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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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Iranian Hostage Issue – Algiers Accord

Iranian Hostage Issue: The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic standoff between the United States and Iran. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981, after a group of Iranian college students belonging to the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line, who supported […]

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Martin Luther King Jr – Civil rights movements

Martin Luther King Jr was born on January 15 1929 in Atlanta Georgia. He is best known for the civil rights through non-violence and civil disobedience.  His leadership to the Civil rights movements was ending the legal segregation of the African – Americans in the south and other parts of United States of America.  The […]

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Iran Revolution – Ayatollah Khomeini

Introduction Introduction Between the august 1978 and February 1979, a period of less than the seven months, iran witnessed a revolution that brought down the Pahlavi regime and abolished the institution of monarchy, wiped out all privileges of the Pahlavi elite, and significally weakened its secularised middle classes. In its stead Ayatollah Khomeini and his […]

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SAAD ZAGHLOUL (EGYPT)

INTRODUCTION 1.      SaadZaghloul was the first President of independent Egypt. Cromir was Zaghloul’s friend. In Cromir’s government, Zaghloul was made a cabinet minister. Zaghloul also became the leader of WAFD party. 2.      During WWI, he agitated against Britain, so police arrested him. After the war, some Egypt political leaders asked British commissioner to give Egypt […]

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Ibn Saudi (Saudi Arabia)

Ibn Saudi was the founder of modern day Saudi Arabia. The first relationship with the British was officially declaSred by Al Saud in 1902. Ibn Saud wanted Saudi Arabia to be the dominant power in the Arabian peninsula. He had a major drawback –during complex situations, he was not able to take decisive actions. In […]

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Contemporary West Asia

The Middle East region encompassing many sovereign states of West Asia and North Africa is a centre of world’s earliest civilization. Many countries of the region containing large quantities of crude oil acquired strategic and economic importance since second half of the 20th century. The region covering Baharain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, […]

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UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARDS MIDDLE EAST

INTRODUCTION: U.S Policy towards Middle East has been framed by a certain strategic  conception of world order that is widely shared, though there are tactical disagreements, sometimes sharp ones, even we can see this during the debate in the United states over the Gulf Crisis. There are also important changes in the world, to which […]

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The Impact on Oil Development

How economists define ‘development’ has long been a source of debate and discussion. For the oil producers of the region, the traditional definition of growth in per capita gross national income has always been of limited value. First, because as a mean average it takes no account of income distribution which is particularly relevant where […]

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Oil Shock

The fate of the Iranian nationalization, ousted Dr Mossadegh, the architect of the nationalization process, faced a death sentence from the new government following the coup of 1954 designed by the British and Americans to resolve the nationalization dispute. Second, there was concern that nationalization would break up the majors’ control of the international oil […]

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Partition of Palestine

The British administration in Palestine was accepted by the League of Nations in 1923 as part of portioning the Ottoman Empire after the end of the First World War.             United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) was formed in 1947 at the request of Britain and it gave its proposals for the partition of […]

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