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  Indian subcontinent Summary
The Indian subcontinent is a peninsular landmass of the Asian continent occupying the Indian Plate and extending into the Indian Ocean, bordered on the north by the Eurasian Plate.
The region is known as a subcontinent because its geography and geology are distinct from the rest of the continent.
Geographically, the Indian subcontinent is a peninsular region south of the Himalayas and east of the Hindu Kush mountain range and Balochistan region, extending southward into the Indian Ocean between the Arabian Sea (to the southwest) and the Bay of Bengal (to the southeast).
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 Indian Subcontinent News ./WORLD
At least 30 people were injured in the flood-hit eastern Indian state of Bihar when they clashed with police demanding food and clothes, witnesses and officials said.
SRINAGAR, Kashmir (AP) - A fire broke out at the Indian army's largest arms depot in Kashmir on Saturday, wounding at least 37 people, officials said, as shells exploded into the air and a massive plume of fl smoke blanketed the Himalayan region.
DUBAI - India's new Ambassador to the UAE Talmiz Ahmad yesterday said boosting bilateral and economic ties between the UAE and India and addressing the issues of Indian community would be his key objectives.
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 Indian Literature - MSN Encarta
Indian Literature, writings in the languages and literary traditions of the Indian subcontinent.
For centuries Indian society has been characterized by diversity—the people of modern India speak 18 major languages and many other minor languages and dialects; Urdu is the principal language of Pakistan, and Urdu and Bengali are used in Bangladesh.
At the same time, Indian literature was influenced by the Persian language and its literature, which various Muslim conquerors brought to the Indian subcontinent.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Indian Subcontinent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geographically, the Indian subcontinent is a peninsular region south of the Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges and east of the Hindu Kush mountain range and Balochistan region, extending southward into the Indian Ocean between the Arabian Sea (to the southwest) and the Bay of Bengal (to the southeast).
In the Eocene period the Indian subcontinent was an island continent in the Indian Ocean.
The Indian subcontinent is a peninsular landmass of the Asian continent occupying the Indian Plate and extending into the Indian Ocean, bordered on the north by the Eurasian Plate.
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  Indian subcontinent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Indian subcontinent is a peninsular landmass of the Asian continent occupying the Indian Plate and extending into the Indian Ocean, bordered on the north by the Eurasian Plate.
The region is known as a subcontinent because its geography, geology, and culture are distinct from the rest of the continent.
Geographically, the Indian subcontinent is a peninsular region south of the Himalayas and east of the Hindu Kush mountain range and Balochistan region, extending southward into the Indian Ocean between the Arabian Sea (to the southwest) and the Bay of Bengal (to the southeast).
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 India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Indian Ocean, it is adjacent to the island nations of Sri Lanka, Maldives and Indonesia.
The territory of India constitutes a major portion of the Indian subcontinent, situated on the Indian Plate, the northerly portion of the Indo-Australian Plate, in southern Asia.
The southern Indian Peninsula is almost entirely composed of the Deccan plateau, which is flanked by two hilly coastal ranges, the Western Ghats and Eastern Ghats.
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 The Indian Express Group
The Indian Express Group was the unifying voice behind India’s struggle for independence.
One of the most influential newspapers of the Indian subcontinent, The Indian Express has been the watchdog for the Indian people, treading the terrains of investigative and pro-active journalism.
These are exciting times of change for the Indian pharmaceutical industry, and never before has there been a stronger case for benchmarking...
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 Big Five of Indian Subcontinent,Big Five Indian Subcontinent,Big Five Subcontinent in India,Indian Subcontinent ...
In the words of Mark Twain “ The one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse would not give that glimpse for the shows all the rest of globe combined”.
Lets explore Indian Subcontinent BIG FIVE and other wild species like, different kind of deer, Deer, Bison,
After clearing immigration and custom formalities, our representative will greet you and assist you to our hotel.
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 Adventure Trips visiting Indian Subcontinent | 4 Corners Club
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh; constituting the bulk of the South Asia proper, the Himalayan States: Nepal and Bhutan, the Indian Ocean Island States: Sri Lanka, the Maldives.
Geographically, the region is bound by the Himalaya to the north and east, and the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal to the south.
Geologically, most of this region is a subcontinent because it rests on a tectonic plate of its own, the India Plate, separate from the rest of Eurasia and was once a small continent before colliding with the Eurasian Plate and giving birth to the Himalayan range and the Tibetan plateau.
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 MapDig - Indian subcontinent
Historically, the Indian subcontinent was known as Hindustan in medieval times during the Islamic period and included at one time or another various parts of the region, and "British India" or simply "India," during the British Raj period.
Geographically, the Indian subcontinent is a peninsular region south of the Himalayas and Kuen Lun mountain ranges and east of the Hindu Kush mountain range and Balochistan region, extending southward into the Indian Ocean between the Arabian Sea (to the southwest) and the Bay of Bengal (to the southeast).
In the Eocene period the Indian subcontinent was an island continent in the Indian Ocean.
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 Indian subcontinent - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Indian subcontinent is the peninsular region of South Asia, which includes India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, usually also Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and some disputed territory currently controlled by China, and sometimes Myanmar.
Geographically, the region is bound by the Himalaya to the north and east, and the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal to the south.
Geologically, this region is a subcontinent because it rests on a tectonic plate of its own, the India Plate, separate from the rest of Eurasia and was once a small continent before colliding with the Eurasian Plate and giving birth to the Himalayan range and the Tibetan plateau.
