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Delhi cabinet ministers as on 28th December 2013

Delhi cabinet ministers as on 28th December 2013 Who is appointed as Chief Minister,Home,Finance,Vigilance,Services,Planning,Power and all other departments not allocated elsewhere in Delhi? Arvind Kejriwal Who is appointed as Education,Higher Education,PWD,Urban Development,Local Bodies,Land & Building,Revenue in Delhi cabinet ministry? Manish Sisodia Who is appointed as Administrative Reforms,Law,Tourism,Art and Culture minister in Delhi? Somnath Bharti Who is appointed as Food & Supply, Transport, Environment, Election, GAD minister in Delhi cabinet 2013? Saurabh Bharadwaj Who is appointed as minister for Women & Child, Social Welfare, Languages in Delhi cabinet 2013? Rakhi Birla Who is appointed as minister for SC-ST, Employment, Development, Skill Mission & Labour in Delhi from December 2013? Girish Soni Who is appointed to administer Health, Industries, Gurudwara ministry in Delhi from December 2013? Satender Jain

Current affairs january 2014 important days and festival january 2014

January 2014 important days and festival The United Nations designated 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming and Crystallography Important days, Celebrations January 2014 in India and across the globe 1st January 2014 New Year 1st to 3rd January 2014 Japanese New Year 1st January 2014 Army Medical Corps Establishment Day 4th January Flower Basket Day 6th January Cuddle Cup Day 6th January 2014 Epiphany Day 7th January Orthodox Chirstmas 8th January Bubble Bath Day 8th January African National Congress Foundation Day 9th January 2014 Dance Day 11th January Secret Pal Day 11th January Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri 13th January Lohri 13th January Make Your Dreams Come True Day 14th January 2014 Pongal / Makar Sankranti 15th January Strawberry Ice Crea Day 19th January Whisper 'I Love You' Day 20th January Penguin Awareness Day 20th January Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 21st January 2014 Send a Hug Day

Sports January 102nd Australian Open 2014

Sports January 102nd Australian Open 2014 Dates: 13th January 2014 to 26th January 2014 Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Venue: Melbourne Park Tournament consists of: Singles, Doubles and Mixed doubles Junior and wheelchair players: Singles and Doubles Participant highlights for Australian Open 2014: 3 time defending champion in the men's singles, Novak Djokovic 2 time defending champion in the women's singles, Victoria Azarenka

2014 holiday list Indian Government

Full list of 2014 Government holidays in India (Please refer respective state list for other holidays) 14th January Id-Milad, Makara Sankranti, Pongal 26th January Republic Day 4th February Basant Pancahmi (Restricted holiday) 27th February Maha Shivaratri (Restricted holiday) 17th March Holi 31st March Ugadi (Restricted holiday) 1st April Ram Navami 13th April Mahavir Jayanthi 14th April Vishu (Restricted holiday) 18th April Good Friday 9th May Rabindranath Tagore birthday (Restricted holiday) 14th May Buddha Purnima 29th July Idu'l Fitr 10th August Raksha Bandhan (Restricted holiday) 15th August Independence Day 18th August Janmashtami / Parsi New Year (Restricted holiday) 29th August Vinayaka Chaturthi (Restricted holiday) 7th September Onam (Restricted holiday) 23rd September Mahalaya Amavasya 1st October Maha Saptami (Restricted holiday) 2nd October Maha Ashtami (Restricted holiday), Gandhi Jayanthi 3rd October Maha Navami (Restrict

Do's and Dont's for assessing your progress

Do's and Dont's for assessing your progress Do's Be hard to judge yourself. Do have a good idea of what you want to achieve and the reason for it. Share the credit for achievement. Do admit your weakness or fault. Dont's Don't get carried away by success. Don't be boastful. Don't be misled by past comparisons.

Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft 2013

Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft is India's first interplanetary mission to planet Mars with an orbiter craft designed to orbit Mars in an elliptical orbit. Application of Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft To carry out observation of physical features of mars and carry out limited study of Martian atmosphere Launch Site - SDSC SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India

Highlights of GSAT-7 launched on 30th August 2013

Highlights of GSAT-7 launched on 30th August 2013 GSAT-7 is an advanced communication satellite built by ISRO to provide wide range of service spectrum from low bit rate voice to high bit rate data communication Application of GSAT-7 Communication satellite Orbit - 74 degree E Geo Stationary Mission Life - 7 years Launch site - Kourou, French Guiana

Highlights of INSAT-3D launched on 26th July 2013

Highlights of INSAT-3D launched on 26th July 2013 INSAT-3D is an advanced weather satellite of India configured with improved Imaging System and Atmospheric Sounder. Application of INSAT-3D - enhanced meteorological observations - monitoring of land and ocean surfaces - generating vertical profile of the atmosphere in terms of temperature - humidity for weather forecasting and disaster warning Orbit - Geostationary , 82 deg E Longitude Mission Life - 7 years Launch site - Kourou, French Guiana

Highlights of IRNSS-1A launched on 1st July 2013

Highlights of IRNSS-1A launched on 1st July 2013 IRNSS-1A is the 1st satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System. It is one of the 7 satellites constituting the IRNSS space segment. Application of IRNSS-1A Disaster Management, Vehicle tracking and fleet management, Integration with mobile phones, Mapping and Geodetic data capture, Terrestrial navigation aid for hikers and travelers, Visual and voice navigation for drivers Orbit - Geosynchronous, at 55 deg East longitude with 29 deg inclination Mission life - 10 years Launch site - SDSC SHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India

2013 CNNIBN Indian of the year

2013 CNNIBN Indian of the year Person - Stop Acid Attacks (NGO group) Politics - Arvind Kejriwal Sports - P.V.Sindhu Business - Rajiv bajaj Entertainment - Kapil Sharma Public Service - ADR and Lily Thomas

Self Evaluation - How do I evaluate myself?

Self Evaluation - How do I evaluate myself? Ambition - Write down my ambition and plans to achieve them. Vision - Set a clear idea of what am going to do in the next 4 years. Confidence - Am I able to accomplish the task ahead? Ability to take risk - Do I believe in my ability to judge and take risk? Drive and Energy - Can I bear the issue and decide on the right action with full mental powers? Self-criticism - Do I seek feedback from others, and work on it? Leadership - Can I achieve group ambition and develop other leaders?

