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Karuna Mary Braganza
Mary Braganza, popularly known as Karuna Mary, is an Indian Catholic nun, educationist, social worker, writer, a promoter of developmental education, and a former principal of Sophia College, Mumbai.[1] She is a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart (RSCJ)[2] and is a former head of 204 colleges managed by the Order.[3] It was during her tenure at Sophia College that the institution started Sophia Polytechnic in 1970.[4] In 2008 the Government of India awarded her the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri
Padma Shri
for her contributions to society.[5]Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 References 4 External links 5 Further readingBiography[edit] Braganza, née Mary, was born in 1924 in Mapuca
Mapuca
in the Indian state of Goa
Goa
as the fifth of 10 children in the family, but grew up in Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai.[6] She graduated from St
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Mapusa
Mapusa
Mapusa
( mhapxem [mʱaːpʃɛ̃ː]; [mʱaːpsaː]) is a town in North Goa, India. It is situated 13 km north of the capital Panaji. The town is the headquarters of Bardez
Bardez
Taluka. It is located on the main highway NH-17, linking Mumbai
Mumbai
to Kochi. In Portuguese the town's name is spelt Mapuçá.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Economy 5 Education 6 Landmarks 7 Famous people from Mapusa 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit] Mapusa
Mapusa
is a small town clustered around the Mount (Alto). The name Mapusa
Mapusa
is thought to be derived from the Konkani word for a 'measure' - 'map' and the phrase fill up - 'sa'. Ancient Goan agrarian community had a well established Gaunkari or Community Farming System, where villages formed associations, worked on community land and shared profits
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Kosbad
Kosbad is a village in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, India. It is located in the Dahanu taluka.[1] Demographics[edit] According to the 2011 census of India, Kosbad has 835 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Pune
Nickname(s): Oxford of the East, Queen of Deccan creative city[1][2]PunePune Show map of IndiaPune Pune
Pune
(Maharashtra) Show map of MaharashtraCoordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667Coordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667Country  IndiaState MaharashtraDistrict PuneGovernment • Type Mayor–Council • Mayor Mukta Tilak (BJP)[3][4] • Municipal Commissioner Mr
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Tsunami In Indian Ocean
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The shock had a moment magnitude of 9.1–9.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). The undersea megathrust earthquake was caused when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts of most landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean, killing 230,000–280,000 people in 14 countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 metres (100 ft) high. It was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history, the deadliest of the 21st century so far
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Matara, Sri Lanka
Matara (Sinhalese: මාතර, Tamil: மாத்தறை) (originally Mahathota) is a major city in Sri Lanka, on the southern coast of Southern Province, 160 km from Colombo. It is a major commercial hub, and it is the administrative capital of Matara District.[1] It was gravely affected by the Asian tsunami in December 2004.Contents1 History 2 Attractions 3 Education3.1 Universities 3.2 Schools4 Economy and infrastructure4.1 Transport4.1.1 Rail 4.1.2 Road5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Matara historically belongs to the area that was called the Kingdom of Ruhuna, which was one of the three kingdoms in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
(Thun Sinhalaya තුන් සිංහලය). Matara was previously called Mahathota. The Nilwala River runs through Matara and there was a wide area where ferries used to cross
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St. Mary's Convent Matara
St. Mary's Convent is a very famous girls school in Matara, Sri LankaMatara DistrictHistory[edit] The Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary came to Galle, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
in 1896 for more than 11 years, there was only one house of the SCJM in Galle. The second foundation was proposed from 1906 especially by M. Tiburce De Mol Superior of Galle. In collaboration with the Jesuits the sisters, started the work, and by 1908, they finished the convent and the school. on 15 April 1908 Sr. Josephine Halewijn and Sr. Livine Van Brabant left for Matara with four orphans in order to make last minutes arrangements. Fr. Van Antwerpen S. J. the parish priest. but all student are chatar The remaining sisters and about ten orphans arrived on Easter (19 April) The official dedication was to take place on Monday, but due to a heavy storm the ceremony was postponed until the following day
