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Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

Vibrant colours of the Pushkar Fair

November 23, 2018

The Pushkar Fair invites tourists from across the globe who flock to this town and soak in the riot of vibrant colours and festivities. The fair is all loaded with cultural programmes, folk music and dance, richly adorned camels and other livestock.

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The land of frescoes: Shekhawati in Rajasthan

The land of frescoes: Shekhawati in Rajasthan

May 17, 2018

The north Indian state of Rajasthan used to be the the land of kings and the pride of Rajputs and Marathas, which is why the state is adorned with palaces and forts hosting a wide variety of architectural styles.

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Union Budget 2017: India on the path of remonetisation

Union Budget 2017: India on the path of remonetisation

February 3, 2017

After the Indian government has started wheeling the remonetisation mechanism enduringly, banks and ATMs are witnessing a flow of currency. However, the authorities are urge the citizens to go cashless and it was reflected on the budget this year, which was centralised at spendin...

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Terracotta clay art: An ancient Indian craft still going strong

Terracotta clay art: An ancient Indian craft still going strong

January 12, 2017

Pottery is associated deeply with the Indian history and the fine art of terracotta is still alive and well. This ancient craft shows understanding of various art forms in India and the art not only survived through ages but has also stood out with time.

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Demonetisation hitting hard on Indian microfinance sector

Demonetisation hitting hard on Indian microfinance sector

December 23, 2016

Demonetisation has affected the debit-credit culture of the entire nation. Urban and rural poor of India are both suffering the heat, but in their own ways.

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Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

Suez wins the contract for the Colaba wastewater treatment plant

October 10, 2016

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has given French giant Suez the contract to design and build the Colaba wastewater treatment facility, an upscale district of the economic capital of India, which faces enormous sanitation infrastructure needs with its growing po...

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Open defecation remains a grave concern in India

Open defecation remains a grave concern in India

September 29, 2016

Open defecation remains a problem in India even as Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) approaches its 2nd anniversary.

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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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India continues to break space technology barriers

India continues to break space technology barriers

June 23, 2016

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) set a new record with the launch of 20 satellites in 26 minutes on June 23, 2016.

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Increasing vegetarianism in India

Increasing vegetarianism in India

June 10, 2016

According to a survey, the percentage of meat eaters in India is expected to decline as the benefits of vegetarianism are getting popular in the country.

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Employment challenges

Employment challenges

April 28, 2016

According to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India will witness a major shortage of jobs in the next 35 years. As per a report released by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 27, 2016, India will face employment problems in the future and there will ...

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