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Newsmakers, Songs, Quotes, Cars, Bollywood in 2011


New Delhi, 12 December 2011: Yahoo has published the '2011 Year in Review' which includes standout news, trends and search insights which ruled the online world in the year 2011.

Here is a tour on the categories provided by Yahoo

Top Searches in 2011
Person of the Year: Anna Hazare
Celeb of the Year: Katrina Kaif
Sportsperson of the Year: Sachin Tendulkar
Word(s) of the Year: Lokpal Bill
Event of the Year: Cricket World Cup 2011
Gadget of the Year: Samsung Galaxy Tab
Movie of the Year: Murder 2
Destination of the Year: Goa
Car of the Year: Maruti Swift
Lifestyle Term of the Year: Yoga



Newsmakers of the Year
Anna Hazare
Mamata Banerjee
‘Amma’ Jayalalithaa
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
B S Yeddyurappa
Lal Kishanchand Advani
Kiran Bedi
Osama bin Laden
Sushil Kumar
Honourable Mention: Irom ‘The Iron Lady’

The Year in Song
Coke Studio Comes to India
Metallica’s Here, Now Nothing Else Matters
‘Watch out Bollywood, it’s Sonu and Britney!’
The Maestro’s Swansong
India Goes Gaga
Here Come The Dewarists
Teeming With Theme Songs
Last of the Dagar Doyens
DK Bose makes a run for the money
SuperHeavy – Super Cool or Super Fail?

Fond Farewells
Sathya Sai Baba
Shammi Kapoor
Maqbool Fida Hussain
Bhupen Hazarika
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
Jagjit Singh
Steve Jobs
Dennis Ritchie
Amy Winehouse
Elizabeth Taylor

Bizarre Stories of 2011
Dead Alien Found in Russia
Boy with 34 Digits
Kissing can Cause Cavities
Are We Martian?
PETA launches porn site
Sperm donor fathers 150 children
Woman Gives Birth to Grandchild
Diamond Planet
Beggar bags Record Deal
Train Travels in Wrong Direction

Quotable Quotes
Virat Kohli on Sachin
Omar and Mehbooba Slugfest
Kiran Bedi on Politics
Om Puri on Politicians
Naipaul on Women Writers
Amitabh to KBC fan
Mayawati on Julian Assange
Nasser Hussain on Indian fielders
Rahul Gandhi on Terrorism
Prashant Bhushan on Kashmir

Celeb Babies & Heartbreaks
Baby Boom: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Baby Boom: Anoushka Shankar
Baby Boom: Konkona Sen Sharma
Baby Boom: Lara Dutta
Baby Boom: Mandira Bedi
Baby Boom: Celina Jaitley
Baby Boom: Preeti Jhangiani
Breakups: Priyanka & Shahid
Breakups: Katrina & Ranbir
Breakups: John & Bipasha

Bollywood Shining
No One Killed Jessica
Turning 30!!!
Yeh Saali Zindagi
Shor In The City
Ragini MMS
Shaitan
Delhi Belly
Bubble Gum
Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande
Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster

Buzzwords
Do it for Sachin
Govind Tiwari
I am Anna
Poschim Bongo
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Her Royal Hotness
BayB
Tihar
Kolaveri
D K Bose


Facepalm Moments
Miss India Universe on Twitter
Rakhi Sawant’s Marriage Aspirations
BSY’s Nobel aspirations
Dirty, dark Tamils – Maureen Chao
Ghulam Nabi Azad on Homosexuality
Swami Agnivesh’s Rant on Video
UPA sends Hazare to jail
UB Group ‘Have I made it large?’
Kiran Bedi on Traveling Economy
S M Krishna reads Wrong Speech


Top 10 Car Launches
Maruti Swift
Hyundai Eon
Tata Indica Vista
Honda Brio
Beat Diesel
Nissan Sunny
Tata Aria 4X2
Etios and Liva Diesel
Hyundai Fluidic Verna
Mahindra XUV 500

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