Saturday, December 5, 2015

Eruption of Italy’s Etna volcano shuts down airport

Eruption of Italy’s Etna volcano shuts down airport
Major eruption of Italy’s Etna volcano shuts down airport. Fire and hot ash erupted high into the sky from Sicily’s Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, forcing the closure of an airport about 70 kilometers away.
Flights to and from the Aeroporto dello Stretto in Reggio Calabria, which is separated from Sicily by the Strait of Messina, were diverted to nearby Lamezia Terme.
Rome based National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology said that the eruption formed an ash column about seven kilometers high and caused lava to flow from the Voragine crater for the first time in two years.
The eruption, according to INGV, is among the most energetic of the past 20 years.

China’s 1st manned electric aircraft gets license for production

China’s first manned electric aircraft, a two seater plane powered by rechargeable lithium batteries, has been granted a license for production.
The RX1E is designed by Shenyang Aerospace University and Liaoning General Aviation Academy in northeastern Liaoning province, the People’s Daily Online reports.
One 90-minute charge equals around 45-60 minutes of flight time.
The plane has a 47-foot wingspan. It can fly at an altitude of 9,800 feet and reach a maximum speed of 100 miles per hour.

Bangladesh: Bomb blasts in Hindu temple injure 10 people

Dec 5
Bangladesh, 10 people were injured today in crude bomb blasts on the premises of a Hindu temple in Dinajpur, northern part of the country.
Police said miscreants hurled 3 crude bombs at a crowd of devotees during a Rash festival mela at Kantaji temple.
While the motive of the assailants in not known, police have arrested 3 for suspected involvement.
The bombs were hurled on a makeshift structure on the temple grounds where local people were enjoying a religious drama, a traditional feature of the annual Rash festival.
AIR correspondent reports that following the blast authorities have beefed up security in the area and cancelled the festival programmes.
The attack comes hardly within two weeks of an attack on Italian priest in Dinajpur, and a week after death threats were sent to 10 Christian priests in the district of Rangpur.
AIR correspondent reports, Dinajpur Superintendent of Police said police are investigating into the motive of the crime and 3 suspects have already been arrested.
The bombs were hurled on a makeshift structure on the temple grounds where local people were enjoying a religious drama, a traditional feature of the annual Rash festival of the Hindu community.
Following the blast ,authorities have beefed up security in the area and cancelled further festival programmes specialy since the temple is also a tourist spot .
The attack comes hardly 15 days after an attack on Italian priest in Dinajpur, and a week after death threats were sent to 10 Christian priests in the district of Rangpur.

PMO hands over 1st batch of Netaji files to National Archives of India
Dec 5
The first batch of 33 secret files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were handed over by the Prime Minister’s Office to the National Archives of India on Friday, setting the stage for their declassification next month.
The files were handed over by Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Nripendra Misra to the Director General of the National Archives for further processing, preservation and digitization.
It is in preparation for the final release to the nation of all 58 files in the PMO. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in October this year announced that the first batch of the secret files will be declassified from the birth anniversary of Netaji next year, meeting the long-pending demand of Bose’s family

ISI espionage racket include school teacher from J&K

Jammu and Kashmir, Crime Branch of Delhi Police today arrested a school teacher from Fatehpur area of Rajouri district for his involvement in espionage racket, taking total number of arrests made from this border district so far to four.
SSP Rajouri told AIR that the school teacher who was arrested this morning has been identified as Mohammed Sabir working as a government teacher in State Education.
On Friday, an ex-serviceman was arrested from Thanna Mandi area in this connection.
Sources said the names of the arrested teacher and the ex-serviceman surfaced during interrogation of BSF Head Constable Abdul Rashid and Government employee Kafait Ullah Khan, who were arrested earlier by the Delhi Police.

5th World Energy Policy Summit.

Dear Sir/Madam,
You are cordially invited to cover the following event:
EventThe Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be the Chief Guest in the opening session of the 5th World Energy Policy Summit.
DateMonday, 07th December 2015
Time09.30 AM
VenueITC Maurya Hotel, Sardar Patel Marg, New Delhi
A strong 7.1-magnitude earthquake was registered at the depth of 10 kilometers in the Southeast Indian Ridge, according to the US Geological Service (USGS). The quake was centered 1,020 kilometers (634 miles) east-north-east of Australia’s Heard Island and the McDonald Islands and 2,961 kilometers southwest of the Australian coast city of Busselton. Initial reports from the Australian Official Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said that there was no tsunami threat for Australia.

