Sri Lanka (/sriːˈlɑːŋkə, -ˈlæŋkə/ or i/ʃriː-/;Sinhalese - ශ්රී ලංකාව, TamilIlaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon (/sᵻˈlɒnˌseɪ-ˌsiː-/), is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest. Its documented history spans 3,000 years, with evidence of pre-historic human settlements dating back to at least 125,000 years. Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road through to World War II.
A globe is a three-dimensional, spherical, scale model of Earth (terrestrial globe or geographical globe) or other celestial body such as a planet or moon. While models can be made of objects with arbitrary or irregular shapes, the term globe is used only for models of objects that are approximately spherical. The word “globe” comes from the Latin word globus, meaning round mass or sphere. Some terrestrial globes include relief to show mountains and other features on the Earth’s surface.
There are also globes, called celestial globes or astronomical globes, which are spherical representations of the celestial sphere, showing the apparent positions of the stars and constellations in the sky.
Terrestrial and planetary
Flat maps are created using a map projection that inevitably introduces an increasing amount of distortion the larger the area that the map shows. A globe is the only representation of the Earth that does not distort either the shape or the size of large features– land masses, bodies of water, etc.
Globe is the mobile division of Globe Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in the Philippines. At present, Globe is the largest service provider in the Philippines, with a subscriber base of 65.5 million subscribers as of October 2015.
Globe offers different levels of service, dependent on both the population and the financial capability of the subscriber. A list is provided below:
Globe myLifestyle (postpaid cellular service)
Globe Load Tipid Plan (consumable version of postpaid. Prepaid in nature yet top ups is Postpaid in nature because it re-bills every month and subscriber has to choose when does he/she wants the automatic top up to be done by the system)
Globe Platinum (high-end postpaid service)
Globe Prepaid (prepaid cellular service)
TM also known as Touch Mobile (cheap-cost prepaid cellular service)
Globe Tattoo (offers a variety of broadband services in postpaid and prepaid)
Tattoo at Home (stylized as T@ttoo @ Home | is the internet service division of Globe that caters to fixed installed home internet connection such as Fiber-fast (LTE) broadband, DSL & WiMAX)
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Globe (styled globe) is a dance-oriented Japanesepop band, formed in 1995 by producer and songwriter Tetsuya Komuro. Originally consisting of Komuro, Keiko Yamada and Marc Panther, the group's singles consistently hit the charts. In late 2002 Yoshiki, former drummer and pianist for X Japan, joined the group, but he left the band about a year later.
Their 1996 debut album, Globe, sold over 4 million copies, and their 1998 single "Wanna Be a Dreammaker" won the grand prix award at the 40th Japan Record Awards, the Japanese record industry's highest honor. Komuro also mentioned there will be some collaboration work with other artists with the artist title of Globe Featuring, and Globe Extreme for collaborations with Yoshiki.
The events of Black July and the ensuing conflict were horrific ... 38 years later, we will never forget the horrific events of #BlackJuly, the 1983 state-sponsored anti-Tamil pogrom on the island of #SriLanka. Today, we must all recommit to stand with our brothers & sisters on the island & across the globe to collectively seek #justice ... — Dr ... .
...Sri Lanka, Saad Khattak, who said it would “only serve as injury to the feelings of ordinary Sri Lankan Muslims and Muslims across the globe.” ... The likely ban on Niqab #SriLanka will only serve as injury to the feelings of ordinary Sri Lankan Muslims and Muslims across the globe.
The ban was lifted on Friday after months of protests mainly by Muslim groups and international pressure ... A welcome policy change some will call “the Geneva Effect” ... the achievement of months of brave, bold, tenacious & creative activism by Muslims in #SriLanka, & Christian & Buddhist supporters & friends of all religions & none across the globe ... .