The River Ganges or Ganga is perhaps the holiest river in any religion. Though equally polluted, it bears immense significance to the Hindus. Ganga originates from the Gangotri glacier at Gaumukh in the Indian Himalayas at 4,100 meters above sea level, and flows 2,525 km across northern India before meeting the Bay of Bengal in the east India and Bangladesh. As a river, the Ganga contributes to more than 25 per cent of India’s total water resources.
Besides being a sacred river, Ganga is also worshiped as a deity in Hinduism and respectfully referred to as ‘Gangaji’ or ‘Ganga Maiya’ (Mother Ganga).
The various myths associated with Ganga and staunch Hindu beliefs associated with the river sanctify it as a goddess. Hindus view goddess Ganga as a fair complexioned beautiful woman wearing a white crown with a water lily and a water pot in her hands, and riding her pet crocodile.
Charles Louis de Secondat was born in Bordeaux, France, in 1689 to a wealthy family. Despite his family’s wealth, de Decondat was placed in the care of a poor family during his childhood. He later went to college and studied science and history, eventually becoming a lawyer in the local government. Charles’s father died in 1713 and he was taken care by his uncle Baron De Montesquieu, the president of the Bordeaux parliament. When the Baron died, he left Secondat his fortune, the office of the president and his title Baron De Montesquieu
Later, he was the member of Bordeaux and French academics of science. He studied the laws, customs and government of the countries of Europe.
Secodant became famous by his famous Persian letters in 1721 which criticised the lifestyle and liberties of wealthy people and even the Church. The greatest work of writing by Montesquieu was on the spirit of laws (1748) which outlined his idea that how a government should work.
Montesquieu’s idea of the best government was the ‘seperation of powers’ in which three branches of government has equal but different powers. He wrote “when the law making and law enforcement power lies in the same person, there can be no Liberty.” According to him, each branch of the government should be inter-controllable so that no branch could threaten the Liberty of the people. This idea of constitution by Montesquieu, later, went on to become the basis of the constitution of United States of America
“Government should be set up so that no man fears another”
The statue of Liberty or La Liberté éclairant le monde as as they say in France, is a neoclassical sculpture on Liberty island on New York Harbor, New York city, USA. It was a gift from the people of France to the people of United States during the American revolution on October 28, 1886. The idea of sculpture was monumented by Email De Laboulaye and sculpted by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
The Statue of Liberty is a figure of a robed woman representing Libertas, a Roman goddess. She holds a torch above her head(depicted as showing us the path to Liberty), and in her left arm carries a tabula ansata(Latin word for tablet with handles) inscribed in Roman numerals with “JULY IV MDCCLXXVI” (July 4, 1776), the date of the U.S. declaration of independence. A broken chain lies at her feet.
The statue became an icon of freedom and of the United States, and was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving from abroad.
The seven spikes of the crown represent the seven continents and oceans of the world and indicate the universal liberty
Raisina Hill, often used as a metonym for the seat of the Government of India, is an area of Lutyens’ Delhi, New Delhi, housing India’s most important government buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India and the Secretariat building housing the Prime Minister‘s Office and several other important ministries. It is surrounded by other important buildings and structures, including the Parliament of India, Rajpath and India Gate.
In 1911 to transfer the capital of British India from Calcutta (now Kolkata) to Delhi, a planning committee was formed, and a site 3 miles (5 km) south of the existing city of Delhi, around Raisina Hill, was chosen for the new administrative centre. A well-drained, healthy area between the Delhi Ridge and the Yamuna River, it provided ample room for expansion.
The Raisina Dialogue
The Raisina Dialogue is an annual conference held in New Delhi, envisioned to be India’s flagship conference of geopolitics and geo-economics.
People always complain about Monday but Tuesday is arguably the worst day of the week. The weekend is a bit closer, yet still so far away. Ah well, at least we’ve got some tasty morsels of transfer gossip to see us through.
Neymar is warming to the idea of leaving Barcelona and has asked his father to arrange a move to Paris Saint-Germain, according to a sensation report in Spanish publication AS. Manchester United are also a possible next port of call for the Brazilian.
However, Barça are said to be “relaxed” about the speculation and sporting director Robert Fernandez finds it hard to believe any club would pay Neymar‘s €222million release clause.
Manchester United have agreed a £44 million deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perišić, according to the Daily Mail. The Croatian will apparently pull out of Inter’s pre-season tour of China on Tuesday ahead of a move to Old Trafford.
Zlatan Ibrahimović looks like he’s going to be staying at United after enrolling his two sons in the Red Devils’ academy. The 35-year-old Swede is currently out of contract but is likely to be offered a new deal once he recovers from his anterior cruciate ligament injury in around six months time.
And United are considering a final take-it-or-leave-it offer of £60 million for Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier, if you believe The Mirror.
Monaco have told Arsenal they want a whopping £80 million for winger Thomas Lemar, say the Daily Mirror.
However, the Gunners haven’t yet given up hope on signing Kylian Mbappé despite Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim’s belief that the 18-year-old won’t be leaving Stade Louis II this summer. Real Madrid are also thought to be weighing up the pros and cons of a £120 million transfer.
(Source: One football )
“We create our own demons”, this quote is one of the truest ever said or heard on the planet. We start with something pure and exciting. But then our ego and mistakes play their parts. Love and hate. Love becomes hate when it is twisted and filled with obsession, betrayal and redemption. Sometimes, we do things, terrible things, in the name of love, which is only the excuse that we made to justify our behavior.
We often put our downfall and unsatisfactiom on the shoulders of others (ex. Our parents) but why don’t we take the blame ourselves. Our pointless blamings, hopes and expectations to others are as useless as “ueue” in “queue“
It would rather be an inspiration rather than a fiendish. To do good is effortless but doing the opposite requires conscious exertion of pain, of trouble.”
We often hear the disputes and confusion surrounding the difference between a wizard and a sorcerer. Many gamers, explorers, fiction lovers and people from different fields are always debating a part of their minds to find out the most ‘BASIC’ difference between the two. So here’s my thought about the most basic difference between a wizard and a sorcerer :
Sorcerers are said to be more inherently adept to magic and are considered as natural spell casters whereas Wizards learn their craft and spells from long hours of studying and meditation
1.The term wizard is a term derived from the Anglo-Saxon (Old English) term “wysard,” which means “the wise one.” They are often depicted as beings that do a formal study about spells for them to be able to cast them. While, The term “sorcerer,” by contrast, is of Old French origin “sorcier” which also means the same thing as its other counterpart.
2.Sorcerers are said to be more inherently adept to magic and are considered as natural spell casters.
3.Wizards learn their craft and spells from long hours of studying and meditation.
4.Wizards are often pictured as old magicians with long beards while sorcerers are usually more youthful than the wizards.
5.Based on some popular fantasy games, wizards rely so much on their spell books for them to create magic unlike sorcerers who can cast such out of thin air.