July 20, 2010

The benefits of singing — give it a try!

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Almost everyone loves music and whether you have a good singing voice or not, you surely love to sing or hum a song that takes your fancy. You can even sing out loud — it’s called ‘bathroom singing’ because you do it in privacy and what place could be more private? If by chance you are blessed with a good voice you can reach for the stars and become one yourself or remain down to earth and just entertain your friends and family whenever you feel like it.

After watching a very popular music show on TV last night it was noticed that the performers — musicians and vocalists — all appeared to be having a good time besides providing listeners with quality entertainment. It brought home the fact that music in all its forms is one of the best therapies for most ills, as it puts you in a mood to love rather than hate one another!
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The poor subsidize the rich in Pakistan, says report

Average worth of Pak MPs is $900,000 but only a few pay income tax
ISLAMABAD: Much of Pakistan’s capital city looks like a rich Los Angeles suburb, says a report published in New York Times. Shiny sport utility vehicles purr down gated driveways. Elegant multistory homes are tended by servants. Laundry is never hung out to dry.

But behind the opulence lurks a troubling fact. Very few of these households pay income tax. That is mostly because the politicians who make the rules are also the country’s richest citizens, and are skilled at finding ways to exempt themselves.
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