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The Perfume Capital of India

             Kannauj Perfume, also known as Kannauj Ittar, is a traditional Indian perfume manufacture. The perfume production is popular in Kannauj, in the Uttar Pradesh state, India. It has been protected under the Geographical indication… Continue Reading →

Largest man made symbol of OM in world

OM Ashram is part of Om Vishwa Deep Gurukul Swami Maheshwarananda Ashram Education & Research Centre, Jadan, Distr. Pali, Rajasthan, India. The central building of this large complex, is constructed in the shape of the ancient Sanskrit symbol OM. The… Continue Reading →

Runner-Up of Miss Deaf and Dumb Contest

24-year-old Sophia M Joe was born with hearing and speech disabilities. Neither of these could, however, stop her from reaching the heights of success. Sophia is today a celebrated model and an athlete. A three-time national champion at shot put… Continue Reading →

The first Indian women cricketer to make it to ICC Women Team of the year

In a historic moment for women’s cricket in India, Indian batswoman Smriti Mandhana became the only Indian cricketer to be named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, as per an announcement made by the International Cricket Council (ICC)… Continue Reading →

RIP -Jayalalithaa Jayaraman

Jayalalithaa Jayaraman (24 February 1948 – 5 December 2016) was an Indian actor and politician who served five terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016. She was a leading actress before… Continue Reading →

Real life phunsukh wangdu

One lesson that Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots taught us is that we don’t have to follow the rat race to achieve our dreams. That lesson was substantiated in Phunsuk Wangdu , the scientist who had 400 patents to his name… Continue Reading →

Indian Constitution Day

Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India in honour of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar, known as the architect of the Indian constitution. The Government of India declared 26 November as Constitution Day. On this day in 1949, the… Continue Reading →

Which countries use Indian currency?

  Indian currency (भारतीय रुपया) is not only used by India as a legal tender. Following countries also use it as legal tender: Nepal – The Nepalese Rupee is pegged at ₹0.625; the Indian rupee is accepted in Nepal, except ₹500 and… Continue Reading →

Roller skating champions of India

The trio of Dhanush Babu, Vikram Ingale and Nikhilesh Tabhane have won India’s first ever senior international roller skating medal, by securing the bronze medal in the 3000m team relay event in Lishui. The final was contested amongst five teams,… Continue Reading →

Deekshabhoomi

Deekshabhoomi is a sacred monument of Buddhism at the place where the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, went back to Buddhism with his about 600,000 followers on 14 October 1956.Ambedkar’s return to Buddhism is an important matter for many in India. Deekshabhoomi is… Continue Reading →

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