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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Important National Days

January:
09- Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (NRI Day)
12- National Youth Day
15- Army Day
23- Netaji Jayanti
25- National Voter's Day
26- Republic Day

February:
14- Valentine Day
24- Central Excise Day
28- National Science Day

March:
03- National Defence Day
08- Women's Day
23- Martyr's Day

April:
05- National Maritime Day
14- Birth Day of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

May:
01- Labour Day
03- Press Freedom Day
11- National Technology Day

June:
21- International Yoga Day

July:
26- Kargil Vijay Day

August:
15- Independence Day
20- National Sadbhawana Day ( Birthday of Rajiv Gandhi)
29- National Sports Day

September:
05- Teacher's Day (Birthday of Dr. S.Radhakrishnan)
14- National Hindi Day

October:
02- Gandhi Jayanti
08- National Air Force Day
10- National Post Office Day

November:
11- National Education Day
14- Childern's Day ( Birthday of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru)
30- National Flag Day

December:
01-AIDS Day
04- National Navy Day
09- National Girl Child Day
14- National Energy Consumption Day
23- Kisan Diwas
25- Good Governance Day/ Christmas Day 

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Superlatives in India

Highest 

1) The Highest Airport...Leh Airport

2) The Highest Dam...Tehri Dam

3) The Highest Peak...Godwin Austin (K2)

4) The Highest battlefield...Siachen Glacier

5) The Highest Civilian Award...Bharat Ratna

6) The Highest Water Fall....Garsoppa (Karnataka)

7) The Highest Gateway....Buland Darwaza

8) The Highest Tower....Qutub Minar 



largest

1) The Largest River Island...Majuli (Assam)

2)  The Largest Desert....Thar (Rajasthan)

3) The Largest Delta...Sundarbans (W.B)

4) The Largest Mosque...Jama Masjid (Delhi)

5) The Largest Zoo...Zoological Garden

6) The Largest Museum.... Indian Museum (Kolkata)

7) The Largest State (Area)... Rajasthan

8) The Largest Animal Fair....Sonepur (Bihar)

9) The Largest Church.... Saint Cathedral ( Goa)

10) The Largest Auditorium....Sri Shanmu Khanand

11) The Largest Cave....Amarnath

12) The Largest Lake.....Wular Lake (J&K)

13) The Largest Dome....Gol Gumbaz (Bijapur)


Smallest

1) The Smallest  State(Area)... Goa

2) The Smallest State (Population)....Sikkim 


longest

1) The Longest River.... The Ganga

2) The Longest River Bridge...Mahatma Gandhi Setu

3) The  Longest National Highway....NH-7

4) The Longest Road....Grand Trunk Road

5)  The Longest Tunnel...Jawahar Tunnel (J&K)

6) The Longest Dam...Hirakud Dam (Orissa)













Monday, 11 April 2016

Firsts In India (Woman)

1) The 1st Woman Prime Minister...Indira Gandhi

2) The 1st Woman to received Bharat Ratna...Indira Gandhi

3) The 1st Woman President....Smt. Pratibha Patil

4) The 1st Woman Governor of India...Sarojini Naidu

5) The 1st Woman IPS Officer of India...Kiran Bedi

6) The 1st Woman to get Jnanpith Award...Ashapurna Devi

7) The 1st Woman to receive Nobel Prize in India....Mother Teresa

8) The 1st Indian to get Ashok Chakra...Nirja Mishra

9) The 1st Woman ruler of India...Razia Sultana

10) The 1st Indian Woman to become Miss World...Reita Faria

11) The 1st Woman Judge In Supreme Court...Meera Sahib Fatima Beevi

12) The 1st Indian to Cross English Channel...Arati Saha

13) The 1st Indian Woman to go into Space...Kalpana Chawla

14) The 1st Indian Woman to Climb The Mount Everest...Bachendri Pal

15) The 1st Indian Airline Pilot....Durga Banerjee

Firsts in India ( Male)

1) The 1st President of Indian Republic...Dr. Rajendra Prasad


2) The 1st Vice-President of Indian Republic...Dr. S.Radhakrishnan


3) The 1st Prime Minister of Independent India...Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru


4) The 1st Home Minister of  Independent India...Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel


5) The 1st Muslim President of India....Dr. Zakir Hussain


6) The 1st Speaker of  Lok Sabha....G.V. Mavlankar


7) The 1st Indian I.C.S. Officer....Satyendra Nath Tagore


8) The 1st Indian to get Bharat Ratna Award...Dr. S.Radhakrishnan


9) The 1st Indian to get Jnanpith Award...Sri Shankar Kurup


10) The 1st Indian to win the Nobel Prize.....Rabindra Nath Tagore


11) The 1st Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Physics...C.V. Raman 


12) The 1st Indian to win the Nobel Prize in Economics...Amartya Sen


13) The 1st Indian to go into Space...Rakesh Sharma