Top 10 Richest Person In The World 2009

William Gates III

Rank: 1 Net Worth: $40.0 bil, Fortune: cocky made


Software abstracted regains appellation as the world’s richest man admitting accident $18 billion in the accomplished 12 months. Stepped bottomward from circadian duties at Microsoft aftermost summertime to allot his talents and abundance to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Organization’s assets were $30 billion in January; anniversary letter lauds award administrator Michael Larson for attached aftermost year’s losses to 20%. Gates absitively to access donations in 2009 to $3.8 billion, up 15% from 2008. Dedicated to angry ache in developing countries, convalescent apprenticeship in America’s aerial schools and developing vaccines adjoin malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS. Appointed Microsoft Office adept Jeffrey Raikes arch exec of Gates Foundation in September. Gates charcoal Microsoft chairman. Sells shares anniversary quarter, redeploys gain via advance agent Cascade; added than bisected of affluence invested alfresco Microsoft. Banal bottomward 45% in accomplished 12 months. "Creative capitalist" wants companies to bout accumulation authoritative with accomplishing good.

Warren Buffett

Rank: 2 Net Worth: $37.0 bil, Fortune: cocky made


Last year America’s best admired broker was the world’s richest man . This year he has to achieve for additional abode afterwards accident $25 billion in 12 months. Shares of Berkshire Hathaway bottomward 45% aback aftermost March. Injected billions of dollars into Goldman Sachs, GE in barter for adopted banal aftermost fall; propped up allowance close Swiss Re in February with $2.6 billion infusion. Admits he fabricated some "dumb" advance mistakes in 2008. Upbeat about America’s future: "Our bread-and-butter arrangement has formed abnormally able-bodied over time. It has unleashed animal abeyant as no added arrangement has, and it will abide to do so." Scoffs at Wall Street’s over-reliance on "history-based" models: "If abandoned attractive up accomplished banking abstracts would acquaint you what the approaching holds, the Forbes 400 would abide of librarians." Son of Nebraska baby-kisser delivered newspapers as a boy. Filed aboriginal tax acknowledgment at age 13, claiming $35 answer for bicycle. Advised beneath amount advance authority Benjamin Graham at Columbia. Took over bolt close Berkshire Hathaway 1965. Today captivation aggregation invested in allowance (Geico, General Re), adornment (Borsheim’s), utilities (MidAmerican Energy), aliment (Dairy Queen, See’s Candies). Additionally has noncontrolling stakes in Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, Wells Fargo.

Carlos Slim Helu & family

Rank: 3 Net Worth: $35.0 bil, Fortune: cocky made


Economic abatement and bank peso baldheaded $25 billion from the affluence of Latin America’s richest man. All-around recession testing his adeptness to alive up to the attempt he sets for his employees: "Maintain acerbity in times of fat cows." Son of a Lebanese immigrant bought anchored band abettor Telefonos de Mexico (Telmex) in 1990; now controls 90% of Mexico’s blast landlines. Would be a billionaire based on his assets alone. Biggest holding: $16 billion pale in America Movil, Latin America’s better adaptable buzz aggregation with 173 actor customers. America Movil and Telmex reportedly planning to accordingly advance $4 billion to bolster telecom basement in Latin America. Buying up bargain media, activity and retail assets. Aftermost year took stakes in Fresh York Times Co., above billionaire Anthony O’Reilly’s Independent News & Media and Bronco Drilling; additionally added position in Saks. Baseball statistics aficionado, art collector

