Finally gave blood! Got a banana!

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Aug 2011

Finally gave blood! Got a banana!

Wow! What a feeling! After writing an article on blood donation on May 11 – Blood donation in UAE – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, i have finally made it a reality to really donate my blood! This is indeed my first time. I was a bit scared not expecting what will happen. It is of course something to do with “extracting” my blood! I was not sure…

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RSSReader 2 for iPhone with complete source code!

06

Jul 2011

RSSReader 2 for iPhone with complete source code!

Continuing with the huge success of the popular RSSReader 1, which was used during the Arabnet Shift Digital Summit, RSSReader 2 for iPhone has been launched. Due to tremendous demand for a better product, the developer Imthiaz Rafiq, has brought out version 2. This RSS News Reader is a very simple and effective one for the iPhone. Using clean and simple to understand code, this…

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Yo-man, Mo-man, App-man – Our very own Imthiaz Rafiq a.k.a. Imthi

15

Jun 2011

Yo-man, Mo-man, App-man – Our very own Imthiaz Rafiq a.k.a. Imthi

Photo courtesy Flip Media I’ve known him since he was born. I’ve seen him grow up (length x width!). I’ve admired him for ever. I’ve longed to have his brains! (the genius part only!). Although he is not my ‘Superhero’, he is my ‘Super Bro’! He was the kid who NEVER stopped yapping! Always getting into trouble. The darling of all the relatives. (He was…

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FREE saplings in your city! – Plant one and make your city green!

04

Jun 2011

FREE saplings in your city! – Plant one and make your city green!

The Sapling Project is back to make our cities Greener! The Sapling Project, who’s mission is to plant and share plant saplings to one and all in different parts of our cites. A wonderful idea by young minds. The project started on 26th January 2010 and it was a great success. It was done in three cities – Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. More than 1000 saplings…

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18

May 2011

A letter to Jayalalithaa – முதல்வர் செல்வி ஜெ.ஜெயலலிதாவிற்கு ஒரு பகிரங்க கடிதம்

Please note: I am not the author of this article, nor these my political views. What is written is the view of the author only. Please ignore if you feel it is offensive. Thank you. மாண்புமிகு தமிழக முதல்வர் செல்வி ஜெ.ஜெயலலிதாவிற்கு… தேர்தலின் போது மட்டுமே உங்களைப்போன்ற அரசியல்வாதிகளுக்கு மகேசனாக தெரியும் ஒரு சாதாரண வாக்காளன் எழுதிக்கொள்வது, நீங்கள் நலமாக இருப்பீர்கள், ஆனால், நாங்கள் நலமாக இல்லை….மூன்றாவது முறையாக முதல்வரானதிற்கு வாழ்த்துக்கள். தனிப்பெரும் மெஜாரிட்டியுடன் அசுர பலத்துடன்…

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14

May 2011

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2011 – Full report!

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election Results 2011 announced yesterday on the 13th of May 2011. It was indeed a surprise to many who witnessed the results. Many just couldn’t believe what had happened. It was a total sweep of the Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections by the AIADMK! The won a total of 147 seats of the 160 they contested in! The people had enough of the…

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Blood donation in UAE – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah

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May 2011

Blood donation in UAE – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah

Ever since I came to the UAE I wanted to donate blood. Either the fear of giving or the lack of information regarding where to donate, prevented me from donating. Well, the giving fear seems ok, but an excuse for not knowing where to donate is indeed lame! I have been in the UAE for more than 7 years and not once have I donated…

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MHAT – making a difference in peoples lives. Support them!

12

Apr 2011

MHAT – making a difference in peoples lives. Support them!

The Mental Health Action Trust (MHAT) is a Not-for-Profit organisation that aims to contribute to improved mental health care in India by integrating Psychiatry with Medicine. MHAT aims to deliver sustainable and integrated psychosocial care through medical networks involving volunteers in the community. I came to know about them through a friend, Praveen, who is a mind reading specialist (http://praveenmentalist.com/). He is doing a Mind…

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10

Apr 2011

Indian Elections 2011 – Know your candidates you vote for!

Taking forward the efforts to enable people to know their candidates better and make informed choices, all the information regarding criminal and financial details of the contestants declared by them in their affidavits has been made available. The website http://myneta.info/ has provided data of all the candidates currently standing in the elections. It contains huge amount of data and is really informative. You can go…

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06

Apr 2011

Tamil Nadu Election 2011 – a wake up call!

Just found this wonderfully made video. Just to show that people are being aware of the corrupt practices happening around them in Tamil Nadu or elsewhere. But what to do? Unless there is a will to fight corruption and to put things right, nothing is going to happen. We will still be big asses waiting in line for the ‘freebies’, which is nothing but stuff…

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