July 2017

Women’s Cricket: Great Leap Forward

Over the last decade, players like Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami have helped build the Indian team. We look at the team’s journey as it tries to reach the last four in the ongoing World Cup

First Sikh Woman MP in Britain Joins Key House Panel

Preet Kaur Gill will be one of 11 MPs on the cross-party home affairs committee, which investigates the spending, policy and administration of the ministerial department.

Bollywood Superstars Dazzle at India Film Awards

The five-hour show at an American football stadium in New Jersey, where the glittering Manhattan skyline was visible from the parking lot, was a riot of color, glitz and stunning dance routines.

Foreign Lawyers: The Global Desi

There has been much angst about the entry of these professionals into India.

U.K. Raises Issue of Overstaying Indians

Britain claims a thousand Indians overstay their visa in Britain every year.

India, UK Discuss Extradition of Fugitives, Visa Problems

India and the UK have discussed the issues that affect the extradition of fugitives "across the board" and the problems faced due to delays by British authorities in granting visas to Indians.

Students From India, Middle East Rethink Their Safety In US

Indian students are weighing an uncertain job environment and increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric that raises safety concerns while applying to US universities

Where Many of The Clothes You Throw Away End up

Often, they are sent to India, joining a global second-hand trade in which billions of old garments are bought and sold around the world every year.

India Overtakes US to be Facebook's Largest Audience

Facebook is reporting a total “potential audience” of 241 million active users in India, compared to 240 million in the United States.

SC Asks Centre to decide on statutory regime for NRI voting

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central government to take a call whether it wanted to amend the Representation of People Act or its Rules to decide on the modalities of NRI voting in elections from their overseas locations.

Europe Struggles to Attract Tech Talent Even as US Closes Doors

Immigration rules and attitudes toward migrants, plus limited investment in tech startups, are all big hurdles.

US House Passes Bill on Defence Co-operation With India

The $621.5bn defence policy bill proposes to advance defence cooperation with India.

Indian Students Worry About Physical Safety in US

Indian students have a "high level of concern" about potential study in the US.

India Alarm Over Rising Tiger Deaths

Wildlife activists have accused Indian authorities of a culture of secrecy around steadily rising tiger deaths.

The Indian Peasants Who Fought British Rule

Ordinary farmers took up arms to support them in the fight against the British, but their contribution has been largely forgotten.

Saraswati: A Supercluster of Galaxies Discovered by Indian Scientists

Discovered by a team of Indian scientists, the supercluster of galaxies exists some four billion light years away from Earth.

Indians Look at Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Singapore as Top 3 Cities to Live in

Paris was the top choice for sightseeing, while New York was the popular choice for doing business in.

Ravi Shastri: Former All-rounder Named India Coach Until 2019

The 55-year-old will replace Anil Kumble, who resigned following India's Champions Trophy campaign in which they lost to in the final to Pakistan.

Why Was Mother Teresa's Uniform Trademarked

For nearly half a century, Mother Teresa, the Roman Catholic nun who worked with the poor in the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) wore a simple white sari with three blue stripes on the borders

Does Disorder Comfort Indians

Indians seem to have devised romantic notions about their love for disorder to camouflage what really torments them in the developed world—the collapse of street social hierarchy

Spider-Man Outperforms Bollywood Releases in India

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ made a spectacular box office debut last week, opening to more than $257 million worldwide.

Border Standoff: Why Bhutan Will Not Ditch India

Bhutan is unlikely to enter into a compromise and accept China's offer to ditch India in exchange for settling the border problems.

US Firm Admits to Paying $1.1 Milion Bribe to NHAI

A Boston-based consultancy firm has admitted to the justice department of the United States that its officials paid bribe of $1.18 million to NHAI officials between 2011 and 2015.

Indian-American Doctor Couple Killed in Plane Crash in US

In a tragic incident, an Indian-origin psychiatrist couple were killed when their private plane crashed in the US state of Ohio

Indian IT Suffers Another US Visa Blow

The US government's latest announcement to delay the so-called "startup" visa could impact Indian entrepreneurs.

India Trumps Germany, UK to Become Fourth Largest Auto Market in The World

India sold more automobiles than Brazil and South Korea put together beating even Germany and the UK to emerge as the world’s fourth largest vehicle market

US Rolls Out Quicker Clearance For Low-risk Indian Travellers

The US has started rolling out for India its Global Entry programme which allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travellers.

India Talks Tough With U.K. on Terrorism

India has been speaking with greater candour in recent weeks about obstacles in its relationship with Britain.

A New Social Dimension Making Russia, Germany, India Safer Investments Than US And Brazil

Today, a third dimension is increasingly critical to understanding the world’s changing power dynamics. Namely, social cohesion.

A New Phase in India- Africa Ties

The support India is offering to African countries to achieve self-sufficiency is commendable. But India itself needs to do more to ensure that such advances benefit all

TV-series Exports to India Increase

Turkish TV series, which are highly acclaimed abroad, have begun appearing in India, as well as in Middle Eastern and South American countries.

Why Indian Startups Are Looking Abroad

While Singapore, UK and US were traditional hubs for Indian entrepreneurs, startup founders are now looking towards Estonia, South Korea, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Israel, Chile, Spain and Ireland.

Blockchain May Drive The Next Wave of Digitization in India

It’s a fascinating time in India and all major organizations in the country and the world are watching what’s happening closely while tracking the ecosystem.

Lower Fares to India Likely as More Routes, Flights Added

A growing Indian expatriate population here and strong Singapore-India trade links are fuelling the demand for travel between the two nations.

Ben Affleck Brings Taste For India to UK

Ben Affleck has touched down in London town to film extra scenes for “The Justice League,” and he’s been spotted noshing on some Indian grub.

Money in Swiss Banks: India Slips to 88th Place

India has slipped to 88th place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks, while the U.K. remains on the top.

Expats Hail India Tax Plan

NRI businessmen operating in the UAE are optimistic that India’s game-changing tax reform since independence, Goods and Services Tax (GST), will propel foreign direct investments (FDIs) and largely benefit the NRI community.

In G20 Partnership With Africa, A Crucial Role For India

Africa is high on the agenda at this year's G20 summit of the world's major economies taking place in Hamburg on 7-8 July.

India Launches GST Amid Business Doubts

The Indian government launched its biggest fiscal reform ever, promising a stronger economy and less corruption

India is Fast Going Green

It is not only the public or private sectors embracing the concept of going green and sustainability, you have individuals who have embraced the green sustainable way of life.

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