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Friday, January 30, 2009

SA won the 5th ODI and the Series against Australia

SouthAfrica Tour of Australia - 5th ODI Match
Played at Perth, 30th Jan, 2009

Toss: SA won the Toss and elected to bat first

SA Innings - 288/6 (50 overs)
Highest Run Scored in SA Innings
HM Amla - 97
AB de Villiers - 60
JP Duminy - 60 (not out)

Australia Innings - 249/10 (49.0 overs)
Highest Run Scored in Australia Innings
MEK Hussey - 78
BJ Haddin - 69
DJ Hussey - 32

SA won the 5th ODI
SA won the 5-Match Series by 4-1

Richard Attenborough Film Awards - Slumdog bags 4 Prizes

Oscar Nominated a Danny Boyle's film bagged 4 Prizes at Richard Attenborough Film Awards. The Movie was named as the "Film of Year", Best Director for Danny Boyle and a 18year old actor Dev Patel won the "Rising Star" award.

Slumdog's fame Patel, who previously acted in a TV series 'Skins' for E4, also won the British Breakthrough Star prize, in a new People's Choice award, E!Online reported.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

80,000 jobs terminated in Single day Globally

Atleast 80,000 jobs lost in single day through out the world on Monday, that is on January 26th. From 80,000 jobs most of them are from construction machinery manufacturer Caterpillar, pharma major Pfizer, telecom firm Sprint Nextel and home improvement retailer Home Depot. This indicates that the recession attacked all Industries mainly machinery equipments.

Banking Sectors also announced the job cuts, from ING axed at about 7,000, Philips Company announced 6,000 job cuts and also the largest steel maker of British Corus also axed about 3,500 from its global workforce.

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India won the 1st ODI Match in Srilanka, Jan 28th 2009

India made his entry with winning start in 5 match series against Srilanka.

Toss: India Won the toss and choose to field first

Srilanka 1st Innings 246/7 in 50 Overs
Highest Scorers in Srilankan Innings:
ST Jayasuriya - 107
KC Sangakkara - 44
MF Maharoof - 35

India 2nd Innings 247/4 in 48.1 Overs
G Gambhir - 62
MS Dhoni - 61 (Not Out)
SK Raina - 54

India won the Match by 6 wickets
India is now lead with 1-0 in 5 Match Series

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

India tour of Srilanka, 2009 1st ODI Match

1st ODI match between Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Jan 28, 2009

Toss: India won the toss and elected to Field
As the Match started with Srilanka's batting, Srilanka lost his 1st wicket of Dilshan(run out by Pathan) in 0.3 over

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Hackers Broke into

A famous and popular job portal website, has said that Hackers broken the database and stolen all the personal data. Nikki Richardson, a spokesman of has confirmed yesterday that sites around the world had been targeted, but said some regions, notably Asia Pacific and eastern Europe, were spared.

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Friday, January 23, 2009

SouthAfrica tour of Australia - 3rd ODI Match

SA won the 3rd ODI match Against Australia which was held in Sydney Cricket Ground on 23 January 2009 - day/night (50-over match).
SA is leading in 5 match series with Australia by 2-1

Australia Innings - 269/10 (49.2 overs)
Highest Run Scored in Australia Innings
DA Warner - 69
SE Marsh - 43
DJ Hussey - 36

SA Innings - 270/10 (46.3 overs)
Highest Run Scored in SA Innings
HH Gibbs - 64
JH Kallis - 60
JA Morkel - 40

SA won the 3rd ODI Match by 3 wickets

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Slumdog Nominated for Oscar Awards:

Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, had bagged 10 Oscar Nominations. A R Rahman the Music Mastero had bagged tripple nominations for Best Original Score category and twice in the Best Original Song section. Rahman got the awards for the song “Jai Ho” and "O Saya”.

Below are the Nominations of Oscar Awards for Slumdog:
Best Motion Picture category, Best Director — Danny Boyle and Best Adapted Screenplay — Simon Beaufoy. Other nominations include Best Cinematography, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Film Editing.

Other Films which are nominated for Oscar Awards are:
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Frost/Nixon," "Milk," and "The Reader"

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Another Engineer Of AP died in the US

Another Software Engineer from Andhra Pradesh, a 27 year Old Muthyala Purushottam was found dead in his flat on Thursday sources said. This is the Second Incident of Indians who died in US this month.

Purushottam, whose family stays in Anantapur attended a call from US informing that he is found dead in his flat's Bathroom on Tuesday night.

Purushottam was working for Triton Infotech and was married to 25-year-old Praveena Reddy, who is also from Anantapur.

Indian Techie Murdered in US this month

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Barack H. Obama: 44th President of the US finally Sworns

The first African-American president of the United States, Barack Obama, Sworned in as 44th President of United States of America on Jan 20, 2009. By Sworning of Obama as President had shattered all the racial barriers for the country.

The inauguration drew almost 2 million people. Security was unprecedented as Washington braced for logistical headaches with major streets and bridges into the capital closed.

