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  1. Post Movers and packers company in chennai

    Hi, friends pls can any one suggest me the best packers and movers from hyderabad to chennai no worry about hi cost i am looking for trusted packers...

    Started by kumar.k, 02-06-2013 12:09 PM
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  2. Who is known as the "Napoleon of India"?

    So far I have come across so many great emperors, who played a major role in the Indian history, and I have also come across some titles given to the...

    Started by Deejay, 01-18-2013 10:15 AM
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  3. Where is Dilwara Temple?

    We have planned for a trip to some major and beautiful places of India like Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Jaipur, Madurai etc. our trip would be complete...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 01-18-2013 12:34 PM
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  4. why was charminar built

    I don’t know what is so important about Charminar when I look at the similar branded cigarette packet and blew out smoke in the air. I guess there...

    Started by Shwetank Jain, 01-22-2013 05:24 PM
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  5. when was krs dam built

    I had heard lot many controversial issues about krs dam. Mainly the stir of water clash between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka …what I get to read most...

    Started by Tejas Master, 01-23-2013 11:19 AM
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  6. How many Indians have won Miss World titles?

    According to me I think every young miss desires the Miss World crown. But that is not possible, it’s because only few claim the crown. I know that...

    Started by Gayatri_MMM, 01-17-2013 02:53 PM
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  7. which is the highest post in Indian army

    As far as my knowledge about the Indian army, I believe that the “general” is considered as the highest authority or official in the Indian army, but...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-21-2013 12:25 PM
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  8. When did alexander invade India?

    In our history class we were reviewing the history of Alexander, and it is mentioned that Alexander invaded India, somewhere in 300 b.C. it was...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 01-18-2013 05:21 PM
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  9. Who is the author of the book "wings of fire"?

    I have a great interest towards reading books and novels; I started cultivating this habit since my childhood. Most of the books that I have come...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-15-2013 05:40 PM
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  10. name the autobiography of Indira Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi is a very special woman and of course a remarkable leader of our country, who was called to serve as the first woman leader of India. I...

    Started by Anand Shinde, 01-16-2013 11:42 AM
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  11. who built the jantar mantar

    It is quite confusing that similar structure of jantar mantar I could find in many places of India. But then which is the original one and as ..to...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 01-22-2013 06:15 PM
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  12. what is the name of the autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru

    Only thing that I know about Jawaharlal Nehru is that he had a great love and hope on children, and I heard that he had written an autobiography...

    Started by Nirek Mishra, 01-16-2013 10:48 AM
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  13. what is maha kumbh mela

    In half of my lifetime visit to numerous places of India, had never caught the sight of maha kumbh mela. I had seen picture of it with typical Babas...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 01-22-2013 06:23 PM
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  14. richest man in Maharashtra?

    I am quite familiar with names like Savitri Jindal, Adi Godrej, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Azim Premji Mukesh Ambani and Lakshmi Mittal of India. As news...

    Started by Deejay, 01-10-2013 11:46 AM
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  15. How many rivers are there in india?

    I have read Indian mythologies where many rivers hold important significance. As mentioned in the Hindu scripture many rivers are stated to be formed...

    Started by Nishashukla, 01-23-2013 05:16 PM
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  16. dance forms of india

    I am associated with Indian dances like Bhangra, Ghumura Dance, Bihu, Garba and Chhau. But my friend told me that apart from it there are many dance...

    Started by Deejay, 01-21-2013 03:09 PM
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  17. Who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Army?

    It’s really tough part to answer a question about Indian army; the reason is because it is too vast to study in detail. It is heard that Indian army...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-21-2013 11:37 AM
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  18. how big is the Indian army

    I know that the Indian army is strong and sturdy, but I always wonder why we remained as slaves under the British, after Mahmud Gazni had invaded...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-21-2013 06:05 PM
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  19. how many years did lord rama rule

    Lord Rama the King of Ayodha was regarded as the seventh incarnation of universal God known as Vishnu. He descended on earth in a royal family to...

    Started by Latika Vaidya, 01-18-2013 03:21 PM
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  20. what is the meaning of national anthem

    I have sung the “Jana Gana Mana” in school and now teaching my child. Since my dialect is different I have become more curious to know about its...

