As humans, we have many questions running in our mind! Every new minute poses a new problem and the quest to find the solution to the problem. In a bid to take off most of the burden of problems from our mind and provide answers to our questions Google has launched the newer version of Google SMS search!

The new version comes with new numbers and loads of features added to it. To use this users just need to SMS their query to 9773300000 which will cost them just the regular charge of a regular SMS, and they will get answers instantly.

So, if you are late at night without a ride home and you don’t know what to do? Need a number of a taxi service? Just SMS you query to 9773300000 from any GSM or CDMA mobile phone!

“Run out of cash in a new city and looking for an ATM? Power cut in between a nail biting cricket match. Need instant updates on the score? Long queues at the railway enquiry counter making you sweat? Wondering how many woollens to pack for your Delhi trip? Another collapse on BSE, want an update on your stock? Can’t understand the word your girlfriend just used?”

Yes, Google has all the answers for queries like these as well now.

Here is how users can use this service –

To receive instant Cricket Scoressimply type in “cri” or “cricket” or “cricket India” as an SMS to the aforementioned number.

For PNR enquiries in Indian Railways, send the PNR number to know the confirmed/RAC/current waitlist status.

Stock Quotes from BSE can be received by text messaging “Company name quote”, for example “reliance stock”.

To know your horoscope just send your sunsign e.g. “Virgo” for the day’s horoscope.

Local search on categories like “Restaurants Indira Nagar Bangalore” and businesses like “Pizza Hut Koramangala”, etc, too can be made across 34 cities which include Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkatta, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Vadodara, Surat, Kanpur, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Nagpur, Rajkot, Ernakulam, Cochin, Gaziabad, Bhuwneshwar, Aurangabad, Lucknow, Nashik, Indore, Panaji, Bhopal, Agra, Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Jalandhar, Amritsar, Coimbatore.

Get a dose of daily news by text messaging “news” and “business news” for current happenings in the business world.

If you think its time for 72 mm entertainment, just type in “movies city” e.g. “Golmaal Returns Delhi” for movie showtimes; you can also get movie ratings with this new feature.

Filght status for Jet, Kingfisher, Indigo & Spicejet can be known by simply sending “9w502″, “It 302″.

Definitions can be retrieved from the net by sending “define ” e.g. “define zenith”, “define inflation”.

Similarly Weather updates are available on sending “weather city” e.g. “weather Mumbai”.

Also calculations, currency conversions and facts are available by the service – for e.g. “1 kilo in pound”, “5000 INR in USD”, “GDP of India” or “population of Bangalore”.


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