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More Effects from Covid-19 on Cricket Games

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 […]

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Can we still fly to India from the USA in 2021 during Covid-19?

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 […]

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How do Indians entertain Themselves?

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 […]

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How well is the Gambling Industry doing in India?

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 […]

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How are the films and series streaming platforms adapting in India?

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 […]

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The Complete Guide on the Bindi

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.

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India Announces Squad for T20 Cricket World Cup in UAE

India has announced its 15-member squad for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 set to kick off on 17 October in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the national side tipped as one of the favourites to take home the winner’s trophy.

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Let’s talk about Kuch Kuch Hota Hai characters

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 […]

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Travel to India Normalising, Vice President Calls for Spending Time in Nature

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 […]

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Indian Travellers Want to Travel More & Make up Time Lost Owing to COVID-19

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 […]

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Indian Folk Tales Everyone can learn from

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 […]

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Salwar Kameez: versatile and beautiful Indian outfit for women in trend

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 […]

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Why Does India Have a Different Time Zone?

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. […]

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Top 6 famous Indian ladies portraits

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, […]

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India’s Cricket League (IPL) keeps growing and attracting attention

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 […]

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A History of Buddha Statue

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 […]

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What is the Solar Plexus Chakra?

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 […]

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Top 5 singing bowls for meditation

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, […]

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The Surprising Health Benefits of doing Yoga

Yoga has its roots in India and started back in time five millennials ago, according to some historians. However, it is probably fair to say that it has never been as popular as it is today. It is not so surprising when we think of all the health benefits it brings. Here are a few […]

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Hidden Meaning of Remarkable Sacred Symbols

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, […]

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What you need to know about Buddhist Mala – Tibetan Prayer Beads

If you are into meditation or yoga, you have probably seen mala beads before. They can also be found in paintings or sculptures of Buddha, where he is seen holding them. In fact, it is quite a common sight, but not everyone knows where they come from and what they are used for. This article […]

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What are the Status of Online Casinos and other Gambling Structures in India?

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 […]

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Who are the Best-known Indian Actors in Hollywood, in 2020?

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 […]

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What does namaste mean ?

You may have heard this word if you are doing yoga or meditation and you might ask what does namaste means? What is the spiritual meaning of namaste? In this article, we are going to answer these questions.

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Who Are the Highest Paid Indian CEO in the world?

India is one of the fastest growing countries in the world. Some industries and companies are generating great revenues, and therefore, the people in charge are remunerated accordingly. Here is a list of the highest paid CEO in India, over the last few years.

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Where to find the Best Online News in India?

India is one of the countries with the largest GDP growth over the last decade. That is why so many people need to stay afloat of what’s going on inside the country. Businessmen, investors but also citizens of India all try to find the best news website India. Here are a few Indian news sites […]

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Highest Level of new Incorporations in India in Seven Years (July 2020)

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 […]

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Some Indian Superheroes We Would Like to See More of in the Future

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 […]

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What should you Wear if You Are Invited as a Guest at an Indian Wedding?

If you are invited to an Indian wedding and you are not part of that culture, you may wonder what you should wear during that special event. It is, in fact, a very good an important question to ask yourself, because dressing in a particular fashion is part of the ritual, and you should respect […]

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What does the Lotus Flower Represent in Various Traditions?

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 […]

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Report on India’s FMCG Industry

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.

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Four Career Fields You Can Go Into with a Degree in Spanish

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 […]

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Indian Companies Attracting Big Investments from American Giant Tech Firms

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.

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While Tourism Grows in India, Indians Enjoy Trips to Thailand

Thailand is recording a slower growth in its tourism industry lately, but it does intend to benefit more from the continually emerging potential of the Indian market. In 2018, there were 1.59 million Indian visitors in the country and in the following year, that number surpassed 2 million.

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The Indian Government Working to Provide World Class Infrastructure to the Country

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 […]

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Here’s All That You Need To Know About Foreign Direct Investment

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 […]

Travelling in India : tips and advice on how to follow proper etiquette

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 […]

Holi: The Most Famous Festival of Love And Colors

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 […]

Grah Shanti: The Traditional Indian Engagement Ceremony Ritual

From entertainment, flowers, clothing, to the food, there is usually a lot of excitement and preparation around the wedding day. While there are variations in various Hindu communities, there are some staples like the Gran Shanti ceremony. Here are a few details on how the ritual takes place.

What is a company registration number in India?

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 […]

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Who Are the Top 10 Indian Superheroes of All Time?

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.

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Different types of Indian breads explained

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 […]

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Shiva-lingam, India’s most emblematic hindu representation

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 […]

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Understanding India’s caste system

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.

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What Shall You Not Wear To An Indian Wedding Reception As A Guest?

Last month, we spoke about what to wear to a traditional Indian wedding as a guest. Now you fully got the dos, let’s speak about the don’ts. May you be a friend or family, a colleague or even an international guest, there are some things you just can’t do at an official reception like a […]

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Learn To Speak Foreign Languages To Open Up To New Opportunities

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.

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What Traditional Indian Wedding Outfits Do Male And Female Guests Wear?

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 […]

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12 Most Amazing Traditional Indian Jewellery Pieces

Indian jewellery is as old as Indian civilisation itself. Gold, pearls and precious stones are part of the local jewellery tradition, which translate Indian aspiration to reach perfection in form, design and colours. Let’s have a look at the most amazing pieces you might come across.

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From Vietnam Back to India in a Month : One Idea of Road-Trip Itinerary

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 […]

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The Best 7 Luxury Hotels in India

India, its beautiful monuments and its unending sand beaches… If you are planning your next holiday in India, you might be interested in our top 7 of the best luxury hotels in this beautiful country. Ready? So let’s rock.