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 →

Food We Eat : List of Varieties of Mangoes

Worldwide, hundreds of mango cultivars exist. In mango orchards, multiple cultivars are often grown together to improve cross-pollination. Two of the most important cultivars are the Chaunsa, which is particularly common in Pakistan, and the Tommy Atkins, which dominates the world export trade because it can be easily transported and has a good shelf-life, although... 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 →

shilin stone forest , a set on Flickr.The Stone Forest or Shilin (Chinese: 石林; pinyin: Shílín) is a notable set of limestone formations located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China, near Shilin approximately 120 km (75 mi) from the provincial capital Kunming. The tall rocks seem to emanate from the... 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’t 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 : No. of Nuclear Reactors in the World (Country wise)

Currently, 73 reactors are under construction in 15 countries. Some new countries will be starting their first nuclear power plants including: Belarus, Vietnam, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Ghana, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Nuclear power stations operate in 31 countries. In 2010, before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, it was reported that an average of about 10... 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 р. RUB Kopek 100  Afghanistan Afghan afghani ؋ AFN Pul 100  Akrotiri and Dhekelia Euro € EUR Cent 100  Albania Albanian lek L ALL Qindarkë 100  Alderney Alderney pound[A] £ None Penny 100 British pound[C] £... Continue Reading →

Know : System of Government : 198 Countries

Legend Orange – Parliamentary republics Green – Presidential republics, executive presidency linked to a parliament Yellow – Semi-presidential republics Blue – Full presidential republics Red – Parliamentary constitutional monarchies in which the monarch does not personally exercise power Magenta – Constitutional monarchies in which the monarch personally exercises power, often (but not always) alongside a weak parliament Purple – Absolute monarchies Brown – Countries where the dominant role of a single political party or coalition is codified in the constitution... Continue Reading →

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We have an important message for you.. Do not miss this... Thank you 🙂  For your views, shares, comments, likes, reblogs and most importantly your wishes & prayers. At Propel Steps we have a story to tell the world. A Vision we travel towards. This journey with you all makes it wonderful, not the destiny.... Continue Reading →

Eco-Preservation : The Taiwan Blue Magpie

The Taiwan Blue Magpie (Urocissa caerulea), also called the Taiwan Magpie or Formosan Blue Magpie, is a member of the Crow family. It is an endemic species living in the mountains of Taiwan at elevations of 300 to 1200m. The Taiwan Blue Magpie is about the size of European Magpie, but with a longer tail. It... Continue Reading →

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