When Indian forces drove away the Portuguese from
this colony, it became in the eyes of international law,
an independent country.
The residents of the colony requested the Government
of India for administrative help. Mr. K.G. Badlani, an
officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) was
sent as the administrator.
In 1961, Mr. Badlani was, for one day, designated the
Prime Minister of the ‘country’, so that, as Head of
State, he could sign an agreement with the Prime
Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, and formally
merge the ‘country’ with the Republic of India.
Identify this former Portuguese colony.
A special occasion for the world's second largest
commercial employer saw the release of this
logo. Identify the organization
Introduced into India by Babur and later
formalized by Akbar, Mughal Ganjifa is a card
game played with a deck of 96 cards comprising
of 8 suits of 12 cards each.
As the game became popular beyond the Mughal
courts, the designs on the cards were made
compatible with Hindu tradition.
A second form of the game emerged with 10 suits
of 12 cards each.
While local variations abound across the country,
Mughal Ganjifa and its Hindu sibling remain the
two meta-variants. Which God was typically
depicted in the 10 suits?
In 1882, Mr. W L Lake a Canadian engineer saw
elephants emerging out of dense forests with oil
stains on their feet.
So the story goes, that his shouts urging his men
to drill the area for crude oil gave this Indian town
This place is Asia’s largest wholesale market.
Built by a king for his favorite daughter in 1650 AD
so that she could shop all she wanted to, this market
place derives its name from the canals filled with
water that sparkled like silver in the moonlight.
What place in contemporary Asia is this?
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