Category Archives: Your India

India is one of the popular tourist destinations in Asia. Bounded by the Himalayan ranges in the north, and surrounded on three sides by water (the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean), with a long history and diverse culture, India offers a wide array of places to see and things to do. In 2004, foreign tourists visiting India spent US$ 15.4 billion – the ninth highest in the world. India is also ranked among the top 3 adventure tourism destinations.

National Anthem and National Song

Enjoy videos of national anthem and national song of India

Independence Day

On the eve of India’s 64th Independence Day, I bring you videos of the Republic of India’s national anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’ written by Rabindranath Tagore, and national song ‘Vande Mataram’ written by Bankimchandra Chatterji. I hope you will enjoy them. I also give you the official lyrics of our national anthem, and national song.

Download New Rupee Symbol of India

Download the new currency symbol as a font to use in computers

Rupee Foradian Font

The government of India has introduced a new rupee symbol. You may now download the free Rupee Foradian Font and install it in your computer for use.

New Currency Symbol of Resurgent India

Fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity

New Currency Symbol

The Indian rupee will have its own unique symbol, a mix of the Devanagri ‘Ra’ and the Roman capital ‘R’ without the stem. The rupee will become the fifth currency in the world to have a distinct identity. It will join the elite club of major currencies like US dollar, British pound-sterling, Euro and Japanese yen to have its own symbol that is recognizable worldwide.

Marriage Certificate

A marriage which has already been solemnised can be registered either under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 or under the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Hindu Marriage Act is applicable in cases where both husband and wife are Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs or where they have converted into any of these religions. Where either of the husband or wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jainas or Sikhs the marriage is registered under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

Maharajas’ Express promises a royal ride from Kolkata to Delhi

Now, travel through the heart of India in the lap of luxury. Equipped with LCD TVs, panoramic windows and internet connectivity, the new Maharajas’ Express promises to make the journey, christened Celestial India, from Kolkata to Delhi a royal experience.