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What is Novel Corona Virus or COVID-19 | The Origin of COVID-19

The great human race came to a standstill in the year 2020 due to the deadly Corona virus also known as COVID-19. The outbreak began in the wet markets of Wuhan city located in Hubei province of China. Though the origin of this outbreak is still a mystery, our best researches indicates the origin to be a wet market in China. There were as few as 40 infections during December 2019 in Wuhan. However, it has now spread to 213 countries and territories around the world resulting in 6,463,647 infections and 382,709 deaths. COVID-19 has affected all forms of business around the world. There isn’t a single industry that hasn’t been touched by Corona Virus. Be it tourism, travel, agriculture, retail stores, there isn’t a single area that has been affected by COVID-19. However, most of the impact was borne by the health sector. It changed the way how we define human health.   For one, Nations understood that having superior medical infrastructure in their country is not enough as long as

Vacancies in Group D, North Central Railway 2013

There are 1965 vacancies in North Central Railway in the Group D segment. You have to apply before September 30, 2012. Applicants from Lakshadweep have an extension on this date. They need to apply before October 15, 2012. The minimum educational qualification for applying is education up to 10 th standard or ITI. The age requirement is Minimum – 18years and Maximum 33 years. There will be different types of selection procedures. You have to pass in the Written examination, then physical fitness test, Certificate verifications and medical checkup. All the details about the exam is given in the official website of North Central Railway . 

JAM 2013 Exam Dates and Courses

Joint Admission Test for MSC in IIT, Integrated MSC- Phd , Integrated Phd in Bangalore Indian Institute of Science and different other post-BSC Programs will commence in February 10, 2013. JAM exam centres in Kerala include Trivandrum, Kochi and Kozhikode. Other JAM exam centers are Mangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi. You have to apply before October 30, 2012. The responsibility of JAM exams 2013 is on Delhi IIT this time. How to Apply Online for JAM 2013? Visit the home page of GATE for applying online for JAM 2013. To know more read the previous post or visit this-  Apply Online JAM 2013 JAM Exams include 3 papers with an exam time of 3 hours each. The subjects include Biological Science, Computer Applications, Chemistry, Geophysics and Mathematical Statitics. Out of these papers, three papers consists of objective type questions only. They are Biological Science, Biotechnology and Computer applications. There will be negative mark for errors in Object

Apply Online and Offline for JAM Exams 2013

Online Application for JAM 2013 The online application facility for JAM 2013 will be available from September 20 th to October 23 rd . The website you have to visit for applying online is . You have to take the printout of the application from this website and then mail it to Delhi along with photo and draft. The exam fee for online applications is less than that of the offline applications. The online fee is 1100/500 for the corresponding offline fee of 1200/600 Rupees. the mailing address is given below : Organizing Chairman, JAM 2013GATE/JAM Office, Block 1, IIT DelhiHauz Khas, New Delhi – 110016They have also listed their phone number which is (011) 26591749. E Mail address is . Read More about JAM 2013   Offline Application for JAM 2013 The Offline Application forms for JAM 2013 will be available from September 20 to October 20 in the Canara Bank branches given below – Trivandrum, Kochi Mattancheri, Ernakulam Nettipadam, Coim

The Wolverine to Release in 2013 | Hugh Jackman

The Wolverine is a Marvel Comics character which acquired a lot of international attention. The Wolverine is the favorite action star of many people. ‘The Wolverine’ will be the 6 th film in the X-Men film series and this will be also a stand-alone sequel to the ‘X-Men Origins : Wolverine’ which was released in 2009. Hugh Jackman is an actor who is perfect for the Wolverine character. He performed very well in all the X-Men series and it is expected to be just another milestone for him.   About ‘The Wolverine’ . . . Director – James Mangold Starring – Hugh Jackman Producers – Hugh Jackman, Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner and John Palermo Cinematography – Amir Mokri Studio – Marvel Entertainment, 20 th Century Fox and Seed Productions Release Date – July 26, 2013 (United States and Australia) Language – English Budget - >100 Million Dollars   Story of ‘The Wolverine’ . . . The Wolverine takes us into the heart of Japan. He trains with a Samurai warrior that changes him

