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BSNL launched 3-G services in India

After a long wait bsnl, the leading telecom company of India has launched 3-Gservives in the country. Now, the users having multimedia handsets can take the full advantage of their features via this service. With 3-G service, the users will noe have access to internet quickly with faster speed .
To activate 3G on your cellphone, you have to just sms DEMAND 3G to 51503 or call 1503 or log on to www.bsnl.co.in for more information. Just try this service to have better experience & have fun with your mobile.BSNL ha already launches this service in Ambala, Agra, Dehradun, Jammu, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Lucknow, Shimla, Patna ,Ranchi ,Haldia & Durgapur & will be coming soon to other cities also.

Some of the features of 3-G services include -

  • Video calls
  • Internet surfing
  • Movies download
  • Live tv
  • Music download
  • Online games
  • Online business & many more

THREE IDIOTS - Aamir Khan's next movie based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller Five Point Someone

Three Idiots is the next movie of Aamir Khan which can be released this month. This movie, directed by Rajkumar Hirani will be based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller novel Five Point Someone. It's story will be all about three engineering students whose role will be played by Aamir Khan as Ryan, Sarman Joshi as Alok & R. Madhavan as Hari , supported by Kareena Kapoor as Neha Kurien and Boman Irani as Professor Kurien. It will be much appreciated by the student community & let's see how it performs after it's release in 2009. The audience will expect very much as done by Aamir Khan's last movie Ghajini, which was a superhit last year.


1. Which company's famously advertised vision statement is 'The Network is the Computer'? -->Sun Microsystems

2. The software company I-flex Solutions was originally a division of which famous financial services company? --> Citicorp

3. Which year saw the launch of Yahoo!, Amazon.com and the famous launch of the Orange mobile phone service in the UK --> 1994

4. Henry Ford revolutionised the car market with the first mass- produced car, the Ford Model T.In which year was it launched --> 1908

5. Which company owns the footwear brand - Stryde ->> Tata International

6. It was the brand that made David Ogilvy famous. Which shirt brand's ads had the famous man with an eye patch in the 1950s, which catapulted David Ogilvy to fame -->Hathaway

7. Dr. Pepper is a famous brand of --> Soft Drinks

8. The father of modern biology is --> Aristotle

9. The point at which solid, liquid and gaseous forms of a substance co-exist is called --> Triple Point

10. The weight of an object will be minimum when it is placed at The center of the Earth

11. Earth quake waves travel fastest in water

12. The angle between the geographical meridian and magnetic meridian is called Angle of declination

13. The Essar group of companies has been promoted by --> Ruias

14. Amtrex air conditioners has a technical collaboration with --> Carrier

15. Marlboro Cigarette is owned by --> Philip Morris

16. Who is the CEO of Microsoft --> Steve Ballnes

17. When was the generic domain name (Top Level Domain - TLD) .com introduced --> 1985

18. The video games X box is a product of --> Microsoft

19. It was acknowledged as the second-most dangerous computer virus in history, after the Love Bug virus. Name this virus, which struck in 2001 --> Code Red

20. What does the letters XP stand for in the product Microsoft XP --> Experience

21. Who is the author who created the character Dilbert --> Scott Adams

22. Son of LTTE chief Prabhakaran who was recently in the news --> Charles Anthony

23. With the support of ISRO, IIT Kanpur has developed a micro-satellite named --> Jugnoo

24. Under what name is MTNL marketing its GSM based mobile telephony --> Dolphin

25. Under what name is MTNL marketing its CDMA based WLL service in Mumbai and Delhi --> Garuna

26. With which brand would you identify the famous advertising slogan 'Think Different'--> Apple

27. Where is the headquarter of Nestle --> Switzerland

28. What is the brand name of the range of shoes and apparel for children under the age of five, that Reebok plans to introduce shortly --> Weebok

29. Which is the home country of the famous design firm Ikea --> Sweden

30. 'One world. One family. One festival' - is the slogan used in advertising --> Dubai's shopping festival



Pooja Chopra trained by Pageant Coach Ritika Ramtri Kumar (The Tiara) won Femina Miss India East 2009, held in Kolkata on 17th February 2009. She also won Miss Perfect 10, Miss Catwalk and Nakshatra Miss Sparkling Beauty. Here I am also uploading some of her pictures from the event.


