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Visit to shiridi (5th Nov 2010)

Hello Everyone,
Nov 5th is deepavali. On account of that I and other two friends decided to visit shiridi sai baba manthir. Here I’ll share the experience with you people.
 Two of my colleagues / friends (Julius and cheran chengutavan) with a glass in the hand (filled with tea) decided to go shiridi and meet sai baba. Time is 7:28 PM. With the help of justdial service we got 5 different numbers for booking a cab. Within a minute or so an incoming call from XXXXX cab service and we booked a cab (indica) @ 9 PM for shiridi. We were happy and started to drink (remaining tea) again.
Mean time we were getting ready. Again a call came. This time it is the cab driver and im attending the call. He started to talk in hindi. I gave the mobile to Julius (team lead of this team) and he gave a big smile (even he doesn’t understand hindi). Only hero is cheran. Driver and cheran stated to talk as time went the conversation was turning like a fight. The reason is, cab driver’s wife is also willing to vi…

Conjunctivitis - Description

ConjunctivitisWhat is conjunctivitis?
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the thin, clear membrane (conjunctiva) that covers the white of the eye and the inside surface of the eyelids. Conjunctivitis, commonly known as “pink eye,” is most often caused by a virus but also can be caused by bacterial infection, allergies (e.g., cosmetics, pollen) and chemical irritation.

How is it spread?
Anyone can get conjunctivitis. It can spread fairly easily from person to person, especially in dormitories, schools or other places where large numbers of persons congregate. People commonly get conjunctivitis by coming into contact with the tears or other eye discharges of an infected person, and then touching their own eyes. Hands, towels and washcloths can spread conjunctivitis. Symptoms normally appear a few days after contact with an infected person or an object contaminated with the virus (such as a towel).

Individuals with conjunctivitis may be contagious as long as symptoms persist or the eye ap…

Strange - to

Hi All,

As usual i was about to log in my facebook account.
Since im very lazy i just mistyped as and pressed the enter button.

For the first time it took me to

This page was greeting us and saying "We have partnered with leading consumer research
firms to improve your overall online experience.

And also it says "This promotion ends: Monday, October 11, 2010
Our program has shipped $247,752.76 in Cash."

In this page it asks about the sex and the age. Then i pressed "Claim Gift".

It took me to another page

and was asking my card details. Since i'm not interested in this i just closed the tab.
I request you others to do that too.

It might be a Phishing site and i'm not sure about that.
Also check what Geotool says about this site.

So don…

Common Wealth Medal Tally October 7

Common Wealth Medal tally

Good man in Mumbai, India. (Must Read)

Exact Narration by an auto-rickshaw passenger,

Suvendu Roy of Titan Industries, who shares his inspirational encounter with a rickshaw driver in Mumbai:

One Sunday, my wife, kid, and I had to travel to Andheri from Bandra.
When I waved at a passing auto rickshaw, little did I expect that this ride would be any different...

As we set off, my eyes fell on a few magazines (kept in an aircraft style pouch) behind the driver's back rest.

I looked in front and there was a small TV. The driver had put on the Doordarshan channel.

My wife and I looked at each other with disbelief and amusement. In front of me was a small first-aid box with cotton, dettol and some medicines.
This was enough for me to realize that I was in a special vehicle.
Then I looked round again, and discovered more - there was a radio, fire extinguisher, wall clock, calendar, and pictures and symbols of all faiths
- from Islam and Christianity to Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism.
There were also pictures of the hero…

Indian students Are Making History, 18 Year Old Student Is Creating Robots

Meet 18-year-old Diwakar Vaish. This youngster apart from others his age is his undeniable talent in the still-nascent field of robotics in India. He has created four humanoid robots (designed, created and programmed by him) that possess much of the physical functionality a human body does, and one -- Robot Isotope -- that can even do the Bhangra. An admitted techno-freak, Diwakar spent much of his school years participating in tech competitions, and winning most. But what gave him the boost he needed was winning at Quanta, an international competition for robotics held in Lucknow in 2009, for which he created a race boat that beat out competition from 40 countries.

Less than a year since and Diwakar is all set to storm the FIRA (Federation of International Robosoccer Association) World Cup in Bangalore this September with three of his robots that have been designed to perform as defender, goalkeeper and attacker.

Here we speak to the young talent about his creations, how he got start…

8 things that make us successful

1. Passion

Do it for love not for the money. The money will always follow when you truly enjoy what you are doing.
2. Work

It’s all hard work. Nothing comes easily. But remember to have fun.

3. Good

Put yourself into something and get damn good at it.

