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9 Interesting Facts About ICC World Cup 2015

9 Interesting Facts About ICC World Cup 2015

Cricket’s biggest global event: ICC World Cup 2015 is already on, and the excitement is slowly reaching a feverish pitch. This world cup is being held between February 14th and March 29th, 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Reigning champions India, under captain MS Dhoni, are all charged up as we have just beaten Pakistan,…Continue Reading

ICC’s new ODI rules detail!

ICC’s new ODI rules detail!

India will play its home series against England under ICC’s new ODI rules already effective from October 1. Playing for the first time since the new rules, Indian captain MS Dhoni showed some apprehensions against playing under the new set of modified rules, terming it as ‘tricky’ and testing. The new ICC rules for ODI…Continue Reading

Winners Of 61st National Film Awards [Full List]

Winners Of 61st National Film Awards [Full List]

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting have today announced winners of 61st National Film Awards for the year 2013 in the Feature Film category, Non-Feature Film category and Best Writing on Cinema. Interestingly, the winner choices have been quite interesting this time around. The best feature film award wen to “Ship of Theseus” directed by Anand…Continue Reading

Top 7 Promising Indian Tech Startups of 2013

Top 7 Promising Indian Tech Startups of 2013

Indian Startups are raring to conquer the world. More and more daring technologists are quitting their routine jobs, and jumping into the startup arena. And the world is taking notice. Multi billion dollar corporations like Target are launching their accelerator programs in India to tap the talent and ideas and the future looks bright as…Continue Reading

National Film Award Winners List [2013]

National Film Award Winners List [2013]

60th National Film Awards were announced yesterday and while these are not as glamorous and lets say the Filmfare awards, Stardust  or other private awards, they come as huge recognition and respect. It is generally accepted that private awards are driven by commercialization and only concentrates on Bollywood (Hindi Film Industry), while National Awards truly…Continue Reading

The biggest real estate property out there – Facebook

The biggest real estate property out there – Facebook

Before it went public, Facebook had no pressure to perform. Exploitation of web by Facebook was pretty revolutionary and so was the personalization. After it went public, suddenly there seems to be a lot of pressure on FB to perform, innovate and deliver. The extent of personalization is tremendous, exciting and scary as well. Personalizing…Continue Reading

Top 6 Mobile apps for Cricket Lovers

Top 6 Mobile apps for Cricket Lovers

Passionate about Cricket, are you? Gone are the days when people wait in front of their Television sets for watching their favorite game of cricket. Today, it is all mobile in the go. Cricket too has taken its new form in the cell phones you grab tightly in your hand. Want to play Cricket, turn…Continue Reading

Top 5 Bollywood websites for Hindi to English Translations

Top 5 Bollywood websites for Hindi to English Translations

Are you an American-born Desi struggling to understand why a Bollywood movie is making everyone else in the room cry? Do you feel left out because you’re just interested in Indian cinema but can’t wrap your head around the Hindi lyrics? Don’t worry – it can be tricky to translate, so most automatic translation sites…Continue Reading

IPL 2012 Twenty20 Match Schedule & Fixtures

IPL 2012 Twenty20 Match Schedule & Fixtures

The grand Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012 Season will kick off with its first match at Chennai between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians on April 4, 2012. This shortest version of the game has survived despite more than its share of controversies and allegations. Reason? Big moolah, glam-sham & star attractions – both Bollywood…Continue Reading

RIL’s surplus cash reserves to hit $25 billion by March 2012 !

RIL’s surplus cash reserves to hit $25 billion by March 2012 !

At a time when major corporate firms are struggling with cash crunch situation amidst global tight liquidity scenario and lack of free operating cash flows, India’s largest private sector company Reliance Industries boasts of $14 billion cash reserves as on second fiscal quarter ended September 30. While Indian airline carriers are struggling to fund their…Continue Reading