Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s highly successful visit to the United States in June, followed by his historic visit to Israel, marked two important milestones in India's diplomatic calendar this year. In this issue of India Perspectives, also read about the strengthening ties between India and Japan, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visiting India for the India-Japan Annual Summit, and two important engagements on the multilateral front: the G20 and BRICS summits. In our travel section, follow the great Indian monsoon across the country through the festivals celebrated by various states, and let our cinema section present to you actor Akshay Kumar's belief in the power of films as a medium to educate an audience while entertaining them. Also marvel at the Indian women’s cricket team's stellar performance at the ICC Women’s World Cup, behold the creation of idols in Kolkata for Durga Puja, and more.
The flagship magazine of the Ministry of External Affairs , Government of India, India Perspectives, is printed in 16 languages and goes to 170 countries, disseminating interesting information about India's rich culture and tradition. It balances a unique visual appeal with informative and interesting articles that talk about how India is embracing contemporary trends in art and lifestyle, along with the new strides being taken in the fields of science and technology and space.