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6. Nizams of hyderabad were the richest of all .... they have Golconda Diamond Mines , before the discovery of African Diamond mines Golconda ones were the only available one.
7. Nizams have liking for the songs and dancers, at the time of this Love Story ... author notes there were about 20K courtesans for the service of Nizams.

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White Mughals - William Dalrymple

I have started reading this book , as the day passes I will keep on posting the points that I am collecting through this book.

1. Its William Dalrymple's Fifth Major book.
2. Is about the story of a love affair which saw a British dignitary, the East India Company resident of Hyderabad, Captain James Achilles Kirkpatrick, convert to Islam and marry Khair-un-Nissa, a Hyderabadi noblewoman of royal Persian descent.
3. Kahir-un-Nissa was "Sayeeda" - Considered to be the descendants of Prophet, thus they have to follow strict laws and are one of the purest of all women. They are even not allowed to talk and mingle with pregnant women as the child in their womb (which can be male) may corrupt them.
4. While searching for all the documents William happens to visit the National Library Delhi , where due to ill maintenance and silly mistakes by the care taker destroyed six hundred volume of a rare Persian language literature of Hyderabad court preceding.
5. Author describes how the west people from (Portugal, France, UK) get mixed with the local customs and life of India. They are more attracted towards the life style of keeping many slaves and performing blasphemy. This intermix also lead to people mixing Islam and Hindu culture.



‘कलयुग का रावण’

भोपाल गैस त्रासदी में कांग्रेस को जिम्मेदार ठहराने के लिए इंदौर के एक युवक राजेश बिड़कर ने अनूठा तरीका अपनाया। उसने हाल में रिलीज फिल्म ‘रावण’ से प्रेरित होकर मप्र के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री अर्जुन सिंह को ‘कलयुग का रावण’ बताकर मंगलवार को शहर में अनेक स्थानों पर पोस्टर लगा दिए। पोस्टर में फिल्म की निर्माता कांग्रेस पार्टी, राजीव गांधी को संगीतकार और डायरेक्टर एंडरसन को बताया गया है।

- Dainik Bhaskar


Brazil Vs PKR

Brazil won but not that champions performance. Some points I noted :

1. Second half was played entirely in North Korea's area, they some how managed to take ball in Brazil's side only 9 times.
2. Brazil played 27 shots (converted 2 ) .... PKR played 7 shots (converted 1).
3. Only one Yellow card.... so both team played very neatly.
4. 2 Goals from Brazil and they were classic example of team work.
5. Whenever Brazil takes the ball in PKR "di" .... there were 11 PKR for the defence.

But my heart is beating for Germany (more now).


Lets seek an answer, Write anything that you have in your mind.

Please Write a Letter to Mr. Arjun Singh, Mr. Rahul Gandhi and Smt. Sonia Gandhi (Any one of them) , If you are seeking answers to Bhopal Gas Tragedy. Please use speed Post and save the receipt. Tell as many people as you can through twitter, Orkut , facebook etc. I am trying to seek answer and create a mass movement. If you don't want (Money problem) or too lazy occupied in your daily work or think what difference it can make tell me your name I will post on your behalf.

Address of Mr. Arjun Singh:
17 Akbar Road,
New Delhi

Smt. Sonia Gandhi:
10, Janpath
New Delhi.
Email : soniagandhi@sansad.nic.in

Mr Rahul Gandhi:
12, Tughlak Lane,
New Delhi- 110 011.

Lets seek an answer, Write anything that you have in your mind.


Mail from Hamish - Author of "Polyster Prince"

Today I got a Mail from Hamish McDonald - Author of "Polyster Prince" , he is writing a new Book on same subject line and he wants me to hold the PDF distribution of his Earlier book which is banned in India.

Well a feel great to get a mail from such a imminent person. Here is the content.

Hi Guys,
I really appreciate your interest in my book, The Polyester Prince, but can't you reward a struggling author a bit? If you can wait until September 1, the new edition -- titled Mahabharata in Polyester -- is coming out here in Sydney from NewSouth Books, including all the early stuff about Dhirubhai and the recent feud between Mukesh and Anil.
If you want to get in touch I can send you a copy hot off the presses. It won't be free but it will be personally dedicated and I'll see what discount can be arranged.
Anant - hold the PDF!
Hamish McDonald 

Its a small mention but still love it :)