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India, cricket and it's religion

Cricket in India has never been treated lesser than a religion. Cricket is a religion in India. A very common picturesque of one such, where cricket and it's popularity can easily be guessed.

Stunt performers on Indian roads

Indians are famous for their natural stunts, we have numbers of natural talented stunt performers, who do stunts on daily basis. The best part is, all the stunts are free for everyone. You can enjoy these daily stunts in all corners of India. Everywhere hundreds of stunt performers are there, living on edge to meet their daily requirements.
Here is one such I able to click in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Some random clicks of New Delhi and Noida

Halloween Witch the Google Doodle on 31st October 2013

Today on 31st October Google celebrated Halloween with a Halloween Witch Doodle. The users were to play the interactive game of Halloween on the homepage. On the screen first a green witch was standing reading a witch book. On clicking the book, appeared some ingredients like apple, skull, bottle etc. You need to click on the ingredients to mix in the drum, which the witch stirring and bubbles coming out.
A really good Doodle.

Third richest Indian 2013 Sun Pharmaceutical head Dilip Sanghvi by Forbes

Forbes list of India's richest tycoons for the year 2013 is out, where the top position has been retained by the Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani consecutively for the sixth year in a row, second wealthiest is the Steel giant UK based LN Mittal, but the one who actually holds the limelight in the list was the Sun Pharmaceutical giant Dilip Sanghvi.
Sanghvi with an increase of 50% in wealth that is near about $4.7 billion jumped to the 3rd spot overtaking IT czar Azim premzi (net wealth 13.8 billion) with an estimated wealth of $13.9 billion.
I'm not going to discuss about this Forbes list anymore, although at the later part of the article I will give the list of the Indians who got listed as the top 10 richest/wealthiest Indians by Forbes.

Dilip Sanghvi 58, was born in Mumbai, India. Sanghvi did his schooling from J.J Ajmera High School, Bhawanipur, Kolkata. Sanghvi then completed his graduation from Calcutta University in Bachelor of Commerce. Dilip Sanghvi is now …

Get your custom URL on Google

Google rolling out custom URL for Google+ profiles and pages. I received a mail early morning in India today (10/30/2013) titled
" Get a custom URL for your Google+ profile "
with the URL Opened the mail and there was the link to get the custom URL.
clicked the URL and it redirected me to tick for an agreement approval, to approve the given URL.
approved it and it's done.

Then I went to my Google+ Page for my Blog and surprised to see another gift (probably the Diwali gift) waiting for me. I was asked to approve the pre-approved /+Indoscopy URL. I approved it and now I have the custom URL.

Love You so much +Google.

The youngest Indian girl to pursue MSc Sushma Verma

While going through some articles of very popular sites like shoutMeLoud and Labnol which are almost perfect with their SEO implementations, what I find is, that these guys use many internal links or you can say reference of old post in new post which give exposure to their old threads too with the new post. Of course this is very good approach and helps both the user and the author in understanding and clearing the concept respectively.
But why I'm writing about this SEO things, I'm no where related to SEO implementations or anything similar, but I'm, certainly I'm. You won't believe how elated I feel when I find one of the personalities whom I would have ever mentioned in my blog would get noticed by the world again for their work. Sushma Verma a new wonder girl, this was the title of my post which I had written on January 3, 2011, around three years back and now again that girl tend me to make some space for her achievement on my blog. She is truly a gem, a won…

Meet the Oldest person in the world Dharampal Gujjar 116 years from India

Update:  Dharampal Gujjar set his own new world record by clearing 200 meters in 46.74 seconds at the 35th National Masters athletic championship held in Coimbatore, on 26th Feb 2014.

When it's about love, it is said age doesn't matter. But would you associate the same with sports like marathon with ages 100+. It is said, you need will, strong determination and consistency in your work to keep going and keep moving. Exactly these are the key ingredients in the life of 116 year old Dharampal Gujjar who still can run marathon and is fit and healthy, where no one at this age could be.

