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Where is located Satpayev block?

Published: May 1, 2011

A pact was signed on April 16, 2011 between India’s state-run ONGC Videsh Ltd and Kazakhstan’s national oil firm KazMunaiGaz JSC under which the Indian company will acquire 25 per cent stake in the Satpayev block in the Caspian Sea. This was signed on the sidelines of signing an inter-governmental framework agreement on civil nuclear ..

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What is Sentinels of the North East?

Published: January 8, 2011

Assam Rifles is known as “Sentinels of the Northeast”. Its headquarters are located at Laitkor (Shillong). The motto of Assam Rifles is “Friends of the Hill People”. Assam rifles is the oldest paramilitary forces in India. It was founded in by British in 1835 and was known as Cachar Levy at that time. There are ..

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What is difference between Civil liability and no-fault Liability?

Published: January 2, 2011

A Liability in legal sense is a situation when person(s) or organization (s) is held legally responsible for something. The legal liability may be Civil or Criminal. While the Civil Liability results in the compensation to the victims, the Criminal Liability results in compensation + fine & imprisonment. A legal liability is either “fault liability” ..

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What is a Supersonic Missile?

Published: January 2, 2011

Speed of an object such as missile moving through any media like air, or water compared to speed of sound at certain physical conditions is measured in Mach. 1Mach is equal to speed of sound. 2 Mach is double than the speed of sound. Speed more than a Mach but less than 5 Mach is ..

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What is ICIMOD?

Published: January 1, 2011

ICIMOD refers to International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development. It works on fragile mountain eco-systems and livelihoods of mountain people in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region. ICIMOD works for fragile mountain systems of the Hindukush Himalayan Regions and the 8 countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan area are its members. These members are : Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, ..

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