Welcome to the January 2015 edition of INDIA LIVE, your source for what's happening with India,
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TECH LIVE

Why India Will Be World's 2nd biggest Smartphone Market

With its high population and low market penetration, India represents the next big growth opportunity for smartphone makers.

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TRAVEL LIVE

National Geographic Names Hyderabad a 'Best Trip' in 2015

Stories of Hyderabad's poetic past weave amid strings of programming code in this southeastern India city, now a seedbed for many global IT brands.

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PEOPLE LIVE

Photojournalist Rajan Devadas Passes Away

Rajan Devadas, Indian-American photojournalist and 2002 recipient of Padma Shri, one of India's highest civilian honors, passed away on Dec. 26.

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INTERESTS LIVE

Less than three months after Prime Minister Modi proposed the idea, the UN general assembly adopted an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as "International Day of Yoga."

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BIZ LIVE

India Emerges as Domino's Biggest Market Outside U.S.

Domino's, the world's largest pizza delivery chain, sells more pizzas in India -- 120 million per year -- than anywhere else outside the United States.

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EMBASSY LIVE

Embassy Celebrates Hanukkah in Washington, DC

On December 16, the Embassy of India in Washington, DC, hosted guests at the Embassy Residence for its annual Hanukkah Reception, which included Indian Jewish traditions.

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MoreTECHLiveMore TECH LIVE

  • US, India Form Joint Working Group for Mars Studies. >Read More
  • India Signs On to International Telescope Project. >Read More
  • UN to Recognize Four Green Indian Projects>Read More
MorePEOPLELIVEMore PEOPLE LIVE
  • Richard Verma Confirmed as Next US Ambassador to India. >Read More
  • Indian-American Physician Is New US Surgeon General. >Read More
  • Indian Musicians Nominated for Grammy Awards. >Read More
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  • Inside India's Booming Media Business. >Read More
  • Tiger Woods Inks $39 Million Endorsement Deal with Hero MotoCorp. >Read More 
  • McKinsey: Digital India Plan Could Boost GDP Up to $1T By 2025. >Read More 
MoreTRAVELLIVE1More TRAVEL LIVE
  • TripAdvisor: Leh and Rishikesh are 'Top 10 Destinations on the Rise.' >Read More 

  • Indian Artist's Unique Rock Garden in Chandigarh. >Read More
  • India Features Winter Sports Galore. >Read More
MoreINTERESTSLIVE1More INTERESTS LIVE
  • Indians: The Most Connected Diaspora. >Read More 

  • Huffington Post Launches India Edition. >Read More 

  • Artistic Mix: When Ramleela Meets Opera. >Read More 
MoreEMBASSYLIVE1More EMBASSY LIVE
  • Panel Discusses the Future of Education in India.  >Read More
  • Embassy Hosts GWU Indian Students' Association & NetSAP. >Read More 
  • 'Sham-e-Tarrannum' Meet and Greet. >Read More 
  • Embassy Celebrates Christmas. >Read More
FEATURED VIDEO

 
Six Yards of Grace: The Handcrafted India Saree

Every region in India boasts of different saree patterns, weaves, designs and motifs that are determined by the cultural history of that region. "Six Yards of Grace" is a celebration of the Indian saree.

 

 

 



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