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1990 USSR Stamp (Source: Wikipedia (Kim Philby on a 1990 USSR stamp))
This man could well be Ambala's most infamous son. Who was he?
Lala Lajpat Rai '04 (Source: Motivational India (Lala Lajpat Rai))
How is famed freedom fighter, Lala Lajpat Rai, connected to the Indian banking system?

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The terrible beast of Punjab

Hugh Falconer, a 19th century Scottish palaeontologist, named a species of extinct elephant-like creatures Dinotherium pentapotamiae which, translated from Greek means "terrible beast [of the] five rivers". The pentapotamiae (penta = five, potamiae = rivers) is a translation of Punjab (panj/panch = five, ab = river/water) which is where the fossils were found.

Beer and the Butcher

Reginald Dyer, the Butcher of Amritsar, of Jallianwala Bagh infamy, was the youngest son of one Edward Dyer, the man often credited with establishing India's first successful brewery at Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh. It would eventually become Mohan Meakin Breweries.

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 …