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Q. Identify the duo and how are they special as a couple. Ans.: Joachim and Violet Alva. They were the first couple to be elected to Parliament under adult franchise and are the in laws of Margaret Alva.

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AR Rahman to vroom Toyota Etios

Toyota has signed up two-time Oscar winner A R Rahman as its brand ambassador for its upcoming small car Etios, which will be launched in India in December'2010. On his association with Toyota, Rahman said: "I believe real quality is created when skill meets dedication, when insight meets inspiration, when passion meets perfection. This is… Continue reading AR Rahman to vroom Toyota Etios

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Miss USA Alexandria Mills is Miss World 2010

A young 18 years old Alexandria Mills Miss USA has been crowned Miss World 2010 at the 60th Miss World pageant was held on October 30, 2010, in Sanya, People's Republic of China. The First runner up was Miss Emma Wareus of Botswana and Miss Adriana Vasini of Venezuela was placed third in the beauty… Continue reading Miss USA Alexandria Mills is Miss World 2010

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Olympic tennis champion Elena Dementieva retires

Olympic champion Elena Dementieva unexpectedly announced her retirement after losing her last group match at the year-end WTA Tour Championships in Doha. About her: Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva is best known for winning the singles gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She won 16 WTA singles titles and reached the finals of the 2004… Continue reading Olympic tennis champion Elena Dementieva retires

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India’s first BASE Jump

India witnessed its first BASE jumping when Army Signals officer Lt Col Satyendra Verma dived from the 475-ft Pitampura television tower creating a history. BASE JUMPING: It is an activity that employs an initially packed parachute to jump from fixed objects, as with paragliding. "B.A.S.E." is an acronym that stands for four categories of fixed… Continue reading India’s first BASE Jump

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KFC T20 Big Bash League emulating Indian Premier League

Cricket Australia announced plans to restructure the KFC T20 league which was started in 2005 by including privately owned-teams and instead of state teams the teams will be city teams and will therefore produce a more entertaining extravaganza. Cricket Australia confirmed that Private investors will be allowed to buy a 33% stake in the eight-city… Continue reading KFC T20 Big Bash League emulating Indian Premier League