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The first multipurpose project in IndiaDamodar Valley
The place in North East India which receives the highest annual rainfall isChirrapunji
The largest Indian river flowing into the Arabian Sea isNarmada
Indian broadcasting was nationalised in1930
The Indian forests are divided into how many regionsEight
The place where Indian Standard time coincides with local time isAllahabad
The industry for which Vishakapatnam is famous for isShip Building
The state which is the largest producer of iron ore in India isKarnataka
The longest railway platform in India measuring 836.63 mts. is located atKharagpur
The Indian state which is largest exporter of Cashew nut isKerala
The main occupation of Indians isAgriculture
Nagarjuna Sagar dam is built across the RiverKrishna
Madras state was renamed as Tamilnadu in the year1969
The main industry of Assam isTea Industry
The Indian state which has maximum number of districts isUttar Pradesh
The length of Indian coastline is7500 kms
The longest day in India is21st June
The biggest museum in India isIndian Museum, Calcutta
Kodaikanal, a famous holiday resort is located inTamilnadu
Bangalore city is also Indus isMount Kailash, Tibet
The only place in India where rock salt is found is inMandi, Himachal Pradesh
The Gandhi Sagar dam is constructed across the riverChambal
The river that passes through the Thar desert isSindhu
Nagore, a place in Tamilnadu, is famous forFamous Muslim shrine
The Hindustan Ship Yard is located atVishakapatnam
The Indian state that tops in the production of cocoa isKerala
The first major steel plant established in India wasTata Iron & Steel Co, Jamshedpur
Crude oil is found in south Gujarat atAnkeleshwar
The first oil well drilled in India was atNahar Pong in Assam
Calcutta is situated on the banks of India isHooghly
The largest opium growing state in India isUttar Pradesh
Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd, India՚s largest manufacturer of penicillin is located atPimpri
The former name of Arunachal Pradesh wasNEFA
Khajuraho temples are located atChhatarpur, M. P.
The Indian freedom fighter who turned into a famous spiritualist wasAurobindo Ghosh
The king who installed a ‘Chain of Justice’ outside his place wasJehangir
The name of the mines in Rajasthan from where we get zinc isZawar
Singareni in Andhra Pradesh is famous forCoal Mines
Amaravati is located on the bank of riverKrishna
Agra was Founded in the year1506
Ajmer was founded byRaja Ajay Dev Chauhan
The only Indian state where we find nickel ore isOrissa
The Udaygiri caves were built byKaravelu
The strength of Lok Sabha is545 members
The National Museum of Natural History is located atNew Delhi
The Indian Prime Minister who nationalised the banks wasMrs. Indira Gandhi
The birth date of Jawaharlal Nehru is14th November 1889
The Environment protect Act came into effect in1986
The capital city founded on the back of river Gomati isLucknow
The president of the Indian National congress at its first session held in 1885 wasWomesh Chandra Banerjee
Bhaskara-II was a famousMathematician
The Bhopal Gas leak incident occurred inDecember 1984
The city that is called the city of golden Temple isAmritsar
Traveller Hawkins visited India in the year1608 AD
Mahadevi Varma won the Jnanpith for her book titledYama
The headquarters of Oil and Natural Gas Commission is located atDehradun
Satyarth Prakash՚s was written bySwami Dayananda Sara
Emperor Akbar՚s Revenue Minister wasTodarmal
The elder brother of famous sitarist Ravishnkar isUday Shankar, dancer
The first batsman to score a century in each of his first three tests isMohammed Azharuddin
The 10th Vice-President of India isKrishan Kant
The first chief of Indian Navy wasR. D. Katari
The longest road in India is theGrand Trunk Road
The first modern college in India is theFort William collage, Calcutta
The first purely Indian bank is thePunjab National Bank
Lalit Kala Academy of India is situated atNew Delhi
The first Indian to win Oscar Award isBhanu Athaiya
Goa was liberated in the year1961
Sharda Act was enacted to preventChild Marriage
National Science day is celebrated on28th February
Jamnalal Bajaj Award are given forConstructive work
Rabindranath Tagore give up his knighthood because of the tragic incident ofJallianwala Bagh massacre
