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Reports by Pagalam Ritam

Salman Khan to officially do away with a script or story in the next movie

Salman Khan to officially do away with a script or story in the next movie

Dec 21, 2012 Comments

To take experimental cinema to a whole new level, Salman Khan has announced that he would be producing and acting in a movie that will have no scriptwriter or story writer in the production team.

Forced to watch a horrible movie after good review, man sues newspaper

Forced to watch a horrible movie after good review, man sues newspaper

Oct 7, 2011 Comments

Dhaanchu, a farmer, has sued a renowned English daily for giving four star ratings to the film “Three Cubed Idiots” starring Uday Chopra, Tusshar Kapoor and Harman Baweja, all in triple roles.

TV channel launches Reality Show with unborn babies as participants

TV channel launches Reality Show with unborn babies as participants

Aug 9, 2011 Comments

TV channel “NDTVari Imagine” has decided to host a reality show with yet-to-be born babies as participants. Channel’s initial plan of hosting a reality show with ghost participants had to be scrapped because India TV refused to cooperate. Besides, since the whole nation is now awaiting the birth of the greatest actor of next to next generation – BigB’s baby’s baby – this concept looked much more relevant.

Contractor discovers water soluble tar that will remove roads between potholes

Contractor discovers water soluble tar that will remove roads between potholes

Aug 2, 2011 Comments

Mumbai residents, who complain about potholes each monsoon, could now breathe a sigh of relief as a new tar is all set to eliminate the root of the pothole problem – parts of roads that fail to get washed away in the rains. A new tar, which is 100% water soluble, will completely remove the remnants of a road that are left back after rains, causing potholes to appear.

Indian Football team target bottom three FIFA ranking to grab media attention

Indian Football team target bottom three FIFA ranking to grab media attention

Jul 5, 2011 Comments

In a desperate bid to create sensation and seek media attention, the Indian Football team will now target the bottom three position of the FIFA world ranking. The decision was taken after the domestic league matches between various football clubs in India failed to attract much media or public attention despite some crucial developments taking place. The government too has decided to support the Indian team’s efforts.

Bengal government to allow non-science students to pursue Engineering

Bengal government to allow non-science students to pursue Engineering

Jun 29, 2011 Comments

After allowing students who couldn’t qualify or take the West Bengal JEE to secure admission in engineering colleges, state government has further announced that it will allow even those students who didn’t study science at Plus-II to take admission and fill in the vacant engineering seats. Government maintains that lack of science education would not be an impediment for students desirous of getting an engineering degree.

Cops want ATMs at traffic signals to enable quick bribe from commuters carrying cards

Cops want ATMs at traffic signals to enable quick bribe from commuters carrying cards

Jun 27, 2011 Comments

Traffic policemen of India are frustrated with commuters who break a traffic rule but carry no ready cash to pay a bribe. With such commuters flashing a credit card or debit card as an infeasible alternative, cops have now asked the government to install ATMs at traffic signals so that the required transaction takes place. Cops in Kolkata have announced a bandh to support this demand.