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-maker from Assam. His songs, written and sung mainly in the Assamese language by himself, are marked by humanity and universal brotherhood; and have been translated and sung in many languages, most notable in Bengali (Bengali language), and Hindi. Known for writing bold lyrics with themes of communal amity, universal justice and empathy, his songs have become popular among all sections of ethnic and religious communities in Assam, besides West Bengal and Bangladesh. He
; He was the first Indian-born student to receive a doctorate in electrical engineering from MIT. '''''The Last Article''''' (1988), is an alternate history short story
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, repeatedly overran South Asia's north-western plains, leading eventually to the establishment of the Islamic Delhi Sultanate in 1206. By repeatedly repulsing Mongol
; 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
harbour with over 300 people on board. Over the next 50 years, 150,000 more indentured (indentured servant) Indians arrived, as well as numerous free "passenger Indians", building the base for what would become the largest Indian community outside of India. As early as 1893, when Mahatma Gandhi arrived in Durban, Indians outnumbered whites in Natal. (See Asians in South Africa.) At broadly the same time, references to the monarchy were being removed from various institutions
, India . The present day armies of India and Pakistan both make extensive use of waist sashes for ceremonial wear. The colours vary widely according to regiment or branch and match those of the turbans where worn. Typically two or more colours are incorporated in the sash, in vertical stripes. One end hangs loose at the side and may have an ornamental fringe. The practice of wearing distinctive regimental sashes or cummerbunds goes back to the late nineteenth century. ref>
: Singing parallel to pop singers gives me jitters url http: www.expressindia.com latest-news shaukat-ali-singing-parallel-to-pop-singers-gives-me-jitters 384615 work The Indian Express date 12 November 2008 accessdate 3 November 2009 He has had numerous hit songs ref>
-facing Indian-style swastika (Swastika#Buddhism) was painted on the inside of the original propeller spinner of the ''Spirit of St. Louis'' along with the names of all the Ryan Aircraft Co. employees who designed and built it. It was meant as a message of good luck prior to Lindbergh's solo Atlantic crossing as the symbol was often used as a popular good luck charm with early aviators and others.
for the organisation got her recognition as a social worker. In 2006, Ray Cappo released another Shelter (Shelter (band)) record entitled ''Eternal'' on Good Life Recordings, and embarked on a European tour. He maintains a website for his yoga and raw food diet classes and an email list promoting raw foods and featuring recipes and inspirational quotations. Cappo also sponsors tours of India featuring important sites for practitioners of yoga. In India, up to three matches a week are shown on Neo Sports, generally two live and one delayed. Ensaaf, a partisan NGO Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
of cloud formation and rain and the seasonal cycles caused by the movement of earth around the sun. Varāhamihira's classical work ''Brihatsamhita'', written about 500 AD, provides clear evidence that a deep knowledge of atmospheric processes existed even in those times. In 350 BC, Aristotle wrote ''Meteorology (Meteorology (Aristotle))''. Development of Meteorology Aristotle
'''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).