4-quarter format in Hockey

Hockey will no longer be a game of two halves at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, with the sport announcing a change to a four-quarter format to broaden its appeal to broadcasters and fans. The International Hockey Federation, FIH said in a statement yesterday that four 15-minute quarters would replace the previous two 35-minute halves. … Read more

Women in rural India – RGGVY empowered the rural women

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGGVY) has made a significant difference to the lives of women in rural India. Various evaluation studies of RGGVY commissioned by Rural Electrification Corporation reveal that the programme has empowered the rural women. 75% of women surveyed in Rajasthan stated that they are able to work in the fields after electricity … Read more

Cameron discusses Syria with US President Barack Obama

British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to US President Barack Obama on the situation in Syria before making a case to parliament for targeted military action to halt the use of chemical weapons. Downing Street said Cameron heard the “latest on US thinking” on the issue during his phone conversation with Obama, ahead of … Read more

Tourist Places in Srinagar

Srinagar is located in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. It is situated on the banks of river Jhelum. This place is especially famous for house boats, dry fruits and handicrafts. Srinagar is known as the tourist’s paradise. Srinagar is the capital of Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar is gifted by many … Read more

Daylight saving time ended in US

Daylight Saving Time (United States) began Sunday, March 11, 2012, 2:00am, and ended Sunday, November 4, 2012, 2:00am. Daylight saving time (DST) — also summer time in several countries in British English, and European official terminology — is the practice of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. Typically clocks … Read more

Health :: Hospital admissions for ATV injuries up 25% in Canada

In just under a decade, hospitalizations related to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in Canada increased by 25%, rising from 3,296 in 1996–1997 to 4,104 in 2004–2005, according to new analysis from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). ATVs include both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles.

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