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Independent India – A Real Estate Perspective

In the 71 years since India gained independence, the country’s real estate market has changed tremendously. While it has not always been consumer-favouring throughout this period, it is certainly so today. The country’s cities have expanded, new economic drivers have come in and jobs are being created at all levels. Likewise, appropriate housing is now being […]

Union Minister of India launches ‘sign language’ National Anthem featuring Amitabh Bachchan

The Union Minister Mahendra Nath Pandey, launched a new video of the National Anthem in sign language, featuring disabled and partially disabled children. The video is 3 minutes long and is directed by Govind Nihalani, featuring Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan along with physically challenged children performing the anthem in sign language with the Red Fort […]

Hyderabad to host The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

Hyderabad City in India will be hosting “The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017”, from 28th -30th of November. u that the two countries will co-host the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The theme and focus of the Summit will be Women First, Prosperity for All and highlighting the critical role women play in fostering global growth and […]

Opportunities to Indian realtors and developers to invest in United Kingdom

On August 10th the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) hosted India’s top 50 realtors, developers, and promoters at the House of Lords in Parliament. Greg Hands, British Minister of State for International Trade, on his key note address at the event titled -“Regeneration and infrastructure investment in a land alive with opportunities”. For this […]

Drought affects more than half of Maharashtra

It’s been a while that more than half of Maharashtra is suffering under the gloominess of drought as 254 out of around 380 talukas in the state have received a below average rainfall until now this year. Even though monsoon is around the corner but only 61 talukas have received an average or above average […]

Chief Minister of Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti met the Governor to discuss Article 35A

Today the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti call on the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, N N Vohra and discussed the legal challenges to Article 35A of the Constitution and several other issues. Article 35A gives special status to the state Jammu and Kashmir and it has been challenged in the Supreme […]

India celebrates 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 75th of the Quit India Movement hailed the nation’s freedom fighters and said that the movement of 1942 marked the rise of India’s new leadership. On the occasion of this day he remembered the struggle of the freedom fighters and their spirit of sacrifices that they […]

Nepal to play neutral in India-China standoff: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal Krishna Bahadur Mahara today said, “My country will not take any sides in the ongoing Sikkim standoff between India and China”. He asked that India and China use “peaceful diplomatic means” to resolve the issue and wishes not to get dragged into the border disputes. Some media rumours are attempting […]

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to visit Bangladesh in September

On the first half of September External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Bangladesh (Dhaka); to attend the fourth Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting. Dates are to be finalized for the proposed visit. This will be Swaraj’s second visit to Bangladesh. Her previous visit to Bangladesh was between June 25 and June 27, […]

New project highlights role of Indian soldiers in World War One

by REENA KUMAR A HISTORY project is hoping to shed new light on the experiences of Indian soldiers who fought in World War One, in the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire regiment. Priya Atwal, a history consultant at Oxford University, told Eastern Eye that the project entitled The Indian Army in the First World War: An Oxfordshire […]