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Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

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Will Bullet Train Succeed in India?

India is always behind the developed nations of the world by a few decades because the country of over 1.25 billion people is an underdeveloped economy that is facing a severe shortage of intellect. Take the case of fast trains, for example. When the world is already in the process of introducing magnetic levitation (Maglev) [...]

WWE Supports Special Olympics Bharat for India

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WWE Supports Special Olympics Bharat for India

WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced its partnership with Special Olympics Bharat for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, a global sporting event to be held in Los Angeles from July 25 – August 2, 2015. The announcement was made today in Mumbai by Victor R. Vaz, National Sports Director, Special Olympics Bharat and Rukn Kizilbash, [...]

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh Launches YouWecan Bike Kit

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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh Launches YouWecan Bike Kit

An old Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh and Mukul Nanda, founder director of Autologue Design launched Monday the company’s custom-built kit KTM X-26 and the Yuvraj Special X-12 on KTM Duke 390. The bike will be up for auction for charity soon and kits will be offered for sale from July 22. The proceeds will go [...]

Mullen Lowe Lintas Announces New Appointments

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Mullen Lowe Lintas Announces New Appointments

After the recent news of the global union of IPG agencies Mullen, and Lowe and Partners (to form Mullen Lowe Group), the India operation of the network, Lowe Lintas + Partners is now rebranded as Mullen Lowe Lintas Group. As part of this move, the Group also announces its plans for a two-creative-agency structure. In [...]

New Delhi: Where Deadly Pits Are Called Roads

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New Delhi: Where Deadly Pits Are Called Roads

Among other irritants such as the political and bureaucratic corruption, poisonous pollution, and deplorable dirtiness in Delhi, the condition of roads goes from bad to worse in every rainy season. By Rakesh Raman India is a country of strange stories. Here a cow can give birth to a cat. A tree can talk. A dead [...]

Communist Party Fears Hindu-Muslim Conflict in Delhi

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Communist Party Fears Hindu-Muslim Conflict in Delhi

By Rakesh Raman A delegation led by Brinda Karat, Polit Bureau member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) or CPI (M), met the Lt. Governor (LG) of Delhi, Najeeb Jung on Wednesday and submitted a memorandum regarding the communally tense situation in Sriram Colony in North-East Delhi. The delegation, which also met the local police, [...]

Disney Opens First Theme Park in Mainland China

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Disney Opens First Theme Park in Mainland China

The Walt Disney Company unveiled Tuesday key creative elements of Shanghai Disneyland, including its six themed lands filled with new attractions and live entertainment spectaculars – many of them a first for a Disney park. Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed a scale model of the theme park and displays showcasing key highlights of [...]

Welcome to the Smart City of Stray Dogs

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Welcome to the Smart City of Stray Dogs

Now it’s not only about corruption and pollution in Delhi, but there is also a swarm of stray dogs that are spreading filth in every corner of the city. By Rakesh Raman Believe me, there is no dearth of jokers in the Indian government. When they promise to do something for the people of the [...]

BMW Announces New Prices for Its Cars in India

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BMW Announces New Prices for Its Cars in India

Celebrating the ‘Make in India’ initiative, BMW India has announced new prices for the portfolio of locally produced cars. The company says it has already strengthened its commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of localization at BMW Plant Chennai up to 50 percent. “The future belongs to India. If you want to [...]

Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

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Why Is Petrol Cheaper in Pakistan Than in India?

Petrol bills shoot up in India every time international crude oil prices go up. But shouldn’t they come down when the crude oil prices come down? Prices of crude oil have dropped 38% in the last year but petrol prices have come down by just 7%. Simply put, according to the Congress party, the BJP [...]

China’s Panda Campaign to Promote Tourism

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China’s Panda Campaign to Promote Tourism

To realize the development of China’s “One Belt and One Road” strategy, the China National Tourism Administration has proposed a series of activities themed ‘Beautiful China, 2015 – Year of Silk Road Tourism’. Sichuan has focused on development strategies and targets that speed up the construction of the province’s major tourism resources in order to [...]

Vyapam Scam: 10 Questions for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Vyapam Scam: 10 Questions for Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Vyapam (Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal) scam is an admission and recruitment scam involving politicians, government officials, and businessmen in Madhya Pradesh, a state in India. As those involved in the scam don’t want to get exposed, the investigation agencies report that more than 40 people who could reveal the names of the criminals have died in [...]