Category Archives: Rural

Rural-Urban Continuum: The Concept

Rural- urban continuum is  the merging of town and village.The concept is a term used in recognition of the fact that there is rarely, either physically or socially, a sharp division, a clearly marked boundary between the two, with one … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Increasing Trend of Buying Second Home

 Second Home is  a home used only at certain times of the year. Increased disposable income coupled with high internet availability have resulted in an increase in second home ownership. These homes are used for spending weekends or holidays in hill … Continue reading

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Gahmar is largest village in India and Other Interesting Facts(link)

Villages were there before cities.Villages are basic units of settlements in India. Gahmar is largest village in India, situated in Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh. It has a population of 25,000, roughly more than Countries like Bermuda. It is in … Continue reading

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Origin of Agriculture

Agriculture was developed at least 10,000 years ago, and it has undergone significant developments since the time of the earliest cultivation. Evidence points to the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East as the site of the earliest planned sowing and harvesting … Continue reading

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