· Infosys , Bangalore : An employee applied for leave as follows:
"Since I have to go to my village to sell my land along with my wife , please sanction me one-week leave."
· This is from Oracle Bangalore: >From an employee who was performing the "mundan" ceremony of his 10 year old son: "as I want to shave my son's head , please leave me for two days.."
· Another gem from CDAC. Leave-letter from an employee who was performing his daughter's wedding:
"as I am marrying my daughter , please grant a week's leave.."
· From H.A.L. Administration Dept:
"As my mother-in-law has expired and I am only one responsible for it , please grant me 10 days leave."
· Another employee applied for half day leave as follows:
"Since I've to go to the cremation ground at 10 o-clock and I may not return , please grant me half day casual leave"
· An incident of a leave letter:
"I am suffering from fever , please declare one-day holiday."
· A leave letter to the headmaster:
"As I am studying in this school I am suffering from headache. I request you to leave me today"
· Another leave letter written to the headmaster:
"As my headache is paining , please grant me leave for the day."
· Covering note: "I am enclosed herewith..."
· Another one: "Dear Sir: with reference to the above , please refer to my below..."
· Actual letter written for application of leave: "My wife is suffering from sickness and as I am her only husband at home I may be granted leave".
· Letter writing:- "I am well here and hope you are also in the same well."
· A candidate's job application: "This has reference to your advertisement calling for a ' Typist and an Accountant - Male or Female'... As I am both(!! )for the past several years and I can handle both with good experience , I am applying for the post.
· Infosys , Bangalore : An employee applied for leave as follows:
A nice Stress buster game for you from nitrome.A very easy game to play and you can go on many levels. This is an arcade game which allows
How to play
Move through the game by swinging one head over other. you have control over the one that is in the air.
Here are the controls.
Use the LEFT and RIGHT arrow keys to move. Use UP to increase the length of the chain and DOWN to decrease the length of the chain.
click here to play
wakerupper is providing a service where you can set telephone reminders. This worps with any phone in the U.S. and Canada.
You can also mane Recurring calls. Here is where You can use wakerupper to
>Set a wake-up call at a specific time
>Remind yourself of important events
>Remember to take medication on time
>Escape from a boring date or meeting
>Remind child or spouse to do chores
>Set reminders for tasks and follow-ups
Click here to visit the site.
TagGalaxy is where you can search images in flickr using keywords. You really have to look at this site it is amazing. For example keyword is chennai and i got the following results.
If you click the corresponding planet you will get a round planet full of images. Each planet is in motion, and you can navigate by dragging and dropping various parts of the screen. When you actually click on a tag to view the images, you can spin the ball around to find more images, and click an image to enlarge it.
The performance of CPU usuage and Ram usage is more while using this site.
Click here to visit the site
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Toon Crisis is a game from KillerViral which allows you to use hand to Blast the cartoon crazies in Soho.
use your mouse to aim and the left mouse buttons to fire
A-Toggle sound on/off
M-Toggle music on/off
C-Toggle cut scenes on/off
SPACE = Duck
Click here to visit Toon Crisis
Google the Internet search giant released Google Health at google.com/health .Currently the service is English and for US only (and for users age 18+), though you can access the pages from other countries also.
You can enter your allergies,conditions,medications,procedures... in Google health.You can also keep your medical contacts and search online for a doctor.
Google has mentioned that it will not put ads on the site, and it will not share your private data with anyone without your authorization.
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In this new era DvD will become less popular. Holographic DVD which have memory capacity of 1.6 Terabytes will takeover the markets soon
Bell Labs spin-off InPhase Technologies and Hitachi Maxell are currently working on a computer disc about the size of a DVD that could hold up to sixty times the data. The companies hope to have the disc and compatible drives on the market by the end of next year.These discs will use holographic memory.
What is holographic memory?
Data is stored on a crystal material that is sensitive to light. In order to read and write data, a light beam is split in two and one is passed through semi-transparent material. This material alters the beam to encode data.
The two beams then merge again in the crystal and the pattern of interference of the altered beam is recorded. Information is read and written quickly, as a large number of bits can be recorded and retrieved in parallel with one another.
