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India Zooms Past USA in Google Play Downloads

India zipped past the US to become the top country that registered 6 billion downloads from Google's Play Store in 2016, according to analytics firm App Annie.

Jan

18

2017

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India Concerned Over UK Student Visa Issue

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

Jan

18

2017

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Apple App Store Prices Rise in India

Apple is to put up the price it charges for apps in the UK, India and Turkey.

Jan

18

2017

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India Should Tread Carefully on Missile Sale to Vietnam

It’s important for India not to go out of its way to involve itself in China’s maritime disputes.

Jan

18

2017

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Obama Appoints 2 Indian-Americans to Senior Administration Positions

Less than 100 hours before demitting office, outgoing US President Barack Obama today appointed two Indian-Americans to key administration positions.

Jan

17

2017

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India's NSG Membership Can't be Farewell Gift: China to US

China today said admission of non- NPT signatories in NSG cannot be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other, a day after the outgoing Obama administration asserted that Beijing was an "outlier" in the efforts to make India a member of the elite nuclear club.

Jan

17

2017

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UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

Jan

17

2017

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UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

Jan

17

2017

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Why Om Puri Was Hindi Cinema’s Best Policeman

Who can match the seething sub-inspector from Mumbai’s Gol Chowki police station?

Jan

17

2017

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Monty Panesar to Help Australia Before Tour of India

Former England spinner Monty Panesar is to work with the Australia team before their Test series in India.

Jan

17

2017

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When Fast Food Gets an Indian Twist

McDonald's created quite a stir when it announced plans to start serving classic Indian dishes in the form of burgers.

Jan

17

2017

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India, USA Signed MoU For Collaboration in Third World Countries

The MoU facilitates bilateral cooperation between India and USA for exchange of information and experience in sectors pertaining to project development in partner countries.

Jan

17

2017

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US Hopeful of Commercial Deal for N-plant in India by 2017

The Obama administration is hopeful that a deal for a nuclear power plant in India under the landmark pact could be announced by the end of this year.

Jan

17

2017

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UK Urges Indians to Apply For Visas in Advance

Visa applicants can expect to get a visa decision more quickly outside of the peak period, and benefit from quieter visa application centres and more available appointment slots

Jan

17

2017

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US Extradites Man in Killing of Indian-origin Student

A US resident has been extradited to the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba to face charges in the April 2015 killing of an Indian-origin medical student.

Jan

17

2017

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Hindu Board Insists Chettiars Sent Donation Money to India

The PHEB had alleged the Chettiars managing the silver chariot and Lord Murugan temple were mostly Indian nationals, holding permanent resident status.

Jan

16

2017

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The Class of Kaira, Shyra And Shanaya in Bollywood

First-World Yoga Names and what they say about an anxiety to fit in with a globalized world

Jan

16

2017

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Illegal Immigrants From India Will be Nervous in Trump Regime

The US department of homeland security reckons that most illegal Indians “arrived with legal status and overstayed their visas”

Jan

16

2017

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Why do Indians Vote For Criminal Politicians

Why do India's political parties field candidates with criminal charges? Why do the voters favour them despite their tainted past?

Jan

16

2017

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NRIs From Canada, US Travelling to Punjab

They may have a minuscule number of votes in Punjab, but non-resident Indians from the state are coming home in droves to support the political party of their choice.

Jan

16

2017

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Gandhi Slippers Sold on Amazon Enrages India

Flip-flops bearing the face of India's independence icon Mahatma Gandhi, for sale on Amazon, triggered fresh outrage.

Jan

16

2017

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Indo-US Strategic Convergence at Highest Point

he Obama Administration has asserted that the Indo-US “strategic convergence” is at its highest point, as it hoped that the incoming Trump government would continue to prioritise the bilateral partnership of “paramount importance” to address global challenges

Jan

16

2017

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Outlier China Blocked India's NSG Membership

The outgoing Barack Obama administration of USA has held China responsible for preventing India from becoming a member of the exclusive club, Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Jan

16

2017

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India Popular in Asia-Pacific Region For Expat Entrepreneurs

Expat Explorer survey revealed that India draws more expat entrepreneurs than countries in the Middle East, such as Bahrain and the UAE

Jan

15

2017

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New H1-B Bill Indian IT Margins May Take a Hit

The Donald Trump administration which will take charge on 20 January in the US has announced that it will push for legislative measures to curb misuse of H1-B and L1 work visas significantly used by Indian IT professionals.

