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US Gadget Ban on Some Gulf Flights Boosts Air India Ticket Sales

Ticket sales of AI flights to the US jumped 60% after the country banned laptops in cabin bags on flights from the Gulf.

UAE Gets Visa on Arrival For Indians With US Visa

The UAE cabinet on Wednesday approved granting of on arrival visas to Indian citizens who hold US green card and visa.

Human Cost of India's Meat Ban

The government's crackdown on meat shops in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has left many traders and butchers without much work and money.

Tougher H-1B Norms Open Dors For India's Real Talent

Programmers certified as eligible for H-1B in 2014 and 2015 were only about 12% of the total number of certified applicants.

Walmart Okay With Selling Only Made-in-India Products

Walmart Stores Inc, the world’s biggest retailer by sales, would consider opening physical outlets and selling products online.

India May Ease Rules For Foreign Food Retail

The government is looking at allowing global companies with a permit to sell local food items to market made-in-India non-food products.

Indian IT Firms Generating, Not Stealing, Jobs in US

Indian IT companies operating in the United States are generating jobs and not stealing jobs of the Americans, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

The Rise of Lego's New Indian-origin CEO

Born in Punjab in 1956, Padda had humble beginnings and worked his way up the corporate ladder through sheer passion and determination.

India’s Prized Silicon Valley Hires Keep Burning Out

The allure of working in India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem has quickly evaporated for a number of senior executives.

The Spirit of Adventure And an American Dream

Already a permanent resident of the USA, Khaleel is now waiting for his citizenship to come through before becoming eligible to live his childhood dream of playing international cricket.

A Swift Post-Brexit UK-India Trade Deal Unlikely

As London launches Brexit proceedings, the UK's position as a trading power will depend on the kind of pacts it will strike with nations worldwide.

Trump's Budget Proposal Dumb, Foreign Aid Cut Inhumane: Ro Khanna

ndian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has termed as "dumb" some of the budget proposals of US President Donald Trump and described the move to cut foreign aid as "inhumane".

Indian-origin Anti-apartheid Icon Dies

South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides in his struggle to end the white minority rule, died in Johanesburg on Tuesday.

India Captain Says Friendships With Australia Players Are Over

India captain Virat Kohli says his friendships with Australia players are over after their heated Test series.

Who's The Hindu Hardliner Running Uttar Pradesh

A saffron-robed Hindu priest, he is a highly controversial figure who is loved and hated in equal measure.

Trump Looks Forward to Hosting PM Modi in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year.

UK Minister Priti Patel Receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Priti Patel, Britains senior-most Indian-origin minister, has vowed to cham.pion the interests of the Indian Diaspora

Laptop Ban in Flight Cabins

Nearly 11 lakh US-bound Indian passengers to be hit.Around 82.6 per cent of the total traffic to the US from India transited via Middle East, Europe, North and South Asia in 2016, as per data from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

New Rule Will Stop Indian Cos From Gaming H-1B

Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will help fix the existing flaws.

Trust, Trump And Grumpy Indians

Could low levels of trust in governments be a reason for the rise of anti-establishment parties in the developed nations? Where does India stand in all this.

Foreign Tourism Boards Rope in Bollywood Stars

International tourism boards were also seen leveraging social media feeds of Bollywood actors to promote destinations, cuisines and fun activities.

India's Race to The Moon

India's Team Indus is one of five groups in race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.

India Will be The World’s Youngest Country by 2020

At a time when leading economies like Europe, US, South Korea, Japan are ageing, India holds the advantage of having an increased working population.

Trump US Visa Plans to Scrutinise L1 Visa Holders at Indian IT Firms

USCIS have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials.

No More US University Dreams

A large number of US colleges are reporting a decline in applications for admission from international students, including from India and China

GCC Sees Massive Surge in Indian Tourists

India has been named the largest growing outbound tourism market in percentage terms.

Love in The Time of India's Bloody Partition

The jacket and the briefcase were their most valuable possessions as they fled their homes to escape death

NRI: Know Alls, Do Littles

Indians have succeeded in countries ruled by whites, but failed in their own.

UK Clears India's Request For Vijay Mallya's Extradition

MEA on Friday informed that extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya has been stratified by Secretary of State of the U.K. Government and soon a warrant would be released against him.

Indians in UK Receiving Fraud Calls For Money

Several Indian citizens in Britain have received calls from people purporting to be from the Home Office, demanding money to deal with non-existent errors in their passports or visa papers.

Weary Flyers Shrug as Middle East Laptop Ban Takes Off

A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect today — with less fanfare and frustration than expected.

India Notifies Amended Tax Treaty With Singapore

The government today notified the amended India-Singapore tax treaty under which capital gains tax will be levied at source of investments with effect from April 1.

U.S. Lawmakers Urge India to Lift Curbs on NGO

The U.S lawmakers said they were “long time supporters of U.S. –India partnership” but the Indian government’s treatment of CI has “caused serious concern within the U.S. Congress.”

American Economic Policy’s Impact on Indian Business

India and the United States have a positive economic relation that can be strengthened in the context of the policies of the new US administration.

G20 Leaders to Discuss Finance And Economic Policy on The Ghats of Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, considered the spiritual capital of India, will soon be getting on the international diplomacy map.

Return of Bollywood Action Queens

Fundamental challenges for female-centric projects remain despite high-voltage action carried off single-handedly by stray Bollywood heroines.

The Cheese Revolution

One of the world’s oldest dairy traditions is cultivating a brand new culture.

The Trail-blazing Actress Bollywood Forgot

Rehana Sultan was the victim of typecasting, her obvious talent ignored because of her 'sexy' scenes

Trump Targeting Over 200 Indian Immigrants

The Donald Trump administration has given a list of 271 people, claiming they were illegal migrants from India.

British Government Certifies Vijay Mallya's Extradition

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said the British government has certified India's request for loan defaulting liquor baron Vijay Mallya's extradition and a UK court is considering issuing warrant for the same.

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