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Tamil Nadu in Focus

History of Tamil Nadu

History of Tamil Nadu

South India was the fiefdom of three major dynasties during the Sangam era (350 B.C. – 300 A.D.) The Cholas (Chennai, northern TN), Pandyas (South-central districts...More

Tamilnadu Culture

Tamilnadu Culture

A distinct ethnic group with a history dating back to Sangam era (from 400-300 B.C.E to 300 CE), Tamils are either Saivites..More

Tamil Nadu Business

Tamil Nadu Business

A host of incentives and subsidies including tax exemptions are being offered to investors coming to Tamil Nadu with the intention of starting a factory cum business....More

Tamil Nadu Temples

Tamil Nadu Temples

Hindu pantheism and its rich cultural elements are best showcased in the temples with its architectural splendor invoking an ancient heritage....More

Education In Tamil Nadu

Education In Tamil Nadu

A literacy rate of 80% and 100% enrollment ratio in primary schools, the primary education has given its full intended benefit to children of the state....More

Infrastructure in Tamil Nadu

Infrastructure in Tamil Nadu

While the services and industry sectors contribute 65% and 30% respectively to the GSDP $80 billion for 2013-14 of the state, the key to notch up steady growth...More

Traffic in Tamil Nadu

Traffic in Tamil Nadu

For daily commuters in Chennai, two main topics are of importance to them – city traffic and weather – as they directly affect their lifestyle with...More

Tamilnadu Flood Pictures

Tamilnadu Flood Pictures

Here are some Pictures of the Floods that swept accross Tamil Nadu. This Photo Gallery of the Tamil Nadu Floods has been put together...More

Tamilnadu Culture

Tamilnadu Geography

With a land area of 1,30,058 sq km and a long coastline along the Bay of Bengal in the east, the towering Western Ghats forming..More


Tamil Nadu Economy

Tamil Nadu Economy

From being an agrarian society to a hub for a range of manufacturing and services attracting capital and skilled workforce,TN has...More

Industrial Scenario of Tamil Nadu

Industrial Scenario of Tamil Nadu

Ever since liberalisation began to unshackle the closed business environment that was mired in red-tape and bureaucratic hassles,...More

Tamilnadu Tourism

Tamilnadu Tourism

A multi-dimensional tourist paradise, the state boasts of year-long attractions for both domestic and foreign visitors....More

Tamil Nadu Employment

Tamil Nadu Employment

Despite being an industrialised state, there is clamour for government jobs and the life-long security it offers for those with minimum qualification...More

Tamil Nadu People Lifestyle

Tamil Nadu People Lifestyle

Tamils are said to be religious and observe rituals and sacred performances on festivals that are celebrated with pomp and grander throughout the year....More

Tamil Nadu Election

Tamil Nadu Election

Dravidian parties hold sway in elections to Tamil Nadu, both for the assembly polls and to Lok Sabha seats in Parliament ever since the DMK stormed to Fort St George,...More

Tamil Nadu News

Tamil Nadu News

As many of our readers follow the Tamil nadu news religiously, we present the latest Tamil nadu news for those of you who avidly follow emerging news...More

Bihar in Focus

History of Bihar

History of Bihar

A centre of power, learning and deep-seated culture, Magadha kingdom covering the region of south-west Bihar towered over other empires for well over 1,000 years....More

Bihar Culture

Bihar Culture

Rich in diversity, Bihari culture is a neat mosaic of three major religions - Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism - that had defined its literature, arts and crafts..More

Bihar Business

Bihar Business

One of the largest producers of fruits and vegetables, Bihar is most suitable for investment in food processing units. Given the cheap availability of labour ...More

Bihar Temples

Bihar Temples

A kaleidoscope of religious temples, monuments, stupas, gurudwaras, mausoleums and churches reflect the harmony that exists between followers of Hinduism...More

Education In Bihar

Education In Bihar

Home to one of the earliest universities in the world - Nalanda (500 A.D.) and Vikramshila (800-900 A.D.) - Bihar, however, lagged behind in higher education...More

Infrastructure in Bihar

Infrastructure in Bihar

Road network consisting of national highways and district roads plays a critical role in the economic progress of Bihar. The total road length was 2.26 lakh km...More

Traffic in Bihar

Traffic in Bihar

Due to constant migration from rural areas and real estate activity taking up posh areas for construction in Patna, vehicular movement has to put up with reduced space...More

Bihar Flood Pictures

Bihar Flood Pictures

Here are some Pictures of the Floods that swept accross Bihar. This Photo Gallery of the Bihar Floods has been put together...More

Bihar Culture

Bihar Geography

One of the most fertile lands in the world, the state is divided into two unequal half by the mighty Ganges river flowing from the west to the east - north and south Bihar ..More


Bihar Economy

Bihar Economy

Now the entire country is looking at Bihar with due respect and a degree of acceptability in the competitiveness race that is on among states vying for foreign capital..More

Industrial Scenario of Bihar

Industrial Scenario of Bihar

Owing to very limited manufacturing base and lack of entrepreneurship culture, Bihar remains a backward state in terms of industrial progress...More

Bihar Tourism

Bihar Tourism

Deeply intertwined with the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha, Bihar is resplendent with stupas, monasteries, heritage monuments and places of civilisation...More

Bihar Employment

Bihar Employment

Most of the youths migrate to other states for higher studies and employment as the state lags far behind in attracting investment for setting up..More

Bihar People Lifestyle

Bihar People Lifestyle

Ever since, the current dispensation of JD (U) alliance led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took charge of the administration after a thumping win in 2005...More

Bihar Election

Bihar Election

Bihar is one of the major political centres in India. There are 40 parliamentary and 243 assembly constituencies in Bihar....More

Bihar News

Bihar News

As many of our readers follow the Bihar news religiously, we present the latest Bihar news for those of you who avidly follow emerging news...More

India fact file
Area 3,287,590 km²
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
President Pranab Mukherjee
Population 1,267,401,849 as of July 1 2014
Major Religions Hinduism, Isalm, Christianity, Buddhism, Sikkism, Jainism
Economy Lower middle income category; Fastest growing economy expected to clock 7.5% in fiscal 2016: World Bank Report, GDP Size = $2.067 trillion (Nominal, April 2015)
Per Capita Income Rs.88,533 (2014-15)
Currency Indian rupee (INR) (₹) = 100 Paise
1 US Dollar = 63.60 Indian Rupee
1 British Pound = 98.99 Indian Rupee
Industry India is tenth in the world in factory output. Manufacturing sector in addition to mining, quarrying, electricity and gas together account for 27.6% of the GDP and employ 17% of the total workforce
Government type Secular, democratic republic. Westminster model of governance
Military strength Third biggest army troops with 1.3 million personnel excluding the reserve force of 1.2 million. Imports most of the high-tech weapons

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