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H-1B Visas Could be a Source of Tension in Indo-US Ties

"Demonising" the H-1B work visa issue could be a "source of tension" in Indo-US ties.

Mar

13

2017

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AAP’s NRI Supporters in Shock

A number of AAP supporters who were making arrangements for the past one week to make unfolding of their party’s likely victory into a public event in Canadian cities of Vancouver and Toronto went back heartbroken.

Mar

13

2017

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Indian PM Modi Wins Sweeping Victory in Crucial State

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party won a landslide victory in the politically crucial northern state of Uttar Pradesh, giving the Indian leader a huge boost half way through his term.

Mar

12

2017

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Foreign Media Reaction to Modi’s Win

Foreign publications took note of the assembly election results, interpreting the BJP’s landslide win as a testament to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and as a referendum for demonetisation.

Mar

12

2017

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Is Shah Rukh Khan Losing The Battle of Khans

Shah Rukh, at the age of 51, is at the risk of losing his mojo. He has been unable to reinvent himself.

Mar

12

2017

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New Tax in US Could Cause Trouble For Indian IT Industry

Indian Information Technology companies may just be in for some turbulence due to the potential of a new tax regime backed by Donald Trump aimed at discouraging US companies from outsourcing work.

Mar

12

2017

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Indian-American Lawyer Preet Bharara Fired After Refusing To Quit

Preet Bharara said he was fired after refusing to submit a letter of resignation as part of an ouster of the remaining U.S. attorneys who were holdovers from the Obama administration.

Mar

12

2017

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Police, FBI Seek Tips, Offer Reward in Shooting of Deep Rai

A sketch of the suspect has been published showing the man with thick, dark eyebrows and brown eyes.

Mar

12

2017

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Indian-American Running For Key Civil Rights Post in US

A prominent Sikh-American woman lawyer is in the running for leading the civil rights division of the US Department of Justice, a media report has said, amid a recent spurt in hate crimes against Indians+ in the country.

Mar

11

2017

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16 PIOs Charged in US For Credit Card Scam Worth $3.5 Million

Sixteen Indian-origin people, including a woman, in the US have been charged for their alleged role in a massive stolen credit card and identity theft operation resulting in losses of over $3.5 million.

Mar

11

2017

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How PM Modi Destroyed Rivals in India's Uttar Pradesh

The balance of power in India has now decisively swung in favour of the BJP, and reinforces the party's position as the central pole in India's politics.

Mar

11

2017

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Decisive Victory For Modi's BJP in Uttar Pradesh

Narendra Modi's party has won a landslide victory in one of India's key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term.

Mar

11

2017

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Illegal Immigration, Not H1B Visa an Issue For US: India

India said the contribution of the Indian technical professionals helps the US economy become competitive, and added that currently, illegal immigration is the priority of the US administration and not the H1B visa.

Mar

10

2017

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The Degradation of Indian Universities Through Politics

Political intrusion in universities gathered momentum in the past 25 years, and has now reached a stage that could be the edge of the precipice for public universities.

Mar

10

2017

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Adam Purinton, Who Killed NRI, Appears in Court

A US Navy veteran charged with killing an Indian techie and injuring two others in a racially motivated hate crime+ has appeared before a court in Kansas.

Mar

10

2017

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India Australia Resolve Differences

India will withdraw a complaint to the International Cricket Council over Australia's conduct during the second Test in Bangalore this week.

Mar

10

2017

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UK Trade Minister Flags India to Woo Commonwealth

A group of Conservative MPs have demanded that Britain signal a more relaxed approach to visitors and migrants from India and the Commonwealth.

Mar

10

2017

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American Dream Losing Its Charm Among Indian Youth

It’s hard to understand US policy. It feels like losing liberty in the land of liberty. Who will be responsible for the security of Indians if hate crimes continue to rise?

Mar

09

2017

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McDonalds In For A Major Change In India

As part of a brand transformation, McDonald's India is launching a series of concept restaurants with enhanced digital capabilities to improve customer experience.

Mar

09

2017

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Indian Immigration In The Time Of Donald Trump

What brought Indians to the United States, and what made Indian immigrants, as a whole, so successful once here?

Mar

09

2017

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H1B Visa Programme Faces Onslaught of Congressional Bills Seeking Reforms

With Trump administration seriously mulling H1B visa reforms , at least half a dozen bills have been tabled in US Congress contending that the programme eats into American jobs

Mar

09

2017

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Jamsetji Tata: The Make In India Pioneer

Jamsetji Tata made some of the most enduring contributions to the material reinvigoration of India after its industries were systematically smashed under the British Raj

Mar

09

2017

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Bollywood Stars Spar Over Nepotism Claim

Bolllywood is one of the biggest movie industries in the world, but critics say that getting a break into films is extremely difficult.

