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What is the Meaning and Objectives of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

1 day ago
The FATF is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System against Anti-Money Laundering Standards and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures. In this article we have explained that what are the objectives of the FATF?

India vs. Pakistan: Economic Comparision 2018

Feb 19, 2019
As of now the size of India Economy has become $2088 billion which tagged it as the 7th largest economy in the whole world. On the other hand, the size of Pakistan's economy is about $273 billion. So, India's GDP is almost 7 times larger than Pakistan's economy.

Most Favoured Nation | Definition, Concept and Clause

Feb 15, 2019
The Most Favoured Nation is one of the principles of WTO (World Trade Organisation) which gives the privileges to the one country to another for non-discriminatory trade policy commitment on a reciprocal basis that means both the countries enjoy lowest import-duty and quota-restrictions on imports from each other.

Coastal Zone Management- Purpose, Objective and Challenges

Feb 14, 2019
The Coastal zones are defined by the extent of territorial waters up to the high water mark. They are long, narrow features of mainland, islands and seas, generally forming the outer boundary of the coastal domain. Find out the concept, purpose, objectives and challenges of Coastal Zone Management for general awareness.

List of Top 10 Youngest Grand Masters of the World

Feb 14, 2019
The title of Grand Master is awarded to a player by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Till August 2018 FIDE rating list includes 1621 grandmasters, out of which 1585 are male and 36 are females. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

List of Major Wetland Regions of the World

Dec 21, 2018
A wetland is a type of ecosystem which is inundated by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes prevail. According to the Matthews and Fung estimation, the world has 7 to 9 million sq. km of wetland which is found in the tropical and subtropical regions. In this article, we are giving the list of Major Wetland Regions of the World which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Why is US Dollar considered as most strong Currency of the World?

Dec 20, 2018
In today’s world around 80% world trade take place in dollars. About 39% of the world's loans are given in US dollars and 65% dollar supply is used outside of the United States. It is surprising to see that most trading countries of the world accept payment in dollar. That's why foreign banks and countries demand dollar for international trade. Let us know through this article that why dollar is known as the strongest currency in the world?

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).

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