Apr 3, 2014

Folk Dances of India

Folk Dance State
Bihu, Keli Gopal Assam
Kathi, Kirthand Bengal
Chhow, Durga Dance, Maghe Bihar
Garba, Ras Lila Gujarat
Dussehra Dance Himachal Pradesh
Lota Dance Madhya Pradesh
Dahi Handi, Tamasha Maharashtra
Spear Dance Nagaland
Chhow, Maya Shavari Orissa
Bhangra, Gidda Punjab
Jhumar, Kathputli Rajasthan
Ahir, Nautanki, Ras Lila, Thali Uttar Pradesh

Mar 27, 2014

Dancers and Instrumentalists in India

Dances or Instruments Name
Bharatnatyam Bala Saraswati, C. V. Chandrasekhar, Leela Samson, Mrinalini Sarabhai, Padma Subramanyam, Rukmini Devi, Sanyukta Panigrahi, Sonal Mansingh, Yamini Krishnamurti
Carnatic Akhil Krishnan, Balamuralikrishna, Bombay Jaishree, G. N. Balasubramaniam, H. K. Raghavendra, H. K. Venkataram, Sitarajam, M. L. Vasanthakumari, M. D. Ramanathan, M. S. Subbalakshmi, Mani Krishnaswamy
Dhrupad Bundecha Bandhu, Pt. Abhay Narayan Mallick, Pt. Ritwik Sanyal, Uday Bhawalkar, Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin Dagar, Waslfuddin Dagar, Zahiruddin Dagar
Flute Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Pannalal Ghose, T. R. Mahalingam
Hindustani Instrumentalists Bheemsen Joshi, Faiyyaz Khan, Girija Devi, Gangubai Hangal, Krishna Hangal, Mallikarjun Mansur, Madhup Mudgal, Mukul Shivputra, Naina Devi, Pandit Jasraj, Parveen Sultana, Shubha Mudgal, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, V. Rajput, Kumar Gandharva
Kathak Bharti Gupta, Birju Maharaj, Damayanti Joshi, Durga Das, Gopi Krishna, Kumudini Lakhia, Sambhu Maharaj, Sitara Devi
Kuchipudi Josyula Seetharamaiah, Vempathi Chinna Sthyam
Manipuri Dhirendra nath Pattnaik, Guru Bipin Sinha, Indrani Rahman, Jhaveri Sisters, Kelucharan Mahapatra, Nayana Jhaveri, Nirmala Mehta, Priyambaba Mohanty, Sonal Mansingh, Savita Mehta Debaprasad Das
Quwwali Aslam Sabari, Chand Nizami, Ghulam Farid Nizami, Ghulam Hasan Niyazi, IqbalHussain Khan Bandanawaji, Sultan Niyazi
Sarod Ali Akbar Khan, Allaudin Khan, Amjad Ali Khan, Buddhadev Dasgupta, Bahadur Khan, Sharan Rani, Zarin S. Sharma
Shehnal Bismillah Khan
Sitar Hara Shankar Bhattacharya, Nikhil Banerjee, Ravi Shankar, Vilayat Khan
Tabla Alla Rakha Khan, Kishan Maharaj, Nikhil Ghosh, Zakir Hussain
Thumri Naina Devi, Rita Ganguli, Poornima Chaudhary, Shanti Heerananda, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustad Mazhar Ali Khan, Ustad Zawad Ali Khan
Veena Doraiswami lyengar, K. R Kumaraswamy lyer
Violin Baluswamy Dikshitar, Gajanan Rao Joshi, Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, M. S. Gopala krishnan, Mysore T. Chowdiah, T. N. Krishnan