Mar

09

2017

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India Businesswoman Happy About Trump's Visa Curb

President Donald Trump has suggested he wants to reduce the number of short-term US visas for professional workers.

Mar

09

2017

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Indian Takeover Video Goes Viral

A surreptitiously shot video in the US heartland by a disgruntled American worker showing a purported "Indian takeover" in the Midwest.

Mar

09

2017

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​​The Myth of Britain's Gifts to India

Apologists for empire like to claim that the British brought democracy, the rule of law and trains to India. Isn’t it a bit rich to oppress, torture and imprison a people for 200 years, then take credit for benefits that were entirely accidental?

Mar

08

2017

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From Rishikesh to Beijing

Rishikesh, believed by many to be the yoga capital of India, is also emerging as one of the biggest exporters of yoga teachers to Southeast Asia as well as China where demand for yoga is at an all-time high.

Mar

08

2017

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The Indian Presence Among World’s 50 Most Promising Start-ups

AI start-ups Mihup and Mad Street Den, and online fashion rental Flyrobe (Omapal Technologies) are among the 50 most promising start-ups in the world

Mar

08

2017

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India Loses 11 Billionaires After Note Ban

While the number of billionaires in India fell after demonetisation, the aggregate total wealth of the ultra rich increased by 16 per cent over last year

Mar

08

2017

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Fears Rise H-1B Spouses May Lose Right to Work in US

The Trump Administration has sought 60 days to respond to a court case that challenges the decision of the previous Obama Administration to authorise spouses of H-1B holders to work in the US.

Mar

08

2017

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IISc Becomes First Indian University to be Ranked Among Top 10

For the first time, an Indian educational institute has broken into the top 10 of a global university rankings.

Mar

08

2017

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Australia Crossed The line in Test Defeat

Australia captain Steve Smith "crossed the line" by breaking rules on getting help from his dressing room with the decision review system, India skipper Virat Kohli says.

Mar

08

2017

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Meet The Grannies Going to School

Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses and chalkboard into their backpacks.

Mar

08

2017

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New Travel Ban Doesn't Keep US Safe

The revised executive order, temporarily halting entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations while dropping Iraq from the list, "does not make US safe", top Indian-American lawmakers.

Mar

07

2017

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Goldman Sachs Bets Big on India

Goldman Sachs, which maintains an ‘overweight’ stance on India, expects the Nifty50 to climb Mount 9,000 by the end of 2017 and hit fresh record highs of 10,200 by the end of 2018.

Mar

07

2017

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Adamant Trump Ends Techies' Dollar Dreams

H-1B priority suspension: Indian companies would have to better plan its onsite staffing in US.

Mar

07

2017

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India’s Share in World Market Cap Rises Above Historical Average

After a retreat late last year, foreign investors are returning to Indian equities thanks to fading worries about the adverse impact of demonetization

Mar

07

2017

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Video, Secretely Filmed, At a US Park

An anti-immigration website has caused alarm among the community after featuring a video showing a man secretly filming Indian families at an Ohio park and commenting that the "Indian crowd" has "ravished the Mid-west".

Mar

07

2017

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Inside the TalkTalk Indian Scam Call Centre

TalkTalk customers are being targeted by an industrial-scale fraud network in India, according to whistleblowers who say they were among hundreds of staff hired to scam customers of the British telecoms giant.

Mar

07

2017

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India's Strange Obsession With Alphabet Soup

The last few years have witnessed the birth of a curious phenomenon in India, perhaps a sign of religion loosening its grip on a modern secularised middle-class.

Mar

07

2017

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US Assures India of Speedy Justice to Indian-American Victims

The US on Sunday night assured India of working with all agencies to ensure "speedy justice" to the Indian-American victims of bias-related incidents.

Mar

07

2017

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India-U.S.-Japan Cooperation Necessary to Face China

Cooperation among India, the United States and Japan is necessary to face the Chinese assertiveness in the strategic Indian Ocean and Pacific regions.

Mar

06

2017

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Good Taste in Movies

Although food has so many meanings in Indian culture, the sensual pleasures of food have not been fully explored in cinema.

Mar

06

2017

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US Ignores India, Puts Priority H-1B Visas on Hold

The Trump administration on Friday temporarily suspended the expedited premium processing of H1B visas as part of its squeeze on what it said is an overloaded guest worker program.

Mar

06

2017

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Kamala Mills is India's Hottest Dining Spot

The 37-acre premises of Kamala Mills in Mumbai's Lower Parel is bursting at the seams with almost all major restaurant companies in the country setting up shop here.

