This artistic creation was started around 40 years back by a government employee,
Illegally , in government owned land . When discovered by the authorities , the initial
decision was to demolish it . As news spread , the creation got widely appreciated
and got international acclaim . It is now the main tourist attraction of the city it is
X has been passed over for the Physics Nobel Prize on more than one
occasion, leading to controversy in 2005 when several physicists wrote to the
Swedish Academy, protesting that X should have been awarded a share
of the Prize for the X diagonal representation (also known as X -Glauber rep
resentation) in quantum optics, for which Roy J. Glauber won his share
of the prize. X and others physicists sent a letter to the Nobel Committee
claiming that the P representation had more contributions of “ X ” than
“Glauber.” The letter goes on to say that Glauber criticized X’s theory—
before renaming it the “P representation” and incorporating it into his own works.
In 1992, X was awarded the bharat ratna ,but was
later withdrawn in a response To a supreme court
directive following a public interest litigation filed
in the court.
Identify X and the reason for the litigation.
Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha(KKGSS) is a
manufacturing federation located in the Bengeri area of the city
of HublI in the
Karnataka.It was started in 1957 to cater to the need and growth
of khadi and
Oyher village industries and to provide employment
oppurtunities to the rural
youth in these sectors.
But it is well known for another reason.
This place first came into Indian territory when it was
captured by the cholas who called it impure ,later on it was
re captured by the marathas. However, it changed its
masters various times before becoming a part of Indian state
Actually speaking, it has 2 segments whuch are separated by
the ten degree channel
.Popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi's two English daughters , their real names
were Madeleine Slade & Catherine Mary Heilman. Madeleine attended the second
Round Table Conference with Gandhi . She sent news releases concerning Gandhi's
campaign to the world press for which she was repeatedly threatened by the
government, but she continued her work. She was arrested for entering the city of
Bombay in violation of the government order. Catherine on the other hand, went
from village to village helping the families of political prisoners
• Malaria which was under control in India saw
a major resurgence in the 1990’s especially in
non-endemic places in Rajasthan.
Why was the World Bank blamed for this
• The X is located in Kerala, but has been
leased to Tamil Nadu after a 1886 treaty
between the then Travancore State and
the Madras Presidency.
In 2011 a film Y was released regarding the
same .The (DMK) complained that the film
is based on the X dispute between Tamil
Nadu and Kerala. Thus , it was banned in
both kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Give both X and Y .
• In an interview to the Indian Express in November
2011, he said:
“After Operation Blue Star in Punjab, the final
examinations were postponed. [I] led a group of students
demanding a month’s notice as preparation.
We made banners saying, “____ ____”.
and went about raising this slogan.”
• He used these lines in a film. Which lines?
• The name of this 99 year old product roughly
translates as 'enlightenment of the
soul'. What product?
It is a food product, more often ingested in
summer than in winter.
• The Jain Family headed by D.K. Jain started
Siddhomal and Sons, a paper and newsprint
trading organization in 1923.They took their
first step in manufacturing by setting up the
Industrial Oxygen Co. Ltd. in 1963.Based on
advice from McKinsey & Co., in 1999, they
diversified into the entertainment industry.
• Name their initiative in this area.
• A Union Minister for Irrigation and Electricity in
the1960s, Dr. Kanuri Lakshmana Rao was
instrumental insetting up Rural Electrification
Corporation (REC).The worlds longest earth dam
on River Krishna in Nalgonda was his brain child.
His memoir was titled‘Cusecs
Candidate’.Sometime in the 1970s, he envisaged
an idea whose cost was initially pegged at
Rs.12,500 crores (now it is estimated at Rs 5.6
lakh crores or Rs 1 crore per village).
• What did KL Rao propose?
• What follows will be a TIME magazine cover.
The question here is that which particular
occasion is this photo a depiction of?
• Namee: Ranjana Sonawane
• Age: 40 years
• Address: Tembhli village, Nandurbar district, Maharashtra
• Education: Class IV (illiterate)
• Marital status: Married, 3 children
• Husband’s name: Sadashiv
• Children: 3 (Umesh (11 years); Hitesh (5 years); Mangesh
• Profession: Daily wage agricultural labourer
• Income: Rs. 50 per day
• House: kuchha
• Claim to fame: ?
It is powered by an ordinary 6 volt alkaline battery
manufactured by Bharat Electronics Ltd. &
Electonic Corporation of India Ltd. ,Hyderabad.
This design enables the use of it throughout the
country since many parts of India have erratic
power supply or no power supply at all.
It was first used in North Paravur In Kerala,1982
What am I describing?
• The origin of "X" can be traced to the pre-historic
times. In India, "X" was primarily devised as a way
to develop the physical strength and speed in
young men. . The dramatized version of the great
Indian epic, the Mahabharata, has made an
analogy of the game "X", wherein the warrior
Arjuna's son Abhimanyu faces a tough
time, when he is trapped in the 'Chakravyuha' set
by his enemies of the War. The name may be
derived from the merger of two Tamil words..ID
• The record of 45.9 seconds originally set by
Herb McKenley was broken by George Rhoden
in 1950, who registered a time of 45.8
seconds. This record was then bettered by Lou
Jones in 1955 with a time of 45.4 seconds, and
Jones further shaved some time off his own
record by setting a time of 45.2 seconds in
1956. Why is this fact back in the news?
Q21 Identify X
• _____ in the city of New Delhi, was built during the rule of Ala-ud-Din
Khalji of the Delhi Sultanate to defend the city from the onslaught of the
Mongols. It was the second of the seven cities of medieval Delhi built
around 1303 (stated to be the first entirely constructed
by Muslims), which at present is seen only in ruins with a few remnants.
• According to the legend of Ala-ud-din’s war exploits, the name ____ given
to the Fort was because the foundation of the fort was built on the
severed heads of about 8,000 Mongol soldiers killed in the war.
• Another version of the legend refers to the war crimes committed by
Allauddin when the Mongol army was defeated and the captured soldiers
were brought to X and trampled by elephants, then their severed heads
were hung on the walls of X.
Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab and the second largest city in the
country. It is the largest native Punjabi-populated city in the world and an important
historical centre of the country. With a rich history dating back over a millennium,
Lahore is a main cultural centre of Punjab and Pakistan.
Which indian mythological character is associated with this city?
She was the third Maharani of Jaipur from 1939 to 1970 through her
marriage to HH Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II.
Following India's independence and the subsequent abolition of
the princely states, she became an extremely successful politician.
She was also celebrated for her classical beauty and became
something of a fashion icon in her adulthood. She has been counted
in 'The Ten Most Beautiful Women of the World' by the Vogue
She died on 29 July 2009 in Jaipur, at the age of 90. She was
suffering from paralytic ileus and lung infection.
After Partition and Independence Day in India in 1947, She ran for Parliament
in 1962 and won the constituency in the Lok Sabha in the world's largest
landslide, winning 192,909 votes out of 246,516 cast,confirmed by
the Guinness Book of Records. She continued to hold this seat in 1967 and
The existence of this band was secret until May 2011.Mick Jagger, English
musician and the lead vocalist of rock band The Rolling Stones, announced its
formation on 20 May 2011. This band was Dave Stewart's idea . Inspired by the
sounds washing into his home in St Ann's Bay, Jamaica, Stewart urged Jagger to
fuse their sound with that of Indian orchestras. Stewart and Jagger had mutual
liking for Indian orchestrations; thus, A. R. Rahman was added to the supergroup.
The name of the band is said to be inspired by Muhammad Ali.
"Miracle Worker“ and Satyameva Jayathe are two singles that the band released
back in 2011 .
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