It’s vuvuzela now

Vuvuzela: Sound of the World Cup.Think World Cup and you remember the noise of the vuvuzela. Now these plastic horns have found their noisy way into the Oxford Dictionary of English. Vuvuzela was voted the word of the World Cup in a survey of global linguists held last month. It…

Innovate to win

NOVATIVEARCHANA SUBRAMANIAN Four youngsters decided they needed to improvise. So they took on a suitcase and umbrella and a clothesline! read on to find out more about these everyday objects… Sometimes the things we use often – like a suitcase or the clothesline – can be so much more useful…

22-year-old Mexican crowned Miss Universe

A 22-year-old Mexico woman has won the Miss Universe pageant after donning a flowing red gown and telling an audience that it’s important to teach kids family values.Jimena Navarrete was first to answer an interview question on Monday night and the last of 83 contestants standing in the headline-grabbing pageant…

Sachin Tendulkar

Personal information Full name Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar Born 24 April 1973 (age 37)Bombay, Maharashtra, India Nickname Little Master, Tendlya,[1] Master Blaster,[2] The Master,[3][4] The Little Champion,[5] The Great Man[6] Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) Batting style Right-handed Bowling style Right-arm leg spin, off spin,medium pace Role Batsman International…

ISRO outlines plans to send Indians into space

An unmanned crew module will be put in orbit around the earth by a modified Polar Satellite Launch (PSLV) in 2013 as a forerunner to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) sending two Indians into space, S. Ramakrishnan, Director, Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, ISRO, said here on Monday.India has plans…

Top 10 donators to the UN budget, 2009

Member state Contribution(% of UN budget) United States 22.00% Japan 16.624% Germany 8.577% United Kingdom 6.642% France 6.301% Italy 5.079% Canada 2.977% Spain 2.968% China 2.667% Mexico 2.257% Other member states 23.908%

India asks US to remove ISRO, DRDO from banned list

WASHINGTON: India has “very firmly” asked the US to ease export controls and remove top Indian agencies like the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from the banned list. “We have taken up export controls very firmly” commerce and industry minister, Anand Sharma. told…

SACHIN TENDULKAR TO BE CONFERRED HONORARY RANK OF IAF GROUP CAPTAIN

SACHIN TENDULKAR TO BE CONFERRED HONORARY RANK OF IAF GROUP CAPTAINUnder the provision of grant of honorary rank by Armed Forces to eminent personalities acknowledging their contribution towards the nation, the Hon’ble President and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of India is pleased to confer Shri Sachin Ramesh…

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These trains, operating on narrow-gauge tracks – hence the name toy trains – laid during the British days, link stations in the plains to hill stations and offer a laid back experience, where passengers can take in the diverse mountain scenery at leisure. Some of these routes are: Kalka-Shimla: 107…