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Culture and history of India

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Contents Culture and history of India 1 Culture and history of England 2 People and their jobs in India 3 People and their jobs in England 4 Map showing the capital city of India 5 Map showing the capital city of England 6 Climate graph of India 7 Climate graph of England 8 Transport in India 9 Transport in England 10 India in general 12 England in general 13 Culture and history of India When India became independent in 1947, it faced many serious problems. These include poverty, low life expectancy for its people, disease, famine and little industry and commerce. It has come a long way since then, but many problems still remain. Despite its high level of industrialization, there is also great poverty in India, and people still die of preventable diseases, although great efforts are being made to improve health care. Western visitors often find it hard to adjust to the sight of beggars in Indian streets, and to hustle and bustle but India is also a fascinating and welcoming place, with an ancient yet forward - looking culture. ...read more.

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The population has more then trebled since the beginning of the century and is set to pass 950 million by the year 2000. One in six of the people on earth live in India. About 80% of Indians live in villages. Most villagers earn their livelihood from farming. Indians also work in the cities such as Bombay, Delhi and Madras. If they are lucky, they can earn nearly three times as much in the city as in their villages. Many find work in hotels, as rickshaw drivers, pedlars or as domestic servants to wealthier Indians. 3 People and their jobs in England The population in England is around 57 million. There are 81.5% English people, 9.6% Scottish, 2.4% Irish, 1.9% Welsh, 1.8% Ulster and 2.8% Indian and other. People in England have a variety of jobs. The type of jobs can be anything from being doctors, nurses, dentists, teachers, accountants, plumbers, electricians, administrators, managers and social workers etc. Nurses are an example of low paid workers for the services they provide. ...read more.

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The various types of transportation include bicycles, trains, cars, boats / ships, motorbikes, buses, and aeroplanes etc. 10 India in general Birth rate: 26.19 births /1,000 population Death rate: 8.87 deaths /1,000 population Life expectancy: 62.41 years Literacy: age 15 and over can read and write 11 England in general Birth rate: 11.83 births /1,000 population Death rate: 10.77 deaths /1,000 population Life expectancy: 77.25 years Literacy: age 15 and over has completed five or more years of schooling 12 Conclusion There is a big difference between India and England. The people in India live in great poverty and most children learn to read and write at the age of 15. Most people live to the age of 62 and don't have well payed jobs. They also have lots of different ways to get around and great transport. The people in England live in great novelty and most children have learnt to read and write at the age of 15. Most people live to the age of 77 and mainly have high payed jobs. They also have lots of different ways to get around and great transport. 12 ...read more.

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