Difference between Oceanic and Continental Crust

The oceanic crust is composed of dark, iron-rich rock similar to basalt. It is high in silica and magnesium, that is why called SIMA. It is often distinguished from the mantle by having more silica. This implies that Oceanic crust is more basaltic. Since Magnesium is denoted by Mg and Iron is denoted by Fe, […]

Difference Between Deer And Antelopes

Taxonomically, both deer and antelopes belong to same order called Artiodactyla or Even-toed ungulates. In the even-toed animals, the weight of the body of the animal is borne by 3rd and 4th toe of the forefeet. Most of the four-footed animals belong to this order. Common examples are cows, goats, sheets, Buffaloes, Pigs, Camels, deers, […]

What is Difference between Paramilitary Forces and Central Armed Police Forces?

Indian armed forces consist of three services viz. Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces {as per article 53(2)}. With around 13 Lakh active personnel, India has world’s third largest military force. The armed forces are supported by three paramilitary forces viz. […]

Difference Between Peat, Lignite, Bituminous and Anthracite

Coal is primarily made of Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulphur and varying quantities of aluminium, zirconium and many other minerals. In terms of increasing carbon content, hardness, heat content and decreasing moisture coal is of three types viz. Lignite, Bituminous and Anthracite. Further, Peat, first step in formation of coal. Peat is not coal nut […]

Difference between White Cement and Ordinary Portland Cement

White Portland cement is made from raw materials containing little or no iron or manganese, the substances that give conventional cement its gray color. So the secret of the White cement is raw material. Apart from that only whitest chalk is used together with light colored sand in production of white cement. White cement production […]

Difference Between Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks

The following table gives a crisp overview of small finance banks and Payment banks. Difference Small Bank Payments Bank Eligibility Professionals with 10 years in financial services or promoter group with 5 year track record Card Issuers, Finance Companies, Business Correspondents, Telecom Companies, Retailers etc. Capital Requirement Rs. 100 Crore Equity Capital Rs. 100 Crore […]

Difference between share and debenture

The key difference between a share and a debenture is that while share represents part of ownership of a company,  debenture acknowledges loan or debt to the company. Thus, a shareholder is a participant in the profits as well as losses of the company but a debenture holder is paid interest over the  life time […]

Difference between hypothetical imperative and categorical imperative

Imperatives are formula of a reason that determines the will of the action. Imperatives can be expressed in terms of what ought to do. All imperatives are communicated by doing an action conferring to the standard of a will that it will provide a good ending in anyway. If the end action is good, as […]