Sunday, 10 Oct 2010

The Legend of Koh - I - Nur Diamond - about it's tale, myth and the curse

The Kōh-i Nūr  which means "Mountain of Light" in Persian, also spelled Kohinoor, Koh-e Noor or Koh-i-Nur, is a 105 carat (21.6 g) diamond that was once the largest known diamond in the world. The Kōh-i Nūr originated at Hyderabad, Guntur district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It has belonged to various Hindu, Mughal, Persian, Afghan, Sikh and British rulers who fought bitterly over it at various points in history and seized it as a spoil of war time and time again. It was finally seized by the East India Company and became part of the British Crown Jewels when Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1877. .... 

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Date: 10 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: Legends / Views: 7499/Rating:3

Saturday, 9 Oct 2010

Google Doodles With a Video to Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday

So today Google has done something much very different . It's Google's habit to do something different and new that has made it the world's most visited website. Today Google doodles with a Video on it's homepage to Celebrate John Lennon's 70th Birthday. This is the first time Google is Doodling with a video. Generally it just tinkers it's prized logo with some creative image but this time a beautiful song with a beautiful animation plays as you click ...... 

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Date: 8 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: Internet News / Views: 1817/Rating:5 / Comments:

Friday, 8 Oct 2010

Nobel Peace Prize 2010 for Freedom of Speech in China

Among the many people campaigning for human rights in China, Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, has become the most visible symbol of the struggle. A long-term exponent of non-violent protest, he is currently serving an 11-year prison term. 

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Date: 8 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: International Happenings / Views: 1618/Rating:5

Thursday, 7 Oct 2010

Nobel Prize Literature 2010 goes to Peruvian Spanish Writer Mario Vargas Llosa

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2010 was awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa "for his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual's resistance, revolt, and defeat".

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Date: 7 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: International Happenings / Views: 1172/Rating:5

Nobel Prize Medicine 2010 goes for creator of 4 million individuals
Robert Edwards is awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for the development of human in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapy. His achievements have made it possible to treat infertility, a medical condition afflicting a large proportion of humanity including more than 10% of all couples worldwide.....

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Date: 7 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: Science / Views: 1085/Rating:0

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 for cross couplings in organic synthesis

Organic chemistry has developed into an art form where scientists produce marvelous chemical creations in their test tubes. Mankind benefits from this in the form of medicines, ever-more precise electronics and advanced technological materials. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010 awards one of the most sophisticated tools available to chemists today. .. 

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Date: 7 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: Science / Views: 1867/Rating:3

Nobel Prize 2010 in Physics for Graphene the thinnest,strongest material

A thin flake of ordinary carbon, just one atom thick, lies behind this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov have shown that carbon in such a flat form has exceptional properties that originate from the remarkable world of quantum physics...

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Date: 7 Oct 2010 , Author: / Category: Science / Views: 1642/Rating:0

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