  • Miss Universe 2008 --> Dayna Mendoza (Miss Venezuela)
  • Femina Miss India Universe 2008 --> Simran Kaur Mundi
  • Femina Miss India World 2008 --> Parvathy Omankuttam
  • Femina Miss India Earth 2008 --> Harshita Saxena
  • Indian-American Nikita Shah Marwah won the Miss India Worldwide-09 beauty contest held in Durban & last year winner was Shagun Sarabhai.
  • Pooja Chopra, trained by Pageant Coach Ritika Ramtri Kumar(the Tiara) has won the Femina Miss India East 2009 contest, held in Kolkata.She also won Miss Perfect 10, Miss Catwalk and Nakshatra Miss Sparkling Beauty.

After thrashing SriLanka at their home India is ready to take on NewZealand

After thrashing SriLanka at their home in ODI by 4-1 & in -20 by 1-0 ,India is all set to take on New Zealand at their home ground for the series starting on 25th Feb with two T-20 matches on 25th & 27th Feb. India will try to start their campaign with a win against New Zealand team which has performed well in their recently concluded series against Australia. Indian team has departed for the series yesterday with coach Gary Kirsten. In a recent statement New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori expressed that Indian big hitters like Sehwag & Dhoni can prove to be frightening for them on their grounds which are comparatively smaller than Indian ground.

MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Suresh Raina, Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh

T-20 TEAM-
MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar, Pragyan Ojha, Munaf Patel, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Suresh Raina, Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuvraj Singh

MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Harbhajan Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Zaheer Khan, M Vijay, Amit Mishra, Dhawal Kulkarni, Laxmipathy Balaji, VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, Ishant Sharma, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh


1st T20I v New Zealand at Christchurch - Feb 25, 2009 (19:00 local time, 06:00 GMT)

2nd T20I v New Zealand at Wellington - Feb 27, 2009 (19:00 local, 06:00 GMT)

1st ODI v New Zealand at Napier - Mar 3, 2009 (14:00 local, 01:00 GMT)

2nd ODI v New Zealand at Wellington - Mar 6, 2009 (14:00 local, 01:00 GMT)

3rd ODI v New Zealand at Christchurch - Mar 8, 2009 (14:00 local, 01:00 GMT)

4th ODI v New Zealand at Seddon Park, Hamilton - Mar 11,2009 (14:00 local, 01:00 GMT)

5th ODI v New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland - Mar 14,2009 (14:00 local, 01:00 GMT)

1st Test - New Zealand v India at Seddon Park, Hamilton from March 18-22, 2009 (11:00 local, 22:00 GMT )

2nd Test - New Zealand v India at McLean Park, Napier from March 26-30,2009 (10:30 local, 21:30 GMT)

3rd Test - New Zealand v India at Basin Reserve, Wellington from April 3-7,2009 (10:30 local, 21:30 GMT)



  • Naman Ojha, the wicketkeeper-batsman of Madhya Pradesh has been signed by Rajasthen Royals for the second season of IPL.
  • After fellow teammates Mitchell Jhonson & Michael Clark, Ricky Ponting has also decided to pull out of the second IPL season.


1. Russia'a Vera Zvonareva beat Sania Mirza in the Pattaya final.
2. Andy Murray of Britain beat Rafael Nadal of Spain in the final of World Indoor Tennis tournament in Rotterdam.
3. Amelia Mauresmo of France defeated Elena Dementieva of Russia to lift the Paris Open.
4. Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia set a new indoor world pole vault record of 5 m at the annual Bubka memorial tournament in Donetsk(Ukraine) on 16th feb, breaking her previous record of 4.95m.
5. Radek Stepnak of Czech Republic defeated Mandy Marsh at the SAP open tennis tournament in San Jose on 15th Feb.
6. West Indies' legend cricketers Andy Roberts, Vivian Richards & Michael Holding were presented the ICC Hall of Fame Caps in Antigua on Friday.
7.Novak Djokovic beat David Federer in the final of Dubai championship on 28 feb,2009.

Rebecca Loose to reveal all about her relationship with David Beckham in a book

Rebecca Loose who had an alleged affair with football ace David Beckham is all set to reveal about her relationships with Beckham through reveal-all book in which she will give all saucy details of her relationships with the football ace. She has been talking about releasing this book for four years & now she is looking for the highest bidder for her story.

