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Balochistan Province of Pakistan: Facts on its Geography and Economy

Oct 30, 2019
Balochistan Province means land of the Baloch peoples. It is not a country but one of the four provinces of Pakistan.Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. Balochistan's capital is Quetta which is its largest city as well. Balochistan Province is underdeveloped and its economy is dominated by natural resources, especially its natural gas fields.

Why are Member countries leaving OPEC?

Oct 30, 2019
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was established in September 1960 at the Baghdad conference. There are 14 OPEC member countries accounted for 29.3% of the world's total crude oil production in September 2019. According to OPEC's website, these 14 OPEC members had 80% of the world's total crude oil reserves. Venezuela has 25% and Saudi Arabia has 22.4% of the total reserves.

List of Nobel Laureates by Country

Oct 15, 2019
There are 9 Indians have won Nobel Prize. Mr. Ravindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian who received Nobel Prize in 1913 and now Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the latest winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019. United States has won highest numbers of Nobel Prize (383) followed by the United Kingdom with 132 and Germany with 132 Prizes.

Who is more powerful in the defense sector between India and China: A comparative study?

Oct 12, 2019
India and China Both are nuclear capable countries and super power of the Asian continent.The size of trade between these two countries is around $95.54 billion last year. At one hand China has second largest airforce of the world then on the other hand India has 4th largest airforce of the world. Read this article to compare the defence capabilities of these two super powers.

History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Sep 12, 2019
Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

G-7 and G-20 Organisations: Functions and Members

Aug 26, 2019
G-7 refers to the group of 7 highly industrialized nations—France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States and Canada. These countries hold an annual meeting to foster consensus on global issues like economic growth and crisis management, global security, energy, and terrorism.

What is the Siachen Glacier Dispute?

Aug 20, 2019
The Siachen Glacier is located near Indo-Pak Line of Control. The average elevation of Siachen Glacier from sea level is approximately 17,770 feet.The Siachen Glacieris known as the highest battlefield of the world.

List of Countries with post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Aug 16, 2019
As per the announcement of the PM Modi from the rampart of the Red fort; India will soon have a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). But do you know that many other countries have the same post with same name or a different name. Countries like, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Spain and Italy use the term Chief of Defence Staff for the head of defence force.

How Indian Diplomacy trapped the Pakistan?

Apr 15, 2019
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, India has launched a lot of diplomatic actions against Pakistan. As of now Pakistan is being pressurised by all countries of the world as well as International institutions. Pakistan is being included in the grey list of financial action task force for allowing terror funding from its soil and its external debt is increasing rapidly.

Why Indian Fugitive Offenders take Shelter in Britain?

Apr 3, 2019
The Fugitive Offenders of India hide in the Britain because the legal system in India and Britain is almost identical. India and Britain signed the extradition treaty in 1992. Last year, India had given a list of 57 fugitives to Britain and Britain has given a list of 17 fugitives to India. In this article we have explained the reasons that why Indian offenders prefers to take shelter in London?

What are the Objectives and Functions of World Bank?

Mar 29, 2019
The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) was created in 1944 to help Europe rebuild after World War II. Today, IBRD provides loans and other assistance primarily to middle income countries. IBRD is the original World Bank institution. It works closely with the rest of the World Bank Group (IBRD, IDA, IFC, MIGA) to help developing countries reduce poverty, promote economic growth, and build prosperity. IBRD is owned by the governments of its 188 member countries.

How will expulsion from Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) hurt India?

Mar 8, 2019
Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) is an American business program that offers Duty Free Entry to goods of designated beneficiary countries especially developing countries. The Generalised System of Preferences was established on January 1, 1976 by the Trade Act of 1974. Recently USA excluded India from the list of beneficiaries of this program.

What is the Meaning and Reasons of Human Trafficking?

Mar 6, 2019
Human trafficking occurs when an offender, often referred as a trafficker, takes an Action, and then employs the Means of fraud, force or coercion for the Purpose of compelling the victim to get involve in slavery, commercial sex acts and other kind of exploitation against his or her will.

India vs. Pakistan: Economic Comparision 2018

Feb 19, 2019
As of now the size of India Economy has become $2088 billion which tagged it as the 7th largest economy in the whole world. On the other hand, the size of Pakistan's economy is about $273 billion. So, India's GDP is almost 7 times larger than Pakistan's economy.

Which Countries are the largest borrowers from the World Bank in 2017?

Jun 28, 2018
As per the recent data of the World Bank, China is the largest recipient of the loan from the World Bank Group. China took loan of 2420 million dollar followed by the India with 1776 million dollar and Indonesia is on the third position by borrowing 1692 mn dollar in the FY 2017. As per the definition of the World Bank, India is no longer eligible to receive the loan under the IDA arm because it is no more considered as the poor country.

What is the Eurozone and what are the conditions for joining it?

Jun 26, 2018
The union of 28 member countries located in Europe is called the European Union (EU). Out of the 28 members of the EU only 19 have accepted the euro (€) as their authorised currency. These countries are collectively known as the Euro zone. The Euro is used as a common currency for all the transactions in the Eurozone without any discrimination. These transactions are related to online/offline shopping, flight ticket booking, purchase of grocery etc.

How many Countries’s currency will change after the death of this person?

Jun 25, 2018
British Queen Elizabeth II has been holding the post since February 6, 1952. As of now the British currency pound has the picture of Queen Elizabeth. Apart from the Britain there are 10 other countries also use the British pound as their currency. As per the British rule, after the death of queen the picture of queen will be removed from the currency. This article is publishing the name of those countries whose currency will change after the death of the queen.

Name of the Countries where you can drive with Indian Driving Licence

Apr 17, 2018
A driving licence (DL) is required in India by any person driving a vehicle on any highway or other road defined in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. In many cases DL is used as the identity proof. Do you know that you can drive overseas with the help of Indian driving license also? In this article we are publishing the name of the countries where you can drive from 3 months to 1 year with Indian driving licence.

What is International Solar Alliance?

Apr 4, 2018
International Solar Alliance or ISA consists of 121 countries.ISA consists of most of those countries which are located between the tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn. These countries are located at the shortest distance from the Sun that is why solar energy is available in these quantities throughout the year. ISA's goal is to produce 1 trillion watt (1000 GW) of solar energy by 2030. ISA headquarter will be located in Gurgaon (Haryana).

Which countries of the world do not impose income tax?

Mar 23, 2018
Governments impose income tax on people in almost every country of the world. Corpus of the income tax is use to provide basic facilities like road, water, electricity, schools and many more to the residents of the country. But you would be surprised to know that there are some courtiers like Saudi Arab, Qatar and Bahamas which do not impose income tax on the citizens.

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