India’s Parvathy Omanakuttan was adjudged the first runner-up at the Miss World 2008 pageant here Saturday evening.
Parvathy Omanakuttan, Miss India 2008, is the First Runner Up of Miss World 2008. She was crowned at the Miss World Grand Finale at Johannesburg, South Africa on 13 December 2008. She was also the second runner up of Miss World Top Model contest held on 3 December 2008.
She represented India in the 58th Miss World Final which was held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 13, 2008 and finished First Runner Up. Kseniya Sukhinovia from Russia won the crown.
Now you can get offical version of Apple iPhone in India. Vodafone set to offer the Apple iPhone to its subscribers in India before 2008-end.
Vodafone is all set to offer Apple’s iPhone in India and other countries such as Australia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey will also be able to purchase the iPhone for use on the Vodafone network.
This is great news for all fan boys. The iPhone combines three amazing products a mobile phone, a wide screen iPod and a breakthrough internet device into one small, lightweight, hand-held device with the best e-mail ever on a mobile phone. It allows for full screen web browsing, multi touch screen and applications such as Google maps. The latest software update can now allow you to customize up to 9 home screen pages anyway you like.
YouTube a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips official launched its Indian version. It is localized version of YouTube for India, its diaspora and really anyone who is passionate about India.
Parvathy Omanakuttan, Femina Miss India World 2008, is also the First Runner Up of Miss World 2008. She was crowned at the Miss World Grand Finale at Johannesburg, South Africa on 13 December 2008. She was also the second runner up of Miss World Top Model contest held on 3 December 2008.
Reliance classic from Reliance is the world’s lowest cost mobile phone. It just cost INR 777 ( USD 19). On other hand Apple did launched its iPhone along with Safari for windows, iPod touch and new iMac. Microsoft launched Windows vista along with Office 2007. Asus introduced Linux powered low cost notebook EEE PC.
Finally, Indian IT industry set to cross USD 55 billion by March 2008. IT/BPO created over 1.63 million jobs (5% of Indian GDP). Soon there will over 200 million mobile subscribers and Airtel as # 1 mobile service provider in country. Indian railway sold 1.8 million tickets on line on a single day on March, 1, 2007, a world record.
Both Airtel and BSNL introduced high speed DSL internet for home and digital music sales exceed physical music sales in India in 2007.
The climate change in the form of melting ice and rising sea levels was the biggest science story of the year. I’m not gonna talk about politics here. But overall I see India is progressing very nicely.
I’d like to wish all of you a Happy Prosperous New Year.
India has now official broke into top ten super computers in the world.
For the first time ever, India placed a system in the Top 10. The Computational Research Laboratories, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Sons Ltd. in Pune, India, installed a Hewlett-Packard Cluster Platform 3000 BL460c system. They integrated this system with their own innovative routing technology and achieved 117.9 TFlop/s performance.
The twice-yearly TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers, already a closely watched event in the world of high performance computing, is expected to become an even hotter topic of discussion as the latest list shows five new entrants in the Top 10, which includes sites in the United States, Germany, India and Sweden.
USA – BlueGene/L – eServer Blue Gene Solution
Germany – JUGENE – Blue Gene/P Solution
USA – SGI Altix ICE 8200, Xeon quad core 3.0 GHz
India – Cluster Platform 3000 BL460c, Xeon 53xx 3GHz, Infiniband
Sweden – Cluster Platform 3000 BL460c, Xeon 53xx 2.66GHz, Infiniband
Today is birthday of Lord Ganesha. The entire nation celebrates the festival. Iâ€™d like to wish all of you – Happy Ganesh Chaturthi and god bless all of us. Ganesh is the god of wisdom and prosperity and is invoked before the beginning of any auspicious work by the Hindus.
Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak started this festival for the cause of freedom struggle. Let the festivities inspire you to recapture the spirit of freedom struggle and better tomorrow for all of us.
Daniel Craig’s next on screen love conquest could be non-other than Bollywood beauty Shilpa Shetty.
Celebrity Big Brother and Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty is set to become a Bond Girl opposite Daniel Craig. According to sources, it’s Shilpa’s huge fame in Bollywood that’s helping her win the part, as Bond producers think casting her will make sure the movie does well in Asia. ‘She has a huge following in Bollywood, as well as a number of fans in the Western world â€“ especially in Britain â€“ so she will be great for box office sales,’ the source added.