Know : Top 60 Green Economy Countries

This 4th edition of the GGEI is an in-depth look at how 60 countries perform in the global green economy, as well as how expert practitioners rank this performance and ranks based on perception. Performance Rank SCORE 1 Sweden 68.1 2 Norway 65.9 3 Costa Rica 64.2 4 Germany 63.6 5 Denmark 63.2 6 Switzerland... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Countries using Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. Of the thirty countries in which nuclear power plants operate, only France, Belgium, Hungary and Slovakia use them as the primary source of electricity, although many other countries have a significant nuclear power generation capacity. According to the World Nuclear Association, a nuclear power advocacy group, over 45 countries are... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Know : National Trees List

Do you know? The Oak Tree(sub species included) is the national tree for 15 countries which is the most, followed by the Olive Tree which is the national tree for 4 countries. Almost all are officially announced except a few. Please find the complete list below. Country Name of tree Scientific name Picture  Albania Olive... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Amazing Arts and Artists : Sand Art by Kseniya Simonova

Not just about the art, it's about an inspiring journey of an awesome human being Kseniya Simonova Kseniya Simonova is a performance artist in sand animation and a philanthropist. Sand performance was suggested by her husband, Igor Paskar. Initially, Simonova was unsure, but she decided to try it in the absence of other viable options to improve their financial situation. When tests with... Continue Reading →

Know : March Against Monsanto

On May 24, millions of activists from around the world will once again March Against Monsanto, calling for the permanent boycott of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and other harmful agro-chemicals. Currently, marches will occur on six continents, in 52 countries,with events in over 400 cities. In the US, solidarity marches are slated to occur in... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Top 50 Countries : E-Government Readiness

E-government (short for electronic government, also known as e-gov, Internet government, digital government, online government, or connected government) consists of the digital interactions between a government and citizens (G2C), government and businesses/commerce (G2B), government and employees (G2E), between government and employees /agencies (G2G), as well as citizen interaction with their government (C2G). The following is the... Continue Reading →

Know : Ranking of Countries : Where to be Born?

The index was calculated for 2013 and includes data from 80 countries and territories. The survey used ten quality of life factors along with forecasts of future GDP per capita to determine a nation's score. A Comparison from 1988 to 2013 Rank Country or territory Score (out of 10) 1   Switzerland 8.22 2  Australia 8.12 3  Norway 8.09... Continue Reading →

A bicycle sharing system, or bike share scheme, is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a very short term basis. The main purpose is transportation: bike share allows people to depart from point "A" and arrive at point "B" free from the worries of ownership. Bike-share has seen explosive, global growth... Continue Reading →

Know : Thorium – 8gm could power a car for 100yrs

Thorium is a naturally occurring radioactive chemical element with the symbol Th and atomic number 90. It was discovered in 1828 by the Norwegian mineralogist Morten Thrane Esmark and identified by the Swedish chemist Jöns Jakob Berzelius and named after Thor, the Norse god of thunder. Thorium, a slightly radioactive metal that occurs in rocks and soils, may hold significant promise as a replacement for uranium in the nuclear energy... Continue Reading →

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 Sicília Representative - Josep Maria Mauri French Co-Prince - François Hollande Representative - Sylvie Hubac Head of Government - Antoni Martí  Angola President - José Eduardo dos Santos  Antigua and... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Know : PISA 2012 Students Survey Results 65 Countries

PISA 2012 is the programme’s 5th survey. It assessed the competencies of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science (with a focus on mathematics) in 65 countries and economies.  (Note : INDIA is not a participant) Around 510 000 students between the ages of 15 years 3 months and 16 years 2 months participated in the assessment, representing... Continue Reading →

Documentary : The First World War (complete history)

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. From the time of its occurrence until the approach of World War II in 1939, it was called simply the World War or the Great War, and thereafter the First World War or World War I. In... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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