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Born to Goan parents in Mumbai, Reita Faria, became the first Asian woman and Indian to win a Miss World title. She later went on to become a practising doctor in Dublin.
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The state was established on February 20, 1987. Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh were established in November, 2000.
Yep, they're all from there.
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Indira Gandhi was the first woman to win a Bharat Ratna in 1971.
Calico, a type of cotton textile, was one of the first exports from India. The name was derived from "Calicut", which is Kozhikode's old name.
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K2 is on the China-Pakistan border, Kailasa is in Tibet, and Everest is on the China (Tibet Autonomous Region)-Nepal border.
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India's first floating post office was inaugurated at Dal Lake, Srinagar in August 2011.
Ernakulam was the first district in the country to achieve full literacy by 1990. At the moment, it has the seventh highest literacy rate in the country of 95.89%.
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Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha was a remake of French Kiss. Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin was a remake of It Happened One Night. Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega was based on While You Were Sleeping.
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Anita Desai (L), Kiran Desai's (R) mother, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction thrice for her novels Clear Light of Day (1980), In Custody (1984), and Fasting, Feasting (1999).
Though the director — Deepa Mehta — is Indian, the submission was made by her Canadian producers.
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His real name is Jai Hemant Shroff.
Kumble took all 10 wickets in a single innings against Pakistan in 1998-99 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi.
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The coffee plant was first traced back to Ethiopia, but its origins as a drink made its way to the world through Egypt and Yemen. The word "coffee" itself originates from the Arabic word "qahwa".
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