Lawrence Ellison

Rank: 4 Net Worth: $22.5 bil, Fortune: cocky made


Database titan continues to absorb the competition; Oracle has racked up 49 acquisitions in the accomplished 4 years. Bought BEA Systems for $8.5 billion aftermost year. Still sitting on $7 billion in cash. Revenues up 11% to $10.9 billion in the six months concluded November 30; profits additionally up 11% to $2.4 billion. Banal bottomward 25% in accomplished 12 months. Invested $125 actor in Webcomputer application accouterments Netsuite; took accessible in 2007, banal has collapsed 80% since. His shares still account $300 million. Chicago built-in advised physics at U. of Chicago, didn’t graduate. Started Oracle in 1977. Accessible 1986, a day afore Microsoft. Owns 453-foot Rising Sun; congenital a abate leisure baiter because superyacht is adamantine to park. Squabbling in cloister with Swiss canoeing billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli over agreement of abutting America’s Cup. Recently apparent ample 90-foot trimaran he intends to use to win it.

Ingvar Kamprad & family

Rank: 5 Net Worth: $22.0 bil, Fortune: cocky made


Peddled matches, fish, pens, Christmas cards and added items by bike as a teenager. Started affairs appliance in 1947. Opened aboriginal Ikea abundance 50 years ago; stores’s name is a aggregate of cast of his aboriginal and aftermost name, his ancestors acreage and the abutting village. Retired in 1986; company’s "senior adviser" still reportedly works endlessly on his brand. Abatement banker now sells 9,500 items in 36 countries; prints archive in 27 languages. Revenues up 7% to $27.4 billion in budgetary year 2008. Opened tenth abundance in China this February; planning to accessible aboriginal in Dominican Republic afterwards this year. Three sons all assignment at the company. Thrifty administrator flies abridgement class, frequents bargain restaurants and furnishes his home mostly with Ikea products.

Karl Albrecht

Rank: 6 Net Worth: $21.5 bil, Fortune:self made


Source:Aldi , Age:89, Country Of Citizenship:Germany,Residence:Mulheim an der Ruhr


Germany’s richest actuality owns abatement bazaar behemothic Aldi Sud. Banker faring able-bodied amidst bread-and-butter downturn; analysts apprehend its 2008 sales to be up 9.4% to $33.7 billion. Sales in the U.S. up estimated 20% aftermost year to $7 billion. Affairs to accessible 75 U.S. aliment in 2009, including aboriginal in Fresh York City. With adolescent brother, Theo, adapted their mother’s bend grocery abundance into Aldi afterwards World War II. Brothers breach buying in 1961; Karl took the aliment in southern Germany, additional the rights to the cast in the U.K., Australia and the U.S. Theo got arctic Germany and the blow of Europe. Retired from circadian operations. Fiercely private: little accepted about him added than that he allegedly raises orchids and plays golf.

Mukesh Ambani

Rank: 7 Net Worth: $19.5 bil, Fortune: affiliated and growing


Oversees Reliance Industries, India’s best admired aggregation by bazaar cap admitting banal falling 40% in accomplished year. Merging his Reliance Petroleum with flagship Reliance Industries. As allotment of deal, will exercise appropriate to shop for aback Chevron’s 5% pale in Reliance Petroleum at $1.20 per share—the aforementioned amount at which he awash it 3 years ago. Today the banal trades for $1.80 a share. Added pale in Reliance Industries in October; paid $3.4 billion to catechumen 120 actor best warrants into shares. Reliance Petroleum refinery on India’s western bank began operating in December admitting falling all-around appeal and crumbling margins. Late ancestor Dhirubhai founded Reliance and congenital it into a massive conglomerate. Afterwards he died Mukesh and his brother, Anil, ran the ancestors business calm for a abrupt time. But ancestors feuded over control; mother eventually brokered breach of assets. Brothers may be attractive to coffin hatchet; played collective hosts at mother’s contempo 75th-birthday bash. Has yet to move into his 27-story home that he’s architecture at a appear amount of $1 billion. Ardent fan of Bollywood films. Wife, Nita, oversees academy called afterwards his father.

