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What if India has two Time Zones

2 days ago
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.

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.

List of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 10, 2018
A Wildlife Sanctuary is a natural occurring place that provides protection for species from hunting, predation, competition or poaching; it is a protected area, a geographic territory within which wildlife is protected. In this article, we are giving the list of Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

List of Important features of Indian Temple

Sep 17, 2018
The Indian temples are symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. In this article, we are giving the list of important features of Indian Temple, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Schools of Temple Architecture in India

Sep 17, 2018
The temple architecture in India reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of Dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life. The culture of Indian temple architecture has encouraged aesthetic independence to temple builders and also its architects have sometimes exercise flexibility in creative expression by adopting other perfect geometries and mathematical principles. In this article we are giving the names of Schools of Temple Architecture in India and discussed about the distinct features which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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