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Contents

SUPERLATIVES (WORLD & INDIA) ...................................................................................................................... 2


FIRST EVER(WORLD & INDIA) .............................................................................................................................. 5
WORLD GEOGRAPHY ................................................................................................................................................ 9
INDIA GEOGRAPHY..................................................................................................................................................14
INDIAN POLITY .........................................................................................................................................................32
INDIAN CULTURE .....................................................................................................................................................36
SPORTS ........................................................................................................................................................................39
MISCELLANEOUS ......................................................................................................................................................46
VERSION DETAILS................................................................................................................................................. 109

SUPERLATIVES (WORLD & INDIA)


Superlatives of World

Longest/Largest/Bigg Name & Location Longest/Largest/Biggest/ Name & Location


est/Smallest Smallest
Biggest Bell Great Bell, Moscow Largest Continent Asia
Biggest Cinema House Roxy, New York Largest Coral Formation The Great Barrier Reef,
Australia
Biggest city(area) Mount Isa, Australia Largest Country(area) Russia
Biggest Flower Raffesia(Java) Largest China
Country(population)
Biggest Library Library of the congress Largest Dam Grand Coulee, USA
Washington
Biggest Museum British Museum, London Largest Delta Sundarbans, India
Brightest Planet Venus Largest Democracy India
Brightest Star Sirius Largest Desert Sahara, Africa
Broadest Strait Davis Strait Largest Diamond The Cullinan
Busiest Canal Baltic White Sea Canal Largest Diamond Mine Kimbarley, South Africa
Busiest port Rotterdam, Netherland Largest Gulf Gulf of Mexico
Coldest Place Vostok, Antarctica Largest Island Greenland
Deepest & Biggest The Pacific Largest lake(artificial) Lake volta, Ghana
Ocean
Deepest lake Baikal, Russia Largest lake(fresh water) Lake Superior, USA
Driest Place Atacama Desert, South Largest lake(salt water ) Caspian Sea
Africa
Farthest Planet Neptune Largest land animal African Elephant
Fastest Animal Cheetah Largest Mammal Whale
Fastest Bird Peregrine Falcon Largest Mosque Masjid-al-Haram, Saudi
Arabia
Highest Capital city La Paz, Bolivia Largest Palace Imperial Palace, China
Highest City Wen Chuan, China Largest Park National Park, Greenland

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Highest lake Titicaca, Bolivia Largest Peninsula Arabia


Highest Melting Point Tungsten Largest Planet Jupiter
Highest Mountain Peak Everest, Nepal Largest Railway Platform Grand Central Terminal,
New York
Highest Mountain Himalayas Largest River Basin Amazon Basin
Range
Highest Plateau Pamir, Tibet Largest river by volume Amazon
Highest Volcano Ojes del Salado, Chile Largest Sea Caspian Sea
Highest Waterfall Salto Angel Falls, Largest Sea bird Albatross
Venezuela
Hottest Planet Venus Largest Stadium Strahov Stadium, Prague,
Czech
Largest Archipelago Indonesia Largest Volcano Mauna Loa, Hawaii
Largest Asian Desert Gobi, Mongolia Lightest Gas Hydrogen
Largest Bay Hudson Bay, Canada Lightest Metal Lithium
Largest Bird Ostrich Longest & Deepest Rail Seikan Tunnel, Japan
Tunnel
Largest Church Basilica of St. Peter, Longest & Largest Canal Le Rove Tunnel, France
Rome(Vatican city) Tunnel
Largest Tokyo, Japan Narrowest Strait Chaliks
City(population)
Longest Animal Blue Whale Nearest Planet Mercury
Longest Corridor Rameshwaram temple Rainiest place Cherrapunji, India
Corridor, India
Longest Day June 21 Shortest Day Dec 22
Longest Epic The Mahabharata Slowest animal Snail
Longest Jump animal Kangaroo Smallest Bird Humming Bird
Longest life- Tortoise Smallest Continent Australia
Span(animal)
Longest Mountain Andes, South America Smallest Planet Mercury
Range
Longest Non stop train Flying Scoutsman Tallest Animal Giraffe
Longest poisonous King Cobra Tallest Building Bhurj Khalifa, UAE
snake
Longest port Tallest Minaret Great Morocco
Hassan Mosque
Longest Railway Trans-Siberian Railway Tallest Minaret(free Qutub Minar, India
standing)
Longest Railway Lower Zambeji, Africa Tallest Statue Statue of Liberty, New
Bridge York,USA
Longest Railway Gorakhpur, UP, India Tallest Tower Tokyo Sky Tree, Japan
Platform
Longest River Nile Wingless Bird Kiwi
Longest River Dam Hirakud Dam, Odisha, Longest Wall Great wall of China
India
Longest Strait Tartar Strait Longest wing spread bird Albatross
Longest Tunnel(road) Laerdal, Norway Most Intelligent Animal Chimpanzee
Largest solar farm China Longest elevated cycle China
path
Longest bullet train China Longest Flight Qatar Airways
Largest Solar Plant Morocco Largest Artificial Sun Germany

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Superlatives of India

Longest/Largest/Highest etc Name & Location


Biggest Cave temple Ellora, Maharashtra
Biggest Hotel Oberai- Sheraton, Mumbai
Biggest Mosque Jama Masjid at Delhi
Biggest Stadium Yuva Bharti (Salt Lake) Stadium, Kolkata
Deepest River Valley Bhagirathi & Alaknanda, Uttarakhand
Fastest Train Shatabadi Express running between New Delhi
and Bhopal
Highest Airport Leh, Laddakh
Highest Award Bharat Ratna
Highest Battle Field Siachin Glacier
Highest Dam Tehri Dam, Uttarakhand
Highest Gallantry Award Param Vir Chakra
Highest Gateway Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur
Highest Lake Devtal Lake, Gadhwal (Uttarakhand)
Highest Peak Karkoram-2 or K-2
Highest Peak in the world is Mount Everest, Nepal
Highest Railway Station Ghum (W. Bengal)
Highest rainfall Mawsynram, Meghalaya
Highest Road Road at Khardungla
Highest Tower Kutab Minar at Delhi
Highest Watefall Nohkalikai Falls in Shora, Meghalaya
Largest Animal Fair Sonepur, Bihar
Largest Auditorium Sri Shanmukhanand Hall, Mumbai
Largest Cave Amarnath, J&K
Largest Cave Temple Kailash Temple, Ellora Maharastra
Largest Church Saint Cathedral,Goa
Largest Delta Sunderbans Delta
Largest Desert Thar, Rajasthan
Largest District Kutch district, Gujarat
Largest Dome Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur
Largest Fresh Water Lake Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh
Largest Gurudwara Golden Temple Amritsar, Punjab
Largest inland salt lake Sambhar lake
Largest Lake Wular Lake, Kashmir
Largest Lake (Saline Water) Chilka Lake, Orrisa
Largest Man- Made Lake Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
Largest Museum India Museum at Kolkata
Largest Planetarium Birla Planetarium, Kolkata
Largest Populated City Mumbai
Largest Port Mumbai, Mahrashtra
Largest Public Sector Bank State Bank of India
Largest River Island Majuli, Assam
Largest River without Delta Narmada and Tapti
Largest State (Area) Rajasthan
Largest State(Area) Rajasthan
Largest State(Population) Uttar Pradesh
Largest Zoo Zoological Garden at Alipur, Kolkata
Longest Beach Marina Beach, Chennai

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Longest Canal Indira Gandhi Canal or Rajasthan Canal


Longest Cantilever Span bridge Howrah Bridge, West Bengal
Longest Dam Hirakud Dam, Odisha
Longest Electric Railway Line From Delhi to Kolkata via Patna
Longest Highway NH-7 from Varanasi to Kanyakumari
Longest Platform Gorakhpur(UP)
Longest Railway Route From Assam to Kanyakumari
Longest River Ganga
Longest River Bridge Mahatma Gandhi Setu, Patna
Longest River in India The Ganges
Longest Road Grand Trunk Road
Longest Tributary river of India Yamuna
Longest Tunnel Jawahar tunnel, Jammu & Kashmir
Oldest Church St. Thomas Church at Palayar, Trichur (Kerala)
Smallest State (Area) Goa
Smallest State (Population) Sikkim
State wise largest area under forest Madhya Pradesh
State with longest coastline Gujarat
State with longest coastline of Andhra Pradesh
South India
Tallest Statue Statue of Gomateshwar, Karnataka
Longest Road Tunnel Cheneni-Nashiri, J & K
Largest startup incubator Hubballi, Karnataka
Largest WiFi service Maharashtra
Tallest flag post Attari Border, Punjab
Largest Floating Solar PV Plant Kerala

FIRST EVER(WORLD & INDIA)


First in the world

First in Name of the Person


First men to climb Mt. Everest Sherpa Tenzing Norgay & Sir Edmund Hillary
First man to reach North Pole Robert Peary
First man to reach South Pole Ronald Amundsen
First religion of the world Santosh Dharma
First country to print books China
First country to issue paper currency China
First country to start Civil Services China
Competition
First President of United States of America George Washington
First prime Minister of great Britain Robert Walpole
First secretary general of United Nations Trigve Li
First country to make education compulsory Prussia
First country to win the world cup Football Uruguay (1930)
First country to make a constitution United States of America
Pakistans fist Governor General Mohammed Ali Jinnah
First Summit of NAM was organized in Belgrade (former Yugoslavia)
First European to visit China Marco Polo
First men to fly an aeroplane Wright Brothers
First person to sail around the world Ferdinand Magellan
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First country to send human to Moon United States of America


First country to launch satellite into space Russia (former USSR)
First country to host the modern Olympic Greece
games
First President of the Republic of China Dr. Sun Yat-sen
First city to be attacked with Atom bomb Heroshima (Japan)
First Radio Telescope Satellite was Japan
launched into space by
First Russian (Soviet) Prime Minister to V.I. Bulganin
visit India
First University of the world Taxila University
First man to set foot on the Moon Nell Armstrong (U.S.A)
First man to go into space Major Yuri Gagarin (USSR)
First Space Shuttle Launched Columbia
First space ship landed on mars Viking I (July,1976)
First woman Prime Minister of England Margaret Thacher
First woman Prime Minister of any Muslim Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)
country
First woman Prime Minister of a country S. Bhandarnayake (Sri Lanka)
First woman cosmonaut in space Valentina Tereshkova (USSR)
First woman to climb Mt. Everest Junko Tabei (Japan )
First deaf and dumb to cross the Srait of Taranath Shenoy (India)
Gibraltar
First woman president of UN General Smt. Vijayalakshmi Pandit (1953)
assembly
First European Invader of Indian soil Alexander, The Great
First woman to reach the North pole Ms. Fran
First woman to reach Antartica Caroline Michaelson
First man to draw the map of earth Anexemander
First man to compile Encyclopaedia Aspheosis (Athens)
First eldest man to climb Mt. Event Richard Wass
First Asian to win Wimbledon Trophy Arthur Ashe (U.S.A)
First man to win Nobel Prize for Literature Rene F.A. & Suilt Pradhom (France )
First man to win Nobel Prize for Peace Jin F. Dunant (Switzerland) & Frederic Peiry
(France)
First man to win Nobel prize for Physics W.K. Roentgen (Germany)
First man to win Nobel prize for Chemistry J.H. Wenthoff (Howlland)
First man to win Nobel Prize Medicine A.E. Wonn Behring (Germany)
(Medical Science)
First man to win Nobel Prize Economics Ranger fish (Norway)& John Tinbergen
(Howlland)
First woman President of a country Maria Estela Peron (Argentina)
First Space Tourist (Male) Dennis Tito
First Space Tourist (Female) Mrs. Anousheh Ansari
World's longest hunger striker Irom Chanu Sharmila
First country to switch off FM radio Norway
First country to stop investing in fossil fuels Ireland
First country to allow pharmacies to sell Uruguay
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First In India

First Persons
The first President of Indian Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad
The first Prime Minister of free India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
The first Indian to win Nobel Prize Rabindranath Tagore
The first President of Indian National Congress W.C. Banerjee
The first Muslim President of Indian National Badruddin Tayyabji
Congress
The first Muslim President of India Dr. Zakir Hussain
The first British Governor General of India Lord William Bentinck(1833-1835)
The first British Governor General of Bengal Lord Warren Hasting(1774-1885)
The first British Viceroy of India Lord Canning
The first Governor General of free India Lord Mountbatten
The first and the last Indian to be Governor General of C. Rajgopalachari
The first man who introduced printing press in India James Hicky
The first Indian to join the I.C.S Satyendra Nath Tagore
Indias first man in Space Rakesh Sharma
The first Prime Minister of India who resigned Morarji Desai
The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India General Cariappa
The first Chief of Army Staff Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
The first Indian Member of the Viceroys executive S.P.Sinha
The first President of India who died while in office Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The first Muslim President of Indian Republic Dr. Zakhir Hussain
The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Charan Singh
The first Field Marshal of India S.H.F. Manekshaw
The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics C.V.Raman
The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Indian to cross English Channel Mihir Sen
The first Person to receive Jnanpith award Sri Shankar Kurup
The firs Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
The first Vice-President of India Dr. Radhakrishnan
The first Education Minister Abdul Kalam Azad
The first Home minister of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
The first Indian Air Chief Marshal S. Mukherjee
The first Indian Naval Chief Vice Admiral R.D. Katari
The first Judge of International Court of Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen Sherpa Anga Dorjee
The first person to get Param Vir Chakra Major Somnath Sharma
The first Chief Election Commissioner Sukumar Sen
The first person to receive Magsaysay Award Acharya Vinoba Bhave
The first person of Indian origin to receive Nobel Hargovind Khurana
The first Chinese traveller to visit India Fahein
The first person to receive Stalin Prize Saifuddin Kitchlu
The first person to resign from the Central Cabinet Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics Amartya Sen
The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court Justice Hirala J. Kania
The first Indian Pilot J.R.D. Tata (1929)
The first lady to become Miss World Rita Faria

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The first woman judge in Supreme Court Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
The first woman Ambassador Miss C.B. Muthamma
The first woman Governor of a state in free India Mrs Sarojini Naidu
The first woman Speaker of a State Assembly Shanno Devi
The first woman Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi
The first woman Minister in a Government Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
The first woman to climb Mount Everest Bachhendri Pal
The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice Santosh Yadav
The first woman President of Indian National Mrs Annie Besant
The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force Harita Kaur Dayal
The first woman Graduates Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi
The first woman Airline Pilot Durba Banerjee
The first woman Honours Graduate Kamini Roy, 1886
The first woman Olympic medal Winner Karnam Malleswari, 2000
The first woman Asian Games Gold Medal Winner Kamlijit Sandhu
The first woman Lawyer Cornelia Sorabjee
The first woman President of United Nations General Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State Mrs Sucheta Kripalani
The first woman Chairman of Union Public Service Roze Millian Bethew
The first woman Director General of Police Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
Anna Chandy (She became judge in a
The first woman Judge
district court in 1937)
Mrs Leela Seth (Himachal Pradesh High
The first woman Cheif Justice of High Court
Court)
The first woman Judge in Supreme Court of India Kumari Justice M. Fathima Beevi
The first woman Lieutenant General Puneeta Arora
The first woman Air Vice Marshal P. Bandopadhyaya
The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines Sushma Chawla
The first woman IPS officer Mrs. Kiran Bedi
The first and last Muslim woman ruler of India Razia Sultan
The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra Nirja Bhanot
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashapurna Devi
The first woman to cross English Channel Aarti Saha
The first woman to receive Nobel Prize Mother Teresa
The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna Mrs Indira Gandhi
The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award Ashpurna Devi
The first women head of Indian Cost Accounting Aruna Sethi
Mahatma Gandhi at Madame Tussaud's in
First Wax statue of a Living Indian
1939
First Chinese pilgrim to Visit India Fa-hien
First Exclusive internet magazine Bharat Samachar
First Miss India to participate in Miss Universe Indrani Rehman
First President of Indian National Congress W.C. Bannerjee, 1885
First Muslim President of the Indian National Badruddin Tayyabji
First Judge in International Court of Justice Dr. Nagender Singh
First Graduate in Medicine Soorjo Coomar Goodeve Chukerbutty
India's First University Nalanda University
India's First Open University Andhra Pradesh Open University
India's First Lok Sabha Member to be elected with a P.V.Narasimha Rao
First Indian to reach Antarctica Lt. Ram Charan
First British to Visit India Hawkins

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First Test tube baby of India Indira (Baby Harsha)


First Post Office Opened in India Kolkata(1727)
First uterus transplant Pune Doctors
First state to send postal ballots via electronic mode Goa
First cashless island Karang, Manipur
First cashless Township GNFC township
First smart tribal village Habbi, J & K
First 247 helpline for forests Maharashtra
First ship to go green INS Sarvekshak
First floating elementary school Manipur
First state to establishes cashless system for PDS Gujarat
First Smart Police Andhra Pradesh
First privately-run railway station Bhopal

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
List of Some Places with its Surname

Surname Country/Place Surname Country/Place


Asia paris Lahore , Pakistan City of roses Chandigarh
Africa in Miniature Cameroon City of smoke Osaka , Japan
Bengal sarrow River damodar , WB, City of steel in india Jamshedpur
India
Blue mountains Nilagiri hills , India City of temples Bhubaneswar
Britain of the East Japan Costliest coast Coast Rica
Britain of the South New Zealand Coffee port of the Shantos ( Brazil)
world
Battle field of Europe Belgium Dark continent Africa
Backbone of england Pennine Mountians Dead Heart of Africa Chad
Back bone of italy Apenninine Mountians Dairy of northern Denmark
europe
Big apple Newyork Evergreen forest Western Ghats
City of Cycles Beijing Eighth Continent Madagascar
City of Eternal Springs Quito (Ecuador) Emerland island Ireland
City of Sky Scrappers New York (USA) Empire city Newyork
City of Magnificent Washinton DC Eternal city Rome
Distances City of Music Varanasi
City of Golden Gate San Francisco (USA) Eye of greece Athens
City of Seven Hills Rome (Italy) Electronic city of india Banglore
Cockpit of Europe Belgium Forbidden city Lhasa (Tibet)
Concentration Camp of Equatorial Guinea Friendly island Tonga
Africa
Copper Country Zambia Front door of australia Darwin
City of factories Knapur (U.P) Garden city of england Kent(Englans)
City of festivals Madurai , tamil nadu Garden city of world Chicago , Usa
City of dreaming spires Oxford , england Garden city of india Banglore
City of golden temple Amritsar , India Garden of europe Italy
City of magnificent Chennai Garden of south india Thanjavur
distance
City of palaces Kolkatta , india Garden of gods Colorado (USA)

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cock pit of europe Belguim Gate way of india Mumbai


City of pope Rome Garden provice of Natal
south africa
City of seven islands Mumbai Gateway of tears Jerusalem
City of snow Canada George cross island Malta
City of arbian nights Baghdad, Iraq Grnaite city Aberdeen (Scotland)
City of motor cars Detroit , Michigan(USA) Great white way Broadway ( Newyork)
The City that Never Sleeps Cairo Granery of india Punjab
Golden city Johannesburg , South Gift of the Nile Egypt
Africa
Golden penisula Thailand Granery of south india Andhrpradesh
Hermit kingdom Korea Granery of tamilnadu Tanjavuur
Herring pond Atlantic Ocean Granery of kerala Palakkad
Horn of africa Somalia Gribraltar of the indian Aden
ocean
Holy city Jerusalem Golden state California , Usa

International Organisations And Their Headquarters


Organisations HQ
Amnesty International London Commonwealth of Nations London
APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Forum) Singapore
ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Jakarta
FAO(Food and Agricultural Organization) Rome
IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) Vienna
IBRD(International Bank for Reconstruction and Washington
ICAO(International Civil Aviation Org) Montreal
ICJ (International Court of Justice) The Hague
IDA(International Development Association) Washington
ILO(International Labour Org) Geneva
IMF (International Monetary Fund) Washington DC
IMCO(Inter-governmental Maritime Consultative org) London
IMO(International Maritime Organization) London
International Standards Org Geneva
Interpol(International Criminal Police Organization) Lyon, France
ITU(International Telecommunication) Geneva
NATO(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Brussels
OECD (Org. for Economic Cooperation and Dev.) Paris
OPEC(Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) Vienna
OPCW( Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical The Hague
Organization of Islamic Cooperation Jedda
SAARC(South Asian Association for Regional Coop.) Kathmandu
Transparency International Berlin
UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade & Geneva
UNDP(United Nations Development Programme) New York
UNEP(United Nations Environmental Programme) Nairobi
UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Paris
UNHCR(United Nations High Commissioner) Geneva
UNICEF(United Nations International Childrens New York
UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Dev. Org) Vienna
UNITAR(United Nations Institute for Training and New York
UNO (United Nations Org) New York
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UPU(Universal Postal Union) Berne


WHO (World Health Org) Geneva
WMO (World Meteorological Org) Geneva
World Bank Washington DC
World Intellectual Property Org Geneva
WTO(World Trade Org) GATT Geneva

List of International Lines /boundaries

Name of the lines/Boundaries Between Contries


Line of Actual Control India & China on the Northern Border
Line of Control India and Pakistan
Durand LineHU Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Radcliffe Line India and Pakistan (its includes Banladesh Line)
Blue Line Isreal & Lebanon
Purple Line Israel and Syria
Green Line Israel and its neighbours (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria)
MasonDixon line Maryland and Pennsylvania/Delaware in Colonial America
Curzon Line Poland & Russia
Military Demarcation Line(MDL) North Korea and South Korea.
Armistice Line North Korea and South Korea.
McMohan Line India & China
Maginot Line France & Germany
Mannar haime line Russia & Finland
Oder Nisse Line Germany & Poland( aftermath of World War II)
Hindenburg Line Poland & Germany(at the time of First World War)
Sigfried Line East France & Germany (at the time of second world war)
16 Parallel North Angola and Namibia
17th Parallel Line North & South Vietnam
20 ParallelLine Libya & Sudan
22 Parallel Line Egypt & Sudan
25 Parallel Line Mauritania & Mali
26 Parallel Line Western Sahara & Mauritania
31 Parallel Line Iraq & Iran
35 Parallel Line US it serves as border b/w Tennessee/Mississippi,
36 Parallel Line US it Forms forms the southernmost of the state of Missouri
38 Parallel Line North & South Korea
40 Parallel Line US it serves as border b/w Nebraska & Kansas
41 Parallel Line US it forms the border b/w wyoming/utah border,
Wyoming/colorado,
42 Parallel Line US it serves as border of new york & Pennsylvania Border
43 Parallel Line US it serves as border of b/w State Nebraska & state of south
Dakota
45 Parallel Line US it forms the boundary b/w Montana & wyoming
49 Parallel Line USA & Canada

Some Important Monuments of the World


Monuments Country Monuments Country
Taj Mahal India Angkor Wat Cambodia
Eiffel Tower France Chichen Itza Mexico
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Stonehenge United Kingdom Pyramid Egypt


Saint Basil's Cathedral Russia Parthanon Greece
Leaning Tower of Pisa Italy Kremlin Russia
Statue of Liberty United States of America Opera House Australia
Borobudur Indonesia Imperial Palace Japan
Christ The Redeemer Brazil Wailing Wall Jersalem

Rivers of Major World Cities

Name of the Name of the Name of the Name of the Name of the Name of the
Rivers Cities Countries Rivers Cities Countries
Nile Alexandria Egypt Rmac Lima Peru
Amstel Amsterdam Netherlands Thames London England
Tigris Baghdad Iraq Manzanares Madrid Spain
Chao Phraya Bangkok Thailand Yarra Melbourne Australia
Danube, Sava Belgrade Yugoslavia St. Lawrence Montreal Canada
Spree, Havel Berlin Germany Moskva Moscow Russia
Bogot Bogot Colombia Seine Paris France
Senne Brussels Belgium Moldau Prague Czech Republic
Danube Budapest Hungary Tiber Rome Italy
Ro de la Plata Buenos Aires Argentina Neva Saint Petersburg Russia
Nile Cairo Egypt Mapocho Santiago Chile
Hugli Calcutta India Tiet So Paulo Brazil
Barada Damascus Syria Han Seoul South Korea
Yamuna Delhi India Huangpu Shanghai China
LIffey Dublin Ireland Sumida Tokyo Japan
Saigon Ho Chi Minh Vietnam Danube Vienna Austria
City
Pearl Hong Kong China Vistula Warsaw Poland
Liwung Jakarta Indonesia Sava Zagreb Croatia
Dnieper Kiev Ukraine Limmat Zrich Switzerland
Tagus Lisbon Portugal Sihl

Parliament of countries

Country Parliament Country Parliament


Afghanistan Shora Austria National Assembly
Andorra General Council Bahamas General Assembly
Albania People's Assembly Bahrain Consultative Council
Azerbaijan Melli Majlis Bangladesh Jatiya Sansad
Algeria National People's Assembly Belize National Assembly
Angola National People's Assembly Bhutan Tsogdu
Argentina National Congress Bolivia National Congress
Australia Federal Parliament Brazil National Congress
Brunei National Assembly Kuwait National Assembly
Botswana National Assembly Laos People's Supreme Assembly
Britain Parliment (House of Common's Labanon National Assembly
and House of Lords)
Bulgaria Narodno Subranie. Lesotho National Assembly and Senate
Cambodia National Assembly Lithuania Seimas
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Congo Rep. of National Legislative Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies


Democratic Council
Colombia Congress Libya General People's Congress
Canada Parliament Malaysia Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara
China National People's Assembly Maldives Majlis
Chile Chamber of Deputies and Senate Madagascar National People's Assembly
Comoros Legislative Council and Senate Mongolia Great People's Khural
Costa Rice Legislative Council and Senate Montenegro Federal Assembly
Crotia Sabor Mozambique People's Assembly
Cuba National Assembly of People's Myanmar Pyithu Hluttaw
Power
Czech Chamber of Deputies and Senate Nepal Rashtriya Panchayat
Republic
Denmark Folketing Netherlands The Staten General
Ecuador Natinal Congress New Zealand Parliament (House of Representative)
El Salvador Legislative Assembly Oman Monarchy
East Timor Constituent Assembly Pakistan National Assembly & Senate
Ethiopia Federal Council and House of Paraguay Senate & Chamber of Deputies
Representative
Egypt People's Assembly Philippines The Congress
Fiji Islands Senate & House of Representative Papua New National Parliament
Guinea
France National Assembly Poland Sejm
Finland Eduskusta (Parliament) Romania Great National Assembly
Germany Bundestag (Lower House) and Russia Duma & Federal Council
Bundesrat (Upper House)
Guyana National Assembly Serbia Federal Assembly
Greece Chamber of Deputies Senegal National Assembly
Hungry National Assembly Seychelles National Assembly
Iceland Althing South Africa House of Assembly
India Sansad Spain Cortes
Indonesia People's Consultative Assembly Sweden Riksdag
Iran Majlis Saudi Arabia Majlis Al Shura
Iraq National Assembly Sudan Majlis Watani
Israel Knesset Switzerland Federal Assembly
Italy Chamber of Deputies and Senate Syria People's Council
Japan Diet Turkey Grand National Assembly
Jordan National Assembly USA Congress
Korea(North) Supreme People's Assembly Vietnam National Assembly
Venezuela National Congress
Korea(South) National Assembly Zambia National Assembly

Important Food Festivals Around The World

Name of the Festivals Name of the Countries Name of the Festivals Name of the Countries
Alba White Truffle Alba, Italy Mistura Food Festival Lima, Peru
Festival
Abergavenny Food Wales, UK Monkey Buffet Lopburi Province,
Festival Festival Thailand
Baltic Herring Festival Helsinki, Finland Oktoberfest Munich, Germany
Chinchilla Melon Australia Onion Eating Festival Spain

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Festival
Chocolate Festival London, UK Orange Festival Poland
International Mango New Delhi, India Pancake Festival Moscow, Russia
Festival
Ivrea Orange Festival Ivrea, Italy Potato Festival Sweden
Maine Lobster Festival Rockland USA San Francisco Street San Francisco, USA
Food Festival
Maslenitsa Festival Moscow, Russia Tomato Festival Spain
Melbourne Food & Melbourne, Australia Vegetarian Festival Thailand
Wine Festival

INDIA GEOGRAPHY

Indias World Heritage Sites

Name of the Heritage sites State


Kaziranga Wild Life Sanctuary Assam
Manas Wild Life Sanctuary Assam
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Bihar
Nalanda Bihar
The Architectural Work Of LeCorbusier Chandigarh
Humayun's Tomb Delhi
Qutb Minar and its Monuments Delhi
Red Fort Delhi
Churches and Convents of Goa Goa
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Gujarat
Group of Monuments at Hampi Karnataka
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Karnataka
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Madhya Pradesh
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka Madhya Pradesh
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Madhya Pradesh
Ajanta Caves Maharashtra
Ellora Caves Maharashtra
Elephanta Caves Maharashtra
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Maharashtra
Konarak Sun Temple Odisha
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Rajasthan
Khangchendzonga National Park Sikkim
Great Living Chola Temples Tamil Nadu
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Tamil Nadu
Mountain Railways of India Tamil Nadu
Agra Fort Uttar Pradesh
Fatehpur Sikri Uttar Pradesh
Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh
Mountain Railways of India West Bengal
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand
Sundarbans National Park West Bengal
Western Ghats Goa, Kerala, Maharashtra,
Hill Forts of Rajasthan (Ranthambhore), Rajasthan

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List of 25 cultural Heritage Sites

