"India" Essays and Research Papers


The leaders of our freedom movement, under the stewardship of Mahatma Gandhi, had dreamt of an independent and prosperous India. On this day in 1947, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru took the first step towards the realization of that dream by hoisting the Tricolour at the Red Fort. The journey we began on 15 August, 1947 is now 65 years old. We have achieved much in these 65 years. Today is certainly a day to celebrate the success of our democracy. However, on this occasion we should also introspect about...

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Government  Official country name:​  India  Government System:​  Constitutional Federal (federation) Republic  Head of State:​  Pranab Mukherjee  Official Languages:​  Hindi, English  Region:​  Asia  Allies/blocs:​  Russia, Singapore, South Korea    People  Population:​  1,220,800,358  Growth Rate:​  1.51%  Major religions/cultures:​  Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism  Standard of living:​  Overall life expectancy rate: 65  infant mortality rate:​  72 per 1,00 live births  literacy rate:​...

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DOING BUSINESS WITH INDIA REALITIES, MYTHS & PERCEPTIONS ANMOL SOOD JALTEK GROUP 18TH MARCH 2010 DOING BUSINESS WITH INDIA INTRODUCTION Talk will focus on doing business in India keeping in mind 4 perspectives: 1. INVESTOR 2. TRADE ACQUIRER 3. TRADE DIVESTMENT 4. TRADING RELATIONSHIP I will show a slightly different perspective to TCS! Controversial – POI perspective! No IST (Indian Standard Time!) – will keep to strict timings (hopefully!) www.jaltek-group.com JALTEK GROUP INTRODUCTION ...

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When India attained independence, she was no nation, she was divided into princely states and provinces; she was backward economically, educationally, scientifically and even culturally. It needed men of genius and destiny like Gandhi, Nehru and Patel to knit her into a nation. Since the dawn of independence, we have been striving to solve various problems facing the motherland to make her a united democratic and solvent nation. What we have achieved is praiseworthy, what we have failed to achieve...

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years of Independence! What did we achieve in these 65 years is a rhetorical question for which answers can be affirmative and negative. No doubt that India is a safer country, a country where the living cost is cheaper. This is the place where you can have the speech freedom complaining the system without providing any suggestions or alternative. India is fast developing and all Indians dream of becoming a developed nation by 2020, it’s high time for we Indians to think whether we can achieve this...

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 Poverty in India 963 million people around the world are living in hunger, 923 million people are malnourished, about 5.6 million children die each year from malnutrition and one-third of the world’s poverty is just in India. India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world, that’s why so many wonder why their poverty rate isn’t decreasing faster. The majority of Indians are living off of an average of 2 dollars per day, most living in villages and farm lands live off of less. I will...

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India, “The land of Lords” is the world’s ancient civilization. India is also the land of various cultural diversities, where you will find a beautiful contrast of customary and contemporary ingredients. It is a place where you experience spirituality and solitude together. India is a land with legendary sagas, rich rituals, distinct cultures, various festivals and ceremonies. Also a land of historical monuments, architectural miracles and rich historical past. Let us know more about India 5,000...

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This article is about the Republic of India. For other uses, see India (disambiguation). Republic of India Bharat Ganrajya Horizontal tricolour flag bearing, from top to bottom, deep saffron, white, and green horizontal bands. In the centre of the white band is a navy-blue wheel with 24 spokes. Three lions facing left, right, and toward viewer, atop a frieze containing a galloping horse, a 24-spoke wheel, and an elephant. Underneath is a motto: "सत्यमेव जयते". Flag Emblem Motto: "Satyameva Jayate"...

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Chicago and India

Worst 10 Most Popular in India: Top 10 Most Polluted Cities in India More Next Blog» Create Blog Sign In Top 10 Best 10 Worst 10 Most Popular in India Top 10 Things in India. Top 10 Things in World. Best 10 in India, Worst 10 in India, Top 10 in India. 10 Most popular in India, 10 most popular in world. Top 10 Movies, top 10 persons, top 10 country, top 10 in sports Home Contact Us About Us Thursday, 4 July 2013 Popular Posts Top 10 Most Polluted Cities in India Here we are with list...