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 burden of cardiovascular disease in the Indian subcontinent, The Indian Journal of Medical Research - Find Articles
We also review recent evidence indicating that the burden of coronary heart disease in the Indian subcontinent is largely explained on the basis of traditional risk factors, which challenges the common thinking that South Asian ethnicity per se is a strong independent risk factor for coronary heart disease.
The Indian subcontinent (including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal) is home to 20 per cent of the world's population and may be one of the regions with the highest burden of CVD in the world.
The huge burden of CVD in the Indian subcontinent is the consequence of the large population and the high prevalence of CVD risk factors.
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 Indian mathematics
We shall examine the contributions of Indian mathematics in this article, but before looking at this contribution in more detail we should say clearly that the "huge debt" is the beautiful number system invented by the Indians on which much of mathematical development has rested.
Histories of Indian mathematics used to begin by describing the geometry contained in the Sulbasutras but research into the history of Indian mathematics has shown that the essentials of this geometry were older being contained in the altar constructions described in the Vedic mythology text the Shatapatha Brahmana and the Taittiriya Samhita.
The earliest known urban Indian culture was first identified in 1921 at Harappa in the Punjab and then, one year later, at Mohenjo-daro, near the Indus River in the Sindh.
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 War and peace on the Indian subcontinent
The subcontinent with one fifth of the world population is one of the poorest regions in the world.
The majority of the children are without shoes, yet the Indian and Pakistani ruling elites are some of the biggest spenders on military hardware and their nuclear arsenals.
This year's Indian defence budget of Rs.650billion and the annual expenditure of Pakistan of Rs.70 billion on weaponry are a glaring example of this madness.
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 Indian Naval Aviation - Part 2
The "Cobras" are one of the Indian Navy's better known squadrons, participating in all wars and being blooded in 1971.
The Indian Navy, thus turned to HAL to provide the four helicopters and the first Aloutte-IIIs, under the name, "Chetak", were delivered to the Indian Navy, by mid-1964.
The naval element at Sulur was recommissioned as the Indian Navy's second base "INS Hansa", on 2 September 1951, and began operating the Vampires of the 'Naval Jet Flight' from 1957 onwards, the transfer of the Vampire T.Mk.55 from the Air Force having taken place in 1952.
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 subcontinent - Search Results - MSN Encarta
A subcontinent is a large part of a continent.
Generally, however, a subcontinent is split from the rest of a continent by something like a...
indian subcontinent map and map of indian subcontinent information...
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 Indian spices meet Chinese techniques - The Boston Globe
As with Indian cooking, Chinese cooking is provincial and the staple is rice.
What emerged was a cuisine that merged Indian spices, which suited the local tastes, with classic Chinese recipes and cooking techniques.
And though Indians eat their cuisine with their fingers or, in more formal settings, a fork, the Indo-Chinese continue, as always, to use chopsticks.
www.boston.com /ae/food/articles/2005/05/11/indian_spices_meet_chinese_techniques   (392 words)

  
 Indian Subcontinent Tourist Information, Indian Subcontinent City Guides, Indian Subcontinent Destination Guides
The Indian subcontinent is the peninsular region of larger South Asia in which the nations of India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka as well as parts of Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and some disputed territory currently controlled by China are located.
Geologically, the notion of a subcontinent is based on the fact that this region rests on a tectonic plate of its own, separate from the rest of Asia.
The southern region of the subcontinent forms an enormous peninsula, while in the north it is separated from the colder regions of China and Mongolia by the Himalaya mountain range, which also acts as a cultural and geographical barrier between it and the rest of Asia.
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 Intellectual Property Rights in the Indian subcontinent
Indian copyright law is now on par with the most modern law in the field.
Indian patent protection is weak and has had especially adverse effects on U.S. pharmaceutical and chemical firms.
Indian patent law prohibits product patents for any invention intended for use or capable of being used as a food, medicine, or drug, or relating to substances prepared or produced by chemical processes.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Indian subcontinent   (Site not responding. Last check: )
INDIAN SUBCONTINENT [Indian subcontinent] region, S central Asia, comprising the countries of Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh and the Himalayan states of Nepal, and Bhutan.
Sri Lanka, an island off the southeastern tip of the Indian peninsula, is often considered a part of the subcontinent.
Divided lands, phantom limbs: partition in the Indian subcontinent, Palestine, China, and Korea.
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 Aneri Jambusaria: Penn's piece of the Indian subcontinent - Opinion
Indian (IN-dee-uhn) adj.: Although the word Indian has come to refer to two groups of people, for the purposes of our discussions we will distinguish Indians as only those who are of the Indian diaspora.
Indian (in-DHI-uhn) adj.: You know them; the kids who stink up your kitchen religiously every day with warmed-up curry dishes from mother, whose ideal romance involves a Hindi movie-like song-and-dance routine in the fields, who take every possible opportunity to blast the evil of the rogue state that is Pakistan.
Balance is extremely important to “Indians” as they strive to be normal while staying in touch with their cow-loving roots; however, this oftentimes results in the shutting out of Indians, for fear that they will become one of them.
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 Khaleej Times - Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Indian experts assert the upcoming Agni-III test is part of an ambitious project to bolster national security and is not aimed at provoking an arms race with nuclear rival Pakistan.
PATNA- Ten patients have died and dozens are deserting hospitals in the eastern Indian state of Bihar as doctors continue their strike in protest against the abduction of a colleague, officials said on Friday.
On Thursday, the Indian Foreign Ministry spokesman Navtej Sarna confirmed that the illegal immigrants had been taken back by Dhaka but he declined to comment on whether the meeting between the two foreign ministers was still on the cards.
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