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VII Things We Learnt Last Week

VII Things We Learnt Last Week
  • 4,50,000 condoms, three times more than in the 2012 London Olympics, will be distributed at the Rio Olympics
  • For ‘security reasons’, Lok Sabha Secretariat spent Rs 48 lakh to buy a white Jaguar for Speaker Sumitra Mahajan
  • Of the 1,078 who made it to the final list in the civil services exam this year, only 37 were Muslims
  • There is one bus for 4.5 lakh people in Bihar compared to the national average of 7,606
  • An American town nearLas Vegas with just 375 inhabitants has been put on sale for $8 million
  • As many as 7.8 million women below the age of 10 were married off in India in 2011
  • UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has a cat named Palmer­ston and designated ‘chief mouser’ to help tackle mice

Compiled by Uttam Sengupta, Alka Gupta and Satyadeep

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