Human Bones, Joints and Muscles

By | April 2, 2015

1. Bones The Skeleton System: The human endoskeleton is made up of bones and cartilage of various types. Bone is a hard connective tissue in which the ground substance is very hard and contains calcium salts. The marrow of the long bones is the site for the haemopoiesis, i.e. formation of blood and blood cells. Human skeleton consists… Read More »

Worldwide Major Newspapers

By | March 30, 2015

Newspapers read that are read by most number of readers. Arranged in no particular order. S.No Newspaper Name Country 1 The Times of India India 2 The Economic Times India 3 The Hindu India 4 Dainik Bhaskar India 5 The Hindustan Times India 6 Business Standard India 7 The Indian Express India 8 DNA – Daily News &… Read More »

Country with Capitals and Currencies

By | March 29, 2015

There are total 190 + countries. Remembering each countries currency, capital is not easy. In the below table we have written country capitals, currencies of some popular countries. S.No Country Name Capital Currency 1 Afghanistan Kabul Afgani 2 Albania Tirana Lek 3 Algeria Algiers Algerian Dinar 4 Angola Luanda Kwanza 5 Argentina Buenos Aires Peso 6 Australia Canberra… Read More »

Biggest Countries and Continents in the World by Area

By | March 28, 2015

Total Earth’s surface area is 148,940,000 Sq.Km. The most important place you know is about the size of an average sunspot. The total land coverage is 29.2% of Earth’s surface, the remaining surface area of 70.8% is of water. Biggest Countries (In Area): S.No Country Name Area (Sq. km) Location 1 Russia 17,075,000 Europe-Asia 2 Canada 9,976,139 North-America… Read More »

Monitorable Socio-Economic Targets of Eleventh Five Year Plan

By | March 24, 2015

Monitorable Socio-Economic Targets of the eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12) are Income & Property, Education, Health, Women and Children, Infrastructure and Environment. Income and Property: Accelerate growth rate of GDP from 8% to 10% and then maintain at 10% in the 12th Plan in order to double per capita income by 2016-17. Increase agricultural GDP growth rate to… Read More »

Programs and Funds of United Nations (UN)

By | March 15, 2015

United Nations (UN) programs and funds are financed through voluntary contributions rather than assessed contributions. They include the following programs: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) United nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) United Nations International Children’s Emergency… Read More »

Structure of Earth’s Interior Layers

By | March 10, 2015

The layer of interior of earth is divided into three parts. Crust Mantle Core The Crust – The Outer Layer: Crust interior layer of earth is the outermost and thinner layer of the earth. This layer has the least density and its thickness varies about 0 to 100 km. Thickness of the crust is more under the continents… Read More »

Acquisition, Loss of Indian Citizenship

By | March 10, 2015

Acquisition of Indian Citizenship Indian Citizen Ministry of Home Affairs states that Indian citizenship can be acquired by birth, descent, registration and naturalization. The conditions and procedure for acquisition of Indian citizenship as per the provision of the Citizenship Act, 1955 are given below: 1. By Birth (Section 3) A person born in India on or after 26th… Read More »

Classification of Plant Kingdom – Cryptogamae & Bryophyta

By | March 9, 2015

Depending upon the presence or absence of flowers and seeds entire classification of plant kingdom is divided into two types. They are Cryptogamae and Phanerogamae. 1. Cryptogamae: Cryptogams include all non-flowering plants such as algae, fungi, lichens, mosses and fern (Kryptos: concealed; gamus: marriage). Cryptogamae is further subdivided into three parts: Thallophyta, Bryophyta and Pteridophyta. 1.1 Thallophyta: Both… Read More »

Revolution and Rotation of Earth

By | March 3, 2015

Revolution of Earth: Revolution of Earth’s motion is in elliptical orbit around the Sun. Earth takes 365 days, 5 hours. 48 minutes and 45.51 seconds to complete one revolution. It leads to one extra day in every 4 years. The revolution of earth result in Changes of season Variation of duration of day and nights at different times… Read More »