August 5th, 2011 was International Beer Day and it started a flurry of tweets in India with the hash tag #liquormovies with folks renaming popular Hindi movies into movies with an alcoholic theme.
@vickasbindaas - Azab Daaru ka Gazab nasha.
@hussync_in - Kabhie Whiskey Kabhie Rumm!
@hussync_in - Peena Isika Naam Hai!
@amithpanchal - Bewda no. 1
@myth_vin - Beer Belly
@YogiBabaKamde - RumLao Jaan
@yashpgandhi - Hum hai rahi bar ke
More tweets below
Zee TV is an India-based satellite television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises based in Mumbai, Maharashtra, which broadcasts various programmes in Hindi and other regional languages of India. Broadcasting is also present in various nations of South Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, East Asia, Australasia and North America. It is a part of the Essel Group.
In June 2011, Zee TV unvelied a more stylish and contemporary logo shown above. The new logo of Zee TV is designed in an aqua blue color, featuring a stylish font. The design of the new logo of Zee with its upward flourish represents the upward movement of desires and wishes. The aqua blue color of the Zee TV new logo bring in modernity and freshness to the brand. The new logo of Zee tv has been developed by the Zee in-house team.
According to MD & CEO Punit Goenka, "The unshackling of the 'Z' from the box symbolizes the modern woman's zest for life and the confidence she possesses to step out into the world, beyond her home. The overall design has a progressive feel and reflects the idea of looking into the future with hope, depicting a more dynamic and spirited outlook. The rainbow of hope is an important element of the new packaging. It is colorful, ethereal and symbolically emphasizes the promise of 'Umeed Se Saje Zindagi'" said ZEEL managing director and chief executive officer Punit Goenka.
If you love Hindi Music, both movies and pop music, then Saavn is a must have application for you. Saavn is a music streaming application available on the iPhone (and related devices). In this article, I am reviewing some of the key areas such as music selection, sound quality etc
The choice of music was truly remarkable. I expected it to have the latest Bollywood songs (ZNMD was the current favorite) but was pleasantly surpised to find old hits as well (I searched for Sholay). I also searched for some popular pop songs like Indian Ocean and was able to find it too. In fact the search function is pretty neat and has a nice auto filter as you type in keywords. I even found Dekha Na Hai Re Socha Na from Bombay to Goa on there which I have been looking for a long time.
I have only used the application on a Wifi connection and the sound quality is really good and I did not face any buffering issues. Even the music from Sholay and the 70s movies was decent. I really would not expect crisp sound from old movies but its great they are available. There is a setting to allow high, low and medium quality for audio based on you bandwidth situaton.
You can create an account with Saavn or use a Facebook account to login and then create playlists. Was able to create a couple of playlists and add songs to do it. Took me a while to get used to the interface and it does not seem like there are any limitations just yet.
Overall, this is a must have app for any Hindi Music fans. It free to begin with and I am not sure if that will change soon or not (as they have ads in there for now). It provides a good way to listen to the music before you go ahead and buy the CD. I am not sure how this is licensed because the catalog is crazy big. If licensing etc is not an issue, they may be able to keep this application free. Enjoy it while it lasts. There is no iPad specific version just yet and we know there is an Andriod version. Worst case you can try it on the web at http://www.saavn.com
In July 2011, someone started a hashtag for Indianized Musicians and this trend for most of the day. Here is a sampling of some of the better ones. I did not put any one that was just a literal translation to Hindi like "Kaam Par Aadmin (Men at Work)" as most of them were not really funny.
@GhantaGuy Bhootni Spears #IndianisedMusicians
@FarahSayyed Dubey Brothers
@govind16 Luda Krishna
@mehrzee Mai ka Laal Jai kishan #IndianizedMusicians #IndianisedMusicians
@indumouly Tony Bhanot. #IndianisedMusicians
@vjsub Iyer Supply #IndianizedMusicians
@thetanmay lady ghagra #IndianizedMusicians
@RajneeshKapoor Lady Sasa Rere Gaga #IndianisedMusicians
@SlipperySadhoo: Lady ReRe & Lady MaMa. Shorter and taller versions of Lady GaGa respectively. #indianisedmusicians
@atulkasbekar 'Jhelo'. #IndianisedMusicians
@spydruler Backstreet Bai's #indianisedmusicians
@smellmyarmpits Dr. De, Arctic Maa Ki, Van Helen, Muthalika, Salim Dion #indianisedmusicians
@TheBigDowg Shaani Twain. #IndianisedMusicians
@dhonghi_baba: Vikram aur Beatles #indianisedmusicians
@rplusk_: Jagjeet Timberlake #Indianisedmusicians
@mehrzee: JagDeep Purple #IndianisedMusicians
@iam_a_myth: Pink Faluda #indianisedmusicians
@unfairandlovely Saxena Pistols
@PunsNProses Udas Priest #IndianisedMusicians
@AmusedDouche Paan Staind #IndianisedMusicians
@AmusedDouche Run BMC
@kickasswriter Elton Meri Jaan #IndianisedMusicians
@deathbypj Justin Babbar #IndianisedMusicians
@punkdrunkmonkey Saandgarden #IndianisedMusicians
I am mentioning the handles of the people who appeared to have posted the tweet.
|Yonex Co., Ltd. is a Japanese manufacturer of sporting equipment for badminton, golf and tennis, producing racquets, clubs, shoes, shuttlecocks, and other equipment for those sports.The company was founded in 1946 by Minoru Yoneyama as a producer of wooden floats for fishing nets. The company was later forced out of this market because of the invention of plastic floats. In 1957, Yoneyama began to make badminton racquets for other brands. Over the years, the company has grown to be world's biggest badminton company. Despite it's shrinking market share in badminton, Yonex remains the biggest badminton company in the world. Yonex provides clothing for numerous national badminton associations around the world, such as the Malaysian Badminton Association, Badminton Scotland, Badminton England, Badminton Ireland and Badminton Wales.|
The Yonex logo has always intrigued me in the simplicity of its design. The logo effectively uses the triangle and the circle shapes to create a YY for Yonex (or perhaps Yoneyama). The triangle with the circle at the bottom could also be thought of as the shuttle used in the game of badminton, but maybe that's my imagination. The standard logo is set on a blue and green background with white text but I have also seen a black and white logo as well. The YY logo is also very distinct on the badminton & tennis racquets as well.
Growing up, it was a dream to own a Yonex badminton racquet. I still love the logo after all these years.
VMware, Inc. is a US-based company specializing in virtualization software. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Palo Alto, California. The Company is majority owned by EMC Corporation. The name "VMware" comes from the acronym "VM", meaning "virtual machine", combined with "ware" from the second part of "software". In 2011, VMWare modified their logo a bit and removed the 3 squares that accompanied the log before. The old logo and the reason for the 3 squares is described below.
VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. VMware's enterprise software, VMware ESX Server, runs directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system.