Foreign airlines don't deploy to India their best aircraft from hubs like Dubai, Singapore, Frankfurt and Brussels. The India-leg of a long-haul route always has planes which have been in service for a few years.
Nokia said the tax authorities froze all of its Indian assets, including its bank accounts and factories, to ensure that Nokia could pay its future tax bill, estimated to be hundreds of millions of dollars.
A major controversy erupted over Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif purportedly calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a "dehati aurat" (village woman) during a breakfast meet with two journalists in the US.
If the claim is verified, it will be embarrassing for Apple which is betting on the scanner to set its smartphone apart from new models of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others running the Android operating system of Google Inc.
Legendary artist MF Husain’s landmark painting ‘Bhopal’, which depicts the horrors of the 1984 gas leak tragedy in the Indian city, is set to be auctioned here, with a pre-sale estimate of up to 300,000 pounds.
An influential group of Indian American doctors has sought a say in the immigration reform bill, arguing that the pending legislation does not take into account the huge shortage of physicians in the US.
While vacations in the US and Europe have become dearer thanks to depreciating rupee, travellers have shifted focus to South-East Asia and other destinations where currencies have also slid against the dollar.