Saturday, October 1, 2011
Battle of the Pyramids
1-The Battle of the Pyramids, also known as the Battle of Embabeh, was fought on July 21, 1798 between the French army in Egypt under Napoleon Bonaparte, and local Mamluk forces.
2- It occurred during France's Egyptian Campaign and was the battle where Napoleon put into use one of his significant contributions to tactics, the massive divisional square.
3- Actually a rectangle, the first and second demi-brigades of the division formed the front and rear faces, while the third demi-brigade formed the two sides.
1-“Gandhi” is a 1982 biographical film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who led the nonviolent resistancemovement against British colonial rule in India during the first half of the 20th century.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011
Tourism in India
1-Tourism in India is the largest service industry, with a contribution of 6.23% to the national GDP and 8.78% of the total employment in India. India witnesses more than 17.9 million annual foreign tourist arrivals and 740 million domestic tourism visits.
2-The tourism industry in India generated about US$100 billion in 2008 and that is expected to increase to US$275.5 billion by 2018 at a 9.4% annual growth rate. In the year 2010, 17.9 million foreign tourists visited India.