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Legacy of British Rule is Still Holding India Back

Maybe it’s time to see British rule in India as the horror it really was.

NRIs Don’t Need Aadhaar to File IT Returns

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) are not required to quote Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns back home.

The Siddis, India's African Tribe

They are descendants of the African continent who arrived in India hundreds of years ago as slaves and also as merchants.

STB's Efforts in Wooing Tourists From India

STB is attempting to effectively reach out to Indian travellers in Tier 2 cities who rely on travel agents for travel bookings.

Over 24,000 Indians Still in Six War-torn Countries

here are 24,084 Indians currently residing in six war-torn countries including in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan

In a First, Women Judges Head All Major High Courts in India

In the male-dominated world of higher judiciary, there is a silver lining — women now head the four major and oldest high courts.

The Drink Brits go to Bed With And Indians Wake up With

The fact that the same liquid can be perceived in two such different ways is a great example of the "crazy nonsense and beauty of marketing.

Indian IT Professionals Face New challenges as Singapore Shuts Door

Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent.

Indian Travellers' Spend in South Australia Grows to AUD 28 Mn

The increase in spend can be attributed to a number of factors like shift in travelling habits by Indians who are now looking to spend more on experiences.

US Gadget Ban on Some Gulf Flights Boosts Air India Ticket Sales

Ticket sales of AI flights to the US jumped 60% after the country banned laptops in cabin bags on flights from the Gulf.

UAE Gets Visa on Arrival For Indians With US Visa

The UAE cabinet on Wednesday approved granting of on arrival visas to Indian citizens who hold US green card and visa.

Human Cost of India's Meat Ban

The government's crackdown on meat shops in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has left many traders and butchers without much work and money.

The Spirit of Adventure And an American Dream

Already a permanent resident of the USA, Khaleel is now waiting for his citizenship to come through before becoming eligible to live his childhood dream of playing international cricket.

India Captain Says Friendships With Australia Players Are Over

India captain Virat Kohli says his friendships with Australia players are over after their heated Test series.

Laptop Ban in Flight Cabins

Nearly 11 lakh US-bound Indian passengers to be hit.Around 82.6 per cent of the total traffic to the US from India transited via Middle East, Europe, North and South Asia in 2016, as per data from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA).

Trust, Trump And Grumpy Indians

Could low levels of trust in governments be a reason for the rise of anti-establishment parties in the developed nations? Where does India stand in all this.

India's Race to The Moon

India's Team Indus is one of five groups in race to put a privately funded spacecraft on the Moon.

India Will be The World’s Youngest Country by 2020

At a time when leading economies like Europe, US, South Korea, Japan are ageing, India holds the advantage of having an increased working population.

No More US University Dreams

A large number of US colleges are reporting a decline in applications for admission from international students, including from India and China

GCC Sees Massive Surge in Indian Tourists

India has been named the largest growing outbound tourism market in percentage terms.

Love in The Time of India's Bloody Partition

The jacket and the briefcase were their most valuable possessions as they fled their homes to escape death

NRI: Know Alls, Do Littles

Indians have succeeded in countries ruled by whites, but failed in their own.

Weary Flyers Shrug as Middle East Laptop Ban Takes Off

A controversial ban on carry-on laptops and tablets on flights from the Middle East to the United States and Britain went into effect today — with less fanfare and frustration than expected.

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.

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