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The Shri Ram Ananta Aspen Leadership School


Call for Applications for
‘Aspen Junior Fellows 2016’
All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply
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Ananta Aspen Centre and The Shri Ram School are pleased to announce the fifth edition of our 2-week residential programme for students of grades 9-12. The last class saw an enthusiastic participation from 28 different schools from 10 cities around the country. Some of our participants were from Ajmer, Ballarpur, Chandigarh, Gurgaon, Gwalior, Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Raipur and Rudrapur. The programme provides the students with vital skills and awareness to become leaders of tomorrow, enlightened with the desire to move from thought to action.

The program will take place at Camp Panther, Shivpuri, 16 kms ahead of Rishikesh, on the banks of the Ganges, from 15th May to 28th May 2016. The programme will use a blend of Socratic dialogue, experiential learning, motivational lectures, adventure sports, social work commitment, yoga and other activities. Although leadership is a continuous process- non-linear and indiscrete- we have broken it down into steps to make it exciting, engaging and evocative to all senses of young adults.

It provides an opportunity to students for all-round development and exposure to a diverse learning environment which will be of immense help in shaping their future.

Please click here for more information about the programme and past participants:

1. Application Process

To be eligible for TSALS 2016:

•   The student should be a moderate to high performer in academics and extra-curricular activities
•   An overall performer & team player, ready for challenges
•   Should have a good command over written and spoken English

To be considered for the program, applicants must submit a complete application, which includes:

•    A filled up form along with the photograph. The form can be filled online here:
•    Their Marksheets and certificates for any extracurricular activity they have participated in
•    Letter of Recommendation from a teacher who has taught them in the last two years. Recommendation letters should be no longer than 500 words. Letters should address attributes such as the candidate’s experience, intellectual abilities, leadership capacity and potential.

Please do not submit the online form until you are ready to upload a scanned copy of your photograph, marksheets and certificates.

2. Important Dates

An Opening Ceremony will take place on 15th May, 2016 at The Shri Ram School, Aravali.
The Closing Ceremony will take place on 28th May, 2016 at The Shri Ram School, Aravali.
Parents are invited for both the ceremonies, especially the Closing Ceremony where the fellows will all perform.

3. Deadline

For the Early Bird, the fees is Rs.98,000/- and all application formalities must be completed by 5 PM on 29th February, 2016.  From 1st March, 2016, the fees will be Rs.1,05,000/-. Applicants selected to participate in the program will be notified by email.

4. Mailing Address

Recommendation letters along with the Registration Fees can be mailed to: 

Swati Sinha
Program Director | Ananta Centre
| Thapar House, First Floor, 124, Janpath, New Delhi 110001, India |
| T : +91 11 407 33 304 | F : +91 11 407 33 350 | M: +91 9953292776 |

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ANANTA ASPEN CENTRE is an independent and not-for-profit organisation that seeks to foster positive change in society through dissemination of knowledge. The Centre facilitates discussions on issues of international significance, values-based leadership and cross-sector outreach by engaging the civil society, government, private sector, and other key stakeholders. 
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THE SHRI RAM SCHOOL is a progressive, child centered, co-educational private school, committed to providing quality education for all its pupils. Established in 1988, it began with the pre-primary section and, with a class being added every year, it now proudly spans three campuses in the National Capital Region of India, offering an alternate and unique educational experience to children of age-groups Nursery to Class 12. The Shri Ram School has been awarded The Education World India School Rankings 2014 award in the top 10 category. The Shri Ram School Vasant Vihar/Moulsari has been ranked No. 1 Co-ed Day School in the country. The Shri Ram School Aravali has been ranked No. 8 Co-ed Day School in the country.
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ModiEra: A3 Postoffice Janak Puri New Delhi tobe post-bank’s pligh

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Naresh Kumar Sagar’s :.The Post office is central subject and is covered under federal structure in Era of Modi the common man expected the system to wok efficiently with his best diction and slogan,” Minimum Government Maximum Governance. A3 Post office Janakpuri New Delhi the manual  post office is under the scheme of  “Digital India, ” on way to be Post Bank. Great effort indeed by the government but Ground zero lack Quality.
thus manual post office is converted o Postbank but the unit must be given proper logistics and human resources  so that government can get more funds and post bank dream take shape but not remain dream till the Modiera.
“A3 post office janak puri New Delhi is changing to post bank but with single person unable to give services to its 16000 account holders in true sense. Minister plus department lame duck.”
Every day single officer desk has to undergo trivial human relation when the officials are loaded with both obligations of Post office and Postbank.
Will the concerned authorities awake and make the dream of Modi, common man a reality   and Digital India take its shape:
Hope the Federal Minister the Good orator will take stock of the matter .

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