Career in UNO | Apply Online for Civil Service Jobs in UN

It is a sparkling chance for Degree holders from India to serve as an International Civil Servant in the United Nations Organization (UNO). Youngsters from India can apply online for the UN Civil Service Young Professional Program now. It is in association with Indian Cultural Relations. Exam date is on December 5 th 2012. It will be a limitless service chance for youngsters from India. Maximum age limit is 32 years. There are special reservations for women. Applicants should apply online before September 12 th 2012 in the website given below –  Apply Online for Careers in UNO   You have to perform well in the exams as well as interview. English or French language should be fluent for the applicants. Visit the website given for any help on filling the application –  Help

Watch India vs Nepal Nehru Cup 2012 Live

India will be meeting Nepal in the next match in the Nehru Cup Football matches. A win against Nepal will seal the chances of Final match for India. It is going to be a good contest. India showed a consistent performance in the Nehru Cup 2012 all the way till now.  India won against syria (2-1) and Mali (3-0). India is now first in the table. On the other hand Nepal lost the previous two matches against Syria and Cameroon(0-5).   How to Watch India vs Nepal Nehru Cup 2012 Live ? The match is going to be played today evening in the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. Live streaming is available in NEOPRIME. Live telecast will be shown in that channel. Nepal is 6 places ahead of India in the FIFA Ranking (Nepal – 162).  

World Endurance Championship 2012 Silverstone Winners

6 Hours of Silverstone race ended in Silverstone on 26 th August 2012. Silverstone race was the fourth round in the World Endurance Championship Season 2012 FIA. It was ‘AUDI’ manufacturers who claimed the victory in LMP1 manufacturer’s Championship. Audi had an overall victory in this event. Qualifying Result in World Endurance Championship 6 hours of Silverstone… 1.        LMP1 – Audi Sport Team  Joest , Driver – Benoit Treluyer (1:43:633 lap time) 2.        LMP1 – Audi Sport Team Joest, Driver – Allan McNish (1:43:673 lap time) 3.        LMP1 – Toyota Racing, Driver – Nicolas Lapierre (1:44:441 lap time) 4.        LMP1 – Strakka Racing, Driver – Danny Watts (1:46:160 lap time) 5.        LMP1 -  Rebellion Racing, Driver – Neel Jani (1:46:207 lap time) 6.        LMP1 – Rebellion Racing, Driver – Andrea Bellicchi (1:46:234 lap time) 7.        LMP1 – JRM, Driver – Karun Chandhok (1:46:758 lap time) Karun Chandhok is an Indian racer and he finished 7 th i

Killing Them Softly 2012 Release Date and Review

Killing Them Softly is a thriller film to be released in the October. It is one of the anticipated thriller movies in the month. It is also about crimes too. It is Brad Pitt who is going to be the star actor in this film.   Crew of ‘ Killing Them Softly ‘ . . . Director – Andrew Dominik Cast – 1.        Brad Pitt (Jackie Cogan) 2.        Bella Heathcote 3.        Sam Rockwell 4.        James Gandolfini 5.        Vincent Curatola 6.        Richard Jenkins Producer – Inferno  Entertainment Rating (MPAA) – Strong violence, pervasive language, drugs use, and sexual references. Genres – Thriller, Comedy and Crime   Story of ‘Killing Them Softly’… Killing Them Softly is distributed by “The Weinstein Company”. The story is focusing all the way on a central character, Jackie Cogan. Brad Pitt is playing the role of Jackie Cogan. It is based on events that takes place after a poker game. The release date of Killing Them Softly is on October 19 th 2012.  

World’s Largest Pookalam in Kochi, Kerala 2012

It is a joint effort from Vivel and Malayala Manorama to organize such a big event in the history of Kerala. The program is called Vivel ‘Uyaru Vaanolam’ .  It will be the largest Pookalam in the World. Different artists from all parts of Kerala will be taking part in this great event. The event will be conducted at Ernakulm Ambedkar Stadium, Kerala.   A big shed is already awaiting the biggest event in Kerala. The Pookalam is associated with Onam Celebrations in Kerala. The Pookalam event will start today evening. World’s Largest Pookalam will be inaugurated by film stars Dileep and Mamta Mohandas. The participants were selected from 14 districts in Kerala. There are a total of 500 artists in this Pookalam Event. The Pookalm (Pookkalam) is designed to the very details  and it will be a beautiful design of all time. Stay tuned at for pictures of Uyaru Vaanolam Pookalam contest 2012.

