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Lighting lamps @ Dev Diwali

Dev Diwali is festival celebrated by lighting  millions of small oil lamps along the banks of River Ganga , usually in first week of November , in northern part of… 9 more words

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“Vertue”: Analysis

The Poem Vertue By George Herbert Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridall of the earth and skie: The dew shall weep thy fall to-night; For thou must die. 10 more words

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Some of the wider issues behind the struggle to embrace a mixed race identity within a monoracial and majoritarian society.

I have a very dear friend whom has become as close as a sibling to me. They are a few years younger than I am, so I feel very protective towards this particular friend. 1,117 more words

The 1939 Royal Visit to Saskatoon

The fervour surrounding the upcoming royal wedding (in some quarters, at least) seems to be a good segue into recounting another royal event. On June 3, 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made a two-hour stop in Saskatoon as part of the first visit to Canada by a reigning British emporer. 109 more words

May 14, 1918

Enemy attack on a line of a mile south-west of Morlancourt fails to recapture ground previously lost to Australians. French gain ground south of Hailles, Avre valley; 70 prisoners.

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A Common Future?

Encompassing almost a third of the world’s population, and being founded nearly 90 years ago, many of us have never known a world without the Commonwealth of Nations, more commonly known as the Commonwealth. 471 more words

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The Origins and Prevalence of and Campaigns to Eradicate Venereal Diseases in British Colonial Cyprus, 1916–1939

Varnava, Andrekos. „The Origins and Prevalence of and Campaigns to Eradicate Venereal Diseases in British Colonial Cyprus, 1916–1939“. Social History of Medicine. Zugegriffen 1. Mai 2018. 196 more words

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