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Art and Literature in India

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Incredible India! If you are an art lover, there are few countries with a longer art history than India’s which goes back 10,000 years. Starting with the Bhimbetka cave drawings which show animals and hunting scenes, Indian paintings give an insight into life through the ages. The people of the Indus valley civilization produced the … Read more

Transportation in India

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When you fly in and out of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, you will be one of just under 40 million passengers who do so annually. Air India is the country’s national airline which serves a total of 39 international and 46 domestic destinations. The Air India logo features a red swan (symbolising … Read more

India’s Festivals

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Because India is so diverse culturally and so big geographically, it is not surprising that there are many holidays and festivals which are celebrated there every year.Independence Day, which is on August 15, commemorates the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, … Read more

Jewellery in India

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Jewellery is important in India and is deeply interwoven in its culture. Indian jewellery made of bones, stones, and shells dates back more than 5000 years. India was one of the first countries to make jewellery from metals and gemstones and today, India is one of the largest consumers of gold in the world buying … Read more

Animals as National Symbols

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If I were to ask you which animal you associate with India, many of you would probably say a tiger or an elephant. Royal Bengal Tigers are one of the 5 remaining species of tigers living and they are the country’s national animal. There are now about 3000 tigers in the wild in India, but … Read more

Delicious Food in India!

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When I think about India, one of the first things that comes to my mind is the food. I love Indian curries! Korma, tikka masala, mughlai, bhuna, jalfezi, dhansak, pasanda, rogan josh, makhani – the list goes on and on. Of course, you must have a naan to go with your curry, but do you … Read more

India’s Cultural Diversity

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Why not start planning your trip to Delhi, now? Few countries offer the cultural diversity that can be found in India. Not surprising since, with over 1.4 billion people, it is the second most populous country in the world and in fact is predicted to take over as the number one from China in the … Read more