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Science Express chugs along for an informed nation

Caught a fleeting glimpse of this white drifter and couldnt help but to rush to the window to see what it was? I am happy to share it here: Science Express is a unique science exhibition on a 16-coach, fully AC train, traveling across India. This exhibition showcases cutting-edge research in Science. An Indo-German collaborative… Continue reading Science Express chugs along for an informed nation

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The State Tourism Logos of Incredible India

The Incredible India story has been told more often than not and so is State Tourism logos and punchlines asked at many a quizzes across India. In my effort to compile the logos of all States and UTs of India, I have found that some of the states have been really aggressive about their marketing,… Continue reading The State Tourism Logos of Incredible India


Centennial Collection: The India Quiz

1. Identify and Connect. Ans.: Airports in India A.Vir Savarkar (Port Blair) B.Rajiv Gandhi (Hyderabad) C.Sathya Sai Baba (Puttaparthi) D.Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi (Guwahati) E.Jayaprakash Narayan (Patna) F.Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel (Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar) G.Birsa Munda (Ranchi) I.Dr.B.R.Ambedkar (Nagpur) J.Biju Patnaik (Bhubaneswar) K.Chaudhry Charan Singh (Luckhnow) L.Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose (Kolkata) 2. Easy one. Identify this genre of vehicle… Continue reading Centennial Collection: The India Quiz


Merry Xmas Special Question

Merry Xmas to everyone from Team Gyaniz. Q. What is special about the picture below, it was the first of its kind? Ans.: First ever commercial Christmas and New Year Card. John Callcott Horsley (born 1817– died 1903), a British narrative painter and a Royal Academician, designed the very first Christmas and New Year’s card… Continue reading Merry Xmas Special Question


Gyaniz 1st Anniversary Quiz- The Year That Was..

We are an year old today and would like to thank each and everyone of you, for the constant encouragement shown to us. On the 1st anniversary we bring to you 10 questions as a part of the 1st anniversary quiz. 1. The pension scheme was launched by the British. When the poor peasants came… Continue reading Gyaniz 1st Anniversary Quiz- The Year That Was..