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  • Do you know about World's First Solar Powered Train

    The 21st century world is moving towards energy efficient and energy saving mode of industrialisation because the traditional sources of energy like coal and natural gases lead to pollution and global warming. Recently, Byron Bay Railroad Company of Australia has created World's first solar powered train.

    Jan 9, 2018
  • World's Biggest Cruise Ship: 10 Amazing Facts

    Whenever we heard about cruise ship then we got pictures of Titanic and its ambience, but before moving on to the discussion on the World's biggest cruise ship, firstly know that 'what is cruise ship?’ A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are a part of the experience, as well as the different destinations along the way. It is like floating hotels, with a complete hospitality staff in addition to the usual ship's crew.

    Jan 9, 2018
  • World's Largest Underwater Museum: 10 Amazing Facts

    The Earth and the human are the best creation of nature that always surprises and known for transcending the imaginative realm of marvels or wonders. Here, we are giving 10 amazing facts about the World's Largest Underwater Museum, which is located off the coast of Isla Mujeres in Mexico's Riviera Maya that will change the perceptions about museums are boring.

    Jan 8, 2018
  • What happens on internet in 1 minute

    Today we are living in the era of social media. The population of the world has crossed 7.47 billion out of which 4.9 billion have mobile phones. A huge $751522 is spent on online shopping in a minute. This article is showing some very interesting facts about the activities occurring in a minute on internet.

    Jan 5, 2018
  • Which are the most deadliest cities in the world?

    Citizen's Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice; which is a Mexican Non Government Organization released its annual report -2017. The report says that Venezuela's capital "Caracas" was the most deadliest city in the world in the year 2016.In Caracas 130 people out of every 1 lac people are killed annually, which made it the deadliest city in the world.

    Jan 3, 2018
  • History behind the tradition of Bonfire Night

    The literal meaning of the bonfire is a large open-air fire on which bones are burnt and it is derives from the term banefyre from a time when the corpses of witches, heretics and other nonconformists were burned on a pyre instead of being buried in consecrated ground. When we heard the term Bonfire Night then we characterised it with firework and celebration, but do you know how this tradition was started.

    Jan 2, 2018
  • Difference between United Kingdom, Great Britain and England

    People often use the term United Kingdom, Great Britain and England for the same place, but these three terms have different meanings. First term represents political, second one is for geographic and the last one is for nationality. Here, we are giving some important facts that differentiate the terms United Kingdom, Great Britain and England, and enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    Jan 2, 2018
  • What is the cost of printing 200, 500 and 2000 rupees notes in India?

    In India, printing of new notes is the solely right of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).RBI prints currency notes of all denomination except one rupee note. In its annual report, the Reserve Bank has stated that the cost of printing a note of 200 rupees is Rs.2.93, printing cost of 500 rupee note is Rs. 2.94 and printing of a 2000 rupee note costs Rs.3.54.

    Jan 2, 2018
  • Main Characteristics and Features of Rural Tourism in India

    India’s tourism attractions are large and varied. Our culture, which is both syncretic and dates back to ancient times, is our most visible attractions. This article deals with what is tourism, what is rural tourism, its important characteristic features.

    Dec 29, 2017
  • What is the meaning of four colour dots in Newspaper?

    Have you ever noticed while reading the newspaper that there are four colour dots below the pages of the newspaper? What does they mean? Is it mandatory to give colour dots? Let's us find out the reason why these colour dots are given in the newspaper.

    Dec 27, 2017
  • Interesting facts about India Gate

    India has been a land of architectural marvels because it has deep roots in its history, culture and religion. India Gate is one of the examples of Indian architectural marvel. It is the world's largest war memorial which was built in the 21st century. Here, we are giving some interesting facts about India Gate, which will enhance the general awareness of the readers on the architectural glory of India.

    Dec 27, 2017
  • Interesting facts about Gateway of India

    The Indian architecture is one of the enduring achievements of the Indian Civilization, which has evolved through centuries. Indian architectures bear the living glory of respective periods of the history. Here, we are giving interesting facts about Gateway of India, which is considered as one of the great historical monument built during the British rule.

    Dec 26, 2017
  • Do you know why Pen Caps have holes

    Ballpoint pen is mostly used by all of us, but while writing or using it, have you ever noticed that there is a hole in the pen's cap. Why it is so, is there any scientific reason behind giving hole in the pen cap, who invented ballpoint pen and when etc. are discussed in this article.

    Dec 23, 2017
  • List of Lost cities in India

    Excavation is the most time-honoured archaeological tool for understanding the processes of the human past, and it certainly represents the type of activity that most people attribute to archaeology. The excavation and historical treatise are the only sources to reveal the prosperous and flourished historical sites in any part of the world. Here, we are giving the list of lost cities in India, whose location has eventually lost over the period of time, but their existences are revealed by the legends and mythology.

    Dec 22, 2017
  • What types of Notices are issued by the INTERPOL?

    There are 8 types of notices are issued y the INTERPOL’s General Secretariat at the request of National Central Bureaus (NCBs) and authorized entities. The basic motive behind the issuance of these notices is to alert the police of all member countries to nab most wanted criminals or missing persons. This article will equip you to know the full information about the all notices and their objectives.

    Dec 20, 2017