largest bank in Pakistan. Mr Abedi introduced a host of professional innovations, including the concept of personalised service and banking support to trade and industry, paying particular attention to the bank's overseas operations. One of the first to comprehend the opportunities offered by the oil boom in the Persian Gulf, Mr Abedi pioneered close economic collaboration in the private sector between Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE President, Zayed bin Sultan
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thumb right Map of Jalaun '''Jalaun''' is a city and a municipal board in Jalaun district in the Indian state (States and territories of India) of Uttar Pradesh. Chadha immigrated to Canada in 1973 from India to study business administration. He remained and founded Balcorp in 1976, building it into a $50 million concern with offices in Montreal, New Delhi and Mumbai. His international trading company has varied interests that include agricultural food
to a poor temple priest in the village of Valangaiman near Kumbakonam, India. He completed his education at Kumbakonam and worked as a school teacher and later, headmaster in Triplicane, Madras. He entered politics in 1905 when he joined the Servants of India Society. Srinivasa Sastri served as a member of the Indian National Congress from 1908 to 1922, but later resigned in protest against the Non-Cooperation movement. Sastri was one of the founding members of the Indian Liberal Party. In his later days, Srinivasa Sastri was strongly opposed to the partition of India. '''Valangaiman Sankaranarayana Srinivasa Sastri''' ( Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
shifted to Mumbai (Bombay) when the textile mill his father worked in closed.
of Taluku in the Chitradurga district of Karnataka. He wrote his first story called ''Puttana Chendu'' (Putta's ball) to win a bet against his uncle T. S. Venkannaiah (TS Venkannaiah). (T.S. Venkannaiah was an extraordinary personality who made self-less contribution to Kannada language through upliftment of many prominent authors). When he was 17 years old, he joined the Indian freedom movement and went around the villages in the Chitradurga district, singing patriotic songs
in the northern (North India) region of India and is the nation's seventeenth most populous (List of states and union territories of India by population).
'Caricature Stage Shows'. He is widely acclaimed as the 'World's Fastest Cartoonist' since his amazing ability to sketch 50 celebrity caricatures within 5 minutes. Chapman Sticks have been made out of many materials. The first were made from hardwoods, most from ironwood, but some from ebony and other
, following the poor performance of NCP in the 2002 Punjab (Punjab, India) state assembly elections. The rajah also translated works by people like John Napier. For these multiple achievements Sawai Jai Singh II is remembered even to this date, as the most enlightened king of 18th Century India. These days Jai Singh's observatories at Jaipur, Varanasi, and Ujjain are functional. Only the one at Delhi is not functional and that at Mathura disappeared long time ago
as well, is largely quashed within a year. In response to the mutiny, the East India Company is abolished in August 1858 and India comes under the direct rule of the British crown (Monarchy of the United Kingdom), beginning the period of the British Raj. Prince Albert (Albert, Prince Consort) is given the title ''The Prince Consort'' ;1857: Birth of The Princess Beatrice (Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom) right (Image:VSO logo.png) VSO is an international development
charity (charitable organization) that works through experienced volunteers living and working as equals alongside local partners. It is the largest independent (non-governmental) volunteer-sending organisation in the world. VSO has offices in the UK (United Kingdom), Ireland (Republic of Ireland), the Netherlands, Kenya and the Philippines and a recruiting partner in India; as of December 2004, it has volunteers of 14 different nationalities on placement. Since its
'''India''' ( China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.
Home to the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation and a region of historic trade routes and vast empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified with its commercial and cultural wealth for much of its long history. Four religions—Hinduism (Hinduism in India), Buddhism (History of Buddhism in India), Jainism (Jainism in India), and Sikhism (Sikhism in India)—originated here, whereas Judaism, Zoroastrianism (Parsi), Christianity (Christianity in India), and Islam (Islam in India) arrived in the 1st millennium CE (Common Era) and also helped shape the region's diverse culture (Culture of India). Gradually annexed by and brought under the administration of the British East India Company (Company rule in India) from the early 18th century and administered directly by the United Kingdom (British Raj) after Indian Rebellion of 1857, India became an independent nation in 1947 after a struggle for independence (Indian independence movement) that was marked by non-violent resistance led by Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi).
The Indian economy (Economy of India) is the world's tenth-largest by nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and third-largest by purchasing power parity (List of countries by GDP (PPP)) (PPP). Following market-based economic reforms (Economic liberalisation in India) in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies (List of countries by real GDP growth rate (latest year)); it is considered a newly industrialised country. However, it continues to face the challenges of poverty (poverty in India), corruption (Corruption in India), malnutrition (Malnutrition in India), inadequate public healthcare (Healthcare in India), and terrorism (Terrorism in India). A nuclear weapons state and a regional power (Power (international relations)#Power as status), it has the third-largest standing army (List of countries by number of troops) in the world and ranks ninth in military expenditure (List of countries by military expenditures) among nations. India is a federal (Federalism) constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system consisting of 29 states and 7 union territories (States and territories of India). India is a pluralistic (Pluralism (political philosophy)), multilingual (Languages of India), and a multi-ethnic society. It is also home to a diversity of wildlife (Wildlife of India) in a variety of protected habitats (Protected areas of India).