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oberoi group of hotels

The oberoi vanyavilas, ranthambore, has been ranked as the best hotel in the world. The oberoi amar vilas agra,raj vilas jaipur and udai vilas jaipur have been ranked second third and fourth respectively in asia and positioned no.5, 13 & 15 in world ranking according to a reader’s poll by ’travel + leisure’ magazine. Interestingly, the groups domestic expansion plans include opening oberoi gurgaon by dec 2010/early, January 2011. In a letter addressed to the chairman PRS oberoi, union tourism minister kumara selja said the award is the “crowning glory” of incredible india. She congratulated him for exceptional leadership.21-Jul-10

VP Divya who has most number of international research publication

V P Divya, an electrical engineering student has entered into the Limca Book of Records for having the most number of International research publications to her credit as an undergraduate researcher.

20-year-old V P Divya, a B Tech student of Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology, has published 16 national and international research publications and seven more are in the pipeline.
Speaking to reporters, V V R Murthy from Limca Book of Records said Limca does not have a category for such a record.

She will be the first to register such a record. The young researcher is working in areas such as the demand side management wherein the power to industries and domestic users can be balanced and minimize power shortages.

rupee gets a symbol

Rupee gets a symbol, joins elite currencies The Indian rupee will soon have a unique symbol’-blend of the devanagri ‘ra’ and roman ‘R’—joining the elite currencies like the US dollar,euro, british pound and Japanese yen in having a distinct identity. The new symbol, designed by Bombay IIT post graduate D Udaya Kumar, was approved by cabinet on Thursday.reflecting that the Indian currency,backed by an over trillion dollar economy,was finally making its presence felt on the international scene. “its a big statement on the Indian currency...the symbol would lend a distinctive character and identity to the currency and further highlight the strength and global face of the Indian economy.” Information and broadcasting minister ambika soni told reporters after the cabinet meeting. Though the symbol will not be printed or embossed on the currency notes or coins, it would be included in the ‘Unicode standard’ and major scripts of the world to ensure that it is easily displayed and printed in the …

nasovac indigenous vaccine for H1N1

14th july was a big day in the country’s pharmaceutical history when the first indigenous intra-nasal vaccine was launched on Mumbai. Its pune based makers insisted that a dose of 0.5ml of the vaccine Nasovac-delivered directly to the nasal cavity –would guard the person against the worrisome H1N1 virus for a period of over a year or even two. But the painless may be of no use to the sections who are the most vulnerable to the H1N1 virus, namely pregnant women, infants and people with compromised immunity who are the worst affected. “the nasal vaccine is safe and easy to administer and meant for children over three years of age as well for the elderly,” said serum institute of india executive director (operations) Adar C poonawala at Wednesdays launch. Swine flu has killed over 1000 people across the country since its entry in may 2009. It was almost inactive in the summer months before returning a month ago, killing 19 people. It remains to be seen whether the Rs 160/- for a short nasal…

life goes on...

Life goes on...

As everyone says life goes on, rethink, rewind, retake Your life, behind the scenes of insipidity. i arose took my pen Scribbled, scrapped, written down. The heinous the frivolous for many, the criminal ground, Zero spot. Ah, alas! Where m i wasting, why i’m wasting My time, my life, my moments my glare. The unbillowing, stagnant, lethargic remnants Stowing the rags in a heap, making it cushion, the child Slept, on it. Moving ahead, large heap of black coal tar like water Sheltering the larger mass, surviving on that coal tar type, Dihydrogen oxide. The day stood, brightens the baby cried, mum relinquished The only source to feed her heart, her apple of the eye. He will change my fate, he will earn, he will extinguish my Hidden burns..... The man with the glowy, shiny, fully dazzling, glary torn Shirt over the black heavily mudded t-shirt inside. The days go by, life goes by, they go by, we go by, Who sets std. Comes stand, then again go by. Life goes by.                               …

Ghazal King of India Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh is one of the most famous Ghazal singers of the modern times. In an era where the current generation is headed towards rock and hip hop music, it is refreshing to see them cherish Jagjit Singh ghazals as well. Born in Ganganagar located in Rajasthan on 8th February, 1941, the name Jagjit means the one who triumphs over the world. His father Sardar Amar Singh Dhiman was a Government official and his mother Sardarni Bachchan Kaur had a religious family background. He has four sisters and two brothers and is fondly addressed as "Jeet" by his family. Check out this biography of Jagjit Singh, which captures his intriguing life history.

Jagjit Singh studied at Khalsa High School located in Ganganagar. After completing his matriculation, he took up science. He graduated in Arts from DAV College located in Jalandhar and has a post graduate degree in history from Kurukshetra University, Haryana. His father wanted him to join the Indian Administrative Services. But when…

saina nehwal

Saina Nehwal (born March 17, 1990) is an Indian badminton player. Currently ranked number 2 in the world by Badminton World Federation, Saina is the first Indian girl to reach the singles quarterfinals at the Olympics and the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships. Saina Nehwal made history on June 21, 2009, becoming the first Indian to win a Super Series tournament, by clinching the Indonesia Open with a stunning victory over higher-ranked Chinese Lin Wang in Jakarta. (The Super Series tournament is roughly equivalent to a Grand Slam in tennis.)

Saina won her second career Super Series title by winning the Singapore Open title on June 20, 2010. She completed a hat-trick in the same year by winning the Indonesian Open on June 27, 2010. This win resulted in her rise to 3rd ranking. Tnow the saina is just step away from reaching the summit of womens badminton, having risen to world number 2 in the latest ranking. saina now has 64791.2637 points and is just behind c…

abhinav bindra

Abhinav Bindra, is the current World and Olympic Champion in Air Rifle shooting. He is the first ever Indian to win an individual Gold Medal since 1900 – the year our country participated in the Olympic games for the first time. His  unparalleled achievements in the shooting  arena have made the nation proud and he has been bestowed with honors  from a very young age due to his consummate performances on the international stage. He received the Arjuna Award at the young age of  17 and has been the youngest recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards – the highest sporting honor in the country at 18 years.  Abhinav has also been decorated with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honor, in 2009 after his historic Gold Medal win at the Beijing Olympics.
He was the first of many thousands of relay runners who will carry the baton for the New Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, across the globe.  The  New Delhi  2010 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay commenced from Buckingha…

sudarshan pattnaik

Sudarshan Pattnaik is one of the best sand artist of orissa.  he is also the best sand artist in india. he has won People's Choice prize at the 1st Moscow International Sand Sculpture Championship held in Russia.

The artists from Italy won the 'Jury Choice', while Ireland won the 'Sculptor Choice' prize in this championship.

Pattnaik had created 15 feet high Hindu god Ganesh to create awareness among with people on the potential dangers of global warming at the International Sand Championship.

The top of the sculpture depicted the melting of glaciers in the Himalayas and in the flowing water Lord Ganesh is traveling on a boat with a sign 'Divine Concern on Global Warming'.

This was to educate people through his art about the effects Global Warming.

Pattnaik hails from Orissa and has so far participated in more than 35 international sand sculpture championships across the world and won many awards for the country.

His sand sculpture on Black Taj Mahal …

vinod dham

Born: 1950
Achievement: Known as the father of the Pentium processor.

Vinod Dham is popularly known as the father of the Pentium processor. Born in 1950 in Pune, he had his initial schooling in Pune. He did his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering in 1971. Thereafter he had a brief stint with Continental Devices, a Delhi based semiconductor company.

In 1975, Vinod Dham went to the US and did his Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. After completing his Masters in 1977, Vinod Dham joined the National Cash Register (NCR) at Dayton, Ohio. Vinod was a team member of the NCR's memory design group. He received many patents for his work at NCR.

While making a presentation at the IEEE conference in Monterrey, California on re-programmable memory, Vinod Dham received an offer from the Intel to work with them. In January 1990, Vinod was in-charge of developing the 586 or Pentium processor. He worked relentlessly on the pro…