The 19th century was an era of standardization. As railways were connecting whole landmasses, countries were supplanting nearby occasions with an arrangement of hour-wide time regions. As sea navigation became more common, and since there was no common time agreed, sailors faced a lot of difficulties. As a result, many countries decided to standardize on a system of navigation and maps. They all came together and met in Washington DC for the International Meridian Conference to accept on standard time. There were 41 delegates from 25 countries who attended the International Meridian Conference. Many countries including the US, even before the Conference started using Greenwich as the basis for their time zone system. Additionally, 72% of the world's trade at the time relied upon ocean graphs, which had just embraced Greenwich as the prime meridian. So, countries just adopted the British standard time as an official at the Meridian Conference. In this way, the Prime Meridian at Greenwich became the center of world time.
North Korea is an isolated nation that proclaims its southern neighbor South Korea as its enemy. North Korea blew up its joint liaison office with South Korea on 16 June 2020, in a dramatic and carefully planned display of rancor toward its southern neighbor. Till the end of the Second World War, there was no separate North and South Korea and they were collectively called Korea. In this article, we will see what led to the separation of Korea and the Korean War, which was fought after the separation in detail.
The global governing body for cricket is the International Cricket Council (ICC). Cricket is one of the world's most popular sports with an estimated 2.5 billion fans. The global governing body for cricket is the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC governs and administers the game and works with its 105 members to grow the sport. Cricket is a bat and ball sport that involves two competing sides of 11 players each.
The current levels of tension at different locations on the disputed India-China border, because of Chinese soldiers moving into the Indian territory across the Line of Actual Control (a demarcation line which separates the Indian controlled territory from the Chinese controlled territory) has raised questions about the motive of Chinese.
The armies of the world’s two most populous nations are locked in a tense face-off high in the Himalayas, which has the potential to escalate as they seek to further their strategic goals. The Indian Army and the Chinese military are moving heavy equipment and weaponry including artillery and combat vehicles to their rear bases close to the disputed areas in eastern Ladakh.
The Earth’s average temperature has been keeping on increasing at a rapid pace over the past few decades. A major problem that contributes to the increase in global temperature is the presence of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. When the Sun’s energy reaches the Earth’s atmosphere, some of it is reflected into space and the rest is absorbed and re-radiated by the greenhouse gases.