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G20 Thinktanks: 2012 Global Go To Think Tank Index

In Business, Finance, India, Politics, USA, World on பிப்ரவரி 6, 2013 at 11:13 பிப

2012 Global Go To Think Tank Report– Click for Download

Member GDP (PPP) Population Think Tanks
Argentina $596 billion 41.769,726 137
Australia $882.4 billion 21.766.711 30
Brazil $2.172 trillion 203,766,711 82
Canada $1.33 trillion 34,030,589 96
China $10.09 trillion 1,336,718,015 429
European Union $14.82 trillion 492,387,344 1457
France $2.145 trillion 65,312,249 177
Germany $2.94 trillion 81,471,834 194
India $4.06 trillion 1,189,172,906 269
Indonesia $1.03 trillion 245,613,043 21
Italy $1.774 trillion 61,016,804 107
Japan $4.31 trillion 126,475,664 108
Mexico $1.567 trillion 113,724,226 60
Republic of Korea $1.459 trillion 48,754,657 35
Russia $2.223 trillion 138,739,892 122
Saudi Arabia $622 billion 26,131,703 4
South Africa $524 billion 40,004,031 86
Turkey $960.5 billion 78,785,548 27
United Kingdom $2.173 trillion 62,698,362 288
United States $14.66 trillion 313,232,044 1823

India

51.   Centre for  Civil Society (CCS)  (India)

54.   Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) (India)

81.   The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) (India)

105. Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA) (India)

119. Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) (India)
110. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) (India)

115. Observer Research Foundation  (India)

141. Development Alternatives (India)

  • Centre for Policy Research  (India)
  • Delhi Policy Group  (India)
  • Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) (India)
  • Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy  (India)
  • National Council of Applied Economic Research  (India)
  • Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (India)
  • Institute of Economic Growth (India)
  • United Service Institution of India (India)
  •  Liberty Institute (India)

 

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FBI’s National Security Threat List: Who’s on the NSL?

In Politics, USA, World on ஓகஸ்ட் 17, 2012 at 9:07 பிப

The FBI’s National Security List (NSL) has two parts, the Issues Threat List (activities that get you on the list) and the classified Country Threat List (states whose activities are “so hostile, or of such concern” that investigations are warranted).

  1. Russia
  2. China
  3. Syria
  4. North Korea
  5. Iran
  6. Belarus
  7. Cuba
  8. Sudan
  9. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  10. Republic of the Congo
  11. Somalia
  12. Myanmar (Burma)
  13. Bosnia
  14. Vietnam
  15. Libya
  16. Côte d’Ivoire/Ivory Coast

Classified Country Threat List

  1. Japan
  2. Israel
  3. France
  4. South Korea
  5. Taiwan
  6. India
  7. UK
  8. Germany
  9. Netherlands
  10. Belgium
  11. Canada
  12. Iraq
  13. South Yemen

Top Indian Political Parties by Income: Donations to Elections

In India, Lists, Politics on ஓகஸ்ட் 13, 2012 at 9:07 பிப

1. Indian National Congress (INC) – Rs 1,660 crore

2. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) – Rs 1,226 crore

3. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – Rs 852 crore

4. Communist Party of India (Marxist) – CPI(M) – Rs 335 crore

5. Samajwadi Party – Rs 200 crore

6. National Congress Party (NCP) – Rs 140 crore

7. Communist Party of India (CPI) – ?

8. Janata Dal (United) – JD(U) – ?

9. All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) – ?

10. Janata Dal (Secular) – JD(S) – Rs 4.63 crore

10 Richest Temples in India: Ten Wealthiest Gods

In India, Religions, Tamilnadu on செப்ரெம்பர் 24, 2011 at 2:46 பிப

In no Specific order… (due to hidden treasures, lack of bank accounts, unavailable tracking of true deposits)

  1. Golden Temple, Amritsar (Punjab)
  2. Akshardham Temple, Bochasanvasi Aksharpurushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS)
  3. Puttabarthi Sai Baba (Andhra Pradesh)
  4. Tirupati Thirumala Balaji temple (Andhra Pradesh)
  5. Siddhivinayak temple, Mumbai  (Maharashtra)
  6. Guruvayur temple (Kerala)
  7. Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir (Maharashtra)
  8. Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Trivandrum (Kerala)
  9. Mata Vaishno Devi Temple (Jammu & Kashmir)
  10. Puri Jagannath Temple, Puri (Orissa)
Potential Religious Alternate Candidates, Town Runner-ups, Famous Tourist Spots:
  1. Somnath Temple, Saurashtra, Gujarat
  2. Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  3. Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  4. Rameshwaram temple, Tamil Nadu
  5. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttharkhand
  6. Kolkata Kali Temple, West Bengal
  7. Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple, Maharashtra
  8. Srisailam Bramrambika Mallikarjuna swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh
  9. Dwarka Dwarkadhish Temple, Gujarat
  10. Ahobilam Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple & Mutt, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh

Nine Dynasties in new Parliament: Family Pairs

In India, Politics on ஜூன் 5, 2009 at 2:04 முப

Source: Family pride in Lok Sabha – India – The Times of India

  1. Congress: Sonia and Rahul Gandhi – Rae Bareli and Amethi
  2. Samajwadi Party: Mulayam Singh Yadav and son Akhilesh – Mainpuri and Kannauj constituencies in UP
  3. BJP: Maneka Gandhi & Varun Gandi: Uttar Pradesh – Aonla & Pilibhit
  4. Ajit Singh (Baghpat) and Jayant Choudhury (Mathura)
  5. Sharad Pawar & daughter Supriya Sule – Baramati (Maharashtra)
  6. Trinamool Congress: Sisir and Subhendu Adhikary – West Bengal (Kanthi in East Midnapur, his son won the Tamluk seat where Nandigram is situated)
  7. Karnataka – H D Devegowda and his son H D Kumaraswamy

Missed:

  1. Prospective mother-son pair missed out with former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh‘s son Raninder losing from Bhatinda. Amarinder’s wife Preneet Kaur won from Patiala.
  2. BJP: “Gorkha” face Jaswant Singh and son Manvendra could have been another but for the latter’s defeat in Barmer.