Lakshmi Mittal

Rank: 8 Net Worth: $19.3 bil, Fortune: affiliated and growing


Indian immigrant active world’s better animate company; ArcelorMittal was formed via adverse takeover 3 years ago. Banal in aggregation makes up aggregate of his fortune; shares at a 4-year low with animate prices bottomward 75% aback aftermost summer. Aggregation affected to pay abundant fines afterwards a French antitrust analysis begin 10 companies accusable of price-fixing in European animate markets. Arcelor acquaint $2.6 billion accident in best contempo quarter; appear affairs to apathetic acquisitions, cut basic expenditures, pay bottomward debt. Started in ancestors animate business in the 1970s, angled out on his own in 1994. Initially bought up animate mills on the bargain in Eastern Europe. Aggregation bought 19.9% pale in Australia’s Macarthur Coal aftermost year. Additionally owns pieces of Mumbai’s Indiabulls Group, London’s RAB Capital; owns pale in, sits on lath of Goldman Sachs. Holds abundant cash; owns 12-bedroom abode in London’s chichi Kensington neighborhood.

Theo Albrecht

Rank: 9 Net Worth:Net Worth:$18.8 bil, Fortune:self made


Source:Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Age:87, Country Of Citizenship:Germany

Residence:Foehr, Industry:Retail

Runs abatement bazaar accumulation Aldi Nord; close captivation up amidst bread-and-butter downturn. Sales accepted to hit $31 billion in 2008. Afterwards World War II he and earlier brother Karl adapted their mother’s bend grocery into Aldi. Brothers breach buying in 1961; Karl took the aliment in southern Germany, additional the rights to the cast in the U.K., Australia and the U.S. Theo got the arctic Germany aliment and the blow of Europe. Unable to accomplish Aldi aliment in U.S., Theo developed abatement aliment abundance Trader Joe’s; now has added than 320 U.S. stores. Additionally owns pale in Supervalu. Became a anchoress afterwards actuality kidnapped for 17 canicule in 1971; said to aggregate old typewriters; loves golf.

Amancio Ortega

e="Georgia">Rank: 10, Net Worth: $18.3 bil ,Fortune: cocky made


Railway worker’s son started as a abettor in a shirt store. With then-wife Rosalia Mera, additionally now a billionaire, started authoritative bathrobe gowns and lingerie in their active room. Business became one of world’s best acknowledged accoutrement manufacturers. Today Inditex has added than 4,000 aliment in 71 countries. Sales: $12.3 billion. Ortega is chairman. Aggregation exported its bargain chichi Zara aliment to 4 fresh markets aftermost year: Ukraine, South Korea, Montenegro and Honduras. Banal up 1% in accomplished 12 months, but affluence bottomward because of anemic euro. Additionally has claimed investments in gas, tourism, banks and absolute estate. Owns backdrop in Madrid, Paris, London, Lisbon, additional a affluence auberge and accommodation circuitous in Miami, a horse-jumping circuit, and an absorption in a soccer league. Shuns neckties and fanfare. Daughter Marta works for Inditex; contempo belief suggests she is actuality clean-cut to eventually alter her father.

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Top 10 Richest Towns in India

* Chandigarh: The per capita anniversary assets of bodies in this burghal is about Rs 26710. Chandigarh, a Union Territory, is accepted as “City Beautiful” and is acquired all-embracing acclaim for actuality the best burghal planned burghal with architectural ascendancy that has apparent projects like Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Mathew Nowicki and Albert Mayer appear and go.

* Panaji: Panaji, the basic burghal of Goa has a per capita anniversary assets of Rs 26075 and is the third better burghal in Goa afterwards Margao and Vasco. Amid on the banks of the Mandovi estuary, Panaji is home to about 65000 people. The burghal incorporates educational institutions, government offices and above analysis centers like the National Institute of Oceanography in Dona Paula.

* Delhi: Delhi, the basic burghal of India is a hub of cultures, acceptance and tradition. Thriving on the aesthetics of “live and let live”, the city’s malls, markets, offices, all-embracing set ups and educational institutes are all as acclaimed as none other. Delhi has a per capitaannual assets of Rs 24141.

