As the world wonders if India just might be the first country to overcome Covid-19, as they show a low number of cases being declared, it seems like the pandemic hasn’t yet left the country’s favourite sport in peace, though. As India is preparing to meet South Africa on Boxing Day, it has become clear […]
Each year there are so many people flying to India from the United States or vice versa for many reasons. If you have a plan to go to India soon, this guide will help you figure a few important things out! We have listed everything you should know before getting your plane tickets: the available […]
Indians like to be entertained. That is why there are so many different activities available to them. To say that they love sports, would be underwhelming. They are fanatics and encourage their local teams, every chance they get. But like everyone around the world, they are becoming more and more addicted to online ones. Here […]
The industry of local gambling, in general, is doing quite well in India. As we write these lines, it is hovering around 1 billion dollars but its prospect is even greater. Specialists say that it could get up all the way to 112 billion over the next four years. No wonder many companies, especially in […]
It has been close to two years now after the pandemic hit the world and modified everyone’s habits. It is true for individuals as well as for companies. The video streaming platforms have seen an increase, during that period, and it helped some lesser-known companies to get more visibility. In India, most people use more […]
The bindi, which has been representing wisdom and concentration for centuries, is something we simply distinguish as the dot on the forehead of Indian women. That said, what does it really mean? Is the famous Indian red dot still mandatory in 2021? Let’s take a closer look at the bindi origin and its meaning below.
More than 2 decades ago, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (which means Something Happens in Indian) was released in cinemas. This film took India (and possibly the world) by storm, making a huge box office with a very small budget. Let’s go back to the past, and talk about the incredible characters that were part of […]
As global travel ebbs back to normal, India’s vice president and foreign ministry spokesman have spoken out about protecting the environment and normalising inbound travel to the country, respectively. “We would hope that as the COVID-19 situation continues to improve in our country, other countries would take steps to normalise travel with India,” Indian foreign […]
According to a recent Airbnb and YouGov survey anticipating travel trends for 2021, Indian travellers are becoming more intent on nature travel and 49% of travellers said that they would want to travel more to make up for the time lost in 2020. 57% of Indian travellers plans to travel or expect to travel in […]
Don’t be mistaken: Tales are not only meant to entertain you. They are there to teach you lessons, or to remind you of facts that you should not forget, unless you want to find yourself with problems or remain stupid and ignorant. The stories below will probably make you smile, but they’ll also keep you […]
Nowadays, Salwar Kameez is popular not only in India but also in many places in the world. With a variety of bright and colorful palettes combined with elegant decorations, Salwar Kameez is a remarkable brand due to its unique beauty. Thus, this fashionable Indian attire spread to Europe and America and garnered interest among women […]
When you travel to India, you might wonder why India has a very unusual time zone. Normally, the time zones around the world have a 1-hour increment from the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). That said, the clock in India is different since it has a 30-minute offset instead of a 1-hour offset like other countries. […]
As you probably know, India is not only famous for its culture or food, but also its various art forms. It might come as a surprise to many people that some of the most famous Indian paintings represented women in all their glory. Indeed, women portraits in India got lots of interest over the years, […]
Cricket was first introduced in India by the British, during the 18th century. It has gone a long way since then, as its national League, IPL, now ranks 6th in terms of sports league attendance worldwide. As it continues to grow and gain value, there is a rise in interest from commercial partners as well […]
Buddha statue refers to a type of sculpture art that is closely attached to religious beliefs, presenting the image of the prophet of Buddhism. Buddhist art and Buddha statues have been famously worshiped for more than 2000 years in many Asian countries. Let’s explore the history of the Buddha statue and its meaning in the […]
The Solar Plexus Chakra is also known as the Manipura, which means “City of Jewels” in Sanskrit. This is the third of the main seven chakras in our body. The latter is located in the upper belly button and up to the breastbone. The Solar Plexus Chakra is Yellow and represents the Fire element. This […]
Singing bowls have been used for centuries as they provide a calm, blissful, and healthier mind to people who meditate. Indeed, the latter are great tools for enhancing one’s meditation experience. Moreover, singing bowls are also used during hypnotic induction and other related activities. If you are looking for a singing bowl or a cushion, […]
Humans have created symbols more than half a millennium ago which communicate their values, ideas, and reflect profound concepts through imagery. The symbols are not only a way to communicate, but they also have a marvelous personal identity which represents something difficult to explain, as if this imagery spoke to us on a spiritual level. Furthermore, […]
Throughout its history, India has witnessed gambling in many different forms. Under the British Raj, laws were tighter than at other times, but even then, there has always been some form of gambling, whether people were betting on animal fights on the street, on sports or playing card games. Today, online casinos are popular around […]
India currently has the second largest population in the world. Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that some of its actors are known around the world, as well as in Hollywood. But that is also because India has a very strong cinematic culture, thanks to what is known internationally as Bollywood. But it […]
In the middle of difficult economic times, comes unexpected good news. There have been more new incorporations of firms in India in the month of July than in the previous seven years. This brings hope in the middle of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, which is causing havoc to the economy of the country. It seems […]
In these dark economic times, caused by the coronavirus crisis, it is sometimes hard to find a silver lining. But the answer might just be in the question. In fact, as everyone realizes that there is a problem with India’s growing economy, thanks to the latest data on gross domestic product (GDP) released on August […]
Superheroes are all the rage in this day and age. Marvel and DC Comics have been inundating the movies scene with a mixture of their characters for decades now, and it seems like the public can’t get enough of the same old, same old. All the while, there are so many Indian superheroes which could […]
India has been a much better performer in recent Olympics. We can definitely see a bright future for the country in many activities featured at these events. But there are traditional sports in India that deserve recognition around the world, and of which we never hear about. Let’s shine the light on a few of […]
When you consider that the lotus flower starts out in the mud of ponds and grows to become a thing of such beauty, you start understanding why it has so much importance in so many different traditions. Therefore, it came to represent many different things, according to those who see it and revere it. Let’s […]
The growth of India’s FMCG industry has seen an important change in the last few years. Whereas before the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) were mostly acquired by the urban segment of India, today, Indians from rural and semi-urban segments are growing at a rapid pace and taking over 50% of the total spending.
