Found 13 Articles for Accidents & Disasters

Difference Between Tornado and Typhoon

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 26-Apr-2023 16:06:52
Tornadoes and typhoons are both natural disasters that can cause significant damage and destruction. Despite having similar characteristics, these two phenomena are different from each other in several ways. What is a Tornado? Tornadoes are small, rotating columns of air that extend from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground. They are usually formed during the spring and summer months in the United States, especially in the central and southern regions. Tornadoes are characterized by their funnel-shaped appearance and can occur suddenly without warning. They have a lifespan of only a few minutes to an hour and can travel ... Read More

Difference between Threat and Attack

Kiran Kumar Panigrahi
Updated on 27-Jul-2022 09:40:17
From a security standpoint, threats and attacks are two critical occurrences. From the perspective of network security, it is critical to grasp the differences between the two.A threat in the realm of information security is the presence of a persistent hazard to information integrity. This might take the shape of a human, a computer virus or malware, or something else.An attack, on the other hand, is the actual act of exploiting the information security system's weaknesses.There are a number of network security dangers and attacks to be aware of, such as Information theft and fraud, putting a halt to routine ... Read More

Do companies really conduct genuine quality checking of their products?

Anuradha Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
As consumers, our job is to look beyond the words that companies tell us through their product advertisements and find out whether they are true or not. Unfortunately, we could never look beyond our convenience. So yes, fact-checking is just a myth and nothing more than that.Quality CheckingThe companies that encourage such practices (not pointing out anyone in particular) have even built a support ecosystem around it. It’s a known fact that today’s media has become just like any other corporate bosses. But the issue is with the companies who take the money and give way more than the deal’s actual ... Read More

When did the Desert Storm take place?

Rani RPS
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Operation Desert Storm took place in January 1991. American President George H.W.Bush has started what is called the "Operation Desert Storm", the military operation to expel occupying Iraqi forces from Kuwait. The historic ground invasion was made in February and coalition forces led by the US has swiftly driven away Iraq from Kuwait within 100 hours.

What are some of the thought-provoking incidents occurred in your life and made you way more mature than you were?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Life is a mixed bed of roses and thorns. Good times do not always prevail and the same case is with the ugly times. However, bad times do teach us something, which makes us more mature than what we are today.Anecdote From My LifeThis incident happened when I was in my college. My mother was not keeping well and I was quite worried about my college hostel. I had my exams so, I could not visit her. But although physically I was in college, mentally I used to be worrying about her.Just like me, my maternal uncle was also worried ... Read More

How were the trekkers of Kurangani hills saved?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Kurangani hills are the most famous trekking spot in Theni district and have got multiple trekking trails for adventurous trekking and exotic tourism. People from all over the world come here for having an adventurous trip.But recently, when one such group of trekkers, about 27 people from Chennai and nearly a dozen people from Erode and Tirupur went for trekking to the Kurangani hills, a forest fire broke out with engulfing flames. The group which set out trekking to mark the Women’s day had to face a terrible time on the hills.A brave act by VijayalakshmiOut of nearly 39 people ... Read More

My friend met with a terrible accident and it damaged her face. She feels so heartbroken. How to make her happy?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 12:37:59
Life is a mixed bag of sorrows and joys. All accidents are not like natural calamities, the consequences of which cannot be undone. Here, I find that the face of your friend has been damaged due to an accident, and she feels heartbroken. But you should make her realize that Beauty is not only external but also internal.Though her face is damaged she is still the same. She is not a different human being, but the same old friend of yours whose heart is made of gold- pure and worthy enough to make anyone merrier and happier. Life is not ... Read More

How do earthquakes affect the geography of the earth?

sahas salguti
Updated on 18-May-2022 10:53:27
Earthquakes are caused when the rock which is present beneath the ground starts to rupture or breaks the ground along a fault line.Earthquakes usually occur when the Earth's crust which is also known as tectonic plates move past each other under the ground. Due to this, a sudden release of energy is formed which gives rise to seismic waves, and these seismic waves will shake the ground.The earthquakes affect the geography of the earth in the following ways:Ground ShakingGround shaking is a frequent result of earthquakes.When earthquakes have occurred, the first thing the earthquake effects is the ground.When the rocks ... Read More

What is your most terrible experience in life?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 12:16:14
That's a strange question to ask on a Q&A site especially because it's not really objective and so all I can do here is share my most terrible experience. It's not something that many others haven't experienced but those who did are the ones in whose mind such experiences leave a lasting impact.I was consulting a BPO in Mumbai way back in 2005. These guys work 24 x 7 and I usually visited them during the night. One particular night I felt very tired and sleepy as I hadn't slept for over 24 hours prior to that particular shift. The ... Read More

What is the biggest loss you have ever in your life?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 12:09:51
Once all of our friends from our Engineering College, only boys went for a picnic to Gandipet. There was not much water in the lake. We had lunch and started playing some games. Suddenly somebody proposed "Truth" or "Dare". We sat in a circle and kept an empty water bottle in the centre. One will rotate the bottle and when the bottle stops in your direction you have to answer the question. Either to tell the truth or dare to do the act that was given by the group.My best friend Murali got a question that "Did you ever kiss ... Read More