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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Anirban Sardar commented on the poll by Alak Niranjan
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Venkat Rao
Venkat Rao commented on the blog by Mukund Roy
31 mins ago
Mukund Roy - TDIL programme
India is a multilingual country, with 22 official language and 12 scripts. In India only 5% people know English and rest are deprived of Information Technology development. the benefits of information Technology can reach to the common man only when software tools and human machine interface system are available in prople's own languages. To enable wide proliferation of ICT in Indian language, tools, products and resource should be freely available to the general public.The Department also more »
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Anil Trivedi
Anil Trivedi commented on the blog by Krishnan Sankaran
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Krishnan Sankaran - Wealthiest Temples of India - Saibaba Temple, Shirdi
SAIBABA TEMPLE, SHIRDI:Sai Temple of Shirdi is among the top pilgrimage sites of the world. This temple is a beautiful shrine that was built in 1922 and the temple is located approximately 296 kilometers from Mumbai City in India. It is the third wealthiest temple in India where millions of devotees of different religions and castes visit everyday. Shirdi is flocked by devotees and curious tourists who journey to this holy land of Shri saibaba and the temple has Gold and Silver Jewelry more »
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Pramod Agarwal
Pramod Agarwal commented on the blog by Mukund Roy
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Mukund Roy - Softwares in Indian language for Indian Language @ TDIL
TDIL department has taken a major initiative "National Roll-Out plan' for wider proliferation of Indian language Software Tools and fonts.Initiatives have been taken for long term research for development of machine Translation system, optical character Recognition OCR system, Online handwriting Recognition system OHR, Cross lingual information Access and Speech Processing in Indian languages.The consistent initiative of Govt. have fueled the growth of Industry in this sector. the spin-off more »
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Kamesh M
Kamesh M created the Poll
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Kangana Ranaut on Dance India Dance
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Narasa.rao24 commented on the discussion by Pramod Agarwal
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Pramod Agarwal - Mamta looses her cool
After arrest of second MP of TMC, Mr Srinjoy Bose, Mamta has lost her cool and has raised varios allegations on Modi Govt. Comment. more »
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Sujay Pal
Sujay Pal commented on the poll by Swapneel Dabholkar
3 hrs ago
Swapneel Dabholkar - Who Will Win Border - Gavaskar Trophy?
Aus win 4-0 (Whitewash)
Test Series Draw 1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-4
India win Test Series
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Sujay Pal
Sujay Pal took the poll by Swapneel Dabholkar
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Swapneel Dabholkar - Who Will Win Border - Gavaskar Trophy?
Aus win 4-0 (Whitewash)
Test Series Draw 1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-4
India win Test Series
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