Search engines know that more and more internet users are using mobiles to browse the internet more than ever before. So why should search engine sonly display search results of website that only work with desktop computers? Mobile responsive websites are websites that can change shape and size according to screen size and are also optimized to be fast when browsing on a mobile phone. Mobile responsive design is a must!
Duplicate content Do you use content found elsewhere on the internet? This can be one of the biggest reasons why you site isn’t not doing as good as it should. Put quite simply if you website uses duplicate content found somewhere else your site can be penalized by the search engines. Sometime webmasters must change websites for what ever reason.. if this is the case and you are wanting to reuse the content again on your new website to avoid duplicate content issues the best thing to do is to 301 redirect web pages from the old website to the new homes of your content on your new website this basically tells search engines that you’ve moved and not that your stealing other peoples content! It also isn’t enough not to copy content from other websites if your site repeats itself again and again this can also result in penalization even if you are using your own content this is because search engines don’t want repeated pages on their search engines. You should really aim for every page on your website to offer something new and unique and have value.
No search results or archive pages to be indexed This is similar to not having repeating content on your website. Search engines such as google have made it against their search guidelines for websites to get search results, archive or category pages from webpages indexed. Search engines view archive pages, category and search pages as low value pages that shouldn’t be on the search results. Search engines like google sya that webmaster should apply no index rules in their robot.txt to let search engines know not to index such pages. Webmasters have been penalized by search engines for having these kinds of pages indexed automatically by the search engines. (You could be right in arguing that it isnt the webmasters fault at all that these webpages are being put on the search results but the search engines themselves for not creating good enough indexers to be able to automatically filter out these pages)
Malware Having malware on your website is a easy way to getting your website deindexed in search engines. Search engines don’t want to be giving results that will end up giving their users viruses. Some webmasters may not even realize that their website is distributing malware, some websites can be hacked via mysql injections or bad plugins or themes. Make sure you only upload safe files and scripts to your web host to avoid this problem
Above the fold ads If you website is displaying ads that are abov the fold or too many ads then this can be quite bad for seo. Search engines view this as a website is only out for making money and therefore the content must be superficial and commercial rather than something of quality. It is a bit rich though that search engine slike google target website that display too many ads or ads above the fold especially when the search results of google are full of these same issues.
Paid links Google wishes to stop all gaming of their search engines results, one way webmasters (particularly blackhats) will try to rank higher is to buy links form other high pr websites. Buying links on high pr webpages can be detected automatically by algos if the website that is being linked to is irrelevant, Google and other search engines though mainly rely on manual detection to pick up on paid links as only by human review can you really judge whether a link might be paid for or not. Hacked links can also fall under this category whereby website that have been hacked will start showing links from a link network often these links will be found in odd places, in the footer or totally invisible. Google and other search engines advise that you no follow (so search engines dont follow or consider the link in ranking factors) any paid links on your website.
Black hat technique Blackhat seo technique for example meta refreshes, spun gibberish content, hidden text or even showing search engines bots something different to what real user see is something that search engines try to find and deindex from their search engines. Since panda getting away with these spammy seo technique is getting harder and harder.
Thin content A small website or a 1 page website is not a sign of authority and thus search engines try to not rank these sites very highly. Often 1 webpage websites tend to be websites that have not had a lot of effort put into them or are just affiliate landing pages trying to sell people things.

Now here is another handy table which will tell you all the off page stuff you should know!

Off page
Penguin Google penguin is the update by google to analyze backlinks pointing to a website. Backlinks from one wbesite to another is considered as a kind of vote.. The more good and natural links pointing to your site will in theory show that your website is so good that people like it so much that they link and share it with others.
Anchor text diversity If you are getting links that all contain the same anchor text then something isnt right and this starts looking unnatural and as though someone is trying to target that particular anchor text. You should make sure that your link profile contain a diverse range of links all with different anchor text.
Low quality links Low quality links can really hurt your ranking if your website has to many of them. What determines a low quality link actually links back to panda if the linking page is determined to be spammy or of low value (duplicate content) then this can come under a low quality link.
Spam links I have included this in its own section because I feel as though it spam links vary a little from low quality links. Spam links for example blog comment or forum profile links maynot come from low quality pages (most likely they do) but because they are designed only to improve seo then this is against search engines guidelines..
Paid links Buying links to increase page rank or to game the search engines is going to get you penalized or worse dinedexed in the search engines. Buying links is a bit like rigging a election (that how search engines view it as Yes search engines are OTT).
Blog networks Blog networks are bad.. why because search engines say they are so they must be… Well the truth is that search engines dont like blog networks because they are the easiest and most effective way of ranking. Blog networks can be detected by algos such as penguin if there is a strong unnatural interlinking between websites.. link wheels… or something similar.
Link exchanges Reciprocal links where you ask one person to link to you if you link back to them is considered as a form of paid linking.. to many reciprocal links can become quite obvious and easily picked up and penalized by the search engines.

India vs China: Who is the next economic giant?

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Among the emerging nations of the world, although both China and India are trying to outdo each other in trying to become the future economic leader of the world, but the truth is that China is far ahead of India in terms of economic growth and development. China and India had similar development strategies until they deliberately broke away from their insulation from the global economies and ushered economic reforms to keep pace with globalization. In fact, foreign investors consider China as a more favorable destination than India, despite of less transparent investment policies of an authoritarian Chinese government. China had received around $700 billion worth foreign direct investment compared with only $68 billion cornered by India. China is also making inroads into the foreign economies at a faster pace than the domestic Indian companies are with 3 times more direct investment abroad than India. The market capitalization of the 10 largest companies in China is $1.8 trillion whereas the same in India is only $0.5 trillion.

