Sunday, April 19, 2009

Weekend Dose

  1. Harmony is the first room of International space station.It opened in 2007.
  2. Egypt and Syria united in 1958 to form United Arab Republic.They broke apart in 1961
  3. Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman in space.
  4. Uranium Oxide is also known as yellow cake
  5. Quebec province in Canada is demanding autonomy.
  6. Euthanasia is legalized in Belgium.
  7. Headquarter of CIS is at Minsk
  8. Pygmalion point was the earlier name of Indira Point.
  9. Agenda 21 is the UN program on sustainable development
  10. Headquarter of UNICEF is in New York.
  11. Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty was proposed by Ireland and Finland was the first country to sign it.
  12. World's highest airport is at Lhasa.
  13. Kishor Biyani is known as the father of retail in India
  14. Terekhol river separates Maharashtra and Goa
  15. Headquarter of World Intellectual Property Organization is at Geneva
  16. Prime Minister of Monaco is appointed by the President of France
  17. Joseph Cabilla is Congo's first elected President.
  18. VY Canis Majoris is the largest star known to man.
  19. Monumental Axis in Brazil is the widest road in the world.It can accomodate as many as 160 cars.
  20. Richard Stallman is known as the "Father of Free ware".
  21. E-Swecha is the Indian version of Linux.
  22. The African Union was formed in 2002 in Adis Ababa.
  23. Mumbai will soon have India's first floating heliport.
  24. Rainforest Declaration was signed between Brunei,Indonesia and Malaysia to conserve Borneo island
  25. Jugnu is the name of India's first nano satellite developed by the students of Kanpur IIT

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