First in India

  • First broadcast :1927
  • All India Radio founded in 1936
  • Television started 1959
  • Color TV started 1982
  • Railways started 1853, 16 April
  • First Electric Train 1925, February 23
  • First issue of the postage stamps 1825, 25 March
  • The first telegraph line 1851 (Calcutta and Diamond Harbor)
  • First newspaper 1781 January 29 Hikki Calcutta Gazette
  • First nuclear power station in 1969 in Tarapur
  • First nuclear test 1974, 18 May
  • First satellite 1975, 19 April
  • Internet start 1995, August 15 (provided by BSNL)
  • First air mail in India and the world (6 miles from Allahabad to Bamauli) 1911
  • India’s first indigenously built submarine, Shalki
  • India’s first newsprint factory established Nepanagar (M.P.)

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