Sunday, November 29, 2009


  1. The core sector accounts for 26.7 per cent of the Index of Industrial Production and ... The six core infrastructure industries -- crude oil, petroleum refinery products, ... petroleum refinery products, coal, electricity, cement and finished carbon steel.
  2. Expressing pressure as the height of a column of mercury stems from the mercury barometer, which was invented by the ltalian scientist EvangelistaTorricelli in 1643, and is still use today. A glass tube with a sealed end is filled with mercury and then up ended in a bowl of mercury.The mercury will sink in the tube until the weight of mercury in the tube is balanced by the pressure of the atmosphere acting on the surface of the bowl of mercury.
  3. In 1776, the first naval battle of the Revolutionary War was fought just off Grand View's riverbanks. George Washington and his army traversed the area many times during the war; their headquarters were in the nearby village of Tappan. During the 18th and 19th centuries, brown sandstone was quarried in the village, and many of the brownstones in New York City, including City Hall and Trinity Church, were built with that material.
  4.  America's first president, George Washington, took this oath in New York City on April 30, 1789.
  5. Mahangar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), a full service telecoms provider and...generation communications services in India. MTNL, which was set up on April 1st, 1986...accounts.
  6. May 23, 2009 - Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited launched third generation (3G) mobile service in Mumbai. The 3G service would enable customers to make video calls, view LIVE TV channels on their mobiles, download data from internet at speeds upto 2 mbps and songs ...
  7. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India came into being  with Justice SS Sodhi as its chairman. The other two members are BK Zutshi, as vice-chairperson and NS Ramachandran as member.(1999)
  8. J S Raju, the chief of National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA) 
  9. Responsibility for supervising the Indian telecommunications sector is divided between the. Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the Telecom Commission. 
  10.  The construction of thE  Jami Masjid (Friday Mosque), started in the in 1193 CE, when Aibak was the commander of Muhammad Ghori's garrison occupied Delhi.

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