Apr

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India, UK Agree on Priority Areas For Bilateral Energy Cooperation

India and the UK will focus on innovation in smart technology to reduce power sector losses and clean energy finance for bolstering bilateral energy ties.

Apr

08

2017

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Ramsays And The Birth of Desi Horror

For over 40 years, the Ramsays have churned out a steady supply of ‘daayans’ and ‘chudails’, creaky staircases and haunted houses.

Apr

08

2017

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India Could be The Winner of a US-China Trade War

The prospect of a trade war between China and the U.S. elicits frequent warnings of the risk to the global economy. India sees it somewhat differently.

Apr

08

2017

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Over 24,000 Indians Still in Six War-torn Countries

here are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

Apr

08

2017

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Indian Power Majors to Hawk Masala Bonds in UK for $1 Billion This Fiscal

State-run power companies will raise nearly $1 billion (roughly Rs 6,400 crore) through 'masala bonds' in the UK during this fiscal

Apr

08

2017

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In a First, Women Judges Head All Major High Courts in India

In the male-dominated world of higher judiciary, there is a silver lining — women now head the four major and oldest high courts.

Apr

08

2017

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Air India Revokes Ban on MP Who Beat Employee

Air India has revoked a flight ban on a lawmaker who beat one of its employees, after government intervention.

Apr

08

2017

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Indian Firms in U.K. Employ More Than 110,000 People

The U.K. is the largest G20 investor in India and India is the second biggest foreign investor in the U.K.

Apr

07

2017

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The Drink Brits go to Bed With And Indians Wake up With

The fact that the same liquid can be perceived in two such different ways is a great example of the "crazy nonsense and beauty of marketing.

Apr

07

2017

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UK Offers to Handhold India in Financial Inclusion Drive

The United Kingdom, being one of the world's biggest financial hubs, has the technological prowess to handhold India to achieve its target of 90% financial inclusion.

Apr

07

2017

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2,500 NRIs Take TRS Membership in US

As many as 2,500 NRIs took membership in the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in the USA so far. The membership drive of the party is currently underway in the country.

Apr

07

2017

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Tougher H-1B Clause For IT Programmers

A new memorandum issued by the USCIS makes it mandatory to ensure a closer scrutiny of computer programmers using H-1B work visas.

Apr

07

2017

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India Rejects US Offer to Mediate With Pakistan on Kashmir Issue

India rejected the comments by US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggesting a proactive role for America in India-Pakistan ties.

Apr

07

2017

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India Dents UK Trade Hopes With Lapsed Deal

Move highlights difficulty of Brexit .Britain relying on Commonwealth boost

Apr

05

2017

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Tougher H-1B Norms Open Dors For India's Real Talent

Programmers certified as eligible for H-1B in 2014 and 2015 were only about 12% of the total number of certified applicants.

Apr

05

2017

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Human Cost of India's Meat Ban

The government's crackdown on meat shops in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has left many traders and butchers without much work and money.

Apr

05

2017

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UAE Gets Visa on Arrival For Indians With US Visa

The UAE cabinet on Wednesday approved granting of on arrival visas to Indian citizens who hold US green card and visa.

Apr

05

2017

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Indian IT Professionals Face New challenges as Singapore Shuts Door

Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent.

Apr

05

2017

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Indian Travellers' Spend in South Australia Grows to AUD 28 Mn

The increase in spend can be attributed to a number of factors like shift in travelling habits by Indians who are now looking to spend more on experiences.

Apr

05

2017

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US Gadget Ban on Some Gulf Flights Boosts Air India Ticket Sales

Ticket sales of AI flights to the US jumped 60% after the country banned laptops in cabin bags on flights from the Gulf.

Mar

30

2017

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Walmart Okay With Selling Only Made-in-India Products

Walmart Stores Inc, the world’s biggest retailer by sales, would consider opening physical outlets and selling products online.

Mar

30

2017

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India May Ease Rules For Foreign Food Retail

The government is looking at allowing global companies with a permit to sell local food items to market made-in-India non-food products.

Mar

30

2017

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Indian IT Firms Generating, Not Stealing, Jobs in US

Indian IT companies operating in the United States are generating jobs and not stealing jobs of the Americans, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Mar

30

2017

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The Rise of Lego's New Indian-origin CEO

Born in Punjab in 1956, Padda had humble beginnings and worked his way up the corporate ladder through sheer passion and determination.

