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  India Travel - Travel to India - Indian Travel Guide - India Travelog
India is one land which offers bouquet of experiences - with immortal Taj Mahal to land of safaris.
My main motive to visit India was to experience its mult faceted culture..............As I traveled through the nation, I got acquainted about the landmarks of each era, the achievements of each age, the legacy of each regime.
The important fact that I noticed was that India is majorly occupied by hindus but this doesn't bound any religion not to express their views.
www.indiatravelog.com   (633 words)

 India Resource Center
In a shocking finding, another Coca-Cola bottling plant in India has been found to be operating in complete violation of environmental laws and regulations in India.
Groups in India campaigning against Coca-Cola have rejected the choice of TERI as the independent assessor of Coca-Cola's operations in India.
Los grupos en India que realizan la campaña en contra de Coca Cola han rechazado la presencia del TERI como asesor independiente de las operaciones de la Coca Cola en India.
www.indiaresource.org   (1548 words)

 India Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
India 1700-1792 from The Historical Atlas by William R. Shepherd, 1923 (645K)
India 1760 from The Public Schools Historical Atlas edited by C. Colbeck.
India 1882 from A Dictionary Practical, Theoretical, and Historical of Commerce and Commercial Navigation by J.R. M'Culloch.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/india.html   (466 words)

  Political Map Of India, India Country Map, India Detailed Map, Interactive India Map
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage.
Spread in the area of 3.28 million sq kms, it comprises of 28 states such as Punjab, Maharashtra, Haryana, Goa etc. and seven union territories with a parliamentary form of government.
Rajasthan : Rajasthan, the northwestern state of India is a land of majestic forts, opulent palaces, picturesque lakes, shimmering deserts, exotic wild life and colorful bazaars.
www.mapsofindia.com /maps/india/india-political-map.htm   (454 words)

  India Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
India will sideswipe you with its size, clamour and diversity - but if you enjoy delving into convoluted cosmologies and thrive on sensual overload, then it is one of the most intricate and rewarding dramas unfolding on earth, and you'll quickly develop an abiding passion for it.
India is a litmus test for many travellers - some are only too happy to leave, while others stay for a lifetime.
Generally, India's climate is defined by three seasons - the hot, the wet (monsoon) and the cool, each of which can vary in duration from north to south.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/india   (815 words)

 NTI: Country Overviews: India: Profile
Meanwhile, India continues to reject the existing nuclear nonproliferation regime on the grounds that it perpetuates an unjust distinction between a small group of states that are allowed nuclear weapons, and the rest of the world's states that are denied this right.
India's Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) announced in September 2002 that the naval variant of the Prithvi (Dhanush) has completed sea trials and is ready for "induction." Five tests of different versions of the intermediate-range Agni ballistic missile were conducted between May 1989 and January 2001.
India is not a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR); in November 2002, it rejected a draft of the International Code of Conduct (ICOC) on ballistic missile proliferation on grounds that it is discriminatory and interferes with the peaceful uses of space technology.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/India/index.html   (752 words)

 India (12/06)
India is continuing to move forward with market-oriented economic reforms that began in 1991.
India maintains that the entire former princely state is an integral part of the Indian union, while Pakistan insists upon the implementation of UN resolutions calling for self-determination for the people of the state.
India and China are building on growing economic ties to improve other aspects of their relationship such as counter-terrorism, energy, and trade.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3454.htm   (6607 words)

  CBC News Indepth: India
India is struggling with huge social, economic and environmental problems as it tries to make the transition from a developing to a developed country.
India was founded as a secular state, but the partition of British India in 1947 into India and Pakistan sparked riots and led to the largest migration in history.
India, Japan, Germany and Brazil have joined forces to try to convince the UN to expand the number of permanent Security Council seats from five to nine.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/india   (1150 words)

  India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India is referred to as the largest democracy in the world, by virtue of the fact that it has the largest electing population among democratic countries.
India's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert.
India is the second fastest growing major economy in the world, with a GDP growth rate of 9.1%, as of the first quarter of 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/India   (3918 words)

India consists of eight ecclesiastical provinces, seven of which are in the peninsula and the eighth in Ceylon.
India is rich in archælogical monuments of various kinds, and presents a remarkable variety of architectural works of highest excellence, embodying the history of the past.
In the last respect the Government of India cannot be said to be partial to Christians as compared with non-Christians; since it spends large sums of State money over a number of non-Christian religious edifices and institutions in continuance and perpetuation of the practice of their predecessors in the government of the country.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07722a.htm   (12490 words)

In India, these debts tend to be relatively modest, ranging on average from 500 rupees to 7,500 rupees,5 depending on the industry and the age and skill of the child.
India's international donors should suspend funding for any projects, such as sericulture, that are known to employ bonded child labor unless the project includes specific programs for the elimination of bonded child labor, education and rehabilitation of the affected children, and for improving the social welfare of the children and their families.
India's total exports, valued at twenty-six billion U.S. dollars in 199417 (most of this in consumer goods), are expected to triple by the year 2000, pushing India into fourth place among the world's largest economies.
www.hrw.org /reports/1996/India3.htm   (18759 words)

