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Why Shah Rukh Khan Remains The Ultimate NRI Hero

Shah Rukh Khan started the trend as early as the mid-90s and even today remains fairly ahead of the pack among Bollywood actors when it comes to wooing NRIs

Feb

11

2017

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UK Defence Minister to Lead Delegation to India

Britain's Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin will a lead a delegation of top 20 companies to India, as the two countries seek to build ties through a close industrial, military and economic partnership.

Feb

11

2017

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Thousands Celebrate Hindu Thaipusam Festival in Malaysia

Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday (Feb 9) to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival

Feb

10

2017

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Quirky Cafés in India

in India, these are the cafés that are offering reasons to keep returning.

Feb

10

2017

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Shawna Pandya to Become Third Indian-origin Woman To Fly in Space

An Indian-origin neurosurgeon currently based in Canada has been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut (CSA) programme.

Feb

10

2017

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Chennai to Madurai: Heritage Treasures

The temple town of Madurai offers south India’s most prominent canvas of history

Feb

10

2017

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Cloud Wars Heating up on Indian Turf

The fiercest competition in cloud computing is in the public cloud pie; battle lines are most visibly drawn among Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google

Feb

10

2017

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Infosys Row

Infosys founders, led by N.R. Narayana Murthy, have questioned some board members’s call for higher variable pay in CEO Vishal Sikka’s salary

Feb

10

2017

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Tamil Nadu Jayalalitha Successor Forced to Quit

India's southern state of Tamil Nadu is in crisis after the chief minister revolted against his successor.

Feb

10

2017

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India Rubbishes US Report on Religious Freedom

India today rubbished a report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) that alleged escalation of hate crimes against minorities in the country.

Feb

10

2017

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India-UK Agree to Increase Flights to Boost Tourism, Trade

Limits on flights from key Indian cities, including Chennai and Kolkata, have been scrapped, allowing for a greater range of flights for passenger.

Feb

10

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India Formally Requests U.K. to Hand Over Vijay Mallya

Beginning a formal process, India sought extradition of absconding tycoon Vijay Mallya from the United Kingdom.

Feb

09

2017

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Kailash Satyarthi Isn’t The First Indian Whose Nobel Was Stolen

Kailash Satyarthi isn’t the first Indian whose Nobel was stolen. Tagore’s remains missing.

Feb

09

2017

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Is There Room For Republic TV

While Arnab Goswami’s fans may be waiting for his reappearance on the TV screen with Republic TV, the question is if he will be able to recreate the magic of The Newshou

Feb

09

2017

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Green Cards Targeted in US Senators’ Bill to Halve Legal Immigration

The immigration reform under the RAISE Act could hit those aspiring to get a green card or permanent residency in the US, including a large number of Indians

Feb

09

2017

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Pakistan Bans Shah Rukh Khan Film Raees

Pakistan has banned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie, Raees, its distributor in Pakistan says.

Feb

09

2017

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India Will Bypass U.K. to Deal With Europe

The relationship we have had is historical but now it’s more about business, we are not talking about the emotional link.

Feb

09

2017

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Antiques Seized From NRI’s House, Godowns

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday night seized several antique idols from the residence and godowns of an American businessman of Indian origin, in connection with a smuggling racket busted in Chennai last year.

Feb

09

2017

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US Makes Changes in Export Control Laws to Benefit India

US has made changes in export control laws that would benefit India by facilitating smoother transfer of technologies.

Feb

09

2017

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UK Charms Indian Students With Great Scholarships

To draw more Indian students for higher studies in the UK, the British Council on Monday announced Rs 8.38 crore 'Great Scholarships 2017' scheme.

Feb

09

2017

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Indian Superstitions & What They Actually Mean

Superstitions are stupid! There is no logic to them whatsoever. And while having faith is a good thing, blind faith is something else altogether.

Feb

07

2017

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H1B Visa Norm Changes: Indian IT Professionals Look at Returning Home

Many Indian IT professionals are still hopeful that the bills may not go through as it would impact the overall US marke

Feb

07

2017

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Indian-origin Sculptor Anish Kapoor Pledges to Use Prize Money to Help Refugees

Renowned Indian-origin British sculptor Anish Kapoor, who has emerged as a champion of Syrian refugees' rights, on Tuesday won Israel's prestigious one million dollar Genesis Prize for his commitment to Jewish values.

