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  • ഡൗൺലോഡ്/പ്രിന്റ്/മെയിൽ വെള്ളമടിച്ചു കോണ്‍തിരിഞ്ഞു പാതിരാക്ക്‌ വീട്ടില്‍ വന്നു കേറുമ്പോള്‍ ചെരുപ്പൂരി കാല്‍ മടക്കി ചുമ്മാ തൊഴിക്കാനും, തുലാവര്‍ഷരാത്രികളില്‍ ഒരു പുതപ്പിനടിയില്‍ സ്നേഹിക്കാനും എന്‍റെ കുഞ്ഞുങ്ങളെ പെറ്റുപോറ്റാനും, ഒടുവില്‍ ഒരു നാള്‍ വടിയായി തെക്കേ പറമ്പിലെ പുളിയന്‍ മാവിന്‍റെ വിറകിന്നടിയില്‍ എരിഞ്ഞു തീരുമ്പോള്‍ നെഞ്ച് തല്ലി കരയാനും എനിക്കൊരു പെണ്ണിനെ “കൂടി” വേണം… പറ്റുമെങ്കില്‍ കയറിക്കോ 🙂

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  • February 9, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    This is hilarious!

    ഡൗൺലോഡ്/പ്രിന്റ്/മെയിൽIn spite of what you have been told by everyone, the truth is that Valentine’s Day originated hundreds of years ago, in India, and to top it all, in the state of Gujarat !!! It is a well known fact that Gujarati men, specially the Patels, continually mistreat and disrespect their wives (Patelianis) . One […]

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  • February 2, 2009 - Rajesh Odayanchal

    Valentine’s Day

    ഡൗൺലോഡ്/പ്രിന്റ്/മെയിൽValentine’s Day or Saint Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14 by many people throughout the world. In the West, it is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other by sending Valentine’s cards, presenting flowers, or offering confectionery. The holiday is named after two among the numerous Early […]

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April 28, 1945: Benito Mussolini executed

Posted on Friday April 28, 2017 - This Day in World History

On this day in 1945, “Il Duce,” Benito Mussolini, and his mistress, Clara Petacci, are shot by Italian partisans who had captured the couple as they attempted to flee to Switzerland.

The 61-year-old deposed former dictator of Italy was established by his German allies as the figurehead of a puppet government in northern Italy during the German occupation toward the close of the war. As the Allies fought their way up the Italian peninsula, defeat of the Axis powers all but certain, Mussolini considered his options. Not wanting to fall into the hands of either the British or the Americans, and knowing that the communist partisans, who had been fighting the remnants of roving Italian fascist soldiers and thugs in the north, would try him as a war criminal, he settled on escape to a neutral country.

He and his mistress made it to the Swiss border, only to discover that the guards had crossed over to the partisan side. Knowing they would not let him pass, he disguised himself in a Luftwaffe coat and helmet, hoping to slip into Austria with some German soldiers. His subterfuge proved incompetent, and he and Petacci were discovered by partisans and shot, their bodies then transported by truck to Milan, where they were hung upside down and displayed publicly for revilement by the masses.