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Mughals in India (Very Important)

And The Winner Is…!

(Article originally posted on BookAdda blog  ) And The Winner Is…! By  RIDHI MALHOTRA  |  Published:  OCTOBER 22, 2012 This literary award season was officially launched with the declaring of Chinese author Mo Yan as the winner of Nobel Prize for Literature. At BOOKADDA, we’ve reviewed the literary award winners of 2012. The creative works have been judged the best of their kind. What is your take on their win? Tell us in the comments! 1. The 2012 Man Booker Prize The winner of the Man Booker Prize is chosen from a shortlist of six books authored by a citizen of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland. Each of the six shortlisted writers is awarded £2,500 and a specially commissioned beautifully hand-bound edition of his/her book. The winner receives £50,000. The judges took nine months to come to a conclusion. This definitely wasn’t easy. The scrutiny involved hard work, reading and re-reading of books at least three times by the judges and waiting for public’s verdict on

Parliament of various countries

Parliaments COUNTRY - PARLIAMENT Afghanistan - Shora Andorra - General Council Albania - People's Assembly Azerbaijan - Melli Majlis Algeria - National People's Assembly Angola - National People's Assembly Argentina- National Congress Australia - Federal Parliament Austria - National Assembly Bahamas - General Assembly Bahrain- Consultative Council Bangladesh -Jatiya Sansad Belize - National Assembly Bhutan - Tsogdu Bolivia - National Congress Brazil - National Congress Brunei - National Assembly Botswana - National Assembly Britain - Parliment (House of Common's and House of Lords) Bulgaria - Narodno Subranie. Cambodia - National Assembly Congo Democratic - Rep. of National Legislative Council Colombia - Congress Canada - Parliament China - National People's Assembly Chile -Chamber of Deputies and Senate Comoros -Legislative Council and Senate Costa Rice - Legislative Council and Senate Crotia - Sabor Cuba - National Assembly of People's Power Czech Re

Is Chocolate Good for Your Heart?

Why a little, in moderation, may be beneficial Chocolate has gotten a lot of media coverage in recent years because it's believed that it may help protect your cardiovascular system. The reasoning being that the cocoa bean is rich in a class of plant nutrients called flavonoids. Flavonoids help protect plants from environmental toxins and help repair damage. They can be found in a variety of foods, such as fruits and vegetables. When we eat foods rich in flavonoids, it appears that we also benefit from this "antioxidant" power. Antioxidants are believed to help the body's cells resist damage caused by free radicals that are formed by normal bodily processes, such as breathing, and from environmental contaminants, like cigarette smoke. If your body does not have enough antioxidants to combat the amount of oxidation that occurs, it can become damaged by free radicals. For example, an increase in oxidation can cause low-density lipoprotein (LDL), also known as