news on India

Aapravasi Ghat: An undying Indian symbol in Mauritius

Aapravasi Ghat: An undying Indian symbol in Mauritius

March 25, 2017

The Aapravasi Ghat in Port Louis, served as the main immigration depot for the indentured labourers from India. An important landmark for Mauritius' social history, it is also home to a modern Indian Diaspora.

Read More
India ranks 131 on UN’s Human Development Index

India ranks 131 on UN’s Human Development Index

March 23, 2017

India, the third largest Asian economy, ranks a 'medium' 131 on the Human Development Index. Showing evident progress in sects like life expectancy at birth, the report also talks of job creation among other things.

Read More
Hollywood actress co-authors research paper with Indian-origin engineer

Hollywood actress co-authors research paper with Indian-origin engineer

February 2, 2017

Hollywood sensation Kristen Stewart and an Indian-origin research engineer have come together to formulate an Artificial Intelligence that makes digital shots or images look like impressionistic paintings. The star recently used the research to make art in her upcoming film.

Read More