10 Most Daring Rescue Missions in History

Operation Entebbe (1976) Operation Entebbe (military codename Operation Thunderbolt) is often hailed as one of the most daring rescue missions in history. On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 left Tel Aviv in Israel and after a stop over at Athens in Greece departed for Paris, the French capital. There were 248 passengers and […]

ISIS War – Who is doing what?

ISIS as a militant organization came into existence in the power vacuum in Iraq once the US began its withdrawal. What started off as a fight for power in Iraq has now spread as a wider movement with an ambitious plan to establish a Caliphate in a wide region that covers several countries of the […]

Countries producing most garbage

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) has emerged as a serious global concern with direct impact on human health and environment. The definition of municipal solid waste differs as countries classify according to their own interpretation. As per World Bank, it includes all non-hazardous waste generated from residences, commercial businesses and institutions, along with non-hazardous industrial waste, […]

Top 10 Train Accidents in the World

Map of Major Train Accidents Bihar Rail Disaster Date – June 6, 1981 Country – India Casualties – 250 to 350 There are times when accidents turn into disasters due to inimical weather conditions. The Bihar train disaster is a perfect example. On June 6, 1981, a loaded passenger train headed to Saharsa from Mansi […]