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Famous English Quotes about Population

Famous English Quotes about Population

Over-population has been major problem across the world. The efforts to remove the curse of population problem have only been partially effective. In consequence the rate of population increase has gone down, but the balance between the optimum population growth and a healthy nation is far to be achieved. Ignorance, illiteracy, unhygienic living and lack of proper recreation have remained …

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What was the first life on the Earth?

What was the first life on the Earth?

Until quite recently it was thought that there were no abundant life forms on this planet until about 600 million years ago. When we remember that the Earth itself is at least 4500 million years old, it does seem to have taken a very long time before any animals or plants appeared. Then, geologically speaking, they must have developed very …

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International Women’s Day Images for Facebook, WhatsApp

International Women's Day Images

International Women’s Day Images: International Women’s Day “IWD” is also known as the International Working Women’s Day or United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace which is celebrated every year on 8th of March all across the world. International Women’s Day Images for WhatsApp, Instagram & Facebook

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Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp

Chinese New Year Images

Chinese New Year Images for Facebook, WhatApp: Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of …

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Liberalism – A Very Short Introduction – Michael Freeden Book Review

Liberalism - A Very Short Introduction - Michael Freeden Book Review

Publisher: Oxford University Press Pages: 160 Price: Rs. 225 No other political or social belief has ever been so proudly owned to or so savagely disparaged by both conservatives and radicals, aspired to or misappropriated as much as liberalism. But what is it, what are its principles, is it synonymous with democracy, can it and nationalism co-exist, and how is …

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Earth Hour Images

Earth Hour Images

Earth Hour Images: Earth Hour is a worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. towards the end of March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet.

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‘अप्रैल फूल’ से जुड़े रोचक किस्से

'अप्रैल फूल' से जुड़े रोचक किस्से

विश्व भर में लोगों में एक अप्रैल को एक-दूसरे को मुर्ख बनाने की होड़-सी लगी रहती है लेकिन बड़े पैमाने पर लोगों को एक साथ मूर्ख बनाने के लिए कभी-कभार कैसे-कैसे अनोखे तरीके अपनाए जाते हैं, आप कल्पना भी नहीं कर सकते। मुर्ख दिवस के संबंध में विभिन्न देशों के कई ऐसे रोचक किस्से प्रचलित हैं, जब सामूहिक रूप से लोगो …

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Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official feast day in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church, the …

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The House at Baker Street – Michelle Birkby

The House at Baker Street - Michelle Birkby

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Pages: 352 Price: Rs.399 In most of his career, Sherlock Holmes always made light of women – despite the story that made him famous, “A Scandal in Bohemia”, showing him outsmarted by one. Perhaps there were many more occasions but his loyal chronicler chose to spare him further blushes. Did others around him think differently? Holmes may …

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Who Is St. Patrick and Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

Who Is St. Patrick and Why Do We Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Every March 17th, thousands of people don their greenest garb, march in Irish pride parades, eat green clover-shaped cookies, and quaff frosty mugs of green beer in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. But do you really know who St. Patrick was and why he is celebrated? Patrick was born in AD 387 just south of Hadrian’s Wall in Britain, which …

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