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Asian Games 2018 Medal Table

Asian Games 2018

The 2018 Asian Games, officially known as the XVIII ASIAD, is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It is holding at Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia between 18 August – 2 September 2018, with 465 events in 40 sports and disciplines set to feature in the Games. 2018 Asian Games Medal Table 02/09/2018 – …

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Asian Games Information For Students & Kids

Asian Games

The Asian Games is a multi-disciplinary sports event held once in every four years. Athletes from all Asian countries are welcomed to participate in this event. The Asian Games is recognized by the International Olympic Committee and is the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympics. Description: Before the Asian Games, the Far Eastern Championship Games were held. After the …

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Asian Games: India Top 5 Medal Contenders

Asian Games 2018

The 18th edition of the Asian Games 2018, the second biggest multi-disciplinary event in the world, is all set to kick off at Jakarta and Palembang from the 18th of August. It promises to be a glorious event, as the powerhouses of the world’s largest continent will lock horns across 40 sports over a period of 16 days. India has …

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Asian Games 2018: TV Date, Time & Schedule

Asian Games 2018

The 18th edition of the pan-Asian multi-sport event is right around the corner. This time around, the Asian Games will be held in Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang, inviting sports persons from forty-five nations. History was already created when it was announced that the Asian Games would be co-hosted by Jakarta and Palembang. It was the first time since …

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The China-Pakistan Axis – Asia’s New Geopolitics – Andrew Small

The China-Pakistan Axis - Asia's New Geopolitics - Andrew Small

Publisher: Vintage Books/Random House India Pages: 345 Price: Rs.399 The Lal Masjid stand-off in 2007 after abduction of some Chinese citizens and the bloody clearing-up operation was a watershed for Pakistan, triggering open conflict between Islamist extremists and security forces, a wave of suicide attacks and sending the economy plummeting. But an aspect less considered is the Chinese role in …

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Who is Anastasia?

In 1917 the Bolshevik revolutionaries in Russia forced the Tsar, Nicholas II, to abdicate, and then imprisoned him and his family, his wife, his son and four daughters, in various places in Russia. Then in 1918 an announcement came that all the royal family, as well as four of their servants, had been killed. No bodies were ever found, and …

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Asiad medallist Khushbir Kaur’s family living in a cowshed

Asiad medallist Khushbir Kaur's family living in a cowshed

The family of Khushbir Kaur, who won silver in 21km race walk at the Incheon Asian Games last year, has been living in a cowshed for over a fortnight. The family demolished their house anticipating the construction of their new house at Rasulpur Kalan village by the Khalsa College for women, Amritsar. The college had promised to build a new …

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Centella Asiatica (Pennywort, Indian Pennywort, Artayniya-E Hindi, Jal Brahmi)

Centella Asiatica (Pennywort, Indian Pennywort, Artayniya-E Hindi, Jal Brahmi) — Family Name: Apiaceae Botanical Name: Centella Asiatica Common Name: Pennywort, Indian Pennywort, Artayniya-E Hindi, Jal Brahmi Part Used: Whole Plant Habitat: Grown in waterlogged places throughout India. Uses: It is Tonic, Diuretic and Alternative. It is used in treatment of leprosy and known to ameliorate the symptoms of the disease …

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