    Started by Aditi G, 01-21-2013 02:00 PM
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  21. Who formed the azad hind fauj

    My uncle is a military officer and he asked me to find out what azad hind fauj means, I feel that it’s a Hindi word which I don’t understand. He also...

    Started by Shruti JM, 01-21-2013 04:34 PM
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  22. how many satellite cities are there in india?

    I have heard Bangalore is to decongest with satellite cities of India. In context to satellite cities of India I have limited knowledge on it....

    Started by Latika Vaidya, 01-23-2013 12:57 PM
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  23. when was gol gumbaz built

    "Rose Dome" what many refers to the magnificent Mughal architecture ‘Gol Gumbaz’, I am yet to make my visit to feed my eyes with its beauty. What I...

    Started by Gayatri_MMM, 01-23-2013 05:20 PM
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  24. What is the name of the Hindu holy book?

    I am a history student and doing a project where I have to highlight about mix religions of India. Really I have …limited knowledge on Hindu...

    Started by Anees Raj, 01-21-2013 04:54 PM
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  25. who composed the famous song 'sare jahan seachha'

    I was teaching 'sare jahan seachha' to the kids and one asked who composed it? Don’t recollect about whom I stated but…I know it is not correct. So I...

    Started by Jyothirmayi.reddy, 01-23-2013 05:12 PM
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  26. who built gol gumbaz at bijapur

    It was my privilege to have visited the beautiful city bijapur in karnataka and had a glimpse of gol gumbaz. Arch works of the dome, carve on the...

    Started by Namrata Banerjee, 01-23-2013 02:52 PM
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  27. which is the folk dance of kerala

    Kerala is a land of rich culture. I am planning to make a romantic cruise sail in its green suburb. But in this process I don’t want miss out of its...

    Started by Deejay, 01-21-2013 06:20 PM
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  28. 8 classical dance forms of india

    I am researching on Indian dance techniques. Admit that it is not an easy job to make coverage of entire dance formats of India...that is so...

    Started by Anees Raj, 01-22-2013 11:46 AM
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  29. who wrote our national song

    I previously thought that Rabindra Nath Tagore wrote both the national anthem and the national song of India. But a kid laughed at me that I don’t...

    Started by Shruti Deora, 01-21-2013 02:29 PM
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  30. Where is the Headquarters of Indian Army?

    Valiant and welfare act of Indian Army I have heard a lot. Operation Meghdoot, Operation Vijay and Operation Cactus of this defense group of India...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 01-18-2013 12:02 PM
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  31. What is the size of India to the total world area?

    I don’t have a calculator to calculate the overall area of India, well jokes apart; I have zero knowledge about the total size of India by area, or...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-16-2013 12:19 PM
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  32. top religious Indian places?

    This spiritual land of India has become the cynosure of many in the world who are seeking for truth and peace. There are about millions who are...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-14-2013 03:07 PM
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  33. How many slokas are there in Valmiki Ramayan?

    I am a student of Sanskrit and doing a research work for my project. The greatest set back is that I have limited stuff to access information. Please...

    Started by Shruti Deora, 01-18-2013 01:51 PM
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  34. Which Muslim saint lived in the place where Fatehpur Sikri was built?

    The land of Fatehpur Sikri could be stated as mini replica of old Delhi’s red fort area for many architectures are built in the same manner. I have...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-21-2013 03:21 PM
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  35. What is the name of Nehruji's wife?

    Among the list of famous and foremost leaders of the Indian freedom struggle movement, I like Nehruji, who is none other than Pandit Jawaharlal...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-17-2013 11:33 AM
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  36. In which state is the 'Hawa Mahal' located?

    I have almost visited all parts of India and enjoyed watching its historical places like Ajanta, Taj Mahal, Jama Majid and Red Fort. One traveler...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 01-17-2013 10:58 AM
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  37. When was Jawaharlal Nehru born?

