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Donald Trump comes calling

Donald Trump comes calling

February 23, 2020

United States President Donald Trump’s visit is expected to be high on hype, but low on content. And that is not too bad for India.

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D’Indraprastha à New Delhi

D’Indraprastha à New Delhi

February 3, 2019

Delhi, qui a connu à plusieurs reprises, le faste, la conquête, la destruction et la renaissance, est le fruit de l’amalgame de toutes les villes qui l’ont précédée. Cette cité millénaire, à l’histoire tumultueuse et aux influences multiples qui se reflètent dans t...

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The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

The fever of changing names of places grips the nation

November 19, 2018

It all began with renaming of the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj last month by chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath, and now the name changing spree has vivaciously spread to other regions as well, with Agra, Ahmedabad and Pune in queue.

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The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

The Taj: A symbol of love or an abode of divinity?

August 13, 2017

Taj Mahal, the 17th-century architectural marvel, one of the seven wonders of the modern world, visited by millions of tourists, is caught up in a new controversy. Is it actually a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu trinity?

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Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Indian government plans rail routes for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

December 26, 2016

The young Indian diaspora who will take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will have the opportunity to travel by Indian Railways to discover various shades and features of India, its tradition and rich art and culture.

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Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

November 19, 2016

In a national telecast on November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of INR 1,000 (USD 15) and INR 500 (USD 7.50) currency bills. Ever since, the nation is reeling under the inconvenience. The country, though, remains divided on such a radical move.

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Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

November 2, 2016

As youngsters in India are increasingly resorting to short weekend trips, a survey by OYO, an Indian hotel brand that owns, operates and aggregates standardised hotel rooms, shows that growing number of Indians are switching to spontaneous travel plans throughout the year.

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