A spectacular ceremony opened 2010 Commonwealth Games at a packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi, India. The dazzling event displayed India’s varied culture in a plethora of cultural showcases amid atmosphere of national pride and celebrations.
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Shera song to be performed at the opening ceremony
Shera the mascot is the face of the Delhi Games and exhorts everyone to come out and play. Sports Minister Dr MS Gill launched a song dedicated to Shera to celebrate enthusiasm for the Games, on September 9, 2010. Chak de Shera, as the song is titled, has been chosen to be performed at the Games opening ceremony on October 3, 2010.
Music maestro AR Rahman tweaks CWG, Delhi 2010 theme song
The revised version of Commonwealth Games official theme song, Swagatham, by Oscar winner Indian music composer AR Rahman, is released accompanied by Bharat Bala’s music video featuring some of the famed Indian sports persons showcasing the achievements of India in the field of sports. The song has now been turned into a “peppy sports anthem”.
Music maestro AR Rahman launches CWG, Delhi 2010 theme song
Enjoy videos of national anthem and national song of India
On the eve of India’s 64th Independence Day, I bring you videos of the Republic of India’s national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ written by Rabindranath Tagore, and national song ‘Vande Mataram’ written by Bankimchandra Chatterji. I hope you will enjoy them. I also give you the official lyrics of our national anthem, and national song.
Withdraw funds from PayPal account to Indian bank account with ease
If you are a new India user of PayPal, or planning to open an account, here is a complete step by step guide to how to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, and especially into your bank account. Procedures described in this article are specially meant for India users but anyone else could have a general guidance.
Electronic withdrawal service continues in India
When you want to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, you have two options, you can request for either an electronic or cheque withdrawal. Electronic withdrawal service was discontinued from July 29, 2010 onwards. But the good news is that India users can do electronic withdrawals from July 30, 2010 as they did before.
Change in withdrawal of funds from PayPal accounts for India users
When you want to withdraw funds from your PayPal account, you have two options, you can request for either an electronic or cheque withdrawal. But bad news for PayPal funds withdrawal if you are one of the India users. From July 29, 2010 onwards, India users will only be able to request for a cheque withdrawal of funds from their PayPal accounts.
Download the new currency symbol as a font to use in computers
Fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity
The Indian rupee will have its own unique symbol, a mix of the Devanagri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ without the stem. The rupee will become the fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity. It will join the elite club of major currencies like US dollar, British pound-sterling, Euro and Japanese yen to have its own symbol that is recognizable worldwide.