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What has driven India’s poverty reduction? - india news - Hindustan Times. Improved nutrition, better sanitation and increased asset ownership have halved India’s poverty rate between 2005-06 and 2015-16, according to a study by the Oxford University.

What has driven India’s poverty reduction? - india news - Hindustan Times

In the 10-year period, 270 million Indians were pulled out of poverty in what is perhaps one of the most significant wins of the Indian economic story. In this period, per capita GDP grew from Rs 38,750 to Rs 88,746, and India became a lower middle-income economy. Poverty statistics are notoriously controversial. It is very difficult to evolve a consensus around them. The Archives of Economic Life in South and Southeast Asia. Introduction Archival records from South and Southeast Asia can be endangered, fragmentary, or simply non-existent.

The Archives of Economic Life in South and Southeast Asia

While this creates challenges for researchers, it also invites us to reimagine the archive and be more creative with the sources we do have. Major digitization initiatives over the last decade or so have introduced new possibilities. Contemporary European History. Hindu Upheaval and 19th Century Intellectual Tradition in Bengal - Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) New Democracy. Author: Nilesh Roy Today India is witnessing a massive upsurge of Hindu communal forces in different parts of its territory.

Hindu Upheaval and 19th Century Intellectual Tradition in Bengal - Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) New Democracy

They are very fond of saying that Hindu is a nation since Rig Vedic period, Hindu is the oldest religion, Varna-caste system is justified, Aryans are not invaders, and Muslims, Christians are alien to this country etc. Panjab Digital Library - Revealing the Invisible Heritage of Panjab through Digitization - Punjab Digital Library, First Sikh Digital Library. Trump’s diplomatic learning curve: Time zones, ‘Nambia’ and ‘Nipple’ Several times in the first year of his administration, President Donald Trump wanted to call Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the middle of the afternoon.

Trump’s diplomatic learning curve: Time zones, ‘Nambia’ and ‘Nipple’

But there was a problem. Midafternoon in Washington is the middle of the night in Tokyo — when Abe would be fast asleep. Trump’s aides had to explain the issue, which one diplomatic source said came up on “a constant basis,” but it wasn’t easy. Story Continued Below. ‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’ Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001.

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

But for a tiny handful of people, those memories touch American presidential history. Complex truths about colonial India’s economy. ‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’ Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001.

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire. Help us sue the British government for torture.

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire

That was the request Caroline Elkins, a Harvard historian, received in 2008. A Crisis of the Middle Ages? Deconstructing and Constructing European Identities in a Globalised World. A Crisis of the Middle Ages?

A Crisis of the Middle Ages? Deconstructing and Constructing European Identities in a Globalised World

Deconstructing and Constructing European Identities in a Globalised World By Michael Borgolte Paper given at the University of Leeds as part of the The Making of Medieval History project (2012) Detail of the globe from The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein the Younger in 1533. The British Library.

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Gujarat2002. A New Generation’s Anger Resounds From a Packed Plaza in Paris. All through March students and unions took to the streets to demonstrate.

A New Generation’s Anger Resounds From a Packed Plaza in Paris

The protests spread to the provinces. The government quickly backed down, gutting its own plan. Photo. Street Names. Old and New Street Signs.

Street Names

PearTree Street 1725 - reminder of the fruit trees once growing here! 1732 faded street sign when Meard Street was Meards Street Some street names were etched into the kerb The content of this website is the property of knowledgeoflondon.com and must not be reproduced without permission. Every effort is made to ensure the details contained on this site are correct, however we cannot accept responsibility for errors and omissions.

About Us | Contact us | Advertising. The core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Your national on-line library for local history. Hypatia, Ancient Alexandria’s Great Female Scholar. One day on the streets of Alexandria, Egypt, in the year 415 or 416, a mob of Christian zealots led by Peter the Lector accosted a woman’s carriage and dragged her from it and into a church, where they stripped her and beat her to death with roofing tiles. They then tore her body apart and burned it.

Who was this woman and what was her crime? Africans in India: Pictures that Speak of a Forgotten History. An exhibition on Africans in India, highlighting the long history of African communities in India, opens on March 21 Sultan Muhammad Adil Shah of Bijapur and African courtiers, ca, 1640. Credit: The British Library Board India and Africa have a shared history that runs deeper than is often realised.

Trade between the regions goes back centuries – 4th century CE Ethiopian (Aksumite) coins have been found in southern India. Several African groups, particularly Muslims from east Africa, came to India as slaves and traders. Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation.

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Pakistan History. Mohenjo-Daro's New Story - Andrew Lawler Andrew Lawler. Back issues of Asian Ethnologyarranged by volume. When Mr. Modi Went to London. His 2003 visit to the UK was a nerve-racking and politically fraught affair, writes Satyabrata Pal, who was India’s Deputy High Commissioner in London at the time The last laugh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his UK counterpart David Cameron at Wembley Stadium in London on Friday. Credit: PTI Photo It’s admirable that Narendra Modi puts no premium on English, speaking instead in Hindi at his press conference in London, which no Indian Prime Minister before him has. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in every other way a far greater man, was strangely diffident on this point: struggling to respond in English to Anglophone interlocutors, he became tongue-tied.

Opinion / Op-Ed : How Savarkar escaped the gallows. Immediately after Madanlal Pahwa’s failed attempt on Gandhi’s life on January 20, 1948, suspicion fixed on V.D. 1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color. What We Can Learn From India’s Medieval Past. Work on Indian history is increasingly threatened by those who cling to a fabricated past filled with religious conflict and display fierce animosity toward anybody who brings up evidence to the contrary.

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25 maps that explain the English language. English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. Explicit cookie consent. The end of capitalism has begun. A Bubble that Broke the World. Ferdinand Mount reviews ‘Magna Carta’ by David Carpenter, ‘Magna Carta Uncovered’ by Anthony Arlidge and Igor Judge, ‘Magna Carta’ by J.C. Holt, ‘Magna Carta’ by Nicholas Vincent and ‘Magna Carta’ by Dan Jones · LRB 23 April 2015. BuyMagna Carta by David Carpenter Penguin, 594 pp, £10.99, January, ISBN 978 0 241 95337 2BuyMagna Carta Uncovered by Anthony Arlidge and Igor Judge Hart, 222 pp, £25.00, October 2014, ISBN 978 1 84946 556 4Magna Carta by J.C. Britannia.com - British History Travel. The Lost Cycle of Time - Part 1. The American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006 - About This Collection - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)

Overview This electronic presentation features selected materials from the physical American Colony in Jerusalem Collection. Daniel C. Waugh: Travel and Travelers in Medieval Eurasia. Notes.