Departments of Punjab Govt and Websites

S. NoDepartment NameURL 1Department of Agriculturehttp://afripb.gov.in 2Department of Animal Husbandryhttp://www.husbandrypunjab.org 3Department of Cooperationhttp://www.punjabcooperation.gov.in 4Department of Educationhttp://ssapunjab.org 5Department of Electionshttp://ceopunjab.nic.in 6Department of Excise and Taxationhttps://pertax.com 7Department of Employment Generation and Traininghttp://www.pbemployment.gov.in 8Department of Financehttp://www.pbfinance.gov.in 9Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairshttp://www.foodsuppb.gov.in 10Department of Forest and Wild Life Preservationhttp://www.pbforests.gov.in 11Department of Read more…

Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968) was the first human being to travel in space when he successfully completed a single orbit in a one-man space capsule, Vostok I. The son of a carpenter, Gagarin joined the Soviet Air Force in 1955. Two years later his country, the Union Soviet Socialist Republic, launched Read more…

Inventions and their Inventors

A Invention Inventor Country Year Adding Machine Blaise Pascal France 1642 Aeroplane Wright brothers USA 1903 Animation Emile Reynaud France 1892 Antiseptic Dr. Joseph Lister England 1867 Aspirin Dr. Felix Hoffman Germany 1899 Atom Bomb Julius Robert Oppenheimer USA 1945 Automatic Calculator Wilhelm Schickard Germany 1623 B Balloon Jacques and Read more…

Bharat Ratna Awardees

Sr. No. Name Birth/Death Awarded in Year Notes State/Country 1 Chakravarti Rajgopalachari 1878-1972 1954 Independence Activist, Governor General Tamil Nadu 2 C.V. Raman 1888-1970 1954 Physicist Tamil Nadu 3 Sarvepalli Radhakrishanan 1888-1975 1954 Philosopher, Second President Andhra Pradesh 4 Bhagwan Das 1869-1958 1955 Independence Activist, Author Uttar Pradesh 5 Mokshagundam Read more…

Bharat Ratna

‘Bharat Ratna’ is the highest civilian Award of the country, was instituted in the year 1954 and is awarded by Government of India in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order in any field of human endeavour. Any person without distinction of race, occupation, position or sex is eligible Read more…

Sobriquets

Sugar Bowl of World Cuba Cockpit of Europe Belgium Land of Thunderbolt Bhutan Land of Goldern Fleece Australia Gift of the Nile Egypt Dark Continent Africa Land of the Kangaroo Australia Granite City Aberdeen Herring Pond Atlantic Ocean Gateway of Tears Bab-el-mandab Island of Pearls Bahrain White City Belgrade Land Read more…

First in India (Female)

India’s first Woman President Pratibha Patil India’s first Woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi India’s first Woman Governor Sarojini Naidu First woman Judge in Supreme Court Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi First woman Ambassador C.B. Muthamma First and Last Muslim woman ruler of Delhi Razia Sultana India’s first Woman IPS Officer Kiran Read more…