Jan

15

2017

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India, USA Sign MoU

India and USA have signed a MoU between CERT under the Ministry of Electronics and Information technology of the Government of India and the Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA on cooperation in the field of cyber Security.

Jan

15

2017

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India Expresses Concern Over UK`s Support to CPEC

India has decided to convey its reservations to the United Kingdom on its support to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Indian press reported on Saturday.

Jan

15

2017

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New Scheme For Indian Doctors in UK to Plug Shortages

The UK has launched a new placement scheme to bring in doctors from India to plug shortages in the emergency departments of its state-funded National Health Service.

Jan

15

2017

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UK Opposition MP Resigns With Reference to Indian Politics

In his resignation letter, the left-leaning MP from Stoke-on-Trent in England's West Midlands region lamented the "swing away" from mainstream social democratic and socialist parties in countries like India.

Jan

13

2017

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Indian-American Comedian Aziz Ansari Cracks Laugh Ceiling

Indian-Americans have been taking a crack at the glass ceiling in almost every profession of note in the US, from political office to corporate leadership, with chart-topping performances in areas ranging from academia to entertainment.

Jan

13

2017

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Why Changes in H-1B Visa Rules Will Worry Indians

Donald Trump has listed immigration reform among executive actions he plans on his first day in office.

Jan

13

2017

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Amazon Sorry Over India Flag Doormat Fiasco

Online retailer Amazon has apologised for selling doormats featuring the Indian flag on its Canadian website.

Jan

13

2017

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Dangal: A Wrestling Drama Became Bollywood's Highest-grossing Film

A biographical sports drama about two female wrestlers led by superstar Aamir Khan has become the unlikely highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time.

Jan

13

2017

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Will India Gain From Trump’s Russia Policy

In Trump's era, the United States is bound to embrace Putin's Russia, while simultaneously severing its ties with China.

Jan

13

2017

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India Dismayed at UK Support to China-Pak Corridor

India will convey its disappointment with the United Kingdom’s support to the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

Jan

13

2017

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More Indian Students Stay Away From Britain

The decline in the number of Indian students coming to Britain continued after new figures showed a 9% decrease in 2015-16

Jan

13

2017

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UK Launches Campaign to Encourage Indians to Apply Visa Early

The UK today launched a new campaign to encourage Indian visitors to apply early for their visas in the quieter, off-peak period of January and February, the British High Commision said.

Jan

13

2017

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Kenya Woos Indian Investors to Explore Africa Markets

Asserting that Kenya is a "safe and lucrative" investment destination, its President Uhuru Kenyatta today exhorted Indian businesses to invest there and use the country as a launchpad to explore "enormous" African markets.

Jan

12

2017

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Indian Mutual Fund Houses That Allow USA/Canada-based NRIs to Invest

Many NRI investors based in the USA and Canada are still asking around when will they be able to invest in Indian mutual funds again.

Jan

12

2017

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Life sciences Key to UK-India Links

This year the UK brought one of the largest business delegations, 35 companies, to the Vibrant Gujarat Summit with a clear focus on life sciences.

Jan

12

2017

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Amazon Removes Indian Flag Doormat

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said she would revoke visas for Amazon officials in India if ‘insulting’ products were not take down from Canada site

Jan

12

2017

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Indian-origin girl to Represent Malaysia at Miss Universe 2016

A 20-year-old Sikh girl will represent Malaysia at the Miss Universe 2016 finals at Manila.

Jan

12

2017

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East African Leaders in India for Summit, Bilateral Talks

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta are in India for a four-day and two-day state visit respectively.

Jan

12

2017

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Reaching Out to Africa

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta could be a willing partner for India to deepen relations

Jan

11

2017

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Mumbai-born Ashley Tellis, Tipped to be Next US Envoy to India

Tellis, a former White House official and renowned India expert, completed his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the St Xavier’s College in South Mumbai before going to the US for further studies.