Top 13 of March 2013

Top 13 of March 2013 Anil Anathaswamy won the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize Reva e2o electric car with a range of 100kms on full charge was launched AirAsia, Malaysian airlines got regulatory approval for starting airline venture in the Indian civil aviation sector Arts education programme ' The World Voice Programme ' was launched by the British Council in partnership with NCERT in India Kannada films from the state of Karnataka since the inception of the industry were to be digitally archived Investothon 2013 was held at Rajkot, Gujarat 5-nation BRICS summit was held on 26th and 27th March 2013 at Durban, South Africa Himachal Pradesh Excise policy 2013-14 121km stretch of Barak river was declared as National waterway under the National Water Bill 2013 in India Bihar's All India Street Food Festival 2013 Richa Sharma was named global brand ambassador of Mrs India International Chris Hadfield became first Canadian astronaut to take command of International

CCL 2014, Entertainment updates december 2013, the 25 greatest living legends 2013

Amitabh Bachchan named Star of the Millennium at the Big Star Entertainment Awards 2013 NDTV's The 25 greatest living legends Amartya Sen, Amitabh Bachchan, Anish Kapoor, A.R.Rahman, C.N.R.Rao, Ela Bhatt, Fali S Nariman, Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indra Nooyi, Kapil Dev, Leander Peas, M.S.Swaminathan, Mukesh Ambani, N.R.Narayana Murthy, Rajinikanth, Ratan Tata, Sachin Tendulkar, S.S.Badrinath, S.H.Raza,Shah Rukh Khan, Venkataraman Ramakrishnan, Vikarm Seth, Waheeda Rahman, Y.K.Hamied and Zubin Mehta 11th Chennai International Film Festival was held from 12th to 19th December 2013 Trisha Krishnan is the ambassador of the Chennai Rhinos for the 4th edition of Celebrity Cricket League 2014, Sachin Tendulkar to launch CCL 4 on 20th December 2013

Table top cricket ground, Wayanad Krishnagiri cricket stadium 2013

Wayanad Krishnagiri cricket stadium 2013 Ground location: 900 metres above sea level, 2nd cricket ground in India after Dhramasala stadium Type: Table top cricket ground surrounded with 3 sides of mountains Area: 11 acres, 20,000 square feet pavilion First scheduled match: Mumbai Under-19 v/s Kerala Under-19, 29th December 2013

Chief guest for January 26th Republic Day India

Chief guest for January 26th Republic Day India 2014 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan 2013 King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Bhutan 2012 Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand 2011 President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia 2010 President Lee Myung Bak, Republic of Korea 2009 President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakshtan 2008 President Nicolas Sarkozy, France 2007 President Vladimir Putin, Russia 2006 King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Saudi Arabia 2005 King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, Bhutan 2004 President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil 2003 President Mohammed Khatami, Iran 2002 President Cassam Uteem, Mauritius 2001 President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria 2000 President Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria 1999 King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Nepal 1998 President Jacques Chirac, France 1997 Prime Minister Basdeo Panday, Trinidad and Tobago 1996 President Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Brazil 1995 President Nelson Mandela, South Africa 1994 Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, Singapore

Conferences and Seminar December 2013

Conferences and Seminar December 2013 1st December 2013 National Conference on Innovations in Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science Engineering, Bangalore 2nd to 4th December 2013 Shared Services and Outsourcing Week India 2013, Gurgaon 3rd to 4th December BioPharma India Convention 2013, India 3rd to 8th December 2013 Annual Orthopedic Conference, Agra 5th to 6th December Rural Marketing India Conclave, New Delhi 8th December International Conference on Is Science able to explain the Scientist? (Science and Scientist - 2013), Bhubaneswar 10th to 11th December ICONSEA2013, Hyderabad 12th to 14th December 2013 International Conference on Disaster Mitigation and Management, Thanjavur 13th December Food Evolution Symposium, Mumbai 13th to 14th December 2013 2nd International Conference on Managing Human Resources at the Workplace, Mysore 13th December EduCon2013, New Delhi 19th December 2013 National Conference on Surgical Nutrition, Bardhaman, West Bengal 21st to 22nd December In

10th edition Dubai International Film Festival awards 2013

10th edition Dubai International Film Festival awards 2013 Emirates NBD People's Choice Award Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee for American film "Frozen" and Amal Al-Agroobi for "The Brain That Sings" (UAE) FIPRESCI Short: Ahmed Yassin - "Children Of God" (Iraq, UK, Hungary) Documentary: Zeina Daccache - "Scheherazade's Diary" (Lebanon) Feature: Mohammed Khan - "Factory Girl" (Egypt, UAE) Emirates NBD People's Choice Award Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee - "Frozen" (US) Amal Al-Agroobi - "The Brain That Sings" (UAE) Muhr Emirati Special Mention: Mohammad Fikree - "Girl & It" (UAE) Best Director: Muna Al Ali - "Concealment" (UAE) Special Jury Prize: Claudia Corbelli and Greg White - "The Neighbour" (UAE) Best Film: Abdullah Hasan Ahmed and Khalid Al Mahmood - "Don't Leave Me" (UAE) Muhr AsiaAfrica Muhr AsiaAfrica Short Special Mention: Cedric Ido  "Twaaga" (Burki

18th International Film Festival of Kerala

18th International Film Festival of Kerala 2013 Golden Crow Pheasant Award for the Best film - Parviz (Majid Barzegar) Silver Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Director - Kamaleswar Mukherjee (Meghe Dhaka Taara) Best Debut Film, Best Film Competition Section, FIPRESCI - Errata (Ivan Vescovo) Audience Award for Best Film - 101 Questions (Sidhartha Shiva) Best Malayalam Film, FIPRESCI - Kanyaka Talkies Best Malayalam Film, NETPAC - CR No 89

Full list of ICC Hall of Fame members

ICC Hall of Fame members Curtly Ambrose West Indies Enid Bakewell England Sydney Barnes England Ken Barrington England Bishan Singh Bedi India Alec Bedser England Richie Benaud Australia Allan Border Australia Ian Botham England Geoffrey Boycott England Donald Bradman Australia Greg Chappell Australia Ian Chappell Australia Belinda Clark Australia Denis Compton England Colin Cowdrey England Alan Davidson Australia Kapil Dev India Joel Garner West Indies Sunil Gavaskar India Lance Gibbs West Indies Graham Gooch England David Gower England W.G.Grace England Tom Graveney England Gordon Greenidge West Indies Clarrie Grimmett Australia Richard Hadlee New Zealand Wally Hammond England Neil Harvey Australia George Headley West Indies Rachael Heyhoe-Flint England Jack Hobbs England Michael Holding West Indies Leonard Hutton England Rohan Kanhai West Indies Imran Khan Pakistan Alan Knott England Jim Laker England Brian Lara West Indies Harold Larwood England Dennis Lillee Australia Ray Lindwal

ICC Annual Awards 2013, ICC cricketer of the year 2013

ICC Annual Awards 2013 ICC Cricketer of the Year (Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy) - Michael Clarke, Australia ICC Test Cricketer of the Year - Michael Clarke,Australia ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year - Suzie Bates,New Zealand ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year - Kumar Sangakkara,Sri Lanka ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year - Cheteshwar Pujara,India ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year - Kevin O'Brien,Ireland ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year - Umar Gul,Pakistan ICC T20I Women's Cricketer of the Year - Sarah Taylor,England ICC Spirit of Cricket Award - Mahela Jayawardene,Sri Lanka ICC Umpire of the Year (David Shepherd Trophy) - Richard Kettleborough,England People's Choice - MS Dhoni,India

Top 13 of February 2013

Top 13 of February 2013 Dell was sold for SilverLake and Microsoft MCX-SX became operational in India Times Mobile Ltd. (GreetZAP) launched voice cards which can record feelings and emotions Sai Silks (Kalamandir) Ltd. became first sari retailer to file IPO Lakshadweep's 1st sea-bridge-runway Air India was de-recognised as associate member by Hockey India SARAL-ALtika , Indo-French satellite was launched University College London developed a computer that could get back up after crashing and repair corrupted data on its own STRaND-1 (Surrey Training, Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator 1) , world first smartphone satellite assembled by British engineers and was launched from India Inaugural edition of Golf Premier League 2013 South Korea's first female president, Park Geun-hye Singapore, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology developed human kidney cells Yahoo withdrew work from home policy

