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Every Vintage Car Tells a Story

Kolkata has around 200 of them.

The Chinese Man Trapped in India For Half a Century

In 1963 a Chinese army surveyor crossed into India and was captured, weeks after a war between the countries.

South Africa Sees Growth in Wedding Tourism Thanks to Big Fat Indian Weddings

South Africa is witnessing a rise in wedding tourism involving overseas Indian families. It recorded a 27% increase in the number of Indian tourists last year thanks to weddings.

Why India's Hindu Hardliners Want to Sideline Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on this day 69 years ago but his ideas of Hindu-Muslim unity still haunt India's Hindu hardliners

Google's Sundar Pichai Criticises Donald Trump's Immigration Order

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai today criticised US President Donald Trump's controversial immigration order against people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

The Olive Green Blood Group

From serving in the British Indian Army, fighting in world wars, the India-Pakistan wars, and many others, families who have sent generations to the Armed Forces, and whose history is the history of the Indian Army.

ISB Tops The List From India

While the ISB has jumped two places to the 27th rank, IIM-A has slipped five places to 29th position this year as against the year before.

U.S. Health Care Needs a Wakeup Call From India

The high quality and low cost represent the type of disruptive innovation that has impacted nearly all industries in the United States, and should serve as a wake-up call for American doctors and hospitals.

British Indians Fall in Love With Kho Kho

Team of 15-odd British Indians played their first Kho international — dubbed India vs England — in Navi Mumbai.

UK Loses Its Sheen as Most Popular Study Destination For Indians

Once the most popular overseas campus destination for Indian students, the UK continues to lose its sheen, especially after Brexit.

For South African Indians, Love Still Isn't Colour Blind

Durban has the largest concentration of Indian people outside of India so the pervasiveness of colourism in the community isn't surprising.

Indian Food Bears a Middle Eastern Stamp

the food platters from the UAE resemble those from India, and the treats from India bear a Middle Eastern stamp.

Apple Seeks Government Help to Make in India

Apple, the maker of iPhones, has sought assurance and policy support from the government for its manufacturing plans in India.

US Websites Selling Dangerous Prescription Drugs to Indian Consumers

More than 4,000 illegal websites established in the US are reportedly found to be involved in selling of potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs to its consumers.

Protest Marches By Women In India And USA

In the despair created by the current political climate in both India and United States, it is heartening to have these conversations, mobilizations and protests giving women back their voices to say out loud what we want.

Indians Students Not Driving Enrolment Growth in UK Varsities

The political changes in the last one year in the UK and USA has left Indians thinking how it will impact their chances of pursuing higher education in these countries.

Why Indians Must Say No to GM Diet

This crash diet that became a fad in India a couple of years ago wasn't actually meant for Indian stomachs.

Ban on Rare Flask Given to Colonial India’s Robert Clive

The flask itself is described as "incredibly rare" because there is no other object like it anywhere in the world. It has a silver interior and a gold exterior decorated in jade, emeralds and rubies.

Jallikattu Stir Spreads to Lanka, UK And Australia

Hundreds of UK-based Indian Tamils have come together to organise a series of protests in favour of Jallikattu this week in London and across the UK.

India Starts Building World's Biggest Stadium

India has started building the world's biggest cricket stadium that will accommodate 110,000 spectators and cost around $100 million.

Washington Dulles to Get Non-stop India Flights on Air India

Washington’s Dulles International Airport will get a non-stop flight to India thanks to new routes being added by Air India.

How Indian IT Companies Plan to Tackle New H-1B Visa Rules

Industry watchers argue that while Indian IT companies are exploring multiple ways to mitigate the impact of visa restrictions, they have no other option but to increase hiring in overseas markets.

India Zooms Past USA in Google Play Downloads

India zipped past the US to become the top country that registered 6 billion downloads from Google's Play Store in 2016, according to analytics firm App Annie.

India Concerned Over UK Student Visa Issue

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

UK Student Visa Issues Must be Sorted Out

India has expressed concern over the massive drop in Indian students coming to study in the UK and called for sorting out of visa issues.

Monty Panesar to Help Australia Before Tour of India

Former England spinner Monty Panesar is to work with the Australia team before their Test series in India.

When Fast Food Gets an Indian Twist

McDonald's created quite a stir when it announced plans to start serving classic Indian dishes in the form of burgers.

UK Urges Indians to Apply For Visas in Advance

Visa applicants can expect to get a visa decision more quickly outside of the peak period, and benefit from quieter visa application centres and more available appointment slots

Gandhi Slippers Sold on Amazon Enrages India

Flip-flops bearing the face of India's independence icon Mahatma Gandhi, for sale on Amazon, triggered fresh outrage.

New Scheme For Indian Doctors in UK to Plug Shortages

The UK has launched a new placement scheme to bring in doctors from India to plug shortages in the emergency departments of its state-funded National Health Service.

Why Changes in H-1B Visa Rules Will Worry Indians

Donald Trump has listed immigration reform among executive actions he plans on his first day in office.

Amazon Sorry Over India Flag Doormat Fiasco

Online retailer Amazon has apologised for selling doormats featuring the Indian flag on its Canadian website.

More Indian Students Stay Away From Britain

The decline in the number of Indian students coming to Britain continued after new figures showed a 9% decrease in 2015-16

UK Launches Campaign to Encourage Indians to Apply Visa Early

The UK today launched a new campaign to encourage Indian visitors to apply early for their visas in the quieter, off-peak period of January and February, the British High Commision said.

Life sciences Key to UK-India Links

This year the UK brought one of the largest business delegations, 35 companies, to the Vibrant Gujarat Summit with a clear focus on life sciences.

Amazon Removes Indian Flag Doormat

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said she would revoke visas for Amazon officials in India if ‘insulting’ products were not take down from Canada site

Expat Who Brings Dead Back Home

I go by the belief that the final resting place of every man should be his own native village. That drives me in this mission," said Ashraf

Child Monks of the Himalayas

High in the Himalayas, young novice monks in maroon robes take their lessons in the 15th-Century Thiksey monastery near Leh in Ladakh

Saying Bye-bye to a Bombay Girl

On nurturing the feeling of not-belonging.

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