I could feel them taking inventory of my outfit, my hair, and my non-designer shoes, and inevitably, as soon as whomever I was talking to chalked me up as being a “fresh-off-the-boat,” they simply turned to someone more important.
Why Indian firms are on a buying spree.
“In such an insanely competitive market, to carve a niche with such modest talent, is indeed fantastic and I mean it as a compliment.”
Whatever happened to Bollywood’s heartbreak melodies?
At least seven persons, including children, were charred to death after fire broke out in two coaches of Howrah-Dehradun Express in Jharkhand's Giridih district in the wee hours on Monday, officials said.
The fall of the Indian rupee to a new low of Rs14.1953 against the UAE dirham (and Rs 52.20 against the US dollar), has brought a feeling of joy among Indian expatriates here.
Local elites in many developing societies shared the Western sensibilities and often took draconian measures to limit population growth.
The findings suggest that when more serious violations of a friendship occur, girls struggle just as much and, in some ways, even more than boys.
Exposure to short-term portfolio flows, a rising oil import bill and slowing export growth have heightened the risk on the rupee and the outlook remains bearish
For a glorious half century, India dominated international field hockey and Sansarpur was its secret weapon. The village of just 4,061 people has nurtured 300 national hockey players and produced more Olympic medalists per capita than any other place in the world.
Good news for beer buffs: A pint of the beverage a day may ward off your heart disease risk by more than a quarter, a new study has claimed.
The Uttar Pradesh assembly on Monday passed a resolution seeking to divide the state into four parts. The resolution was passed with a voice vote.
Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently became the father of a baby girl, has thanked his fans for their good wishes and is now asking them to suggest names for his newborn.
The David Cameron government wants to launch a college to teach Indian cooking to UK citizens so that they get jobs in the 3 billion pounds Indian food industry.
The picture is getting gloomier and gloomier. Indian companies are getting hit by a barrage of problems, ranging from high interest rates and high inflation to a plunging rupee and slumping exports. And there’s no light at the end of this dark tunnel as yet.
In this wired era, hell hath no fury like techies scorned. The Indira Gandhi Inter-national Airport (IGIA) found it out the hard way on June 29 when its advanced passenger check-in services were crippled and flights delayed.
Many morphed pictures of the 'little one' with her mother in hospital doing the rounds on the net... all fake!!' -- Amitabh posted on his Twitter page.
In a unique case of forgery and fraud for arranging tourist visas, Chandigarh Police Sunday arrested two immigration agents, including a former paramilitary trooper.
Raj Bagri is reported to have sold a stately home in north London's Regent's Park for a record-breaking £120 million.
The official website of US department of state, which handles foreign relations of the country, shows PoK as part of Pakistan, notwithstanding India's claim over the region.
Expanding its probe to cover the NDA regime, CBI today registered a case against Shyamal Ghosh, who was Secretary in the Telecom Ministry headed by late Pramod Mahajan, and two Telecom service providers -- Airtel and Vodafone for alleged irregularities in grant of additional 2G spectrum.
The Kingfisher model is inherently flawed because it is not a full service but a ‘full service plus plus’. You cannot grow that segment beyond a point because only a limited number of people can afford that segment.
Being a tourist in India is not easy. Travel is no fun and it empties out the pocket. It does not matter if the tourist is home-grown — travelling within the country to see sights and visit temples — or the foreign tourist who wants to ‘experience’ India.
Why does not the BCCI sue Vinod Kambli? He is either telling the truth or giving a bad name to the game. Legal action would settle the matter once and for all.
Bala’s outspoken criticism of carnality in Sringara rasa as presented by some traditional dancers had been a matter of public record by the 1930s.
An Indian spiritual guru has been found guilty by a federal jury of selling religious worker visas to Indians for over USD 30,000 each to enable them to enter the US fraudulently
The timing could not have been more perfect. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his entourage landed here Saturday evening, just in time for the fairy lights to go up in the city's famous Orchard Road boulevard.
Sikh athletes and spectators will be able to wear ceremonial daggers around the London 2012 Olympic sites, organisers said on Sunday.
Singapore had opened new horizons for India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Sunday and recalled that it was New Delhi's engagement with Singapore that led to a strategic shift and evolved into the 'Look East' policy.
Indian professionals, many of whom led comfortable lives abroad, are increasingly giving up their well-paid jobs to become social entrepreneurs, bringing in the process modern-age management and perspective to solve basic problems like reaching power, water, education and healthcare to the millions.
Manmohan Singh, who has been stressing on India's engagement with the region and came here on his first bilateral visit as prime minister Saturday, said that the city state had contributed to the country's progress.
As President Barack Obama returns home after a sojourn in Bali he faces a looming economic crisis that threatens to unravel the gains of his "return to Asia" trip to promote ties with the Asia Pacific region.
From street corners to city squares, from hotel lobbies to sweeping driveways, the sculptures are part of the landscape, making Bali in many senses like an open air culture gallery, with aesthetics the leitmotif of everyday life.
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and his activists will have a busy winter as they fight for their version of the Lokpal Bill to be made a law.
The powerful Senate India Caucus, which is the largest country specific Caucus in the US Senate, plans to hold a rare reception for the new Indian ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao.
Inmates of two prisons in Gujarat will now get lessons from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad to improve marketing of their factory products and for honing their inter-personal skills.
Kambli claims that his suspicion arose due to Azharuddin's decision to field first even though it was unanimously decided that the team would bat after winning the toss.
The sentiment in the rupee market has further dampened after the RBI's comment on its limited ability to intervene.
The Bangalore-based entrepreneur told the FT he was nearing a deal with 14 banks led by State Bank of India that would provide the loss-making carrier with working capital of 6 billion rupees ($118 million). He did not name the banks.
About six feet by three feet with no windows, it was probably designed to be a connecting passageway of sorts and not the kind of place where you’d want to house anything breathing, let alone a human being. This, my friend announced, was the servant’s room,” says a WSJ blogger.