    I like Jawaharlal Nehru for various reasons like, he was a great personality who served as the first prime minister of our country, and he had always...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-17-2013 11:03 AM
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  38. When was azad hind fauj formed

    I have heard much about the Indian national army which is also known as “azad hind fauj” in Hindi. I know that it was formed by Netaji subash Chandra...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-21-2013 05:22 PM
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  39. which is the folk dance of Gujarat

    Gujarat is a land of vibes which is proudly a part of rich heritage of India. Fabric work and artifacts of Gujarat are very exotic. I love almost all...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 01-21-2013 05:31 PM
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  40. when is the rath yatra at puri

    I had never visited Orissa state of India. This is for the first time I am going to visit this sacred land of India. My primary aim of visiting this...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-22-2013 10:17 AM
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  41. Indian army battalion structure

    Hey I'm frequently asked to define the elements of command of the Indian army, I am aware of the highest ranks and posts in the army, but battalion...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 01-21-2013 07:11 PM
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  42. Which is the highest possible rank in the Indian Army?

    Hi, my aim is to become a successful military officer in the future, and I am trying my level best to achieve my goals. I would like to know the...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-21-2013 06:54 PM
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  43. first writer to win sahitya akademi award

    This highest national literary honor the sahitya akademi award is annually conferred on twenty-four major Indian language writers. Winners of this...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 01-21-2013 06:03 PM
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  44. Indian army ranks in order from highest to lowest?

    My history teacher asked me to make the list of Indian army ranks in order that is from ascending order to the descending order, I only know that the...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-21-2013 03:19 PM
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  45. Head of operational command of Indian Army?

    I really don’t understand about this Indian army, the reason is that I get confused with Indian armed forces, Indian Navy, and of course Indian army....

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-18-2013 06:44 PM
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  46. best regiment in indian army

    I have much read about Indian Army’s contribution in world and national peace. Be it for First Kashmir War, Medical Assistance during Korean War,...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-18-2013 04:21 PM
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  47. How many divisions are in Indian Army?

    Hats off to the Indian army who are really a true strength and guidance to our country, I know a little truth about the army of India like in the...

    Started by Deejay, 01-21-2013 11:16 AM
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  48. indian army battalion names

    My friend says there are about multiple battalions in Indian Army. But in other nations there are few where in USA the battalions are like Artillery...

    Started by Saya Lee, 01-18-2013 05:12 PM
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  49. where is Fatehpur Sikri?

    I have heard that Fatehpur Sikri has lots of shrines which I want to visit in my life’s time. Someone say that it is northern India and some says it...

    Started by Anees Raj, 01-18-2013 05:52 PM
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  50. Who was the first General of Indian Army?

    Hi… I feel that I have zero knowledge about the Indian history especially when it comes to Indian army it looks strange to me, when my history...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-18-2013 06:32 PM
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  51. What age in Indian History is referred to as the 'Golden Age'?

    I read that rule of Gupta emperors is referred to as the Golden age. It was mentioned that Srigupta I (270-290 AD) was responsible for organizing the...

    Started by Bhavna Singh, 01-18-2013 05:48 PM
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  52. What was the capital city of the Kingdom ruled by Tippu Sultan?

    Hi... I know that tippu sultan was a great ruler, he was addressed as the tiger of Mysore all that, can someone name the capital city of Mysore...

    Started by Gayatri_MMM, 01-18-2013 03:13 PM
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  53. Who was the first poet according to Hindu literature

    The Hindu literature is quite vast …where there are many great writers who had been immortalized by their works. Ved Vyasa and Kalidas had delivered...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-18-2013 02:45 PM
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  54. Who Appoints the General of Indian Army?

    There is confusion as to who appoints the General of Indian Army ..can you help me? The subject of Indian Army is quite vast and I often get...

    Started by Saya Lee, 01-18-2013 02:03 PM
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  55. Which is the famous regiment in indian army?

    The Indian Army group is quite vast where there are many regiments like Infantry Regiments, Armoured Regiments and Units of the Regiment of...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 01-18-2013 01:25 PM
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  56. history of azad hind fauj in hindi

    The azad hind fauj had been a major force in helping India to bounce back to the foreign ruler with fiery response that was vice versa opposite to...

    Started by Tejas Master, 01-18-2013 12:12 PM
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  57. In which year did gandhiji started satyagraha movement

    I know that Mahatma Gandhi started the “Individual Satyagraha Movement” the reason for starting this satyagraha movement was to eliminate...

    Started by Shailesh.P, 01-18-2013 11:47 AM
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  58. Indian army helicopter list

    I am sick of doing projects, every six months we have been assigned to do some projects on each subjects, I can’t guess the topic that is assigned to...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-18-2013 11:20 AM
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  59. When was Tippu Sultan killed?

