Chief Ministers of Indian States

Currently besides the BJP, which controls the central government, there are many other national and regional parties controlling various state governments.  In some states single parties have power and in others there are alliances ruling the state.  For example the BJP, Shiv Sena, Republican Party of India, Swabhimani Paksha and Rashtriya Samaj Paksha have formed…

Unicameral legislature

A legislature having single chamber is known as unicameral legislature.  The other type of legislature is bicameral legislature which has two chambers.  Indian Parliament is a bicameral legislature.  The Loksabha where the 543 members are directly elected by the people and the Rajyasabha which has 250 members indirectly elected by the state legislatures are its…

Most visited cities in Asia – July 2015

City Visitors Bangkok 16,420,000 Singapore 12,470,000 Dubai 11,950,000 Kuala Lumpur 10,810,000 Hong Kong 8,840,000 Seoul 8,630,000 City Visitors Taipei 6,290,000 Shanghai 6,090,000 Riyadh 5,590,000 Tokyo 5,380,000 Mumbai 4,910,000 Beijing 4,390,000 Source :- http://www.sporcle.com/games/mselby/most-visited-cities-of-asia

Countries and Capitals

While searching for quizzes about Countries and Capitals I found following fantastic sites :- Comparatively simple quiz – Click link to play quiz Quiz with three levels of difficulty Relatively tough quiz – How many countries you know?  As you answer the map will be filled in Seterra – A free map quiz to download (online version…

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UN – official languages

Arabic Chinese English French Russian Spanish Currently these are the six official languages of the United Nations. We Indians wish that Hindi should be included as an official language of the World body.  Following news item on the Zee News site explains the issue:- New Delhi: India has not made a proposal for introduction of Hindi…

World Population

  Continent Area (km²) Area (mi²) Percent of total landmass Population Percent of total population Density People per km² Density People per mi² Most populous city (proper) Asia 43,820,000 16,920,000 29.5% 4,164,252,000 60% 95.0 246 Shanghai, China Africa 30,370,000 11,730,000 20.4% 1,022,234,000 15% 33.7 87 Lagos, Nigeria North America 24,490,000 9,460,000 16.5% 542,056,000 8% 22.1…