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Rafiq Zakaria
RAFIQ ZAKARIA (Marathi : रफिक झकेरिया, Urdu : رفیق زکریا‎; 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 party. He was known for his advocacy of conservative Islam. CONTENTS * 1 Public service * 2 Education and professional life * 3 Aurangabad * 4 Works * 5 Personal life * 6 References PUBLIC SERVICEZakaria, a Konkani Muslim from Maharashtra
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
Indira Gandhi
, the leader of the Congress Party, in the Lok Sabha
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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 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. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origins * 1.2 Nineteenth century * 1.3 Twentieth century * 1.4 Twenty-first century * 2 Supplements and features * 3 The Newsroom * 4 Bans * 5 Editors * 6 Awards * 7 Conventions sponsored * 8 Bibliography * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links HISTORYORIGINSThe 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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Times Of India
THE TIMES OF INDIA (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group . It is the third-largest newspaper in India by circulation and largest selling English-language daily in the world according to Audit Bureau of Circulations (India) . It is the oldest English-language newspaper in India still in circulation, with its first edition published in 1838.It is the second oldest Indian newspaper still in circulation after the Bombay Samachar .Lord Curzon the then Viceroy of India called The Times of India
The Times of India
"the leading paper in Asia". In 1991, the BBC
BBC
ranked The Times of India among the world's six best newspapers. It is owned and published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. which is owned by the Sahu Jain family
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INTACH
The 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 awarded INTACH a special consultative status with United Nations Economic and Social Council . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Overview * 3 The INTACH logo * 4 Mission * 5 Awards * 6 INTACH UK Trust * 7 Collaborations * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORY The INTACH logo has been derived from this 3000-year-old anthropomorphic copper figure (ACCN 93-51) found at Shahabad, UP, now at Government Museum, Mathura . INTACH was founded in 1984 in New Delhi with the vision to create a membership organisation to stimulate and spearhead heritage awareness and conservation in India
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News Chronicle
The NEWS CHRONICLE was a British daily newspaper . It ceased publication on 17 October 1960, being absorbed into the Daily Mail
Daily Mail
. Its offices were in Bouverie Street
Bouverie Street
, off Fleet Street
Fleet Street
, London, EC4Y 8DP, England. CONTENTS * 1 Daily Chronicle
Daily Chronicle
* 2 Politics * 3 Folding * 4 Notable contributors * 5 Editors * 6 See also * 7 Notes * 8 External links DAILY CHRONICLE Main article: Daily Chronicle
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, was a three-day period of inter-communal violence in the western Indian state of Gujarat
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. The burning of a train in Godhra on 27 February 2002, which caused the deaths of 58 Hindu
Hindu
pilgrims karsevaks returning from Ayodhya
Ayodhya
, is cited as having instigated the violence. According to official figures, the riots ended with 1,044 dead, 223 missing, and 2,500 injured. Of the dead, 790 were Muslim and 254 Hindu. The Concerned Citizens Tribunal Report, estimated that as many as 1,926 may have been killed. Other sources estimated death tolls in excess of 2,000
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Nala Sopara
NALA SOPARA, also known as SHURPARAKA (Sanskrit : शूर्पारक, lit. city of braves) or SOPARA is a town within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region . The town lies in the 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 (VVMC). 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 . It was also one of the administrative units under the Satavahanas and is mentioned in the inscriptions of Karle , Nashik , Naneghat and Kanheri
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CIDCO
The CITY AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF MAHARASHTRA (CIDCO) is a India's premier city planning and richest Government organisation/Authority formed and controlled by the Government of Maharashtra . CIDCO was formed on 17 March 1970 under the Indian Companies Act of 1956, it's purpose at the time of its creation was to develop a Satellite town to Mumbai, Maharashtra India 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 & developing entire urban infrastructure, providing Municipal services, executing large scale infrastructure projects including Navi Mumbai International Airport , Navi Mumbai Metro . CIDCO also launched India's first smart city project . CIDCO has underutilised funds about Rs 40,000 crore which makes CIDCO richest Government Authority
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Sardar Patel
SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950) was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India . He was an Indian barrister and statesman, a 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. In India
India
and elsewhere, he was often addressed as Sardar , which means Chief in Hindi
Hindi
, Urdu
Urdu
, and Persian . He acted as de facto Supreme Commander-in-chief of Indian army during Political integration of India
India
and Indo-Pakistani War of 1947 . Patel was born and raised in the countryside of Gujarat
Gujarat
. He was employed in successful practice as a lawyer
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Bhopal
Metropolis
Metropolis
capital Clockwise from top Upper Lake , Vallabh Bhawan (MP Secretariat ), Union Carbide Plant , Van Vihar , Birla Mandir, Taj-ul-Masajid Nickname(s): The City of Lakes
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Taj Hotels
INDIAN HOTELS COMPANY LIMITED (IHCL), branded as TAJ HOTELS PALACES RESORTS SAFARIS, is a chain of hotels and resorts headquartered at Express Towers, Nariman Point in Mumbai
Mumbai
, which was incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group
Tata Group
, Jamsetji Tata, in the year 1903. This company is a part of the Tata group, one of India's largest business conglomerates. As of 2017, Taj Group operates a total of 99 hotels, out of which it has 83 hotels across India
India
and 16 hotels in the UK, USA, Zambia, South Africa, Maldives, Malaysia, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the U.A.E., and employed over 13000 people in the year 2010
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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