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Bengal (Part 2)

May 13, 2021

Bengal was an important regional kingdom under the Palas in the eighth century and the Senas in the twelfth century. Bengal was the easternmost province of the Delhi Sultanate.

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Iron and Steel Industry

May 13, 2021

Iron and steel industry is a basic industry and its products serve as a raw material for a number of other industries.

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Kashmir (Part 2)

May 12, 2021

Kashmir is in the northern part of India. In the eleventh century, the rulers were followers of Saivism, and Saivism became the central religion in Kashmir. It was a closed kingdom.

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Sugar Industry

May 12, 2021

Sugar industry is the second largest agro-based industry of India. If we take Gur, Khandsari and Sugar together, then India becomes the largest producer of sugar product in the world. In 2003, there were about 453 sugar mills in the country.

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Jaunpur (Part 2)

May 11, 2021

Jaunpur is now in Varanasi division in eastern Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river Gomati. It was a prosperous province in the eastern part of the Delhi Sultanate. The governor of Jaunpur was Malik Sarwar, who was a prominent noble during Feroz Shah Tughlaq’s period.

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Cotton Textile Industry

May 11, 2021

The industrial development in India began with the establishment of first successful modern cotton textile mill at Mumbai in 1854. Since then the industry has witnessed a phenomenal growth. The numbers of mills increased from 378 in 1952 to 1782 by March 1998.

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Rise of Regional States from 13th to 18th Century

May 10, 2021

A large number of regional states continued to exist after the thirteenth century but there were changes in the ruling dynasties and geography of these states.

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Classification of Industries

May 10, 2021

Industries can be classified on different basis. Classification of industries on the basis of five criteria has been given.

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Regional State and Regionalism

May 09, 2021

In the history of India, there has been a constant evolution and development of regionalism and regional states. From the seventh century AD onwards which is the early medieval period till the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, agriculture and agricultural activities played a very significant role in the development of regional states.

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History of Modern Industries

May 09, 2021

The modern industrial development in India started with the establishment of the first cotton textile mill at Mumbai in 1854, predominantly with Indian capital and entrepreneurship.

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Challenges to Mughal Rule

May 08, 2021

Under Aurangzeb, the Mughal empire reached its greatest territorial limits and it covered almost the whole of present day India. But his reign was marred by popular revolts of the Jats, Satnamis, Afghans, Sikhs and the Marathas.

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Non Conventional Sources of Energy

May 08, 2021

Conventional sources of power like coal, petroleum and natural gas are likely to exhaust in near future. The development of hydel power alone can not meet the demand of electricity for the future.

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Aurangzeb

May 07, 2021

Aurangzeb believed in an aggressive policy towards Deccan. Prof. Satish Chandra identifies three distinct phases in his policy towards Deccan states.

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Regional Classification on the basis of Sources of Energy

May 07, 2021

Three types of regions can be identified on the basis of sources of electricity.

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Shahjahan

May 06, 2021

During the period between the death of Jahangir and the accession of Shah Jahan, the Mughal governor of the Deccan, Khan Jahan Lodi, with the intention of securing help in times of necessity, gave away Balaghat to the Nizam Shah.

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Nuclear Power

May 06, 2021

India had developed the technology of generating energy from nuclear minerals such as uranium and thorium. Installation of nuclear rectors for generating power requires huge capital and sophisticated technological skills.

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Jahangir

May 05, 2021

Jahangir decided to follow Akbar's expansionist policy in the Deccan. But Jahangir could achieve little success in it due to certain problems. He could not devote much attention in the crucial phase due to Khurram’s revolt.

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Hydel Power Resources

May 05, 2021

Water power resource differs from thermal power in more than one ways. It is a renewable or inexhaustible resource. It is pollution-free. Its recurring or maintenance coast is minimal.

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Thermal Power Sources

May 04, 2021

In thermal power, the major source of energy are coal, diesel and natural gas that are used for generation of electricity. It is the largest source of power supply in the country.

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Akbar

May 04, 2021

Akbar was only thirteen years old at the time of Humayun’s death. When his father died, Akbar was at Kalanaur in Punjab and therefore his coronation took place in Kalanaur itself in 1556. It was his tutor and Humayun’s favourite and confidant Bairam Khan, who served as the regent of the Mughal emperor from 1556 to 1560.

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Production and Consumption of Electricity

May 03, 2021

Electricity is the most convenient and versatile form of energy. When, coal, petroleum and natural gas are used for generating electricity, it is called thermal energy.

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Second Afghan Empire (1540 - 1555)

May 03, 2021

The first Afghan kingdom under the Lodis was replaced by the Mughals under Babur in 1526. After a gap of 14 years Sher Shah succeeded in establishing the Afghan rule again in India in 1540. Sher Shah and his successors ruled for 15 years.

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Sources of Energy and Classification

May 02, 2021

Energy is an essential input for economic development and improving the quality of life. It is very difficult to imagine modern living without the use of energy resources.

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Rise of Sher Shah Suri

May 02, 2021

Farid, who later came to be called Sher Khan and subsequently Sher Shah, was son of a Jagirdar under the kingdom of Jaunpur. His father Hasan Khan Sur held the jagir of Sasaram in Bihar during the rule of Lodis.

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