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  1939: India - Archive Article - MSN Encarta
Early in January 1939, the more moderate policies of Mohandas K. Gandhi, the dominant figure in India, received a setback in the re-election of Subhas Chandra Bose as President of the Congress Party, which now controls eight out of the eleven provinces of British India.
Before the convening of the plenary session of the Congress Party at Tripuri on March 11, India watched with interest and alarm the struggle between the Mahatma and Shri Dharmendrasinhji, ruler of the minor state of Rajkot, over the granting of democratic reforms in the domain of the latter.
While the Congress claims the right to speak for all the people of India, it is to be noted that although Moslems took part in the Tripuri meeting, it was clear that the Congress did not speak for the 90,000,000 people of that creed, nor for the 12,000,000 Sikhs, nor for various other minority groups.
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For centuries, India has been famous for its spices and today is one of the world's largest producers, consumers, and exporters of a wide range of spices.
India was the world's second-leading producer (after Brazil) of sugarcane in 1999, with an output of 282.3 million tons.
The Food Corp. of India, a government enterprise, distributes 12 million tons of food grains annually and is increasing its storage capacity.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Asia-and-Oceania/India-AGRICULTURE.html   (617 words)

 India Tours, India Tour Packages, India Tourism, India Travel, Indian Tour, India Travel Packages, Tourism in India, ...
This is the land of mysticism, superstition and myths, snake charmers, yogis and Maharaja's.
Geography: India shares borders to the northwest with Pakistan, to the north with China,Nepal and Bhutan, and to the east with Bangladesh and Myanmar.
The authority can also refuse a foreigner entry into India if he/she does not posses a valid passport, or is insane or is suffering from any infectious disease or has been convicted for an extradition offence or if his/her entry is prejudicial to the interest of the country.
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Article 44 of the Constitution, a Directive Provision legislating the aim of establishing legal uniformity in India, particularly with reference to a uniform civil code, is considered a threat by some, as the norm is for all religious communities to be governed by their own personal laws in family matters.
However, as registration is not compulsory in India, and as the Act does not instruct the dissolution of under-age marriages, such unions are not rendered invalid.
The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives, Cambridge, 1989.
www.law.emory.edu /IFL/legal/india.htm   (2852 words)

 Cripps and India's Partition
Cripps knew that India's plural society was riven with "a perpetual majority and a perpetual minority" on communal, not political, lines.
It lay in a communal compact for a united India in which the minorities were assured of sharing of power.
India would have had a majority, though confined to defence, foreign affairs and communications.
www.flonnet.com /fl1915/19150860.htm   (3427 words)

 1939 - 1945
In the summer of 1939, all Territorial battalions were required to raise a ’ duplicate’ battalion.4/index.htm5RSF raised 6 RSF, whilst 5 and 6 HLI raised 10 and 11 HLI.
After this operation the Battalion retrained in South Africa and then moved to India in 1943 to take part in operations against the Japanese in Burma, where it remained until the end of the War.
In 1940 it was engaged during the withdrawal to Dunkirk and was eventually evacuated.
www.army.mod.uk /rhf/regimental_history/yrs_1939_1945.htm   (985 words)

India is also known as a low-cost producer of generic drugs, which it exports on world markets amid complaints by multinational drug companies that their discoveries are being unfairly taken advantage of.
India is still a long way behind China in terms of market development and in adopting the types of measures that make foreign investors feel welcome.
Moreover, India is a democracy, and therefore the government is mandated to strike a balance between a host of contradictory demands.
pubs.acs.org /hotartcl/cenear/980817/india.html   (3928 words)

 College of Cardinals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Cardinal Telesphore Placidus Toppo was born on October 15, 1939, in India.
His titular church is The Sacred Heart of Jesus in Agony at Vitinia.
He continues to serve as Archbishop of Ranchi, India.
www.ewtn.com /holysee/Cardinals/cardinal_detail.asp?id=355   (89 words)

 WHKMLA : History of French India, 1918-1939
Within the French colonial Empire, French India functioned as a historical reminiscence of an ambitious 18th century colonial policy.
The colony did not have much of a hinterland, was economically of secondary importance, had little prospect of development (and the hinterland in effect was controlled by the British).
In 1936, all of French India had a population of 299,000, of these the territory of Pondicherry 176,205, Karikal 59,224, Chandernagar 28,812, Mahe 12,936, Yanaon 5,220.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/india/frindia19181939.html   (183 words)

