He first worked here and then went on to found a bigger corporate with a loan of Rs.10000 from his wife. Who?
The word X is an anglicized version of Old Norse Blátönn or Danish Blåtand , the name of the tenth-century king Harald I of Denmark and Norway, who united dissonant Scandinavian tribes into a single kingdom. The implication is that X does the same with communications protocols, uniting them into one universal standard. Bluetooth
Her reply to the question, "What does being in South Africa mean to you?" was that it was like home to her. She drew comparison to the fact the people of South Africa were extremely hospitable like Indians and also that both the nations have given such respected leaders like Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi who have influenced the lives of millions. She added that both the nations shared such a wonderful diverse culture that made them both similar. Identify her. Parvathy Omanakuttan
The soon to be released film ‘Modhi Vilayaadu’ by director Saran will see the comeback of one of the most popular music duos of all time. The combo will thus make their music directorial debut in Kollywood. Identify them.
In 1905, the All Blacks visited Dublin for their first ever face off against the Irish national rugby squad. Their traditional performance of the Haka before the start of every match was recieved with surprise and cheering of the local crowd. But the home team did something for the very first time in sporting circles that evoked a greater response and support. What did they do? They sang the National Anthem
The James Bond film Dr. No inspired Joseph Barbera to develop an action-adventure program. Hanna-Barbera had originally intended to produce an animated adaptation of the radio serial Jack Armstrong. Hiring noted comic book artist Doug Wildey, the company began negotiations with Jack Armstrong's copyright owners, and produced a short (approximately one-minute) Jack Armstrong test animation sequence in 1962. Negotiations fell through, and the Jack Armstrong project was retooled into ___________. Scenes from the Jack Armstrong test film were incorporated into the ___________ closing credits montage: they are the scenes of the red-haired boy and his father escaping from the African natives using a hovercraft.
Since 1982 this soccer tournament has been named after its sponsors. The list of names are as follows, # Milk Cup (1981–82 to 1985–86), sponsored by the Milk Marketing Board # Littlewoods Challenge Cup (1986–87 to 1989–90), sponsored by Littlewoods # Rumbelows Cup (1990–91 and 1991–92), sponsored by Rumbelows # Coca-Cola Cup (1992–93 to 1997–98), sponsored by Coca-Cola # Worthington Cup (1998–99 to 2002–03), sponsored by Worthington Draught bitter Name the most recent sponsor of this tournament ? Carling Cup
The U.S. Senate approved this purchase from the Russian Empire on March 30, 1867, for $7.2 million. When adjusted for inflation, the total sum paid equates to approximately $111 million in today's dollars. It’s name was already introduced in the Russian colonial time derived from the Aleut word, meaning "the mainland", or more literally, "the object towards which the action of the sea is directed”. It was actually offered in exchange for the value of the Russian-American telegraph. What was the subject of the deal? The State of Alaska
Identify the sculptor and the significance of this work. Michelangelo’s Pieta- the only artwork of his that bears his signature
The person in picture was an important member of a group that secretly informed one of the most famous political scandals in the USA. He was in the news at the end of 2008 following his death. Identify him and the incident in context. “ Deep throat” Mark Felt- the Watergate scandal
Mark Zuckerberg launched something from his Harvard dorm room on February 4, 2004. It quickly became a success at Harvard and more than two-thirds of the school's students signed up in the first two weeks. It started off as just a "Harvard-Thing," until he decided to spread it to other schools and enlisted the help of roommate Dustin Moskovitz. By the beginning of the summer, Zuckerberg and Moskovitz had released it at almost forty-five schools and hundreds of thousands of people were using it. What? Facebook
Bulleh Shah, a 16th century Sufi poet was born in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Another person born as Sampooran Singh Kalra(in pic.) used his lyrics in a blockbuster Bollywood song. The composer of that song declared that it is "a Sufi song". Its lyrics are notable for their use of religious metaphors to characterize love, including references to heaven. Identify the song. Chaiyya Chaiyya from Dil Se
What did Douglas Engelbart who was working with Xerox Corp. invent for the modern day computer that made tasks all the more easier with the operating interface? The mouse
<ul><li>Its been historically accepted that Lewis E. X was the first to introduce the modern day_______________ </li></ul><ul><li>George Stafford Y another pioneer in the same field set up a company which made it more famous through a formula known as ________ because it was quick drying. </li></ul><ul><li>Another inventor Laszlo Biro from Hungary, who worked as a journalist in Budapest noticed that his own formula made the printed newspapers dry and smudge free. As a result he had created the first Z in 1931. </li></ul>X- Waterman, fountain pen: Y-Parker, Quink: Z-ballpoint pen
What originated when Scott E. Fahlman, a research scholar at the Carnegie Mellon University, suggested that it be used on the subject line of all bulletin board postings that were non serious in nature? Smileys
In the game, available on the website, NailTheThief.com, a player is given a chance to hit X's face with rotten eggs as many times possible within 30 seconds. Within days of its launch, the game has already been played more than 100,000 times, with a few playing it over and over again, as per the information on the website of the game. Some have gathered more than 20,000 points in the process. The website has already had more than 4,00,000 hits. As per the latest data, the top-scorer has managed to hit 18 eggs within the stipulated time. The website also urges you to challenge your friends and provides the opportunity of winning an iPod. X? Ramalinga Raju
This word derives from Hindi for tasting(a delicacy), similar to ”to taste”, and from Prakrit ( to devour with relish, eat noisily). What word? Chaat
Manfred von Richthofen was a German fighter pilot. He was the most successful flying ace of World War I, being officially credited with 80 confirmed air combat victories. How was he better known as? The Red Baron
The alias names used for the facility include Dreamland , Paradise Ranch , Home Base , Watertown Strip , Groom Lake and most recently Homey Airport . Popular culture usually portrays it as a haven for aliens. The numerous conspiracy theories surrounding it have granted it a fairly high profile in popular culture, specifically in the area of science fiction. Dozens of movies and television shows deal with fictionalized events or happenings at the site. Area 51
____ Day is observed on March 14 and ___ Approximation Day is observed on July 22 in mathematical circles. ___ Minute is also sometimes celebrated on March 14 at 1:59 p.m and ___ second on March 14 at 1:59:26 p.m
His grandfather Ghanshyam Das was an associate of Mahatma Gandhi and had built his fortune on aluminium prospecting and as the manufacturer of the Ambassador car. His sudden death at the age of 51 urged his son to take up his place as the head of one of the most prosperous groups in India. Identify. Aditya Birla