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Some Important Things about Maharashtra

Some Important Things about Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis High Court Bombay High Court Chief Justice Justice Mohit Shah Capital Mumbai (Winter Capital – Nagpur) Number of Districts 36 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Maharashtra Amba Barwa WLS Andhari WLS Aner Dam WLS Bhamragarh WLS …

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Sports Festivals- Asian Games Record

Sports Festivals- Asian Games Record Asian Games:  These games were organized at the initiative of the late Prime Minister Pt Jawaharlal Nehru in 1951 and have been held once in four years ever since. Asian Games Record   Year Venue Participation No. of Sports Ranking City Country No. of Athletes …

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India’s Oceanographic Research Programme

India’s Oceanographic Research Programme Set Up: The Department of Oceanograph Development was established in 1981 to promote research and development in the marine sector. Since then considerable research work has been done which included the Antarctic Research Programme. Antarctic Research Programme: Antarctic, the last continent explored by man, was discovered …

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India’s Major Achievements in Olympics

India’s Major Achievements in Olympics               Hockey 1928 Gold (Amsterdam) 1932 Gold (Los Angeles) 1936 Gold (Berlin) 1948 Gold (London) 1952 Gold (Helsinki) 1956 Gold (Melbourne) 1960 Silver (Rome) 1964 Gold (Tokyo) 1968 Bronze (Mexico City) 1972 Bronze (Munich) 1980 Gold (Moscow)   Wrestling …

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India’s Internal Security

India’s Internal Security Police: Police is a state subject under the Constitution. The head of a police force in a state is the Director-General of Police (DGP) or Inspector- General of Police (IGP). For administrative purposes, each state is divided into ranges headed by the Deputy-Inspector General of Police (DIG) …

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NATIONAL INSIGNIA AND OTHER FACTS

NATIONAL INSIGNIA AND OTHER FACTS National Insignia National Flag The National flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on July 2, 1947 and presented to the nation at the midnight session of the Assembly on August 14, 1947 on behalf of the woman of India. The flag was …

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All Atomic Power Plants In India

All Atomic Power Plants In India    Name Location Features 1 Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS) Tarapur (Maharashtra) Asia’s first atomic power  station commissioned in 1969 2 Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu) India’s first indigenously built atomic power station 3 Rajasthan Atomic Power (RAPS) Rawatbhata (Gujarat)   …

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National Day & Other Important Days

National Day National Day Date and Months Remarks Independence Day August 15 India achieved Independence on this day in 1947 Republic Day January 26 India became a Republic on this day in 1950 Martyr’s Day January 30 Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1948 Teachers ‘ Day September …

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India’s All Superlatives

India’s All Superlatives Structures Highest Tower (Minaret) Qutab Minar Highest Gateway Buland Darwaja (Fatehpur Sikri) Highest Dam Bhakra Dam Highest Bridge Chambal Bridge Largest City Kolkata Largest Lake Wular Lake Largest Residence Rashtrapati Bhawan Largest Cinema Hall Thangam (Madurai) – capacity over 2500 seats Largest Museum Indian Museum, Kolkata Largest …

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