Name of the Site Location Year


Agra Fort Uttar Pradesh 1983
Ajanta Caves Maharashtra 1983
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Madhya Pradesh 1989
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Gujarat 2004
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Maharashtra 2004
Churches and Convents of Goa Goa 1986
Elephanta Caves Maharashtra 1987
Ellora Cave Maharashtra 1983
Fatehpur Sikri Uttar Pradesh 1986
Great Living Chola Temples Tamil Nadu 1987
Group of Monuments at Hampi Karnataka 1986
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Tamil Nadu 1984
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Karnataka 1987
Hill Forts of Rajasthan Rajasthan 2013
Humayuns Tomb, Delhi Delhi 1993
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Madhya Pradesh 1986
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya Bihar 2002
Mountain Railways of India Darjeeling, West Bengal 1999
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi Delhi 1993
Rani-ki-Vav (the Queens Stepwell) Gujarat 2014
Red Fort Complex Delhi 2007
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka Madhya Pradesh 2003
Sun Temple, Konrak Orissa 1984
Taj Mahal Uttar Pradesh 1983
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Rajasthan 2010

List of Seven Natural Heritage Sites

Name Of the Site Location Year


Great Himalayan National Park Himachal Pradesh 2014
Kaziranga National Park Assam 1985
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan 1985
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Assam 1985
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand 1988
Sundarbans National Park West Bengal 1987
Western Ghats Covers Four states 2012

List of Important Temples & Its Location

Name of the Temple State


Kamakhya Temple Guwahati, Assam
Sukresvara temple Assam
Mahabalipuram Temple Tamil Nadu
Meenakshi temple Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Brihadeeswarar Temple Tamil Nadu
Kanchipuram Temple Tamil Nadu
Srisailam Temple Andhra Pradesh
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Tirupathi Temple Andhra Pradesh


Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Kerala
Shabarimala ayyappa temple Kerala
Gomateshwra Temple Karnataka
Virupaksha Temple Bangalore (Karnataka)
Golden temple Amritsar, Punjab
Somnath temple Gujarat
Siddhivinayak Temple Maharashtra
Mahabodhi Temple Gaya, Bihar
Amarnath Temple Jammu & Kashmir
Markandeshwar Temple Haryana
Konark Sun Temple Odisha
Birla Mandir Jaipur

Highest Mountain Peaks Statewise


State Peak Range/Region
Andhra Pradesh Arma Konda Eastern Ghats
Arunachal Pradesh Kangto (shared with Tibet) Eastern Himalaya
Assam Unnamed peak near Laike Dima Hasao District
Bihar Someshwar Fort West Champaran District
Chhattisgarh Bailadila Range Dantewada District
Goa Sosogad Western Ghats
Gujarat Girnar Junagadh District
Haryana Karoh Peak Morni Hills
Himachal Pradesh Reo Purgyil (shared withTibet) Western Himalaya
Jammu and Kashmir(claimed) K2 Karakoram
Jammu and Saltoro Kangri Karakoram
Jharkhand Parasnath Parasnath Hills
Karnataka Mullayanagiri Western Ghats
Kerala Anamudi Western Ghats
Madhya Pradesh Dhupgarh Satpura
Maharashtra Kalsubai Western Ghats
Manipur Mount Iso (Tenipu) Senapati District
Meghalaya Shillong Peak Khasi Hills
Mizoram Phawngpui Saiha District
Nagaland Mount Saramati (Shared Naga Hills
Odisha Deomali Eastern Ghats
Punjab Unnamed point on the Naina Devi Rupnagar District
Rajasthan Guru Shikhar Aravali
Sikkim Kangchenjunga (Shared Eastern Himalaya
Tamil Nadu Doddabetta Nilgiri Hills
Telangana Laxmidevipalli Deccan Plateau
Tripura Betalongchhip Jampui Hills
Uttar Pradesh Amsot Peak Shivalik Hills
Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya
West Bengal Sandakphu (Shared with Nepal) Eastern Himalaya

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National Parks In India


State Name of the Park
Campbell Bay National Park
Galathea National Park
Andaman and Nicobar Mahatma National Park
Islands Saddle Peak National Park
South Button National Park
Andhra Pradesh Sri Venkateswara Park
Arunachal Pradesh Namdapha National Park
Namdapha Tiger Reserve
Pakhui Tiger Reserve
Kaziranga National Park
Assam Manas National Park
Nameri National Park
Bihar Valmiki National Park
Chhattisgarh Kanger Ghati National Park
Achanakmar Tiger Reserve
Indravati Tiger Reserves Udanti & Sitanadi
Tiger Reserve
Blackbuck National Park
Gujarat Gir Forest National Park
Marine Gulf of Kutch park
Haryana Sultanpur National Park
Great Himalayan National Park
Himachal Pradesh Pin Valley National Park
Dachigam National Park
Jammu and Kashmir Kishtwar National Park
Salim Ali National Park
Jharkhand Betla National Park
Palamau Tiger Reserve
Hazaribagh National Park
Bandipur National Park
Karnataka Kudremukh National Park
Nagarhole Tiger Reserve
Bhadra Tiger Reserve
Anshi Dandeli Tiger Reserve
Biligiri Ranganatha Swamy Temple Wildlife
Sanctuary
Bannerghatta National Park
Eravikulam National Park
Kerala Periyar National Park
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
Silent Valley National Park
Kanha National Park
Madhav National Park
Madhya Pradesh Mandla Fossils National Park
Pench National Park
Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve
Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve
Satpura National Park
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Chandoli National Park


Maharashtra Melghat Tiger Reserve Pench Tiger Reserve

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project


Sahyadri Tiger reserve
Nagzira-Navegaon Tiger Reserve
Bor Tiger Reserve
Navegaon National Park
Manipur Keibul Lamjao National Park
Meghalaya Balphakram National Park
Mizoram Blue Mountain National Park
Dampa Tiger Reserve
Bhitarkanika National Park
Odisha Nandankanan Zoological Park
Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Simlipal National Park
Punjab Harike Wetland
Desert National Park
Keoladeo National Park
Rajasthan Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranthambore National Park
Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve
Sariska Tiger Reserve
Sikkim Khangchendzonga Park
Guindy National Park
Tamil Nadu Gulf of Mannar National Park
Mudumalai National Park
Anamalai Tiger Reserve
Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Mudumalai Tiger Reserve


Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
Palani Hills National Park
Kasu bramanda Reddy National Park
Telangana Kawal Tiger Reserve
Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Mrugavani National Park
Uttar Pradesh Dudhwa National Park
Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Jim Corbett National Park
Uttarakhand Nanda Devi National Park
Rajaji National Park
Valley of Flowers National Park
Buxa Tiger Reserve
Jaldapara National Park
West Bengal Neora Valley National Park
Singalila National Park
Sundarbans National Park

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Atomic Power Plants


Name of the Plant State
Kaiga atomic power plant Karnataka
Kakrapar atomic power plant Gujarat
Madras atomic power plant Tamil Nadu
Narora atomic power plant Uttar Pradesh.
Rajasthan atomic power plant Rajasthan
Tarapur atomic power plant Maharashtra
Kundankulam atomic power plant Tamil Nadu
Gorakhpur atomic power plant Haryana
Chutka atomic power plant Madhya Pradesh
Mahi Banswara atomic power plant Rajasthan
Kaiga atomic power plant Karnataka
Kovvada atomic power plant Andhra Pradesh
Mithi virdhi atomic power plant Gujarat.

Important Hydropower plant

State Name of the Plant


ANDHRAPRADESH Nizam Sagar Dam-Manjira River
Prakasam Barrage-Krishna River
Srisailam Dam-Krishna River
GUJRAT Ukai Dam
Dharoi Dam-Banas River
Dantiwada Dam-Sabarmati River
HIMACHAL PRADESH Pandoh Dam-Beas River
Bhakra Nangal Dam-Sutlej River
Nathpa Dam-Sutlej River
Gobind Sagar, Reservoir-Sutlej River
Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir
JAMMU & KASHMIR Salal Project-Chenab River
Chutak Hydroelectric Project
Dumkhar Hydroelectric Dam-Indus River
Uri Hydroelectric Dam-Jhelum River
JHARKHAND Maithon Dam-Barakar Rive
Chandil Dam-Subarnarekha River
Panchet Dam-Damodar River
KARNATAKA Tunga Bhadra Dam-Tungabhadra and Krishna River
Linganamakki dam-Sharavathi River
Alamatti Dam-Krishna River
Harangi Dam-Cauvery River
Ghataprabha Reservoir-Ghataprabha River
KERALA Banasura Sagar Dam-Chalakudy River
Malampuzha Dam-Malampuzha River
Idukki Dam-Periyar River
Mullaperiyar Dam-Pennar River
Neyyar Dam-Pennar River-Kerala.
MADHYA PRDESH Barna Dam-Barna River
Indirasagar Project-Narmada River
Narmada Dam Project-Narmada River
Gandhi Sagar Dam-Chambal River
Tawa Reservoir-Tawa River

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MAHARASTRA Koyna Dam-Koyna River


Bhatsa Dam-Bhatsa and Chorna rivers
Wilson Dam-Pravara River
Girna Dam-Girna and Godavari River
Radhanagari Dam-Bhogawati River
ODSIHA Jalaput Dam
Balimela Reservoir-Sileru River
Indravati Dam-Indravati River
Hirakud Dam-Mahanadi River
RAJASTHAN MBisalpur dam-banas river
TAMILNADU Vaigai Dam-Vaigai River
Krishnagiri Reservoir
Pechiparai Reservoir-River Kodayar
Vidur Reservoir
Perunchani Dam-Paralayar River
Periyar Reservoir-Periyar River
Stanley Reservoir-Kaveri River
Mettur Dam-Kaveri River
Bhavanisagar Reservoir-Bhavani River
Parambikulam Reservoir-Parambikulam River
UTTARPRADESH Parichha Dam-Betwa River
Rihand Project-Rihand River and Son River
Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Dam-Rihand River
Tehri Dam-Bhagirathi River

List of Thermal Power Plant

Name of the Plant State


Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant Andhra Pradesh
Dr Narla Tatarao TPS
Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station
Pynampuram Power Station
Rayalaseema Thermal Power Station
Simhapuri Thermal Power Station
Hinduja Thermal Power Station
Meenakshi Thermal Power Station
Barh Super Thermal Power Station Bihar
Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Station
Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project
Barauni Thermal Power Station
Kanti Thermal Power Station
Sipat Thermal Power Plant Chhattisgarh
Korba Super Thermal Power Plant
DB Thermal Project Ltd.
Jindal Megha Power Plant
Hasdeo Thermal Power Station
Lanco Amarkantak Power Plant
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Thermal Power Station
KSK Mahanadi Power
Bhilai Expansion Power Plant
Bhawnendra Singh Deo Power Plant
Badarpur Thermal Power Station New Delhi

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Rajghat Power Station


Mundra Thermal Power Station Gujarat
Mundra Ultra Mega Power Project
Wanakbori Thermal Power Station
Essar Power Gujarat Ltd.
Gandhinagar Thermal Power Station
Ukai Thermal Power Station
Surat Thermal Power Station
Sabarmati Thermal Power Station
Kutch Thermal Power Station
Akrimota Thermal Power Station
Sikka Thermal Power Station
Dhuvaran Thermal Power Station
Panipat Thermal Power Station Haryana
Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Station
Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Station
Faridabad Thermal Power Station
Amarkantak Thermal Power Station
Chandrapura Thermal Power Station Jharkhand
Koderma Thermal Power Station
Patratu Thermal Power Station
Bokaro Thermal Power Station
Jojobera Thermal Power Plant
Tenughat Thermal Power Station
Raichur Thermal Power Station Karnataka
Udupi Thermal Power Plant
JSW Vijayanagar Power Station
Bellary Thermal Power station
Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station Madhya Pradesh
Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project
Sant Singaji Thermal Power Plant
Dada Dhuniwale Thermal Power Plant
Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Station
Satpura Thermal Power Station
Amarkantak Thermal Power Station
Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station Maharashtra
Tirora Thermal Power Station
Amravati Thermal Power Plant
Bhusawal Thermal Power Station
Trombay Thermal Power Station
Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station
Parli Thermal Power Station
Nashik Thermal Power Station
Koradi Thermal Power Station
Wardha Warora Power Plant
Dahanu Thermal Power Station
Paras Thermal Power Station
CESC Chandrapur Thermal Power Station
Talcher Super Thermal Power Station
Sterlite Jharsuguda Power Station
Vedanta Jharsuguda Captive Power Plant

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Angul Thermal Power Station


National Aluminium Company Captive Power Plant
Kamalanga Thermal Power Plant
Ib Thermal Power Station
Talcher Thermal Power Station
Hirakud Captive Power Plant
Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power Plant Punjab
Guru Hargobind TP
Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant
Suratgarh Super Thermal Power Plant Rajasthan
Kota Super Thermal Power Plant
Raj West Lignite Power Plant
Chhabra Thermal Power Plant
Barsingsar Thermal Power Station
Giral Lignite Power Plant
VS Lignite Power Plant
Neyveli Thermal Power Station II Tamil Nadu
Vallur Thermal Power Station
Tuticorin Thermal Power Station
Neyveli Thermal Power Station I
NTPL Thermal Power Station
Mettur Thermal Power Station
North Chennai Thermal Power Station
Muthiara Thermal Power Station
IL&FS Thermal Power Station
Ennore Thermal Power Station
Tutiorin (Pvt) Thermal Power Station
Neyveli Zero Lignite Power Station
NTPC Ramagundam Telangana
Kothagudem Thermal Power Station
Kakatiya Thermal Power Station
Ramagundam B Thermal Power Station
Rihand Thermal Power Station Uttar Pradesh
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station
NTPC Dadri
Anpara Thermal Power Station
Obra Thermal Power Station
Rosa Thermal Power Plant
Feroj Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Plant
Parichha Thermal Power Station
Tanda Thermal Power Plant
Harduaganj Thermal Power Station
Panki Thermal Power Station
Mejia Thermal Power Station West Bengal
Farakka Super Thermal Power Station
Kolaghat Thermal Power Station
Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Steel Thermal Power Station
Budge Budge Thermal Power Plant
Santaldih Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Thermal Power Station

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Sagardighi Thermal Power Station


Bandel Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Thermal Power Station
Titagarh Thermal Power Station
CESC Southern Generating Station
New Cossipore Generating Station
Mejia Thermal Power Station
Farakka Super Thermal Power Station
Kolaghat Thermal Power Station
Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Steel Thermal Power Station
Budge Budge Thermal Power Plant
Santaldih Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Thermal Power Station
Sagardighi Thermal Power Station
Bandel Thermal Power Station
Durgapur Thermal Power Station
Titagarh Thermal Power Station
CESC Southern Generating Station
New Cossipore Generating Station

Important Lakes

Name of the Lakes Notes


Wular Lake Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia and the
largest in India, is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Loktak Lake Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India,
located in Manipur.
Da mdama Lake Damdama Lake is one of the biggest natural lakes in Haryana.
Dal Lake The Kashmir valley is blessed with exotic natural beauty of
landscape and water bodies, out of them one of the best is Dal Lake
Pichola Lake Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake situated in Udaipur city
in Rajasthan.
Gurudongmar Lake Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world. This
fresh water lake is located northeast of the Kangchenjunga range in
Sikkim.
Chilka Lake Chilka Lake is the brackish water lake and is the largest coastal lake
in India. The Chilka Lake in situated in Orissa and is Asias largest
inland salt water lagoon.
Vembanad Lake Vembanad Lake is Indias longest lake and is the largest lakes in the
beautiful state land of God, Kerala
Bhimtal Lake The pride of Bhimtal is a beautiful lake which offers magnificent
vistas for tourists. The lake is larger than Nainital lake, uttarnachal
Upper lake Upper lake is the largest artificial lake in Asia, situated in City of
Lakes called Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Kolleru Lake and Pulicat Lake Two major lakes for number of migratory birds in India, AP

Major Sea Ports

The nine coastal Indian states Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,
Orissa and West Bengal are home to all major and minor ports of India.
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Sea Ports in India Top 10 busiest and the largest Sea Ports
Name of the Port State Name of the Port Country
Kandla Port Gujarat Shanghai China
Nhava Sheva Maharashtra Ningbo-Zhoushan China
Mumbai Port Maharashtra Singapore Singapore
Marmagao port Goa Rotterdam The Netherlands
Panambur Port Karnataka Tianjin China
Cochin Port Kerala Guangzhou China
Port Blair Andaman Qingdao China
Tuticorin Port Tamil Nadu Qinhuangdao Port China
Chennai Port Tamil Nadu Busan South Korea
Vizag Port Andhra Pradesh Hong Kong China
Paradip Port Orissa Haldia port West Bengal

International Airports in India

State City Airport Name


Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair Veer Savarkar International Airport
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam International Airport
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Vijayawada International Airport
Assam Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International
Airport
Bihar Gaya Gaya International Airport
Delhi New Delhi Indira Gandhi InternationalAirport
Goa Goa/td Goa International Airport/Dabolim Airport
Gujarat Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International
Airport
Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar Srinagar Airport
Karnataka Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport
Karnataka Mangalore Mangalore International Airport
Kerala Kochi Cochin International Airport
Kerala Kozhikode Calicut International Airport
Kerala Thiruvananthapura Trivandrum International Airport
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Raja Bhoj International Airport
Maharashtra Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Maharashtra Nagpur Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International
Airport
Manipur Imphal Tulihal International Airport
Odisha Bhubaneswar Biju Patnaik International Airport
Punjab Amritsar Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport
Rajasthan Jaipur Jaipur International Airport
Tamil Nadu Chennai Chennai International Airport
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Coimbatore International Airport
Tamil Nadu Madurai Madurai Airport
Tamil Nadu Tiruchirapalli Tiruchirapalli International Airport
Telangana Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Chaudhary Charan Singh International
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
West Bengal Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International

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Banks Head Quarters & Taglines


Bank Name HQ TAGLINE
Canara Bank Bangalore Together we can.
Vijaya Bank Bangalore A friend u can bank upon
State Bank of Mysore Bengaluru Working for a better tomorrow.
Indian Bank Chennai Your Tech Friendly Bank
Indian Overseas Bank Chennai Good people to grow with
Oriental Bank of Gurgaon,Haryana Where every individual is committed
State Bank of Hyderabad Hyderabad Modern.Innovative.Dependable
Andhra Bank Hyderabad Where India Banks
State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur The Nation banks on us.
Karur Vysya Bank Karur Smart way to Bank
Lakshmi Vilas Bank Karur The changing face of prosperity
Federal Bank Kerala Your perfect Banking Partner
Ratnakar Bank Kolhapur,
Maharashtra
Allahabad Bank Kolkata A tradition of trust.
UCO Bank Kolkata Honours Your trust
United bank of India Kolkata The bank that begins with u
City Union Bank Kumbakonam Trust and Excellence since 1904
Corporation Bank Mangalore,Karnatak Prosperity for all
Karnataka Bank Mangaluru, Your Family Bank across India
Syndicate Bank Manipal,Karnataka Faithful and Friendly
SBI Mumbai The banker to every Indian.
Bank of India Mumbai Relationship beyond banking.
Central Bank of India Mumbai Central to you since 1911.
Dena Bank Mumbai Trusted Family Bank
Union Bank of India Mumbai Good people to bank with
IDBI Bank Mumbai Banking for allAAo Sochein Bada
NABARD Mumbai Revitalizing rural India through urban support
Exim Bank Mumbai Together towards Tomorrow.
ECGC Mumbai You Focus on Exports.We cover the risks.
Axis Bank Mumbai Badhti ka naam Zindagi
ICICI Bank Mumbai Hum Hai Na,Khyal Apka
YES Bank Mumbai Experience our expertise
HDFC Bank Mumbai We understand your world
IndusInd Bank Mumbai We make u feel richer
Kotak Mahindra Bank Mumbai Lets make money simple
Nainital Bank Nainital, Banking with personal touch
Punjab & Sind Bank New Delhi Where service is a way of life
Punjab National bank New Delhi The name you can bank upon
Bharatiya Mahila Bank New Delhi Empowering Women,
Empowering India
State Bank of Patiala Patiala Blending Modernity with Tradition
Bank of Maharashtra Pune One family One Bank.
Jammu&Kashmir Bank Srinagar,J&K Serving to Empower
State Bank of Travancore Thiruvananthapuram A long tradition of trust.
Catholic Syrian Bank Thrissur, Support all the way.
Dhanlaxmi Bank Thrissur, Tann.Mann.Dhan
South Indian Bank Thrissur, Experience next generation Banking
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Tuticorin Be a step ahead of life
Bank of Baroda Vadodara,Gujarat India's International Bank.

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List of Important Institutions in India

Name of the Institute Location


Education
Central Hindi Institute Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru, Karnataka
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Central Institute of English and Foreign Language Hyderabad, Telegana
Institute of Central Indian Language Mysore, Karnataka
Commission of Scientific and Technical Words Terminology New Delhi
Indian Institute of Social Sciences and Research New Delhi
Institute of National Sanskrit New Delhi
Rashtriya Bal Bhavan New Delhi
Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit Vidyapeeth New Delhi
Council of Indian Philosophy Research New Delhi and Lucknow
Indian Council of Higher Research Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
National Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Environmental Institutes
Rehabilitation Institute of Social Forestry and Ecology Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
G. B. Pant Himdoya Environment and Development Institute Almora, Uttarakhand
Institute of Indian Plywood Industry and Research Bengaluru, Karnataka
Institute of Lumbering Science and Technology Bengaluru, Karnataka
Institute of Indian Forest Management Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Institute of Forest Research and Human Resource Development Chindwara, Madhya
Pradesh
Institute of Forest Genetic Tree Breeding Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Indian Forest Research and Education Council Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Institute of National Science & Technology Faridabad, Haryana
Arid Zone Research Institute Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Institute of Rainforest Jorhat, Assam
Indian Forest Survey Jorhat, Assam
Indian Botanical Survey Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Anthropology Survey Kolkata, West Bengal
Central Pollution Control Board New Delhi
Central Museum Authority New Delhi
Forest Productive Centre Ranchi, Jharkhand
Himalayan Forest Research Centre Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Defence Institutes
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering School Baroda, Gujarat
Air Force Technical College Bengaluru, Karnataka
Hindustan Aeronatic Limited Bengaluru, Karnataka
Indian Air Force Training Centre Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Officers Training Academy Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Indian Military Academy Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Air Force Academy Hyderabad, Telagana
National Defence Academy Kharagwasala, Pune
Naval College of Engineering Lonavala, Maharashtra
Directorate General N.C.C New Delhi
Directorate of National Cadet Core New Delhi
College of Military Engineering Pune, Maharashtra
Institute of Armament Technology Pune, Maharashtra

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Defence Management Institute Sikandrabad, Uttar Prdeash


Military College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Sikandrabad, Uttar Prdeash
Art and Culture
Allahabad Museum Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Indira Gandhi National Human Museum Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Nav Nalanda Mahabihar Bihar
Kala Chitra Foundation Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Salarjanj Museum Hyderabad, Telangana
Jawahar Lal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy Imphal, Manipur
Asiatic Society Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Anthropology Survey Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Museum Kolkata, West Bengal
Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Asian Studies Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
National Science Museum Parishad Kolkata, West Bengal
National Modern Art Technique Kolkata, West Bengal
National Library Kolkata, West Bengal
Raja Rammohan Rai Library Foundation Kolkata, West Bengal
Ram Krishan Mission Sanskrit Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
Victoria Memorial Hall Kolkata, West Bengal
Central Buddh Education Institute Leh, J & K
National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Heritage
Institute of National Museum History for Art Conservation and New Delhi
Science Museum
Indian National Archives New Delhi
Central Secretariat Library (1981) New Delhi
Cultural Institute and Training Centre (1979) New Delhi
Delhi Public Library New Delhi
Gandhian Recollection and Philosophy Recollection New Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Art Centre New Delhi
Lalit Kala Academy New Delhi
National Drama Vidyalaya New Delhi
National Museum New Delhi
National School of Drama New Delhi
Nehru Memorial Museum and Library New Delhi
Sahitya Academy New Delhi
Sangeet Natak Academy New Delhi
Khudabaksh Oriental Public Library Patna, Bihar
Rampur Raja Library Rampur, Uttar Pradesh
Institute of Indian Diamond Surat, Gujarat
Central High Tibetean Educational Institute Varanasi, Uttar Prdeash
Food and Civil Supply
Indian Standard Bureau Delhi
Indian Examination House Kolkata, West Bengal,
Health and Family Welfare
National Yunani Institute Bengaluru, Karnataka
National Siddh Institute Chennai, Tamil Nadu
National Ayurvedic Institute Jaipur, Rajasthan
National Homeopathic Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
Central Health Education Bureau New Delhi
National Medical Science Academy New Delhi
Morarji Desai National Yog Institute New Delhi
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National Ayurvedic Vidyapeeth New Delhi


National Natural Medical Institute Pune, Maharashtra
Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd. Rasoyni ,Maharashtra
Industries
National Aluminium Co. Ltd. Bhubaneswar,Orissa
Plastic Engineering and Technology Institute(Sepate) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
South India Textile Research Association Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
North India Cloth Research Institute Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Pesticide Technology Institute Gurgaon, Haryana
Indian Jute Industry Research Association Kolkata, West Bengal
Silk and Art Silk Mills Research Association Mumbai, Maharashtra
Indian Bureau of Mines Nagpur, Maharashtra
Hindustan Antibiotic Ltd. Pune- Pimpri, Maharashtra
Wool Research Institute Thane, Maharashtra
National Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd. Trombay, Maharashtra
Hindustan Zinc Ltd. Udaipur
Law and Justice
National Justice Academy Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy Hyderabad, Telangana
Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narain National Crime and Justice Institute New Delhi
Labour
Labour Bureau Institute Chandigarh and Shimla
Central Education Media Institute Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Director General of Mines Security Dhanbad, Jharkhand,
Institute of Central government Training and Research Kolkata, West Bengal
Central Labour Board Nagpur, Maharashtra
V. V. Giri National Labour Institute Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Mass Communication
Satyajeet Ray Film and Television Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
Film Department Mumbai, Maharashtra
Indian Committee of Children Film Mumbai, Maharashtra
Testimony Board of Central Movie Mumbai, Maharashtra
Directorate of Publications and Visual Publicity New Delhi
Directorate of Regional Publicity New Delhi
Institute of Indian Film and Television Pune, Maharashtra
National Film Archieves Pune, West Bengal
Institute of Science and Technology
Science Expansion (Vigyan Prasar)New Delhi
Institute for Plasma Research Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Indian Science Academy Allahabad, Gujarat
Indian Astro physics Institute Bengaluru, Karnataka
Jawahar Lal Nehru Developed Scientific Research Centre Bengaluru, Karnataka
Indian Science Academy Bengaluru, Karnataka
National Biological Science Centre Bengaluru, Karnataka
Liquid Crystal Research Institute Bengaluru, Karnataka
National Biology Centre Bengaluru, Karnataka
Physics Institute Bhubaneshwar
Life Science Institute Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Institute of Physics Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
Indian Oceanic Technical Institute Chennai, Tamil NAdu

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Harish Chand Research Institute Chennai, Tamil Nadu


Project Directorate, Integrated Coastal and Sea Coast Management Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Institute of Mathematical Science Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Sea- biotic Resources and Ecology Centre Cochin, Kerala
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Cosmic Rays Research Institute Gauribidanur, Karnataka
National Antarctic and Ocean Research Centre Goa
Indian National Oceanic Information Service Centre Hyderabad, Telegana
Survey Training Institute Hyderabad, Telegana
Director of Atomic Mineral Investigation and Research Hyderabad, Telegana
Nuclear Fuel Campus Hyderabad, Telegana
D. N. A. Finger Print and Centre Hyderabad, Telegana
Biotic Resources and Continuous Development Centre Imphal, Manipur
Indian Uranium Corporation Ltd. Jaduguda, Jharkhand
Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. Jaduguda, Jharkhand
Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology Kocchi, Kerala
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Science Congress Association Kolkata, West Bengal
Bose Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
N. N. Bose National Fundamental Science Centre Kolkata, West Bengal
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre Kolkata, West Bengal
Saha Nuclear Physics Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
Birbal Sahani Institute of Paleo botany Lucknow, Uttarakhand
Centre of National Mental Research Manesar, Haryana
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism Mumbai, Maharashtra
Heavy Water Board Mumbai, Maharashtra
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai, Maharashtra
Deptt. of Atomic Energy Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai, Maharashtra
Vishveshraiya National Technical Institute Nagpur, Maharashtra
Aryabhatta Research Observatory Nainital
Indian National Science Academy New Delhi
Indian National Engineering Academy New Delhi
National Institute of Reservation New Delhi
National Plant Genome Research Centre New Delhi
National Earthquake Science Data Centre New Delhi
Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council New Delhi
Shri Ram Institute of Chemical Research New Delhi
Shri Ram Chennai Research Institute New Delhi
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Pune, Maharashtra
Centre of National Cell Science Pune, Maharashtra
Agarkar Research Institute Pune, Maharashtra
S. V. National Technical Institute Surat, Gujarat
Sri Chitra Triunal Medical Science and Technical Institute Tiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Hindustan Zinc Limited Udaipur, Rajasthan
Transport
Rail Wheel Factory Bengaluru, Karnataka
Chitranjan Locomotive Works Chitranjan, West Bengal
Indira Gandhi National Flying Academy Furshatganj (U. P.)
National Water Sporting Institute Goa
Indian Tourism and Travel Management Institute Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

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Rail Coach Factory Kapurthala, Punjab


