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Friday, September 30, 2011

Frankfurt Auto Show IAA - September 15 - 25, 2011

A hostess sits on the Alfa Romea Concept Car 4C

 The Audi Urban concept car is presented at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany

 The Maserati Kubang is presented at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany

 Renault's concept car "Frendzy" during the press day of the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany

The Toyota Concept car FT-86 II is on display during the Frankfurt Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt, Germany
Mercedes F125 concept car by German carmaker Daimler AG on display at the international car show in Frankfurt

A Ford Evos concept car is presented during the press day at the 64th Frankfurt Auto Show in Frankfurt, Germany

Elisabeth Marie Haydon

Elisabeth Marie Haydon(June 17, 1986) in Chennai to a Malayali Father and an Australian Mother is a Model turned Actress

Lisa Haydon on a sizzling show in David Dhawan's  Rascals starring Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgn

Lisa Haydon  has donned not one but two bikinis in the film

 Rascals is Lisa Haydon's 2nd Bollywood film after Aisha( 2010 )

Lisa Haydon is dancing to a hot item number called Shake it Saiyaan in the film


Non-Stop TV Watching

Non-Stop TV Watching

The current world record is 86 hours, six minutes and 41 seconds

An attempt to break the current world record is being held at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, in the northern town of Hilversum, and is being filmed by BNN.


The end of the road for Internet piracy?

Andrei Klimenko, a young com- puter programmer from Perm, says he has developed the technology to do the unthinkable – tackle the mammoth problem of Internet piracy in Russia.
While most anti-piracy meth- ods focus on destroying illegal content, Klimenko’s revolution- ary software, Pirate Pay, aims to protect artistic content as soon as it leaves the studio.
It does this by attaching a pay-firewall to artistic files as soon as they are released onto the Internet, which sticks with them whenever they are downloaded as BitTorrents

Tight-Rope Walk Across the Moscow River


Record-breaking tightrope walker failed to cross the Moscow River

Swiss tightrope walker Freddy Nock attempted to cross the Moscow River on a rope tied between two cranes at 50 meters.However, after several unsuccessful attempts, the audience was left disappointed, as Freddy Nock returned to where he started and got down

Independence Day of Countries in September

September 1
Uzbekistan got independence from USSR in 1991

September 2
Vietnam got proclamation of independence from Japan and France in 1945

September 6
Swaziland got independence from Uk in 1968

September 7
Brazil's declaration of independence from Portugal in 1822

September 8
Macedonia got independence from Yugoslavia in 1991

Tajikistan got independence from Soviet Union in 1991

September 9
Founding of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - North Korea

September 15
Costa Rica got independence from Spain in 1821

El Salvador got independence from Spain in 1821

Guatemala  got independence from Spain in 1821

Honduras got independence from Spain in 1821

Nicaragua got independence from Spain in 1821

September 16
Mexico Independence from Spain declared in 1810 but recognized on Sep 27,1821

Papau New Guinea got independence from Australia in 1975

September 21
Belize got independence from UK in 1981

Malta got independence from UK in 1964

Armenia got independence from Soviet Union in 1991

September 22
Mali got independence from France in 1960

September 30
Botswana got independence from UK in 1966

September 19
St. Kitts and Nevis got independence from UK in 1983

Navratri Festivals - September 28 To October 6,2011

'Nav' means 'nine' and 'ratri' means 'night'. Thus, 'Navratri' means 'nine nights'.It is one of the most celebrated festivals of Hindu calendar, it holds special significance for Gujratis and Bengalis.
The first three days of Navratri are dedicated to Goddess Durga (Warrior Goddess) dressed in red and mounted on a lion. Her various incarnations - Kumari, Parvati and Kali - are worshipped during these days. They represent the three different classes of womanhood that include the child, the young girl and the mature woman.

Devotees bring in the Goddess Durga's idol through a procession on the first day of the Navratri festival

Next three days are dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi (Goddess of Wealth and Prosperity), dressed in gold and mounted on an owl.

Last three are dedicated to Goddess Saraswati (Goddess Of Knowledge), dressed in milky white and mounted on a pure white swan.

Navratri Festival in Gujarat

Garba Dance
The Garba of Gujarat is the most popular women's folk dance of Gujarat. During Navratri, a pot is ceremoniously placed attractive designs are made on the pot and a light is placed inside. Village girls bearing pots (garbis) on their heads go from door to door and dance around the respective house.
The leader of the group sings the first line of the song while the rest repeat it in chorus, the beat being produced clapping hands or striking sticks in unison. At every step they gracefully bend sideways, the arms coming together in beautiful sweeping gestures, up and down, left and right, each movement ending in clap.
The Garba is indeed a ceremony in which everyone can take part irrespective of caste or social position.

Devotees perform the Garba dance at the "Umiya Mata Temple" on the 8th Night of Navratri in Surat, about 270 kilometers (169 miles) south of Ahmadabad, India. Umiya Mata is the deity worshipped by Kadwa Patidar Hindus across the world - October4,2011

Rasa Dance
The Rasa dances are performed only by men and are often complex circular formations to represent designs of lotus and other designs considered magical religious and auspicious.

Navratri(Durga Puja) Festival in Kolkata