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OPINION – AGNIPATH Initiative By Defence Minister (Raksha Mantri) Of India Is Commendable

By Suresh Rao / June 19, 2022

(photo) courtesy CNN News18 AGNIPATH is the name assigned to an initiative by Government of India to recruit ‘volunteering’ males and females between ages of 17.5 and 26 (upper age limit extended recently, to accommodate more candidates who had previously applied to join but could not join due to COVID pandemic…) for ‘short-term’ employment in…

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Dipika, Sita of 1980s TV serial RAMAYAN, is a still popular on social media

By Suresh Rao / May 23, 2022

   (image) courtesy INDIA TV website Edited by: Shriya Bhasin New Delhi Updated on: May 22, 2022 14:35 IST EXCERPTS FROM INDIA TV Web post, May 22 2022  Ramayan’s Sita aka Dipika Chikhlia happens to be one of the most active celebrities on social media. She is now a mother of two children, happily married to a…

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Every third kid in Karnataka under-nourished

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Suraksha P, writes in Deccan Herald News Service, Bengaluru, MAY 16 2022, 01:08 IST UPDATED: MAY 16 2022, 03:43 IST (pic) DHNS file photo (Representative Image) Kids born to thin mothers are stunted and the prevalence of stunting is higher in rural areas than urban areas.  Stunting or low height for age is a sign of chronic under-nutrition. Mid…

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Slippery Carpet or Tight Rope Walk?

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Anand Mishra, writes in DHNS, New Delhi, MAY 15 2022, 22:42 IST  UPDATED: MAY 15 2022, 22:48 IST (pic) Credit: PTI Photo SENIOR COGRESS LEADERS GREET SONIA GANDHI (Congress President)  Facing the twin challenge of arresting Congress’s decline in most states and the need to recapture power at the Centre, Udaipur Nav Sankalp Declaration. Read more…

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Marie Curie … Major Contributions

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867 – 1934) was a Polish-born French scientist, who is one of the most famous women in the field of science. Her work on radioactivity paved the way for future scientific as well as medicinal advancements. Coming from a family of teachers, Marie deeply believed in the importance of a good education. She studied Physics and Mathematics at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Marie Curie is most…

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Maldives President issues decree to ban ‘anti-India-protests’

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Nirupama Subramanian writes in The Indian Express-   (Photo) for illustrative purposes. Copyright is with Indian Express. Amid the “India Out” campaign that has been roiling Maldives for months, its President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih, issued a decree on Thursday banning protests against INDIA, citing a threat to national security. More on this@ Maldives issues decree…

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Ancient Civilizations (you may not have heard about)

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

   (pic) Indus (Harappan) thought to be Ancient-West-Asian-Indus civilization site (for illustrative purposes only) Alicia Delay has written about ancient civilizations, other than Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Harappan (also known as Indus.) Following 16 slides with pictures, have information about such ancient civilizations.  Some of them could be as old or even older than the Indus civilization. View the…

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INDIA MOURNS DEMISE OF UAE PRESIDENT

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

wionnewsweb@gmail.com (Wion Web Team) – Yesterday 9:50 pm – India has declared a one-day state mourning on Saturday (14-05-22) as a mark of respect to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who died on Friday (13-05-22) at age 73. In a communication issued by the Union Home Ministry to all states and union territories on…

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New BTech Program at IISc Bengaluru

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has been ranked the “world’s top research university,” in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings 2022, an annual publication of university rankings. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore will soon begin the registration process for the new bachelor’s degree program, BTech in Mathematics and Computing. JEE Advanced scores…

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How are President and Vice President picked in India?

By Suresh Rao / May 15, 2022

Excerpts from the writings of Swati Mathur at Times of India website… (pic) Copyright provided by the Times of India NEW DELHI: Months before elections for the President and Vice President, murmurs within the opposition camp suggest that a contest is certain, unless the ruling NDA comes up with a surprise candidature that puts the opposition…

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