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Two wheeler launches at Auto Expo 2014,2014 Moto Guzzi V7,Honda Activa 125

Two wheeler launches at Auto Expo 2014,Moto Guzzi V7,Honda Activa 125


Aprilia Caponord 1200 {Indian introduction}
Aprilia RSV4 R ABS {Indian introduction}
Bajaj Pulsar SS400 and CS400
DSK Hyosung Aquila 250
DSK Hyosung GD 250N
DSK Hyosung RT125 D
Harley-Davidson Street 750 {Indian introduction}
Hero Dare 125cc scooter
Hero Hastur
Hero iON Hydrogen-fuel cell vehicle concept
Hero Passion Pro TR
Hero SimplEcity electric bike
Hero Splendor Pro Classic Cafe Racer
Hero ZIR 150cc scooter
Honda Activa 125
Honda CBR 650F
2014 Honda CBR1000RR SP
2014 Honda CB Trigger
Honda CX01 concept
2014 Honda Dream Yuga
Mahindra Cafe Racer concept
Mahindra Mojo
Mahindra Scrambler concept
Moto Morini Granpasso {Indian introduction}
Moto Morini Scrambler {Indian introduction}
Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring {Indian introduction}
2014 Moto Guzzi V7 {Indian introduction}
Piaggio Liberty 125 {Indian introduction}
Suzuki Gixxer
Suzuki Let's
Suzuki V Strom 1000 ABS {Indian introduction}
Terra A4000i electric scooter {Indian introduction}
T…

7th balispirit yoga festival, ubud balispirit festival march 2014

7th Balispirit yoga festival, ubud Balispirit festival march 2014

Dates: 19th to 23rd March 2014

Location: Ubud, Bali

Highlights: 50 nations, 5 days, 4 nights

Focus: Health, Yoga, Lifestyle, Wellbeing, World music, Community and Social Change.

Web: www.balispiritfestival.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BaliSpiritFestival

Twitter: www.twitter.com/balispiritfest

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/BaliSpiritBali

50 facts about human body

The Human Body is a treasure trove of mysteries, one that still confounds doctors and scientists about the details of its working. It's not an overstatement to say that every part of your body is a miracle. Here are 50 facts about your body, some of which will leave you stunned.

1. It's possible for your body to survive without a surprisingly large fraction of its internal organs. Even if you lose your stomach, your spleen, 75% of your liver, 80% of your intestines, one kidney, one lung, and virtually every organ from your pelvic and groin area, you wouldn't be very healthy, but you would live.

2. During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools. Actually, Saliva is more important than you realize. If your saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it.

3. The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm. The egg is actually the only cell in the body that is visible by the naked eye.

4. The strongest…

List of concept cars launched at the Auto Expo 2014

List of concept cars launched at the Auto Expo 2014


Audi Sport quattro concept (Indian introduction)
Bajaj U-Car
Chevrolet Adra
Datsun redi-GO
Fiat Avventura
Ford Figo sub-4 meter sedan
Honda NSX (Indian introduction)
Honda Vision XS-1
Hyundai HND-9
Jaguar C-X17 (Indian introduction)
Mahindra eMaxximo EV
Mahindra Halo EV
Mahindra M1 Electro Formula E race car
Mahindra Verito EV
Mahindra XUV500 diesel hybrid
Maruti Ciaz
Maruti Swift Range Extender (Indian introduction)
Nissan Friend-ME (Indian introduction)
Nissan GT-R GT500 race car (Indian introduction)
Piaggio NT3 concept (Indian introduction)
Renault KWID
SsangYong LIV-1 (Indian introduction)
Tata ADDVenture
Tata ConnectNext
Tata Magic Iris Electric
Tata Nano Twist Active
Tata Nano Twist F-Tronic
Tata Nexon
Tata Safari Storme Ladakh
Tata Sumo Extreme
Volkswagen Taigun

Venom GT fastest car at 435 kilometres per hour

Venom GT fastest car at 435 kilometers per hour


US firm:  Hennessey


Car name: Venom GT


Highlight: Fastest car in the world during a test run at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida


Venom GT is bundled with Lotus Exige 7.0-litre, 927kW twin-turbo V8 wedged between its axles


Past record: Venom beats the previous best record of 431km/h set by Bugatti Veyron Super Sport

India post vacancies for postal assistants 2013-14

India post vacancies for postal assistants 2013-14


Applications for the post of for the year 2013-14 in 22 postal Circles across India.

