On 9 December, 2009, Home Minister P Chidambaram announced that the process of forming Telangana state would begin soon. TRS chief Chandrasekhar Rao was on fast unto death for last 11-days.
The National Mission for Female Literacy, was launched on September 8, 2009 to mark the international Literacy day. This is renewed effort on the part of government of India to make 7 crore people- 6 crore of them women- functionally literate by 2012.
For last few years Naxalite violence has been considered as grave threat to the internal security of the country. The might of “Lal Salaam” has gripped the backward and economically impoverished parts of the country with all its brutality.
National Investigation Agency(NIA) has been constituted to combat terror in India. The agency will be empowered to deal with terror related crimes across Indian states without special permission from the states. NIA was created after the Nov. 2008
India launched its first nuclear-powered submarine on 26 July, in a ceremony in southern port city of Vishakhapatnam, becoming one of just six nations in the world to have successfully built one. Apart from India, US, Russia, China, France and Britain also have nuclear submarines.
India took a major step towards establishing strategic dominance in the South Asian region on May 25 when the first of the three Israeli Phalcon Airborne Early Warning and Control Systems aircraft was transported to India.
India held general elections to the 15th Lok Sabha in five phases between 16 April to 13 May 2009. With an electorate of 71.4 crore, it was the largest democratic election in the world to date.
Though UPA government is unable to table Women reservation bill in parliament, but in a bid to empower them at the grassroot level the government on August 27 approved a proposal to increase reservation for them in panchayats to 50 percent.
For the first time carbon dioxide has been detected on a planet outside our solar system.
Sending information through WiFi and the cellular networks always means losing energy for every bit of information that is transmitted.
In a pair of small laboratories in Prague, a swarm of tens of millions of robots is being prepared to be set loose en masse. But these won’t be typical robots with gears and motors.
Now you need not to worry about your mobile being discharged right in the middle when you needed an urgent phone call. Now rejuvenate your battery simply by pressing the mobile keypad or dialling the number.