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India's First Railway University set for Gujarat

India’s First Railway University set for Gujarat

Vadodara, the third largest city in Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, will soon be home to the country’s first railway university. According to the minister of state for railways, Manoj Sinha, the ministry of human resource development has worked out detailed modalities and it will be placed in Parliament for approval very soon. The current campus...
India Celebrates Republic Day

India Celebrates Republic Day

Today, India celebrated their 67th Republic Day in style. Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on January 26, 1950 replacing the Government of India Act as the governing document of India. Festivities began with Prime Minister Narendra Modi driving to the Amar Jawan Jyoti memorial to the...
Real Diamonds Take the Stage in Indian Cinema

Real Diamonds Take the Stage in Indian Cinema

One of the most cinematically pleasing features of Bollywood film is the intricate costume design and extravagant accessories. For decades, costume designers have sourced fashion jewelry inspired by real pieces to style actors and actresses. However, in the past few years designers have transitioned into ornamenting outfits with handcrafted, bespoke fine jewellery designed specifically for...
15-year-old Mumbai school boy breaks Cricket Record

15-year-old Mumbai school boy breaks Cricket Record

Mumbai just set the scenery for a cricket inning that has forever changed history. Pranav Dhanawade, a 15 year old Mumbai school boy just scored 1,009 runs without getting out, making him the first batsmen in history to make 1,000 runs in any form of the game. The tournament was organized by the Mumbai Cricket...
India & U.S. Grew Strong in 2015

India & U.S. Grew Strong in 2015

2015 proved to be a good year for the US-India relations. The year started with a historic India visit by US President Barack Obama where he attended the annual Republic Day Parade in New Delhi on January 26th. He was the first American president to attend the important Indian parade and to visit India twice....
Google Honors Guru of Yoga

Google Honors Guru of Yoga

This week, Google honored the birthday of BKS Iyengar, the guru who took yoga to the West with his particular style of yoga called Iyengar Yoga. When Iyengar was a child he was very sickly, suffering from malaria and typhoid. This is where he was introduced to yoga by his brother-in-law who ran a school...
Bike Taxi Startups bring fresh transportation options and jobs to India

Bike Taxi Startups bring fresh transportation options and jobs to India

Baxi and M-Taxi bike taxi services, the latest to launch in Gurgaon, are gaining attention from patrons. Shamveer, a new employee to Baxi moved to Gurgaon a couple of years ago from his village in Uttar Pradesh looking for work. “I live nearby in a rented place… While so far I was doing odd delivery...
Breakthrough Energy Coalition Program to be led by Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani

Breakthrough Energy Coalition Program to be led by Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful entrepreneurs joined together at the Paris climate talks to meet with current and emerging governments worldwide to pledge billions of dollars of investment in clean energy technologies. Bill Gates is launching the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which is a group of 28 global investors that will focus on...
Apple Inc. Makes Billion Dollar History in India

Apple Inc. Makes Billion Dollar History in India

This past week Apple crossed the $1 billion sales mark in India making sales history! The tech-leader posted a 44% increase in sales to Rs 6,472.89 crore from Rs 4500.35 crore and net profit doubled to Rs 242.85 crore from Rs 119.48 crore this year. The company has focused on widening its retail network and...
#SocialMediaWeek Launches in Mumbai

#SocialMediaWeek Launches in Mumbai

The unique and informative five day worldwide conference called Social Media Week kicked off in Mumbai this week! With over 1, 500 thinkers and innovators joining the brainstorming sessions to curate and share insights on how social media has revolutionized our world, it promises to be quite the event! Mumbai is one of the three...
GE gains $2.6 billion deal to resource Indian Railways

GE gains $2.6 billion deal to resource Indian Railways

Since 1902, General Electric has operated as a major manufacturer in India and recently won the biggest deal in their 100 year history. Having recently received a $2.6 billion order to supply Indian Railways with 1,000 diesel locomotives over the next 11 years, GE will invest $200 million to build local manufacturing and service facilities...
The Ultimate India Travel Guide

The Ultimate India Travel Guide

India is a country like no other! With the vast landscapes, history, colors, and landmarks it is hard to see it all. Because there is so much to offer, see a compiled list of ultimate India must-sees! The Taj Mahal Not a shocking choice for this list! The mausoleum built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan...