Out of the 389 members of the Indian Constituent Assembly, only 15 members were women. One of these women went to become India’s third ambassador to Ireland. The second of three children, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was born in 18 August 1900 to Motilal Nehru, an illustrious lawyer and his wife Swarup Rani in Allahabad, India. […]
News Release Virtual Celebration 13-16 November 2020 Ireland-India Council in conjunction with Dublin City Council has been organising a civic celebration of Diwali since 2009. Due to COVID-19 challenging time, we are celebrating it virtually from Friday 13-November to Monday16 November 2020. Lord Mayor of Dublin, Ms Hazel Chu in the presence of Councillor Donna […]
Today world is facing unprecedented challenges in public health, economy and global peace, people look to the United Nations to play a constructive role in resolving them. Unfortunately, the UN is failing in its vital responsibilities. Today world needs an independent and transparent UN system, to act impartially without fear, favour or prejudices of the […]
After independence, India is on a path to make a positive impact on the world economic and political landscape. Indian companies have bought Europe’s biggest steel-makers, Arcelor and Corus, and premier car brand Jaguar, similarly,
Economic development, competitiveness and growth in modern economies will be determined by its capacity to acquire knowledge and new technology and to apply both in time for economic growth. In today’s world gaining knowledge will be a significant economic activity and this will build capacity with the developing economies.
The Indian economy is growing at an average 7pc annually for the past 25 years, and a middle class estimated to increase tenfold over the next decade. This growth will continue if India keeps its focus on economic development and able to minimise conflict at western borders.
India is a mystical land with huge untapped tourism potential. Himalaya in the north, western ghats, deserts in Rajasthan, gange’s planes of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Kanyakumari in south and northeast and every region has its uniqueness and flavour –
Excerpt from Mr Kieran Dowling, former Ambassador of Ireland to India (2004-2008) Lecture at Ireland-India Council Mr Patrick Dillon-Malone, Professor Tom Begley, Excellencies, Distinguished guests, IIC Members, Members of the Panel, Ladies and Gentlemen.