Practice makes perfect.

4. Focus

Success is all about focusing yourself on one thing
5. Push

Push yourself. Physically, mentally. You have to push, push, push. When you are done pushing – push some more!
6. Serve

Serve others something of value – that’s how people really get rich.
7. Ideas

Have ideas and make them come true.

Listen, Observe, Be Curious, Ask Questions, Solve Problems, Make Connections – Ideas will follow.

8. Persist

Persistence is the number one reason that successful people are successful.

Reference :

Best lines by Swami Vivekananda (Must Read)

When I Asked God for Strength
He Gave Me Difficult Situations to Face

When I Asked God for Brain & Brown
He Gave Me Puzzles in Life to Solve

When I Asked God for Happiness
He Showed Me Some Unhappy People

When I Asked God for Wealth
He Showed Me How to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Favors
He Showed Me Opportunities to Work Hard

When I Asked God for Peace
He Showed Me How to Help Others

God Gave Me Nothing I Wanted
He Gave Me Everything I Needed
- Swami Vivekananda

10 happiest countries in the world

10. Luxembourg – 7.6 points

Living in the worlds richest country inevitably puts a smile on your face! This small landlocked European country has an army of 800 people (yes, 800). They don’t have a navy nor an air force but together with Belgium they can afford to own 1 military cargo plane. Beat that US! :twisted:

According to the Guinness Book of World Records Luxembourg holds the world record as the country that consumes most alcohol in the world per citizen.
9. Guatemala – 7,6 points

This Central American country borders with Mexico in the north and is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. This location makes it a very difficult country to stay happy in – Guatemala is frequently ravished by hurricanes and earthquakes that often kill thousands of people. Main exports of Guatemala include coffee, sugar and bananas. The latter is probably why they are so happy – have you ever seen someone that can stay sad while eating a banana? :lol: 56% of all Guatemalans live in …

SiliconIndia Startup City 2010 -Banglore


It is said good things come in small packages. There are over 1000 startup companies in Bangalore alone. There are several others across India. If their number is an eyebrow raiser, the technologies they work on are a mindblower. The sad reality is that most of us have no clue of the cutting edge technology development that happens in our own city!

You will find several of these 'cool startups' at the siliconindia Startup City on May 29 & 30, 2010 at Nimhans Convention Center, Bangalore. You can meet star engineers from these companies and see how they built cutting edge products.

Tally CEO Bharat Goenka will walk you through the journey of the birth of Tally Solutions and the revolution they have created in the Indian market. You will learn from him how this 'Made in India' product is foraying into global markets and challenges thereof.

To attend this event, register FREE at

Watch live product d…

FREE COURSE: Developing Android Apps with Java — A Twitter Client.

Course Information

* Course: Developing Android Apps - A Twitter Client
* Instructor: Tony Hillerson
* Length: 5 Weeks

You can never have too many Twitter clients. In this programming course, Tony walks you through setting up sign ins, creating a public time line, making sure your app is responsive and giving it style to stand out from the flock. Finally, for those times when 140 characters isn't enough, we'll extend our Twitter client to also post photos to the popular Twitpic image service.

Enroll in Class Email Notices

* Dates: Tuesdays, May 18 - June 22
* Duration: 2 Hours

* 8AM — Hawaii
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By enrolling in this course, you are subscribing to an email list. We send email reminders and links before the start of each w…

ICE??? What does this actually mean...

We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends.

If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact person in case of an emergency? Hence this "ICE" (In Case of Emergency) Campaign

The concept of "ICE" is catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during emergency situations. As cell phones are carried by the majority of the population, all you need to do is store the number of a contact person or persons who should be contacted during emergency under the name "ICE" ( In Case Of Emergency).

The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found that when he went to the scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones with patients, but they didn't know whi…

Bermuda Grass

Worrying about your high BMI???
No time to take care about ur health???
Hard to get up in the morning ???

All used to say walking,running blah blah blah.


There are many simple ways to do that.

One of the easiest way im going 2 explain. No sweat, no exercise nothing.

1. Get up early in the morning (around 9AM) :D
2. Brush
3. Take 3 spoon of bermuda grass powder mix it with 500ml of water.
4. Stir well.
5. You could see a greenish red liquid.
6. Close your eyes, open your mouth.
7. Before the taste reaches your brain finish the liquid.
8. Just do it for 30 days. Really you could see a great change.

Do it regularly. Even i have started. If possible comments are appreciated.
Note: Do it as a routine for a best output.
Bermuda grass will be available in all  general stores.
Near my place 100gm - just 8/- rupees