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  • Comparison of the Air Force of India, China and Pakistan

    China has the world's second largest air force while Indian Air Force is the fourth largest air force in the world. The Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 as the air force of the British Empire. Currently, there are 1.40 lac soldiers working in Indian air force. India has received first Rafale jet from France in October 2019.

    2 days ago
  • 19 most interesting facts about Nobel Prizes

    The Nobel Prize is considered the most prestigious prize of the world. This prize is given in the 6 fields’ i.e, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace Prize. These prizes were commenced in 1901. The recipients of the first Nobel Prizes were given 150,782 SEK. In 2017, the Nobel laureates were awarded a prize amount of 9,000,000 SEK.

    Oct 9, 2019
  • What are Grey List and Black List of the Financial Action Task Force?

    The The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an independent inter-governmental body that develops and promotes policies to protect the Global Financial System from terror funding and Money Laundering activities. Those countries which don't support terror funding and money laundering are listed in the grey list and vice versa.

    Oct 5, 2019
  • List of International Awards received by Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is honoured with the prestigious "Global Goalkeeper" award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Narendra Modi has also been awarded with highest civilian honour of the United Arab Emirates i.e. "Order of Zayed Award" on 25th August 2019. Many famous countries have awarded Narendra Modi with their highest civilian awards like “Order of St. Andrew” the highest civilian honour of Russia and “State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan” the highest civilian honour of Afghanistan.

    Sep 25, 2019
  • History of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

    Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK) historically belonged to the erstwhile princely state of Jammu and Kashmir which is integral part of India due to signing of "Instrument of Accession" but it is unlawfully occupied by the Pakistan in 1947.

    Sep 12, 2019
  • Indian Recipients of Ramon Magsaysay Award

    Ramon Magsaysay Award also known as the Nobel Award of Asian Continent. Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019 is given to five individuals which includes India's most Influential journalist Ravish Kumar. Other recipient of this award includes Thailand’s Angkhana Neelapajit (human rights activist), Philippines’ Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab (musician), Myanmar’s Ko Swe Win (journalist), and South Korea’s Kim Jong-Ki, an activist working on violence and mental health issues in youth.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • What is the history of Ashes Series?

    Ashes series is a test match series played between England and Australia since last 137 years. This series is played alternatively in these two countries at least once every two years.The Ashes series was started in 1882. Australia has won this series 34 times while England won it 32 times.

    Sep 9, 2019
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav: Biography and Full case details

    Kulbhushan Yadav was born on 16 April 1970 and he is a retired Indian national who had served Indian navy between 1987 to 2001. Kulbhushan is in the custody of Pakistan since March 3, 2016. Pakistan claims that jadhav was spreading terrorism in the Balochistan province of Pakistan and spying for India's intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW).

    Sep 4, 2019
  • Balochistan Province of Pakistan: Facts on its Geography and Economy

    Balochistan Province means land of the Baloch peoples. It is not a country but one of the four provinces of Pakistan.Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan in terms of land area. Balochistan's capital is Quetta which is its largest city as well. Balochistan Province is underdeveloped and its economy is dominated by natural resources, especially its natural gas fields.

    Sep 3, 2019
  • G-7 and G-20 Organisations: Functions and Members

    G-7 refers to the group of 7 highly industrialized nations—France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States and Canada. These countries hold an annual meeting to foster consensus on global issues like economic growth and crisis management, global security, energy, and terrorism.

    Aug 26, 2019
  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF): Meaning and Objectives

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) sets standards and promote effective implementation of legal, regulatory and operational measures to combat money laundering,terror financing, human trafficking.

    Aug 23, 2019
  • What is the Siachen Glacier Dispute?

    The Siachen Glacier is located near Indo-Pak Line of Control. The average elevation of Siachen Glacier from sea level is approximately 17,770 feet.The Siachen Glacieris known as the highest battlefield of the world.

    Aug 20, 2019
  • List of Countries with post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

    As per the announcement of the PM Modi from the rampart of the Red fort; India will soon have a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). But do you know that many other countries have the same post with same name or a different name. Countries like, United Kingdom, Canada, France, Spain and Italy use the term Chief of Defence Staff for the head of defence force.

    Aug 16, 2019
  • MOSAiC Mission: Objectives, Features and Benefits of the Mission

    The MOSAiC stands for Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate. The prime objective of this MOSAiC mission is to study the impact of climate change on the Arctic region and its impact on the rest of the world. The German research icebreaker RV Polarstern will depart for this mission from Tromsø, Norway in September 2019.

    Aug 14, 2019
  • India-Pakistan Trade dispute: Who is in Loss and Profit?

    According to a report, in the financial year 2018-2019 the total exports from India to Pakistan was about $ 2.17 billion, which is just .83% of India's total exports. Pakistan currently exports; fruits ($112.8 million per year), cement ($78.3 million), chemicals ($60.4 million), fertilisers ($34.9 million), and leather and allied products to India while India exports; tomatoes, tea, sugar, petroleum products, cotton yarn, tyres, rubber, dye and petroleum oils etc to Pakistan.

    Aug 9, 2019