Friday, 7 Oct 2011

Three Ladies to share Nobel Peace Prize 2011 - For non-violent struggle for women's rights

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 is to be divided in three equal parts between Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work. We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society.  

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Date: 7 Oct 2011 , Author: / Category: International Happenings / Views: 1632/Rating:0

Thursday, 6 Oct 2011

Nobel Prize Literature 2011: Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer

“because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality”. 

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Date: 6 Oct 2011 , Author: / Category: Education Info, International Happenings / Views: 1556/Rating:5

Nobel Prize Chemistry 2011: Quasi Crystals

 In quasicrystals, we find the fascinating mosaics of the Arabic world reproduced at the level of atoms: regular patterns that never repeat themselves. However, the configuration found in quasicrystals was considered impossible, and Dan Shechtman had to fight a fierce battle against established science. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 has fundamentally altered how chemists conceive of solid matter...

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Date: 6 Oct 2011 , Author: / Category: Science / Views: 2621/Rating:2.3

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011

Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 : Universe Will End In Ice

"Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice..." * What will be the final destiny of the Universe? Probably it will end in ice, if we are to believe this year's Nobel Laureates in Physics. They have studied several dozen exploding stars, called supernovae, and discovered that the Universe is expanding at an ever-accelerating rate. The discovery came as a complete surprise even to the Laureates themselves.  

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Date: 5 Oct 2011 , Author: / Category: Science / Views: 1748/Rating:5

Saturday, 1 Oct 2011

Remembering Gandhi The Mahatma!!!

In the history of nationalism a single individual is often identified with the making of a nation. Thus, for example, we associate Garibaldi with the making of Italy, George Washington with the American War of Independence, and Ho Chi Minh with the struggle to free Vietnam from colonial rule. In the same manner, Mahatma Gandhi has been regarded as the ‘Father’ of the Indian nation.

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Date: 1 Oct 2011 , Author: / Category: Indian Legends / Views: 23493/Rating:4.8

Friday, 30 Sep 2011

Hat-trick Successful Missile Launch for India- This Time Agni II

DRDO Developed Agni II, the pride of India’s strategic arsenal was once again launched successfully this morning at 9:30 hrs from the Wheeler Island off the coast of Orissa. The launch was a hattrick after successful launches of Shourya and Prithivi-II, on 24th and 26th September, 2011 respectively. The successful launch once again proved reliability of the Medium Range Surface-to-Surface Missile...  

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Date: 30 Sep 2011 , Author: / Category: India Defence / Views: 2378/Rating:5

Monday, 26 Sep 2011

Shaurya and Prithvi-II Missiles successfully tested

Within a span of two days, India demonstrated the reliability of two surface-to-surface missiles by successfully test-firing nuclear-weapons capable Shaurya and Prithvi-II ballistic systems on saturday(24th september) and Monday(26th september).

Shaurya, a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface medium range missile, was test-fired from Chandipur-on-sea off the Orissa coast at 2.30 PM on Saturday. The missile with a maximum range of 750 km was test-fired from an underground silo at Integrated Test Range of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)... 

 

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Date: 26 Sep 2011 , Author: / Category: India Defence / Views: 2256/Rating:0

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