Skyfall 2012 | Daniel Craig as James Bond

Skyfall is the third movie in the James Bond series featuring Daniel Craig as James Bond. It is also the 23 rd movie in the James Bond series which started decades ago. ‘Skyfall’ is produced by Eon Productions and the distributors are MGM, Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures. This time it’s a deviation from the original James Bond stories.   About ‘Skyfall’ . . . Writers – Ian Fleming (creator of James Bond ) and John Logan (Screenplay). Director – Sam Mendes Starring – Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Helen McCrory, Judi Dench, Albert Finney, Naomie Harris, Ralph Fiennes and Berenice Marlohe Music – Thomas Newman Editor – Stuart Baird Status – Post production as on May 2012 Release Date – 26 th October 2012 Nation – United Kingdom Language – English   Story of ‘Skyfall’… ‘Skyfall’ is not an ordinary action movie to be released. It has a budget of 150 million dollars. James Bond disappears after a mission in Istanbul fails. The identities of the MI6 agents gets leaked into inte

Taken 2 in 2012 | Liam Neeson Latest Movie

Introduction to Taken 2 Liam Neeson’s latest movie ‘Taken 2’ is expected to release on October 5 th 2012. Taken 2 is a sequel to the Hollywood superhit movie ‘Taken’ starring Liam Neeson. Taken 2 is also a story of ‘Bryan Mills’, the character played by Liam Neeson. The movie is coming under the words that they took his daughter first, now it is his turn.   About the movie’ Taken 2’… Director – Olivier Megaton Distributor – 20 th Century Fox Cast – 1.        Liam Neeson (Bryan Mills) 2.        Maggie Grace (Kim) 3.        Rade Sherbedgia (Murad) 4.        Luke Grimes 5.        Famke Janssen (Lenore) 6.        Leland Orser (Sam) Producer – EuropaCorp Genres – Thriller, Drama, Sequel and Action Rating (MPAA) – PG -13 : contains intense violence and sensuality.   Story of ‘Taken 2’… It was his daughter who was kidnapped in the first movie of this sequel. Now those friends of the criminals who were killed in the first movie takes their revenge in him. ‘Bryan Mills’ is a

Finding Nemo 3D to be Released in 2012

‘Finding Nemo’ was a highly successful animated film. Finding Nemo  was released in November 3 rd 2003 first. It will be released again in 2012 in 3D format. It will be a happy news for all the fans of this successful franchise. It was released in 3,374 theatres in 2003. The estimated number of theatres in 2012 is not estimated yet.   About ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ . . . Director – Andrew Stanton Starring – 1.        Geoffrey Rush (Nigel) – voice 2.        Willem Dafoe (Gill) – voice 3.        Ellen DeGeneres (Dory) – voice 4.        Barry Humphries 5.        Albert Brooks 6.        John Ratzenberger Producer – Pixar Animation Studios Movie Time – 100 minutes Genres – Adventure, Family, Comedy, 3D, Animation, Post – 3D, Kids Rating (MPAA) – G for general Audiences Release Date – September 14 th 2012   Story of ‘Finding Nemo 3D’… The story of ‘Finding Nemo 3D’ is all about the journey of two fish – Marlin and his son. The name of the child is ‘Nemo’. The story is pretty clear no

Dhoom 3 Shooting - Aamir Khan on BMW K1300R

Dhoom 3 To Be Released Soon... Dhoom 3 shooting started in Chicago in the last week. This action film is a much awaited one for the Bollywwod fans. There have been a lot of hype around this movie Dhoom 3. Dhoom 3 is the sequel to the Dhoom series and this one is the third one in the series. Dhoom created a sensational wave in the Bollywood and inspired the whole youth of India.   Story of Dhoom 3… The story of Dhoom 3 is similar to the previous ones in the series. Aamir Khan is acting as a skilled thief with acrobatic skills. He is able to evade the cops in a matter of seconds. Aamir Khan is accompanied by Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra.    Shooting of Dhoom 3… The shooting of Dhoom 3 has already started. The crew worked in Wabash and Randolph situated in Chicago. The shooting is scheduled to take place in Michigan Ave, South Water to Hubbard, lower Wacker from Lake Shore to Post Place Hubbard Street.   BMW K1300R to be used in Dhoom 3… The BMW K1300R is super bike from

