- Harmony is the first room of International space station.It opened in 2007.
- Egypt and Syria united in 1958 to form United Arab Republic.They broke apart in 1961
- Valentina Tereshkova is the first woman in space.
- Uranium Oxide is also known as yellow cake
- Quebec province in Canada is demanding autonomy.
- Euthanasia is legalized in Belgium.
- Headquarter of CIS is at Minsk
- Pygmalion point was the earlier name of Indira Point.
- Agenda 21 is the UN program on sustainable development
- Headquarter of UNICEF is in New York.
- Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty was proposed by Ireland and Finland was the first country to sign it.
- World's highest airport is at Lhasa.
- Kishor Biyani is known as the father of retail in India
- Terekhol river separates Maharashtra and Goa
- Headquarter of World Intellectual Property Organization is at Geneva
- Prime Minister of Monaco is appointed by the President of France
- Joseph Cabilla is Congo's first elected President.
- VY Canis Majoris is the largest star known to man.
- Monumental Axis in Brazil is the widest road in the world.It can accomodate as many as 160 cars.
- Richard Stallman is known as the "Father of Free ware".
- E-Swecha is the Indian version of Linux.
- The African Union was formed in 2002 in Adis Ababa.
- Mumbai will soon have India's first floating heliport.
- Rainforest Declaration was signed between Brunei,Indonesia and Malaysia to conserve Borneo island
- Jugnu is the name of India's first nano satellite developed by the students of Kanpur IIT
Sunday, April 19, 2009
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