Central Inland Water Transport Corporation Kolkata, West Bengal
Marine Engineering and Research Institute Kolkata., West Bengal
Marine Engineering and Research Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra
Lal Bahadur Shastri Coastal Research and Higher Study Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra
Maritime Training Institute Powai Mumbai, Maharashtra
Fire Service Training School Narainpur (Kolkata), WB
Civil Aviation Security Bureau Delhi New Delhi
National Aviation Management and Research Institute New Delhi
Fire Training Centre New Delhi
Indian Inland Waterways Authority Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Integral Coach Factory Perambur, Kapurthala
Diesel Locomotive Works Varanasi, Uttar Prdeash
Hindustan Shipyard Limited Visakhapatnam, Andhra
Pradesh
Water Resources
Central Water and Electric Research Centre Kharagwasala ,Pune
Central Soil and Material Research Centre New Delhi
National Project Construction Corporation Ltd. New Delhi
National Hydrology Institute Roorkee,Uttarakhand
Welfare
Multi- disabled Strengthen Institute Chennai, Tamil Nadu
National Rehabilitation Training and Research Institute Cuttack, Odisha
National Blind Institute Dehradun, Uttarakhand
National Orthopedic Disabled Institute Kolkata, West Bengal
Aliyawarjung National Hard of Hearing Institute Mumbai, Maharashtra
Physically Disabled Institute New Delhi
National Public Cooperation and Child Development Institute New Delhi
National Mental Disabled Institute Sikandrabad,Uttar Pradesh
Youth Work and Play
Laxmibai National Physical Education Institute Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Rajeev Gandhi National Youth Development Institute Perambur, Tamil Nadu
Energy
National Thermal PowerCorporation New Delhi
Electric Finance Corporation Ltd New Delhi
Communication
High Level Telecommunication Training Centre Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
Advance Level Telecommunication Training Centre Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
National Telecommunication Finance and Management Academy Hyderabad, Telegana
Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar Telecommunication Training Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Institute
Telecommunication Engineering Centre New Delhi

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

The Coast Guard is headquartered in the Capital, New Delhi.It has 3 Regional headquarters at
Mumbai, Chennai and Port Blair.
1 District Headquarters in each of the nine coastal states and 2 in the Union territories of Andaman
and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands.
4 Coast Guard Stations, one each at Vadinar, Okha, Tuticorin and Mandapam.
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The Indian Army is organised into seven commands Indian Air Force is organised into seven command

Command Headquarter Command Headquarter


Western command Chandigarh Western command New Delhi
Eastern command Kolkata Central command Allahabad
Northern command 56 APO Eastern command Shillong
Southern command Pune South western command Jodhpur
Central command Lucknow Training command Bangaluru
Army Training Command Shimla Maintenance command Nagpur
South Western Command Jaipur Southern command Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Navy is organized into following command


Command Headquarter
Eastern command Vishakhapatnam
Southern command Kochi
Western command Mumbai

Productions of crops in india highest as per states


States Crops
Andhra Pradesh Vegetable Oil Production, Shrimp
Arunachal Pradesh Shifting Cultivation, Fruits
Assam Tea, Silk
Bihar Potato
Chhattisgarh Paddy
Delhi Wheat
Goa Cashewnuts
Gujarat Cotton ,Sugar
Haryana Wheat And Rice
Himachal Pradesh Fruit & Vegetables
Jammu And Kashmir Apples, Cardamom
Jharkhand Lac Production
Karnataka Coffee(Chitmanglore), Silk
Kerala Spices, Rubber, Ginger
Madhya Pradesh Pulses , Oil Seeds
Maharashtra Cotton ,Sugarcane
Manipur Horticulture,Jute
Meghalaya Ginger
Mizoram Maize
Nagaland Oilseeds,Rice
Odisha Coarse Cereals,Jute
Puducherry Coconut Cultivation
Punjab Wheat , Cotton , Sugar,Millet
Rajasthan Coarse Cereal,Pulses
Sikkim Maize, Millet, Wheat, Barley, Oranges, Tea And Cardamom
Tamil Nadu Flowers ,Rice , Horticulture
Telangana Fruits ,Cotton, Sugarcane, Mango And Tobacco
Tripura Potato, Sugarcane, Mesta, Pulses And Jute
Uttar Pradesh Rice ,Wheat ,Maize , Potatoe, Oilseeds
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Uttarakhand Basmati Rice, Wheat Soybeans, Groundnuts


West Bengal Jute ,Rice, Potato

INDIAN POLITY
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA (Important Points)
Indian Constitution is the framework of duties and rules of different Indian governing bodies
and its people.
After the independence of India in 1947, it took 2 years 11 months and 18 days to build the
Indian constitution.
26 November 1949 India adopted its constitution and it came into effect on 26 January 1950.
The day (26 January) is celebrated as the republic day in India. Because on that day Indian
constitution came into effect and India became a sovereign, democratic republic country.
To commemorate the PurnaSwaraj declaration of independence of 1930, the date 26 January
was chosen.
Indian constitution was drafted by the Constituent Assembly and Dr.
BhimraoRamjiAmbedkar is called the father of Indian constitution. Constituent Assembly
had 13 different committees.
Indian constitution is the longest written constitution. It contains 448 articles in 22 parts, 12
schedules and 118 amendments. Indian constitution was hand written and was both in Hindi
and English. The original copies of the constitution are preserved in a secure way.
Many principles of Indian constitution were influenced from different countries constitution.
Such as separation of powers among the majorbranches of government was adopted from the
constitution of United States, directive principle of state policy was adapted from Ireland.

Important Articles Of Indian Constitution:

Aticles For
Article 1 Name and Territory of the Union.
Article 14 Relates to Right to Equality
Article 17 Abolishes the practice of untouchability
Article 18 Prohibits the state from conferring any title.
Article 19 Deals with six freedoms of Indian citizens namely, freedom of
speech and expression
(d) freedom of movement throughout the territory of India
(e) freedom of residence and settlement in any part of India
(d) Freedom of occupation
Article 21 Provides protection to life and liberty to all persons
Article 21A Right to elementary education.
Article 22 Affords protection against arbitrary arrest & detention
Article 23 Prohibits the traffic in human beings and beggars. (making a
person work without wages or adequate compensation)
Article 24 Prohibits the employment of children below 14 years.
Articles 25-28 Relates to Right to freedom of religion
Article 32 Right to Constitutional Remedies described as The heart and
soul of the Constitution by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Article 36-51 Relates to Directive Principles of State Policy.
Article 39A Free legal aid
Article 40 Deals with the formation of Panchayats
Article 44 Uniform Civil Code for the Citizens.
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Article 45 Free and compulsory education to all children below 14 years of


age.
Article 50 Separation of Judiciary
Article 51 Promotion of International peace & security
Article 51(A) Relates to list of Fundamental Duties
Article 74 Council of Ministers to aid and advice the President
Article 110 Definition of Money Bills.
Article 112 Annual Financial Statement (Budget)
Article 123 Power of President to promulgate ordinances during recess of
Parliament.
Article 262 Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of Inter
Article 312 All India Services
Article 315 Public Service Commissions for the Union and for the states.
Article 324 Relates to the Election Commission
Article 352 Gives provision regarding emergencies
Article 356 Proclamation of Presidents Rule in the states.
Article 368 Amendment of the Constitution by the Parliament
Article 370 Special status to Jammu and Kashmir

The borrowed features of constitution from different countries

Australia Concurrent list


Language of the preamble
Provision regarding trade, commerce and intercourse
Canada Scheme of federation with a strong centre
Distribution of powers between centre and the states and placing. Residuary Powers with
the centre
Ireland Concept of Directive Principles of States Policy(Ireland borrowed it from SPAIN)
Method of election of President
Nomination of members in the Rajya Sabha by the President
Japan Law on which the Supreme Court function
U.K. Nominal of Head President
Cabinet System of Ministers
Post of PM
Parliamentary Type of Govt.
Bicameral Parliament
Lower House more powerful
Council of Ministers responsible to Lowe House
Speaker in Lok Sabha
U.S. Written Constitution
Executive head of state known as President and his being the Supreme Commander of the
Armed Forces
Vice- President as the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
Fundamental Rights
Supreme Court
Provision of States
Independence of Judiciary and judicial review
Preamble
Removal of Supreme court and High court Judges
USSR Fundamental Duties
Five year Plan
Germany Suspension of Fundamental Rights during the emergency
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Some Important Official Books

Green Book Official reports or publications of Italy & Iran.


White Book The official publications of Portugal, China & Germany.
Blue Book Any official report of the British government.
Yellow Book The report or publication of the French government.
Orange Book Official report of the government of Netherlands.
White Paper The authoritative recital of facts issued by the government stating its views on a
Grey Book Report of the government of Belgium and Japan.
Joint Paper The joint report of two or more than two governments.

SECC 2011 is unique paperless census

The last caste that happen in India is 1932


Total households in the country -- 24.39 crore
The total households in villages -- 17.91 crore
Households are considered as deprived in rural area -- 10.69 crore
villages belong to SC/ST categories -- 21.53% or 3.86 crore
Highest number of SC population -- Punjab (36.74%)
Highest number of ST population --Mizoram(98.79)
Highest mobile penetration state in rural areasUttaraPradesh
Lowest mobile Penetration state in rural areasChattisgarh
How many rural household earn below 5000 rupees month--13.34 cr
Many rural household earn 10000 and more--1.48 cr
State has highest number of manual scavenger Tripura
State has zero manual scavenger Delhi
Rural households in the country pay income tax--4.58%
Households in rural areas are landless -- 5.37 crore or 29.97%
State landness household is higher Kerala
States with the lowest rates of landlessness -- J &K and Himachal Pradesh
Families in villages that live in one room with kaccha walls and roof - 2.37 crore or 13.25%
House holds in rural areas has land line phone -- 17.85 lak or 1%
House hold having mobile phone in village--12.24 cr or 68.35%
illiterate number of people in rural areas--3.1 cr or 17.31%
rural household having refrigerator --1.97 cr or 11.04%
Rural household paying income tax in india-- 6%
Rural people have considered deprived or poor--8.96 cr
No adult member in household between age 18 and 59 in rural areas --65.15 lac or 3.64%
Female headed house with no adult male between 16 and 59 in rural areas --- 68.96 lac or 3.85%
Member with no other able bodied adult member ----7.16 lac or 040%
Households with no literate adult above age 25 years in areas -- 4.21cr or 23.52%
Rural household with one salaried member -- 2.50 cr
Average size of a rural Indian household -- 4.93
Highest size of a rural Indian household -6.28 UttarPradesh
Lowest size of a rural Indian household --3.86 Andhrapradesh
How many percent of trans gender in rural population -- 0.1%
Highest rural illiterate Rajasthan
Lowest rural illiterate Kerala
The percentage of Scheduled Caste (SC) households paying income tax -3.49%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) tax-paying rural households --3.34%
Manual casual labour in rural areas-9.16 cr
Cultivation in rural areas--5.39cr

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(Religion)Census 2011
Total Population in 2011 is 121.09 crores
Hindu 96.63 crores (79.8%)
Muslim 17.22 crores (14.2%)
Christian 2.78 crores (2.3%)
Sikh 2.08 crores (1.7%)
Buddhist 0.84 crores (0.7%)
Jain 0.45 crores (0.4%),
Other Religions & Persuasions (ORP) 0.79 crores (0.7%)
Religion Not Stated 0.29 crores (0.2%).
Population Census -2011
It has been conducted every 10 years, beginning in 1871.
Census 2011 were released in New Delhi on 31st March 2011
Union Home Secretary GK Pillai and RGI C Chandramouli.
Census 2011 was the 15th census of india & 7th census after Independece
The motto of census 2011 was Our Census, Our future.
Total estimated cost of the Census was INR2200 crore (US$350 million).
First census in 1872.
Present Registrar General & Census Commissioner C.Chandra Mouli
Total Population 1,210,569,573 (1.21 Billion)
India in 2nd rank in population with 17.64%. decadal growth & China is 1st rank with decadal
growth 19% (over 1.35 billion)
World Population is 7 Billions
Increase in population during 2001 2011 is 181 Million
Population 1210.19 million [Males 623.7 million (51.54%) Females 586.46 million (48.46%)

Top Populous of the Country


1. Uttar Pradesh--19, 98, 12,341
2. Maharashtra--11, 23, 74, 33
3. Bihar--10, 40, 99,452
4. West Bengal--9, 12, 76,115
5. Andhra Pradesh--8, 45, 80,777

Least Populous of the Country


1. Lakshadweep - 64,473
2. Daman and Diu - 2,43,247
3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli - 3,43,709
4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands - 3,80,581
5. Sikkim - 6,10,577

Population Highlight
Highest Populous UT-Delhi
Least Populous UT-Lakshadweep
Highest Populous state--Uttar Pradesh
Least populous state--Sikkim
Highest urban Population in india (state& UT)--Maharashtra 4,11,00,980
Lowest urban Population in india (state& UT)--Lakshadweep 26,967
Highest Rular Population in india (state& UT)--Uttar Pradesh 13,16,58,339
Lowest Rular Population in india (state& UT)--Lakshadweep 33,683

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Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males) Sex ratio in India--943


Highest sex ratio in state--Kerala (1084)
Lowest sex ratio in state--Haryana (879)
Highest sex ratio in UT--Pondicherry (1037)
Lowest sex ratio in UT--Daman and Diu (618)
Child (0-6 years) sex ratio--914
Highest child (0-6) sex ratio in state--Mizoram (971)
Lowest child (0-6) sex ratio in state--Haryana (830)
Total Person Literacy Rate--74%
Males--82.14% ,Females--65.46%
Highest Literacy Rate in State--Kerala (94%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in State--Bihar (61.8%)
Hightest Literacy Rate in UT--Lakshadweep (91%)
Lowest Literacy Rate in UT--Dadra and Nagar Haveli (76.24%)

INDIAN CULTURE
Festivals Of Indian States

States Festivals
Andhrapradesh Dasara Festival,Gangamma Jatara,Gowri Habba,Ugadi,Vaikunta Ekadashi
Assam Ali Ai Ligang,Ambubachi Mela,Baresahariya Bhaona,Bathow puja,Bihu,Bohag
Bihu,Bihuwa dance,Brahmaputra Beach Festival,Bwisagu,Dehing Patkai
festival,Jonbeel mela,Kaziranga Elephant Festival,Magh Bihu,Porag,Rongker
Arunachal Siang River festival,Ziro,Solung,Nyokum,Lossar,Dree,Boori
Pradesh Boot,Loku,Sanken,Reh,Myoko,Budhha Mahotsava,Choekhor,Tamladu,Mopin
Bihar Chhath,Jivitputrika,Patliputra natya Mahotsav,Patna Sahib Mahotsav,Rajgir
Mahostav,Sama Chakeva
Chandigarh Baisakhi,Festival of gardens,Teej
Chhattisgarh Bastar Dussehra,Bastar Lokotsav,Dadaria,Gaur Maria Dance,Madai ,Rajim Kumbh
Goa Shigmo,Bonderam,San joao,Panjim/Margao
Gujarat International Kite festival,Modhera,Kutch Mahotsava,Bhavnath Mahadev fair
Saptak,Shamlaji,TarnetarVautha,Madhavrai
Haryana Lohri,Basant Panchami,Gangore,Baisakhi,Teej,Nirjala Akadashi,Guggapir
Himachal Pradesh Dham,Kullu Dussehra,Mandi Shivaratri ,Sati pradha
J&K Hemis,Lohri,Vaishno devi
Jharkhand Karma,Sohari,Sarhul,Chhath puja,Jityya Bhaiya Dooj
Karnataka Karaga,Dakkebali,Gowri Habba,Kanakadasa Jayanthi,Madikeri Dasara
Mahamastakabhisheka,Mailara Jaatre ,Mysore Dasara
Kerala Onam,Thiruvathira,Vishu
MadhyaPradesh Chethiyagiri vihara,Madai,Bahgoriya,Nimar utsav,Dhrupad samaroh
Maharashtra nant chaturdashi,Bhau, beej,Gudi Padwa,Pola,Shayani Ekadashi,Vat purnima
Mizoram Chapchar Kut ,Mim Kut ,Pawl Kut
Nagaland Horn Bill,Nazu,Sekrenyi,Tuluni,Yemshe,Sankarni,Rengma Ngadah
Odisha Chaiti,Dhanu,Kalahandi,Ghantapatua,Jagaddhagtri,Raja praba ,Ratha
Punjab Maghi,Lohri,Basant,Holi,Vaisakhi,Rakhri,Teeyan - yatra(puri),Samba Dashami
Rajasthan Baneshwar,Gangaur,Pushkar,Teej,Urs
Sikkim Saga Dawa,Lossong,Losar,Dasain,Tihar,Gutor cham
Tamil Nadu Brihadeeswara Temple car festival,Jangura Habba Erwadi Santhanakkodu,Mattu
pongal,Panguni Uthiram,Thaiusam,Thimithi
Telangana Bathukamma,Bonalu,Sammakka Saarakka Jaathara,Peerla panduga
Tripura Ker,Garia Puja
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Uttarakhand Phool Dei,Harela and bhitauli,Olgia,Khatarua,Bat savitri,Janopunya,Chippla


Jaat,Hilijatra
WestBengal Bhadu,Haldia Utsav,Jagaddhatri,Poush Mela

Folk Dances

States Folk Dances


AndhraPradesh Kuchipudi(Classical),Ghantamardala,Ottam,Thedal,Mohioniattam,Kummi,Siddhi
Madhuri,Chhadi.
Chhattisgarh Goudi,Karma,Jhumar,Dagla,Pali,Tapali,Navrani.Diwari,Mundari.
Arunachal Mask Dance,War Dance.
Pradesh
HimachalPradesh ,Jhali,Chharhi,Dhaman,Chhapeli,Mahasu,Nati,Dangi,Chamba,Thali,Jhainta,Daf, Sti
Ck Dance.
Goa Mandi,Jhagor,Khol,Dakni.
Assam Bihu,Bichhua,Natpuja,Maharas,Kaligopal,Bagurumba,Naga Dance,Khel
Gopal,Tabal Chongli,Canoe,Jhumura Hobjanai.
West Bengal Kathi,Gambhira,Dhali,Jatra,Baul,Marasia,Mahal,Keertan
Keral Kathakali(Classical),Ottam Thulal,Mohini Attam,Kaikottikali,Tappatikali,Kali
Auttam.
Meghalaya Laho,Baagla.
Manipur Manipuri(Classical),Rakhal,Nat Rash,Maha Rash,Raukhat.
Nagaland Chong,Khaiva,Lim,Nuralim
Orissa Odissi(Classical),Savari,Ghumara,Painka,Munari,Chhau,Chadya Dandanata.
Maharashtra Lavani,Nakata,Koli,Lezim,Gafa,Dahikala,Dasavtar Or
Bohada,Tamasha,Mauni,Powara,Gouricha.
Karnataka Yakshagan,Huttari,Suggi,Kunitha,Karga,Lambi.
Gujarat Garba,Dandiya Ras,Tippani Juriun,Bhavai.
Punjab Bhangra,Giddha,Daff,Dhaman.
Rajasthan Ghumar,Chakri,Ganagor,Jhulan Leela,Jhuma,Suisini,Ghapal,Panihari,Ginab
Mizoram Khanatm,Pakhupila,Cherokan.
Jammu&Kashmir Rauf,Hikat,Mandjas,Kud Dandi Nach<Damali.
TamilNadu Bharatnatyam,Kumi,Kolattam,Kavadi.
Uttar Pradesh Nautanki,Raslila,Kajri,Jhora,Chappeli,Jaita.
Bihar Jata Jatin,Bakho Bakhain,Panwariya,Sama
Chakwa,Bidesia,Jatra.
Haryana Jhumar,Phag,Daph,Dhamal,Loor,Gugga,Khor,Gagor.
Jharkhand Chhau,Sarahul,Jat Jatin,Karma,Danga,Bidesia,Sohrai
Uttarakhand Gadhwali,Kumayuni,Kajari,Jhora,Raslila,Chappeli

Major Tribes of India

Tribal Group State


Abors Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
Adi,Aptanis Arunachal Pradesh
Angami Nagaland
Badagas Nilgiri (TN)
Baiga Madhya Pradesh
Bhils Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, some in Gujarat and aharashtra
Bhot Himachal Pradesh
Bhotias Garhwal and Kumaon regions of U. P.

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Bhutias Sikkim
Chakma Tripura
Chenchus Andhra Pradesh, Orissa
Chutia Assam
Dangs Gujarat
Gaddis Himachal Pradesh
Garos Meghalaya
Gonds Madhya Pradesh. Also in Bihar, Orissa and A.P.
Gujjars Himachal Pradesh
Irula Tamil Nadu
Jarawas Little Andamans
Jaintias Meghalaya
Kanis Kerala
Kancharis, Karbi Assam
Khas Jaunsar-Babar area in U.P.
Khasis Assam, Meghalaya
Khonds Odisha
Kol Madhya Pradesh
Kotas Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu)
Kuki Manipur
Lepchas Sikkim
Lushais Mizoram
Murias Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)
Mikirs Assam
Mundas Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal
Nagas (Angami, Sema, Ao, Nagaland, some in Assam and NEFA region.
Tangkul, Lahora)
Oarons (also called Kurukh ) Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal.
Onges Andaman and Nicobar islands
Rabhas Assam
Rengma Nagaland
Santals Birbhum region in Bengal, Hazaribagh, Purnea in Bihar, Orissa
Sema Nagaland
Sentinelese Sentinel Island, Andaman and Nicobar
Shompens Andaman and Nicobar
Tagin Arunachal Pradesh
Todas Nilgiri (Tamil Nadu)
Uralis Kerala
Warlis Maharashtra
Zeliang Nagaland

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SPORTS
Important Stadiums List

Name of the stadium Location


Assam Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium Pune, Maharashtra
Barabati Stadium Cuttack, Orissa
Barkatullah Khan Stadium Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Bhim Rao Ambedkar International Sports Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh
Stadium
Birsa Munda Athletics Stadium Ranchi, Jharkhand
Buddh International Circuit Greater Noida, UP
Chand Astroturf Stadium Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Dadaji Kondadev Stadium Maharashtra
Dhyan Chand National Stadium Delhi Dhyan
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Taleigao, Goa
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium Guwahati,
Eden Gardens Kolkata, West Bengal
EMS Stadium Kohzikode, Kerala
Fatorda Stadium Margao, Goa
Feroz Shah Kotla Delhi
G. M. C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium Hyderabad, Telengana
Green Park Stadium(Cricket) Kanpur, UP
Guindy Race Course Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Hawla Indoor Stadium Aizawl, Mizoram
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh
Holkar Stadium Indore,Madhya Pradesh
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium Guwahati, Assam
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium Cuttack Odisha
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Kochi, Kerala
JRD Tata Sports Complex Jamshedpur Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Kanchenjunga Stadium Siliguri, West Bengal
Khuman Lampak Main Stadium Imphal, Manipur
Kishore Bharati Krirangan Kolkata, West Bengal
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Bengaluru, Karnataka
M.A.Chidambaram Stadium Chennai, TN
Mahalaxmi Racecourse Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mangalagiri International Cricket Stadium Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh
Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium Chennai,Tamil Nadu
MGR Race Course Stadium Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Salt Lake Stadium Kolkata, West Bengal
Sardar Patel Stadium Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Sector 42 Stadium Chandigarh, Punjab
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Raipur, Chhatishgarh
Cricket Stadium
Sree Kanteerava Stadium Bengaluru, Karnataka
Sree Kanteerava Stadium Bengaluru, Karnataka
Thyagaraj Sports Complex Delhi
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Cricket Stadiums
Name of the stadium Location
Nehru Stadium Indore / Pune
Brerbon Stadium Mumbai
Roop Singh Stadium Gwalior
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai
Baramati stadium Cuttack
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium New Delhi
Mohinul Haq Stadium Patna
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium Hyderabad
Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium New Delhi
Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore
Motera Stadium Ahmedabad
Green Stadium Kanpur
Sardar Patel Stadium Ahmedabad
Gandhi Ground Stadium Amritsar
Chepauk Stadium and Chidmberm Chennai
Motibag Stadium Brudra
K.D. Singh Babu Stadium Lucknow

Famous Sports Personalities

Name of the Persons Countries Sports


Lionel Messi Argentina Football
Diego Maradona Argentina Football
Sir Donald Bradman Australia Cricket
David Campese Australia Rugby Union
Jack Nicklaus Australia Golf.
Rod Laver Australia Tennis.
Shane Warne Australia Cricket.
Severiano Ballesteros Golf.
Eddy Merckx Belgium Cycling.
Pele Brazil Football.
Ronaldhino Brazil Football.
Aryton Senna Brazilian Motor Racing
Emil Zatopek Czechoslovakia Athletics.
Ian Botham England Cricket.
C.B.Fry England Cricket.
David Beckham England Football.
Lewis Hamilton England Motor Racing.
Steve Davis England Snooker.
W.G. Grace England Cricket.
Haile Gebreselassie Ethiopia Athletics.
Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia Athletics.
Abebe Bikila Ethopia Athletics.
Paavo Nurmi Finland Athletics.
Bernard Hinault France Cycling.
Jacques Anquetil France Cycling.
Serge Blanco France Rugby Union.
Michael Schumacher Germany Motor Racing.
Steffi Graf Germany Tennis.
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Andy Murray Great Britain Tennis.


Bill Shankly Great Britain Football.
Bobby Moore Great Britain Football.
Chris Froome Great Britain Cycling.
Chris Hoy Great Britain Cycling.
Fred Perry Great Britain Tennis.
Henry Cooper Great Britain Boxing.
Mo Farah Great Britain Athletics.
Nick Faldo Great Britain Golf.
Paula Radcliffe Great Britain Athletics.
Roger Bannister Great Britain Athletics.
Sebastian Coe Great Britain Athletics.
Sir Steve Redgrave Great Britain Rowing.
Stirling Moss Great Britain Motor Racing.
Dhyan Chand India Hockey.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore India Shooting
Balbir Singh Sr India Hockey.
Pullela Gopichand India Bedminton.
Vijay Kumar India Shooting.
Yogeshwar Dutt India Wrestling.
Sachin Tendulkar India Cricket.
Sushil Kumar India Wrestling.
Leslie Claudius India Hockey.
Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav India Wrestling
Vijender Singh India Boxing
Gagan Narang India Shooting
Kapil Dev India Cricket
Mahesh Bhupathi India Tennis
Leander Paes India Tennis
Saina Nehwal India Bedminton
Jwala Gutta India Bedminton
Rohan Bopanna India Tennis
Sania Mirza India Tennis
Don Bradman India Cricket
Sunil Gavaskar India Cricket
Prakash Padukone India Bedminton
Sachin Tendulkar India Cricket
Fausto Coppi Italy Cycling
Usain Bolt Jamaica Race
Asbel Kiprop Kenya Athletics
Tegla Laroupe Kenya Athletics
Hicham El Guerrouj Morocco Athletics
George Best Ireland Football.
Grete Waitz Norway Athletics.
Imran Khan Pakistan Cricket.
Manny Pacquiao Phillipines Boxing.
Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal Football.
Eusebio Portugal Football.
Jose Mourinho Portugal Football.
Nadia Comaneci Romania Gymnastics.
Jonathan Edwards Wales Rugby Union.

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Maria Sharapova Russia Tennis.