If you are looking to deepen your knowledge of the Spanish language, you are probably already aware that it is the second most spoken language in the world today. On the streets of America, in many cities, you’ll hear it speak as much as English. The opportunities you provide yourself with, thanks to a degree […]
After the announcement of the largest investment for a minority shareholder to ever take place in the world last week, when Facebook invested into Reliance Jio, it has now been announced that another Indian firm (Paytm) will also be receiving money form one of the tech giants, in this case Microsoft.
In 2018, India ranked 44th out of 167 countries in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index (IPL). One of the reasons for this raise in ranking, is that the government of India is actively supporting the development of the infrastructure sector, adopting policies to ensure the creation of world class infrastructure in the country over […]
Foreign Direct Investment is a form of investment in a business where control and ownership are exercised by another entity based out of some other country. It is a direct control method by investing in a business in another country, encouraging the exchange of monetary dealings in foreign currency. It is quite simple to understand […]
India conjures up many images : the Taj Majal, the Ganges river, the spicy food, and welcoming people. As a huge country, its culture is rich and diverse. This is very much attractive for foreign travellers, but can also be unsettling when we don’t understand the customs or rules of etiquette. To make friends, rather than […]
The Holi festival honors the destruction and eventual burning of Holika, a demoness. It is a festival meant to celebrate the victory of good over malevolence. The victory was realized after Lord Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation offered assistance. The moniker “Festival of Colors” was inspired by Lord Krishna’s childhood antics. Lord Krishna was […]
Lamput produced and created by Vaibhav Kumaresh is an entertaining Indian slapstick chase comedy. The comedy, according to the production studio has a special place in the world of chase slapstick, non-dialogue chase communication in its home country, and around the globe. The term “Lamput” refers to a gooey like orange substance that was able […]
The company registration number, called the CIN number in Indian, is a unique number that is assigned by the Registrar of Companies (ROC). The ROC is found in various states in India and is under the Ministry of Coporate Affairs. It is used to find the primary details of any company registered in India. Any […]
Superheroes are imaginary beings with remarkable abilities that bend natures laws. These abilities include super strength, speed, healing capabilities among others. These beings can be either terrestrial or extraterrestrial who got their skills from accidents, scientific experiments or naturally. Continue reading on to discover the top ten Indian heroes of all time.
If you’re looking to broaden your culinary horizons, delving deep into the world of Indian breads is a great way to start. A great deal of Indian breads come in flatbread form, with pan-fried cooking the preferred method. In many places throughout India, bread is consumed as a staple food, with the north of the […]
The Shiva-lingam, or simply the lingam, is an enduring emblem of the Hindu faith in India. Several theories exist to explain the origin of this ancient and emblematic representation, but many share common ground in the belief it relates to fertility cults of aeons past. This is largely down to the phallic shape it’s synonymous […]
You’ve probably heard of India’s caste system, but you don’t really know what it’s all about ? Well, castes are based on the ideology of human inequality. It is the core concept of Indian society. Understanding Indian castes’ system is equivalent to understanding India and Indian people. Let’s explain further.
Five decades ago, the American journalist Flora Lewis said something about learning new languages. According to her, it was not only learning new words in order to say the same thing, but above all learning other ways to think about things. In today’s globalised market, the statement still stands true.
If you’ve already attended an Indian wedding reception as a guest, you might already know that pomp, show and colour are part of the clothing tradition, as much regarding men outfits as women dresses. Saree, lehenga, kurta, sherwani… There are many options for the men and women to choose from. If you don’t know what kind […]
All travelers dream of roadtripping through Asia one day, but exploring each one of its beautiful places would mean a long, very long road trip. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford to travel for so long. So, for those who have a month in front of them, here is a sample of itinerary from Vietnam back […]