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What Needs to be Done to Employ More Indians

There are no quick answers to creating jobs but the government in its fourth year realises the gravity of the situation.

An Indian Police Force Meme Crusade

A police force in India is using the fictional baddie to drive home a traffic safety message.

Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London

The Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in London to present a sumptuous showcase of South Asias literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate.

MEA Launches Initiative to Tap NRIs’ Emotional Connect

For the overseas Indians looking to give back to their mother land, more so to ones native village or town, things have become just convenient and credible, thanks to one of the initiatives launched by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Reimagining India in Britain

The Great India Show covers even science in India. It has been blessed by the two governments. Britain is out on a mission to rediscover India.

Indian Preacher Granted Saudi Citizenship

Indian Islamic preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, who is wanted by authorities in Delhi for alleged terrorist offences, has been granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia.

Inside The Home of the Hindujas, UK's Richest Billionaires

Neighbours to the Queen, the Hindujas are also the wealthiest in all her kingdom

Bengaluru to Mysuru: A Writer’s Life

Visiting R.K Narayan’s house in Mysuru, which is now a museum.

UK Landlord Faces Legal Action For Ban on Indian Tenants

A 69-year-old British landlord, who instructed agents not to let his properties to people from India and Pakistan, is facing legal action, UK's human rights watchdog has said.

Why Are Millions of Indian Women Dropping Out of Work

The numbers are stark - for the first time in India's recent history, not only there was a decline in the female labour participation rate, but also a shrinking of the total number of women in the workforce.

Curry, Not Colour, Says UK Landlord Facing Legal Action For Banning Indian Tenants

The UK's Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed that it had applied for an injunction against Fergus Wilson at the Central London County Court

The Indian Mom Who Scaled Mt Everest For The Fourth Time

Anshu Jamsenpa, a 32-year-old mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh's Bomdila town scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to conquer the 8,848 feet Mount Everest for a fourth time.

Africa Beckons Indian Tourists

India has turned out to be the best performing market for South Africa, with a growth of 21 per cent in 2016,

World's Oldest YouTube Star

A great-grandmother from India is winning hearts with her cooking videos.

Indian Teen Builds World's Lightest Satellite

An Indian teenager has built what is thought could be the world's lightest satellite, which will be put into orbit at a Nasa facility in the US in June.

Granny Knows Best

A curated exhibition on pre-modern medicine in India shows that Europeans recognised the value of the country’s traditional botanical healing practices.

Indian American 1st Runner-up in Miss USA Pageant

Twitter was abuzz however, with dissatisfaction over her 2nd place, some going so far as to say the Indian-American had been “robbed” of the crown.

India's Nesting Sea Turtles

On the eastern coast of India, in the state of Orissa, lie three big nesting sites for one of the world's smallest sea turtles - the Olive Ridley.

Can India Defend ICC Champions Trophy

Yuvraj Singh says defending champions India are in a tough group in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 but will put their best foot forward. India are clubbed alongside Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

Indian-origin Girl in UK Gets 162 IQ Points, More Than Einstein

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Sachin Tendulkar Conferred With Fellowship Award in UK

India's cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar plans to support charities and various initiatives to help the under-privileged people in the second innings of his life.

Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved Wants to Take on McDonald’s, KFC

Ramdev says Patanjali Ayurved is working on ‘an extensive plan’ to start a restaurant chain.The firm will compete with McDonald, KFC in food retail business.

IPL Has Shown There’s More to T20 Than Big Hitting

It is wrongly perceived that T20 is all slam-bang, with a two-point agenda: for batsmen to slog every ball and for bowlers to adopt a singularly defensive approach.

Delhi to Alwar: Among The Ruins

Forts, hills and a dab of the paranormal.

US to Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants

State department wants five years' worth of social media handles for some visa applicants.

Why Are India's Top Judges Doubting Each Others' Sanity

The Indian judiciary is in the midst of an unprecedented crisis.

Granny's New Robes

Over the years, she saw her granny transform into a politician, a princess, a fairy, a scientist, and a dozen other characters.

India Eyes Technology to Put Humans in Space

The plan is to launch two small spacecraft to test the technology in space.

Mind Game

An unusual sport’s rapid growth in India

Whisky Cocktails For The Indian Summer

Contrary to popular belief, whisky provides a complex and flavour-packed base for a range of cocktails, suitable even for the Indian summer

Australian Immigration Changes Dash Dreams

Indians hoping to work in Australia say immigration changes have ruined their dreams.

Indian-American Comedian Mocks US Prez at Dinner

As he mocked Trump several times, he said that the president would be tweeting about him at 3 am.

Indian Restaurant In UK Fined Over Smell of Biryani And Bhaji

Middlesbrough Council fined 'Khushi Indian Buffet Restaurant' owners after the establishment sent aromas of 'biryanis' and 'bhajis' filtering through the area.

South Africa Targets Over 1,00,000 Tourists From India in 2017

South Africa, southernmost tip of the African continent, is all geared up to welcome more than 1,04,000 tourists from India this year .

Ageing Parents And Living Overseas

Between the broad smiles, there is a saga of anxiety, loneliness and uncertainty which remains untold.

Why Indians Just Can't Get Enough of Bling

Show off as bling, donate for blessings or save it for a rainy day, India's obsession with gold is here to stay.

This Indian Tea brand is World's Costliest

A special 5kg pack of handcrafted Darjeeling tea from iconic Makaibari tea estate in Kurseong has fetched the best ever price for any first flush tea at $302 a kilo.

Sylvia’s Story Beyond The Scandal

The Nanavati murder trial was not just one of the most sensational crime cases in India, it also triggered the end of the jury system.

Vinod Khanna: Obituary of a Maverick Bollywood Hero

A villain-turned-leading man of Bollywood, a bohemian at the feet of a hippy guru, a successful politician: Vinod Khanna was a man who lived many lives.

Chinese, Indian Travelers Continue to Rise in UAE

The UAE continues to be an increasingly important destination for travelers from both China and India,

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