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Bangladesh

Bangladesh  

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A tropical low-lying country of the Indian subcontinent.Physical.Situated at the head of the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh is mainly occupied by the deltas of the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. It is a land ...
Hindu nationalism

Hindu nationalism  

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Belief that politics should be organized in accordance with the precepts of the Hindu scriptures and way of life. In its more extreme form, this takes the form of the promotion of a Hindu Rashtra ...
Indian subcontinent

Indian subcontinent  

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1839–1900While photography reached South Asia swiftly following the public announcement of Daguerre's process in 1839, surviving work from the first decade of the medium's public existence remains ...
Millet

Millet  

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Religious community. From Arabic millah, “religion” or “religious community.” Used by the Ottomans (1517–1922) to refer to self-governing non-Muslim religious communities. Under policy established by ...
Parsi Law

Parsi Law  

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A small, well-knit community originating in Iran, with an important presence in India, Parsis (also called Zoroastrians) are today a global community. Although numerically insignificant, this ...
secularism

secularism  

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The term was coined c.1850 to denote a system which sought to order and interpret life on principles taken solely from this world, without recourse to belief in God and a future life. It is now used ...

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