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India culture

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- Dance and rituals were always a part of Indian culture and this was the chief mode of entertainment
- Indian culture is also about respecting elders, honoring heroes and cherishing love
- outfits are drapped along the body mostly cotton and silk
- Ancient culture believed in a lot of dogmas and rituals that can be termed as false beliefs and Indians are an intelligent lot to traverse these paths and modify the social requirements
- customary to respect elders and touch their feet as to seek their
- Hindu rituals are a lot about song and dance and each family has a natural way to adjust to these formats
- ritual to pray to the Goddess of learning Ma Saraswathi to achieve success
- hospitality and high level of tolerance
- family is about joy, sharing, love and patience
- A girl weds into a family and adjusts herself seamlessly to the rituals, routine and cuisine
- Association with religious beliefs and sects is also followed by families as many families believe in a particular Guru or saint who guides them in their spiritual path
- Metros are also seeing a lot of family value in celebrating birthdays and anniversaries by observing the rituals and also entertaining outdoors
- The Indian culture has imbibed the right mix of western influence and yet maintaining the ethnic family tradition
- Dance is a part of celebration and is the intrinsic part of Indian glory
- There are folk dances which are distinct and distinguished as per the geography

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Ms. McBeth's comment, March 31, 2011 11:28 AM
Great research notes, Brigette!
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Ban mining in forest areas: NGO to SC

Ban mining in forest areas: NGO to SC | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
Samaj Parivartana Samudaya (SPS), a Dharwad-based NGO, has demanded an immediate stop to all mining activities in the forest areas in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
- SPS, which has filed a public interest litigation in the SC against mining in the Ramgad forest area in Bellary district
- 30,565 hectares of forest land in Sandur taluk of Bellary district notified by the state forest department, 1,079 hectares have been encroached by various mining companies and some of them have applied to the state government for regularisation of their encroachments
- survey's and petitions have been going around in India by the SPS to stop the forest's from being destroyed and mined
- the petitioners visited Ramgad on March 26 and saw first-hand the illegal mining by Sparkline Mining Company (near Ram Mandir, Ramgad)
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The Semifinal: India strike, Pakistan lose wicket 2

The Semifinal: India strike, Pakistan lose wicket 2 | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
The Semifinal: India strike, Pakistan lose wicket 2 - Pakistan began well in their answer to India's fighting total of 260 but lost both openers Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez fo
- Kmal was dismissed for 19 runs off 20 balls caught at point by Yuvraj Singh off a sharp delivery by Zaheer Khan
- Pakistan lost their first wicket at 43 in the eighth over
- At 103 runs for 2 wickets, when it seemed like Pakistan was going to take the match away from India, Yuvraj Singh delivered two fatal blows in the nick of time
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AsiaCase.com : India In The 1990s

- The assassination of Rajiv Gandhi
- India suffered through a finacial crisis
- Between 1992 to 1994, the liberalisation improved the economic situation
- Congress party which ruled India since 1947, faced internal disintegration due to political factions and corruption
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Indian Culture - Cultural India - Culture of India - Cultural Heritage of India - Cultural Attractions in India - Indian Cultural Heritage

Indian Culture - Cultural India - Culture of India - Cultural Heritage of India - Cultural Attractions in India - Indian Cultural Heritage | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
- includes some of India's sacred stones and gemes
- National Flag and animals and flower
- cultural dances
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Students From Chandigarh, Lahore Talk of Peace at Mohali

Students From Chandigarh, Lahore Talk of Peace at Mohali | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
- Volunteers of Chandigarh-based NGO Yuvsatta and students from the Institute for Peace and Secular Studies, Lahore, jointly distributed over 10,000 peace flags and around 20,000 love stickers, with flags of both the nations, among cricket fans going to the stadium to watch the match
- Flags have been distributed to all age groups to demonstrate brotherhood and give the people a sense of peace
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US cable reveals failure of Gillard peace mission to India

US cable reveals failure of Gillard peace mission to India | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
JULIA GILLARD'S visit to India in 2009 during a series of attacks on Indian students in Australia was a ''wasted opportunity'' that secured only ''vague commitments'' and did nothing to quell a rising tide of anger in India, WikiLeaks cables reveal.
- According to the former Australian consul-general to Mumbai, Shabbir Wahid, Ms Gillard spent more time talking to the Indian Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, about educational opportunities than the violence against Indian students
- Indian international students were worth up to $3 billion a year to the Australian economy at the peak of enrolments
- Austrailia and India are trying to make peace with one another and trying to help eachother out
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Google Image Result for http://www.thirdage.com/files/imagecache/350x350/files/mahatma-gandhi-1_0.jpg | The White Tiger: India | Scoop.it
- new book being published
- very conroversial
- talks about Ghani's personal life
- speaks about some controversial things about Ghandi (bisexual, racist..)
- in another startling revelation, the book claims he held racist views against South African blacks, according to The Huffington Post
- the portrayal of Ghandi in this novel claims that he is a sexual weirdo a political incompetent, a fanatical faddist, implacably racist, and a ceaseless self-promoter, professing his love for mankind as a concept while actually despising people as individuals
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