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
Rahane, who had earlier led India to a glorious Test series win against Australia in 2020-21 tour, maintained a similar calm approach to help India avoid the follow-on threat on Friday
While many of these people are staying with their relatives, others are in houses provided by villagers.
A report containing recommendations for combating cybercrime is expected to be presented during the monsoon session of the parliament.
Whatever hopes that the people of Manipur had of a turnaround in the dismal unemployment numbers through the coming of Railways and government claims of private investment have been belied by the outbreak of violence, which is now continuing for over a month
A study by Madras Diabetes Research Foundation with ICMR-INDIAB, which was published in the Lancet, found growth of hypertension and diabetes from 2008 to 2020
In the past two months, the Centre has twice asked edible oil companies to reduce retail prices in line with the fall in global prices for edible oil commodities.
One of the venues for his meetings is Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, where the political atmosphere is abuzz with speculation on whether the BJP will join hands with the N Chandrababu Naidu-led Telugu Desam Party after the two leaders met recently in the national capital.
The upgrade of Korea from an MSCI emerging market to a developed market would have had a positive impact on passive flows towards India, China and Taiwan
A vacation bench of justices Aniruddha Bose and Rajesh Bindal directed that the copy of the petitions be served to Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
A delegation of NCP workers led by Pawar's daughter and Lok Sabha member Supriya Sule met Mumbai police chief Vivek Phansalkar demanding action.
The home minister highlighted through tweets the Modi government's thrust on use of technology for the benefit of people with the hashtag #9YearsOfTechForGrowth.
The Congress has been attacking the government over its policy with China and has asked why it does not confront Beijing.
A vacation bench of justices Aniruddha Bose and Rajesh Bindal perused the report filed by the registry, and said there is no urgency in the matter.
"This is only the third state visit for the Biden administration. India is now one of our closest friends. The fact that the prime minister and the president have agreed to this, their coming together is a powerful signal from the top of each government that our future is together," Keshap told PTI in an interview.
The summit of the US India Business Council (USIBC) will discuss how to take this relationship for even greater realisation of happiness and prosperity between the two free peoples, organisers said on Thursday.
Miss World 2023 in India: Sini Shetty from Karnataka will represent India at the paegent. The much anticipated 71st edition of Miss World is expected to take place in November this year, the final dates of which are yet to be confirmed.
On Thursday, the Reserve Bank of India left the repo rate unchanged at 6.50%, as expected. However, Governor Shaktikanta Das said the central bank needed to move towards the primary target of inflation at the 4% level, and it will do "whatever is necessary to ensure that long-term inflation expectations remain firmly anchored."
Earlier, Altman said in a tweet, "Great conversation with @narendramodi discussing india's incredible tech ecosystem and how the country can benefit from ai. Really enjoyed all my meetings with people in the @PMOIndia."
"The EC issues a calendar for such exercises and there are standing instructions that are to be followed by state chief electoral officers," the functionary explained.
Personal finance and investing has become a new trend among the youth. Social media and the internet have had a huge influence on their investment decisions. To know what goes in the minds of the youth in Mumbai, we went out on the ground! Watch the video to find out.
"Fifty to sixty people were trapped inside the complex when the fire broke out, but they were safely rescued by the fire brigade personnel using the staircase of an adjoining building," a civic official said.
The proposals were approved at the State Level Single Window Clearance Authority (SLSWCA) chaired by chief secretary P K Jena on Thursday. The panel also recommend two Industrial projects to HLCA (High-Level Investment Authority), the official said.
Kurt Campbell, Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific, said the relationship between India and the US has developed over the years and there is a degree of trust and confidence now that was not present a decade ago.
Prime Minister Modi will embark on his first state visit to the US at the invitation of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden this month.
Indian rupee strengthened marginally against US dollar on June 9 tracking gains in the Asian currencies and local equity markets.