Know : List of Oldest & Continuously Inhabited Cities

This is a list of present-day cities by the time period over which they have been continuously inhabited. The age claims listed are generally disputed and may indeed be obsolete. Differences in opinion can result from different definitions of "city" as well as "continuously inhabited" and historical evidence is often disputed. Several cities listed here... 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 →

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 International Airlines Ratings

Do you know how many airlines have 5 star ratings in the world? Just 7 airlines from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea holds 5 Star Rated Airlines! The only one airline to hold a single star rating is North Korean Airline. How many Indian Airlines are there? ¬†Find the complete list... 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 →

Know : Rankings of Countries : Global Innovation Index

The core of the Global Innovation Index Report consists of a ranking of world economies‚Äô innovation capabilities and results. Recognizing the key role of innovation as a driver of economic growth and prosperity, and the need for a broad horizontal vision of innovation applicable to developed and emerging economies, the GII includes indicators that go... 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 →

History : The Life of Alexander the Great

A Fascinating Documentary about The Life of Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon¬†(20/21 July 356 ‚Äď 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as¬†Alexander the Great¬†was a king of the Greek kingdom of¬†Macedon. Born in¬†Pella¬†in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father,¬†Philip II¬†to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling... 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 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... 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‚Äôs 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 →

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 →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Documentary : A World Without Water (must watch)

As less and less water is available, you have yet another problem being added and that is the problem of privatization.¬†There are companies now saying¬†why don‚Äôt we bottle it, mine it, divert it, sell it, commodify it. That greed of privatization, we believe, will be much worse than climate change and everything else that has... Continue Reading →

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