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Obama Honors Two Indian-Americans For Community Service

Two Indian-American were honored by Asian Chronicle USA TV Channel with the 2016 Asian-American humanitarian/community service award and President Barak Obama’s volunteer service medal of honor.

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Curb on Christian Charity in India

Top American lawmakers today expressed concern over the alleged curbs imposed by India on a Christian charity organisation whose representatives appeared before a Congressional hearing seeking.

Community Newspaper India Abroad in US Sold by Rediff

India Abroad has been sold by Rediff.com to a US-based Indian-owned cloud computing company following a sharp drop in the weekly's circulation and revenue.

Indian Physicist Wins Decade-long Bet on Dark Energy

Pune-based theoretical physicist and Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) professor Thanu Padmanabhan has won the decade long challenge he posed to the international community of astrophysicists.

An Ode To Punjab’s Aromatic Makki Ki Roti & Sarson Ka Saag

There's nothing quite like a mouthful of saag, soothing not just your taste buds but satiating your soul.

Riya Kaur to Represent New York At Miss India USA

Kaur will represent New york at the Dec. 18 Miss India USA pageant at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey.

Loitering With Intent

Women want to reclaim public spaces and are speaking up about the violence they have faced - but they don't just want to be seen as victims.

IIT Bombay Girl Gets Top Offer From Uber, to Work in US

Laddha was offered the job by Uber International which made the highest offer to students across some of the IITs during this year's placements

Hair is Roaring Biz at Country’s Richest Temple

Tonsuring to please the Lord is a centuries-old ritual at this Vaishnavite temple.

India Wins 2nd Runner up at Mr Supranational

India's Jitesh Thakur bagged the second runner up spot at Mister Supranational 2016 pageant.

India-financed Rail Project to Enhance Connectivity in West Africa

An India-financed $398 million railway project will push trade in eastern and northern Ghana and also open up landlocked countries in West Africa.

Delhi Will Host Its First Yule Ball

t’s Time To Celebrate, Potterheads.The best news for desi Potterheads! Come Christmas, they'll get to attend Delhi's first ever Yule Ball.

Kebab And Korma Topped by Kurmura

Lucknow is justly renowned for its princely fare, but its street food in the lanes of Aminabad, Hazratganj and Chowk is as unique.

Romania Overtakes India as UK's Biggest Migrant Population

Immigration into the UK from within the European Union (EU) has officially overtaken the rest of the world, with Romania replacing India at the top.

Demonetisation Necessary Step to Address Corruption: US

The US has supported India's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.

New Immigration Rules Make H-1B Friendlier Until Trump Takes Over

The USCIS will now allow terminated H-1B visa holders a grace period of 60 days to either leave or sort out their paperwork for new jobs.

The Miracle Rice Which Saved Millions of Lives

IR8 was so much better than traditional rice varieties that its use spread rapidly throughout Asia and output soared. Famine was averted.

Nine-year-old Kashmiri girl Who Rules The Kickboxing World

She has been winning local championships since last year, and now aspires to participate in the Olympics.

Callers For Dollars - Inside India's Scam Call Centres

Callers bullied their victims with the threat of arrest, jail, seized homes and confiscated passports.

Mad Over Donuts to Expand Operations in India

Its rival Dunkin’ Donuts, operated by Jubilant FoodWorks in India, has 73 outlets across 23 cities.

Thane Call Centres Duped 15,000 Americans

Investigators have arrested 20 people in the United States, and Indian authorities have made 75 arrests following October raids on three premises in the Thane suburb of Mumbai

The Cheapest Trip to Mars Leaves From Sriharikota, India

Spacefaring rivals can’t beat the prices charged by India, which sent its own probe to the Red Planet for less money than Hollywood spent making a movie

Delhi to New York in 5 Hours

The startup's signature city pairing is New York to London, which would take a little more than three hours to fly.

India's Garden City

In 1950, renowned architect Le Corbusier was invited to create India's most modern city.

Demonetisation Hits NRI Weddings, Travel Plans

Several Indian families living abroad, who had plans to visit India around the year-end, are keeping a close watch on the prevailing situation.

India Health-Care Providers Look to Tap Africa Growth Wave

Cash-rich Indian hospital groups are setting up operations in Africa to tap a growing stream of middle-class patients from the continent seeking quality health-care.

Digital Dabbawalas

It’s been more than a decade that the world woke up to the reality that Mumbai’s lunch-dabba system is an act of urban genius.

What do The Cash Queues Tell us About India

There was a time, not so long ago, when most Indians stood in queues for hours on end for essential goods and services.

Indians Who Love to Parade Their Canines

India has a rich and long history of these shows - the first one was held in 1896 and flourished under the patronage of the British colonial elite.

Drug Smuggling Racket Between India UK US Russia Busted

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) busted a smuggling racket of psychotropic drugs being carried from India to US, Russia and UK on Tuesday.

Modi's Cashless Economy Dream a Reality in a Gujarat Village

Village of Akodara, a tiny village situated in the Sabarkantha district of Gujarat. It's around 90 kilometres from the state’s financial capital Ahmedabad.

Is India Going To Resume Cricketing Ties With Pakistan

Pakistani and Indian cricket officials will get another opportunity on December 17 to sit across the table and discuss the strained and suspended bilateral cricket ties between the two nations.

Fat Indian Weddings Are Going on a Crash Diet

For those who do not want to scrimp on costs in the time of a cash crunch, wedding planners who have tied up with banks is an option.

Indian Social Entrepreneurs Win Global Competition in Singapore

Two young Indian social entrepreneurs have won a global competition aimed at empowering women and girls in the Asia-Pacific region.

How Indians Triumphed in America

America needs to consider what it might lose if it curbs the influx of clever, hard-working, entrepreneurial Indian immigrants

Museums And Mosques

Five ‘begums’ held sway in the city from 1819-1995

A 360° Walk Through The Temples of Khajuraho

The things you learn from these walls and the metaphors inscribed on them are significant.

Money Mules of India's Cash Crisis

Yes, it's not my money. I am doing this for my boss. He has always been nice to me, and has helped me financially on many occasions

A Michelin Star For Duck Vindaloo

The combination of a curry and a pint is believed to have been pioneered at the UK's oldest surviving Indian restaurant, Veeraswamy, which has recently been honoured with a Michelin star.

India Surpasses USA to Become 2nd Largest Global Smartphone Market

India surpassed the USA to become the second largest global smartphone market in terms of users in early 2016 and is on track to cross half a billion smartphone users mark within the next five years.

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