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India Notifies Amended Tax Treaty With Singapore

The government today notified the amended India-Singapore tax treaty under which capital gains tax will be levied at source of investments with effect from April 1.

The Cheese Revolution

One of the world’s oldest dairy traditions is cultivating a brand new culture.

The Making of India's Only Man in Space

More than four decades later, fact and fiction blur easily with his modern-day fans when they meet Mr Rakesh Sharma, 68.

Raw Mango: Move Over Alfonso

Sanjay Garg’s Mumbai store blends old-world charm with minimal modernism.

Prejudice Against Indians is Deep Seated And Old

My Indian roots took on exaggerated importance, they were so thoroughly reframed in the colonial context, the reactive stance was there.

A Brief History of Holi: Festival of Colours

Long before water balloons and pichkaaris, Holi was only an idea- an idea that transpired to become one of the most amusing festivals of the world.

Australian Cricket Legend Comes Out In Strong Support Of Kohli

Ian Healy, former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman, when he said he was losing respect for Indian skipper Virat Kohli due to his constant sledging of Steve Smith's men.

How India's Real Marigold Hotel Changed My Life

Sheila Ferguson made her name singing in The Three Degrees in the 60s and 70s. She went to Kerala to film the TV programme The Real Marigold Hotel, which is designed to make people think about growing old in India.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

​​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?

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.

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.

Mid-level Employees in Indian IT Sector Facing Uncertain Future

Middle-level employees in the Indian IT sector are facing an uncertain future even as the industry gears up to adapt itself to the changes brought about by automation and newer technologies.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mother Teresa, The Nun Who Became a Saint

During her lifetime Mother Teresa became famous as the Catholic nun who dedicated her life to caring for the destitute and dying in the slums of Calcutta - now known as Kolkata.

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.

Haldiram: Old Spice, New Success

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

Mind Your English

Indian kids in cosmopolitan cities are growing up largely monolingual as English becomes the de facto language of choice.

Mandalas Rising

Psychologists are looking at the power of mandalas to combat stress.

The Many Charms of Delhi Winters

The NRI travel guide to hottest spots Delhi during the winter.

The Yoga Gurus Behind India’s Hottest Consumer Products

Meet the Indian gurus behind the brands challenging some of the planet’s biggest companies.

San Francisco University Lays Off IT Workers, Jobs Head To India

This was the University of California's first outsourcing, said a spokeswoman who added that the layoffs were necessary due to rising costs of technology.

South India Traders Ban Pepsi, Coca-Cola

Traders in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have banned the sale of Coca-Cola and Pepsi in favour of local products.

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