What is India known for?

ties showing

. thumb right Several ties showing the Paisley pattern that made the town famous in the 19th century (File:Paisley.JPG) Paisley, as with other areas in Renfrewshire, was at one time famous for its weaving and textile (textile industry) industries. As a consequence, the Paisley pattern has long symbolic associations with the town. Until the Jacquard loom was introduced in the 1820s, weaving was a cottage industry. This innovation led to the industrialisation of the process

century culture

aspect of his preaching is monotheistic concept of God (God in Hinduism). Vishwaguru Basavanna footnotes '''Srimanta Shankardeva''' The name is spelt variously as Sankardev, Sankaradeva, etc. (1449–1568) ( ), was a 15th-16th century Assamese (Culture of Assam) saint-scholar, playwright, social-religious reformer

traditional knowledge

Raj colonial times in India hunting was regarded as a wikt:regal sport in the numerous princely states, as many maharajas, nawabs, as well as British officers maintained a whole corps of shikari (shikari (disambiguation))s, who were native professional hunters. They would be headed by a master of the hunt, who might be styled mir-shikar. Often these were recruited from the normally low-ranking local tribes because of their traditional knowledge of the environment and hunting techniques. Big game, such as Bengal tigers (Bengal Tiger), might be hunted from the back of an elephant. '''Flax''' (also known as '''common flax''' or '''linseed''') (binomial name: '''''Linum usitatissimum''''') is a member of the genus ''Linum'' in the family Linaceae. It is native to the region extending from the eastern Mediterranean (Mediterranean region) to India and was probably first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent. It is known as Λινάρι (Linari) in Greek (Greek language), आलस (Aalas) in Nepali (Nepali language), Agasi Akshi in Kannada (Kannada language), Aazhi Vidhai in Tamil (Tamil Language), जवस (Jawas Javas) or अळशी (Alashi) in Marathi and अलसी (Alsi) in Urdu and Hindi, তিসি (Tisi) in Bengali and అవిశలు (avisalu) in Telugu. Alister D. Muir, Neil D. Westcot, Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

classic designs

for manufacturing garments and sarees. "Murshidabad silk", famous from historical times, is mainly produced in Malda and Murshidabad district of West Bengal and woven with hand looms in Birbhum and Murshidabad district. Another place famous for production of silk is Bhagalpur. The silk from Pochampally (Bhoodhan Pochampally) is particularly well known for its classic designs and enduring quality. The silk is traditionally hand-woven and hand-dyed and usually also has silver

good band

2007-05-07 Doors frontman Jim Morrison didn't endear himself to Ronstadt; she recalled: "We thought they were a good band, but we didn't like the singer". After this tour, Kimmel too exited the band. page 215 quote So before my interview with Jack Kornfield, who

radical social

;mdash; then thick with malaria-bearing mosquitoes and man-eating tigers (Bengal tiger) — were largely avoided by Neolithic humans. More than a millennium of overseas contact and trade culminated in four centuries of struggle between and among multiple colonial (colonialism) powers and native Keralite states. Kerala was granted statehood (States Reorganisation Act) on November 1, 1956. Radical social reforms begun in the 19th century by the kingdoms of Perumpadapu

culminated in four centuries of struggle between and among multiple colonial (colonialism) powers and native Keralite states. Kerala was granted statehood (States Reorganisation Act) on November 1, 1956. Radical social reforms begun in the 19th century by the kingdoms of Kochi (Perumpadapu Swaroopam) and Travancore — and spurred by such leaders as Narayana Guru and Chattampi Swamikal — were continued by post-Independence (Indian Independence Movement) governments

contact and trade culminated in four centuries of struggle between and among multiple colonial (colonialism) powers and native Keralite states. Kerala was granted statehood (States Reorganisation Act) on November 1, 1956. Radical social reforms begun in the 19th century by the kingdoms of Kochi (Perumpadapu Swaroopam) and Travancore — and spurred by such leaders as Narayana Guru and Chattampi Swamikal — were continued by post- Indian Independence Movement

