Donald Trump Finds Huge Support System Among Indian Americans

The 2016 Republican National Convention at Cleveland, Ohio, which nominated Trump as the Republican Party's presidential nominee and Mike Pence as his running mate, saw some high-profile support for the duo from the India American community, which has historically leaned towards the Democratic Party.

Indian Hostage Freed in Afghanistan

An Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago has been rescued unharmed, officials say.

Olympic-bound Indian Women’s Hockey Squad Registers Win Over U.S.

The Indian women’s hockey team fought hard to register a 2-1 come-from-behind win over the USA team, which is ranked No. 5 in the latest rankings by the International Hockey Federation.

UK Sikhs Oppose India's Move to Bring Back Koh-i-Noor From UK

India's quest to bring back the precious diamond Koh-i-Noor from UK faced another hurdle after a section of UK Sikhs opposed the move and conveyed the same to British Prime Minister Theresa May.

India, U.S. to Train African Troops For U.N. Peacekeeping

India and the U.S. will jointly train troops from African countries in the entire gamut of the United Nations Peace Keeping (UNPK) operations, in yet another joint effort as part of the growing bilateral relations.

Are Indians Prone to Celebrity Worship Syndrome

Why do Indians have such an astonishing penchant for idolisation? Be it Rajinikanth or Sachin Tendulkar or Narendra Modi—or Indira Gandhi in the past—Indians stretch their adulation for their icons to extremes.

India Link Emerges in $3.5-billion Forex Trading Fraud at HSBC

An India link has emerged in the alleged USD 3.5-billion forex trading fraud case at British banking giant HSBC, where two senior executives have been accused of doing 'front-running' by cheating a client that was selling part-stake in an Indian subsidiary.

Immediate Outcomes of Modi in Africa

The visits to Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya, were productive and saw the signing of 19 different agreements, all which highlight the India-Africa connection.

India May Approach UK on Kohinoor

The government is likely to approach Britain soon to get back Kohinoor, one of the world’s largest diamonds, which is currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London.
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:19 EDT

GOPIO Strengthens Connections Between India and Indian Diaspora

GOPIO is a non-profit organization that takes up issues related to the Indian Diaspora and attempts to unify the community in its common causes.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 01:11 EDT

Barack Obama, Joe Biden Endorse Kamala Harris For US Senate

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today backed California's Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next Senator.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 00:53 EDT

Award Conferred on Indian-origin Ex-Singapore President

Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan has been conferred with the Outstanding Member of the South Asian Diaspora award for his dedicated and notable work in forging closer ties with India.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 01:49 EDT

Indian-Origin MP Bags Junior Minister Post Under New UK Prime Minister

British lawmaker Alok Sharma has been named Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), becoming the second Indian- origin minister in Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:29 EDT

Brexit May Dent Growth Target of Indian IT Companies

In July, Britain voted to leave the European Union and the impact of the vote was not factored in when the National Association of Software and Services (Nasscom) was determining the FY17 growth target.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:12 EDT

When UK Under Thatcher Saw Risk of Severe Damage to India Ties

The note’s annexure mentioned several countries with whom Britain’s relations could be affected due to the presence of some of their controversial citizens on British soil.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:09 EDT

Democracy Rekindled Interest in Mahatma Gandhi Among South African People

Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam made the remarks at a ceremony in Johannesburg to release a new coffee-table book that documents the rise in interest among South Africans in Gandhi's role in the country's democracy after Nelson Mandela became its first democratically-elected President.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 00:22 EDT

16 Extradition Requests From India Pending With UK

There are 16 extradition requests from India pending with the UK government, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 01:43 EDT

India Launches Search Operation For Missing Military Plane

An Indian military plane with more than 20 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal, the Indian air force (IAF) has confirmed.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:34 EDT

The Spice is Right

Chefs in India say it is also an exciting time as many Michelin star chefs are travelling to India to experience real Indian cuisine.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:38 EDT

Tagore And His Women

He strongly believed in fighting for women’s upliftment using his pen as a weapon.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:36 EDT

(Dis)Advantage Sharapova

Is corruption in sports just part of the territory.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:26 EDT

VC Investors Upbeat on Indian Start-ups

The promise of an online retail market that Morgan Stanley sees at $120 billion has attracted a new set of brave souls willing to bet their millions

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:11 EDT

8 Malaysian Companies to Invest USD3b in India

They will invest in seven sectors, including renewable energy and biodiesel, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 00:39 EDT

Indian Firms Get Approval For Generics of AstraZeneca’s Crestor

A US judge refused AstraZeneca’s request for a temporary ban on Crestor generics.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 00:24 EDT

A Step Towards Stronger UK-India Ties

The British Council is working with partners to support up to 25,000 young people and professionals from the UK to gain experience in India, by 2020.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:39 EDT

The Changing Ki & Ka of Millenial Relationships

In Indian households the change has been particularly exemplary given the country’s patriarchal history.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 00:24 EDT

Indian Sex Comedy on Quiz Geeks is Making Waves

A wacky Indian sex comedy about four college-going quiz geeks and their unbridled fantasies has made audiences sit up and have a good laugh.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 00:27 EDT

India office Holiday For Watching Film

Businesses in southern India have given their employees the day off on Friday so they can attend screenings of a new film starring Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 00:55 EDT

Indians Pack Their Bags as Cheaper Europe Beckons Post Terror Attacks

The spate of terror attacks in Europe and the financial problems in the Eurozone, coupled with a lean travel season, has made travel to destinations in the region cheaper, a bonanza the price-sensitive Indian traveller is expected to grab.

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 00:33 EDT

David Cameron Orders Indian Spicy Food For Last Supper as UK PM

Britain's former Prime Minister David Cameron spiced up his 'last supper' at his 10 Downing Street office-cum-home with some spicy Indian food such as Hyderabadi Saffron Chicken, Kashmiri Rogan Josh and Samosas.

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 00:13 EDT

Indian State Imposes Fat Tax

Kerala is the first state in India to introduce a "fat tax" on burgers, pizzas, doughnuts and tacos served in branded restaurants.

Monday, Jul 04, 2016 03:12 EDT

Inside Mysuru's Big Fat Royal Shaadi

In Grand Royal Wedding, Maharaja Of Mysuru Marries Princess From Rajasthan

Sunday, Jul 03, 2016 06:39 EDT

The Indian Man Who Restored a 4,500-year-old Mummy

The mummy, believed to be that of Egyptian Princess Naishu, daughter of the Pharaoh VI, possibly born around 2,500 BC, was the pride of the museum since 1920, but had fallen into a state of disrepair.

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Rise of The Falls

Part peer-pressure and part awe inspires starry-eyed Indian travelers to take that obligatory trip to Niagara Falls

Tale of The Two Falls

A network of three waterfalls — American Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Bridal Veil Falls — comprise the 51 meter tall Niagara Falls.

The Bindaas Bride

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A Higher Power

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India’s New Bankruptcy Law A Gamechanger

Indians can finally go legally broke. With the passage of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Bill by both Houses of Parliament in May, a set of at least 12 archaic pieces of legislation — has been consigned to the history books.

Ayurveda Goes Chic

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