The Mayo College, Ajmer

  “The Mayo College, Ajmer is an educational institution founded in 1875 by Sir Richard Southwell Bourke, the 6th Earl of Mayo, who was also the Viceroy of India from 1868 to 1872. It is one of the oldest educational institutions which was set up as a public boarding school, offering admission to the then elite. […]

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Know Your Flags IV: Bulgaria

Country Name: Bulgaria  Capital: Sofia  SC Case Mentions: (1995) 3 SCC 42: “Calcified pleural plaques, indistinguishable from those occupationally exposed, also occur in the general population in localized areas in Bulgaria.” (2001) 3 SCC 221: “After staying for one month at home, Lal Singh went to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, along with Major Singh […]

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TLW in Queenstown

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door,” he used to say. “You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.”   “Then holding the star aloft and the bright sword advanced, Frodo, hobbit of the Shire, walked steadily down […]

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Know Your Flags III: Barbados

Country: Barbados Capital: Bridgetown SC Case Mentions: (1976) 3 SCC 259: “We may also refer to the Privy Council decision in Loch v. John Blackwood Ltd., 1924 AC 783 wherein Section 127 of The Companies Act, 1910, of Barbados, identical with Section 433(f) of The Indian Companies Act, 1956 Act was considered.”  (2011) 13 SCC 706: “The concept […]

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Know Your Flags II: Lebanon

Country Name: Lebanon Capital: Beirut  SC Case Mentions: (1985) 1 SCC 523: “The age of retirement is 70 years in Brazil and Peru, 65 years in Chile, 63 years in Philippines and 64 years in Lebanon.” 1995 (4) SCALE 1: “The Syrian Orthodox Church is found mainly in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, India, the United […]

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Know Your Flags I: Zambia

Country: Zambia Capital: Lusaka SC Case Mentions: (1996) 6 SCC 756: “It has been pointed out by Myron Weiner at page 4 of the 1991 Edition of his book “The Child and the State in India” that India is a significant exception to the global trend toward the removal of children from the labour force […]

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