* Valparai: This beloved boondocks lies in the Coimbatore commune of Tamil Nadu. Having a per capita anniversary assets of Rs 23772, Valparai is growing to be an ultimate tourist’s destination. With its anytime beginning blooming abounding meadows that advance beyond the hills and valleys, Valparai is a peaceful retreat from the active apple of cars, babble and pollution.

* Greater Mumbai: Greater Mumbai has a per capita anniversary assets of Rs 23109 and is amid in Maharashtra. Needless to say Mumbai or Greater Mumbai is home to beginning blur stars and industries because of which Greater Mumbai is advised to be one of the richest cities.

* Pune: Pune has a per capita anniversary assets of Rs 22817. Actuality the additional better burghal in Maharashtra and one of the 8 megacities in India, Pune is advised to be a above banking hub. A admonishment arena for the accomplishment industry which excels in the automotive area while advice technology afterward abutting behind, Pune is a above advance destination.

* Ludhiana: Ludhiana has an anniversary per capita assets of Rs 22178. Amid in Punjab, this burghal is a above educational and automated hub in Northern India. Ludhiana is accepted for backroom and absolute acreage and has been termed as the “Manchester of Punjab”.

* Chennai: Chennai has an anniversary per capita assets of Rs 21885. The basic burghal of Tamil Nadu, Chennai has a citizenry of about 7.5 actor and is the 4th better burghal burghal in India. Chennai is a above automated hub and has an affecting abject for the automobile, accouterments manufacturing, technology and bloom affliction industries.

* Shimla: Shimla has anniversary per capita assets of Rs 21348. Shimla, is additionally accepted as the “Queen of Hills”. Draped with abounding greens and abounding blooming forests, the burghal is accepted for its air-conditioned summers and albino winters. Shimla thrives on the tourism industry and it is the authoritative basic of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla has developed to be a affected burghal with actor of tourists absorption the arena at aiguille times and with its admirable affectation of malls, colleges, bloom affliction centers and the St Michael’s Catholic Church.

* Jalandhar: Jalandhar in Punjab has an anniversary per capita assets of Rs 21254. Jalandhar has a absolute citizenry of about 2 million, both rural and urban. Jalandhar is additionally accepted as the “land amid the three rivers” – Ravi, Sutlej and Beas. Jalandhar burghal is acclaimed for its sports equipment, auto parts, covering and elastic goods.

Still it is cheaper to offshore jobs

CHENNAI: The U.S. President Barack Obama, on Thursday, said that he would end tax break to American firms that alien jobs out of the country.

Will India, which is accepted as the world’s back-office, ache the best by this move?

According tocomputer application casework industry anatomy Nasscom, the IT area accounts for 5.8 per cent of India’s gross calm artefact in 2008-09, up from 1.2 per cent in 1997-98.

Though the cold of the move is to arrest the breeze of jobs out of America, industry sources aren’t absolutely abiding if the move will accept the adapted impact? If the U.S. Government disallows offshoring costs as costs in the books of the U.S. companies, it will access the amount of offshoring by 35 to 40 per cent for the U.S. firms.

Cost competitiveness

The on-site or onshore amount of a starting akin architect in an IT aggregation is about $50 to 60 an hour. The contributor amount for the aforementioned job if done adopted either in India or China works out to about $25-30 an hour. Assuming that the U.S. Government absolutely disallows adopted payments as expenses, again the amount of offshoring will go up. Industry experts appraisal that the offshoring amount in that accident could go up to $35-45. Still it is cheaper for the U.S. companies to adopted jobs to locations such as India or China.

Industry sources assert that the move could at best aftereffect in abeyance of beginning breeze of capricious works from the U.S. into India and added countries which do offshoring. However, they are of the appearance that it will not aftereffect in any pull-back of jobs already alien out of the U.S. Nevertheless, they agreed that the move could activate some adamantine acceding by the U.S. companies to bang bottomward offshoring prices, which could appulse the top band and bottomline of IT companies in India and China which are America-centric in their businesses. Industry assemblage adumbrate that Obama’s move may crowd the Indian IT firms to attending above the U.S. and analyze business opportunities in Europe and elsewhere.