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Incredible India

INCREDIBLE INDIA - SPEECH India is and will always be an enchanting land. This is because like every other country, India also has a special and unique aspect for its greatness. Home to the Indus Valley Civilization, this magnificent country has rightly showed that minds of the people living here were scientifically a lot developed from the very beginning. India is the world's largest, oldest, continuous civilization. Varanasi, was called "the ancient city" when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 B...

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Independence of India

entertainment and cultural programmes India’s Independence Day (Hindi: Swatantrata Divas) is celebrated on August 15 to commemorate its independence from British rule and its birth as a sovereign nation on that day in 1947. The day is a national holiday in India. It is celebrated all over the country through flag-hoisting ceremony and distribution of sweets. The main celebration takes place in New Delhi, where the Prime Minister raises the national flag at the Red Fort and delivers a nationally televised speech...

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India History

Page 1 : India is a South Asian countries, accounting for most of peninsular India.  Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east Indian border with Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Afghanistan. Its the 7th largest country in the world and the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people Page 2: India has Indus civilization , it had strong development 5000 years ago India is the birthplace...

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india today

 Outline Thesis statement: The purpose of this paper discuss what role does the caste system play in India today? The word “caste” finds its origin in the Portuguese word “casta” which means “race” or “breed”. Thus caste basically means people belonging to the same breed. According to E.A.G. Blunt, ‘caste is an endogamous group or collection of endogamous groups, bearing a common name, membership of which is hereditary;...

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Mcdonalds India

McDonald’s in India, Critical Thinking Analysis Do you think McDonald’s has done well in addressing the key macro- environmental factors in India, and why? I will start off by saying; Yes, I think McDonald’s did really well in addressing the key macro-environmental factors in India. To give some more debt to this answer, I found it convenient to use the PESTEL analysis as a tool to identify the key macro-environmental factors that were relevant for McDonalds when they entered India, and then shortly...

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Geography of India

to you the country of India. A country one-third the area of the United States (total land mass is 2,973,190 sq. kilometers) borders China on the northeast, Pakistan on the west, Nepal and Blutan to the north, and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. It is divided into three categorical geographic regions: the Gangetic Plain, the plateau region in the south, the Himalayan region in the north, which contains some of the highest mountains in the world and a central part. India has a population of 1...

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Refferred Research Journal, August 2012, ISSN 0975-3486, RNI-RAJBAL 2009/30097:VoL III*ISSUE-35 Research Paper-English 'India Re-located' in Arvind Adiga's The White Tiger * Prakash Bhadury August, 2012 * 232, Panchwati Enclave, Meerut. A B S T R A C T The White Tiger (2008) explores the protagonist Munna's journey between an 'India of Light' and an 'India of Darkness' while the country is rising as a modern global economy. Narrated through epistolary form, Munna highlights the "Great...

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Inspire India

constitutional amendment has also made elementary education a fundamental right for the children between the age group- 6 to 14. According to the 2001 census, the total literacy rate in India is 65.38%. The female literacy rate is only 54.16%. The gap between rural and urban literacy rate is also very significant in India. This is evident from the fact that only 59.4% of rural population is literate as against 80. 3% urban population according to the 2001 census. In order to develop the higher education...

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Elections and India

Elections in India India has an asymmetric federal government, with elected officials at the federal, state and local levels. At the national level, the head of government, Prime Minister, is elected by the members of Lok Sabha, lower house of the parliament of India.All members of Lok Sabha except two, who can be nominated by president of India, are directly elected through general elections which takes place every five years, in normal circumstances, by universal adult suffrage. Members of Rajya...

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Colonial India

The British came to India at the start of the seventeenth century, changing the course of India’s history. During the seventeenth century many nations attempted to become wealthier through selling goods. One of these being spices which India had plenty, and it was this that lead to the colonisation of India. Through Indian colonisation, India faced many changes in the modification of policies that affected the economic stability of India. Another major impact of British colonisation was the huge...

