In its hurry to express itself, AirTel is offering plans that allow you to connect to Iradium1 and Iradium2 satellites. I guess this signals the end of the road for the Iridium series of satellites. Screenshot!
In Hindu tradition, the construction of one’s home is a very auspicious event. This event is called “Gruha Pravesham” which translates (with some modifications) to “House Warming Ceremony”. The entire ritual is pretty complicated for words. The above pictures should give an idea of the rituals involved. Full size versions can be found @
Testing Einstein’s Universe. From the mission’s website: Gravity Probe B is the relativity gyroscope experiment being developed by NASA and Stanford University to test two extraordinary, unverified predictions of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity. The experiment will check, very precisely, tiny changes in the direction of spin of four gyroscopes contained in an Earth […]
Caught this in my own backyard yesterday night. I could not hang round to watch the fight.
SOURCE: ICICI Flyer Read further only if you have an ICICI Credit Card. No more queues. No more headaches. Just click to book your tickets online. First you need to register on this website: Indian Railways. Registration is FREE of cost! Upon login, choose destinations, date of travel and class. Select from the available trains […]
I just signed up for a lifetime membership @ Knowledge News. The service offers a virtual universe of information. Their mission statement reads: Our mission: to support your burning passion to learn, whether you’re 18 or 88. How we do it: by exploring the key history, science, and culture behind today’s news and events. How […]
I am putting my very sparingly used Nikon F65 SLR camera up for grabs. The package includes Nikon F65 body 28-100 mm Nikkor G-Type lens 70-300 mm Nikkor G-Type lens The camera is exactly two years old and was bought in New Zealand. Q: The exceptional logic behind this sale? A: I recently bought a […]
Sony Digital University is currently providing free acces to some great digital photography tutorials. An overview of the course I am currently enrolled for: Digital Photography Made Simple Learn more about using your digital camera to improve your photography skills and capture professional-quality digital photographs. If you don’t already have a digital camera, find out […]
Just discovered a blog on Cryptography written by Bruce Schneier. Amongst all possibilities in this world, I stumbled across this awesome resource while downloading Nero Burning ROM! The Universe is Infinite. The World Wide Web is not far behind.
Our christmas break took us to Kamshet in Maharashtra, India where we stayed at The Paragliding Ashram. Early morning we found this dog taking a break on the shores of a nearby lake. Shruthi just could not resist throwing a kiss at it! A bigger edition of this picture can be found at my photo […]
From the book “COSMOS” by Carl Sagan: Far more species have become extinct in the history of Earth, than exist today. They are the terminated experiments of evolution. The evolution of life requires a balance between mutation and selection. Organisms are selected to engage in sex – the ones that find it uninteresting quickly become […]
Clockwatchers.com has a neatly explained .htaccess tutorial for beginners. I certainly learned a lot from it.
From a FedEx ad in Strategic Marketing, Jan – Feb 2005. Call FedEx on 1600 22 6161.
The World Wide Web originally had a goal to make information freely available to anyone with minimal fuss. This trend is slowly but surely changing, with an increasing number of sites asking you to register before giving you the information. A good example for this are newspaper websites. Few people have the time and patience […]
From a post on BlogWrite for CEOs.
Answers.com provides a refreshing experience when you are looking for information in a hurry. The simple idea is to give you the answers you are looking for rather than throwing a bunch of links at you. Give it a shot and feel the difference.
Approximately 1 1/2 years in the past, I bought a HP iPAQ 1910 in Singapore. The specs: Operating System: Microsoft Pocket PC 2002 Processor: 200MHz Intel PXA 250 XScale Memory: 64 MB SDRAM (46 MB user accessible), 16MB NAND Flash Display Type: 16 bit, 64K color, 240 x 320, 3.8″ diagonal, Transflective TFT liquid crystal […]
From The Indian Express: Procedures and requirements for making applications for passports and related services are now available on the Interaticve Voice Response System (IVRS) or tele-enquiry for BSNL landline subscribers. For subscribers in the city, the phone number is 1250244 and for subscribers in other parts of the state it is 9580 1250244.
The Vidhana Soudha seen from the top of Kanija Bhavan, Race Course Road. Click for a full size version.
The Bhagawad Gita (Song of the Lord) starts with the word â€œDharmaâ€ and ends with the word â€œMamaâ€. Dharma is normally referred to as religion, righteousness, charity etc. But, the true meaning of this word is â€œThe Law of Beingâ€. For example, the dharma of fire is to burn and the dharma of the Sun […]