Resident Evil : Retribution 2012 Movie Review & Release

Introduction to Resident Evil: Retribution... Resident Evil : Retribution is the next sequel to the successful Resident Evil series. Resident Evil : Retribution comes under the banner “ Evil Goes Global”.   Milla Jovovich has been a star since the release of Resident Evil. She maintained the character in all the parts of Resident Evil series. The film is directed by Paul W.S Anderson. Crew of Resident Evil : Retribution… Director – Paul W.S Anderson Cast – Milla Jovovich, Johann Urb, Michelle Rodriguez, Boris Kodjoe, Sienna  Guillory and Shawn Roberts. Distribution – Sony Screen Gems Genre- Action, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Sequel and Adventure. The movie is rated for strong violence all the way to the end. Release Date - September 14th 2012   Story of Resident Evil : Retribution … The earth changed a lot after the release of T Virus into the air. It was Umbrella Corporation who created this deadly virus. ‘Alice’ is the last hope of humanity. She now chases the people wh

The possession 2012 Movie Release Date and Review

The possession is a movie rich in horror and it is expected to be suspenseful thriller horror movie. The possession is based on the article ‘Jinx in a Box’ written by Leslie Gornstein (L.A Times writer). The film is expected to release in 31 st August 2012.   Crew of the Movie The possession… Director – Ole Bornedal Writers – Stiles White and Juliet Snowden Starring – Natasha Calis, Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan Release Date – 31 st August 2012   Story of The possession… Natasha Calis is a young girl and her parents divorced recently. She then buys an antique box from a shop. Then her behavior changes rapidly. Her father finds out that the box is full of evil and is possessing his daughter slowly. The movie continues with the efforts of her father to get rid of that evil from her body.   Behind the Curtains… The antique box in this movie is real one. There are similar stories surrounded with that box. It gained this notoriety in 2004. It cost misfortunes to its o

Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012 | Vallamkali

Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a world famous boat race which is held in the Punnamada Lake situated in the Alappuzha, Kerala, India. ‘ Vallamkali ‘ or ‘Vallam Kali’ is the Malayalam word for Boat Race. The trophy was awarded first by none other than the first Indian Prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1952 during his visit in the Kerala. It is the competition of Chundan Vallams or ‘Chundan’ boats.   Nehru Trophy Boat Race in 2012… It is the 60 th Nehru Trophy Boat Race which was held on 11 th august 2012. The winner of this special event is “Sree Ganeshan”. The captain of this boat is G.G Jacob. They finished the race in 4:43:02 minutes. There were many VIPs in the spectators. It includes Lok Sabha Speaker Meera Kumar, Union Minister Vayalar Ravi, Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Umman Chandi, Union Minister K.C Venugopal and many others. 

The Expendables 2 Release Date and Review

The Expendables are back into the Hollywood in 2012. There are new members in the mercenary team this time. They are Billy the Kid (Liam Hemsworth) and Maggie ( Yu Nan). The older team members were Barney Ross ( Sylvester Stallone). Yin Yang ( Jet Li), Lee Christmas ( Jason Stathm), Gunnar Jensen ( Dolph Lundgren ), Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) and Toll Road (Randy Couture). The Expendables 2 is an action film and sequel to the The Expendables which was released earlier.   Cast of The Expendables 2… Liam Hemsworth, Yu Nan,  Jason Stathm, Sylvester Stallone,  Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, Jet Li and Bruce Willis. Director – Simon West Release Date – 17 th August 2012. Distribution – Millenium Films Rating – Strong Violence, brief sexuality and language

Tintu Luka Athlete from Kerala

Tintu Luka was born in 26 th april 1989. Her native place is in Valathode in Kannur which is in Kerala, India. Tintu Luka’s main event is 800 meter running. Tintu Luka is trained at the Usha School of Athletics, Koyilandy, Kerala under the coaching of P.T Usha. Tintu Luka got the bronze medal in the 2010 Asian Games which was held in Guangzhou.   She also got a silver medal in the 800m race in the Asian Junior Athletics Championship which was held in Jakarta. Tintu Luka is now qualified for the Semi Finals in the London Olympics 2012. In the third heats in the London Olympics for the event 800m she timed 2 : 01 : 75 seconds and finished third. It was a narrow finish just clipping the Morocco star Malika Akkaoui. 

