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Aakash Indian Tablet Bookings and Configurations

January 6, 2012 Leave a comment

India’s Answer to Ipad and Galaxy Tabs, The much awaited ultra low cost Aakash Tablet is finally here and is creating craze amoung the people and especially students all around. Datawind launched Ubislate7 in India, and the student version is named as the Aakash Tablet. It offers a web delivery platform that enables quality and interactive knowledge over the internet.

Features and Configuration

• Unbeatable Price: Only Rs.2,999 for the UbiSlate Upgraded Version
• High Quality Web Anytime & Anywhere:
o WiFi: Allows fast Youtube videos at hotspots
o Fast web access even on GPRS networks, across the country using DataWind’s patented acceleration technology
o Web, Email, Facebook, Twitter and much much more!
• Multimedia Powerhouse: HD Quality Video
• Watching movies in the palm of your hand on a 7” screen
o Audio library software helps manage your full collection of songs
• Applications Galore with Android 2.2:
o Games
o Productivity software: Office suite
o Educational software Over 150,000 apps!
• Full sized-USB port & Micro-SD slot:
o Expand memory to 32GB Even plug-in a 3G dongle
• Hardware: Connexant with Graphics accelerator and HD Video processor
o Memory (RAM): 256MB RAM / Storage (Internal): 2GB Flash
o Storage (External): 2GB to 32GB Supported
o Peripherals (USB2.0 ports, number): 2 Standard USB port
o Display and Resolution: 7” display with 800×480 pixel resolution
o Input Devices: Resistive touch screen
o Connectivity and Networking: GPRS and WiFi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g
o Power and Battery: Up to 180 minutes on battery. AC adapter 200-240 volt range.
• Software: OS: Android 2.2
o Document Rendering
• Supported Document formats: DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS, XLSX, ODT, ODP
• PDF viewer, Text editor
• Multimedia and Image Display
o Image viewer supported formats: PNG, JPG, BMP and GIF
o Supported audio formats: MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA
o Supported video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, FLV
• Communication and Internet
o Web browser – Standards Compliance: xHTML 1.1 compliant, JavaScript 1.8 compliant
o Separate application for online YouTube video
o Safety and other standards compliance
• CE certification / RoHS certification
o Other: Additional Web Browser: UbiSurfer-Browser with compression/acceleration and IE8 rendering.

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Effects Of Alcohol Levels

November 16, 2011 Leave a comment

Ha Ha… check of the Below Pic for the Effects of Alcohol at different levels of the Bottle…

Famous Indian Food Across Different States

September 30, 2011 3 comments

Most of us have travelled across different parts of our country and must have tried different foods available. But I am sure not all know the different kind of foods available in India. Check out the below picture and find out the famous food across our states.

Thirumala Thirupathi Sri Vari Brahmotsavams – 2011

September 19, 2011 1 comment

Venkatadri Samam Sthanam Brahmande Nasthi Kinchana
Venkatesa Samo Devo NaBhootho NaBhavishyathi

Asusual,This Year TTD is celebrating Brahmotsavamas on 29th September to 7th October.Tirumala SriVari Brahmotsavam the unique and world famous annual celebrations of Lord Sri Venkateswara at Tirumala Hills take place during the lunar month Aaswayuja Masam that falls immediately after the Mahalaya Pithru Paksham.

Please find the below schedule of the TTD Sri Vari Brahmotsavams 2011:

Courtesy: TTD Website

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Brief description of daily celebrations:

Dwajaarohanam: It is a flag hoisting festival that is held on the first day by hoisting a flag (Garudadhwaja) with a picture of Garuda (Vehicle of Lord Maha Vishnu) on the top of the Dwajah Sthambham in front of the sanctum Santorum. It is said to be a symbolic significance of formal invitation to all the Deities to attend the festival.

Pedda Sesha Vahanam: After the Dwajaarohanam the Lord is taken out in a procession in the evening on Aadi Sesha the thousand headed Chief Serpent God as his vehicle. Aadisesha is the seat on which Lord SriManNarayana rests in his abode Sri Vaikunta. Tirumala hills the abode of Lord Venkateswara is said to be the manifestation of Lord Aadisesha. Aadisesha vahanam will be seven headed.

