Sania & Saina: in form at the right time!

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The recent French Open victory of the Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi & Sania Mirza has well raised the lost expectations of the Indian sports-lovers from (once) the biggest women sportstar of India, to beg a medal for the country in the upcoming London Olympics. The caliber of her partner needing no introductions, her qualification for the 2012 games now remains the only urgent need!

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On the other side, the star shuttler Saina Nehwal too entered the finals of the Thailand Open today. Though qualified for the London Olympics, another 2 victories will give her a big confidence boost; presently World No. 5th, this diligent Hissar girl is the biggest hope of the country in the 2012 Olympics.

With the name of the 5 times World Women’s Boxing champion, M.C. Marycom already in the final list, fingers are still crossed for Sania Mirza’s wild card entry to the games!

A medal each from these 3 proficient women will easily equal the country’s last Olympic performance. We wish them all the very best 🙂


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Winners list for the Monsoon Temptations-2011:

This year, monsoon has been very kind to our Udaipur, and in past few days, unfortunately very unkind too. As all our regular readers would be well aware of, iudaipur came up with a month long unique online photography competition for all Udaipies at PiX, from 18th July to 18th August 2011.

The entire Team UdaipurBlog had to go under days of great confusion, stress of choosing the Winners as each entry was superb in itself, We had more than 470+ Approved Entries on Site in the very ‘first online competition’ and so today we give away the declarations of the final results.

Given below are the links for the winners. Keep scrolling for the final winners of the contests.

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The viewer’s choice award goes to:

Photographer name: Yuvraj Singh

Photo name: Zawar Mines Heaven


Reason it became the viewer’s choice :  139 shares, 3 tweets, 7 Google +1’s


The 2nd Runner-up award goes to:

Photographer name: Harneet Singh

Photo name: Towards Sisarma Village



The 1st Runner-up award goes to:

Photographer name: Saurabh Jain

Photo name: Sajjangarh


And finally the much awaited prize:


The winner of the monsoon temptations 2011, i.e. 1st prize award goes to:

Photographer name: Lalit Sharma

Photo name: Ekling Ji


The competition was just a jumpstart to introduce you to the new and innovative platform. The shutterbugs’ new hub PiX will be open for all, for all the themes, and not only restricted to monsoon. The topic may range from showing an art, skill, a good click, a discovery, to even social issues, realities and problems faced by anyone in our society, in our Udaipur, or any other part. We all have received great love and support from all the Udaipies, for which we are heartily thankful, and expect your regular presence on this platform, created for all of you 🙂