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Which countries are capable of Anti-Ballistic Missiles (ABM)?

Published: September 10, 2010

ABMs are used against Ballistic Missiles. German’s initiated the idea by the use of V-1 and V-2 in WW II to destroy rockets before they hit the target. The first experimental ABM system was the soviet V-1000 system. After that America speeded its R&D in ABMs. The mass use of ABMs resulted in the ABM ..

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What is PURA?

Published: September 3, 2010

PURA is Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas. Its mission: Holistic and accelerated development of compact areas around a potential growth centre in a Gram Panchayat (or a group of Gram Panchayats) through Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for providing livelihood opportunities and urban amenities to improve the quality of life in rural areas.

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What is IBSA?

Published: September 3, 2010

IBSA is a trilateral, developmental initiative between India, Brazil and South Africa to promote South-South cooperation and exchange.In the aftermath of discussions between the Heads of State and/or Government of the IBSA countries at the G-8 meeting that took place in Evian in 2003, and following ongoing trilateral consultations, the Foreign Ministers of the respective ..

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Who has got Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?

Published: September 3, 2010

This award is India’s highest honor in the field of sports. This award initiated in the year 1991-92 to commemorate Late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India. Till 2004-05, the cash prize in this award was Rs. 5,00,000 but till then it is increased to Rs. 7,50,000.First Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award was given ..

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Who got Arjuna Award ?

Published: September 3, 2010

Arjuna Award are given in the field of games and sports. These awards are given by Government of India since 1961 to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. In this award Rs. 5,00,000, a bronze statuette of Arjuna and a scroll is given.From 2001, this award is given only in Olympic Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth ..

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