Chinna Sesha Vahanam: On the second day morning the Lord is taken out in a procession on Vaasuki (Serpent God) as his vehicle. In Bhagavath Geetha Lord Sri Krishna says He is Vaasuki among the serpents. Chinna Sesha Vahanam will be five headed.

Hamsa Vahanam: On the second day evening the Lord is again taken out in a procession on Hamsa (Swan) as his vehicle. Hamsa or swan means ‘pure’. Hamsa is believed to have a high intellectual capability, and can distinguish the good from the bad.

Simha Vahanam: On the third day morning the Lord is taken out in a procession on Lion symbol as his vehicle. Lion is a symbol of royalty and power. Lord assumed the form of half man and half lion in his Narasimha Avathara. Lord Sri Krishna says in Bhagavath Geetha that he is the Lion among the animals.

Muthyala Pallaki Vahanam: On the third day evening the Lord is again taken out in procession along with his concerts Sri Devi and Bhoo Devi in a palanquin decorated with a canopy of pearls. Pearl is said to be a symbol of purity and royalty.

Kalpa Vruksha Vahanam: On the fourth day of the festival the Lord is taken out in procession in the morning on Kalpa Vruksha as his vehicle signifying that he is the giver of boons to his devotees and fulfills their wishes.

Sarva Bhoopala Vahanam: On the fourth day evening the Lord is again taken out in procession on a vehicle called as Sarva Bhoopala Vahanam signifying that He is the Lord of Lords.

Mohini Avatharam: On the fifth day morning the Lord is taken out in procession decorated in the attire of Mohini Avatharam (Ksheera Sagara Madhanam) the one who has distributed the Divine Nectar.

Garuda Vahanam: On the fifth day evening the Lord Sri Venkateswara is taken out in procession specially decorated, with his main devotee and chief vehicle Garuda (Garukmantha) the king of birds as his vehicle. It is a unique occasion when thousands gather together and would like to witness the procession. This day is also represented by the Chief Minister, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh by symbolically offering new silk clothes to the Lord as a mark of obeisance and thanks giving to the Lord of the Universe. It is believed and said that it is highly meritorious and mukthi pradham to have darshan of the Lord seated on Garuda.

Hanumantha Vahanam: On the sixth day morning the Lord is taken out in procession with Lord Hanuman as his vehicle. Hanuman was the personification of the most trusted and self less service to the Lord in his avathara as Sri Rama in Treta Yuga. Undoubtedly Lord Hanuman was the greatest devotee of Lord Sri Rama.

Gaja Vahanam: On the sixth day evening the Lord is taken out in procession on Elephant (Gaja) or Airavatham as his vehicle. We find in Sri Madbhagavatham (Gajendra Moksham) Lord instantly coming to the rescue of Gajendra and get him relieved from the clutches of the Crocodile.

Surya Prabha Vahanam: On the seventh day morning the Lord Venkateswara is taken out in procession with Sun God driving the Chariot. Purusha Sooktha describes Sun as born from the eyes of Lord SrimanNarayana (Chaksho! Suryo Ajayathah!). Sun is said to be an incarnation of Lord Maha Vishnu (Surya Narayana)

Chandra Prabha Vahanam: On the seventh day evening the Lord is again taken out in procession with Moon as symbol of his vehicle. Purusha Sooktha describes Moon as Chandrama Manaso Jaathaha. Moon is born from the mind of Lord Maha Vishnu. Moon is the commander of mind and is a symbol of cool and pleasantness. Both these rituals are symbolic significance that He is the cause for day and night.

Rathotsavam: On the eighth day morning the Lord Venkateswara is taken out in procession along with his concerts seated on a fully decorated Chariot pulled by the devotees with the chanting of Govinda Nama Smarana. Tirumala will be flooded with devotes to witness this occasion. It is believed and said that those who witness the Lord seated on the Chariot during Rathotsavam will not be reborn. Idols of Daruka the charioteer of Lord Sri Krishna and four horses are placed before the Lord on the chariot.

