Thursday, February 6, 2014


DAC—Digital-To-Analog Converter
DAC—Discretionary Access Control
DAO—Data Access Objects
DAP—Directory Access Protocol
DARPA—Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DAT—Digital Audio Tape
DBA—Database Administrator
DBCS—Double Byte Character Set
DBMS—Database Management System
DCC—Direct Client-to-Client
DCCP—Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
DCCA—Debian Common Core Alliance
DCL—Data Control Language
DCMI—Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
DCOM—Distributed Component Object Model
DD—Double Density
DDE—Dynamic Data Exchange
DDL—Data Definition Language
DDoS—Distributed Denial of Service
DDR—Double Data Rate
DEC—Digital Equipment Corporation
DES—Data Encryption Standard
DFA—Deterministic Finite Automaton
DFD—Data Flow Diagram
DFS—Depth-First Search
DFS—Distributed File System
DGD—Dworkin's Game Driver
DHCP—Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DHTML—Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language
DIF—Data Integrity Field
DIMM—Dual Inline Memory Module
DIN—Deutsches Institut für Normung
DIP—Dual In-line Package
DIVX—Digital Video Express
DKIM—Domain Keys Identified Mail
DLL—Dynamic Link Library
DLNA—Digital Living Network Alliance
DLP—Digital Light Processing
DMA—Direct Memory Access
DMCA—Digital Millennium Copyright Act
DMI—Direct Media Interface
DML—Data Manipulation Language
DML—Definitive Media Library
DMR—Dennis M. Ritchie
DN—Distinguished Name
DNS—Domain Name System
DOCSIS—Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification
DOM—Document Object Model
DoS—Denial of Service
DOS—Disk Operating System
DP—Dot Pitch
DPC—Deferred Procedure Call
DPI—Deep Packet Inspection
DPI—Dots Per Inch
DPMI—DOS Protected Mode Interface
DPMS—Display Power Management Signaling
DRAM—Dynamic Random Access Memory
DR-DOS—Digital Research - Disk Operating System
DRI—Direct Rendering Infrastructure
DRM—Digital Rights Management
DRM—Direct Rendering Manager
DSDL—Document Schema Definition Languages
DSDM—Dynamic Systems Development Method
DSL—Digital Subscriber Line
DSL—Domain-Specific Language
DSLAM—Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
DSN—Database Source Name
DSN—Data Set Name
DSP—Digital Signal Processor
DSSSL—Document Style Semantics and Specification Language
DTD—Document Type Definition
DTE—Data Terminal Equipment
DTP—Desktop Publishing
DTR—Data Terminal Ready
DVD—Digital Versatile Disc
DVD—Digital Video Disc
DVD-ROM—DVD-Read Only Memory
DVI—Digital Visual Interface
DVR—Digital Video Recorder
EAI—Enterprise Application Integration
EAP—Extensible Authentication Protocol
EBCDIC—Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
EBML—Extensible Binary Meta Language
ECC—Elliptic Curve Cryptography
ECMA—European Computer Manufacturers Association
ECN—Explicit Congestion Notification
ECOS—Embedded Configurable Operating System
ECRS—Expense and Cost Recovery System
EDA—Electronic Design Automation
EDI—Electronic Data Interchange
EDO—Extended Data Out
EDSAC—Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator
EDVAC—Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
EEPROM—Electronically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EFF—Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFI—Extensible Firmware Interface
EFM—Eight-to-Fourteen Modulation
EGA—Enhanced Graphics Array
EGP—Exterior Gateway Protocol
eID—electronic ID card
EIDE—Enhanced IDE
EIGRP—Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
EISA—Extended Industry Standard Architecture
ELF—Extremely Low Frequency
ELF—Executable and Linkable Format
ELM—ELectronic Mail
EMS—Expanded Memory Specification
ENIAC—Electronic Numerical Integrator And Computer
EOF—End of File
EOL—End of Life
EOL—End of Line
EOM—End Of Message
EPIC—Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing
EPROM—Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
ERP—Enterprise Resource Planning
ESB—Enterprise service bus
ESCON—Enterprise Systems Connection
ESD—Electrostatic Discharge
ETL—Extract, Transform, Load
ESR—Eric Steven Raymond
EUC—Extended Unix Code
EULA—End User License Agreement
EWMH—Extended Window Manager Hints
EXT—EXTended file system

Wednesday, February 5, 2014


1. Balance of Trade :
The value of a country’s exports minus the value of its imports. Unless specified as the balance of merchandise trade, it normally incorporates trade in services, including earnings (interest, dividends, etc.) on financial assets.

2. Balance of Payments :
A list of all of a country’s international transactions for a given time period, usually one year. Payments into the country (receipts) are entered as positive numbers, called credits; Payments out of the country (payments) are entered as negative numbers called debits. A single numbers summarize all of a country’s international transactions: the balance of payments surplus.

3. MFN (Most Favoured Nation) :
The principle, fundamental to the GATT, of treating imports from a country on the same basis as that given to the most favoured other nation. That is, and with some exceptions, every country gets the lowest tariff that any country gets, and reductions in tariffs to one country are provided also to others.

4. Balanced Budget :
A government budget surplus that is zero, thus with net tax revenue equaling expenditure. A balanced budget changes in policy or behavior is one which a component of the government budget, usually taxes, is adjusted as necessary to maintain a balanced budget.

