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Essay topics September 2013

China's free trade zone

Centenary celebrations, 100 years of Indian cinema

Use of local language, a marketing trend for mobile companies

World Literacy Day 2013

2020 Olympics, Japan

Kerala and its 125th year of legisltive assembly

G20 Summit 2013

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan effect

Conference and Seminars held across India in September 2013

Conference and Seminars held across India in September 2013


Project Management National Conference 2013, Gurgaon

Genomics Protecmics Research, Bangalore

Clinical Trails Asia Summit, Hyderabad

4th Annual India Stratergy Forum, New Delhi

4th Annual Facades India 2013, Mumbai

Comic Con Express, Hyderabad

2nd National conference on Algorithms and Intelligent Systems 2013, Islampur

Pharmabiotoka 2013, Gujarat

National Conference on Law and Justice 2013, Gujarat

International Conference on Advances in Recent Technologies in Electrical and Electronics, Bangalore

Intelpack 2013, Mumbai

13th Annual Economics Festival - Arthmanthan 2013, Mumbai

Miss World 2013 and Top 20 placements

Miss World 2013 and Top 20 placements - Full list of Miss World (1954 to 2013)


Miss World 2013: Miss Philippines Megan Young

First runner-up Miss France, Marine Lorphelin

Second runner-up Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter

Brazil – Sancler Frantz

Spain – Elena Ibarbia

Gibraltar – Maroua Kharbouch

Australia – Erin Holland

Nepal – Ishani Shrestha

England – Kirsty Heslewood

Indonesia – Vania Larissa

Jamaica – Gina Hargitay

Aruba – Larissa Leeuwe

Belgium – Noémie Happart

Canada – Camille Munro

Dominican Republic – Joely Bernat

India – Navneet Dhillon

Italy – Sarah Baderna

Netherlands – Jacqueline Steenbeek

Slovakia – Karolína Chomisteková

Ukraine – Anna Zayachkivska

United States – Olivia Jordan

State-wise political parties and their election symbol in India

State-wise political parties and their election symbol in India


Andhra Pradesh

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen Kite

Telangana Rashtra Samithi Car

Telugu Desam Party Bicycle

Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party Ceiling fan


Arunachal Pradesh

All India Trinamool Congress Flowers and Grass

Peoples Party of Arunachal Maize


Assam

All India United Democratic Front Lock and Key

Asom Gana Parishad Elephant

Bodoland People's Front Nangol


Bihar

Janata Dal (United) Arrow

Lok Jan Shakti Party Bungalow

Rashtriya Janata Dal Hurricane Lamp


Goa

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party Lion


Haryana

Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) Tractor

Indian National Lok Dal Spectacles


Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Plough

Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party Bicycle

Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Ink Pot and Pen


Jharkhand

AJSU Party Banana

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha Bow and Arrow

Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) Comb

Rashtriya Janata Dal Hurricane Lamp


Karnataka

Badavara Shramikara Raitara Congress Ceiling fan

Janata Dal (Secular) A lady farmer carrying paddy on her head

Karnataka Janata Paksha Coconut


Kerala

Janata Dal (Secular) A lady farmer carrying paddy on her head

Kerala Congress (M) Two Leaves

IUML Ladder


Maharashtra

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Railway Engine

Shiv Sena Bow and Arrow


Manipur

Manipur Peoples Party Bicycle

Naga Peoples Front Cock

People's Democratic Alliance Crown

All India Trinamool Congress Flowers and Grass

Manipur State Congress Party Cultivator Cutting Crop

National People's Party Book

Rashtriya Janata Dal Hurricane Lamp


Meghalaya

United Democratic Party Drum

Hill State People's Democratic Party Drum


Mizoram

Mizo National Front Star

Zoram Nationalist Party Sun (without rays)


Nagaland

Nagaland Peoples Front Cock


Odisha

Biju Janata Dal Conch


Puducherry

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Two Leaves

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Rising Sun

All India N.R. Congress Jug

Pattali Makkal Katchi Mango


Punjab

Shiromani Akali Dal Scales


Sikkim

Sikkim Democratic Front Umbrella


Tamil Nadu

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Two leaves

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Rising Sun

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Top ("Pambaram" in Tamil)

Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam Nagara


Uttar Pradesh

Bahujan Samaj Party Elephant

Samajwadi Party Bicycle


West Bengal

All India Forward Bloc Tiger

All India Trinamool Congress Flowers and Grass

Revolutionary Socialist Party Spade and Stoker

World Tourism Day current affairs 2013

World Tourism Day current affairs 2013

Agriculture: Bt cotton cultivation in India has increased from 29,000 hectares in 2002 to 11.2 million hectares in 2012


Horn honking effect: "The condition of a few patients had worsened due to shrill sounds whereas most of them showed symptoms of hypertension" Dr Mudit Saxena, COO, HCG Cancer Care Hospital, Bangalore


Guidelines for celebration of Durga Puja in an eco-friendly manner from The Pollution Control Board Assam (PCBA): “For painting idols, non-toxic water soluble biodegradable paints are to be used. Use of chemical dyes containing heavy metals like lead, cadmium, etc., or carcinogenic organics which cause immense pollution to water sources must not be done. Use of thermocole for decoration of image or puja pandal or as drinking glasses should be avoided, as this material leads to exothermic self-decomposition contributing extra heat to global warming.”


Meghalaya to promote tourism: 100 fish sancturaies planned in the next two years across the state

CLT20 2013 points table

Champions League 2013 - CLT20 points table

Group A

Rajasthan Royals 16 points +0.960 run rate

Otago  10 points +0.869 run rate

Mumbai Indians   10 points +1.068 run rate

Lions  2 points -0.726 run rate

Perth Scorchers  2 points -2.851 run rate

Group B

Chennai Super Kings 12 points +0.271 run rate

Trinidad & Tobago 12 points +0.816 run rate

Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 points -0.622 run rate

Titans 8 points +0.228 run rate

Brisbane Heat  2 points -1.028 run rate

Loot100, play online quiz contest

Loot100: Play online quiz contest. Choose any contest and join the GK based competition to win attractive prizes.

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Chemicals or elements used in fireworks to produce colors

Aluminum - Aluminum is used to produce silver and white flames and sparks. It is a common component of sparklers

Antimony - Antimony is used to create firework glitter effects

Barium - Barium is used to create green colors in fireworks, and it can also help stabilize other volatile elements

Calcium - Calcium is used to deepen firework colors. Calcium salts produce orange fireworks

Carbon - Carbon is one of the main components of black powder, which is used as a propellent in fireworks. Carbon provides the fuel for a firework. Common forms include carbon black, sugar, or starch

Chlorine - Chlorine is an important component of many oxidizers in fireworks. Several of the metal salts that produce colors contain chlorine

Copper - Copper compounds produce blue colors in fireworks

Iron - Iron is used to produce sparks. The heat of the metal determines the color of the sparks

Lithium - Lithium is a metal that is used to impart a red color to fireworks. Lithium carbonate, in particular, is a common colorant

Magnesium - Magnesium burns a very bright white, so it is used to add white sparks or improve the overall brilliance of a firework

Oxygen - Fireworks include oxidizers, which are substances that produce oxygen in order for burning to occur. The oxidizers are usually nitrates, chlorates, or perchlorates. Sometimes the same substance is used to provide oxygen and color

Phosphorus - Phosphorus burns spontaneously in air and is also responsible for some glow-in-the-dark effects. It may be a component of a firework's fuel

Potassium - Potassium helps to oxidize firework mixtures. Potassium nitrate, potassium chlorate, and potassium perchlorate are all important oxidizers

Sodium - Sodium imparts a gold or yellow color to fireworks, however, the color may be so bright that it masks less intense colors

Sulfur or Sulphur - Sulfur is a component of black powder. It is found in a firework's propellant/fuel

Strontium - Strontium salts impart a red color to fireworks. Strontium compounds are also important for stabilizing fireworks mixtures

Titanium - Titanium metal can be burned as powder or flakes to produce silver sparks

Zinc - Zinc is used to create smoke effects for fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices

National level business quiz,Christ University Institute of Management,Bangalore,Interrogante 2013

Christ University Institute of Management, Interrogante 2013

Guidelines:
Written prelims consisting of 25-30 questions
2 members per team
Questions will be dry, visual or audio.
Top 6 teams make it to finals.


