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Preet Bharara Meets Trump

India-born Preet Bharara, the powerful US attorney who has facilitated many high-profile insider trading convictions, has agreed to remain in the position after meeting President-elect Donald Trump.

Dec

02

2016

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Romania Overtakes India as UK's Biggest Migrant Population

Immigration into the UK from within the European Union (EU) has officially overtaken the rest of the world, with Romania replacing India at the top.

Dec

02

2016

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Demonetisation Necessary Step to Address Corruption: US

The US has supported India's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.

Dec

01

2016

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New Immigration Rules Make H-1B Friendlier Until Trump Takes Over

The USCIS will now allow terminated H-1B visa holders a grace period of 60 days to either leave or sort out their paperwork for new jobs.

Dec

01

2016

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PM Modi Moves To Amazonize' $400 Billion of Government Purchases

Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to move all government purchases, from paper clips to power plant turbines, to an Amazon-like online marketplace that could eventually be worth a fifth of the country's $2 trillion economy.

Dec

01

2016

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Modi's Demonetisation Drive is Silently Changing India

the struggle for cash may also be silently changing the way the country transacts as the dematerialisation of shares did to stock trading in the mid-90s.

Dec

01

2016

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Yoga Gurus: The Leaders Behind India's Hottest Consumer Products

The newcomers’ success is snatching market share from larger established suppliers, which have had to develop their own ayurveda lines.

Dec

01

2016

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Nine-year-old Kashmiri girl Who Rules The Kickboxing World

She has been winning local championships since last year, and now aspires to participate in the Olympics.

Dec

01

2016

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Callers For Dollars - Inside India's Scam Call Centres

Callers bullied their victims with the threat of arrest, jail, seized homes and confiscated passports.

Dec

01

2016

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UK New Visa Rules Indian IT Firms Won’t be Affected

The recent change in UK visa rules announced today which created a panic among Indian IT professionals might not have a significant impact, according to experts in the industry.

Dec

01

2016

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Mad Over Donuts to Expand Operations in India

Its rival Dunkin’ Donuts, operated by Jubilant FoodWorks in India, has 73 outlets across 23 cities.

Dec

01

2016

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The Miracle Rice Which Saved Millions of Lives

IR8 was so much better than traditional rice varieties that its use spread rapidly throughout Asia and output soared. Famine was averted.

Nov

30

2016

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Many Indian Americans in Running For Place in Trump Govt

Several Indian Americans are being considered for positions in the Trump administration as they all qualify on merit and ethnicity is not an issue, the highest ranking Indian-origin politician in the Republican party has said.

Nov

30

2016

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Thane Call Centres Duped 15,000 Americans

Investigators have arrested 20 people in the United States, and Indian authorities have made 75 arrests following October raids on three premises in the Thane suburb of Mumbai

Nov

30

2016

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4 India-born CEOs in Fortune Businessperson of the Year List

The four India-born CEOs are Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Mastercard’s Ajay Banga, AO Smith’s Ajita Rajendra, and HDFC Bank’s Aditya Puri

Nov

30

2016

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Rahul Gandhi Turns De facto Head of Congress Parliamentary Party

Party leaders feel her skipping Parliament, hence, was a way of facilitating Rahul Gandhi — de facto decision maker in most organisational matters — to take charge of the party’s parliamentary wing too.

Nov

30

2016

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Delhi to New York in 5 Hours

The startup's signature city pairing is New York to London, which would take a little more than three hours to fly.

Nov

30

2016

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India's Garden City

In 1950, renowned architect Le Corbusier was invited to create India's most modern city.

Nov

30

2016

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Demonetisation Hits NRI Weddings, Travel Plans

Several Indian families living abroad, who had plans to visit India around the year-end, are keeping a close watch on the prevailing situation.

Nov

30

2016

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British Indians Sending Old Notes Home On Flights With Friends

The looming December 30 deadline has rat.tled many British Indians, who make up 2.5 per cent of the population of England and Wales

Nov

30

2016

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India Health-Care Providers Look to Tap Africa Growth Wave

Cash-rich Indian hospital groups are setting up operations in Africa to tap a growing stream of middle-class patients from the continent seeking quality health-care.

Nov

30

2016

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The Cheapest Trip to Mars Leaves From Sriharikota, India

Spacefaring rivals can’t beat the prices charged by India, which sent its own probe to the Red Planet for less money than Hollywood spent making a movie

Nov

29

2016

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Digital Dabbawalas

It’s been more than a decade that the world woke up to the reality that Mumbai’s lunch-dabba system is an act of urban genius.

