Welcome to the August 2014 edition of INDIA LIVE, your source for what's happening with India,
presented by the Embassy of India, Washington D.C.
TECH LIVE
India Launches Five Foreign Satellites
TRAVEL LIVE
Palace on Wheels: Ride the Rails Like a Royal

Palace on Wheels, the lavish Indian train once used by former kings, now embarks on week-long journeys throughout India, transporting visitors in style with spectacular views of the country and sightseeing tours in cities along the way.

>Read More 

 

 

 >>More Travel Live Stories
PEOPLE LIVE
Berklee to Award Honorary Doctorate to Rahman

Indian composer A R Rahman will be conferred with an honorary doctorate by Berklee College of Music in Boston. Nicknamed "the Mozart of Madras," Rahman won 2 Academy Awards for his work in the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire' and is acclaimed for redefining music in contemporary film.

>Read More


 >>More People Live Stories
INTERESTS LIVE
India Building World's Highest Railway Bridge in Himalayas

Indian engineers are working to build the world's highest railway bridge, which is expected to be taller that Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The arch-shaped steel structure will cross the Chenab River and link the regions of Jammu and Kashmir. 

 >Read More
BIZ LIVE
50 Reasons to Partner with India

The Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF) has published an interactive brochure highlighting India's dynamic consumer market, skilled workforce, entrepreneurial spirit and 47 other compelling reasons why investors should partner with India in "the world's largest growth story." 

>Read More

 >>More Biz Live Stories
EMBASSY LIVE
Amb. Jaishankar Hosts Congressman Schock of Illinois
Ambassador Dr. S. Jaishankar hosted Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) and a group of his constituents at his residence in Washington, DC. Constituents included Illinois businessmen, industry leaders and city council members.  

MoreTECHLiveMore TECH LIVE

  • India's First Domestic Research Ship Sets Sail. >Read More
  • Bangalore Becoming New Start-Up Capital. >Read More  
  • Indian Scientists Develop Technique to Detect Hidden Explosives.  >Read More
MorePEOPLELIVEMore PEOPLE LIVE
  • Indian-American Neel Sethi to Play Mowgli in Disney's 'Jungle Book.' >Read More
  • Antarctic Mountain Named for Indian-American Scientist. >Read More 
  • Indian Mathematician Shares 2014 George Polya Prize. >Read More   
MoreBIZLIVE1More BIZ LIVE
  • Facebook's Sandberg: India has Potential to be Largest Economy. >Read More 
  • India Welcomed 9% More Tourists in June. >Read More
  • Young Entrepreneurs Turn Angels for Younger Startups  >Read More 
MoreTRAVELLIVE1More TRAVEL LIVE
  • Top 10 Extreme Sports in India You May Have Missed. >Read More 
  • Wreck-Diving: A New Pursuit for Indian Adventure Seekers. >Read More
  • India's Top 10 River Rafting Hotspots.  >Read More 
MoreINTERESTSLIVE1More INTERESTS LIVE
  • Indian Artist Wins Award at Sand Sculpting World Cup. >Read More 
  • Rotimatic: Can Make One Roti Per Minute. >Read More
  • Indian-American Doctors to Help India Keep Healthy. >Read More   
MoreEMBASSYLIVE1More EMBASSY LIVE

  • Photo Gallery: Ambassador Jaishankar's July Meetings. >Read More 
  • New York Consulate Hosts AICC Meeting.  >Read More
  • A Curtain Raiser for India Day Parade 2014 hosted at New York Consulate. >Read More 
FEATURED VIDEO

 
Nirvana and Beyond: An Indian Journey

Celebrating India's rich colors, deep heritage and magnificent beauty, 'Nirvana and Beyond: An Indian Journey' is a panoramic tale of the Indian civilization beginning with the Harappan civilization up until modern times. 

 

 

 



Join Our Mailing List 
 
Like us on Facebook   Follow us on Twitter

Comments? Feedback? | info2@indiagov.org | www.indianembassy.org
Disclaimer: The Embassy provides links to online contents of interest, which should not be construed as endorsement.