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Bibi ka Maqbara

The Bibi Ka Maqbara (English:”Tomb of the Lady”) is a maqbara located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was built by Azam Shah, son of Aurangzeb, in 1678 in memory of his mother, Dilras Banu Begum (posthumously known as Rabia-ud-Daurani).It bears… Continue Reading →

National Science Day

National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize… Continue Reading →

Lifeline of madhya pradesh

The Narmada also called the Rewa, is a river in central India and the fifth longest river in the Indian subcontinent. It is the fourth longest river that flows entirely within India, after the Ganga, the Godavari, and the Krishna…. Continue Reading →

Mahagujarat Andolan

Mahagujarat Movement (Mahagujarat Andolan) was a political movement demanding the creation of the state of Gujarat for Gujarati-speaking people from the bilingual Bombay state in 1956. It succeeded in the formation of Gujarat, as well as the Marathi-speaking Maharashtra state,… Continue Reading →

Largest umbrella

The largest umbrella measures 17.06 m (56 ft) in diameter and is 10.97 m (36 ft) tall and was made by Max New York Life Insurance (India). The umbrella was unveiled at Ishanya Mall at Pune, India, on 14 August… Continue Reading →

Mumbai’s Dabbawala

A dabbawala is a person in India, most commonly in Mumbai, who is part of a delivery system that collects hot food in lunch boxes from the residences of workers in the late morning, delivers the lunches to the workplace… Continue Reading →

India’s first woman private investigator

Rajani Pandit is an Indian private investigator who is regarded as the first woman private investigator in the state of Maharashtra, and sometimes the first in India. She has been the subject of a documentary, written two books, received numerous… Continue Reading →

Deonar dumping ground

The Deonar dumping ground is a waste dumping ground or landfill in the city of Mumbai. Located in Deonar, an eastern suburb of the city, it is India’s oldest and largest dumping ground, set up in 1927. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deonar_dumping_ground

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 →

World’s largest outdoor laundry

Dhobi Ghat (Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat) is a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai, India. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes from Mumbai’s hotels and hospitals. There are rows of open-air concrete… Continue Reading →

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