When talking about “the style” of an art painting, one usually refers to the materials and colors used in the works. However, specific genres of paintings are advised to be done in specific styles. For example, portraits of generals, kings and noblemen are usually in oil on canvas/panel, while the depiction of maidens or regular people in an alley could be suitable to be painted in pastel, watercolor and other styles. It all depends on how the artist behind the work wants the image to stand out. It takes skill and experience to choose the right style for reproducing one’s imagination accurately. Moreover, the vast range of painting materials today can make the choice a cumbersome one for novices. Here are the main art painting colors [&hellip

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European filmmakers are often considered the most talented in conceptualization, lens work and techniques. Although French names are quite prominent in these areas, Italian maestros such as Piere Pasolini, Fredrico Felini and others have etched their masterpieces with a host of examples citing cinematic excellence. Developments in filmmaking achieved new heights because of these grandmasters. However, the experimental geniuses releasing in contemporary years have a whole new train of concepts, camera work covering unique aspects of filmmaking. The Christian influence Much like any other European film genre, Italian art films have held a significant position in social entertainment. The popularity of ‘art films’ often depended on the political weather that preceded the film year. While the superficial public life of the Catholic Church kept diminishing, [&hellip

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Called ratites, the flightless birds are a class by themselves. They show hoe the process of natural selection works. Although losing the ability to fly indicates a retrograde evolutionary step, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Nature’s richest gift to the animal world of prehistoric days was the gift of flight to the reptiles which became birds. From the study of fossils, scientists have determined that birds descended from a group of ground-dwelling dinosaurs known as theropods. The hideous monsters that first began to fly were pterosaurs, i.e. winged reptiles. (Picture, below). They had great toothed beaks and huge bat-like membrane wings supported chiefly by an enormous finger. Some had a wing-span of 7.5 metres (25 feet) which provided sufficient lift to enable [&hellip

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Seth Rogen is a Canadian standup comedian turned actor, writer, director and producer in Hollywood. Rogen started his career performing stand-up comedy during his younger age, landed a small role in an American teen comedy- drama television series Freaks and Geeks. Freaks and Geeks – A Real Breakthrough Freaks and Geeks was created by paul feig and Jude Apatow as executive producers. Unfortunately the series was canceled after only twelve episodes were aired. Freaks and Geeks has a devoted cult following. The series appeared on top list by Time, Entertainment Weekly, AOL TV and TV Guide. It launched several of its young actors into successful television and film careers. James Franco is known as established actor with successful roles in comedy movies and other genre as well. [&hellip

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Siachen Glacier situated at the altitude of 6,500 metres is the highest battlefield in the world where perpetual subzero temperature and frequent blizzards are the order of the day in the rarefied atmosphere. Read the article to know how Indian soldiers race this daily ordeal in the natural cold storage One cannot imagine having to pay in restaurant 550 rupees for just one tandoori roti even in the present day high inflation. Similarly, it is impossible to believe that transportation cost of a 25 kilogram bag of wheat from the market to one’s home can be as much as 50,000 rupees! In the same manner, who will find it credible on being told that a woolen suit for protection against the cold costs 45,000 rupees? Believe it [&hellip

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The French are a great believer in non-artificial sex when it comes to cinema or any other place. And when it comes to erotic film projects from a French studio, you can be rest assured about the most steamy scenes shot, edited and produced in the most educated connoisseurs. For the squeamish, I must declare that enjoying French eroticism on film could take time. Here are the top scenes I would always love watching – Masculin Féminin (1966) – The scene where the protagonist’s (Paul, played by Jean-Pierre Leaud) secretary describes her encounter with another man – and she has to go back another day, compelled, devoted and loving that she is. Paul has almost got her innocence choking with mental turbulence – the faculties [&hellip

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The lack of specific refugee legislation in India has led the government to adopt an ad-hoc approach to different refugee influxes. The status of refugees in India is governed mainly by political and administrative decisions rather than any codified model of conduct. The ad hoc nature of the Government’s approach has led to varying treatment of different refugee groups. Some groups are granted a full range of benefits including legal residence and the ability to be legally employed, whilst others are criminalized and denied access to basic social resources. The legal status of refugees in India is governed mainly by the Foreigners Act 1946 and the Citizenship Act 1955. These Acts do not distinguish refugees fleeing persecution from other foreigners; they apply to all non-citizens [&hellip

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Country of origin background As recently as 1914, a Peace Convention was signed by Britain, China and Tibet that formally recognized Tibet as an independent country. Representatives from the major monasteries governed the country with the Dalai Lama heading the government. The Tibetan people have a deep-seated faith in religion and Buddhism ruled every aspect of their lives. In 1949 China invaded Tibet. Two years later Chinese troops forcibly occupied Tibet; killing, detaining and arresting thousands of Tibetan citizens

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Country of origin background For the past 20 years Sri Lanka has been embroiled in conflict between the Sri Lankan army and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) who are fighting for independence for the minority Tamil population. The conflict has left as many as 70,000 people dead and one million people displaced. Tamils from Sri Lanka have been fleeing their home country for India since 1983 when the conflict began. There are no signs of the conflict abating in the immediate future. The armed conflict has escalated since the beginning of 2006 and in March 2007, after four years of negotiations, the peace process between the warring factions officially collapsed

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Country of origin background Ethnic Nepalese people started arriving in Bhutan in significant numbers in the early 20th century. By the 1980s they accounted for a quarter of the Bhutanese population. In the mid to late 1980s, the authorities began to view the growing numbers of Hindu Nepalese in Bhutan as a direct threat to Bhutanese ethnic identity. After this time, discriminatory measures were employed to restrict the Nepalese from government service jobs, from obtaining promotions and receiving passports.   Alongside these measures, the government introduced a national campaign to revive traditional culture. Teaching Nepali as a second language in schools was banned and Bhutanese national dress was to be worn at school as well as on official occasions. A census was carried out in [&hellip

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