Maruti Suzuki comes up with CNG powered Ertiga

Maruti Suzuki comes up with CNG powered Ertiga

15-06-2013 

Maruti Suzuki joined the CNG club today when it launched Compressed Natural Gas Powered seven seater utility vehicle- Ertiga.

Ertiga is priced between Rs 6.52 lakh and Rs 7.30 lakh.

In a statement,Manohar Bhat, vice president (Marketing),…

Get food to eat on flying ‘iTray’

Get food to eat on flying ‘iTray’

13-06-2013 

Food coming to a restaurant on flying platter-‘iTray’.

No joke,a restaurant –a chain-in the United Kingdom has come up with the world’s first flying tray to deliver food to its customers.

Rediffmail.com said:”…

Woman gets stuck between train and platform due to heels

Woman gets stuck between train and platform due to heels

09-06-2013 

The story of a 24 year old supermarket attendant who escaped with injuries after getting stuck in the gap while alighting at Rabale station before the train pulled to a stop in Mumbai recently has underlined the pros and cons of high heel shoes.She…

Hiren Bhai Bheda uses cow urine to run clock

Hiren Bhai Bheda uses cow urine to run clock

06-06-2013 

Leh was in the news with its Druk White Lotus School figuring in the Bollywood blockbuster – Three Idiots.At this school of Boileauganj in Shimla,an experiment showed that the cow’s urine can generate electricity.With the help of one-litre…

Sooraj may be behind Jiah Khan’s suicide:Police

Sooraj may be behind Jiah Khan’s suicide:Police

05-06-2013 

Sooraj,son of Aditya Pancholi,is suspect in the Jiah Khan’s suicide case.

Both Sooraj and Pancholi were quizzed by the police.

Records available with the police are:Minutes before she committed suicide,Sooraj had visited her house…

Meet 116 year-old man born in 19th century

Meet 116 year-old man born in 19th century

30-05-2013 

Who is the last living man born in the 19th century?

He is Jiroemon Kimura, a resident of Kyotango, Japan,according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Kimura celebrated his 116th birthday last Friday.

ANI report said Kimura…

Behind Rise and Smile of Dr Asthana

Behind Rise and Smile of Dr Asthana

25-05-2013 

A group of morning walkers who had floated a body called –Citizens’ Council-today honoured a man who was the model doctor,a medical practitioner.

Prakash Chandra Asthana, who rose without his parents to do MBBS,MD(Anaesth) to trail…

Woman in jail for delivering baby under influence of alcohol

Woman in jail for delivering baby under influence of alcohol

20-05-2013 

It was February 8,2012.Cyber world was abuzz with the news that a woman gave birth to 11 children — all at one go. The story was fuelled by this picture circulated on Indian blogs and with the said headline.

Blogs ran the picture stating…

Grandma skydives at 79

Grandma skydives at 79

18-05-2013 

Adventure has its own meaning.

This was redefined by Austrian Felix Baumgartner when she become the first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h).This was on October 14,2012.

That snake drinks milk is a pure myth

That snake drinks milk is a pure myth

17-05-2013 

A tiny piece of information regarding snakes by Pooja Shah in the July issue of care4nature(E-magzine) inspired me to share some more myths on snakes in rural Rajasthan which I think to an extent justify to science and rurals as well.

Myths,…