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Poverty in India

Running head: POVERTY IN INDIA 1 Poverty in India Charlotte Verser Ottawa University POVERTY IN INDIA 2 I wanted to focus my research on the problem with poverty in India. I became interested in the subject when one of my classmates told the story of how she visited the country and everyone around her was living in poverty. I wanted to focus on the education, employment, and housing/shelter. Education is not...

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Haier in India

Case Report 1. Haier in India: building presence in mass market beyond China 1. Why did Haier enter India? What did it plan to achieve in this new market? Haier entered the global markets and started an internationalization strategy in the 1990s. Starting from European countries including Italy, the United Kingdom, and France, it stretched over even to the Asian market and opened its first manufacturing facility in Indonesia. Although the first entrance into the Asian market was in 1996, it...

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Starbucks India

business opportunities and has entered through a joint venture with Tata Global Beverages and worked to create best business in India. Business Strategy To Generate Best Business In India: Starbucks is selecting strategy in a systematic manner by opening stores only in prominent locations to attract more consumers and starting with the small business to create best business in India. Giving customers a high quality coffee experience along with comfortable and spacious facility where they could spend their...

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Nationalism in India

Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………….8 Introduction: How did Nationalism begun in India? Well these were organized mass movements emphasizing and raising questions concerning the interests of the people of India. In most of these movements, people were themselves encouraged to take action. Due to several factors, these movements failed to win Independence for India. British economic interest in India began in the 1600s, when the British East India Company set up trading posts at Bombay, Madras, and Calcutta. At first...

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women in india

The status of women in India has been subject to many great changes over the past few millennia. From equal status with men in ancient times[6] through the low points of the medieval period, to the promotion of equal rights by many reformers, the history of women in India has been eventful. In modern India, women have held high offices in India including that of the President, Prime Minister, Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Leader of the Opposition. As of 2011, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and the Leader...

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India and English

India and English From 1857, when English was introduced by the Imperial Government as the only medium of education, the English language has played a significant role in the lives of Indian people. After a long struggle by national leaders, in the 1920s, the British rulers reluctantly permitted school education through the medium of Indian languages (designated as vernaculars). In 1947 when India gained independence from the British rule, English was to have been replaced by national languages...

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sports in india

carry cash prizes of Rs.50,000, Rs.75,000 and Rs. 1 lakh respectively. Though meagre by international standards, the cash prizes are reasonable in Indian context.Another notable governmental effort was the establishment of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in January 1984, which was set up primarily with a view to looking after the vast infrastructure created in Delhi for the Ninth Asiad in 1982. It was a beginning in the right direction. SAI is now a nodal national agency for broadbasing the sports...

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Harp of India

Harp of India Why hang'st thou lonely on yon withered bough? Unstrung for ever, must thou there remain; Thy music once was sweet — who hears it now? Why doth the breeze sigh over thee in vain? Silence hath bound thee with her fatal chain; Neglected, mute, and desolate art thou, Like ruined monument on desert plain: O! many a hand more worthy far than mine Once thy harmonious chords to sweetness gave, And many a wreath for them did Fame entwine Of flowers still blooming on the minstrel's...

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Scam's in India

Scam-a-day India or more accountable India by Anant Rangaswami Aug 27, 2012 #Coalgate #Corruption in India #JustSayingPrint Share on emailEmail Share on facebook_likeShare inShare1 Comments Corruption in India Read more from The Economist.   Uncompromising global perspective. www.economist.com |   | Distance Courses Enhance Your Skills, Get Better Job   Register for LPU Distance Program! www.lpude.in Ads by Google | Everything seems to be dank and dark today. Every political party is...

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Independent India

Independent India India acquired independence on 15 August 1947 though sections of the country were carved out and stitched together to create another new country, Pakistan. The “institutional” road to independence was perhaps laid down by the Government of India Act of 1935, where the gradual emergence of India as a self-governing entity had first been partly envisioned. Following India's independence in 1947, the Constituent Assembly deliberated over the precise constitutional future of India. On 26...

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Advertising in India

make their ads themselves, using in-house expertise. Showing the way are the chaebols—LG, Samsung and Hyundai—who set up in-house agencies with the idea of servicing the entire industry, but are doing business only with their parent companies in India. At stake is `500 crores worth of business that the admen loathe having lost already. The Koreans may withdraw more accounts—their cumulative adspend is close to `1,500 crores—leading to even bigger losses, and who knows others won’t follow suit? ...

