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Published:October 5th, 2010 12:25 EST
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India A World Power? Yeah, Right!

By Robert Paul Reyes

 

"India`s much-fancied wrestlers wanted to have their own cow at the Commonwealth Games athletes` village but the request was turned down, the Times of India said on Sunday.

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The daily said that an unnamed government official was told that the grapplers wanted the cow to give them easy access to `unlimited and fresh milk`.

The official said it was not possible to bring a cow into the high-security complex, which was at the centre of a row over poor hygiene and accommodation standards that raised the prospect of mass withdrawals." UPI


Conventional wisdom states that India and China will be the preeminent world powers in a couple of decades. China most likely yes, India never!

New Delhi is doing a ludicrous job hosting the Commonwealth Games; officials have hired monkeys as security guards, the athletes have complained about substandard accommodations, and the Indian wrestling teams wants to have their own cow at the Commonwealth Games.

It will take eons not decades for India to surpass this level of backwardness. India the supreme world power? Not in a billion years!

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