MICHELLE OBAMA will appear on the cover page of fashion magazine Vogue

Michelle Obama, the first American lady has got invitation from the famous fashion magazine 'Vogue' & will be featuring on it's cover page of next month's edition. This is the second time when she is going to feature onthe cover page of a fashion magazine. So, we can say that Michelle Obama is not much lagging in popularity as compared to her husband Barack Obama.


The rail budget was presented in Lok Sabha & the main focus of the budget was to reduce burden on the common man by reducing train fares by substantiaal amount,implementation of 6th pay commission & increasing 43 new trains in the year 2010. Whwn it comes to presenting the budget then main focus of Laloo Yadav is on common population .

Some important highlights of the budget :

  • Passenger trains will have 22% more capacity.
  • Two per cent cut in AC-Fares.
  • 43 new trains to be introduced in FY-2010.
  • Feasibility study for Delhi-Patna Bullet train going on.
  • Rail passenger growth up 14%.
  • Freight rate to remain unchanged.
  • Railways to spend Rs 4000 crore on pensions.
  • To invest Rs 2.3 cr in the next five years.
  • Railways has invested Rs 38,000 crore in 2008-09.
  • 6th Pay Commission implementation to hike expense by Rs 13,500cr.
  • Railways cash reserves touch Rs 90,000 crore .
  • 4 call centres set up for rail enquiry.
  • Customers can now book tickets online.
  • Profits registeres without hurting the common man.
  • Railways managed 8 per cent growth in freight loading.
  • Freight capacity up by 78%.
  • Railways got loans at 4%.
  • Mishap rate has dropped drastically.
  • Lalu: Our Rail Budget has always been for the poor.
  • This would be UPA's last railway budget during this term.
  • The budgetary support to the railway plan will be about Rs 10,800 crore, representing a significant step up of 37 per cent compared with Rs 7,874 crore in 2008-09.

Spice Mobile launches S-590 with new talk feature

Spice Mobiles has launched the Spice S-590 at a very affordable price of Rs. 2499.An interesting voice prompt application has also been launched with this model, which makes it a "Talking Phone".The voice prompt feature christened 'POPAT', transforms the phone into a talking parrot as it speaks out the number of an incoming call, phonebook and keys pressed on keypad. The new feature can benefit people, who cannot read or write, prove to be a utility for the blind and disabled or an interesting fun feature for the youth.

Some of it's features includes
- An FM with recorder
- Mp3 player
- Torch
- Expandable memory upto 2 GB via microSD cards
- Mobile tracker
- Call blacklist
- SMS scheduler

Now , with the launch of Spice S-590, an average person will be able to afford a video camera phone with mp3 player, FM & other multimedia features. Let's see how much popularity this model gains in the coming time.

Facts About World - 2

51. The national flower of China is ---> Narcissus
52. The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at ---> Kathmandu
53. The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is ---> Strait of Hormuz
54. The first Industrial Revolution took place in ---> England
55. World Environment Day is observed on --->5th June
56. The first Republican President of America was ---> Abraham Lincoln
57. The country famous for Samba dance is ---> Brazil
58. The name of Alexander's horse was ---> Beucephalus
59. Singapore was founded by ---> Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
60. The famous British one-eyed Admiral was ---> Nelson
61. The earlier name of Sri Lanka was ---> Ceylon
62. The UNO was formed in the year ---> 1945
63. UNO stands for ---> United Nations Organization
64. The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on ---> 15th August
65. `Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter named ---> Michelangelo
66. Paradise Regained was written by ----> John Milton
67. The first President of Egypt was ---> Mohammed Nequib
68. The first man to reach North Pole was ---> Rear Peary
69. The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was ---> Guermica
70. The primary producer of newsprint in the world is ---> Canada
71. The first explorer to reach the South Pole was ---> Cap. Ronald Amundson
72. The person who is called the father of modern Italy is ---> G.Garibaldi
73. World literacy day is celebrated on ---> 8th September
74. The founder of modern Germany is ---> Bismarck
75. The country known as the land of the midnight sun is ---> Norway
76. The place known as the Roof of the world is ---> Tibet
77. The founder of the Chinese Republic was ---> San Yat Sen
78. The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was ---> Abdul Salam
79. The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was ---> Margaret Thatcher
80. The first Secretary General of the UNO was ---> Trygve Lie
81. The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was ---> Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
82. The port of Banku is situated in ---> Azerbaijan
83. John F Kennedy was assassinated by ---> Lee Harry Oswald
84. The largest river in France is --> Lore
85. The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was ---> Catherine of Aragon
86. The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was --> Ralph Johnson Bunche
87. The first British University to admit women for degree courses was --> London University
88. The principal export of Jamaica is --> Sugar
89. New York is popularly known as the city of --> Skyscrapers
90. Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of --> Cloves
91. The country known as the Land of White Elephant is --> Thailand
92. The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is --> Korea
93. The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is --> Bhutan
94. The highest waterfalls in the world is the --> Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
95. The largest library in the world is the --> United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
97. When was the Munich olynpics held --> 1972
98. Which is the largest cruise ship in the world --> Queen Mary II
99. Which company is going to launch the aircraft “dreamliner”? --> Boeing
100. Who is known as Muffakir-e-Pakistan ("The Thinker of Pakistan"), Shair-e-Mashriq ("The Poet of the East"), and Hakeem-ul-Ummat ("The Sage of Ummah") --->Allama Sir Muhammad Iqbal

