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There is a village called Google in Karnataka. Serious or Joking?

Tags: travel, education, karnataka
Asked by Gosht Singh, 27 Nov '09 12:36 pm
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Answered by anupama kumar, 27 Nov '09 12:39 pm

 
  
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This village on the banks of the Krishna river in Raichur district, with just about 1,000 residents, is far removed from the search engine company based in Mountain View, California. And how you spell the name in English is left to you as all signboards here, including those of government offices, are in Kannada. When the government tried to put up English boards, activists stopped them. We asked officials if anyone from Cambridge University would come here to read these boards, laughs Kannada activist K P Yallayyanayaka.

No wonder then that only a few villagers have heard of their famous namesake in cyberspace. My grand-daughter told me that two boys have named a website after our village. I feel happy and proud, says landlord Basavarajappa Gouda Police Patil. Wholl not be happy to know the name of our village is so popular in the cyber world? But this is just a pleasant coincidence. Americans will have totally different reasons for naming their company Google, reasons native Shar ...more
Answered by ananth, 07 Dec '09 11:55 am

 
  
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Yes there is a village named after the famous and freindly search engine which we know as Google. It was named by two kids of a landlord Basavarajappa Gouda Police Patil in Raichur
Answered by vimal rajan, 27 Nov '09 01:50 pm

 
  
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Answered by Biswaranjan Behuria, 27 Nov '09 01:01 pm

 
  
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Answered by Tushar Kher, 27 Nov '09 12:46 pm

 
  
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It is there but the pronounciation is not of google.
Answered by roopa, 27 Nov '09 12:44 pm

 
  
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Answered by sumati gayki, 27 Nov '09 12:40 pm

 
  
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The right name is... GOOGALLU....!! it became Googallu and now it's Google,'' says Gouda.!!
Answered by Oberoi, 27 Nov '09 12:38 pm

 
  
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