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Breaking news : Staff of the East Bay Times, for their coverage of the Ghost Ship fire

Breaking news photography : Daniel Berehulak, freelancer, for his photography of government assault on drug dealers and users in the Philippines

Commentary : Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal, for her coverage of the election season

Criticism : Hilton Als of the New Yorker, for his theater reviews

Editorial cartooning : Jim Morin of the Miami Herald, for his political cartoons

Editorial writing : Art Cullen of the Storm Lake Times, for his coverage of Iowa’s corporate agricultural interests

Explanatory reporting : International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and Miami Herald, for the Panama Papers

Feature photography : E. Jason Wambsgans of the Chicago Tribune, for his photo essay on a child who survived a shooting in Chicago

Feature writing : C.J. Chivers of the New York Times, for his feature on a Marine’s life after the war

International reporting : Staff of the New York Times, for reporting on Vladimir Putin’s efforts to project Russia’s power abroad

Investigative reporting : Eric Eyre of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, for his coverage of the West Virginia opioid epidemic

Local reporting : Staff of the Salt Lake Tribune, for their coverage of sexual assault at Brigham Young University

National reporting : David A. Fahrenthold of the Washington Post, for his coverage of the question of Donald Trump’s philanthropy

Public service : New York Daily News and ProPublica, for Sarah Ryley’s series on NYPD-led evictions

Arts and letters

Biography : The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, by Hisham Matar

Drama : Sweat, by Lynn Nottage

Fiction : The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead

General nonfiction : Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond

History : Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971, by Heather Ann Thompson

Music : Angel’s Bone, by Du Yun

Poetry : Olio, by Tyehimba Jess

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Important Years In Kerala History


Below table contains Important Years In Kerala History in chronological order. .

Important Years In Kerala History .
BC 232 - Spread of Buddhism in Kerala .
AD 45 - Hippalus arrived in Kerala .
AD 52 - ST Thomas arrived in Kerala .
AD 68 - Jews arrived in Kerala .
AD 644 - Arrived of malik dinar in Kerala .
AD 788 - Birth of Sankaracharya .
AD 820 - Death of Sankaracharya .
AD 825 - Kollam Era started .
AD 829 - First Mamankam in Kerala .
AD 1000 - Jewish copper plate .
AD 1341 - Flood in Periyar .
AD 1498 - Arrival of Vasco da Gama .
AD 1500 - Cabral arrived in Kerala .
AD 1503 - Construction of fort manual .
AD 1524 - 3rd Visit of Vasco da Gama in Kerala. Death of Vasco da Gama .
AD 1531 - Construction of Chaliyam fort .
AD 1555 - Construction of Dutch palace...


Geographical Nicknames


Bengal’s Sorrow – Damodar River.
Blue Mountains – Nilgiri Hills.
China’s Sorrow – Hwang-Ho.
City of Dreaming Spires – Oxford.
City of Golden Gate – San Francisco.
City of Magnificient Distances – Washington.
City of Palaces – Calcutta.
City of Seven Hills – Rome.
City of Sky Scrapers – New York.
Cockpit of Europe – Belgium.
Dark Continent – Africa.
Emerald Island – Ireland.
Eternal City – Rome.
Forbidden City – Lhasa (Tibet).
Garden City – Chicago.
Gate of Tears – Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb.
Gateway of India – Mumbai.
Gift of Nile – Egypt.
Granite City – Aberdeen.
Hermit Kingdom – Korea.
Herring Pond – Atlantic Ocean.
Holy Land – Palestine.
Island Continent – Australia.
Island of Cloves – Zanzibar.


List of Worlds Largest, Smallest, Highest, Lowest and Deepest Things


Busiest Airport : Chicago O'Hare International Airport .
Coldest Place : Vostok, Antarctica.
Coldest Planet : Neptune.
Deepest Gorge : Hell’s Canyon, USA.
Deepest Lake : Lake Baikal, Siberia.
Deepest Ocean : Pacific Ocean.
Deepest Point in the Ocean : Challenger deep of Mariana Trench in Pacific Ocean.
Deepest in the World.
Driest Place : Death Valley, California.
Fastest Bird : Swift.
Fastest Land Animal : Cheetah.
Fastest Planet : Mercury.
Heaviest Rainfall : Mawsynram, India.
Highest Active Volcano : Guayathiri, Chile.
Highest Airport : Lhasa Airport, Tibet.
Highest Bridge : Milau, France.
Highest Capital City : La Paz, Bolivia.
Highest Continent : Antarctica.
Highest Lake : Titicaca, Bolivia.
Highest Mountain Peak : Mt. Everest.
Highest Mountain Peak : Mt. Everest, Nepal.