Indian National Symbols

The Tiger (Panthera Tigris) is the National Animal of India. It has a thick yellow coat of fur with dark stripes.

Lion was the National Animal of India till 1972. Later on, it was replaced by Tiger.

Signs and Symbols and Their Significance

•    Red triangle : Family Planning

•    Red cross : Hospital/Ambulance

•    Red light : Danger/Emergency

•    Green Light : Line clear signal

•    Olive branch : Peace

Intelligence Agencies of the world

Detective Agencies  >   Country
Central External Liaison Department  >  China
Australian Security & Intelligence Organisation  >  Australia
K.G.B./ G.R.U.  >  Russia
Bureau of State Security (B.O.S.S)  >  South Africa
M.I. (Military Intelligence) -5&6 , Special Branch, Joint Intelligence Organisation   > United Kingdom

Some Important Political Parties of Different Countries

•    USA- Democratic Party, Republican Party
•    Iraq- Bath Party
•    Israel- Labour Party, Likud Party, Hamas Party, Shas Party
•    France – Socialist Party, National Front, Union for French Democracy

News Agencies of Some Countries

  • Country       >             Agency Name.
  • United States of America  >  Associated Press (AP)
  • United Kingdom  >  Reuters
  • Russia   > Telegraph Agency of the Sovereign States (TASS)
  • Malaysia   > Malaysian National News Agency (MNNA)

International Boundaries

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National Emblems of Different Countries

  • Australia  >  Kangaroo   
  • Bangladesh >   Water Lily
  • Barbados >   Head of a Trident   
  • Belgium   > Lion
  • Canada  >  White Lily

List of National Birds of Some Prime Countries

•    Angola- National Peregrine Falcon
•    Austria- Barn Swallow
•    Bahamas- West Indian Flamingo
•    Bahrain- White-cheeked Bulbul

Important Rivers of the World

•    Argentina - Río de la Plata (River Plate)
•    Brazil - Amazon
•    People's Republic of China - Yangtze, Yellow River

List of National Fruits

•    Bangladesh – Jackfruit
•    India – Mango
•    Indonesia – Durian (King of fruit) and Mangosteen (Queen of fruit)

Countries and National Flowers

•    Afghanistan - Tulip
•    Australia - Golden Wattle
•    Austria - Edelweiss
•    Bangladesh - White Water Lily
•    Bhutan - Blue poppy

GK: Nationals Animals and Countries

  • Albania  >  Eagle, Lion
  • Armenia > Eagle, Dragon
  • Antigua and Barbuda  >  Blue Whale
  • Angola  >  Magnificent Frigatebird
  • Argentina  >  Cougar
  • Australia  >  Kangaroo, Emu

GK: First in World

  • Chairman of Peoples Republic of China   >  Mao-Tse-Tung
  • President of the Chinese Republic   >  Dr. Sun Yat Sen
  • President of USA  >   George Washington

GK: First Visitors, Invaders

  • The first European invader on Indian Soil  >   Alexander the Great
  • The first European to visit China   >  Marco Polo
  • The first Chinese pilgrim who came to India  >   Fa-hein
  • The first British Prime Minister to visit India   >  Harold Macmillan
  • The first President of the USA to visit India  >   D. Eisenhower
  • The first Soviet Prime Minister to visit India   >  V.I. Bulganin

GK: First Heads of States (World)

The first President of the USA  >   George Washington
The first Prime Minister of Great Britain   >  Walpole
The first President of the Chinese Republic (1912)   >  Sun Yat-Sen
The first Chairman of the Central Government of the People's Republic of China formally established in Peking in October, 1949  >   Mao Tse-tung
The first Governor-General of Pakistan  >   Mohammad Ali Jinnah
The last king of France  >   Louis Philippe
The first ever woman Prime Minister of a country in the world   >  Mrs S. Bandaranaike (Sri Lanka)
The first woman to become Prime Minster of a country twice  >   Mrs S. Bandaranaike

General Knowledge: First in India

First in India Male

  • The first President of Indian Republic  >   Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • The first Prime Minister of free India  >   Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • The first Indian to win Nobel Prize  >   Rabindranath Tagore

List Of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites In India

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 states parties which are elected by their General Assembly. As of 2012, 962 sites are listed: 745 cultural, 188 natural, and 29 mixed properties, in 157 states parties. Here given List of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in India

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