Feb

07

2017

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NRI Bishnujee Singh Given UK's Top Honour in Mathematics

Cayley Aerospace Inc Chief Executive Officer Eur Ing Bishnujee Singh has been elected Fellows of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications in the UK on January 26. The honour recognises outstanding contribution to the advancement of mathematics.

Feb

07

2017

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India to be Part of Toyota-Suzuki Motor Business Partnership

India will play an important part in the business partnership announced on Monday by Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor

Feb

07

2017

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Indian Tribesmen Catching Giant Snakes in Florida

Masi and Vadivel are doing an incredible job. They excel at determining if pythons are present at a site, locating them if they are, and then catching them when located.

Feb

07

2017

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Space Ticket Part of NRI Divorce Battle

An Indian-origin couple in the UK are caught up in a divorce battle which includes a £1,60,000 ticket on the futuristic first commercial flight into space.

Feb

07

2017

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Scholarships up to One Million Pounds to Study in UK

The British Council has announced the Great Britain Scholarships–India 2017 worth one million pounds as part of campaign to attract Indian students.

Feb

07

2017

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UK’s National Health Service to Charge Foreigners, Including From India

The new health service rules, expected to save Britain £500 million, will apply to non-emergency treatments as part of a clampdown on so-called health tourists

Feb

06

2017

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India Season Kicks Off in Britain

India is the flavour of the New Year in London as the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations kicked off in Britain

Feb

06

2017

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Indian Techies Fear US Crackdown Will Crush Their Ambition

Three bills have been introduced to Congress which reportedly seek to restructure the H-1B visa programme

Feb

06

2017

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Visa-free Entry Into Malaysia For Indian Nationals Living Abroad

Indian nationals living outside India will now also enjoy visa-free travel to Malaysia for tourism.

Feb

06

2017

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India Begins Looking West

Like everyone else, India is adding to its ancient ties and geopolitical compulsions to the changing global scenario as the West (read Brexit, Donald Trump’s America) is seeking to move away.

Feb

06

2017

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US Universities Move to Allay Indian Students' Fears

American universities are mailing their students to let them know that that they are welcome to their campuses.

Feb

06

2017

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Donald Trump Leaves Indian Travellers Tense

The uneasiness comes following sporadic incidents of secondary inspection and detention at US airports.

Feb

06

2017

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US Policy of Containment Vis-à-vis India

The recently declassified records of the American Central Intelligence Agency confirm again that United States – India relations have always been a product of – and dependent on – America’s other global commitments.

Feb

06

2017

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Hind Ratna, NRI of The Year Awards For Doddi Venkatagiri

I might have received many awards and rewards. Getting an award in India, my motherland, has made me happy and proud,” said Doddi Venkatagiri, a renowned scientist settled in California, U.S.

Feb

04

2017

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When It’s Bollywood, Songs Can Never go Out of Fashion

Bollywood is pretty much a mishmash of world music; we have every genre from classical to ‘qawwali’ to Sufi to rock to dance, in one basket

Feb

04

2017

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Two More US Bills May Stymie Indian Tech

Two more legislations have been introduced in the United States Congress over the past two weeks that can hit the domestic tech sector's prospects.

Feb

04

2017

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Top Recruiters Give IITs a Miss

Agrowing list of marquee companies — the likes of Google, McKinsey and Facebook — are avoiding the official channel to recruit from the top engineering colleges.

Feb

04

2017

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Indian Students in America Concerned About Future in Trump Era

The president could scrap a measure that allows some students to stay on in the US for three years after getting their degree.

Feb

04

2017

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South Africa Sees 27% Jump in Indian Tourists

South Africa witnessed 27 per cent growth in arrivals of Indian tourists till the third quarter at 81,429 compared to the same period in 2015.

Feb

03

2017

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The Silver Lining in H1B Visa Reforms

Donald Trump’s proposed H1B visa reforms is challenging in the short term for India’s IT firms, but can serve as catalyst for their transformation into global players

Feb

03

2017

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Indian IT Firms Were Reeling Even Before Trump’s H1B Visa Jolt

US President DonaldTrump hasn’t brought India’s outsourcing industry to the brink; but his anti-immigration stance may push it over.

Feb

03

2017

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Brexit Won’t Impact Indian Students in UK

ith over five lakh international students currently pursuing higher education in the United Kingdom, Britain's exit from the European Union will have no implication on students aspiring to pursue higher education there, said British Council South India.

