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…

Physics Noble Prize 2012

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded 105 times to 192 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2011.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for the selection of 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…

Rahul Dravid:The forgotten hero

Rahul Dravid: As I sit to pen down some thoughts about this man ,I cannot understand where to start.He is without a doubt one of the greatest cricketers to have…