    I like Tiger, because I like Tippu Sultan who was addressed as the “Tiger of Mysore”. He was such an amazing Indian ruler who was known for his...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-18-2013 10:33 AM
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  60. Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODIs?

    My favorite cricket player is Sachin Tendulkar; I know that he started to play cricket in the year 16; I am too impressed with his performance. I...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-17-2013 06:30 PM
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  61. Who was named India's Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?

    I heard that five cricketers were called as the most conspicuous cricket players of 20th century; I also know that they were appointed by the Wisden...

    Started by Tejas Master, 01-17-2013 05:14 PM
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  62. The Brihadeeswara temple at Tanjore was built by an emperor of what dynasty?

    Every year we as a family will plan for a trip to temple and other spiritual destinations, this year we are planning to visit The Brihadeeswara...

    Started by Aditi G, 01-17-2013 06:14 PM
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  63. Who was India's first Test team captain?

    I never participate in sports, its cuz I have no interest in them. Well, let’s not get deep into the topic, my PT teacher is planning to held a...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-17-2013 04:13 PM
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  64. first Indian batsman to hit 44 fours in a test match innings?

    Sachin Tendulkar or Dhoni I am quite confused who had created maximum scores in test match. Who among them is considered as the first Indian batsman...

    Started by Deejay, 01-17-2013 04:20 PM
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  65. Highest first Wicket Partnership for India in Test matches

    I am Cricket mania and I would like to know everything about it. Sachin and Dravid are my favorite cricketers. But Dhoni is superb when it comes to...

    Started by Shravanika Rajan, 01-17-2013 05:20 PM
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  66. How many major languages are spoken in India?

    India is a land of varied culture. What is even more confusing is that I cannot follow which language people are speaking when I go to different...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 01-17-2013 01:55 PM
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  67. what age did Mahatma Gandhi marry?

    Mahatma Gandhi is stated to be as the saint. But then …I have heard that he was married that is quite strange which I found. It was a child marriage...

    Started by Nishashukla, 01-17-2013 03:00 PM
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  68. In the middle of which lake is the Golden Temple located?

    I have heard that every religious place known as ‘Gurudwara’ of Punjabi people is installed near to a big water reservoir or lake. The Golden...

    Started by Purvi Mistry, 01-17-2013 02:00 PM
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  69. Under which Indian emperor's reign was the Jama Masjid in Delhi built?

    Delhi capital of India is a land of full historical context. There are many historical buildings which are related to the Jama Masjid. Quite curious...

    Started by Deejay, 01-17-2013 12:04 PM
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  70. What ruler is referred to as the 'Mad Monarch'?

    I know Monarch is referred to an emperor, ruler, successor etc., but what is this “Mad Monarch”? It sounds really weird to me, if an emperor is...

    Started by Diya nupur, 01-17-2013 12:46 PM
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  71. which indian scientist is known as the pioneer of wireless communication

    Guglielmo Marconi, Popov-Ducretet, Aleksander Stepanovich Popov, Sir Oliver Lodge, Heinrich Hertz, James Clerk Maxwell and Michael Faraday …are heard...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-17-2013 12:23 PM
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  72. What dynasty did the emperor Iltutmish belong to?

    Hi… I love history, and I am much interested in collecting information’s about the great emperors who once ruled India, as well as their...

    Started by Anees Raj, 01-17-2013 12:09 PM
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  73. Who had invented pentium chip?

    I always see the logo of Pentium on PCs of most computers and laptops. Nowadays even Atom and Celeron have come up. Among all these the pentium chip...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 01-17-2013 11:11 AM
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  74. What is the name of Gandhiji's autobiography

    Hi… I am a school going girl, most importantly I am in my 10th grade. As you all know that at this stage we will be dumped with lot of assignments...

    Started by Tejas Master, 01-15-2013 03:03 PM
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  75. Who were the first European settlers in India?

    Hi friends, We all know that, during the colonial era, India was under the control of European colonial powers, through trade and conquest. Many...

    Started by DeepikaRai, 01-16-2013 05:17 PM
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  76. Until when India was the only source for diamonds to the world

    Hi friends, I came across an interesting fact our country, that India was the first country to recognize and mine diamonds. These diamonds are...