List of nationalised rail transport across the world

List of Nationalised rail transport across the world China Russia India Germany Australia Argentina France Brazil South Africa Mexico Italy Japan Ukraine Romania Poland Kazakhstan Spain Hungary Norway Belgium Zimbabwe Netherlands Portugal Republic of Ireland Israel Luxembourg

Facts of Indian railways, List of Indian railway zones and Manfacturing units of Indian railways

Facts of Indian railways Indian Railways - Lifeline of the Nation Founded - 16th April 1853 Headquarters and Owner - New Delhi, Government of India Board - Ministry of Railways through Railway Board Services - Passenger railways, Freight services, Parcel carrier, Catering and Toursim Services, Parking lot operations Zones - 17 zones Website - www.indianrailways.gov.in List of Indian railway zones Central railway East Central railway East Coast railway Eastern railway Metro railway Kolkata North Central railway North Eastern railway North Western railway North East Frontier railway Northern railway South Central railway South East Central railway South Eastern railway South Western railway Southern railway West Central railway Western railway Manufacturing units of Indian railways CLW Chitranjan CORE Allahabad DLW Varanasi DMW Patiala ICF Chennai MRVC Mumbai RCF Kapurthala RWF Bangalore RCF Raebareli

Bharatiya Mahila Bank, Headquarters, Tagline, Branches 19th November 2013

Bharatiya Mahila Bank 19th November 2013 Abbreviation: BMB Tagline: Empowering Women Inauguration: Mumbai, on the occasion of 94th birth anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi CMD: Usha Ananthasubramanian Headquarters: Delhi Initial capital: Rs.1,000 crores CBS service: Profile of Fidelity Information Services 1st branch: Nariman Point, Mumbai 7 Branches across: Kolkata, Chennai, Ahemdabad and Guwahati Products: Core banking,credit card, consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans, private banking, private equity, wealth management Key Objective: To focus on the banking needs of women and promote economic empowerment through women's growth and developments Proposed branches: 25 by 31st March 2014

Important Food days January 2014

Food days January 2014 1st January 2014 Bloody Mary Day 2nd January Cream Puffs Day 3rd Chocolate-Covered Cherry Day 4th Spaghetti Day 5th Whipped Cream Day 6th Shortbread Day 7th January 2014 Tempura Day 8th English Toffee Day 9th Apricot Day 10th Bittersweet Chocolate Day 11th Hot Toddy Day 12th Marzipan Day 13th Peach Melba Day 14th Hot Pastrami Day 15th January 2014 Strawberry Ice Cream Day 16th Fig Newton Day 17th January Hot Buttered Rum Day 18th Slow Cooking Month 19th Popcorn Day 20th January Buttercrunch Day 21st Granola Bar Day 22nd Blonde Brownie Day 23rd Rhubarb Day 24th Peanut Butter Day 25th Irish Coffee Day 26th Peanut Brittle Day 27th January Chocolate Cake Day 28th Blueberry Pancake Day 29th Corn Chip Day 30th Croissant Day 31th January 2014 Bread Month

Ranji Trophy winners from 1934 to 2013

Ranji Trophy winners from 1934 to 2013 Baroda 1942-43, 1946-47, 1949-50, 1957-58, 2000-01 Bombay/Mumbai 1934-35, 1935-36, 1941-42, 1944-45, 1948-49, 1951-52, 1953-54, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1980-81, 1983-84, 1984-85, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1996-97, 1999-00, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2012-13 Bengal 1938-39, 1989-90 Delhi 1978-79, 1979-80, 1981-82, 1985-86, 1988-89, 1991-92, 2007-08 Haryana 1990-91 Hyderabad 1937-38, 1986-87 Holkar 1945-46, 1947-48, 1950-51, 1952-53 Karnataka 1973-74, 1977-78, 1982-83, 1995-96, 1997-98, 1998-99 Madras 1954-55 Maharashtra 1939-40, 1940-41 Nawanagar 1936-37 Punjab 1992-93 Railways 2001-02, 2004-05 Rajasthan 2010-11, 2011-12 Tamil Nadu 1987-88 Uttar Pradesh 2005-06 Western India 1943-44

Various types of buildings

Adoble - A house made from sun-dried bricks of clay and straw - usually built in warm, dry climates like the south western U.S. Apartment - A set of rooms in a building which usually contains other similar sets of rooms. Barracks - A building or set of buildings used to house soldiers. Boardinghouse - A house in which rooms are rented and meals are served in a common dining room. Bungalow - A small house with a low,wide roof and a porch. It is usually one story high. Chalet - A mountain house with a wide,overhanging roof and posts and beams. The style originated in Switzerland. Chateau - A home for nuns. Cottage - A small country home or summer house used for vacations. Duplex Apartment - An apartment with two floors of living space. Duplex House - A house divided into two living units. Estate - A large country house with seperate buildings on a large tract of land. Farmhouse - The dwelling for people who live and work on a farm raising animals or crops. Flat - An apartme

Top 13 of January 2013

Mangalore Port's first mail line vessel Jaipur launched 'Garima' , a helpline to complain about eve-teasing and molestation. SMS: 7891091111 E-mail: garimahelpline@gmail.com Swami Vivekanada's 150th birthday was celebrated 100th Science Congress event International Kite Festival was held in 14th January 2013 India-Bangladesh liberalised visa agreement Soumyajit Ghosh became youngest men's National Table Tennis champion in India Janusz Krzyzowski, an Indologist in Poland translated Ramayana in Polish language Projected growth rate of 6.1% was set by United Nations for 2013 to India France was invited as guest country at the Hyderabad Literary Festival 2013 India-Mayanmar winter festival 2013 aimed to develop eco-tourism and wildlife conversion Bio Asia 2013 was held from 28th to 30th January 2013 Inaugural Hero Hockey India League was held from 14th January to 10th February 2013

List of Indian captains for One-Day Cricket

List of Indian captains for One-Day Cricket A.L.Wadekar 1974-1974 S.Venkataraghavan 1975-1979 B.S.Bedi 1976-1978 S.M.Gavaskar 1980-1985 G.R.Viswanath 1981-1981 N.Kapil Dev 1982-1987 S.M.H.Kirmani 1983-1983 M.Amarnath 1984-1984 R.J.Shastri 1987-1991 D.B.Vengsarkar 1987-1989 K.Srikkanth 1989-1989 M.Azharuddin 1990-1999 S.R.Tendulkar 1996-2000 A.Jadeja 1998-1999 S.C.Ganguly 1999-2005 R.Dravid 2000-2007 A.Kumble 2002-2002 V.Sehwag 2003-2012 M.S.Dhoni 2007-2013 S.K.Raina 2010-2011 G.Gamdhir 2010-2011 V.Kohli 2013-2013

