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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Has an Active Interest in India

Connecting the world is definitely a noble cause, and had the net neutrality saga not unfolded the way it did in India, we would all be appreciating Facebook without a second thought for its latest initiatives.

US Strongly Supports India's NSG Bid

The US has been playing a lead role in supporting India's bid+ in the 48-member elite group.

India Reaffirms UN Peacekeeping Commitment at UK Summit

More than 230,000 Indian troops have participated in 50 of the 71 UN peacekeeping operations mandated by the UN Security Council so far.

Gaming Federation Requests PM to Legalise Sports Betting in India

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), a not-for-profit organisation, has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to legalise sports betting in the country.

International Players Eye India’s Solar Mission

Rolling out the red carpet to foreign companies in joining India’s 100-GW solar mission is a smart move, as it can cut costs and bring cutting-edge technology

The Indian State That is Obsessed With Beef Fry

Not many people would associate India with beef. Spirituality yes, perhaps even vegetarianism, but certainly not beef.

Indian-American Charged With Callous Treatment of Worker in US

An Indian-American CEO of an IT staffing and consulting firm has been charged in the US with callous treatment of a domestic worker who had come from India to work for her.

Donald Trump's Remarks Unnerve Indian-Americans

The Indian-American community in the United States is greatly concerned by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's remark against Mexicans and Muslims and that Indians were taking away jobs from the country.

India Among Priority Nations in UK's Post-Brexit Trade Agenda

Britain's PM told the House of Commons that India was among the countries that had expressed an interest in trade deals with the UK.

The Myth of Strong British Rule in India

The British never intended to rule India.Their conquest was not driven by a strategy to spread their power, either in their own interests or that of the people they ruled.

Tuk-tuk Trip From India to UK Halted by Passport Theft in France

An engineer travelling from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk to promote clean energy has been thwarted agonisingly close to his goal after being being robbed in France.

Dental Graduates Look Towards Foreign Shores

Indian dental graduates can straightway practice dentistry in Canada, UK, Australia and several Middle Eastern countries once they clear their respective licensing exams.

How IIT-Madras Broke Into World's Top 250

IIT-Madras is the only Indian institution to have bettered its position in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) ranking for 2016-17 released on Tuesday. IIT-Madras moved up from the 254th position in 2015 to 249 this year, entering the global top 250 institutions.

Narendra Modi Flags UK Visa Policy

Prime minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May on Monday raised the issue of UK's new visa policy and its negative impact on Indian working professionals wishing to visit the United Kingdom for short-term business.

India Planning to Ink Co-production pact With Russia, South Africa

India is planning to sign a film co-production agreement with Russia and South Africa, Union minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said as he stressed on the need for cinema to address issues like terrorism and help in spreading peace.

Miss Japan Won by Half Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa

A half-Indian woman was on Monday crowned Miss Japan, the second year in a row a biracial person has won the beauty pageant.

Acid Attack Survivor to Model in NY

Reshma Qureshi survived an acid attack two years ago - and began to make beauty tips videos as a way to campaign against the sale of acid.

Bollywood film has Been Accused of Distorting History

A star-studded Bollywood epic based on life in Indus Valley, home to one of the world's first large civilisations, has kicked up a storm over its depiction of history.

Navy to Navy Ties Key Pillars of India-Singapore Relationship

Defence relations are one facet of the vibrant India- Singapore dynamics.

UK's Visa Policy May Negatively Impact Indians

Britain's new visa policy could have a "negative impact" on Indian working professionals' short term business visits to the UK, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told his British counterpart Theresa May

How It Feels To Be A Proper Indian

My family fronts the unexpected migrant tale of leaving behind a perfectly privileged life of tea estates and maids in Bangladesh to start anew for the sake of our education

Crunch Time For Indian Music

The Indian music business is all set for an unprecedented boom. But what does that mean for the musician?

In Search of The Indian Superhero

A Flying Jatt’ did not win many hearts, but a slew of Hindi film-makers are working on superhero stories.

Trade is The Biggest Weakness in India-US Ties

If India wants to have a vibrant nuclear industry and a vibrant nuclear energy sector, the government will have to amend the current liability law not as a favour to the United States but in order to protect its own domestic nuclear industry and suppliers.

Need India in NSG to Promote Non-proliferation

Japan has reiterated support for India's NSG bid saying its presence in the group will help promote non-proliferation,

Indian-Origin UK Lawmaker Keith Vaz Steps Down Over Sex Scandal

Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving Indian-origin lawmaker, was today embroiled in a sex scandal after a newspaper claimed he had paid for male sex workers.

Why Attribute Irrational Miracles to Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa should have been made a saint without having so-called miracles associated with her name.

Millions Strike in India Over Reforms

Tens of millions of workers in India are on a day-long strike demanding higher wages and to protest against the government's economic reforms.

Mother TeresaDeclared Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican

Mother Teresa, revered for her work with the poor in India, has been proclaimed a saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican.

Non-bailable Warrant Issued Against Mallya For Tax Evasion

The chief metropolitan magistrate court on Saturday issued a fresh non-bailable warrant against Vijay Mallya and Kingfisher Airlines chief executive Sanjay Agarwal as they failed to appear before the court even after the last warning in connection with a case of tax evasion.

Pentagon Backs Proposal to Five US Fighter Jets Make in India Tag

The Pentagon has backed proposals from US aviation giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin to manufacture top-line fighter aircraft as part of the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Controversy Eats Into NRI Support For AAP

The current controversy in Punjab unit of AAP, which is now taking shape of Punjabis versus outsiders has apparently started eroding the party's NRI support base, which played a crucial role in its 2014 performance in Punjab elections.

The Indian Foot in UEFA Europa League

Turning down the glitz of the Indian Super League to carve out an international identity for himself, he became, in 2016, the first Indian ever to play a UEFA Europa League game.

India, Africa to Boost Collaborations in Medical Research

he statement by the India–Africa Health Sciences Meet said that both India and Africa decided to make efforts to ensure accessible and affordable health services for all among other measures.

Indian IT Targets Arabian Gulf

As the US and the UK face slow growth – markets that have been driven by outsourcing of IT service to Indian companies that provide skilled workers at competitive costs – IT firms are looking to the Arabian Gulf as an increasingly important area of focus to generate business.

India And Vietnam Boost Military, Commercial Ties

India on Saturday agreed to provide Vietnam with a $500 million loan for defense purposes, a further sign of warming ties between two countries in separate territorial disputes with China.

Indian Arrivals to Singapore Jump 10%

Country overtakes Malaysia to become Singapore's third largest visitor source market

Cabbages & Kings: Coming - Indian Cultural Feast in UK

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Britain late last year, he had declared 2017 would be the year of Indo-British culture.

India to Sign Co-production Treaties With Russia, South Africa

Last year itself, 1,000 Indian films did a business of more than USD 2 billion. Now a 43 per cent of the world population (BRICS nations) could be the market for Indian films and even for movies from other four nations.

USA And India Reiterate Support For New Build

The two sides also committed to "redouble" their efforts towards India's early entry into the NSG, in a bid to strengthen global non-proliferation and export controls.

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