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Archive for July, 2010

New Symbol For Indian Currency-Rupee

India has finally got a symbol for the Rupee and joined a select club of countries whose currencies have an unique identity.


The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the design, which includes both the Devnagiri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ and has two parallel lines running at the top. The parallel lines symbolise the equal to sign.

“With this India will join an elite group of countries which have a distinct currency symbol. It denotes the robustness of Indian economy. I will now hold up the design that was finally selected. This was sent in by Udaya Kumar,” said Minister for Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni in New Delhi.

She said that the Rupee symbol was a nice blend of modernity and Indian culture.

The symbol selected has been designed by an Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay postgraduate D Udaya Kumar and was selected from among five short listed symbols. Kumar, who will join the Department of Design at IIT Guwahati on Friday, explained that the design is based on the Indian Tricolour.

“My design is based on the Tricolour with two lines at the top and white space in between. I wanted the symbol for the Rupee to represent the Indian flag. It is a perfect blend of Indian and Roman letters: a capital ‘R’, and Devnagari ‘Ra’, which represent rupiya, to appeal to international and Indian audiences. After working on the design for few months, I shortlisted eight to 10 designs and then refined them further till I got this one,” said Kumar.

His entry was chosen from 3,000 designs competing for the currency symbol. He will get an award of Rs 2.5 lakh. All new notes will now bear the symbol.

Though the symbol will not be printed or embossed on currency notes or coins, it would be included in the ‘Unicode Standard’ and major scripts of the world to ensure that it is easily displayed and printed in the electronic and print media.

Among currencies with distinctive identities, only the pound sterling has its symbol printed on the notes.

Unicode is an international standard that allows text data to be interchanged globally without conflict. After incorporation in the global and Indian codes, the symbol would be used by all individuals and entities within and outside the country.

The symbol will be adopted in a span of six months in the country, and within 18 to 24 months globally, Soni said, adding that it will feature on computer keyboards and software for worldwide use.

(With inputs from PTI)

source–IBN Live

<3 True Love <3

The meaning of true love is :

1.Mumma kisses my forehead.  🙂

2.Papa waiting for me, when I came late.

3.My sister while doing my work says”mai nahi rahungi to kaun karega tera kaam?”

4.My elder brother says’“tujhe pasand hai? chal tu rakhle, mai dusra le lunga!!!”.

5.When my best friend says,”tension mat le yaar, kuch nahi hoga, mai hu na.”

–sent by a friend via text msg

KG v/s 12th

The lost memories of school days make us smile again and bring the tears of love and joy,that we miss today.


KG: Kisi se dosti nahi thi, aur ladka-ladki hath pakadke chalte the;

12th: Dosti bhi hui or pyaar bhi hua, but haath pakadne se darte the…

KG: Pencil,rubber,sharpner,scale, sab roz school le aate the;

12th: Ek pen bhi doosri class se mangne jate the…

KG: Lunch se pehle hand was and prayer karte the;

12th: 2nd period me hi lunch karke baith jate the…

KG: Class me enter hone se pehle may  I come in bolte the;

12th: Bina bataye hi  pura period bunk pe rehte the…

KG: Bag me har subject ki book aur copy daalte the;

12th: Har subject ki ek hi copy banate the…

KG: Class test me star milta tha;

12th: Full moon hi naseeb hota tha…

KG: Roz diary likhte the and mummy ko dikhate the;

12th: 1st page me details likhke diary kisi kone me fek dete the…

Now the most unique, but beautiful difference-

KG me aate wakt roye the, 12th se jaate wakt roye the…

Miss ing School days…

Please come back to my life, if possible 🙂

– -sent via text message from a friend

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