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Tata Group Chairman Receives the Knight Grand Cross Award

Tata Group Chairman Receives the Knight Grand Cross Award

10 April, 2014 was a significant day for the Tata Group Chairman Emeritus, Ratan Tata. The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced that Queen Elizabeth granted  Mr.Tata the prestigious Knight Grand Cross Award. The award was bestowed upon him for services to England-India relations and his generosity. “I am deeply touched and feel greatly honored...
Textiles designer Seema Krish welcomes new collection this spring

Textiles designer Seema Krish welcomes new collection this spring

This month, designer, Seema Krish launched her latest textile collection, New York, NY, with five patterns and fourteen color combinations. The collection consists of cotton, linen, and wool blends, and was inspired by the liveliness of New York City and the traditional Indian textile tradition of Phulkari embroidery. All of the designs in the collection are named...
Executives in India tapped for Global Roles at Auto Manufacturers

Executives in India tapped for Global Roles at Auto Manufacturers

India executives are finding themselves at the forefront and with global roles within their corporate entities.  This reality is self-evident in the automotive industry where auto giants are vastly promoting Indian managers, having them assume top-level positions outside of their home country.  The advancement bodes well for the country and its skilled workforce as it...
India’s Fashion History on Display and Honored

India’s Fashion History on Display and Honored

Noida, an industrial city on the outskirts of New Delhi houses many of the aspiring fashion design studios of India’s elite. Most of these creative work spaces are set-up like mom and pop shops and fit right in with India’s down to earth approach. Everything is handmade and designed to perfection. Men and women sit...
Bullet Trains-A Big Vision for India

Bullet Trains-A Big Vision for India

India is in the works of planning construction of a high speed train, also known as a bullet train and India is working with Japan and France on the plans for this new initiative.  High speed trains reduce fuel consumption and boost traffic efficiency by transporting large amounts of people, in a very short amount...
Indian Cinema Celebrates its 100th Year

Indian Cinema Celebrates its 100th Year

As the US begins to gear up for the 71st Annual Golden Globes, another industry hits a historical mark.  In 2013, Indian cinema celebrated its 100th year.  The Indian film industry is one of the most influential globally, averaging around 1,178 films each year with a large following in India and beyond. The industry first...
Accepting the India Puzzle

Accepting the India Puzzle

Various companies, global CEOs, marketing chiefs and sales teams are often mesmerized by India’s bright colors, chaotic streets, festivals, harried style and opulence.  They are also dazzled by the famous head wobble which means yes, sure and ok (as opposed to no or not really in most parts of the world).  Herein lies the India...
Khan Academy, a Growing Influence in India’s Education Landscape

Khan Academy, a Growing Influence in India’s Education Landscape

  Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Classes are available to anyone from any age group that is eager to learn. The best part of Khan Academy is that it is completely free. As long as one has...
Diwali Around the World

Diwali Around the World

The auspicious celebration of Diwali, India’s ‘festival of lights’ will be observed on Sunday, November 3rd  this year. Diwali is a five-day festival and, for Hindus, it is one of the most important events and holidays of the year. The festival’s name originates from the shimmering oil lamps called diyas that decorate homes, shops, and...
Kajal Is Making An International Comeback!

Kajal Is Making An International Comeback!

L’Oreal and other international brands use Indian-inspired Kajal formula in its new Smoldering Liner L’Oreal Makeup Company turns to India for its latest eye liner. The secret ingredient that makes this liner legendary is the dark Kajal formula, a deep-rooted century-old Indian formula.  Kajal means “kohl” in Hindi, and the word Kohl is widely used...
India’s Sachin Tendulkar bids Farewell to Storied Cricket Career

India’s Sachin Tendulkar bids Farewell to Storied Cricket Career

He brought a country of 1 billion people together and affected a culture in a manner that is both inspiring and astonishing.  On October 10, international cricketer Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from a sport that defines India’s society and way of life.  His departure not only leaves a gaping hole in cricket’s line of...
IBM Supports Smart Cities across India

IBM Supports Smart Cities across India

IBM is partnering with the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Ltd (DMICDC)  to help build more intellectual, sustainable and savvy cities across India. The DMICDC is striving to support the government of India on ongoing industrial projects to create smart cities within Maharashtra.  DMIC is already one of India’s biggest supporters with aggressive plans to...