List of World Stock Market Indices

Stock Market Indices USA Africa Asia and Pacific Canada Europe Middle East South AmericaInternationalBBC Global 30 – world stock market index of 30 of the largest companies by stock market value in Europe, Asia and the Americas.iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) – provides investment results…

Novel ways to ensure student involvement

Right approach: The best method to ensure pupils’ participation in classroom teaching is the judicious use of questioning techniques.We had seen two styles of teaching in the classroom — the lecture and the guided discussion. There are many other methods that can be used in…

Hungry kya?

Humayun’s Tomb :Popular with tourists. Tourists will be pouring into Delhi for the Commonwealth Games. They will also do the ‘touristy’ thing and visit the popular monuments of the city. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has plans to set up food kiosks at —…

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…

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…

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…

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…