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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.

Top 10 Richest Countries in the World

Oct 8, 2018
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is one of the primary indicators used to estimate the health of an economy. It identifies the wealth of a specific country. In this article, we are giving the name of top 10 list of Richest Countries in the World on the basis of report given by the International Monetary Fund assessments and US Central Intelligence Agency's list of countries by GDP (PPP).

Top 10 Countries with the Lowest GDP per Capita

Oct 8, 2018
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of economy is a monetary measure of the market value of all the final goods and services produced in a period of time, often annually or quarterly. In this article, we are giving the name of top 10 list of Countries with the Lowest GDP per Capita on the basis of report given by the International Monetary Fund assessments and US Central Intelligence Agency's list of countries by GDP (PPP).

List of Champions of Earth Award Winners

Sep 28, 2018
The Champions of the Earth Award is the highest environmental honour of UN Environment which given annually to recognize outstanding environmental leaders from the public and private sectors, and from civil society. In this article, we are giving the list of Champions of Earth Award Winners along with their categories of recognition.

Top 10 Richest Countries in Africa

Sep 28, 2018
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent after Asia in both categories. It covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. In this article, we have listed the name of top 10 Richest Countries in Africa on the basis of report given by the International Monetary Fund assessments.

Railways Act to check e-Ticketing fraud in India

Sep 27, 2018
With the development of Railways e-ticketing fraud are also increasing day by day. To prevent the Indian Railway Online Ticketing Scam, railways is mulling an amendment to the Railways Act, 1989 to include a provision of penalising those committing e-ticketing fraud. Let us study about it through this article.

Top 10 Poorest Countries in Europe

Sep 27, 2018
The economy of the Europe is largest on the globe and also one of the richest regions as measured by assets under management. The GDP per capita is US$21,767 according to the latest report of International Monetary Fund assessment. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of the Poorest Countries in Europe is drafted on the basis of report given by the International Monetary Fund assessments.

What is Mobile Wallet and how does it work?

Sep 27, 2018
Mobile Wallet is also known as Mobile Money or Mobile Money Transfer. It is a technique that is getting popular every day. But do you know what is mobile wallet and how it works, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it. Let us study through this article.

Top 10 Richest Countries in Asia

Sep 26, 2018
The Asian economy is the fastest growing economy in terms of GDP Nominal and PPP in the world. It would be fastest but the economic disparities are a source of major continuing tension in the region. In this article, we are giving the top 10 list of Richest Countries in Asia as per latest report of International Monetary Fund.

Do you know the difference between Soviet Union and Russia

Sep 25, 2018
The USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) was formed after the Civil war of 1921 and became the World's first Marxist-Communist state in the world. After that it would become one of the biggest and most powerful nations in the world. In this article, we have explained the terms Soviet Union and Russia and also differentiated the both the terms which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

Top 10 highest altitude airports in the World

Sep 24, 2018
An airport is an aerodrome with extended facilities, mostly for commercial air transport. It is also termed as aerodrome, airfield, and airstrip. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 highest altitude airports in the World, situated at a minimum elevation of 2,500 m (8,202 ft.) above sea level on the basis of report given by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population

Sep 24, 2018
The natural “sex ratio at birth” is often considered to be around 105. This means that at birth on average, there are 105 males for every 100 females. Sex ratio can be defined as the ratio of males to females in a population. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Highest Female Population on the basis of the report given by the United Nation Organisation and CIA “World Fact Book” on the world population by gender and female to male ratio.

Top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources

Sep 20, 2018
Freshwater can be defined as the water with less than 500 parts per million (ppm) of dissolved salts. Ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater are the sources of freshwater. In this article we are giving the list of top 10 Countries with Freshwater Resources which are listed on the basis of the stats from the United Nations Environment Programme.

Top Asian Countries for Organic Farming

Sep 19, 2018
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Organic farming can be defined as a system which excludes the use of synthetic inputs. Synthetic inputs include hormones, pesticides, fertilizers, and animal feed. In this article, we are giving the list of top10 Countries where Organic Farming becomes prevalent in Asia.

Why more than 300 combinations of medicines are banned in India?

Sep 19, 2018
Health ministry had banned more than 300 combinations of medicines or drugs in India. Do you know what are fixed drug combinations, why they are harmful for health, why government had banned these medicines in India? Let us find out through this article.

Muslim Countries where Triple Talaq is banned

Sep 19, 2018
Currently, Indian society moving towards reformation whether it is social or religious matter. Triple Talaq is one of the current burning topics which are on the way of reformation. Here, we are giving the name of major Islamic countries where Triple Talaq is banned as per Current GK perspective.

Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World

Sep 18, 2018
Coffee is one of the popular beverages in the world which is consisting of an infusion of ground coffee beans. It is darkly coloured, bitter, and slightly acidic and has a stimulating effect in humans, primarily due to its caffeine content. In this article we are giving the list of Top 10 Coffee Consuming Countries in the World on the basis of the stats from the International Coffee Organization (ICO).

Allotment of funds to MPs in the MPLAD Scheme

Sep 18, 2018
MP fund scheme was started by late Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on December 23, 1993. The initial assistance under the MPLAD scheme was Rs. 5 lakh / MP. From 1998-99 onwards, this amount has been increased to Rs. 2 crore / MP and the amount currently available under this scheme has been increased to Rs. 5 crore rupees.

What is the origin of holy river Ganga?

Sep 14, 2018
For thousands of years Ganga has been pivotal in the economic, social and religious life of the people. It is considered as a Goddess and mother in Hindu tradition. Some people believe that the water of Ganges can cure ailments. But do you know from where the sacred River Ganga originates? Let us find out through this article.

Top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India

Sep 11, 2018
An Earthquake is basically the vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy. This energy radiates in all directions from the source, focus, in the form of waves. India is divided into five earthquake Zones (Seismic Zones) based on the intensities of earthquakes recorded on the Modified Mercalli Scale. In this article, we are giving list top 10 Worst Earthquakes in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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