, officially the Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the south-west, and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west;China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Myanmar (Burma) and Bangladesh to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; in addition, India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Home to the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation and a region of historic trade routes and vast empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified with its commercial and cultural wealth for much of its long history. Four religions—Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism—originated here, whereas Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam arrived in the 1st millennium CE and also shaped the region's diverse culture. Gradually annexed by and brought under the administration of the British East India Company from the early 18th century and administered directly by the United Kingdom after the Indian Rebellion of 1857, India became an independent nation in 1947 after a struggle for independence that was marked by non-violent resistance led by Mahatma Gandhi.

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We are the future

Gulf News 25 Jan 2020
She acquired training in macrobiotics, a Japanese philosophy relating to a diet of organic wholefoods and gradually developed an interest in organic agriculture. Back in India, Upadhyaya did a course in Earth Democracy, spending time with agriculturists, tribals and farm activists ... In India, breast cancer claims more than 87,000 lives each year.
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India Considers Ban On Cryptocurrency That Would See Users Face A 10-Year Jail Sentence

IFL Science 10 Jun 2019
India's government is considering introducing an outright ban on cryptocurrency that would see 10-year jail sentences doled out to anyone caught trading, mining or holding the stuff ... As for India, the very bill that attempts to restrict cryptocurrency usage also suggests the introduction of a national cryptocurrency, the "Digital Rupee".
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