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India Guide

BACKGROUND
The civilization of India is one of the oldest civilizations in the World, spanning more than 4000 years and witnessing the rise and fall of several Empires, and projecting a unique assimilation of various cultures and heritage. The Country has always been portrayed as a land of spiritual integrity with professors of Philosophy, who have [...]

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India Information

BACKGROUND
The civilization of India is one of the oldest civilizations in the World, spanning more than 4000 years and witnessing the rise and fall of several Empires, and projecting a unique assimilation of various cultures and heritage. The Country has always been portrayed as a land of spiritual integrity with professors of Philosophy, who have [...]

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India Weather

India has hot tropical weather with variations occurring region to region. While the coolest months are from November to mid-March, hottest are from April to June. From mid-June to September one can experience Monsoon rains. Winters in India are pleasant with plenty of sunny days. Most of the North India remains dry, dusty, and unpleasant [...]

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India Travel

INDIA – TRAVEL INFORMATION

India will amaze you with its size, clamour and diversity – but if you enjoy delving into convoluted cosmologies and thrive on sensual overload, then it is one of the most intricate and rewarding dramas unfolding on earth, and you’ll quickly develop an abiding passion for it.
Nothing in the country [...]

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India Television

TELEVISION IN INDIA

HISTORY OF TELEVISION IN INDIA

Post-independence television
Television first came to India (named as Doordarshan or DD) as the National Television Network of India. The first telecast started on September 15, 1959 in New Delhi. After a gap of about 13 years, second television station was established in Mumbai (Maharashtra) in 1972 [...]

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India News

LINKS TO INDIA – NEWSPAPERS’ & NEWS WEBSITES

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India Music

INDIA – MUSIC

The music of India includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, and classical music. India’s classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, has a history spanning millennia and, developed over several eras, remains fundamental to the lives of Indians today as sources of religious inspiration, cultural expression and pure entertainment. India [...]

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Mumbai Darshan

BOMBAY BY NIGHT
GATEWAY OF INDIA
ELEPHANTA CAVES

Welcome to the city of merry making – Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay. The capital of Maharashtra lies on the wonderful west coast of India. Bombay has a beautiful range of attractions for its visitors. From nature lovers to science freaks to the common tourists, the city of dreams Mumbai [...]

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India – Movies (Bollywood)

HISTORY OF INDIAN CINEMA
Legacy of a 100 years
Soon after the Lumiere Brothers Cinematographe unveiled six soundless short films at Bombay’s Watson’s Hotel,in 1886,Hiralal Sen and H.S. Bhatavdekar started making films in Calcutta and Bombay, respectively. Bhatavdekar made India’s first actuality films in 1899. Tough there were efforts at filming stage plays earlier India’s first feature [...]

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India-Languages

Many widely divergent languages with varied dialects in a multi-hued cultural set-up is part of the kaleidoscope of India. In a country with so much regional variation, where in several cases state boundaries have been drawn on linguistic lines, it is but inevitable that 22 national languages are recognized by the Indian constitution. These are [...]

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Airlines

DOMESTIC (INTERNAL) AIRLINES OF INDIA

AIR-INDIA and the erstwhile INDIAN have been amalgamated into The National Aviation Company of India Ltd. (NACIL).

Air India has been India’s national flag carrier. Although air transport was born in India on February 18, 1911 when Henri Piquet, flying a Humber bi-plane, carried mail from Allahabad to Naini Junction, [...]

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India – Food & Cuisine

Indian food has evolved over centuries and has flourished under the many rulers that India had. Chefs vied with one another to create exotic delicacies for their rajah’s. The result is centuries of patronage to the art of cooking and a large repertoire of delicious recipes.
The different aspects of Indian Cuisine: Indian Cuisine is becoming [...]

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India-Finance

Economy of India

The economy of India, measured in USD exchange-rate terms, is the fourth largest in the world, with a GDP of US $1.50 trillion (2008). It has a GDP growth rate of 9.4% for the fiscal year 2006–2007. However, India’s huge population has a per capita income of $4,542 at PPP and $1,089 in [...]

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