Mar 20, 2014

Folk and Tribal Dances of India

State Folk and Tribal Dances
Andhra Pradesh Burrakatha, Ghanta Mardala, Veedhi Natakam
Assam Bihu, Canoe, Khel Gopal, Rash Lila, Tabal Chongli
Bihar Bakho, Chhau, Jata Jatin, Jadur, Jatra, Jhijhiya, Kathaputli, Karma, Natna, Samochakwa
Gujarat Garba, Dandiya Rass, Gomph, Tippani
Haryana Daph, Dhamal, Gugga, Gagor, Jhumar, Khoria, Loor, Phag dance, Ras Leela
Himachal Pradesh Chharhi, Dangli, Jhali, Jadda, Jhainta, Jhora, Mahasu
J & K Hikat, Rauf
Karnataka Huttari, Suggi Kunitha, Yakashagana
Kerala Kaikottikali, Kaliyattam, Tappatikkali
Maharashtra Dandaniya, Dahikala, Dasavtar, Gafa, Lezin, Lovani, Mauni, Kathakeertan,Tamasha
Orissa Chhau, Chadya Dandanata, Ghumara Sanchar
Punjab Bhangra (men), Giddha (women)
Rajasthan Chakri, Gangore, Ginad, Jhulan Leela, Jhuma, Suisini, Khayal, Terahtaal
Tamil Nadu Kavadi, Karagam, Kummi, Kolattam, Pinnal Kolattam
Uttar Pradesh Kajri, Nautanki, Thora, Chappeli, Raslila
West Bengal Baul, Chhau, Jatra, Kathi, Kirtan, Lama

Mar 13, 2014

Classic Dances of India

State Classical Dances
Andhra Pradesh Kutchipudi
Assam Bihu
Bihar Nat-Natin
Bihar, Orissa, W. Bengal and Jharkhand Chhau
Goa Mando
Gujarat Garba
Himachal Pradesh Nati
Jammu & Kashmir Rauf
Karnataka Hattari
Karnataka Yakshagan
Kerala Kathakali
Kerala Mohiniattam
Madhya Pradesh Karma
Manipur Manipuri
Meghalaya Laho
Mizoram Khantumm
North India Kathak
Orissa Odissi
Punjab Bhangra
Tamil Nadu Bharat Natyam
Uttaranchal Garhwali

Mar 6, 2014

Wonders of the world


  • Pyramids of Egypt
  • Great Wall of China
  • Colosseum of Rome, Italy
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy
  • Cata-combs of Alexandria
  • The Taj Mahal at Agra, India
  • Angkor Vat temple in Kampuchia

Feb 27, 2014

Airlines of World

Airlines Country
Aero-flot USSR
Air France FRANCE
Air Ceylon SRI LANKA
Air India INDIA
Alitalia ITALY
Arana Afghan Airlines AFGHANISTAN
BOAC ENGLAND
Bruathens NORWAY
Cathay Pacific HONGKONG
Finnair FINLAND
Garuda Airways INDONESIA
Iberia SPAIN
Japan Airlines JAPAN
KLM Royal Dutch NETHERLANDS
Lufthansa German Airlines GERMANY
Pakistan International Airlines PAKISTAN
Pan American World Airways System USA
Quantas Empire Airways AUSTRALIA
Royal Nepal Airlines NEPAL
Sabena BELGIUM
Scandinavian Airlines System NORWAY
Swissair SWITZERLAND
Thai Airways International THAILAND
Trans-world Airways USA

Feb 20, 2014

Famous Books and Authors

Book Name Author
A BETTER INDIA : A BETTER WORLD N R Narayana Murthy
A DANGEROUS PLACE D.P. Moynihan
A PASSAGE TO INDIA E.M Forster
A SUITABLE BOY Vikram Seth
A TALE OF TWO CITIES Charles Dickens
A VOICE FOR FREEDOM Nayantara Saigal
A WEEK WITH GANDHI Louis Fisher
A WOMAN'S LIFE Guy de Maupassaut
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Arthur Conan Doyle
ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWEYER Mark Twain
AGE OF REASON Jean Paul Sartre
AGNI VEENA Kazi Nasrul Islam
AIN-I-AKBARI Abul Fazal
AKBAR-NAMA Abul Fazal
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Lewis Carrol
ANAND MATH Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay
ANCIENT MARINER Coleridge
ANIMAL FARM George Orwell
ANNA KARENINA Tolstoy
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Shakespeare
ARABIAN NIGHTS Sir Richard Burton
ARMS AND THE MAN G.B Shaw
AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS Jules Verne
ARTHASHASTRA Kautilya
ASIAN DRAMA Gunnar Myrdal
AVIGYAN SAKUNTALAM Kalidas


