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Know all about Indian Postal system - India Post

India has the largest network of postal system in the world . India Post previously known as " Department of Post " was formed on 1st October 1854 and comes under the jurisdiction of ministry of communication. Headquartered at Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi, It has around 1,55,000 post offices across the country. As of March 2017, India Post has more than 433,417 employees working. Calcutta GPO is the first post office in India - The East India Company started establishing post offices in India. In 1774 Calcutta GPO was established. Hikkim in Himachal Pradesh is famous for it's world's highest post-office , situated at around 4400 mtr (15,500 ft) above sea level.  Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir has a floating post office . Postal Number 9 (PB No 9), set up in 1920s is said to have completed 100 years and is situated in Munnar, Kerala.

Know all about International Cooperation and Convention Centre - Rudraksh, Varanasi

International Cooperation and Convention Centre - Rudraksh is a two-storey convention centre, which has a seating capacity of 1200, was built with the assistance of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Rudraksh Constructed in the Sigra area of Varanasi over 3-acres of land. JICA provided the cost of the construction of the convention centre by providing a grant of Rs 200 crore under the Japanese ODA scheme. The foundation stone for the centre was laid in 2015, during the then Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to Varanasi. The 'Rudraksh' centre has been positioned as an ideal location to host all types of international conventions, concerts and exhibitions in order to strengthen the city's competitiveness by developing its tourism sector. The convention centre comprises of a main hall with a tower, meeting rooms and a spacious parking area that can accommodate as many as 120 cars. The roof of the building has been constructed to resemble the Sh

Know about some widespread misconceptions in Hinduism

Is it allowed to marry a 6 year old girl in Hinduism? As per Hindu holy book, the Vedas, Girl's marriage is considered valid only after the age of puberty. In the Vedas marriage is shown to be between two adult persons after the Brahmacharya stage. The Vedas, specifically the Rigveda and Atharvaveda, have verses that clearly indicate that during the Vedic Period, girls married well after attaining puberty and were of a mature age. The early Dharmaśhāstra also state that girls should be married only after they have attained puberty, while some texts extend the marriageable age to before puberty. In the Manusmriti, which was not implemented as law, a father is considered to have wronged his daughter if he fails to marry her before puberty and if the girl is not married in less than three years after reaching puberty, she can search for the husband herself. It seems some briyani dealer has mixed some medicines with the biryanis and sold to the hindus. is it correct? These are absolute

Know all about Indian gymnast Pranati Nayak

Pranati Nayak (born 6 April 1995) is an Indian artistic gymnast hails from Medinipur, West Bengal. She earned a bronze medal on vault at the 2019 Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships. Pranati Nayak is being trained by Minara Begum for the last 18 years. Pranati Nayak was Eight years old when Minara Begum started to train her, Minara Begum also took her complete responsibilities for her education and living expenses in Kolkata since her parents were unable to afford it. Pranati's father retired as a bus driver in 2017. Indian Gymnast Pranati Nayak Pranati Nayak is the only Indian gymnast to have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. The 26-year old became only the second woman gymnast from India to qualify for the Summer Olympic Games. She secured a spot in the Olympics, after claiming a Bronze Medal at the 2019 Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Vault, 2019 at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. In 2019, she became eligible to compete in the World Championships in Stuttgart where she sec

Know all about winner of Masterchef Australia 2021 - Justin Narayan

Justin Narayan is an Indian origin pastor who stays in Perth, Western Australia, and with this victory Masterchef Australia season -13, he has become the second Indian-origin contestant on the Master Chef show to take home the trophy. Before him, it was prison guard Sashi Cheliah, who had won the Masterchef title in the year 2018. In some of the episodes of Masterchef, Justin had impressed judges with Indian chicken tacos, Charcoal Chicken with Toum, Flatbread and Pickle Salad and Indian Chicken Curry. Along with the Master Chef 2021 title & trophy, Justin took home AUD250,000 which is approx 1Cr Indian rupees. Justin had travelled to India in 2017 and fell in love with its culture, history, people and its food. Justin was seen preparing all kinds of cuisines in the MasterChef Australia kitchen but he possesses a great understanding of Indian flavours. Masterchef Australia 2021 - Justin Narayan

Quiz questions on Bharat Ratna

Who was given the Bharat Ratna award in 1980 who died in Kolkata she was a naturalised citizen? Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, better known as Mother Teresa was a naturalized citizen and was awarded the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna in the year 1980. Name the sports person who got the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna? Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna on 4th February, 2014 for his contribution towards cricket. As a commerce student what we need to do to get Bharat Ratna award? Professor Amartya Sen was awarded Bharat Ratna in the year 1999 for his contribution in economics . Which article related to the dispute of Bharat Ratna awards? Article 18 of the Indian Constitution, which abolishes conferment of titles by the state. Article 18 has an abolition of titles clauses No title, not being a military or academic distinction, shall be conferred by the State. No citizen of India shall accept any title from any foreign State. No person who is not a citizen of India

Know all about board game Ludo

Pachisi, Chausar, Chopad or popularly known as Ludo is an ancient Indian game, which per some historians Mughal Emperor Akbar was addicted to and used to play with real people instead of plastic buttons or plastic statue miniatures, the game has now become a strategy game and are taught at business schools. On August 29, 1891, Alfred Collier had applied for a patent in England, claiming that a board game, which he named Royal Ludo, was his invention. Since then the game became popular worldwide by the name we know today. Later on, the British Royal Navy converted it into a board game called ‘Uckers’. According to some historians this board game of Ludo or pachisi originates in India as far back as 3300 BC. The exact origins of this legendary game though seems uncertain, but some earliest proofs of this game comes from the historic Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, where the board game was depicted in the form illustrations on the wall. This seems to suggest that Ludo was an Indian creation.