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Music of India

The Music of India Indian music is a very varied type of music which ranges from classical to film, more commonly known as pop. Both types are extremely popular throughout the Indian society in all classes. Music is apparent in Indian culture as a way of expression. The history of Indian music extends back many centuries. Traditionally in that period, there were various kingdoms, in which the power was held equally by the king and the temples. This was the division of music. The temples presented...

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Politics In India

people, and by The people, but there are many challenges facing democracy in many countries across the world. India is a perfect example of a nation that is 'fully democratic' even as it develops and faces several challenges. This paper is divided into two different parts showing the problems facing Indian Democracy. The first part briefly talks about the Inequality among peoples in India. Inequality is also divided into three main categories such as Geographic, Social and Demographic. The second...

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The Culture of India

The culture of India is very unique and goes back thousands of years. In this essay, I will focus only on modern India, particularly on Mohandus K. Gandhi’s influence on the formation of the 20th century Indian government and culture, but also on religion and language. However, I will be ignoring movies, music, and postsecondary education. Additionally, I will list major American institutions, advice for Indian American parents and children immigrating to the United States, academic citations, and...

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Nationalism in India

NATIONALISM IN INDIA Introduction: Allegories, songs and past had played a great role in the rise of nationalism in Europe. Similarly, in India the struggle against oppressive colonial rule brought the people close from where they visualised themselves as a part of great nation, i.e., India. World War I, Khilafat and Non-Cooperation: World War I came to an end in 1919. There was a new political and economic situation in India. Defence budget was increased and forced recruitment of peasants in army...

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Mcdonald's in India

McDonald’s in India McDonald’s uses a multidomestic strategy in India. This can be seen from its use of local suppliers, its adaptive pricing strategies and the removal of the company’s representative product, the “Big Mac”, and replacing it with a range of new products specifically catered to the Indian culture and preferences. Unlike in other countries, a large proportion of Indians do not eat pork or beef, and many others are vegetarians. It is therefore practically impossible for McDonald’s...

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Women of India

Women of India Women and men have always had opposing differences since the beginning of time. In this paper I am going to discuss the role of the women of India verses the role of women in America and I am going to tell you why I think the women of India are treated disgracefully. Female feticide, dowry deaths and domestic abuse offer a gruesome background of basic cruelty in India. In a typical society in India a person will find that there are still beliefs and traditions...

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India Problems

India should stop obsessing about how to become one of the world's great powers and focus on solving its biggest problems to become a great nation, Sundeep Wasleka, the president of Strategic Foresight Group, writes in this month's Forbes India. At present, regardless of the hype, India is failing, Wasleka suggests. Politicians and business leaders are always thumping their chests over India's rising importance in the G20 and lobby for a new G10 (the G8 plus India and China). But 200 out of the...

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Today's India

and women a. Explain what the dowry tradition is Æ The dowry tradition, p. 151 – the wife’s family gives a “dowry” or gift to the future husband’s family on marriage… – dowry deaths… – bride burning… b. Explain why there is a “gendercide” in India Æ India’s girls go missing, p. 20 – Another girl, p. 22 – A country on the march, p. 24 – gendercide = gender-selected abortions, female infanticide, dowry-related murders… – 600,000 Indian girls go missing every year… – 940 girls for every 1...

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Politics of India

PHILOSOPHY Politics of India take place in a framework of a federal parliamentary multi-party representative democratic republic modeled after the British Westminster System. The Prime Minister of India is the head of government, while the President of India is the formal head of state and holds substantial reserve powers, placing him or her in approximately the same position as the British monarch. Executive power is exercised by the government. Federal legislative power is vested in both the government...

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Superstitions in India

present in India, Scotland, England, France and many other countries. People, especially in India and other countries of the East, still believe in ghosts. The cries of certain birds like owl and ravenes and mewing of cats are regarded with superstitions all over the globe. There is a very common belief that when comets are seen, they portend the death of kings or great men. "When beggars die there are no comets seen. The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes." In India, every activity...

