India is a country in South Asia, neighbouring with Pakistan in the west, China, Nepal, Bhutan in north, Bangladesh and Myanmar in east and Sri Lanka in South. India has the second most populous country in the world. As per area, Indians ranked seventh in the world. Hindi is the official language of India and 447 regional languages. Hinduism is the majority religion with 79.8 percent, followed by Islam with 14.2 percent. Christianity constitutes 2.3 percent, while Sikhism is with 1.7 percent, Buddhism is 0.7 percent, Jainism 0.4 percent and others. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India and Rajendra prasad was the first president of India. Currently, Narendra Modi from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the prime minister of India and Ram Nath Kovind is the president. Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest players to have played the game. Other sports like Tennis, Football, Hockey also have a root in India. India has 28 states and 8 union territories. Delhi is the capital of India, whereas Mumbai is considered as the financial capital of India. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest Asian. Ratan Tata, N.r. Narayana Murthy, Kumar Managalam Birla, Gautam Adani etc are among the few popular businessmen of India. More
Blockbuster growth numbers for Q4, FY23 not nudging economists to revise their forecasts upwards just yet
The country's GDP in FY23 stood at 7.2 percent, which is lower than the growth rate of 9.1 percent in 2021-22.
A new outpouring of nationalism along with a new openness to multipolarity stretching from Oman to Egypt and from Turkey to Somalia requires India to be nimble in its approaches to the region
Overseas investors purchased a net $5 billion of the nation’s shares last month, the most since August, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Global funds snapped up the stocks for 24 consecutive days through May 31, the longest streak since August 2016.
Talks are taking place between fertilizer manufacturers and the country’s renewable energy ministry to assess potential demand for the feedstock, Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, the department’s top bureaucrat, said in an interview.
Anurag Thakur's remarks came days after the country's top wrestlers, protesting for more than a month over allegations of sexual harassment against Singh, threatened to immerse their medals in the Ganga river in Haridwar.
The blockbuster headline January-March and full year GDP numbers have left the government rather chuffed. But some aspects of the data need further explanation
At the same time, Gandhi, who is currently on a six-day tour of the United States, said in multiple settings that the issue of democracy is an internal matter of the country, and he is committed to fighting against it.
In an address at an event, Singh also noted that when India emerges as a superpower, it will have to ensure that universal values like democracy, religious freedom, dignity of human beings and global peace are established all over the world.
In the January-March period of calendar year 2022, the rooftop solar installation capacity in the country was at 456 MW, the research firm said on Friday.
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The overall pass percentage stood at 96.94 last year.
These remarks were made by Gandhi, who is in the US for a three-city US tour, on Thursday at a reception hosted for him by eminent Indian American Frank Islam.
India had produced 71.21 MT coal during the same month in 2022, the coal ministry said in a statement.
India utilised three spinners during the recent Border-Gavaskar Trophy series with both Ashwin (25 wickets) and Jadeja (22) shinning bright to help their side claim a 2-1 series win.
The airline plans to resume scheduled services on the Pune, Bagdogra, and Goa routes. It has also offered to deploy two aircraft to start Delhi-Srinagar and Delhi-Leh chartered flights immediately
The Congress had said that it will implement these schemes if it formed a government in Karnataka. The party stormed into the Vidhana Soudha by winning 135 out of 224 seats winning an absolute majority.
The delegates will arrive in Patna on June 21 and they will be staying at three of the plush hotels in the Bihar capital, officials said.
Congress gaining at the cost of regional parties is a very likely prospect in 2024. Opposition parties hoping to reduce Congress to a regional player like the rest of them could turn insecure at the prospect of Congress gaining at their expense. That certainly does not bode well for opposition unity efforts
At least 70 children in Gambia, most under 5 years old, died from acute kidney injury between June and October.
Rahul Gandhi, who is in the US for a three-city US tour, made the remarks in response to a series of questions during an interaction with the media at the National Press Club here.
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Earlier this year, the Tata Group-owned airline temporarily suspended six weekly flights to the US and three of them have already been reinstated.
CII expects the country to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.8 percent, making India to become a $9 trillion economy by 2030 and a $40 trillion economy by 2047.
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