Posts: Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants/Postal Assistants

Pay Band: 5,200 to 20,200 with 2,400 Grade Pay + other admissible allowances

Age limit: 18 to 27 years

Educational Qualification: 10 + 2


Website: http://www.pasadrexam2014.in/

Registration commencement: 00:00 hrs of 26th February 2014 to 23:50 hrs of 27th March 2014

Asia Cup 2013-14 schedule or fixtures

Asia Cup 2013-14 schedule or fixtures


1st Match - Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
25th February 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST    


2nd Match - Bangladesh v India, Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
26th February 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST    


3rd Match - Afghanistan v Pakistan, Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
27th February 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST


4th Match - India v Sri Lanka, Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
28th February 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST


5th Match - Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
1st March 14:00 local 13:30 IST


6th Match - India v Pakistan, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
2nd March 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST


7th Match - Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
3rd March 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST


8th Match - Bangladesh v Pakistan, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
4th March 2014 14:00 local 13:30 IST


9th Match - Afghanistan v India, Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur
5th…

Nokia's first ever android dual sim smartphones, Nokia X, Nokia X+, Nokia XL

Nokia's first ever android smartphones, Nokia X, Nokia X+, Nokia XL


Nokia X and Nokia X+ dual sim phone

OS Nokia X platform 1.0

Dual-SIM phones, 3-megapixel rear camera

4-inch 480x800 displays

1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor

4GB internal storage with expandable support up to 32GB via microSD card

1500mAh battery


Nokia X 512MB RAM

Nokia X+ 768MB RAM


Nokia XL dual sim phone

5-inch 480x800 display

5-megapixel camera, 720p front camera

768MB RAM and 2000mAh battery


All 3 phones support 3G and come with Micro-SIMs slot.

Srilanka players asia cup 2014

Srilanka players Asia Cup 2014


Angelo Mathews (Captain)

Dinesh Chandimal (vice-Captain)

Kusal Perera (Wicketkeeper)

Chathurange de Silva

Mahela Jayawardene

Suranga Lakmal

Ajantha Mendis

Thisara Perera

Dhammika Prasad

Ashan Priyanjan

Kumar Sangakkara (Wicketkeeper)

Sachitra Senanayake

Lahiru Thirimanne

Lasith Malinga

Asia Cup 2014 Pakistan squad

Asia Cup 2014 Pakistan squad


Misbah-ul-Haq (Captain)

Umar Akmal (Wicketkeeper)

Ahmed Shehzad

Bilawal Bhatti

Junaid Khan

Mohammad Talha

Shahid Afridi

Sohaib Maqsood

Umar Gul

Sharjeel Khan

Saeed Ajmal

Mohammad Hafeez

Fawad Alam

Anwar Ali

Abdhur Rehman

Afghanistan Asia Cup 2014 squad

Afghanistan Asia Cup 2014 squad


Mohammad Nabi (Captain)

Mohammad Shahzad (Wicketkeeper)

Dawlat Zadran

Hamid Hassan

Karim Sadiq

Nawroz Mangal

Rahmat Shah

Shapoor Zadran

Samiullah Shenwari

Noor Ali Zadran

Najibullah Zadaran

Mirwais Ashraf

Hamza Hotak

Fazal Naizai

Asghar Stanikzai

Asia cup 2014 India squad, Indian players asiacup2014

Asia Cup 2014 India squad


Virat Kholi (Captain)

Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper)

Ravichandran Ashwin

Shikar Dhawan

Ishwar Pandey

Ajinkya Rahane

Rohit Sharma

Ambati Rayudu (Wicketkeeper)

Varun Aaron

Stuart Binny

Amit Mishra

Cheteshwar Pujara

Ravindra Jadeja

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Mohammed Shami

Exports, Tax proposals, Banking capital infusion, health and education expenditure - Interim budget 2014-15

Exports, Tax proposals, Banking capital infusion, health and education expenditure- Interim budget 2014-15


Exports

Merchandise exports seen at $326 billion in 2013-14, up 6.3% Year-on-Year

Agriculture exports expected to touch $45 billion in 2013-14, up from $41 billion in 2012-13


TAX Proposals

No major change in tax rates


Factory gate tax to be reduced to 10% from 12% on some capital goods and consumer durables


Cut excise duty on small cars, two wheelers, commercial vehicles to 8% from 12%


Excise duty reductions on larger vehicles cut from 30% to 24%


Excise duty on mobile handsets to be 6% on CENVAT credit to encourage domestic production


Banking

Government to provide Rs.112 billion capital infusion in state run banks in 2014-15


Propose to set up public debt management office to start work from 2014-15


Health and Education expenditure

The expenditure on Health and Family Welfare has reached Rs.36,322 crore from Rs.7,248 ten years ago

The expenditure on Education has reached Rs.79,451 crore from Rs.…

Privatisation, Subsidies, Defence spending 2014-15 highlights of Interim budget 2014-15

Privatisation, Subsidies, Defence spending 2014-15 highlights of Interim budget 2014-15


Privatisation

Target from stake sale in state run firms for 2013-14 revised to Rs.258.41 billion


Target for 2014-15 increased to Rs.569.25 billion


Plan expenditure for 2014-15 seen at Rs.5.55 trillion


Non plan spending estimated at about Rs.12.08 trillion in 2014-15


Subsidies


Total spending on food, fertilisers and fuel at Rs.2.5 trillion in 2014-15

Food subsidy estimated at Rs.1.15 trillion

Fertiliser subsidy at Rs.679.71 billion

Petroleum subsidy seen at Rs.634.27 billion v/s revised figure of Rs.854.8 billion for 2013-14


Defence

Spending raised to Rs.2.24 trillion in 2014-15, up 10% year on year

Highlights of Interim budget 2014-15

Highlights of Interim budget 2014-15

GDP expansion in 3rd and 4th quarters of 2013-14 estimated at 5.2%. Growth for the whole year expected at 4.9%.


Fiscal deficit seen at 4.6% of GDP in 2013-14, below target of 4.8%


Projected Fiscal deficit at 4.1% of GDP in 2014-15


Current account deficit for 2013-14 estimated at $45 billion from last fiscal year's $88 billion

Forex reserves to rise by $15 billion by end of 2013-14


Gross market borrowing for 2014-15 seen at Rs.5.97 trillion and net market borrowing at Rs.4.57 trillion


Government plans to buy back/switch bonds of Rs.500 billion in 2014-15


Ways and Means advances for 2014-15 estimated at Rs.100 billion


Debt repayment for 2014-15 seen at Rs.1.397 trillion


Interest payments seen rising to Rs.4.27 trillion in 2014-15 from a revised estimate of Rs.3.8 trillion for the current fiscal year

NIMHANS e-hospital, online patient appointment

On the occasion of 40th Institute day celebrations NIMHANS launches online registration for patients.


NIMHANS e-hospital, online patient appointment

Web: www.nimhans.kar.nic.in

NIMHANS e-Hospital Services, ONLINE APPOINTMENT: http://14.139.159.100/esp/


NIMHANS provides online appointment facility to patients who are visiting the hospital for the first time and existing ones.


Highlights of NIMHANS online patient registration:

The patient should have a valid mobile number, one appointment only per day is provided for a mobile number.