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Spot Registration allowed

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Regards,
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Top 9 players who reached 100th week at No.1 in ATP rankings

Top 9 players who reached 100th week at No.1 in ATP rankings


Novak Djokovic 100 weeks

Andre Agassi 101 weeks

Rafael Nadal 102 weeks

Bjorn Borg 109 weeks

John McEnroe 170 weeks

Jimmy Connors 268 weeks

Ivan Lendl 270 weeks

Pete Sampras 286 weeks

Roger Federer 302 weeks

Champions League 2013 fixtures or schedule

Group A: Rajasthan Royals v/s Mumbai Indians, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
21st September 2013, 20:00 IST


Group B: Brisbane Heat v/s Trinidad & Tobago, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
September 22nd 2013, 16:00 IST

Group B: Chennai Super Kings v Titans, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
September 22nd 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Lions v Perth Scorchers, Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
September 23rd 2013, 16:00 IST

Group A: Mumbai Indians v Otago,Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
September 23rd 2013, 20:00 IST


Group B: Brisbane Heat v Titans, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
September 24th 2013, 16:00 IST

Group B: Trinidad & Tobago v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh
September 24th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Otago v Perth Scorchers,Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
September 25th 2013, 16:00 IST

Group A: Lions v Rajasthan Royals, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
September 25th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group B: Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
September 26th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Lions v Mumbai Indians, Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
September 27th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group B: Titans v Sunrisers Hyderabad, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
September 28th 2013, 16:00 IST

Group B: Brisbane Heat v Chennai Super Kings, JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
September 28th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Lions v Otago, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
September 29th 2013, 16:00 IST

Group A: Rajasthan Royals v Perth Scorchers, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
September 29th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group B - Titans v Trinidad & Tobago, Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
September 30th 2013, 16:00 IST

Group B: Brisbane Heat v Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
September 30th 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Rajasthan Royals v Otago, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
October 1st 2013, 20:00 IST


Group A: Mumbai Indians v Perth Scorchers, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
October 2nd 2013, 16:00 IST

Group B: Chennai Super Kings v Trinidad & Tobago, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
October 2nd 2013, 20:00 IST


1st Semi-Final - TBC v TBC (A1 v B2), Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
October 4th 2013, 20:00 IST


2nd Semi-Final - TBC v TBC (A2 v B1), Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
October 5th 2013, 20:00 IST


Final - TBC v TBC, Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
October 6th 2013, 20:00 IST

8 zones of India Postal Index Number Code

Following are the States and Union Territories of India and the numbers indicate starting Pin Code of respective states/union territories:

Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh,Punjab 1

Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand 2

Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Rajasthan 3

Chhattisgarh, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra 4

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka 5

Kerala, Lakshadweep, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu 6

Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Orissa,  Tripura, West Bengal 7