China’s Gross Domestic Product is three times that of India with 55 percent of the Chinese labor force employed in industry and services compared with only 40% of Indian labor force in the secondary and tertiary sectors. Despite of a lower total acreage of arable land and lesser number of people employed in agriculture, China’s agricultural productivity is higher than that of India.

China has outpaced in terms of global integration. According to the estimate made by R Gopalan, Joint Secretary (East Asia) in the Commerce Ministry, labor productivity of a Chinese worker is higher than that of an Indian worker by anywhere between 30 percent and 180 percent depending on the product. Gopalan has further found that the Chinese goods have a greater cost advantage than the Indian goods. Although, China’s service and merchandise exports far outpaced the average growth of world exports but its merchandise exports grew much faster than service exports. In contrast, India’s service exports are growing at about double the rate of its merchandise exports and if this trend continues then the share of service exports in total exports will be over fifty percent in this decade. India is five to seven years ahead of China in the software sector. India is also far ahead of China in pharmaceuticals with UN buying more than half of its vaccines from an Indian company. China’s vaccine production does not meet international standards.

India seems to have a brighter future prospect compared to China with a population that is growing younger and will continue to supply young work force for a long time compared with the aging Chinese population, the result of the Chinese government’s family planning strategies and rapid rise in life expectancy of the Chinese people.

Ram Setu: Myth or truth?

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Is the ram setu real? This is a question many in India have been asking for many many years!

Hindus believe that the Ram setu was made from a series of limestone rocks that bridge the gap between India and Sri Lanka’. The Ram setu bridge is meant to be 30 Km Long and 3 Km Wide and was said to be constructed by 10 millions Vanaras Monkey men in 5 days and was built 1.7 million years ago.

Some people also believe that you could actually walk on the ram setu up until 1480 AD before a great cyclone hit the ram Setu which pushed the bridge below sea level and scattered the majority of the rocks.
Just as strongly as some believe the Ram Setu was real others argue that the ram setu was never built and was just a natural rock formation.

Whatever the real truth is many in india still believe that the Setu is real and that it is a holy place but despite this the indian government still wants to destroy it real or not via the Setusamudram project that has been recently proposed by the government to build a shipping canal in the place many believe that the Ram Setu is.

What the government wishes to do with the Sethsamudram project is to link the palk bay and the gulf manner between India and Sri Lanka by creating a shipping canal there. This would in effect make a easy and much more economical sea route around this area.

VHP and the BJP Saffron parties are opposed to the sethusamudram project because they feel that by creating this shipping canal it could actually destroy the Ram setu bridge and the ancient rocks which are there.

The Archeological Survey of India has concluded and even advised the supreme court of India that there is no evidence that the Setu even existence and there is no strong scientific evidence to say otherwise so they cannot classify the SETU as a India national monument because their is no evidence to say one even existed.

BJP has since accused the UPA government of blasphemy.

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Are terror funds victimizing Indian stock market?

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Is terrorism slipping inside Indian stock market? The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has issued the first annual report of the financial transaction and reportedly identified several accounts where it found a common beneficiary in many transactions. The beneficiary received huge and unexplained money transfer in his name in several transactions.

The FIU has also send a list of doubtful transactions to the Intelligence Bureau and other investigative agencies. The FIU has give details about the hundreds of cases of suspected terror financing and doubtful foreign remittances in the Indian financial market.

The FIU is responsible to keep an eye on money laundering in financial market to combat terror financing in the country. According to the FIU report, several foreign remittances were doubtful because of the negligible information regarding the source of funds and the detail of the actual beneficiaries. The FIU even found the name of some beneficiaries on the Interpol’s watch list. They were known criminals in the list.

The basis of the suspicion was that in the transaction cash deposited in bank accounts at multiple locations, off-market transactions in demat accounts but cash went to common names. The FIU also found the fake use of ATM and credit cards also.

According to the report, Banks had reported the highest number (437) of suspicious transactions in 2006. At the same time, the financial institutions and intermediaries accounted had reported about 380 suspicious transactions up to March 2007.

This is being said in media reports that this is nothing but the failure of all the regulations imposed by the government on banks and financial institutions a few years ago to restrict terrorists from laundering money in India through formal channels of transaction.

The National Security adviser had also expressed concerns on the reports of terror outfits gaining access to stock and commodity markets in India. Now, after the FIU’s report came into light, it has become clear that the money launderers and terrorists have discovered some device to go under shield of due diligence mechanism.

He had said:

Isolated instances of terrorist outfits manipulating the stock exchanges have been reported… stock exchanges in Mumbai and Chennai have, on occasion, reported that fictitious or notional companies were engaging in stock market operations.

Later, Finance Minister P Chidambaram had said in Lok Sabha in written reply:

The information available to government does not indicate any surreptitious entry into the stock market or real estate market by terrorist outfits.

Earlier, the government of India had barred some multinational banks from expanding in India and opening new branches in the country after the IPO scam but these measures had only a short-lived effect in the market it seems.