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Live from the Oscars to a near Octogenarian delivering Union Budget Ointment

A new week commences as February ends…Got up early to watch Live on ‘Star Movies’ the 83rd Oscars Awards Presentation Ceremony….new and younger hosts in an attempt to make the Oscars youthful and livelier and more ‘yo’ and ‘wassup’…...James Franco and Anne Hathaway…Great Actors…not so Great Oscar Hosts…needed host of earlier years Billy Crystal and some Award Winners and Award Presenters like Sandra Bullock to pep up the evening…. Colin Firth won Best Actor in a leading Role for ‘The King’s Speech’…This superb Movie had Twelve Nominations and won Four Oscars for Best Original Screenplay,Best Director,Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Motion Picture….The King,Colin Firth’s subtle English wit when delivering his Gratitude speech for winning stole the show and showed why the Queen’s English remains up there ! against rebelious American Slang

Now I’m hearing Live, and I must confess not to eagerly as I did in the past,to a near Octogenarian,Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee…he’ll turn 76 this year…delivering  Ointment for our Economic Woes in his Union Budget…Tightrope Walk…Pragmatic or Populist ?…..Challenges of  Inflation,rising Oil and Food prices,Deficits, Corruption and Governance issues,Internal and External Security Concerns….let’s hear what he has to say…….  


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