 An Introduction to India
This thick, roughly triangular peninsula defines the Bay of Bengal to the east, the Arabian sea to the west, and the India Ocean to the south.
India's northern border is dominated mostly by Nepal and the Himalayas, the world's highest mountain chain.
India reaches its peninsular tip with South India, which begins with the Deccan in the north and ends with Cape Comorin, where Hindus believe that bathing in the waters of the three oceans will wash away their sins.
www.geographia.com /india   (1021 words)

 AEGiS: India
Fundamental concerns in India include the ongoing dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir, massive overpopulation, environmental degradation, extensive poverty, and ethnic and religious strife, all this despite impressive gains in economic investment and output.
India extends nearly 2000 km from the Limpopo River in the north to Cape Agulhas in the south and nearly 1500 km form Port Nolloth in the west to the eastern port city of Durban.
India has had a sharp increase in the estimated number of HIV infections, from a few thousand in the early 1990s to a working estimate of about 4 million adults and children living with HIV/AIDS in 2001.
www.aegis.com /countries/india.html   (1714 words)

 India News
NEW DELHI: Rooting out terrorism and militancy is essential for permanent peace and friendship between India and Pakistan, said former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on Saturday as she called for the...
NEW DELHI: India is readying for some tough negotiations with the US when the two begin a crucial round of talks on Monday on finalising the contours of the bilateral civil nuclear agreement that will govern...
India can't be pressured on Iran pipeline project: Deora
www.topix.net /world/india   (831 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics on India. 2075 facts and figures, stats and information on Indian economy, crime, people, ...
The Portuguese Colonial Dominions in India and the Malay Archipelago, 1498-1580
India is the world's 4th largest economy and one of the fastest growing economies.
India has many fantastic things (you’ve mentioned many of them and i agree with you), but the problems are not going to dissapear only if you hide them or if you only speak the positive things.
www.nationmaster.com /country/in   (1418 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom 2006 - India
India's labor laws, which require companies employing more than 100 employees to seek government permission to fire employees, remain an obstacle to exploiting India's full economic potential in both the manufacturing and service sectors.
India's fiscal burden of government score is 0.4 point better this year.
According to Deloitte, India's top income tax rate is 33 percent (a top rate of 30 percent plus a 10 percent surcharge), up from the 30 percent reported in the 2005 Index.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=India   (1218 words)

 India announces plans to develop robot army - Engadget
India is a sovereign country, it has all the right not to feed their poor, but develop a robotic army instead.
India wouldn't be the first country to put money into it's military at the expense of socially responsibly governing.
India can do many thing on robotics, software as india has the merits has the devotation, has the human resources nad the power,but they have to realize what they are doing how they are doing need a proper vision with out politics intension or communualism.
www.engadget.com /2006/05/18/india-announces-plans-to-develop-robot-army   (5550 words)

 India travel guide - Wikitravel
India [1] is the largest country in the Subcontinent and shares borders with Pakistan to the west, China and Nepal to the north, Bhutan to the north-east, and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east.
Eastern IndiaIndia's mostly rural region, its largest city is Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta), the temple cities of Puri of Lord Jagannath fame and Bhubaneswar are both in Orissa.
However, independence was simultaneously granted to the secular state of India and the smaller Islamic state of Pakistan, and the orgy of Hindu-Muslim bloodletting that followed Partition led to the deaths of at least half a million and the migration of 12-14 million people.
wikitravel.org /en/India   (14215 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | South Asia | Country profiles | Country profile: India
APJ Abdul Kalam, a scientist and the architect of the country's missile programme, was sworn in as India's third Muslim head of state in 2002.
India's cable TV market is one of the world's largest, with more than 60 million subscribers, although growth slowed in 2005.
India and neighbouring Pakistan sometimes engage in a war of words via their respective media, occasionally banning relays of broadcasts from the other country.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/country_profiles/1154019.stm   (1262 words)

 India: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
India and Pakistan have held various talks about the disputed territory of Kashmir, which is the issue at the base of their chronic antagonism and their displays of nuclear strength.
India, angered by Washington's sudden coziness with Pakistan following the Sept. 11 attacks, took the opportunity to point out that, while Pakistan might be helping the U.S. fight terrorism on the Afghan front, it was simultaneously supporting terrorism on its own borders with India.
India and the Clinton-Bush administrations: why friction to friendship in the aftermath of India's nuclear testing is not likely to......
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107629.html   (2502 words)

 Embassy of India - Washington DC
November 2, 2007 India elected by the UN General Assembly to the Independent Audit Advisory Committee and the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions
October 19, 2007 8th Know India Programme by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs from 26 December 2007 to 18 January 2008
India International Coir Fair 2007 (IICF 2007), 7th to 11th December 2007
www.indianembassy.org   (301 words)

 india map and map of india information page
The ancient diamond-shaped country of India, the largest part of the Indian Subcontinent, extends from the Himalayan Mountains in the north, south into the tropical reaches of the Indian Ocean.
Numerous rivers drain the land, and without question, the Ganges is the heartbeat of India and one of the most significant rivers on the planet.
In India, visitors are warned to exercise caution when in the vicinity of government installations, popular tourism sites, or when attending any public event throughout the country.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/asia/in.htm   (860 words)

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