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Record 25 Percent Rise in Number of Indian Students in US

A record 165,918 Indians were studying in the US during academic year 2015-16, a rise of 25 per cent over the last year, making it the second leading country of origin among international students in America

Foreign Media Hails PM Modi's Bold Currency Move

The foreign media has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent decision to demonetise high-value currency notes, with the Singapore-based The Independent comparing him to the nation-state's founding father Lee Kuan Yew while the Forbes said despite “obvious chaos, it is working”.

US Pivot to Asia Uncertain, India May Reassess Its Act East Policy

US withdrawal from the region would mark the beginning of the end of US as world's pre-eminent power

Donald Trump’s Threat to Indian IT is All Bluster

The plain fact is Indians don’t take up jobs that should have gone to Americans. Rather they do the jobs not enough Americans are qualified to do.

India, Japan And a New Regional Architecture

India’s World War II conception of Asia has finally turned on its head.

Why India Wiped Out 86% of its Cash Overnight

On 8 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave only four hours' notice that virtually all the cash in the world's seventh-largest economy would be effectively worthless.

Indian Students in The US at Record High

The number of Indian students studying in the US soared by 25% to a record high, figures from 2015-2016 show.

Demonetisation Also Affects NRIs

Demonetisation of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 currency notes has not only taken the Indian citizens by surprise but also created quite a situation for the Non Resident Indians living overseas.

Indian-origin Kamala Harris Has Potential to be 1st Woman US Prez

Indian-origin California attorney general Kamala Harris has potential to become the first woman president of the United States, a media report has said.

Ours Are The Streets

In Singapore, nearly three years after the Little India riot, migrant workers from Bangladesh and India attempt to create a semblance of home, through music, poetry and cricket.

Theresa May Wants Trade But Won’t Adjust UK’s Visa Rules

Theresa May wants trade but won’t adjust the UK’s visa rules that insult Indian students

120 Years of Watching Movies

The historic event that unfolded inside Watson’s Hotel in Mumbai on 7 July 1896.

India-US Ties in a Trump Presidency

Under US president Donald Trump, India-US ties will see both broad policy continuity and a change in direction based on larger geo-economic issues.

Locating India in the World of Donald Trump

Indo-US ties are too important to be left hostage to the many uncertainties that may arise with Donald Trump as US president

Google Changed Itself For India in a Mission to Connect The World

Alphabet Inc’s Google is ready to spend billions to get millions of Indians online– through a slew of India-specific products and initiatives.

Indian-American Amul Thapar on Trump's list for Supreme Court judge Nominees

Indian-American Amul Thapar is among the shorlisted potential nominees for Supreme Court judge picked by President-elect Donald Trump.

18-Year-Old Creates Golfing History

Teen golf sensation Aditi Ashok scripted history on Sunday as she became the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title by clinching the Hero Women's Indian Open

India’s Cash Crunch Hits Countryside, Weddings in Trouble

Much of India’s rural economy is powered by cash transactions with few people having bank accounts or operating one even if they have an account.

Abu Dhabi Woos Indian Investors With Tax Holiday, Sops

Aiming to become a major financial centre in the Middle East region, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) is wooing Indian businesses with incentives like zero tax for 50 years and full ownership.

Theresa May's Charm Offensive Leaves Many Unmoved

India could, in future, see Britain as a less essential trade partner, just as the UK needs its enormous market even more.

Trump's Immigration Plan May Help Indians in US

Tens of thousands of prospective Indian immigrants already in the US stand to benefit from immigration reforms proposed by President-elect Donald Trump's transition team.

Trump as US President May Deal a Blow to Modi’s Make in India Push

A US president who’s pledged to bring manufacturing jobs back to America and raise barriers to imports hardly helps Narendra Modi’s Make in India cause

Bitter Brew

Workers are still paying the price for West's cup of tea.

Indian PM Defends Rupee Secret Move

The plan to withdraw high-value rupee notes in India had to be kept secret, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said.

What Can Trump do to Your U.S. Dreams

ATrump presidency raises concerns about what the future holds for potential visa seekers and immigrants from India, since he has made immigration and visa regulations a centrepiece of his politics.

Many Indian-Americans Could be Part of Trump Administration

Many prominent Indian-Americans could be part of Donald Trump's administration, a senior Republican leader has said, asserting that the president-elect has a "history of hiring the best talent".

Trump’s Rise Deals Blow to India’s Manufacturing Dream

Donald Trump’s rise is the latest setback for India’s ambition to become a factory for the world.

Japan, India Sign Civil Nuclear Pact

Japan and India have formally signed a civil nuclear pact in which Tokyo agreed to export civilian nuclear power equipment and technology.

India Expected to Lead The Next Wave of Global Investments

It can be said that the global economy currently is at its tipping point with new economic powers at an ascendant and emerging inter-regional relationships.

Kolkata to Santiniketan: Land of Red Earth

A Bengal town that has many earthy stories to tell.

Indian-Americans Celebrate Their Impressive Victory

With four Indian-Americans, including two women, elected to the US Congress, euphoric community members said that the unprecedented victory shows they have become part of the mainstream political landscape.

Government Announces £80 Million UK–India Research Fund

Projects will address challenges such as pollution and antimicrobial resistance.

Indian Rupees: Holders of Notes Abroad Face Tough Battle

People outside of India holding discontinued 500 and 1,000-rupee (£6; £12) notes face difficulties exchanging them

An Ancient Game Which Goes Back to India

Legend has it India exported the ancient form of chess to Persia, giving King Chosroes Anushirvan a game that was invented just for him: the game of "four kings", or "chaturanga".

Asia's High-Speed Rail Rivalry Draws Japan Towards India

The competition between Asia’s biggest economies for high-speed rail contracts has been intense.

Pakistanis Worry That President Trump May Favor Rival India

Donald Trump’s surprise election as U.S. president has Pakistanis wary that he may accelerate what they see as a shift in American policy to favour arch-foe India.

First Casualty of Trump's Win

Calling it a part of a global restructuring, the eBay says it has cut jobs at its centre in Bengaluru in favour of shifting them to other locations around the world.

Trump Impact on IT Jobs May Not be as Dramatic as Expected

Trump had earlier said the Americans are living through the greatest job theft in the history of the world.

Two Fantasies—One Indian, One British

Brexit will cast a thick fog over the relationship, adding to the mutual incomprehension that has grown in recent years.

Donald Trump Gives Pakistan Jitters For His Tilt TowardsRival India

To many Pakistanis, Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric and business ties to India are signs that his administration could shift further toward New Delhi.

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