Alex Ferguson Scotland Football.
Eric Liddell Scottish Athletics.
Rafael Nadal Spain Tennis.
Seve Ballesteros Spain Golf.
Bjorn Borg Sweden Tennis.
Martina Hingis Switzerland Tennis.
Roger Federer Switzerland Tennis.
Johan Cruyff Netherlands Football.
Serguei Bubka Ukraine Athletics.
Tiger Woods US Golf.
Muhammad Ali US Boxing
Carl Lewis US Athletics
Billie Jean King US Tennis
Jackie Joyner Kersee US Athletics.
Al Oerter US Athletics.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias US Golf.
Babe Ruth US Baseball.
Bo Jackson US Baseball.
Bob Beamon US Athletics.
Chris Evert US Tennis.
Greg Lemond US Cycling.
Jim Thorpe US Swimming.
Jimmy Connors US Tennis.
Joe Dimaggio US Basball.
John Mcenroe US Tennis.
Kelly Slater US Surfing.
Lance Armstrong US Cycling.
Magic Johnson US Basketball.
Mark Spitz US Swimming.
Martina Navratilova US Tennis.
Michael Johnson US Athletics.
Michael Jordan US Basketball.
Michael Phelps US Swimming.
Gareth Bale Wales Football.
Gareth Edwards Wales Rugby Union.
Brian Lara West Indies Cricket.
Sir Viv Richards West Indies Cricket.
Sir Gary Sobers West Indies Cricket.
Monica Seles Yugoslavia / Tennis.
US

Cups And Trophies(Associated With Sports/Games)

Sport Cups and Trophies


Hockey Aga Khan Cup, Begam Rasul Trophy (women's), Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Gold Cup, Lady Ratan Tata Trophy (women's), Gurunanak Championship
(women's), Dhyanchand Trophy, Nehru Trophy, Sindhia Gold Cup,
Murugappa Gold Cup, Wellington Cup etc
Football Beghum Hazarat Mahal Cup, BILT Cup, Bordoloi Trophy, Colombo Cup,
Confederation Cup, DCM Trophy, Durand Cup, Rovers Cup, BC Rai Trophy

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(National Championship), FIFA World Cup, Jules Rimet Trophy, Kalinga


Cup, Santosh Trophy (National Championship), IFA Shield, Scissor Cup,
Subroto Mukherjee Cup, Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee Trophy, Todd Memorial
Trophy, Vittal Trophy, etc.
Cricket Anthony D' Mellow Trophy, Ashes, Asia Cup, Benson and Hedges Cup,
Bose Trophy, Champions Trophy, Charminar Challenger Cup, CK Naidu
Trophy, Cooch - Behar Trophy, Deodhar Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Gavaskar -
Border Trophy, GD Birla Trophy, Gillette Cup, Ghulam Ahmand Trophy,
Hakumat Rai Trophy, ICC World Cup, Irani Trophy, Interface Cup,
Jawaharlal Nehru Cup, Lomboard World Challenge Cup, Mc Dowells
Challenge Cup, Merchant Cup, Moin-ud-Dowla Cup, Nat West Trophy,
Prudential Cup (World Cup), Rani Jhansi Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Rohinton
Baria Trophy, Rothmans Cup, Sahara Cup, Sharjah Cup, Sheesh Mahal
Trophy, Sheffield Shield, Singer Cup, Sir Frank Worrel Trophy, Texaco Cup,
Titan Cup, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Vizzy Trophy,
Wisden Trophy, Wills Trophy, World Series Cup.
Table Berna Bellack Cup (men), Corbillion Cup (women), Jai Laxmi Cup (women),
Tennis Rajkumari Challenge Cup (women junior), Ramanuja Trophy (men junior),
Travancore Cup (women), Swathling Cup (men), etc
Badminton Aggarwal Cup, Amrit Diwan Cup, Asia Cup, Australasia Cup, Chaddha Cup,
European Cup, Harilela Cup, Ibrahim Rahimatollah Challenger Cup, Konica
Cup, Narang Cup, SR Ruia Cup, Sophia Cup, Kitiakara Cup, Thomas Cup,
Tunku Abdulrahman Cup, Uber Cup, World Cup, Yonex Cup etc
Basketball Basalat Jha Trophy, BC Gupta Trophy, Federation Cup, SM Arjuna Trophy,
Todd Memorial Trophy, William Jones Cup, Bangalore Blues Challenge
Cup, Nehru Cup, Federation Cup etc.
Bridge Basalat Jha Trophy, Holkar Trophy, Ruia Gold Cup, Singhania Trophy, etc
Polo Ezra Cup, Gold Cup, King's Cup, Prithi Cup, Schneider Cup etc.
Athletics Charminar Trophy, Federation Cup etc
Air Racing Jawaharlal Challenge Trophy, King's Cup, Schneider Cup etc
Billiards Arthur Walker Trophy, Thomas Cup etc
Boxing Aspy Adjahia Trophy, Federation Cup, Val Baker Trophy etc.
Golf Canada Cup, Eisenhower Trophy, Muthiah Gold Cup, Nomura Trophy,
President's Trophy, Prince of Wales Cup, Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Topolino
Trophy, Walker Cup, World Cup etc
Chess Naidu Trophy, Khaitan Trophy, Limca Trophy, Lin Arec City Trophy, World
Cup, etc
Horse Beresford Cup, Blue Raiband Cup, Derby, Grand National Cup etc.
Racing
Netball Anantrao Pawar Trophy, etc
Rugby Bledisloe Cup, Calcutta Cup, Webb Ellis Trophy, etc
Football
Shooting North Wales Cup, Welsh Grand Pix etc
Volleyball Centennial Cup, Federation Cup, Indira Pradhan Trophy, Shivanthi Gold
Cup, etc
Yatching America Cup, etc

Sports Number of Sports Fields


Players
Baseball 9 Polo, Football, Hockey Field
Polo 4 Sketing, Boxing Ring
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Kho Kho 12 Golf Course


Kabaddi 7 Swimming Pool
Hockey 11 Karate Mat
Football 11 Table Tennis Board
Cricket 11 Baseball Diamond
Netball 7 Cricket Pitch
Volleyball 6 Athletics Track
Baminton/Tennis 1 or 2 Shooting, Archery Range
Baseketball 5 Cycling Vellodrome
Corquet 13 or 15 Tennis, Badminton, Net Ball, Court
Volley Ball, Squash, Kho-Kho,
Kabaddi

Sports Related Terms

Name Terms
Athletics Baton,Bell lap,Cross country,Decathlon,Discus throw,False start,Field,Foul,Hammer
Throw,Heptathlon,High Jump,Hurdles,Javelin,Lane,Lap,Long Jump,Marathon,Middle
distance,Pole vault,Photo Finish,relay,Record,Shot put,Sprint,Starting
blocks,steeplechase,Track,Track and field,Triple jump
Badminton Alley, Back Alley, Base Position, Baseline, Center Line, Center Position, Divorce Area,
Forecourt, Long Service Line, Service Court, Short Service Line, Side Alley, T (T-
Junction), Tape, Test Mark, Tramline,Angle of Attack, Angle Of Return, Attack, Back and
Front, Bird On, Clear, Deception, Defense, Diagonal, Doubles, First Serve, Footwork,
Free Point, Front and Back, Game Point, Hand In, Hand Out ,Help, Hit, Level
Doubles, Match Point, Mixed Doubles, Offense, Patty-Cakes, Placement, Rally, Receiving
Side, Rotation, Second Serve, Serving Side, Setup, Side by Side, Sides Singles,
Unforced Error, Touch, Toss, Up,Ace, Air-Shot, Attacking Clear, Kill, Backhand,
Block, Carry, Clear, Closed Face, Cross Court, Cut (Slice), Dab, Danish Wipe, Defensive
Clear, Double Hit, Drive, Drive Serve, Drop, Drop Serve, Flick, Flick Serve, Forehand,
Hairpin, Halfcourt Shot, Holding a Shot, Jump Smash, Lift, Lob, Long Serve, Net Shot,
Offensive Clear, Open Face, Pace, Passing Shot, Pop-Up, Push Shot, Round-The-Head,
Serve, Short Serve, Smash, Slice (Cut), Sling, Spin Serve, Stroke, Throw, Toss Serve,
Wood Shot,Backhand Grip, Backswing, Balk, Dead Bird, Fault, Feint, Flexible Wrist,
Flight, Follow-Through, Foot Fault, Forward Swing, Frying Pan Grip, Hammer Grip,
Home, Let, Locked Wrist, Love (Luv), Lunge, Match, On-Guard Stance, , Player,
Poaching, Rush A Serve, Setting, Stance, Straight Games, Sweetspot, Thumb-Up Grip,
Tipping, Turnover, Waist
Baseball Balk,Battery,Bunt,Change-up,Cleanup,Count,Diamond,Double Play,Error,Fly ball,Foul
Ball,Full Count,Ground ball,Hit and run,Hit for the cycle,Lead Runner,Load the bases,
On-deck,Pinch hitter,Pinch runner,Pitch around,Pitch out,Position Player,power
hitter,Relay,Reliever or relief pitcher,Runners at the corners,Scoring position,Strike
Zone,walk,
Basketball assist,alley-oop,backboard,,buzzerbeater,cherry-picking,double,fast break,field goal,full -
court press,key,pick and roll,posting up,run-and-gun,sixth man,triple
threat,turnover,hops,beat,dime,bounce,bounce pass,wing,downtown,triple-
double,strongside and weakside,elbow,baseline,brick,power dribble,chickenwing,draft,lay
up,MVP,no look pass,overhead pass,slam dunk,
Billiards Angle Shot ,Backspin ,Bank Shot,Bed of Table,Break Shot,Bridge ,Call Shot,
Chalk,Clean the Table,Cue Ball,Curve Shot ,Cushion ,Diamonds,Foot Spot ,Frozen Ball ,
Head Spot ,Hug the Rail ,Jump Shot ,Leave,Open Table,Rack ,Run the Table
,Scratch,Shaft,Sharking,Sights,Slate,Snooker,Solids,Stripes,Cannon,Baulk,long jenny,short
jenny,frame,spider,short and long rest, in-off
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Boxing Knock out, Round, Ring Stoppage, Punch, Upper-cut, Kidney punch, Timing, Footwork,
technical knockout,sucker punch,standing eight count,southpaw,rabbit punch,parry,neutral
corner,lowblow,knockdown,jab,hook,holding,head-
butt,fist,cross,counterpunch,clinch,bout,block,bare-knuckled
Chess Gambit, stalemate, move, resign, checkmate, international master, Grand master
,accept,active defense,advantage,attack,back rank,backward
pawn,badbishop,berserker,castle long,castle short,centre
break,check,checkmate,chessmen,cross-check,double attack,double check,draw,knight on
the rim,master,mate,minor piece,rank,
Cricket Toss, Run, Wicket, Pitch, Stump, Bails, Crease, Pavilion, Gloves, Wicket Keeper, Over,
Maiden over, Follow On, Rubber, Ashes, Catch, Bowled, Stump out, Run out, L. B. W; Hit
Wicket, Not out, No ball, Wide ball, Dead ball, Over Throw, Bye, Leg by, Cover drive,
Late cut, Hook, Glance, Stroke, Shot, Pull, Sixer, Follow Through, Turn, Googley, Spin,
Yorker, Bouncer, Hattrick, Round the wicket, Over the wicket, Seamer, Boundary line,
Slip, Square leg, Runner, Cover, Gully, Long on, Silly point, Midwicket, Mid on, Forward
short leg, Deep/mid-wicket, etc.
Cycling Sprint, Time trial, Point race, Track Race,attack,blocking,bonk,breakaway,bridge the
gap,criterium,drafting,drop,field sprint,gap,jump,kick,hammering,take a flyer,stage
race,pull off,pull,pull thorough,nep-pro,hook
Football Goal, Kick, Head, Penalty kick, Dribble, Off side, Hattrick, Foul, Left out, Right out,
Stopper, Defender, Move, Side Back, Pass, Baseline, Rebound, Comer bick, back
pass,attacker,free kick,goal line,goal kick,kick off,midfielder,yellow card,wingers,volley
Golf ace, albatross, double eagle, all square, approach putt, apron, ball mark, ballooning, beach,
birdie, blind shot, bogey, bunker, caddy, chip, Claw grip, condor, dogleg, dub, flag, Four-
Ball, Mulligan, off the deck, peg, sand trap, tee shot ,bail out,birdie,caddie,chop
shot,divt,duffer,jungle,par,sand wedge,snake,
Gymnastics Aerial, Back Handspring, Back Somersault, Double Back, Double Twist, Flyaway, Front
Hip Pullover, Front Pike Somersault, Front Split, Front Walkover, Gienger, Handstand,
Hip Circle, Miller, Pike, Rudi, Straddle, Swedish Fall, Tsukahara, Tuck, Whip Back
Hockey Centre, defender, forward, half, penalty-stroke, penalty corner, push-in, free-hit, striking
circle goal, goal-line, touch-line, goalkeeper, offside, foul, stick, carry, dribble, tiebreaker,
trapping, etc
Polo Mallet, bunker, chukker, handicap, goal, sixty yarder, etc.
Shooting Bag, bulls eye, marksmanship, plug, skeet
Swimming Add Up, Anchor, Approved Meet, Backstroke, Banner, Beep, Bonus Heat, Bottom,
Breaststroke, Bullpen, Bulletin, Cap, Carpool, Cards, Check-In, Check-Out, Course,
Dryland, False Start, Freestyle, Gun Lap, Heats, Jump, Lane Lines, Paddle, Parka, Pool,
Pull Buoy, Relays, Split, Stroke, Yardage etc.
Table Backhand, Backspin, Block, Chop, Closed, Dead ball, Doubles, Drive, Drop shot, Expedite
Tennis rule, Forehand, Inverted, Let, Lob, Long pips, Loop, Match, Medium-long, Open, Penhold,
Pips-in, Pips-out, Push, Receive, Seemiller, Serve, Set, Shake Hands, Short, Sidespin,
Skunk, Smash, Topspin etc.
Tennis smash, cross-court, passing shot,backhand, forehand,slice, topspin,serve, drop shot, lob,
down-the-line, deuce, tie-breaker, set, game, grand slam, ace, volley, etc.
Volleyball Assist, Attack, Attack line, Back row attack, Block, Block assist, Campfire defense, Carry,
Center line violation, Chester, Coach kill, Cover the hitter, Cut shot, Deep dish, Dig,
Facial, Fish, Floater, Friendly fire, Free ball, Heat, Husband-and-wife-play, Jedi defense,
Just, Jump serve, Kill, Kong, Line shot, Lollipop, Mintonette, Monument valley, Net
violation, Paint brush, Pancake, Pepper, Prince/Princess of whales, Quick set, Rainbow,
Red card, Redwood, Roof, Screening, Service ace, Set, Shank, Side out, Six-pack, Sizzle
the pits, Spike, Strong side, Stuff, Tandem, Tip, Tool, Trap set, Tuna, Whale, Yellow card
etc.
Weight Bulking, shredded, Six pack, Feeling the Burn, Power Rack, Smith Machine, Muscle
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Lifting Memory, Pump and Toners, Cardio Bunny, Plateau, Vascularity, Supersets, Drop
Sets/Strip Sets, Periodization, Pyramiding, Standard Plates and Bars etc.
Wrestling Freestyle, Hal Nelson, Point, Heave, etc.

MISCELLANEOUS
Inventions & Inventors
Invention Inventor Invention Inventor
Adding Machine Pascal Magnetic Tape Fritz Pfluemer
Airplane Wright Brothers Microphone Charles Wheatstone
Automobile Ferdinand Verbiest Microscope Z.Janssen
Ballpoint Pen C. Biro Motion of Planets Johannes Kepler
Barometer E.Tprricelli Motor Car(Petrol) Karl Benz
Bicycle K.Macmillan Neon Lamp G.Claude
Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner Newtons Law of Galileo Galilei and
Motion Isaac Newton
Bohr Electron Theory Penicillin Sir Alexander Fleming
Boyle Boyles Law Periodic Table Dmitri Mendeleev
Computer Charles Babbage Photon Albert Einstein
Cosmic Rays R.A. Millikan Principle of relativity Galileo Galilei
Dalton Atomic Theory Quantum Mechanics Max Born
Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel Radio Marconi
Dynamite Alfred Nobel Radium Marie Curie
Dynamo Michael Faraday Raman Effect Sir C.V. Raman
Electric Light Bulb Thomas Edison Refrigerator J.Harrison and A. Catlin
Electricity Benjamin Franklin Structure of Atom Ernest Rutherford
Electromagnetic Field James Clerk Maxwell Telegraph Pavel Schilling
Electric Iron H.W.Seeley Telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Electromagnet W.Sturgeon Telescope Galileo
Electromagnetic Theory Heinrich Hertz Television J.L. Baird
Electron J.J. Thomson Theory of Atom John Dalton
Gramophone Thomas Alva Edison Theory of Relativity Albert Einstein
Geometry Euclid Thermometer Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Insulin Frederick Banting Transformer and Michael Faraday
Electric Motor
Jet Engine Sir Frank Whittle Type Writer C.Sholes
Law of Gases Gay Lussac Watch A.L.Breguet
Lift E.G.Otis X-rays Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen

List of Important awards and their fields

Name of the Award Field


Nobel prize Peace, Literature, Economics, Physics, Chemistry,
Medical science
Grammy Awards Music
Man Booker prize Authors of Novels
Tansen Award Music
Pulitzer Prize Journalism and Literature
Lenin Peace Prize Peace and Friendship
Ashok Chakra Civilians
Dhanvantri Award Medical Sciences
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Kalinga Science
Lalit Kala Akademi Award Arts
Kalidas Samman Classical Music, Classical Dance and Arts
Magsaysay Public Service, Leadership, Journalism, Literature
and creative arts and international understanding
Bowelay Award Agriculture
Sangeet - Natak Akademi Music, dance and Drama
Award
Merlin Magic
Dhanwantri Medical science
Shaurya Chakra Civilian or Military Personnel
Param Vir Chakra Military
Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Science and Technology
Award
Sahitya Akademi Award Literary
Bhatnagar Science
Juliet Curie Award Peace
R.D. Birla Award Medical sciences
Right Livelihood Award Field of environment and social justics
Abel Maths
Bhartiya Jnanpeeth Award Literary
Vyas Samman Literature
Bharat ratna Art, Science, Public services, Sports
Sahitya Akademi Award Books in Indian Languages and Ebnglish
Oscar Awards Film
BAFTA Awards Television, Films, Video Games and Animation
Dada sahib Phalke Film
Ekalavya Award Sports
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Sports
Arjuna Award: Sports
Dhyan Chand Sports
Dronacharya Award Sports
Kolanka Cup Sports
Ekalavya Award Sports

Agricultural Revolutions
Protein revoultion - higher productivity(Techonology driven 2nd green revolution)-coined by
Modi & Arun jaitely
Green Revolution-Food grains
Green revolution "word" COINED by " william s.goud" - UK
White Revolution or Operation Flood-Milk production-"VARGHESE KURIEN "
Yellow Revolution-Oil Seeds production-" Sam Pitroda
Black Revolution-Petroleum Production
Blue Revolution-Fish Production-"DR.ARUN KRISHNAN".
Brown Revolution-Leather/non-conventional(India)/Cocoa production
Golden Fiber Revolution-Jute Production
Golden Revolution-Fruits/Horticulture development/Honey Production--"NIRPAKH TUTEJ"
Grey Revolution-Fertilizer
Pink Revolution-Onion production/Pharmaceutical (India)/Prawn production--"DURGESH
PATEL"
Father Of Induced Breeding -"PROF.HIRLAL CHAUDRI"
Red Revolution - Meat & Tomato Production -"VISHAL TEWARI"
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Round Revolution-Potato
Silver Fiber RevolutionCotton
Silver Revolution-Egg/Poultry Production-"INDIRA GANDHI"
Evergreen Revolution-Overall development of Agriculture--Started in 11th plan (2007-2012)
Father of Telecom revolution - sampitroda
Father of poultry revolution - B.V.RAO
Fathers of Various Fields
Name of the Father Name of the Field Name of the Father Name of the Field
Father of Physics Albert Einstein Father of Ayurveda Charaka
Father of Zoology Aristotle Father of Botany Theophrastus
Father of Law Cicero Father of Blood groups Landsteiner
Father of Statistics Ronald Fisher Father of Video game Thomas T. Goldsmith, Jr.
Father of Modern Antoine Lavoisier Father of Trigonometry Hipparchus
Father of Biology Aristotle Father of Taxonomy Carolus Linnaeus
Father of Homeopathy Samuel Hahnemann Father of the Green Norman Ernest Borlaug
Father of History Herodotus Father of Mathematics Archimedes
Father of Electricity Benjamin Franklin Father of Electronics Ray Tomlinson
Father of the Indian Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Father of Search engine Alan Emtage
Father of Algebra Diophantus Father of the Green M.S Swaminathan
Father of Geometry Euclid Father of Economics Adam Smith
Father of Internet Vinton Cerf Father of Nanotechnology Richard Smalley
Father of Medicine Hippocrates Father of C language Dennis Ritchie
Father of Robotics Al-Jazari Father of Architecture Imhotep
Father of Robotics Nikola Tesla Father of Surgery (early) Sushruta
Father of Microbiology Louis Pasteur Father of Periodic table Dmitri Mendelee

Some Famous Companies

Companies Name HQ
Airbus France(Aircraft Manufacturer)
Posco South korea (Steel company)
Boeing USA (Aircraft)
Fiat Italy (Automobiles)
Nissan Japan (Automobiles)
Toyta Japan (Automobiles)
Honda Japan (Automobiles)
BMW Germany(Automobiles)
Audi Germany (Automobiles)
Volkswagon Germany(Automobiles)
Hyundai South korea(Automobiles)
Ford USA(Automobiles)
Suzaki Japan(Automobiles)
Renault France(Automobiles)
Volvo Sweedon(Automobiles)
Ashoka Leyland India
Samsung South korea( Electronics and electrical)
Hitachi Japan ( Electrical Appliances)
LG South Korea( Electronics and electrical)
Whirlpool USA ( Electrical Appliances)
Ericssion Swedon (Telecom)
Nokia Finland (Telecom)
Motorola USA (Telecom)
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Vodaphone Uk,Britain (Telecom)


Barclays Bank UK (Finance)
Deutsche Bank Germany(Finance)
Goldman Sachs USA (Finance)
Accenture Ireland (IT)
Infosys India (IT)
TCS India (IT)
WIPRO India (IT)
Apple USA (Electronic Appliances)
Google USA (IT Services)
Yahoo USA (IT Services)
Sony Japan (Electronic Appliances)
Intel USA (Hardware)

Important Days

January February
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
Jan 4 World Braille Day Feb 1 Indian Coast Guard Day
Jan 10 World Hindi Day Feb 2 World Wetlands Day
Jan 7 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Feb 4 World Cancer Day
International Day of Zero Tolerance to
Jan 12 National Youth Day Feb 6
Female Genital Mutilation
Jan 15 Indian Army Day Feb 10 National Deworming Day
Rashtriya Balika Diwas/National Girl
Jan 24 Feb 13 World Radio Day
Child Day
World Leprosy Day
Jan 25 National Tourism Day Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice
National Voter Day
Indian Republic day
International Customs Day
Jan 26 Feb 21 International Mother Language Day
International Environmental Education
Day
International Day of Commemoration
in Memory of the Victims of the
Jan 27 Feb 22 World Thinking day
Holocaust
International Outer Space Day
International Reducing CO2 Emissions
Jan 28 Feb 24 Central Excise Day
Day
Jan 29 World Leprosy Eradication Day Feb 27 International Polar Bear Day

March April
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 1 Apr 2 World Autism Awareness Day
World Civil Defence Day
International Day for Mine Awareness
World Wildlife Day
Mar 3 Apr 4 and Assistance in Mine Action
National Defence Day
World Rat Day
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International Pillow Fight Day


International Day of Sport for
Mar 4 National Security Day Apr 6
Development and Peace
Mar 8 International Women's Day Apr 7 World Health Day
Mar 9 World Kidney Day Apr 8 International Romani Day
Central Industrial Security Force
Mar 10 Apr 12 World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day
(CISF) Raising Day
World Consumer Rights Day
Mar 15 Apr 17 World Haemophilia Day
World Contact Day
World Heritage Day
Mar 18 National Ordinance Factories Day Apr 18 International Day For Monuments and
Sites
International Day of Happiness
World Day of Theatre for Children and
Mar 20 Apr 20 United Nations Chinese Language Day
Young People
World sparrow day
International Day for the Elimination of
Racial Discrimination
World Poetry Day
Mar 21 Apr 22 World Earth Day
International Day of Nowruz
World Down Syndrome Day
International Day of Forests
Mar 22 World Water Day Apr 23 World Book and Copyright Day
World Day for Animals in Laboratories
Mar 23 World Meteorological Day Apr 24
National Panchayati Day
World Tuberculosis Day
International Day for the Right to the
Mar 24 Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Apr 25 World Malaria Day
Violations and for the Dignity of
Victims
International Day of Remembrance of
the Victims of Slavery and the
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Mar 25 Apr 26 World Intellectual Property Day
International Day of Solidarity with
Detained and Missing Staff Members
National Genocide Day
World Theatre Day World Day for Safety and Health at
Mar 27 Apr 28
World Drama day Work
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of
Week of Solidarity with the Peoples
Mar 21 Chemical Warfare
Struggling against Racism and Racial Apr 29
-27 International Dance Day
Discrimination
International Jazz Day

May June
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
Global Day of Parents
May 1 International Labour Day June 1
World Milk Day
May 2 World Tuna Day June 2 International Sex Workers Day
World Press Freedom Day
International Day of Innocent Children
May 3 World Laughter Day June 4
International Energy Day Victims of Aggression
May 4 International Firefighters' Day June 5 World Environment Day
May 5 International Midwives' Day June 7 Cancer Survivors Day
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World Asthma Day


World Red Cross Day
May 8 June 8 World Oceans Day
World Thalassaemia Day
May 10 World Migratory Bird Day June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
May 11 National Technology Day June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day
May 12 International Nurses Day June 14 World Blood Donor Day
May 13 World Fair Trade Day June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
World Day to Combat Desertification
May 15 International Day of Families
and Drought
May 16 National Dengue Day
June 17
World Telecommunication and
May 17 Information Society Day International Criminal Court Day
World Hypertension Day
World AIDS Vaccine Day
May 18 June 20 World Refugee Day
International Museum Day
World Day for Cultural Diversity for
International Day of Yoga
May 21 Dialogue and Development June 21
World Music Day
Anti Terrorism Day
International Day for Biological Public Service Day
May 22 June 23
Diversity
International Day to End Obstetric
International Widows' Day
May 23 Fistula
International Olympic Day
World Turtle Day
International Day against Drug Abuse
May 25 World Childrens Missing Day June 26
and Illicit Trafficking
International Day in Support of Victims
May 29 International Day of UN Peacekeepers
of Torture
May 31 World No-Tobacco Day June 29 National Statistics Day

July August
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
National Doctor's Day
July 1 Aug 1 World Breastfeeding Day
International Day of Cooperatives
July 6 International Kissing Day Aug 6 Hiroshima Day
July 7 Global Forgiveness Day Aug 7 National Handloom Day
International Day of the World's
Indigenous Peoples
July 11 World Population Day Aug 9 Nagasaki Peace Day
Kranti Diwas (Quit India Movement
Day)
July 12 World Malala day Aug 12 International Youth Day
July 15 World Youth Skills Day Aug 14 Pakistan Independence Day
July 17 International Justice Day Aug 15 Indian Independence Day
World Humanitarian Day
July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day Aug 19
World Photography Day
Aug 20 World Mosquito Day
World Hepatitis Day International Day for the
July 28
World Nature conservation day Aug 23 Remembrance of the Slave Trade and
its Abolition
Aug 26 Women's Equality Day
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July 29 World Tiger Day International Day against Nuclear


Tests
Aug 29
National Sports Day
Sanskrit Day
International Day of the Victims of
July 30 International Day of Friendship Aug 30 Enforced Disappearances
Small Industry Day

September October
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
Sep 2 World Coconut Day Oct 1 International Day of Older Persons
International Day of Charity International Day of Non-Violence
Sep 5 Oct 2
National Teachers Day World Farm Animals Day
Sep 8 International Literacy Day Oct 3 World Nature Day,World Habitat Day
World First Aid Day
Sep 10 Oct 4 World Animal Day
World Suicide Prevention Day
United Nations Day for South-South World Teachers Day, World
Sep 12 Oct 5
Cooperation Architecture Day
International Day of Democracy
Sep 15 Oct 8 National Air force Day
Engineers Day
International Day for the
Sep 16 Oct 9 World Post Day
Preservation of the Ozone Layer
World Mental Health Day
Sep 18 Biosphere Day Oct 10
National Postal Day
International Day of Peace Oct 11 International Day of the Girl Child
Sep 21
World Alzheimer's Day Oct 12 World Arthritis day
International Day for Disaster
Reduction
Sep 22 World Car Free Day Oct 13
World Calamity Control Day
World Thrombosis Day
World Standards Day
Sep 25 World deaf day Oct 14
World Maths Day
International Day of Rural Women
International Day for the Total
Sep 26 Oct 15 Global Handwashing Day
Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
World White cane day
Oct 16 World Food Day
Sep 27 World Tourism Day International Day for the Eradication
Oct 17
of Poverty
World Statistics Day
World Deaf Day Oct 20
World Osteoporosis Day
Sep 28 World Rapies Day Oct 22 World Energy Day
United Nations Day
Oct 24
Sep 29 World Heart Day, World Development Information Day
Oct 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
World Maritime Day Oct 30 World Thrift Day
World Cities Day
Sep 30 International Translation Day Oct 31
World Savings Day

November December
Date Day Observed Date Day Observed
Nov 1 World Vegan Day Dec 1 World AIDS Day
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International Day for the Abolition


International Day to End Impunity of Slavery
Nov 2 Dec 2
for Crimes against Journalists World Pollution Prevention Day
World Computer literacy day
International Day of Persons with
World Radiography day
Nov 5 Dec 3 Disabilities
World Tsunami Awareness Day
World Disabled Day
International Day for Preventing the
Nov 6 Exploitation of the Environment in Dec 4 Indian Navy Day
War and Armed Conflict
International Volunteer Day for
Nov 8 World services day Dec 5 Economic and Social Development
World Soil Day
Legal Service Day International Civil Aviation Day
Nov 9 World Orphans Day (Second Dec 7 World Choral Day
Monday of Nov) National Armed Forces Flag Day
International Day of
Commemoration and Dignity of the
World Science Day for Peace and
Nov 10 Dec 9 Victims of the Crime of Genocide
Development
and of the Prevention of this Crime
International Anti-Corruption Day
Nov 12 World Pneumonia Day Dec 10 Human Rights Day
World Diabetes Day International Mountain Day
Nov 14 Dec 11
National Children's Day UNICEF Day
World Day of Remembrance for
Nov 15 Dec 14 National Energy Conservation Day
Road Traffic Victims
Nov 16 International Day for Tolerance Dec 15 International Tea Day
World Student day
International Day Against Violence
Nov 17 National Journalism day, World Dec 17
Against Sex Workers
Philosophy Day
Nov 18 World Adult day Dec 18 International Migrants Day
World Toilet Day
World Citizen day
Nov 19 Dec 19 Goas Libration Day
National Integration Day - India
(Indira Gandhi's birthday)
Universal Childrens Day
Nov 20 World Day of Remembrance for Dec 20 International Human Solidarity Day
Road Traffic Victim
Kisan Divas (Ch. Charan Singh's
World Television Day
Nov 21 Dec 23 Birth Anniversary)
World Hello Day
(Farmer's Day)
International Day for the Elimination
Nov 25 Dec 25 National Good Governance Day
of Violence against Women
Nov 26
National Constitution Day
Nov 5 World Tsunami Awareness Day
International Day of Solidarity with
Nov 29
the Palestinian People

