Logo Quiz of the Day : 743

Hint: 250 years old business empire from India.
Answer: Wadia Group.
The Wadia family is a Parsi family originally based in Surat.
Lovji Nusserwanjee Wadia began the Wadia shipbuilding dynasty in 1736, when he obtained a contract from the British East India Company for building docks and ships in Bombay. Although the Wadia's would eventually come to be considered a Bombay family, many of them remained in Surat, where one branch of the family established a ship breaking yard that remains one of the largest of its kind in the world.
By the 1840s, the family was one of the leading forces in the Indian shipbuilding industry. By that time they had built over a hundred warships for the British and had trading networks around the world.
The Star Spangled Banner, the national anthem of the United States, was written in 1812 on a Wadia built British Navy ship, the HMS Minden. A Wadia did not visit the United States until 1849, when Ardeshir Cursetji Wadia also became the first Parsi to do so.
Group now owns companies such as Bombay Dyeing, Bombay Burmah, Go Air and Britiannia.

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June 25, 2011 at 11:36 PM

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June 26, 2011 at 1:11 PM

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June 26, 2011 at 3:21 PM

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June 26, 2011 at 6:28 PM

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June 27, 2011 at 12:06 PM

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June 27, 2011 at 12:29 PM

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June 28, 2011 at 4:03 PM

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June 30, 2011 at 8:38 PM

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