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Top 10 Fastest Birds in the world

Oct 30, 2018
Birds are belong to the group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Fastest Birds in the World with their maximum speed in kilometre per hour and some important facts that will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

What is Black Box? How does it Work?

Oct 30, 2018
The Black Box or Flight Data Recorder of an Airplane is an instrument which records all the activities of the airplane during its flight. From the security point of view, this box is generally kept at the back side of the airplane.

Top 10 Worst Industrial Accidents in History

Oct 30, 2018
Industrialization has an important role to play in the economic development of the under-developed economies with huge man power and large and varied resources. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Worst Industrial Accidents in History on the basis of higher fatalities.

Top 10 Largest lakes in the World

Oct 26, 2018
A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake. It is located on the land not part of the Ocean. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 largest lakes in the World along with their location, area, catchment area and maximum depth as per latest report given by the CIA World Fact Book.

Top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World

Oct 25, 2018
The Coastline is an area where land meets the Sea or Ocean or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the Sea or Ocean. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with longest Coastline in the World along with their length of coastline in kilometres and in miles is drafted on the basis of the report given by the CIA World Fact Book.

Top 10 largest Art Museums in the World

Oct 24, 2018
Art Museum is a place for the exhibition of art, usually visual art. Museums can be public or private, but what distinguishes a museum is the ownership of a collection. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 largest Art museums in the world along with the information like location (City and Country), gallery space in square meter (sq. ft) and year of establishment which will helps the reader to enhance their general knowledge.

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

Oct 24, 2018
At one time it was unthinkable to score10,000 runs by a batsman in one-day cricket . But gradually many batsmen have scored 10,000 runs in ODI cricket and have registered their names in the record books. In this article, we are giving details of the names and records of the batsmen who have scored 10,000 or more runs in ODI cricket.

Top 10 Biggest Telescopes in the World

Oct 23, 2018
Telescopes are optical instruments that make distant objects appear magnified by using an arrangement of lenses or curved mirrors and lenses, or various devices used to observe distant objects by their emission, absorption, or reflection of electromagnetic radiation. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest Telescope in the World along with their location, built date and their aperture size, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Interesting facts about Income Inequality in India in 2018

Oct 22, 2018
In this article we are publishing 15 interesting facts from the Oxfam India Report 2018. This report says that the income disparity is increasing in India very rapidly. On the one hand we had 101 billionaires out of 2,043 dollar billionaires worldwide but on the other hand we had world’s second highest number of people living in extreme poverty, which is defined as living on less than $1.90 a day.

What is Space Station and how many Space Stations are present in space?

Oct 22, 2018
Space station has been built so that scientists, astronauts can work in space for a long time. Do you know how space station work and at present how many space stations are present in the space? Let us find out through this article.

Which country has the strongest passport in the World and why?

Oct 22, 2018
Passport is a document that is very important for travelling from one country to another. Do you know which country's passport is the most strongest or the best and the reason behind it. Let us study through this article.

Why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke?

Oct 17, 2018
Dadasaheb Phalke Award is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It is India's highest award in cinema. In this article, we have discussed why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke and the list of recipients of this award which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why Gold does not rust?

Oct 16, 2018
We know that gold has been used in India since ancient times. Its accuracy is measured in the carat. People use it in the form of jewellery, coins, etc. You may have noticed that gold does not rust like other metals but why? Let's study through this article.

What are Broad Gauge, Metre Gauge and Narrow Gauge in Indian Railway?

Oct 15, 2018
Indian Railways plays an important role in everybody's life. While travelling have you noticed that some tracks of the railways are wide, some are wider and some are not much wide. Let us study through this article why there is a difference between these tracks and what they are known as.

What if India has two Time Zones

Oct 12, 2018
In a world of global travel, it is not convenient for every single place on Earth to keep its own unique theme. Thus, to make keeping track of time easier, Standard Time Zones were established: the time is always the same throughout each time zone. In this article, we have discussed-how India get benefited from the two time zones.

Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

Oct 12, 2018
Recently, BCCI has doubled the remuneration to be paid to the Indian cricketers in this year. BCCI has divided the contracted players into 4 categories i.e. A+, A, B and C. As per new contract, player of A+ grade will get Rs. 7 cr. per year, A grade player will get Rs. 5 cr. per year and B grade player will get Rs. 3 cr per year while C grade player will get Rs. 1 cr annually.

What is the difference between Advocate and Lawyer?

Oct 11, 2018
Generally the term; Lawyer and Advocate are used as synonyms of each other, but after doing micro analysis we found some key differences between these two words. You would be surprised to know that Attorney, Advocate, and Solicitor are also comes in the category of the lawyer. This article is explaining the main differences in the lawyer and advocate.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 10, 2018
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize of 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.

Top 10 largest Airports in the World

Oct 9, 2018
An airport is a landing area of the aeroplane, which comprises an aerially accessible open space, including at least one operationally active surface such as a runway for a plane to take off or a helipad, and often includes adjacent utility buildings such as control towers, hangars and terminals. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 largest Airports in the World is drafted on the basis of the report given by the International Air Transport (IATA).

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Oct 9, 2018
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. In this article, we are giving the list of 2018, 2017 and 2016 laureates who get a Nobel prize for the contributions in chemistry, economics, literature, peace, physics, or physiology or medicine.

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