and experienced in war, he had proved himself in many battles. Eumenes was not of Macedonian (Ancient Macedonians) origin, unlike the rest of Diadochi. He had been Alexander's secretary, but Alexander seemed to have recognized a military talent in Eumenes, and gave him several senior commands in the campaign in India. After Alexander's death, Eumenes quickly showed his skill, allying himself with Perdiccas and winning over much of Anatolia. Although reluctant at first, Antigonus
At the UN, the Maldives has highlighted the vulnerability of small states to various threats including terrorism, activities of mercenaries and transnational organized crime. It is also a strong advocate of counter-terrorism and is party to all the main UN conventions against terrorism. Development co-operation is a major priority of the Maldives and it has been campaigning at the UN for a more structured means of graduation from the list of least developed countries targeted for preferential assistance. The main donors to the Maldives are Japan, India, and Australia. The overwhelming majority of scientists who study climate change agree that human activity is responsible for changing the climate. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is one of the largest bodies of international scientists ever assembled to study a scientific issue, involving more than 2,500 scientists from more than 130 countries. The IPCC has concluded that most of the warming observed during the past 50 years is attributable to human activities. Its findings have been publicly endorsed by the National Academies of Science (United States National Academy of Sciences) of all G-8 nations, as well as those of China, India and Brazil.
named after its founder king Virata.
of four, Raman and her family left the UK for Australia. Susheela grew up singing South Indian classical music (Carnatic music) and began giving recitals at an early age. She recalls how her family "were eager to keep our Tamil culture alive." As a teenager in Sydney she started her own band, describing its sound as “funk (funk music) and rock and roll
, who arrived in London, UK in the mid-sixties. At the age of four, Raman and her family left the UK for Australia. Susheela grew up singing South Indian classical music (Carnatic music) and began giving recitals at an early age. She recalls how her family "were eager to keep our Tamil culture alive." As a teenager in Sydney she started her own band
, describing its sound as “funk (funk music) and rock and roll”,
in their expeditions to explore East Africa due to their wide knowledge of the land and neutral standing with many of the other societies they traded with. '''Kaliveli Lake''' is a coastal lake in the Viluppuram District of Tamil Nadu, India. This lake lies approximately 16 kilometers north of Pondicherry and 10 kilometers north of Auroville, near the Bay of Bengal. He served in World War I and then went to the Staff College in Quetta in 1923. He served on the North West Frontier (North-West Frontier Province (1901–1955)) in India and then became a General Staff Officer at Army Headquarters in India in 1925. He went on to the Staff College (RAF Staff College, Andover) at Andover (Andover, Hampshire) in 1927 and then was appointed Deputy Assistant Adjutant General at Army Headquarters in India in 1930. He returned to the North West Frontier in India in 1937 and then became an Instructor at the Staff College at Quetta in 1938 before being appointed a General Staff Officer in Baluchistan District (Baluchistan (Chief Commissioners Province)) in India in 1939. '''Govt. Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara''' (Malayalam: ഗവണ്മെന്റ് മോഡല് യന്ത്രശാസ്ത്ര കലാലയം തൃക്കാക്കര , Devanāgarī:सरकार मॉडल प्रौद्योगिकी कलालय त्रिक्काकरा) ('''MEC''') is an institute of engineering and technology in Thrikkakara near Kochi (Kochi, India), Kerala in South India. The institution is the first self-financing college to be established by the Government of Kerala under the aegis of the Institute of Human Resource Development for Electronics, IHRDE (now IHRD) and the first to be affiliated to CUSAT (Cochin University of Science And Technology). It is the first recognised Research centre under the CUSAT (Cochin University of Science and Technology). The institution has been ranked among the top government engineering institutes in the country, according to educational institution surveys. The MINT (MINT (newspaper)) business newspaper ranked the college as the 28th best government institute in India. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
of Buddhism. For a few months he traveled through India and Ceylon, meeting members of the sangha, such as the monk Sumangala Maha Thera and Lama Dondamdup. Besides praise for the knowledge and learning of monks, he also found critical words for what he considered an adulteration and watering down of the original teaching of the Buddha. Back in Vienna in 1894 he took up a post at the Oriental Institute as an assistant to the indologist Georg Bühler. In March 1880, he made a difficult march from Kandahar to Kabul, fighting on the way the battles of Ahmed Khel (Battle of Ahmed Khel) and Arzu (Battle of Arzu), and held supreme military and civil command in northern Afghanistan. On hearing of the Maiwand disaster (Battle of Maiwand), he despatched Sir Frederick Roberts (Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts) with a division on his celebrated march from Kabul to Kandahar, while he led the rest of the army back to India through the Khyber Pass (medal with clasp, GCB (Order of the Bath), CIE (Order of the Indian Empire), baronetcy, and thanks of Parliament). Promoted general in 1881, he was for five years Commander-in-Chief, India, and afterwards a member of the Council of the Secretary of State for India until his death. thumb right 200px Sir John Strachey (left), together with his brother Richard Strachey Sir Richard (Image:John and Richard Strachey.jpg), 1876. '''Sir John Strachey''' GCSI (Order of the Star of India), CIE (Order of the Indian Empire) (5 June 1823 – 19 December 1907), British Indian civilian, fifth son of Edward Strachey, second son of Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Baronet, was born in London, England. After passing through the East India Company College, Strachey entered the Bengal civil service in 1842, and served in the North-Western Provinces, occupying many important positions. He married Katherine Batten, daughter of Joseph Batten the Principal of the East India Company College, on 9 October 1856, Descent and Alliances of Croslegh et. al. by Charles Croslegh, privately printed at The De La More Press, London, 1904 pp.330-333 and they had eight children. He was born in Lititz, Pennsylvania. He earned an undergraduate degree at Lebanon Valley College and a master's degree in mathematics at Yale University. Before starting Walnut Acres, he taught mathematics at Drew University. He learned about organic farming from Sir Albert Howard while teaching in northern India. When he returned to the US, he studied further at the School of Living, in Suffern, New York and Kimberton Farm School in Pennsylvania. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
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BJP leader in son trouble date November 11, 2008 work IBN Live accessdate 30 April 2011 from Madhya Pradesh, India. He was born on 6 October 1961 in village Ratatalai of Harda district in Madhya Pradesh in a Hindu Jat family of Dudi clan. Early life and career Born into a legal family in Ceylon during the period of the British Raj, he grew up with a mixture of respect for and resentment of Britain typical of many educated colonials. He served
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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).
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