It was supposed to be a once in a life time opportunity and many of those who could catch it live would definitely remember it for the rest of their life. Yes I am talking about the Total Solar Eclipse. As dawn broke on Wednesday,the century’s longest total solar eclipse began with thousands of sky gazers craning their neck skywards to catch the glimpse of the rare celestial spectacle.
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Who will win the battle???
On July 7th, the day when Gmail was finally out of beta Google announced through its blog that they were working on a new project: Google CHROME OS which is just an extension of the Chrome browser that they released 9 months back and which they claim to be a success (30 million people use it).There has been a lot of buzz ever since Google launched the Chrome browser and many experts felt that Chrome was an experiment from Google and they had much bigger plans in the near future.Google has been working on this OS for many years now but made it officiall only a week back. Read more... (758 words, 1 image, estimated 3:02 mins reading time)
When he beat Mark Philippoussis in 2003 it was clear that Federer was no one-hit wonder but no one could have imagined that 14 more would follow. Six years after getting a taste for grand slam titles, Roger Federer returned to the scene of his first major triumph on Sunday to rewrite the record books.
What did they have to say on the win
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“I’m very happy. I don’t know if I’m the happiest person in the world. I don’t think so. I think there’s many happy people out there. Tennis doesn’t do it all for me. There’s more to life than just tennis.”
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Its been quite a while, almost 2 months since a big budget Hollywood flick released in India but the wait has been worth it. The sequel to Transformers.Revenge of the fallen finally released to packed houses, even though it was being screened only in IMAX before being released in other multiplexes like PVR and INOX. Read more... (536 words, 3 images, estimated 2:09 mins reading time)
Its been 5 years since the PM Manmohan Singh expressed his desire to see Mumbai one day become Shanghai. Why Shanghai ?? Shanghai and Mumbai. Two of Asia’s greatest cities, washed by the seas, blessed by history. Both began their modern journey as British Empire’s subjects – one became a fascination after the first Opium War in 1842, the other, a clutch of villages, had been gifted as dowry to Charles II almost two hundred years earlier. Not much headway has been made towards making this dream a reality. But on June 30th we could see an Engineering Marvel – Bandra- Worli sealink finally be opened to the Public. Read more... (873 words, 1 image, estimated 3:30 mins reading time)
Michael Jackson, the child star turned King of Pop who set the world dancing to exuberant rhythms for decades, died on Thursday. He was 50. (CLICK on the Photo to see the rest ) Celebs react to MJ’s death via twitter .
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Life in photos
The King of Pop’s contributions to pop culture will be honoured for generations to come…
Michael and Friends
“We’re very much alike ” – Elizabeth Taylor
Gallery : The World Reacts
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I got up this morning to a rude shock when i got an SMS saying MJ is no more. Pop giant Michael Jackson, who took to the stage as a child star and set the world dancing to exuberant rhythms for decades was pronounced dead at 2:26 PM PDT (2126 GMT) after arriving at a Los Angeles hospital in full cardiac arrest, said Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office. The cause of death was not known and an autopsy would likely take place on Friday, he said. The news of the musical genius sent shock waves around the world. Latest news Read more... (1652 words, 1 image, estimated 6:36 mins reading time)
His predecessor institutionalized the term -detoxification and at the end of his tenure Arjun Singh ended up as the most controversial education minister. Kapil Sibal, the present education minister has gone one step ahead and has come up with a proposal to scrap the 10th class board exams which has sparked off a huge debate. This is only one of the things mentioned in his 100 day ambitious plan. Read more... (536 words, 1 image, estimated 2:09 mins reading time)
It was one of the days when “nothing really worked” said Dhoni at the post match presentation. He was being too mild in his criticism if i can say that towards team INDIA’s lackluster performance against West Indies. It’s unlike the younger Dhoni who used to speak his mind in his hay days. India by virtue of being the champions in 2007 had been placed in an easier group and didn’t have to sweat it out to reach the super eight stage whereas Wes Indies were in the group of death and managed to beat Australia convincingly to enter the super eights. Read more... (887 words, 1 image, estimated 3:33 mins reading time)