 India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In India, inland fisheries is classified as follows: freshwater aquaculture, including the pond culture of carp; brackishwater aquaculture, involving mostly shrimp culture; and capture fisheries in rivers, estuaries, lakes, reservoirs, etc.
Owing to the arrival of induced breeding, most of the states in India were able to raise carp seed in large quantities by the 1970s which resulted in a shift in species-mix in favour of catla (Catla catla), rohu (Labeo rohita) and mrigal (Cirrhinus mrigala).
Along India's east and west coasts, particularly those of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, a large number of commercial integrated shrimp farming units with foreign collaboration are emerging and adopting scientific culture systems with facilities for production of shrimp seed, shrimp feed and processing.
www.fao.org /docrep/W7560E/W7560E03.htm   (8765 words)

 REGISTRATION OF FOREIGNERS ACT 1939   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
THE REGISTRATION OF FOREIGNERS ACT, 1939 ACT NO. 16 OR 1939* [8th April, 1939.] An Act to provide for the registration of foreigners in British India.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the registration of foreigners entering, being present in, and departing from, British India; 1.
3, ibid., for "all the Provinces of India".
www.austlii.edu.au /~andrew/CommonLII/IN-num_act/rofa1939289   (484 words)

 India Visa Information for Foreigners,India Visa Information
The authority can also refuse a foreigner entry into India if he/she does not posses a valid passport, or is insane or is suffering from any infectious disease or has been convicted for an extradition offence or if his/her entry is prejudicial to the interest of the country.
Children of foreigners under 16 years of age residing in India need not register their name as they are exempted from Registration (Exemption) Order 1957.
Foreigners who wish to stay in India beyond the visa period should apply for extension of stay 90 days before his Residential Permit is due to expire.
www.indiatoursonline.com /toindia/visanext.htm   (595 words)

 Income Tax India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Though declaration of the war was followed by a period of falling prices, this was, however, a temporary phenomenon and with the progress of the war, there came, an era of increased business activity and rising prices.
Whereas the implementation of the Ayers Committee report by the Amendment Act of 1939 was simply a continuing administrative process for developing a comprehensive statute on income-tax, two measures introduced subsequently can be specifically attributed to the outbreak of war.
Hikes in rates of various takes in the category of Direct Taxes which were made because of needs of financing a war, and the consequent higher profits earned by the business sector, increased the temptation to evade taxes and started the rat race between fl money and the measures to prevent and unearth the same.
www.incometaxindia.gov.in /HISTORY/1939-1945.ASP   (1873 words)

 India's WW2 Medals
During WW2 India was still part of the British Commonwealth and as such British awards were available to its servicemen.
This medal was awarded for three years of non-operational service in the Indian Forces between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945 excluding those that were entitled to the British Defence Medal.
Shahid-i-Bharat (Martyr of India) : this bronze medal "with swords" was destined for posthumous award to the next-of-kin of those that gave their lives for India's freedom.
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A.K. Narain, 'Alexander and India', GandR 12 (1965) 155-65.
A.N. Oikonomides, The deification of Alexander in Bactria and India.' AncW XII (1985) 69-71.
D.A. Scott, 'Ashokan missionary expansion of Buddhism among the Greeks (in NW India, Bactria and the Levant).' Religion XV (1985) 131-141.
www.und.ac.za /und/classics/india/indiabib.htm   (2412 words)

 History Of India Maps, Ancient History India, Brief History India, India History
India carries a rich cultural legacy, it was few of the early centers which saw the emergence of civilization along with Mesopotamia, Egypt and China.
The period of early civilization was followed by the Vedic Age, the period of Janapadas, the emergence of Mauryas, Guptas and the Deccan kingdoms.
India on the Eve of Babur's Invasion in 1525 AD
www.mapsofindia.com /history   (119 words)

 ELCA Global Mission Bibliography: India
Harris, E.C. The Genesis of the Chirala Station of the Guntur, India Mission of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (General Synod) in the United States of America.
Henry Nau was a missionary in India 1904-1913, Nigeria 1936-1938, and later returned to India.
Madras, India: Board of Publications, Federation of the Evangelical Lutheran Churches in India, 1982, 1966 38 pp.
www.elca.org /archives/dgm/India.html   (2902 words)

 Hindustantimes.com - the name India trusts for news
India in Second World War II He had been arrested early in July 1940 and temporarily released after his hunger-strike in prison had seriously impaired his health.
His plan to leave India had to be, therefore, carried through in great secrecy and with complex preparations involving a very small number of persons.
But the majority of the Congress Working Committee and Mahatma Gandhi had rejected in 1939 and also in 1940 his plan of a renewed mass non-violent civil disobedience movement if Britain would not set a date for India's independence.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/specials/Netaji/indiamission.htm   (309 words)

 cooperative banks, banking, technology, software
The first urban co-operative bank in India was formed nearly 100 years back in Baroda.
In the beginning of 20th century, availability of credit in India, more particularly in rural areas, was almost absent.
The co-operative banks arrived in India in the beginning of 20th Century as an official effort to create a new type of institution based on the principles of co-operative organisation and management, suitable for problems peculiar to Indian conditions.
www.banknetindia.com /banking/cview.htm   (375 words)

