I quite agree with you. Myiris and moneycontrol are some of the very good sites available. Moneycontrol and Investopedia can also be clasified which could help beginners. Site which is quite strong technically and in case of answering abstract questions is www.marketsimplified.com.
This is what the EGM is about:
Jai Corp to hold EGM
The board of Jai Corp has approved holding an EGM on 18 March 2008 to seek members approval for increasing number of directors of the company, increasing sitting fee payable to the directors, changing the borrowing limits of the company...
Check this out, i have given RII or Reliance Infrastructure for example sake
The technical page consist of indicators like WLR/MACD/ROC/MFI etc. You can choose the type of graph like intraday/3m/6m etc. In the same...
as per wikipedia VaR is defined as
"The time horizon (period) to be analyzed may relate to the time period over which a financial institution is committed to holding its portfolio, or to the time required to liquidate assets"
This greatly helps in analysing of risk level and such a tool is...
You can check out the Tech. Chart section at www.marketsimplified.com. It has great interactive charts, u get related company news, Peerlist, symbol Analytics which is very very useful. It is great for beginners like me and seasoned investors too!
Some of the Fundamental Tools as already mentioned are
Price to Earnings -P/E
Projected Earnings Growth - PEG
Price to Sales - P/S
Price to Book -P/B
Dividend Payout Ratio
Return on Equity
About.com lists out the various tools and provides...