Daily Archives: July 2, 2008

Gonds of India

One of my readers asked about Gond Housing. They live in beautiful houses. Here are some more details about Gonds. PRONUNCIATION: gAHNds ALTERNATE NAMES: Koi; Koitur LOCATION: India POPULATION: Over 9 million LANGUAGE: Gondi RELIGION: Cult of the Persa Pen … Continue reading

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Future of Satellites: Nano, Micro and Mini Satellites

The smooth and flawless launch of eight nano satellites developed by universities from across the world along with two Indian spacecraft in one go by the April 28 path-breaking flight of the four stage Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), while … Continue reading

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Buran or Burga/Purga

A strong cold north-easterly wind creating extreme blizzard conditions during winter. The Buran occurs most frequently in Mongolia and Siberia and Buran winds are are strong and full of ice and snow. The skies is often laden with snow which … Continue reading

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