The Chief minister of a state who was awarded the Bharat Ratna wasM. G. Ramachandran
Baba Amte՚s real name isMurlidhar Devidas Amte
Mihir Sen, India՚s famous long distance swimmer, was by professionAn Advocate
Dr. Pramod Karan Sethi is famous for theJaipur foot
Rabindranath Tagore was born atJorasanko, Calcutta
The name of the school started by Rabindranath Tagore wasShanti Niketan
Neyveli Thermal Power Station is located inTamil Nadu
The earlier name of Assam wasKamrup
Sir C. V. Raman was born atThiruvanaikaval
The Indian Academy of Science was founded byC. V. Raman
The Indian Academy of Science is located atBangalore
All India Institute of Medical Science is located atNew Delhi
Atomic Energy Commission is located atMumbai
Cement Research Institute of India is located atBallabhgarh
Space Applications Centre is located atAhmedabad
Jog falls is located atJog, Karnataka
Jawaharlal Nehru died in the year1964
Aurangzeb died in the year1707
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan died in the year1988
Rabindranath Tagore died in the year1941
Mahatma Gandhi died in the year1948
Raja Ram Mohan Roy died in the year1833
India՚s second Prime Minister wasGulzarilal Nanda
The first Law Minister of Independent India wasDr. B. R. Ambedkar
Jawaharlal Nehru՚s biography “with No Regrets” was written byKrishan Hathi Singh
India՚s first test tube baby was born inJune 1986
The leader whose death was announced in the Lok Sabha before his actual death wasJayaprakash Narayan
The Gold mines located in Andhra Pradesh areRamagiri Gold Fields, Anantapur district
The Home Guards were organised in India in the year1962
Anklewar oil field is located inGujarat
The Indian Prime Minister who wrote the book ‘Nature Cure’ wasMorarji Desai
Burma separated from India in the year1937
‘Sea Bird’ project is located atKarwar
The name of the artificial harbour along the west coast India isKandla
The first medical college was established in India atCalcutta
The pin code was introduced in India in the year1972
In his last years, Ambedkar Converted toBuddhism
Gandhiji՚s mother՚s name wasPutli Bai
Gandhiji was born on2nd October 1869
Khushwant Singh is a famousJournalist
The film actor who become the chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh wasN. T. Rama Rao
Satyajit Ray was awarded the Bharat Ratna in the year1992
Central Research Institute is located atKasauli
The movie Raja Harishchandra was released in the year1913
The first Indian Prime Minister to resign from office wasMorarji Desai
The largest railway bridge in India isSon Bridge, Bihar
The largest dome in India is theGol Gumbaz, Bijapur
Air Force Day is celebrated onOctober 8
Indian Military Academy is located atDehradun
The postal department was set up in India in the year1854
Army day is celebrated on21st Century
Navy day is celebrated on4th December
The national flower of India isLotus
NABARD was established in the year1982
Koradi Thermal power Station is located atMaharashtra
PTI stands forPress Trust of India
Rail Coach Factory is located atKapurthala
The construction of India was adopted on26 - 11 - 1949
The construction of India became effective on26 - 1-1950
‘Mrinalini’ was written byBankim Chandra Chatterjee
Bhagat Singh was hanged in the year1931
Sheik Abdulla was popularly known asSher-e-Kashmir
Goa attained statehood on30 May 1987
Gujarat attained statehood on1 May 1960
Haryana attained statehood on1 November 1966
The capital of Haryana isChandigarh
Panipat is popularly known asWearer City
Dal lake is located inJammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh attained statehood onNovember 1956
The capital of Madhya Pradesh isBhopal
Manipur attained statehood on21st January 1972
The capital of Manipur isImphal
Meghalaya attained statehood on21st January 1972
The capital of Meghalaya isShillong
Meghalaya state was carved out ofAssam
Mizoram attained statehood on20th February 1987
The capital of Mizoram isAizawl
Before attaining statehood , Mizoram was one of the districts ofAssam
Nagaland attained statehood is1 December 1963
The capital of Nagaland isKohima
Orissa was earlier known asKalinga
The capital of Orissa isBhubaneswar
The main airport of Orissa is located atBhubaneswar
