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Archive for May, 2010

East India Handicrafts

Handicrafts have always held an integral position in the lives of Indians. Despite the speedy change in the technological and social scenario of the country, handicraft continues to be the source of income for the majority of the Indians. As in other parts of India, so in East India, crafts work has maintained its rich [...]

North India Handicrafts

Handicraft or crafts works is a special form of work whereby the use of hands and simple tools leads to the birth of beautiful and useful decorative devices. The art of handicraft in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization, from where it actually commenced and is continuing till date. The North India Handicrafts which [...]

Indian Universities: An Overview

Education in India has always held a prime position. It dates back to the third century B.C. where different forms of ancient education system were prevalent. As the community centres and temples took the forms of schools in ancient times, Barks and leaves of trees were used for the purpose of imparting education. Later on [...]

West Bengal Tourism

When Rabindranath Tagore was writing poems and songs hundreds of years back, he was actually in many ways epitomizing the immense beauty of the state of West Bengal. West Bengal, the land of mystical splendors, nestles on the eastern part of India. The state is famous for its rich culture and history and is rightly [...]

Indian Languages: Unity in Diversity

India, the living “Tower of Bable”, is the only nation where diverse culture, varied languages and different religions find place. There are different linguistic communities in India which share common culture and languages. Hence the phrase “Unity in Diversity” describes India perfectly. A wide variety of language and dialects are spoken by the Indian people. [...]

Indian Economy Growth, 2010

The Indian Economy is the 11th largest in the entire world by “nominal GDP” and 4th largest by “purchasing power parity”. India’s varied economy is an assortment of agriculture, village farming, large number of industries, handicrafts and huge number of services. Since 1990s, India began experiencing fast economic growth as a result of markets being [...]

HIV AIDS Cases in India

HIV AIDS has been in India for more than 11 years now. Within a very short span of time AIDS has appeared as a very serious threat and problem to India and the world. Half the population of our country is adult who fall under the “sexually active age group”. The first HIV AIDS case [...]

Venues of 2010 Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games, one of the largest and most prestigious international sport events will be hitting India soon. 2010 Commonwealth Games is the greatest event that Delhi is about to host after the 1982 Asian Games. After a hard fought battle in the general assembly of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Delhi won the [...]