Happy Birthday YAHOO !!


Co-founders of Yahoo are Jerry Yang and David Filo who were Electrical Engineering graduate students at Stanford University. The Yahoo! domain was created on January 18, 1995. Yang and Filo realized their website had massive business potential, and on March 1, 1995, Yahoo! was incorporated. In April 1994, directory of web sites originally called “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web” was renamed “Yahoo!”, for which the official backronym is “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle”.

From their blog,

After many late nights and a lot of pizza, we decided to take the big leap, turn our hobby into a business, raise money and devote ourselves totally to building a company.  This was no sure thing.  For example, 15 years ago, we wanted a free service that was ad-supported. But the conventional wisdom was that our business needed to be subscription-based. Few people thought that advertising could be the key revenue generator for the Internet. Of course, the conventional wisdom was wrong and so today we know that August, 1995, the month our first ad went live, was a critical milestone in the history of Yahoo!, as well as the history of the internet.

This timeline from their flickr  tells the brief story of Yahoo

Yahoo timeline

Eyewitness US envoy says Hyderabad crash ‘heartbreaking’

Describing the crash of an Indian Navy aircraft in Hyderabad as tragic, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer, who was present at the air show, said “these heartbreaking losses have even more piercing impact when you are part of the event”.

Roemer is leading an American delegation to India Aviation 2010 in Hyderabad.

“What began as such a promising day has sadly ended so tragically,” he said in a statement. “As the full extent of this tragedy is still becoming known, all of our thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their lives or were injured, and with their families,” the US envoy said.

“These heartbreaking losses have even more piercing impact when you are part of the event,” he added.

An Indian Navy trainer aircraft crashed into a two-storied building in a densely populated locality during an air show here Wednesday, killing the pilot and his co-pilot and injuring four civilians on the ground.

RRB Secunderabad Recruitment 2010 Jobs Notification Details

Secunderabad (4th Feb 2010) : As of now, there’s no information in RRB website about RRB Secunderabad Recruitment 2010. According to sources a Notification will be released soon by RRB Secunderabad.

Once the Jobs Notification has been published, A candidate can apply for a post only in response to an Employment Notification.

About Notifications: Railway Recruitment Board issues Employment Notifications periodically for various posts required to be filled by the Railways. These notifications are invariably published in the ‘Employment News’, national, local and vernacular dailies, apart from being displayed on the website of the Railway Recruitment Board, Secunderabad.

About: Railway Recruitment Board, Secunderabad was established in the year 1978. Railway Recruitment Board Secunderabad caters to the recruitment needs of all the divisions, workshops and Head quarters Office of South Central Railway, Indian Railways Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications, Secunderabad Subsequently the recruitment for Visakhapatnam division of South Eastern Railway was attached to this Railway Recruitment Board. Railway Recruitment Board, Secunderabad conducts various Exams per year for various Posts in academic year 2010.

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Railway Recruitment Board Secunderabad
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Tel: +91 40-27789546, +91 40-27821663
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US envoy condoles Begumpet naval aircraft crash

U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has condoled the crash of an Indian aircraft during an air show in Begumpet near Hyderabad.

“What began as such a promising day has sadly ended so tragically. As the full extent of this tragedy is still becoming known, all of our thoughts and prayers are with those who lost their lives or were injured, and with their families. These heartbreaking losses have even more piercing impact when you are part of the event,” Roemer said in a statement issued by the US embassy.

The aircraft crashed into the third floor of a residential building as it was executing ”Sagar Pawan” formation. Both pilots manning the aircraft were killed in the mishap.

Sources said a detailed probe has been ordered into the crash that will be held under the supervision of the Flag Officer Commanding-in-chief, Naval Aviation.

Sources said the Kiran fleet may be grounded following today’’s crash.

Around seven people have been injured and have been taken to the Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad.

The aircraft was a part of the Indian Navy’’s ”Sagar Pawan” acrobatic display. (ANI)

Government faces Opposition heat on price rise

Both houses of parliament could not transact any business in the first half of the day, as the opposition members raised an uproar over the price rise issue, leading to an adjournment of both houses twice.

In both houses, as soon as the session started, opposition lawmakers were on their feet, demanding roll back in fuel prices.

The heated exchanges forced Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and the Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari to initially adjourn the houses till 12 p.m., and subsequently till 2 p.m.

The BJP said the government should immediately roll back the hike in fuel prices.

“As far as price rise is concerned, we are very clear and the country is also very clear, people want this hike to be rolled back. Even some of the parties which are supporting the ruling party UPA, they also requested the prime minister to rethink and then go for aroll back,” senior BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu said.

Meanwhile, the rollback in fuel price hike has been ruled out by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee.

Terming the hike as necessary step, the government said that it would try and absorb the hike so that the burden does not fall on the common man.

The CPI-M, however, said it is not satisfied with government’’s contention that the price rise will help in higher growth.

