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The Penguin India Reference Yearbook 2006

The Penguin India Reference Yearbook 2006

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Item Code: IDF154

by Derek O'Brien

Paperback (Edition: 2006)

Penguin Books Ltd.
ISBN 0144000644

Language: English
Size: 7.7" X 4.9"
Pages: 976
Weight of the Book: 682 gms
Price: $22.50   Shipping Free
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CONTENTS
Stop Press 12
The Year in Review 21
Newsmakers and Happenings of the Year 26
Obituaries 42
World Dateline 50
India Dateline 84
Timeline of World History 106
Beginning of Time to 1994 106
Last Ten Years in Review 127
Timeline of Indian History 148
Beginning of Time to 1994 148
Last Ten Years in Review 173
Maps and Flags of the World 193
The World 209
Countries at a Glance 494
India 499
States at a Glance 500
States 502
National Capital Territory: Delhi 623
Union Territories 626
Governors and Chief Ministers since Independence 644
Maps of India 673
Cover Story: Building Confidence 689
Becoming Independent by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 689
Building the Nation by Manmohan Singh 698
The Way to Economic Development by Amartya Sen 714
The Economic Role of the State by Bimal Jalan 715
Building Confidence by Derek O'Brien 718
Politics 721
Government 721
The Constitution of India 724
List of Council of Ministers 727
Table of Precedence 732
Assembly Elections 736
Number of Assembly Seats in States and UTs 737
Number of Lok Sabha Seats in States and UTs 738
Number of Rajya Sabha Seats in States and UTs 739
The Armed Forces 740
Opinions 743
What Happened in Ayodhya on 6 December 1992 by P.V. Narasimha Rao 743
Human Rights by Vinay Lal 745
Economy 749
Indian Economy 749
The Union Budget 2005-06 749
Railway Budget 2005-06 757
The Five Year Plan 761
India's Exports and Imports 764
Agriculture 768
Irrigation 769
Coal Reserves in India 770
Indian Power Sector 771
Petroleum Industry in India 772
Stock Exchanges of India 773
Insurance Industry in India 774
Banking System 775
Value Added Tax 776
Opinions 778
The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman 778
Consumerism by Ashis Nandy 781
Science 787
The Nine Members of the Solar System 787
Physics 794
Science News 796
Inventions and Inventors 801
Career 809
Major Examinations 809
UPSC - Programme of Examinations to be Held in 2006 823
Sports 828
World Cup Football 828
Indian Cricket 830
Hockey World Cup 836
Commonwealth Games 836
Tennis 837
Arts 846
Fifty Years of Pather Panchali 846
Breaking Barriers in Cinema by Satyajit Ray 846
Indian Cinema 848
International Cinema 854
On Printing and Books 864
General Knowledge 878
Nobel Prize 878
Padma Awardees 2005 896
Geography 905
Weights and Measures 916
General Knowledge Quiz 920
Index 945
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