New Delhi: MSN India users will have a special basket of offerings on the occasion of the country’s 61st Independence Day celebrations and the ongoing Olympics.
The “Jai Hind”, music video on www.msnindia.com will feature celebrated artists from the fields of music, entertainment, sports and public life (including Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Dr L. Subramaniam, Jagjit Singh, Kavitha Krishnamurthi, Selva Ganesh, Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid, Dhanraj Pillai, Baichung Bhatia, Mohanlal, Shabana Azmi and Vishwanathan Anand amongst others) along with members of the Armed Forces.
The music has been composed by Ustad Zakir Hussain and the lyrics are by Javed Akhtar.
The Olympics Special includes a quiz (www.msnindia.com) which will run throughout the Olympic season. Points can be accumulated for every right answer.
News offerings (www.msnindia.com) will be updated on a minute-to-minute basis. A live search will allow users to keep track of the medal tally. “Instant Answers” will be provided at the top of the page, enabling users to find quick information on their favourite athlete by typing the first and last name.