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during her time in Travancore. * Michael Andrews (Michael Andrews (artist)) (1928–1995), 20th century British painter (history of painting#Contemporary painting into the 21st century). As the chariot became an important weapon of the nobles and kings of that period, it became a symbol of power throughout Eurasia, Mycenaean Greece, India, Mesopotamia, Eastern Europe and China. Kings were portrayed on chariots, went to war in chariots and were buried in chariots. Skill in the use of mathematics Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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thriving land of Nagar-Samma to parts of India and settled in Gujrat. A large village in Gujrat is now settled by the descendants of the 4 tribal leaders who were also blood brothers. One of the brothers is recorded to have migrated back to Sindh and settled the lands on the outskirts of Thatta known as Sikhaat - famous for its rose farms. The village in Gujarat known also Nagar-Samma consists of many thousand of acres of cultivatable and non cultivatable land an accurate size is not known. All these tribes are part of Sindh. '''Junejo''' ( Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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of the oldest and largest public universities in India, has more than 200 affiliated colleges. Kolkata has played a pioneering role in the development of the modern education system in India. It is the gateway to the revolution of European education. Sir William Jones (philologist) established the Asiatic Society in 1794 for promoting oriental studies. People like Ram Mohan Roy, David Hare (David Hare (philanthropist)), Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar and William Carey (William Carey (missionary)) played a leading role in the setting up of modern schools and colleges in the city. The Fort William College was established in 1810. The Hindu College was established in 1817. In 1855 the Hindu College was renamed as the Presidency College (Presidency College, Kolkata). Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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Kingdom British and Indian nobility. The memorial holds numerous paintings of the British royal family, miniature paintings of the Mughal School, oil paintings of the Company school (notably the uncle - nephew pair of Thomas Daniell and William Daniell), historical artefacts like the throne of the Nawab of Bengal, many lithographs and documents of historical interest, and various post-Raj artefacts significant in the history of Kolkata (added to the collection after independence). The memorial is set in extensive and beautiful lawns, and is lit up at night. A laser audio-visual show is held on the lawns every evening. 'Nike', the Greek Goddess of victory, on the top of the museum is said to be haunted, and has been prominently featured in many Kolkata stories and novels. It is regarded with pride and joy in Kolkata and colloquially referred to as the "Victoria". '''Satyananda Stokes''' (16 August 1882 - 14 May 1946) was an American (United States) who moved to India and adopted it as his own country. Fit to Post:Satyananda Stokes http: tag satyananda-stokes Stokes' given name was '''Samuel Evans Stokes, Jr.''', and belonging to a prominent family and was the son of a successful businessman who pioneered elevators in America he came to India in 1904 to work at a leper (leprosy) colony in the Simla Hills run by Dr Marcus Carleton at Subathu at the age of twenty-two. A true iconoclast (iconoclasm), he did this against his parents' wishes. He had not completed his education, nor acquired any real-world skill and rejected the chance to run the ''Stokes and Parish Machine Company'' set up by his father. As a deeply religious Quaker, he became sort of a Christian sannyasi until meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury and forming an order of Franciscan Friars and dedicated his early years living in poverty and aiding the diseased and dying. However, his membership in this wandering brotherhood of monks lasted only two years. Polybius, our only source on Sophagasenus, gives few very important clues about this ruler. Firstly, immediately on crossing Caucasus, Antiochus faces Sophagasena. This shows that the king was ruler of Kabul Kapisa valleys. The Oxford History of India, 2006 edition, pp 143-44, Dr V. A. Smith, Percival Spear; The House of Seleucus, 1902, p 23, Edwyn Robert Bevan; Ancient India, from the Earliest Times to the First Century, A.D., 1914, p 121, Edward James Rapson; The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, 1911, p 604, Hugh Chisholm; Early Indian Economics: Studies in the Economic Life of Northern and Western India, 1966, p 11, Govinda Lal Adhya; Hellenism in Ancient India, 1920, p 131, Gauranga Nath Banerjee or what is also known as Paropamisadean territory south of Hindukush. The Seleukid Royal Economy, 2004, p 21, 117, G. G. Aperghis - History; The Later Mauryas: 232 BC to 180 BC, 1980, p 126 Hekṭar Alahakōn; Early History of North India, 1968, p 5, Dr Sudhakar Chattopadhyaya; The Cambridge History of Iran, 1968, p 188, W. B. Fisher, Ilya Gershevitch, Ehsan Yarshater, R. N. Frye, J. A. Boyle, Peter Jackson, Laurence Lockhart, Peter Avery, Gavin Hambly, Charles Melville; The Greeks & Bactria and India, 1938, p 130, William Woodthorpe Tarn; The Cambridge Ancient History, 2002, p 399, edited by John Boederman; The North-west India of the Second Century B.C., 1974, p 60, Dr Mehta Vasishtha Dev Mohan; Nag Sen of Milind Paṅhö, 1996, p 45, P. K. Kaul Secondly, Sophagasenus is called an Indian king. Thirdly, the expression "renewal of friendship" used by Polybius which seems to suggest that Sophagasenus had previous dealings or prior alliance with Antiochus III. Political History of Ancient India, 1996, p 322, Dr H. C. Raychaudhury, Dr B. N. Mukerjee; Annals of the world. 2007 edition, p 381, James Ussher Fourthly, there is reference to Sophagasenus providing a large cash indemnity and many elephants to Antiochus. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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 km² '''Buxa Tiger Reserve'''. Animals found in the park include, the tiger, civet and red jungle fowl. ref name

