Know : List of saying “Thanks” in Many Languages

Thanks is ¬†one of the most Beautiful Words in any Language! Here is the big list of Thanks in many languages along with the regions / countries where it is spoken. Help : Press ‘Ctrl’ + ‘F’ on your keyboard, and type to jump to the language / region you want. or SCROLL ūüôā Regions…

Know : List of Volcanoes in the World

List of Volcanoes in the Countries / Region (Click on the Link, to see the list on Wikipedia) Afghanistan Antarctica Argentina Armenia Ascension Island Australia Azerbaijan Bolivia Brazil Burma Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros The Democratic Republic of The Congo Costa Rica Djibouti Dominica Ecuador El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea…

Know : About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight saving time¬†(DST) or¬†summer time¬†is the practice of advancing¬†clocks¬†during the summer months that have more sunlight so that people get up later in the morning and go to bed later at night. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in the autumn. The modern idea of…

Know : FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Facts

Totally 204 Countries across the world aimed for a spot to play the FIFA World Cup 2014, played 820 matches and scored 2350 Goals! Finally 32 countries made it to the Group Stages! No Wonder why Football has more fans around the globe. ¬†Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon ¬†Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Australia…

Know : World Population List and Facts

  What is the Total Population of the World? Check out the list below, but here are some interesting facts about Population World population refers to the total number of humans living in the world. The world population has been on a constant rise since the Great Famine and Black Death ended in 1350. With…

Earth Our Home Too : Snow Leopards

You must know this marvelous cat’s name which “Mac OS X” also carries.¬†The¬†Snow Leopard¬†(Panthera¬†uncia) is a large¬†cat¬†native to the mountain ranges of¬†Central¬†and¬†South Asia. It is listed as¬†endangered¬†on the¬†IUCN Red List of Threatened Species¬†because as of 2003, the size of the global population was estimated at 4,080-6,590 adults, of which fewer than 2,500 individuals may reproduce…

Salute the Sikhs: What every Indian must know about them!

Next time when you hear a Sardar Joke (Santa Banta), Remember these Contributions by them. Thereafter, you will never like to hear any jokes made on Sardars.¬† Sikhs are one of the most brave and bold people, full of pride and self-esteem, most warm and kind hearted of all, uniquely handsome with their attire, well…

Know : National Anthem | Afghanistan

The¬†Afghan National Anthem¬†(Pashto:¬†ŔÖŔĄŘĆ ō≥ōĪŔąōĮ‚Ä鬆– Milli Surood;¬†Persian:¬†ō≥ōĪŔąōĮ ŔÖŔĄŘĆ‚Äé – “SurŇęd-e Millńę”) was adopted and officially announced by a¬†Loya Jirga¬†in May 2006. According to article 20 of the¬†Afghan Constitution, the¬†national anthem¬†shall be in¬†Pashto¬†with the mention of “God is Greatest” as well as the names of the various¬†tribes of Afghanistan.¬†The lyrics were written by¬†Abdul Bari Jahani¬†and the music…

Know : Country wise % of Agricultural Land Area

Country name 2009 2010 2011 Afghanistan 58.1 58.1 58.1 Albania 43.8 43.8 43.8 Algeria 17.4 17.4 17.4 American Samoa 24.5 24.5 24.5 Andorra 42.3 42.8 43.2 Angola 46.8 46.8 46.8 Antigua and Barbuda 20.5 20.5 20.5 Argentina 52.4 53.6 53.9 Armenia 61.3 60.9 60.1 Aruba 11.1 11.1 11.1 Australia 53.2 51.9 53.3 Austria 38.4 38.4…

Know : List of All Presidents and Prime Ministers (As on Dec 2013)