“We are not satisfied with government’’s contention that the price rise will help in growth rate of the country. We have said the Congress-led government has failed on the front of price rise. Today every household is suffering from the price rise,” Brinda Karat, senior CPI-M leader, said.

NDA convenor Sharad Yadav threatened build a consensus with all the opposition parties to evolve a programme on country-wide shutdown.

“We are trying to build consensus with all the parties to evolve a programme for country-wide shutdown on price rise. We are expecting people of the country to associate with our movement,” he said. (ANI)

Surya Kiran plane crashed in Hyderabad Begumpet Airshow

A plane has been crashed in Hyderabad at exactly 11:54am today on Wednesday morning. According to News channels Indian Navy’s flight Surya Kiran HZT-32 which was used in Air show in Begumpet airport has suddently went down and crashed in to a Three stair building in New bowenapally.

According to eye witnesses the flight has been crashed into the 3rd floor of the building. An eye witness sivarama krishna who called tv9 said ” Only some people have been injured in this accident no one killed and the pilots are also safe they used parachute and landed safely with minor injuries”.

The plane crashed during a formation that was part of an air show organized for the inaugural event of the India Aviation Summit.

Surya Kiran plane crash News will be updated.

Latest Update  – The plane crashed in to a Pent house in which 4 persons were staying they got injured. The two pilots who were in the plane were killed in the crash.

2 pilots killed, 4 civilians injured in Hyderabad crash



Four Naval aircraft in action minutes before one of them crashed at Bowenpally, in Hyderabad, during an airshow as part of the second International Exhibition and Conference on Civil Aviation, Indian Aviation 2010, at Begumpet airport in the city on Wednesday.

A Kiran aircraft of the Sagar Pawan Aerobatic Demonstration Team of the Indian Navy’s aviation arm participating in an aerobatic display to mark the inauguration of the India Aviation 2010 in Begumpet airport crashed into a building in Bowenpally locality on Wednesday morning.

Residents looking at the building where a Naval aircraft crashed during an air show in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

Two pilots died and other civilians, living in the building were hospitalised in a serious condition. Firemen were struggling to control the flames that erupted in the two-storied building into which the aircraft crashed.

Eye-witnesses said the HJT-16 Kiran MK.II trainer aircraft, part of a fleet of four aircraft, spiralled out of control as thousands of horrified spectators watched. The plane crashed into a building near Arya Samaj in New Bowenpally, on the northern parts of the city.

Thick plumes of smoke could be seen emanating from the building.

Crashes into mobile phone tower

The plane crashed into a cell phone tower atop the two-storied building bringing down the tower and the water tank. A Maruti van parked adjacent to the building was totally crushed as the debris fell on it. A house adjacent this building was also damaged.

Eye witnesses said the aircraft rammed into the cell phone tower and broke into flames. They recalled seeing one of the pilots bailing out. Police and Defence authorities have taken over the crash site.

Zeenat, a middle aged home maker, who resides in a portion on the second floor of the building, was out along with her son when the aircraft crashed into the building. She was not sure whether her husband who was supposed to have left for office had done so. Her repeated attempts to call him did not fructify and she suspects that he could have been trapped indoors at the time of the crash.

The two-storied building with a penthouse has nearly 10 portions which are let out by the owner, Loth Mallaiah. The owner lives on the ground floor.

“It was spiralling and then it crashed”

V. Rishi, a final year student of MCA told The Hindu that he was watching the aerobatic display and noticed ‘one of the planes breaking away from the formation. It was spiralling and then it crashed”, a shocked Rishi recalled.

The aerobatic show was to mark the inauguration of India Aviation 2010, the second edition of the international civil aviation exhibition and conference at Begumpet. More than 190 companies including Boeing, Bombardier, Cessna, Beechcraft, Air Bus and Bell are participating in the five-day event.

Hyderabad had hosted the first edition of the exhibition in 2008.

PTI adds:

One of two naval aerobatic teams in the world

Formed in 2003, the Sagar Pawan team had last performed at the MiG 29K induction ceremony in Goa on February 19.

It is one of the only two naval aerobatic teams in the world along with the ‘Blue Angels’ of the US Navy and uses four Kiran MK-II trainer aircraft based at the Indian Naval Air Station Hansa in Goa.

In a span of three days, this is the second mishap involving the aerobatic display teams of the Indian armed forces.

On February 27, an ALH Dhruv of IAF’s Sarang helicopter display team crash-landed in Jaisalmer due to loss of power while rehearsing for the Vayu Shakti air show there.

A pilot of IAF’s Suryakiran Aerial Display Team (SKAT), which also flies the Kiran Mk-II aircraft, had met with an accident on January 21, 2009, killing the pilot.

Another Surya Kiran aircraft crashed on March 18, 2006 near its home base in Bidar during a training sortie, killing Wing Commander Dheeraj Bhatia and Squadron Leader Shailender Singh.

In 2010, the IAF has lost two fighter aircraft — a MiG-27 and a MiG-21. Last year, the IAF had recorded 11 air mishaps, of which five involved MiG-21 aircraft.