M C Mary Kom India’s Boxing Champion in Olympics 2012

M C Mary Kom is well known as Magnificant Mary or Mary Kom in short. Mary Kom is born in the Manipur state of India in 1 st March 1983. She has an amazing record in Women’s Boxing. Mary Kom is a five time winner in the World Championships for India. She is the only women in the world to get a medal in each of the six World Championships. Mary Kom is now participating in the London Olympics 2012 in the 51 KG category.  She is ranked Number 4 in the world by AIBA.   Achievements of Mary Kom… 1.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Gold in 2010 2.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Gold in 2008 3.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Gold in 2006 4.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Gold in2005 5.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Gold in 2002 6.        World Amateur Boxing Championships (Women’s) – Silver in 2001 7.        Asian Women’s Boxing Championship (Women’s) – Gold in 2012 8.        A

Husbands in Goa Malayalam Movie Review 2012

About Husbands in Goa… Husbands in Goa is the sequel to the film Happy Husbands. Happy Husbands was a Super hit romantic film. The sequel to this film, Husbands in Goa is expected to be a similar comedy hit.  UTV Motion Pictures is the second Malayalam movie from UTV Movies.  The shooting started in the kate Februay of 2012.   Story of Husbands in Goa… Three young men from Kerala plans a trip to Goa for a vacation. Occasionally they meets an old man during the journey . The old man was on the verge of a marriage divorce. Then it is a turn of events in Goa after they meet some people in Goa. The three husbands in the film are played by Jayasurya, Asif Ali and Indrajith. Bhama, Rima Kallingal and Remya Nambeesan are the wives in the film. Crew of Husbands in Goa... Director – Saji Surendran Writer – Krishna Poojapura Producer – Ronnie Screwvala Music – M. G Sreekumar Cinematography – Anil Nair Studio – Lal Media Editor – Manoj Language – Malayalam Distribution – UTV Motion Pic

Raaz 3 Movie Review | Emraan Hashimi in Raaz 3

Raaz 3 When Desire Turns Evil... Raaz 3 comes up with a banner ‘When Desires Turn Evil’ . Raaz 3 is the third sequel in the Raaz film series. Just like its predecessors, Raaz 3 is an erotic horror thriller film. It is produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukhesh Bhatt. Direction comes from the experienced director Vikram Bhatt. The previous films were Raaz – The Mystery Continues which was released in 2009 and Raaz which was released in 2002. Emraan Hashmi got his role in the second film Raaz – The Mystery Continues. Crew of the Film Raaz 3 When Desires Turns Evil… Director – Vikram Bhatt Producers  - Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt Writer – Shagufta Rafique Actors – Emraan Hashmi, Bipasha Basu and Esha Gupta Music Composers – Jeet Ganguly, Mithoon and Rashid Studio – Fox Star Studios and Vishesh Films Nation – India Language – Hindi Budget -  Rs 37 Crore (6.7 Million $) Release Date – 7 th September 2012       Story of Raaz 3… Maithili (Bipasha Basu) is an actress and she is a busiest

Asif Ali in Cowboy | Malayalam Movie Cowboy Review

Cowboy is the latest film of Asif Ali. P Balachandra Kumar is the director of this film. He is a debutant director. The film Cowboy is fully produced from Singapore and Malaysia. The lead actress in the film is Mythili. These pairs were the hit pairs from the movie ‘Salt N Pepper’. It will be another hit performance from these two again. Venu Gopal is the costume designer. Ari Alex is the camera man of ‘Cowboy”.   Story of Cowboy… The name of the character of Asif Ali is Manu. Manu and his family is settled in Malaysia. Manu is a typical youngster from Kerala with a lazy temperament. The story continues with the incidents happening around Manu. Mythil is the main actress in the film. Apart from them, Khusbu and Bala also have an important role in the film Cowboy.   Anil Mathew is the producer of the film. Cowboy is produced under the banner of Mary Matha Productions. Beni Ignesius is the music director of Cowboy. Swetha Menon is expected to be playing an important character i

Vijay Kumar from India Wins Silver Medal in London Olympics 2012

The 26 year old army man, Vijay Kumar added pride to both Indian Army as well as the nation itself by winning a Silver medal in the London Olympics 2012. It was a tight competition and the best came out winning. Vijay Kumar faced 5 other top marksmen in the world to clinch this pride moment. The 25 meter Rapid Fire Pistol event saw the unsung hero winning a silver medal. There were no high expectations from this event.   There were six top shooters in the world for the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event. It included world champion Alexei Klimov of Russia. Unfortunately he didn’t got any medal. Then there was Ding Feng and Zhang Jian  from China and Christain Reitz from Germany. Vijay Kumar is the second medal winner from India after Gagan Narang. Gagan Narang got a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.   Vijay Kumar in the Army… He belongs to the 16 th Dogra regiment in the Indian Army. He is an army Subedar.

