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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

0
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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.

Jan

06

2017

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Hindus And Jews Gain Ground in New US Congress

For the first time in American history, the Congress has 3 Hindus members -- Tulsi Gabbard, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ro Khanna.

Jan

06

2017

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India, Singapore Revise Tax Treaty

India and Singapore have signed a protocol to limit abuse of their double taxation avoidance agreement.

Jan

06

2017

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US First Lady Selects Indian-American Girl For Education Campaign

US First Lady Michelle Obama has selected 16-year-old Indian-American Swetha Prabakaran to serve in the inaugural Student Advisory Board of an education campaign which seeks to provide educational opportunities for teenagers in America.

Jan

05

2017

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Five Indian-Americans Take Oath as Members of Congress

A record five Indian-Americans took oath as members of the US Congress, scripting history for the minority ethnic community that comprises just one per cent of America's population.

Jan

05

2017

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Donald Trump Appoints Indian-American to key White House Position

Raj Shah has been appointed as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communication Director and Research Director.

Jan

05

2017

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India's Double First in Climate Battle

Two world-leading clean energy projects have opened in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Jan

04

2017

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Vegetables From Kerala Get an NOC to Europe

the EU has lifted the ban imposed on the export of taro, bitter gourd, snake gourd and eggplant from the country.

Jan

04

2017

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Indian Women in UK Protest Abuse of Women Migrants

Indian Ladies in UK protested overnight to bring attention to exploited and abused first generation migrant Indian women in UK.

Jan

04

2017

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Hundreds of Sikh NRIs Volunteer at Patna Event

Hundreds of Non-Resident Indians from the Sikh community have trooped to Patna for celebrations in connection with the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh.

Jan

04

2017

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Times Now Calls For NRI of Year Awards Registration

The awards are open to any NRI, OCI or a PIO who has stayed in USA, Canada, UK, UAE, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand and Singapore for a stipulated amount of time and has made a mark in his/her respective field.

Jan

04

2017

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Facebook Sleuths Bring Home India’s Stolen Idols

Art theft is big business all over India. But the richest pickings are in Venkatraman’s home state of Tamil Nadu, where centuries-old religious artefacts with huge potential sale values in the West lie largely unprotected in out-of-the-way rural temples.

Jan

04

2017

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Most IIT-Bombay Graduates Prefer Living in India Over Abroad

If you thought students joined top institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) to land jobs overseas, the trend seems to have taken a complete turn over the years.

Jan

03

2017

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Highest Paying Jobs in India in 2017

You would be amazed to know that there are people around you earning a fat pay check every month.

Jan

03

2017

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The Stinging Slap To Indian Cricket

ndia's second most important man just got sacked by the Supreme Court.

Jan

03

2017

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Economic Reforms to be Highlighted at Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

Latest wave of economic reforms including overhaul of indirect taxes through proposed GST will be projected significantly by the government at the three-day Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) beginning Saturday at Bengaluru to woo overseas Indian investors and make them part of India's growth story.

Jan

03

2017

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India’s Revised Tax Treaties Give Mauritius Edge Over Singapore

The tax rate on interest payments made by Indian entities is 7.5% under the Mauritius treaty, while it is 15% under the recently negotiated India-Singapore treaty

Jan

03

2017

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Trump is Going to be Best USA President For India

Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC) India Ambassador and Trump supporter Manasvi Mamgai has said that Trump is going to be the best USA President for India.

Jan

03

2017

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India Mourns Victims of Turkey Massacre

Victims of the slaughter included a young Indian fashion designer and a Bollywood director.

Jan

03

2017

0
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Best Countries to Live And Work in

Singapore retains top slot; Switzerland ranks high in terms of salary, India slips in ranking, reveals survey

Jan

03

2017

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Indians Largest Expatriate Community in Saudi Arabia

Indians constitute the largest expatriate community—around 40 lakh— in Saudi Arabia, said Indian ambassador Javed Ahmed.He was addressing community leaders and volunteers here.

Jan

02

2017

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The Political Rift in Bollywood

Is Bollywood’s once-famed Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb heading for oblivion? We’ll have to wait and watch.

Jan

02

2017

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Priyanka Chopra to Present at Golden Globes 2017

Priyanka Chopra is one of the presenters at the upcoming 74th annual Golden Globe Awards.