Frieda Pinto bagged the best actress prize at the Elle Style Awards 2009

Model turned actor Freida Pinto won the best actress prize at the Elle Style Awards 2009 in association with H&M, at Big Sky London on February 9, 2009 in London, England for her debut movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' .


The all-round show by Pathan brothers'(Yousuf Pathan & Irfan Pathan) had snatched a thriller T-20 match from SriLanka who were having the edge at one time when India were 115/7 & needed 57 runs from 29 balls to win the match which looked to be impossible that time. But you can't predict in a T-20 match which can be changed at any time & it happened in yesterdays' match when Yousuf & Irfan turned the match in India's favour. Yousuf scored 22 off 10 balls while Irfan scored 33 off 16 balls & in balling Yousuf's figures were 23-2 which is a quite descent figure in T-20. Yousuf's one four & 2 sixes in Baddara's over turned the tide in India's favour & he was adjudged as man of the match for his all roung heroics. Before Pathan duo 59 run not out stand, some fabulous shots were played by by Yuvraj & Suresh Raina. Again India has shown that they are really T-20 champions.


Spicy Bollywood FHM Calendar 2009 — Bruna Abdullah_January, Kareena Kapoor_February, Oohjjwala_March, Bipasha Basu_April, Nina Manuel_May, Katrina Kaif_June, Lara Dutta_July, Vidya Balan_August, Urvashi Sharma & Nethra Raghuram_September, Parvati Vaze_October, Deepika Padukone_November, Isha Kopikar_December.

A.R.RAHMAN - The majestic musician

A.R.Rahman, versatile Indian music director who entertained the audience by his music in many Bollywood movies , has become the first Indian musician to win the British Academy of Film & Television Arts(Bafta) award. He is also the first Indian to win a Golden Globe award for hi music in the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' & also got a triple nomination in two categories for the same movie.

'Slumdog Millionaire' bagged 7 BAFTA Awards & 5 Critics' Choice Awards

Actors Dev Patel, Irfan Khan, Freida Pinto, and Anil Kapoor pose with their award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture for 'Slumdog Millionaire' in the press room at the 15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

'Slumdog Millionaire' , a rags-to-riches story, directed by British director Danny Boyle has bagged 7 British Film Academy Awards(Bafta) 2009. The film won seven trophies, including those for best film, best director(Danny Boyle) ,best original music score(A.R.Rahman),cinematography(Anthony Dod Mantle), editing(Chris Dickens), sound editing(Resul Pookutty, Glenn Freementle, Richard Pryke, Tom Sayers & Ian Tapp)and adapted screenplay(Simon Beaufoy).

The film had earlier hogged the limelight at Critics' Choice Awards in California, winning five prizes, including best film, best director and best composer.