Anoop Menon’s Buddy – Malayalam Movie Buddy Review

‘Who wanna be my buddy’. It’s a nice start to express the theme of the film ‘Buddy’ in simple. Buddy is the new Malayalam movie starring Anoop Menon. Anoop Menon is an actor who has a different style of approach in the Malayalam movies. His character keeps him at a different level from other stars. This film will be a fine addition to his collections. The main talk about the film ‘ Buddy ‘ is that it conveys the details of a different relationship between a father and son. The film Buddy is directed by a debutant director, Raj Parbati Menon. The film is produced by Noushad under the ‘ Noushad Big Screen’ banner. This is next film production after the Malayalam movie ‘ Spanish Masala’. Tini Tom is also acting in the film along with Anoop Menon. The film is expected to be a variety film in its theme and style of presentation. The release date of the film is not yet published.

Jawan of Vellimala – Malayalam Movie Starring Mammooty and Asif Ali

Jawan of Vellimala is the new Malayalam movie directed by Anoop Kannan. He is a debutant director. Mammooty and Asif Ali is accompanied by Mamta Mohandas and Sreenivasan. As the name suggests, the story of the film takes place in a village called ‘Vellimala’. Jawan of Vellimala  is produced by Mammooty itself under the Play House banner. Sadique, Sunil Sugatha and Amith Layona are the other actors in the film.   Crew of Jawan of Vellimala Director - Anoop Kannan Writer – James Albert Screenplay – James Albert Production – Play House Cast – Mammooty, Sreenivasan, Asif Ali, Mamta Mohandas, Niyona , Sunil Sugath, Sadik and Kottayam Nazeer Expected Release Date- 2012   Story of ‘Jawan of Vellimala’ The main story of Jawan of Vellimala is taking place in a village called Vellimala. There is a dam in that village. The people in the village considers this dam as their prestige. Mammooty is the central character. His character in the movie is ‘Gopi Krishnan’ who retired from the mili

Saina Nehwal in London Olympics 2012

Saina Nehwal is a well known Badminton player with her performance in the Beijing Olympics 2008. She reached the quarter finals of Beijing Olympics 2008. Saina Nehwal was born on march 17 th 1990. She is the first Indian to reach the Olympic quarter finals and the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships. She holds an amazing record in the Badminton arena.   Awards claimed by Saina Nehwal…. Saina Nehwal reached the finals of world Junior Championships in 2006. She is the first Indian Woman to do this. She also got an Arjuna award in 2009. Soon she was awarded with Padma Shri in 2010 due to her amazing performance in the year 2009.International Badminton federation  named her as the Most Promising Player in 2008. 2010 was a crowning year for Saina Nehwal. She got the highest sporting honour in India, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in that year. She is also the first Indian Woman to win a Super Series Tournament which was held in 2009.   Profile of Saina Nehwa

Missy Franklin of America claimed Backstroke Victory in London Olympics 2012

Also known as the female Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin wins the backstroke event in the swimming category in the London Olympics 2012. She finished the 100 meters in just 58.33 seconds. She had a tough chance in the event since she finished her 200m freestyle (semi-final) event 10 minutes ago. Even then she finished in a good time. It was no ordinary victory. There was a great expectation from this young girl and she perfectly fitted according to the situation. She had a little time in changing her swimsuits and managed to cop up with the situation proving that Missy Franklin is a true Olympian. She faced many other great faces in the swimming history. There was Gemma Spofforth who was a former  record  holder in this event in 100ms. There was also Emily Seebohm, a German Australian. She set a record of 58.23 seconds in the heats. It was interesting to note that Missy Franklin never recorded a time that fast.   Missy Franklin had six events totally. They include 100m freestyle, 100