    Started by pradeepecr, 01-16-2013 04:28 PM
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  77. The total population in India to the world population?

    As I was going through a newspaper the headlines stated that “India augments more number of people than any other countries in the world, I was...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 01-15-2013 06:44 PM
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  78. What are the gateways to the Buddhist Stupas called?

    I just hate geography, because it is really a vast topic which is not that easy to understand in depth. I am given a list of questions for which I am...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-16-2013 01:06 PM
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  79. Which was the oldest among the 'seven cities' of Delhi?

    I know that Delhi is a city of great contrasts, character and of course convolutions; it takes the pride of being the capital of our country. It is...

    Started by Diya nupur, 01-15-2013 06:26 PM
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  80. Which is the largest and most widely spread tribal group of Rajasthan?

    Hello everyone, While taking tuition to a student of 6th standard, I read a lesson that, Rajasthan is the land of tribes, and they ruled the state...

    Started by anjaana_sharma, 01-15-2013 05:08 PM
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  81. When did India become a republic?

    I always wonder why is India still has the tagline as “underdeveloped country” even though it has been showed a marked improvement in certain...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-10-2013 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  82. Golden Temple really of gold

    Punjab state’s pride the Golden Temple which is famous in worldwide due to its golden dome type tower has become a major tourist destination. Is...

    Started by Shahnaz Halai, 01-14-2013 04:17 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  83. India’s top hill stations and adventure spots?

    Till date I have visited many places in India which are really... cool ones. But I have a feel that I have not visited many which are best in India....

    Started by Mahek, 01-14-2013 03:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
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  84. former Mumbai name

    Mumbai has another name... I was shocked to know. May be I am new to India but I love this vibrant city. People of Mumbai are very smart and...

    Started by Saya Lee, 01-10-2013 11:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
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  85. Which is the capital of Kerala?

    Hi… I am an Indian, and I know that New Delhi is the capital of India. I am unfortunately not a keralite to know the capital of this state; I know...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-10-2013 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  86. Mumbai Taj Mahal Hotel facts

    I have heard most often about one of the world’s eight wonders the ‘Taj Mahal’ which I am due to visit it. But there is a popular hotel in the name...

    Started by Purvi Mistry, 01-11-2013 12:10 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  87. Top cricket playgrounds of India

    There are numerous cricket grounds in India; may be a countless numbers. But I am not interested to know more about it. If possible the top cricket...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 01-14-2013 10:01 AM
    • Replies: 3
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  88. Pondicherry’s French connection

    India is a land where Hindu, Muslim and English communities are highly popular. But I have no clue how its Pondicherry region has French connection....

    Started by Aditi G, 01-11-2013 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 3
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  89. Which is the famous & largest mosque situated in New Delhi?

    I heard that Delhi has the ancient and most popular mosque which is also considered as the biggest mosque in India found in Delhi; I don’t have any...

    Started by Nirek Mishra, 01-11-2013 12:31 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,677
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  90. Jawaharlal Nehru is a popular figure?

    Along with Mahatama Gandhi I used to see a white capped person known as Jawaharlal Nehru. Is he a very popular personality whose face I often get to...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 01-10-2013 01:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,810
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  91. Election system in India

    I have heard that election system of India is very complicated. Why is it so? Are Indian citizens are not given the freedom to elect the candidate as...

    Started by Diya nupur, 01-14-2013 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,664
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  92. What was the age of Morarji Desai when he became the Prime Minister?

    I know that Morarji Ranchhodji Desai was elected as the 4th PM of our country, that’s all I know about him. Well the time when he was elected as the...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 01-11-2013 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
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  93. Name of the person who designed the Victoria Memorial at Calcutta?

    Calcutta is my favorite tourist spot guess why…. Its where the most beautiful and my ever favorite Victoria memorial is found. Whenever we plan for a...

    Started by Shailesh.P, 01-11-2013 11:51 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,653
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  94. Indus River historical context

    Well... I am accustomed to the rivers of India like Ganga, Sarwati, Brahmaputra, Yamuna and Gomati but never was associated with the name Indus. I...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-11-2013 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,711
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  95. Punjabi game kabbadi origination in India?