This will allow a single disc to hold up to 1.6 terabytes of data read at 160 megabits per second -- 340 times the capacity and 20 times the data rate of traditional DVDs, and more than twice the data rate of Blu-ray and HD DVD with more than fifteen times the space. Initially, however, holographic discs will launch with a capacity of 300GB.
A New messenger Instan-t allows you to login online in any of the clients MSN, AOL, ICQ, Yahoo, GTalk and make video,voice chat to your buddies pc. You can also create a new chat room and invite your friends there to chat.
· New multiperson video chat
· Interoperability with Google Talk
· Multiple ways to see your contact list
· Support for tabs in message window
· Contact list search
· Rename contacts on all networks
· Display picture
· Custom status text
· Webcam as display picture
· Improved toaster (online notification)
· New skins (Classic and Dusk)
Do you want to view how a website looked like before some months or years. Are you intrested to see the old versions of website or how the website looked when it was originated, Then the WayBackMachine helps you out by showing different versions of the websites in the previous years.
The site allows institutions to build and preserve their own web archive of born digital content, through a user friendly web application, without requiring any technical expertise or hosting facilities. Subscribers can harvest, catalog, and archive their collections, and then search and browse the collections when complete. Collections are hosted at the Internet Archive data center, and accessible to the public with full text search.clickhereto visit the site
Do you want to work your documents online so that you can work on it wherever you go. Then Zoho is the right choice for you to switch to. This provides Project management softwares to online database and reporting service.
Using this you can maintain online database and view the data entered by the user online. Zoho online office is getting more popular nowadays.
You can login to zoho using your google or yahoo username and password itself. No need to fill a big sign up form to get started. so what are you waiting for, Go Get started. Click here to visit the site
Zoho has launched a complete suite of online Office applications that are more sophisticated and feature-rich that competing Google products. It seems that there is an heavy competition between Microsoft,google and Zoho in Office online
Type Racer is a game which is based on your typing skills and how fast you can type without mistakes.This is a huge stress buster reliever which will relieve your stress.
Just enter your nickname and start typing fast without errors to win. You can also practice And then face the real challenge. Come on guys give yourself a relief from coding and try this on. you will really feel better, but i am not responsible for keyboard breaks. Click here to visit the site.
Note: Dont forgot to put comments with your name and rank in the comment section.
Are you enrolled in many social networking sites and want to update status or videos in all the sites with a single click, Then you can use hellotxt to update everything from one place.
It is simple, speed and simultaneous. To make one's point about the visibility that you can obtain with this service, here is an example: suppose that the user Marco has an account on the main service, on this account where he regularly writes he has a great number of followers.
Apart from this he has also an account on another service and another again, he starts to send some messages also to these other services and he discovers that in each of these services some users are interested in reading his messages and he has registered himself as Marco's follower. But keep all updated is inconvenient. If you register yourself to HelloTxt this become prompt.
Are you planning to purchase a game and dont know whether it will match your system requirements and run on your PC. Now you can test it out whether it will run in your pc or not.
The site systemrequirementslab provides a One-Click solution that looks at your computer's hardware and system software to determine whether or not your current system can run a product. Each of your computer's components is evaluated to see how well it meets the minimum and recommended requirements for specific products.
Google has launched a new service Google Friend Connect for bloggers. It is a social networking feature wherin you can connect to other social networking sites with your site.
Google Friend Connect integrates with contact lists for social networks like Facebook, orkut and Google Talk. This means users who join your site are instantly connected with friends who are already members, and can invite friends from other networks to visit. They can opt in to broadcasting their activities to friends in their social networks. A post to your message board, for example, can instantly be visible to people in multiple social networks, along with links leading to your site. These instant networks, combined with the wealth of OpenSocial gadgets, can form potent new online communities, very quickly and very easily.
And when a visitor goes to a second site with Friend Connect, the process is even simpler. The visitor simply clicks "Accept", sets privacy options for the site, and they're in. There's no need to set up their account or link in their social networks again.
