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Savitri Devi (1 December, 1937, Calcutta) (Source: The Savitri Devi Archive (Gallery))
What relationship does a "Savitri Devi Mukherji" have with Nazism?
Massacre Ghat, Kanpur (Source: Wikipedia (Sati Chaura Ghat, 2008))
How did the ordinary-sounding Satti Chaura Ghat get its present name?
Notice outlining the history of the Barog Tunnel (Source: Wikipedia (Notice at Barog Tunnel Entrance))
What does this picturesque village in Himachal Pradesh have in common with a British engineer?
Jacqueline Kennedy (White House) (Source: Wikipedia (Jacqueline Kennedy))
Jackie Kennedy travelled (sans JFK) to India & Pakistan in 1962
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?

Quotable quotes

The British mistake of not breeding virile Indian princes

If India is to be really capable of holding its own in future without direct British control from outside I am not sure that it will not need an increasing infusion of stronger Nordic blood, whether by settlement or intermarriage or otherwise. Possibly it has been a real mistake of ours in the past not to encourage Indian princes to marry English wives ... and so breed a more virile type of native ruler.

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Ganga and Kurma

In the early 90s, the Indian government released specially-raised flesh-eating turtles into the Ganga to eat and clear the river of partly-burned corpses from the Varanasi ghats. The programme failed as poachers captured and wiped out the turtle population (again).

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 …