Indian-Americans clinch top 4 positions in 2012 National Geographic Bee in US

Indian-American students made a podium finish by sweeping top four positions in the renowned National Geographic Bee in United States. This year’s competition was different as US President Barack Obama himself played a quizmaster. Winners: 1st Position: Rahul Nagvekar from Texas 2nd Position: Vansh Jain from Wisconsin 3rd Position: Varun Mahadevan from San Francisco 4th

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Nisha Rani Dutta Archery player The Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs approved an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh (from National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons) to archery player Nisha Rani Dutta who is living in a poor condition. Nisha (21) is from Pathmada village in the Jamshedpur district of Jharkhand. The move follows a news

Double ITCZs

{Reference: Double ITCZs – Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 106 No. D11, by Chidong Zhang} The ocean-atmospheric phenomenon called Double Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (DITCZ) investigated by the Researchers at the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, have investigated over the Western Indian Ocean, for its meteorological characteristics. What is DITCZ? A Double Inter Tropical Convergence