01 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was --> Mujibur Rehman
02 The longest river in the world is the ---> Nile
03 The longest highway in the world is the --> Trans-Canada
04 The longest highway in the world has a length of ---> About 8000 km
05 The highest mountain in the world is the ---> Everest
06 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is ---> Myanmar
07 The biggest desert in the world is the ---> Sahara desert
08 The largest coffee growing country in the world is ---> Brazil
09 The country also known as "country of Copper" is ---> Zambia
10 The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is ---> Durand line
11 The river Volga flows out into the ---> Capsian sea
12 The coldest place on the earth is ---> Verkoyansk in Siberia
13 The country which ranks second in terms of land area is ---> Canada
14 The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is ---> Sicily
15 The river Jordan flows out into the ---> Dead sea
16 The biggest delta in the world is the ---> Sunderbans
17 The capital city that stands on the river Danube is ---> Belgrade
18 The Japanese call their country as ---> Nippon
19 The length of the English channel is ---> 564 kilometres
20 The world's oldest known city is ---> Damascus
21 The city which is also known as the City of Canals is ---> Venice
22 The country in which river Wangchu flows is ---> Myanmar
23 The biggest island of the world is ---> Greenland
24 The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is ---> Detroit, USA
25 The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is ---> USA
26 The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is ---> Malaysia
27 The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is ---> Malaysia
28 The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the ---> Mississippi
29 The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was ---> Peking
30 The country called the Land of Rising Sun is ---> Japan
31 Mount Everest was named after ---> Sir George Everest
32 The volcano Vesuvius is located in ---> Italy
33 The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is ---> Cuba
34 The length of the Suez Canal is ---> 162.5 kilometers
35 The lowest point on earth is ---> The coastal area of Dead sea
36 The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of ---> Nepal
37 The largest ocean of the world is the ---> Pacific ocean
38 The largest bell in the world is the ---> Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
39 The biggest stadium in the world is the ---> Strahov Stadium, Prague
40 The world's largest diamond producing country is ---> South Africa
41 Australia was discovered by ---> James Cook
42 The first Governor General of Pakistan is ---> Mohammed Ali Jinnah
43 Dublin is situated at the mouth of river ---> Liffey
44 The earlier name of New York city was ---> New Amsterdam
45 The Eifel tower was built by ---> Alexander Eiffel
46 The Red Cross was founded by ---> Jean Henri Durant
47 The country which has the greatest population density is ---> Monaco
48 The national flower of Britain is ---> Rose
49 Niagara Falls was discovered by ---> Louis Hennepin
50 The national flower of Italy is ---> Lily


Andrew Flintoff & Kevin Pietersen emerged as the world'd most expensive players in IPL after being sold for a whopping $1.55 milliom each at February 6 auction held at Goa. They have surpassed Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who was the last season's most expensive player , bought by Chennai Super Kings at $1.5 million.
The hard-hitting batsman, Kevin Pietersen was bought by Vijay Mallya, the owner of Bangalore Royal Challengers while the all-rounder andrew Flintoff went to Chennai Super Kings. Both of them were most sought after players at the auction.
J P Dumminy, the South Frican batsman who has been in the great form for the last few months was bought by Mumbai Indians for $950,000. Mashrafe Murtaza was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders who were lacking pace attack as Umar Gul & Shoaib Akhtar will not be available for this season of IPL.

List of all players sold at the auction includes
Shaun Tait to Rajasthan Royals $375,000
JP Duminy to Mumbai Indians at $950,000
Andrew Flintoff to Chennai Super Kings at $1.55 million
Kevin Pietersen to Bangalore Royal Challengers at $1.55 million
Fidel Edwards to Deccan Chargers at $150,000
Owais Shah to Delhi Daredevils at $275,000
Paul Collingwood to Delhi at $275,000
Tyron Henderson to Rajasthan at $650,000
Ravi Bopara to Kings XI Punjab at $450,000
Thilan Thushara to Chennai at $140,000
Jesse Ryder to Bangalore at $160,000
Kyle Mills to Mumbai at $150,000
Dwayne Smith to Deccan Chargers at $100,000
Jerome Taylor to Punjab at $150,000
Mohammad Ashraful to Mumbai at $75,000
Mashrafe Mortaza to Kolkata Knight Riders at $600,000
George Bailey to Chennai at $50,000

Few days ago, Shilpa Shetty along with a Dubai based businessman has taken a 12% stake in Rajasthan Royals. Now, Shilpa Shetty will be cheering her team along with Preity Zinta & Juhi Chawla at the 2nd season of IPL scheduled to be held in April this year.

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