Monday, July 13, 2009
Infosys Australia last week announced that it had been chosen by Telstra as a key strategic partner to support its five-year 450 million AUD application development and maintenance contracts. "The recent Telstra win is one of the many factors behind this recruitment.
This may also include some junior level employees who have graduated within the last few years. "The growth will occur predominantly in Sydney and Melbourne, but also may see some people traveling to New Zealand for assignment," Infosys spokesperson told PTI today.
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Best city - Udaipur, India
Best hotel - Bushmans Kloof Cedar Mountains, South Africa
Best island - Bali, Indonesia
Best cruise line (large ships) - Crystal Cruises
Best cruise line (small ships) - The Yachts of Seabourn
Best international airline - Singapore Airlines
Best domestic airline - Virgin America
Best tour operator - Austin-Lehman Adventures
Best car-rental agency - Sext
Best destination spa - Mii amo, A Destination Spa at Enchantment, Sedona
Friday, July 10, 2009
Twenty-one year-old Kim Joo Ri represented the capital Seoul at the Miss Korea 2009 pageant. She won the title last Wednesday. Miss Korea 2008 Na Re happily crowned her. There were 56 candidates from the country and some overseas Korean communities who participated in the pageant. The new Miss Koreas will represent Korea at Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss World, Miss Earth and Miss International pageants.
Jelena Markovic wins the Miss Serbia 2009 title. 21 year old Jelena will represent her country at Miss World 2009 pageant that will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa and in London. First Runner-up was twenty-two year-old Lidija Kocic who entered the pageant as Miss Belgrade. She will be representing Serbia at the 2010 Miss Universe pageant.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
The annual Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to those who push for "fraternity between nations" and for "holding the promotion of peace". Previous winners of the award include Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr and the Dalai Lama.
The sixth film in the series of Harry Potter "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" may be released in India by July17. It will be fantasy adventure film based on the novel by the same J.K. Rowling. The film opens with a dramatic attack on London's Millennium Bridge. The regular cast is back, with the addition of Jim Broadbent as the Potions Professor, Horace Slughorn, whose memories are key in the battle against the Dark Lord.