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Archive for October, 2007

Least popular posts – 31 Oct ’07

Posted by Vivek on October 31, 2007

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Here are some of the posts which rarely got noticed at Aavaas. You may want to have a look at them.

 5bar

Renovation – Is it time?

Spaces

Garden

Spaces – Kitchen

Periodic Maintenance of homes

Perhaps our readers can give an insight on what kind of articles they would like to see on Aavaas in the coming days.


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Most Popular posts – 31 Oct ‘07

Posted by Vivek on October 31, 2007

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We first had a round-up of most popular posts on 30th September. Continuing the same trend we are now publishing the five most popular articles on Aavaas as on 31st Oct.

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Vitrified Tile – What is it exactly?

Modular Kitchen – Zones

Modular Kitchen – Introduction

Electrical Sockets

Hob placement in kitchen – User Query

Thank you for reading these articles and making them “blogbusters”.


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Vacuum Cleaner Brands in India

Posted by Vivek on October 30, 2007

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Today we cover the various brands of vacuum cleaners available in India. We first covered Vacuum cleaners here on 24th August.

eureka forbes

Probably the brand that has captured the hearts of many Indians. It is almost synonymous with Vacuum cleaners in India. Sold usually by door to door salesmen, Eureka Forbes washing machines are offered in many varieties to cater different needs.

Their price range starts from about 2,500 rupees and goes up-to 10,000 rupees.

 lg

LG is another brand which is selling vacuum cleaners in India. Currently they 2 or 3 models. The success rates of these are not known. They should be available in LG showrooms.

modihoover

This is actually a brand which has been present in the Indian market for a while now. Hoover a well known brand worldwide for their quality vacuum cleaners. Modi Hoover is a joint venture between Maytag, a US corporation  has collaborated with Modi group to launch vacuum cleaners in India.

More can be read here.

They have currently a wide range of vacuum cleaners for the Indian market.

If you think we missed out any brand here, do let us know. Also share your comments on the brand that you own here. It could prove useful to our readers.


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Answers-Crossword-02

Posted by Karthik on October 29, 2007

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Here are the answers for the second edition of our crossword.

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Posted by Karthik on October 28, 2007

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Owing to comments that the cryptic clues were both tough and slightly absurd, we have done away with cryptic clues for this week. This weeks crossword is “know your furniture” and the clues are straightforward and very easy to crack. So happy solving and hope that this time the responses will be more enthusiastic. You could leave the number of clues you solved and the time taken in the comments section.

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Clues

Across

1. It has a backrest that can be tilted back, causing a footrest to extend from the front [9, 5]
5. A chair whose seat turns around horizontally on its base [6, 5]
9. A low table usually placed in front of a sofa for holding ashtrays snack bowls magazines and beverages [6, 5]
10. A backless and armless single seat supported on legs or a pedestal [5]
12. On which several seated people have a formal meal [6, 5]
18. A light portable bed which maybe collapsible or foldable [3]
19. Furniture having a broad usually level writing surface as well as drawers or compartments for papers writing materials (pl) [5]
20. A desk for writing [7, 5]
21. A tapestry, carpet or similar object hung against a wall as a decoration (pl) [4, 8]
22. A bag or a case made of cloth that is filled with feathers or other soft material (pl) [7]

Down

 2. An upright cupboard like repository with drawers, shelves …etc (pl) [8]
3. Furniture for displaying articles [4, 4]
4. A piece of furniture consisting of a set of drawers in a frame [5, 2, 7]
6. A thin slab of wood metal etc fixed horizontally to a wall or in a frame for supporting objects (pl) [7]
7. A table or stand usually surmounted by a mirror in front of which a person sits while applying makeup [8, 5]
8. Chair with two curved bands of wood attached to the bottom of the legs [7, 5]
11. A long seat often without a back for several people (pl) [7]
13. A small three legged table or stand [6]
14. A piece of furniture upon which a person sleeps [3]
15. A stock of clothes or costumes (pl) [9]
16. A picture or design executed in paints (pl) [9]
17. Decorative cover for a bed [3, 5]


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