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Google Phonebook address facility

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Google can crawl almost all the phone numbers and help one to find the US telephone numbers. To know the details of a particular number just open Google and type 'Phonebook:' keyword. Keyword can be used as per the users requirement. Eg. using it like below for Bill Gates name gives results for the 'Bill Gates' and respective nos of the people in USA.



Google has provided the facility to remove your own name from this listing as well...


Adventures of Comics...

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Adventures of Tintin - The rejuvenating session i had after i plotted the pdf copies of TinTin and the very moment sat down to copy and reading the pdf as well. In between the lectures I even finished one of the book as well... 'The Calculas Affair'. It reminded me of those old golden days when TinTin and Asterix were mostly read during vacation days. I still remember these were one of the costliest comics. Back to grandmas palce in local library they used to charge twice/thrice to lend these comics... may be to meet their breakeven sooner.

Why comics reading was always rejuvenating and refreshing... i think they are made that way only... The best thing is after going for so many places and meeting quite a no. of people when I am reading comics, apart from the usual fun stuff I can see the way the author maintains the connect. For example if we are reading TinTin, you can also see the French connection in the background and people around. In fact the extra funny ch…

The day we had tea in classroom at 3:30 am...

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The snaps shown below are the snaps of about 2:30 am at night, apologies I mean in the morning when Gauthaman came from home and brought two filled tharmas of tea. People flocked as crowd at his desk to collect their part and quickly go back to their respective teams for the
assignment part… The wonderfull way to finish a MBA day is to do the
assignment till say 4.30/5 in the morning and then trying to sleep with the fact that we have to get up for the 8:30 class and ya we have to submit the assignment as well before that. This do happened a lot when Dr. Rakesh Singh taught us ‘MacroEconomics’. His assignments were always awesome and always came with the aggressive deadlines. When I say aggressive they can be at midnight for the class finishing at 7:30 pm or it can be next days morning 8:00 pm for
the class finishig at about 8:30 pm… And as a group of 10 people we used to divide the work among ourselves, assign it that is dissecting the topic and then come again with the home…