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Imperialism in India

Gandhi was about the impact Mahatma Gandhi made on India in gaining its independence from Britain and how the Hindus and Muslims utilized non-violent protests to achieve this goal. This film reflects imperialism in the sense that what went on in the video clearly supported the exact definition of the word imperialism. Imperialism is the policy of extending the rule or influence of a country over another country. Indeed this was the case in India during the time of Gandhi, this was what he was fighting...

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Outsourcing in India

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. It holds a staggering amount of more than one billion people, but only three million of these people are a part of the IT boom that is taking place. The documentary, “On the other side of outsourcing” shows the improvements and challenges brought on by globalization, information technologies, and outsourcing to India’s rich, middle class and poor. It explores and tries to answer the question of whether globalization is positively or negatively...

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Coruption in India

COMMENTARY Corruption in India A Quantitative Analysis Vani K Borooah This article represents one of the first attempts at quantifying the level of corruption in India. This has been made possible by the unique website ipaidabribe.com which invites people who paid a bribe to record their experience. By choosing a specific issue – identity verification by a police officer prior to issuing a passport – it was able to focus on a “harassment” bribe, that is a bribe paid for something a person was...

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FDI in India

What about rest 70%? 7. The large supermarket will import rest 70% which will increase current account deficit of the India. It will demotivate the small and medium scale industries. Hence it will increase unemployment. In a developing country like India allowing FDI may help in booming the economy. But, this will only be up to a certain period of time only. Initially, India will get employment but that may also affect the middle class people who are mostly depended on small business. The employment...

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Urban India vs. Rural India

economies to become better suited in this global market. Some countries have shifted their economies to become more capitalistic. The effects of globalization have been prominent all over the world but you can especially see the effects in modern day India. Many of the people are highly educated and they speak fluent English. Multinationals have clearly taken note of this very profitable opportunity. In addition, the Indian political and economic structure is conducive to these corporations (www.cia...

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Economy of India

Essay on Problems of Modern India S Nataraj India is a fastest developing country in the world. India, with its diversified culture, civilization, natural resources, technology and huge skilled human resources, is also a fastest growing economy in the world. But at the same time there are several problems plaquing our Modern India which is affecting the growth and development. These problems can be broadly classified as: Socio-economic Problems Other major Problems ...

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Women in India

Women in ancient India were held in high respect. With the course of time, the status of woman got lowered. Muscle and money power started dominating the societies. And as men fought the wars and ran the ventures of industrial production, they started considering themselves superior to woman. After the development of science and technology, the practice of female foeticide on a large scale also started. This eventually led to a slump in the female sex ratio. According to the census of 2001...

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Colors of India

The Colors of India “Taste is colored not just by the gustatory properties of the food itself, but its smell, sound, and appearance as well as by expectations… (Len Tiu Wright, 1).” In India, every corner turned is a plunge into cultural diversity. The people, the landscape, the aroma-infused air; to us it seems so exotic, but most of them probably don’t think twice about their divergent surroundings. That’s because, “while in India, living with cultural diversity is living in an environment...

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Unemployment in India

UNEMPLOYMENT IN INDIA “Jobs in India are shrinking at an alarming rate. Privatization and globalization have further aggravated the problem. Instead of generating employment, they have rendered millions of hands idle. American policies are effective there but not in India where the accursed ones are left to fend for themselves leading to frustration, disappointment, anger and violence". Unemployment is the mother of countless ills. It is such a poison that pollutes the society, endangers the democratic...

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The India Monsoon

This is why there is little to no precipitation during the dry season (Fein & Stephens, 1987, p.332). This constant cycle between dry and wet season, or Indian monsoon, greatly influences the activities and culture of this region. The people of India have great festivals to celebrate the coming of the monsoon. There are also beautiful poems dedicated to the monsoon dating thousands of years back, demonstrating how influential the Indian monsoon is to this region (Fein & Stephens, 1987, p.55). This...