Mar

30

2017

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India’s Prized Silicon Valley Hires Keep Burning Out

The allure of working in India’s burgeoning startup ecosystem has quickly evaporated for a number of senior executives.

Mar

30

2017

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The Spirit of Adventure And an American Dream

Already a permanent resident of the USA, Khaleel is now waiting for his citizenship to come through before becoming eligible to live his childhood dream of playing international cricket.
TAGS: Sports | Life | NRI | Bigger India

Mar

30

2017

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A Swift Post-Brexit UK-India Trade Deal Unlikely

As London launches Brexit proceedings, the UK's position as a trading power will depend on the kind of pacts it will strike with nations worldwide.

Mar

29

2017

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Trump's Budget Proposal Dumb, Foreign Aid Cut Inhumane: Ro Khanna

ndian-American Congressman Ro Khanna has termed as "dumb" some of the budget proposals of US President Donald Trump and described the move to cut foreign aid as "inhumane".

Mar

29

2017

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Indian-origin Anti-apartheid Icon Dies

South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides in his struggle to end the white minority rule, died in Johanesburg on Tuesday.

Mar

29

2017

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India Captain Says Friendships With Australia Players Are Over

India captain Virat Kohli says his friendships with Australia players are over after their heated Test series.

Mar

29

2017

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Who's The Hindu Hardliner Running Uttar Pradesh

A saffron-robed Hindu priest, he is a highly controversial figure who is loved and hated in equal measure.

Mar

29

2017

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Trump Looks Forward to Hosting PM Modi in Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US President Donald Trump when he travels to Washington later this year.

Mar

29

2017

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UK Minister Priti Patel Receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Priti Patel, Britains senior-most Indian-origin minister, has vowed to cham.pion the interests of the Indian Diaspora

Mar

29

2017

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Laptop Ban in Flight Cabins

Nearly 11 lakh US-bound Indian passengers to be hit.Around 82.6 per cent of the total traffic to the US from India transited via Middle East, Europe, North and South Asia in 2016, as per data from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

Mar

28

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New Rule Will Stop Indian Cos From Gaming H-1B

Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will help fix the existing flaws.

Mar

28

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Trust, Trump And Grumpy Indians

Could low levels of trust in governments be a reason for the rise of anti-establishment parties in the developed nations? Where does India stand in all this.

Mar

28

2017

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Foreign Tourism Boards Rope in Bollywood Stars

International tourism boards were also seen leveraging social media feeds of Bollywood actors to promote destinations, cuisines and fun activities.

Mar

28

2017

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India's Race to The Moon

India's Team Indus is one of five groups in race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.

Mar

28

2017

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India Will be The World’s Youngest Country by 2020

At a time when leading economies like Europe, US, South Korea, Japan are ageing, India holds the advantage of having an increased working population.

Mar

28

2017

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Trump US Visa Plans to Scrutinise L1 Visa Holders at Indian IT Firms

USCIS have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials.

Mar

28

2017

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No More US University Dreams

A large number of US colleges are reporting a decline in applications for admission from international students, including from India and China

Mar

28

2017

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GCC Sees Massive Surge in Indian Tourists

India has been named the largest growing outbound tourism market in percentage terms.

Mar

27

2017

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Love in The Time of India's Bloody Partition

The jacket and the briefcase were their most valuable possessions as they fled their homes to escape death
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

Mar

27

2017

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NRI: Know Alls, Do Littles

Indians have succeeded in countries ruled by whites, but failed in their own.
TAGS: NRI | Life | Bigger India

Mar

27

2017

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UK Clears India's Request For Vijay Mallya's Extradition

MEA on Friday informed that extradition of absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya has been stratified by Secretary of State of the U.K. Government and soon a warrant would be released against him.

Mar

27

2017

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Indians in UK Receiving Fraud Calls For Money

Several Indian citizens in Britain have received calls from people purporting to be from the Home Office, demanding money to deal with non-existent errors in their passports or visa papers.
TAGS: NRI | Bigger India

Mar

27

2017

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Weary Flyers Shrug as Middle East Laptop Ban Takes Off

A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect today — with less fanfare and frustration than expected.