List of Indian captains for Test Cricket

List of Indian captains for Test Cricket C.K.Nayudu 1932-1934 Vizianagram 1936-1936 Nawab of Pataudi 1946-1946 L.Amarnath 1947-1952 V.S.Hazare  1951-1953 M.H.Mankad 1955-1959 Ghulam Ahmed 1955-1959 P.R.Umrigar 1955-1958 H.R.Adhikari 1959-1959 D.K.Gaekwad 1959-1959 P.Roy 1959-1959 G.S.Ramchand 1959-1960 N.J.Contractor 1960-1962 Nawab of Pataudi 1962-1975 C.G.Borde 1967-1967 A.L.Wadekar 1971-1974 S.Venkataraghavan 1974-1979 S.M.Gavaskar 1976-1985 B.S.Bedi 1976-1978 G.R.Viswanath 1980-1980 N.Kapil Dev 1983-1987 D.B.Vengsarkar 1987-1989 R.J.Shastri 1988-1988 K.Srikkanth 1989-1989 M.Azharuddin 1990-1999 S.R.Tendulkar 1996-2000 S.C.Ganguly 2000-2005 R.Dravid 2003-2007 V.Sehwag 2005-2012 A.Kumble 2007-2008 M.S.Dhoni 2008-2013

Fobres Top 15 rich personalities from Karnataka

Fobres Top 15 rich personalities from Karnataka Azim Premji Wipro Rs.88,300 crores Narayan Murthy Infosys Rs.10,500 crores Kris Gopalakrishnan Infosys Rs.8,900 crores Nandan Nilekani Infosys Rs.8,300 crores Ranjan Pai Manipal Education and Medical Group Rs.8,000 crores Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao GMR Group Rs.6,500 crores K.Dinesh Infosys Rs.6,400 crores Rajesh Mehta Rajesh Exports Rs.6,250 crores Jitendra Virwani Embassy Property Rs.5,700 crores S.D.Shibulal Infosys Rs.5,600 crores B.R.Shetty New Medical Centre Group of Companies Rs.5,570 crores V.G.Siddartha Cafe Coffee Day Rs.5,400 crores P.N.C.Menon Shobha Developers Rs.4,800 crores Vijay Malya UB Group Rs.4,750 crores Kiran Mujumdar Shaw Biocon Rs.4,200 crores

December 2013 Important days, Important festivals

1st December 2013 World Aids Day 2nd December 2013 UAE National Day 4th December 2013 International Hug Day 6th December 2013 St.Nicholas Day 7th December Pearl Harbour Day 8th December Winter Flowers Day 9th December 2013 Christmas Card Day 10th December Human Rights Day 13th December 2013 Friday the 13th, Ice Cream Day 19th December 2013 Christmas Carol Day 22nd December Christmas Tree Light Day 25th December 2013 Christmas

1st December 2013 current affairs quiz

1st December 2013 current affairs quiz World AIDS Day is observed on 1st December 2013 ISRO's Mars Orbiter ventured out of Earth's sphere Xolo launches Q500 , a dual-sim smartphone with 4inch WVGA screen with One Glass Solution technology Beatriz's War , East Timor's first feature film post-colonization period won the Golden Peacock award for the 2013 best film and the prize money of 40 lakh Apur Panchali directed by Kaushik Ganguly (a dedicated iconic filmmaker Satyajit Ray) won the Silver Peacock Award for 2013 and the prize money of 15 lakh

BSNL PentTpad with calling function 2013,Pentabharat dual sim 2014

BSNL PentTpad with calling function 2013,Pentabharat dual sim 2013-14 Penta Smart PS650 6.5-inch screen 2MP rear camera, VGA front camera Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM 4GB internal storage 2,500mAh battery BSNL Penta T-Pad WS707C tablet calling function 7-inch screen, Android 4.2 operating system 1.2GHz dual-core CPU paired with 512MB RAM 4GB internal storage, 32GB microSD support and 2MP camera PentaBharat feature phone dual-sim handset 3-inch display 1.3MP rear camera microSD support Bluetooth and 64MB RAM 1,800mAh battery talk time of 8 hours

BSNL Penta Smart PS 501 android phones, BSNL Penta Smart PS501 smartphone 2013

BSNL android phones, BSNL tablets 2013 Penta Smart PS 501 5-inch screen with 854x480p resolution and 196ppi pixel density Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM 4GB internal storage and supports microSD card expansion up to 32GB Penta Smart PS501 smartphone 5MP Camera LED flash and VGA in front 2G, 3G and Wi-Fi networks and transfer data via Bluetooth and microUSB 1,800mAh battery and features dual-sim functionality Gesture motion texting as well as 3D technologies

Power Personas of the Year 2013

Power Personas of the Year 2013 Hydro Power - Dr.R.K.Gupta, Chairman & Managing Director, WAPCOS Ltd. Conventional Energy–Thermal Power - Anil Sardana, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power Co. Ltd. Power Distribution - H.S.Patel, IAS, Managing Director, Dakshin Gujarat Vij Co. Ltd. (DGVCL) De-Centralised and Distributed Power - Premangshu Sanyal, Managing Director, Bergen Engines India Pvt. Ltd. – Rolls Royce Reciprocating Power Systems Innovative Leadership In An Emerging Enterprise, Power & Energy - B.L.Agrawal, Chairman, HIRA Group – Godawari Power & Ispat Ltd. and Godawari Green Energy Ltd. Award for Best Performing Bureaucrats in Power sector and Best Officer in Power Sector Affecting Transformation State Government - S. K. Shukla, CEO, Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) Best Oil & Gas Sector Organization/Company of the year - Oil India Ltd. Best FUELS & RESOURCES company of the year - Northern Coalfields Ltd. (NCL) Best

7th ENERTIA Awards 2013 India’s Award for Sustainable Energy, Power and Infrastructure

7th ENERTIA Awards 2013 – India’s Award for Sustainable Energy, Power and Infrastructure India’s Top Investment & Infra Excellent State for Energy & Power - Gujarat State won the award for the 6th consecutive time India’s Best Utility-State Sector - Dakshin Gujarat Vij Co. Ltd. (DGVCL), South Gujarat region, won the award for the 3rd consecutive time Power Generation for Hydro Power Sector -  Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. (SSNNL) won the Award for 3rd time. The project is the only one of its kind in India and Asia with Power Generation from a River-bed large storage dam powerhouse, augmented with the Canal-head Power and a Pilot 1-MW Canal-Top Mini-Solar Power Plant, that while generating power also conserves water by preventing evaporative loss. Utilities and T&D Award for Best Performing Utility-Urban {Joint award} - The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport (BEST Undertaking) and Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation Limited (CESC LTD.) Joint award for being

Personality Quiz: Yogendra Prasad, former chairman NHPC Ltd.

