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Welcome to the June 2015 edition of INDIA LIVE, your source for what's happening with India, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington D.C.

A Letter from PM Modi After One Year in Office

In an open letter to the Indian people on the occasion of his first anniversary in office, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi elaborated on his administration's progress on corruption, the economy, poverty alleviation, health care, agriculture, energy and infrastructure. 


Commemorate the International Day of Yoga on June 21 with this film from the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga.
Tata Consultancy Ranked Top 4 IT Services Brand in U.S.

India's Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) was ranked as a Top 4 IT Services brand in the U.S. and was named the 57th overall U.S. brand by Brand Finance in its second annual Top 500 U.S. Brands survey. 

Globally, TCS brand value grew 271% from US $2.3 billion in 2010 to US $8.7 billion in 2015, marking the fastest growth across the IT Services industry during the period.


Multinational Firms Increasingly Turning to Indian Leaders

Global Venture Capital Flocking to Indian Tech Start-Ups

Microsoft to Open First Digital Experience Center in India
Ambassador Singh Presents Credentials to President Obama

Ambassador Arun K. Singh met President Obama at the Oval office and formally presented his credentials as the Indian Ambassador to the US on May 18, 2015

In the meeting, President Barack Obama fondly recalled his trip to India in January this year and his personal friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Forbes: 4 Indians Among World's 100 Most Powerful Women


Indian Author Mukherjee Wins Encore Award

Indian Twins Are First South Asians to Conquer Both Poles on Skis

A. R. Rahman, the hugely prolific Oscar-winning Indian film composer is bringing his Intimate Concert Tour to many U.S. cities.

Nine Cool Indian Music Festivals to Check Out

With the indie music scene growing rapidly in India, music festivals are getting bigger and better. From lit-up stages, campsites in the lap of nature, jamming sessions in midst of a desert to adventure sports, these festivals have everything that makes for a perfect getaway. In December alone, festival-goers can choose from the Magnetic Fields Festival, the Enchanted Valley Carnival and the Hornbill Festival.


Best Places for Heli-Skiing in India

Catch the Wave: Water-Based Adventure Sports in India

Top Summer Vacation Spots in India