21 October, 2020

VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
  • The planet Pluto was named by an 11-year-old girl
  • In his four-decade-long career, Mohammed Rafi provided the playback to 5,063 songs in several languages
  • In Muzaffarnagar, BJP’s voteshare rose from 26% in the 2012 assembly byelections to 62% in the 2014 general elections
  • Narendra Modi spent Rs 77 crore on chartered flights abroad in his first six months in office
  • During World War I, the British army tried to train seagulls to poo on the periscopes of enemy sub­marines
  • The German automaker Audi first launched left-hand drive cars
  • WhatsApp is used by more than a billion users across the world every month

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta,  Alka Gupta and Ashish Bagchi



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