Nov

29

2016

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Indian-American Mathrani Might Join Donald Trump Admin

US President-elect Donald Trump has met a top Indian-American real estate executive amid reports of him joining the new administration.

Nov

29

2016

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Modi Leads Trump, Putin in Time's Person of the Year Poll

Prime Minister Modi is leading an online poll of readers' choice for Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 2016 honour, which has contenders like US President-elect Donald Trump, the outgoing US leader Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Nov

29

2016

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What do The Cash Queues Tell us About India

There was a time, not so long ago, when most Indians stood in queues for hours on end for essential goods and services.

Nov

29

2016

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Indians Who Love to Parade Their Canines

India has a rich and long history of these shows - the first one was held in 1896 and flourished under the patronage of the British colonial elite.

Nov

29

2016

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India Cash Crunch Hits Expat Remittances

Indian Expatriates in the UAE are finding it hard to send money to their families back home due to the continuing cash crunch there.

Nov

29

2016

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Expat Shutterbugs Shed Light on India’s Beauty

Myriad colours, people, culture, religion and places from across the country found a place in the 700- odd photographs on display as part of the 19th Beautiful India Expatriate Photo Competition.

Nov

29

2016

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India Urged to Focus on Silk Route Connectivity

India must focus on improving connectivity along the ancient Silk Route in order to establish itself as a hub for Asia-Europe trade, a senior UN official said.

Nov

29

2016

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Drug Smuggling Racket Between India UK US Russia Busted

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) busted a smuggling racket of psychotropic drugs being carried from India to US, Russia and UK on Tuesday.

Nov

28

2016

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Modi's Cashless Economy Dream a Reality in a Gujarat Village

Village of Akodara, a tiny village situated in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat. It's around 90 kilometres from the state’s financial capital Ahmedabad.

Nov

28

2016

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Delhi Replaces Mumbai As The Financial Capital Of India

What makes Delhi NCR more buoyant and inspirational than Mumbai may be attributed to massive spatial consolidation and contentedness that have emanated from synchronisation between state and business.

Nov

28

2016

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Is India Going To Resume Cricketing Ties With Pakistan

Pakistani and Indian cricket officials will get another opportunity on December 17 to sit across the table and discuss the strained and suspended bilateral cricket ties between the two nations.

Nov

28

2016

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Fearing Tighter US Visa Regime, Indian IT Firm Rush to Hire

Anticipating a more protectionist U.S. technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in the United States and recruit more heavily from college campuses there.

Nov

28

2016

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Fat Indian Weddings Are Going on a Crash Diet

For those who do not want to scrimp on costs in the time of a cash crunch, wedding planners who have tied up with banks is an option.

Nov

28

2016

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ESPN Plans to Customise Global Shows For India

ESPN is planning to customize its international shows like ‘Pardon the Interruption’ and ‘SportsCenter’ for the Indian marke

Nov

28

2016

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Indian IT Companies Seem Like Latest Donald Trump Casualty

Among Donald Trump’s early priorities is the H-1B programme, under which 65,000 temporary workers are allowed to work in the US each year.

Nov

28

2016

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Indian Student Wins Best Film Award in Singapore

Indian student Hitanshu Mehta was part of a team from Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) that won the ‘Best Film Award’.

Nov

28

2016

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Indian Social Entrepreneurs Win Global Competition in Singapore

Two young Indian social entrepreneurs have won a global competition aimed at empowering women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nov

28

2016

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WHO Settles India, EU Medicine Dispute

In a significant victory for the global access to medicines campaign, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has dropped the term ‘counterfeit’ and retained ‘falsified’ to describe medicines of inferior quality.

Nov

26

2016

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Indian-American Doctors Asks Trump to Enact Medical Liability Reform

AAPI asked President-elect Donald Trump to enact medical liability reform, which it claims is driving up healthcare cost in its current shape through "extra testing and the practice of defensive medicine".

Nov

26

2016

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How Indians Triumphed in America

America needs to consider what it might lose if it curbs the influx of clever, hard-working, entrepreneurial Indian immigrants

Nov

26

2016

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Amul to Sell Products Via Amazon in The US

Home-grown food brand Amul will now sell its products in the US through online retailer Amazon's global selling programme.

Nov

25

2016

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Amazon May Take Patanjali to International Markets

E-commerce giant Amazon is betting more and more on Indian brands to boost its product portfolio globally.

Nov

25

2016

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Indian Rupee Rises Against US Dollar on Firm Asian Cues

The Indian rupee on Friday jumped 0.5%, the maximum gains in two months, against the US dollar.

