The developed countries have shown increasing interests in the areas of Arctic Circle, due to it’s storehouse of unexploited and unexplored reserves of natural resources. However little do people know that India is also a player in the Arctic game due to a legal coincidence.
Which relatively unknown treaty gives India a footing in the Arctic Circle region?
Svalbard Treaty which was signed in 1920 had United Kingdom as its signatory and legally speaking India being a colony of the Great Britain also became a pseudo participant. Here is more information on Svalbard Treaty.
The origin of term X dates back to 16th century England, when spirits were taxed at different rates depending on their alcohol content. Spirits were tested by soaking a pellet of gunpowder in them and then setting the pellet on fire. Id X, a term commonly seen on alcohol bottles.
William Shockley was a Nobel winning physicist, he in early 1950s recruited several young PhD graduates to commercialize the production of transistors. When eight of these young PhD graduates left Shockley they were called X. One among X was Y, who gave a famous law about the evolution of ICs over number of years. Name X and Y.
X, an IIT Bombay and CMU’s Heinz College alumnus, is an Indian politician and economist. He is a founding member of ISB Hyderabad and has authored the book ‘Making Sense of Chindia’. Id X.
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