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 : 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 →

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 →

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 : 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 →

Know : Smoking Bans & Rules across Countries

Some countries have no legislation restricting smoking whatsoever; these include Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, and a number of other countries in Central and Western Africa. Rest all other countries has bans as follows (alphaphetically arranged) Smoking bans by country Albania A law went into effect on 30 May 2007 restricting smoking in closed public... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Currencies used by all countries

Country¬†or¬†territory Currency Sign ISO code Fractional unit Number to basic ¬†Abkhazia Abkhazian apsar[A] None None None None Russian ruble —Ä. RUB Kopek 100 ¬†Afghanistan Afghan afghani ōč AFN Pul 100 ¬†Akrotiri and Dhekelia Euro ‚ā¨ EUR Cent 100 ¬†Albania Albanian lek L ALL Qindark√ę 100 ¬†Alderney Alderney pound[A] ¬£ None Penny 100 British pound[C] ¬£... Continue Reading →

Know : System of Government : 198 Countries

Legend Orange¬†‚ÄstParliamentary republics Green¬†‚ÄstPresidential republics,¬†executive presidency¬†linked to a¬†parliament Yellow¬†‚ÄstSemi-presidential republics Blue¬†‚ÄstFull¬†presidential republics Red¬†‚ÄstParliamentary¬†constitutional monarchies¬†in which the monarch does not personally exercise power Magenta¬†‚ÄstConstitutional monarchies¬†in which the monarch personally exercises power, often (but not always) alongside a weak parliament Purple¬†‚ÄstAbsolute monarchies Brown¬†‚ÄstCountries where the dominant role of a¬†single political party or coalition¬†is codified in the constitution... Continue Reading →

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