The Government of India (GoI) will contribute $500,000 to United Nations' Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the year 2016-17. The CERF is a humanitarian fund to promote early and coordinated action and response to save lives, to increase response to time-crucial requirements based on demonstrable needs and to strength the core elements of humanitarian response in under-funded crises.
According to Article 368 an amendment of the Constitution may be initiated only by the introduction of a Bill for the purpose in either House of Parliament, and when the Bill is passed in each House by a majority of the total membership of that House present and voting, it shall be presented to the President who shall give his assent to the Bill and there upon the Constitution shall stand amended in accordance with the terms of the Bill.
Water pollution in river or any other water body is measured by amount of dissolved oxygen. Water pollution can be measured on the basis of parameters like di rtiness', change in texture, total suspended solid and other important factors.
Washing machine works on the principle of centrifugation. Centrifugation is a process that involves the use of the centrifugal force for the separation of mixtures with a centri fuge, used in industry and in laboratory settings.
An astronomical unit (abbreviated as AU) is a unit of length equal to about 149,597,870.7 kilometers or approximately the mean Earth-Sun distance. The astronomical constant whose value is one astronomical unit is referred to as unit distance and is given by the symbol A.
Polycarbonates are the polymer widely used in making bullet proof materials. Bullet proof glass is made by layering a polycarbonate material between pieces of ordinary glass in a process cal led lamination. A bullet fired will pierce the outside layer of the glass, but the layered polycarbonate glass material is able to absorb the bullet's energy and stop it. Polycarbonate panels are used for covering advertising posters, construction of office buildings for sound proofing. Polycarbonate is also used for making bullet proof jackets.