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Matter-of-Fact of the week #46:

For his works such as Aranya Low Cost Housing development, a collection of more than 6500 residences in the city of Indore and Tagore Memorial Hall, architect Balkrishna Doshi was awarded with the Pritzker Prize, the Nobel Prize of architecture and the first Indian to receive this...

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Matter-of-Fact of the week #45:

Jacques Edwin Brandenberger was a Swiss chemist and textile engineer who in 1908 invented cellophane. Jacques saw a wine spill on a restaurant tablecloth and was inspired to create a cloth that would repel liquids instead of absorbing them. He created a film using cellulose that was transparent as well as water resistant. He sold the US rights to DuPont in...

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Matter-of-Fact of the week #43:

In 1980, the Indian badminton ace, Prakash Padukone became the first Indian player to win the coveted All England Championship, which happens to be world’s oldest badminton tournament. 21 years later, Pullela Gopichand emulated the...

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  • Matter-of-Fact of the week #50:

    United Provinces

    During the British Rule, United Provinces was created on 01 April 1937 (and, no it wasn’t an April fool’s joke). Thirteen years later it was renamed as Uttar Pradesh (northern province). In 2000, the northern districts of the state were separated to form a new state of Uttarakhand.

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112 - International emergency call

117 - Police emergency call

118 - Fire Station

140 - Breakdown service

143 - Crisis line

144 - Emergency Rescue

145 - Toxin information

147 - Children emergency call

163 - Road condition