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Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar
(IPA: [ˈrɔbi ˈʃɔŋkɔr]; 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012), born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury,[2] his name often preceded by the title Pandit
Pandit
('Master'), was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music. He was one of the best-known proponents of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many other musicians throughout the world. In 1999, Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna. Shankar was born to a Bengali family in India,[3] and spent his youth touring India
India
and Europe
Europe
with the dance group of his brother Uday Shankar. He gave up dancing in 1938 to study sitar playing under court musician Allauddin Khan
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Sanskrit
A few attempts at revival have been reported in Indian and Nepalese newspapers. India: 14,135 Indians claimed Sanskrit
Sanskrit
to be their mother tongue in the 2001 Census of India:[2] Nepal: 1,669 Nepalis
Nepalis
in 2011
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Barrister
A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions. Barristers mostly specialise in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in superior courts and tribunals, drafting legal pleadings, researching the philosophy, hypothesis and history of law, and giving expert legal opinions. Often, barristers are also recognised as legal scholars. Barristers are distinguished from solicitors, who have more direct access to clients, and may do transactional-type legal work. It is mainly barristers who are appointed as judges, and they are rarely hired by clients directly
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Middle Temple
The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court
Inns of Court
exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn
Gray's Inn
and Lincoln's Inn. It is located in the wider Temple area of London, near the Royal Courts of Justice, and within the City of London.Contents1 History 2 Buildings2.1 The Hall 2.2 Library 2.3 Gatehouse 2.4 Chambers2.4.1 West of Middle Temple
Middle Temple
Lane 2.4.2 East of the lane3 Structure and governance3.1 Liberty 3.2 Badge and coat of arms4 Notable members4.1 Royal benchers5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit]Part of Middle Temple, c. 1830, as drawn by Thomas Shepherd
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Princely State
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state[1] under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj. Though the history of the princely states of the subcontinent dates from at least the classical period of Indian history, the predominant usage of the term princely state specifically refers to a semi-sovereign principality on the Indian subcontinent during the British Raj
British Raj
that was not directly governed by the British, but rather by a local ruler, subject to a form of indirect rule on some matters; similar political entities also existed on or in the region of the Arabian Peninsula, in Africa and in Malaya, and which were similarly recognised under British rule,[2] subject to a subsidiary alliance and the suzerainty or paramountcy of the British Crown
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Indian Parliament
Coordinates: 28°37′2″N 77°12′29″E / 28.61722°N 77.20806°E / 28.61722; 77.20806Parliament of IndiaEmblem of IndiaTypeTypeBicameralHouses Rajya Sabha Lok SabhaHistoryFounded 26 January 1950 (68 years ago) (1950-01-26)Preceded by Constituent Assembly of IndiaLeadershipPresidentRam Nath Kovind[1] Since 25 July 2017Chairman of Rajya Sabha
Rajya Sabha
(Vice President)Venkaiah Naidu[2] Since 11 August 2017Deputy Chairman of the Rajya SabhaP. J. Kurien[3], INC Since 21 August 2012[8]Speaker of the Lok SabhaSumitra Mahajan[4], BJP Since 6 June 2014Deputy Speaker of the Lok SabhaM
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All India Radio
All India
India
Radio (AIR), officially known since 1956 as Ākāshvāṇī ("Voice from the Sky"), is the national public radio broadcaster of India
India
and a division of Prasar Bharati. Established in 1930,[2] it is the sister service of Prasar Bharati's Doordarshan, the national public television broadcaster. AIR has covered more than 99% of the Indian population as per the latest information given by Minister of Information and Broadcast. All India
India
Radio is the largest radio network in the world. Its headquarters is at the Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi. Akashvani Bhavan houses the Drama Section, the FM Section and the National Service
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Europe
Europe
Europe
is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Arctic
Arctic
Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
to the west, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia. Since around 1850, Europe
Europe
is most commonly considered as separated from Asia
