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Know : Price of 1.5 Liter of Drinking Water across the World

Here is the average price of 1.5 liter of drinking water in 122 countries (in USD, INR and EUR) What is your opinion about the sales of bottled drinking water? Please comment, your few seconds spend to comment can help to give insights to students and please share this with your friends using Facebook / Twitter buttons below. Thank you….

Appreciate : Apurva Gilche : From Cabin Crew to Co-Pilot

Apurva Gilche, a young girl from Pune’s Abasaheb Garware College was watching a group of her college mates in the National Cadet Corps parade. Their uniforms, with their decorative epaulettes, fascinated her. Even more thrilling was learning that these cadets, as part of their NCC training, had learned how to fly, to scuba dive and Para sail. That very day she…

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 on the environmental performance changes…

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 November 28 1912 Declared by Ismail Qemali in…

Food We Eat : Flags From Foods :) [18 countries]

Photographs by Australian advertising agency WHYBINTBWA from the Sydney International Food Festival, Australia’s largest festival ever attended by a million last year. As a part of promotion, the creative team has recreated 18 national flags of countries  Australia, Spain, Italy, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, Thailand, Indonesia, Switzerland, France, China, Lebanon, Greece, India and Brazil using their traditional ingrdients.  Hope this will be a delight to you….

Earth Our Home Too : 25 Intelligent Animals

Though we found them in a top 25 listing, we have removed the rating as it is better in this way. They are more intelligent than the other in some way or the other 🙂 Hope we humans do not ruin their home. Earth! Well here the scale of intelligence is Human’s perspective, we define intelligence here as what according to…

Wow! All House Types with Pictures (Do not Miss) :)

Houses can be built in a large variety of configurations. A basic division is between freestanding or Single-family houses and various types of attached or multi-user dwellings. Both sorts may vary greatly in scale and amount of accommodation provided. Although there appear to be many different types, many of the variations listed below are purely matters of style rather than a spatial arrangement or scale….

Ecological Preservation : Offshore Drilling: Impacts & Counts

Offshore drilling refers to a mechanical process where a wellbore is drilled through the seabed. It is typically carried out in order to explore for and subsequently extract petroleum which lies in rock formations beneath the seabed. Most commonly, the term is used to describe drilling activities on the continental shelf, though the term can also be applied to drilling in lakes, inshore waters and inland…

Know : Prostitution: Legality in Countries & Consequences

– 10 million children worldwide are engaged in some facet of the sex industry. Each year at least one million children, mostly girls, become prostitutes – In Thailand, 10-12 year old girls service men in the sex industry. They typically have sex with men 10-15 times daily and sometimes as many as 20-30 – In South Africa, there are 40,000…

Earth Our Home Too : Woodpecker

There are around 200 species of woodpecker inhabiting the forests and woodlands worldwide. Woodpeckers are found on every continent with the exception of the polar regions, Australia and Madagascar. The smallest species of woodpecker is the Bar-breasted Piculet that only grows to 8cm in height. The Gray Slaty woodpecker from south east Asia is the largest living woodpecker in the world with some of these…

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