It’s the new battle between the have and the have-nots with a twist. India is getting ready for a revolution.
Microsoft is renaming its vintage Hotmail email service as Outlook.com. Hotmail was still the world's largest email service with 324 million users (about 36 per cent of the market) but had been losing its market to Google's fast-growing Gmail.
The elderly in India, as it has been extensively reported in mainstream media, live far from a peachy life. From depression to truant children, the aged in India are a lot, whose reality is nothing like what they show you in insurance and health drink ads.
Analysts in India have tended to view the recent visit to Japan of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi through a narrow political prism. They see it as an image-building exercise conjured up by Modi’s slick PR machinery to project him on the international stage and appear, well, Prime Ministerial.
Youth unemployment has reached crisis levels around the world, with almost 13 per cent of the global youth labour force out of work this year, according to the International Labour Organisation.
About 600 million people lost power in India on Tuesday when the country's northern and eastern electricity grids failed, crippling the country for a second consecutive day.
The collapse has left more than half of the country or 600 million people without power.
Indian couples that have angered their families by pursuing "forbidden" relationships are increasingly seeking refuge in special shelters run by the police.
The menu of the first dinner served to the first-class passengers of the ill-fated liner Titanic on April 10, 1912 has been sold for 46,000 pounds at an auction.
Asia's third-largest economy is growing at its slowest pace in nine years and sluggish consumer spending is forcing mall developers to scale back plans.
To truly come to grips with the intensity of the problem faced by individuals trapped in the H-4 visa quagmire, a glimpse into the corrosive nature of the visa’s work restrictions is useful.
Deprived of work and education opportunities, spouses of U.S. work visa holders often find themselves descending into ill health and low self-esteem
Tulsi Gabbard, who trailed behind her nearest rival by over 40 points a few months ago in the race for the Congressional seat from Honolulu, has now taken a narrow but crucial lead of five points in the latest polls, brightening prospects for the first Hindu to be elected to the US House of Representatives.
A massive grid failure in Delhi and much of northern India left more than 300 million people without electricity on Monday in one of the worst blackouts to hit the country in more than a decade.
Apple-Samsung are set for a showing in one of the most watched patent trials today in San Jose, California. The trial could decide the future of the smartphone and tablet industry as Apple has accused Samsung of slavishly copying the design of its prized iPad and iPhone.
There is a numbing familiarity to the riots that struck the eastern Indian state of Assam this month, leaving 48 dead and 400,000 people homeless. The violence had been building for months and even years — thousands of years.
Fancy eating out at a toilet restaurant? Bizarre and unappetising as it may sound The Modern Toilet Restaurant in Taiwan has become a rage with locals as well as tourists.
One of America's top research institutions, the University of South Florida's World Centre for India Studies, is introducing an undergraduate certificate in India studies beginning end-August.
The pace at which Indian IT will expand its direct presence in the US with local hires looks certain to accelerate rapidly.
Night shift workers are at the highest risk of heart attacks and strokes because of their unhealthy eating and sleeping habits, a new research has claimed.
Infosys may not visit campuses to hire engineering graduates in the second half of this year according to a report by global brokerage firm Morgan Stanley.
Indian IT companies supported as many as 2.8 lakh jobs in America last year amid a gloomy employment scenario in the US and have invested a whopping over five billion dollars in FDI through acquisitions and green-field projects, according to India's top envoy in Washington
More and more Indians graduating from top global business schools, including Wharton, Harvard and Stanford, are spurning traditional job offers in favour of starting up new business ventures back home.
In less than a year, the same old Anna with an attempted Gandhi visage, is a lonely man again. This time, for a change, it’s not stage-managed.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office issued an arrest warrant for the dealer, Subhash Kapoor, on charges of possessing stolen property. Mr. Kapoor owns a gallery on the Upper East Side known as Art of the Past that advertises its role in providing antiquities to several of the world’s major museums.
Amid loud cheers from hundreds of his fans, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thusday carried the Olympic torch at Southwark here, a day before the opening ceremony of the sporting spectacle.
Australia has issued a travel advisory asking its citizens to reconsider their travel plans to India's Northeastern states of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura.
Chennai does not need khap panchayats or Shri Ram Sene to keep boys and girls apart. It has a well-oiled suffocating Victorian prudishness that works quite well even in an institution like the IIT.
The mainstream media’s slow response to the Assam riots created an information vacuum that the social media networks, with all their faults, filled to capacity.
Olympic organisers have apologised to North Korean athletes whose images were shown next to the South Korean flag.
Nalanda in Bihar, a renowned seat of learning and excellence 800 years ago, will soon stand tall again - this time as a truly international university.
It's not just another bylane of Kolkata. Sudder Street is known to break down barriers betweeen foreigners and locals making it one of the most-loved hangouts for tourists in Kolkata.
Oprah Winfrey has been criticised after the broadcast of a two-part TV special about her trip to India in January.
Sex and comedy sells well in Bollywood. And together, they can make for a hit recipe. But while audiences are ready to sample and savour the genre, sex comedies are few and far in India, given the censors' wariness of them
Four Indian-American researchers figure among 96 named by President Barack Obama as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest US honour for young professionals.
The country's streets are home to a thriving economy, hard to measure because it is informal, but unquestionably large.
Is it any surprise that Indians appear to be more physically fit than their counterparts in more prosperous parts of the world?
After describing India as "a linchpin" in its new strategic policy to "re-balance" military forces towards Asia-Pacific, in what is seen by many to be an unfolding grand design to "contain" China, the US is now cranking up its arms sales pitch to New Delhi.
We’re for cricket. We don’t understand it, but we like it,”