"South India" Essays and Research Papers

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South India

salvation but also for gaining the ordinary things they need in life. Religion of the vast majority of Indian people. Buddhism Origin Began is northeastern India 2,500 years old About suffering and the need to get rid of it Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama Was called Buddha Lived in the 4th or 5th century B.C. in India Path of enlightenment Also known as “the awakened one” Siddhartha Gautama Born around 520 B.C. Born into a royal family Lived with in palace walls away...

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Thamirabarani Rive

Thamiravaruni, Tamil: தாமிரபரணி) originates from the famous Agastyarkoodam peak in the hills of the Western Ghats above Papanasam in the Ambasamudram taluk and flows through Tirunelveli & Tuticorin districts of the Tamil Nadu state of southern India. It was called the Tamraparni River in olden days and it is also associated with Sri Lanka. Contents[hide] * 1 Etymology * 2 Geography * 3 Ancient history * 4 Origin of Tamiraparani * 5 Tributaries * 6 Irrigation * 7 Course and tributaries...

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Bharatnatyam Theoretical

bangles for the wrist, an odyanam or broad ornament belt, and occasionally a hair ornament called sarpam or snake to decorate the long plait, completes the ensemble. Origin of Bharatnatyam: Bharata Natyam was the dance technique evolved in the South of India in Tamil Nadu and practiced in the Temples of Shiva. It is a highly specialised science with a traditional background and rigid codes and conventions. Bharata Natyam skillfully embodies the three primary ingredients of dancing. They are bhava...

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Sri Lanka Conflict

important consequence of the Sri Lankan Conflict. SC: Social consequence is an important consequence of the Sri Lankan Conflict. Sri Lankan Tamils were driven out of their homeland, many of them fled to Tamil Nadu in India. It is estimated that65, 000 Tamils still remain as refugees in India. High Security Zones were set up by the Sri Lankan army to combat the Tamil Tigers. Tamils living in these zones had to flee when the army came in to fight the Tamil Tigers. Thus, Social consequence is an important...

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'O' Level Sri Lanka Social Studies

SL are granted citizenship, whereas tamils who have been living in Sri Lanka for a long time and working in tea plantations are not given citizenship, and are denied basic rights such as voting. In 1964, the government sent many tamils back to India and granted citizenship to the remaining tamils. However, by the 1980’s, this was still not carried out fully. About 100,000 tamils who are contributing to the society is still stateless. In 2003, a bill of origin of Indian persons was passed and...

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Dominant Price Leadership

their prices in line with the prices of the leader firm. Price Leadership can be in any of the forms; Price Leadership by a Dominant firm Barometric Price Leadership Aggressive or Exploitative Price Leadership The structure of the DTH industry in India can be categorized as an “Oligopoly”. An oligopoly is a market form in which a market or industry is dominated by a small number of sellers (oligopolists). An oligopoly is a market dominated by a few large suppliers. The degree of market concentration...

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Amita Baviskar

development. More recently, she has focused on urban environmental politics, especially bourgeois environmentalism and spatial restructuring in the context of economic liberalization in Delhi. Her latest research examines changing food practices in western India in relation to the transformation of agrarian environments. She has taught at the University of Delhi, and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford, Cornell, Yale, London School of Economics and the University of California at Berkeley. She is on the...

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Sirring Jam Chapter Analysis

King Mahabali. In fact it is a reliable cultural proof of the nostalgic aspect of food. Conclusion Vibrant food imagery and food metaphors are woven through out the novel. Many fruits, vegetables and food items especially south Indian dishes are used repeatedly which give depth and connotative meaning to incidents, situations, actions, emotions, feelings and hidden motives. And above all, food reflects cultural identity of the characters. Food imagery also characterizes...

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Shivaji's Night attack on Shaista Khan at Pune which nullifies all the Mughal gains at one stroke (5th April 1663) It is one of the most famous exploits of Shivaji early in his career and has never been forgotten by successive generations in India. Shaista Khan, the maternal uncle of Emperor Aurangzeb, and the new Governor of Deccan, had made Shivaji's position precarious by his furious offensive. He had even occupied Pune (9th May 1660). Shivaji had already lost Chakan (August 1660), Kalian (May...

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Western Ghats and National Park

over an area of 940 km² in the two districts Mandla and Balaghat. Together with a surrounding buffer zone of 1,067 km² and the neighboring 110 km² Phen Sanctuary it forms the Kanha Tiger Reserve[1]. This makes it the largest National Park in Central India[2] Kanha National Park is home to over 600 species of flowering plants.[3] The lowland forest is a mixture of sal (Shorea robusta) and other mixed forest trees, interspersed with meadows. The highland forests are tropical moist dry deciduous type...

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