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With Buzz, Google Plunges Into Social Networking

buzz Google introduced a new service called Google Buzz, a way for users of its Gmail service to share updates, photos and videos.Buzz is Google’s boldest attempt to build a social network that can compete with Facebook and Twitter. The service is built into Gmail which already has 176 million users, according to comScore, a market research company.

Like other social services, Buzz allows users to post status updates that include text; photos from services like Google’s Picasa and Yahoo!’s Flicker; videos from YouTube; and messages from Twitter. Analysts say many of its features mimic those of Facebook.

You can Connect sites you already use and Import your stuff from Twitter, Picasa, Flickr, and Google Reader.
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April 28, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Vasai in News This April 2010

  1. Rash driving kills two minor boys
  2. 33 arrested for sand dredging in Vaitarna
  3. Thane fishermen want to stop fishing in the Pomfret breeding season to protect depleting population but government has bigger fish to fry
  4. Sand mafia ignore HC order, continue dredging
  5. Duo allegedly led customers to believe old water filters were replaced. All they did was cover the indicator of faulty filters with paper
  6. Errors in hall tickets cost students a year
  7. An ex-office bearer of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) from Nalla Sopara was arrested by the Kalyan police for running a chain-snatching racket in Thane district.
  8. Sense of fulfilling contribution
  9. 5 vehicles damaged during shutdown in Vasai
  10. Who’s afraid of Rly police?
  11. Vasai GRP want to wash hands of unclaimed bodies
  12. Woman accused of killing her mom-in-law
  13. MMRDA’s low rent housing a faraway dream for city’s poor
  14. Daughter-in-law broke my finger, barred me from my home: 80-year-old widow

April 28, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gen. Dyer Award’

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Gen. Dyer Award’
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Over 5,000 villagers from around Maharashtra’s Vasai town Sunday gathered to witness a solemn ceremony — presentation of the ‘General Reginald Dyer Award’ to Thane Deputy Superintendent of Police Deepak Devraj.
“The award was to acknowledge Deepak Devraj’s brutality against the people of Vasai, women, children, tribals, poor villagers and others who were peacefully protesting in Gandhian traditions,” Shramjeevi Kamgar Sanghatna (SKS) vice-president Sanjay Shirodkar told IANS.
Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer was the British Army officer responsible for the massacre of over 1,500 innocent Sikhs — men, women and children — at the Jallianwala Bagh of Amritsar, Punjab, during Baisakhi Day celebiration April 13, 1919.
Justifying the “award” at a huge public meeting held near the police headquarters here, SKS president and Vasai legislator Vivek Pandit said that the actions of Devraj would shame even “the British Army officer, Gen. Reginald Dyer, who ordered the brutal massacre of innocents in Punjab during the country’s freedom struggle
More at : Maharashtra village honours cop with ‘Gen. Dyer Award’

April 8, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment