Welcome to the September 2014 edition of INDIA LIVE, your source for what's happening with India,
presented by the Embassy of India, Washington D.C.
TECH LIVE
PM Modi: 'Digital India' Can Transform Our Country
TRAVEL LIVE
Visitors Flock to India for Wellness Tourism 

Mia Farrow and Oprah are just two of the many Westerners who have flocked to India for life-changing trips to visit meditation retreats and spiritual sites. Now, the country is the fastest-growing wellness travel destination, with a projected 22 percent annual growth rate. 

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PEOPLE LIVE
BKS Iyengar, World-Renowned Yoga Guru, Dies in Pune

A yoga master for more than five decades, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundaraja (BKS) Iyengar passed away on August 20 in the western city of Pune, India. Founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga, Iyengar taught yoga to countless students and followers around the globe.

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INTERESTS LIVE

A sport that originated centuries ago, Kabaddi, a team sport based on wrestling, now boasts two professional leagues. The World Kabaddi League and the Pro Kabaddi League are generating interest in and sponsorships for the ancient sport.

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BIZ LIVE

PM Modi Endorses India as a Global Manufacturing Hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global firms to set up manufacturing facilities in India and make the country a global manufacturing powerhouse. Modi said, 'I would like to call upon people of the world to, 'come, make in India'.

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EMBASSY LIVE

Independence Day Celebrated at the Indian Embassy

India's 68th Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian Embassy on August 15.  Ambassador Dr. S. Jaishankar paid floral tribute to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Embassy and unfurled the Indian National flag.




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  • Indian Internet Users to Surpass US Users in 2014. > Read More
  • Next-Gen Railway Ministry Booking System Handles 7,200 Tickets per Minute. >Read More
  • Four Indians Listed in Fortune Magazine's 'Big Data All-Stars'.  >Read More
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  • Indian Athletes Win 15 Gold Medals at 2014 Glasgow Games. >Read More
  • Two Indian Americans Win Top Mathematics Medal. >Read More 
  • 21-Year-Old Indian Author Wins American Literary Prize. >Read More   
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  • PwC: India to Become World's Third Largest Economy by 2030. >Read More
  • Indian Markets Soar as Stocks See 25-Percent Increase. >Read More 
  • Reserve Bank of India Proposes 'Anytime, Anywhere' Bill Payment System. >Read More 
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  • Friends, Festivals and Food: 15 Things to Cherish in India. >Read More 
  • Adventure Tourists Flock to India for Surfing, Rafting and More. >Read More
  • From Madhugiri to Miyar Valley: Rock Climbing in India. >Read More 
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  • Indian Actor Om Puri Stars in Disney's 'The Hundred-Foot Journey'.>Read More
  • Royal Enfield, India's Legendary Motorcycle Company, Goes Global. >Read More 
  • Sim Bhullar to Become First Indian Player in NBA. >Read More   
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  • Consul General, New York Rings NASDAQ Bell on Indian Independence Day. >Read More 
  • New York Hosts 1st Grand Dushara Festival; New Jersey Celebrates 16th. >Read More 
  • Consulate General, Houston, Mr. Parvathaneni Harish's August Engagements. >Read More 
FEATURED VIDEO

 
Sound Check: Music of Contemporary India

'Sound Check'  examines the developing contemporary music culture in India and explores the exciting variations of the 'Indian Sound' emerging from musicians across the country. Experience sounds that blend India's classical and folk music, producing soundscapes that are international yet distinctly Indian.

 

 

 

 



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