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Current Affairs India

Science updates.PSLV-C23 launched successfully

Posted on 09 July 2014

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C23 on 30 June 2014, from the first launch pad of Sriharikota space station, situated about 100 km north of Chennai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed the launch at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. The launch vehicle PSLV-C23, with a height of […] Continue Reading

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Current Affairs Club

Sports update !

Posted on 09 July 2014

French Open 2014 Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles title for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic in the final. Maria Sharapova won her second title at Roland Garros in the last three years, overcoming 12 double-faults to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep in the final. Top-seeded Peng […] Continue Reading

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UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee and Rani-ki-Vav

Posted on 09 July 2014

Rani-ki-Vav UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Doha, at its 38th session, has inscribed the 11th century step-well of the Solanki era, Rani-ki-Vav, in Patan, Gujarat, as a world heritage site. It is Gujarat’s second world heritage property to be placed on UNESCO’s coveted list after Champaner-Pavagadh archaeological park. The step-well bears testimony of queen […] Continue Reading

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HOCKEY World Cup 2014

Posted on 09 July 2014

Australia retained the men’s hockey World Cup title by outplaying Olympic silver medallists The Netherlands 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium at The Hague, Netherlands. Before Australia clinched their second successive World Cup, Germany was the only nation to have won two consecutive times. Argentina defeated England 2-0 to clinch the men’s bronze […] Continue Reading

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Earth and Environmental Club, Worlds Largest

Earth’s largest water reservoir found !

Posted on 09 July 2014

Researchers believe they have found the Earth’s largest water reservoir around 643 km underneath North America, inside mantle rock. This water is not in a form familiar to us—it is not liquid, ice or vapour. This fourth form is water trapped inside the molecular structure of the minerals in the mantle rock. North-western University geophysicist […] Continue Reading

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Current Affairs India

INS Kamorta—India’s first indigenously-built anti submarine warfare ship

Posted on 09 July 2014

India’s first indigenously-built anti submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta has been built by the Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata. It is the first warship to be armed with an indigenous rocket launcher for anti submarine warfare. The sophisticated front line warship with stealth features is also the first warship to be armed […] Continue Reading

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Awards and Honours

World Food Prize, 2014

Posted on 09 July 2014

Indian scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has won the prestigious World Food Prize, 2014, considered the Nobel prize of food and agriculture, for his contribution to developing high-yield wheat cultivars ‘Kauz’ and ‘Attila’. The wheat varieties produce at least 15% higher a yield than any other type, by holding more grains on each stalk, and are currently […] Continue Reading

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Awards and Honours

Global Economy Prize, 2014

Posted on 09 July 2014

US economist Richard Thaler, Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Indian entrepreneur Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw have been awarded the 2014 Global Economy Prize of the Kiel Institute for World Economy, Germany. Continue Reading

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Awards and Honours

PEN Pinter Prize, 2014

Posted on 09 July 2014

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie is the winner of PEN Pinter Prize, 2014, in recognition of his support for freedom of speech and generous help to other writers. The prize, awarded by the British branch of the worldwide writers’ association, is named for the late playwright Harold Pinter, who was an ardent advocate of human […] Continue Reading

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Awards and Honours

Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014

Posted on 09 July 2014

A tale about a grieving widow returning to Entebbe airport with her husband’s coffin has earned Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Contest judges praised “Let’s Tell the Story Properly” for its grace, breadth and taking risks and selected it as the top story from nearly 4,000 entries from writers […] Continue Reading

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