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1X was a two-stroke motorcycle made in Indiaby Escorts group from 1983 to 1990. It was alicenced copy of the very popular YamahaRD350B, modified to suit Indian conditions.Many Indian motorcycle connoisseursconsider it to be the best two-stroke evermade in India. X was named to mean aROYAL MESSENGER. Though productionhas long ceased, the X remains an iconicand desirable motorcycle among Indianriding enthusiasts, with well-maintained
2A story of Kalidasa goes as follows. Kalidasawas a great Indian poet in King Bhoja’s court.King Bhoja asked his courtiers to list fivegreat poets. His courtiers started to countand naturally Kalidasa’s name came first. Butno one could come up with the second best.This story is attributed to the etymology ofwhat?
3For 60 years, no airline bigwig nor anyaviation official in the ministry or DGCArealised the irrelevance and absurdity of thisinsignia on aircraft until Rajya Sabha MPTarlochan Singh raised the issue. Armed withevidence, Tarlochan Singh took up the vexedissue again in the consultative committeemeeting at Mumbai . Aviation minister PrafulPatel reacted immediately and agreed for theusage of suitable Indian insignia.What was the issue all about?
4A is a term used to describe multimillionaireIndian businessmen. It is a portmanteau of Xwhich, in its own right is an identifier for Indiaand Y, a word that gives the meaning of abusiness magnate, particularly thosemagnates from the erstwhile Soviet Republicwho emerged during the privatisation inRussia and other post-Soviet States. AnuragDikshit, Cyrus Vandrewala, Vijay Mallya,Naresh Goyal, Sunil Mittal, Swaraj Paul are afew As.
5_______ forms the basisof Patanjalis yoga, towhich concentration andmeditation are vital.________comes from theroot “rudh” which meansto “obstruct”, the prefix“___” literally meanslowness._________means not justrestraint of thoughts but toobstruct thoughts of lowernature. The act of_______ would increasethought and concentrationof a highernature._________ is a
6X sparked widespreadprotests from members ofa nearly 5000-strong youthorganisation calledPrathikarana Vedi inKerala, marched to thestate assembly in protestagainst George W Bush.“It is an insult to India, toIndians and our nationality.It has hurt our nationalpride,” the groups districtpresident Binoo CThampan told DeutschePresse-Agentur. HoweverX actually wasn’t meant asan insult to India, but was
_______ Alperin 8successful runs acelebrity real estate business in LosAngeles(Sothebys InternationalRealty). Her clientele includesnumerous A-list Hollywoodcelebrities. Alperin was only 17 whena lead singer of a band fell in lovewith her and wrote his homage as ahit song, and the two remain friendsto this day. In a 2009 interview,Alperin said, “Is it really the 30thyear anniversary of X coming out?Oh my God! Youre absolutely right.I m not sure that I realized that.I talk to Doug quite often and wenever discussed it.And on the subject of beingimmortalized in a hit single: “Youcould not escape putting on the
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5The ______ effect is a visualphenomenon caused by aliasing thatoccurs when continuous motion isrepresented by a series of short orinstantaneous samples. It occurs whenthe view of a moving object isrepresented by a series of short samplesas distinct from a continuous view, andthe moving object is in rotational or othercyclic motion at a rate close to thesampling rate. It also accounts for the"wagon-wheel effect", so called becausein video or film, spoked wheels on horse-drawn wagons sometimes appear to beturning backwards.A ______ fountain, a stream of waterdroplets falling at regular intervals lit witha _____ light, is an example of the______ effect being applied to a cyclicmotion that is not rotational. Whenviewed under normal light, this is a
8In Hinduism, ______is thetenth and final Maha Avatarof Vishnu who will come toend the present age ofdarkness and destructionknown as Kal-Yuga. Thename_____is often ametaphor for eternity or time.The origins of the nameprobably lie in the Sanskritword which refers to mud, dirt,filth, or foulness and hencedenotes the "destroyer offoulness," "destroyer ofconfusion," "destroyer ofdarkness," or "annihilator ofignorance." Other similar anddivergent interpretationsbased on varying etymological