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Curb Sought on Excessive Wedding

The worst excesses of the Indian wedding industry may soon be curbed if a new bill is approved.

Indian Fashion Industry Helping Revive Traditional Textile Technique

With a little skill and technique, ikat gives you the flexibility and the freedom to modify in several forms.

India Races to Get Robots Moving on The Moon

India is limbering up to take part in an international competition to get robots moving on the moon.

First Indian Genomics Beacon Launched in UK

The aim of the Indian beacon is to address the gap in shared Indian genomics data, which helps scientists better understand disease and develop more effective drug delivery systems and therapeutics

India to Launch 104 Satellites in Record Mission

If successful, India will set a world record as the first country to launch the most satellites in one go, surpassing Russia which launched 39 satellites in a single mission in June 2014.

India Activist Kailash Satyarthi's Stolen Nobel Medal Recovered

A replica of a Nobel medal, which was stolen from the home of Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi in New Delhi, has been recovered, police say.

Indian Doctors Prepare World’s Heaviest Woman For Surgery

Indian doctors put an Egyptian believed to be the world’s heaviest woman on a special liquid diet Monday as they prepared her for an emergency weight-loss operation.

Six Indian Footballers Named for NFL Training Camp in USA

Six Indian players have been selected for the National Football League (NFL) training camp to be held in the USA.

Australia Ranks Second in Number of Indian Students

Australia has gained the second spot as the most preferred destination for higher studies for Indian students, after the number of students going to study in the UK reduced by 4 per cent.

Indian STEM Students May Have Better Alternative Than Trump's USA

Studies followed by OPT followed by H-1B followed by green card is the route taken by many international students, especially from India, to the promised land.

Indian Food That Crosses Religions

The best Indian food is like the best parts of Indian life. It rises above religion and focuses instead on the things that really matter: refinement and quality.

Thousands Celebrate Hindu Thaipusam Festival in Malaysia

Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Thursday (Feb 9) to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival

India Rubbishes US Report on Religious Freedom

India today rubbished a report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) that alleged escalation of hate crimes against minorities in the country.

Cloud Wars Heating up on Indian Turf

The fiercest competition in cloud computing is in the public cloud pie; battle lines are most visibly drawn among Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google

Chennai to Madurai: Heritage Treasures

The temple town of Madurai offers south India’s most prominent canvas of history

Quirky Cafés in India

in India, these are the cafés that are offering reasons to keep returning.

Indian Superstitions & What They Actually Mean

Superstitions are stupid! There is no logic to them whatsoever. And while having faith is a good thing, blind faith is something else altogether.

Kailash Satyarthi Isn’t The First Indian Whose Nobel Was Stolen

Kailash Satyarthi isn’t the first Indian whose Nobel was stolen. Tagore’s remains missing.

Is There Room For Republic TV

While Arnab Goswami’s fans may be waiting for his reappearance on the TV screen with Republic TV, the question is if he will be able to recreate the magic of The Newshou

Green Cards Targeted in US Senators’ Bill to Halve Legal Immigration

The immigration reform under the RAISE Act could hit those aspiring to get a green card or permanent residency in the US, including a large number of Indians

UK Charms Indian Students With Great Scholarships

To draw more Indian students for higher studies in the UK, the British Council on Monday announced Rs 8.38 crore 'Great Scholarships 2017' scheme.

Indian Tribesmen Catching Giant Snakes in Florida

Masi and Vadivel are doing an incredible job. They excel at determining if pythons are present at a site, locating them if they are, and then catching them when located.

Scholarships up to One Million Pounds to Study in UK

The British Council has announced the Great Britain Scholarships–India 2017 worth one million pounds as part of campaign to attract Indian students.

UK’s National Health Service to Charge Foreigners, Including From India

The new health service rules, expected to save Britain £500 million, will apply to non-emergency treatments as part of a clampdown on so-called health tourists

India Season Kicks Off in Britain

India is the flavour of the New Year in London as the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations kicked off in Britain

Visa-free Entry Into Malaysia For Indian Nationals Living Abroad

Indian nationals living outside India will now also enjoy visa-free travel to Malaysia for tourism.

US Universities Move to Allay Indian Students' Fears

American universities are mailing their students to let them know that that they are welcome to their campuses.

Donald Trump Leaves Indian Travellers Tense

The uneasiness comes following sporadic incidents of secondary inspection and detention at US airports.

South Africa Sees 27% Jump in Indian Tourists

South Africa witnessed 27 per cent growth in arrivals of Indian tourists till the third quarter at 81,429 compared to the same period in 2015.

Top Recruiters Give IITs a Miss

Agrowing list of marquee companies — the likes of Google, McKinsey and Facebook — are avoiding the official channel to recruit from the top engineering colleges.

Anxious Indians Turn To Astrologers H-1B Visa

Astrologer Vinod Shastri practices next to the ancient observatory in Jaipur, where the astronomers of the maharaja once monitored the heavens.

Brexit Won’t Impact Indian Students in UK

ith over five lakh international students currently pursuing higher education in the United Kingdom, Britain's exit from the European Union will have no implication on students aspiring to pursue higher education there, said British Council South India.

NRI Businessmen Welcome Abolition of FIPB in Budget 2017

The high investment in physical and social infrastructure and digital connectivity will lead to more jobs and income to households.

Cosmic Head Rub

A barber in the Indian town of Pushkar has been dubbed the cosmic barber for his unique approach to grooming.

New US Visa Bill is Causing Panic in India

A new bill introduced in the US House of Representatives proposes to limit the entry of highly-skilled workers into the country to stop companies "replacing" American workers.

US Embassy Denies Visa to Indian Athlete, Manager

An athlete and the team manager of Snowshoe Federation of India scheduled to participate in World Snowshoe Championship in New York have been denied visa by US embassy.

Indian Students Rethinking The American Dream

Indian students constitute nearly 16 per cent of the total international students in US and contribute nearly $5 billion to their economy.

India Mourns One of Its Oldest Elephants

One of the world's oldest elephants, Indira, has died in her eighties in southern India, forest officials say.

Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm in S Africa Revived by India

Tolstoy Farm, which became the headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha campaign in South Africa, is being revived with support from the Indian government to help visitor.

India’s Medical Tourism Gets Africans’ Attention

India is increasingly becoming popular with Africans seeking medical treatment overseas, because of its more affordable, state-of-the-art equipment and its highly skilled doctors.

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