Yogendra Prasad is credited for the capacity build-up of 22,000MW of Hydropower projects spread across the North and the North-Eastern regions of India, Leading to the evolution of the ‘ 50,000MW Hydropower Initiative ’ under the then PM of India Atal Behari Vajpayee. Yogendra Prasad was instrumental in formation of NHDC a JV between NHPC, Government of India and Government of Madhya Pradesh , that resulted in greater Hydropower forays across Central India like the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar HEPs. Yogendra Prasad:   Former Chairman and MD, NHPC Ltd. Former VP, IHA (International Hydropower Association) and Former President (Indian National Hydropower Association)

Forbes Top 10 World's Most Valuable List 2013

Forbes Top 10 World's Most Valuable List 2013 Apple $104.3 billion Microsoft $56.7 billion Coca-Cola $54.9 billion IBM $50.7 billion Google $47.3 billion McDonald $39.4 billion General Electric $34.2 billion Intel $30.9 billion Samsung $29.5 billion Louis Vuitton $28.4 billion

Important days, Celebrations February 2014 in India and across the globe

Important days, Celebrations February 2014 in India and across the globe 2nd February 2014 Groundhog Day 2nd February 2014 Super Sunday 2nd February 2014 World Wetland Day 4th February Vasant Panchami 4th February National Day of Sri Lanka: The Day of Sri Lankan Autonomy 7th February 2014 Rose Day 7th February Send a Card to a Friend Day 8th February Smile Day 9th February 2014 World Marriage Day 10th February Teddy Bear Day 11th February Promise Day 11th February Make a New Friend Day 12th February 2014 Kiss Day 13th February Hug Day 13th February I Value Our Friendship Day 13th February Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary 14th February Valentine's Day 14th February Heart to Heart Day 15th February 2014 Thanks for a Great Valentine's Day 16th to 22nd February 2014 International Friendship Week 17th February President's Day 19th February 2014 Temporary Insanity Day 19th February 2014 Chocolate Mint Day 23rd February Banana Bread Day 24th February Central Excise Day 2

Conference, Seminar, Summit November 2013

Conference, Seminar, Summit November 2013 5th to 8th November 2013 International Social Work Crossing Borders, Building Bridges, Angamaly, Kerala 8th to 9th November 2013 IET International Conference on Recent Trends in Power, Control and Instrumentation Engineering, Hyderabad 8th to 9th November 2013 First International Conference on Recent Trends in Communication and Computer Networks, Hyderabad 9th to 16th November 2013 International Conference Workshop on Fractals and Wavelets, Cochin, Kerala 9th to 10th November 2013 9th International Writers Festival, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh 11th to 12th November 2013 25th Qimpro Convention, Mumbai 14th to 16th November 2013 NextGen Genomics Bioinformatics Technologies Conference, Delhi 15th to 16th November 2013 CUBE 2013 International Information Technology Conference, Pune 20th to 22nd November 2013 2nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Surat 20th November 2013 5th Phrmacovigilance Congregation 21st to 22nd November 2013 BYT

Dehradun Literature Festival 2013, Doon LitFest 2013

Dehradun Literature Festival 2013 Dates: 29th November 2013 to 1st December 2013 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Registration: No entry fee Venue: Pacific Mall, Rajpur Road, Jakhan, Dehradun Programme: Panel Discussions Workshops Debate Performances: A musical tribute to Literature and Cinema and 10 Years with Guru Dutt Website: www.doonlitfest.in

Indira Gandhi social awards 2012-13

Indira Gandhi social awards Objective: Indira Gandhi social awards is a annual award, given on birth anniversary of former Prime minister, Indira Gandhi for Universities, Colleges and Volunteers for social service programmes like tree plantation and blood donation. Country: India Indira Gandhi social award winners 2012-13 Representatives of the University of Mangalore Department of higher education Kerala Kumaon University, Nainital Osmania University, Hyderabad Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam Mahatma Gandhi University, Koyttayam Mumbai University

Agricultural news november 2013

Agriculture Everywhere! Sericulture to employ 9.24 million people by 2016-17, Central Silk Board Andhra Pradesh to invite global tenders to sell red sanders of over 8,000 tonne Exports of Soybean during October 2013 was at 1.94 lakh tonnes with an increase of 280.4% compared to 0.51 lakh tonnes in October 2012 Farmers can adapt information and communication technology by organising themselves to become literate in computers, J.A.Chowdary, FICCI Co-Chair at World Agricultural Forum Congress 2013 Cargill India to establish Rs.100 crore ultra modern feed plant in Malwa belt, Punjab

London theatre award 2013

London theatre award 2013 Best actress - Helen mirren for playing the role of Queen Elizabeth in 'The Audience' Best actor - Rory Kinnear and Adrian Lester as the leads in 'Othello' Best play - Lucy Kirkwood for 'Chimerica' Outstanding Newcomer American actor - Seth Numrich for 'Sweet Bird of Youth' Most Promising Playwright - Rachel De-lahay for 'Routes' Best Musical Performance - Rosalie Craig for 'The Light Princess' The Evening Standard Theatre Icon Award - Maggie Smith for her contribution to the world stage New Award for Comedy - David Williams for his performance as Bottom in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Artistic director of the Old Vic since 2003 - Actor and director Kevin Spacey was given the Editor's Award for his contribution to British Theatre Lebedev Special Award - Andrew Lloyd-Webber for his contribution to musical theatre Emerging Talent Award - Actress/writer Cush Jumbo for her one-woman play about Josephi

17th November 2013 currentaffairsquiz, International Students Day 2013

17th November 2013 currentaffairsquiz Kartika Poornima or Tripuri Poornima or Tripurari Poornima is celebrated along with 544th Prakash Utsav i.e.birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Nanak Dev is celebrated on 17th November 2013. World day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims International Students Day is observed on 17th November to commemorate anniversary of the 1939 Nazi storming of the University of Prague. South Central Railway to shut down Passenger Reservation System for disaster recovery drill on 17th November 2013 from 15:00 (3pm) to 22:00 (10pm) IST Scientist Professor CNR Rao to get Bharat Ratna Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar becomes youngest, first sports person to get Bharat Ratna

National Child Award 2013 for exceptional achievement

National Child Award 2013 for exceptional achievement Gold Harshal Shahi, Delhi in the field of chess 21 Silver Medal winners S.Harshitha Reddy, Andhra Pradesh in the field of mathematics Dhanraj Sahariah, Assam in the various fields like martial arts, dance, music, swimming and theatre M.Shraddha, Chandigarh in the field of Hindustani classical music Anjali Yadav, Chattisgarh in the various fields like yoga, taekwondo, painting and dancing Hardik Jay Prakash Nayar, Daman & Diu in the field of academics A.A.Aravinda Lochanan, Delhi in various fields like musical instrument (Violin), recitation, quiz Vaishnav Chinmay Surilbhai, Gujarat in the field of academics and sports Harman Singh, Haryana in the field of dance and culture Kushagra Rastogi, Himachal Pradesh in the field of academics Kariha Javaid, Jammu and Kashmir in the field of martial arts and academics Simpi Kumari, Jammu and Kashmir in the field of archery Pooja G.Prabhu, Karnataka in the field of music Akshay V.A, Keral

14th November 2013 children's day, free diabetes camp 2013

14th November 2013 children's day, diabetes day walkathon Jawaharlal Nehru's birth is celebrated as Children's day across India. World Usability Day  Pickle Appreciation Day  World Diabetes Day Free diabetes camp, Bangalore Venue: Apollo Hospital Date: November 14th 2013 Complimentary Quick Diabetes Check between 9am and 6pm at: Apollo Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Phone: 26304050 email: customercare_bangalore@apollohospitals.com, www.apollohosspitalsbangalore.com Apollo Specialty Hospital, 3rd Block, Jayanagar (Near Madhavan Park), Phone: 30804444

