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Islamic Invasion Of India: The Greatest Genocide In History. Muslim historian Firishta [full name Muhammad Qasim Hindu Shah, born in 1560 and died in 1620], the author of the Tarikh-i Firishta and the Gulshan-i Ibrahim, was the first to give an idea to the medieval bloodbath that was India during Muslim rule, when he declared that over 400 million Hindus got slaughtered during Muslim invasion and occupation of India. Survivors got enslaved and castrated. India’s population is said to have been around 600 million at the time of Muslim invasion.

By the mid 1500’s the Hindu population was 200 million. By the time the British arrived to the shores of India and after centuries of Islamic law ruling India, the Hindu population was not behaving like their normal self; they were behaving like Muslims. There are many witness reports from the British archives of horrendous Hindu incidents that were shocking in cruelty to the British – and they therefore sometimes referred to the people as “savages”. The Mughal Empire’s spread and occupation of India. Dr. What 7 Key Strategies Must We Learn From Apple Marketing? Coming off the heels of yet another successful Apple launch debut, it’s increasingly clear that Apple is on top of their game in a way like no other. Which other company could turn an ordinary press conference into a live global event? The secret lies beyond their product line and design standards; it lies beyond even Steve Jobs’ emphatic adherence to Apple’s core philosophy, which is that the user doesn’t always know what they want.

Looking at the company’s latest product lines and revenue models, I’d be a fool to call them anything less than what they are, which is: A design firmA media platformA publishing companyA software powerhouseA computer builderA movement Break down each of these bullets individually and you’ll find a company at the top of their respective industry, but combine them into a single entity and you’ve got the recipe for building one of the most influential businesses of all time. 1.

Each and every time Apple decided to innovate, they were laughed at. . – Albert Einstein. How to Develop and Perfect Your Social Media Sharing Schedule (It Could Double Your Traffic!) Nowadays, in order to grow an audience on social media, it’s not as simple as just posting when you feel like it. Audiences have become more sophisticated over time and as a result it is important to have some sort of social media strategy. In order to start implementing that strategy, a schedule is a must for a lot of businesses. A sharing schedule can help you double your traffic and provide your audience with consistent and valuable information that will make them more likely to follow and engage with you. It can be a little daunting getting started, though. Where to share? In this post I’ll help you answer these essential questions and share some ways that you can develop and perfect your sharing schedule (with a sneak peek at how we do things here at Buffer too). Let’s dig in!

Where to Share? So you want to share, but where should you share? When thinking about which platforms you should prioritize in your schedule, a good question to ask yourself is: Where is your audience? What To Share? Apple’s iPhone Marketing Strategy Exposed. Apple’s iPhone Marketing Strategy ExposedEvery ambitious business owner hopes to succeed and become a leader in their niche. The tough truth of the matter is that there is only room for one brand in the number one spot. And when you hit that spot you have to fight hard to keep it. Most business owners recognise the value in investing in services like SEO, PPC, Social media as well as offline promotional methods like advertising on radio, TV, billboards etc. For many business it becomes a race and the winner is the brand who invests the most into these advertising mediums. Although most of us think of ‘marketing’ as a must have ingredient for success, you may not have noticed how one of the world’s biggest and most successful brands has succeeded in marketing their products all the way to the top spot on little more than a shoe string marketing budget.

Apple do not have a marketing budget. If you think you have seen Apple advertising their iPhone products you are mistaken. India Post to shake Nationalised Banks and Banking industry | Speak Post. As per the Annual Report 2013-14 State Bank of India has only 16069 branches including 15869 domestic branches and 190 foreign branches. If we include the branches of Associate banks too, a count of about 5700 more branches will be added to this list.

Even after adding the associate banks to this list SBI have only 21769 branches across the world. The second largest public sector bank is Punjab National Bank. They are following far behind with only 6206 branches (6201 domestic branches and 5 foreign branches) If we take the amount of deposit as criteria, India Post will again be the number one in the industry. Only 2590 Post Offices have been migrated to Core Banking till 14.05.2015, but the value of deposits in these migrated offices crossed Rs.228496 Crores. Total of 14.56 Crores account have been migrated to this new platform. *Projected figure Commercial banks are attracting customers by giving value added services like ATM, Debit/Credit cards, Internet Banking, mobile banking, etc. 8 Lesserknown Indian Special Forces That Are Among The Best In The World. Soon after the Second World War, the need for highly trained soldiers was realized and thus, the Special Forces were born.

While thanks to Hollywood, most of us happen to know about the American Marines, Navy Seal and other American Special Forces are, it's a shame we hardly know about most of our own Indian Special Forces. Here's a list of the Indian Special Forces that rank amongst the best in the world. MARCOS or Marine Commandos is India's most lethal special force. Though they are trained to engage in battle on all terrains, MARCOS commandos are super-experts in maritime warfare. Old MARCOS gear. New MARCOS gear. 2) Para Commandos © Facebook Para commandos is one of the most highly trained special forces of the Indian Army. 3) Garud Commando Force 4) Ghatak Force Ghatak force is a special operations infantry platoon that acts as shock troops and lead man-to-man assaults ahead of a battalion. 5) National Security Guard Or Black Cats 6) COBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action)

Why 2015′s Most Important Design In Architecture Isn’t A Building, But A New York Times Article. Looking towards the uppermost floors of the new Whitney Museum of American Art, thick clouds roll diagonally across the sky behind. Reflected in the ample window of the museum’s main gallery they dash in a different direction, while the building’s white facade flashes light and dark in response to the changing light conditions. Superimposed over this scene, bold all-caps lettering pronounces the title of an article: the simple but dramatic “A New Whitney.”

