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US-exit From TPP: Advantage For India And China

Among other things, January 23, 2017 will go down in history as the day on which America, under the Trump administration, decided to disrupt trade relations with its eastern allies by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of Barrack Obama's pet projects.

Jan

24

2017

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Indians Students Not Driving Enrolment Growth in UK Varsities

The political changes in the last one year in the UK and USA has left Indians thinking how it will impact their chances of pursuing higher education in these countries.

Jan

24

2017

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UAE at The Core of India’s Middle East Outreach

By inviting the heads-of-state of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) nations for his swearing-in ceremony in May 2014, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a clear statement of intent — that New Delhi was keen on forging better ties with its neighbours.

Jan

20

2017

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New Legislation to Tighten H-1B Visas to Foreign Techies

It will ensure the "best and brightest" students being educated in the US receive preference for an H-1B visa.

Jan

20

2017

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Why Indians Must Say No to GM Diet

This crash diet that became a fad in India a couple of years ago wasn't actually meant for Indian stomachs.

Jan

20

2017

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The Real-life Search Behind The Film Lion

He was the tiny boy from a poor family in India who fell asleep on a train and woke up 1,000 miles from home.

Jan

20

2017

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Law Commission May Enact Law to Protect Spouses Married to NRI Men

At present, abandoned wives can only initiate criminal proceeding against their husbands under Section 498A (husband cruelty) – the offence which is punishable with a maximum imprisonment of three years

Jan

20

2017

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Ban on Rare Flask Given to Colonial India’s Robert Clive

The flask itself is described as "incredibly rare" because there is no other object like it anywhere in the world. It has a silver interior and a gold exterior decorated in jade, emeralds and rubies.

Jan

20

2017

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Jallikattu Stir Spreads to Lanka, UK And Australia

Hundreds of UK-based Indian Tamils have come together to organise a series of protests in favour of Jallikattu this week in London and across the UK.

Jan

20

2017

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U.K. Seeks Indian Help in Resolving Chagos Archipelago Dispute

The British Foreign Secretary has sought Indian assistance in resolving current tensions between the U.K., the U.S. and Mauritius over the future of the U.S. military base Diego Garcia, and the Indian Ocean Chagos Archipelago.

Jan

20

2017

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Sushma Assures Help to Rescue Indian Abducted in Malaysia

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj sought a report from the Indian mission in Malaysia to rescue a 46-year-old Indian abducted in the country.

Jan

20

2017

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Ghana Pledges Support to India to Fight Terrorism

Shirley Ayorkor Botchway said India continues to invest in West Africa despite the insecurity problems facing the region.

Jan

19

2017

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Salman Khan: Bollywood Star Acquitted in Firearms Case

The court in the city of Jodhpur said the prosecution had been unable to prove that Khan used firearms to kill endangered black bucks two decades ago.

Jan

19

2017

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India Has Established Early Contact With Trump’s Transition Team

"Terrorism remains the most pervasive and serious challenge to international security. Developing a serious global response is of the highest priority, yet hard to do."

Jan

19

2017

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NRI Equity Assets up Three-fold on Modi Optimism

Non-residents remain bullish despite single-digit equity market returns since May 2014

Jan

19

2017

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India Starts Building World's Biggest Stadium

India has started building the world's biggest cricket stadium that will accommodate 110,000 spectators and cost around $100 million.

Jan

19

2017

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Washington Dulles to Get Non-stop India Flights on Air India

Washington’s Dulles International Airport will get a non-stop flight to India thanks to new routes being added by Air India.

Jan

19

2017

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Strengthening Ties With India Was Obama's Priority

Outgoing US President Barack Obama made strengthening relations with India a genuine priority, which resulted in deepening of economic ties between the two countries, the White House has said.

Jan

19

2017

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Singapore And India to Include Limitation of Benefits in DTAA Amendment

Singapore and India agreed on amending their Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for capital gain income.

Jan

19

2017

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UK Expresses Keenness to Have FTA With India

Johnson said what the UK and India can manage to achieve together, they may not be able to pull-off individually while stressing for a need to "turbo-charge" India-UK trade ties.

Jan

18

2017

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Indian-American Entrepreneur Under Consideration to Lead FDA

Indian-American Balaji S Srinivasan, a successful Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and CEO of a bitcoin startup, is under consideration for Trump administration's pick to lead the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) after he met the US President-elect.

Jan

18

2017

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How Indian IT Companies Plan to Tackle New H-1B Visa Rules

Industry watchers argue that while Indian IT companies are exploring multiple ways to mitigate the impact of visa restrictions, they have no other option but to increase hiring in overseas markets.

Jan

18

2017

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As Theatres Bleed, Pakistan to Lift Bollywood Ban

Pakistan has allowed screening of Indian films after 4 months.In a tit-for-tat, it banned Indian films after Uri attack.

Jan

18

2017

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India-UAE Ranked World's Second Largest Migration Corridor

The migration of Indians to the UAE in 2015 has been ranked as the “second largest migration in the world”, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Jan

18

2017

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NRI Funds Under Scanner of Enforcement Agencies

Sources in the Punjab govt said that the state police as well as the income-tax authorities are keeping a close eye on foreign funds.

Jan

18

2017

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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.

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