Ashes 2013-14, England tour of Australia

Ashes 2013-14, England tour of Australia 1st Test: Australia v/s England, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane 21st November 2013 to 25th November 2013 05:30 IST 2nd Test: Australia v/s England, Adelaide Oval 5th December 2013 to 9th December 2013 05:30 IST 3rd Test: Australia v/s England, Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth 13th December 2013 to 17th December 2013 08:00 IST 4th Test: Australia v/s England, Melbourne Cricket Ground 26th December 2013 to 31th December 2013 05:00 IST 5th Test: Australia v/s England, Sydney Cricket Ground 3rd January 2014 to 7th January 2014 05:00 IST 1st ODI: Australia v England, Melbourne Cricket Ground January 12th 2014 08:50 IST 2nd ODI: Australia v England, Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane January 17th 2014 08:50 IST 3rd ODI: Australia v England, Sydney Cricket Ground January 19th 2014 08:50 IST 4th ODI: Australia v England, Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth January 24th 2014 08:

Mascot of Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014 and Torch Relay

Mascot of Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014 and Torch Relay The Polar Bear designed by Oleg Serdechniy The European Hare designed by Silviya Petrova, Chuvashia The Amur Leopard designed by Vadim Pak, Nakhodka Torch Relay On 29th September 2013 Olympic torch was lit in Ancient Olympia Olympic Torch began its 7-day journey across Greece and on to Russia The torch relay started at Moscow, Russia on 7th October 2013 Torch realy is set to pass 83 Russian cities and arrive at Sochi on 7th February 2014

International Krishimela 2013, ragi chocolates, online ups for smartphones

International Krishimela 2013 Event dates and location 7th to 11th November 2013 at GKVK, UAS, Bangalore India Celebrations Centenary celebrations for the Agricultural Department of Karnataka Golden Jubilee year for University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore Importance of Krishimela 2013 Mechanisation of Tools to Solve Agricultural Labour Problem programme was organised by the Agricultural Department of Karnataka Highlights of the event: Ragi chocolates Crop exhibition Solar lights Online UPS for smartphone Mini Tractor Organic farming It was a full house on all 5 days!!!

11th November 2013 currentaffairsquiz

11th November 2013 currentaffairsquiz First phase of assembly election was held across 18 constituencies of Chhattisgarh India's April to October 2013 exports at $179.38 billion and import at $270.06 billion Ircon International Limited bagged top infrastructure company at the Dun and Bradstreet Infra Awards 2013 for delivery exemplary performance India's forex reserve for week ended 1st November 2013 at $281.29 billion Parvinder Sohi Behuria is appointed as Secretary General of National Human Rights Commission 7th India-Republic of Korea Joint Commission meeting was held on 8th November 2013 in New Delhi Central Bank of India posted net loss of Rs.1,508.74 crore for July-September 2013-14 fiscal

Haiyan 2013, Donation to rebuild Philippines

Super Typhoon Yolanda i.e. Haiyan 2013, Donation to rebuild Philippines Haiyan 2013 death toll to cross 10,000 in the Philippines Haiyan moves to South China Sea and it is expected to make a landfall on Vietnam, over 600,000 evacuated. Google Person finder: http://google.org/personfinder/2013-yolanda http://donate.unicef.ph/campaign/24/typhoon-yolanda-emergency-appeal https://www.wfp.org/donate/typhoon http://www.redcross.org.ph/donate https://secure.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.8855857/k.E53D/Donate_to_the_Typhoon_Haiyan_Childrens_Relief_Fund/apps/ka/sd/donor.asp http://www.redcross.org/charitable-donations https://www.canadahelps.org/dn/16571 http://www.give2habitat.org/philippines/ReBuildPhilippines

Exhibitions and Yoga festivals January 2014 across the globe

Exhibitions and Yoga festivals January 2014 across the globe 15th to 18th January 10th India International Refractories Congress 2014 4-day Caribbean Yoga Conference, Jamaica, January 2014 17th to 19th January 2014 Made in Gujarat and India Business Trade Show, Colombo Exhibition Center, Sri Lanka 20th to 23rd January 2014, Steel Fab, Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE 20th to 22nd January Water Expo, Chennai Trade Centre, India 21st to 22nd January Convergene India 22nd to 24th January India Engineering Sourcing Show, Mumbai, India 23rd to 28th January IMTEX 2014, Bangalore, India 31th January to 2nd February 2014, Vega Green Energy, Hitex, Hyderabad, India

Miss Universe 2013 winner, top5, top 10 and top 16

Miss Universe 2013 winner, top5, top 10 and top 16 Miss Universe 2013 Venezuela – Maria Gabriela Isler 1st runner-up Spain – Patricia Rodriguez 2nd runner-up Ecuador – Constanza Baez 3rd runner-up Philippines – Ariella Arida 4th runner-up Brazil – Jakelyne Oliveira Dominican Republic – Yaritza Reyes Great Britain – Amy Willerton India – Manasi Moghe Ukraine – Olga Storozhenko USA – Erin Brady China – Jin Ye Costa Rica – Fabiana Granados Indonesia – Whulandary Herman Nicaragua – Nastassja Bolivar Puerto Rico – Monic Perez Switzerland - Dominique Rinderknecht

Paragana 2013 - National level annual business festival, Occult 2K 13 college fest 2013

My Campaign @ Ahvan 2013, Social Marketing event Organised by: IIM Indore Event details: http://ahvan.in/mycampaign.php IT's The Technocrafts - Rid to Win Organised by: Sunderdeep Engineering College, Ghaziabad Event date: 14th November 2013 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Technocrafts/727122820635387 Occult 2K 13 Organised by: Jagan Institute of Management Studies, Delhi Event date: 29th and 23th November 2013 More: www.jimsindia.org Paragana 2013 - National level annual business festival Organised by: NMIMS Mumbai Event date: 14th to 17th Novmeber 2013 Web: http://www.paragana.nmims.edu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nmimsparagana

Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual exam time table 2014

Karnataka 2nd PUC Annual exam time table 2014 12th March 2014 - Political Science and Statistics (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 13th March 2014 - Biology and Electronics (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 14th March 2014 - Sociology and Accountancy (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 15th March 2014 - Physics and Psychology (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 15th March 2014 - Carnatic and Hindustani Music (2:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.) 16th March 2014 - Holiday 17th March 2014 - Economics and Geology (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 18th March 2014 - Mathematics and Geography (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 19th March 2014 - Optional Kannada, Home Science and Basic Maths (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 20th March 2014 - Chemistry and Business Studies (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 21st March 2014 - Logic and Education (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 22nd March 2014 - History and Computer Science (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 23rd March 2014 - Holiday 24th March 2014 - Marathi and Urdu (9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.) 25th March 2014 - English (9:00 a.m. to 12:15

