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Indian Army

Grit and experience affect the growth of an institution. Fighting four major wars, insurgency and other low intensity wars has indeed made the Indian Army an eminently and efficient battle trained, war machine.Changing times bring changing needs. Battle training must tell also on the structuring of the army, for it

Arsenic in Groundwater; reason and removal

Arsenic in Groundwater What is arsenic? Arsenic is a chemical element with the symbol “As.” It is found naturally in rocks in the earth’s crust. Arsenic is recognized as a poison and cancer causing substance (carcinogen). It occurs within organic compounds (combined with hydrogen and carbon), and within inorganic compounds

Kerala to form new panel to study Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats

Date:Oct 22, 2013 Environmentalists say the government and political parties are buying time by appointing new committee now An all-party meet, convened by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on October 21, has decided to constitute an expert committee to study theKasturirangan Committee report on conservation of Western Ghats. The committee will

Australian scientists find gold in trees

 THE HINDU,23 OCT 2013 Australian scientists have literally struck gold.Researchers from Perth have found tiny particles of gold hidden in eucalyptus trees, in a discovery which could help future prospectors to find deposits of the precious metal.Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) researchers said that they believe that the

India’s Subtle China Strategy

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to visit China this week following on from Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s trip to India in May—an impressive tempo of summitry between the world’s two most populous nations. But it is not all good news in Sino-Indian relations. Although this is a positive sign of the