Friday, December 31, 2004

Tops of 2004

Surprises of the year
  • NDA losing power in the center

  • Greece winning the Euro 2004 football championship

  • FC Porto wins the UEFA champions league

  • Sehwag scores triple century against Pakistan

  • Sensex rocks

Scandals of the year
  • US soldiers caught abusing Iraqis on camera

  • DPS - MMS scandal

Movies of the year
  • Apthamitra

  • Kill Bill

Happy news of the year
  • Super monsoon in Karnataka

  • India flies its indigenous aeroplane “Saras”

  • Rajyavardhan Rathore gets silver for India in Olympics

  • India thrashes Pakistan in Pakistan in the Friendship Cricket series

Disappointment of the year
  • Bush comes back to power

  • Deve Gowda becomes the kingmaker in Karnataka

Deaths of the year
  • Tsunami rocks south Asia including India and takes thousands with it

  • Soundarya dies in a plane crash in Bangalore

  • Veerappan is shot dead in Tamil-nadu by the STF

  • Christiano Junior dies on the field in Bangalore after scoring a goal

Flops of the year
  • India-Shining advertisement campaign and Bharat Uday yatraof BJP

  • Kannada filmdom’s 7 week moratorium on non-Kannada movies

Tussels of the year
  • Ambani brothers fight out

  • Kanchi seer Vs Govt of Tamil-Nadu

Stupid moments of the year
  • Wardrobe malfunction of Janet Jackson

  • David Beckam admits of purposefully fouling and no action against him

  • Pak scientist Abdul Q Khan admits of selling nuclear secrets to Libya and Iran and that is termed as an internal matter of Pakistan

  • Uma Bharti is thrown out of BJP, but is taken in again citing no reason

People of the year
  • Sonia Gandhi
    For managing the Indian government by sitting outside

  • Citizen of USA
    For voting Bush back to power

  • Michael Schumacher
    For beating all F1 records and making others look like carting drivers

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