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INDIA 2017 – A Reference Annual by Publication Division

INDIA 2017 – A Reference Annual by Publication Division

india-2017India 2017- A Reference Annual is a comprehensive digest of country’s progress in different fields. The book deal with all aspects of development-from rural to urban, industry to infrastructure, science and technology, art and culture, economy, health, defence, education and mass communication. The sections on general knowledge, current affairs, sports and important events, are a must read for comprehensive understanding of these fields. With its authenticity of facts and data, the book is a treasure for students, researchers and academicians.

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Study Materials (Books/Guides) on All Competitive Examinations

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2016 – Nobel Prize Winners List

2016 – Nobel Prize Winners List

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Nobel Prize in Physics:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 with one half to David J. Thouless University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and the other half to F. Duncan M. Haldane Princeton University, NJ, USA and J. Michael Kosterlitz Brown University, Providence, RI, USA for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry:

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 to Jean-Pierre Sauvage University of Strasbourg, France Sir J. Fraser Stoddart Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA and Bernard L. Feringa University of Groningen, the Netherlands for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.

Nobel Peace Prize:

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine:

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute has decided to award the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Yoshinori Ohsumi (Japan) for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences:

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016 was awarded jointly to Oliver Hart (United Kingdom) and Bengt Holmstrom (Finland) for their contributions to contract theory.

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Antonio Guterres will be the next United Nations (UN) Secretary General

Antonio Guterres, the former Portuguese prime minister, will be the next UN secretary general, after the security council agreed he should replace Ban Ki-moon at the beginning of next year.

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Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, is a Portuguese politician who was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002. He also served for a time as President of the Socialist International. He served as United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015. In October 2016 the United Nations Security Council announced he will be the next United Nations Secretary General.

 

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Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act – 2009

Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act – 2009

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‘The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act’ or ‘Right to Education Act also known as RTE’, is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted on 4 August 2009, which describes the modalities of the importance of free and compulsory education for children between 6 and 14 in India under Article 21A of the Indian Constitution. India became one of 135 countries to make education a fundamental right of every child when the act came into force on 1 April 2010.

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Useful Books / Guides and other Study Materials on all National and State Level Competitive Exams

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General Studies for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Exams (In Tamil) by McGraw Hill Education

General Studies for TNPSC Exams (In Tamil)

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Meant for the TNPSC Groups I, II and IV preliminary and Main exams, this book is a one stop text for all content required to clear this exam. Text has been organized and presented in a structured manner to facilitate easy studying for the student. Organised in two sections, the content is segregated into General Studies and Tamil Nadu Studies.

Tamil GK Mc Graw Hill

Publisher : McGraw Hill Education (India) Pvt Ltd.

Number of Pages : 1872 Pages

Publication Year : 2016 February

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