Jan

02

2017

0
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Foxconn to Set up Manufacturing Unit For Apple in Ahmedabad

Apple’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn is all set to open its first manufacturing store in India. The store will be in Ahmedabad

Jan

02

2017

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Zero Mitron References in PM Narendra Modi's Speech

India's teetotaler Prime Minister Narendra Modi almost fueled a booze binge on New Year's eve in the nation's cities.

Jan

02

2017

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Do Gods Lie

Perhaps the best known lie in the Indian epics is the one that Yudhishthira tells during the war in the Mahabharata in order to fell his teacher, Dronacharya.

Jan

02

2017

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Arnab Goswami on The War on Big Media & Why he Has to Shout

Since having left Times Now, Arnab Goswami has announced that he will be returning soon with a new media venture called ‘Republic’.

Jan

02

2017

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Indian-Origin Appointed to Top Military Post in Kyrgyzstan

An Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan, a rare military position occupied by an Indian in the Central Asian country.

Jan

02

2017

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NRIs Can Exchange Old Notes Till June 30

The Reserve Bank of India has allowed non-resident Indians to exchange scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes till June 30.

Jan

02

2017

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India-Singapore Tax Treaty Amended

With the amendments, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday, investors based in Singapore will no longer benefit from tax exemptions on capital gains taxes.

Jan

01

2017

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Bollywood in 2016: A Year of Ferment

It was a tempestuous year for the Hindi film industry, marked by bans, closures, foreign invasions and the odd Cinderella story.

Jan

01

2017

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The year India Said Yes to Female Fighter Pilots

Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth and Mohana Singh entered a world that was thus far reserved only for men

Jan

01

2017

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Demonetised Notes Could Fetch A Fortune In The Future: Currency Collector

The collector will never make a loss, said the 36-year-old numismatist who is fond of rare notes and has been collecting them from last 15 years.

Jan

01

2017

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Patanjali Biggest Disruptive Force In FMCG Space

Patanjali Ayurved, the FMCG venture promoted by yoga guru Ramdev, was the biggest disruptive force in India's fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market.

Jan

01

2017

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US Eases Tests For Green Cards

Indian entrepreneurs and qualified individuals will now have a fairer chance of obtaining an NIW, which in turn will speed up the process of obtaining a green card.

Jan

01

2017

0
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China Blocks India’s Move to Declare Masood Azhar a Terrorist

Beijing’s stand on Azhar has been an acute stress point on India-China relations this year.

Jan

01

2017

0
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Knighthood for Indian-origin DNA Expert at Cambridge

Shankar Balasubramanian, the Chennai-born professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Cambridge, is to be conferred a knighthood along with other British honours for Indian-origin individuals.

Jan

01

2017

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Not Much Interest From NRIs Voters in Punjab Elections

The Punjabi diaspora has shown little interest to vote in the Assembly elections. As per the Punjab Election Commission, only 275 NRIs registered as voters.

Dec

31

2016

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Apple Seeks Lower Taxes For Making IPhones in India

Apple wrote to the industry ministry last month seeking lower import and manufacturing duties

Dec

31

2016

0
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This is The Age of Kohli

It is his vision that shows Team India the way now. Why the Indian captain is more like Xavi than Messi

Dec

31

2016

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India Opens First School For Transgender Pupils

A residential school for transgender people has been opened in the Indian city of Kochi, to help adults who dropped out of school finish their education.

Dec

31

2016

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NY Police Department To Allow Sikhs To Wear Turbans, Grow Beards

The New York Police Department is now allowing Sikh (seek) officers to wear turbans in place of the traditional police cap and grow beards up to a half-inch long for religious reasons.

Dec

31

2016

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Expat Levy to Hit Private Indian Schools in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government's proposal to introduce an 'expat levy' from 2017 will badly hit the private international schools, run by Indians in the country.

Dec

31

2016

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US Offers Big-ticket Military Tie-ups With India

The US has now proposed joint development and production of futuristic military helicopters as well as infantry combat vehicles in the first such big-ticket programmes under the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative

Dec

31

2016

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Apple Inc. Prepares to Move iPhone Assembly From China to India

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) took a long time to fully recognize India as a viable country to manufacture its gadgets.

Dec

31

2016

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India, Singapore Amend Tax Treaty

India and Singapore amended a decade-old double tax avoidance agreement (DTAA) that will allow the tax department to impose capital gains (tax) on investments routed through the island nation and plug a possible misuse of benefits.

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