Dani Samuels

If there was a prize for droll understatement in public relations, the man to beat right now would be New Delhi police spokesman Rajan Bhagat who, with 23 construction workers being rushed to hospital after a bridge collapsed at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium early yesterday, had this to say:

Chucking it in…Dani Samuels in action. Photo: Courier Mail

“The pictures on TV make it look much worse than it is.”

The indefatigable Mr Bhagat might have graduated with flying colours from the school of “It’s not a turd it’s a chocolate éclair” media management, but nobody else is buying it.

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    07:37pm | 07/02/12

    Then add in a layer for Medicare, and one for Medicaid BEFORE the Bush gaiwaevys to pharma, as well as afterward. Read more »

  • TracyS says:

    01:01pm | 24/09/10

    Considering the combined risk of injury from infrastructure failure, injury from terrorist attack (there is some risk even if how much is still being debated), and disease (possible dysentery, and nobody has mentioned the Dengue risk yet), it is entirely reasonable for athletes to decide that the risk is too… Read more »


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