Appointment is available for next 6 working days excluding Sundays and OPD Closed Holidays.


The patient has to come at the given date and time only. If failed to come on that day and time, the appointment will be cancelled. Fresh appointment needs to be taken.

Personality quiz 2014 or appointments january and february 2014

Personality Quiz 2014 or Appointments January and February 2014


Sushil Koirala became new Prime Minister of Nepal replacing Khil Raj Regmi


Satya Nadella was appointed as CEO of Microsoft


R.K.Tiwari was appointed as Chairman of CBDT


N.Ramachandran was elected as President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA)


Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur was appointed as head of 7th Central Pay Commission


Harish Rawat succeeded Vijay Bahuguna as 8th Chief Minister of Uttrakhand


Manoj Vaish was appointed as MD and CEO of MCX


Aruna Bahuguna became first woman to be appointed as chief of National Police Academy


Janet Yellen was appointed as Chairperson of Federal Reserve


R.Chandrashekhar joined as the President of NASSCOM


J.N.Chaudhary was appointed as head of National Security Guard


Arvind Ranjan was appointed as full time chief of the Central Industrial Security Force


Succeeding K.N.Srivastava, Ashok Lavasa was appointed as Civil Aviation Secretary


M.Veerappa Moily was appointed as Environment and Forests Minister


Siddart…

World radio day current affairs updates february 2014

World radio day current affairs updates February 2014


World Endoscopic Conference was held in New Delhi, India, from 7th to 10th February 2014


With the theme Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Radio proposed by UNESCO World Radio Day is observed on 13th February 2014.


Tejas light combat aircraft programme to cost over Rs.55,000 crore


Britian's west coast was hit with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 170kph


Windows Phone 8.1 features VPN Support, Storage sense(external storage), Internet Explorer 11


Amway India eyes Rs.600 crore revenue from beauty segment in next 5 years


Barclays to cut 12,000 jobs during the year 2014


Micromax funbook P280 with detachable keyboard, WiFi and 3G connectivity via USB dongle launched at Rs.4,650

Interim Railway budget 2014, Indian railway budget 2014

Interim Railway budget 2014, Indian railway budget 2014


Mallikarjun Kharge presented his first budget.

Passenger train to Katra and Vaishno Devi pilgrims in near terms.

Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar to be on railway may in near terms.

Coming soon:

510km long rail link for northeast India

New premium trains: 17, Express trains: 38 and Passenger trains: 10


Possible Annual rail plan at Rs.64,305 crore with a budgetary support of Rs.30,223 crore

Sochi Winter Olympics February 2014, Venue, Motto, Participating countries

Sochi Winter Olympics February 2014, Venue, Motto, Participating countries

Tickets for Sochi Olympics and Paralympics 2014

22nd Winter Olympics, 7th to 23rd February 2014


Venue: Fisht Olympic Stadium


Motto: Hot. Cool. Yours.


Nations qualified so far: 51


Events: 98 in 15 winter sports organised by Sochi Organising Committee


Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee President and CEO: Dmitry Chernyshenko


Highlight: Sochi olympics will be 1st Olympics for Russia after the breakup of the Soviet Union

IRCTC retiring room online booking 2014

IRCTC retiring room online booking 2014


Available location as of January 2014: Mumbai

Who can book: Railway passenger with a PNR of confirmed or RAC ticket

Website to book: railtourismindia.com and irctc.co.in (No registration or login-id required)

Time to book: Throughout out the day except 11:30 p.m. and 00:30 a.m.