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Country-Currency-Capital

Country Currency Capital


Afghanistan Afghani Kabul
Albania Lek Tirane
Algeria Dinar Algiers
Andorra Euro Andorra la Vella
Angola New Kwanza Luanda
Antigua and Barbuda East Caribbean dollar Saint John's
Argentina Peso Buenos Aires
Armenia Dram Yerevan
Australia Australian dollar Canberra
Austria Euro Vienna
Azerbaijan Manat Baku
The Bahamas Bahamian dollar Nassau
Bahrain Bahrain dinar Manama
Bangladesh Taka Dhaka
Barbados Barbados dollar Bridgetown
Belarus Belorussian ruble Minsk
Belgium Euro Brussels
Belize Belize dollar Belmopan
Benin CFA Franc Porto-Novo
Bhutan Ngultrum Thimphu
Bolivia Boliviano La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Marka Sarajevo
Botswana Pula Gaborone
Brazil Real Brasilia
Brunei Brunei dollar Bandar Seri Begawan
Bulgaria Lev Sofia
Burkina Faso CFA Franc Ouagadougou
Burundi Burundi franc Bujumbura
Cambodia Riel Phnom Penh
Cameroon CFA Franc Yaounde
Canada Canadian dollar Ottawa
Cape Verde Cape Verdean escudo Praia
Central African Republic CFA Franc Bangui
Chad CFA Franc N'Djamena
Chile Chilean Peso Santiago
China Yuan/Renminbi Beijing
Colombia Colombian Peso Bogota
Comoros Franc Moroni
Congo, Republic of the CFA Franc Brazzaville
Congo, Democratic Republic Franc Kinshasa
of the Congolese
Costa Rica Coln San Jose
Cote d'Ivoire CFA Franc Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (de
facto)
Croatia Kuna Zagreb
Cuba Cuban Peso Havana
Cyprus Cyprus pound Nicosia
Czech Republic Koruna Prague
Denmark Krone Copenhagen
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Djibouti Djibouti franc Djibouti


Dominica EastCaribbeandollar Roseau
Dominican Republic Dominican Peso Santo Domingo
East Timor (Timor-Leste) U.S. dollar Dili
Ecuador U.S. dollar Quito
Egypt Egyptian pound Cairo
El Salvador Coln; U.S. dollar San Salvador
Equatorial Guinea CFA Franc Malabo
Eritrea Nakfa Asmara
Estonia Kroon Tallinn
Ethiopia Birr Addis Ababa
Fiji Fiji dollar Suva
Finland Euro (formerly markka) Helsinki
France Euro (formerly French franc) Paris
Gabon CFA Franc Libreville
The Gambia Dalasi Banjul
Georgia Lari Tbilisi
Germany Euro (formerlyDeutschemark) Berlin
Ghana Cedi Accra
Greece Euro (formerlydrachma) Athens
Grenada East Caribbean dollar Saint George's
Guatemala Quetzal Guatemala City
Guinea Guinean franc Conakry
Guinea-Bissau CFA Franc Bissau
Guyana Guyanese dollar Georgetown
Haiti Gourde Port-au-Prince
Honduras Lempira Tegucigalpa
Hungary Forint Budapest
Iceland Icelandic krna Reykjavik
India Rupee New Delhi
Indonesia Rupiah Jakarta
Iran Rial Tehran
Iraq Iraqi Dinar Baghdad
Ireland Euro (formerly Irish pound Dublin
Israel Shekel Jerusalem
Italy Euro (formerly known as lira) Rome
Jamaica Jamaican dollar Kingston
Japan Yen Tokyo
Jordan Jordanian dinar Amman
Kazakhstan Tenge Astana
Kenya Kenya shilling Nairobi
Kiribati Australian dollar Tarawa Atoll
North Korea Won Pyongyang
South Korea Won Seoul
Kosovo Euro (German Mark prior to Pristina
Kuwait 2002)
Kuwaiti dinar Kuwait City
Kyrgyzstan Som Bishkek
Laos New Kip Vientiane
Latvia Lats Riga
Lebanon Lebanese pound Beirut
Lesotho Loti Maseru
Liberia Liberian dollar Monrovia
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Libya Libyan dinar Tripoli


Liechtenstein Swiss franc Vaduz
Lithuania Litas Vilnius
Luxembourg Euro (formerly Luxembourg Luxembourg
Macedonia Denar Skopje
Madagascar Ariary Antananarivo
Malawi Kwacha Lilongwe
Malaysia Ringgit Kuala Lumpur
Maldives Rufiya Male
Mali CFA Franc Bamako
Malta Maltese lira Valletta
Marshall Islands U.S. Dollar Majuro
Mauritania Ouguiya Nouakchott
Mauritius Mauritian rupee Port Louis
Mexico Mexican peso Mexico City
Micronesia, Federated States U.S. Dollar Palikir
Moldova Leu Chisinau
Monaco Euro Monaco
Mongolia Tugrik Ulaanbaatar
Montenegro Euro Podgorica
Morocco Dirham Rabat
Mozambique Metical Maputo
Myanmar (Burma) Kyat Rangoon (Yangon); Naypyidaw or Nay
Pyi Taw (administrative)
Namibia Namibian dollar Windhoek
Nauru Australian dollar No official capital; government offices in
Yaren District
Nepal Nepalese rupee Kathmandu
Netherlands Euro (formerly guilder) Amsterdam; The Hague
New Zealand New Zealand dollar Wellington
Nicaragua Gold cordoba Managua
Niger CFA Franc Niamey
Nigeria Naira Abuja
Norway Norwegian krone Oslo
Oman Omani rial Muscat
Pakistan Pakistani rupee Islamabad
Palau U.S. dollar Ngerulmud
Panama balboa; U.S. dollar Panama City
Papua New Guinea Kina Port Moresby
Paraguay Guaran Asuncion
Peru Nuevo sol (1991) Lima
Philippines Peso Manila
Poland Zloty Warsaw
Portugal Euro (formerly escudo) Lisbon
Qatar Qatari riyal Doha
Romania Leu Bucharest
Russia Ruble Moscow
Rwanda Rwanda franc Kigali
Saint Kitts and Nevis East Caribbean dollar Basseterre
Saint Lucia East Caribbean dollar Castries
Saint Vincent and the East Caribbean dollar Kingstown
Samoa Tala Apia
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San Marino Euro San Marino


Sao Tome and Principe Dobra Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia Riyal Riyadh
Senegal CFA Franc Dakar
Serbia Yugoslav new dinar Belgrade
Seychelles Seychelles rupee Victoria
Sierra Leone Leone Freetown
Singapore Singapore dollar Singapore
Slovakia Koruna Bratislava
Slovenia Slovenian tolar Ljubljana
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands dollar Honiara
Somalia Somali shilling Mogadishu
South Africa Rand Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town
(legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary)
South Sudan Sudanese Pound Juba
Spain Euro (formerly peseta) Madrid
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka rupee Colombo,Jayewardenepura Kotte
(legislative)
Sudan Dinar Khartoum
Suriname Surinamese dollar Paramaribo
Swaziland Lilangeni Mbabane
Sweden Krona Stockholm
Switzerland Swiss franc Bern
Syria Syrian pound Damascus
Taiwan Taiwan dollar Taipei
Tajikistan Somoni Dushanbe
Tanzania Tanzanian shilling Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative)
Thailand Baht Bangkok
Togo CFA Franc Lome
Tonga Pa'anga Nuku'alofa
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago dollar Port-of-Spain
Tunisia Tunisian dinar Tunis
Turkey Turkish lira (YTL) Ankara
Turkmenistan Manat Ashgabat
Tuvalu Australian dollar Funafuti province
Uganda Ugandan new shilling Kampala
Ukraine Hryvna Kyyiv
United Arab Emirates U.A.E. dirham Abu Dhabi
United Kingdom Pound sterling London
United States of America Dollar Washington D.C.
Uruguay Uruguay peso Montevideo
Uzbekistan Uzbekistani som Tashkent
Vanuatu Vatu Port-Vila
Vatican City (Holy See) Euro Vatican City
Venezuela Bolivares Caracas
Vietnam Dong Hanoi
Yemen Rial Sanaa
Zambia Kwacha Lusaka
Zimbabwe Zimbabwean dollar Harare

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List of Bird Sanctuaries in India

Name State
Atapaka Bird Sanctuary
Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh
Sri Peninsula Narasimha Wildlife Sanctuary
Uppalapadu Bird Sanctuary
Najafgarh drain bird sanctuary Delhi
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Goa
Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary
Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary
Kutch Bustard Sanctuary Gujarat
Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary
Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
Thol Lake
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary Haryana
Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary
Gamgul Himachal Pradesh
Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Bankapura
Bankapura Peacock Sanctuary
Bonal Bird Sanctuary
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary Karnataka
Kaggaladu
Kaggaladu Bird Sanctuary
Magadi Bird Sanctuary
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Puttenahalli Lake (Yelahanka)
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary Kerala
Pathiramanal
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Mayani Bird Sanctuary Maharashtra
Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary
Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary Mizoram
Chilika Lake Odisha
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan
Tal Chhapar Sanctuary
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary
Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary
Koothankulam Bird Sanctuary
Suchindram Theroor Birds Sanctuary
Udayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
Vellode Birds Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary
Bakhira Sanctuary
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Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary


Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
Okhla Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Patna Bird Sanctuary
Saman Sanctuary
Samaspur Sanctuary
Sandi Bird Sanctuary
Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary West Bengal
Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary
List of Wild Life Sanctuaries
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Spike Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Lohabarrack Salt Water Crocodile Sanctuary
Defence Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Cinque Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Flat Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Barren Island Wildlife Sanctuary
Andhra Pradesh Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve
Gundla Brahmeswaram Wildlife Sanctuary
Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary
Papikonda Wildlife Sanctuary
Sri Venkateswara National Park
Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary
Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary
Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary
Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary
Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary
Lanjamadugu Wildlife Sanctuary
Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary
Arunachal Pradesh Pakhui Tiger Reserve
Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary
Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary
Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary
Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary
Itanagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Sessa Orchid Sanctuary
Kane Wildlife Sanctuary
Talley Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam Kaziranga National Park
Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary
Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary
Manas National Park
Sonai Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
Nameri National Park
Orang National Park
Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary
Pabha Wildlife Sanctuary
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Bihar Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary
Valmikinagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Gautam Buddha Wildlife Sanctuary
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Chandra Prabha Sanctuary


Chhattisgarh chanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhairamgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Udanti Wildlife Sanctuary
Semarsot Wildlife Sanctuary
Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary
Pamed Wildlife Sanctuary
Badalkohl Wildlife Sanctuary
Gomarda Reserve Forest
Goa Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Gujarat Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
Balaram-Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary
Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary
Gir Forest National Park
Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary
Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch
Barda Wildlife Sanctuary
Thol Bird Sanctuary
Himachal Pradesh Rupi Bhabha Sanctuary
Sechu Tuan Nala Wildlife Sanctuary
Tundah Wildlife Sanctuary
Kugti Wildlife Sanctuary
Pong Dam Sanctuary
Nargu Wildlife Sanctuary
Bandli Himachal Pradesh
Gobind Sagar & Naina Devi
Manali sanctuary
Jammu and Kashmir Karakoram Wildlife Sanctuary
Kanji Wildlife Sanctuary
Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary
Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary
Jharkhand Palamau Tiger Reserve
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Karnataka Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary
Nugu Wildlife Sanctuary
Ghataprabha Bird Sanctuary
Arabithittu Wildlife Sanctuary
Adichunchanagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary
Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife
Sanctuary
Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary
Mandagadde Bird Sanctuary
Melukote Temple Wildlife Sanctuary
Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
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Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary


Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary
Sharavathi Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
Shettihalli Wildlife Sanctuary
Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary
Kerala Periyar National Park
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Chimmony Wildlife sanctuary
Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary
Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary
Madhya Pradesh Bori Wildlife Sanctuary
Bagdara Wildlife Sanctuary
Phen Sanctuary
Ghatigaon Sanctuary
Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary
Karera Wildlife Sanctuary
Ken Ghariyal Sanctuary
Kheoni Sanctuary
Narsinghgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary
Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary
Ratapani Tiger Reserve
Snajay-Dubri Wildlife Sanctuary
Singhori Wildlife Sanctuary
Son Ghariyal Sanctuary
Sardarpur Sanctuary
Maharashtra Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary
Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary
Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary
Chandoli National Park
Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary
Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
Mizoram Dampa Tiger Reserve
Odisha Badrama Sanctuary
Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary
Chilika Bird Sanctuary
Nalbana Bird Sanctuary
Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary
Satkosia Gorge Wildlife Sanctuary
Simlipal National Park
Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
Rajasthan Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary
Jaswant Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary
Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary
Phulwari Wildlife Sanctuary
Jamwa Ramgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary
Sariska Tiger Reserve
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Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary


Tal Chhapar Sanctuary
Todgarh Rawali Wildlife Sanctuary
Sikkim Barsey Rhododendron Sanctuary
Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary
Kyongnosla Alpine Sanctuary
Shingba Rhododendron
Tamil Nadu Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
Mudumalai National Park
Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary
Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary
Shenbagathoppu Grizzled Squirrel Wildlife
Sanctuary
Telangana Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary
Kawal Wildlife Sanctuary
Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary
Manjira Wildlife Sanctuary
Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary
Pocharam Forest & Wildlife Sanctuary
Pranahita Wildlife Sanctuary
Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary
Tripura Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary
Uttar Pradesh Asan Bradge Bird Watching
Chandra Prabha Sanctuary
Kaimoor Sanctuary
Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranipur Sanctuary
Sohagi Barwa Sanctuary
Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary
Hastinapur Sanctuary
Okhla Bird Sanctuary
Sandi Bird Sanctuary
National Chambal Sanctuary
Uttarakhand Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary
Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary
Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
West Bengal Singalila National Park
Buxa Tiger Reserve
Murti Wildlife

List of Museums in India


Name Location State
Anthropological Museum Port Blair Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum) Delanipur
Bhagwan Mahavir Government Museum Kadapa Andhra Pradesh
INS Kursura Visakhapatnam
Victoria Jubilee Museum Vijayawada
Visakha Museum(Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam
Municipal Corporation Museum)
Salar Jung Museum Darushifa
Birla Science Museum Hyderabad

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Nizam Museum Hyderabad


AP State Archaeology Museum or Hyderabad
Hyderabad Museum
Jawaharlal Nehru Museum Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh

Assam State Museum, Guwahati Assam


Mayong Central Museum and Mayong
Emporium
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra Guwahati
Patna Museum Patna Bihar
Bihar Museum Patna
Gandhi Smriti Sangrahalaya Bhitiharwa
Gaya Museum Gaya
Maharaja Lakshmeshwar Singh Museum Darbhanga
Chandra Shekhar Singh Museum Jamui
Srikrishna Science Centre Patna
Bihar Police Museum Patna
Rajendra Smriti Sangrahalaya (Rajendra Patna
Memorial Museum)
Government Museum and Art Gallery Chandigarh Chandigarh
International Dolls Museum Chandigarh
Museum of Evolution of Life Chandigarh
Indian Air Force Museum Palam, Delhi New Delhi
Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum New Delhi
National Gandhi Museum New Delhi
National Gallery of Modern Art New Delhi
National Handicrafts and Handlooms New Delhi
Museum
National Museum New Delhi
National Museum of Natural History New Delhi
National Rail Museum New Delhi
National Science Centre Delhi
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library New Delhi
Parliament Museum New Delhi
Teen Murti Bhavan New Delhi
Sanskriti Kendra Museum Delhi
Shankars International Dolls Museum Delhi
Goa Chitra Museum Benaulim Goa
Goa Science Centre Panaji
Goa State Museum Panaji
Naval Aviation Museum Vasco da Gama
Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery Vadodara Gujarat
Calico Museum of Textiles Ahmedabad
Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya Ahmedabad
Gujarat Science City Ahmedabad
Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum Ahmedabad
Kaba Gandhi No Delo Rajkot
Kirti Mandir Porbandar
Kutch Museum Bhuj

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Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum Vadodara


Sabarmati Ashram Ahmedabad
Sanskar Kendra Ahmedabad
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Ahmedabad
Memorial
Swaminarayan Museum Ahmedabad
Watson Museum Rajkot
Dharohar Museum Kurukshetra Haryana
University
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharamsala Himachal Pradesh
Shivalik Fossil Park Saketi
Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Kargil Jammu and Kashmir
Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts
Dogra Art Museum Jammu
Ranchi Science Centre Ranchi Jharkhand
State Museum Jharkhand
Government Museum Bangalore Karnataka
Kempegowda Museum Bangalore
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Bangalore
Technological Museum
HAL heritage and Aerospace Museum Bangalore
Law Museum Bangalore
Regional Museum of Natural History Mysore
Folklore Museum Mysore
Jayachamarajendra Museum Mysore
Mysore Rail Museum Mysore
Government Museum(Shivappa Nayaka Shivamogga
Palace)
Arakkal Museum Ayikkara Kerala
Teak Museum Nilambur
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Kollam
Museum
Krishnapuram Palace Kayamkulam
Indo-Portuguese Museum Kochi
Vallathol Museum, Thrissur Thrissur
Mural Art Museum Thrissur
Archaeological Museum, Thrissur Thrissur
Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum Thrissur
Indian Business Museum Kozhikode
Kerala Soil Museum Thiruvananthapuram
Napier Museum Thiruvananthapuram
Pazhassi Raja Archaeological Museum Kozhikode
Wayanad Heritage Museum Ambalavayal
Hill Palace Thrippunithura
Bharat Bhavan Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
Regional Science Centre Bhopal
Remember Bhopal Museum Bhopal
Central Museum Indore
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Bhopal
Sangrahalaya
Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum Dhubela
Rani Durgavati Museum Jabalpur
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Prince of Wales Museum (Chhatrapati Mumbai Maharashtra


Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya)
National Gallery of Modern Art Mumbai
Nehru Planetarium Mumbai
Nehru Science Center Mumbai
Ballard Bunder Gatehouse Mumbai
Bhau Daji Lad Museum Mumbai
Cavalry Tank Museum Ahmednagar
Coin Museum Nasik
Cowasji Jehangir Hall Mumbai
Darshan Museum Pune
Joshis Museum of Miniature Railway Pune
Mahatma Phule Museum Pune
Mani Bhavan Mumbai
Nagpur Central Museum Nagpur
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum Pune
Raman Science Centre Nagpur
National Maritime Museum Mumbai
Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum Kolhapur
Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum (Kaneri Kolhapur
Math), Kolhapur
Manipur State Museum Imphal Manipur
Sekta Archaeological Living Museum Imphal
Mizoram State Museum Aizawl Mizoram
Odisha State Museum Bhubaneswar Odisha
Regional Museum of Natural History Bhubaneswar
Netaji Subhas National Institute of Patiala Punjab
Sports( National Institute of Sports)
Sanghol Museum Sanghol
Sikh Ajaibghar Balongi
City Palace Museum Jaipur Rajasthan
Albert Hall Museum Jaipur
Archaeological Museum Amer Jaipur
Govt. Museum , Ajmer
Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum, Udaipur
Govt. Museum,Bharatpur Bharatpur
Govt. Museum, Alwar
Govt. Museum Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Museum Jodhpur
Umaid Bhavan Palace Museum Jodhpur
Namgyal Institute of Tibetology, Gangtok Sikkim
Gandhi Memorial Museum Madurai Tamil Nadu
Gass Forest Museum Coimbatore
Government Museum(Madras Museum) Chennai
Government Museum Karur
Government Museum Cuddalore
Government Museum Pudukkottai
Mahakavi Bharathi Memorial Library Erode
Regional Railway Museum Chennai
Railway Heritage Centre Tiruchirappalli
Government Museum Tiruchirappalli
Alampur Museum, Alampur Mahbubnagar Telangana
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AP State Archeology Hyderabad


Museum(Hyderabad Museum)
Birla Science Museum Hyderabad
Salar Jung Museum Darushifa
Tripura Government Museum Agartala Tripura
Allahabad Museum Allahabad Uttar Pradesh
Kanpur Sangrahalaya(Kanpur Museum) Kanpur
Government Museum(Mathura museum) Mathura
Sarnath Museum Varanasi
Jhansi Museum Jhansi
Anand Bhavan Allahabad
Birla Industrial & Technological Kolkata West Bengal
Museum
Gurusaday Museum Kolkata
Indian Museum Kolkata
Malda Museum English Bazar
Rabindra Museum Kalimpong
National Museum Kolkata
Netaji Museum Kolkata
Victoria Memorial Hall Kolkata

Important Palaces in India


State Location Palace Name
Assam Gurugram Ahom Rajas Palace
Bihar Madhubani Navlakha Palace
Darbhanga Nargona Palace
Chhattisgarh Jagdalpur Bastar Palace
Kawardha Kawardha Palace
Kanker Kanker Palace
Jammu & Ladakh Leh Palace
Kashmir
Jammu Mubarak Mandi Palace, Amar Mahal Palace
Karnataka Mysore Jagan Mohan Palace, Mysore Palace
Kerala Trivandrum Kowdiar Palace
Kochi Bolgatty Palace
Thrissur Shakthan Thampuran Palace
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior Jai Vilas
Maharashtra Kolhapur Shalini Palace
Pune Lal Mahal (Red Palace)
Pune Aga Khan Palace
Aurangabad Naukhanda Palace
Ahmednagar Farah Bagh Palace
Manipur Imphal Kangla Palace
Orissa Gaja Pati Brundaban Palace
Punjab Amrit Star Maharaja Ranjit Singh Palace
Rajasthan Jaipur Rambagh Palace
Jodhpur Umaid Bhawan
Udaipur Lake Palace, Monsoon Palce(Sajjan Garh Palace), Shiv Niwas
Palace
Bharatpur Laxmi Vilas
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Bikaner Lalgarh Palace


Tamilnadu Kanyakumari Padmanabhapuram Palace
Telengana Hyderabad King Kothi Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Chowmahalla Palace
Tripura Agartala Ujjayanta Palace, Kunjaban Palace
Melaghar Neer Mahal(Water Palace)
West Bengal Kolkatta Marble Palace

List of Countries Central Banks


Country Central Bank
Afghanistan Bank Of Afghanistan
Albania Bank Of Albania
Algeria Bank Of Algeria
Angola National Bank Of Angola
Argentina Central Bank Of Argentina
Anguilla Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Antigua And Barbuda Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Armenia Central Bank Of Armenia
Aruba Central Bank Of Aruba
Australia Reserve Bank Of Australia
Austria European Central Bank
Azerbaijan Central Bank Of The Rep. Of Azerbaijan
Bahamas Central Bank Of The Bahamas
Bahrain Central Bank Of Bahrain
Bangladesh Bangladesh Bank
Barbados Central Bank Of Barbados
Belarus National Bank Of The Rep. Of Belarus
Belgium European Central Bank
Belize Central Bank Of Belize
Benin Central Bank Of West African States
Bermuda Bermuda Monetary Authority
Bhutan Royal Monetary Authority Of Bhutan
Bolivia Central Bank Of Bolivia
Bosnia & Herzegovina Central Bank Of Bosnia & Herzegovina
Botswana Bank Of Botswana
Brazil Central Bank Of Brazil
Bulgaria Bulgarian National Bank
Burkina Faso Central Bank Of West African States
Burundi Bank Of The Rep. Of Burundi
Cambodia National Bank Of Cambodia
Cameroon Bank Of Central African States
Canada Bank Of Canada
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Cape Verde Bank Of Cape Verde
Cen. African Republic Bank Of Central African States
Chad Bank Of Central African States
Chile Central Bank Of Chile
China Peoples Bank Of China
Colombia Central Bank Of Colombia
Commonwealth Of Dominica Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Congo Bank Of Central African States
Congo Dem. Rep. Central Bank Of Congo
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Costa Rica Central Bank Of Costa Rica


Croatia Croatian National Bank
Cuba Central Bank Of Cuba
Curacao & St. Maarten Central Bank Of Curacao And St. Maarten
Cyprus European Central Bank
Czech Republic Czech National Bank
Denmark National Bank Of Denmark
Dominican Repl. Central Bank Of The Dominican Rep.
Ecuador Central Bank Of Ecuador
Egypt Central Bank Of Egypt
El Salvador Central Reserve Bank Of El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Bank Of Central African States
Estonia European Central Bank
Ethiopia National Bank Of Ethiopia
Fiji Reserve Bank Of Fiji
Finland European Central Bank
France European Central Bank
Gabon Bank Of Central African States
Gambia Central Bank Of The Gambia
Georgia National Bank Of Georgia
Germany European Central Bank
Ghana Bank Of Ghana Henry
Greece European Central Bank
Grenada Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Guatemala Bank Of Guatemala
Guinea Central Bank Of The Rep. Of Guinea
Guinea-Bisseau Central Bank Of West African States
Guyana Bank Of Guyana
Haiti Bank Of The Republic Of Haiti
Honduras Central Bank Of Honduras
Hong Kong Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Hungary Central Bank Of Hungary
Iceland Central Bank Of Iceland
India Reserve Bank Of India
Indonesia Bank Indonesia
Iran Central Bank Of Islamic Rep. Of Iran
Iraq Central Bank Of Iraq
Ireland European Central Bank
Israel Bank Of Israel
Italy European Central Bank
Ivory Coast Central Bank Of West African States
Jamaica Bank Of Jamaica
Japan Bank Of Japan
Jordan Central Bank Of Jordan
Kazakhstan National Bank Of Kazakhstan
Kenya Central Bank Of Kenya
Korea, Republic Of Bank Of Korea
Kosovo Central Bank Of The Republic Of Kozovo
Kuwait Central Bank Of Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan National Bank Of The Kyrgyz Repl.Abdygulo
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Laos_(Lao Peoples Dem. Repl.) Bank Of The Lao


Lebanon Central Bank Of Lebanon
Lesotho Central Bank Of Lesotho
Liberia Central Bank Of Liberia
Libya Central Bank Of Libya
Lithuania Bank Of Lithuania
Luxembourg European Central Bank
Macao Monetary Authority Of Macao
Macedonia National Bank Of The Rep. Of Macedonia
Madagascar Central Bank Of Madagascar
Malawi Reserve Bank Of Malawi
Malaysia Bank Negara Malaysia
Maldives Maldives Monetary Authority
Mali Central Bank Of West African States
Malta European Central Bank
Mauritania Central Bank Of Mauritania
Mauritius Central Bank Of Mauritius
Mexico Bank Of Mexico
Moldova National Bank Of Moldova
Mongolia Bank Of Mongolia
Montenegro Central Bank Of Montenegro
Montserrat Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Morocco Bank Of Morocco
Mozambique Bank Of Mozambique
Myanmar Central Bank Of Myanmar
Namibia Bank Of Namibia
Netherlands European Central Bank
New Zealand Reserve Bank Of New Zealand
Nicaragua Central Bank Of Nicaragua
Niger Central Bank Of West African States
Nigeria Central Bank Of Nigeria
Norway Norges Bank
Oman Central Bank Of Oman
Pakistan State Bank Of Pakistan
Palestine Palestine Monetary Authority
Papua New Guinea Bank Of Papua New Guinea
Paraguay Central Bank Of Paraguay
Peru Central Reserve Bank Of Peru
Philippines Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas
Poland National Bank Of Poland
Portugal European Central Bank
Qatar Qatar Central Bank
Romania National Bank Of Romania
Russia Bank Of Russia
Rwanda National Bank Of Rwanda
Samoa Central Bank Of Samoa
Saint Lucia Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
San Marino Central Bank Of The Republic Of San Marino
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
Senegal Central Bank Of West African States
Serbia National Bank of Serbia

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Seychelles Central Bank of Seychelles


Sierra Leone Bank of Sierra Leone
Singapore Monetary Authority of Singapore
Slovakia European Central Bank
Slovenia European Central Bank
Solomon Islands Central Bank of Solomon Islands
Somalia Central Bank of Somalia
South Africa South African Reserve Bank
South Korea Bank of Korea
Spain European Central Bank
Sri Lanka Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Sudan Central Bank of Sudan
Swaziland Central Bank of Swaziland
Sweden The Riksbank Stefan
Switzerland Swiss National Bank
Syrian Arab Republic Central Bank of Syria
Tanzania Bank of Tanzania
Taiwan Central Bank of the Rep. of China
Tajikistan National Bank of Tajikistan
Thailand Bank of Thailand
Togolese Republic Central Bank of Togo
Tonga National Reserve Bank of Tonga
Trinidad & Tobago Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia Central Bank of Tunisia
Turkey Central Bank of Republic of Turkey
Turkmenistan Central Bank of Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates Central Bank of United Arab Emirates
Uganda Bank of Uganda
Ukraine National Bank of Ukraine
United Kingdom Bank of England
Uruguay Central Bank of Uruguay
United States Of America Federal Reserve
Uzbekistan Central Bank of the Rep. of Uzbekistan
Vanuatu Reserve Bank of Vanuatu
Venezuela Central Bank of Venezuela
Vietnam State Bank of Vietnam
Yemen Central Bank of Yemen
Zambia Bank of Zambia
Zimbabwe Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

List of Countries Stock Exchanges

Country Stock Exchange Country Stock Exchange


Argentina MERVAL Malaysia FTSE KLCI
Australia S&P/ASX 200 Malta MSE
Austria WBI Mauritius SEMDEX
Bahrain ALL SHARE Mexico IPC
Bangladesh DSE GENERAL Mongolia MSETOP
Belgium BEL20 Montenegro MONEX20
Bosnia & Herzegovina SASX10 Morocco MASI
Botswana BGSMDC Namibia FTSE JSE
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Brazil BOVESPA Netherlands AEX


