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The Koh-i-Noor Diamond (Source: famousdiamonds (The Koh-I-Noor))
At one point in time, every diamond in the world originated in India.
The Indian Tricolour (Source: Wikipedia)
There are a number of flags which appear similar to the Indian Tricolour.
Massacre Ghat, Kanpur (Source: Wikipedia (Sati Chaura Ghat, 2008))
How did the ordinary-sounding Satti Chaura Ghat get its present name?
The Colour Orange (Source: Serendip)
A Norange hypocrisy: Did you know that the fruit and the colour have their roots in our humble corner of the world?
Chicken Tikka Masala (Source: Wikipedia (Chicken Tikka Masala and Naan))
Did you know that Chicken Tikka Masala is considered to be the true national dish of Britain?
Lal Bihari "Mritak" (Source: India Today (The Living Dead))
What prompted this farmer from UP to form the Uttar Pradesh Mritak Sangh & led to him winning the 2003 Ig Nobel Prize for Peace?

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Teapoy

A tea-poy has very little to do with tea. It was originally the name for an Indian three-footed, i.e., a tī-pāī table which could be used for many things including serving tea.

Locusts in The Punjab

The East Punjab Agricultural Pests, Diseases and Noxious Weeds Act 4 reads,

In the event of any area being invaded, or in danger of an invastion, by locusts, the Collector of the district or other officer authorised by him in this behalf may call upon any male person not below the age of 14 years resident in the district to render all possible assistance in carrying out preventive or remedial measures and in the destruction of locusts …