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My India

my india odisha /ɒˈrɪsə/ (Oriya: ଓଡ଼ିଶା [oˑɽisaˑ]), also known as Orissa,[6][7] is an Indian stateon the subcontinent's east coast, by the Bay of Bengal.It is surrounded by the Indianstates of West Bengal to the north-east and in the east, Jharkhand to the north,Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south. It is the modern name of the ancient kingdom of Kalinga, which was invaded by the MauryanEmperor Ashoka in 261 BCE.[8] The modern state of Orissa was established...

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Tourism in India

the world that once visited get into your heart and won’t let go. For me India is such a place when I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land by its lush beauty and exotic architecture by its ability to overload its senses with the pure, concentrated intensity of its colors, smells, tastes and souls. It was as if all my life I was seeing the world in black and white and when brought face-to-face with India, experienced every thing rendered in brilliant Technicolor. - Keitlt Bellows ...

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Wildlife in India

culture usually refers to animals that are untouched by human factors,[1]most scientists agree that wildlife around is impacted by human activities. 2. The Wildlife in India is a mix of species of different types of organisms.[1] Apart from a handful of the major farm animals such as cows, buffaloes, goats, poultry and sheep, India has an amazingly wide variety of animals native to the country. It is home to tigers, lions,Leopards,pythons, wolves,foxes, bears, crocodiles, rhinoceroses, camels, wild...

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Politics in India

Sravani Gullapalli (Phd. Student -Chemical Engineering) Aparna Raju Sagi (Phd. Student -Chemical Engineering) Indian Wedding Traditions One billion people, more than 1600 spoken languages, 28 culturally different states, over 9 religions, one country – India defines diversity. This diversity, seen in every realm of Indian life starting from food & clothing to customs & traditions, is reflected in Indian marriages as well. Thus, describing all the nuances of the country’s wedding traditions in a single...

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Country Analysis- India

India functions on a democratic system, which heavily influences the political situation of the country. However, this democracy stems from a caste system. A caste system is a social grouping that combines a group of particular members based on specific professions and usually leads to the isolation of each individual caste. The Indian people adopted the caste system to create an easy differentiation of communities and neighborhoods. Recently in India there has been a relaxing of the caste system...

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The India of My Dreams

India attained independence on August 15, 1947. It was rich and strong. It has given to the world great saints, scholars, thinkers, artists and soldiers. My ideal India is modernised. It embodies the best in the cultures of the East and the West. Education is wide - spread, and there is practically no illiteracy. While India is militarily strong, it believes in non - violence, and spreads the message of peace and brotherhood of man. In this situation, it is natural for the youth of the country...

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The Rise of Communalism in India

1430 A02 February 14 2013 ASIA 1430 A02 ASSIGNMENT #1 The Rise of Communalism in India The Rise of Communalism in India Communalism could be defined as a consciously shared religious heritage, which becomes the dominant form of identity for a given segment of society (Jones 1968). It mainly occurred between Muslims and Hindus. The autocratic Hindus in India insisted that the nation should be based on the Hindutva ideology, which are Hindi language,...

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government was on an upswing, the campaign was highly innovative, the economy in good nick with growth rate around 9.5% and the image of its leader Mr. AB Vajpayee was most respected. The party perceived itself to be in the driving seat and its campaign “India Shining” was expected to hit off well with the electorate. In spite of strong economic indicators, fairly good record of governance, general sense of well being and all the predictions of re-election, the BJP were stunned. The congress campaign negated...

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Challenges Faced by India Inc.

challenges for India to reach 2050 potential “In our latest annual update to our Growth Environment Scores (GES), India scores below the other three BRIC nations, and is currently ranked 110 out of a set of 181 countries assigned GES scores. If India were able to undertake the necessary reforms, it could raise its growth potential by as much as 2.8% per annum, placing it in a very strong position to deliver the impressive growth we outlined,” it says. Here are the 10 things for India, as outlined...

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India since ages has been a very religious land. Even though the mediums of worship differ to a great extent what binds all of Indians together is the faith in God. Chanting shlokas and mantras i.e. chants that can evoke positive energy in life are a commonplace here. The rich culture of yoga as a part of life and the goodness of ayurveda has now got an universal lifestyle approach. Our roots are strong and despite the westernization and access to technology. We still celebrate festivals like Diwali...

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