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Earth Our Home Too : List of 1500 Animals (click for facts/pictures)

While on looking out for a place where we can find a long list of animals that do exist on earth and their details. We have landed on this wonderful website of Colorado State University Libraries (the Warren and Genevieve Garst Photographic Collection) It contains a huge digital collection of animal photographs and information. This site has over 1300 digitized wildlife slides from a collection donated to Colorado…

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 Barbuda Queen – Elizabeth II[n 1] Governor-General – Louise…

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 the finished products, components, raw…

Kudos : Proteas in Pink in support of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’

In support of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’, South Africa is going to wear their pick jersey against India in the series opener on Thursday. Cricket South Africa (CSA) has set aside December 5 as ‘Pink Day’. The ‘Best Dressed Child’ will get to present Man of the match award and the ‘Best Dressed Family’ will get to meet some of the South African players….

Know : PISA 2012 Students Survey Results 65 Countries

PISA 2012 is the programme’s 5th survey. It assessed the competencies of 15-year-olds in reading, mathematics and science (with a focus on mathematics) in 65 countries and economies.  (Note : INDIA is not a participant) Around 510 000 students between the ages of 15 years 3 months and 16 years 2 months participated in the assessment, representing about 28 million 15-year-olds globally….

Know : How many countries can you travel without VISA? Complete list

Are you an Indian? Then you can travel to only 52 countries without a VISA. India stands behind 144 countries among the total of 199 countries. Whereas 34 countries have the privilege to travel to more than 150 countries without a VISA. Citizens of Finland, Sweden and UK (Great Britain) enjoys the best privilege to travel 173 countries without a…

Why Sledging? : "Get ready for a ** broken arm" – Michael Clarke

Ashes is the Cricket series which not only being loved by the Aussies and the English, every cricket loving nation loves to watch the game. We regard Ashes as the Premium Quality bilateral series than any other series in Cricket.  We all know players at times go verbal and its obvious in the game and it’s part of it. But…

Eco Preservation : Meaningful Stamps by a few Countries (part 1)

Here are a few stamps released for promoting Going Green / Conservation / Ecological Preservation by a few countries like USA, India, Thailand, Australia, China, Philippines, Japan, Korea and Germany Browse All our Eco Preservation posts click here 

Know : List of Secular, Non Secular and Ambiguous Countries

SECULAR COUNTRIES North America Africa Canada Angola Cuba Benin Honduras  Botswana Mexico Burkina Faso United States of America  Burundi South America Cameroon Brazil Cape Verde Chile Chad Colombia Republic of the Congo Ecuador Ethiopia Peru Gabon Uruguay The Gambia Venezuela Guinea Europe Guinea-Bissau Austria Liberia Albania Mali Belarus Namibia Belgium  Senegal Bosnia and Herzegovina Rwanda Bulgaria South Africa Croatia  …

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 27,656 -726 9 Spain 1,631,467…

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