Monthly Archive:: February 2013

National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February every year. The day is celebrated to honour the Nobel laureate- Sir C.V. Raman for his invention of the ‘Raman effect’ on 28th February 1928. Various activities are organised on the day, like debates, quiz competitions, exhibitions, lectures, in which college students, school students and teachers too participate.Every year

Latitudes and Longitudes

Earth’s surface is extremely vast that unless and until a mathematical method is used, it is impossible to locate places on earth. Due to this reason, imaginary lines have been drawn on the globe in the form of Latitudes & Longitudes.  What are Latitudes? These are the imaginary lines running from east to west, parallel

Why do we Snore?

Why do we snore is a very common question often comes to mind. So now lets find out the answer. What is snoring? Snoring, like all other sounds, is caused by vibrations that cause particles in the air to form sound waves. For example, when we speak, our vocal cords vibrate to form our voice.

Sexual Harassment Bill

Protection of Women against Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2012 or Sexual Harassment Bill Expressing concern at the increase in sexual offences against women, the Rajya Sabha approved the amended Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, that seeks to protect women, including lakhs employed as domestic workers, from sexual

ISRO PSLV C20 Rocket Successfully Launched SARAL and Six Other Satellites

ISRO PSLV C20 , (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) successfully launched the joint Indo-French Satellite, SARAL, today (February 25, 2013) in its twenty third flight from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota These satellite carry an ocean monitor, an asteroid-hunter and an android smartphone For India, the main payload was the Indo-French satellite SARAL (Satellite

Difference between Hare and Rabbit

Although hares and Rabbits belong to same group but they possess many striking differences.Lets have a glance of difference between hare and rabbit. What is the difference between Hare and rabbit ?  HARES RABBITS 1- Wild form Domesticated form 2- Longer ears Shorter ears 3- Larger Feet Smaller Feet 4- Black markings on their fur

M C Radhika Menon

M C Radhika Menon is the first indian woman to take command of a merchant navy ship as captain, source of inspiration for many women in India seeking a career in Merchant Navy. About M C Radhika Menon….. She is even credited of being the 1st women Radio Officer in india(Shipping Corporation Of India).She gradually climbed

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