Feb

03

2017

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Anxious Indians Turn To Astrologers H-1B Visa

Astrologer Vinod Shastri practices next to the ancient observatory in Jaipur, where the astronomers of the maharaja once monitored the heavens.

Feb

03

2017

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Indian IT Firms Should Stop Using H-1B Visas: Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has said the Indian companies need to become more multi-cultural and should stop using H-1B visas.

Feb

03

2017

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India And Singapore Amend Tax Treaty

the governments of India and Singapore signed the Third Protocol to amend the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (“DTAA”) between the two countries.

Feb

03

2017

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Indian IT Firms to Meet Trump Officials on Visa Reform Concerns

India's software services industry is concerned about a bill introduced in the U.S. Congress seeking to double the salary paid to H-1B visa holders.

Feb

03

2017

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NRI Businessmen Welcome Abolition of FIPB in Budget 2017

The high investment in physical and social infrastructure and digital connectivity will lead to more jobs and income to households.

Feb

02

2017

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Indian IT Firms to Plead Case Before Trump Administration Officials

CEOs of India’s top IT firms will meet with US officials, lawmakers from 20 Feb to try, dissuade Trump’s team from raising requirements under H1B visa programme.

Feb

02

2017

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Indian-origin Man Charged For Impersonating US Tax Official

A 29-year-old Indian-origin man and another person have been charged for allegedly impersonating US tax officials and falsely representing victims from the department to send payments to their bank accounts and debit cards.

Feb

02

2017

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Cosmic Head Rub

A barber in the Indian town of Pushkar has been dubbed the cosmic barber for his unique approach to grooming.

Feb

02

2017

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New US Visa Bill is Causing Panic in India

A new bill introduced in the US House of Representatives proposes to limit the entry of highly-skilled workers into the country to stop companies "replacing" American workers.

Feb

02

2017

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Pakistan Ends Ban on Screening Indian Movies

The four-month ban was imposed after Indian soldiers were killed in September and Pakistani militants were blamed.

Feb

02

2017

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US Embassy Denies Visa to Indian Athlete, Manager

An athlete and the team manager of Snowshoe Federation of India scheduled to participate in World Snowshoe Championship in New York have been denied visa by US embassy.

Feb

02

2017

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UK Food And Drink Trade Mission Looking For Indian Partners

The UK's Department for International Trade, is bringing in a strong delegation of UK food and drink companies to participate in the 10th India Food Forum.

Feb

02

2017

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Indian Students Rethinking The American Dream

Indian students constitute nearly 16 per cent of the total international students in US and contribute nearly $5 billion to their economy.

Feb

01

2017

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IT Stocks Plunge on H1B Visa Reform Bill Worries

If the H1B visa reform bill is implemented, Indian IT firms such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro may need to make fundamental changes in their business strategies.

Feb

01

2017

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GOPIO Asks PM to Allow Diaspora to Deposit, Exchange Currency

Leading NRI forum Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin has launched an online petition, asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow Indian diaspora to deposit or exchange their demonetised Indian currencies at the Reserve Bank of India.

Feb

01

2017

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India Mourns One of Its Oldest Elephants

One of the world's oldest elephants, Indira, has died in her eighties in southern India, forest officials say.

Feb

01

2017

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India IT Sector Fears New US H-1B Visa Bill For Skilled Workers

India is concerned that a new US bill designed to limit the entry of highly-skilled workers will have a serious impact on the country's IT industry.

Feb

01

2017

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India’s Medical Tourism Gets Africans’ Attention

India is increasingly becoming popular with Africans seeking medical treatment overseas, because of its more affordable, state-of-the-art equipment and its highly skilled doctors.

Feb

01

2017

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Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm in S Africa Revived by India

Tolstoy Farm, which became the headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha campaign in South Africa, is being revived with support from the Indian government to help visitor.

Feb

01

2017

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Benefits of The Third Protocol to The Singapore-India Tax Treaty

The purpose of the update was to bring parity between Singapore and Mauritius investors with respect to the alienation of shares of Indian companies.

Feb

01

2017

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Indian IT Sector Warns Against U.S. Visa Bill

India's IT lobby warned that a bill before the U.S. Congress aimed at imposing tougher visa rules unfairly targets some of its members and will not solve a U.S. labor shortage in technology and engineering.

Feb

01

2017

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Trump Government Tables New H-1B Bill

A legislation has been introduced which calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India.

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