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September 1862. "Antietam, Maryland. Confederate dead by a fence on the Hagerstown road." The first major battle of the Civil War on Union territory was fought 150 years ago this month. Wet plate glass negative. View full size.

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Delhi is the capital union territory of India. A fine blend of old and new, ancient and modern, Delhi is a melting pot of cultures and religions.Old Delhi has been the capital of numerous empires that ruled India, making it rich in history. New Delhi, on the other hand, is a modern city designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. The different rulers left behind their trademark architectural styles. Delhi currently has many renowned historic monuments and landmarks such as the Tughlaqabad…

Kejriwal govt withdraws suit from Supreme Court:- The government on Friday withdrew from the Supreme Court its suit seeking the status of a state to the city.Appearing for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) govt.,senior advocate Indira Jaising told a Bench comprising Justices AK Sikri and NV Ramana that his client had taken the decision as it had made the same plea in half-a-dozen appeals against the Delhi High Court judgment holding the city to be a Union Territory.

Women And The Civil War- Daring Confederate Women Hid Supplies In Their Hoop Skirts The climate of war that framed the journey of Elizabeth White, Kate and Betsie Ball, and Annie Hempstone into Union territory to obtain supplies was one of increasing desperation for the Confederacy. In July 1864, four women risked charges of treason to smuggle supplies for Confederate soldiers across the Potomac River. Their story begins on the Maryland-Virginia border in northern Loudoun County, a place of…

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Map of Europe designed by Freddy Heineken: small territories with more or less equal, ethnically homogenous populations of between 5 and 10 million. The general idea was that a greater number of smaller states would be easier to govern within a European union than a group of bigger competitive countries continually trying to dominate the group

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2011 Census India literacy distribution map by states and union territories - Literacy in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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from Urban Ghosts Media

Abandoned Railway Station in Abkhazia

abandoned railway station in Abkhazia, a former Russian territory, left completely untouched since the fall of the Soviet Union

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Sikkim tops as the safest place for women According to reports from the latest survey of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Sikkim has topped as the safest place for women in India for the 2015 survey released on August 30. Meanwhile Nagaland has went down a notch even though it topped the survey as the safest place for women in 2014 with only 67 cases of crime against women reported in the state however in 2015 there were 90 cases which included 35 rape cases while Sikkim with 53…

An Insight Into The Indian States (CHANDIGARH ) Chandigarh the dream city of India's first Prime Minister Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth century in India. Chandigarh derives its name from the temple of"Chandi Mandir"located in the vicinity of the site selected for the city. The deity…