Duration: Minimum 12 hours and a maximum of 48 hours

Booking Charges: Upto 24 hours Rs.20 and Beyond 24 hours and up to 48 hours Rs.40

Dormitory bed charges: Upto 24 hours Rs.10 and Beyond 24 hours and up to 48 hours Rs.20

List of Nationalised bank statements or passbooks valid for passport applications as address proof

List of Nationalised bank statements or passbooks valid for passport applications as address proof


List of banks whose statements or passbooks can be submitted as address proof:


Allahabad Bank, Andhra Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India,

Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank,

Dena Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce,

Punjab National Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank,

Union Bank of India, United Bank of India, UCO Bank, Vijaya Bank, IDBI Bank,

SBI, State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Patiala,

State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore and State Bank of Travancore

Conference or Seminars held in January 2014

Conference or Seminars held in January 2014


23rd to 25th Jan 2014 PEPCCI National Conference, Vasad Anand, Gujarat

23rd to 24th January 2014 Flow Chemistry India, Hyderabad

17th Jan 2014 India Investment Conference, Mumbai

16th to 17th Jan 2014 1st International Conference on Non conventional Energy, Kalyani

16th to 17th Jan 2014 Fraud Risk Management, Mumbai

10th to 11th January 2014 Sustainability Management and the Power of Innovation, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

9th to 10th Jan International Conference on Design, Manufacturing Mechatronics 2014, Pune

8th Jan to 11th Jan 2014 National Laser Symposium (NLS-22), Manipal

8th to 12th Jan 2014 Elecrama 2014, Bangalore

6th to 10th January 2014 COMSNETS, Bangalore

4th Jan 2014 One Day National Conference on "Process Safety Management", Thane

4th to 5th Jan 2014 GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON SERVICE MANAGEMENT 2014, Surat, Gujarat

Rajinikanth Kochadaiiyaan scheduled release 11th April 2014 Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment

Kochadaiiyaan scheduled release 11th April 2014 Eros International and Media One Global Entertainment


Movie name: Kochadaiiyaan

Scheduled release date: 11th April 2014

Directed by: Soundarya Rajnikanth Ashwin

Cast: Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone, R.Sharath kumar, Nazar, Aadi, Shobana and Rukmini

Language of release: Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Bengali and Punjabi in India and overseas in more than 6,000 screens along with English version internationally.

Current affairs february 2014

Current affairs February 2014

Maruti Alto 800, Tata Nano, Ford Figo, Hyundai i10 and Volkswagen Polo have failed crash tests conducted by an independent charity based firm Global NCAP

14th edition of Bangalore India Bio to be held from 10th to 12th February 2014

India's fiscal deficit from April to December 2013 at Rs.5.16 trillion as against budgeted traget of Rs.5.42 trillion for financial year 2013-14

Tata Power sold 30% stake in Indonesian coal company PT Arutmin for $500 million i.e. Rs.3,150 crore

AstraZeneca to close its Avishkar R&D plant in Bangalore

For online newspaper viewing and sharing articles, Facebook released newspaper app 'Paper'. App to be available from 3rd February 2014

Built by CJ Nagaraj Achar, 14.5 foot tall bronze statue of Kannada matinee idol Dr.Rajkumar was unveiled at South End Circle, Jayanagar, Bangalore

Exhibitions across the globe, Winter Olympics February 2014

Exhibitions  across the globe, Winter Olympics February 2014


Wanderlust Festival, Oahu, Feb-March 2014

29th January 2014 to 4th February - 64th All India Exhibition of Photography 2014

1st to 4th February - Dairy Show 2014, Hyderabad

1st to 3rd February 2014 - Agri, Dairy and Live Stock Fest, Jaipur

6th to 9th February 2014 - Defexpo 2014, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

7th to 9th February 2014 - IFEX, Gandhinagar, India

7th to 23rd February  – The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia

9th to 13th February - Krishi Vasant, Maharashtra

10th to 12th February - Oceantex - Oil and Gas, Goregaon, Mumbai

14th to 16th February 2014 - Media Expo India, Goregaon, Mumbai

14th to 16th February - Kisan Vikas 2014, Indore

17th to 19th February 2014 - BioAsia 2014, Hyderabad, India

26th to 28th February 2014 - Indian Ceramics Expo, Gujarat