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Why do Passports have different colours ?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 06-May-2022 06:46:07
Most passports in the world are based on Red, Green and blue primary colors, though there is an enormous degree of variation in hues. The passport of a country represents their Geography, politics, and even religion.Although there is nothing that stipulates the color of the Passport Cover, it depicts the nation's Identity. The color of the passport is potentially influenced by culture and History also. There is another practical interpretation in selecting dark colors for the cover of a Passport is they show less dirt and tends to look more official.The US passport cover has seen several changes in color, from ... Read More

See how the recently introduced Heli-Taxi services in Bangalore changing the whole conveyance phenomena

Om Sharma
Updated on 26-Apr-2022 07:02:34
Banglorians are among those folks who get pissed off and frustrated due to the traffic as soon as they hit the road every morning and when it comes to taking a flight during peak hours to the Kempegowda International Airport, they find themselves in no less than a trouble.However, the recent launch of Heli-Taxi service by a Kerala based company, Thumby Aviation Private Limited, gave the Banglorians a reason to celebrate. This service has not only cut the whole time taken to make it to the airport short but also given the passengers a life-long experience of flying over the ... Read More

Is getting a personal vehicle really a better option than relying on public transport in Indian cities?

Om Sharma
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 08:01:02
It’s been not so long since I landed in one of the major IT hubs of India, Hyderabad and the moment I hit the road and saw the traffic, I realized that commuting here from one place to another will not be as easy as it was in Jaipur from where I belong to.Hyderabad is surely three times bigger than Jaipur, and therefore, the traffic conditions here are worse. However, I would still not recommend going for the public transport if you are planning, (especially for your daily commuting purposes like going to the office) because you have to devote ... Read More

Why do cab service providers like Ola, Uber, etc. hike prices when it rains?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
As a regular cab user, I always find it difficult to get an Ola or Uber when it rains. Even the prices will be soaring high. What you call the Surge Price is the Dynamic Price or Demand Price. This is the time-based flexible pricing strategy of the cab providers, based on the current demand for cabs. When there is excessive demand for cabs, Ola and Uber cash the opportunity by increasing the price of the cabs. Usually, this Surge price varies from twice to even to 6 - 7 times higher than the actual price. Ola and Uber are ... Read More

How can we reduce the casualties that occur almost every year during Hajj?

Om Sharma
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23
Whenever our family members or relatives embark on a travel to Hajj, our hearts sink with the thought of their safety because despite having solid arrangements we come across news of causalities that occur almost every year during the travel to this holy pilgrimage. To get over such fatal incidents, Rajasthan Hajj Welfare Society has come up with an innovative idea of giving a practical training to the Hajjis and for that, they have created a model of Kaba. This model displays all the spots of praying including Safa and Marva valleys, hills, Maqam-E-Ibrahim, Sang-E-Aswad, Hateem, and the ... Read More
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