    I have found that 'kabbadi game' to be very popular in India. The 'Pearls Kabaddi World Cup' of 2010 where Punjab team of India defeated US in the...

    Started by Shailesh.P, 01-10-2013 02:48 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,759
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  96. What is the National Land animal of india

    What is the National Land animal of india? For what I believe Lion is the one. But then my cousin says it is Cheetah for it is the fastest animal on...

    Started by Anusha Rampally, 11-06-2012 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,986
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  97. Sachin Tendulkar’s international titles

    Hi! I am a great fan of India’s cricket icon as he has made our nation pride. There are numerous titles Sachin Tendulkar has won in the national...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 01-11-2013 10:53 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,598
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  98. Which is the official language of Jammu and Kashmir?

    Winter capital Jammu is my favorite state in India, I am collecting some information’s about this state history and facts, considering the main part...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 01-10-2013 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,638
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  99. Cool which is the largest religious building in india and the world?

    This particular question was asked by my history teacher, and I was wondering what could be the answer, but I couldn’t find the right answer. When I...

    Started by Anjali Samant, 11-05-2012 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,899
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  100. Where was Gautama Buddha born?

    Gautama Buddha is worshiped in most of the regions in worldwide, especially in eastern Asia there is profound influence of him. I initially thought...

    Started by Nikish Desai, 12-10-2012 11:53 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,814
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  101. Which state is the largest producer of tobacco?

    I hate tobacco. Well, that’s my opinion about tobacco, all I want to know is that from where these tobaccos are manufactured, I heard that tobaccos...

    Started by Deejay, 12-28-2012 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,836
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  102. How was Tamil Nadu known?

    My friend is living in Bangalore, and I am living in Chennai from past twelve years. She said that Bangalore is no more called as Bangalore, it is...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 01-09-2013 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,637
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  103. Who was known as "the Frontier Gandhi"?

    Mahatma Gandhi facts I have read partially. But somewhere I found "the Frontier Gandhi". Now I have never have come...across with this term in M.K....

    Started by Nirek Mishra, 12-13-2012 05:44 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,004
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  104. Which state has its State Tree as the Almond?

    It’s strange but I have heard..true that India has a state which considers Almond Tree as its symbol. May be almond is the tastiest dry fruit ..that...

    Started by Aditi G, 12-12-2012 06:23 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 25,478
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  105. Who was the first president of India?

    I know that “Pranab Kumar Mukherjee” is the current president of republic India. I believe that the president of a country plays a major role in the...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 12-13-2012 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,980
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  106. Which is the Highest Tower in India

    I see so many tall buildings which is well designed and they look so attractive, I wonder how do they look so beautiful, each building is designed in...

    Started by Shwetank Jain, 11-29-2012 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,907
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  107. When is the Best Time to Travel to India?

    Well I think India is a land that is suitable for all time to visit. But my friend who stays in US denies to the fact and asked me to probe more into...

    Started by Saya Lee, 12-10-2012 02:38 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,836
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  108. What is the National Emblem of India?

    I have always admired the national emblem of India, but I wonder what that symbol actually represents, it looks like a lion, sometimes. I really...

    Started by Kunaljain85, 11-06-2012 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 9
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  109. What is the National River of india

    There are so many rivers that are mapped as important in Indian mythology. Brahmaputra which is stated to have originated from lord Brahma the...

    Started by Pradeep t Gupta, 11-06-2012 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 8
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  110. How Many rasas are there in Indian classical dance?

    My friend is a good classical dancer. I never missed out any of her shows. One day she explained about her Indian classical dance and mentioned about...

    Started by Mihika Dutta, 12-18-2012 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 10
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  111. What is the National Bird of india

    Cuckoo bird is known as the ‘Nightingale Bird’ for its unique melodious voice. Shag is found everywhere in India that is known as Indian cormorant....

    Started by Saya Lee, 11-06-2012 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 10
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  112. recent warfare of India

    I often used to hear that India had been many a times in embroilment with its neighboring states apart from extreme insurgency conflicts. But which...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 01-10-2013 11:07 AM
    • Replies: 1
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  113. List of Performing Arts in India and their information

    Hi folks, I have a great interest in learning Indian classical dance, especially I would love to learn Kathakali, before I involve...

