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Nadeem Akhtar

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Ticket to Hollywood

Monday, March 1st, 2010

The presence of Hollywood is not new in India. But the way these Hollywood films have done business in recent times is definitely surprising. Generally, the Indian audience is fond of stories involving a love triangle, but now tastes are changing, so in the business of these films, Hollywood has magical effects on the people. To put it simply, the business of Hollywood films is growing smoothly.

Come to Experience Incredible India

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Indian tourism is now recovering from the global recession. In particular, the last two months' developments encouraged the Ministry of Tourism. After the recession, these two months showed an increased number of tourists. Now, the Ministry is trying to promote it through its new efforts. The slowdown of the past few years was a major setback to the ever-increasing Indian tourism. In 2008, from January-March, around 1.7 million tourists visited India, while during the same period in 2009, only 1.46 million tourists decided to visit India.

Ecconomic Challenges

Taking the Economic Challenges Head on: India Spends for Its Masses

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

The second inning under Indian Premier Manmohan Singh gave Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee the first opportunity to present his budget, and with his experienced decision, he proved that he will go a long way.

Pratibha Devi Singh Patil

The Rising Power of Women in India

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Can you guess what the most positive aspect of India today might be? The answer is a word called HOPE. Hope for a better tomorrow, hope for success, hope for greater possibilities and hope for a country that is indiscriminating of cast, creed and gender. In the dark ages as well as the stone ages, physical might was what dominated existence, wherein it was acceptable to place women in a lower position. Yet with the passage of time, might was gradually replaced with intellect, art, science and inventions, culture, and so on.

Rahul Gandhi with Dongaria Kondh tribes

The Rahul Factor

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Energetic, popular, charismatic, hard working… whatever positive adjective you prefer, just put it before his name. He is the one who has taken the challenge to feed the enthusiasm of the Party workers. He is the one who managed to come out with a mission in a state (Uttar Pradesh) where caste and creed politics ruled over political agendas. He is the one who addressed election rallies in 26 states in 37 days.

Manmohan Singh

The Return of the King

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Indian National Congress. A name that is on the tip of everyone’s tongue today in India. The elections for the 15th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament, has been altogether captured by this 125–year-old-party. It is crystal clear now that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will head the newly elected government led by congress (206).

The big question that is arising here is how the absolute-right BJP was defeated despite all the predictions of a hung house and how has the ruling United Progressive Alliance managed to grab the majority?


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