From the evolution of humankind in the age of exploration, cartography has been an integral part of the human history. The word cartography is a combination of two word ‘carta’ which means map and ‘graphy’ that is something written or represented in the specified manner, or about a specified subject. Hence, we can say it is an art, technique, or practice of compiling or drawing maps or charts. Read the complete chronology of map-drawing (Cartography) techniques from the ancient world to the modern world.
The responsibility of the security of the Prime Minister is with the Special Protection Force i.e. SPG. Have you ever noticed that these bodyguards also have a briefcase or suitcase in their hand? In this article we will discuss what is in the briefcase of the PM bodyguards and what they do with it.
Every vehicle must be registered under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1989. It is considered illegal to drive without a registration number. Whenever a vehicle either two wheeler, three wheeler or four wheeler comes out of the showroom then it is assigned a temporary registration number. If a vehicle is not given a temporary number, then the A/F is written on its number plate.
In the current scenario use of ATMs has become an important part of human routine. This machine is a telecommunicated and computerized device that provides services related to financial transactions to customers. In this transfer process, the customer does not need the help of cashier, clerk or bank teller. But do you know when and who invented ATMs? In this article we are describing 15 interesting facts about the invention and use of ATMs.
The name of the first voter of Independent India is Shyam Saran Negi, who had been a teacher by profession. Incidentally, this person is also called the first voter of Independent India. Shyam Saran Negi was born on 1 July 1917 in Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh.
Many times we hear that people talk about being unhappy with their country’s system and want to move another country. Although there are some countries in the world where life is not really easy. One of these countries is North Korea. In this article, we are going to tell you some things about North Korea that will not only surprise you, but you will feel that India is the best country in the world in terms of living.
Each of us is familiar with the map of India and the world. But have you ever wondered who formed India’s first map or who formed the current map of India? If you do not have answer this question, then after reading this article you will know the answer of this question.
With the end of British rule, the state of Jammu and Kashmir also became independent on 15 August 1947. For the protection of Jammu and Kashmir, a treaty of accession was signed on October 26, 1947 between Maharaja Hari Singh and Jawaharlal Nehru. An article 370 was added in the Indian Constitution, under which Kashmir has got status of special state. The present NDA Government of India wants to abolish Article 370 but Kashmiris are opposing it.
When we are watches TV, a unique number randomly appears on the screen which has in the form of 000-8769-1545-99. This number is automatically appears and disappears on our screen. Due to this number, we have face troubles watching different programs or live matches. But have you ever wondered that what is the meaning of this number and why does it frequently appears on our screen? Apart from this, anyone can be reached to your house through this number. If you are unaware the answers of these questions then after reading this article you will know that what is the meaning of the unique number that appears on the TV screen and how can someone reach your house through this number?
As everyone knows that the world is full of wonders; where some people are naturally peculiar while some people are famous in this world because of their weird hobbies. One of them is Ram Singh Chauhan, a resident of Jaipur who has a 14 feet mustache and the world's smallest woman known as Jyoti Amge whose height is only 61.95 centimeters or about 2 feet.
The beautiful, bewildering and mysterious relief features are the dominated features of the Earth. Earth is covered with around 71 % of water and it is one of the essential components to humans and other life forms. Here, we are giving 10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World that will definitely mesmerize and eyebrow-singeing fact for the readers who want to explore the world.
Have you ever noticed that the toothpaste we use every day has chemical or not? Most of the toothpaste has some colour stripes on the lower side. What does these stripes indicates? This article deals with the significance and the secret behind the colour stripes present on the bottom of the toothpaste.
National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ramnath Kovind has become 14th President of India. The formal announcement of his name as the President was made at 4:22 in the evening. In the presidential election of 2017, Ramnath Kovind got 7,02,044 votes, while his opponent and a candidate of 17 opposition parties Meira Kumar got 3,67,314 votes. In this article, we are giving details of 10 amazing facts about 14th President of India Ramnath Kovind.
India's first bullet train in India will run between Mumbai and Ahmedabad and it will take about two hours and seven minutes to cover the distance. The first time Indian Railway will provide different facilities in train. Let us find out the features and facilities that will be provided in the bullet train and when this project will start.
On July 12, 2017, Chinese troops have sailed for setting up country's first ever overseas military base in Djibouti (Africa).This Chinese step shows that China is trying to trap India through different base around its neighbouring countries. China is creating a ring around India which is named "String of Pearls" by the media.
