Archive for April 2009


April 14, 2009
  • All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

  • Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards.

  • Insects do not make noises with their voices. The noise of bees, mosquitoes and other buzzing insects is caused by rapidly moving their wings.

  • The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second.

  • The word “listen” contains the same letters as the word “silent”.

  • The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot.

  • A zebra is white with black stripes.

  • The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.

  • A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

  • It is impossible to lick your elbow. ( I know you gonna try this !!! )

  • A snail can sleep for 3 years.

  • The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.

  • In 1883 the explosion of the volcano Krakatoa put so much dust into the earth’s atmosphere that sunsets appeared green and the moon appeared blue around the world for almost two years.

  • “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

  • Twenty-Four- Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.

Too Much into Technology !!!

April 6, 2009


People, I guess you will love this one !!!

















Best Resume !

April 3, 2009



EDUCATION /Qualification: 

1950: Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, PunjabUniversity, Chandigarh , 

1952; Stood first in MA (Economics), PunjabUniversity , Chandigarh ,

1954; Wright’s Prize for distinguished performance at St John’s College , Cambridge , 

1955 and 1957; Wrenbury scholar, University of Cambridge ,

1957; DPhil ( Oxford ), DLitt (Honoris Causa); PhD thesis on India ‘s export competitiveness 

OCCUPATION /Teaching Experience : 

Professor (Senior lecturer, Economics, 1957-59;

Reader, Economics, 1959-63; 

Professor, Economics, Punjab University , Chandigarh , 1963-65; 

Professor,Internati onal Trade, Delhi School of Economics,Universit y of Delhi,1969-71 ; 

Honorary professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University ,New Delhi,1976 and Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi ,1996 and Civil Servant 

Working Experience/ POSITIONS : 

1971-72: Economic advisor, ministry of foreign trade

1972-76: Chief economic advisor, ministry of finance 

1976-80: Director, Reserve Bank of India ;

Director, Industrial Development Bank of India; 

Alternate governor for India, Board of governors, Asian Development Bank;

Alternate governor for India, Board of governors, IBRD 

November 1976 – April 1980: Secretary, ministry of finance (Department of economic affairs); 

Member, finance, Atomic Energy Commission; Member,finance, Space Commission 

April 1980 – September 15, 1982 : Member-secretary, Planning Commission 

1980-83: Chairman , India Committee of the Indo-Japan joint study committee 

September 16, 1982 – January 14, 1985 : Governor, Reserve Bank of India . 

1982-85: Alternate Governor for India, Board of governors, International Monetary Fund 

1983-84: Member, economic advisory council to the Prime Minister 

1985: President, Indian Economic Association 

January 15, 1985 – July 31, 1987 : Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission

August 1, 1987</ SPAN> – November 10, 19! 90: Secretary-general and commissioner, south commission, Geneva

December 10, 1990 – March 14, 1991 : Advisor to the Prime Minister on economic affairs 

March 15, 1991 – June 20, 1991 : Chairman, UGC

June 21, 1991 – May 15, 1996 : Union finance minister

October 1991: Elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam on Congress ticket 

June 1995: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha 

1996 onwards: Member, Consultative Committee for the ministry of finance

August 1, 1996 – December 4, 1997 : Chairman, Parliamentary standing committee on commerce 

March 21, 1998 onwards: Leader of the Opposition, R ajya Sabha 

June 5, 1998 onwards: Member, committee on finance

August 13, 1998 onwards: Member, committee on rules

Aug 1998-2001: Member, committee of privileges 2000 onwards: Member, executive committee, Indian parliamentary group 

June 2001: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha

Aug 2001 onwards: Member, general purposes committee 



India ‘s Export Trends and Prospects for Self-Sustained Growth – 

Clarendon Pr ess, Oxford University , 1964; also published a large number of articles in various economic journals. 


Adam Smith Prize, University of Cambridge , 1956 

Padma Vibhushan, 1987

Euro money Award, Finance Minister of the Year, 1993; 

Asia money Award, Finance Minister of the Year for Asia , 1993 and 1994 



1966: Economic Affairs Officer

1966-69: Chief, financing for trade section, UNCTAD 

1972-74: Deputy for India in IMF Committee of Twenty on International Monetary Reform 

1977-79: Indian delegation to Aid-India Consortium Meetings 

1980-82: Indo-Soviet joint planning group meeting

1982: Indo-Soviet monitoring group meeting

1993: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Cyprus 1993: Human Rights World Conference, Vienna 



Gymkhana Club, New Delhi ; Life Member, India International Centre, New Delhi


Name: Dr Manmohan Singh 

DOB: September 26, 1932 

Place of Birth: Gah ( West Punjab )

Father: S. Gurmukh Singh 

Mother: Mrs Amrit Kaur

Married on: September 14, 1958 

Wife: Mrs Gursharan Kaur 

Children: Three daughters

Our Prime Minister seems to be the most qualified PM all over the world.

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