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  • Nations Which Won Their First-ever Gold at Olympics 2016

    Nations Which Won Their First-ever Gold at Olympics 2016

    The 2016 Summer Olympics, which was held in August in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, tested the mettle of athletes from around the world in various sporting events. The top three positions went to the United States, China and Great Britain, which bagged 121, 70 and 67 medals respectively. However, there were a
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  • It Just Takes A Day to Start a Business! Unbelievable? Scroll down and know more

    It Just Takes A Day to Start a Business! Unbelievable? Scroll down and know more

    Does the thought of starting a business in just a day sound far-fetched? After all, setting up a business is a cumbersome process as procedures usually take days on end to get over. But don’t get disheartened as you will be surprised to know that there are many countries in the world where setting up
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  • Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Global Immunization – Worldwide Measles Incidence and Prevention

    Measles can be a deadly disease if not treated on time. Very young children are susceptible to the disease which is contagious and is caused by virus. Some of the symptoms of the disease are red eyes, runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. A few days after the showing of the symptoms, the victim
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  • Electricity Generation From Natural Gas by Country

    Electricity Generation From Natural Gas by Country

      Natural gas is an important source of electricity and is much more environment-friendly when compared to coal. Due to low carbon content in methane, natural gas emits much less CO2. Moreover, the last few years have witnessed improvements being made to turbines, thereby leading to efficiency in gas-fired power stations. Though, a number of
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  • Films that Won the Academy Awards From 2001 to 2017

    Films that Won the Academy Awards From 2001 to 2017

      Every year, dozens of Hollywood movies hit the theaters around the world. Some of these sink without a trace while others go on to become box office hits and earn a couple of awards. One of the most prestigious awards that directors, actors and other people of the film industry look forward to are
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  • DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

    DTP3 Immunization Coverage on the Rise

      Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough), are serious diseases. However, vaccines and immunization can protect both children, as well as adults, from these diseases. Over the years, the percentage of people who have been provided immunization against these three infectious diseases is on the rise. Diphtheria, which spreads from one person to the other,
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  • Countries where Toyota is Popular

    Countries where Toyota is Popular

      Toyota is one of the leading car manufacturers in the world, and offers a number of models such as the Prius, Yaris, Corolla, and Camry. The company was founded in 1937, in Japan, and over the years its popularity has continued to grow. Today the Japan-based manufacturer has the distinction of producing more than
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  • The Number of Soft Drink Brands Produced Per Country

    The Number of Soft Drink Brands Produced Per Country

      Soft drinks are one of the most popular refreshments and are widely consumed around the world. But soft drinks are not a new phenomenon, they have been consumed since ancient times, though in a different form. In Tudor England, people drank a sweetened drink with lemon flavor. Comprising cream of tartar, the drink was
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  • Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Water is one of the most important ingredients that is essential for sustaining all forms of life force. However, it is of paramount importance to provide people with safe water as it can reduce diseases and deaths and lead to the all round development of the country. Today, giving their populations access to improved water
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  • Countries With the Most Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing World Championships

    Countries With the Most Grand Prix Motorcycle Racing World Championships

      Grand Prix motorcycle racing is one of the most prestigious, popular, as well as the oldest motorsport World Championship. The mega sporting event, which features some of the top names in the motorcycle racing world, was established in 1949. The Grand Prix motorcycle racing has been divided into three classes which are Moto GP,
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