Monthly Archives: November 2019

ISRO Launched CARTOSAT-3, 13 nano-satellites from Sriharikota

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)  launched advanced earth imaging and mapping satellite CARTOSAT-3 along with 13 other commercial nano-satellites for the US on Wednesday. CARTOSAT-3, which is the ninth in the series, was launched from the second launch pad at … Continue reading

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Urban Planning, Settlement Practices, and Issues of Justice in Contemporary Kolkata : An Article by Iman Mitra

Iman Mitra This abstract seeks to bring together two aspects of life, livelihood, and habitation practices in the city – the phenomenon of urbanization and that of rural-to-urban migration. At the same time, it attempts to foreground the issue of … Continue reading

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Jaunpur: Sheeraz-e-Hind

Jaunpur is also known as Sheeraz-e-Hind. The  city was founded by the Sultan of Delhi Feroz Shah Tughlaq and named in memory of his cousin, Muhammad bin Tughluq, whose given name was Jauna Khan.In 1388, Feroz Shah Tughlaq appointed Malik Sarwar as the … Continue reading

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Another Feather in the Cap in the Butler Department of Geography,AMU- ISRO Weather Balloon Launch

Another feather in the cap of Department of Geography is going to be added soon. ISRO is going to launch NorthIndia’s first weather ballon in collaboration of Department of Geography. It will provide weather data in 100 kms radius. It … Continue reading

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