India is a country in South Asia, neighbouring with Pakistan in the west, China, Nepal, Bhutan in north, Bangladesh and Myanmar in east and Sri Lanka in South. India has the second most populous country in the world. As per area, Indians ranked seventh in the world. Hindi is the official language of India and 447 regional languages. Hinduism is the majority religion with 79.8 percent, followed by Islam with 14.2 percent. Christianity constitutes 2.3 percent, while Sikhism is with 1.7 percent, Buddhism is 0.7 percent, Jainism 0.4 percent and others. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India and Rajendra prasad was the first president of India. Currently, Narendra Modi from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the prime minister of India and Ram Nath Kovind is the president. Cricket is the most popular sport in India. Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest players to have played the game. Other sports like Tennis, Football, Hockey also have a root in India. India has 28 states and 8 union territories. Delhi is the capital of India, whereas Mumbai is considered as the financial capital of India. Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani is the richest Asian. Ratan Tata, N.r. Narayana Murthy, Kumar Managalam Birla, Gautam Adani etc are among the few popular businessmen of India. More
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The current ban was scheduled to be reviewed in April and top government officials from food, farm and trade ministries are likely to make a decision on an extension by the end of March, or early April, government and industry sources said, adding they don't expect wheat exports to resume until mid-2024.
Similarly, the country's trade with China has aggregated at about USD 87 billion during the nine-month period of this fiscal, according to the data provided by Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
As per the research, the Top 10 most in-demand skills for the year in India featured a blend of business and marketing skills. This includes management, communications and sales. Further tech skills such as software development, SQL and Java.
Speaking in the Lok Sabha on the Motion of Thanks on the President's address, Ravi Shankar Prasad said Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Tuesday were "baseless, shameful and full of lies, and came from a feeling of dejection".
The procurement crossed Rs 1.5 lakh crore on February 1.
The consignments were sent on a C-130J military transport aircraft on Tuesday night and were handed over to the Syrian authorities by India's Charge'd Affaires S K Yadav this morning.
In an interview with PTI here, Subramanian Swamy spoke about how his recent tweet on being "sorrowful" regarding the demise of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf which has received a lot of criticism online.
Certain remarks of Rahul Gandhi made in the House on Tuesday have already been expunged from the records.
Sri Lanka declared bankruptcy last year and defaulted on its USD 51 billion foreign loans for the first time since independence from Britain in 1948. India has played a significant role in aiding the island nation over the last year to tide over the economic crisis.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address comes a day after senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP-led Centre for allegedly giving undue favours to billionaire Gautam Adani
“Economic activity in India remains resilient, while investment activity continues to gain traction, and rural demand continues to show signs of improvement,” RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said
January-March 2023 CPI inflation is seen at 5.6 percent versus 5.9 percent earlier
US officials have briefed its friends and allies including India on the finds of the Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down by a fighter jet off the coast of South Carolina in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday.
In 2019, Indian Parliament revoked Article 370 of the Constitution which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
Demand for Electric Vehicles (EVs) has increased exponentially in the last two years with the government's push, increasing awareness, and new launches, domestic rating agency Icra said in its report.
To develop a strong innovation ecosystem in the country, it is important that a concerted effort is made to develop respect for the IPRs of others amongst citizens and develop consciousness amongst entrepreneurs to protect and develop their IPRs
The phenomenal ease of travel on this well planned, thoughtfully connected, people-friendly and eco-sensitive expressway will bring opportunities, growth and dreams closer to reality for millions of people
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In this edition of Market Minutes, N Mahalakshmi weighs the India-emerging markets swap trade that has caused the foreign investors to withdraw from India. When will they stop selling? Market Minutes is a morning podcast that tracks the risk-reward in stock markets by putting the spotlight on keys data points and developing trends
Petronet LNG Ltd., India’s biggest gas importer, wants to secure 12 million tons a year of additional supply under long-term contracts, Managing Director Akshay Kumar Singh said Tuesday in Bengaluru at India Energy Week.
The price cuts have been done courtesy of improvements in the overall sourcing, design, product development, packaging and volumes, Ikea India's chief executive and chief sustainability officer Susanne Pulverer told PTI.
In an interaction with Shweta Punj of Moneycontrol, the finance secretary shared the thoughts that went into drawing up the document, and nuancing between the known unknowns and unknown unknowns.
As India scales up its renewable energy capacity, battery storage systems are gaining importance as a solution to reduce the intermittency of renewable energy projects to provide continuous power.