A trend that started some twenty years back is now well in its prime.
Several multinational companies continue to outsource their telecom and IT services to the country.
India’s hostile relationship with Pakistan has recently gained world attention.
The two nations had fought three wars in fifty years.
In terms of employment, the services sector employs 24 % of the Indian workforce and this process of development started back in the 1980s.
In the 1960s, the sector employed just 4.5% of the working population.
They felt that if they gave up their own languages, important parts of their cultural heritage would disappear.
About half of the Indian people speak Hindi, English, or both.
The nation is about one-third the size of the United States, but it is more than ten times as crowded.
India is the world’s largest democracy—a government ruled by its citizens—but it is a difficult nation to govern. Nearly one-sixth of all of the people of the earth live in India.