 India Service Medal 1939-45 - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The India Service Medals one sees on the UK market, and these are common stock with most dealers, are almost never named.
So far as I know (and I'd value corrections), India (in the post-1947 definition) may be the the sole commonwealth country where naming of all WWII medals was common (done by the Calcutta Mint and/or Army Medal Office), but it was by no means universal.
Curiously, no clasps for WWII stars seem to have been issued in India, though this issue is far from resolved.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/showthread.php?t=17450   (1154 words)

 India Visa
Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India are required to possess valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa.
Three copies of the letter from the sponsoring organization indicating intended destination in India, expected length of stay, and nature of work to be discharged should be attached along with a guarantee for applicant’s maintenance while in India.
All passengers, Foreigners as well as Indians, coming to India or departing from India are required to fill-up D (Disembarkation) Card and E (Embarkation) Cards on arrival and departure respectively.
www.immihelp.com /nri/indiavisa.html   (3318 words)

19 of the Defence of India Act is not a court, nor is a tribunal subject to the appellate jurisdiction of the High Court.
19 of the Defence of India Act is not a court or a tribunal subject to the Appellate jurisdiction of the High Court.
By the Defence of the India Act a right to appeal against the award of the Arbitrator is conferred, but that right is restricted in the manner prescribed 167 the rules.
www.worldlii.org /in/cases/INSC/1962/148.html   (1230 words)

 Malik, Sardar Hardit Singh, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The tradition of craftsmanship to be found in India which is now being continued in India's manufacturing industries.
India's favourable situation in terms of raw materials, and large market.
India automatically at war the same time as the United Kingdom, under the present constitutional position.
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 : maintenance in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. - EXPLORE INDIA - India, Indian news, Indian Travel, India tourism, ...
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 FreeIndia.Org - India Site dedicated to freedom movement, education, culture,
Bharat Bhakti Stotra: A hymn for the unity of India.
Ekatmata Stotra: A hymn to the unity of Mother India.
The culture of India is closely tied to the Hindu dharma - philosopy and way of life.
www.freeindia.org   (187 words)

 India and the War: Statement issued by the Governor-General of India on 17 October 1939 - LINLITHGOW, LORD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
India and the War: Statement issued by the Governor-General of India on 17 October 1939 - LINLITHGOW, LORD
Presented by the Secretary of State for India to Parliament by Command of His Majesty October 1939.
Victor Alexander John Hope, 2nd Marquess of Linlithgow (1887-1952) was Viceroy and Governor-General of India from 1937 to 1943, the longest serving Viceroy in India's history.
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 India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka Movies 1929-1947   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Exceptional glimpses, from the Hissar Famine in 1939 to a garden party in Lahore and the garden palace in Mysore.
Material from The Shah Collection, an early color archive shot by a doctor starting in 1939 can also be seen and includes some very rare footage from rural Punjab.
A shot-by-shot index of pieces of India and Pakistan film from Universal Newsreels, The March of Time and the Shah Collection is also available although not all pieces can be viewed on the web.
www.harappa.com /movies.html   (215 words)

 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series / India
Featherstone, Donald F. Victorian Colonial Warfare, India: From the Conquest of Sind to the Indian Mutiny.
Rizvi, S.A.A. The Wonder That Was India, 2: A Survey of the History and Culture of the Indian Sub-Continent from the Coming of the Muslims to the British Conquest, 1200-1700.
India and Pakistan: A General and Regional Geography with a Chapter on Ceylon.
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 Greatest Films of 1939
First resorting to more meaningless parties, rejection of the doctor, and despair, she then finds true meaning and happiness in her life and adds great substance to her final days and dies with dignity.
Although she passes away during childbirth, her lessons endure and he becomes a popular institution at the school until his retirement and death in his eighties.
She misses their meeting, and he assumes that she has been married in the meantime, although they are reunited again by chance by film's end.
www.filmsite.org /1939.html   (2330 words)

 Political Aspects of British India
In India, there is a Prime Minister who is the head of the Council of Ministers.
In 1939, India became a part of World War II accidentally; misunderstanding between countries caused this.
The framing of the The Indian Constitution began in 1947, later that year; India gained its independence after 89 years of British control.
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 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
He said his study was based on research conducted through primary sources in India and the UK, apart from the invaluable unpublished diary of Reginald Coupland preserved in Rhodes House, Oxford, UK.
Thus the negotiations held by Azad and Nehru with Cripps appeared to be an exercise in futility.
The Congress’ final rejection of the proposals was influenced by Gandhi’s adherence to non-violence for which we have to understand the Congress policy on war and non-violence since 1939.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20021230/main4.htm   (498 words)

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