historical interpretation

research articles should be deleted. These articles do not display any evidence, ''in the form of references'', that they are anything other than novel narrative or historical interpretation (WP:NOR)s. As such, even if every bullet point were verified, the articles would still constitute original research. The China article is just barely an exception, because it links to a story that has both the words "China" and "superpower" in the title. Even there, the source does not support the article, and its mere presence doesn't vindicate the original research going on. If any of these articles is deleted, your work will not have been in vain; it will have served as an example of the kinds of research we don't do. Melchoir (User:Melchoir) 21:07, 8 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Merge''' anything that can be salvaged into India, China, and European Union. Failing that, '''delete'''. --Descendall (User:Descendall) 13:33, 8 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Conditional Keep''' if it can be shown that it is not original research (some references which says that India, China and EU are the potential superpowers).--Raghu (User:Raghu.kuttan) 13:53, 8 March 2006 (UTC) *Interesting read, unsourced, appears to be original analysis. '''Delete''' - OR. Guettarda (User:Guettarda) 21:49, 8 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Delete''' as crystalballism after merging any worthy content to other relevant articles such as India, Superpower, etc. dbtfz (User:Dbtfz) talk (User talk:Dbtfz) 21:53, 8 March 2006 (UTC) * '''Strong delete''' Unreferenced and speculative in the extreme. If kept, move to NPOV and non-asserting title such as "Global status of India" - currently the title is an unequivocal statement that India is a potential superpower, which is problematic at best. FCYTravis (User:FCYTravis) 22:20, 8 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Delete all unless rewritten'''. IMHO it will serve Wikipedia better to simply delete all these articles and reboot (reboot (continuity)) them at a later stage with proper references. Zunaid (User:Zunaid) 09:38, 9 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Strong Delete''' An encyclopedia should talk about Superpower and it should talk about India, China, etc... And in the context of either of those two discussions, it may be considered reasonable to mention something along the lines of what these articles are trying to achieve. But to push them separately into their own article crosses the boundaries of POV & original research. Eusebeus (User:Eusebeus) 11:52, 9 March 2006 (UTC) * '''Delete all''', crystal-ballism. Vizjim (User:Vizjim) 14:08, 9 March 2006 (UTC) Changing vote to '''transwiki''', in line with Oneearth (User:Oneearth)'s suggestion below. Vizjim (User:Vizjim) 17:29, 14 March 2006 (UTC) **So in many of your minds, Wikipedia should go no without in depth acknowledgement of the power India, China and the European Union have. Re-read the articles, if you see anything un-mathematical or un-sourced that deals with the future then delete that bit. But what most of the article is, is an acknowledgement and list of the plus and minus points of a nation which will undoubtedly be helpful to the reader. Wikipedia can be the best NPOV source of information in relation to Potential Superpowers or it can just pretend to ignore this importan matter. The choice is for the voters!Nobleeagle (User:Nobleeagle) 05:38, 12 March 2006 (UTC) *'''Delete''' based on the fact that even though it is entirely factually, it is still drawing a conclusion based on facts. It is an assessment of something that may happen in the future; this has no place in the Wikipedia. This could be a sub-section of India at the very least. This reads like someones report or an article from The Economist or Time magazine. If this article is encyclopedia material, maybe we could have an article on Future Millionaires- Me or more seriously, Future Wars- Fiji Vs. Eritrea (entirely supported my facts, of course). Delete, please. DevanJedi (User:Devanjedi) 06:16, 12 March 2006 (UTC) **'''Comment'''I doubt you'll get as many sources for Fiji and Eritrea when compared to the sources and obvious media speculation on China and India. Nobleeagle (User:Nobleeagle) 06:23, 12 March 2006 (UTC) '''Mukesh''' (Malayalam: മുകേഷ്), born '''Mukesh Babu''', is an Indian film actor and producer (film producer) known for his work in Malayalam cinema. John Rivett-Carnac was born in Bombay (Mumbai), India on 27 June 1796. He was the seventh and youngest son of the eleven children of James Rivett (1759-1802) of the British East India Company by his wife Henrietta Fisher (1765- 1837), daughter of James Fisher, of Bombay. His eldest brother was James Rivett-Carnac who would become the Sir James Rivett-Carnac, 1st Bt., and a Governor of Bombay. His father assumed the name of Rivett-Carnac by Sign Manual on 17 Jul 1801 in compliance with the last will and testament of General John Carnac. General Carnac had married his father's sister Elizabeth A portrait of Mrs Carnac by Sir Joshua Reynolds hangs in the Wallace Collection in London and in 1776 his father went to live with them in Bombay, where he remained until his death in 1802. Throughout his life, John Rivett-Carnac and his sons used the name of Rivett-Carnac, while his elder brothers were inconsistent in their surname. John Rivett-Carnac emigrated to England with his mother in 1804, two years after his father's death. Reception ''Muthu'' was the first Indian film to be dubbed into Japanese as ''Mutu: Odoru Maharaja'' Mutu: Odoru Maharaja ) and grossed a record $1.6 million in 1998. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

main distinct

and 50,000. Many Lepcha are also found in western and southwestern Bhutan, Tibet, Darjeeling, the Ilam District of eastern Nepal, and in the hills of West Bengal. Lepcha groups in India are more populous than those elsewhere. The Lepcha people are composed of four main distinct communities: the Renjóngmú of Sikkim; the Támsángmú of Kalimpong, Kurseong, and Mirik; the ʔilámmú of Ilam District, Nepal; and the Promú of Samtse (Samtse District) and Chukha (Chukha District) in southwestern Bhutan. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India

establishing small

is now the modern state of Tamil Nadu and on to China, establishing small works along the way. After returning to Tamil Nadu, he was killed by some locals. Though he was buried in India, his body was taken, in the fourth or fifth century, to Edessa (Edessa, Mesopotamia), in modern-day Turkey. *At wikipedia, we write about what is publicly known. About the 1950 comet accidents, I certainly remember a BOAC Comet that desinegrated over India. An airplane book I own had

acclaimed quot

character changed to 揚 (wiktionary:揚) (also pronounced "yáng"), which means "acclaimed". It is also spelled '''yang quin ''' or '''yang ch'in '''. Hammered dulcimers of various types are now very popular not only in China, but also Eastern Europe, the Middle East, India and Pakistan. The instruments are also sometimes known by the names "santur" and "


'''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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