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Important Autobiographies by Indians

Important Autobiographies by Indians   1. The Test of My Life - Yuvraj Singh   2. Wings of Fire - APJ Abdul Kalam   3. Courage and Conviction - Gen VK Singh   4. A Shot at History - Abhinav Bindra   5. The Race of My Life - Milkha Singh   6. One Life Is Not Enough - K Natwar Singh   7. The Substance and The Shadow - Dilip Kumar   8. The Unbr Read More


Parliament Name of the Famous Countries

Parliament Name of the Famous Countries  COUNTRY PARLIAMENT   COUNTRY PARLIAMENT           Afghanistan Shora   Malaysia Majlis           Read More


HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL OFFICES

HEADS OF INTERNATIONAL OFFICES : Mr Ban Ki Moon Secretary General, United Nation Organization     Mr Jan Eliasson First Dy Secretary General UNO     Dr Jim Yong Kim President World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction & Development)     Read More


NOBEL PRIZE

NOBEL PRIZE : It is the most coveted International award of the world. It was instituted by the inventor od dynamite Alfred Bernard Nobel (1833-96) The award was given on Dec 10, which is the death anniversary of its founder. Nobel made a trust from the money that he earned through the patent of his invention whose interest is used to give the money for the Nobel Prizes. Nobel Prize is given every year to those eminent pers Read More


Founders of Companies

FOUNDERS OF COMPANIES : COMPANY FOUNDER     Apple Inc  Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in 1976     Amazon.com  Jeff Bezos in 1994     TATA Jamsetji Tata in 1870   &nb Read More


SOME IMPORTANT UN AGENCIES

SOME IMPORTANT UN AGENCIES : NAME OF AGENCY ESTABLISHED IN HEADQUARTER  PURPOSE         International Labour Organisation (ILO) 1919 Geneva To improve living conditions and standard of workers         Read More


Geographical Discoveries

GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERIES : DISCOVERIES DISCOVERER     America Christopher Columbus     Sea Route to India via Cape of Good Hope Vasco De Gama     Solar System Copernicus     Read More


National Symbols of India

National Symbols of India   National flag Flag of India     National emblem  National Emblem of India     National calendar Saka calendar     National anthem Jana Gana Mana   Read More


Father of Different Fields

FATHER OF DIFFERENT FIELDS : Father of Modern Physics  Galileo Galilei     Father of Biology Aristotle     Father of the Green Revolution in India M. S. Swaminathan     Father of Evolution Charles Darwin Read More


Popular Names of Indian Personalities

POPULAR NAMES OF INDIAN PERSONALITIES : Lady with the lamp Florence     Grand Old man of India Dadabhai Naroji     Iron Duke Duke of Wellington     Guru Ji M.S.Golwalkar     Read More


FIRST IN SPACE

FIRST IN SPACE : First animal in space  Laika (Dog)  1957     First man in space Yuri Gagarin 1961     First American in space Allan Shepard 1963     First woman in space  Valentina Tereshkova  1963 Read More


First Satellite in Space

FIRST SATELLITE IN SPACE : COUNTRY NAME OF SATELLITE, YEAR     Soviet Union Sputnik 1,  (4 October 1957)     United States Explorer 1, (1 February 1958)     United Kingdom Ariel 1, (1962)   Read More


FIRST IN WORLD AND OTHERS

FIRST IN WORLD Chairman of Peoples Republic of China Mao-Tse-Tung     President of the Chinese Republic Dr. Sun Yat Sen     President of USA George Washington     Chinese Traveller to India Fahein   Read More


FIRST IN INDIA

Male   The first President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad     The first Prime Minister of free India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru     The first Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore     The first Pres Read More


Republic Day Parade – 2016 Awards

Republic Day Parade – 2016 Awards Announced Assam Regiment Adjudged Best Marching Contingent amongst Services    The results of different competitive presentations in the Republic Day Parade – 2016 have been announced by the Ministry of Defence. Among the Services category, Assam Regiment has been adjudged the best marching contingent. In the category of Para-Military Forces and other auxiliary marching contingent Read More


Republic Day , 2016

REPUBLIC DAY 2016 :    1) Chief Guest on 67th Republic Day ----- France president Francois Hollande      He was the second French president to be the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day. In 2008, his predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, was the first French president to attend this ceremony.   2) Along with the French president, French troops participated in the Republic Day parade   Read More


Facts About Republic Day

FACTS ABOUT REPUBLIC DAY :   1) January 26, 1930 was earlier celebrated as India's Independence Day or Purna Swaraj Day. It's the day India decided to fight for complete freedom.   2)  After we achieved Independence on August 15 in 1947, our leaders wanted January 26 to be remembered in history as well. Therefore, the day was made to coincide with the day of Swaraj.   3) The first Republic Da Read More


CLASSICAL DANCES OF INDIA

CLASSICAL DANCES OF INDIA :   DANCE STATE     Bharat Natyam Tamil Nadu     Bihu  Assam     Bhangra Punjab     Garhwali Uttaranchal Read More


SANKRANTHI

Sankranthi is celebrated all over India. It is known by different names and celebrated with different customs in different parts of the country In India it is known by different regional names.   NAME STATES SIGNIFICANCE       Uttarayana  (14th january) Gujarat and Rajasthan Read More


SAARC SUMMIT 2016

SAARC ----- The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or the Indian subcontinent.     AIM--- To promote welfare economics, collective self-reliance among the countries of South Asia, and to accelerate socio-cultural development in the region.The SAARC has developed external relations by estab Read More





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