Mar

06

2017

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World’s Largest Solar Park is Shaping up in Karnataka

Karnataka govt aims to generate by 2018-end around 2700 MW from the Pavagada solar park, in a region that has seen 54 droughts in the last 60 years

Mar

06

2017

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Aurangzeb And Battles of The Present

Aurangzeb is dragged into the battles of the present, waged in school textbooks, and in the naming of roads.

Mar

06

2017

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Seattle Police Hunt Man Who Shot Sikh Amid Hate Crime Fears

Police in Seattle are hunting for an attacker who shot a Sikh man and told him to "go back to your own country".

Mar

06

2017

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India Conveys Deep Concerns to US Over Recent Incidents

India has conveyed its "deep concerns" to the US government over recent tragic incidents involving Indian-origin people.

Mar

06

2017

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U.S. Lawmaker Calls For Bilateral Trade Treaty With India

For increasing bilateral trade to $500 billion, Ed Royce says, “We are trying to push the policies to liberalise trade.”

Mar

06

2017

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UK Researchers to Study Agriculture in Indo-Gangetic Plain

British and Indian scientists have collaborated for a new research project aimed at studying the impact of climatic changes on agriculture in the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

Mar

04

2017

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India Raises Concerns With Canada on Visas For Company Transfers

India has raised concerns over the changes made by Canada in its Temporary Foreign Workers Programme, making it difficult for domestic companies to send employees to their Canadian units on short-term visas, impacting services trade.

Mar

04

2017

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H-1B Visa Reform to be Part of Immigration Package

The US has assured India that the H-1B visas issue was not a priority for it and would be part of the larger immigration reforms package that the new Trump administration is working on.

Mar

04

2017

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Indian-Origin Businessman Shot Dead Outside His Home in US

With the nation still in shock from the killing of an Indian engineer in the US last week, another Indian-origin businessman has been shot dead outside his home in South Carolina

Mar

04

2017

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First Flight Around The World With an All-women Crew

An Indian airliner says it has made the first passenger flight around the world operated by an all-women crew.

Mar

04

2017

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Kansas Shooting Hero Ian Grillot Invited to India

The US man who was shot while trying to intervene in a deadly gun attack on two Indians at a Kansas bar has been invited to visit India.

Mar

04

2017

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India-origin Cartoonist Told to Shut S Africa School

Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country’s Education Department to shut his design school.

Mar

03

2017

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Nagada: A Journey Into India’s Heart of Darkness

The ‘welfare state’ with its plethora of schemes for the poor glosses over the miseries of 71 Juanga tribal families who call the inaccessible Nagada village their home in Odisha.

Mar

03

2017

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Indian Immigrant Sentenced For Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Amit Chaudhry said it was family loyalty that brought him in an international identity theft scheme so vast it ensnared a television actress.

Mar

03

2017

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7 Indian-American Students Nominated For Truman Scholarship

Seven Indian-American students have been nominated for the prestigious Harry S Truman Scholarship, which is given to college juniors for demonstrating leadership potential and a commitment to public service.

Mar

03

2017

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The Boy Who stole Hollywood's Heart

Sunny Puwar was the co-star in Lion, the story of a little boy who goes missing in India.

Mar

03

2017

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Kansas Shooting: Indian IT Workers Worry For Safety

Computer professionals and students in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, a major IT hub, are apprehensive after the killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla in the US last week.

Mar

03

2017

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NRI Forum Tells Kannadigas in U.S. to Avoid Mother Tongue in Public Places

The Kansas incident, an act of hate crime, has created a sense of insecurity among the NRIs in the U.S.

Mar

03

2017

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Donald Trump Has Done The Impossible

He has reversed India's decades-old preference for US-based grooms.The attack on two Indian engineers in Kansas last week, in which one was killed, is likely to accelerate this trend.

Mar

03

2017

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Number of Indian Academics at UK Varsities Rises to Nearly 5,000

The number of Indian students coming to British universities has been dwindling, but the number of academics categorised as “British Indian” has shown a steady increase in the past few years.

Mar

02

2017

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Haldiram: Old Spice, New Success

Haldiram beats fast food giants to become India’s largest snack maker.

Mar

02

2017

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Ben Stokes: Big Ben Rising

Ben Stokes, thanks to Twitter, learned that he was worth Rs 14.5 crore in the IPL. That perhaps meant little or nothing to him until, thanks to Google this time, he taught himself to count in the Indian numbering system.

Mar

02

2017

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What Made Jewish Film Stars so Relevant to Bollywood in 20th Century

An exhibition on the Jewish community in India threw light on the close links that the community had with the Hindi film industry.

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