India’s Sharp Growth Picture Gets Fuzzy

India’s economy expanded by 7.3% last year, outpacing every other major nation, including China, for the first time in nearly two decades.

Forging a Path for Women, Deep Into India’s Sacred Shrines

Public attention has forced the government in state of Maharashtra to enforce a court judgment allowing women into any part of a temple a man can enter.

U.S., India Discuss Anti-submarine Warfare

India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defence ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities.

Buddha in The City

Bengaluru-based psychiatrist red-flagged India’s impending mental health crisis,

India Unwittingly Backs China

By cancelling Dolkun Isa's visa, India has unwittingly sanctified the Chinese definition of who is a terrorist.

Mumbai Rapper Changes Tune of Indian Music

India's famed music scene is making room for a new generation, bearing turntables and a mic, instead of a sitar and drums.

NRI Seeks Right to be Forgotten Online

Right to delink broadly, provides that an individual may be allowed to control the information available about them on the web by removing such information in certain situations

Selling a Home From Across The Shores

Sealing a deal and handling the entire sale process from a remote destination can be a challenge.

Centre Refuses to Share Information on Bringing Back Kohinoor

An application was filed with the External Affairs Ministry seeking details of steps taken for return of Kohinoor along with copies of letters written to and response received from the United Kingdom in this regard.
Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:34 EDT

Over 20,000 Non-resident Keralites to Vote

Over 20,000 non-resident Malayalis have registered to vote in the May 16 state polls in Kerala. This is likely the biggest-ever electoral push by non-resident Keralites (NRK).

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 02:47 EDT

Corporate Strategy Behind NRI CEO's Being Paid Well

Giving appointment of NRIs as CEOs in American Companies like Pepsi & Microsoft is strong marketing strategies adopted by them to exploit India's large emerging markets to sell their products and also to attract Indian students to US Universities facing shortage of students.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 07:11 EDT

PIOs Can’t Buy Agricultural Land in India

Possibility of seeking a specific approval from the Reserve Bank of India to purchase agricultural land for charity, may be explored.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 02:43 EDT

Fugitive Mallya Fears Arrest in India as Lenders Seek Dues

India labeled Vijay Mallya a “fugitive” while the businessman’s lawyers said his creditors only want him arrested in heated court arguments over a case that is set to test the government’s resolve to go after defaulters and recover unpaid dues.

Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:52 EDT

Donald Trump is Spooking Indian Outsourcers

While presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump may be making shrill claims on immigration and job losses in the US, Indians working in the country aren't overly concerned.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 03:03 EDT

PM Modi to Address US Congress Joint Session on June 8

S House speaker Paul Ryan has invited Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress on June 8, virtually confirming that the Prime Minister will be traveling to Washington on a state visit .

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 07:08 EDT

Britain to Start New Ventures With India

Noting that the relationship between the two nations is "highly constructive", British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith today said his country is looking forward to start new ventures in banking, textile and garments and other sectors with India.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 07:04 EDT

India Has Approached UK for Extradition of Middleman

India has approached the British government for extradition of Christian Michel, the middleman named by Italian investigators as a key intermediary in swinging the controversial deal for AgustaWestland choppers.

Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:44 EDT

India Wants to Show Off Its Culinary Pride

India is taking the cue from many Southeast Asian nations to promote food tourism through festivals and global events, such as the World Food Congress. Read More :

Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:36 EDT

India Races Ahead of US in Smartphone Market

India's smartphone market grew 23% in Q1 2016, surpassing the US market in terms of users even as sales remained flat globally.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 02:53 EDT

Jai Ho Meets Waka Waka at Africa’s National Day

It was an evening of dance, music and laughter when diplomats and politicians came together to celebrate South Africa's 22nd National Day.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 02:52 EDT

Saina Nehwal Seals Semifinal Spot at ABC

Saina Nehwal held her nerves in tricky situations to eke out a 21-16 21-19 win over former World Champion Shixian Wang.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016 02:49 EDT

India Becomes 3rd Largest Source of FDI Into UK

India's investments in the UK zoomed nearly 65 per cent in 2015, establishing it as the third largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Britain after the US and France.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 07:17 EDT

Walmart Gears up to Conquer India's Food Retail Space

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, is interested in selling food products directly to Indian consumers both by setting up brick-and-mortar as well as online stores.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 07:13 EDT

Nooyi, Nadella, Bhavesh Patel Highest Paid CEOs in World

As many as three Indian origin persons have been named among 100 highest-paid CEOs globally with PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi and LyondellBasell's Bhavesh Patel making it to the top ten list compiled by Equilar.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 06:54 EDT

India Asks UK to Deport Vijay Mallya

The Indian government has asked the UK to deport Vijay Mallya, the former head of Kingfisher Airlines, as part of an investigation into money laundering.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 02:58 EDT

Priyanka Chopra to Dine With US President Barack Obama

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has confirmed that she will be dining with US President Barack Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 02:51 EDT

Rise of Machines Threatens Craft in India

Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varansai, India.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 04:12 EDT

Star Power Rules Tamilnadu

As reality TV star-turned-politician Donald Trump continues his bid for the Republican nomination in the US, another race thousands of miles away is also proving the political appeal of show-business.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 04:10 EDT

Priyanka Slams Donald Trump

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, a star of "Quantico" - an American TV series on fighting terror - has slammed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's call to ban Muslim immigrants from the US.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 06:48 EDT

Five Popular Dishes That Are Surprisingly Not Indian

The next time someone tells you that the kulfi is a desi summer cooler, you know better and can tell him that it isn't. The kulfi is a Middle Eastern import and as are sweets such as jalebi and gulab jamun.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 08:17 EDT

Cursed Temple Scares Off Tourists

Local officials in the western state of Rajasthan say tourists are put off visiting the 12th Century Kiradu temple complex because of a local legend.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 00:00 EDT

Narendra Modi Came Face To Face With His Wax Twin

The statue clearly left Modi speechless even as he gave some finishing touches to the sculpture, and Twitter users were rather amused at his somewhat wonderstruck reaction.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 00:00 EDT

Air India’s Resident Rat Flees to Singapore

Pest controllers have been unable to trap the rat four days after it forced diversion of a Melbourne-Delhi Air India (AI) flight to Singapore.

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