Karnataka SSLC exam timetable 2014

Karnataka SSLC exam time table 2014 28th March 2014 - 1st language: Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, English, Sanskrit 29th March 2014 - Indian Economics, Elements of Engineering, Engineering Drawing (Afernoon), Elements of Electronic Engineering, Elements of Computer Science 30th March 2014 - Holiday 31st March 2014 - Holiday 1st April 2014 - Mathematics, Indian Social Studies 2nd April 2014 - Holiday 3rd April 2014 - Science, Indian Political Science, Urban Policy (Morning), Carnatic and Hindustani Music (Afternoon) 4th April 2014 - 3rd language: Hindi, English, Kannada, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Sanskrit, Konkani 5th April 2014 - Holiday 6th April 2014 - Holiday 7th April 2014 - Social Science 8th April 2014 - Holiday 9th April 2014 - 2nd language: English, Kannada

Beat the Diabetes Walkathon 2013, Bengaluru

Beat the Diabetes Walkathon, Bengaluru Date: 16th November 2013, Saturday Time: 6:30 a.m. IST Initiative supported by: Johnson and Johnson - Healthcare Partner, Columbia Asia Hospitals - Medical Partner, Fitness First - Fitness Partner along with Landmark Group companies Lifestyle, Max, Auchan, Bossini, Citymax and Splash. More: www.beatdiabetes.in

Current Affairs 6th November 2013

Current Affairs November 2013 Blackberry to focus on software for phones Apple to open manufacturing plant in Arizona Mark Schwarzer retires from International football Mahatma Gandhi's charka sold for 1,10,000 pounds in an auction at London SAP to focus on the e-commerce segment in India January to September 2013 all India Tea production at 861.6 million kg

Operational Airlines in India and their headquarters

Operational Airlines in India and their headquarters Air India (National Carrier) Mumbai Air India Express (Scheduled) Kochi Air India Regional (Scheduled) Mumbai AirAsia India (Scheduled) Chennai Air Costa (Scheduled) Vijayawada Air Odisha (Non-Scheduled) Bhubaneswar Blue Dart Aviation (Cargo) Chennai Deccan Charters (Non-Scheduled) Bangalore GoAir (Scheduled) Mumbai IndiGo (Scheduled) Gurgaon Jagson Airlines (Scheduled) Delhi Jet Airways (Scheduled) Mumbai SpiceJet (Scheduled) Chennai TajAir (Non-Scheduled) Mumbai

Gadag Computer training on WHEELS, Mobile Multi Skill Training Bus, Karantaka 8am and 8pm daily

Computer training on WHEELS, bus will run between 8am and 8pm daily Government ITI of Betageri, Gadag district, Karnataka has started a Mobile Multi Skill Training Bus to provide people of the town basic computer education at their doorstep. Air-conditioned bus accommodates Study material 16 computers An LCD projector A generator and two teachers Focus To provide technical training to those who can’t afford going to computer institutes. Topics covered Basic computer knowledge, Internet, Web designing, Web page development, Java, computer hardware and networking, Spoken English, and Design.

Times education expo december 2013, higher education summit november 2013, international premier schools exhibition 2013

FICCI Higher Education Summit 2013 Dates: 13th and 14th November Venue: Federation house, New Delhi Times Education Expo 2013, Pune Dates: 23rd and 24th November Venue: Pune Sun N Sand Hotel, Bund Garden Road Times Education Expo 2013, Bangalore Dates: 30th November to 1st December 2013 Venue: Hotel Matthan, HAL Airport Road Times Education Expo 2013, Mumbai Dates: 7th and 8th December 2013 Venue: Hall of Knowldege, Dr.Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai Education Worldwide 2013, Delhi Date: 1st December 2013 Venue: Hotel The Royal Plaza, Ashoka Road India and International Premier Schools Exhibition 2013, Aizwal Dates: 3rd and 4th December 2013 Venue: Edgewater Beach Resort, Aizwal, Mizoram Times Education Expo 2013, Delhi Dates: 14th and 15th December 2013 Venue: Pragati Maidan

India's maiden mars mission 2013, Mars Orbiter Mission, Mangalyaan 2013

India's maiden mars mission 2013, Mars Orbiter Mission, Mangalyaan 2013 India will be 6th to launch Mars Mission after US, Russia, China, Japan and European Union Aim of the project 2013 To develop the technologies required for design planning management and operations of an interplanetary mission First Launch Pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle - PSLV C-25 at 14:38 IST on 5th November 2013 Total project cost: Rs.4.54 billion Program Director: Mylswamy Annadurai Project Director: S.Arunan Director: S.K. Shivkumar, ISRO Satellite Centre oversees design and development of the Orbiter

3rd November 2013 current affairs quiz

3rd November 2013 Current Affairs Quiz Name the father of IBM personal computer who died at the age of 72. William C Lowe Who was the runner up at the World Summit Youth Award for Sentinel, a women's security application under the Power2Women category? Kallidil Kalidasan Which company launched its first no-frills homes in Bangalore and Mysore recently? Smart Spaces Who is appointed as COO of SpiceJet? Sanjiv Kapoor Which Hindi magazine won the Press Council of India's Raja Ram Mohan Roy National award for Excellence in Journalism? India Today Which country was suspended from 2014 Davis Cup? Tunisia

West Indies tour of India 2013

1st Test - India v West Indies, Eden Gardens, Kolkata 6th November 2013 to 10th November 2013 09:00 IST 2nd Test - India v West Indies, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 14th November 2013 to 18th November 2013 09:30 IST 1st ODI - India v West Indies, Nehru Stadium, Kochi 21st November 2013     2nd ODI - India v West Indies, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam 24th November 2013 3rd ODI - India v West Indies, Green Park, Kanpur 27th November 2013

Poll schedule 5 states Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi contestants elections 2013

Poll schedule 5 states Elections 2013 and Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi contestants 2013 Chhattisgarh: 11th and 19th November 2013 Madhya Pradesh: 25th November 2013 Mizoram: 25th November 2013 Rajasthan: 1st December 2013 Delhi: 4th December 2013 Chhattisgarh: Raman Singh, Ajit Jogi, Charan Das Mahant, Brij Mohan Agarwal Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath, Ajay Singh, Uma Bharati Mizoram: Pu Lalthanhawla, Brig.T.Sailo Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot, Vasundhra Raje, Sachin Pilot, CP Joshi Delhi: Sheila Dikshit, Ajay Maken, Arvind Kejriwal

International events november 2013

Warsaw Climate Change Conference 2013 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Dates: 11 to 22 November 2013 Venue: National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland Dubai Motor Festival 2013 Dates: 5th to 9th November 2013 Venue: Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre - Dubai World Trade Centre International Coffee and Tea Festival 2013 Dates: 6th to 9th November 2013 Venue: Meydan Grandstand and Convention Centre, Dubai Dubai Wrestling Entertainment 2013 Date: 8th November 2013 Venue: Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai

Diwali Quiz

In which hindu month does Diwali fall? Ashwin With which puja is Diwali associated? Laxmi puja Diwali commemorates the killing of which demon by Lord Krishna? Narakasura What event from Ramayana does Diwali symbolise? The return of Rama and Sita to Ayodhya after 14 years Which other religion also celebrates Diwali? Jains (Mahavir attained Nirvana) In what way do people celebrate Diwali? By lighting fireworks Unlike the rest of India, Tamilians do not burst crackers in the evening. When do they do it? Morning Diwali is shortened version of Deepavali. What is the literal meaning of the term? Row of lights

