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Haldwani
HALDWANI (Hindi : हल्द्वानी) is the third most populous city in the Indian state
Indian state
of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
. With a population of 156,078 in 2011, It is also the largest city of the Kumaun region . Haldwani
Haldwani
is located in the Nainital District , and is one of its eight Subdivisions . The Haldwani
Haldwani
Urban Agglomeration has 232,095 people, and is the fourth most populous UA in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
, after Dehradun
Dehradun
, Haridwar
Haridwar
and Roorkee . Being situated in the immediate foothils of Kumaon Himalayas, Haldwani
Haldwani
is known as the "Gateway of Kumaon "
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Dehradun
DEHRADUN (/ˌdɛrəˈduːn/ ) or DEHRA DUN is the capital city of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
, a state in the northern part of India
India
. Located in the Garhwal region , it lies 236 kilometres (147 mi) north of India's capital New Delhi
New Delhi
and is one of the "Counter Magnets " of the National Capital Region (NCR) being developed as an alternative centre of growth to help ease the migration and population explosion in the Delhi
Delhi
metropolitan area and creation highways to establish a smart city at Dehradun. Dehradun
Dehradun
is in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas nestled between the river Ganges
Ganges
on the east and the river Yamuna on the west
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Treaty Of Sugauli
The TREATY OF SUGAULI (also spelled SUGOWLEE, SAGAULI and SEGQULEE), the treaty that established the boundary line of Nepal, was signed on 2 December 1815 and ratified by 4 March 1816 between the East India Company and King of Nepal
Nepal
following the Anglo-Nepalese War
Anglo-Nepalese War
of 1814-16. The signatory for Nepal
Nepal
was Raj Guru Gajraj Mishra aided by Chandra Sekher Upadhayaya , the signatory for the Company was Lieutenant Colonel Paris Bradshaw . The treaty called for territorial concessions in which some of the territories controlled by Nepal
Nepal
would be given to British India, the establishment of a British representative in Kathmandu
Kathmandu
, and allowed Britain to recruit Gurkhas for military service
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Indian Rebellion Of 1857
British victory * Suppression of the revolt * Formal end of the Mughal empire
Mughal empire
* End of Company rule in India
India
* Transfer of rule to the British Crown Territorial changes British Indian Empire created out of former East India Company territory (some land
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Rohilkhand
ROHILKHAND ( Urdu
Urdu
: روہیل کھنڈ‎, Hindi : रोहिलखंड) is a region of northwestern Uttar Pradesh state of India
India
, named after the Rohilla Afghan tribes. The region was known as Madhyadesh in the Hindu
Hindu
epic Mahabharata
Mahabharata
. Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
lies on the upper Ganges
Ganges
alluvial plain and has an area of about 25,000 km²/10,000 square miles (in and around the City of Bareilly
Bareilly
). It is bounded by the Ganges
Ganges
River on the south and the west by Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
and Nepal
Nepal
on the north, and by the Awadh region to the east
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Bareilly
Nickname(s): City Of Jhumka, Nath Nagri, Zari Nagri, Shiv Nagari, City of Surma , Film Capital Of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Bareilly
Bareilly
Location within Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 28°21′50″N 79°24′54″E / 28.364°N 79.415°E / 28.364; 79.415 Coordinates : 28°21′50″N 79°24′54″E / 28.364°N 79.415°E / 28.364; 79.415 COUNTRY India
India
STATE Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
DISTRICT Bareilly District
Bareilly District
GOVERNMENT • MP Mr. Santosh Gangwar ( Bharatiya Janta Party
Bharatiya Janta Party
) • MLA Dr. Arun Kumar (city) Mr. Rajesh Agarwal (cantt) • MAYOR Dr
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Henry Ramsay (Indian Army Officer)
General the Hon. SIR HENRY RAMSAY KCSI CB (1816 – 16 December 1893) was a British general in the Indian Army, who served as Commissioner of the Kumaon and Garwhal districts. He is regarded as one of the great soldier-administrators of British India and was dubbed "The King of Kumaon." CONTENTS * 1 Family * 2 Career * 3 Residences * 4 Personal life and honours * 5 References FAMILYRamsay was the son of Lieutenant-General the Hon. John Ramsey, fourth son of George Ramsay, 8th Earl of Dalhousie , and Mary Delise. His elder brother George was an admiral in the Royal Navy. Upon the death of his cousin, Fox Maule-Ramsay, 11th Earl of Dalhousie without issue in 1874, Queen Victoria issued a special allowance to allow Henry and his siblings the style and precedence as if their father had still been alive to inherit the earldom. Thus he was styled as THE HONOURABLE HENRY RAMSEY from 1874
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Gorkhas
The GURKHAS or Gorkhas or "Gorkhali" (गोर्खा) (/ˈɡɜːrkə/ or /ˈɡʊərkə/ ) are the soldiers of Nepali nationality, recruited in British Army , Indian Army , Gurkha Contingent Singapore , Gurkha Reserve Unit Brunei , UN Peace Keeping force and war zones around the world. Historically, the terms "Gurkha" and "Gorkhali" were synonymous with "Pahadi", and derived from the hill town and district of Gorkha from which the Kingdom of Nepal expanded under Prithivi Narayan Shah . The name may be traced to the medieval Hindu warrior-saint Guru Gorakhnath who has a historic shrine in Gorkha. The word itself derived from Go-Raksha, raksha becoming rakha. Rakhawala means protector and is derived from raksha as well. Ethnically, Gurung , Chhetri or Khas , Thakuri , and Magar mainly were the Gorkha tribes who united erstwhile Gorkha kingdom and fought against the British invasions
