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First Impressions of India

First Impressions of India

India. One of the oldest existing civilizations. A real motley of cultures, traditions and customs. As in a huge kaleidoscope, you will find a wide variety of natural wonders as well as a wide...

India Urban Development

India Urban Development

Calcutta (7 million residents) is the main urban agglomeration of the state, a large commercial emporium on the Ganges delta. Calcutta has long since become the cultural metropolis of the North-East and, at the...

Facts of India

Facts of India

Below you can get practical information when traveling to India – for example about visas, vaccinations, travel insurance. Language: Hindi and English Capital: New Delhi Population: 1, 25 billion Religion: Hinduism Currency: Rupee Surface:...

China vs India

China, India, South Africa, and Brazil Part I

2: The four’s collaboration Cooperation between the four major developing countries only came about after China became a full member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001. The collaboration was triggered by Lula...

South Africa

Regional Superpowers on the World Stage Part III

In 2005, India and the United States reached an agreement on a strategic partnership, and a new agreement on defense cooperation was signed. This includes US arms deliveries, joint military exercises, joint training programs,...

From G8 to G20 1

From G8 to G20: Towards Global Governance? Part I

From 2010, the G20 will take over as a forum for economic coordination between the world’s most powerful countries, and the G8 will slip into the shadows. Does this mean global governance and more...

Economic Downturn in the West 1

Economic Downturn in the West Part I

In the autumn of 2008, the American investment bank Lehman Brothers was declared bankrupt, and a global downturn began. The large industrialized countries are still struggling with the effects of the most severe post-war...

India - Asia's New Miracle

India – Asia’s New Miracle? Part II

5: First booth: Everyone at school Well over eighty percent of Indians are Hindus . A minority, approx. thirteen percent, are Muslims, and sometimes violent clashes occur between the two groups. But even between...

India needs a lot of energy to live in poverty.

India – Asia’s New Miracle?

On August 15, 2007, India turned sixty years old. The day was marked with party speeches and large parades. “We are a young nation, and the best is yet to come!” declared Prime Minister...