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Cephalic Index

Craniometry is the measurement of cranial features in order to classify people according to race, criminal temperament, intelligence, etc. Cephalic index also known as length-breadth index is derived from Greek word “kephale” meaning “head,” the Greek word “ikos” meaning “pertaining to,” and the Latin word “index” ...Read More

Top Deadliest Disease of past Centuries

1. Smallpox By some accounts, smallpox is considered to have killed more people than any other infectious disease. However, thanks to the discovery of the smallpox vaccine, the last known naturally contracted case of the disease was in 1977, according to the World Health ...Read More

Demographic Statistics Of Nepal

Population: 28,563,377 (July 2009 est.) Age structure: 0-14 years: 36.6% (male 5,327,484/female 5,127,178) 15-64 years: 59.2% (male 8,094,494/female 8,812,675) 65 years and over: 4.2% (male 566,666/female 634,880) (2009 est.) Population growth rate: 1.281% Birth rate: 23.18 births/1,000 population (2009 est.) Death rate: 6.97 deaths/1,000 ...Read More