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Yet Another Hand Shake Day Just Passed by...
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AUSTRALIA GETS ITS
|Prime Minister Julia Gillard |
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd made an emotional and ignominious exit, quitting just before the center-left Labor Party was to dump him in an internal ballot and less than three years after a stunning election victory in 2007.
The Rudd government's dramatic slide in support this year sparked fears within the ruling party of an electoral defeat at a poll expected around October. Read More Here: Watch the live video (Julia Gillard is sworn in as Australia's first female prime minister, after Kevin Rudd was ousted as leader of the Labor party). here
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T V Watchers Beware!!!e
Every hour of Television watching increases your risk of heart disease..ware!!
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Good News to Coffee Drinkers:
Drinking Coffee Offers Protection Against Head and Neck Cancer
|Coffee with snacks |
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News Paper Online Readers Now Pay And Read
|Rupert Murdoch |
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Facebook to lure Advertisers
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INDIA TOPS WORLD BANK'S LOAN LIST
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The Washington-based multilateral lender had extended only $2.2 billion loan to the country for the year ended June 2009.
India's share among the various recipients of the bank is 15% in terms of loans, followed by Mexico with 11% and South Africa with 7% as of June 20, 2010.
Read More Here
News Source: http://dna.com and Press Trust of India
TODAY (21.06.2010) IS WORLD MUSIC DAY
A playlist of music from around the world -
To watch and listen more via Youtube click HERE
And More through myspace click HERE
Courtesy: Ayman Moharram (Lead Guitar - Composer)
Omar Osama (Rhythm Guitar)
Tarek El-Sharkawy (Bass Guitar)
Mostafa Taha (Drums)
Courtesy. Harry A
| great song by John Lennon best know for his role in the band the Beatles |
Imagine is great song with reason and d...
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Free internet radio station, no commercials, just music
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A MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE DAY (21.06.10)
It's Birds - "1" - at 123 Pleasant St. Morgantown WV 03-20-2010
by. Orville Weale
TODAY (20th JUNE) IS FATHERS DAY
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WISH A HAPPY DAY TODAY
TO ALL THE FATHERS AROUND THE
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WORD MUSIC DAY IS ON 21 st JUNE
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A Knol: World Music Day - June 21
Knol authors have written good number of articles on understanding, learning and appreciating music. Also there are many knols through which you can access audio songs and videos. Enjoy music from classical to Pop.
We wish all our readers especially the music lovers a
Happy World Music Day
TODAY IS "WORLD READING DAY"
|Children Reading in a Library |
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Happy World Reading Day
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12-year-old Indian-American attempts to
|Akash Mehta (right) and his |
brother Gautama at
101 Park Avenue in New York
Photograph: Paresh Gandh
"Today we are here to appeal to Warren Anderson and summon him to the Indian court where he has been charged with culpable homicide, which is the equivalent of manslaughter in America," Akash Viswanath Mehta said, standing outside a skyscraper on Park Avenue, which houses the law firm that represents Union Carbide.
Akash along with his older brother, Gautama, 15, were asked to leave the premises by the building owners who said it was private property owned by H J Kalikow. The media was also not allowed to film on the property.
Report - Akash Viswanath Mehta for rediff news Read More here:
Indian-origin scientist has solution for oil spill
June 15 As BP struggles to contain the oil spill in theGulf of Mexico, an Indian-origin scientist from Texas University has created a special cotton fabric that can clean up crude oil up to 40 times its weight and help in cleaning efforts. Seshadri Ramkumar, associate professor of the Texas Tech Institute of Environmental and Human Health, has created a non- oven environment-friendly cotton carbon absorbent wipes, Fibertect.
Read more HERE.
Indian-American physical therapist jailed for 57 months in US June 15 An Indian-American physical therapist has been sentenced to 57 months in prison and ordered to pay USD 2.3 million as compensation for his role in a healthcare fraud scheme. Michigan resident Baskaran Thangarasan would also undergo three years of supervised release following his prison term.
Read more HERE.
GERMANY BEATS AUSTRALIA WITH A THUMPING 4-0 VICTORY
|Australian Fans Reaction after |
a goal is scored against them
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TODAY IS WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY, BE READY TO SAVE A LIFE
Get ready to save a life in danger. Your few drops of blood can save a precious life. Let us donate and also encourage others to donate few drops of blood.
|Final Logo of WBDD|
Final Logo of World Blood Donar Day.
Barcelona 2010 www.wbdd.org
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THE SPECTACULAR SHOW ON EARTH FIFA KICKED OFF ON FRIDAY
A YouTube Video on World Cup Celebrations:
|Shakira - Waka Waka(Official Video) World Cup South Africa 2010(HD |
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|Rabid World Cup Fans Show National Pride, General Insanity |
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Though there was a gloom--Nelson Mandela the Former President and the universal ambassodor of the nation's absence at the ceremony due to his Great grand daughter Zenani Mandela's death in a car accident, the show went off well.
|Artists perform during the World Cup opening ceremony |
Pic credit: AP.
Here are some scenes from the show and a wonderful YouTube video to watch.
The Picture Courtesy:
|Pupils from St Joseph's Primary School |
show support for England's bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup
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An interesting and informative video on massive solar system A Youtube video. Naked Science: Massive Solar Storms
World’s Most Peaceful Nation
|A breathtaking view of Auckland, |
New Zealand Pic. Credit AP
Smoking Baby Down to 15 Cigarettes a Day
Indonesian baby, Ardi Rizal, has cut his habit
down to 15 cigarettes a day. A child welfare
official said the cutback is due to "therapy
focused on playing."
This content is posted by Jeff Neumann at The Sun Daily.
NASA Kicks Off New Summer of Innovation Initiative
of Innovation initiative today while at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calf.
The Summer of Innovation program will engage thousands of middle school students in science,
technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) during the summer months when many students
experience what’s known as the "summer slide," a loss of skills acquired during the school year. The
program is a cornerstone of the Educate to Innovate campaign announced by President Obama last
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New Smoking Baby Drinks Three Beers a Day, Too
|Two-year-old smoking baby Ardi Rizal |
The latest report says This smoking baby not only wants cigars but she needs beers too. The report at gawker.com says: "New Smoking Baby Drinks Three Glasses Beers a Day, Too. After the world collectively shrieked with horror at two-year-old smoking baby Ardi Rizal, the parents of this three-year-old Chinese tot thought to themselves, "Hey, we've got a smoking baby. Ours is a boozehound, too." Self-destructing babies: Your ticket to fame."
The content reported at Daily Mail, by Maureen O'Connor. To read more Click Here
Shares of BP downBritish Petroleum BP shares down to $393.25. Effect of OIl Spill. They had 52 week high of $658.20.
Oil covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico wait in a holding pen for cleaning at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Buras, Louisiana, June 9, 2010. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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|Raza's 1983 Masterpiece |
Officials at Christie's told the BBC that the large-scale painting was produced during a key period of Raza's career The report says, "The 88-year-old artist has lived and worked in France since 1950, but maintains strong ties with India"' Read more HERE : :