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Indian National Symbols – Flag, Emblem, calendar, Anthem, Song, Animal

By | July 11, 2016

National Flag India National Flag was adopted by constituent assembly of India on July 22, 1947. A tricolor flag was first accepted by the Indian National Congress in 1931, having Charkha in place of today’s Chakra. Indian national flag is a horizontal tricolour which three colours have meanings, deep Saffron at top ( stands for courage, sacrifice and… Read More »

Distinguish Between Computer Education and Computerized Education

By | June 27, 2016

Computer device is not only used as a storage device. Through computer we can get connected to the world through internet and known things happening world wide. After reading this article you will known the differences between computer education and computerized education. Computer Education: Computer education is the process acquiring the basic computer knowledge, ideas, skills and other competencies… Read More »

Heavy Water Board (HWB)

By | March 9, 2016

Heavy Water board (HWB), a constituent unit under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), is responsible for production of heavy water (Deuterium Oxide – D2O) which is used as moderator and coolant in the nuclear power as well as research reactors. HWB has mastered the complex production technology using two chemical exchange processes viz. (H2S- H2O) bithermal process and… Read More »

About Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

By | February 9, 2016

Bank for International Settlements (BIS) was established on 17th May 1930 and it is the oldest international financial organization. BIS is an international organization which fosters international organization which fosters international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for Central Banks. The head office of Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is located in Basel, Switzerland and there… Read More »

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

By | December 20, 2015

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The five Founding Members were later joined by nine other Members. viz. Qatar (1961); Indonesia (1962) – suspended its membership from January 2009-December 2015; Libya (1962); UAE (1967);… Read More »

About DAE, AEC and BHAVINI in Brief

By | November 26, 2015

Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) was set up on August 3, 1954 under the direct charge of the Prime Minister of India through a Presidential Order. DAE, which is committed to peaceful uses of atomic energy, is mainly egaged in establishing production of safe, economical nuclear power, using country’s resources of uranium… Read More »

Notes on International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)

By | November 7, 2015

International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is an international totamak (magnetic confinement fusion) research/engineering project designed to prove the scientific and technological feasibility of a full-scale fusion power reactor. ITER is the next major experiment in the quest for fusion energy in which 500MW of fusion power would be produced, about 10 times more than the input power of… Read More »

About Ministry of Culture (India)

By | September 8, 2015

The Ministry of Culture is the Indian government ministry charged with preservation and promotion of art and culture in India. Lalit Kala Akademi Lalit Kala Akademi was established at New Delhi in 1954 to promote and propagate undertakings of Indian Art within and outside the country. The akademi has regional centres called Rashtriya Lalit Kala Kendras at Lucknow,… Read More »

Six Components of Bharat Nirman Programme

By | September 4, 2015

Bharat Nirman Programme is four year business plan to develop rural infrastructure. Government of India launched a time bound plan under Bharat Nirman in 2005 for implementation during four year period of 2005-2009. The six components included in Bharat Nirman programme under rural infrastructure are Roads Telephone Connections Irrigation Water supply Housing Electrification Roads In order to increase… Read More »