• Zee TV and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore
    and the Creation of Hindi Media Communities in Singapore Arunajeet KAUR and Faizal YAHYA Indian communities in Singapore, especially of non-Tamil sub-ethnicity, have received renewed impetus to replenish their cultural ties with India as a homeland with the advent of Hindi Cable channels such...
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  • Doc8
    people, a myriad of cultures, numerous religions and languages is also home to an puzzle of great importance, the Indian national identity. The quest for Indian national identity has set its mark in the Indian history for the last one hundred and fifty years. Think-thanks of both Indian and Western origin...
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  • Cultural Diffusion: Scope or Threat
    diffusion is the spreading of ideas or products from one culture to another.  Direct diffusion of culture occurs when two distinct cultures are very close together. Over time, direct contact between the two leads to an intermingling of the cultures. Historically this occurred through trade, intermarriage...
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  • Role of English in India
    and today the official language of the Indian Nation in association with Hindi, English is spoken as a second language by a minority of the educated population of 8 to 11% according to current estimations. A chance for India to converse with the world cultures, in compensation for centuries of domination...
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  • Paper on Food Adulteration
    traditional saris and salwar kameez are slowly, but inevitably, being replaced by jeans, fatua (short tunic) and short kameez. Women from Hindi Serials Women also put on their make-up differently these days. Make-up for an average Bangladeshi woman used to be the kohl liner to enhance the eyes...
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  • Bollywood and Liberalization
    Bollywood and Liberalization Bollywood as a term has been roughly in vogue for the last four decades and is synonymous to the Hindi film industry of Mumbai, formerly Bombay. But not until recently the term Bollywood has become a global phenomenon with the hay days of the economic liberalization...
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  • Study Guide 1
    What is culture? The total way of life of people Dress, food, behavior, moral-ethical values, art, religion Social structure Traditions Patterns of behavior Values What is right and wrong Inherited patterns of history which are transferred to the next gen. Two versions of Sapir – Whorf Weak...
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  • Incredible India
    INCREDIBLE INDIA [pic] TABLE OF CONTENTS ❖ Introduction ❖ Facts and figures ❖ Population of India ❖ History of India ❖ Culture and people ❖ Geography ❖ Environment of India ❖ Name of many cities of India ❖ Language ❖ National symbol of India ❖...
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  • Influence of Indian Culture on Blackberry Advertising
    During the last decade, cell phone has diffused rapidly through Indian society. While this cell phone boom has provided ample opportunities for the Indian businessmen to propagate development communication messages, there has also been some concern regarding the impact of cell phone, especially blackberry...
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  • middle cinema
    influential film industries in the world is the Hindi Film Industry, popularly recognised as Bollywood. It is known for its diversity and uniqueness, the journey of Hindi cinema from the early 19th century to the present times is a fascinating story of Indian culture, history and tradition. Regardless of its...
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  • Hinglish
    performance. For instance, a child of Hindi-speaking parents brought up by a Tamil-speaking family in Chennai is likely to know Tamil far better than its “mother tongue” Hindi (which it may not know at all). But such instances are relatively rare. In the Indian context, for other than an elite (but growing)...
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  • pakistan studies
    used for the Hindi-language film industry Bollywood is the nickname given to the Indian film industry -. The B comes from Bombay (also known as Mumbai), a big city in India. Bollywood is massive. It makes up to 1000 films a year - twice as many as Hollywood and about 14 million Indian people go to...
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  • Bollywood: Selling Indian Movies in the West
    BOLLYWOOD Selling Indian Movies in the West INTRODUCTION India’s most prominent movie industry is known by the name of Bollywood. It recently became the largest movie industry in the world (Jones, Arora, Mishra and Lefort, 2005; Srinivas, 2002). The name Bollywood is a reference to Hollywood, in...
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  • Hijra
    Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 2007, volume 25, pages 1015 ^ 1040 DOI:10.1068/d441t Phir bhi dil hai Hindustani (Yet the heart remains Indian): Bollywood, the `homeland' nation-state, and the diasporaÀ Robina Mohammad School of Geography, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth...
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  • revisiting the golden era of hindi cinema
    Revisiting The Golden Era Of Hindi Cinema Introduction : A country of 1.2 billion people, the ancient civilisation of India is a melting pot of cultures and juxtapositions. It is a land that will assault your senses all around. The vibrant colours, exotic aromas, cacophony of sounds, and the...
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  • Differences between Pakistanis and Indians
    all unrelated/distinct family of languages. Most languages in India are written in Brahmi- derived scripts such as Devangari, Gurmukhi, Tamil, etc. Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Assamese, Punjabi, Naga, and many others are the mother-tongue languages spoken in each of India's...
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  • India Culture
    1. Introduction Indian civilization began in 2500 BC, starting from the Indus Valley developed, so take the country called India. In additional, India's historic and geographic complex and changing environment, rich in a variety of terrain, climate changing, high population density, India is...
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  • Linguistics 
    The Constitution of India recognizes twenty one ‘official’ regional languages and Hindi as the ‘national official’ language. In addition, English is used as a ‘link’ language for communication between Hindi and non-Hindi states. An aspect of the language problem in India is that no language problem in...
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  • Front Office
    Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; Bhutan, the People's Republic of China and Nepal to the northeast; and Bangladesh and Burma to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is...
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  • Panditji
    Hindi pakwada, i.e., is Hindi Fortnight is being observed from 1st to 15th September, in our school (KV, CLRI) .During these weeks, various programs are being conducted. Numerous competitions are being conducted in various fields such as Debate, essay writing, poem recitation, speech, etc. These celebrations...
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