    Started by Shwetank Jain, 11-19-2012 03:48 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  114. Which is the Largest Museum in India

    I am a person who is a great lover of antique jewelries and ornaments, especially the antiques and ornaments used during ancient days, and I also...

    Started by Percy Billimoria, 12-06-2012 03:00 PM
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  115. What is the Length of India's Coastline?

    I use to often draw India map for my friend who does not know drawing. What makes me curious about India map is that it is surrounded by water mostly...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 12-13-2012 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,891
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  116. which is the Largest State in India by Population

    I know India stands second in population after China, but I wonder which could be the highest populated state in India, I have doubt on three...

    Started by Abhinav K Gupta, 11-26-2012 05:17 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,886
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  117. Narendra Modi wins gujarath 2012 elections again

    As the trends crystallize the BJP parties is ahead in the Gujarat elections of 2012. Narendra Modi is all set to win the third time in Gujarat....

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 12-20-2012 12:39 PM
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  118. Name the first newspaper in India?

    A great debate is going between my friend and me, I say “The Bombay Herald” is the first newspaper discovered in India, he says its “Bengal Gazette”...

    Started by Anand Shinde, 12-12-2012 05:30 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  119. What are the key issues and challenges faced by India?

    Hi All, I am supposed to prepare a presentation which is based on the key issues and challenges experienced by our country, I would say poverty...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 12-18-2012 03:24 PM
    • Replies: 9
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  120. Which Indian state would you be watching birds at Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary?

    Hey! If I am not wrong there is an island in the Kaveri river famous for a sanctuary. But which Indian state would you be in if you were watching...

    Started by Deejay, 12-28-2012 10:58 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,027
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  121. Name one wonders of the world in India?

    I know that there are seven wonders found in the world, but I don’t have an idea about their names and details, and I was shocked to know that one...

    Started by Tejas Master, 12-28-2012 12:30 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,815
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  122. School timings in India/ Indian school timings?

    Hi folks… At present we are out of India, pretty soon we are planning to move to India in a short period, by the time we move to India my sons...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 12-11-2012 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,803
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  123. Who was the first person to calculate the height of the Mount Everest?

    I thought Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were first to locate and estimate the world’s tallest mountain the Mount Everest's height. My friend...

    Started by Diya nupur, 01-02-2013 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,752
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  124. Which national film award is given to the 'Best Feature Film on National Integration

    There are so many awards in the Indian film industry which is given to various categories, for instance, Oscar award is given to a person for the...

    Started by Gaurav Barjatya, 01-02-2013 01:47 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,773
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  125. Who authored ancient Sanskrit epic 'Ramayana', also known as 'Adi-Kavya'

    I know that Ramayana is the ancient epic of Hindus; I just love this Indian epic which covers the entire concept of human values. My doubt is that, I...

    Started by Shailesh.P, 01-03-2013 12:00 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,706
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  126. Which state or union territory has French as an official language?

    I know that India is the home of 28 states and seven union territories, but I would like to know which union territory or state’s official language...

    Started by Tejas Master, 01-09-2013 04:31 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,819
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  127. Name the most developed art of India?

    I have heard that the Indian art came to be introduced during the 3rd millennium BC, and which is still present in modern times. I know various arts...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 01-09-2013 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,642
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  128. What is the name for the study or collection of money, coins or often medals ?

    I say that the study about medals, coins and collection of money is called as “Numismatics”, but my friends says that the study about coins and...

    Started by Diya nupur, 01-02-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,358
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  129. Status of Hindi Language in India

    Why are Indians ashamed of their own language Hindi? They should be proud of speaking mother tongue.

    Started by chika, 08-28-2006 03:56 PM
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  130. Name some patriotic songs of India?

    I am not an Indian though; but I just love the national song of India “Vande mataram” I have listened to this hymn plenty of times, it is so...

    Started by Anand Shinde, 12-28-2012 11:50 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,849
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  131. What is the National Tree of india

    India is a land which has got magnificent trees….but I wonder what my friend says. He says that Banyan tree is the National Tree of India. Now that’s...

    Started by Anjali Samant, 11-06-2012 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,116
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  132. which is the Oldest Language in india

    Hi! I have a confusion which is the oldest language in India considered. As far as I know Hindi which is the prevalent one is considered to be the...

    Started by Mahek, 11-05-2012 05:53 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,000
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  133. Which India city is also called the "pink city"?

