A rift of the size of the Grand Canyon has been discovered under the Antarctic ice sheet. According to the scientists the rift is contributing to ice melt and a consequent rise in the sea level. The rift is around 1.5 kms deep, 10 kms wide and 100 kms long. Scientist believe a melting West
In order to prevent double taxation and fiscal evasion, India and Indonesia signed double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA). The relationship b/w both countries is excellent and has strong historical and cultural ties. Both countries hope to achieve the trade target of 25 billion US Dollars by 2015. India and Indonesia are partners in the Non
The London Olympics 2012 opened with a spectacular opening ceremony. Head of State Queen Elizabeth II declared the Games open amidst boisterous spectators in the capacity crowd of 80,000, signaling the launch of the biggest sporting event, which the Britain is hosting after a gap of 64 years. This is the 30th Olympics event. As
Aleppo, the city in Syria which was considered relatively safe government bastion, has now become the latest centre of the revolt against President Bashar Al-Assad. It is the largest city in Syria. The capital of Aleppo Governorate is the most populous Syrian governorate.
The Supreme Court of India slashed the VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage from 5050 seats to 300. The remaining 4750 seats will be added to the general category. As per the ruling of the court under the reduced quota, the President of India can recommend 100 pilgrims, the vice-president 75, the prime minister 75 and