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the schedule. Programmes are a mix of English (English language) and the presenters' native tongue. He was born in London to Sikh parents of Indian origin. He describes himself as a vegetarian and a strong environmentalist. Introducing guest blogger Sunny Hundal, ''The f word'' (feminist blog), 18 January 2009 He has a degree in Economics from Brunel University and has written articles for leading

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from United States' rich tradition of immigrants coming to the US looking for something better and having their cultures melded and incorporated into the fabric of the country. '''Manish Malhotra''' is India's leading and one of the most successful fashion designer. Manish Malhotra has designed for many leading actresses in Bollywood. He is known for his different style and his ability to envision a 'look' for the character. He is known for designing


; ref heavily influenced by the seasonal heavy rains brought by the monsoon. '''Kirori Mal College''' is a constituent college of the University of Delhi, located in New Delhi, India that was established in 1954. Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. It offers undergraduate and graduate courses in science, arts, liberal arts and commerce and is known for being one of the most politically active colleges in University of Delhi. It is also known for being one of the most active colleges when it comes to extracurricular activities especially theatre, music and art. Life and career After making his Surrey (Surrey County Cricket Club) debut in 1976, he toured India and Sri Lanka as reserve wicket-keeper to Bob Taylor (Bob Taylor (cricketer)) in 1981-82, and forced his way into international contention again in 1986, when his batting produced over a thousand runs. He played two One Day Internationals against New Zealand (New Zealand cricket team), and was picked for the 1986 87 Ashes tour (English cricket team in Australia in 1986–87), initially as cover for Bruce French (Bruce French (cricketer)). However England opted to play the wicket-keeper more likely to score runs, and he recorded his century at Perth (Perth, Western Australia) in only his second Test as England piled up 592 for 8. Richards scored 264 runs at 37.71 in the Tests on the tour, but his batting tailed off after his bright start, and French resumed his place in the side at home in 1987. Description The '''Water monitor''', (''Varanus salvator'') is a large species of monitor lizard capable of growing to Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

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Joshi as a R&AW officer who plays an informant, who has to go undercover beyond enemy lines to save the country from the threat of biological warfare. In March 2012, two films Kahaani (starring Vidya Balan) and Agent Vinod (starring Saif Ali Khan) also featured main characters as IB and R&AW operatives in the main story line. Television is one of the major mass media (Media of India) of India. It is a huge industry which has thousands

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Sarobar''' (Bengali: রবীন্দ্র সরবর) (previously known as '''Dhakuria Lake''') is an artificial lake in south Kolkata in the Indian state (States and territories of India) of West Bengal. It is popularly referred to as the "Lungs of Calcutta". '''Sucheta Dalal''' (born 1962) is an award-winning business (Business journalism) journalist and author. She has been a journalist for 25 years and was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri for journalism in 2006


'''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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