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Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas win Monte Carlo Masters doubles crown

India’s Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted the men’s doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after registering a hard- fought three-set win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in Monaco.

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Aeronautical Development Agency, Bangalore www.ada.gov.in invites applications for Project Assistant 01 post Refer website or Employment News dated 25-31 March 2017...

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ESPN Cricinfo Awards 2016

The ESPN Cricinfo Awards for the performances of 2016 in the cricket world were announced on February 24, 2017 in numerous categories. The ESPN Cricinfo awards are given for the best batting and bowling performance across the international formats of the game. The award jury for this year ESPN Cricinfo award included great cricketers like Ian Chappell, Maheala Jayawardene, Courtney Walsh, Mark Butcher, Ramiz Raja and ESPN Cricinfo’s senior writers and editors. ESPN Cricinfo Awards-2016 : Major Winners Best Test Batting Award - Ben Stokes (England) Best Test Bowling Award - Stuart Broad (England) Best ODI Batting Award - Quinton de Kock (South Africa) Best ODI Bowling Award - Sunil Narine (West Indies) Best T20 Batting Award - Carlos Brathwaite (West Indies) Best T20 Bowling Award - Mustafizur Rahman (Bangla-desh) Best T20 Bowling Award (Woman) - Leigh Kasperek (New Zea-land) Best T20 Batting Award (Woman) - Heyley Matthews (West Indies) Debutant of the Year Award - Mehedi Hasan (Bangl ...

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What is Budget?

Budget is also called the Annual Financial Statement. This is the main budget document. Under Article 112 of the Constitution, a statement of estimated receipts and expenditure of the government of India has to be laid before Parliament for every financial year. This statement shows the receipts and payments of Government under the three parts in which Government accounts are kept: (1) Consolidated Fund (2) Contingency Fund and (3) Public Account. What is Revenue Budget? This consists of the revenue receipts of the government (tax revenues and other revenues) and the expenditure met from these revenues. Tax revenues comprise proceeds of taxes and other duties levied by the Union. Other revenues are receipts of the government mainly consisting of interest and dividend on investments made by government fees and receipts for other services rendered by the government. Revenue Expenditure is expenditure for the normal running of government departments and various services, interest charge ...

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Genetically Modified Food or Crops

Genetic Modification Genetic modification refers to techniques used to manipulate the genetic composition of an organism by adding specific useful genes. A gene is a sequence of DNA that contains information that determines a particular characteristic/trait. All organisms have DNA (genes). Genes are located in chromosomes. Genes are units of inheritance that are passed from one generation to the next and provide instructions for development and function of the organism. Crops that are developed through genetic modification are referred to as genetically modified (GM) crops, transgenic crops or genetically engineered (GE) crops. Over the last 30 years, the field of genetic engineering has developed rapidly due to the greater understanding of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) as the chemical double helix code from which genes are made. The term genetic engineering is used to describe the process by which the genetic makeup of an organism can be altered using “recombinant DNA technology.” This ...

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Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Print Media is the oldest form of media. But even today it is growing from strength to strength. Around 4000 small, medium and large newspapers and magazines across the county are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers every year. This indicates that it is a growing sector where employment opportunities are increasing with each passing day. Most of the young aspirants who want to enter the print media prefer reporting, but newspapers and magazines also seek young talent as photographers, artists, editors, computer experts, librarians, and cartoonists. Students who have writing ability, graphics or photo skills, curiosity and deter ...

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