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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Ankush Rana
Ankush Rana reposted the blog by Pranav Sen
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Pranav Sen - 'Modi for India, but Kejriwal for Delhi'
Like many Indians, I too was a huge fan of Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party. I was in awe of Arvind Kejriwal and his team since they managed to garner huge support and fan following for their newborn party AAP. It was amazing to see how such a young party, and a man who was pretty much unknown to the entire country, was slowly becoming the face of India. I attended his rallies and become more and more involved in Kejriwals policies. Indias main concern has always been corruption more »
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Praful Datkhile
Praful Datkhile commented on the discussion by Prashanth Nair
13 mins ago
Prashanth Nair - The end of the Gold Run?
The Gold rate in recent months have plugged after a very long bullish run. The prices have skyrocketed in recent time and the real pain was felt by countries like India which couldn't do without this precious metal. In India gold purchases is a must more »
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Ramshi Parmar
Ramshi Parmar commented on the blog by Jia Sen
13 mins ago
Jia Sen - 5 dos and don'ts for asthma patients during Diwali
There is no polished way to put it but India is a country of thoughtless hooligans. No matter how much awareness is spread about pollution (both air and noise) and no matter how well people know that their celebrations are causing discomfort to others - We Indians will continue to burst crackers.Each year during Diwali time, I experience severe bouts of Asthma attack. I can't breath, my lungs feel full and it's difficult to enjoy this festival.But there are some things I do which help me more »
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Praful Datkhile
Praful Datkhile reposted the discussion by Prashanth Nair
13 mins ago
Prashanth Nair - The end of the Gold Run?
The Gold rate in recent months have plugged after a very long bullish run. The prices have skyrocketed in recent time and the real pain was felt by countries like India which couldn't do without this precious metal. In India gold purchases is a must more »
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Umamaheshwar Aiyar
Umamaheshwar Aiyar commented on the blog
15 mins ago
Umamaheshwar Aiyar - Clean India Campaign
Clean India operation has now become a joke. Politicians and celebrities come to the street with brooms in their hands accompanied by media personnel and photographers. Corporate bosses come to clean neat places just for a few minutes. . They do not bother even to see dirty places. They then disappear for ever. Instead of "photo sessions", they could appoint cleaning workers. This would ensure employment to poor people. No politician or corporate more »
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Praful Datkhile
Praful Datkhile commented on the blog by Rakesh Chamoli
15 mins ago
Rakesh Chamoli - FUTURE OF INDIA
When we think about future we will think about the happiness which will come in our life. Now we are talking about the future of India. What will be the future of India. Does the future of India is in safe hands? does we elect the right government? does this government will bright the future of India? and the answer of this question is strongly "YES". We have elect a good government for the brighter future for India and this government (Modi government) will do a better and better work for more »
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Praful Datkhile
Praful Datkhile reposted the blog by Rakesh Chamoli
15 mins ago
Rakesh Chamoli - FUTURE OF INDIA
When we think about future we will think about the happiness which will come in our life. Now we are talking about the future of India. What will be the future of India. Does the future of India is in safe hands? does we elect the right government? does this government will bright the future of India? and the answer of this question is strongly "YES". We have elect a good government for the brighter future for India and this government (Modi government) will do a better and better work for more »
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Msquare Jin
Msquare Jin commented on the poll by Samira Kapoor
16 mins ago
Samira Kapoor - Vote: Best cheapest smartphone in India
Micromax Canvas Turbo Rs. 12,567
Moto G Rs. 12,999
Nokia Lumia 625 Rs. 10,599
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Msquare Jin
Msquare Jin took the poll by Samira Kapoor
16 mins ago
Samira Kapoor - Vote: Best cheapest smartphone in India
Micromax Canvas Turbo Rs. 12,567
Moto G Rs. 12,999
Nokia Lumia 625 Rs. 10,599
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