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Topic: Districts of India

  Districts of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India is divided into twenty-eight states and six Union territories (UT) and a national capital district.
District headquarters are the seat of administration not only for administration purposes, but also for law and order.
Districts are subdived into talukas or tehsils (the former title more common across south India) headed by a talukdar or tehsildar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Districts_of_India   (328 words)

 India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
India is also known as Hindustan (the land of the Hindus), though its use as an indicator of the nation is debated.
India became a formal crown colony of the United Kingdom in 1876, and the successive British monarchs assumed the title of "Emperor of India." The British rulers practised racial discrimination and exploited the country economically.
India's bicameral parliament consists of the upper house called 'The Council of States' (Rajya Sabha) and the lower House called 'The House of the People' (Lok Sabha), both of which were established by the Constitution of India.
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/India.html   (3213 words)

In the modern sense, a district (市辖区, pinyin: shì xiá qū) is a subdivision of a city such as municipalities, sub-provincial cities and prefecture-level cities.
A district ("amphoe") is a subdivision of a Province ("changwat") in Thailand.
A constituency with a representative in Congress is a congressional district.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/d/di/district.html   (529 words)

 Encyclopedia: Districts of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
India is subdivided into 28 states, 6 union territories and a national capital territory.
The District Collector is a Central Indian Government appointee who is in charge of the governance of a district in a state.
Pondicherry is a city district and capital of the union territory of Pondicherry.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Districts-of-India   (1413 words)

 India Districts
Anuppur district was split from Shahdol; Ashoknagar district was split from Guna; Burhanpur district split from Khandwa (East Nimar).
Jamtara district was split from Dumka; Latehar district was split from Palamu; Seraikela district was split from West Singhbhum; and Simdega district was split from Gumla.
The other seven districts, which are still in Madhya Pradesh, were formed as follows: Barwani district split from West Nimar; Dindori district split from Mandla; Harda district split from Hoshangabad; Katni district split from Jabalpur; Neemuch district split from Mandsaur; Sheopur district split from Morena; and Umaria district split from Shahdol.
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 Gateway to Districts of India on the Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
India is one of the oldest civilizations with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich heritage.
There are 602 Districts in India administered by their respective State/UT Government.
"Districts of India" is an endeavour of NIC to provide a one-stop source for all the information about Districts of India at one place on the web.
districts.nic.in - !http: //districts.nic.in   (94 words)

In both Nepal and India, women who were or had been sex workers were hesitant to speak with researchers and reluctant to discuss their experiences except in the most general of terms, fearing reprisals from pimps, police and brothel owners, and the social stigma surrounding prostitution.
Because of its economic dependence on India and the political ties between the powerful Nepali Congress Party and the Indian government8 the previous government of Nepal was inhibited from regulating the border or actively combating cross-border crime unless the Indian government also committed itself to stemming demand by enforcing anti-trafficking laws.
The Government of India and Nepal agree to grant, on a reciprocal basis, to the nationals of one country in the territories of the other the same privileges in the matters of residence, ownership of property, participation in trade and commerce, movement and other privileges of a similar nature.
www.hrw.org /reports/1995/India.htm   (18995 words)

 India - Catholic Church Local History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
The Diocese of Bijnor encompasses the district of Bijnor, with the exception of the Dhampur division, and the hill districts of Pauri-Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Tehri, Chamoli, Uttarkashi and a portion of the district of Haridwar.
The Diocese of Udaipur encompasses the districts of Udaipur, Rajasamand, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur and Banswara, in South Rajasthan, and Tehsil of Thandla (Jhabua district) in Madhya Pradesh.
The Diocese of Balasore encompasses the districts of Balasore, Krishnachandrapur and Barbil.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/Catholic-India.htm   (6261 words)

The growth of Rotary in India was rather very slow for many years, thanks to the predominance of foreigners in the clubs and other reasons such as agricultural nature of Indian economy.
By the time India became independent, there were 71 Rotary clubs (14 in Gujarat, 10 in Maharashtra, 10 in UP, seven in Tamil Nadu, seven in Karnataka and 23 in another 10 states) with a total membership of 3121 members.
District 88 was subsequently renumbered as District 90 which had one of its conferences at Jamshedpur with Nitish C. Laharry as District Governor.
www.rotacal.org /3290/historyindia.htm   (2069 words)