Rajasthan attained statehood in the year1958
The capital of Rajasthan isJaipur
The capital of Sikkim isGangtok
India՚s highest peak is theKanchenjunga
Mount Abu, a famous hill station is located atRajasthan
The main attraction of Mount Abu are theDilwara Jain Temples
Hussain Sagar Lake is located atHyderabad
The Samadhi of Gandhiji is known asRajghat
The Samadhi of Gandhiji is located on the bank of riverYamuna
The largest state in India isMadhya Pradesh
The highest TV tower in India is located atNew Delhi
The most literate state in India isKerala
Golconda Fort is located nearHyderabad
Gateway of India is located atUttar Pradesh
Buland Darwaza is located atFatehpur Sikri
Badrinath is located atUttar Pradesh
Elephanta Caves are located on an island nearMumbai
Ajanta Caves are located nearAurangabad
Humayun՚s tomb is located atNew Delhi
Jantar Mantar is located inNew Delhi
Jantar Mantar is anObservatory
Jantar Mantar was constructed byMaharaja Jai Singh II
Mughal Gardens is located atNew Delhi
Qutb-Minar is located atNew Delhi
Rashtrapati Bhavan was built byEdwin Lutyens
The Samadhi of Indira Gandhi is known asShakti Sthal
The Tower of Victory is located atChittor
Victoria Memorial is located atCalcutta
The highest airfield of India is theChushul airfield, Ladakh
The largest lake of India is theWular lake, Kashmir
The largest Zoo of India is theZoological Garden, Calcutta
The most populated state of India isUttar Pradesh
Central Bureau of Investigation was formed in1963
BSF stands forBorder Security Force
ITBP stand forIndo-Tibetan Border Police
The actual name of Mother Teresa wasAnjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu
A programme launched by Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, to clean the city of Hyderabad was namedJanmabhoomi
Vajpayee Government was sworn in for the second time on19 March, 1998
Miss World 1997 contest was held atSeychelles
The Miss World 1997 title was won byDiana Hayden
The Miss World 1996 contest was held atBangalore
Mother Teresa died on5 September 1997
Bill Gates visited India inMarch 1997
The Carnatic vocalist who won the Bharat Ratna Award wasM. S. Subbulakshmi
The first musician to get the Bharat RatnaM. S. Subbulakshmi
Kerala attained statehood on1st November 1956
Sahar airport is located atMumbai
Dum Dum airport is located atCalcutta
The first ever railway terrain travelled fromBombay-Thane
The only Indian metro railway system is atCalcutta
Air India was formed in1946
Indian Airlines was formed in1953
Indira Gandhi airport is located atDelhi
Meenambakkam airport is located atChennai
The Export-Import Bank of India is also known asEXIM Bank
The Navy Academy is located atCochin
In 1983, Bharat Ratna was posthumously awarded toAcharya Vinoba Bhave
Mrs. Indira Gandhi was assassinated on31 - 10 - 1984
Mrs. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on21 - 5-1991
The strength of Rajya Sabha is250
The supreme commander of Army, Navy and Air Force is thePresident
The Chairman of the Lok Sabha is theSumitra Mahajan
Pong dam is located inPunjab
The fastest train in India is theShatabdi Express
The oldest refinery in India is theDigboi refinery
The largest refinery of India is theIOCL Refinery at Koyana, Gujarat
The Bhakra Dam is built across the RiverSutlej
The first General Elections were held in India in the year1952
The first engineering college established in India theThompson college, Roorkee
The first library established in India is theWilliam Carey library, Serampore
The oldest English daily newspaper of India isThe Times of India
The largest post office in India is theGPO, Mumbai
The largest prison in India is theTihar Central Jail, Delhi
The first Indian state formed on Linguistic basis after Independence wasAndhra Pradesh
The largest cave temple in India isEllora
The only diamond producing area in India isPanna Diamond Belt, M. P.
The biggest public sector bank in India is theState Bank of India
Reserve Bank of India was established in1935
The oldest tree in India is theMorus Serrata at Joshimath
The first Education Minister of free India wasMaulana Abul Kalam Azad
Who is known as the Father of Indian industryJamshedji Tata
Gandhiji was assassinated byNathuram Godse
VDIS was launched onJuly 1,1997

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