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First female Train driver in Asia

Surekha Yadav née Surekha Shankar Yadav (born 2 September 1965) is the first female train driver for the Indian Railways in India, and also in Asia. She became India’s first female train driver in 1988. She drove the first “Ladies… Continue Reading →

Asia’s largest Animal Fair

The Sonepur Cattle Fair is held on Kartik Poornima (the full moon day) in the month of November in Sonepur, Bihar, on the confluence of river Ganges and Gandak.It is also known as Harihar Kshetra Mela and it attracts visitors… Continue Reading →

Oldest tree in India

The Great Banyan is a banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, near Kolkata, India. It was the widest tree in the world in terms of the area of the canopy and is… Continue Reading →

Paan

Paan is a preparation combining betel leaf with areca nut and sometimes also with tobacco.It is chewed for its stimulant and psychoactive effects.After chewing it is either spat out or swallowed. Paan has many variations. Slaked lime (chunnam) paste is… Continue Reading →

Bhojpuri cinema

Bhojpuri cinema refers to films produced in the Bhojpuri language in the eastern Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar. The first Bhojpuri talkie film, Ganga Maiyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo was released in 1961 by Vishwanath Shahabadi. The 80’s showered the Bhojpuri people… Continue Reading →

Asia’s Largest Tulip Garden

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden previously named as Model Floriculture Centre, Sirajbagh, Cheshmashahi, Srinagar, is the largest. Tulip garden of Asia spread over an area of about 12 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of Zabarwan Range with an… Continue Reading →

Asia’s Largest Wholesale Spice Market

Khari Baoli- is a street in DELHI known for its wholesale grocery and Asia’s largest wholesale spice market selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea. Operating since the 17th century, the market is… Continue Reading →

India – Fastest Continent

As per Geology, India is entirely contained on the Indian Plate, a major tectonic plate that was formed when it split off from the ancient continent Gondwanaland (ancient landmass, consisting of the southern part of the supercontinent of Pangea). The… Continue Reading →

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