Apple’s Store Plans in India Suffer Setback

In a setback to Apple's plans to open stores in the country, the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has red-flagged a panel's recommendation to relax the mandatory local sourcing norm for the company.

Raj Temple Offers Paap-mukti Certificates

A Shiva temple in Rajasthan is different. Here, redemption comes with a certificate that qualifies one duly purged of all sin, or `paap-mukt'.

Indians Left Unemployed Head Home From Gulf

Most of India's remittances come from the oil-rich Gulf, where some seven million Indians have been working, but more and more are being forced to come home.

President Will Try to Pull Out Thorns in India-China Ties

Mukherjee's message will be that India is open for business and warmly welcomes Chinese investment.

How Chhota Bheem Took on Spiderman, And Won

Chhota Bheem has trounced every other Indian and global contender when it comes to winning over kids in the subcontinent, clocking in a stated 40 million viewers in India.

A Monument of love Under Threat

India's iconic Taj Mahal has been threatened in recent weeks by insect poo - environmentalists say that bugs from the polluted Yamuna river nearby are invading the monument,

12 Year Old NRI to Become Doctor in US

A 12-year boy of Indian origin whom President Obama had congratulated on completion of graduation at the very young age is now heading to become a doctor.

Russia Unexpectedly Loses India And Vietnam

Washington is trying to get India also involved in the game against China.

Time for India to Stretch its Wings

India continues to receive $3.2 billion per year in transitional support from the IDA program, even as other poor countries plead for more funds.

Why India's Spending $500M to Develop a Port in Iran

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday the availability of about $500 million to invest in the development of the strategic southern Iranian port of Chabahar.

India Should Imbibe Cook’s Recipe of Excellence

Perhaps it is time for India to make a spiritual connection with Apple in return– albeit of a different kind.

The Case Against Boycotting Jaipur Literature Festival

The campaigners against Vedanta at the literature festival in Southbank, London, this weekend undermined their cause by trying to shrink space for conversation and debate

Something’s Cooking in Apple’s India Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s recent learning mission to India may open up new possibilities for the world’s most valuable company. But here’s the nub: it may not quite follow the script drawn up by the Indian government.

Government to Make Customs For NRIs Carrying Gold Hassle-free

Non-resident Indians visiting India loaded with jewellery to attend a wedding or function and citizens going overseas carrying gold for similar occasions may no longer get hassled at customs in the near future.

In India-Iran Relations Bollywood is Common Language

Actually, relations between the two countries are much more than just food, poetry, music and films and nostalgia. There are bigger issues like oil, sanctions, diplomacy and strategy to be taken care of.

US, India Alliance Nightmare For China & Russia

There are reports suggesting that the United States will violate sovereignty of many countries via aerial surveillance. Some of the countries involved include Russia, Venezuela and China.

ED to Invoke India-UK MLAT For Extradition of Mallaya

ED is soon expected to make a fresh request for Vijay Mallya's extradition under the India- UK Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) in connection with its money laundering probe against the liquor baron in an alleged bank loan fraud case.

India Bans Nationals From Travelling to Libya

India on Monday banned its nationals from travelling to Libya for any reason, citing potentially deadly security threats.

India Wants to Turn Iranian Port Into Trade Hub

India is to open a $500-million line of credit to develop Iran's Chabahar port into a regional trading hub.

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