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Monday, January 19, 2009

UP gangster shot down by Delhi Police

Delhi Police shoot down UP gangster Satya Prakash alias Satte in South Delhi's Green Park area, who was tried to rob a bank, with him 2 accomplices are also killed

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Friday, January 16, 2009

US Airways jet crash Pilot lands in New York river: All 155 Survive

A cool-headed pilot ditiched the US Airways Jet landed it into Hudson River, in New York City on Thursday after a collision with a flock of birds apparently knocked out both engines.

Officals said that all 155 Passengers were rescued, one suffered with two broke legs, Paramedics treated atleast about 80 said that many of them had minor injuries, but there were no serious injuries.

The governor said, "a miracle on the Hudson."

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Indian-techie murder in US : Suspected Arrested

A Indian Techie from Andhra Pradesh engineer Akshay Vishal who was working in Scam hit Satyam Computers, who was shot dead on Tuesday by a unknown person. Due to this Arkansas cops has arrested a 20 year old man who is strongly suspected with the murder case of Indian Techie.

Arkansas police not yet revealed any information about the suspect, but however local media identified the suscpect as Brandon Johnson.

For More Info Times of India

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Job cuts announced by Google, Motorola:

Global Recession which is also affected to mighty Google. Google's which is going to cut 100 recruiting jobs and also planning to close three engineering offices in Norway, Sweden and Texas, the company announced.

"Google is now hiring at a reduced rate it needs fewer people to hire people" said by the Laszlo Bock, Google's vice president of people operations in a Blog Post

Motorola to might cut more than 4,000 jobs. Last Year Motorola axed about 6,800 jobs and total 16,000 jobs cut from 2007

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Indian Moon mission Chandrayaan-1 Sends 40,000 images in 75 days

Chandrayaan-1, beams back 40,000 images in 75 days which is great achievement for ISRO. Chandrayaan-1 was launched on Oct 22, 08 it has sent about 40,000 images in 75 days, it means is sending nearly 535 images daily, ISRO believe is quite a record compared to the lunar flights of other nations.

These Images were first transmitted to Indian Deep Space Network at Byalalu near Bangalore, from where they are flashed to ISRO's telemetry, tracking and command network at Bangalore.

Some Interesting links about Chandrayaan-1:
India's First Unmanned Moon Mission
Latest Video from Chandrayaan-1
Iron Minerals found by Chandrayaan-1

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Wipro had not done anything unethical, says Premji

As earlier said that the World Bank has barred Wipro from doing any business with the global lender, Wipro's Chairman Azim Premji stated addressing all his 100,000 employees saying that Wipro did nothing wrong and also stated that "Let me reaffirm that Wipro was right from a legal as well as ethical standpoint. We believe what we did what was right and we did it in the right manner."

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Ronaldo: FIFA World Player award

Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United received the FIFA World Player Award for 2008 by Brazilian soccer legend Pele, which held in Zurich, on Monday night. Ronaldo had won this Award for the first time in his career.

Monday, January 12, 2009

Wipro, Megasoft and other 3 companies are banned by World Bank

World Bank barred Wipro, Megasoft and other 3 companies for four years from receiving direct contracts from the Bank under its corporate procurement program.

WB stated that they are ineligible to receive contracts from the World Bank and Megasoft Ltd, have also been barred for four years since 2007.

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A R Rahman: First Indian to win Golden Globe Award

As the said in the previous post about the Golden Globe Award for Slumdog Millionaire. A R Rahman became the First Indian to Win Prestigious Golden Globe Award and he mentioned that it is dedicated to "billion people of India". He won the Prize for music score 'Jai Ho' in the film added to this he thanked director and his fellow musicians.

"Unbelievable..! I thought, I would not win, so anyways thanks to the almighty God for bringing me here... Danny Boyle, Fox pictures, all my musicians in Chennai, Mumbai,... and the billion people from India," he said while accepting the award.

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Recent News on Oil Strike

Oil and BPCL calls off strike
Officers of all oil companies calls off strike
Full oil supplies across the country
Recent Blasts at Guwahati, Assam, 3 people injured

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Slumdog bagged 5 Awards, Critics Choice Awards 2009

Slumdog Millionaire,a film which was made on a small budget on Novel based on Q & A by Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup bagged the Prestigious award Broadcast Film Critics Association's 14th annual Critics Choice Awards 2009.

In this Award Music Mastero A R Rahman got Best Composer Award, Best Film, Best Director for Danny Boyle, Best Writer for Simon Beaufoy and Best Young Actor for Dev Patel, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Broadcast Film Critics Association's 14th annual Critics Choice Awards (BFCA), which took place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium last night, is the largest film critics organisation, with more than 200 members in the US and Canada

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Satyam hold's staff Salaries for 2 Months: Recevied E-Mail

Satyam Computer's had announced the staff Salaries were kept hold for 2 months, that is staff will not receive salary for 2 months.

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Srinivas Vadlamani, CFO of Satyam attempts suicide: Sources

Chief Financial Officer of Satyam, Srinivas Vadlamani attempted sucicide as he was allegedly involved in the Company’s financial fraud, say market sources. He is, however, safe, sources add.

