India’s land owners ‘scared’ of the coming solar eclipse

More than 100 Indian land owners and land users have gathered in the Indian capital, New Delhi, for a "Land of the Sun" rally.The event was organised by a group called Indian Land Owners for Solar Power (ILOG).It is organised by the Land and Water Development Ministry and is being held on Saturday.The rally is being organised to counter the "massive solar eclipse" on Sunday.On Sunday, it is...

Which is better: The Indian or the Chinese?

The future is bright in India and the country is on the verge of its largest economic revival in decades.But it is a very different story in China.China has had an economic crisis for the past three years, with the country's exports plunging and the yuan plummeting in value.That has left a large number of Chinese expatriates living in India, as many Chinese companies are based in India but the...

How to buy your new book in India

When you think of booksellers in India, it's easy to imagine a small group of dedicated people who make a living out of selling books.For a bookseller in India today, there's no doubt that's the case.I've been in the book trade for over 30 years, and have been able to sell almost everything.From books to movies, I can sell any book that comes my way, or the ones I have acquired.As a young...