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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 →

First female advocate from India

Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was the first female advocate from India when admitted to the Allahabad High Court in Uttar Pradesh. She was the first female graduate from Bombay University, and in 1889 became the… Continue Reading →

Sarpanch Bitiya

Chhavi Rajawat is the sarpanch of her village Soda, 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Jaipur. Though holding an elected post, Chhavi is not affiliated to any political party. The Panchayats are officially supposed to be non-partisan and Panchayat elected representatives… 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 →

Zero Mile Stone

Zero Mile Stone is a monument locating the geographical center of colonial India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone was erected by the British who used this point to measure all the distances. The Zero Mile… Continue Reading →

Wax Museums in India

There are following wax museums in India   Mother’s Wax Museum(MWM) – Kolkata – Some of the famous wax statues are of Amitabh Bachchan, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Kapil Dev, Sourav Ganguly.  WaxWorld- Otty -It has wax statues of Indian freedom fighters… Continue Reading →

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