Commercial decisions

According to Ameet Nivsarker, Vice-President of Nasscom, the move is all about the American companies which accept set up their apparel in lower tax areas and booking profits. In any case, the tax aberration amid India and the U.S. is actual minimal. According to Chief Banking Officer of Hinduja Gobal Solutions Ltd., Anand Vora, “companies outsourcing are accomplishing it based on banking implications and amount structures. The decisions are bartering and based on bread-and-butter implications.”

Obama’s decision to hit hard Indian IT, outsourcing industry

NEW DELHI: Reacting to U.S. President Barack Obama’s accommodation to end tax breach for companies aircraft jobs overseas, the National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) on Thursday hoped that the U.S. government would not booty protectionist measures to stop outsourcing of jobs.

Referring to Mr. Obama’s aboriginal State of the Union address, Nasscom Vice-President Ameet Nivsarkar said the industry was afraid over aberrant protectionism that ability hit the Indian advice technology and outsourcing industry hard, as over bisected of India’s $60 billion IT and outsourcing industry revenues appear from the U.S.

In his address, Mr. Obama had fatigued on creating fresh jobs and alleged for auspicious businesses to breach aural the U.S. borders.

“It’s time to assuredly carve the tax breach for companies that address our jobs across and accord those tax breach to companies that actualize jobs in the United States of America,” the U.S. President said.

However, Mr. Nivsarkar acquainted that the absolute anguish was protectionism and not tax breaks. “I do not anticipate tax breach affair is absolutely the one which is important for us. Mr. Obama’s animadversion was not accompanying to outsourcing. It is about the U.S. companies operating in regions area they get tax benefits,” he acicular out.

According to Mr. Nivsarkar, the slashing of tax breach would hit the American companies more. “The accomplished affair about demanding companies that were aircraft jobs across does not chronicle to the assignment that is done out of India or added locations. That is absolutely about U.S. subsidiaries which accept set up plants overseas,” he added.

Nasscom had been lobbying adamantine to ensure that the U.S. administering did not booty protectionist measures and put curbs on visas to professionals.

Last year afterwards Mr. Obama was adopted President, a Nasscom appointment had visited the U.S. and met policymakers and stakeholders in the U.S. Congress and administering to assure the absorption of the Indian IT and BPO industry.

தேசியத் தலைவர் மேதகு வே.பிரபாகரன் அவர்கள் பாதுகாப்பாகவுள்ளார்.

தமிழீழ விடுதலைப்புலிகளின் செய்தி தொடர்பாளர் விடுத்துள்ள அறிக்கை.

எமது அன்பிற்குரிய தமிழீழ மக்களுக்கு.

தமிழீழ தேசியத் தலைவர் மேதகு வே.பிரபாகரன் அவர்கள் பற்றி இலங்கை அரசும், சில சர்வதேச சக்திகளினாலும் பரப்பப்பட்ட மாறுபட்ட தவறான தகவல்களை எமது இயக்கம் முற்றாக மறுக்கின்றது.

தமிழீழ தேசியத் தலைவர் மேதகு வே.பிரபாகரன் அவர்கள் மிகுந்த நலமுடனும் பாதுகாப்புடனும் உள்ளார். தேசியத் தலைவர் பற்றிய தவறான செய்திகளுக்கு எமது மக்கள் செவிசாய்க்காமல் எமது விடுதலைப் போராட்டத்தின் அடுத்தகட்ட நகர்வுக்கு வீறுடன் களம் அமைக்குமாறு வேண்டப்படுகின்றனர்.

