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Futuristic Metrino Pods bring hope to India’s congestion

Futuristic Metrino Pods bring hope to India’s congestion

The Indian government has announced that they are looking into development of Metrino pods to help assist with the mass transit systems. This form of personal rapid transit system uses rail networks that frequently branch off the main route to better assist their commuters. Passengers will take pods that are sized for individuals or small...
India’s International Yoga Day an amazing success

India’s International Yoga Day an amazing success

Millions of people around the globe helped celebrate the first ever International Yoga Day! From New York to Paris to Seoul people un-rolled their yoga mats to practice the ancient physical and spiritual discipline. Hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who also created the International holiday, the biggest gathering was in New Delhi. External...
Auto Rickshaws more accessible thanks to Jugnoo

Auto Rickshaws more accessible thanks to Jugnoo

Auto rickshaws are an Indian staple and a local favorite. The three wheeled machines are a go-to for most commuters and travelers as they offer much more space to carry things and are able to hustle down India’s narrow roads. Thanks to a company called Jugnoo, these magical forms of transportation can now be hailed...
Gotham Chopra shares storytelling and spiritual insight

Gotham Chopra shares storytelling and spiritual insight

  Gotham Chopra, an Award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, New England Patriots fanatic and son of Deepak Chopra has had many years to gather insight. Born in Boston, Chopra attended Belmont Hill School and went on to graduate from Columbia University. His first job out of college was at Channel One news where he was dispatched...
Sula Vineyards- a True Indian Getaway

Sula Vineyards- a True Indian Getaway

  Looking for a luxurious getaway amongst Gaganpur Lake waters and endless vineyards?  Then Sula Vineyards is the spot for you!   Situated 180 km northeast of Mumbai, Nasik is India’s largest grape growing region. However, this is not how it used to be. Rajeev Samant, Sula’s Founder quit his tech job to pursue wine...
Anita Dongre and other top fashion designers aid Make in India campaign

Anita Dongre and other top fashion designers aid Make in India campaign

Top fashion and textile designers are stepping forward to help the government in reviving the indispensable traditional textiles and weaves in India and popularizing them nationally and globally. The project, which comes under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India banner, will kick off from the PM’s constituency in Varanasi. Some of the top names...
Jay Gorsia- the Architecture and Design Guru

Jay Gorsia- the Architecture and Design Guru

It is Jay Gorsia’s insight and vast experience that has given him the ability to create his own unique brand and establish a coveted reputation as a designer. Starting as an architecture and design student at Pratt University in New York, he worked his way up through various Architectural Design firms throughout the US until creating...
KV Kamath is appointed to lead New Development Bank by BRICS

KV Kamath is appointed to lead New Development Bank by BRICS

India has just announced that they have appointed ICICI Bank’s non-executive chairman KV Kamath as the new chief of the New Development Bank to be set up by Brics States – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The Shanghai-based New Development Bank will be a development institution that aims to finance infrastructure projects and aid BRICS nations. Kamath’s reputation as...
'Sultans of Deccan India' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

‘Sultans of Deccan India’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  The Deccan was coveted territory in India. Located on east-west trade routes, it was rich in natural resources and products, making it an attraction to people from across the Middle East and Europe. This cultural melting pot gained its ‘golden age’ toward the end of the Bahmani Empire, which broke away from the Delhi...
International Innovation Corps by the University of Chicago

International Innovation Corps by the University of Chicago

The International Innovation Corps is a dynamic program that focuses on fostering innovative solutions to India’s social problems. IIC works to connect outstanding graduates from the University of Chicago and Indian universities with public sector enterprises in India. The 13-month course, allows young graduates to build and implement solutions for development problems. IIC was only...
Mars lands in India

Mars lands in India

Exciting news for chocolate lovers around the world! Everybody’s favorite candy bar, Snickers, will have a deeper connection to India! Peanuts will now be sourced from Saurashtra for markets ranging from India and the Middle East to South East Asia and China according to Mars Incorporated. Despite India being the world’s second-largest producer of peanuts...
The Growing Appeal of Indian Art at Christie’s

The Growing Appeal of Indian Art at Christie’s

Given the fantastic outcome from Christie’s auction in India in 2013, there was even more anticipation for this year’s recent event! The Crystal Room at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel was transformed into Christie’s saleroom for the evening and there were two telephone banks to accommodate international bidders. The sale included  80 lots, featuring both...