India

Location : South Asia
Type Of Place : Country
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east. The island countries of Sri Lanka and the Maldives are to the south; in addition, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share maritime borders with Burma, Thailand and Indonesia. Home to the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation and a region of historic trade routes and vast empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified with its commercial and cultural wealth for much of its long history. Four of the world's major religions—Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism—originated here, whereas...
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Gaurav Goel
Gaurav Goel commented on the discussion
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Gaurav Goel - Devikund
A very ancient temple in a small town of northern india... more »
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Babu Bairwa
Babu Bairwa posted the Blog
1 min ago
Revolution on prime time
Can one cleanse one's soul by putting on a Gandhi topi? Or channel the pristine spirit of the American revolution by donning a three-cornered hat? Clothes maketh the man, they say, and we may even stretch that excellent principle to headgear. But perhaps not to this extent.It's not often that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and America's Tea Party movement are placed in the same frame, but comparing them can be illuminating. Both began as insurrections against their respective political more »
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Babu Bairwa
Babu Bairwa posted the Blog
11 mins ago
The unaccidental PM
The office of the next PM, whoever he — or she — may be. Black Cat drags in Jugular Vein by the scruff of the neck.Black Cat: I caught this fellow sneaking around.PM: Thank you, Black Catji. But this fellow is my media adviser.Black Cat: Media adviser? Then I’ll frisk him again. After all that golmaal that your predecessorji’s media adviser created by writing that book, you can never be too careful.(Black Cat frisking JV thoroughly and placing various objects on PM’s desk.)PM: What hav more »
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Amit Ranjan
Amit Ranjan commented on the citizen journalism by Abhay Pratap Singh
11 mins ago
Abhay Pratap Singh - Mahendra Singh Dhoni-The best finisher of the world
Mahendra Singh Dhoni ( pronunciation (help·info), commonly known as M. S. Dhoni; born 7 July 1981) is an Indian cricketerand the current captain of the Indian national cricket team. He is an attacking right-handed middle-order batsman and w more »
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Gaurav Goel
Gaurav Goel commented on the citizen journalism by Amit Ranjan
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Amit Ranjan - Kapil Sharma belly dances for Mithun Chakroborty in Comedy Nights...
He also mentions that Mithun's degree in chemistry is the reason for his fantastic chemistry with all his heroines. It turns out that Subhash Ghai and Mithun da were friends from college where Subhash Ghai was dada's senior. But its only now that he more »
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Amit Ranjan
Amit Ranjan commented on the citizen journalism
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Amit Ranjan - Azam Khan threatens to move Supreme Court, slams Election Commission's relief to Amit Shah
Hitting out at Election Commission for lifting the ban on BJP leader Amit Shah, UP minister Azam Khan on Friday said he will move the Supreme Court against the poll panel's order barring him from campaigning in the state. "Can any commission be more »
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Amit Ranjan
Amit Ranjan reported the Citizen Journalism
32 mins ago
EC notice to Mulayam for allegedly threatening govt school teachers
The Election Commission on Friday issued a show-cause notice to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers in Uttar Pradesh to vote for his party. Holding that Yadav has prima facie violated more »
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Amirthanathan Appu Arulappan
Amirthanathan Appu Arulappan posted the Blog
41 mins ago
8 Things That Indians Miss Most From 80s And 90s
Video Cassettes Video Cassettes have become a thing of past now. There was a time in 80s and 90s where video cassettes were the major source of entertainment. Having a big collection of cassettes was the trend prevailed all through those days. These cassettes were available to rent, record or watch a movie in the comfort of our home.Walkman During eighties walkman was the only source of personal entertainment. All the youngsters of eighties have owned a walkman as if now everyone owns a more »
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Abhay  Pratap Singh
Abhay Pratap Singh commented on the blog by Yogesh Sharma
1 hr ago
Yogesh Sharma - Indian Method-less Mad-ness
The nation – is notorious for incidents of road frenzy, armed hostility, attacks on teachers and doctors but petrified of terrorists, criminals and corrupts. This is true through out the nation. The nation gains notoriety because of ‘connected goondas’ with their easy supply of weapons and the perception that law is useless. People are killed or attacked for minor things, teachers attacked by students and doctors attacked by attendants, such news are very common now.   Killed for a more »
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Yugul Kishor
Yugul Kishor commented on the poll by Neel Kamal
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Yugul Kishor
Yugul Kishor took the poll by Neel Kamal
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Amit Ranjan
Amit Ranjan commented on the discussion
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Amit Ranjan - Religion should not be mixed with Politics
Religion should not be mixed with Politics more »
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