Countries Which Passes Through Tropic of Cancer, Capricorn, Equator, Prime Meridian

Countries that the Tropic of Cancer passes through The Tropic of Cancer, also referred to as the Northern Tropic is 23°26′13.5″ (or 23.43708°) north of the Equator. It is the most northerly circle of latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs on the Northern solstice, when Read More …

India and Cyprus

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Agreement between India and Cyprus on Merchant Shipping, which was signed in April 2017. The Agreement in Merchant Shipping will pave the way for cooperation in eliminating any hindrances which may Read More …

‘Hottest’ planet in universe discovered

Scientists have discovered the hottest known planet located 650 light years from Earth, which is warmer than most stars in the universe and sports a giant, glowing gas tail like a comet. The Jupiter-like planet orbits a massive star KELT-9 every day and a half, researchers said. With a day-side Read More …

What is the Difference between ‘Nation’ and ‘Country’?

In daily usage, the terms ‘nation’ and ‘country’ are used interchangeably. Official terms like ‘international match’, ‘United Nations’, ‘Member States’ etc serve to blur the differences even more. But a closer look will reveal the difference between a country and nation. In broad terms, a country is a group of Read More …