Countries Symbol / Emblem Picture Australia Kangaroo Barbados Head of Trident Canada White Lily Denmark Beach France Lily Guyana Canje Pheasant India Lioned Capital Ireland Shamrock Italy White Lily Japan Chrysanthemum Luxembourg Lion with Crown Norway Lion Papua New guinea Bird of paradise Senegal Bhobab Tree Sri Lanka Lion Syria Eagle U.K. Rose Bangladesh Water Lily Belgium Lion Chile Candor and Huemul Dominica Sisserou Parrot Germany Corn Flower Hong kong Bauhinia Iran Rose Isarel Candelabrum … Continue reading National Emblems of Various Countries
The World Gold Council estimates have put the quantum of gold held by Indian households at around 20,000 tonnes. India, no doubt has a long history with gold, and thus it is no surprise that Indians hold the largest stock of gold in the world. As per the Industry Survey 2012 by The Hindu, about 15 million weddings per annum will take place in India over the next decade. Owing to the fact that 50% population here is under 25 and gold being an integral part of marriage ceremonies, an approximate 500 tonnes of new gold per annum will be … Continue reading WGC estimates for Gold
Indra Nooyi invited by Obama United States President Barack Obama has invited PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi for consultation. He has invited at least three indians from business, labour, civic community and Congress, for wider consultations on the current … Continue reading India Event Diary – 14th Nov 2012, Wednesday
Apple lost the patent case against Samsung, Motorola Apple’s claim that Motorola and Samsung infringed some of its multi-touch patents was dismissed by a German court. Apart from this, the iPhone maker has filed seperate legal claims against the Google … Continue reading World Event Diary – 26th September 2012, Wednesday
First Indian cosmonaut to go into space was Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma. First temporary President of the Constitution Assembly was Dr. Sachchide Nand Sinha. First Commander-in-Chief of Free India was General K.M. Carippa. First Indian nobel Laureate was Rabindra Nath Tagore. First Indian judge of International Court of Justice was Dr. Nagendra Singh. First Indian to get Bharat Ratna Award was Dr.S Radhakrishnan. First field marshal was General S.F.J. Manekshaw. The President of Constitution Assembly was Dr. Rajendra Prasad. First Inidan to swim across the English Channel was Mihir Sen. First Indian to get Jnanpeeth Award was G. Shankar Kurup. Continue reading First Indians to achieve great feet
First ever common MBBS test Next year, on May 5, the Central Board of Secondary Education will conduct its first-ever common entrance test for admission to MBBS and BDS courses across the country . The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will … Continue reading India Event Diary – 13th September 2012, Thursday
iPhone 5 unveiled Apple Inc. has finally unveiled its all new iPhone 5 which is thinner and lighter than the previous models, inspite of a bigger screen. Its 16 GB version (the cheapest version) costs about $199, and its highest … Continue reading World Event Diary – 13th September 2012, Thursday
Delhi government has imposed a ban on plastic bags: on manufacture, sale, storage and use of plastic bags in the city. Palesntine National Authority President: Mahmoud Abbas. Auroville Festival will be held in Dellhi on 14th of September 2102. This festival acts as a medium to bring together all renowned artists on single platform. Indian Oil Corporation Chairman is R.S. Butola. Full Form of NBS is National Bureau of Statistics. Full Form of NLEM is National list of Essential Medicines. Full Form of ECB is External Commercial Borrowing. Full Form of DGFT is Director General of foreign Trade. The … Continue reading Knowledge Diary – 12th September 2012, Wednesday
It refers to such software which is not being sold any longer, generally because there is no support available from its publisher. NOTE: It is illegal to sell abandonware unless its publisher re-releases the software as freeware. Continue reading What is abandonware?
Inventions / Discoveries Inventors / Discoverers Vitamin F.G. Hopkins Vitamin-A Mc. Collum Vitamin-B Mc. Collum Vitamin-C Holst vitamin -D Mc. Collum Sulpha drugs Dagmanck (Dogmanck) Streptomycin Selman Waksmann Heart Transplantation Christian Bernard Homoepathy Hahnemann Malaria parasite and its treatment Ronald Ross Diarrhoea and treatment of Plague Kitajato Sex Hormones Stenach Open Heart Surgery Waltallilehak Contraceptive Pills Pincus First test tube baby Edwards and Stepo Electrocardiograph Iwanyaan Antigen Karl Landsteiner RNA James Watson and Arther Arg DNA James Watson and Crick Insulin Banting Chloroform Harrison and Sympson Vaccine of chicken Pox Edward Jenner T.B. bacteria Robert Koch Diabetes Banting Penicillin Alexander … Continue reading Inventions and their inventors
The word “bull market” is used when there is a positive trend in the market and investors are expecting that the market will rise in near future. In other words bull market is nothing but investors expectations and usually this terminology is used in stock market but also used where trade is involved. What is bear market? On the other side bear market is nothing but opposite of bull market when the investors are expecting the markets to fall from their current level, it is said to be that the market is bearish. Bull and Bear Market are nothing but … Continue reading What is meant by bull market?
COPYRIGHT precisely means that the material and information are the personal property of the owner or producer. It is a legal concept meant basically to give the ‘right to copy’ only to its rightful owner and no other persons, without proper permission or license. For complete information on copyrights, download the US government’s document here: [wpdm_file id=3] Continue reading What does copyright mean?