Views under the News - 20 Nov 2012

The comments are probably the (imaginary, unexpressed) subtext, views and events behind the News Reports, says ‘the common man’ (with apologies to R.K. Laxman).
  • Facebook is about to slow down by moving to HTTPS connection.
    • - Wouldn’t have helped the 2 Mumbai girls arrested over Bal Thackeray comments.
  • DMK will not support FDI in retail: Karunanidhi.
    • - Perhaps they will support FDI in telecom, a la Aircel-Maxis deal.
  • Rising malnutrition figures a wake-up call: Pranab Mukherjee.
    • - Too bad you didn’t tell that to Montek as Finance Minister.
  • Twins born from eggs frozen 12 years ago in London: Report.
    • - 12 years back would they have been quadruplets?
  • China launches 3rd environment monitoring satellite Huanjing-1C.
    • - Is it 1 satellite for each gorge of the troubled Three Gorges dam?
  • 2 Chinese activists beaten to death after their pre-Congress arrests.
    • - Compared to 2 Mumbai girls released on bail after their Thackeray comment arrests.
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(image courtesy: mauldin, marketoracle.co.uk)

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