List of essay topics October 2013

Possible essay topics October 2013 Busan International Film Festival, South Korea Thailand's entry fee for foreigners 2014 World Agriculture Forum Congress and Agri-Tech Trade Fair 2013 IT.Biz 2013 India and China 21st round of boundary talks China's Li-Fi technology Air pollution and its course of cancer deaths India-Finland clean technology agreement India-Japan Mumbai-Ahmedabad rail route MoU China-EU bilateral currency swap agreement After effects of cyclone Phailin

1st november 2013 celebration and observation across the globe

1st November 2013 celebration and observation across the globe Dhanteras or Dhanatrayodashi or Dhanvantari Trayodashi is the 1st day of the 5-day Diwali Festival celebrated in India. Dhan = wealth Teras = 13th lunar day of Krishna paksha. All Saints Day or All Hallows or Solemnity of All Saints or The Feast of All Saints is celebrated by parts of Western Christianity. Karnataka celebrates 57th Kannada Rajyotsava i.e. Karnataka Formation Day Andhra Pradesh celebrates 57th State Formation Day Kerala celebrates Malayalam Day National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo an annual internet-based creative writing project held between 1st November and 30th November. Movember is November events to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues, such as prostate cancer and depression.

Kannada Rajyotsava award recipients 2013

Recipients of Rajyotsava awards 2013 Literature: Ko Chennabasappa, Davangere Chandrakantha Kusanoor, Gulbarga Mallika Ghanti, Bagalkot K.B. Siddhaiah, Tumkur Srikanta Kudige, Shimoga Theatre: Gajanana Hari Mahale, Dharwad H.V. Venkatasubbaiah, Bangalore Na Ratna, Mysore Florina Bai, Gadag Shashidhar Adapa, Dakshina Kannada Music: Sohan Kumari, Bangalore Fayaz Khan, Dharwad Basavaraja Thirukappa Bhajantri, Haveri Hanumantha Rao Gonawara, Raichur Dance: M.Shakuntala Hanumanthappa, Chikmagalur Folk: Shanti Naik, Uttara Kannada Yelisowwa Madara, Davangere Bannur Kempama, Mysore Mahadevappa Monappa Badigera, Bagalkot Sharanappa Vadageri, Koppal Yakshagana-Bailata: K.M.Raghava Nabiar, Udupi Narayana Hasyagara Nellikatte, Kasaragod Rayappa Sangappa Kumbhara, Bagalkot Lakshmibai Salahalli, Belgaum Social work: Soolagitti Narasamma, Tumkur Kondajji B.Shanmugappa, Davangere Maina Gopalakrishna, Mysore T.Raja, Bangalore Basavalingappa S.Jamakhandi, Bagalkot Kannadiga Diaspora: Doctor Aarthi Kris

List of Indira Gandhi Award winners for National Integration

2013: MS Swaminathan 2012: Gulzar 2011: Mohan Dharia 2010: A.R.Rahman and Ramakrishna Mission Ashram (jointly) 2009: Balraj Puri 2006: Dr.J.S. Bandukwalla and Ram Puniyani (jointly) 2005: Javed Akhtar 2004: Mahashweta Devi 2003: Shyam Benegal 2002: Acharya Mahaprajna Beant Singh (Posthumous) & Natwar Thakkar (Jointly), Gandhi Institute of Public Affairs (Karnataka), Indira Gandhi Centre for National Integration (Shanti Niketan), Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Shankar Dayal Sharma (Posthumous), Satish Dhawan, Shri H.Y.Sharada Prasad, Ram-Rahim Nagar Slum Dwellers Association (Ahmedabad), Aaman Pathik Peace Volunteer Group (Ahmedabad), Ram Sinh Solanki and Sunil Tamaiche (Jointly) 1996: Bishambhar Nath Pande 1993: Acharya Tulsi Paramdham Ashram (Wardha, Maharashtra) Shri Rajiv Gandhi (Posthumous) 1990: Shri P.N.Haksar, M.S.Subbulakshmi 1987: Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali, Bharat Scouts and Guides 1987: Swami Ranganathananda

Airshows ADEX 2013 and 2014 across the globe

29th October 2013 to 3rd November 2013, Seoul ADEX 2013 Seoul, Korea 17th November 2013 to 21st November 2013, Dubai Airshow, Dubai, UAE 19th November 2013 to 22nd November 2013, Milipol Paris, Paris, France 11th February 2014 to 16th February 2014, Singapore Airshow, Singapore 1st March 2014 to 4th March 2014, HeliExpo, USA 25th March 2014 to 30th March 2014, FIDAE, Chile 8th April 2014 to 10th April 2014, LAAD Security, Brazil 13th May 2014 to 24th May 2014, EBACE, Russia 20th May 2014 to 25th May 2014, ILA Berlin Air Show 2014, Berlin, Germany 12th July 2014 to 13th July 2014, RIAT, UK 14th July 2014 to 20th July 2014, Farnborough International Airshow, UK

Top 20 Employers for 2013 by Science Careers From the journal Science

Top 20 Employers for 2013 by Science magazine Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Tarrytown, New York) Genentech (South San Francisco, California) Vertex (Cambridge, Massachusetts) AbbVie (North Chicago, Illinoi) Eli Lilly and Company (Indianapolis, Indiana) Biocon Limited (Bengaluru, Karnataka, India) Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company (Cambridge, Massachusetts) Novartis (Basel, Switzerland) Boehringer Ingelheim (Ingelheim, Germany) Biogen Idec (Weston, Massachusetts) Novo Nordisk (Bagsvaerd, Denmark) DuPont (Wilmington, Delaware) Syngenta (Basel, Switzerland) Monsanto Company (Creve Coeur, Missouri) Gilead Sciences (Foster City, California) Roche—excluding Genentech (Basel, Switzerland) Celgene (Summit, NJ) Abbott (Abbott Park, IL) Amgen (Thousand Oaks, CA) Bayer (Leverkusen, Germany)

ICC WCT20 2014 schedule

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Schedule or fixture 1st Match: March 16 2014, 15:00 IST Group A - Bangladesh v TBC Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur 2nd Match: March 16 2014, 19:00 IST Group A - TBC v TBC Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 3rd Match: March 17th 2014, 15:00 IST Group B - Zimbabwe v TBC, Sylhet Stadium 4th Match: March 17th 2014 19:00 IST Group B - TBC v TBC, Sylhet Stadium 5th Match: March 18th 2014 15:00 IST Group A - TBC v TBC, Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 6th Match: March 18th 2014 19:00 IST Group A - Bangladesh v TBC, Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 7th Match: March 19th 2014 15:00 IST Group B - Zimbabwe v TBC, Sylhet Stadium 8th Match: March 19th 2014 19:00 IST Group B - TBC v TBC, Sylhet Stadium 9th Match: March 20th 2014 15:00 IST Group A - TBC v TBC, Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 10th Match: March 20th 2014 19:00 IST Group A - Bangladesh v TBC, Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 11th Match: March 21st 2014 11:00 IST