India surpasses the UK to become the fifth largest economy

The race continued throughout 2018 and 2019 when the Indian economy was rallying behind the UK and France to become the fifth-largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP. The World Economic Outlook of October 2019 officially puts India in fifth place after the USA, China, Japan, and Germany. The size of Indian economy is estimated by IMF as USD 2.94 trillion, while UK is USD 2.83 trillion and France is USD 2.71 trillion. It also means that except Germany, India is bigger than all European...

Living Bridge

Six yards of elegance was the trending hashtag on social media following an evening titled: India Day at the London Fashion Week (LFW) on 15 February, Saturday. An array of 17 beautiful, handwoven sarees were presented by models at the LFW with a narration running in the background that educated the audience of its origin and the distinction between each variety of saree.

Six yards of elegance was the trending hashtag on social media following an evening titled: India Day at the London Fashion Week (LFW) on 15 February, Saturday. An array of 17 beautiful, handwoven sarees were presented by models at the LFW with...

Ayurveda, meaning the science of life - often considered the fifth Ved - in addition to Rigved, Yajurved, Samaved and Atharvaved - is the science of health and wellness. It is a complete solution to good health and lifestyle. India is the home...

Under Article 112 of the Constitution of India, an Annual Financial Statement is presented to the Parliament every year. This is called a budget in a common language. This year, the Finance Minister of India Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman presented...

India celebrated 71st Republic Day on 26 January 2020. The country has achieved a lot in 70 years of its journey as a Republic. India became independent in 1947 but its constitution was drafted under the Chairmanship of Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar...

Access India Program (AIP) is a flagship program of the High Commission to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India. As the name suggests, the program is aimed at facilitating access to India. Small and Medium Enterprises...

A delegation of Young Indians (Yi) visited UK during the week. As the name suggests, Yi - Young Indians - is an organisation consisting of young progressive Indians between the age group of 21 and 45 years. It includes entrepreneurs, professionals...

Samir and his his wife planned a trip to India during the Christmas vacation of their daughter Sara. As they booked the ticket, teenager Sara was super excited to visit her grandparents in India. The flight was in the early morning from Heathrow...

(Expressed opinions are personal.)Shantanu and his wife Sharmila landed Mumbai airport early in the morning with their two children. The excitement of visiting the hometown after a gap of three years was clear. After collection of luggage, they...

A conference titled ‘Sustainable Financing: UK-India Partnership’ was held in Guildhall on 7 November 2019 by the High Commission of India, City of London and Indian Professional Forum. The first session began with remarks by the High Commissioner...

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