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Indian-Origin Leo Varadkar Set To Be Ireland's First Openly Gay Prime Minister

The election of Leo Varadkar marks a generational and social shift. Ireland was among the last European Union members to decriminalize homosexual activity.

Jun

05

2017

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India's Costliest Film Starts Shooting Next Year

BR Shetty, joint non-executive chairman of London-listed NMC Health, announced in April he was investing $150 million in the film franchise, which is set to be India's most expensive film.

Jun

05

2017

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India to Balance Power in Trump Era

India is planning to unveil its Africa plan in Hamburg, a port city in northern Germany.

Jun

05

2017

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India Successfully Test-fires Indigenous Missile Prithvi-II

India achieved a successful test-firing of Prithvi-II; an indigenous, nuclear capable missile from a special test range in Odisha.

Jun

02

2017

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1990s Changed The Way We Watched Movies

In the 1990s, we were introduced to colour TV and cable, and watched everything from ‘Titanic’ to ‘Andaz Apna Apna’

Jun

02

2017

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Trump Blames India And China For Paris Exit

President Donald Trump today announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the previous Obama administration.

Jun

02

2017

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12-year-old Ananya Vinay Win The US National Spelling Bee

Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, taking home a $40,000 cash prize
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India

Jun

02

2017

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Modi’s Trade Show in Europe

Modi needs to secure deals for his country with his western counterparts to revive his country’s fortunes.

Jun

02

2017

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India Says Committed to Climate Pact Despite U.S. Withdrawal

India remains committed to the Paris agreement to tackle climate change regardless of what other countries do

Jun

02

2017

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Russia Stands With India, Putin Assures Modi

Asserting that the close friendship with India cannot be diluted at any cost, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that Russia does not have any “tight” military relationship with Pakistan.

Jun

01

2017

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India, Spain Sign 7 Agreements, Decide to Widen Defence Ties

India and Spain decided to widen defence partnership, conclude a civil nuclear deal and share best practices to jointly fight terror.

Jun

01

2017

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Indian-origin Executive to Pay $750,000 to Resolve Fraud Allegations

An Indian-origin executive at a Florida-based provider of managed care services has agreed to pay US $7,50,000 to resolve his alleged role in an extensive fraud scheme perpetrated at the company.
TAGS: NRI | Crime | Bigger India

Jun

01

2017

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Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting

The new questions are part of an effort to tighten vetting of would-be visitors to the US

Jun

01

2017

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Germany Pushes For Post-Brexit EU Trade Deal With India

The European Union will be trying hard to land a prize that Britain is also aiming for post Brexit — a big free trade deal with India

Jun

01

2017

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India's Leading Gourmet Coffee brand DEVI Now in USA

Based in Goa, India, Sussegado specializes in gourmet, specialty and artisan coffees.
TAGS: Food | Life | Bigger India

Jun

01

2017

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Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik Seeks Citizenship in Malaysia

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on terror charges, has applied for Malaysian citizenship
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

Jun

01

2017

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Virat Kohli Only Indian in Top 10 of ICC ODI Rankings

The top three batsmen in International Cricket Council’s (ICC) players rankings - South Africa’s AB de Villiers (874 rating points), Australian David Warner (871) and India’s Virat Kohli (852) - are separated by just 22 points.
TAGS: Bigger India | Life

Jun

01

2017

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Spain And India PMs Meet to Boost Economic, Security Ties

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met with his Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy, for talks centering on security, fighting terrorism and economic relations.

Jun

01

2017

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All Eyes on Nuclear Power Deal as PM Narendra Modi Lands in Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet today for an annual summit the highlight of which is expected to be the signing of an agreement to build the last two units of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant with Moscow's help.

May

31

2017

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More Indian Expats Seek Costlier Houses Back Home

More expat Indians in the UAE are aiming for pricier properties back home
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

May

31

2017

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Global Fashion Giants Fret Over India Cow Crackdown

Indian exporters were scrambling Tuesday to assure global clients like Zara and Giorgio Armani their shipments would arrive despite a government crackdown on cattle slaughter which threatens the lucrative leather industry.

May

31

2017

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Indian PM’s Party Leaders Charged Over 1992 Mosque Demolition

An Indian judge charged a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and senior leaders from his ruling party with criminal conspiracy in connection with the 1992 destruction of a mosque by a Hindu mob.