5. Balanced Growth of an Economy :
Growth of an economy in which all aspects of it, especially factors of production, grow at the same rate.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Strange Facts--

Hypermetropic people are what : Long Sighted
Which leader lives in the Potola : Dalai Lama
What wood was the cross supposed to be made of : Mistletoe
Joseph Levitch became famous as who : Jerry Lewis
If you planted a bandarilla what are you doing : Bullfighting
What was the first Pink Floyd album : Piper at the gates of dawn
In which city was the first public opera house opened : Venice
In what Elvis film did he play a double role : Kissing Cousins
The Aphrodite of Melos has a more famous name what : Venus de Milo
Which country invented the concentration camp Britain : Boer war
John Huston scored a hit with his first film what? : Maltese falcon
Stan laurel, Mickey Rooney, Lana Turner what in common : 8 marriages
What real person has been played most often in films : Napoleon Bonaparte
Scotopic people can do what : See in the dark
What is the most critical thing keeping bananas fresh transport Temperature not below : 13 C 55F
What is the name of the Paris stock exchange : Bourse
Whose music featured in The Clockwork Orange : Beethoven
What was the Troggs most famous hit : Wild Thing
In Japan what colour car is reserved for the royal family only : Maroon
What city has Kogoshima as its airport : Tokyo
What was gangsters George Nelsons nickname : Baby Face
Whose first wife was actress Jayne Wyman : Ronald Regan
In MASH what is Radars favourite drink : Grape Knee High
What do you give on the third wedding anniversary : Leather
What is a baby whale called : Calf
In which film did the Rolls Royce have the number plate AU1 : Goldfinger
Vladamere Ashkenazy plays what musical instrument : Piano
With which organ does a snake hear : Tongue
On what is the Mona Lisa painted : Wood
What is the second most common international crime : Art theft
Count de Grisly was the first to perform what trick in 1799 : Saw woman in half
Who wrote Les Miserable : Victor Hugo
Which bird turns it head upside down to eat : Flamingo
The colossus of Rhodes was a statue of who : Apollo
Who rode a horse called Bucephalus : Alexander the Great
To which London club did Mycroft Holmes belong : Diogones
What did William Addis invent in prison : Toothbrush
What is the only duty of police Gracthenvissers in Amsterdam : Motorists in canals
Kleenex tissues were originally intended as what in 1915 WW1 : Gas mask filters
Who invented popcorn : American Indians
What is the colour of mourning in : Turkey Violet
For what is spirits of salt another name : Hydrochloric acid
Which game is played on an oval with 18 player per team : Australian football
In the Winnie the Pooh stories what is Kanga’s baby called : Roo
Which actor is common to Magnificent 7 and Dirty Dozen : Charles Bronson
Who saved Andromeda from the sea monster : Perseus
What flower is the symbol of secrecy : Rose
What item were originally called : Hanways Umbrellas
What is Brussels best known statue : The Mannequin Pis
In which language does God Jul mean happy : Xmas Swedish

Monday, February 3, 2014


1. Bharatnatayam - Tamil Nadu
2. Odissi - Odisha
3. Kuchipudi - Andhra Pradesh
4. Kathakali, Mohiniaattam - Kerala
5. Manipuri - Manipal
6. Kathak - North India
7. Chiraw (Bamboo Dance) - Mizoram
8. Garba Dance - Gujarat
9. Dandiya Raas - Gujarat
10. Giddha, Parhaun - Himachal Pradesh
11. Wangula Laho- Meghalaya
12. Yakshagan - Karnataka
13. Pandavani, Lota - MadhyaPradesh
14. Jatajatin, Lagui - Bihar & Jharkhand
15. Ghoomar - Rajasthan

Sunday, February 2, 2014


1. Badminton - Drop, Smash, Ione, deuce, Clash Service
2. Baseball - Bunting, home, pitcher , strike, put out
3. Basketball - Block, dribble , pivot , held ball, basket
4. Billiards - Cue, Cannon, frame, spider, baulk
5. Boxing - Rounds, knock-out , jab, punch, uppercut
6. Chess - Gambit, resign, checkmate, rook, knight, pawn
7. Cricket - Maiden, caught, slips, gully, point, cover, yorker
8. Football - Penalty , foul, dribble, half, pass, goal
9. Golf - Course, links, tee, hole, nibble, club, putt, iron, eagle
10. Hockey - Centre, defender, push-in, free-hit, stick, carry, bully
11. Horse- racing - Bets, bookies, jockey, punter, steeplechase
12. Polo - Mallet, bunker, chucker, handicap, goal
13. Shooting - Bag, Bulls eye, plug, skeet, marksmanship
14. Tennis - Smash , slice, lob, set, ace, volley
15. Volleyball - Blocking, heave, point, serve, doubling, smash

Saturday, February 1, 2014


City of Cycles : Beijing
City of Dreaming Spires : Oxford
City of Eternal Springs : Quito (Ecuador)
City of Sky Scrappers : NewYork
City of Magnificent Distances : Washington D.C
City of Golden Gate : San Francisco(U.S.A)
City of Seven Hills : Rome (Italy)
Cockpit of Europe : Belgium
Copper Country : Zambia
Dark Continent : Africa
Empire City : New York (U.S.A)
Emerald Island : Ireland
Land of Thunder Bolt : Bhutan
Land of Thousand Elephants : Laos
Manchester of the Orient : Osaka
Land of Thunder Dragon : China
Nation of Thousand Hills : Rwanda
Pearl of Arabia : Bahrain
Pearl of Antilles : Cuba
Pillars of Hercules : Strait of Gibraltar
Playground of Europe : Switzerland
Quaker City of USA : Philadelphia,USA
Queen of the Adriatic : Venice, Italy
Roof of the World : Pamirs
Sorrow of China : River Huang Ho
Sickman of Europe : Turkey
Britain of the East : Japan
Britain of the South : New Zealand
Battle field of Europe : Belgium