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Don't talk to me about wastage. The French add letters to their words that they have no intention of pronouncing.

Just discovered that the "Copy Link To Tweet" option on Twitter has not disappeared. It's now moved to the sharing options at the bottom right of the tweet.
Apparently, the current government isn't the only fan of completely unnecessary changes.

friends in Bangalore, we are talking about what’s up in Hong Kong today in the Bangalore International Center.

we will talk HK history, the constitutional and legal framework, the brave protests that have recently escalated, the incentives at play for PRC and Beijing to pay heed and how similar the play book has become, for both authoritarian and democratic regimes these days.

One of the most disappointing thing you'll ever hear is "damn I thought you were a cheerful person" when you stop pretending everything is alright and be honest to your truth.

“If the watering hole becomes too filthy, animals that like fresh water will move elsewhere, taking the ecosystem with them. “ says Nitin Pai about exodus to Mastodon

Consumer confidence reaches its lowest in PM Modi's tenure, reveals RBI modi is India's Disaster

Can't decide whether the worst part of food poisoning is the constant weakness or the fact that I can't have biryani.


In the interest of social justice, we need

1) info on social support groups on ground to help/ support weaker sections

2) access to justice, legal aid info

3) skilling workshops at no/ reasonable cost from NGOs info

4) alternative and innovative education support at ground level for weaker section

5) crowdsourced initiatives to support above initiatives and nutrition of kids

“The enemies of a people are those who keep them in ignorance.”
~ Thomas Sankara

"It's the duty of those that do know the truth to educate and teach those who don't."
~ Malcolm X

Patience is the healthiest ingredient of our life. Umar ibn Al-Khattab

"बना कर फ़क़ीरों का हम भेस 'ग़ालिब'
तमाशा-ए-अहल-ए-करम देखते हैं"


तमाशा-ए-अहल-ए-करम: spectacle of those granting favours

Curious about ?

Here is a wonderful thread by @jamewils

"As promised, here is my on on popular demand.

I am trying my best to talk on layman language, avoiding too much of technical jargons, so that I can tell you what is this new social media service, how to join, choice of apps, etc."

The same people who act all privileged in first class train compartments also dirty them so much.
It's disgusting.

If you use the word Fear at the same time you use the word 'LOVE' and 'GOD' you really don't understand who YOU are and who God is.

Syed Sharukh

Khusrau darya prem ka, ulti wa ki dhaar,
Jo utra so doob gaya, jo dooba so paar.

English Translation.

Oh Khusrau, the river of love
Runs in strange directions.
One who jumps into it drowns,
And one who drowns, gets across.

Amir Khusrau

Let's get something clear...

The exodus from Twitter is not because of Trolls. Those were easily handled. The problem was that Twitter was being paid by the Govt to turn a blind eye to the radicalisation of the Majority community.

The exodus is not in fear but in disgust.

Some extremely well meaning people, give attention to obviously dumb posts on twitter. In my experience much of the toxicity I've seen on twitter has not come from trolls, it has come from people I follow, quote tweeting in order to call our on toxic shit. Excuse me but, if it weren't for you, many of us would have never had to see that shit, ffs

A recent study on Indian Universities published in 2015 showed that about 53.3 percent student from the group studied suffered from depression with about 13% from severe depression. That's a probability that every 1 of 2 people in academia suffers from depression!

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