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Haldina
Adina cordifolia (Roxb.) Benth. "> at Ananthagiri Hills , in Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh , India . * at Ananthagiri Hills , in Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh , India . * at Ananthagiri Hills , in Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh , India . * at Ananthagiri Hills , in Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh , India
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Delhi Sultanate
The DELHI SULTANATE was a Muslim
Muslim
sultanate based mostly in Delhi
Delhi
that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
for 320 years (1206–1526). Five dynasties ruled over the Delhi
Delhi
Sultanate sequentially: the Mamluk dynasty (1206–90), the Khalji dynasty (1290–1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414), the Sayyid dynasty (1414–51), and the Lodi dynasty (1451–1526). The sultanate is noted for being one of the few states to repel an attack by the Mongol Empire , and enthroned one of the few female rulers in Islamic history, Razia Sultana , who reigned from 1236 to 1240. Qutb al-Din Aibak , a former Turkic Mamluk slave of Muhammad Ghori , was the first sultan of Delhi, and his Mamluk dynasty conquered large areas of northern India
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Indo-Gangetic Plain
The INDO-GANGETIC PLAIN, also known as the INDUS-GANGA and the NORTH INDIAN RIVER PLAIN, is a 255 million hectare (630 million acres) fertile plain encompassing most of northern and eastern India
India
, the eastern parts of Pakistan
Pakistan
, and virtually all of Bangladesh
Bangladesh
. The region is named after the Indus
Indus
and the Ganges
Ganges
, and encompasses a number of large urban areas. The plain is bound on the north by the Himalayas
Himalayas
, which feed its numerous rivers and are the source of the fertile alluvium deposited across the region by the two river systems. The southern edge of the plain is marked by the Chota Nagpur Plateau
Chota Nagpur Plateau
. On the west rises the Iranian Plateau
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Bhojipura (Assembly Constituency)
BHOJIPURA ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY (Hindi : भोजीपुरा विधान सभा निर्वाचन क्षेत्र) is one of the 403 constituencies of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly , India . It is a part of the Bareilly district and one of the five assembly constituencies in the Bareilly (Lok Sabha constituency) . First election in this assembly constituency was held in 1957 after the "DPACO (1956)" (delimitation order) was passed in 1956. After the "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order" was passed in 2008, the constituency was assigned identification number 120
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Mughals
The MUGHAL EMPIRE ( Urdu
Urdu
: مغلیہ سلطنت‎, translit. Mughliyah Salṭanat) or MOGUL EMPIRE, self-designated as GURKANI (Persian : گورکانیان‎‎, Gūrkāniyān, meaning "son-in-law"), was an empire in the Indian subcontinent
Indian subcontinent
, founded in 1526. It was established and ruled by a Muslim
Muslim
dynasty with Turco-Mongol Chagatai roots from Central Asia
Central Asia
, but with significant Indian Rajput
Rajput
and Persian admixture through marriage alliances. The dynasty was Persianate in culture, with local influences visible in its traits and customs
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. 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 . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Bhoksa People
BHOKSA, also known as BUKSA, are indigenous peoples living mainly in the Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh . They are mostly concentrated in Dehradun and Nainital districts in the Kumaon foothills of the outer Himalayas . They are also found in the Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh, where they are known as Mehra. Both communities have been granted Scheduled Tribe status. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Origin * 3 Present circumstances * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYThe language of Bhoksa is one of the Tharu languages . The language is spoken in Uttarakhand, mainly in southwestern Nainital district, along a diagonal from Ramnagar to Keneshpur. It is spoken around 130 villages in Kichha and Kashipur tahsils, some in Bijnor and Garhwal Districts . ORIGINThere are various traditions as to why the community acquired the name Bhoksa
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Postal Index Number
A POSTAL INDEX NUMBER or PIN or PIN CODE is a code in the post office numbering or post code system used by India
India
Post , the Indian postal administration . The code is six digits long. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Postal zones * 3 PIN numbering * 3.1 Sorting district * 3.2 Service route * 3.3 Delivery office * 4 Delivery system * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe PIN Code system was introduced on 15 August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. The system was introduced to simplify the manual sorting and delivery of mail by eliminating confusion over incorrect addresses, similar place names and different languages used by the public. POSTAL ZONESThere are nine PIN zones in India, including eight regional zones and one functional zone (for the Indian Army). The first digit of the PIN code indicates the region
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