Category Archives: Decoded

Different Type of Missiles and their Technology

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Follow)   Missiles are generally classified on the basis of their Type, Launch Mode, Range, Propulsion, Warhead and Guidance Systems. On the basis of Type: (i)…

Summary of approved 12th Five Year Plan

  Author: Parveen Kaswan (Follow for more updates) The government on 4th october approved the 12th five year plan (2012-17) document that seeks to achieve annual average economic growth rate of…

Global Hunger Index 2012 and India’s position

“Given that the government of India has failed to monitor national trends in child undernutrition for more than six years, any recent progress in the fight against child undernutrition cannot…

Nobel Peace Prize 2012

92 Nobel Peace Prizes have been awarded since 1901. It was not awarded on 19 occasions: in 1914-1918, 1923, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1939- 1943, 1948, 1955-1956, 1966-1967 and 1972.The Norwegian…

India’s Nuclear Power Plant

India’s Nuclear Power Plant

Chemistry Noble Prize 2012

103 Nobel Prizes in Chemistry have been awarded since 1901. It was not awarded on eight occasions: in 1916, 1917, 1919, 1924, 1933, 1940, 1941 and 1942.The Royal Swedish Academy…

Physiology or Medicine Nobel Prize 2012

102 Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine have been awarded since 1901. It was not awarded on nine occasions: in 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1925, 1940, 1941 and 1942.The…

Summary of Kelkar committee report on roadmap for fiscal consolidation

Under the chairmanship of Dr Vijay Kelkar in august 2012, finance minister constituted a committee to outline a roadmap for fiscal consolidation. The objective of committee was to give recommendations…

Barnard 68

Within our galaxy at a distance of about 500 light-years from the Earth lies a Part of the Sky Completely Devoured of any light and stars. It was considered as…

India’s Tiger Reserves

India’s Tiger Reserves With the Centre formally notifying fresh guidelines on tiger conservation, the Supreme Court  cleared the decks for resumption of tourism activities in the areas reserved for the…