Jan

11

2017

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H1B Visa Reform To Increase IT Firms' Margin Pressure

T firms' margins will come under more pressure if the US government clears the H1B visa reform Bill -- 'Protect and Grow American Jobs Act'.

Jan

11

2017

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Indian-origin Doctor in US to Pay $250,000 in Fraud Case

An Indian-origin dentist in the US is among five other physicians who have agreed to pay $250,000 for not rendering paedriatic dental services and making false claims in a government funded programme to help poor children.

Jan

11

2017

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Indian Techie Wins Oscar

Kiran Bhat from Coimbatore wins Oscar for technical achievements.

Jan

11

2017

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Child Monks of the Himalayas

High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh

Jan

11

2017

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The Yadav Family Drama Gripping Indian Politics

The story seems like a good script for a Bollywood film, or as one observer put it, "something straight out of the hit US TV series House of Cards".

Jan

11

2017

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Diamond Jewelry Market: India to Pip Europe by 2020

The global diamond market likely to grow at 2% to 5% yearly on strong US fundamentals and continued growth of middle class in China and India.

Jan

11

2017

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Expat Who Brings Dead Back Home

I go by the belief that the final resting place of every man should be his own native village. That drives me in this mission," said Ashraf

Jan

11

2017

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NRIs Being Asked to Change From PIO to OCI

The Prime Minister also urged the People of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders to convert their cards into Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards.

Jan

09

2017

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NRIs to Help Startups Link With Silicon Valley

The Kannadiga NRIs from the Silicon Valley are on a mission to bridge the gap between angel funding and mentoring to ensure startups in Karnataka get the much needed push.

Jan

09

2017

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Portugese PM Gets Pravasi Bharatiya Award

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the US led the list of 30 persons conferred the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards by President Pranab Mukherjee in Bengaluru

Jan

09

2017

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Trump Plans To Restrict H-1B Visas

For the new political order taking shape in Washington, H-1Bs aren't quite welcome.

Jan

09

2017

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Omanis Enjoy Relaxed India Visa Rules

The Embassy of India in Muscat issued over 72 thousand tourist visas and over 900 business visas last year.

Jan

09

2017

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NRIs, PIOs Urged to Take up Lucrative Teaching Assignments in India

In order to scale up human resource and to tide over the shortage of talented faculty, Javedekar urged NRIs and PIOs to take up lucrative teaching assignments.

Jan

09

2017

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India Will Outpace China in Growth, Despite Demonetisation

Even if the demonetisation created a slowdown, it is not going to change the long-term momentum of where India is going with its economic growth,

Jan

09

2017

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American Dream Losing Charm Among Graduates of IIT Bombay

While most seem to prefer to stay put in India, Europe and the Middle East are also emerging as attractive options.

Jan

09

2017

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Africa Challenge For Modi

It's a challenge Africa - often forgotten by major countries, except when the votes of the continent's countries at the UN are needed - is particularly sensitive to.

Jan

06

2017

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This Placement Season Turns Out to be Best For Young IIT Students

This placement season has already turned out to be the best for the Indian Institutes of Technology that are less than a decade old

Jan

06

2017

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Indian Actor Om Puri Dies Aged 66

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66.

Jan

06

2017

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Indian Community Eyes Doubling Representation in US Congress

With a record five Indian Americans elected to the US Congress+ , the minority community has now set its eyes on doubling the number of its lawmakers followed by a White House occupant.

Jan

06

2017

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The Deep Roots of Indian Wrestling

Fine performances in recent years aside, Indian wrestlers have been unable to do justice to the sport’s long history in the country

Jan

06

2017

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Trump Dumps Pune Realty Plan

The Trump organisation has announced to discontinue “exploratory” talks over projects in Pune and in Buenos Aires

Jan

06

2017

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NRI Doctor's No-donation Campaign Against AAP

A former AAP volunteer and Chicago-based doctor has accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders of diverting donations meant to be used for Punjab elections.

Jan

06

2017

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Bill Targeting H-1B Visas Reintroduced in US Congress

The reintroduced bill has increased minimum pay of H-1B visa workers to $100,000 per annum.

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