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Customs, Culture and Tradition. Getting painted at the Holi Festival in India (video 2 min) Holi: Festival of Colors. India Travel Cheat Sheet. India Lessons, Worksheets and Activities. Home > A to Z Resources > Theme: India India aka the Republic of India is located in South Asia.

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It's an extremely populated country with more than 1.2 billion people. It is also the seventh largest country by area. It is also a recent democracy having been ruled by the United Kingdom until 1947. Mahatma Gahdhi led them to independence through a non-violent resistance. India has 28 states and seven union territories. Teaching About India with Teacher Planet Classroom Resources India has a diverse history and culture. Please Submit Your Favorite Resources HERE Visit this page from your mobile device or iPad by scanning the QR code below: India country profile - Overview. 1 April 2014Last updated at 09:17 ET The world's largest democracy and second most populous country emerged as a major power in the 1990s.

India country profile - Overview

It is militarily strong, has major cultural influence and a fast-growing and powerful economy. A nuclear-armed state, it carried out tests in the 1970s and again in the 1990s in defiance of world opinion. However, India is still tackling huge social, economic and environmental problems. The vast and diverse Indian sub-continent - from the mountainous Afghan frontier to the jungles of Burma - was under foreign rule from the early 1800s until the demise of the British Raj in 1947.

The subsequent partition of the sub-continent - into present-day India and Pakistan - sowed the seeds for future conflict. Continue reading the main story Politics: Some 814 million people are registered to vote in the elections on 7 April 2014. Country profiles compiled by BBC Monitoring Special Report: India Direct Communal strife Economic progress.

Indian Etiquette Don'ts - 5 Things Not to Do in India. Updated December 16, 2014.

Indian Etiquette Don'ts - 5 Things Not to Do in India

Fortunately, Indians are very forgiving toward foreigners who aren't always aware of the etiquette of Indian culture. However, to help you avoid embarrassing mistakes, here are five things not to do in India. 1. Don't Wear Tight or Revealing Clothing Indians adopt a very conservative standard of dress, particularly in rural areas. However, it's still necessary to keep your legs covered.

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Top 25 tasty and popular dishes in India

After a very long time I am here rolling back my 22 years of experience in the food industry and working with more than few thousands of recipes and dealing with million of lovable customers. All through my culinary journey, now I realize that there are around 50 popular dishes that are really admired or relished by food lovers and is demanded for at most of the restaurants.

This makes me think that does Indian cuisine revolves around these 50 dishes? Not really Indian food has many crown jewels hidden in many homes in Indian towns and villages- that is the only one most important reason for me to start the website to bring them to all of you Having worked in Ethnic restaurants and regional Indian cuisine restaurants, I have always noticed that the top 25 dishes are present in every menu. But now I wonder why only certain dishes become very popular in restaurants?? 2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.