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The first person to travel round the globe on a motorcycle
Dayala started his world tour on motorcycle from Vishakapatnam, Andhra pradesh. He rode around 5 continents, 14 countries and 47000 kms in a mere 18 months.
First Asian to win a nobel prize, was an Indian!
Rabindranath Tagore, recieved a nobel prize for his outstanding work in Literature. It was awarded in the year 1913.