 Districts of Kerala, Districts Profile Kerala, Kerala India
Wayanad, One of the fourteen districts in Kerala (India) is situated in an elevated picturesque mountainous plateau in Western Ghats.Wayanad - the green paradise - the border world of greener part of Kerala.
Kottayam, among the state's more mountainous districts, provides some of Kerala's finest natural scenes sandwiched as it is between serene palm-fringed backwaters on the west and the Western ghats on the east.
Situated near the western ghats and bordered by the hills, Pathanamthitta district is a treat to eyes with its vast unending stretches of forests, rivers and rural landscapes.
www.cultureholidays.com /states/kerala-districts.htm   (1731 words)

 India at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
India became a formal crown colony of the United Kingdom in 1876, and the successive British monarchs assumed the title of "Emperor of India." The British held much pride over India, describing it as the "crown jewel" in the Empire.
Located on the Indian subcontinent, India consists roughly of three major parts; in the north the massive Himalayas mountain range (with the highest point being the Kanchenjunga at 8,598 m) and the Indo-Gangetic plain (with deserts in the western end), and in the south the extensive Deccan plateau.
India was traditionally a rural economy which subsequently participated in the industrial revolution through colonial rule.
wiki.tatet.com /India.html   (3084 words)

 News India-Times.com, Online Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
India wrested its fourth kabaddi gold medal in as many editions of the Asian Games but not before some tension in the last round-robin league match on Oct. 7.
NEW YORK: CARE, which started operations in India in 1950 and is now the oldest and largest private relief and development organization operating in the country, plans to phase out of more states which have attained a satisfactory level of development.
CARE began operations in India after signing an agreement with the Indian government on March 6, 1950, which granted it permission to carry out developmental work with a focus on health, education and population.
www.newsindia-times.com /2002/10/18/india-care12.html   (481 words)

 India States
India in 1900 was a hodge-podge of British provinces under the direct sovereignty of the British crown, and small states ruled by Indian princes under British hegemony.
Jammu and Kashmir is occupied partly by India and partly by Pakistan.
Chhattisgarh comprises sixteen districts of Madhya Pradesh: Bastar, Bilaspur, Dantewada, Dhamtari, Durg, Janjgir, Jashpur, Kanker, Kawardha, Korba, Koriya, Mahasamund, Raigarh, Raipur, Rajnandgaon, and Surguja.
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 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Opinion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While there is some correlation, it is not surprising that identification of backward districts depends on which of the six indicators are used.
For example, under the poverty ratio criterion, India’s worst districts are located in Bihar, UP, Jharkand, Orissa, MP, Assam, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh, with a few districts from Arunachal, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu thrown in.
For example, backward districts in Orissa, Arunachal, Karnataka and MP are off the national highway network and it is doubtful that satisfactory feeder roads exist.
www.telegraphindia.com /1031023/asp/opinion/story_2436657.asp   (1190 words)

 India - Global AIDS Program (GAP)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In response, GAP India is providing ongoing technical assistance to the Andhra Pradesh Sate AIDS Control Society and expanded its community care programs into one of the high prevalence districts.
GAP India participated in the national rollout of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, participating in national stakeholders and steering committee meetings, and providing critically needed training to support the rollout at one of the four designated antiretroviral therapy (ART) centers in India.
GAP India has provided capacity building and infrastructure support to a public sector hospital considered one of the largest HIV and TB centers in India since the program began operation in 2001.
www.cdc.gov /nchstp/od/gap/countries/india.htm   (985 words)

 :: VivaCricket :: News: Even SA Country Districts beat India “A“!
But that was not enough to defend a lowly total of 180 against a solid batting display by the hosts, for whom A Gallaway (68) and J P Michau (73) shared a decisive 96-run partnership for the third wicket.
India captain Jacob Martin won the toss again and elected to bat but only Kale showed some application while others failed to make any substantial contribution.
India ’A’ 180 in 49 overs (A Kale 71; Krynauw 3-23) lost to SA Country Districts XI 182 for 6 in 39.5 overs (A Gallaway 68, J P Michau 73; Kaif 3-14).
www.vivacricket.co.za /html/news237.shtml   (322 words)