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Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Maharashtra
(/mɑːhəˈrɑːʃtrə/; Marathi: [məharaːʂʈrə] ( listen), abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India
India
and is India's second-most populous state and third-largest state by area. Spread over 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi), it is bordered by the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west and the Indian states of Karnataka, Telangana, Goa, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is also the world's second-most populous subnational entity
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Raigad District
Raigad District is a district in the state of Maharashtra, India.[1] Formerly called the Kolaba district, the district was renamed after Raigad, the fort that was the former capital of the Maratha
Maratha
leader Shivaji Maharaj, and is located in the interior regions of the district, in dense forests on a west-facing spur of the Western Ghats of Sahyadri range. In 2011 the district had a population of 2,635,394, compared to 2,207,929 in 2001. The name was changed in the regime of Chief Minister Antule on 1st Jan 1981. [2]In 2011 urban dwellers had increased to 36.91% from 24.22% in 2001.[3] The district is bounded by Mumbai Harbour
Mumbai Harbour
to the northwest, Thane District to the north, Pune District
Pune District
to the east, Ratnagiri district to the south, and the Arabian Sea
Arabian Sea
to the west
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Mangaon
Nickname(s): रायगडनगरी Note:- Mahad
Mahad
is also referred similarly.MangaonLocation in Maharashtra, IndiaCoordinates: 18°14′N 73°17′E / 18.233°N 73.283°E / 18.233; 73.283Coordinates: 18°14′N 73°17′E / 18.233°N 73.283°E / 18.233; 73.283Country IndiaState MaharashtraDivision KonkanDistrict Raigad-Alibaugमाणगाव ग्रामपंचायत Upgraded to Nagar Panchayat in 2015Government • Type Nagar Panchayat • Body माणगाव नगर पंचायतPopulation • Total 13,373Languages • Official MarathiTime zone IST (UTC+5:30)PIN 402104Telephone code 02140Vehicle registration MH-06Nearest city Mumbai
Mumbai
(130 km), Pune
Pune
(120 km), Panjim
Panjim
(450 km)Literacy 75.30%Climate Hot-humid; heavy rain during monsoon seasonAvg
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Rainwater Harvesting
Rainwater
Rainwater
harvesting is the accumulation and storage of rainwater for reuse on-site, rather than allowing it to run off. Rainwater
Rainwater
can be collected from rivers or roofs, and in many places, the water collected is redirected to a deep pit (well, shaft, or borehole), a reservoir with percolation, or collected from dew or fog with nets or other tools. Its uses include water for gardens, livestock, irrigation, domestic use with proper treatment, indoor heating for houses, etc
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Conversion To Christianity
Conversion to Christianity
Conversion to Christianity
is a process of religious conversion in which a previously non-Christian person converts to Christianity. Converts to Christianity typically make a vow of repentance from past sins, accept Jesus
Jesus
as their Savior and vow to follow his teachings as found in the New Testament. Different sects of Christianity may perform various different kinds of rituals or ceremonies on a convert in order to initiate them into a community of believers. The most commonly accepted ritual of conversion in Christianity is through baptism, but this isn't universally accepted among Christian denominations
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Mundari Language
Mundari (Muɳɖa) is a Munda language of the Austroasiatic language family spoken by the Munda people
Munda people
in eastern India
India
(primarily Assam and Jharkhand), Bangladesh, and Nepal. It is closely related to Santali and Ho. Mundari Bani, a script specifically to write Mundari, was invented by Rohidas Singh Nag.[3][4] It has also been written in Devanagari, Oriya, Eastern Nagari, and Latin.Contents1 Dialects 2 Phonology2.1 Vowels 2.2 Consonants3 Counting 4 Relations 5 Verb 6 Samples 7 References 8 Further reading8.1 Texts9 External linksDialects[edit] Toshiki Osada (2008:99), citing the Encyclopaedia Mundarica (vol
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Jharkhand
Jharkhand
Jharkhand
(lit. "Bushland" or The land of forest) is a state in eastern India, carved out of the southern part of Bihar
Bihar
on 15 November 2000.[4] The state shares its border with the states of Bihar
Bihar
to the north, Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the northwest, Chhattisgarh
Chhattisgarh
to the west, Odisha
Odisha
to the south, and West Bengal
West Bengal
to the east
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