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Wednesday, 23 November 2011


Saturday, 5 November 2011

CNN-IBN and Reliance Industries awarded Real Heroes for the year 2011

Recently CNN-IBN and Reliance Industries awarded Real Heroes for the year 2011 held at Mumbai on 17th of August 2011. At about 24 women and men from all the regions of India were awarded in refernce to their incredible contribution towards different fields of their work.

Binalakshmi Nepram, Secretary to Control Arms Foundation of India (CAFI) and Founder Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network was awarded with Real Hero of 2011 in the category of Women's Welfare Service. She was awarded with this because of her work towards empowering hundreds of women survivors of gun violence in conflict torn Manipur.

This Award was recieved by the arms of Legendary Singer "Asha Bhonsle" and President of Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation.

She dedicated this award to the thousands of women survivors in Manipur and Northeast India.

Writer and columnist, Shobhaa De said, "There is a need to introspect the definition of a hero. In a world that is full of card board superstars, there are people who keep India what it is. These are moments touch your lives. Our salaam!"

Friday, 4 November 2011


S.No.The Deepest In The WorldDescription
Deepest Step Well in the World
Chand Baori, Abhaneri,Rajasthan (India)
Deepest Hole In the World
 In the 1980s, it was just over six miles deep, 31,911 feet (Russia)
Deepest Hole Ever Dug by Hand
Diamond mine in Kimberley, South Africa.
This pit was 1,200 feet deep and about 1,500 feet across, and took 43 years to dig! Workers began the pit in 1871, and it wasn’t finished until 1914!
 4Deepest chemosynthesis-based communityDiscovered from the Hadal Zone, 7326 m deep, in
the Japan Trench
 5Deepest known hydrothermal vent fieldThe Cayman Rise
 6Deepest Pool in the WorldNemo 33, Brussels, Belgium
 7Deepest river in the worldCongo River of Africa
World's Deepest Vent
The vent was discovered while exploring the 110-kilometer-long Mid-Cayman Rise, an ultra-slow spreading ridge located in the Caribbean’s deepest point.
 9Deepest OceanPacific Ocean
 10Deepest port in IndiaVishakhapatnam
 11Deepest gorge in the worldVikos Gorge, Pindus Range, Greece
Deepest Canyon in the World
Arequipa, Peru