Culture - India

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Government of India, Discover India
The government of India's Discover India site offers a brief description of regional Indian dishes.
Indian Recipes
National Portal of India
This is the Official Portal of the Indian Government, designed, developed and hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC), the premier ICT Organisation of the Government of India under the aegis of Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Government Ministries and Departments, at the Central/State/District level.
Culture and Heritage
This site from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) was created by Vinay Lal, an Associate Professor at UCLA. It offers detailed information about the history, landscape, social issues, diaspora, religion and history of India.
Culture Index
Incredible India
Incredible India is the official website for the Ministry of Tourism of India, the nodal agency for the development and promotion of tourism in India. This site provides information about the country including: History, Geography, Arts and Culture, People and Lifestyle, Fairs and Festivals, Cuisine, Languages and Communication.
UNESCO - Cemtre for World Heritage
World Heritage is the designation for places on earth that are of outstanding universal value to humanity and as such, have been inscribed on the World Heritage List to be protected for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. The Centre for World Heritage is part of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
Ancient Scripts of the World
Lawrence Lo, an engineering Master's student at the University of California Berkeley, has created a website devoted to his hobby, the writings systems of ancient civilizations. Here he presents a concise and easily understandable overview of methods of deciphering Ancient Indian writings.
Home Page
Worldwide Classroom Library of International Programs
The Worldwide Classroom has been compiling and sharing information about programs for over 20 years. It is their belief that the pursuit of study, vocational, and avocational interests abroad adds a unique, broadening framework to the understanding of another culture.
University & Adult Education