BABURNAMA Babur
BACHELOR OF ARTS R.K Narayan
BATMAN RIP Grant Morrison and Tony S Daniel
BAULSPHERE Mimlu Sen
BEN HUR Lewis Wallace
BEN HUR Lewis Wallace
BHAGWAT GITA Ved Vyas
BISARJAN R.N Tagore
BOYS WILL BE BOYS Ruskin Bond
BURNT SHADOWS Kamila Shamsie


CANTERBURY TALES Chaucer
CAPPUCCINO DUSK Kankana Basu
CAPPUCCINO DUSK Kankana Basu
CERTAIN GIRLS Jennifer Weiner
CHANDALIKA Rabindra Nath Tagore
CHINA PASSAGE John Kenneth Galbraith
CHITRA R.N Tagore
COMEDY OF ERRORS William Shakespeare
COMMUNIST MANIFESTO Karl Marx
CONFESSIONS Jean Jacques Rousseau
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Alexander Dumas
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Dostoevsky
CUTTING FOR STONE Abraham Verghese


DAS KAPITAL Karl Marx
DAUGHTERS OF SHAME Jasvinder Sanghera
DAVID COPPERFIELD Charles Dickens
DEATH OF A CITY Amrita Pritam
DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN Edward Gibbon Empire
DELHI: INDIA IN ONE CITY Utpal K Banerjee
DEMONS IN THE SPRING Joe Meno
DISCOVERY OF INDIA Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
DIVINE COMEDY Dante
DIVYA Yashpal
DON QUIXOTE Cervantes
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Stevenson
DR. ZHIVAGO Boris Pasternak


ESSAYS OF GITA Sir Aurobindo Ghosh


FALLING THROUGH THE ROOF Thubten Samphel
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Thomas Hardy
FAUST Goethe
FIDALI’S WAY George Mastras
FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS Ernest Hemingway
FORSYTE SAGA John Galsworthy
FREEDOM AT MIDNIGHT Dominique Lapierre
FRENCH REVOLUTION Thomas Carlyle
FROM POVERTY TO POWER Duncan Green


GANADEVATA Tara Shankar Bandopadhyaya
GATHERING STORM Winston Churchill
GEET GOVIND Jaya Dev
GEETANJALI Rabindra Nath Tagore
GETTING A GRIP ON MY BODY, MY MIND, MY SELF Monica Seles
GLENN MC GRATH : LINE AND STRENGTH GlennMc Grath and Daniel Lane
GLIMPSES OF WORLD HISTORY Jawaharlal Nehru
GORA R.N Tagore
GRAMMAR OF POLITICS Harold T. Laski
GUIDE R.K Narayan
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS Jonathan Swift


HAMLET Shakespeare
HARSHA CHARIT Bana Bhatt
HINDU VIEW OF LIFE Dr.S. Radha Krishnan
HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Victor Hugo
HUNGRY STONES Rabindra Nath Tagore


I AM ANOTHER YOU Priya Kumar
ILLIAD Homer
IMAGINING INDIA – IDEAS FOR THE NOW CENTURY Nandan Nilekant
IN OTHER ROOMS, OTHER WONDERS Moni Mohsin and Daniyal Mueenuddin
INDIA AND THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS : MANAGING MONEY AND FINANCE Y V Reddy
INDIA DIVIDED Dr. Rajendra Prasad
INDIAN BY CHOICE Amit Dasgupta
INDIAN MEMSAHIB Sachita Malik
INDIAN THEATRE IN 21ST CENTURY Utpal K Banerjee
INVISIBLE MAN H.G. Wells
IVANHOE Walter Scott


JEFF IN VENICE, DEATH IN VARANASI Geoff Dyer
JEFF IN VENICE, DEATH IN VARANASI Geoff Dyer
JINNAH : INDIA, PARTITION, INDEPENDENCE Jaswant Singh
JUNGLE BOOK Rudyard Kipling
JURASSIK PARK Michael Crichton


KADAMBARI Bana Bhatt
KAPOORS : THE FIRST FAMILY OF INDIAN CINEMA Madhu Jain
KIDNAPPED Robert Louis Stevenson
KING LEAR Shakespeare
KUMAR SAMBHAV Kalidas


