May 30, 2011

Technological first in India - for APPSC g1 & g2

Notes from:
Event Year
Broadcasting started in India1927
All India Radio established1936
Television started1959
Colour Television started1982
Railways started1853, April 16
1st electric train1925, Feb 23
First issue of Postal Stamp1825 (in Sind)
First Telegraph line1851 (Calcutta & Diamond Harbour)
Newspaper1781, Jan 29 Hicky Calcutta Gazette
First Atomic Power Station commissioned at Tarapur1969
First nuclear test carried out1974, 18 May
First satellite launched1975, 19 Apr
Internet came to India1995, Aug 15 (provided by BSNL)
First air mail in India & World Bumraulli to Allahabad (6 miles) 1911
First indigenously built submarine of IndiaShalki
India's first newsprint factory was set up atNepanagar (MP)


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