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Raju might be arrested today

Satyam Computer Services Chairman Ramalinga Raju might be arrested today by the police due to pressure on AP government to arrest Raju

Satyam likes to continue business and Protect Staff

Satyam spokesman speaking at the news conference said to the its top 100 clients that satyam aims to continue the business and also the to protect employees career.

Right now Interim CEO of Satyam will be Ram Mynampati, Ram said that the company will be helping in investigating agencies and had launched a process to assess its financial position.

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Satyam Founder might face 10-yr jail

As Satyam Computer's Founder and Chairman Ramalinga Raju who has claimed himself for the fraud of Rs. 7000 crore and gave statement that no other Board Member and Senior Executive is aware of the fraud, Raju and any other director/executive found to be involved in the scam are liable to be prosecuted on charges punishable with imprisonment up to 10 years.

The Below might be the serious penalities that Raju might face under various Laws:

* Section 23 of the securities contract regulation Act 1956, that imposes a penalty of imprisonment up to 10 years and fine up to Rs 25 crore and more sections.

And Satyam is holding news conference at 5PM on Thursday

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Satyam : Fraud of over Rs 7,000 crore

Satyam, means truth but Ramalinga Raju promoter-chairman of Hyderabad-headquartered Satyam Computers, has lied for years to shareholders, employees at large by making a fraud of Rs 7,000 Crore.

TCS, Infosys, Wipro and country's fourth largest IT company was Satyam, by making the fraud satyam computers is knocked to the bottom and which inturn resulted to be removed from its S&P CNX Nifty 50-share index from January 12, as the Satyam Founder resigned from Board the shares of crashed down to 80 percent. And Anil Ambani-group firm Reliance Capital Ltd will be replacing Satyam in the main index, the exchange said in a statement. Satyam will also be excluded from the CNX 100 index, CNX 500 index and the CNX IT index.

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Kasab a Pakistani national - Finally Pakistan Admits

Alone terrorist who caught in Mumbai Terrorist Attack, Pakistan has finally admitted that Ajmal Amir Kasab is Pakistani reported by Pakistan's Dawn News television on Wednesday

The Pakistani government had said it could not find his name on a national database of citizens and it was investigating.

Unedited CEO's letter to employees

Ram Mynampati the CEO of Satyam Computers wrote a letter to employees to stand together

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Pietersen resigns as England Captain - Sky News

Kevin Pietersen of England has resigns as Captain due to broke down relationship with Team Coach Peter Moores on Wednesday.

"This situation is not healthy, we have to make sure it is settled as soon as possible and certainly before we fly off to the West Indies. Everybody has to have the same aims and pull in the same direction for the good of the England team", said Pietersen.

He was appointed Captain in August after Michael Vaughan resigned.

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South Africa Tour of Australia - 3rd Test Match

Atlast Australia won the 3rd Test Match against SA by 103runs, which held in Sydney, Jan 3-7, 2009

3rd Test Match Details
Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat first

Australia 1st Innings 445/10
SA 1st Innings 327/9
Australia 2nd Innings 257/4 and set a target of 376runs
SA 1st Innings 272/10

Australia Won the 3rd Test Match by 103 runs

3-Match Series won by South Africa by 2-1

Man of the Match
- PM Siddle (Australia)
Man of the Series - GC Smith (South Africa)

Founder and Chariman of Satyam Resigns

India's Fourth Largest IT company Satyam Founder and Chairman Ramalinga Raju has resigned from the Board. Raju has put in his papers and is waiting for the Board's decision.

As Satyam was in news previously in Maytas deal and at last Raju has written a letter to the board giving details of how the balance sheet has inflated cash balances of Rs 5040 crore and accrued interest of Rs 376 crore is non-existent. Rs 1230 crore was arranged to Satyam and is not reflected in the books.

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Monday, January 5, 2009

A R Rahman - A Happy Birthday

Wishing Music maestro AR Rahman a Many More Happy Returns of Day. I wish him all the success in his career...,

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Terror on first day of 2009: 5 killed, 67 injured in Guwahati

Terrorists Started attacking from the 1st day of the Year 2009. A Serial Bomb Blasts in Assam in Guwahati which taken 5 lifes and 67 injured in this attacks, these attacks are suspected by Ulfa militants

This was happened before the Home Minister P Chidambaram who had to visit the state regarding law and law and order situation and after the blast Home Minister was escorted to Raj Bhawan from the airport under heavy security, past one of the blast sites.

Total 3 Blasts were held, One at near Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi TB Hospital at Birubari at 2.35pm, second one at busy Bhootnath market near the famed Kamakhya Temple and last one Bhangaghar, one of the poshest areas in Guwahati, at 5.45pm

In these 3 blasts total 5killed and 37 injured

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Five persons killed in Pakistan in a Suspected US missile

A Suspected US missile had striked in Pakistan and killed about 5 persons on Thursday. This was happened when US drones carried out a fresh missile strike in Pakistan's troubled South Waziristan tribal region, known to be a stronghold of Taliban and al-Qaida terrorists.

The drone fired three missiles at Karikot village in South Waziristan, official sources were quoted as saying by TV channels.

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