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Oldest Competitor In Wimbledon

Jean Borotra, a 66-year-old Frenchman was the oldest competitor in Wimbledon Tennis Championship. He played in 1964.

Film Debut Of Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar, (more…)

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Premier Educational Institute

Christian Medical College, Vellore, a premier educational institute, was started in 1900 as a one room clinic by Ida Schrudder, a noble lady.

Blinding Tree Causes Blindness

Blinding tree is a (more…)

Whistling Wild Dogs

‘Chennaai’, the whistling wild dogs are found in the jungles of Tamil Nadu. Their average lifespan does not got beyond seven years.  (more…)

British Museum

The British Museum, the first national museum in England, (more…)

Flying Sikh

Milkha Singh, the Indian athlete who ran in Asian, Commonwealth and (more…)

more 5 points … to know

Posted: November 20, 2007 in Do You Know?
  • Olympic rings

Among the five rings of Olympic games –

Blue : Europe

Yellow : Asia

Black : Africa

Green : Australia

Red : America (more…)

more 5 points … to know

Posted: November 11, 2007 in Do You Know?
  • LalgarhPalace in Bikaner

Samual Swinton Jacob, British architect, was commissioned by Maharaja Ganga Singh of Bikaner in Rajasthan in north-western India to build Lalgarh (more…)