Member states and observers of the United Nations State Head of state Head of government ¬†Afghanistan President¬†–¬†Hamid Karzai ¬†Albania President¬†–¬†Bujar Nishani Prime Minister¬†–¬†Edi Rama ¬†Algeria President¬†–¬†Abdelaziz Bouteflika Prime Minister¬†–¬†Abdelmalek Sellal ¬†Andorra Episcopal Co-Prince¬†–¬†Joan Enric Vives Sic√≠lia Representative¬†–¬†Josep Maria Mauri French Co-Prince¬†–¬†Fran√ßois Hollande Representative¬†–¬†Sylvie Hubac Head of Government¬†–¬†Antoni Mart√≠ ¬†Angola President¬†–¬†Jos√© Eduardo dos Santos ¬†Antigua and…

Know : World Trade Organization (WTO)

Brief Overview: The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible. The result is assurance. Consumers and producers know that they can enjoy secure supplies and greater choice of…

Must read Anti-War Speech : Mike Prysner

The following speech was by Michael Prysner who talked about War and reveals the truth behind the wars. It was a dated old speech (2008) yet it has the message for humanity all time. With courtesy to¬†Oriental Review¬†we are sharing the same here. Michael said ‚ÄúI tried hard to be proud of my service, but…

Know : How many countries can you travel without VISA? Complete list

Are you an Indian? Then you can travel to only 52 countries without a VISA. India stands behind 144 countries among the total of 199 countries. Whereas 34 countries have the privilege to travel to more than 150 countries without a VISA. Citizens of Finland, Sweden and UK (Great Britain) enjoys the best privilege to…

Know : List of Secular, Non Secular and Ambiguous Countries

SECULAR COUNTRIES North America Africa Canada Angola Cuba Benin Honduras¬† Botswana Mexico Burkina Faso United States of America¬† Burundi South America Cameroon Brazil Cape Verde Chile Chad Colombia Republic of the Congo Ecuador Ethiopia Peru Gabon Uruguay The Gambia Venezuela Guinea Europe Guinea-Bissau Austria Liberia Albania Mali Belarus Namibia Belgium¬† Senegal Bosnia and Herzegovina Rwanda…

Know : Total Number of Websites : Country wise

Rank Country Total Domains¬† Gain Loss Net 1 United States 80,818,367 777,532 678,646 98,886 2 China 7,139,690 139,884 96,867 43,017 3 Germany 6,560,502 43,441 45,336 -1,895 4 United Kingdom 4,805,145 31,460 30,770 690 5 Canada 3,723,070 76,395 100,010 -23,615 6 France 3,436,741 17,744 20,146 -2,402 7 Japan 3,012,362 29,853 24,822 5,031 8 Australia 2,023,544 26,930…

Know : Price of 1.5 Liter of Drinking Water across the World

Here is the average price of 1.5 liter of drinking water in 122 countries (in USD, INR and EUR) What is your opinion about the sales of bottled drinking water? Please comment, your few seconds spend to comment can help to give insights to students and please share this with your friends using Facebook /…

Ranks : Environmental Performance of 132 Countries

The¬†Environmental Performance Index¬†(EPI) is a method of quantifying and numerically benchmarking the¬†environmental¬†performance of a state’s policies.¬† As of January 2012 four EPI reports have been released – the Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index,¬†and the 2008, 2010, and 2012 Environmental Performance Index.¬†For the 2012 report, a new “Pilot Trend EPI” was developed to rank countries based…

Know : Independence Days of Countries & From whom they got it

  Courtesy and Source : Wikipedia Country Date Year Independence Event ¬†Abkhazia July 4 1993 De facto¬†independence from¬†Georgia¬†in 1993. Officially declared as such in 1999.¬†(Only partially recognized.) End of the¬†1992-1993 War in Abkhazia; also known as “liberation day”. ¬†Afghanistan August¬†19 1919 Independence from the¬†United Kingdom¬†control over Afghan foreign affairs in 1919. Afghan Independence Day ¬†Albania…

Know : Prostitution: Legality in Countries & Consequences

– 10 million children worldwide are engaged in some facet of the sex industry. Each year at least one million children, mostly girls, become prostitutes – In Thailand, 10-12 year old girls service men in the sex industry. They typically have sex with men 10-15 times daily and sometimes as many as 20-30 – In…