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5 Reasons on Why India urgently needs a Bullet Train Network

Ribhu Vashishtha

Future of Indian High Speed Rail

PM Modi is all set to embark on his first Japan visit as the PM tomorrow and the high speed bullet train project will be high on his agenda for discussions. The modern high speed bullet trains first originated in Japan in 1964. Japan is India’s biggest bilateral economic donor. Japan assisted India during the setting up of the Delhi Metro system. Therefore, ties between Japan and India extend beyond being ceremonial to being built on the foundation of concrete partnerships. Japan and India have the potential to create a more concrete partnership based on mutual trust and friendship. Friendship between Japan and India is all set to surge to a new higher level. The future is here now!

It is well known that projects such as: metro trains (MRTS-Mass Rapid Transit System), LRTS (Light Rapid Transit System), monorails, dedicated bus corridors, etc.; are…

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Status of Women Empowerment in India

Happy Women’s Day

Ribhu Vashishtha

“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; it is man’s injustice to woman. If by strength is meant brute strength, then, indeed, is woman less brute than man. If by strength is meant moral power, then woman is immeasurably man’s superior. Has she not greater intuition, is she not more self-sacrificing, has she not greater powers of endurance, has she not greater courage? Without her, man could not be. If nonviolence is the law of our being, the future is with woman. Who can make a more effective appeal to the heart than woman?”

-Mahatma Gandhi

I believe the true progress of a nation can be measured by the way its women our treated. It is really unfortunate that women have been the subject of constant oppression, dogma and even ridicule the world over in recent centuries. However, we have seen considerable progress being made in the world…

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Tribal Arts of India

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1. Batik Print – Cholamandal Artists’ Village,Chennai

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2. Gond Art – Madhya Pradesh

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3. Kalamkari Painting – Andhra Pradesh

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4. Kalighat Painting – Bengal

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5. Mithila (Madhubani) Painting – Bihar

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6. Orissa Patachitra

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7. Phad Painting – Rajasthan

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8. Santhal Art – Jharkhand

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9. Warli Painting – Maharashtra

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