May

31

2017

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Chinese Market Opening up For Indian IT Firms Amid Losses in US

Chinese cos are now seeking collaboration with Indian firms in analysing large blocks of data, and putting them to wider use.

May

31

2017

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British Airways Chief Denies IT Glitch Due to Outsourcing to India

Chief Executive of the British Airways Alex Cruz on Monday ruled out resigning over the crippling flight disruption and maintained that the computer glitch had nothing to do with cutting costs or outsourcing IT services to India.

May

31

2017

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Indian Government Rejects Pakistan Cricket Series

India’s sports minister Vijay Goel said: “India, Pakistan cannot play bilateral series till cross-border terror from Pakistan (stops).”

May

31

2017

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India’s Ethical Hackers Rewarded Abroad, Ignored at Home

India produces more ethical hackers -- those who break into computer networks to expose, rather than exploit, weaknesses -- than anywhere else in the world.

May

29

2017

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How Indian IT Can Compete With Google And Facebook

The world's major societies are now wrestling with the enormous social power wielded by the internet's “platform companies“.

May

29

2017

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A Tale of Two Passovers

ow an American girl’s celebration of a ritual feast in Mumbai, far away from her home in New York, puts Jewish history and food traditions in perspective

May

29

2017

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Inside India's New Homemade Luxury Train

The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.

May

29

2017

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India Leads Globally In Adoption Of Biometric Technology

The government first launched the Aadhaar Project, a biometrics programme, in 2009, creating the world's largest biometric data set.

May

29

2017

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Conservatives Woo British-Indians With Hindi Campaign Song

Britain's ruling Conservative Party has released a Hindi campaign song on Sunday in an attempt to woo the nearly 1.6 million strong Indian diaspora in the country.

May

29

2017

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U.K. Woos Indian Start-ups to Compete Internationally

Twenty Indian tech start-ups have been named as the winners of the India Emerging 20 (IE20) programme.

May

29

2017

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Bill Seeking H-1B Limits Exemption For Foreigners With US PhD Introduced

The bill is likely to benefit Indians given that they constitute the largest number of students doing PhD in the US.

May

29

2017

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Narendra Modi's Four-nation Europe Tour Begins

Bilateral cooperation on economic, defence, science and technology, and nuclear fronts, parleys on EU-India Free Trade Agreement, and fight against terror will top Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agenda during his four-nation tour of Europe.

May

29

2017

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A Model Co-operation Offered by The UK to India

Chevening’s India scheme is the largest of the 160 participating countries, with a budget of £2.4million funded by UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, since inception in 1983 there are 2,400 Indian alumni.

May

29

2017

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UAE Hosts First Startup India Summit

It is climbing up to become number two by leading in tech innovation, to reach the next 6 Bn users.

May

26

2017

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As Trump Flexes Nationalist Muscles, US Universities Feel Indian Concerns

Since taking office in February, the Donald Trump administration has taken several steps that have worried foreign students.

May

26

2017

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US Senate Confirms Indian-American to Key Judicial Post

The US Senate has confirmed Indian-American Judge Amul Thapar to a key judicial position on the powerful US court of appeals.

May

26

2017

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Donald Trump Blamed For Job Losses as India Tech Workers Face Cuts

In cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata, thousands of engineers who have been axed or face dismissal are banding together on social networks and WhatsApp groups to decry Trump’s policies.

May

25

2017

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India Moves a Step Closer to Joining International Arms Trade Arrangement

India has moved a step closer to joining an international arms trade arrangement which is expected to boost military trade.

May

26

2017

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Why Gaggan, The Best Restaurant in Asia, is Shutting Down

Gaggan’s owner-chef plans to shut down the restaurant, which registered its third straight win in the Asia’s 50 Best awards, as he believes in an expiration date.
TAGS: Food | Life | Bigger India

May

26

2017

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Where Are The Jobs in India

India may be the world’s fastest growing major economy, but the benefits of that growth do not seem to be percolating down to the masses.

May

26

2017

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India's New Homemade Luxury Train

The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.