Mar

25

2017

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American Economic Policy’s Impact on Indian Business

India and the United States have a positive economic relation that can be strengthened in the context of the policies of the new US administration.

Mar

25

2017

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G20 Leaders to Discuss Finance And Economic Policy on The Ghats of Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, considered the spiritual capital of India, will soon be getting on the international diplomacy map.

Mar

25

2017

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Return of Bollywood Action Queens

Fundamental challenges for female-centric projects remain despite high-voltage action carried off single-handedly by stray Bollywood heroines.

Mar

25

2017

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The Cheese Revolution

One of the world’s oldest dairy traditions is cultivating a brand new culture.

Mar

25

2017

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The Trail-blazing Actress Bollywood Forgot

Rehana Sultan was the victim of typecasting, her obvious talent ignored because of her 'sexy' scenes

Mar

25

2017

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Trump Targeting Over 200 Indian Immigrants

The Donald Trump administration has given a list of 271 people, claiming they were illegal migrants from India.

Mar

25

2017

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U.S. Lawmakers Urge India to Lift Curbs on NGO

The U.S lawmakers said they were “long time supporters of U.S. –India partnership” but the Indian government’s treatment of CI has “caused serious concern within the U.S. Congress.”

Mar

25

2017

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British Government Certifies Vijay Mallya's Extradition

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday said the British government has certified India's request for loan defaulting liquor baron Vijay Mallya's extradition and a UK court is considering issuing warrant for the same.

Mar

25

2017

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India Notifies Amended Tax Treaty With Singapore

The government today notified the amended India-Singapore tax treaty under which capital gains tax will be levied at source of investments with effect from April 1.

Mar

14

2017

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Prejudice Against Indians is Deep Seated And Old

My Indian roots took on exaggerated importance, they were so thoroughly reframed in the colonial context, the reactive stance was there.

Mar

14

2017

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What BJP’s Surge Means For Indian Politics And Economy

A third/federal front with or without the backing of the Congress cannot be ruled out as Narendra Modi’s main challenger in 2019

Mar

14

2017

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Raw Mango: Move Over Alfonso

Sanjay Garg’s Mumbai store blends old-world charm with minimal modernism.

Mar

14

2017

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A Brief History of Holi: Festival of Colours

Long before water balloons and pichkaaris, Holi was only an idea- an idea that transpired to become one of the most amusing festivals of the world.

Mar

14

2017

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Challenges Mount For Rahul Gandhi, Congress After Verdict

The results of the assembly polls to five states, especially Uttar Pradesh, appear to mostly have accentuated difficulties for the Congress and raised questions about party Vice President Rahul Gandhi's electoral appeal.

Mar

14

2017

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Great Country Allows You to be Here: Trump Aide's Argument With Indian-American

In her Medium post, Chauhan, who is of Indian heritage, characterized that response as threatening and racist.

Mar

14

2017

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The Making of India's Only Man in Space

More than four decades later, fact and fiction blur easily with his modern-day fans when they meet Mr Rakesh Sharma, 68.

Mar

14

2017

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US Must Not Adopt Transactional Approach in Ties With India

Former Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said the support for having that kind of an institutional relationship is strong within all branches of the US government.

Mar

14

2017

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Amazon is Top Recruiter at IIM-A

With 18 offers, e-commerce major Amazon emerged as the top recruiter for the class of 2017 at India’s top B-school, IIM-A.

Mar

13

2017

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Bollywood Remakes Of International Films

Bollywood might not always make the most inspirational cinema, but it does not fail to take inspiration from around the world.

Mar

13

2017

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Australian Cricket Legend Comes Out In Strong Support Of Kohli

Ian Healy, former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman, when he said he was losing respect for Indian skipper Virat Kohli due to his constant sledging of Steve Smith's men.

Mar

13

2017

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Now-fired Preet Bharara Proud of Absolute Independence

A defiant Manhattan federal prosecutor, in announcing his firing after he refused to resign, says "absolute independence" was his touchstone for over seven years as he battled public corruption.

Mar

13

2017

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How India's Real Marigold Hotel Changed My Life

Sheila Ferguson made her name singing in The Three Degrees in the 60s and 70s. She went to Kerala to film the TV programme The Real Marigold Hotel, which is designed to make people think about growing old in India.

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