This is the sight that greeted readers of Michael Kimmelman’s review of the Whitney in The New York Times last Sunday. Scroll down just a little, and the first thing you encounter is a list of credits: Jeremy Ashkenas and Alicia Desantis produced the article; graphics were contributed by Mika Gröndahl, Yuliya Parshina-Kottas and Graham Roberts; and videos by Damon Winter (the editor behind the entire endeavor, Mary Suh, is not mentioned). The Media’s Transition to Digital Kimmelman’s modesty on behalf of his employer is misplaced. 39 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Bad | Jeff Haden. Remembering India’s forgotten holocaust. Scroll.in - News. Politics. Culture. Dear Smt Smriti Iraniji, At the drop of a hat, every government, including yours, says that subsidies are bad for the economy and should be done away with. Many of the subsidies in your ministry are going to those who don't deserve it. IITians are the most guilty of this pilferage. To make things worse, they hardly do anything for the country.

Best-selling fiction is not known to help farmers. 1) To begin with, this is what they cost usWhile it takes over Rs 3.4 lakh to educate an IITian per year, the student pays only Rs 90,000 per year. According to budget estimates, Rs 1703.85 crore is to be allocated to the IITs for 2015-'16. 2) What do we get in return for the Rs 1,700 crore we spend on them? A) The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, though successful with the Russian Cryogenic Engine, has time and again failed with the indigenous cryogenic engine. B) Indigenous submarines are still a distant dream because of the technological complexity in building them.

5 Things That Will Make You Forget the Pain of India's Semi-final Exit - Bakchod Billi. The defending world cup champions of 2011, Indian Cricket Team, came into this world cup with a disastrous form. Not being able to win a single match in Australia throughout the Australian summer, with batsman not being able to come up with frequent good performances, bowlers leaking runs all around the park. And not surprisingly, very few people expected India to go so far in this World Cup. But our out of form team did wonders and didn’t take long to shut the mouths of all the haters. Here are five that will make you feel proud and forget the pain of the Semifinal Exit - I still remember comments like “Just win the match against Pakistan, that’s nothing less than a world cup win.” Not to forget, we came in the world cup as “One of the Weakest Bowling Attack”. Asia being the home to few of the strongest cricket teams like India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan.

No matter we are out of the world, this guy has proved to be one of the best crickets captains the world has ever had. Source- Troll Cricket. Dhoni's false takeoff lets fans down | Cricket. MS Dhoni nurdled. Not ones or twos but a cacophony of nurdles. Flays were nowhere to be seen. There was little flashing, let alone flashing hard. Tracer bullets were left in the dressing room. There were no helicopters. Dhoni was calm, Dhoni knows only calm. There was one big swing coming, maybe this was it. Two overs later, there was a smash down the ground. Then the batting Powerplay. Dhoni faced a lot of balls after this. Soon after, Dhoni was using soft hands to guide one into the off side.

Earlier in the match, Jadeja hit Finch on the pads. In the single, it was again Jadeja, the impetuous, the passionate, and the mistaken. Dhoni's next two deliveries went for six. He was here. But no, it wasn't. Four years earlier, in the final, this same man had come in even earlier in the innings. Now he was scratching around at barely a run a ball. Dhoni then clipped a Starc ball into the leg side. It was like, mid-single he decided to retire. Dhoni had run out of nurdles. 16 Documentaries You Need To Watch In Addition To India's Daughter. March 14, 2015 A few days after the Nirbhaya documentary, India's Daughter, came out and sparked outrage, a lot of other documentaries have come to light. Take a look at what else you should watch in addition to India's Daughter. 1.

India Untouched stalink.wordpress.com Made by filmmaker Stalin K, this documentary provides a comprehensive account of untouchables in India. 2. Directed by Sanjay Kak, an independent filmmaker, this film depicts the never-ending violence in Kashmir. 3. Westheavens.net This film was made by SNS Sastry in 1967. 4. Directed by Sridhar Rangayan, this film depicts one of the most sensitive issues in India, the LGBT rights. Inhabitat.com Directed by Paromita Vohra, the movie is about toilets and the city Mumbai, with a tiny detour into Delhi. 6. Directed by William Douglas McMaster, this film is based on the life of Jadav Payeng, a man who single-handedly planted 1400 trees on the sandbar of river Brahmaputra to save his own island from drowning. 7. Indianexponent.com. Mangaluru businessman's mega gift for employees: Nano cars. Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Being Destroyed.

