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Welcome to the May  2018 edition of INDIA LIVE, your source for what's happening with India, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington D.C.

Every Village in India is Now Electrified, PM Modi Announces

Every one of India's thousands of villages now has access to electricity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, meeting the Government's target ahead of the goal. "I am delighted that every single village of India now has access to electricity," the PM tweeted.
PM Modi in Yoga Instruction Video

Yoga enthusiast and Indian PM Modi has become a teacher, releasing an animated video of himself demonstrating different poses.


Calling and texting from aircraft will soon become a reality as the Government has approved in-flight connectivity, facilitating both voice and data calls and data surfing in Indian airspace.

Growing Number of Indian-Americans Leading Best Business Schools in U.S.

Recent years have witnessed several Indian Americans take the helm of the nation's most selective business schools: Sunil Kumar at University of Chicago (2011-16), Nitin Nohria at Harvard, Dipak Jain at Northwestern (2001-09), Rangarajan Sundaram at NYU and Paul Almedia at Georgetown. By some estimates, Indian Americans have led, or currently lead, more than a dozen business schools in the U.S.


Meet India's Favorite YouTube Family 

An eight-member family in Noida broadcasts their lives on YouTube and has gained a substantial following - more than 133 million views. The brainchild of matriarch Shruti Arjun Anand, the channel has been online for four years and has 780,000 subscribers.

Watch Govt.'s New 360-Degree VR 'Incredible India' Video

Experience Incredible India in 360 degrees, as never seen before. Journey across Hampi, Goa, Delhi and Amritsar, and explore the places and people that make each of these iconic Indian sites incredible .