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Archive for February, 2012

Khajuraho Dance Festival Posted by on Feb 29, 2012

Khajuraho (खजुराहो) also known as “Kharjuravāhaka”), is derived from the Sanskrit words kharjura = date palm and vāhaka = “one who carries”. It is a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh which is located about 620 kilometres southeast of New Delhi, the capital city of India. The location is very famous for the…

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Climate of India Posted by on Feb 28, 2012

India is a vast country with diverse terrain from the plains of Ganges valley and high mountains like the Himalayas. Because of wide variety of terrain, the climatic condition also varies. The climate (मौसम – Mausam) could be extremely  (अत्यंत – atiyant) warm (गर्म – garm) in one region to extremely cold (ठंडा – thanda) in another. The climate in…

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Conversations in Hindi – Searching for an apartment Posted by on Feb 26, 2012

Many of you want to stay in India for a while or relocating because of your job assignment.  For such a situation,  you might want to search a decent apartment but don’t know how to proceed in that situation. In India, you can search for a vacant apartment through a real state agent (also known…

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Common Surnames in India Posted by on Feb 25, 2012

You might have seen or heard several Indian surnames and would have thought about it. What words could be used as surnames in India? Which region prefer what surnames in India? and so on. Let’s me show you some of the common surnames as per the region. You can use these surnames to guess about…

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Hindi Newspapers Posted by on Feb 24, 2012

Did you read a newspaper in Hindi? Can you name a few newspapers that you have seen in Hindi? A newspaper is a mirror of events that are happening in any society, it has been considered an excellent medium not only a aid to understand about a society but also its language. Today, I will…

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Prefixes – II Posted by on Feb 23, 2012

In Hindi, there are several groups under which prefixes could be defined. As you already know, there are several loan words in Hindi. These loan words could be from Persian, Arabic, English and etc. Let me show you some of the prefixes with some examples. I have selected some prefixes that make words in Hindi…

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Working Culture in India Posted by on Feb 22, 2012

Someday ago, an German friend of mine was interested to know about the working culture, timing etc in India as his company was dealing with an Indian company. In today’s globalized world, where a company (संगठन – Sangathan) has to deal with another company it is better to know about the different working cultures. So…

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