44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting

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The 44th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting (AMM) held on 19 July 2011 in Bali, Indonesia, under the theme of “ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations” to be achieved  by 2015  was chaired by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa, as the Chair of ASEAN in 2011. Highlighting … [Read more...]

Strategic Plan For New And Renewable Energy Sector For 2011-17

Highlights: India imports about 80% of its oil India is facing huge energy-supply demand balance Lack of rural lighting is leading to large-scale use of kerosene More than 50% of the population has little or no commercial energy access for their living and livelihood Renewable energy can make a substantial contribution in each of the above … [Read more...]

Male Contraceptive Pill

A drug developed to treat cancer worked as a form of male contraception in mice in a study that may point the way toward a birth control pill for men, researchers said. Described in the newest issue of Cell, this technique relies on a newly discovered compound that can effectively cross the boundary from blood vessels into the testis. The chemical is a … [Read more...]

All You Wanted To Know About Western Ghats?

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  Western Ghats are an important geological landform of peninsular India. It is the origin of Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri and a myriad of rivers which are life line for the people of southern India. On its ecological health depends livelihoods of millions of people belonging to the six Western Ghats states of Gujarat, Maharastra, Goa, Karnataka, … [Read more...]

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16th NAM Summit

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The 16th NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) summit was held in Tehran, Iran on 30-31 August 2012. The theme of the summit was Lasting Peace through Joint Global Governance. At the Tehran Summit, the Chairmanship of NAM was passed on from Egypt to Iran in accordance with the NAM’s practice of regional rotation. The NAM meeting in Tehran was held in three phases: … [Read more...]

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Millennium Development Goals Report 2012

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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) agreed to by world leaders over a decade ago have achieved important results. The Report 2012 was launched in New York by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on July 2, 2012. It presents the yearly assessment of global progress towards the MDGs, highlighting several milestones. #adsense# According to the report, … [Read more...]

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Atomic Energy Regulatory Board’s Annual Report 2011-12

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited(NPCIL), a public sector undertaking of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has the mandate for the design, construction, commissioning and operation of nuclear power reactors. At present, it operates 20 nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of 4780 MWe (megawatt electrical), and 4800 MWe capacity is … [Read more...]

NSE, MCX, BSE Among Top 20 Global Derivatives Bourses

Three Indian bourses i.e.,  NSE, MCX and BSE have made it to the world’s top 20 derivative exchanges. As per a list compiled by the Futures Industry Association (FIA) for trading volumes between January and June 2012, the National Stock Exchange is ranked fifth. Among other Indian bourses, MCX is ranked at 10th and BSE at the 18th … [Read more...]

News in Pictures: January 21-25, 2013

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"One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words" Ekalavvya Curates  snapshots across the Web ffor the week ending on January 25th.   U.S. President Barack Obama is sworn in during the public ceremony as First lady Michelle Obama looks on during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. … [Read more...]

Performance Appraisal In All India Services

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  A performance appraisal , performance review, performance evaluation, career development discussion, or employee appraisal is a method by which the job performance of an employee is evaluated. Performance appraisals are a part of career development and consist of regular reviews of employee performance. #adsense# Objectives: The objectives of … [Read more...]

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