Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Forhans-'yeh jhaagwalaa hai?'

  • It was the non-foaming fluoride brand was known as "toothpaste created by a dentist" in the 1960s.
  • Earlier owned by Geoffrey Manners,the brand's advertisement was very popular.Forhans-'yeh jhaagwalaa hai?'
  • The brand did well in the 1970s and moved into Wyeth stable,Where the two companies merged in July 2002.However,the toothpaste did not fit into the core business of the pharma company and was sold to a little known company,John Oak Remedies,in 2005.
  • Mumbai based Anchor group has acquired Forhans and ready to relaunch it.

Daily Headlines,15/05/07

  1. The 2006 Civil Services Examination results were declared on Monday and Mutyalaraju Revu, an OBC candidate from Andhra Pradesh has topped the exam.

  2. The Comptroller and Auditor General blames the Income Tax department for taxing Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar less and incorrectly.

  3. Kapil Dev to head Subash Chandra's Indian Cricket League executive board.

  4. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader A Raja will take over as the communications and information technology minister.

  5. Harjit Gill, a hockey player and former resident of Jalandhar, has been elected as the first Asian mayor of Gloucester.

  6. Wharton school names auditorium after Dhirubhai Ambani.

  7. Mumbai based Anchor group has acquired Forhans and ready to launch it.

Hi...sorry for the unwanted break

Dear All,

I met an accident on 30th April and had serious injuries.My left hand little finger underwent a plastic surgery and right leg also a minor surgery.Now gradually recovering.Another surgery will be followed on 1st June,07 to remove the k-wire from my hand.Thereafter 3months physiotherapy,and I am back to my normalcy.Thanks for all good wishes and blessings that saved my life in this fatal accident.Three people died on spot.Anyway,the daily headlines will be on time,today onwards.


Manas Nayak