Neerja Bhanot : A salute to the brave lady – a True Star

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inspirational short storyDo you know who she is…??

You may know Kareena, Katrina, Madhuri and Sridevi, but I can confidently say that 95% of Indians would not know this brave lady.

Neerja Bhanot was the senior flight purser on the ill-fated Pan Am Flight 73, hijacked by four heavily armed terrorists after it landed at Karachi at 5 am from Mumbai. PA 73 was en route to Frankfurt and onward to New York City. Neerja alerted the cockpit crew about the hijack and, as the plane was on the tarmac, the three-member cockpit crew of pilot, co-pilot and the flight engineer were able to flee from the aircraft. Neerja, being the most senior cabin crew member on board, took charge.

The hijackers were part of the Palestinian Abu Nidal terrorist organization and were backed by Libya. They immediately shot dead a passenger who identified himself to the terrorists as being an American. The terrorists then instructed Neerja to get the passports collected of all the passengers, so that they could identify the Americans. Neerja, and the other attendants under her charge, hid the passports of the 40 Americans on board.

After 17 hours, the hijackers opened fire and set off explosives. Neerja opened the emergency door and helped a number of passengers escape. She did not herself escape, and became a martyr while shielding 3 children from a hail of bullets. Neerja was recognised internationally as “the heroine of the hijack” and is the youngest recipient of the Ashoka Chakra, India’s highest civilian award for bravery.

A square called Neerja Bhanot Chowk is named after her in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar (East) suburb by the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, which was inaugurated by Amitabh Bachchan in the early 90′s.

Awards:
Flight Safety Foundation Heroism Award, U.S.A.
Ashoka Chakra Award, India
Tamgha-e-Insaaniyat (Awarded for showing incredibly human kindness), Pakistan
Justice for Crimes Award, United States Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia
Special Courage award, US Govt.
Indian Civil Aviation Ministry’s Award

A salute to the brave lady – a True Star…

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Friends…Cute relationship

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Cute relationship is …
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Beautiful Story of feelings

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Once there was an island where all the feelings lived together. One day there came a storm in the sea and the island was about to drown .Every feeling was scared but Love made a boat to escape. All the feelings jumped in the boat except for one feeling. Love got down to see who it was…it was Ego! Love tried & tried but Ego didn’t move. Everyone asked Love to leave Ego & come in the boat but Love was meant to Love. It remained with Ego. All other feelings were left alive but Love died because of Ego!

Think over it. You’ll love it every time u read it.

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We get comfort from those who agree with us.
But
We get growth from only those who criticize us.
“Being frank in life is always better than being false…

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# Every garden must have a rose ,every face must have a smile, every grass must have some dew , and every person must have a friend like you.

# A single rose can be my garden……A single friend, my world…..

# Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.


# A deep friend is like rainbow, when the perfect amount of happiness and tears r mixed, the result is a colorful bridge between 2 hearts .

# Dear Friend Promise Me you’ll always remember that you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem,and smarter than you think.
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Strength does not come from physical capacity,
It comes from an indomitable will. Mahatma Gandhi
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!!Superb message !!

1) You lie to your parents for your lover, but why not to you lover for you parents?

2) To marry your lover you leave your parents, but why don’t you leave Ur lover for your parents?

3) You ask you lover whether he/she has taken lunch on time… but have you ever asked the same question to your parents ? :(

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Do not ask your children

to strive for extraordinary lives.
Such striving may seem admirable,
but it is the way of foolishness.
Help them instead to find the wonder
and the marvel of an ordinary life.
Show them the joy of tasting
tomatoes, apples and pears.
Show them how to cry
when pets and people die.
Show them the infinite pleasure
in the touch of a hand.
And make the ordinary come alive for them.
The extraordinary will take care of itself.

”William Martin, The Parent’s Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents

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