Asia
by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus
Caucasus
Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways of the Turkish Straits.[5] Though the term "continent" implies physical geography, the land border is somewhat arbitrary and has moved since its first conception in classical antiquity
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Bengalis
The Bengalis
Bengalis
(বাঙালি [baŋali]), also rendered as the Bengali people, Bangalis and Bangalees,[27] are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group and nation[28] native to the region of Bengal
Bengal
in South Asia, which is presently-divided between most of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
and the Indian state of West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Jharkhand
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Pandit
A pandit (Sanskrit: पण्डित, translit. paṇḍita; also spelled pundit, pronounced /ˈpʌndɪt, ˈpændɪt/;[1] abbreviated as Pt. or Pdt.; Panditain or Punditain can refer to a female pundit or the wife of a pundit) is a Brahmin
Brahmin
scholar[2] or a teacher of any field of knowledge in Hinduism, particularly the Vedic scriptures, dharma, Hindu philosophy, or secular subjects such as music.[3] He may be a Guru
Guru
in a Gurukul
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Dewan
The originally Persian title dewan (also known as diwan, also spelled or devan/ divan) has, at various points in Islamic history, designated a powerful government official, minister or ruler.Contents1 Etymology 2 Council 3 In India3.1 Title 3.2 Derived and compound titles 3.3 Diwani 3.4 French India4 See also 5 References 6 SourcesEtymology[edit] See also: Divan The word is Persian in origin and was loaned into Arabic. The original meaning was "bundle (of written sheets)", hence "book", especially "book of accounts," and hence "office of accounts," "custom house," "council chamber". The meaning divan "long, cushioned seat" is due to such seats having been found along the walls in Middle Eastern council chambers.[1] Council[edit] The word first appears under the Caliphate
Caliphate
of Omar I (A.D
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Jhalawar
Jhalawar
Jhalawar
( pronunciation) is a city in southeastern Rajasthan. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jhalawar, and is the administrative headquarters of Jhalawar
Jhalawar
District. Jhalawar
Jhalawar
was once known as Brijnagar.[1][2]Contents1 History 2 Princely State of Jhalawar2.1 Successors for Maharana of Jhalawar
Jhalawar
State3 Geography 4 Climate 5 Education 6 Places to see 7 Temples 8 Demographics 9 Transport9.1 Air 9.2 Rail 9.3 Road10 Thermal power station 11 References 12 External linksHistory[edit] The city of Jhalawar
Jhalawar
was founded by a Rajput
Rajput
Jhala Zalim Singh,[3] who was then the Dewan of Kota State (1791 A.D.). He established this township, then known as Chaoni Umedpura, as a cantonment
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Rajasthan
Rajasthan
Rajasthan
(/ˈrɑːdʒəstæn/ Hindustani pronunciation: [raːdʒəsˈt̪ʰaːn] ( listen); literally, "Land of Kings")[4] is India's largest state by area (342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India's total area). It is located on the north western side of the India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the " Rajasthan
Rajasthan
Desert" and "Great Indian Desert") and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh
Sindh
to the west, along the Sutlej- Indus
Indus
river valley
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East Bengal
East Bengal
East Bengal
(Bengali: পূর্ব বাংলা Purbô Bangla) was a geographically noncontiguous province of the Dominion of Pakistan
Pakistan
covering Bangladesh. With its coastline on the Bay of Bengal, it bordered India
India
and Burma. It was located very near to, but did not share a border with, the Kingdom of Nepal, China, the Kingdom of Sikkim and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Its capital was Dacca. The Partition of British India, which divided Bengal along religious lines, established the borders of Muslim majority East Bengal. The province existed during the reign of two monarchs, including George VI and Elizabeth II; and three Governors-General, including Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Khawaja Nazimuddin
Khawaja Nazimuddin
and Ghulam Muhammad. Its provincial governors included a British administrator and several Pakistani statesmen
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Ghazipur District
Ghazipur
Ghazipur
district (Ghāzīpur) is a district of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
state in northern India. The city of Ghazipur
Ghazipur
is the district headquarters. The district is part of Varanasi Division. The region of Ghazipur
Ghazipur
is famous mainly for the production of its unique rose scented Spray called Gulab Jal, and for the tomb of famous Viceroy of British India, Lord Cornwallis, who died here
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