Bihar, Jharkhand 8

Headquarters of Nationalized Banks in India

Headquarters of Nationalized Banks in India


Andhra Bank - Hyderabad

Allahabad Bank - Kolkata

Bank of Baroda - Vadodhara

Bank of India - Mumbai

Canara Bank - Bangalore

Central Bank of India - Mumbai

Corporation Bank - Mangalore

Dena Bank - Mumbai

Indian Overseas Bank - Chennai

Indian Bank - Chennai

Oriental Bank of Commerce - New Delhi

Punjab National Bank - New Delhi

Punjab and Sind Bank - New Delhi

State bank of Travancore - Thiruvananthapuram

Syndicate Bank - Manipal, Karnataka

Union Bank of India - Mumbai

Vijaya Bank - Bangalore

List of Metaphysical poets in English Literature

List of Metaphysical poets in English Literature


Major Metaphysical poets

John Donne

George Herbert

Andrew Marvell

Abraham Cowley

Saint Robert Southwell

Richard Crashaw

Thomas Traherne

Henry Vaughan


Minor Metaphysical poets

Anne Bradstreet

Thomas Carew

George Chapman

John Hall

Edward Herbert

Richard Leigh

Katherine Philips

Sir John Suckling

Edward Taylor

List of International airports in India

International airports in India


Bihar, Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport, Patna

Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad

Assam, Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati

Delhi, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi

Goa, Dabolim Airport, Whole state

Gujarat, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad

Karnataka, Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru

Karnataka, Mangalore Airport, Mangalore

Kerala, Cochin International Airport, Cochin

Kerala, Trivandrum International Airport,  Trivandrum

Kerala, Calicut International Airport, Calicut

Madhya Pradesh, Raja Bhoj Airport, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh, Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore

Maharashtra, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai

Maharashtra, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur

Maharashtra, Pune Airport, Pune

Rajasthan, Jaipur International Airport, Jaipur

Tamil Nadu, Chennai International Airport, Chennai

Tamil Nadu, Tiruchirapalli International Airport, Tiruchirapalli

Uttar Pradesh, Taj International Airport, Greater Noida

Uttar Pradesh, Amausi Airport, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh, Varanasi Airport, Varanasi

West Bengal, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata

97th birth anniversary M.S.Subbulakshmi

A day to cherish for the music fraternity on 97th birth anniversary of Tapaswini (the Renunciate) - Suswaralakshmi (the goddess of the perfect note)-ultimate eighth note or Aathuvaan Sur - Nightingale of India and recipient of Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, Sangeetha Kalanidhi, Ramon Magsaysay award, Padma Vibhushan, Kalidas Samman, Indira Gandhi Award, Bharat Ratna Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi, also known as M.S.Subbulakshmi

List of Golf trophies

List of Golf trophies


Canada Cup

Eisenhower Trophy

Muthiah Gold Cup

Nomura Trophy

President's Trophy

Prince of wales Cup

Ryder Cup

Solheim Cup

Topolino Trophy

Walker Cup

World Cup

Trophies associated with Hockey

Trophies associated with Hockey


Aga khan Cup

Begam Rasul Torphy (woman’s)

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Gold Cup

Lady Ratan Tata Trophy (woman’s)

Gurunanak Championship (woman’s)

Dhyanchand Trophy

Nehru Trophy

Sindhia Gold cup

Murugappa Gold Cup

Wellington Cup

Onam quiz or Vamana Jayanthi quiz

Onam was the birth star of Vishnu who incarnated as Vamana

Lord Vishnu i.e. Vamana is represented by the conical clay figurines called Thrikkara Appan

King Mahabali is associated with Onam and was the grandson of Prahlada

Flower decoration made during Onam in known as Onapookkalam

KaikottiKali is the "clap-dance" performed by women during Onam

Onam celebrations in Kerala lasts for 10 days

Atham is the first day of Onam when elephant processions are held to hearald celebrations

4th day of Onam, entertainers dress up like and enact hunting tiger

Water festival with snake boats take place in Aranmula

Studycafe hand book for professionals

Studycafe, a helping hand for CA, CS, ICWA students and members with income tax, service tax, TDS, CST, VAT and jobs updates.

Web: www.studycafe.in

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International Suicide Prevention Day, 10th September 2013

International Suicide Prevention Day, 10th September 2013, let us assist fellow humans to overcome suicidal thoughts.

Post sponsored by: Personality Adda - www.personalityadda.com


=> Suicide is not the answer to everything.

=> Seek help, there are many people who deal with problems day in and out.

=> Identify the cause for the very thought.

=> Put yourself in other people's shoes and think what others would feel if they went through what you are undergoing.

=> Try to accept life as it comes.

=> Calm down, distract yourself from suicidal thoughts by watching tv, speaking to friends, listening music etc.

=> Be patient and give some time to overcome the difficulties.