Bulgaria SOFIX New Zealand NZX 50
Canada S&P/TSX Nigeria NSE 30
Chile IGPA Norway OSEAX
China SHCOMP Oman MSM 30
Colombia IGBC Pakistan KSE100
Costa Rica CRSMBCT Peru IGBVL
Croatia CROBEX Philippines PSEI
Cyprus GENERAL Poland WIG
Czech Republic SE PX Portugal PSI20
Denmark OMX Qatar QE GENERAL
COPENHAGEN
Ecuador ECU Romania BET
Egypt EGX30 Russia MICEX
Estonia OMX TALLIN Saudi Arabia TASI
Finland HEX25 Serbia BELEX15
France CAC 40 Singapore STI
Germany DAX 30 Slovakia SAX
Ghana GGSECI Slovenia SBITOP
Greece ASE South Africa FTSE/JSE
Hong Kong HIS South Korea KOSPI
Hungary BUX Spain IBEX 35
Iceland SE ICEX Sri Lanka CSE ALL SHARE
India SENSEX Sweden OMX 30
Indonesia JCI Switzerland SMI
Ireland ISEQ Tanzania ALL SHARE DSEI
Israel TA-100 Taiwan TWSE
Italy FTSE MIB Thailand SET50
Kuwait STOCK Tunisia TUNINDEX
Latvia OMX RIGA Turkey XU100
Laos_(Lao Peoples Dem. LSXC United Arab Emirates UAE ADX
Repl.) GENERAL
Lebanon MSCI Ukraine PFTS
Lithuania OMX VILNIUS United Kingdom FTSE 100
Luxembourg LUXX United States Of DOW JONES
America
Macedonia MBI 10 Venezuela IBVC
Vietnam VN

List of Important Cricket Stadium in the World


Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground, Mebourne
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
The WACA, Perth
The Gabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Bangladesh Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Mirpur,
Dhaka
England The Lords, London
Old Trafford, Manchester
The Oval, Kensington
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Headingley, Leeds
Rose Bowl, Southampton
New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Pakistan Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Karachi Cricket Stadium, Karachi
The Wanderers, Johannesburg
South Africa Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town
Port Elizabeth (St Georges Oval), Port
Elizabeth
SuperSport Park (formerly Centurion Park),
Centurion, Gauteng
Sri Lanka Galle International Stadium, Galle
West Indies Queens Park Oval, Trinidad

List of Some Important Gardens in India

Name of the Garden Name of the location


Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden Kolkata, West Bengal
Auroville Botanical Gardens, Auroville, Tamil Nadu
Brindhavan Garden Mysore, Karanataka
Chambal Garden Kota, Rajasthan
Chashme Shahi Srinagar, J & K
Company garden Allahabad , Uttar Pradesh
Hanging Garden Mumbai , Maharashtra
Jallianwala Bagh Amristar, Punjab
Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden Gangtok, Sikkim
Jhansi Botanical Garden Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Kalindi Kunj New Delhi
Lal Bagh Bangalore, Karnataka
Law garden Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Lloyds Botanical Garden Darjeeling, West Bengal
Lodi Garden New Delhi
Malampuzha Garden Palakkad, Kerala
Mughal garden New Delhi
Nishat Bagh Srinagar , J & K
Pilikula Botanical Garden Mangalore, Karnataka
Pinjore Garden Panchkula , Haryana
Rock Garden Darjeeling
Rock Garden of Chandigarh Chandigarh
Saharanpur Botanical Garden, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Sajjan Niwas Garden(Gulab Bagh) Udaipur, Rajasthan
Sarita Udyan Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Shalimar Bagh Srinagar, J & K
Sims Park Coonoor, Tamil nadu
The Royal Botanical Garden Howrah, West Bengal
Tulip Garden Srinagar, J & K

List of Important River Projects in India

Project River Related State


Bansagar Project Son Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh
Bargi Project Bargi Madhya Pradesh
Beas Project Beas Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan
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Bhadra Project Bhadra Karnataka


Bhakhra Nangal Project Sutlej Punjab,Himachal Pradesh ,Haryana,
Rajsthan
Bheema Project Pawana Maharashtra
Chambal Project Chambal Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh
Damodar Ghati Project Damodar Jharkhand, West Bengal
Dulhasti Project Chinab Jammu & Kashmir
Durga Barrage Project Damodar West Bengal
Jharkhand
Farakka Project Ganga, Bhagirathi West Bengal
Gandak Project Gandaki Bihar, Uttar Pradesh
Ganga Sagar Project Chambal Madhya Pradesh
Ghatprabha Project Ghatprabha Karnataka
Girna Project Girna Maharashtra
Hansdev Bango Project Hansdev Madhya Pradesh
Hidkal Project Ghatprabha Karnataka
Hirakud Project Mahanadi Orissa
Idduki Project Periyar Kerala
Indira Gandhi Canal Project Satlaj Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana
Jawahar Sagar Project Chambal Rajasthan
Jayakwadi Project Godawari Maharashtra
Kakrapara Project Tapti Gujrat
Kangsawati Project Kangsawati West Bengal
Kol Dam Project Sutlaj Himachal Pradesh
Kosi Project Kosi Bihar & Nepal
Koyana Project Koyana Maharashtra
Krishna Project Krishna Karnataka
Kunda Project Kunda Tamilnadu
Let Bank Ghaghra Canal Ganaga Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Ganaga Canal Ganaga Uttar Pradesh
Mahanadi Delta Project Mahanadi Odisha
Malprabha Project Malprabha Karnataka
Mandi Project Vyas Himachal Pradesh
Matatilla Project Betwa Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh
Mayurakshi Project Mayurakshi West Bengal
Minimato Bango Hasdeo Project Hasdeo Bango river Madhya Pradesh
Muchkund Project Muchkund Odisha, Andhra Pradesh
Nagarjunsagar Project Krishna Andhra Pradesh
Nagpur Power Project Koradi Maharashtra
Narmada Sagar Project Narmada Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Nathpa Jhakri Project Sutlaj Himachal Pradesh
Panam Project Panam Gujarat
Panama Project Panama Gujarat
Panchet Project Damodar Jharkhand
West Bengal
Pong Project Beas Punjab
Poochampad Project Godawari Andhra Pradesh
Purna Project Purna Maharashtra
Rajasthan Canal Project Sutlej, Vyas, Ravi Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana
Ramganga Project Ramganga Uttar Pradesh
Rana Pratap Sagar Project Chambal Rajsthan
Ranjeet Sagar Project Ravi Punjab
Rihand Project Rihand Uttar Pradesh
Salal Project Chenab Jammu & Kashmir
Sardar Sarovar Project Narmada Madhya Pradesh

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Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Sarhind Project Sutlaj Haryana
Sharawati Project Sharawati Karnataka
Sharda Project Sharda, Gomti Uttar Pradesh
Shivsamundram Project Kaveri Karnataka
Sutlaj Project Chinab Jammu & Kashmir
Tawa Project Tawa Madhya Pradesh
Tehri Dam Project Bhagirathi Uttarakhand
Tilaiya Project Barakar Jharkhand
Tulbul Project Chinab Jammu & Kashmir
Tungbhadra Project Tungbhadra Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka
Ukai Project Tapti Gujarat
Upper Penganga Project Penanga Maharashtra
Uri Power Project Jhelum Jammu & Kashmir
Vyas Project Vyas Rajasthan, Punjab. Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh

Memorial Places of Famous Indian Leaders


Name Position Hold Memorial Name Meaning Location
B.R. Ambedkar Political leader and Chaitya Bhoomi Dadar(Maharashtra)
Philosopher
Chandra Shekhar Prime Minister of India Jannayak Sthal Place of Delhi
Peoples leader
Choudhary Charan Prime Minister of India Kisan Ghat Farmers Delhi
Singh Platform
Devi Lal Deputy Prime Minister of Sangharsh Sthal Place of Delhi
India Struggle
Giani Zail Singh President of India Ekta Sthal Place of Unity Delhi
Gulzarilal Nanda Acting Prime Minister of Narayan Ghat Ahmedabad(Gujarat)
India
I. K. Gujral Prime Minister of India Smiriti Sthal Place of Delhi
Remembrance
Indira Gandhi Prime Minister of India Shakti Sthal Place of Power Delhi
Jag Jivan Ram Deputy Prime Minister of Samta Sthal Place of Delhi
India Equality
Jawaharlal Nehru Prime Minister of India Shantivan Garden of Delhi
Peace
Krishna Kant Vice President of India Nigambhoot Ghat Delhi
Lal Bahadur Shastri Prime Minister of India Vijay Ghat Victory Delhi
Platform
Mahatma Gandhi Father of the Nation Raj Ghat Royal Steps Delhi
Morarji Desai Prime Minister of India Abhay Ghat Ahmedabad(Gujarat)
P. V. Narasimha Rao Prime Minister of India P.V. Ghat Delhi
K.R. Narayanan 10th President of India Ekta Sthal Karma Bhoomi Delhi
Rajiv Gandhi Prime Minister of India Veer Bhumi Land of Brave Delhi
Rajendra Prasad President of India Mahaprayan Ghat Patna(Bihar)
Shankar Dayal President of India Karma Bhumi Land of Duty Delhi
Sharma

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List of Important Indian Cities on Rivers

Name of the River Name of the City Name of the River Name of the City
Alaknanda Badrinath Kaveri Erode
Bhadra Bhadravathi Krishna Vijayawada
Brahmani Rourkela Krishna Sangli
Brahmaputra Dibrugarh Krishna, Koyna Karad
Brahmaputra Guwahati Mahanadi Banki
Chambal Kota Mahanadi Cuttack
Chambal Gwalior Mahanadi Sambalpur
Cooum, Adyar Chennai Meenachil Kottayam
Daman Ganga River Daman Mula, Mutha Pune
Ganga Mirzapur Musi Hyderabad
Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati Allahabad Narmada Jabalpur
Ganges Bhagalpur Narmada Bharuch
Ganges Haridwar Netravati, Gurupura Mangalore
Ganges Kanpur Noyyal Coimbatore
Ganges Patna Panchaganga Kolhapur
Ganges Varanasi Pennar Nellore
Ganges Farrukhabad Rapti Gorakhpur
Ganges Fatehgarh Rushikulya Brahmapur
Ganges Kannauj Rushikulya Chhatrapur
Ganges Kanpur Cantonment Sabarmati Ahmedabad
Ganges Shuklaganj Saryu Ayodhya
Ganges Chakeri Savitri Mahad
Ganges Hajipur Sharavathi Honnavar
Ghataprabha Bagalkot Shipra Ujjain
Girna River Malegaon Sutlej Ferozpur
Godavari Rajahmundry Tapi Surat
Godavari Nashik Thamirabarani Tirunelveli
Godavari Nanded Tunga River Shimoga
Godavari Nizamabad Tungabhadra Hospet
Gomti Jaunpur Ulhas Karjat
Gomti Lucknow Vaigai Madurai
Hugli Kolkata Vishwamitri Vadodara
Jhelum Srinagar Vrishabhavathi Bangalore
Kali Karwar Yamuna Agra
Kaveri Tiruchirapalli Yamuna New Delhi
Kaveri Thiruchirapalli Yamuna Mathura
Yamuna Etawah Yamuna Auraiya

Famous Sports Personalities in India

Archery Players
Arun Vishnu Chekrovolu Swuro Laxmirani Majhi
Abhishek Verma Deepika Kumari Limba Ram
Atanu Das Dola Banerjee Sandeep Kumar
Bombayla Devi Jayanta Talukdar Tarundeep Rai
Athletes
Amit Kumar Saroha Kavita Raut P.T.Usha
Anilda Thomas Kheta Ram Ramkaran Singh
Anju Bobby George Khushbir Kaur Raut Deepa Mallick
Ankit Sharma KM Beenamol Renjith Maheshwary

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Annu Rani(Javeline Lalita Babar Sandeep Kumar


Thrower)
Ashwini Nachappa M. R. Poovamma Sapna Punia
Baljinder Singh Mandeep Kaur Seema Punia Antil
Dharambir Singh Manish Singh Rawat Shiny Abraham
Dutee Chand Manpreet Kaur Soma Biswas
Gurmeet Singh Milkha Singh Srabani Nanda
Inderjeet Singh Muhammad Anas Sudha Singh
Irfan Kolothum Thodi Neeraj Chopra Thonakal Gopi
Jinson Johnson Nirmala Sheoran Tintu Luka
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Nitender Singh Rawat Vikas Gowda
Kavita Ramdas OP Jaisha
Badminton Players
Anup Sridhar H S Prannoy Prakash Padukone
Ajay Jayram Jwala Gutta Pulella Gopichand
Aparna Popat Kidambi Srikanth Saina Nehwal
Ashwini Ponnappa Manu Attri Siril Verma
Chetan Anand P. V. Sindhu Sumeet Reddy
Chirag Sen Parupalli Kashyap Valiyaveetil Diju
Dipankar Bhattacharya
Basketball Players
Anitha Pauldurai Geethu Anna Jose Satnam Singh Bhamara
Divya Singh Prashanti Singh Shiba Maggon
Body Builders
Prashant Sulunkhe Mamota Devi Yashmeen Manak
Bobby Singh Ram Niwas Yatinder singh
Deepika Chowdhury Sangram Chougule
Karauna Waghmare Shweta Rathore
Billiards and snooker
Aditya S. Mehta Ishika Shah Siddharth Parekh
Anushi Seth Michael Ferreira Sourav Kothari
Ashok shandilya Pankaj Advani Varshaa Sanjeev
Chitra Magimairaj Rupesh Shah Rahul Wilson Jones
Geet Sethi
Boxing Players
Ali Qamar Mandeep Jangra Sonia Lather
Devendro Singh Manoj Kumar Vijender Singh
Dingko Singh Mary Kom Vikas Krishan Yadav
Kavita Chahal Nikhat Zareen
Laishram Sarita Devi Shiva Thapa
Cricket Players
Ajay Jadeja G.R. Vishwanath Rahul Dravid
Ajinkya Rahane Gautam Gambhir Ravichandran Ashwin
Ajit Agarkar Harbhajan Singh Ravindra Jadeja
Ajit Chandila Irfan Pathan Rohit Sharma
Ajit Wadekar Javagal Srinath RP Singh
Anil Kumble Kapil Dev S. Srisanth
Anjum Chopra Kiran More Sachin Tendulkar
B.K. Venkatesh Prasad Madan Lal Shikhar Dhawan
B.S. Chandrashekhar Mahender Singh Dhoni Sourav Ganguly
Bishan Singh Bedi Manoj Prabhakar Sunil Gavaskar
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C.G. Borde Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Syed Kirmani


C.P.S. Chauhan Mithali Raj Virat Kohli
D. N. Sardesai Mohammed Azharuddin Virender Sehwag
Dilip Vengsarkar Munaf Patel Yuvraj Singh
Dinesh Kartik Murali Kartik Zaheer Khan
E.A.S. Prasanna Navjot Singh Sidhu
E.D. Solkar Pranav Dhanawade
Car Racer
Aditya Patel Gaurav Gill Karun Chandhok
Armaan Ebrahim Jehan Daruvala Narain Karthikeyan
Chess Players
Abhijit Kunte Koneru Humpy Sandipan Chanda
Baskaran Adhiban Krishnan Sasikiran Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi
Dibyendu Barua Parimarjan Negi Swapnil S Dhopade
Harika Dronavalli Pentala Harikrishna Tania Sachdev
Hetul Shah Praveen Mahadeo Thipsay Viswanathan Anand
Humpy Koneru Rucha Pujari
Football Players
Aditi Chauhan Dr Talimeran Ao Pradip Kumar Banerjee
Baichung Bhutia Inivalappil Mani Vijayan Sunil Chhetri
Debjit Majumder Jeje Lalpekhlua Udanta Singh
Golf Players
Aditya Mehta Gagan Jeet Bhullar Jyoti Randhawa
Anirban Lahiri Gaurav Ghei Shiv Kapur
Arjun Atwal Jeev Milkha SIngh SSP Chawrasia
Aditi Ashok
Gymnastics
Dipa Karmakar Kshipra Joshi Priti Das
Akshata Shete Mayank Srivastava Rakesh K Patra
Alok Ranjan Meenakshi Rohit Jaiswal
Ashish Kumar Mitali Dogra Roma Dilip Jogalekar
Ashok K Mishra Paromita Das Shephali Moulick
Debjani Samanta Partha Mondal Vivek Mishra
Diwja Asher Pooja Surve Vladimir Chertkov
Joy Prakash Chakraborty Praveen Sharma
Judo Players
Avatar Singh Kalpana Devi Rajwinder Kaur
Devender Pawaria L Sanatombi Devi Sachin Maan
Dhanpriyari Devi Malaprabha Jadhav Shamsher Singh
Garima Choudhary N Seema devi Yashpal Solanki
Harpreet Kaur Navjot Chana
Jasleen Singh Pincky Balhara
Hockey Players in India
Ritu Rani Helen Mary Saba Anjum Karim
Ajit Pal Singh Leslie Claudius Sardar Singh
Balbir Singh Sr Madhu Yadav Sreejesh Ravindran
Dhanraj Pillay Mamta Kharab Suraj Lata Devi
Dhyan Chand Pargat Singh Surya Shekhar Ganguly
Dilip Tirkey PR Sreejesh SV Sunil
Gagan Ajit Singh Rajpal Singh Gurbaj Sigh
Kabbadi Players
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Abhilasha Mhatre Mamatha Poojary Rahul Chaudhari


Ajay Thakur Manjeet Chhillar Rakesh Kumar
Anup Kumar Mohit Chhillar Rohit Kumar
Lawn Tennis Players
Jaidip Mukerjea Ramanathan Krishnan Sania Mirza
Leander Paes Ramesh Krishnan Somdev Devvarman
Mahesh Bhupathi Rohan Bopanna Vijay Amritraj
Prarthana Thombare
Mountain Climbers
Arjun Vajpai Harish Kapadia Premlata Agarwal
Arunima Sinha Krushnaa Patil Santosh Yadav
Bachendri Pal Kushang Dorjee Sherpa Tashi and Nungshi Malik
Balwant Sandhu Malavath Purna Tenzing Norgay
Bhupesh Kumar Mohan Singh Kohli
Rowing Players
Bajrang Takhar Inderpal Singh Paulose Pandari Kunnel
Dattu Bapan Bhokanal Kasam Khan Sandeep Kumar
Devender Khandwal Manjit Singh Sawarn Singh Virk
Squash Players
Anaka Alankamony Joshna Chinappa Ritwik Bhattacharya
Anuroop B. S Kumar Kush Saurav Ghosal
Cyrus Poncha Mahesh Mangaonkar Savita Punia
Dipika Pallikal Mamta Kharab Siddharth Suchde
Harinder Pal Sandhu
Swimmers
Bula Choudhury Niranjan Mukundan Sebastian Xavier
Khajan Singh Rehan Poncha Sharath Gayakwad
Kutraleeswaran Sajan Prakash Shika Tandon
Masudur Rahman Baidya Saloni Dalal Shivani Kataria
Mihir Sen Sandeep Sejwal Virdhawal Khade
Shooters
Abhinav Bindra Jeetu Rai Prakash Nanjappa
Anjali Bhagwat Kynan Chenai Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Chain Singh Mairaj Ahmed Khan Samresh Jung
Gagan Narang Manvanjit Singh Sandhu Sanjeev Rajput
Gurpeet Singh Pooja Ghatkar Vijay Kumar
Jaspal Rana
Table Tennis Players
Achanta Sharatha Kamal Mouma Das Soumyajit Ghosh
Chetan Baboor Poulomi Ghatak Vishnu Vardhan
Manika Batra Sharath Kamal Achanta
Weightlifting Players
Geeta Rani Manpreet Kaur Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Harjeet Kaur Mohammed Asdullah Sanjita Khumukcham
Karnam Malleshwari N. Kunjarani Devi Sivalingam Sathish Kumar
Katulu Ravi Kumar Ngangbam Soniya Chanu Sudhir Kumar
KM Rachna Pratima Kumari Yumnam Chanu
Komal Wakale Renubala Chanu
Wrestling Players
Amit Kumar Dahiya Hardeep Singh Ritu Phogat
Aparna Bishnoi Khashaba Dadasaheb Sakshi Malik
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Babita Kumari Narsingh Yadav Sandeep Tomar


Bajrang Punia Neha Rathi Sunil Kumar Rana
Dalip Singh Rana Palwinder Singh Cheema Sushil Kumar
Dara Singh Panne Lal Yadav The Great Gama
Dharmendra Dalal Rajinder Kumar Vinesh Phogat
Geeta Phogat Rajneesh Dalal Yogeshwar Dutt
Gobar Goha Ravinder Khatri
Gulam Ravinder Singh
Wushu Players
L Budhchandra Singh Sanathoi Devi Uchit Sharma
Puja Tomer Surya Bhanu Pratap

List of Important founders of Journals and News papers in Olden days

Name of Journals/News Paper Name of the Founder


Al-Hilal Abul Kalam Azad
Al-Balagh Abul Kalam Azad
New India(Daily) Annie Besant
Commonweal Annie Besant
Vande Mataram Aurobindo Ghosh
Sandhya B.B. Upadhyaya
Mooknayak B.R. Ambedkar
Bahishkrit Bhara B.R. Ambedkar
Kesari Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Mahratta Bal Gangadhar Tilak,
Darpan(Marathi) Bal Shastri Jambhekar
Kavivachan Sudha Bhartendu Harishchandra
Kavi Vachan Sudha Bhartendu Harishchandra
Yugantar Bhupendranath Data and Barinder Kumar Ghosh
New India(Weekly) Bipin Chandra Pal
Bande Mataram Bipin Chandra Pal and later edited by Sri Aurobindo
Talwar(Berlin) Birendra Nath Chattopadhyaya
Rast Goftar(Gujrati) Dadabhai Naoroji
Voice of India Dadabhai Naoroji
Indian Mirror Devendra Nath Tagore
The Tribune Dyal Singh Majithia
Bombay Chronicle Firoze Shah Mehta
Swadesamitran(Tamil) G Subramaniya Aiyar
Sudharak G.K.Gokhale
Pratap Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi
Inquilab(Urdu) Ghulam Hussain
Hindu Patriot Girish Chandra Ghosh(later Harish Chandra Mukherji)
Hindoo Patriot Harish Chandra Mukherjee
India Gazettej Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
Som Prakesh Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
Bengal Gazette(Bengali) J.K.Hikki
Hindustan Times K.M. Pannikar
Vichar Lahiri Krishnashastri Chiplunkar
Punjabi Lala Lajpat Rai
Essays in Indian Economics M.G. Ranade
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Nav Jeevan Mahatma Ghandhi


Indian Opinion Mahatma Ghandhi
Young India Mahatma Ghandhi
Harijan Mahatma Ghandhi
Kranti Mirajkar, Joglekar, Ghate
Comrade Mohammad Ali
Independent Motilal Nehru
Din Mitra Mukundarao Patil
Navyug(Magazine) Muzaffar Ahmed
Samvad Kaumudi Ram Mohan Roy
Mirat-ul-Akbhar Ram Mohan Roy
Kudi Arasu Ramaswamy Naiker
Statesman Robert Knight
The Statesman Robert Knight
Bombay Times Robert Knight & Thomas Bennnet
Indian Socialist Shyamji Krishna Verma
Tahzib-ul-Akhlaq Sir Syyed Ahmed Khan
Amrita Bazar Patrika Sisir Kumar Ghosh and Motilal Ghosh
Prabudha Bharat Swami Vivekananda
Udbodhana Swami Vivekananda
Free Hindustan(in Vancouver) Tarak Nath Das
Native Opinion V.N. Mandalik
Hindu Vir Raghavacharya and G.S. Aiyar

Nicknames of Famous Personalities

Nicknames Name of the Person


Adi Kavi Valmeeki
Akbar of Kashmir Jainul Abdin
Andhra Kesari T. Prakasam
Anna C.N. Annadurai
Babuji Jagjeevan Ram
Banga bandhu Sheikh Mujibut Rahman
Bard of Avon William Shakespeare
Bengal Kesari Ashutosh Mukherji
Bengali Tiger,Punjab Kesari,Lal, Bal Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak
and Bipin Chandra Pal
Bihar Kesari Dr. Srikrishna Singh
Bihar Vibhuti Dr. Anugrah Narayan Singh
Bird man of India Salim Ali
C. R. / Rajaji Chakravarti Rajagopalachari
Chacha,Pandit ji Jawaharlal Nehru
Deen bandhu C.F. Andrews
Desert Fox Gen Ervin Rommel
Desh bandhu Chitta Ranjan Das
Desh Ratna, Ajatshatru Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Deshpriya Yatindra Mohan Sengupta
Enlightened One Lord Buddha
Father of English Poetry Geoffery Chaucer
Father of Gujarat Ravi Shankar Maharaj

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Father of Medicine Hippocrates


Father of the Local Self-Government Lord Rippon
Father of the Nation,Bapu,Mahatma Mahatma Gandhi
Frontier Gandhi, Badshah Khan Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Fuehrer Adolf Hitler
Flying Sikh Milkha Singh
G.B.S George Bernard Shaw
Grand Old man of Britain Willium E. Gladstone
Grand Old man of India Dadabhai Naoroji
Grand old man of Indian Journalism Tushar Kanti Ghosh
Grandfather of Indian Films Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
Guruji M.S. Golvalkar
Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore
Haryana Hurricane Kapil Dev
Hockey Wizard Dhyan Chand
II Duce Benito Mussolini
Indian Machiavelli Chanakya
Iron Lady of India Indira Gandhi
Indian Einstein Nagarjuna
Jana Nayak Karpuri Thakur
King Maker Earl of Warwick
Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore
King Maker of Indian History Sayyed Bandhu
Kuvempu K.V. Puttappa
Lady with the lamp Florence Nightinga
Light of Asia Sreebuddha
Lion of Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah
Lion of Maratha Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Li-Kwan Pearl Buck
Little Corporal,Man of Destiny Napoleon Bonaparte
Little Master Sunil Gavaskar
Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan
Machiavelli of India Chanakya
Magician of Hockey Dhyanchand
Mahamana, Prince of Beggars Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya
Maid of Orleans Joan of Arc
Maiden Queen Queen Elizabeth I
Man of Blood and Iron Otto Van Bismark
Man of Peace Lal Bahadur Shastri
Martin Luther of India Dayanand Saraswati
Man of Destiny Napolean Bonaparte
Man of Iron Vallabhai Patel
Man of Peace Lal Bahadur Shastri
Morning Star of India Renaissance Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Mother Mother Teresa
Mysore Tiger Tippu Sultan
Napoleon of India Samudra Gupta
Neta Ji, Patriot of Patriots Subhash Chandra Bose
Nightingale of India Sarojini Naidu
Parrot of India, Tota-e-hind Amir Khushro

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Poets Poet Edmund Spencer


Prince of Autobiography Babur
Prince of Builders Shahjahan
Prince of Martyrs, Sahid-e-Azam Bhagat Singh
Prince of Money Makers Muhammad bin Tughlaq
Prince of Pilgrims Hiuen Tsang
Payyoli Express P. T. Usha
Prince of Kolkata Saurav Ganguly
Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai
Quaid-i-Azam Md. Ali Jinnah
Rajashree Purushottam Das Tandon
Sage of Kanchi Sankaracharya
Scourage of God Chengiz khan
Saint of Sabarmati Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Saint of the Gutters Mother Teresa
Shakespeare of India Mahakavi Kalidas
Sher-e-Kashmir,Lion of Kashmir Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah
Sparrow Major General Rajinder Singh
Strong (Iron) Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Swar Kokila Lata Mangeshkar
Tau Chaudhury Devi Lal
The Little Master Sachin Tendulkar
Tiger of Mysore Tipu Sultan
Tota-e-Hind Amir Khushro
Udanpari P.T. Usha
Uncle Ho Ho Chi Minh
Vishwa Kavi,Kaviguru,Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore
Young Turk Chandra Shekhar

List of Space Centres in the World


Country Name of the Space Centre
Belgium Liege Space Center
Euro Space Center
Canada John H. Chapman Space Centre
Telus World of Science, Edmonton
Germany European Space Operations Centre
Hubble European Space Agency Information Centre
European Astronaut Centre
France Toulouse Space Center Guiana Space Centre
Cannes Mandelieu Space Center
India Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
Space Applications Centre
Satish Dhawan Space Centre
Italy Broglio Space Centre
Japan Uchinoura Space Centre
Tanegashima Space Centre
South Korea Naro Space Center
Netherlands European Space Research and Technology
Norway Norwegian Space Centre
Philippines Mabuhaysat Subic Space Center
Mabuhaysat Zamboanga Space Center

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Pakistan Sonmiani (space facility)


Tilla Satellite Launch Center
Russia Babakin Space Centre
Baikonur Cosmodrome
Titov Main Test and Space Systems Control Centre
United Leicester Space Centre
Kingdom Surrey Space Centre
Harwell Science and Innovation Campus
Jodrell Bank Observatory
United States Goddard Space Flight Center
John C. Stennis Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and Space Center
Houston
Marshall Space Flight Center

