About MH17 Crash

Published on Oct 13, 2015 Video about the Dutch Safety Board’s investigation into the causes of the crash of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 in the eastern part of Ukraine and the Board’s investigation into flying over conflict zones. The video was based on the Dutch Safety Board’s investigation reports, which were published on…

Regions of the World according to the United Nations

By T.seppelt (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons For detailed classification by the United Nations for statistical purposes visit this page.  Geographical region and composition 001 World 002 Africa a/        014 Eastern Africa        017 Middle Africa        015 Northern Africa        018 Southern Africa        011 Western Africa 019 Americas 419 Latin America and the Caribbean…

Countries and Capitals

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

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…

India – China border issue

NEW DELHI: India and China will hold their first boundary meet after the Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to power on Monday when national security adviser Ajit Doval meets his counterpart Yang Jieche hoping to take the talks forward. Source : Economic Times India’s defence ministry will fund the following Railway projects in Arunachal Pradesh.…