The 6 feet tall Gujjar credits his balanced diet and his own prepared chatni (out of herbs) for his longevity and healthy body. Dharampal hails from Gudha village in meerut district, Uttar Pradesh.
The man who has seen three centuries has been running in all the marathons conducted for the age groups 80+s. He has won many of the marathons and is still wishing to break many more records. His only wis…

Shahrukh Khan with $400 million is super rich by Hurun India rich list

Rich getting richer and richer getting super rich. The world is theirs who knows how to make it for themselves. One who knows how to controls others emotion, one who can play with anything and everything and hence knows how to make their life happening and succeeding. Who will deny that anyone who can make a theater cry out of emotion and can burst people's heart out of feelings and emotions is none other than the King Khan, the Badshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan, he has been known for his love and romantic films and the emotional scenes which can melt the stone hearts too.

The day he has entered Bollywood, he has been on a continuous spree of success, he has been climbing the ladder of success and has been the indisputable king of Bollywood not only at the Box Office but also in the hearts of his billions of loyal fans.

It would be the hard work and natural talent (sense of humor) of this man, who helped him reach wherever he ever dreamed. Adding to the steps of success, Shahruk…

Google Boy, mini Encyclopedia or call him a genius child Kautilya Pandit

Sometimes I ask myself, where is God and why don't he come up and shows his presence to us and there I come up with a live example which makes me spell bound, I just get stark and numb to the God. Recently I was going through some videos on YouTube and I found a video posted by Zee News titled "Google Boy Kautilya".
I couldn't pass through it without watching the whole and I did what I think god wanted me to do. It was sheer wonder I saw, a magic, a boy of not even 5 years old was answering the questions which I couldn't even at this age. What a guy, simply a magic show was going through. Kautilya Pandit who hails from Kohand village of Karnal district in Haryana was born on 24th December 2007. The guy Kautilya is having a photographic memory which helps him memorizing the things very quickly and easily. It is believed that Kautilya will be having an IQ of around 130, which is considered very high at his age group children.

Kautilya has memorized the whole of at…

The youngest candidate for Member of Parliament (MP) Lok Sabha 2014 Dr Arvind Kumar Singh

Though I really don't want to talk about politics and politicians on my blog, but as I said in my previous post, there are something which you can ignore but can't deny. Politics is the part and parcel of any nation and without politics, a nation may not exist at all. So, I selected one candidate who claims to be the youngest candidate for Member of Parliament (M.P) Lok Sabha 2014 from Aligarh constituency, as "Today's Indian People" Arvind Kumar Singh.

Arvind Kumar Singh was born on 7th November 1988, in Aligarh.

Singh currently is the Chancellor of Noida International University (NIU) and with this post in 2010, Singh became the world's youngest chancellor. Arvind had his schooling in India, moved to England (University of Leeds) for his masters degree in International business. He has been awarded with the Doctorate in Management for his work on “How personal evolution and development of leaders impact growth and success of their organizations.”

Arvind Si…

A play of Identity and authenticity by Hetain Patel

To know about different people, their work, their art, their thinking, is what I like the most, I love learning from people and their experiences. I happen to be someone who loves authenticity and who loves to be genuine with his art. You can't be authentic till you get the real difference of what you aren't, which others are. You happen to be real you, when you fail to imitate others. The more you fail imitating others, the more you realize the authentic you.

It's a game of playing with identities and authenticity's. Host of the game is none other than the artist who plays it the best, Hetain patel. Hetain plays with our preconception of identities and authenticity's, He challenges the common assumptions we people make out of people, by their look, their talk, ascent, they come from, gender, race and class etc.

