<%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
    pageEncoding="ISO-8859-1"%>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<%@ page import="java.util.*" %>
<%@ page import="java.io.*" %>

<html>
<head>
<script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
<script src="http://www.jquery4u.com/scripts/function-demos-script.js"></script>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1">
<title>OSM L1 operations</title>

<script>


   function  emailValidate()
    {


      email = document.getElementById("HLR_STATUS_MSISDN").value;


        $.ajax({
        url : "GetOSMStatus1?txtname="+email,
        success : function (data) {
             alert(data.toString());
                  }
        });


    }

</script>

</head>
<body>


    <div id="container" style="width:100%;height:100%;background-color:#FF0000;">

    <div style="position:absolute;top:10; border:1px solid red; left:30%; width:500px; height:175;background-color:#ADD8E6;">


    <div id="header" style="background-color:#FFD700;">
    <h3 style="margin-bottom:0; text-align:center;">OSM L1 Operations</h3></div>

    <table height='10' width='200'>
      <tr>
        <td>
          <img src="images/viva_logo.jpg" height="30%" width="100%">
        </td>
      </tr>
    </table>


    <form name="HLR_MSISDN_Status" method="POST" onsubmit="return false;" ><FONT FACE="arial" SIZE="2">
        Get HLR Status for a MSISDN </FONT> 
        <TABLE BORDER="0" bgcolor=#D3D3D3 >

       <TR>
            <TD><FONT FACE="arial" SIZE="1"> MSISDN:&nbsp; </FONT>  </TD>
             <TD>    
                 <input type="text" name="HLR_STATUS_MSISDN" id="HLR_STATUS_MSISDN" maxlength="11" SIZE="30">  
            </TD> 
       </TR>
        </TABLE> 
    <input type="button" name="Submit" value="Submit" onClick="emailValidate();"/>
    <div id="message"></div>
    </form> 
    <br />


    <div id="footer" style="background-color:#FFD700;clear:both;text-align:center;">
    www.techmahindra.com</div>   

    </div>
    </div>


</body>
</html>

Even i firefox i can see that the server side code ir servlet is getting called but the output in firefox is only as follows
object xmldocument

while in other browsers its correct as expected.
Helpppppppp