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Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's largest railway station.
► GCT is the largest train station in the world in terms of area occupied and number of platforms.
The terminal is spread over 49 acres and has 44 platforms. Grand Central is the southern terminus of the Metro-North Railroad's Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Lines, serving the northern parts of the New York metropolitan area.
Entomology is the science that studies
► Entomology: The branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects.
Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of
Eritrea is a northeast African country on the Red Sea coast. It shares borders with Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti. The capital city, Asmara, is known for its Italian colonial buildings, like St. Joseph's Cathedral, as well as art deco structures. Italian, Egyptian and Turkish architecture in Massawa reflect the port city's colorful history. Notable buildings here include St. Mariam Cathedral and the Imperial Palace.
Garampani sanctuary is located at
For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace, while a memorial prize in economic sciences was added in 1968.
Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
The votes that the Nazis received in the 1932 elections established the Nazi Party as the largest parliamentary faction of the Weimar Republic government. Hitler was appointed as Chancellor of Germany on 30 January 1933.
FFC in India stands for
The Film Finance Corporation (FFC), is India’s state funding body for films. The 1927 Indian Cinematograph Committee recommended such a state-sponsored agency in its Report of the Indian Cinematograph Committee.
Fastest shorthand writer was
The art of writing Shorthand is called Stenography.
Dr. Gopal Datt Bist : "A Teacher of Stenography without the knowledge of Linguistics is like a Doctor without the knowledge of human anatomy" is the fastest shorthand writer.
Epsom (England) is the place associated with
First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
Louis Washkansky (1913 - 21 December 1967) was the recipient of the world's first human heart transplant.
Washkansky died of double pneumonia eighteen days after the transplant because of a weakened immune system.
The study of Ancient societies is called
Archaeology is the science which studies ancient societies based on their material remains. Through the analysis of objects and those works constructed by ancient peoples, this science can arrive at conclusions about their culture and their ways of life.
Habeas Corpus Act 1679
Habeas Corpus Act 1679 provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail, states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him and safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders.
Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as
A letter of credit, also known as a documentary credit, bankers commercial credit, is a payment mechanism used in international trade to perform the same economic function as a guarantee, by allocating risk undertaken by contracting parties.
First Afghan War took place in
The First Anglo-Afghan War also known as Disaster in Afghanistan was fought between British imperial India and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1839 to 1842.
A British-Indian force attacks Ghazni fort during the First Afghan War, 1839.
First China War was fought between
Anglo-Chinese War, the First Opium War was fought between the Chinese Qing Dynasty and the British. The war lasted for three years, beginning in 1839 and ending in 1842. It was a war that began due to the trading environment between the two countries and resulted with Britain gaining control over the island of Hong Kong.
Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by
For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are
Basketball courts come in different sizes and colors. In the NBA, the court is 94 by 50 feet (29 by 15 m). Under International Basketball Federation (FIBA) rules, the court is minutely smaller, measuring exactly 28 by 15 metres (92 by 49 ft).
Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of
Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of Volleyball. Volleyball is played with 6 team member for each. It was first played on 1964 in the Olympics.
Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.
Gravity setting chambers are used in industries to remove
Settling chambers are used to remove comparatively bigger particles like particulate matter from gas/air flow. When this is done by the action of gravitation force it is called gravitational settling chamber. These are designed by keeping long horizontal chamber in the gas flow lines. This system helps in controlling air pollution.
Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD to 1050 AD are
Gauhati High Court is the judicature of
It was originally known as the High Court of Assam and Nagaland, but renamed as Gauhati High Court in 1971 by the North East Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971. It has largest jurisdiction in terms of states, with its area covering the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and Mizoram
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