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What is the title of the book about Waterloo written by “Simon the Troll”?


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Transport of India Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals, and goods from one location to another.Modes of transport include air,land(rail & road),water,cable,pipeline and space. Railways Railways were introduced to India in 1853 when a line was constructed from Bombay to Thane covering a distance of 34 km. The total length of the Indian Railways network is 64460 km. (March 2011). The gauge-wise route and track lengths of the systems as of 31st March 2007 are as under:- The network is divided into 16 zones. Divisions are basic operating units. The 16 zones are their respective headquarters are given below. Road With a total length of about 42.3 lakh km, India has one of the largest road networks in the world. About 85% of passenger and 70% of freight traffic are carried by roads. Roads have been classified as National Highways (NH), State Highways (SH), Major District Roads, and Rural Roads. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Surface Transport was operationalized in 1995. The NHAI is responsible for the development, maintenance, and operation of National Highways. The National Highways constitute only 1.67 percent of the total road length but carry about 40 percent of the road traffic. State Highways are constructed and maintained by the state governments. Waterways Water transport can be divided into two major categories − inland waterways and oceanic waterways. Inland Waterways Authority was set up in 1986 for the development, maintenance, and regulation of national waterways in the country. Ocean transport is the most important water transport because it has certain advantages overland carriage. The sea offers a ready-made carriageway for ships which, unlike the roadway or railway, requires no maintenance. Water surfaces are two-dimensional and, although sea-going vessels frequently keep to shipping lanes, ships can travel, within a limited number of constraints, in any direction. Air Ports Air transport in India marked its beginning in 1911 with the commencement of airmail over a little distance of 10 km between Allahabad and Naini. Pawan Hans is the helicopter service operating in hilly areas and is widely used by tourists in north-eastern regions. The coastline of India is dotted with 12 Major Ports and about 200 Non-major Ports. The Major Ports are under the purview of the center while the Non-major Ports come under the jurisdiction of the respective State Governments. Sea Ports At present, India has 12 major ports and 185 minor or intermediate ports. The 12 major ports handled about 71 percent of the country’s oceanic traffic in the year 2008-09. The capacity of Indian ports increased from 20 million tons of cargo handling in 1951 to more than 586 million tons in 2008-09. Mumbai has a natural harbor and it is the biggest seaport in the country. Pipelines The oil and gas industry in India imports 82% of its oil needs and aims to bring that down to 67% by 2022 by replacing it with local exploration, renewable energy, and indigenous ethanol fuel (Jan 2018). The length of pipelines for crude oil is 20,000 km (12,427 mi). The length of the Petroleum products pipeline is 15,000 kilometers (9,300 mi).

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Dance Form of All-State There are 29 States in India and each has its own Classical dance forms and Folk dances. The given below list contains the state-wise dance forms in India. Bharatnatyam, Tamil Nadu/South India. Credit: iStock. … Kathak, Uttar Pradesh/North India. … Kathakali, Kerala/South India. … Kuchipudi, Andhra Pradesh/South India. … Manipuri, Manipur/Northeast India. … Odissi, Odisha/East India. India has many dances, coming from every state in the country. Although, there are only six forms of classical dances recognized by the country on a national level. They are Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, and Odissi. The folk dances of India are much more than mere body movements, from the very ancient times the classical dance forms of India is considered as a discipline and a way to devote yourself to God through art. Let us tell you the traditional tale of one of the wealthiest traditions through the dance culture of India. Bharatnatyam, Tamil Nadu Kathak, Uttar Pradesh, North India Kathakali, Kerala, South India Manipuri, Manipur, North East India Kuchipudi, Andhra Pradesh Odissi, Odisha, East India Bhangra/ Gidda, Punjab, North India Garba, Gujarat, West India Rouf, Kashmir, North India Ghoomar, Rajasthan Chhau, Mayurbhanj, Odisha Bihu, Assam, North-east India Lavani, Maharashtra, West India Mohiniyattam, Kerala, South India Sattriya Dance, Assam, North East India Performed on the celestial tunes of Carnatic music, Bharatnatyam comes from the state of Tamil Nadu in the South. The origins of Bharatnatyam can be traced back to 1000 BC, and it originates from the ancient temples of Tamil Nadu performed by the women of the classical period. The dance form is known for its beautiful body movements and gestures which are called Mudras in the traditional language. It focuses on the hand gestures, leg movements, and facial expressions of the dancer. This dance form was very prevalent before the British era but was profoundly depressed during the colonial period. However, India kept the dance form alive in the houses, and today it is recognized as one of the most respectable art forms in India especially in the Southern region of the country where it is a moment of pride for the women of the house to learn the classical dance form of Bharatnatyam.