Hetain who is basically an English, born and raised in Nottingham, England, has his roots in India. Hetain who has done 100s of solo performance at almost…

Gymnast, Nude Yoga guru and Big Boss Wild Card entrant Vivek Mishra

Sometime you just love to hate someone. Some of the Babas' and politicians are prime examples, whom you can't ignore and can't even resist confrontation. To this huge list of avoidable personalities(mostly due to some Babas' like Asaram and Nityanand Swami), one more added recently in my list, he is the new wild card entrant into Big Boss season 7, Vivek Mishra from Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Update: Vivek has been eliminated from Big Boss season 7 after staying there for a week or so. Vivek said in an interview "I had a mind blowing experience inside the Bigg Boss house. And I am glad that I am the same, I have not lost sanity. I enjoyed every bit of my stay and if given a chance I would love to come back".

Vivek is professionally a gymnast who has represented India at many international events and levels. Vivek has taken part into Commonwealth games and Asian games in 2006. Vivek has also been nominated for Laxman award for the year 2009-2010.

Vivek was last…

Indian Social Networking site Gleron by Pranjal and Harsh

Gleron a new social networking site by two Indian teens Pranjal Pandey (16 years) and Harsh Joshi (17 years). They believe to have designed a refreshed social network for the brand new upcoming generation and believes that the existing social networks like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter are going to be outdated soon and the new generation would need a social network something like this.

The two term their Gleron, "the future era Social Networking site, with the whole new User Interface which has till now never been used by any other website, it's way different from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc" as said by Pranjal the CEO of Gleron.

The social network has market features like OLX, where members can buy and sell items. According to Pranjal, they are constantly working on their codes and are working hard to give it's users a flawless and best UI social network to the world. They say, they have fixed many bugs since it's launch. It's not even a week passed and …

Padma Shri Arunachalam Muruganantham - Innovator of low cost sanitary napkins

Padma Shri Arunachalam Muruganantham born 1962 is a social entrepreneur from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, India.
Update: Bollywood Hindi Film "Pad Man" starred by Akshay Kumar is inspired by the true story of this man Arunachalam Muruganantham.

He is the inventor of a low-cost sanitary pad making machine and has innovated grass-roots mechanisms for generating awareness about traditional unhygienic practices around menstruation in rural India. He invented a set of machines which manufacture sanitary pads for women at a lower price and the best part is that he is employing women to make these pads, thus creating job opportunities for them. His mini-machines, which can manufacture sanitary pads for less than a third of the cost of commercial pads, have been installed in 23 of the 29 states of India. He is currently planning to expand the production of these machines to 106 nations. In 2014, TIME magazine placed him in its list of 100 Most Influential People in the World.
He is al…

IMD, LS Rathore and Cyclone Phailin prediction

One of the most questioned department for it's credibility IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) is now on limelight and is getting pat on the back for it's more or less perfect prediction, Thanks to the IMD chief LS Rathore and his team.

L S Rathore not only stood vindicated for his team's prediction to the Cyclone Phailin which predicted almost very much accurate with the rain, winds and location of hit areas, that saved nearly half a million of lives and some infrastructures but he has also ruled out western prediction of terming this cyclone Phailin as Super cyclone of category 5.
L S Rathore stood firm on his teams finding that the phailin would be having winds of around 200-220kmph and  that can't be termed a super cyclone as was termed by US and Britain MET departments. He told media not to create havoc in peoples mind by terming this cyclone a 'Super Cyclone' as was rumored by western media.
Almost accurate prediction well ahead of time helped the loc…

Cyclone Phailin helpline numbers

Emergency Operation Centres - Odisha:

Odisha State Disaster Management Authority: +91-674-2395398 / +91-674-2395379
Balasore: +91-6782-262674
Bhadrak: +91-6784-251881
Cuttack: +91-6712-507842
Dhenkanal: +91-6762-221376
Gajapati: +91-6815-222943
Ganjam: +91-6811-263978
Jagatsinghpur: +91-6724-220368
Jajpur: +91-6728-222648
Kendrapara: +91-6727-232803
Keonjhar: +91-6766-255437
Khurda: +91-6755-220002
Mayurbhanj: +91-6792-252759
Nayagarh: +91-6753-252978
Puri: +91-6752-223237