 AIDS IN INDIA / First of a Five-Part Series / South Asia's smoldering threat
Women hold a distinctly second-class status in the cultural hierarchy of India, yet the society brims with the leadership of brilliant women and, in this spring's national election, would have chosen Sonia Gandhi as prime minister had she not turned down the job.
India does not yet have an African-style epidemic -- where 1 in 3 adults in nations such as Zimbabwe and Botswana is infected with HIV -- but the ingredients for such a catastrophe are well in place.
India's National AIDS Control Organization, a government agency, has conservatively estimated that the number of HIV infections will grow to 9 million by 2010, and that 1.9 million will have died.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/07/04/MNGG87GJJ01.DTL   (2374 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Asia:India:Punjab:Districts
This is a district wtih its main town in Sirhind, in eastern Punjab.
Ferozepur district is in the west of Punjab.
The district of Ludhiana in central Punjab state is named after the town of the same name.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/India/Punjab/Districts/desc.html   (215 words)

India has been a pioneer in family planning, with public reproductive health programs available since the 1950s.
Districts 3160 (Guntakal, India) and 6910 (Georgia, USA) joined together on a WCS Matching Grant project.
Past District Governor Dr. Hari Reddy from D-3160 was directly involved in the project.
www.rifpd.org /WCS_Projects/India/india.html   (498 words)

 Ministries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In India, nearly 16% of the world's population lives on 2.4% of the world's land surface.
India is the world's largest functioning democracy, yet militant Hinduism has won four northern states in 1991.
I was led to organize the various aspects of the ministry and to raise support for the native missionaries in India.
www.calvarychapel.com /spokane/ministries/missions/india/india.html   (1757 words)

The districts of Assam are the formal administrative subdivisions.
Jorhat is a district in the east of the state, named after Jorhat town.
The district which is sometimes also called Sivasagar is in the north of the state and is named after the town.
www.shivajipark.com /india-dir/desc-61.html   (160 words)

 PACS Programme backgrounders and discussion papers on poverty in India
India's poorest 10% shared just 3.5% of the nation's total income or consumption in 1997.
Another commonly used method for identifying India's least developed regions is to draw an east-west line down the length of the country: The poorest regions are said to be in the eastern part of the country.
Districts in eastern India tend to have lower pupil-teacher ratios compared to districts in western India.
empowerpoor.org /backgrounder.asp?report=3   (1460 words)

 Directory - Regional: Asia: India: Assam: Districts: Nagaon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Central Assam District of Nagaon (spelled by the British as Nowgong) is one of the largest districts of Assam.
Nagaon District  · cached · Information on the district, its history and geography, communications, and statistics.
Nagaon District Judiciary  · cached · Information on the district judges and magistrates, their courts and offices.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=1166660   (182 words)

 Open Directory - Regional: Asia: India: Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Districts of India - Endeavour of NIC to provide a one-stop source for all the information about districts in India.
Registrar of Newspapers for India - Performing both statutory as well as some non-statutory functions like compilation and maintenance of a register of Newspapers, issue of Certificate of Registration to the newspapers and related activities.
SEZ India - Describes and promotes the special economic zones that are being set up across the country.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/India/Government   (1183 words)

 Indian Districts,Districts In India,State Legislative Districts,State Assembly Districts
District Kupwara - The official website of Kupwara district providing district profile, district plan, telephone directory, nomenclature and information about tourism and elections.
District Kathua - Providing information about district profile, administration, village directory, elections, industries, culture, geography, population, forests and wildlife.
District Doda - A gateway to district Doda provides introduction & district map, district profile and information about administration, development scenario, achievements, religious & tourist places and rural development.
www.surfindia.com /government/districts   (796 words)

 Today: Reforming the Indian Rural Water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
July 20, 2000—Water reform pilot projects in 58 districts in India were recently launched at a national workshop in New Delhi, organized by the
The workshop was driven by the decision of the government of India to implement the principles embodied in its Ninth Five-Year Plan (1997-2002).
These reforms are being championed by the government of India's Rajiv Gandhi Mission and have included the setting aside of funds for pilot projects in 58 districts across India.
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 India Missionary Needs
India is closed to missionaries from other countries, but Indian missionaries can travel to any part of our country and preach the Good News.
As per the census of 1981, in about one fourth of all the districts in India (114) districts, the Christian population is less than 1000.
The state of Karnataka, where our head quarters is located, has a population of 52,700,000 with 21 districts, 175 taluks, 750 sub-taluks, and 30,000 villages.
www.agapeindia.com /india_needs.htm   (202 words)

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