India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. It has achieved all-round socio-economic progress during the last 64 years of its Independence. India has become self-sufficient in agricultural production and is now one of the top industrialized countries in the world and one of the few nations to have gone into outer space to conquer nature for the benefit of the people. It covers an area of 32,87,263 sq. km, extending from the snow-covered Himalayan.Read more
The geological regions broadly follow the physical features, and may be grouped into three regions: the Himalayas and their associated group of mountains, the Indo-Ganga Plain, and the Peninsular Shield.
The Himalayan mountain belt to the north and the Naga-Lushai mountain in the east, are the regions of mountain-building movement. Most of this area, now presenting some of the most magnificent mountain scenery in the world, was under marine conditions about 600 million years ago.
Delhi is a city that bridges two different worlds. Old Delhi, once the capital of Islamic India, is a labyrinth of narrow lanes lined with crumbling havelis and formidable mosques. In contrast, the imperial city of New Delhi created by the British Raj is composed of spacious, tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings. Delhi has been the seat of power for several rulers and many empires for about a millennium. Many a times the city was built, destroyed and then rebuilt here. Interestingly, a number of Delhi's rulers played a dual role, first as destroyers and then as creators.
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India has emerged as an important investment destination for domestic as well as international investors and it is the key element which has taken the country on a robust growth trajectory.
India was ranked the ninth most attractive investment destination in 2009 and is considered as an ideal destination for investments on the back of vibrant democratic setup, presence of a vast network of bank branches, financial institutions, and a well-organised capital market.
External Affairs Minister was on an official visit to China to represent India at the 12th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of States Summit. India has an observer status in SCO since 2005. He also met with Vice Premier of China Mr. Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the Summit....Read more
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