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A large part of India’s success in having an educated population lies in the fact that education is actually so cheap in the country that an average person is able to afford it. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

Why India Is Unable to Keep Its Best Brains

When India became independent from British rule in 1947, the country’s education was abysmal. Over 60 years since independence, the hard work and perseverance of the people have ensured that more than 75 percent of children aged 7-10 have been educated…

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How Curries Came to Dominate Indian Food

When you hear the word curry, you are instantly reminded of India. Unlike a specific dish, curry refers to a variety of dishes from India that use a large number…

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The Most Important Holidays in India

Since India is a vast country with thousands of communities, several religions, and a history dating back thousands of years, it has one of the largest numbers of holidays in…

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Jaipur – A Must-See Place in India

If you ever plan to travel to India, a visit to Jaipur is a must. Located in the state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is also known as the “Pink City” due…

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India’s IT Sector is Poised for Massive Growth

The Indian IT sector generated revenues of around US$160 billion in 2017. Roughly US$99 billion came from exports, while US$48 billion was generated from the domestic market. And as India…

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Why India Is Unable to Keep Its Best Brains

When India became independent from British rule in 1947, the country’s education was abysmal. Over 60 years since independence, the hard work and perseverance of the people have ensured that more…

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The Indian Right to Education

Education is one of the founding principles of a developed nation. Educated people develop skills that can be used to advance multiple industries of a country. Together, educated people can…

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Mumbai: A City for Everyone!

Mumbai is the classic combination of history, culture, diversity, and globalization. It’s been a significant place throughout Indian history and has witnessed multiple reigns and rulers. Today, the city is…

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The Indian Elephant in the Room

China has launched the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative to connect the continents of Asia, Middle East, Africa, and Europe in order to foster trade relations and regional cooperation.…

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In India, Chai Is Everything!

In India, tea, locally known as chai, is everything! There are multiple preparations; however, the most popular concoction is a thick sweet drink that is consumed at regular intervals every…

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Helping India’s Unemployed

Despite its growing economy, India continues to struggle with unemployment. Since the current government took office in 2014, India’s unemployment rate has stagnated at 3.5 percent, with a slight rise in…

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The Not So Powerful Indian Passport

India, one of the largest growing economies and a rising technology hub of the world, unfortunately, has a very weak passport. It is ranked 73rd on the list of Global…

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The Walk From Brain Drain to Brain Gain

Before the onslaught of “Westernization,” India grappled with the severe consequences of “brain drain.” Many Indian students between 20 and 30 years of age, who had just received their degrees…

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Technology Paving India’s Way Forward

India has come a long way in its 70-year-long journey of independence. However, it continues to hover in the group of “developing” countries with social and communal issues, poverty, improper…