Emergency Operation Centres - Andhra Pradesh

Andhra: +91-40-23456005 / +91-40-23451043
East Godavari:
Eluru: +91-8812-230617
Narasapur: +91-8814-276699
Kovvur: +91-8813-231488
Jangareddygudem: +91-8821-223660
Tenali: +91-8644-223800
Narasaraopet: +91-8647-222039
Gurazala: +91-8985920005
Nellore: +91-861-2331477
Nellore: 1800-425-2499
Srikakulam: +91-8942-240557
Srikakulam: +91-96528-38191
Paderu: +91-94928-…

Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan, there are extremely few people on this earth whose each and everyday would have been counted. Amitabh Bachchan the living legend who turned 71 today, on 11th October 2013 would never have imagined a life, where every other eye on this planet would know him and would love to wish him in person for another 100 years of life. Such a life, which even dream can't give you, is live in front us with @Srbachchan.

A life which started from 11th October 1942, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, had seen innumerable number of ups and downs and that is what we know it for "Life". He too lived many life in his real life as he did in his reel once.
Sometimes you may not win, but that's a fact of life (He joined politics), you may have to go through a phase which you never created (Bofors case).
As a whole, a life, fully cherished, lived and known.

When Sachin announced his retirement from International test match cricket

A compilation of 'A Day' when Sachin announced his retirement from International test match cricket.
10/10/2013 (10th October 2013) When Sachin announced his retirement.

The announcement by master blaster Sachin Tendulkar about his retirement from the cricket test series after playing his 200th match truly broke millions of heart. The god of cricket will be missed by each and every cricket lover for sure. Sachin's retirement will be the end of an era. All the Sachin fans and who know Sachin believe that there can't be any other cricketer like him.

Profile of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar:
For a star-starved nation disgusted with tainted politicians and mediocre sportsmen, Tendulkar's self-discipline, fiercely private family life and controversy-free image make him a role model for the country's burgeoning youth population.  He has remained a conservative family-orientated person despite the glare of a perpetual spotlight and, unlike some of his teammates, he is rarel…

Nirmalya Kumar response to Indians don't do Innovation

India a nation of the largest youth population in the world, a global hub for software development and offshore development or back office jobs, now turning into a global hub for pure Innovation.
Here are some figures which itself shows, where we Indians stand. If you go through this site itself, you will be amazed to see the Innovative Indians and their contribution to the world of Innovation be it Pranav Mistry, Sreelakshmi Suresh, VP Divya, Ramesh Raskar and many more. Go on searching and the list is endless.

India ranks 1 to many freelance company in terms of freelance earning.India tops the global remittance chart with $71bn..IBM has Indian employees more than any other nation.7 prominent positions held by Indians at Google. Economic Times News Here below I'm embedding a video, which I liked most in recent times. A very strong message to some western hardliners who thinks"Indians don't do Innovation". I would like to give a standing ovation to this man Nirmalya …

India's number 1 social networking website Jumpbook

It's not even the site has completed it's first quarter of the year of it's launch, and has touched the zenith of success if you consider the home nation India.

Yes, you may not believe this but it's a fact and the credit goes to the Patna brothers Nilay and Ankur Singh for developing the fastest growing social networking site in India and which is now the #1 social networking site.

If we happen to analyze the Internet world, we would find Alexa to be the most accurate in terms of ranking websites. Alexa ranks websites according to the popularity, regularity of visitors and the network with which the site is linked with.

So, let us for now consider the Alexa to be our standard to decide the number one social networking site in India.
So, here is some rankings which I took last week when Jumpbook reached it's height and became the #1 social networking website.

These are the below given rankings of different social networking sites. Site name                        …

Founder of Data Infosys Ajay Data

When you have dream and the determination to live up with your dream, you will cherish it, no matter what comes your way. Dr Ajay Data who once determined to get into ISP (Internet Service Provider) Providers in India, never gave up and is now a leading name in this field.

