Saturday, November 16, 2013
Pics from Sachin's last match [part 1]
Click on the link to read Sachin's last speech: http://bit.ly/SachinSachin
Test = 200
Innings = 329
Runs = 15921
Highest = 248*
Average = 53.78
100/50 = 51/68
Android from Cupcake to Kitkat (2/2)
|Android 4.0 Ice Cream “Sandwich”|
Now Google transformed the Android market to Google play with the release of its Ice Cream Sandwich. The main phones that came with this OS were Galaxy S3, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One X.
|Android 4.1 “Jellybean”|
The next version with which Android came was Android Jellybean on July 26th. The main phone with this OS was Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7. Android really lived up to the expectations of the people like always.
Android from Cupcake to Kitkat (1/2)
|Android, 1.6 “Donut”|
In the “Donut” OS there was a minor upgrade of “text-to-speech”, it enabled the developers to make the applications “speak” a line text.
They want to be home for Christmas
Listen to me please. 30 men and women are suffering in a Russian jail as you read this. No they are not criminals, they did nothing wrong! Five weeks ago, two of them scaled a Russian oil rig in the Arctic sea to hang a banner protesting oil drilling which can destroy the Arctic wilderness. They, along with other protesters, were stopped under a hail of bullets by Russian coast guards and have been in prison ever since!  Yes, their freedom snatched away for trying to stop climate change and defend the Arctic, indigenous people, polar bears and other wildlife.
You can help these men and women go home to their families. Email the Russian Ambassador in India and demand freedom for the Arctic 30 who have committed no crime!
The Russian authorities had charged the Arctic 30 with piracy which they changed to hooliganism. The new charge carries a maximum sentence of 7 years while piracy had 15.  Over 2 million people like you sent emails to Russian embassies, protested outside and put immense pressure on Russia. It’s time to do this again to force the authorities to drop the new charge as well.
Powerful governments are eager to destroy our right to expose environmental crimes and show you what happens in fragile environments like the Arctic. Let’s prove to the Russian government that intimidating activists with prison is not going to stop us from trying to protect the Earth. With your support, it only makes us more determined.
Russian military storm Greenpeace Arctic oil protest ship,19th Sept, 2013.
Arctic 30: Russia changes piracy charges to hooliganism, 23rd Oct, 2013.
Sachin's speech on 200th Test
Hi Sachinists.. here is the speech given by Sachin Tendulkar on last match of his career..
LAST WORDS BY Sachin Tendulkar :
"Cricket is oxygen for me. Its hard to live without Cricket!
"All my friends, settle down let me talk, I'll get more and more emotional."
The crowd does berserk out there.
"My life between 22 yards in the 24 years, it's hard to believe that it's coming to an end. I would like to thank all the people who have helped me in my life to get here. I have a list in my hand, please forgive me if I miss out on a few names. First, my father, he passed away in 1999. He was very key for my career. He gave me freedom, chase your dreams and don't find shortcuts. He also told me to be a nice human being. My mother, I don't how she dealt with such a naughty like guy me. She took care of me to be healthy. She started praying for me even before I started my career and I think those prayers gave my strength. In my school days, I used to stay with my uncle and aunt as my school was far away. They treated me like their son. My eldest brother, he used to tell me, I know you'd do everything right and I have the confidence in you. My sister, she gave my the first bat for me. A Kashmir Willow bat. She continues to fast when I bat. Ajit, I don't what do I talk about him. It all started from the age of 11, he took to Achrekar sir my coach. And my life changed. Even last night, he called me and we were discussing my dismissal. Various things we agreed upon, my technique. I have had a lot of chat with him. If I had not done that, I would have been a lesser cricketer. The most important one in 1991, I met my wife Anjali. I know she was a doctor. When we decided to make it a family, she said, you continue with your cricket and I'll take care of the family. Without that I think I couldn't have played so much cricket. Thank you for all that you've done and it is the best partnership I've had in my life. Then Sara and Arjun are two precious diamonds in my life."
"I was extremely happy to see (coach) Ramakant Achrekar in the stands, normally he watches on TV. Sir would take me all over Mumbai on his scooter to play two matches and get match practice. He has never told me 'well played' and maybe now he can say that as there is no more cricket in my life."
"Time has flown by rather quickly but the memories that you have left will always be with me, specially 'Sachin... Sachin...' will reverberate in my head."
"This is the biggest match in the cricketing histroy and thank you Sachin for all that you've done. We won't see this again," Indian skipper MS Dhoni.
"We're honoured to play against Sachin Tendulkar in his historical and final Test match," West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said.
Sachin Tendulkar gets a Special Award by the Sri Lankan government.
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