China is the most populous and third largest country in the world. It occupies a large part of East Asia, borders fourteen states and has coastlines on the Yellow, East China and South China Seas. Two-thirds of the territory is mountainous or desert; only one-tenth is cultivated. The eastern half of the country is one of the world's best watershed lands. Apart from these entire epitomic examples, there are numerous hidden secrets of China, which are never coming to the World's scrutiny.
The Oxford Dictionary of the English language contains more than one million words, while the Gorilla named Koko also communicates in more than 1,000 gestures in American Sign Language. But do you know the smallest language in the world, whose vocabulary consist only 120 words? If you do not have the answer, then you will read this article to know the world's smallest language and what is its specialty?
All of you have seen number of vehicle plates like white, yellow, black and red etc. in cars or other vehicles on the road in your daily life. But by looking at those number plates do you understand that which colour's plate belongs to which officer/authority; if no than this article will help you in this regard.
The origin of the word “Rupee” is from Sanskrit word Rupya which means shaped, stamped, impressed, coin and also from the Sanskrit word “raupya” which means silver. There was a long history of struggle, exploration and wealth which can be traced back to the ancient India of the 6th Century BC regarding rupee. The Paper Currency Act of 1861 gave the Government the monopoly of note issued throughout the vast expanse of British India.
The Channel Islands are an archipelago in the English Channel, off the French coast of Normandy. They are considered the remnants of the Duchy of Normandy and are not part of the United Kingdom. It is comprises of seven different islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou, Brecqhou and Lihou. These Islands are created by tectonic forces that led them to rise out of the ocean about five million years ago.
Jiaozuo Bay Bridge is the world’s longest bridge, followed by Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is at 38.44 km (23.89 miles) and in future world's longest title will be challenged by under construction Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge with an aggregate 50.0 km (31.1 miles) of bridges and tunnels. Here, we are giving 5 interesting facts about World's Longest Sea Bridge for general awareness.
The World's Ocean Fishing grounds are located in the cool waters of the northern hemisphere because in southern hemisphere commercial ocean fishing is less developed and best fishing grounds founded above continental shelves. Here, we are giving the list of World' major fishing ground of the world for enhancing the general knowledge of the readers.
India’s economy is largely based on agriculture and animal husbandry in which milk production plays an important role. It is also the largest buffalo milk producer in the world. There are 37 cow breed found in the country, but out of these Sahiwal, Gir, Red Sindhi, Tharparkar and Rathi are known for milking attributes. The annual production of milk in India is about146.31 Million tonnes of Milk. Here, we are the giving India’s famous breeds of cows which are found across the country.
In order to fulfill the aspiration of the people and to establish direct contact with the public, the Prime Minister's Office has started many online and offline applications, apps, etc. In this article, we are giving information about the methods through which you can communicate with Modiji, PMO and can also reach their point of view.
Various theories or ideas are propounded for the existence of the symbol Infinity but that time it considered as a philosophical concept. This article deals with some facts related to the Infinity symbol like who had discovered this concept, when it was discovered, first time when it was used, how it was used etc.
The Statue of Liberty was a gift of the French people to the Americans on the commemoration of American Independence on July 4, 1776. The Statue was completed in France in July 1884 and arrived in New York Harbor in June 1885 onboard the French frigate "Isere."
The man on earth has discovered many symbols for the convenience of human being. There are so many symbols we use in our daily life like: Zebra Crossing, OK symbol, Victory sign and Danger sign etc. In this article we put some interesting information about the origin and importance of such symbols.
India is a land of world's oldest and urban civilization i.e. Indus Valley Civilization. Hence, from ancient to modern India, Indian Society transform and synthesises various cults, customs, rituals and sects. Many of these cults and customs have had religious and social basis. These cults and customs are spread in different regions and religions. Here, we are giving 10 unknown traditions of Modern India.
The world's first commercial road and air legal flying car is now available. It is made by Dutch vehicle manufacturer PAL-V who has revealed details of the Liberty. Let us study in detail about this first commercial flying car, about PAL-V, how it works etc.
The British Governement made a number of legislations to run the country as per their convenience. The main obejctives behind all such legislations were to exploit the resources of India and to stop the rebellions from protesting against such open loot of resources. This article deals with some of such immoral and unethical legislations.