Today May 11th is celebrated as mothers day. Here is how it came to effect
The Mother's Day holiday, in the United States, celebrates motherhood generally and the positive contributions of mothers to society. It falls on the second Sunday of each May. It is the result of a campaign by Anna Marie Jarvis (1864-1948), who, following the death of her mother on May 9, 1905, devoted her life to establishing Mother's Day as a national, and later an international, holiday
The second Sunday of May will fall on the following dates in the next few years:
2008 - May 11
2009 - May 10
2010 - May 9
2011 - May 8
I came across a very nice book which express towards Mothers. you should also read it to know more about mothers.
Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Hearts and ... By Jack Canfield
M - O - T - H - E - R
"M" is for the million things she gave me,
"O" means only that she's growing old,
"T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
"H" is for her heart of purest gold;
"E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
"R" means right, and right she'll always be,
Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"
A word that means the world to me.
Howard Johnson (c. 1915)
Using FileMail you can send email to anybody with upto 2gb attachments. There is no need to register to send a mail which is also a nice feature.
How it works?
1. First, the files you want to send are uploaded to one of several filemail.com servers located in Oslo (Norway) and San Diego. Files are encrypted on our servers using a 128bit AES algorithm to ensure security and privacy.
2. A small e-mail is delivered to the recipients, containing a short message from you and a hyperlink where the files can be downloaded.
3. The recipients click the hyperlink in the e-mail, and are taken to the download page. After the specified number of days/number of downloads, the files are removed completely from our servers.
Do you like to see how it will be when the words comes upside down backwords. Here is a site which shows whatever you type upside down backwords.
How does this tool work? The program flips the regular English letters, by mapping them to multi-byte unicode characters, which make them look inverted. Most of them come from the character sets "Latin Extended" and "International Phonetic Alphabet". You can see the letter mapping by viewing this page's source code.
Want to have your own social networking with your friends which can be customizable, then you can have a look at Ning.com. Ning allows you to create your own customizable social networking site. you can share movies, videos, blog,etc...
Using the standard Ning package you can build an ad-supported network with all of the features that they offer at no cost. They gives you step by step wizard to chooses a theme, tweaks appearances, photos, videos, groups,blog. After this is configured you can invite members by email.Once you have created your networking site you will get a website like yoursitename.ning.com. All the sites will be in ning directory and maintained.
To join any community in Ning you should be a member of Ning.Some may be a member of other social networking site and may not be intrested in creating a fresh new id and register.Click here to visit ning.
You have a dvd but no subitles in English to see. Here are some websites where you can get subtitles for movies.
This site provides subtitles of different language films. All you have to do is search for the movie for which you require subtitle, then select the movie from the matching records and download it from any one of the locations.No need to register to download the subtitles.
You can get subtitles for any movies in different languages. They are providing a trial period of 14 days to use it for free.You have to register here first before downloading.
You have good search options here, select language you want to convert to, file format of the subtitle file,first letter, movie name etc... here.
You will need to download SubRip if it is a Subrip file format
Do you have movies but dont have subtitles for that movie. You can use Subdownloader for getting subtitles for the movie you need.
Subdownloader is a Free Open Source tool written in PYTHON for automatic download/upload subtitles for videofiles (DIVX,MPEG,AVI,etc) and DVD's using fast hashing. SubDownloader finds subtitles for your movies.
Click here to download
I have posted an article before this titled Transfer files using drop. Using the same you can directy fax documents from the drop.io to anyone. This service is currently available in US only.Does this article intrests you then subscribe to FunLounge by Email
A drop is a chunk of space you can use to store and share anything privately (pictures, videos, audio, documents, etc.), without accounts, registration, or an email address. Drops are not "searchable" and not "networked;" they just exist online as private points for exchange between individuals or groups.
Create as many drops as you want in as little as two clicks and set things like a password, whether others can add to the drop, and how long you want it to exist (you can renew later). Drops can be flexibly used in a range of ways from sharing family photos and videos to collaborating on group projects.
Each drop has four primary input methods – the web, email, voice, and fax – and a few secondary ones like "widgets." Anything you input into a drop can then be retrieved on the web at that drop location.
Click here to visit drop.io