LAST DAYS OF POMPEII Bulwar Lytton
LE CONTRACT SOCIAL Jean Jacques Rousseau
LES MISERABLE Victor Hugo
LIFE DIVINE Shri Aurobindo
LIFE IS PERFECT Hamani Dalmia
LISTENING TO GRASSHOPPERS FIELD : NOTES ON DEMOCRACY Arundhati Roy
LITTLE MAN FROM THE EAST Major General (Retd) MK Paul


MADHAVRAO SCINDIA : A LIFE Vir Sanghvi and Namita Bhandare
MAHABHARATA Vyas
MAHATMA GANDHI Romain Rolland
MAN AND SUPERMAN G.B. Shaw
MEGHDUT Kalidas
MEIN KAMPF Adolf Hitler
MICHELLE OBAMA : FIRST LADY OF HOPE Elizabeth Lightfoot
MONSTER Allan Hall
MOTHER Maxim Gorky
MULTIPLE CITY - WRITINGS ON BANGALORE Aditi de
MUSHARRAF – THE YEARS IN POWER Murtaza Razvi
MY CHINA DIARY 1956-88 K Natwar Singh
MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH Mahatma M.K. Gandhi
MY TRUTH Indira Gandhi


NEW DELHI : MAKING OF A CAPITAL Malvika Singh and Rudrangshu Mukherjee
NEXT DOOR Jahnavi Barua
NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR George Orwell
NOTES FROM A SMALL ROOM Ruskin Bond


OBAMA : THE HISTORIC JOURNEY Jill Abramson and Bill Killer
ODYSSEY Homer
OLD MAN AND THE SEA Earnest Hemingway
OLIVER TWIST Charles Dickens
ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVITCH Alexander Solzhenitsyn
ORIGIN OF SPECIES Charles Darwin
OTHELLO Shakespeare
OUR STORY BEGINS Tobias Wolff


PANCHATANTRA Vishnu Sharma
PARADISE LOST John Milton
PICKWICK PAPERS Charles Dickens
PIERCING THE HEART : UNHEARD VOICES OF 26/11 Simran Sodhi
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS FROM THIS WORLD TO THAT WHICH IS TO COME John Bunyan
PLAGUE Albert Camus
POLITICS OF INCLUSION : CASTES, MINORITIES AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION Zoya Hasan
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Jane Austen
PRINCIPIA Issac Newton


RADICAL TRUST Joe Healey
RAGHUVAMSA Kalidas
RAMAYANA Valmiki
RECOVERING THE FRONTIER STATE Rasul Bakhsh Rais
REVOLT : A LEFT APPRAISAL – EDITED BY Sitaran Yechuri
LEADERS Richard Nixon
ROBINSON CRUSOE Daniel Defoe


SHADOW ACROSS THE PLAYING FIELD Shaharyar Khan and Shashi Tharoor
SHAH NAMA Firdausi
SHAKUNTALA Kalidas
SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME H.G. Wells
SILAS MARNER George Eliot
SIX GRAVES TO MUNICH Mario Puzo
SMG : A BIOGRAPHY OF SUNIL MANOHAR GAVASKAR Devendra Prabhudesai
SOLO Rana Dasgupta
SONIA – A BIOGRAPHY Rasheed Kidwai
SONS AND LOVERS D.H. Lawrence
STRAIGHT DRIVE Sunil Gavaskar
STREET SINGERS OF LUCKNOW AND OTHER STORIES Qurratulain Hyder
SUNNY DAYS Sunil Gavaskar
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA IN AMERICA - NEW FINDINGS Asim Chaudhuri