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Make in India is an initiative by the Government of India to encourage companies to manufacture in India and incentivize dedicated investments into manufacturing.[1] The policy approach was to create a conducive environment for investments, develop a modern and efficient infrastructure, and open up new sectors for foreign capital. The initiative targeted 25 economic sectors for job creation and skill enhancement,[2] and aimed "to transform India into a global design and manufacturing hub."[3] "Make in India" had three stated objectives: to increase the manufacturing sector's growth rate to 12-14% per annum; to create 100 million additional manufacturing jobs in the economy by 2022; to ensure that the manufacturing sector's contribution to GDP is increased to 25% by 2022 (later revised to 2025).[4] After the launch, India gave investment commitments worth ₹16.40 lakh crore (US$230 billion) and investment inquiries worth ₹1.5 lakh crore (US$21 billion) between September 2014 to February 2016.[5][6][7] As a result, India emerged as the top destination globally in 2015 for foreign direct investment (FDI), surpassing the United States and China, with US$60.1 billion FDI.[8] As per the current policy, 100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is permitted in all 100 sectors, except for the Space industry (74%), the defense industry (49%), and the Media of India (26%).[9][10] Japan and India had also announced a US$12 billion 'Japan-India Make-in-India Special Finance Facility" fund to push investment.[11] In line with the Make in India, individual states too launched their own local initiatives, such as 'Make in Odisha,' 'Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet,' 'Vibrant Gujarat,' 'Happening Haryana' and 'Magnetic Maharashtra.'[12] India received US$60 billion FDI in FY 2016–17.[13] The World Bank's 2019 Ease of Doing Business the report acknowledges India's jump of 23 positions against its rank of 100 in 2017 to be placed now at 63rd rank among 190 countries.[14] By the end of 2017, India had risen 42 places on the Ease of doing business index, 32 places World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index, and 19 notches in the Logistics Performance Index,[13] thanks to recent governmental initiatives, which include converges, synergies and enables other important Government of India schemes, such as Bharatmala, Sagarmala, Dedicated Freight Corridors, Industrial corridors, UDAN-RCS, Bharat Broadband Network, Digital India. Make in India has not yet achieved its goals. The growth rate of manufacturing averaged 6.9% per annum between 2014-15 and 2019-20.[15] The share of manufacturing dropped from 16.3% of GDP in 2014-15 to 15.1% in 2019-20.

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Digital India Digital India is a campaign launched by the Government of India in order to ensure the Government's services are made available to citizens electronically by improved online infrastructure and by increasing Internet connectivity or making the country digitally empowered in the field of technology.[1][2] The initiative includes plans to connect rural areas with high-speed internet networks. Digital India consists of three core components: the development of secure and stable digital infrastructure, delivering government services digitally, and universal digital literacy. Launched on 1 July 2015, by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is both enabler and beneficiary of other key Government of India schemes, such as BharatNet, Make in India, Startup India, and Standup India, industrial corridors, Bharatmala, SagarmalaAs of 31 December 2018, India had a population of 130 crore people (1.3 billion), 123 crores (1.23 billion) Aadhaar digital biometric identity cards, 121 crores (1.21 billion) mobile phones, 44.6 crores (446 million) smartphones, 56 crores (560 million) internet users up from 481 million people (35% of the country's total population) in December 2017, and 51 percent growth in e-commerce.

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