India

What is India known for?


activism social

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, producing many miniatures and sketches. He was elected a member of the Royal Academy in 1791. In 1792 he was appointed ''Portrait Painter in Crayons to the King''. Most of his many portraits of the Royal Family are still in the Royal Collection. 3 images online thumb 100px The 1246 letter of Güyük to Pope Innocent IV (Image:LetterGuyugToInnocence.jpg). Guyuk's enthronement on 24 August 1246, near


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project. While working on a large scale with people from many different circumstances in former Yugoslavia, the idea of face to face help interested him greatly. He commenced by going in person to Aden in Yemen to meet the ships coming from India, purchased the stock and transported it first to Mecca and then on to Syria, Gaza or Egypt. There he bought up goods of local manufacture and brought them back to Mecca, mainly selling them at the various Arab markets and fairs. Thus


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a part of the Rupnagar District, and was carved out into a separate district in the recent years. Personal life She was born '''Madhur Bahadur''' in Delhi, India and was educated at Miranda House (of the University of Delhi). After college, she worked for All India Radio. Practically Edible She


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the fort are St. Mary's Church (St. Mary's Church Chennai), the oldest Anglican church in India, and Wellesley House, which holds the paintings of the Governor of the Fort and other high officials of the Regime. Art and Crafts Tamil (Tamil people) and Indian culture and tradition is on display in several art galleries and cultural centers. Valluvar Kottam is an auditorium in memory of the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. It also has a 101-feet high temple chariot structure


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widely throughout the world. He first performed in India while on his way to the United States. While at Yale University in 1945-46, he introduced a performance on the "China Program" with the American writer Emily Hahn, on DuMont Television (DuMont Television Network). A colorful sound film called ''Melody of Ancient China'' was produced for him by the Harmon Foundation in 1946. Under the sponsorship of Pearl S. Buck, Liang gave solo performances in several major


power lack

, technological competence, industrial base and availability of natural resources and finally the military might." Resources include water, sources of energy, land (Land (economics)) and minerals. Availability of adequate natural resources is an important for a nation to develop its industry and economic power. Lack of resources is a serious challenge for Japan to overcome to increase its national power. In the Gulf War of 1991, fought over economic issues


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first cable community radio station, operating from 2002. As of today, Namma Dhwani or Our Voices, is a fully functional Community Multimedia Centre, with radio, video, and satellite facilities. It is also completely self-sufficient through locally generated revenue. Budikote has about 15 Self Help Groups, two banks, one Primary Health


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about wildlife conservation (conservation biology), until 1985, when a separate wildlife wing was set up and as a result, conservation efforts have gathered momentum. Religion Most of the members of this community in India are Roman Catholics due to the missionary activities of St. Francis Xavier and other Jesuits Many of them have also converted to Protestantism Evangelical Christianity in the recent years

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opera setting

of the historical context of the events of the opera and the opera setting itself. Cruz, Gabriela, "Laughing at History: The Third Act of Meyerbeer's ''L'Africaine''" (March 1999). ''Cambridge Opera Journal'', '''11''' (1): pp. 31-76. '''Kottarakkara''' (Malayalam:കൊട്ടാരക്കര, IAST: Koṭṭārakkara), also transliterated as ''Kottarakara'', is a town and taluk in Kollam District (formerly known as Quilon), in Kerala state, India. The town

India

'''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).

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