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Rafiq Zakaria
Rafiq Zakaria
Rafiq Zakaria
(5 April 1920 – 9 July 2005) was an Indian politician and Islamic religious cleric. He was closely associated with the Indian independence movement
Indian independence movement
and the Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
party. He was known for his advocacy of conservative Islam.Contents1 Public service 2 Education and professional life 3 Aurangabad 4 Works 5 Personal life 6 ReferencesPublic service[edit] Zakaria, a Konkani Muslim from Maharashtra, spent over 25 years in public service, including some time as a cabinet minister in state government of Maharashtra
Maharashtra
and later as a Member of the Indian parliament. He served as deputy to Indira Gandhi, the leader of the Congress Party, in the Lok Sabha
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Nala Sopara
Nala Sopara, associated with Shurparaka (lit. city of braves; Śūrpāraka) and formerly known as Sopara, is a town within the Mumbai
Mumbai
Metropolitan Region. The town lies in the Palghar district
Palghar district
of Maharashtra. The population of the city was 184,664 during the 2001 census. It also has railway station on the Western Railway Zone, approximately 35 km from Mumbai. It is governed by the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation
Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation
(VVMC). Nala Sopara
Nala Sopara
is accepted by scholars as the Suparaka or Supparak of ancient India and was a busy trade centre and an important seal of Buddhism
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School Of Oriental And African Studies
The Orient
Orient
is the East, traditionally comprising anything that belongs to the Eastern world, in relation to Europe. In English, it is largely a metonym for, and coterminous with, the continent of Asia, divided into the Far East, Middle East, and Near East. The term Oriental is sometimes used to describe people or objects from the Orient.Contents1 Derivation 2 History of the term 3 Current usage3.1 British English 3.2 American English 3.3 Australian English 3.4 German4 See also 5 Notes 6 Further reading 7 External linksDerivation[edit] The term "Orient" derives from the Latin word oriens meaning "east" (lit. "rising" < orior " rise")
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BBC South Asia
BBC South Asia (also referred to as BBC News South Asia or BBC World News South Asia) is an English-language South Asian based television news channel, featuring South Asian news and aimed at viewers in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.[1][2][3] Operations[edit] A division of the BBC, its competitor is CNN International South Asia and some other English-based national and international news channels. The channel's timings are in Dhaka for Bangladeshi viewers, Islamabad for Pakistani viewers and New Delhi for Indian viewers. BBC South Asia stations are in the capital of some South Asian cities. It also broadcasts some popular programs from the London-based BBC. References[edit]^ "BBC South Asia on the radio". BBC World Service. Retrieved 6 September 2013.  ^ "BBC World News South Asia". Lyng Sat.Com. Retrieved 6 September 2013.  ^ "BBC WS South Asia". Tune In.Com. Archived from the original on 10 December 2011
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Bhopal
Metropolis capitalClockwise from top Upper Lake, Vallabh Bhawan (MP Secretariat), Van Vihar, Birla Mandir, Taj-ul-Masajid, National Law Institute UniversityNickname(s): The City of LakesBhopalLocation of Bhopal
Bhopal
in the Central Indian state
Indian state<

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INTACH
The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
(INTACH) is a non-profit charitable organisation registered under the Societies' Registration Act, 1860. In 2007, the United Nations
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Times Of India
The Times of India
The Times of India
(TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group. It is the fourth-largest newspaper in India by circulation and largest selling English-language daily in the world according to Audit Bureau of Circulations (India).[1][2] It is the oldest English-language newspaper in India still in circulation,[3] with its first edition published in 1838. It is the second oldest Indian newspaper still in circulation after the Bombay
Bombay
Samachar. Lord Curzon the then Viceroy of India called The Times of India
The Times of India
"the leading paper in Asia".[4][5] In 1991, the BBC
BBC
ranked The Times of India among the world's six best newspapers.[6][7] It is owned and published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. which is owned by the Sahu Jain family
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The Observer
The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays. In the same place on the political spectrum as its sister papers The Guardian
The Guardian
and The Guardian
The Guardian
