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03/26/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
Here are some astounding facts about an Indian Church which resulted in the birth of an entire city! #OMGChhattisgarh
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03/26/2017 at 04:30. Facebook
The Chipko Movement was a nonviolent movement aimed at protection and conservation of trees and forests from being destroyed. The name of the Chipko movement originated from the word 'embrace' as the villagers used to hug the trees and protect them from wood cutters cutting them. It was based on the Gandhian philosophy of peaceful resistance to achieve the goals. It was a strong uprising...
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03/25/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi is an Indian chess player who holds the FIDE titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster, the first female player in the country to achieve these titles. She has won more medals than any other player for India in the Chess Olympiads. She has won almost all national age group titles, including the senior title. In 2001, the Indian Government honoured her with...
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03/25/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Leslie Claudius was an Indian field hockey player. He etched his name in the Guinness World Records alongside compatriot Udham Singh for being part of a hockey team to win the maximum number of medals at the Olympic Games. To his gold medals in 1948, 1952 and 1956, he added silver in 1960 when he captained the team. He was also the first player ever to earn 100 caps. In 1971, he became the...
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03/25/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Dr. Usha Mehta played an important role in the Quit India Movement. She had arrived from Delhi and in a daring act, unfurled the Indian National Movement's tricolor at Gawalia Tank Ground, renamed as August Kranti Maidan, on August 9, 1942, when eminent leaders, including Gandhiji, had been placed under arrest by the British. She launched an underground radio to spread Gandhiji's call for the...
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03/25/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
Colonel Vasanth Venugopal was the Commanding Officer of 9 Maratha Light Infantry, a unit of the Indian Army. In a military career spanning eighteen years, he served in Pathankot, Sikkim, Gandhinagar, Ranchi, Bangalore and various sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. "I go where my men go", he told his mother when she asked him if a colonel should participate in all operations conducted by his men. On...
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03/25/2017 at 03:30. Facebook
This Indian couple shows us how we could lead a sustainable lifestyle. Meet them on #EarthHour. #ChangeClimateChange #OMGIndia2
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03/24/2017 at 13:28. Facebook
Push the limits of your imagination with absolutely breathtaking body art. #SkinWars premieres 31st March on FYI TV18!
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03/24/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
G. D. Naidu was an Indian inventor and engineer who is also referred to as the Edison of India. He is credited with the manufacture of the first electric motor in India. Naidu’s 'Rasant' razor incorporated a small motor operated by dry cells, called Heilbronn. Among his other inventions were super-thin shaving blades, a distance adjuster for film cameras, a fruit juice extractor, a...
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03/24/2017 at 02:30. Facebook
Do you think you and your family can live life in only two colours? Meet this red hot family of Bangalore who can! #OMGIndia2
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03/23/2017 at 09:30. Facebook
Hemu Kalani was one of the youngest Indian freedom fighters. His contribution to Indian Independence is invaluable and he was known as the Bhagat Singh of Sindh. In the last few years of the Indian freedom struggle, he rose to become an epitome and was a role model for men twice his age. He was 19-years-old when he attained martyrdom. He became the leader of Swaraj Sena, a revolutionary...
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03/23/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Ram Manohar Lohia was a prominent figure in the Indian freedom struggle movement. He never shied away from working towards social and economic issues - be it organizing a small strike on the death of Lokmanya Tilak or providing support to India's freedom struggle by participating in the Satyagraha Movement at the age of ten; raising his voice to the social evils like rich-poor divide,...
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03/23/2017 at 06:28. Facebook
This #ShaheedDiwas let’s salute the youngest recipient of the Param Vir Chakra & one of the #Heroes of the 1971 War - 2nd Lt. Arun Khetarpal.
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03/23/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
#ThisDayInHistory is the day when Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru & Sukhdev Thapar attained Martyrdom. The trio were members of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association and they were convicted for killing the British Superintendent of Police John Saunders, who they held responsible for the death of Lala Lajpat Rai. Their subsequent capture, trial and execution made them martyrs in the eyes of...
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03/23/2017 at 03:00. Facebook
मिलिये #OMGIndia के एक ख़ास विद्यार्थी से! इनके पास १४० डिग्रीया है और ये नई डिग्रीया हासिल करने में जुटे है #OMGHindi
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03/22/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
INSAT-3B was launched on the 128th flight of European launch vehicle, Ariane of Arianespace, on #ThisDayInHistory. It was the first of the five satellites successfully launched under the Insat-3 series. The satellite was primarily intended for business communication, developmental communication and mobile communication.
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03/22/2017 at 06:28. Facebook
On #WorldWaterDay, discover India's best kept secret and immerse yourself with a breathtaking experience from #OMGChhattisgarh!
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03/22/2017 at 05:32. Facebook
#SuryaSen was a Bengali independence fighter who led the 1930 Chittagong armoury raid against the British colonial rule in India. A revolutionary at heart, he was the chief architect of the anti-British freedom movement in Chittagong, Bengal. He was instrumental in building the momentum for a nationwide non-cooperation movement that spread across the country. Independent-minded and idealistic...
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03/22/2017 at 03:30. Facebook
देखिये एक भारतीय व्यक्ति का अद्भुत अविष्कार - बिना ड्राइवर के और पानी पर चलने वाली कार. #WorldWaterDay #OMGIndia #OMGHindi
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03/21/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
IRS-P3 was a remote sensing satellite launched by ISRO on the board of PSLV rocket for remote sensing of earth's natural resources and study of X-ray astronomy. The IRS-P3 satellite contained an X-ray astronomy payload, a C-band transponder and two remote sensing payloads. IRS-P3 is one of the satellites in the Indian Remote Sensing series of Earth Observation satellites, assembled, launched...
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