Apr 1, 2015

Q.1644

On this stamp, you see a traditional Russian boiler used to heat water. Something named after this in Mumbai received a closure notice in March 2015, with orders to shut shop in April.

What is this called?

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This day last year: Q.1279

Mar 9, 2015

Q.1621

James Morgan McGill is the name of the principal character in an American drama show which debuted in Feb 2015. A lawyer, he takes up a pseudonym that sounds good. He also advertises using what tagline?

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This day last year: Q.1256

Mar 8, 2015

Q.1620

The Narendra Modi-led Indian govt. is an acronym-friendly one. An acronym used during the 2015 budget is "JAM", used to denote ways to help deliver financial benefits to the poor.

In "JAM", if "M" is for "Mobile", what do the letters "J" and "A" stand for?

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This day last year: Q.1255

Mar 7, 2015

Q.1619

"India's Daughter" is the name of a controversial documentary that was even banned for viewing in India. The maker of the film is Leslee Udwin, who's produced other films before.

Among her previous projects are two films with titles taken from a Rudyard Kipling line. The titles are directionally opposite of each other (the second is a sequel to the first), and feature British characters of sub-continental origin. Which two films are these?

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This day last year: Q.1254

Mar 6, 2015

Q.1618

Guest question by Ankit Choudhury | contribute questions

This American cultural icon's last tweet was posted on 23rd Feb 2015 and said "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP".

He appeared in the TV series "The Big Bang Theory" as himself and is among those who has a restraining order against Sheldon Cooper in the series. His last tweet posted on 23rd Feb 2015 says "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP". He passed away four days later.

Who?

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This day last year: Q.1253