TERMITES IN THE TRADING SYSTEM – HOW PREFERENTIAL AGREEMENTS UNDERMINE FREE TRADE Jagdish Bhagwati
THE ASSOCIATE John Grisham
THE BUBBLE Mulk Raj Anand
THE CASTLE Franz Kalka
THE CITY OF JOY Dominique Lapierre
THE CLASS Erich Byron
THE CLOWN Heinrich Boll
THE COURT DANCER Rabindra Nath Tagore
THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE Edward Gibbon
THE FUTURE OF CRICKET : THE RISE OF TWENTY 20 John Buchanan
THE GODFATHER Mario Puzo
THE INHERITANCE David Sengar
THE JUDGE SPEAKS Justice AR Lakshmanan
THE LADY OF THE LAST MINSTREL Sir Walter Scott
THE LEGEND OF SIGURD AND GUDRUN JRR Tolkien
THE LOST FLAMINGOS OF BOMBAY Siddharth Dhavant Shanghvi
THE MASTERS C.P. Shaw
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE William shakespeare
THE MOON AND SIX PENSE Somerset Maughan
THE ONE DAY WONDERS Sunil Gavaskar
THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT Sindye Sheldon
THE POST OFFICE R.N. Tagore
THE ROZABAL LINE Ashwin Sanghi
THE STORY OF MY ASSASSINS Tarun J Tejpal
THE TEMPEST Shakespeare
THE VALUE OF KASHMIR John Isaac
THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD Oliver Goldsmith
THE WASTED VIGIL Nadeem Aslam
THE WINNER STANDS ALONE Paulo Coelho
THE ZIGZAG WAY Anita Desai
THREE MUSKETEERS Alexander Dumas
THREE ZAKIA MANSION Gouri Dange
TIME MACHINE H.G. Wells
TOM SAWYER Mark Twain
TREASURE ISLAND R.L. Stevenson


ULYSSES James Joyce
UNACCUSTOMED EARTH Jhumpa Lahiri
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN Mrs. Harriet Stowe
UNLEASHING INDIA Veerappa Desai
UTOPIA Sir Thomas Moor


VALLEY OF DOLLS Jacqueline Susann


WAR AND PEACE Leo Tolstoy
WASTE LAND T.S. Eliot
WEALTH OF NATIONS Adam Smith
WEDDING ALBUM Girish Karnad
WHERE ARE YOU GOING, YOU MONKEYS K Rajanarayanan
WIDOWS, RENUNCIATION AND SOCIAL SELF Bandana Majumdar
WOMEN OF PRIDE : THE DEVADASI HERIAGE Lakshmi Vishwanathan

Feb 13, 2014

Best Seller Books in World

Book Name Written By
A BOLD FRESH PIECE OF HUMANITY Bill O’Reilly
A SIMPLE CHRISTMAS Mike Huckabee
AMERICAN ON PURPOSE Craig Ferguson
AN ECHO IN THE BONE Diana Gabaldon
ARGUING WITH IDIOTS written and edited by Glenn Beck, Kevin Balfe and others

BED OF ROSES Nora Roberts
BLINK Malcolm Gladwell
BORN TO RUN Christopher McDougall
BREATHLESS Dean Koontz

CHURCHILL Paul Johnson
COMEBACK 2. 0 Lance Armstrong

DARTH BANE Drew Karpyshyn
DEAD AND GONE Charlaine Harris
DEAR JOHN Nicholas Sparks
DIVINE MISDEMEANORS Laurell K. Hamilton

FORD COUNTY John Grisham
FREAKONOMICS Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

GLENN BECK’S ‘COMMON SENSE’ Glenn Beck
GOING ROGUE Sarah Palin
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2010 edited by Craig Glenday

HALF BROKE HORSES Jeannette Walls
HALF THE SKY Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
HANDLE WITH CARE Jodi Picoult
HARD WORK Roy Williams with Tim Crothers
HAVE A LITTLE FAITH Mitch Albom
HEAT WAVE Richard Castle
HER FEARFUL SYMMETRY Audrey Niffenegger
HERE’S THE DEAL: DON’T TOUCH ME Howie Mandel with Josh Young
HIGHEST DUTY Chesley B. Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow

I, ALEX CROSS James Patterson
INSIDE OF A DOG Alexandra Horowitz
IT'S YOUR TIME Joel Osteen

LAST NIGHT IN TWISTED RIVER John Irving
LAST WORDS George Carlin with Tony Hendra
LET THE GREAT WORLD SPIN Colum McCann
LIBERTY AND TYRANNY Mark R. Levin

MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, VOL. 1 Julia Child, Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle

NANNY RETURNS Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
NEW YORK Edward Rutherfurd
NINE DRAGONS Michael Connelly

OLIVE KITTERIDGE Elizabeth Strout
OPEN Andre Agassi
OUR FRONT PAGES Onion Staff
OUTLIERS Malcolm Gladwell