Nothing is greater than life, Live well and live well :)

Siemens and C40 10 winners of the inaugural City Climate Leadership Awards 2013

10 winners of the inaugural City Climate Leadership Awards for excellence in urban sustainability and leadership in the fight against climate change


Bogota for Urban Transportation

Copenhagen for Carbon Measurement and Planning

Melbourne for Energy Efficient Built Environment

Mexico city for Air quality

Munich for Green Energy

Rio De Janerio for Sustainable Communities

New York for Adaptation and resilience

San Francisco for Waste Management

Singapore for Intelligent city infrastructure

Tokyo for Finance and economic development

Dare2Compete quiz portal

Dare2Compete is portal providing latest competitions happening across the globe and also the site hosts quiz and simulation games.


Web: dare2compete.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Dare2compete

TOPTALENT, exclusive job portal for students and alumni

TOPTALENT, an exclusive job portal for elite professionals i.e. students and Alumni of engineering and MBA colleges. Internship opportunities are provided and job functions such as Technology, Management Consulting, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Operations, HR, Law and General Management are available.


Web - www.toptalent.in

Facebook - www.facebook.com/toptalent.in

Twitter - twitter.com/toptalentindia

Saint Petersburg Summit G-20 5th to 6th September 2013

Leaders participating in Saint Petersburg Summit G-20 2013

Argentina - Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President

Australia - Bob Carr, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Brazil - Dilma Rousseff, President

Canada - Stephen Harper, Prime Minister

China - Xi Jinping, President

France - François Hollande, President

Germany - Angela Merkel, Chancellor

India - Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister

Indonesia - Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President

Italy - Enrico Letta, Prime Minister

Japan - Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister

Mexico - Enrique Peña Nieto, President

Russia - Vladimir Putin, President

Saudi Arabia - Abdullah, King

South Africa - Jacob Zuma, President

South Korea - Park Geun-hye, President

Turkey - Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister

United Kingdom - David Cameron, Prime Minister

United States - Barack Obama, President

European Union - Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

European Union - José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

Education world, an education portal in India

Education world, a website with list of preschools, schools, UG, PG institutions across India. Latest education news from India and around the globe are updated. It also gives information on books, ICT solutions, consultants and counsellors.


Web: http://www.educationworld.in/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/educationworldin

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EduworldPortal

Magazine: Education World monthly magazine are available on stands during 1st week of every month

WizIQ, online teaching and learning platform

WizIQ, a virtual classroom to create and deliver courses enabled with assessment tools and content sharing option. Take tests from the materials created by tutors, attend webinars, E-books, whitepapers and more.

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Think Vidya online platform to connect students with teachers

Think Vidya, an online platform to connect students with teachers. One could find tutors, tutions and institutes in India serving wide range of categories including that of computer training, dance, music, photography, cooking, yoga, seo, smo and so on.

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Learn, explore and share

Learning is a continuous process, let us Explore to Enrich and quench the thirst for Knowledge.


K-12 educational games and videos - http://www.neok12.com/


Google in Education - http://www.google.co.in/edu/


Watchknowlearn - http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspx


Yahoo education directory - http://dir.yahoo.com/education


Youtube's education category - http://www.youtube.com/education

The amended flag code with effect from January 26, 2003

New Flag Code with effect from 26th January 2003
(according to Indian constitution)


One can hoist the flag only from sunrise to sunset

The ratio width to length of the flag should be 2:3

Must fly higher than all other flags except that of the UN or other nations

Don't print it on a costume cushion or napkin either

Don't use as a shroud for funerals

Don't drape the flag on vehicles

Don't hoist it upside down ; it must not touch the ground

Don't fly a damaged flag

1st September 2013 currentaffairsquiz

1st September 2013 Current Affairs Quiz


India announces Rs.5,000 crore aid for Bhutan's socio-economic development in its 11th Five year plan

Due to change in the weather pattern lower belts of Himachal Pradesh farmers shifts from Apple to Pomegranate production

Archery coach Purnima Mahato became the first female sportsperson from Jharkhand to bag Dronacharya Award on the occasion of the National Sports Awards

Zoologist Basanta Kumar Behura aged 91 was awarded Kalinga Samman-2012 by Kalinga Foundation Trust for his contribution to the popularisation of science

Film maker Rituparno Ghosh's 50th birth anniversary was celebrated across West Bengal

Indian Ambassador to Venezuela Smita Purushottam hopes India needs a new manufacturing revolution for sustained development and growth