Aswa Vahanam: On the eighth day evening the Lord is again taken out in procession with Aswa (Horse) as his vehicle symbolizing the forthcoming Kalki Avathara. Lord Venkateswara used to ride on a horse during hunting of wild animals. Lord assumed the form of Horse head during his avathara as Hayagreeva.

Chakra Snanam: On the ninth day morning, last day of the Brahmotsavam, special abhishekam (Avabhrutha Snanam) is held for utsava moorthy of Lord Venkateswara and his concerts Sri Devi and Bhoo Devi in the complex of Lord Varaha Swamy temple on the banks of Swamy Pushkarini. Later, the Sudarshana Chakra (Disc weapon of the Lord) is immersed in the waters of Swamy Pushkarini. We find large number of devotes simultaneously taking a dip in the Pushkarini waters at that time. It is believed and said that one will get absolved from sins by taking a dip in Swamy Pushkarini simultaneously along with the Sudarshana Chakra on this day.

Dwajaavarohanam: On the ninth day evening the Garuda flag will be lowered as a mark of completion of the Brahmotsavam.

New Maruti Swift vs Old Maruti Swift Comparison

August 17, 2011 11 comments

Maruti Suzuki India launched its much awaited car The New Swift 2011.Lets get some insight on what’s new in the Newer version of Swift and its price

The new Swift is enhanced version while adding some more features in original Swift. Normal waiting time to get a new Swift is decreased for 3 months only.

The diesel engine remains unchanged; however, overall weight has been reduced by 30 kg and 15 kg on petrol and diesel variants respectively. The result is improved fuel efficiency, 18.6kmpl for petrol and 22.9kmpl for diesel. The width and height are up only marginally, but length is increased by 90mm and the wheelbase is 50mm longer.

More Space and has some add-on improvements with old and existing customer’s feedback. The substantial change is its dimension which is 155 mm longer which gives more space in terms of cabin, more leg space for the rear seat people. The width has also been improved slightly as per old Swift user’s complaints.

Better on Road Grip and lower height as compared to the original Swift which offers enhanced center of gravity and fine grip on Indian roads. Safest Ride on as it’s nominated as the safest mini car in the UK on the Euro NCAP ranking with the ABS System and other security features.

Optimized suspensions: The new suspension has been improved and has been optimized for the larger platform with undoubtedly enhanced characteristic while the old Swift has literally dull and cheap look. All these outcomes were sorted out with the new model of Maruti Swift 2011. Advanced Technology and Embedded Electronic Devices: Maruti Swift 2011 will sport improved audio system, more connectivity options, better steering mounted control and many more.

Introductory prices for the new Swift (Ex Show Room Delhi) are:
LXi Petrol: Rs. 4.22 lakhs | VXi Petrol: Rs. 4.76 lakhs | ZXi Petrol: Rs. 5.53 lakhs
LDi Diesel: Rs. 5.17 lakhs | VDi Diesel: Rs. 5.61 lakhs | ZDi Diesel: Rs. 6.38 lakhs

Know the Details of ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy

January 31, 2011 Leave a comment

Now that the Cricket fever is spread across different countries who are getting ready for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 hosted by India, Srilanka and Bangladesh its time to know about the cricket world cup trophy in details.

The New world cup trophy was designed in 1999 Cricket world cup by the team of crown jewelers in London. Two months of hard work from Garrard and Co resulted in a beautiful and shining cricket world cup. The First country to win this trophy is Australia.

 International Cricket Council Aka ICC keeps this trophy in their Dubai Office. The Original trophy has the names of the winning team inscribed on its base. A replica of this Trophy is presented to the winning team with out the inscriptions of the previous winners. This Trophy remains with the winning team permanently.

 Architecture of the Trophy:-

Height: 60cm

Weight: 11Kg approx

Materials Used: Silver and gild

Significance of the Trophy:-

The Trophy Carries a Golden Globe which represents a cricket ball is supported by 3 silver columns. The Columns are shaped in the form of stumps and bails. These three silver columns represent the three fundamental aspects of cricket i.e. Batting, Bowling and Fielding. This trophy is congruent which means it can be easily recognizable from different angles.

All the Best to Indian team for this world cup. Hope they win this trophy and bring pride to our country.