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/jeanbaptisteparis The following is an edited transcript of remarks given by Noam Chomsky via Skype on 4 February 2014 to a gathering of members and allies of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers in Pittsburgh, PA. The transcript was prepared by Robin J. Sowards and edited by Prof. Chomsky. On hiring faculty off the tenure track That’s part of the business model.

This idea is sometimes made quite overt. That’s one aspect, but there are other aspects which are also quite familiar from private industry, namely a large increase in layers of administration and bureaucracy. But using cheap labor—and vulnerable labor—is a business practice that goes as far back as you can trace private enterprise, and unions emerged in response. In fact, if you look back farther, it goes even deeper than that. Well how do you indoctrinate the young? On how higher education ought to be These are not radical ideas, I should say.

On the purpose of education Prof. Union Budget 2015: Highlights. Dear Delhi CM, start reading about Modi's achievements, or else remain in illusion | Saddahaq. News. Politics. Culture. When Dr Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India, was invited to DD Kosambi Ideas Festival held on February 20, 2015 in Goa, who'd have thought that he would discard his RBI hat and put on his hat as "a professor in the field known as political economy "?

And go on to give an extraordinary speech titled Democracy, Inclusion, and Prosperity, in which, among other things, he also made some pointed observations that have already set tongues wagging: Strong governments may not, however, move in the right direction. Hitler provided Germany with extremely effective administration – the trains ran on time, as did the trains during our own Emergency in 1975-77. His was a strong government, but Hitler took Germany efficiently and determinedly on a path to ruin, overriding the rule of law and dispensing with elections. It is not sufficient that the trains run on time, they have to go in the right direction at the desired time. Full text of the speech: Where do these three pillars come from? PK row: HC issues notice to makers of 'PK' for alleged plagiarism. Story Of Arvind Kejriwal.

दिल्ली में बंपर जीत से पहले ही अन्ना आंदोलन और धरनों की लंबी पारी के दौर में पूरा देश 'केजरीवाल' नाम को जानने-पहचानने लग गया था। इस नाम के पीछे अगर कुछ छूट गया तो वह है एक जुझारू सोशल वर्कर। एक मिडल क्लास मेधावी स्टूडेंट अरविंद केजरीवाल से आंदोलनकारी केजरीवाल बनने की कहानी, अरविंद केजरीवाल की जुबानी : घर से कॉलेज तक मैं घर में सबसे बड़ा था और इस जिम्मेदारी का अहसास मुझे कभी किसी ने नहीं कराया लेकिन इसका अहसास पता नहीं मेरे भीतर कहां से घर कर गया। मुझे याद है वह दिन, जब आठवीं के एग्जाम से ठीक पहले मेरी छोटी बहन रंजना को तेज बुखार हो गया।

मुझे जितनी फिक्र उसकी तबियत की थी, उतनी ही उसके एग्जाम की भी थी। टाटा को बाय-बाय इंजीनियरिंग की पढ़ाई खत्म करते ही मुझे टाटा ग्रुप में नौकरी मिली। मदर ने बदली जिंदगी मदर टेरेसा से मिलने पर मैंने उनसे कहा, 'मैं आपके साथ काम करना चाहता हूं'। सपनों जैसी सिविल सर्विसेज इस बीच सिविल सर्विसेज में मेरा सेलेक्शन हो गया और मैंने इंडियन रेवेन्यू सर्विसेज जॉइन करने का फैसला लिया। 'परिवर्तन' की शुरुआत छुट्टी में काम, काम की छुट्टी हमारे पास लोग आने लगे। बढ़ने लगा दायरा The ultimate master list of revenue models used by Internet companies. Think of internet companies. Now think of the number of these companies and their services that you use on a daily basis. Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Quora, Wikipedia would generally pop up in your head. There is a treasure trove of information available to us, almost instantly these days. Apart from access to this information, one can set up a website for free on WordPress or blogger, download free mobile apps on iTunes and Google Play Store, watch videos for free on YouTube, and post free classified ads on sites like Quikr and Craigslist.

While some of these services come for free, it is no secret that most of them are turning huge profits. 1. One of the oldest money-making sources, this model is under constant evolution. Display Ads – e.g. 2. Perhaps the most common model used by Web services. Other examples include Adobe Flash, Evernote, Google Docs/Drive, LinkedIn, Prezi, Slideshare, Skype, WordPress, and many mobile games like Farmville, Angry Birds etc. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Ban alcohol sale on highways: Supreme Court panel. Portrait of a desi as an American wannabe. Mind Blowing… These 23 Unbelievable Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time | Sfardor. Hindi topples Mandarin as widely spoken language. Times Of India | Blogs. 'Current placement system to blame for IIT grads' burnout' India asks Japan if it’s interested in Rs 50,000 crore submarine project. UP to gift couples in intercaste marriages Rs 50,000, medal and certificate. 2015 Gates Annual Letter. 20 weird Indian rituals that will shock you! by Nikita Banerjee - Astrospeak.com. Bear hug with Modi gets Obama’s India trip off to warm start. Full transcript of Obama-Modi 'Mann ki baat' PM Modi, Obama share 'Mann ki baat', talk of their humble beginnings.

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