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Kerala
Kerala
Kerala
(/ˈkɛrələ/) is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast
Malabar Coast
of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala
Kerala
is the twenty-third largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep
Sea[12] to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala
Kerala
is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram
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List Of States Of India By Population
In biology, a population is all the organisms of the same group or species, which live in a particular geographical area, and have the capability of interbreeding.[1][2] The area that is used to define a sexual population is defined as the area where inter-breeding is potentially possible between any pair within the area, and where the probability of interbreeding is greater than the probability of cross-breeding with individuals from other areas.[3] In sociology, population refers to a collection of humans. Demography is a social science which entails the statistical study of human populations
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Human Development Index
The Human Development Index
Human Development Index
(HDI) is a statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. A country scores a higher HDI when the lifespan is higher, the education level is higher, and the gross national income GNI (PPP) per capita is higher
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[note 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation.[1] To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.[2]Contents1 History 2 Geodetic datum 3 Horizontal coordinates3.1 Latitude
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ISO 3166-2
ISO 3166-2 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization
Standardization
(ISO), and defines codes for identifying the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1. The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 2: Country subdivision
Country subdivision
code. It was first published in 1998. The purpose of ISO 3166-2 is to establish an international standard of short and unique alphanumeric codes to represent the relevant administrative divisions and dependent territories of all countries in a more convenient and less ambiguous form than their full names
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ISO 3166
ISO 3166 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization
Standardization
(ISO) that defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, special areas of geographical interest, and their principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states). The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions.Contents1 Parts 2 Editions 3 ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency3.1 Members4 Current country codes 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksParts[edit] It consists of three parts:[1]ISO 3166-1, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions – Part 1: Country
Country
codes, defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest
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Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
(IST) is the time observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30. India
India
does not observe daylight saving time (DST) or other seasonal adjustments
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Government Of Kerala
The Government of Kerala
Kerala
headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram
is a democratically elected body that governs the Indian State of Kerala. The state government is headed by the Governor of Kerala
Kerala
as the nominal head of state, with a democratically elected Chief Minister as real head of the executive
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Governors Of Kerala
Kerala
Kerala
is a state in southern India. Like all states, the Governor of Kerala
Kerala
is a constitutional head and representative of the President of India. He or she has similar power at the state level as that of the President at Union level. The Governor acts as the nominal head whereas the real power lies in the hand of the Chief Minister of the state and the Chief Minister's Council of Ministers. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. [1]Justice(Retd.) P.Sathasivam is the present Governor of Kerala
Kerala
State.Contents1 Governors of Kerala 2 See also 3 External links 4 ReferencesGovernors of Kerala[edit]# Name Took Office Left Office1 Burgula Ramakrishna Rao 22 November 1956 1 July 19602 V. V. Giri 1 July 1960 2 April 19653 Ajith Prasad Jain 2 April 1965 6 February 19664 Bhagwan Sahay 6 February 1966 15 May 19675 V. Viswanathan 15 May 1967 1 April 19736 N. N
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Time Zone
A time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time
Time
zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time. Most of the time zones on land are offset from Coordinated Universal Time
Time
(UTC) by a whole number of hours (UTC−12:00 to UTC+14:00), but a few zones are offset by 30 or 45 minutes (e.g. Newfoundland
Newfoundland
Standard Time
Time
is UTC−03:30, Nepal
Nepal
Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:45, and Indian Standard Time
Time
is UTC+05:30). Some higher latitude and temperate zone countries use daylight saving time for part of the year, typically by adjusting local clock time by an hour
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List Of States And Union Territories Of India By Population
India
India
is a union of 29 states and 7 union territories.[1] As of 2011, with an estimated population of 1.2 billion, India
India
is the world's second most populous country after the People's Republic of China. India
India
occupies 2.4% of the world's land surface area and is home to 17.5% of the world's population.[2] After the Indo-Gangetic Plain, the eastern and western coastal regions of the Deccan Plateau
Deccan Plateau
are the most densely populated regions of India
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Unicameral
In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber. Thus, a unicameral parliament or unicameral legislature is a legislature which consists of one chamber or house.Contents1 Concept 2 List of unicameral legislatures2.1 National 2.2 Territorial 2.3 Subnational2.3.1 Federations 2.3.2 Devolved governments 2.3.3 Other3 List of historical Unicameral legislatures3.1 National 3.2 Subnational4 Unicameralism
Unicameralism
within the subdivisions of the United States 5 Unicameralism
Unicameralism
in the Philippines 6 ReferencesConcept[edit] Unicameral legislatures exist when there is no widely perceived need for multicameralism. Many multicameral legislatures were created to give separate voices to different sectors of society
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Director General Of Police
In India, the Director General of Police
Police
(DGP) is a three-star rank and the highest ranking police officer in Indian States and Union Territories. All DGPs are Indian Police Service
Indian Police Service
(IPS) officers. The DGP is usually the head of the state police force in every Indian state in which case the officer is called State Police
Police
Chief, which is a cabinet selection post. Vis-a-vis other All India
India
Services it is equal in rank to the Head of Forest Forces for the Indian Forest Service. There may also be additional officers in the state who hold the rank of DGP
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States Reorganisation Act
The States Reorganisation Act, 1956
States Reorganisation Act, 1956
was a major reform of the boundaries of India's states and territories, organising them along linguistic lines.[1] Although additional changes to India's state boundaries have been made since 1956, the States Reorganisation Act of 1956 remains the single most extensive change in state boundaries since the independence of
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Indian Elephant
The Indian elephant
Indian elephant
( Elephas
Elephas
maximus indicus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant
Asian elephant
and native to mainland Asia. Since 1986, Elephas
Elephas
maximus has been listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List
IUCN Red List
as the wild Asian elephant
Asian elephant
population has declined by at least 50% since the 1940s to 1930s, i.e
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