Russian trappers (fur trade) who explored it in the early 19th century? thumb right Nehru distributes sweets among children at Nongpoh (File:Nehru sweets oratarians Nongpoh.jpg), Meghalaya In India, the Children's Day is celebrated on 14 November, the birthday of the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru, who was fondly called ''Chacha Nehru'' (Uncle Nehru) by the kids, emphasized the importance of giving love and affection to children, who he saw as the bright
; 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
at Durban and Port Elizabeth, ''Marblehead'' arrived at Simonstown on 24 March. There she underwent extensive repairs and on 15 April sailed for New York. Steaming via Recife, Brazil, she arrived New York on 4 May and immediately entered drydock at the navy yard. Paro contains the only active international airport in Bhutan, the Paro Airport, a beautiful small green-roofed facility in a valley, served only by Drukair (Bhutan's National Airline) from India and other countries in Southeast Asia. '''Amitav Ghosh''' ( অমিতাভ ঘোষ born July 11, 1956 Ghosh, Amitav, ''Encyclopædia Britannica'' ), is a Bengali (Bengali people) Indian author best known for his work in the English language. Life Ghosh was born in Calcutta (Kolkata) on July 11, 1956, to Lieutenant Colonel Shailendra Chandra Ghosh, a retired officer of the pre-independence Indian Army (British Indian Army), and was educated at The Doon School; St. Stephen's College, Delhi; Delhi University; India; and St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where he was awarded a D. Phil. in social anthropology. His first job was at the ''Indian Express'' newspaper in New Delhi. http: www.inlaksfoundation.org Inlaks-Alumni-List.asp?sb Anthropology&currpage 1&sort subj&stat old Sanjay Gulabhai Tailor, Aka Sun-J, joined the band as live midi programmer and DJ soon after. This completed the full live line-up of the band. After earning a reputation as formidable live performers, the band — which now included dancer Bubble-E — won widespread acclaim for the 1995 single "Rebel Warrior". Their second album Rafi's Revenge was nominated for a Mercury Prize combining a unique combination of punk energy with a jungle reggae core. The single, 'Naxalite' was an ode to the militant Naxalite movement in India. Tours to the United States with the Beastie Boys and Japan followed to wide acclaim. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
;ref name Dwivedi&Dwivedi Dwivedi, Girish & Dwivedi, Shridhar (2007). ''History of Medicine: Sushruta – the Clinician – Teacher par Excellence''. National Informatics Centre (Government of India) (National Informatics Centre). made important contributions to the field of plastic and cataract surgery in 6th century BC. The medical works of both Sushruta and Charak
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173sec05.pdf Hydrographic Description (Indian Ocean Pilot) thumb Interior view with the collection of Hindu statues (File:Interior view - National Museum, New Delhi - IMG 2206.JPG) The '''National Museum''' in New Delhi is one of the largest museums in India. Established in 1949, it holds variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. It functions under the Ministry of Culture (Ministry of Culture (India)), Government of India. The museum
for the pope. This fortuitous misunderstanding opened for Gemelli many of the most tightly closed doors of the country. He got to visit the emperor at Beijing, attended the Lantern Festival celebrations and toured the Great Wall. An 1849 release of ''The Calcutta Review'' (a periodical now published by the University of Calcutta), stated the following about Gemelli's writings concerning India: "In a previous number of this Review we made an attempt to describe something of the Court and Camp of the best and wisest prince Muhainmedan India had ever beheld (Aurungzebe, Mogul emperor of Hindustan)... To this we are urged by two main considerations, the character of the age, and the materials at our command.... Sir H. M. Elliot's work has... met with, to a certain extent, adverse criticism, and some doubts have been raised as to the soundness, or the justice, of its conclusions. It is therefore (possible that readers may be willing) to peruse a description of the Government of Aurungzebe, taken not from native historians, but from the accounts of men who saw with the eyes of travelers. 2010s Kwapis launched his seventh series and directed his tenth feature film in 2010. He is the executive producer and director of the pilot of ''Outsourced (Outsourced (TV series))'', a half-hour comedy for NBC. Adapted from the 2006 feature film of the same name (Outsourced (film)), ''Outsourced'' tells the story of a Kansas City-based novelties company that ships all of its customer service jobs to India. The one American employee not to be fired, Todd Dempsey (Ben Rappaport), goes to Mumbai to oversee the call center. '''Kumbi''' is a town and a nagar panchayat in Bishnupur District in the Indian state (States and territories of India) of Manipur. It is 55 km far away from its capital Imphal. Kumbi is 10 km far away from the historical place Moirang where Azad Hind Fauz hoisted Indian National flag in the Indian territory for the first time in the Indian history context with their Freedom fighter leader Netaji Subhash Chandra bose. This small town is known for its richness in the field of arts and culture. This town is divided by a small river called "Khuga Turel" (river). Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
at the time. In India, popular shows are at Red Fort, Purana Qila, Delhi, and Golconda Fort. In Peru, a ''son et lumière'' show opened in Park of the Reserve, Lima
, and is still practiced in certain parts of Punjab (Punjab (India)) and Haryana. It is called "''Latta Odhna''" in the Jat (Jat people)s of Haryana, ''Latta'' being the Haryanvi word for a cloth that women used to cover their heads and faces, and ''Odhna'' translating as "covering wearing". This is also called "''Chadar Dhakna''" in other parts, ''Chadar'' being Hindi for ''Latta'', and ''Dhakna'' being Hindi for ''Odhna''. Experiments in the Maldives (comparing the atmosphere over the northern and southern islands) in the 1990s showed that the effect of macroscopic pollutants in the atmosphere at that time (blown south from India) caused about a 10% reduction in sunlight reaching the surface in the area under the pollution cloud — a much greater reduction than expected from the presence of the particles themselves. Commons:Category:India Wikipedia:India Dmoz:Regional Asia India
of the largest empires of the Indian subcontinent. ''' Thums Up''' is a best-selling brand of cola in India, where its bold, red Thumbs signal
'''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).