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    Native to Central Asia, where they were discovered, tulips were brought to Europe in the 16th century, and people started to cultivate them on a massive scale...

    Tulip was later introduced to Turkey, where it became an important part of the local culture
  • Bangladesh summons Pakistani envoy over video showing 'distorted historical facts'

    Bangladesh's foreign ministry on Wednesday registered a protest with Pakistan High Commissioner Rafiuzzaman Siddiqui against a video posted on the Pakistan High Commission's webpage, saying that it "distorted historical facts" about Bangladesh's independence, BBC Urdu reported...

    "To state that Sheikh Mujib did not desire independence is an attempt to distort historical facts," said the BBC Urdu article quoting the official...

  • Facts

    At its narrowest point, the Bering Strait is about 55 miles and in the middle of the Bering Strait are two small, sparsely populated islands, Big Diomede and Little Diomede...

  • Saudi Arabia, Qatar leaders' phone call falls through over 'distortion of facts'

    Saudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of "distorting facts" soon after a phone call between the rulers of both countries offered hope of a breakthrough in the three-month-old Gulf crisis...

    “What was published by Qatar News Agency is continuation of Qatari authority's distortion of facts,” SPA said, adding that any dialogue was now suspended...

  • Did you know? facts!

    Hills of iceICE hummocks can form when sea floes, or floating masses of ice, crush against each other and create block-like hills or ridges...

    They are found in both Antarctic and Arctic oceans and in freshwater bodies such as Russia’s Lake Baikal, the world’s oldest and deepest lake
  • Did you know? facts!

    Waterspouts are exactly what they look like, and exactly as awesome as they sound: they’re tornadoes that form over water...

    Because of this, they don’t pose a major threat unless you happen to be in a boat — but if you are, then watch out, because these things can achieve speeds of up to 190 miles (305 kilometres) per hour
  • Top KDA official held for falsifying facts to get passport

    KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency arrested the director general of the Karachi Development Authority on Saturday for concealing his government job and falsifying facts to obtain a passport — a charge, if proved, could land him maximum three years in prison...

    They said that an inquiry against Mr Abbas was initiated last year and despite the fact that the FIA came to know about the alleged crime it did not lodge an FIR against...

  • Facts: Caterpillars

    During the larval stage, the caterpillar must consume enough to sustain itself through its pupal stage and into adulthood...

    Without proper nutrition, it may not have the energy to complete its metamorphosis
  • Facts: Flags around the world

    • The Filipino flag is flown with the red stripe up in times of war and blue stripe up in times of peace...

    • The first Olympic flag went missing for 77 years after the 1920 games until a 1920 Olympian revealed he’d had it in his suitcase the whole time• During truce talks between North and South Korea, both parties would try to bring a bigger national flag than the other to each meeting
  • Global march for science to fight ‘alternative facts’

    WASHINGTON: Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicentre of a movement to fight back against what many see as an “assault on facts” by populist politicians...

    Hundreds streamed onto the Washington Mall for a festive day of music, speeches and teach-ins by scientists disturbed by the rise of so-called “alternative facts” around crucial issues like climate change following the election...

  • Facts

    Sense of smell gets bored quickly and easilyHave you ever entered a bakery or a florist and gotten overwhelmed with the intriguing aromas, only to not smell anything by the time you’re checking out?“After two breaths, the receptors in your nose sort of switch off,” says Pamela Dalton, a psychologist at Monell Chemical Senses Centre who has been studying the phenomenon of nose-blindness for more than 20 years...

    “The intensity of the...
  • Facts

    The largest butterfly: Queen Alexandra’s birdwingThe Queen Alexandra’s birdwing, is the largest butterfly in the world, with females reaching wingspans slightly in excess of 25 cm (9...

    8 inches)
  • Facts: Bamboo

    Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on this planet, it belongs to the family Poaceae (grasses)...

    It can grow three feet in height in 24 hours under appropriate climate conditions
  • Chilling facts to blow your mind!

    The first cheque of any celebrity is a reward they remember throughout their lives and many stars buy some memorable stuff that reminds them of their first pay! The star of Harry Potter, Rupert Grint, had an ambition to own his own ice cream truck and when he earned a handsome amount from the Harry Potter movies, he bought an ice cream truck for himself...

    Japan has created some of the weirdest flavours ever
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