NRIs Have Advantage in India's Luxury Property Market

NRIs have an advantage in luxury property market in India post-demonetisation as real estate developers in major cities of the country have 'significantly' dropped property rates.

World's Biggest Cricket Stadium To Come up in Indian City

The Gujarat Cricket Association is planning make the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, a 110,000 capacity venue, surpassing the biggest cricket stadium in the world - Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) which has a 100,024 capacity

India, US Strike Deal to Ascertain Tax Liabilities

Mutual Agreement Procedure between US and India, under the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, is an alternative dispute settlement mechanism available to authorities and foreign investors.

Vijay Mallya: India Tycoon Assets Published in Twitter Hack

A Twitter account belonging to controversial Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been hacked by a group which published what appeared to be details of his assets, accounts and passwords.

Indian Health Care Providers Eye Africa to Boost Business

Health care seen among fastest-growing categories in Africa; market is pegged to reach $49 billion by 2025

Kuwait Offers Illegal Workers Amnesty

The Kuwait government has announced that it will not imprison or penalise over 24,000 illegal Indian workers if they report to the Interior Ministry for deportation or transfer of job visas.

Egyptian World’s Heaviest Woman to Have Surgery in India

Egyptian woman weighing 500 kilogrammes to fly to India for weight reduction surgery after intervention from country’s FM.

The Clinginess of Chapati

Many Indians are in an exclusive, addictive relationship with the ‘chapati’. Promiscuity reveals the life beyond

Startup Inc Split Over Call For Protectionist' Policies

US-based Amazon and Uber kept a conspicuous silence after the poster boys of Indian Internet entrepreneurship — Flipkart Chairmanl and Ola CEOl — joined forces to make a strong pitch for policies that will favour homegrown companies.
Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:36 EST

NRI Attends Own Wedding in India on Webcam

Given the growing pressure and competition in this day and age, it is difficult to get a leave at work. But so much so that you have to attend your own wedding on webcam redefines crazy.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:35 EST

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.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:11 EST

Indian Origin UK MP Calls on India to End Demonetisation Stress For NRIs

Virendra Sharma, one of Britain's senior-most Indian-origin MP, has called on the Indian government to end the uncertainty surrounding demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for NRIs and PIOs.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:09 EST

Indian Expatriates Join Mourning

As India grieves over the death of a popular south Indian leader, the expatriates in the Kingdom, particularly from southern India, joined the mourning.

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 01:42 EST

Indian App Firms Cash in on Modi's Rupee Note Switch

Indians are slowly adjusting to life after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise decision to ban almost 90% of the bank notes in circulation.

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 00:45 EST

U.K. Must Remain India’s Gateway to EU

The U.K. must maintain “free and unfettered access” to the European market to ensure it continues to be a gateway for Indian businesses to the EU

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016 03:42 EST

Modi in the Age of Rage

To reap the anger of the powerless, Modi knows he has to redefine power itself.

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016 03:25 EST

Modi Now Shortlisted For Time’s Person Of The Year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been shortlisted by Time magazine for its annual honour of Person of the Year alongside US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 01:44 EST

Social Media Madness Takes India to Uncharted Waters

Indians are risking life and lip to capture that perfect selfie.

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 01:40 EST

Koh-i-Noor: Six Myths About a Priceless Diamond

The Koh-i-Noor has been the subject of conquest and intrigue for centuries, passing through the hands of Mughal princes, Iranian warriors, Afghan rulers and Punjabi Maharajas.

Friday, Dec 09, 2016 00:46 EST

Foreign Students Preferring Indian Universities Over Europe And US

It’s all happening at a time when the world doesn’t know what exactly is happening.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:33 EST

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.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:59 EST

The Real Inside Story of The Ratan Tata - Cyrus Mistry Breakup

Corporate India’s most dramaticbattle in recent history was framed by top level disputes from issues as diverse as the proper way for Tatas to do poll funding to whether Tatas should tie up with an American fast food chain.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:39 EST

Bitcoin Traders Are Having a Merry Time in India

Demonetisation effect: Why cryptocurrency is gaining currency in cashless times.

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016 02:08 EST

Indian Property Needs a Heavy Dose of Expat Buying

Demonetisation move sets back sales as domestic buyers stick to the sidelines.

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016 03:41 EST

Demonetisation a Huge Cause of Concern For NRIs, PIOs

GOPIO has requested the government to grant an extension of the cut-off date by six months as many of them cannot return to India by December end.

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016 03:27 EST

Nariyal Paani, Festival by The Sea

The third edition of Nariyal Paani, which is known as the 'Festival by the Sea', is a mashup of Indian and international independent artists performing live original music.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 04:36 EST

Expat Shutterbugs Shed Light on India’s Beauty

Myriad colours, people, culture, religion and places from across the country found a place in the 700- odd photographs on display as part of the 19th Beautiful India Expatriate Photo Competition.

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 03:47 EST

ESPN Plans to Customise Global Shows For India

ESPN is planning to customize its international shows like ‘Pardon the Interruption’ and ‘SportsCenter’ for the Indian marke

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 03:43 EST

Indian Student Wins Best Film Award in Singapore

Indian student Hitanshu Mehta was part of a team from Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) that won the ‘Best Film Award’.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 01:16 EST

India's Mysterious Unfaithful Woman Returns

The identity of both the original spurned partner and the now infamous Sonam Gupta remain a mystery, with many believing she may not even exist.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 04:02 EST

7 Offbeat Wedding Rituals in India

A few unusual wedding rituals in India that are bound to take you by surprise.

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 02:15 EDT

India Businessman Pays $12.4 Million For Dubai Number Plate

An Indian businessman has paid $9 million (S$12.4 million) at auction to grab a single-digit car registration plate in Dubai, feeding a passion for "unique" number plates.

Wednesday, Oct 05, 2016 02:55 EDT

Pigeon Taken Into Custody in India

Indian police say they took a pigeon into custody after it was found with a note threatening the prime minister.

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