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GANDHARA SCHOOL VS. MATHURA SCHOOL OF ART

Factor Mathura School Gandhara School
Origin No foreign Influence, however, later it cross fertilized with the Gandhara School. Strong Greek influence
Its development took place indigenously Was based on Greco-Roman norms encapsulating foreign techniques and an alien spirit. It is

Government allows bull-taming sport Jallikattu and bullock cart races

Government allows bull-taming sport Jallikattu and bullock cart races

The government has allowed Jallikattu to be held in Tamil Nadu and bullock cart races in other states including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Haryana, Kerala and Gujarat.

Government has taken this action …

National Archives of India

National Archives of India
 Originally established as the Imperial Record Department in 1891, in Calcutta, then capital of British India
 Headquarter was transferred to Delhi in 1911.
 It functions as an Attached Office of the Department of …

Sir George Abraham Grierson

Sir George Abraham Grierson
 Born on 7 January 1851 in Glenageary, County Dublin and died on 9 March 1941.
 He was an Irish linguistic scholar and civil servant
 He qualified for the ICS in 1871.
 He …

Thomas Oldham

Thomas Oldham
 Born on 4 May 1816, in Dublin and died on 17 July 1878.
 He was an Anglo-Irish geologist.
 He became Curator to the Geological Society of Dublin
 In November, 1850 he took charge as …

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