Mission Chandrayaan-I of India Confirms Presence of Water On the Moon – A breakthrough!!!

For all those doubting Thomases regarding India’s prowess in space exploration here is a news to digest. A paper to be published in Science on coming Friday has revealed that the Moon contains abundant amount of water near its poles – and this is confirmed after the detailed analyses of data sent by India’s Chandrayaan-I …

A Simple Strategy For Cracking UPSC, IAS Preliminary Examination

(This post was written way back in 2009 and may not be relevant to present UPSC pattern – but it will be soon updated to suit 2014 prelims ) Preliminary examination is intended to eliminate non serious candidates and provide an opportunity for the serious students to compete in the main examinations. Most of the aspirants …

List of Jnanpith Award Winners – India’s Highest Literary Award

Year Name Language 1965 G Sankara KurupOtakkuzhal                                      Malayalam 1966 Tarashankar Bandopadhyaya Bengali 1967 Kuppali Venkatappagowda Puttappa (Kuvempu) Sri Ramayana Darshanam               Kannada 1967 Umashankar Joshi Gujarati 1968 Sumitranandan PantCOMPLETE COLLECTION      …