அதோடு தேசியத் தலைவர் அவர்கள் வெகுவிரைவில் மக்கள் முன் தோன்றி உரிய நேரத்தில் உரை நிகழ்த்துவார்.

சர்வதேச ஒழுங்குகளுக்கு ஏற்ப எமது மக்களின் தற்போதைய நிலை, இலங்கை அரசின் நோக்கம் போன்றவற்றை கருத்தில் கொண்ட எமது தேசியத் தலைவர் விடுதலைப் போராட்டத்தின் அடுத்த கட்ட நகர்வை புதிய வடிவில் நெறிப்படுத்தியுள்ளார்.

எமது தாயக விடுதலைப் போராட்ட வரலாற்றில் பாரிய இழப்புக்களை எமது மக்களுடன் நாம் சந்தித்துள்ளோம்.

இழப்புக்கள் என்பது எமக்கும் எமது மக்களுக்கும் புதியவைகள் அல்ல.

சிங்கள அரசின் சிந்தனைகளைத் தாண்டி எமது விடுதலைப் போராட்டம் புதிய வடிவம் பெற்று வீறுடன் எழுந்து நிற்கின்றது.

சிங்கள பேரினவாத அரசு எமத மக்களின் சுயநிர்ணய உரிமைகளுக்கு மதிப்பளித்து எமது மக்களுக்கு சரியான தீர்வு திட்டத்தை முன்வைக்காத வரை சிங்கள பேரினவாதற்திற்கு எதிராக எமது விடுதலைப்போர் எமது தேசியத் தலைவர் மேதகு வே.பிரபாகரன் அவர்கள் தலைமையில் மாறுபட்ட வடிவங்களுடன் தொடர்வதுடன்.

எமது மக்களை ஏமாற்ற நினைக்கும் எந்த சக்தியினையும் நாம் அனுமதிக்கப்போவதில்லை என்பதை தெரிவித்துக்கொள்கின்றோம்.

புலிகளின் தாகம் தமிழீழ தாயகம்


செய்தி தொடர்பாளர்

தமிழீழ விடுதலைப்புலிகள்

தமிழீழம் .

Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan (Tamil: கமல்ஹாசன்) (born 7 November 1954 in Paramakudi, Madras State, India) is an Indian blur actor, calligraphy writer, and filmmaker, advised one of the arch adjustment actors of Indian cinema.[1][2] Haasan is accepted for acceptable several Indian blur awards, including National Blur Awards and Filmfare Awards, and has the acumen of actuality the amateur with the best cardinal of films submitted by India in challenge for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In accession to acting and directing, he is a screenwriter, lyricist, playback accompanist and choreographer. His blur assembly company, Rajkamal International, has produced several of his films.

After several projects as a adolescent artiste, Kamal Haasan's advance into advance acting came with his role in the 1975 ball Apoorva Raagangal, in which he played a alienated adolescence in adulation with an earlier woman. He anchored his aboriginal Indian National Blur Award for his assuming of a above-board academy abecedary who tends a child-like amnesiac in 1982's Moondram Pirai. He was decidedly acclaimed for his achievement in Mani Ratnam's Godfatheresque Nayagan (1987), which was ranked by Time annual as one of the best films of all time.[3] Since again he has gone on to arise in added notable films such as his own productions, Hey Ram and Virumaandi, as able-bodied as the magnum composition Dasavathaaram, in which he appeared in ten audible roles.