List of Indian Missiles

Missile Name Orgin Type Range Speed


Air-to-air missiles
Astra India Air-to-Air Missiles 60 80 km Mach 4 +
K-100 Russia & Medium Range air-to-air missile 300400 km Mach 3.3
India
MICA IAF Air-to-Air Missiles
Surface-To-Air Missiles
Akash India Medium-range surface-to-air 30-35km Mach 2.5
missile to 3.5
Barak 8 Isreal/India Long Range surface to air Missile 100 km Mach 2
Trishul India Short Range surface to air missile 9km
Defence Missile
Prithvi Air Defence India Exo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic Altitude- Mach 5+
(PAD) missile 80km
Advanced Air Defence India Endoatmospheric Anti-ballistic Altitude- Mach 4.5
(AAD) missile 30km
Prithvi Defence Vehicle India Exo-atmospheric Anti-ballistic Altitude-
(PDV) missile 120km
Cruise Missiles
Nirbhay India Subsonic cruise missile(Ship, 1,000 -1500 Mach 0.8
submarine, aircraft and land) km
BrahMos Russia & Supersonic cruise missile(Ship, 290 km Mach 2.8
India submarine, aircraft and land) to 3 Mach
BrahMos II India Hypersonic cruise missile(Ship, 300km Mach 7
submarine, aircraft and land)
Surface-to-surface missiles
Agni-I India Medium-range ballistic missile 700-1250 km Mach 7.5
(MRBM)
Agni-II India Intermediate-range ballistic 2,0003,000 Mach 12
missile(IRBM) km
Agni-III India Intermediate-range ballistic 3,500 km 56 km/s
missile(IRBM) 5,000 km
Agni-IV India Intermediate-range ballistic 3,000 Mach 7
missile(IRBM) 4,000 km
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Agni-V India Intercontinental ballistic 5000 Mach 24


missile(ICBM) 8000Km
Prithvi I India Short Range Ballistic 150 km
Missile(Tactical)
Prithvi II India Short Range Ballistic 350 km
Missile(Tactical)
Dhanush India Short Range Ballistic 350 600
Missile(Tactical) km
Prahaar(Pragati) India Short Range Ballistic 150 km Mach 2.03
Missile(Tactical)
Shaurya India Medium-Range Ballistic Missile 750 to 1,900 Mach 7.5
(MRBM) km
Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles
Sagarika (K-15) India Ballistic Missile 700 Mach 7+
1900Km
K-4 India Ballistic Missile 3,5005,000 Mach 7+
km
K-5 India Ballistic Missile 6,000 km
Ashwin India Ballistic Missile 150-200km Mach 4.5
Anti-Tank Missile
Nag India Anti-Tank Guided Missile 4km 230 m/s
Helina(HELIcopter India Anti-Tank Guided Missile 7-8km
launched NAg)
Amogha-1 India Anti-Tank Guided Missile 2.8 km

Government Schemes/Yojanas

Scheme Ministry Launch Outlay/Limit/Target Sector


Year
INSPIRE(Innovation in Department The realization of Vision 2020 Education
Science Pursuit for of Science calls for action and a well
Inspired Research ) and designed innovation
Programme Technology infrastructure.
(India)
Unnat Jyoti by MoP 2009/2015 Annual cost reduction of Electrification
Affordable LEDs for All consumer bills - Rs. 40,000
(UJALA) or Bachat crore
Lamp Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Gramin MoRD 2015/1985 Fund shared by Centre & State Housing,
Awaas Yojana Gov 75:25 Rural
(PMGAY) Or Indira
Awaas Yojana
Integrated Child MoWCD 1975 Benefits to under 6 years of age Child
Development Services and their mothers. Development
Integrated Rural MoRD 1978 Merged with Swarnajayanti Rural
Development Program Gram Swarozgar Yojana Development
(SGSY) in 1999
Fund allocation by Centre &
State is 50:50
Midday Meal Scheme MoHRD 1995 Supported under Sarva Shiksha Health,
Abhiyan Education
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Kishore Vaigyanik MoST 1999 Encouraging students to take Education


Protsahan Yojana up research careers in the areas
of basic sciences, engineering
and medicine
Swarnajayanti Gram MoRD 1999 Centre & State funded in the Rural
Swarozgar ratio 75:25 Employment
Yojana(SGSY)
Pradhan Mantri Gram MoRD 2000 Funded by both centre and Rural
Sadak Yojana states in 60:40 Development
19000 Cr in 2016-17
Antyodaya Anna Yojna NDA 2000 Green Colour Card Poverty
government To Provide 35 kilograms of rice alleviation -
and wheat at a highly Food
subsidised cost of three rupees
per kilogram of rice and two
rupees per kilogram of wheat
Sampoorna Grameen MoRD 2001 Rs.10, 000 crore , Centre & Rural Self
Rozgar Yojana(SGRY) State funded in the ratio 75:25 Employment
Merging the provisions of
Employment Assurance
Scheme (EAS) and Jawahar
Gram Samridhi Yojana
(JGSY).
Shiksha Sahayog LIC 2001 Aam Admi Bima Yojana Financial
Yojana(SSY) Scholarship Fund Set up by Service
Gov
Scholarship for 9th to 12th
standard students
Deendayal Disabled MoSJE 2003 To provide financial assistance Social Justice
Rehabilitation Scheme to
Kasturba Gandhi Balika MoHRD 2004 Education
Vidyalaya
Janani Suraksha Yojana MoHFW 2005 Modified National Maternity Mother Care
Benefit Scheme (NMBS)
100% centrally sponsored
scheme
Jawaharlal Nehru MoUD 2005 $20 billion over seven years. Urban
National Urban Renewal Development
Mission (JnNURM)
Livestock Insurance MoA 2005 The premium of the insurance Agriculture
Scheme is subsidized to the tune of
50%.
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen MoP April 2005 Replaced by Deen Dayal Rural
Vidyutikaran Yojana Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana Electrification
Mahatma Gandhi MoRD 2006 Rs. 40,000 crore Rural Wage
National Rural 150 days of work in drought-hit Employment
Employment Guarantee states
Act
Gramin Bhandaran MoA 2007 In 2014 It is merged with Agriculture
Yojana or Rural Godown Integrated Scheme for
Scheme (RGS) Agricultural Marketing (ISAM)
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas MoA 2007 Rs. 25,000 Crore Agriculture
Yojana(RKVY)
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Rashtriya Swasthya MoHFW 2008 IT-enabled and smartcard- Insurance


Bima Yojana(RSBY) based cashless healthy
insurance cover,up to Rs.
30,000/- per annum
Indira Gandhi Matritva MoWCD 2010 Merged into National Food Mother Care
Sahyog Yojana Security Act, 2013
Pradhan Mantri Adarsh MoSJ&E 2010 Rs. 422.00 crores. Rural
Gram Yojana Development
Swavalamban MoF 2010 To be replaced by Atal Pension Pension
Yojana
National Rural MoRD 2011 $5.1 Billion Poverty
Livelihood alleviation
Mission (NRLM)
Rajiv Awas Yojana MhUPA 2013 Slum-free Indiaby 2022 Urban
Housing
National Urban MoHUPA 2013 Modified Swarna Jayanti Skill
Livelihood Shahari Rozgar Yojana Development
Mission(NULM) (SJSRY)
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya MoRD 2014 Rs 1,500 crore Skill
Grameen Kaushalya Age: 15-35 Years development
Yojna
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan MoF 2014 To provide 'universal and clear Financial
Yojana access to banking facilities' Inclustion
starting with basic Banking
Accounts" with overdraft
facility of Rs.5,000
(zero-balance bank account)
Guinness World Records
Recognises the Achievements
made under PMJDY-
18,096,130 bank accounts
opened
Atal Pension Pension Fund 2015, Age 60 Pension
Yojana (Swavalamban Regulatory Kolkata Rs.1000-Rs.5000
Yojana) and
Development
Authority
(PFRDA)
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya MoP 2015 756 billion (US$11 billion) Rural Power
Gram Jyoti Yojana or Supply
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen
Vidyutikaran Yojana
(RGGVY)
Digital India Programme MoC&IT 2015 1 Lakh Crore Digitally
Programme : 9 Pillars Empowered
Nation
Namami Gange MoWR 2015 Rs.20000 crore for 5 years Clean &
Programme Ganga to be made open Protect Ganga
defecation-free by 2022.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal MoSD&E 2015 Rs. 120 billion Skill
Vikas Yojna Development
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha MoF 2015 Accident insurance scheme Insurance
Bima Yojana with annual premium of RS.12
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Age : 18 and 70 years


Death or full disability Rs.2
lakh
Partial Permanent disability
Rs.1 lakh
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan MoF 2015 Accident insurance Insurance
Jyoti Bima Yojana schemeannual premium
of Rs.330
Age: 18 and 50 years
Death due to any cause - Rs.2
lakh
Heritage City MoUD 2015 RS.500 Cr Urban
Development and Target: March 2017 in 12 cities Development
Augmentation
Yojana(HRIDAY)
Pradhan Mantri Sukanya MoWCD 2015 Age: Below 10 and Deadline Women
Samriddhi Yojana 18 Empowerment
(PMSSY)or Girl Child Minimum : Rs.1000
Prosperity Scheme Maximum: Rs.1,50,000
Smart Cities Mission MoUD 2015 Rs. 98,000 crore Urban
Target: 100 cities by 2022(109 Development
revised)
First List:10
Second List: 13
Third List: 36
Atal Mission for MoUD 2015 Rs 50,000 crore Urban
Rejuvenation and Urban 500 cities Development
Transformation
(AMRUT)
Pradhan Mantri Awas MoHUPA 2015 Rs. 2 trillion Housing
Yojana (PMAY) or To build 2 crore houses by
Housing for All 2022
305 cities in 9 states
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal MoSD&E 2015 Rs. 120 billion Skill
Vikas Yojana(PMKVY) To to train 1 crore Indian youth Development
from 2016-20
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala MoP&NG 2016 Rs. 8000 crore Social
Yojana(PMUY) 1 million LPG connections had Welfare
been completed in Nov 2016
Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Micro Units 2015 1.Shishu :-Loan up to
Yojana (PMMY) Development Rs.50,000
and 2.Kishore :- Loan ranging from
Refinance Rs.50,000 to Rs.5 lakh
Agency 3.Tarun :- Loan above Rs.5
(MUDRA) lakh and below Rs.10 lakh
Bank
Sansad Adarsh Gram MoRD 2014 For developing model villages Rural
Yojana (SAGY) through implementation of Development
existing schemes
Pradhan Mantri Fasal MoA 2016 Rs.17600 Cr Crop
Bima Yojana (PMFBY) Uniform premium of only 2 per Insurance
cent to be paid by farmers for
Kharif crops, and 1.5 per cent
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Pradhan Mantri Gram MoA 2015 Rs. 500 billion Agriculture
Sinchai Yojana 1.Irrigation Project
(PMGSY) 2.Soil Health Card
Pradhan Mantri Garib 2015 Implement the pro-poor welfare Finance
Kalyan Yojanaye schemes in more effective way
(PMGKY) The scheme will start from
December 17 and will run till
March 31
Pradhan Mantri Jan MoCF 2016 High quality generic medicines Health
Aushadhi Yojana are sold at low prices
(PMJAY)
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2014 Rs.620 billion Cleanliness
To eradicate open defecation by
2019
Slogan: One step towards
cleanliness
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao MoWCD 2015 To generate awareness and Women
Yojana improve the efficiency of Welfare
welfare services meant for
women.
Outlay: Rs.100Cr
Mission Indradhanush MoHFW 2014 To immunize all children under Health
the age of 2 years, as well as all
pregnant women, against seven
vaccine preventable diseases.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya MoP 2015 Outlay: Rs.756 billion Electricity
Gram Jyoti Yojana To provide continuous power
supply to rural India
Replaced Rajiv Gandhi
Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
(RGGVY)
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya MoRD 2014 Outlay: Rs.1500 Cr Skill
Grameen Kaushalya Age: 1535 years. Development
Yojana To skill 1million rural youth for
job by 2017
Pandit Deendayal MoLE 2014 To create conducive Employment
Upadhyay Shramev environment for industrial
Jayate Yojana development and doing
business with ease
Sub scheme:
Shram Suvidha Portal
Random Inspection Scheme
Universal Account Number
Apprentice Protsahan Yojana
Revamped Rashtriya Swasthya
Bima Yojana
Swadesh Darshan Yojana MoT 2015 To develop theme based tourist Toursim
circuits(13) in the country.
UJWAL Discom MoP 2015 Financial turnaround and Electricity
Assurance Yojana revival package for electricity
(UDAY) distribution companies of India
(DISCOMs)
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One Rank, One 2015 Outlay: Rs.1000Cr Pension


Pension(OROP)
Pradhan Mantri Khanij District 2015 Outlay: Rs,6000Cr Welfare
Kshetra Kalyan Yojana Mineral Companies will need to
(PMKKKY) Foundations contribute 10 to 30% of royalty
(DMFs) for welfare of people directly or
indirectly affected by mining.
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj MoF 2016 Outlay: Rs. 655 crore Rural
Abhiyan (RGSA) To help Panchayat Raj Development
Or Rajiv Gandhi Institutions deliver Sustainable
Panchayat Sashaktikaran Development Goals.
Abhiyan (RGPSA)
Digital Saksharta Department 2014 To impart IT training to 52.5 Literacy
Abhiyan (DISHA) or of Electronics lakh persons, including
National Digital Literacy & Anganwadi and ASHA workers
Mission Information
(NDLM) Scheme Technology
(DeitY)
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan MoHRD 2014 To connect institutions of Rural
higher education with local Development
communities to address the
development challenges
through appropriate
technologies.
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit MoHFW 2016 Free health checkup to pregnant Health
Matritva Abhiyan women on 9th of every
Vidyanjali Yojana MoHRD 2016 To boost the education sector Education
by delivering Volunteer
Teachers
Pradhan Mantri Yuva MSDE 2016 Rs.499.94Cr Skill
Yojana (PMYY) Age below 30 Development
To skill Enterprenuers
UDAN (Udey Desh ka MoCA 2016 The scheme will be rolled out Regional
Aam Nagrik) from Jan 2017 for a period of connectivity
10 years
Airfares will be capped at 2500
rupees for an hours flight.
Pradhan Mantri Gram MoRTH 2000/2016 Villages connected with new Transport
Parivahan Yojana roads
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit MoRTH 2016 Outlay: Rs.2000 Cr Transport
Sadak To eliminate dangerous sites
Yojana(announced) where accidents occur more
frequently by using the better
design and road engineering.
Lucky Grahak Yojana Niti Aayog 2016 For Consumers Digital
Nov 8 to April 13, 2017 Payment

Digi-Dhan Vyapar Niti Aayog 2016 For Merchants


Yojana Nov 8 to April 13, 2017
Varishtha Pension Bima LIC 2017 To provide a guaranteed return Social
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Pravasi Kaushal Vikas External 2017 To skill Indian youth seeking Skill
Yojana Affairs jobs abroad Development
Ministry
Rashtriya Vayoshri 2017 For providing Physical Aids Financial
Yojana and Assisted-living Devices for Inclusion
Senior citizens belonging to
BPL category

List Of Important Books & Authors In Olden Days

Name of the Book Name of the Author Name of the Book Name of the Author
2014: The Election That Rajdeep Sardesai Kanthapura Raja Rao
Changed India
30 Women in Power Their Voices, Their Kanyadaan Vijay Tendulkar
Stories- Naina Lal
Kidwai
50 years of man in space Garik Israelien, Brian Kapal Kundala Bankim Chandra
May and David J Chatterjee
Eicher
A Bend in the river V S Naipaul Kashmir A Tragedy of Tavleen Singh
Errors
A Brush with Life Satish Gujral Kashmir Diary: Gen Arjun Ray
Psychology of Militancy
A Bunch of Old Letters Jawaharlal Nehru Kashmir in the Crossfire Victoria Shaffield
A China Passage J.K. Galbraith Kashmir-A Tale of Shame Hari Jaisingh
A Conceptual S S Kohli Kashmir-Behind the Vale M J Akbar
Encyclopaedia of Guru
Granth Sahib
A Dangerous place D.P. Moynihan Kashmir-The Wounded Ajit Bhattacharjee
Valley
A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway Katghare Main Ram Sharan Joshi
A Foreign Policy for India I K Gujral Kaya Kulp Premchand
A Haunted House Virginia Woolf Kayakalp Munshi Prem Chand
A Himalayan Love Story Namita Gokhale Kayar Thakazhi Sivasankara
Pillai
A Man and A Motorcycle, Bette Dam Keepers of the Keys Milan Kundera
How Hamid Karzai Came to
Power
A Midsummer Nights William Shakespeare Khushwantnama The Khushwant singh
Dream Lessons of My Life
A Million Mutinies, Now V.S. Naipal King of Dark Chamber Rabindra Nath Tagore
A Nation Flawed-Lesson P N Chopra Kiratarjuniya Bharavi
from Indian History
A Pair of Blue Eyes Thomas Hardy Kitni Navon Main Kitni S H Vatsyayan
Bar
A Passage to India E.M. Forster Koraner Nari Taslima Nasreen
A Peep into the Past Vasant Navrekar Kore Kagaz Amrita Pritam
A Possible India Partha Chatterjee Kulliyat Ghalib
A Prisoners Scrapbook L.K. Advani Kumar Sambhava Kalidas
A Psychoanalysis of the Abdulla Kamal Lady Chhatterleys Lover D.H. Lawrence
Prophets
A Reveolutionary Life Laxmi Sehgal Lajja Tasleem Nasreen
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A Season of Ghosts Ruskin Bond Lal Bahadur Shastri: Pavan Choudary


Lessons in Leadership
A Secular Agenda Arun Shourie Lal Bahadur Shastri C P Srivastava
A Story of History Arnold Toynbee Law, Lawyers & Judges H R Bhardwaj
A Suitable Boy Vikram Seth Laws Versus Justice V R Krishna Iyer
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens Le Contract Social Jean Jacques Rousseau
A Village by the Sea Anita Desai Less Miserable Victor Hugo
A Week with Gandhi Louis Fischer Life Divine Shri Aurobindo
A Womans Life Guy de Maupassant Life is Elsewhere Milan Kundera
Acoession to Extinction D R Mankekar Lipika Rabindranath Tagore
Across Borders, Fifty-years J N Dixit Living History Hillary Rodham Clinton
of Indias Foreign Policy
Adhe Adhure Mohan Rakesh Living with Honour Shiv Khera
Adventures of Sherlock Arthur Conan Doyle Lolita Vladimir Nobokov
Holmes
Adventures of Tom Mark Twain Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela
Saweyer
Aesops Fables Aesop Lost Child Mulk Raj Anand
After the Dark Night S M Ali Love and Longing in Vikram Chandra
Bombay
Against the Tide Minoo Masani Love in A Blue Time Hanif Khureshi
Age of Reason Jean Paul Sartre Love, Truth and A Little Khushwant Singh
Malice
Agni Pariksha Acharya Tulsi Lowland Jhumpa Lahiri
Agni Veena Kazi Nazrul Islam Madhushala Harivansh Rai
Bachchan
Ain-i-Akbari Abul Fazal Magnificent Maharaja K Natwar Singh
Ajatshatru Jai Shankar Prasad Mahabharata Maharshi Ved Vyas
Akbar The Aesthete Dr. Indu Anand Mahatma Gandhi Girija Kumar Mathur
Akbarnama Abul Fazal Making India Awesome Chetan Bhagat
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll Malati Madhav Bhavabhuti
Amar Kosh Amar Singh Malavikagnimitra Kalidas
An idealist View of Life Dr S Malti Madhav Bhavbhuti
Radhakrishnan
An iron Will Swett Marden Malvikagnimitra Kalidas
Anand Math Bankimchandra Man and Superman G. B. Shaw
Chattopadhyay
Anatomy of a Flawed J N Dixit Manviya Sanskriti Ke Prof Raghuvansh
inheritance Rachnatmak Aayam
Anguish of Deprived Lakshmidhar Many Worlds K P S Menon
Mishra
Animal Farm George Orwell Mati Matal Gopinath Mohanty
Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Meghdoot Kalidas
Arabian Nights Sir Richard Burton Mein Kampf Adolf Hitler
Area of Darkness V S Naipaul Memoris of a Bystander: lqbal Akhund
Life in Diplomacy
Arion and the Dolphin Vikram Seth Men Who Killed Gandhi Manohar Malgonkar
Around the World in eighty Jules Verne Merchant of Venice Shakespeare
days
Arthashastra Kautilya Meri Rehen Meri Manzil Krishna Puri
As You Like It W. Shakespeare Midnights Children Salman Rushdie
Ashtadhyayi Panini Million Mutinies Now V S Naipaul
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Asia and Western K M Panikkar Missed Oppertunites: Maj-Gen, Lakshman


Dominance Indo-Pak War 1965 Singh
Asian Drama Gunnar Myrdal Mistaken identity Nayantara Sehgal
Assassination of a Prime S Anandram Modernity Morality And Madhuri Santhanam
Minister The Mahatma Sondhi
Assassination of Rajiv Faraz Ahmad Modi Incredible Tarun Vijay
Gandhi: An Inside Job? emergence of a star (in
Chinese language)
Assignment Colombo J N Dixit Mondays on Dark Night of Kirin Narayan
Moon
Atoms of Hope Mohan Sundara Mookhajjiva Kanasugalu K Shivram Karanth
Rajan
Avanti Sundari Dandi Moors Last Sigh Salman Rushdie
Avigyan Sakuntalam Kalidas Mother Maxim Gorky
Awakening Indias Social Dr. Narendra Jadhav Mrinalini Bankim Chandra
Conscience Charrerjee
Baburnama Babur Mritunjaya Shivaji Sawant
Bachelor of Arts R. K. Narayan Mrs Funny bones Twinkle Khanna
Backward Place Ruth Prawer Mrs Gandhis Second Arun Shourie
Jhabwala Reign
Bal Gitayan D.P. Maheshwari Mudra Rakshasa Vishakha Datt
Bandicoot Run Manohar Mughal Maharajas And K R N Swami
Malgonkar The Mahatma
Bang-i-Dara Mohammad lqbal Munger through the Ages
Late DP Yadav
Beginning of the Beginning Acharya Rajneesh Murder in the Cathedral T.S. Eliot
Bend in the Ganges Manohar Muslim Law and the A M Bhattacharjea
Malgonkar Constitution
Between the Lines Kuldeep Nayyar My country My Life L.K.Advani
Bewildered India-Identity, Rasheedud-din My Days R K Narayan
Pluralism, Discord Khan
Beyond Boundaries: A Swaraj Paul My Experiment With M K Gandhi
Memoire Truth
Beyond Doubt: A Dossier Teesta Setalvad My India S Nihal Singh
on Gandhis Assassination
Beyond Modernisation, Sisir Kumar Ghose My Life and Times V V Giri
Beyond Self
Bhagwat Gita Veda Vyas My Music My Life Pt Ravi Shankar
Bharaitya Parampara Ke Govind Chandra My Music, My Love Ravi Shankar
Mool Swar Pande
Bharal Aur Europe Nirmal Verma My Own Boswell M Hidayatullah
Bharat Bharati Maithili Sharan My Presidential Years Ramaswamy
Gupta Venkataraman
Bisarjan R N Tagore My Prison Diary J P Narayan
Bitter Sweet Noel Coward My South Block Years J N Dixit
Black Tornado: The Three Sandeep Unnithan My Struggles E K Nayanar
Sieges of Mumbai 26/11
Blind Men of Hindoostan- Gen Krishnaswamy My Truth Indira Gandhi
indo-Pak Nuclear War Sundarji
Bliss was it in that Dawn Minoo Masani My Unforgettable Mamata Banerjee
Memories
Borders & Boundaries: Ritu Menon & Kamla My Years with Rajiv and R.D.Pradhan

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Women in Indias Partition Bhasin Sonia


Born Again on the Arunima Sinha Naari Humayun Azad
Mountain
Bostaan Sheikh Saadi Naganandan Harsha Vardhana
Bread, Beauty and Khwaja Ahmed Nai Duniya Ko Salam & Ali Sardar Jafri
Revolution Abbas Pathor Ki Dewar
Breaking the Silence Anees Jung Naivedyam (The N Balamani Amma
Offering)
Breakthrough Gen Moshe Dayan Naked Triangle Balwant Gargi
Bride for the Sahib and Khushwant Singh Naku Thanthi D R Bendre
Other Stories
Bridges Book of Beauty Mulk Raj Anand Natya Shastra Bharat Muni
Brishbikkha Bankim Chandra Nehru Family and Sikhs Harbans Singh
Chatterji
Britains True History Prem Bhatia Neither a Hawk nor a dove Khurshid M Kasuari
Broken Wings Sarojini Naidu Netaji-Dead or Alive Samar Guha
Bubble Mulk Raj Anand New Dimensions of Atal Behari Vajpayee
Indias Foreign Policy
Buddha Charitam Ashvaghosha Nice Guys Finish Second B K Nehru
Bunch of Old Letters Jawaharlal Nehru Nine Days Wonder John Mansfield
By Gods Decree Kapil Dev Nineteen Eighty-four George Orwell
Canterbury Tales Chaucer Nirbashita Narir Kabita Taslima Nasreen
Chemmeen Thakazhi Sivasankara Nisheeth Uma Shankar Joshi
Pillai
Chidambara Sumitra Nandan Pant Niti-Sataka Bhartrihari
Chikaveera Rajendra Masti Venkatesh Non-Violence in Peace M K Gandhi
lyengar and War
Childe Harold Lord Byron Not Just an Accountant Vinod Rai
China : Confucius in the Poonam Surie Nuclear India G G Mirchandani and P
Shadow KS
China Passage John Kenneth Nurturing Development Ismail Serageldin
Galbraith
Chinese Betrayal B N Mullick Of Human Bondage Somerset Maugham
Chithirappaavai P V Akilandam Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
Chitra Rabindranath One Day in the Life of Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Tagore Ivan Denisovitch
Chitralekha Bhagwati Charan One Life is Not Enough Natwar Singh
Verma
Chittirappavai P.V. Akhilandam One World to Share Sridath Ramphal
Comedy of Errors Shakespeare One-eyed Uncle Laxmikant Mahapatra
Communist Manifesto Karl Marx Operation Bluestar-the Lt-Gen K S Brar
True Story
Complete Story of Indian Pradeep Baijal Origin of species Charles Darwin
Reforms: 2G, Power &
Private Enterprise
Confessions of a Lover Mulk Raj Anand Othello Shakespeare
Confidential Clerk T.S. Eliot Our Films, Their Films Satyajit Ray
Confrontation with Gen B M Kaul Our India Minoo Masani
Pakistan
Conquest of Self Mahatma Gandhi Out of Dust F D Karaka
Continent of Circle Nirad C Chaudhuri Padmavati Malik Mohammed
Jayasi
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Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas Painter of Signs R K Narayan


