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List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs

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The fastest century in the ODI scored by the AB de Villiers in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015. The first ODI century was scored by ‘Denis Amiss’ who scored 103 runs against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972. Till date there are 116 cricketers have scored 15 or more international centuries and 43 cricketers have scored 30 or more centuries in the all the three formats of the cricket.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winning Captains: Year wise complete list since 1975

Nov 8, 2019
Here, we are giving the Complete list of Cricket world cup winning captains yearwise since 1975. So fa, 12 Cricket world cup have been played and won by 10 captains.Clive Lloyd of West Indies and Ricky Ponting of Australia are the only two captains who have won two cricket World Cups each. Kapil dev of India was the overall third captain who won the Cricket World Cup.

Lal Krishna Advani: Biography and Political Career

Nov 8, 2019
Lal Krishna Advani is the founder member of the Bhartiya Janata Party. Advani Ji was born on November 8, 1927, in Karachi, Pakistan. He was elected as the member of the Parliament for the 8 times. L.K. Advani had served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from June 29 2002 to May 2004.

ICC T20 Men's World Cup 2020: Schedule, Teams and Venues

Nov 5, 2019
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the full schedule of the 7th Men's T 20 World Cup 2020. The tournament will be played in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020. Keep in mind that Australia is yet to win the Men's T20 World Cup while it has won five editions of the ICC Cricket World Cup so far.

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019:History and Theme

Nov 5, 2019
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is dedicated to promoting a global culture of tsunami awareness around the world. It is observed on 5 November every year. It is started by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2015.

Bhupen Hazarika short Biography: Early Life, Major Works, Awards and Achievements

Nov 2, 2019
Bhupen Hazarika was an extraordinarily talented person. He was a poet, music composer, singer, actor, journalist, author, and reputable film-maker. Let us read about Bhupen Hazarika's early life, family, career, awards, and achievements.

List of all Successful Moon Missions on dark side of the Moon

Nov 1, 2019
Till date there are 20 moon missions have been launched successfully on the dark side of the moon by the 3 countries. Indian could have been the 4th country if Chandrayaan-2 did not fail partially. The first successful moon was Luna 2 which was launched by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) on 12 September 1959. While the first successful manned mission (Apollo 11) was launched by the USA on 16 July 1969. Read this article to know the full details of all the successful moon missions.

10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Nov 1, 2019
In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj contribution of the women can't be neglected. They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look on 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

Children’s Day 2019–Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru

Oct 31, 2019
Children's Day is celebrated on 14th November every year across the country. The motive of celebration of Children's Day on Jawaharlal Nehru's birthday is because of his love, affection and craze for children.

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 Cabinet Ministers of India 2019

Oct 30, 2019
Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0! As on October 2019; there are 58 Ministers; which includes 25 cabinet Ministers, 9 Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 24 Ministers of State.

Diwali 2019: 13 Interesting and Unknown Facts

Oct 25, 2019
Diwali festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the world and is known as the festival of lights. The major Hindu festival is around the corner and the ambience is full of excitement.

What is the Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

Oct 21, 2019
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body. The FATF develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System from terror funding and Money Laundering activities. Those countries which don't support terror funding and money laundering are placed in the grey list.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 21, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize in the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics, and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

Green Crackers: Meaning, Composition and Facts

Oct 21, 2019
Firecrackers are enjoyed by most of the children in the Diwali festival. And every time it is seen that due to crackers air pollution increases and affects health. CSIR came up with the solution and developed green crackers which are better than previous sound-emitting crackers and other fireworks. Let us read more about green crackers, how they will help in combating air pollution, composition of green crackers, etc.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Oct 17, 2019
Indian Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was the first player who had scored 10,000 runs in the One Day cricket (ODIs). But as of now 14 cricketers have scored more than 10,000 runs in ODIs. There are 4 Sri Lankan players have achieved this feat so far. Virat Kohli made a world record by hitting 10,000 runs in just 205 innings.

New Economic Policy of 1991: Objectives, Features and Impacts

Oct 14, 2019
New Economic Policy of India was launched in the year 1991 under the leadership of P. V. Narasimha Rao. This policy opened the door of the India Economy for the global exposure for the first time. In this New Economic Policy P. V. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the Indian currency to increase the export. This is also known as the LPG Model of growth.

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.

Comparison of the Air Force of India, China and Pakistan

Oct 12, 2019
China has the world's second largest air force while Indian Air Force is the fourth largest air force in the world. The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 as the air force of the British Empire. Currently, there are 1.40 lac soldiers working in Indian air force. India has received first Rafale jet from France in October 2019.

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