Born Kamal Haasan
November 7, 1954 (1954-11-07) (age 55)
Paramakudi, Madras State, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1959 - present
Spouse(s) Vani Ganapathi
Domestic partner(s) Gouthami Tadimalla

Pongal Festival

Pongal is a four-days-long autumn anniversary acclaimed in Tamil Nadu, a southern accompaniment of India. For as continued as bodies accept been burying and acquisition food, there has been some anatomy of autumn festival. Pongal, one of the best important accepted Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day anniversary of approbation to attributes takes its name from the Tamil chat acceptation "to boil" and is captivated in the ages of Thai (January-February) during the division back rice and added cereals, sugar-cane, and turmeric (an capital additive in Tamil cooking) are harvested.
Mid-January is an important time in the Tamil calendar. The autumn festival, Pongal, avalanche about on the 14th or the 15th of January and is the quintessential 'Tamil Festival'. Pongal is a autumn festival, a acceptable break for giving acknowledgment to nature, for adulatory the activity cycles that accord us grain. Tamilians say 'Thai pirandhaal vazhi pirakkum', and accept that baffling ancestors problems will be apparent with the appearance of the Tamil ages Thai that begins on Pongal day. This is commonly the ages of weddings. This is not a abruptness in a abundantly agronomical affiliation - the affluence acquired from a acceptable autumn anatomy the bread-and-butter base for big-ticket ancestors occasions like weddings.
The Aboriginal Day
This aboriginal day is acclaimed as Bhogi anniversary in account of Lord Indra, the absolute adjudicator of clouds that accord rains. Homage is paid to Lord Indra for the affluence of harvest, thereby bringing affluence and abundance to the land. Another ritual empiric on this day is Bhogi Mantalu, back abortive domiciliary accessories are befuddled into a blaze fabricated of copse and cow-dung cakes. Girls ball about the bonfire, singing songs in acclaim of the gods, the bounce and the harvest. The acceptation of the bonfire, in which is burnt the agronomical wastes and firewood is to accumulate balmy during the aftermost lap of winter.
The Additional Day
On the additional day of Pongal, the puja or act of august adoration is performed back rice is above in milk outdoors in a ceramics pot and is again symbolically offered to the sun-god forth with added oblations. All bodies abrasion acceptable dress and markings, and their is an absorbing ritual area bedmate and wife actuate off affected ritual accoutrement distinctively acclimated for the puja. In the village, the Pongal commemoration is agitated out added artlessly but with the aforementioned devotion. In accordance with the appointed ritual a turmeric bulb is angry about the pot in which the rice will be boiled. The offerings accommodate the two sticks of sugar-cane in accomplishments and attic and bananas in the dish. A accepted affection of the puja, in accession to the offerings, is the kolam, the advantageous architecture which is commonly traced in white adhesive crumb afore the abode in the aboriginal morning afterwards bathing.
The Third Day
The third day is accepted as Mattu Pongal, the day of Pongal for cows. Multi-colored beads, tinkling bells, sheaves of blah and annual garlands are angry about the close of the beasts and again are worshiped. They are fed with Pongal and taken to the apple centers. The aural of their accretion allure the villagers as the adolescent men chase anniversary other's cattle. The absolute atmosphere becomes blithe and abounding of fun and revelry. Arati is performed on them, so as to area off the angry eye. According to a legend, already Shiva asked his bull, Basava, to go to the apple and ask the bodies to accept an oil beating and ablution every day and to eat already a month. Inadvertently, Basava appear that anybody should eat circadian and accept an oil ablution already a month. This aberration affronted Shiva who again accursed Basava, banishing him to alive on the apple forever. He would accept to plough the fields and advice bodies aftermath added food. Thus the affiliation of this day with cattle.
The Fourth Day
The Fourth day is accepted as Knau or Kannum Pongal day. On this day, a turmeric blade is done and is again placed on the ground. On this blade are placed, the larboard overs of candied Pongal and Venn Pongal, accustomed rice as able-bodied as rice black red and yellow, betel leaves, betel nuts, two pieces of sugarcane, turmeric leaves, and plantains. In Tamil Nadu women accomplish this ritual afore bathing in the morning. All the women, adolescent and old, of the abode accumulate in the courtyard. The rice is placed in the centre of the leaf, while the women ask that the abode and ancestors of their brothers should prosper. Arati is performed for the brothers with turmeric water, limestone and rice, and this baptize is brindled on the kolam in advanced of the house.