Court Dancer Rabindranath Pakistan Cut to Size D R Mankekar
Tagore
Crescent Moon Rabindranath Pakistan in the 20th Lawrence Ziring
Tagore Century
Crescent Over Kashmir Anil Maheshwari Pakistan Papers Mani Shankar Aiyer
Crime and Punishment Dostoevsky Pakistan, The Gathering Behazir Bhutto
Storm
Crisis into Chaos EMS Panchagram Tarashankar
Namboodiripad Bandopadhyaya
Crossing the Sacred Line- Abhilasha Kumari, Paradise Lost John Milton
Womens Sabina
Crown and the Loincloth Chaman Nahal Passage to England Nirad C Chaudhuri
Cuckold Kiran Nagar Kar Past Forward G R Narayanan
Culture in the Vanity Bag Nirad C Chaudhuri Pather Panchali Bibhuti Bhushan
Bandyopadhyaya
Curtain Raisers K Natwar Singh Pather Panchali Bibhutibhushan
Bandyopadhyaya
Dark Room R K Narayan Peace has no Alternative Mikhail Gorbachev
Dark Star: The Loneliness Gautam Chintamani Peter Pan J.M. Barrie
of Being Rajesh Khanna
Das Kapital Karl Marx Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens
Dashkumar Charitam Dandi Pilgrims Progress John Bunyan
Daughter of the East Benazir Bhutto Pilgrims Progress from John Bunyan
this world to that which is
to come
David Copperfield Charles Dickens Plans for Departure Nayantara Sehgal
Day in Shadow Nayantara Sehgal Playing It My Way Sachin Tendulkar and
Boria Mazumder
Days of My Yers H P Nanda Political Economy Sugata Bose & Ayesha
Jalal
Death of a City Amrita Pritam Portrait of India Ved Mehta
Death-The Supreme Friend Kakasaheb Kalelkar Post Office Rabindranath Tagore
Decline and Fall of Indira D R Mankekar and Prathma Pratishruti Ashapoorna Devi
Gandhi Kamala Mankekar
Degeneration of India T.N. Seshan Prem Pachisi Prem Chand
Democracy Redeemed V K Narsimhan Price of Partition Rafiq Zakaria
Deserted Village Goldsmith Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen
Devadas Sarat Chandra Principia Isaac Newton
Chatterjee
Dharmashastra Manu Prison and Chocolate Nayantara Sehgal
Cake
Diana, The True Story A. Morton Prison Diary Jayaprakash Narayan
Discovery of India Jawaharlal Nehru Prisoners Scrapbook L K Advani
Distant Drums Manohar Prithviraj Raso Chand Bardai
Malgonkar
Distant Neighbours Kuldip Nayar Profiles & Letters K Natwar Singh
Divine Comedy Dante Public Issues Before Vijay Darda
Parliament
Divine Life Swami Sivananda Punjab, The Knights of K P S Gill
Falsehood
Dont Laugh-We are Police Bishan Lal Vohra Quest for Conscience Madhu Dandavate
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde R.L. Stevenson R.D. Burman: The Prince Khagesh Dev Burman
of Music
Dr. Zhivago Boris Pasternak Radharani Bankim Chandra
Chatterjee
Dramatic Decade: The Pranab Mukherjee Raghuvansha Kalidasa
Indira Gandhi Years
Dream in Hawaii Bhabani Rajtarangini Kalhana
Bhattacharya
Durgesh Nandini Bankim Chandra Ram Charit Manas Tulsidas
Chatterjee
Dynamics of Social Change Chandra Shekhar Ramayana Maharishi Valmiki (in
Sanskrit)
East of Eden B N Mullick Ramayana Dharshanam K V Puttappa
East West Salman Rushdie Ramcharitmanas (105- Shiv Brat Lal
year-old Urdu copy )
Economic Planning of India Ashok Mehta Rangbhoomi Prem Chand
Economics of the Third S K Ray Rang-e-Shairi Raghupati Sahai Firaq
World Gorakhpuri
Editor Unplugged: Media, Vinod Mehta Rationalised Roman for
Magnates, Netas and Me Kashmiri Dr R L Bhat
Education of Muslims Professor JS Rajput Ratnavali Harsha Vardhan
Eight Lives Rajmohan Gandhi Ravi Paar (Across the Gulzar
Ravi)
End of an Era C S Pandit Rediscovering Gandhi Yogesh Chadha
Ends and Means Aldous Huxley Reminiscences of the M O Mathai
Nehru Age
English August Upamanyu Return of the Aryans Bhagwan S Gidwani
Chatterjee
Essays for Manmohan I J Ahluwalia & M D Returning to the Source Acharya Rajneesh
Singh Little
Essays on Gita Sri Aurbindo Ghosh Revenue Stamp Amrita Pritam
Eternal Himalayas Major H P S Rich Like Us Nayantara Sehgal
Ahluwalia
Eternal India Indira Gandhi Ritu Ka Pehla Phool Vijendra
Every Man a King Swett Marden Ritu Samhara Kalidas
Faces and Places Prof. Deepak Nayyar River Sutra Gita Mehta
Faces to Everest Maj H P S Road to Freedom K K Khullar
Ahluwalia
Facts are Facts Khan Abdul Wali Robaiyat Omar Khayyam
Khan
Faith & Fire: A Way Madhu Tandon Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
Within
Fall of a Sparrow Salim Ali Rugby Chapel Mathew Arnold
Family Life Akhil Sharma( winner Rukh Te Rishi Harbhajan Singh
of the Folio Prize
2015)
Far from the Madding Thomas Hardy Runs in Ruins Sunil
Crowd Gavaskar
Farewell to a Ghost Manoj Das Sader-i-Riyasat Karan Singh
Fasana-i-Azad Ratan Nath Sarkar Sakharam Binder Vijay Tendulkar
Father and Sons Ivan Turganev Sardar Patel and Indian Rafiq Zakaria
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Final Test: Exit Sachin Dilip DSouza Satanic Verses Salman Rushdie
Tendulkar
Five Point Someone Chetan Bhagat Satyartha Prakash Swami Dayanand
Flames from the Ashes P D Tandon Savitri Aurobindo Ghosh
Flood of Fire Amitav Ghosh Sceptred Flute Sarojini Naidu
Food for All Uma Lele Scholar Extraordinary Nirad C Chaudhuri
Food, Nutrition and Poverty V K R V Rao Scope of Happiness Vijayalakshmi Pandit
in India
For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway Search for Home Sasthi Brata
Forbidden Sea Tara Ali Baig Search for Political Power Abhilasha & Sabina
Kidwai
Forsyte Saga John Galsworthy Sense of Time S H Vatsyayan
Fortynine Days Amrita Pritam Seven Summers Mulk Raj Anand
Fragile Frontiers: The SK Rath Shah Nama Firdausi
Secret History of Mumbai
Terror Attacks
Freedom at Midnight Dominique Lapierre Shahnama Firdausi
French Revolution Thomas Carlyle Shakuntalam Kalidas
Friends and Foes Sheikh Mujibur Shape of Things to Come H. G. Wells
Rehman
Friends, Not Masters Ayub Khan Silas Marner George Eliot
From India to America S Chandrashekhar Social Contract Rousseau Sursagar
From Rajpath to Lokpath Vijaya Raja Scindia Sons and Lovers D. H. Lawrence
Future of NPT Savita Pande Sourav Ganguly: Cricket, Saptarshi Sarkar
Captaincy and
Controversy
Ganadevata Tara Shankar Strictly Personal,
Bandopadhyaya Manmohan and Gursharan
Daman Singh
Gardener Rabindra Nath Sunny Days Sunil Gavaskar
Tagore
Gathering Storm Winston Churchill Super Economies Raghav Bahl
Geeta Govind Jaya Dev Tehriq-e-Mujahideen Dr Sadiq Hussain
Geetanjali Rabindra Nath Tagore The Accidental Prime the making and
Minister unmaking of Manmohan
Singh Sanjaya Baru
Ghasiram Kotwal Vijay Tendulkar The Affluent Society J.K. Galbraith
Ghosts of Calcutta Sebastian Ortiz The Assassination K Mohandas
Gita Rahasya Bal Gangadhar The Betrayal of East Lt Gen A A K
Tilak Pakistan
Gitanjali Rabindra Nath The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood
Tagore
Glimpses of Indian Ocean Z A Quasim The Bubble Mulk Raj Anand
Glimpses of World History Jawaharlal Nehru The Calcutta Amitav Ghosh
Chromosome
Globalisation, Dr. Mool Chand The Career & Legend of Sanjay Subramanyam
Democratization and Sharma Vasco de Gama
Distributive Justice
Godrej: A Hundred Years B K Karanjia The Castle Franz Kalka
Golden Gate Vikram Seth The Chinese Betrayal B N Mullick
Golden Threshold Sarojini Naidu The City of Joy Dominique Lapierre
Gora Rabindra Nath The Class Erich Byron
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Grammar of Politics Harold T.Laski The Clown Heinrich Boll
Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck The Congress Splits R P Rao
Great Depression of 1990 Ravi Batra The Courage to Act A Ben S. Bernanke
Memoir of a Crisis and Its
Aftermath
Great Tragedy Z.A. Bhutto The Court Dancer Rabindranath Tagore
Green Signals: Ecology, Jairam Ramesh The Decline and Fall of Edward Gibbon
Growth, and Democracy in the Roman Empire
India
The Guide R K Narayan The Defeat or Distant Bhaskar Roy
Drumbeats
Gul-e-Naghma Raghupati Sahai The Elephant Paradigm Gurcharan Das
Firaq Gorakhpuri
Gulistan Boston Sheikh Saadi The Emperors New Suit Hans Chrishtian
Anderson
Gullivers Travels Jonathan Swift The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy
Gulzari Lal Nanda: A Peep Promilla Kalhan The Godfather Mario Puzo
Gurusagaram O V Vijayan The Inheritance of Loss Anita Desai
Half Girlfriend Chetan Bhagat The Kumbh Mela: Tarun Khanna
Mapping the Ephemeral
Megacity
Hamlet William Shakespeare The Lady of the Last Sir Walter Scott
Minstrel
Harsha Charit Bana Bhatt The Legacy of Nehru K. Natwar Singh
Harvest Majula The Lives of Others Neel Mukherjee
Padmanabhan
Heat and Dust Ruth Prawer The Masters C.P.Shaw
Jhabwala
Heavy Weather P G Wodehouse The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare
Heir Apparent Dr Karan Singh The Moon and Six pence Somerset Maughan
Henry Esmond Thackeray The Narrow Road to the Richard Flanagan
Deep North
Higher than Hope Fatima Meer The One Day Wonders Sunil Gavaskar
Himalayan Blunder Brig J P Dalvi The Other Side of Sidney Sheldon
Midnight
Hind Swaraj M K Gandhi The Otherness of Self Feroz Varun Gandhi
Hindi Sahitya Aur R S Chaturvedi The Tempest Shakespeare
Samvedna Ka Vikas
Hindu Civilisation J M Barrie The Vicar of Wakefield Oliver Goldsmith
Hindu View of Life Dr S The Wrong Enemy America in Afghanistan,
Radhakrishnan 2001 2014 Carlotta
Gall
Hinduism Nirad C Chaudhary Three Musketeers Alexander Dumas
History of Hindu Chemistry Sir P C Ray Time Machine H.G. Wells
Hitopadesh R K Narayan To the Brink and Back: Jairam Ramesh
Indias 1991 Story
House Divided Pearl S. Buck Tom Jones Henry Fielding
Hunchback of Notre Dame Victor Hugo Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
Hungry Stones Rabindranath Tagore Trail of Jesus John Masefield
Hungry Stones Rabindra Nath Transcendence: My Abdul Kalam
Tagore Spiritual Experiences with
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I am Malala Malala Treasure Island R.L. Stevenson
Yousufzai and Christina
Lamb
I am not an Island K A Abbas Truth Always Prevails Sadruddin Hashwani
I Dare Parmesh Dangwal Two Year Eight Months Salman Rushdi
and Twenty Eight Night
I follow the Mahatma K M Munshi Unaccustomed Earth Jhumpa Lahiri
I Muse; Therefore I am V N Narayanan Unbelievable Delhi to Prof Bhim Singh
Islamabad
Idle Hours R.K. Laxman Uncle Toms Cabin Mrs. Haraiet Stowe
Idols Sunil Gavaskar Unhappy India Lala Lajpat Rai
If I am Assassinated Z.A. Bhutto Universe Around Us James Jeans
In the Light of the Black Rohit Manchanda Until Darkness Parvin Ghaffari
Sun
n the Service of the People Promilla Kalhan Unto The Last John Ruskin
In the Shadow of Pines Mandeep Rai Untold Story Gen B M Kaul
India 2020: A Vision for the Dr A P J Abdul Urvashi Ramdhari Singh
New Millennium Kalam Dinkar
India at Risk Jaswant Singh Urvashi Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar
India Divided Dr.Rajendra Prasad Utopia Sir Thomas Moor
India in Transition Prof Jagdish Utouchable Mulk Raj Anand
Bhagwati
India is for Sale Chitra Uttar Ramcharita Bhava Bhuti
Subramaniam
India of Our Dreams M V Kamath Vanity Fair Thackeray
India Today Rajni Palme Dutt Vanity Fair Thackeray
India Wins Freedom Maulana Azad Vendor of Sweets R K Narayan
India, the Critial Years Kuldip Nayar Venisamhara Narayana Bhatt
Indias Culture the State the B P Singh Village Mulk Raj Anand
Arts & Beyond
Indias Economic Crisis Dr Bimal Jalan Village by the Sea Anita Desai
India-A Wounded V S Naipaul Vinay Patrika Tulsidas
Civilisation
India-From Curzon to Durga Dass Virangana Maithili Sharan Gupta
Nehru and After
India-From Midnight to the Shashi Tharoor Vish Vriksha Bankim Chandra
Millennium Chatterjee
India-Independence Festival Raghu Rai Voice of Conscience V V Giri
(1947-1997)
Indian Arms Bazaar Maj-Gen, Pratap Voice of Freedom Nayantara Sehgal
Narain
Indian Home Rule M K Gandhi Waiting for God Thomas Becket
Indian Muslims Prof Mohd Mujeeb Waiting for the Mahatma R K Narayan
Indian Parliamentary Meira Kumar Walking With Giants G.
Diplomacy- Speakers Ramachandran(former
Perspective Finance Secretary )
Indian Philosophy Dr S Walls of Glass K A Abbas
Radhakrishnan
Indian War of V.D. Savarkar War and No Peace Over Maroof Raza
Independence Kashmir
Indira Gandhis Emergence Nayantara Sehgal War and peace Leo Tolstoy
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Indiras India S Nihal Singh War of Indian Vir Savarkar
Independence
Inside the C.B.I. Joginder Singh Waste Land T.S.Eliot
Insider P V Narsimha Rao Water, Peace and War Brahma Chellaney
Confronting the Global Ambedkar
Water Crisis
Intelligence Services Dr Bhashyam We Indians Khushwant Singh
Kasturi
Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri We, the People N A Palkhivala
It is Always Possible Kiran Bedi Wealth of Nations Adam Smith
Jaguar Smile Salman Rushdie Why I Assassinated Nathuram Godse
Gandhi
Jai Somnath K M Munshi Widening Divide Rafiq Zakaria
Jajar, Churashir Maa Mahashweta Devi Wings of Fire Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Jankijeevanam Prof Rajendra Without Fear or Favour Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Mishra
Jawaharlal Nehru, Rebel B R Nanda Witness to History Prem Bhatia
and Statesman
Jawaharlal Nehru-A Damodaran, A. K. Women and Men in My Khushwant Singh
Communicator Life
Joseph Anton: A Memoir Salman Rushdie Worshipping False Gods Arun Shourie
Book
Julius Caesar William Shakespeare Worthy Fights A Memoir of Leadership
in War and Peace Leon
Panetta and Jim Newton
Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling Wreck Rabindra Nath Tagore
Junglee Girl Ginu Kamani Yajnaseni Dr Pratibha Roy
Jurassic Park Michael Chrichton Yama Mahadevi Verma
Kadambari Bana Bhatt Yashodhara Maithili Sharan Gupta
Kagaz Te Kanwas Amrita Pritam Yayati V S Khandekar
Kali Aandhi Kamleshwar Year of the Vulture Amita Malik
Kamadhenu Kubernath Ray Years of Pilgrimage Dr Raja Ramanna
Kamasutra Vatsyayan Yesterday and Today K P S Menon
Kamasutra S.H. Vatsayayan Your Dreams Are Mine Ravinder Singh
Now: She Showed him
What Love
Kamayani Jai Shankar Pandit Zulfikar Ali Bhutto & Rafi Raza
Pakistan

Version 4

Union Budget 2017-18


Agenda: The Gist of 2017 Budget: Transform, Energise and Clean India
This Union budget contains three major transformations
Presentation of Budget advanced to 1st February to enable the Ministries to operationalize all activities from
the commencement of the financial year.
Merger of Railways Budget with General Budget to bring Railways to the centre stage of Governments fiscal
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Abolition of plan and non-plan classification of expenditure to facilitate a holistic view of allocations for
sectors and ministries.
Fiscal Status:
The total Budget expenditure allocated for 2017-18 is Rs. 21.47 lakh crores.
Fiscal deficit target set at 3.2% for 2017-18 and 3% for 2018-19.
Total resources transferred to States and Union Territories is Rs 4.11 lakh crore.
Income Tax:
The tax net, income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh to be taxed at 5 % instead of the current 10% rate.
Besides Additional charge of 10% for individuals with income in the Rs.50 lakhs-Rs. 1 crore range.
15% surcharges on income above 1 crore to continue.
No transaction above Rs 3 lakh will be permitted in Cash mode, subsequently it has been brought down to 2
Lakhs in the Finance Bill 2017.
Single Page Income Tax Return filing form for taxable income under Rs. 5 lakh.

Agriculture
Rs. 10 lakh crore Total Agriculture Credit to Farmers in 2017-18
Rs. 9000 crore Allocation under FasalBimaYojana for 2017-18
Rs. 20000 crore Long Term Irrigation Fund in NABARD created in 2016-17
Rs. 5000 crore Dedicated Micro Irrigation Fund to be created in NABARD
Rs. 19000 Cr Digital transformation of Primary Agriculture Credit Societies (PACS) in
the next 3 years by NABARD.
Rs. 8000 crore Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund in NABARD
Rs. 40,000 crore. NABARD fund
Rs 5,000 crore A dedicated micro irrigation fund
Rs 40,000 crore Irrigation corpus increased from Rs 20,000 crore to 40,000 crore
Rural Population
Rs 1,87,223 crore Total allocation for rural, agriculture and allied sectors
Rs.48,000 crore MNREGA
Rs.27,000 crore Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana (PMGSY)
Rs. 23000 crore Pradhan MantriAwaasYojana (Gramin)
Rs. 4,814 crore DeendayalUpadhyaya Gram JyotiYojana
Rs. 4,500 crore DeendayalAntyodayaYojana
Infrastructure
Rs. 3,96,135 crore Total Infrastructure Allocation
Rs. 2,41,387 crore Allocation in Transportation Sector including rail, roads, shipping
Rs. 1,31,000 crore Railway Sector
Rs. 1 lakh crore Rashtriya Rail SanrakshaKosh will be created over a period of 5 years
Rs. 64,900 crore Allocation for Highway
Defence
Rs. 2.74,114 crore Defence Sector-Allocation
FINANCIALSECTOR
Rs 2.44 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
Rs.20,000 crore National Housing Bank will refinance individual housing loans of about in
2017-18
Rs. 10,000 crores Recapitalisation of Banks for 2017-18
By March 2017. Banks have targeted to introduce additional 10 lakh new POS terminals

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By September 2017 Banks encouraged to introduce 20 lakh Aadhar based POS


Budget Targets
By 2025 Elimination of tuberculosis by 2025 targeted
By March 2018. To achieve 100% rural electrification
By 2020. Unmanned level crossings will be eliminated
By 2019 All trains will have bio-toilets
By 2019 To bring 1 crore households out of poverty

Pradhan Mantri Kausha lKendras to be extended to more than 600 districts across the country.
Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) will be abolished.
Two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences to be set up in Jharkhand and Gujarat.
The holding period for considering the Capital Gain Tax of immovable property has been increased
from 2 years to 3 years.
Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) has been proposed to be carry forwarded for 15 years instead of 10
years.
In MSME sector for companies with turnover uptoRs. 50 crore the income tax will be reduced to
25%.
Basic customs duty on LNG reduced from 5% to 2.5

International Sports Organizations


Organization Headquarters
Badminton World Federation (BWF) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Zurich, Switzerland
Fdration internationale des checs (FIDE) or World Chess Federation Athens, Greece
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Monaco
International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Mies, Switzerland
International Boxing Association (AIBA) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Canoe Federation (ICF) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Cricket Council (ICC) Dubai, UAE
International Cycling Union (UCI) Aigle, Switzerland
International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Golf Federation (IGF) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Handball Federation (IHF) Basel, Switzerland
International Hockey Federation (FIH) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Judo Federation Lausanne, Switzerland
International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) Monaco, Monaco
International Olympic Committee Lausanne, Switzerland
International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Munich, Germany
International Swimming Federation (FINA) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Tennis Federation (ITF) London, Great Britain
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Lausanne, Switzerland
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Istvanmezei ut, Hungary
United World Wrestling (UWW) Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland
World Archery Federation (FITA) Lausanne, Switzerland
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World Rowing Federation (FISA) Lausanne, Switzerland


World Rugby Dublin, Ireland
World Sailing Hampshire, Great Britain

Steel Plants in India


Place State
Bhilai Steel Plant Chattisgarh
Rourkela Steel Plant Orissa
Bokaro Steel Plant Jharkhand
Durgapur Steel Plant West Bengal
IISCO Steel Plant, Burnpur West Bengal
Salem Steel Plant Tamilnadu
Visvesvaraya Steel Plant, Karnataka
Bhadravati
Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Andhra Pradesh
Tata Steel Ltd Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
Essar Steel Hazira, Gujarat
JSW Steel Vijayanagar, Karnataka
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd Raigarh, Chhattisgarh
Bhushan Steel Ltd Sahibabad (U.P.), Khopoli (Mah), Dhenkanal
(Odisha)

Important Lakes in India


Largest fresh water lakes in Asia & India - Wular Lake, Kashmir
Largest artificial lake in Asia - Upper lake, Madhya Pradesh
Largest saline water lake in india - chika lake, Orissa
Longest lake in India - Vembanad,kerala
Highest Lake in india - Cholamu Lake,Sikkim

Name of the State Name of the Lake


Andhra Pradesh Kolleru Lake
Pulicat Lake
Assam Chandubi Lake
Chapanala Lake
Haflong Lake
Son Beel Lake
Bihar Kanwar Lake
Gujarat Hamirsar Lake
Kankaria Lake
Lakhota Lake
Sursagar Lake
Thol Lake
Vastrapur Lake
Himachal Pradesh Brighu Lake
Dashair and Dhankar Lake
Kareri and Kumarwah lake
Khajjiar Lake
Macchial Lake
Manimahesh Lake
Nako Lake
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Pandoh Lake
Prashar Lake
Renuka Lake
Rewalsar Lake
Seruvalsar and Manimahesh Lake
Haryana Badkhal Lake
Beauty lake
Blue Bird Lake
Brahma Sarovar
Current lake
Karna Lake
Sannihit Sarovar
Surajkund
Tilyar Lake
Jammu and Kashmir Dal Lake
Manasbal Lake
Mansar Lake
Pangong Tso
Sheshnag Lake
Tso Moriri
Wular Lake
Karnataka Agara Lake
Bellandur Lake
Byrasandra Lake
Hebbal Lake
Kempambudhi Lake
Lalbagh Lake
Madiwala Lake
Puttenahalli Lake
Sankey Lake
Ulsoor Lake
Dalavai Lake
Devanoor Lake
Karanji lake
Kukkarahalli lake
Lingambudhi Lake
Honnamana Kere
Pampa Sarovar
Kerala Ashtamudi Lake
Kuttanad Lake
Maanaanchira, Kozhikode
Manakody Kayal
Padinjarechira, Thrissur city
Paravur Kayal
Punnamada Lake
Shasthamkotta lake
Vadakkechira, Thrissur city
Vanchikulam, Thrissur
Vellayani Lake
Vembanad Lake
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Lower Lake
Moti lake
Sarang pani lake
Shahpura lake
Tawa Reservoir
Upper Lake
Maharashtra Gorewada Lake
Khindsi Lake
Lonar Lake
Mehrun Lake
Pashan Lake
Powai Lake
Rankala Lake
Salim Ali Lake
Shivasagar lake
Talao Pali
Upvan Lake
Venna Lake
Meghalaya Umiam Lake
Manipur Loktak Lake
Mizoram Palak dl
Tam Dil
Odisha Anshupa Lake
Chilika Lake
Kanjia lake
Punjab Harike Lake
Kanjli Lake
Ropar Lake
Rajasthan Ana Sagar Lake
Balsamand lake
Dhebar Lake
Jaisamand Lake
Jal Mahal, Man Sagar lake
Kaylana Lake
Nakki Lake
Pushkar Lake
Rajsamand Lake
Ramgarh Lake
Talwara Lake
Sambhar Salt Lake
Fateh Sagar Lake
Rangsagar lake
Uday sagar Lake
Sikkim Gurudongmar Lake
Khecheopalri Lake
Lake Tsongmo
Lake Cholamu
Telangana Alwal Cheruvu Lake
Durgam Cheruvu (Secret Lake)
Himayat Sagar
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Osman Sagar
Safilguda Lake
Saroornagar Lake
Shamirpet Lake
Tamil Nadu Berijam Lake
Chembarambakkam Lake
Kaliveli Lake
Kaveripakkam Lake
Kodaikanal Lake
Ooty Lake
Perumal Eri
Red Hills Lake
Sholavaram Lake
Singanallur Lake
Veeranam Lake
Uttar Pradesh Amakhera Lake
Barua Sagar Tal
Belasagar Lake
Bhadi Tal
Chando Tal Lake
Keetham Lake
Nachan Tal
Ramgarh Tal Lake
Sheikha Jheel
Uttarakhand Skeleton Lake (Roopkund Lake)
Bhimtal Lake
Dodital
Nainital Lake
Naukuchiatal
Sat Tal
West Bengal Debar Lake
East Calcutta Wetlands
Jore Pokhri
Mirik Lake
Rabindra Sarobar
Rasikbil
Santragachhi Lake
Senchal Lake
Important Musical Personalities in India

Musical Person
Instrument
Flute Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pannalal Ghosh
Ghatam T.H. Vinayakram, E.M. Subramaniam
Guitar Braj Bhushan Kabra
Mandolin U Srinivas
Mohan Veena Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhat (inventor of Mohan Veena)
Mridangam K.V. Prasad, S.V. Rajarao, Umalayapuram Sivaraman
Pakhawaj Totaram Sharma
Rudra Veena Asad Ali Khan
Saarangi Shakoor Khan, Pt Ram Narayan, Ramesh Mishra, Sultan Khan
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Santoor Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, Bhajan Sopori


Sarod Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Amjad Ali Khan, Buddhadev Das Gupta
Shehnai Bismillah Khan, Krishna Ram Chaudhary, Ali Ahmad Hussain
Sitar Pt Ravi Shankar, Shahid Parvez Khan, Budhaditya Mukherjee, Anushka Shankar
Surbahaar Annapurna Devi
Tabla Zakir Hussain, Allah Rakha, Sabir Khan, Pt. Kishan Maharaj, Pt. Jnan Prakash Ghosh,
Sandeep Das
Veena Zia Mohiuddin Dagar, Ayyagari Syamasundaram, Doraiswamy Iyengar
Violin M.S. Gopalakrishnan, Smt M. Rajam, N.R. Muralidharan, M. Chandrasekharan, V.G.
Jog, Lalgudi Jayaraman
Vocalist S. Radhakrishna Srinivasa Iyer, M.S. Subbulakshmi, M. Balamuralikrishna, D. K.
(Carnatic Pattammal, Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar, S Pinakapani
Music)
Vocalist Kumar Gandharva, Mallikarjun Bheemarayappa Mansur, Bhimsen Joshi, Pandit Jasraj,
(Hindustani Gangubai Hangal, Kishori Amonkar, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Rahim Fahimuddin
Music) Dagar, Chhannu Lal Mishra, Ramakant Gundecha, Umakant Gundecha, Rajan and
Sajan Mishra

Archeological Sites in India


Place Location
Harappa Montgomery (Sahiwal) district of Punjab in Pakistan.
Mohenjodaro Larkana district of Sind in Pakistan.
Lothal Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Kalibangan Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan.
Dholavira Kachchh district in Gujarat.
Bhiranna Fatehabad district in Haryana.
Banawali Fatehabad district in Haryana.
Adichchanallur Thoothukudi district in Tamilnadu.
Jorwe Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra.
Daimabad Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra.
Shortugai Northern Afghanistan.
Chanhudaro Mullan Sandh, Sindh in Pakistan.
Amri Dadu, Sindh in Pakistan.
Mehrgarh Balochistan in Pakistan
Ganeriwala Punjab, Pakistan.
Rakhigarhi Hisar district in Haryana.
Attirampakkam Tiruvallur district in Tamil Nadu

Foreign banks with branches in India


List of banks which are incorporated outside India and are operating branches in India
Australian banks Australia and New Zealand Banking Group
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
National Australia Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation
Bahraini banks Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait
Bangladeshi banks AB Bank
Sonali Bank
Belgian bank Antwerp Diamond Bank
Canadian bank Bank of Nova Scotia
Chinese bank Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
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French banks BNP Paribas


Credit Agricole
Societe Generale
German banks Deutsche Bank
Indonesian bank Bank Internasional Indonesia
Japanese banks Mizuho Corporate Bank
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Mauritian bank State Bank of Mauritius
Dutch bank Rabobank
Qatari bank Doha bank
Russian banks Sberbank
VTB
Omani bank HSBC Bank Oman
Singaporean banks DBS Bank
United Overseas Bank
South African bank FirstRand Bank
South Korean banks Shinhan Bank
Woori Bank
Sri Lankan bank Bank of Ceylon
Swiss banks Credit Suisse
UBS AG
Taiwanese bank Chinatrust Commercial Bank
Thai bank Krung Thai Bank
UAE banks Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Mashreq Bank
UK banks HSBC
Barclays Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
Royal Bank of Scotland(RBS N.V)
US banks American Express
Bank of America
Citibank
P. Morgan Chase Bank

Foreign banks with representative offices in India

List of foreign banks with representative offices in India


Austrian bank Raiffeisen Zentral bank
Belgian bank KBC Bank
Canadian banks Royal Bank of Canada
Toronto Dominion Bank
French banks Credit Industriel et Commercial
Natixis
German banks Commerzbank
DZ Bank
KfW
Landesbank Baden-Wrttemberg
Italian banks Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Banca Popolare di Milano
Banca Popolare di Vicenza
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Intesa Sanpaolo
UBI Banca
Malaysian bank CIMB
Nepalese bank Everest Bank
Norwegian bank DNB ASA
Portuguese bank Caixa Geral de Depositos
Russian banks Gazprom bank
Promsvyaz bank
Vnesheconom bank
South Korean banks Industrial Bank of Korea
Kookmin Bank
Korea Exchange Bank
Spanish Banks Banco de Sabadell
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
Caixabank
Sri Lankan bank Hatton National Bank
Swedish banks Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken
Zurcher Kantonalbank
Taiwanese banks Bank of Taiwan
Mega International Commercial Bank
Turkish bank Bank Asya
UAE banks Emirates NBD
First Gulf Bank
UK bank Duncan Lawrie
US banks Bank of New York Mellon
Wells Fargo Bank
Singapore Banks Development Bank of Singapore

Military, Army & Airforce Exercises

Exercises Name Country


Anaconda India and Poland
Ausindex India and Australia
Balikatan or Shoulder-to- Shoulder USA and Philippines
Cobra Gold US and Thailand
Desert Eagle India and UAE
Druzhba(Friendship) Russia and Pakistan
Eager Lion USA and Jordan
Foal Eagle South Korea and USA
Garuda India and France
Gurada Shakti India and Indonesia
Hand In Hand India and China
Indra India and Russia
Indradhanush Or Rainbow India and UK
Konkan India and Britain
Lamitye India and Seychelles
Maitree India and Thailand
Malabar India, Japan and United States
Mithra Shakti India and Sri Lanka.
Naseem Al Bahr India and Oman

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Nomadic Elephant India and Mongolia


Prabal Dostyk India and Kazhakhstan
Rabal Dostyk India & Kazakhstan
Sahyog Hyeobleed India and South Korea
Sahyog- Kaijin India and Japan
Sagarmatha Friendship China & Nepal
Sea China and Russia
Shaheen (Eagle)5 Pakistan and China
Shakti India and France
Simbex India and Singapore
Sino India Cooperation 2016 India and China
Slinex India and Sri Lanka
Surya Kiran India and Nepal
TROPEX Inter-service military exercise of
Varuna India and France
Yudh Abhyas India and USA

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