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The situation in Middle East has not exactly been smooth in the last couple of months with the ISIS issue in Iraq, followed by Israel’s bombing of Gaza. Now Libya has added its name to this list with continuous strife tearing the African country apart. The Indian government led by Sushma Swaraj, the union external affairs minister, has organized a high level meeting where it has been decided an officer belonging to the rank of [...]

India, a rapidly growing economy with more than 1 billion people, is facing a huge energy demand. The country stands fifth in the world in the production and consumption of electricity. The electricity production has expanded over the years but we cannot deny the fact that the population of the country is also expanding. The power produced in the country is mostly from coal (53%) and it is predicted that country’s coal reserves won’t last [...]

Agriculture in India has always played a significant role in shaping the economy of the country. Speaking demographically, it is one of the largest economic sectors. In 2012-13, agriculture contributed to about 13.7 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This is in sharp contrast to the 51.9 percent that agriculture had contributed in 1950-51. Yes, the share of agriculture and its allies have been steadily decreasing over a period of years. Thanks to the [...]

The dice has been cast: the country’s 215-strong contingent participating in the 11-day long Commonwealth Games at Glasgow would pull their socks up to put India in the third rank, if not the second in the list of medal winning nations. Currently at the fourth place behind the host Scotland in the medal winning nations’ list, India is virtually rampaging through the events in the Games. Indian officials seem optimistic enough to win sufficient gold medals in weightlifting, [...]

Day 65 of Modi Sarkar

One of the major themes of Modi’s administration has been the modernization of the country. As an integral part of this vision, in the 2014-15 budget, Arun Jaitley has allotted an amount to the tune of INR 7,040 crore for developing several smart cities across the country. The urban development ministry has recently started the process for the construction of the same. Venkaiah Naidu, the urban development minister, has already had a meeting regarding the [...]

MyGov Portal for people

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched MyGov – a web portal that aims at inclusive governance allowing the citizens of India to contribute their views on issues that require government action and to volunteer their time, energy, and efforts by participating in these. The inauguration of the portal also marked the completion of 60 days of the NDA-headed government. The Prime Minister in his statement at the launch said that in [...]

Day 64 of Modi Sarkar

John Kerry focuses on improving ties with India In the last couple of days there had been a lot of talk about how the relations between the US and India were going to take a turn for the worse considering the way India had objected to the passage of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It was in such a climate that both the countries were going to take part [...]

The past few years have not been very favourable for India. With Gross Domestic Product crawling at less than 5 percent and the burden of huge fiscal deficit on its shoulders, the growth story of India was not something to be proud of. India was no longer shinning. Everyone was looking forward for a change and the expectation from the newly elected Narendra Modi government that came to power in May 2014 was immense. Not [...]

Dhoni Waterfall in Kerala

Location: Palakkad, Kerala Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful gifts of nature and India has been lucky enough to receive them in abundance. Our country is a proud host to some of the most breath-taking waterfalls in the world. The spectacular beauty of each one of them casts a magical spell on the onlookers blessing them with a divine experience. Speaking about the waterfalls, the first name that strikes the mind is that of [...]

The Lamborghini

Lamborghini is known  as one of the best supercar manufacturers in the world. Designed to look like fighter jets and built for nothing less than complete decimation on or off the track, Lamborghini has produced cars fit for anyone with enough money and more importantly guts to be able to drive one.  The story of origin of this company and the cars it makes is equally amazing. History of Lamborghini Founder Ferruccio Lamborghini had been [...]