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Computers & Communication Division, Infosys Technologies Profile

Muralikrishna K, VP and Head, Computers & Communication Division, Infosys Technologies

How continued at accepted company:
I accept 25 years of assignment experience, all of which accept been with Infosys.
Most important career influencer:
The ambiance at Infosys which includes the amount system, the accessible mentoring system, approachability and meritocracy has been an important career influencer. This is in affiliation with the claimed blow accomplished by the founding associates of the organization, which gets me to assignment accustomed to accomplish a difference.
Decision I ambition I could do over:
There’s no accommodation cogent abundant to crave a complete revisit. Every acquaintance had some acquirements in one anatomy or other.
The abutting big affair for my industry will be:
* Billow computing: There is immense abeyant in billow computing. Barter about get amount allowances by the change in the advance model. Billow accretion additionally allows organizations to abound their basement on appeal and accordingly costs get called to absolute usage.
* Unified Communications: Organizations run on advice and UC facilitates the breeze of advice to acceleration the controlling process, to acknowledge added bound to customers, and abate cessation in agent communications.
Advice for approaching CIOs:
CIOs today accept become axial abstracts in the administration of business transformation—they are axial to either enabling or inhibiting change. CIOs are more challenged to adjust technology opportunities with business strategies better, faster and cheaper than their competitors. They will charge to transform absolute relationships in the business units and bare IT-enabled business opportunities in the enterprise. They charge to spearhead the development of organization-wide behavior for advice governance. They will additionally charge to blitz fresh accoutrement and standards into the alignment to accomplish IT basement as flexible, scalable and adjustable as possible.
Top three initiatives:
1. Sustainability action (IT landscape)
2. Unified Communications to drive an able accord platform
3. IT asset optimization
How I admeasurement IT effectiveness:
Every activity is allowable to abduction the baseline. Further, column implementation, every activity is analyzed for acceptable absolute metrics. These capacity not alone drive prioritization but additionally ensure that projects are accumbent to the alignment action and/or accommodated the requirements of the user abject for more good CSAT results.
Leisure activities:
I’m absorbed in golf and benumbed cool bikes. I get pleasure spending my leisure time watching movies and auto sports.
If I weren't a CIO...I'd be active a all-around business unit.

Ruchika's expulsion unfair? Answers on Thursday

A ages afterwards 14-year-old Ruchika Girhotra was confused by a arch badge officer, she was expelled by her school, the Sacred Heart Convent in Chandigarh. It abashed and depressed her, and Ruchika's ancestors believes that it's one of the affidavit why she committed suicide three years after in 1993.
Was the academy pressured by the policeman who confused Ruchika? The Chandigarh administering says a academic analysis is in its aftermost stages; the Home Secretary that the address will be fabricated accessible on Thursday.
The academy has denied allegations that it acted on the instructions of SPS Rathore, the Inspector General who confused Ruchika. Instead, spokespersons for the academy say that Ruchika has not paid her academy fees for several months.
Ruchika's father, Subhash Girhotra, says he was not accustomed any warnings about his daughter's behind fees.
A Accessible Interest Litgation (PIL) filed in a Chandigarh cloister asks the government to investigate Ruchika's expulsion. Te PIL is motivated by what India is incensed by - the accessible access that Rathore exerted to abuse Ruchika for accusatory about him, and to assure himself from any action.
After Ruchika was expelled, her ancestors connected to be addled by the police. Her brother, Ashu, was affected for annexation and beatific to jail. In a badge complaint, Ashu says Rathore acclimated to ache him in prison. Afterwards Ruchika's death, Ashu was acquitted and released. The Girhotras larboard Chandigarh.
Rathore went on to get pleasure several promotions, backward in 2002 as Haryana's badge chief.
Ruchika's ancestors and accompany won a above action in their 16-year cause for amends back the badge formally accused Rathore of active Ruchika to her suicide. If convicted, Rathore faces upto 10 years in prison.