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Why is YouTube banned across the Pakistan ?

YouTube was blocked in Pakistan on 17th September 2012 by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) which controls and maintains the internet in the country . PTA had asked YouTube to remove the trailer of anti-Muslim movie ” Innocence of Muslims” from the website but YouTube refused to do so. Muslim community found the film insulting the…

Why is boxing ring called a “ring” when its square?

When boxing arena is in square shape then why do we call it a boxing ring? Isn’t that strange? Never thought about this? Let’s know the simple reason behind it. The square boxing ring was introduced in 1838, through a reform of the London Prize Ring Rules. The sport of boxing is however almost two…

Why do you get tears while chopping onion?

Whenever we slice onion, we feel irritation in eyes with tears coming out. Have you ever wondered why does it happens. Lets find out why. Onion cells contain amino acid sulfoxides that produce sulfenic acids. The cells also contains enzymes which are polymers acting as biochemical catalyst. Usually the enzymes and amino acids are kept…

How does mirror works?

Light is a form of energy and when it hits a surface such as a mirror, is reflected from the surface. This is similar to a bouncing ball into a wall. The reflected image is composed of photons, which are particles of light. When these photons originally hit the mirror it creates vibration that causes…

When was Apple founded?

Apple was established on April 1,1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne with headquarters in California. Apple was known as Apple Computer Inc. They set up Apple with a vision to transform the computers and make them user friendly so that they are small enough to be used at workplace and homes. Jobs…

Why is Christmas celebrated?

25th December every year is celebrated as Christmas to show the reverence for birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. There is no clear evidence on the birth date of Jesus as nothing specific is mentioned in bible. The only information Christian community had was that Jesus was born somewhere during the end of December. It was…

When was WhatsApp launched?

WhatsApp was founded by two Ex-Yahoo employees Brian Acton and Jan Koum in 2009. Both of them were rejected for job in Facebook after they had left Yahoo. Instead of looking for new job they began working on this app. In Feburary 24, 2009 Koum incorporated WhatsApp.Inc in California. The app was not yet launched…

What is XML?

XML stands for “Extensible Markup Language” and is a text file having information according to a given structure. It is a meta-language for defining markup languages ​​for the representation of information to be exchanged over the Internet. XML is the successor to SGML (standard generalized markup language) and HTML (Hypertext markup language) for representing semi-structured…

What is LDAP?

LDAP stands for Lightweight Directory Access Protocol which is primarily a protocol that aims to centralize, standardize storage and administration of user accounts and their properties, and most importantly – a centralized authorization process of people EIS (Enterprise Information System), which includes a plurality of heterogeneous systems. So it turns out that you keep all…

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