The Indian Registry is launching a new TLD in IDN (Internationalized Domain Names) .भारत or .INDIA in Hindi. The Hindi is the most important language in India with more than 460 mio speakers, especially in the north of the country.
The launch schedule is the following:
Sunrise A (for Indian registrants and owner of an Indian trademark) : August 15th through September 15th, 2014.
Sunrise B (for foreigners and owner of an Indian trademark): September 1st through September 15th, 2014.
Sunrise C (for the current owner of a .IN domain name) : October 1st through October 31st, 2014.
General Availability / Go Live: November 18th, 2014.
Click here for all details on the Indian Registry website.