    I have traveled to many parts of India but had never witnessed "pink city". Wonder why it is named so? Quite curious to know more about this place of...

    Started by Hasham Khan, 12-19-2012 09:59 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,811
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  134. Whose birthday on 14th November is celebrated as the Children's Day in India?

    What I know is that Children's Day is carried out pompously every year on 20th November. But my Indian friend states it to be celebrated vice-versa...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 01-03-2013 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,820
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  135. Who was the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna?

    I came to know that Bharat Ratna is the highest and most prestigious award in India; I heard that some of the great and notable women were eligible...

    Started by Rima Mokha, 12-13-2012 01:24 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,964
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  136. Who was the first woman leader of India?

    I thought only men can be called as the president or leader of India, but I was really shocked to know that there are also some women who ruled...

    Started by Deejay, 01-08-2013 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,719
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  137. Which Indian state was originally known as the North East Frontier Agency (NEFA) ?

    Hi all…. During the British India rule a new political division named “The North-East Frontier Agency “ (NEFA) was formed, I know that it was Assam...

    Started by Eesha Kokje, 01-02-2013 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,904
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  138. Which is the second largest religion in India?

    I always wonder who created these religions which are still creating problems in India, well I know that Hinduism is the largest religion in India,...

    Started by Nishashukla, 01-07-2013 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,699
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  139. First Woman Music Director in Indian Film Industry

    In Indian film world the first woman who dared to challenge in music field of man domain is Jaddan Bai Hussain who was born in 1892 and the mother of...

    Started by bethy81, 10-29-2012 02:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,547
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  140. To whom does the Vice President of India address his resignation?

    Earlier I had a feel that the Vice President of India is subjugated to the orders of the President and Prime Minister. But he cannot file his...

    Started by Gayatri_MMM, 01-02-2013 05:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,754
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  141. What is the highest commissioned rank in the Indian Air Force?

    Hi folks… I have a doubt here, I say the Lieutenant-General is the highest commissioned rank in the Indian air force, but I read that Field Marshal...

    Started by Rohan Anand, 12-12-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,120
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  142. Thought for the Day

    “Adopt the pace of nature:her secret is patience.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson(1803-1882)

    Started by Priya Varshini, 12-19-2012 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,963
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  143. Which is the Largest Auditorium in india

    I had witnessed so many huge auditoriums in Bangalore, and I always thought Bangalore is the only city which has biggest auditoriums, but one of my...

    Started by Latika Vaidya, 12-03-2012 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 6,314
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  144. India's nuclear test facts and history

    Smiling Buddha which is alternatively known as Pokhran-I was a codename for the Republic of India's first nuclear test explosion. The Pokhran-II is a...

    Started by Shwetank Jain, 11-06-2012 06:31 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,916
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  145. Which State in India is the largest producer of Soyabean?

    Soyabeans are my favorite, I love them so much. Soyabean tastes heavenly when cooked with mushroom and paneer, okay let me stop talking about...

    Started by Nikish Desai, 12-11-2012 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,201
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  146. Is the Everest mountain peak located in India?

    I have heard that Mount Everest falls in India’s Himalayan line. But there is confusion in the air as I could see it extending towards Nepal border...

    Started by Jamsheed Todiwala, 12-18-2012 03:23 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,799
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  147. Red face First Musician to Receive Padma Bhushan

    MS Subbulakshmi was considered as the first female musician who was awarded “Padma Bhushan in the year 1954 and “Padma Vibhushan award in the year...

    Started by Schamala_viv, 10-30-2012 10:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,216
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  148. What is the National Calendar of india

    One astrologer had asked me to check for the auspicious date in the National Calendar of India. Now What is this National Calendar of India..I have...

    Started by Shruti Deora, 11-06-2012 11:19 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,851
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  149. What is the abbreviation of AIR?

    Once I was watching a Radio Jockey where over his mike it was written as “AIR” and was curious to know about it. To this query of mine one of my...

    Started by Ishwarya Mishra, 12-28-2012 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,776
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  150. State with Maximum Number of Districts in India

    India is a vast land where in one state there are about innumerous districts. The states which have highest rates of districts are like Madhya...

    Started by sn_gupta, 10-30-2012 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,943
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