Ajay Data who hails from a business background family in Jaipur had very well guessed the future of Internet and ISPs, so to tune with it, he tried contacting 'Satyam' the leading ISP during 1998 for partnership. Ajay didn't find the terms and conditions set by Satyam reasonable enough for partnership and hence he backed out from partnering with them and started his own venture 'Data Infosys' from scratch. Ajay first looked for his own cities Jaipur, Jodhpur, Ganganagar etc. in Rajasthan to start with and then started extending his venture to next level. Ajay's Data Infosys is now the leading name in the ISPs not only in Rajasthan but whole of  India mainly in Northern India.

Ajay never dist…

Tally Solutions by S.S. Goenka and Bharat Goenka

Have you noticed something, that sometimes when we use some very good product we deliberately start assuming that the product would be a western product, developed by some American or German or someone from western world. We generally don't examine or even believe that the product would be an Indigenous one.  According to a research led by Nirmalya Kumar a Professor at London School of Business and his team, India is not only the hub of Software Innovation and Offshore development or back office, but India is very much a global hub of Innovation too. He figured out four kinds of Invisible Innovations, where India is the leading nation. 
So, in our effort to search for the best brands, products and services offered by Indians we found the "Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd" a software company developed by an Indian S.S Goenka. Tally Solutions is a software company which sells products like Tally Software, Tally ERP 9, Tally Developer 9, Tally Server 9 and Shoper 9.  Tally software…

Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye - Gandhi Ji favorite hymn - Gandhi Jayanti

Vaishnav jan to is a Hindu hymn in Gujarati which was composed by the 15th century poet-saint Narsinh Mehta. It was a favorite hymn of Mahatma Gandhi.

Vaishnav Jan to tene kahiye
Jay peerh paraaye janneyray
Par dukkhey upkar karey teeyey, man abhiman na anney ray
Sakal lokma Sahuney bandhey,
Ninda Na karye kainee ray
Baach kaachh, Man nischal Raakhey, dhan-dhan jananee tainee ray
Samdrishi nay trishna tyagee, par-stree jaynay mat ray
Vivihva thaki asatya na bolay, par-dhan nav jhaley haath ray
Moh maaya vyaayey nahin Jeynay, dridth vairagya jana manma ray
Ram-nam-shoom taalee laagee,
Sakal teerth seyna tanma ray
Vanloohee nay kapat rahit chhay,
Kaam, Krodh nivarya ray
Bhane Narsinhyo tainoo darshan karta kul ekotair taarya re.


Speak only as godlike of the man who feels another's pain
Who shares another's sorrow and pride does disdain
Who regards himself lowliest of the low
Speaks not a word of evil against anyone
Blessed is the mother who gave birth to such a…

Gandhi Jayanti and International Day of Non-Violence

'Gandhi Jayanti' is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of Gandhiji (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi), popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, 'Bapu' or the 'Father of the Nation' in India. Gandhiji is a symbol of peace, non violence and humanity. He is a protagonist of Peace.

The United Nations has also declared October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence. According to the UN General Assembly resolution of 15 June 2007, which established the commemoration, the International Day of Non Violence is an occasion to "disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness". The resolution reaffirms "the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence" and the desire "to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence".

Inventor of Femto-Photography Ramesh Raskar

On the list of Indians who represented India at some front and made Indians proud by their talent, activities, product or services, I will introduce you the Inventor of Femto-photography, Founder of EyeNetra, co-director of Center for future story telling and the inventor of transient imaging technique Ramesh Raskar.

Ramesh Raskar did his Ph.D at North Carolina and currently he is the associate professor, the head of Lab's camera culture research group at MIT Media Labs. He is currently working on transient imaging technique and he has developed a camera which can look around corners. The technique goes like this:
"It bounces ultra-short bursts of laser light off a rigid surface—the wall opposite an open door, for instance—at several different angles and measures the time it takes the light to return to the camera.".  In order to capture these ultra short bursts of laser light bouncing back from the corner object and off the walls of the open door, the technique needs a …