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What is UN Road Safety Trust Fund?

Dec 11, 2018
As we know that United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization which maintain international peace and security; develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international co-operation and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. Recently, it has launched UN Road Safety Trust Fund in order to enhance road safety worldwide. In this article, we have discussed the aim, objective and initiatives of the UN Road Safety Trust Fund.

List of Reports Published by International Organisations

Dec 10, 2018
There are many reports of different subjects published by the different International organisations. In this article we have compiled some of the most popular and important reports to help the aspirants of the different examinations like IAS/PCS/SSC/Banking/CDS and other one day exam held across the country.

10 Amazing facts about Channel Islands

Nov 28, 2018
The Channel Islands are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy. They are considered the remnants of the Duchy of Normandy and are not part of the United Kingdom. It is comprises of seven different islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou. These Islands are created by tectonic forces that led them to rise out of the ocean about five million years ago.

What is the difference between Baltic Countries and Balkan Countries?

Nov 13, 2018
Some parts of the world are named in terms of latitude, longitude, Sea, lakes, mountain, culture, language, and ethnicity and sometimes on the basis of climate. In this article, we have discussed that why some of the countries in Europe is termed as Balkan Countries and Baltic Countries.

List of World's Space Explorations Mission

Nov 12, 2018
Space Mission is a journey, by a manned or unmanned vehicle, into space to gather scientific data. It is important for global partnerships and exploration capabilities that help global preparedness for protecting the Earth from catastrophic. In this article, we are giving the list of World's Space Explorations Mission which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Top 10 Biggest Farms in the World

Nov 2, 2018
Agriculture is the key component of the every economy because it feed the population. A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops as well as dairy farming. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Biggest Farms in the World in which we have discussed about their location, area in acres and typology of farm.

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World

Oct 31, 2018
Human has a history of constructing memorials and statues, as ways of recognizing and preserving political memories. In today's world, it is built on commission to commemorate a historical event, or the life of an influential person. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Tallest Statues in the World along with their height, location and to whom they are dedicated for general awareness.

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.

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.

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.

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).

List of Top 25 Countries with the most Firearms in the World

Oct 8, 2018
This article is explaining the findings of the survey conducted by the Small Arms Survey. This survey was published in June 2018. As per this survey USA has highest number of firearms in the world. The total population of the USA is 32.67 cr while the average numbers of firearms in this country are 39.33. It means USA has more than one firearm per individual.

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 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 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World

Sep 11, 2018
An earthquake is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves. It occurs due to the dynamic margins of tectonic plates. In this article, we are giving the top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes in the World for general awareness.

What is the difference between the FBI and CIA?

Sep 7, 2018
The main functions of the CIA include overseas intelligence gathering and covert action. FBI on the other hand protect the U.S. from terrorist attacks; protect the U.S. against foreign intelligence operations and espionage, Combat public corruption at all levels and protect the USA against the global cyber attacks. FBI also investigates cases of murders, interstate crimes and kidnapping in the country.

How does the cryosphere affect global climate?

Aug 16, 2018
Cryosphere is an integral part of the global climate system with important linkages and feedbacks generated through its influence on surface energy and moisture fluxes, clouds, precipitation, hydrology, atmospheric and oceanic circulation. It plays a significant role in the global climate and in climate model response to global changes through these feedback processes. In this article, we are giving the concept of Cryosphere and how does the cryosphere affect global climate, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

UNESCO list of Creative Cities Network 2017-18

Aug 2, 2018
The 64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities on the basis of Crafts & Folk Arts, Media Arts, Film, Design, Gastronomy, Literature and Music. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was created in 2004 to promote cooperation with and among cities that have identified creativity as a strategic factor for sustainable urban development. In this article, we are giving the UNESCO list of the Creative Cities Network in which three Indian Cities are designated as Creative City.

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