Category Archives: My India

India is one of the oldest civilisations in the world with a rich cultural heritage. India is the seventh largest country (2.42%) in the world. This is the largest democracy in the world and occupies a strategic position in Asia.

Font Inspired by Gandhi

Gandhiji font created in several Indian scripts and English

Gandhiji Font

The Gandhiji Font was created by Leo Burnett, Mumbai to celebrate the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi. The letters of this Devanagari font were constructed using Gandhiji’s iconic glasses. Now the font is created in ten scripts out of the outlines of Mahatma Gandhi’s iconic glasses, thus enabling all of India to see through Gandhi’s eyes.

Mamata Still Minister of Railways on Twitter

Techno savvy Mamata doesn't have time to update her Twitter bio.

Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee had opened a Twitter account with username mamata_tmc on May 20, 2010. Her brief bio only mentioned her as Minister of Railways. After winning the right to form the next government in West Bengal on May 13, 2011, and resigning from the Union cabinet on May 19, 2011, she is yet to update her Twitter bio.

Tabla Solo by Sourabh Goho

Listen live Surtarang radio broadcast on 101.8 WCR FM

Sourabh Goho

Sourabh Goho is a young tabla player from Kolkata, India. He is going to have an online Tabla Solo (Sarangi Accompanist: Vijai Mishra ) on 22nd June 2011 on radio broadcast Surtarang (Wave of Melody) on 101.8 WCR FM, Wolverhampton City, United Kingdom.

Rabindranath Tagore, the Artist

Once criticised, artist Tagore is now an aesthetic icon

Self Portrait of Tagore

As the nation celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the focus of the official celebrations in India and Bangladesh, is on the poet’s art and philosophy, the lesser known aspects of Tagore.

Rabindranath Tagore by Satyajit Ray

India celebrates the 150th anniversary of Tagore on May 9

Rabindranath Tagore

In 1961 Satyajit Ray, the world renowned Indian filmmaker, made a documentary on Rabindranath Tagore, on the occasion of the poet’s birth centennial, a tribute to the person who probably influenced Ray most. I bring to you that famous documentary in this weekend’s video blog post.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group Stage Matches

Eight teams from the two groups have qualified for the quarter finals

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

Group stage matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 started on February 19, 2011 and ended on March 20, 2011. The top four teams Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand from Group A and the top four teams South Africa, India, England and West Indies from Group B have advanced to the Quarter Finals.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Venues

Location of venues on map and image gallery of stadiums.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

All the venues of the 2011 Cricket World Cup were announced on November 2, 2009 in Mumbai by the International Cricket Council. In Sri Lanka, two new stadiums have been constructed for the World Cup. They are located in Kandy and Hambantota.