Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India HeadlinesExperts flag concern over easing of guidelines – Hindustan TimesThe environment law that mobilised two million IndiansThe wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguyInto the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigershttp://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cmsMoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors …

India Independence Day

India flag Wikipedia: Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 15, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947, the UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. Elsewhere on the Webhttps://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-in-india/independence-day-2018-reactions-live-updates-72nd-indian-independence-day-5306799http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/celebrate-indias-independence-day-with-this-anthemic-playlist QuotesIt shall be the duty …

Mumbai

Photo: Vidur Malhotra , Mumbai Mumbai (previously known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million as of 2011. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EahuYRchEzntX9Fo7 Recommended ListeningOn the tip of a billion tongues: Mumbai …

India Links

India Flag Links related to India presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlinesdelhi-records-all-time-high-of-48-degrees-celsius (2019)India general election 2019: What happened?http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article7974733.ecehttp://mashable.com/2015/07/29/india-population-growth-un/http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zkWElRFBaSF4w1viA3iVRI/How-Kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong.html – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/how-kerala-got-its-tourism-story-right-and-wrong-livemintEconomic Impact of Responsible Tourism in Keralahttp://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2014/12/23/saving-ganga-will-require-planning-and-partnershiphttp://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Visa-on-arrival-for-American-citizens-may-boost-tourism/articleshow/44434211.cmsShripad Naik launches Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for Indiahttp://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/gumption-gets-amritsar-boy-build-indias-first-eco-hostel – Outbounding discussionhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-28/india-election-votes-photo-gallery/5414570How green must the hills beCreativity goes common – Times of IndiaRiver Terns of BhadraNo more pearlspotThe forbidden flowerGiving …

India Food

India Food HeadlinesAmerica’s ‘First’ Celebrity Chef Was An Indian Immigrant With Authentic CurriesDosa: India’s wholesome fast food obsessiona-scientific-explanation-of-what-makes-indian-food-so-delicious FoodsThandaArambhDaxineeUttareePurabeePaschimeeUttareePaneer Rogan JoshDal BreadsIdliPaneer ParathaPaneer NanAloo ParathaStuffed KulchaRoti BasamateeRaitaa Purabee KhanaMeetha Gongura chutneyAndhra thali Checkpav bhaji collard greens (haak saag) or kohlrabi (munjhaak) Ker Sangri in Rajasthanmomos Besan Ladoohttps://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/besan-ladoo-recipe-easy-besan-ladoos Elsewhere on the Webhttp://postnoon.com/2012/10/19/cop11-biriyani-mein-dum-nahi-hai/81468 http://www.urbanturbanusa.com http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-urban-turban-cooking-classes-20170426-story.html Rasamfood52.com Planeta.com

Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai, also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational center of south India. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in October or November each year, depending on the cycle of the moon HeadlinesHow Diwali is being celebrated across the world during Covid-19 Elsewhere on the WebWhat a wonderful Diwali – Flickr (2012) Photos Twitter MomentHappy Diwali WikipediaDiwali Planeta.com

Hyderabad, India

Photo Basic Factsfounded: 1591elevation: 544 meterslocation: 17 27N, 078 28E Lots to see – Chowmahallah Palace, Charminar, Laad Bazaar, Birla Mandir Temple, several museums, but best of all is Golconda Fort and the neighbouring Qutb Shah tombs just outside the city. Great food, too, with the local favorite chicken biryani TimeCurrent time in HyderãbãdIf it …

Goa

Photo: joegoauk69, Carnival Goa is a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan, and geographically separated from the Deccan highlands by the Western Ghats. It is surrounded by the Indian states of Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming …