Archive for October, 2011

Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chandragupt Maurya (born c. 340 BCE, ruled c. 320 BCE – 298 BCE) was the founder of the Maurya Empire. Chandragupt succeeded in conquering most of the Indian subcontinent. Chandragupt is considered the first unifier of India and its first genuine emperor. In foreign Greek and Latin accounts, Chandragupt is known as Sandrokyptos, Sandrokottos or Androcottus. Prior to Chandragupt’s consolidation of power, small regional kingdoms […]

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New GRE: No more rote learning

New GRE: No more rote learning

| October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

With a brand new format, scoring scale and test-taking interface, the revised GRE General Test attempts to offer much to applicants. With the freedom to move back and forth, edit or change answers, and skip and return to questions, all within a section, candidates have the ability to use more of their own test-taking strategies. […]

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Top 10 Brain affecting Habits

Top 10 Brain affecting Habits

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

No Breakfast People who do not take breakfast are going to have a lower blood sugar level. This leads to an insufficient supply of nutrients to the brain causing brain degeneration. 2.      Overeating It causes hardening of the brain arteries, leading to a decrease in mental power. 3.      Smoking It causes multiple brain shrinkage and may […]

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Love the Elderly

Love the Elderly

| October 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are living in an Age where each & everything is done by machines. To cope up with such a world, we too are becoming mechanized, forgetting our human duties. This is reflected in our attitude towards the elderly, which is nothing short of callousness. The problem of old age has emerged as a crucial […]

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L. K. Advani’s mention of 1990 arrest in Jan Chetna Yatra helps Lalu Prasad

L. K. Advani’s mention of 1990 arrest in Jan Chetna Yatra helps Lalu Prasad

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bharatiya Janata Party stalwart L. K. Advani’s frequent mention of his arrest during the rath yatra in 1990 by the erstwhile Lalu Prasad government in Bihar has left the RJD gloating in the state. The arrest had catapulted Lalu into the national political scene and brought him popularity among the minorities. The RJD now thinks […]

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ISI agent arrested from Bihar

ISI agent arrested from Bihar

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Patna: In what could be read as terror’s penetration into the heartland India, an Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agent was arrested from Bihar by the intelligence officials on Friday. According to reports, the name of the arrested agent is Pramod Kushwaha who was the front man of ISI in India. Kushwaha reportedly operated from Nepal […]

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Journalists, non-journalists demonstrate in Bihar

Journalists, non-journalists demonstrate in Bihar

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Patna: As part of a nationwide agitation, newspaper and news agency employees in Bihar today held a dharna before the Bihar Congress office demanding notification of the recommendations of the wageboard for journalists and non-journalists. The journalists shouted slogans against the delay by the Union cabinet to notify the recommendations of the wageboards. Leaders of […]

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Two-day plastic surgery conference begins tomorrow

Two-day plastic surgery conference begins tomorrow

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ranchi: The two-day 10th Plastic Surgeons of India (Bihar-Jharkhand Chapter) conference will begin here tomorrow. According to a press release by the Association of Plastic Surgeons of India, reputed surgeons would deliberate on plastic surgery and clear any doubt about its limitations and how to make it accessible to common man. The conference would delve […]

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State govts may levy 4-5% VAT on sugar,textiles from Apr’12

State govts may levy 4-5% VAT on sugar,textiles from Apr’12

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

State governments are set to levy 4-5% value added tax (VAT) on sugar and textiles from April 1, 2012. This move will increase cost pressures on sugar and textile but Sushil Modi, Deputy CM, Bihar and chairman of Empowered Panel of State FMs said the move would not be inflationary. Modi said that additional excise […]

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Hundreds of malnourished children suffering from AFP in Bihar

Hundreds of malnourished children suffering from AFP in Bihar

| October 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of children in Bihar’s East Champaran district bordering Nepal, have been found suffering from Acute Flaccid Paralysis due to malnutrition, officials said on Thursday. Officials said that 442 children in the district were found suffering from AFP. “AFP in children was detected when the United Nations Children’s Fund sent stool samples of 542 children of the […]

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