May

26

2017

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Indians Issued Maximum Work Visas to UK in 2016

Indian nationals were issued the maximum number of skilled work visas to live and work in the UK last year.
TAGS: Bigger India | NRI

May

24

2017

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American Journalist Victoria Lautman’s Quest to Find India’s Forgotten Stepwells

The Vanishing Stepwells of India’, published recently, is a welcome non-scholarly addition to existing academic research on the ancient architectural marvels
TAGS: Bigger India | Life

May

24

2017

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India Considering Punitive Actions Against Pakistan

India is moving towards isolating Pakistan diplomatically and is considering punitive actions against Islamabad for its alleged support to cross border terrorism, a top American defence intelligence chief has told lawmakers.

May

24

2017

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Sylvester Stallone Gives Bollywood Rambo Thumbs-up

Getting a message from Sylvester Stallone about a Bollywood Rambo remake was like "an endorsement from God", the film's director has said.

May

24

2017

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Twitter Suspends India Singer's Account Over Sexist Abuse

Popular Indian Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's Twitter account has been suspended after he tweeted about a female student leader.

May

24

2017

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NRI Tourists Footfall Ups India's Ranking in International Arrivals

The decision of the Ministry of Tourism to count arrivals of Non-Resident Indians (NRI) tourists under a separate head has boosted the ranking of India in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

May

24

2017

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Majority of Employers Say H-1B Reforms Will Return Jobs to U.S.A.

A majority of employers say that President Donald Trump’s expected reforms to the H-1B foreign guest worker visa program will move jobs back to the U.S.

May

24

2017

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Goa, Singapore Most Preferred by Indian Tourists This Summer

While travelling overseas, short haul destinations were among the most preferred among Indians this summer.

May

24

2017

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Indian Mission in UK Organises Anti-terror Pledge for NRIs

The pledge invokes India's faith in the tradition of non-violence and tolerance.
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India | Crime

May

24

2017

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India-Pakistan Tensions Surface in UK Election Campaign

Indo-Pak tensions over the issue of cross-border terrorism have made their way into the UK general election campaign that has been hotting up.

May

24

2017

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Israel Signs $630m Missile Deal With Indian Navy

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a new $630 million contract to supply the Indian navy with missiles, Israeli media have revealed.

May

22

2017

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What Needs to be Done to Employ More Indians

There are no quick answers to creating jobs but the government in its fourth year realises the gravity of the situation.

May

22

2017

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Why General Motors Has Given up on The Indian Consumer

General Motors’ (GM’s) decision to stop selling cars in India this week is driven partly by global compulsions.

May

22

2017

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An Indian Police Force Meme Crusade

A police force in India is using the fictional baddie to drive home a traffic safety message.
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

May

22

2017

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Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London

The Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in London to present a sumptuous showcase of South Asias literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate.

May

22

2017

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MEA Launches Initiative to Tap NRIs’ Emotional Connect

For the overseas Indians looking to give back to their mother land, more so to ones native village or town, things have become just convenient and credible, thanks to one of the initiatives launched by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

May

22

2017

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UK PM May Pledges to Curtail Immigration, Including From India

Prime Minister of UK Theresa May, on Thursday, May18, unveiled her Conservative Party’s election manifesto that makes cutting immigration from countries like India

May

22

2017

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Africa Eyes $ 100 bn Bilateral Trade With India

The bilateral trade between India and Africa is expected to touch US $ 100 billion in the next two years.

May

22

2017

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Reimagining India in Britain

The Great India Show covers even science in India. It has been blessed by the two governments. Britain is out on a mission to rediscover India.
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

May

22

2017

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UK Poll: From a High in 2015, Tories Now Cool on India

The 2015 election saw the Conservative Party’s connect with the Indian community reach new heights under David Cameron, but this time round, India and the Indian community have so far not figured high in the party’s priorities.

May

22

2017

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Indian Preacher Granted Saudi Citizenship

Indian Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted by authorities in Delhi for alleged terrorist offences, has been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia.

May

19

2017

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Inside The Home of the Hindujas, UK's Richest Billionaires

Neighbours to the Queen, the Hindujas are also the wealthiest in all her kingdom

May

19

2017

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Bengaluru to Mysuru: A Writer’s Life

Visiting R.K Narayan’s house in Mysuru, which is now a museum.

May

19

2017

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Indian-American Jailed For USD 33 Million Fraud In United States

Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier, a resident of Florida, was the former Chief Executive Officer of Essex Holdings, the company through which he carried out two fraud schemes.

May

19

2017

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Dangal: India's Wrestling Blockbuster Delights China

The true story of two female wrestlers overturning gender stereotypes has become the highest-grossing Indian film ever in China.

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