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Recommended Reading on India
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Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in India
Living in India as an Expat by Sonya Natalia Heaney
Living Abroad with Children in Bangalore, India by Rebecca Stonehill
Living in New Delhi: Choosing Your Own Adventures by Benjamin P. Rodgers
Living in and Learning to Love Delhi by Mariellen Ward
Book Review of Moon Living Abroad in India by Volker Poelzl
5 Must-Read Tips for Interns Going to India by Carly Vandergriend
Paid Software Internships in India: Infosys Offers a Wide Range of Paid Positions
IT Work in India by Siddharth Srivastava
Teaching Assistant Internship in the Interior of Maharashtra, India by Shruti Manian
Peace in Pondicherry, India: Volunteer at the World's Largest Planned Community by Lu-Ka-Sa
Auroville's Experiment in Human Unity: Volunteer in India's Unique Township
Big Hearts in Little Lhasa: Volunteer Teaching English to Exiled Tibetans in Northern India by Lucy Corne
Living, Learning, and Volunteering in Dharamsala (Mcleod Ganj) by David Joshua Jennings
Volunteer Work in Dharamsala, India with Tibetan Refugees by Ellen Besso
Preserving Ladakh, India: Volunteers and Students are Welcome
Volunteers Receive More Than They Give in Dharmsala, India
India: Finding Roots in a Foreign Land by Hassan Awaisi
For Women Traveling to India: Preparing for Safe and Culturally Respectful Immersion
Solo Woman Travel in India: Train Travel Safety Tips and Advisories
An Elephant Escape: South India Elephant Sanctuaries Double as Eco-Lodges and Learning Centers  
Learning on the Throne of Enlightenment: A Semester of Buddhist Studies in India by Manny Fassihi
Teachings by the Dalai Lama in Dharmsala, India
A Trip to Dhasa: Experience Tibetan Culture in Northern India by Lu-Ka-Sa
Buddhist Festivals in "Little Tibet" - Ladakh, India
In the Land of the Gods: Exploring India’s Buddhist Heritage by Volker Poelzl
Sights for the Soul in Haridwar, India by Michele Peterson
India’s Andaman Islands: Remote, Rare and Rustic by Senior Travel Editor Alison Gardner
Kumbh Mela: The Largest Religious Gathering in India by David Joshua Jennings
The Soul of India: Varanasi is a Microcosm of the Country
Traveling in India: All Forms of Transport Are Entertaining
Travel on the Coffee Trails in India by Lu-Ka-Sa
India’s Road Less Traveled: Tour the Himalayas
In-Between Cultures: Cultural Immersion in Bangalore, India by Diana Jue
Puja: God and Money on the Indian Subcontinent by Stuart Braun
Cultural Lessons in Kerala
Kerala: India's Mystery Revealed
Meditation Study in India
Yoga Instruction in India
Ayurveda in Kerala, India
See the Textiles of India

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 Business and Economy in India

American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM-India), www.amchamindia.com.

U.S. Commercial Service offers assistance to help U.S. businesses export goods and services to markets worldwide, including India.

Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, www.cmie.com, is an independent economic think-tank headquartered in Mumbai, India. We provide information solutions in the form of databases and research reports. CMIE has built the largest database on the Indian economy and companies.

India in Business, www.indiainbusiness.nic.in, is the website of the Investment and Trade Promotion Division of the Ministry of External Affairs.

World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including India.

International Monetary Fund, promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 188 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on India) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.

U.S. India Business Council, www.usibc.com is an advocacy organization representing the largest U.S. companies investing in India, promoting economic reforms and trade relations between the U.S. and India.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for India

Askalo India, www.askalo.in, is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across India.

Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for India.

Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on India, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

Locanto India, www.locanto.in, is a classifieds community which allows expats to buy, sell, and trade goods, meet new people and more in every city in India.

Newcomers Club Worldwide is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including India.

Yalwa India, www.yalwa.in, a business directory which allows expats to quickly locate and browse various local services offered in every city in India.

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 News and Media in India

Hindustan Times, www.hindustantimes.com, is an English-language newspaper in India.

The Hindu, www.hindu.com, is the online edition of India's national newspaper.

The Times of India, timesofindia.indiatimes.com, is a news and information portal for India.

Asia Source, is an online information resource about Asia, compiled by Asia Society, with news updates, in-depth interviews on current affairs, and country profiles including one for India.

Live-radio.net, www.live-radio.net/info.shtml, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including India.

Online Newspapers lists over 1,000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including India.

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 Recommended Reading on India

Lonely Planet India

Lonely Planet South India

Lonely Planet World Food India

India (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to India

The Rough Guide to South India

National Geographic Traveler: India

Culture Smart! India: A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette

Fodor's India

Frommer's India

What's This India Business?: Offshoring, Outsourcing, and the Global Services Revolution

India: An Illustrated History

Travelers' Tales India by James O'Reilly and Larry Habegger.

The Wonder That Was India by A.L. Basham

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 Travel Information in India

Incredible India, www.incredibleindia.org, is India's official Tourism website.

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Asia, including India.

Rough Guides Destinations offers a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Asia, including India.

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