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Largest and Smallest District by Area

A district (zila) is an administrative division of an Indian state or territory. In some cases districts are further subdivided into sub-divisions, and in others directly into tehsils or talukas. As of 2014 there are a total of 676 districts…. Continue Reading →

Largest cantonment in India

Kanpur Cantonment (popularly referred to as Kanpur Cantt) is the largest cantonment in India which is a military cantonment in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India,The Kanpur Cantonment was established in the year 1811 and is situated on the right bank of… Continue Reading →

World’s Largest River Island and Smallest Inhabited River Island

Majuli or Majoli is a river island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam, India. The island had a total area of 1,250 square kilometres (483 sq mi), but having lost significantly to erosion it has an area of only 421.65 square… Continue Reading →

Bandra Worli Sea link has steel wires equal to the earth’s circumference

The Bandra Worli Sea Link, officially called Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link, is a cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts on either side that links Bandra in the Western Suburbs of Mumbai with Worli in South Mumbai. The Rs 16 billion… Continue Reading →

Extreme points of India

The extreme points of India include the coordinates that are further north, south, east or west than any other location in India; and the highest and the lowest altitudes in the country. The northern-most and eastern-most points claimed by India… Continue Reading →

Movie with 2 intervals

Bollywood Movie Sangam was the first movie to have 2 intervals.  Mera Naam Joker is the second Hindi film to have two intervals. Running time of Mera Naam Joker is 255 minutes (4 hours and 15 minutes) while Sangam running time is 238 minutes (3 hours and… Continue Reading →

Tamil was official language of Haryana

Tamil is official language of Tamil Nadu. But it was also second official language of Haryana for more than 40 years. When Haryana was formed in 1969, then Chief Minister of state, Bansi Lal made Tamil as second official language of Haryana…. Continue Reading →

One Railway Station in Two States

1. Railway station of Navapur is built in two states; one half of it is in Maharashtra and the other half is in Gujarat. Even a train which halts at Navapur Railway station is stationed half in Maharashtra and half… Continue Reading →

Parle-G Biscuit

Parle Products was established as byconfectionery in the Vile Parle suburb of Mumbai, in 1929. It began manufacturing biscuits in 1939. In 1947, when India became independent, the company launched an ad campaign, showcasing its Gluco brand of biscuits as… Continue Reading →

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