Weekly, whose parent company Guardian Media Group Limited acquired it in 1993, it takes a social liberal or social democratic line on most issues. First published in 1791, it is the world's oldest Sunday newspaper.[4]Contents1 History1.1 Origins 1.2 Nineteenth century 1.3 Twentieth century 1.4 Twenty-first century2 Supplements and features 3 The Newsroom 4 Bans 5 Editors 6 Photographers 7 Awards 8 Conventions sponsored 9 Bibliography 10 See also 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] Origins[edit] The first issue, published on 4 December 1791 by W.S. Bourne, was the world's first Sunday newspaper. Believing that the paper would be a means of wealth, Bourne instead soon found himself facing debts of nearly £1,600
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News Chronicle
The News Chronicle was a British daily newspaper. It ceased publication on 17 October 1960,[1] being absorbed into the Daily Mail. Its offices were in Bouverie Street, off Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8DP, England.[1]Contents1 Daily Chronicle 2 Politics 3 Folding 4 Notable contributors 5 Editors 6 See also 7 Notes 8 External linksDaily Chronicle[edit] Main article: Daily Chronicle The Daily Chronicle
Daily Chronicle
was founded in 1872. Purchased by Edward Lloyd for £30,000 in 1876, it achieved a high reputation under the editorship of Henry Massingham and Robert Donald, who took charge in 1904
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Godhra Riots
The 2002 Gujarat riots, also known as the 2002 Gujarat violence and the Gujarat pogrom,[4][5][6][7] was a three-day period of inter-communal violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat. Following the initial incident there were further outbreaks of violence in Ahmedabad for three months; statewide, there were further outbreaks of communal riots against the minority Muslim population for the next year.[4][8] The burning of a train in Godhra on 27 February 2002, which caused the deaths of 58 Hindu pilgrims karsevaks returning from Ayodhya, is cited as having instigated the violence.[9][10][11][12] According to official figures, the riots ended with 1,044 dead, 223 missing, and 2,500 injured
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Sardar Patel
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950), popularly known as Sardar
Sardar
Patel, was the 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister and statesman, a senior leader of the Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
and a founding father of the Republic of India
India
who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation.[1] In India
India
and elsewhere, he was often addressed as Sardar, which means Chief in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian
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Rediff.com
Rediff.com
Rediff.com
is an Indian news, information, entertainment and shopping web portal, founded in 1996[3] as "Rediff On The NeT".[4] It is headquartered in Mumbai, with offices in Bangalore, New Delhi and New York City.[5] According to Alexa,[6] Rediff.com
Rediff.com
is the No
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Cidco
The City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO) is an Indian city planning and richest government authority formed and controlled by the Government of Maharashtra. CIDCO was formed on 17 March 1970 under the Indian Companies Act of 1956; its purpose at the time of its creation was to develop a satellite town to Mumbai, Maharashtra, and now functioning as New Town Development Authority (NTDA) and Special Planning Authority (SPA) of Government of Maharashtra for development of New Towns by planning and developing entire urban infrastructure, providing municipal services, executing large scale infrastructure projects including Navi Mumbai International Airport, Navi Mumbai Metro
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British Raj
Indian languagesGovernment ColonyMonarch of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Emperor/Empressa •  1858–1901 Victoria •  1901–1910 Edward VII •  1910–1936 George V •  1936 Edward VIII •  1936–1947 George VI Viceroy
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Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha
Government (186)  BJP: 122 seats  Shiv Sena: 63 seats  Rashtriya Samaj Paksha: 1 seatOpposition (101)  INC: 41 seats  NCP: 41 seats  SheKaP(PWP): 3 seats  BVA: 3 seats  AIMIM: 2 seats  SP: 1 seat  CPI (M): 1 seat  BBM: 1 seat  MNS: 1 seat  Independent: 7 seatsOther (1)  Vacant: 1 seatElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-postLast election15 October 2014Meeting placeVidhana Bhavan in Mumbai
Mumbai
(summer session)Websitehttp://maharashtra.gov.in/ http://mls.org.in/The Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Vidhan Sabha
Vidhan Sabha
or the Maharashtra
Maharashtra
Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra
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Lincoln's Inn
Coordinates: 51°31′01.65″N 00°06′52.48″W / 51.5171250°N 0.1145778°W / 51.5171250; -0.1145778The Honourable Society of Lincoln's InnThe Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
Lincoln's Inn
is one of the four Inns of Court in London
London
to which barristers of England and Wales
England and Wales
belong and where they are called to the Bar. It is recognised to be one of the world's most prestigious professional bodies of judges and lawyers. It is the largest Inn and it covers 11 acres (4.5 hectares). The other three are Middle Temple, Inner Temple
Inner Temple
and Gray's Inn. The Inn is believed to be named after Henry de Lacy, 3rd Earl of Lincoln
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