PIRATE LATITUDES Michael Crichton
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
PURSUIT OF HONOR Vince Flynn
PUSH Sapphire

SARAH’S KEY Tatiana de Rosnay
SAY YOU'RE ONE OF THEM Uwem Akpan
SOUTH OF BROAD Pat Conroy
SOUTHERN LIGHTS Danielle Steel
STONES INTO SCHOOLS Greg Mortenson
SUPERFREAKONOMICS Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK Timothy Ferriss
THE ALCHEMIST Paulo Coelho
THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN Garth Stein
THE BIG BURN Timothy Egan
THE BLIND SIDE Michael Lewis
THE BOOK OF BASKETBALL Bill Simmons
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe and Jason Wright
THE ELEGANCE OF THE HEDGEHOG Muriel Barbery
THE GATHERING STORM Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE Stieg Larsson
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO Stieg Larsson
THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
THE HELP Kathryn Stockett
THE HOST Stephenie Meyer
THE IMPERIAL CRUISE James Bradley
THE LACUNA Barbara Kingsolver
THE LAST SONG Nicholas Sparks
THE LOST SYMBOL Dan Brown
THE LOVELY BONES Alice Sebold
THE NATIONAL PARKS Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
THE PARIS VENDETTA Steve Berry
THE PIANO TEACHER Janice Y.K. Lee
THE PIONEER WOMAN COOKS Ree Drummond
THE ROAD Cormac McCarthy
THE SCARPETTA FACTOR Patricia Cornwell
THE SHACK William P. Young
THE STORY OF EDGAR SAWTELLE David Wroblewski
THE TIME OF MY LIFE Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi
THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE Audrey Niffenegger
THE TIPPING POINT Malcolm Gladwell
THREE CUPS OF TEA Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
TOO BIG TO FAIL Andrew Ross Sorkin
TOO MUCH HAPPINESS Alice Munro
TOO MUCH MONEY Dominick Dunne
TRUE BLUE David Baldacci
TRUE COMPASS Edward M. Kennedy

U IS FOR UNDERTOW Sue Grafton
UNDER THE DOME Stephen King

WHAT THE DOG SAW Malcolm Gladwell
WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGED Gail Collins
WHEN THE GAME WAS OURS Larry Bird and Earvin Magic Johnson with Jackie MacMullan
WHERE MEN WIN GLORY Jon Krakauer
WOLF HALL Hilary Mantel

YOU BETTER NOT CRY Augusten Burroughs

Feb 6, 2014

Important Lakes of Asia

Lakes Remarks
Aral Sea Located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
Caspian Sea Separates Europe from Asia.
Dead Sea Example of rift valley lake which lies along the West Bank of Jordan
Lake Asad Located in Syria
Lake Baikal Located in the southern part of eastern Siberia and to the west of Yablonovy Range in Russia Source of the Lena River.
Lake Bailkash Located in Kazakhastan.
Lake Toba Situated in the Sumatra (Indonesia)
Lake Tonle Sap Located in the Central lowland of Cambodia
Lake Turnool Located in the Anatolia Peninsula of Turkey
Lake Van Golu Located in Turkey
Lop Nor Located in China
Sea of Galilee Lake is linked to the Dead Sea through the Jordan River.

Jan 30, 2014

Deserts in the World

Name Territories Area in Sq. Km
Arabian Desert Southern Arabia, Iraq, Yamen 13,00,000
Atacama Desert Northern Chile 1,80,000
Australian Desert Australia, Great Victoria, Simpson 15,50,000
Dasht-e-Lut Eastern Iran 52000
Desierto De Sechura North-West 'Peru' 26000
Kalahari Desert Botswana 520000
Kara Kum Turkmanistan 270000
Kizil Kum Uzbekistan - Kazakhstan 180000
Mojave Desert Southern Californis 35000
Namib Desert Namibia 310000
Somall Desert Somalia 260000
Sonoran Desert Arizona and California, U.S.A, Mexico 310000
Takla Makan Sinkiang, China 320000
Thar Desert Northwestern India , Pakistan 260000
The Gobi Mongolia, China 10,40,000
The Sahara Algeria Chad, Libya, Mauritania, Sudan, Tunisia, Egypt, Motocca 84,00,000