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Sean Connery wearing a Nehru Jacket in Dr. No (Source: Affordablebond007 (Dr. No Nehru Jacket))
An Indian prime minister and a fashion trend?
South Asian Time Zones (Source: Wikipedia (IST))
What is IST based on and when was it established?
The Koh-i-Noor Diamond (Source: famousdiamonds (The Koh-I-Noor))
At one point in time, every diamond in the world originated in India.
Massacre Ghat, Kanpur (Source: Wikipedia (Sati Chaura Ghat, 2008))
How did the ordinary-sounding Satti Chaura Ghat get its present name?
Shushruta Statue, Haridwar (Source: Wikipedia (Shushruta))
Be it cosmetic or reconstructive, the roots of plastic surgery can be traced all the way back to Vedic India
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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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).

The Loo and the Roo

The Loo is a hot, debilitating wind that sweeps across Western India, particularly Rajasthan in the months of May and June. Heatstrokes are referred to as Loo lagna (लू लगना). Apparently, Hamdard's Rooh-afza is based on a unani recipe for a drink with cooling properties recommended during this time.