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List of Countries ruled by Monarch

2 days ago
There was a time when India, China, USA and other countries of the world were ruled by the Monarch or king. But as of now, there are around 44 sovereign states in the world are ruled by the monarch as Head of state. Read this article to know the names of the countries ruled by the Monarch or king.

H-1B Visa: Process & Interview Questions

Nov 22, 2019
The H-1B Visa is a non immigrant Visa given by the USA government to foreign workers. The duration of H-1B is three years, extendable to six years. As per US Immigration Act, 1990;there are 65,000 foreign nationals can get H-1B visa each fiscal year. In addition to 20000 H-1Bs are available to those foreign students who have completed master's or higher degree from U.S. universities.

List of Countries with post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Nov 21, 2019
As per the Media reports; India will soon have a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). It is expected that the government will appoint the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by the January 2020. But interesting to know that many other countries have the same post with the same name or a different name. Read this article to know the name of countries with Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

G-20 Summits: List of Summits and Members

Nov 11, 2019
The annual meeting of the G-20 Leaders is known as the G-20 summit. The G 20 Summit is formally known as the “Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy”. There are 20 members of the G-20 including India. The last meeting of the G20 was held in Japan's city Osaka in June 2019 and the next meeting will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia between 21–22 November 2020.

List of Top 20 Players with most Centuries in International Cricket

Nov 11, 2019
Sachin Tendulkar is the first and only cricketer who has scored 100 centuries in the international cricket history. Let us know the name of the top 20 century scorers in international cricket.

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2019:History and Theme

Nov 5, 2019
The World Tsunami Awareness Day is dedicated to promoting a global culture of tsunami awareness around the world. It is observed on 5 November every year. It is started by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2015.

Balochistan Province of Pakistan: Facts on its Geography and Economy

Oct 30, 2019
Balochistan Province means land of the Baloch peoples. It is not a country but one of the four provinces of Pakistan.Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. Balochistan's capital is Quetta which is its largest city as well. Balochistan Province is underdeveloped and its economy is dominated by natural resources, especially its natural gas fields.

Why are Member countries leaving OPEC?

Oct 30, 2019
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was established in September 1960 at the Baghdad conference. There are 14 OPEC member countries accounted for 29.3% of the world's total crude oil production in September 2019. According to OPEC's website, these 14 OPEC members had 80% of the world's total crude oil reserves. Venezuela has 25% and Saudi Arabia has 22.4% of the total reserves.

Why is Mahatma Gandhi not awarded with Nobel Peace Prize?

Oct 23, 2019
Mahatna Gandhi was nominated five times for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947 and 1948. But he was not awarded with this award because he was assassinated in 1948 and Nobel Prize is not awarded posthumously.

What is the Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

Oct 21, 2019
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body. The FATF develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System from terror funding and Money Laundering activities. Those countries which don't support terror funding and money laundering are placed in the grey list.

19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

Oct 21, 2019
The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize in 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 Nobel Laureates by Country

Oct 15, 2019
There are 9 Indians have won Nobel Prize. Mr. Ravindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian who received Nobel Prize in 1913 and now Indian American Abhijit Banerjee is the latest winner of Nobel Prize in Economics in 2019. United States has won highest numbers of Nobel Prize (383) followed by the United Kingdom with 132 and Germany with 132 Prizes.

Who is more powerful in the defense sector between India and China: A comparative study?

Oct 12, 2019
India and China Both are nuclear capable countries and super power of the Asian continent.The size of trade between these two countries is around $95.54 billion last year. At one hand China has second largest airforce of the world then on the other hand India has 4th largest airforce of the world. Read this article to compare the defence capabilities of these two super powers.

Comparison of the Air Force of India, China and Pakistan

Oct 12, 2019
China has the world's second largest air force while Indian Air Force is the fourth largest air force in the world. The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 as the air force of the British Empire. Currently, there are 1.40 lac soldiers working in Indian air force. India has received first Rafale jet from France in October 2019.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2019

Oct 1, 2019
Nobel Prize award was first conferred in 1901. It is based on the fortune of Alfred Nobel who was a chemist, engineer, inventor and entrepreneur. Let us find out the list of Noble Prize Laureates who received Nobel Prize in the year 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016.

List of International Awards received by Narendra Modi

Sep 25, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is honoured with the prestigious "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Narendra Modi has also been awarded with highest civilian honour of the United Arab Emirates i.e. "Order of Zayed Award" on 25th August 2019. Many famous countries have awarded Narendra Modi with their highest civilian awards like “Order of St. Andrew” the highest civilian honour of Russia and “State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan” the highest civilian honour of Afghanistan.

History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Sep 12, 2019
Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

Indian Recipients of Ramon Magsaysay Award

Sep 9, 2019
Ramon Magsaysay Award also known as the Nobel Award of Asian Continent. Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 is given to five individuals which includes India's most Influential journalist Ravish Kumar. Other recipient of this award includes Thailand’s Angkhana Neelapajit (human rights activist), Philippines’ Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab (musician), Myanmar’s Ko Swe Win (journalist), and South Korea’s Kim Jong-Ki, an activist working on violence and mental health issues in youth.

What is the history of Ashes Series?

Sep 9, 2019
Ashes series is a test match series played between England and Australia since last 137 years. This series is played alternatively in these two countries at least once every two years.The Ashes series was started in 1882. Australia has won this series 34 times while England won it 32 times.

Kulbhushan Jadhav: Biography and Full case details

Sep 4, 2019
Kulbhushan Yadav was born on 16 April 1970 and he is a retired Indian national who had served Indian navy between 1987 to 2001. Kulbhushan is in the custody of Pakistan since March 3, 2016. Pakistan claims that jadhav was spreading terrorism in the Balochistan province of Pakistan and spying for India's intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

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