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Indian J&K Woman Police Inspector Gets UN Award

Inspector Shakti Devi from the Jammu and Kashmir Police was on Monday awarded the prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN’s police division for her contribution while on duty with the UN mission in Afghanistan and helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence. The Indian policewoman officer is currently on deputtion with the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ...

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Maruti Suzuki’s Ertiga chosen ‘Family Car of the Year 2012’

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga has been chosen the “Family Car of the Year 2012” by automobile publication, BBC TopGear India. With its 3-row seating configuration in a compact overall design, the Ertiga has been chosen for the title for creating an altogether new “compact MPV” segment in the automobile industry. The award was received by CV Raman, Executive Director (Engineering), Maruti ...

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Nobel Prize for chemistry 2011 goes to Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman

The Nobel prize for chemistry has gone to Daniel Shechtman, from the Israel Institute of Technology, for his discovery of the structure of quasicrystals. Shechtman first created quasicrystals by rapidly cooling molten metals, such as aluminium and manganese, by squirting the mixture onto a cool surface. Then, he observed that the new crystal was made up of perfectly ordered, non-repeating ...

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