Brexit: Asian Shares Fall Sharply as UK Votes to Leave EU

Asian shares have fallen sharply as investors react to the UK voting to leave the European Union.

Story of India Told Through a Samosa

It is an historic artefact - as well as delectable evidence that there is nothing new about the process of globalisation.

Indian-American Teens Plan Social Media Campaign For Hillary Clinton

Two Indian- American teenagers supporting Hillary Clinton are planning to reach out to youths from the community through social media to give a boost to the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's campaign.

Salman Khan, Amid Controversy Over Rape Remark, Says Need to Talk Less

Actor Salman Khan, who sparked uproar by saying his heavy training schedule for an upcoming film left him feeling "like a raped woman", said on Thursday that he needs to talk less to stay out of trouble.

Indian Origin Voters Remain Divided Over Brexit Vote

Britain's 1.2 million strong Indian-origin voters, the biggest ethnic majority-group in the country, are expected to vote in large numbers on Thursday amid indications that a majority of them may vote against Brexit -– or Britain's exit from the European Union.

Alia Bhatt: Star Kid or Star Performer

Is Alia Bhatt the blueprint of the modern Indian heroine? We should hope so

Amazon India Builds Big Web Lead Over Flipkart

Amazon India is now well ahead of homegrown etailer Flipkart in overall website traffic, including both PCs and mobile

Chennai is Third Most Expensive City For Expats

Pricing, currency stability and inflation in cities has a direct impact on the cost of expatriation for Indian multinationals.

India’s Itel Among Africa’s Top 100 Mobile Brand

Itel Mobile that entered India recently has managed to break into the top 100 “Most Admired Brands in Africa” list of 2015.
Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 10:58 EDT

Will Raghuram Rajan’s Exit Scar Modi’s Attempts at Wooing NRIs

In May, BJP lawmaker Subramanian Swamy wrote to prime minister Narendra Modi questioning Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan’s loyalty towards India, since he has been a non-resident Indian (NRI) for years.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:21 EDT

For Expats in India, The Top Challenge is Cultural Alignment

Expat talent can bring a new outlook to business, but such talent also needs to be managed differently.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:18 EDT

An NRI’s Tough Love Letter to Resident Indians

This is a message from NRIs to Resident Indians (RIs), specifically the RI elites – stop whining, stop making excuses and get on with the job.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 03:14 EDT

How NRIS Should to Manage Assets During Relocation

An NRI should be aware of the fact that he can hold on to his global assets for a while, even when he settles down in India, and make his decisions accordingly.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 00:00 EDT

Will India's Current Account Deficit Dive

Brexit or no Brexit, India is better prepared for any turmoil this time than it was 3 years ago.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:07 EDT

The Ins And Outs of Brexit, And The Consequences For India

It will be the first time since the EU was founded in 1957 that a member country will be leaving if voters choose ‘Brexit’ or Britain’s exit

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 10:53 EDT

UK Hyderabad Fund: Both India And Pakistan Claim Victory

A UK High Court has rejected Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan's claim to the Hyderabad Fund, Pakistan foreign office said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:28 EDT

India Launches 20 Satellites in Single Mission

India has successfully launched 20 satellites in a single mission, the most in the history of the country's ambitious space programme.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 10:55 EDT

Yoga Underscores Deep Ties Between India And The US

Yoga, practiced by millions of Americans daily, underscores deep cultural ties between India and the US, the White House has said on the occasion of second International Day of Yoga.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:01 EDT

Bengaluru Least Expensive City For Expats

For expatriates Mumbai is more expensive than cities like Seattle , Frankfurt and Berlin.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:05 EDT

Former India Captain Named as New Head Coach

India have appointed former captain and leg spinner Anil Kumble as their new head coach on a one-year deal.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:30 EDT

Cooking The World's Oldest Known Curry

What if you were told that 4,000 years ago they ate almost exactly what you ate last night? That re-heating it in the microwave was the only real advantage you had over an average Harappan home cook.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:02 EDT

Why Kashmir's Gun Factories Are Shutting Down

Indian-administered Kashmir used to be a thriving hub for factories that made guns for civilians.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:16 EDT

Global Defence Players Set to Make Beeline For India

The government’s decision to allow defence FDI up to 100% without the access to technology clause is expected to result in a surge of interest on part of the foreign vendors.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:11 EDT

Brexit May Create Uncertainty For Indian Firms With UK Exposure

The warning from the prominent Indian business lobby group, comes just days ahead of the 23 June EU Referendum, which will decide whether UK votes to remain or leave the EU.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 03:41 EDT

Brexit or no Brexit, no Stopping India’s Bull Market

The looming threat of Brexit or the British Referendum, which is still a possibility, has been haunting markets across the globe, including India.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 11:09 EDT

An Ode to Indian Radio

Ameen Sayani, Melville De Mellow, and the voices that shaped us and united a nation

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 03:33 EDT

Bollywood Actor Salman Khan in Hot Water Over Rape Remark

Bollywood movie star Salman Khan ran afoul of a national women's group, film critics and Twitter users on Tuesday after saying that training sessions for his new film made him feel like a "raped woman".

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 04:11 EDT

Spain Joins Forces With Bollywood to Boost Tourism

Spain is coaxing Indian moviemakers to use its colourful fiestas and historic monuments as settings for their films, in a move to grab a bigger share of India’s fast-growing overseas tourism market.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 04:09 EDT

Match Box Mania

A recent exhibition, titled "Matchbox Labels And The Stories They Tell", features some prominent trends and themes spanning the entire history of the matchbox industry.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 05:49 EDT

Modi India's First Prime Minister Who Does Not Get Jet-lagged

Modi has just wrapped up a 140-hour-long trip covering five nations including the US, 45-plus engagements over five days and flew for nearly 44 hours, bulk of it at night, to cover nearly 33,000 kilometers.

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016 03:00 EDT

Mexico's Ambassador in Delhi Rides a Rickshaw

Mexico's ambassador has been using an auto rickshaw instead of a car to drive around Delhi.

Tuesday, Jun 07, 2016 02:53 EDT

India’s Pocket Hercules Dies at 104

Manohar Aich, the bodybuilder who became the first Indian to take the Mr. Universe title in 1952 and won the nickname ‘Pocket Hercules’ for his tiny stature, has died aged 104.

Friday, Jun 03, 2016 02:20 EDT

A Toast to Summer Fruitfulness

There is an avalanche of summer fruits tumbling down from the Himalayas—peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, and plums.

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Ayurveda Goes Chic

The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.

India’s Smart Cities

The objective of India’s smart cities program is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘smart’ solutions.

Return to Organic

As a new generation of millennial Indians reinforced the concept of healthy, there has been a growing desire to bring back the simple, unadulterated techniques of the past.

Bottom Up: I Paid a Bribe

It is individual citizens who frequently feel the direct effects of corruption, so why not put the individual at the center of efforts to weed out corrupt practices?

Can Female Comedians Ever Make it in India

India’s gigantic showbiz sector, Bollywood included, has yet to throw up a single female comic celebrity, who headlines shows, programmes or movies, or has a popular fan-base.

Kohli Ke Peeche Kya Hai

A superstar in every cricket-playing nation, forever addicted to confront Mission Impossible and vanquish unreachable targets, Kohli has zonked every former great into gushing new superlatives.

Colorism: Universal Slight on Humanity

Discrimination against people based on the tone of their skin, a phenomenon called “colorism,” is evident across the globe.
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