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Basirhat has a 54 per cent minority population, Jamshed had played a pivotal role in nurturing the NCPA as the cultural centre of Mumbai. Jamshed. I will tell the banks to support such individuals. Four days after Modi’s Independence Day speech, which was initially named Hindu Seva Dal and is now called Rashtriya Seva Dal.a. While IndiaReit is among the few PE players that are aggressively looking out for attractive deals, While in the residential space the investors are looking for a good bargain to benefit from capital appreciation in future, Punting and rowing are traditions anchored in the “watery” past that has shaped the town’s history, even giving it its name Lying at the tip of the Fens a roughly inverted triangle-shaped floodprone marshy tract stretching to the North Sea Cambridge owes much of its historic grandeur to its geography There had been human habitation in and around Cambridge since pre-historic times – Fitzwilliam College (one of the newer colleges founded in 1869) stands atop the remains of a 3500- year-old farm – but the Romans first realised its strategic and commercial potential The Cam a tributary of Great Ouse opens up a direct channel from the North Sea into the heart of England with London just 80km away “A defendable fort beside a crossing point of a river navigable to the North Sea was particularly attractive to the Romans (and to subsequent invaders of eastern England)” writes local historian Nicholas Chrimes in Cambridge: Treasure Island in the Fens It was the Saxons who gave Cambridge its name though in those days it was called “Grantabrycge” or the bridge over river Granta as the Cam was then known in its upper course The prosperity of Cambridge and the tranquility of the fens drew another group of settlers Since the Romans monks of various orders found retreat in the isolation of the fens After the Norman conquest of 1066 they started acquiring land and established monasteries Into this milieu in 1209 stepped a group of scholars from Oxford fleeing persecution at the hands of the townsfolk And thereby set the foundation of a new university and changed the course of the town’s history for ever It would take several centuries and unprecedented royal patronage before the fledgling university would outshine older rivals like Stamford and Northampton and seal its repute alongside Oxford However as the university grew in power and prestige – it was awarded the authority to monitor weights and measures and levy various duties and in 1827 the vice-chancellor was named one of the river commissioners alongside the mayor – a rift grew between the town and the scholars The one Cambridge tradition that bridges that divide is punting Floating down the river on a balmy summer evening with a cooling can of beer in hand is something collegiates and non-collegiates participate in equally enthusiastically The popularity of punting is thanks to a Boer War veteran Jack Scudamore A boat builder’s apprentice he returned home from war in the early 1900s set up his own business and started hiring out punts for trips The remnants of an underwater raised walkway built for horses towing cargo punts through the middle of the river makes the Cam particularly punt-friendly Another group of soldiers the American and European servicemen stationed around Cambridge during the Second World War would do their bit to popularise punting Richards recounts a popular anecdote: during the War punts had to be paddled due to a shortage of poles A sign saying “Sorry?

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2011, many “students” protested outside the college and were joined by a local BJP leader.