Nov

25

2016

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A 360° Walk Through The Temples of Khajuraho

The things you learn from these walls and the metaphors inscribed on them are significant.

Nov

25

2016

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Donald Trump Weighs Heavily on Indian IT Stocks

The Indian IT industry could face its biggest challenge till date, as President-elect Donald Trump gets his hands closer to implementing his rhetoric, which protects an American worker.

Nov

25

2016

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Money Mules of India's Cash Crisis

Yes, it's not my money. I am doing this for my boss. He has always been nice to me, and has helped me financially on many occasions

Nov

25

2016

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Indian-Americans Hail Trump Picking Nikki Haley as US Envoy to UN

If confirmed, Haley would be the first ever Cabinet-level official to ever serve in any US presidential administration.

Nov

24

2016

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum To Open In Delhi

The museum will be launched mid-next year in the Regal Cinema at Connaught Place and will be spread over two floors.

Nov

24

2016

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From Trump, Positive Signals For India

Some parts of Asia are watching anxiously as Donald Trump prepares to take up the presidency, but for India, the changing of the guard in Washington could strengthen ties.

Nov

24

2016

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A Michelin Star For Duck Vindaloo

The combination of a curry and a pint is believed to have been pioneered at the UK's oldest surviving Indian restaurant, Veeraswamy, which has recently been honoured with a Michelin star.

Nov

24

2016

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Demonetisation: Stricter Norms For NRIs

NRIs could run into difficulties if they possess discontinued currency notes amounting to a high value

Nov

23

2016

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Nikki Haley Leads Trump's Pick For US Ambassador to UN

South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is the leading candidate to be President-elect Donald Trump+ 's nominee for Ambassador to the United Nations

Nov

23

2016

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How Will India Destroy 20 Billion Banknotes

India's central bank will have to destroy, by one estimate, some 20 billion "expired" banknotes after it scrapped two high-value denominations.

Nov

23

2016

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Chris Martin: Hello India, I'm Not in Coldplay

A comedian named Chris Martin has, to his bemusement, received an influx of Twitter followers from India shortly after a Coldplay concert in Mumbai.

Nov

23

2016

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India Surpasses USA to Become 2nd Largest Global Smartphone Market

India surpassed the USA to become the second largest global smartphone market in terms of users in early 2016 and is on track to cross half a billion smartphone users mark within the next five years.

Nov

23

2016

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Indian Tycoons Met Donald Trump Before Their Own PM

Photographs of President-elect Donald Trump meeting with three Indian real estate executives at Trump Towers, New York, surfaced on social media.

Nov

23

2016

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India Joins Forces With EU For Skill India Mission

The sectors identified for collaboration include manufacturing, food processing, infrastructure development, urbanisation (smart cities for example), transportation, hospitality, healthcare etc.

Nov

22

2016

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Startups Giving Shape to India's Digital Turn

Today a host of startups are creating innovative solutions that solve business and consumer problems across sectors.

Nov

22

2016

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Indian Builders Celebrating The Rise of President Donald Trump

Real estate experts say Donald Trump’s win and impending elevation to be the US President will only serve to enhance the Trump Organization’s appeal to Indian developers.

Nov

22

2016

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The Indian Twist to Donald Trump Controversy

US President-elect Donald Trump's meeting with Indian businessmen has fed a controversy in the US over conflict of interest after the billionaire's election.

Nov

22

2016

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23-year-old Indian-origin Woman Wins Local Election in US

Her victory gains significance as her district has 80 per cent of African-American population.

Nov

22

2016

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India's Mysterious Unfaithful Woman Returns

The identity of both the original spurned partner and the now infamous Sonam Gupta remain a mystery, with many believing she may not even exist.

Nov

22

2016

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The Fiery BBC Interview That Went Viral in India

This is symptomatic of a worrying trend in India, where journalists are often accused of being "biased" towards one camp or another when they are only trying to do their job and ask valid and legitimate questions.

Nov

22

2016

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Trump’s Extensive Deals in India Raise Conflict-of-interest Concerns

Donald Trump’s company has partnered with Indian developers to create more business ventures than in any other foreign nation or territory.

Nov

22

2016

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After India-Cyprus Tax Deal, All Eyes on India-Singapore Tax Treaty

The journey of amending tax treaties to plug the loopholes of treaty shopping and the perceived round tripping of Indian money from overseas jurisdiction is on.

Nov

22

2016

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India May Become a Digital Colony of The USA And China

With China and the US pumping in massive foreign capital into India’s digital economy, a top Indian investor and educationist has warned that the country could become a “digital colony” unless Indian businesses start investing in it.

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