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.

India's NSG Membership Can't be Farewell Gift: China to US

China today said admission of non- NPT signatories in NSG cannot be a "farewell gift" for countries to give to each other, a day after the outgoing Obama administration asserted that Beijing was an "outlier" in the efforts to make India a member of the elite nuclear club.

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.

Why Om Puri Was Hindi Cinema’s Best Policeman

Who can match the seething sub-inspector from Mumbai’s Gol Chowki police station?

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.

India, USA Signed MoU For Collaboration in Third World Countries

The MoU facilitates bilateral cooperation between India and USA for exchange of information and experience in sectors pertaining to project development in partner countries.

US Hopeful of Commercial Deal for N-plant in India by 2017

The Obama administration is hopeful that a deal for a nuclear power plant in India under the landmark pact could be announced by the end of this year.

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
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 02:33 EST

US Extradites Man in Killing of Indian-origin Student

A US resident has been extradited to the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba to face charges in the April 2015 killing of an Indian-origin medical student.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 02:10 EST

Hindu Board Insists Chettiars Sent Donation Money to India

The PHEB had alleged the Chettiars managing the silver chariot and Lord Murugan temple were mostly Indian nationals, holding permanent resident status.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:53 EST

Illegal Immigrants From India Will be Nervous in Trump Regime

The US department of homeland security reckons that most illegal Indians “arrived with legal status and overstayed their visas”

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:49 EST

NRIs From Canada, US Travelling to Punjab

They may have a minuscule number of votes in Punjab, but non-resident Indians from the state are coming home in droves to support the political party of their choice.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:51 EST

Why do Indians Vote For Criminal Politicians

Why do India's political parties field candidates with criminal charges? Why do the voters favour them despite their tainted past?

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:47 EST

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.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:46 EST

Indo-US Strategic Convergence at Highest Point

he Obama Administration has asserted that the Indo-US “strategic convergence” is at its highest point, as it hoped that the incoming Trump government would continue to prioritise the bilateral partnership of “paramount importance” to address global challenges

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:44 EST

Outlier China Blocked India's NSG Membership

The outgoing Barack Obama administration of USA has held China responsible for preventing India from becoming a member of the exclusive club, Nuclear Suppliers Group.

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 02:27 EST

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.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 02:45 EST

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.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 02:43 EST

Amazon Sorry Over India Flag Doormat Fiasco

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

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 01:53 EST

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

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 02:37 EST

India Popular in Asia-Pacific Region For Expat Entrepreneurs

Expat Explorer survey revealed that India draws more expat entrepreneurs than countries in the Middle East, such as Bahrain and the UAE

Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 02:36 EST

New H1-B Bill Indian IT Margins May Take a Hit

The Donald Trump administration which will take charge on 20 January in the US has announced that it will push for legislative measures to curb misuse of H1-B and L1 work visas significantly used by Indian IT professionals.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 01:48 EST

Kenya Woos Indian Investors to Explore Africa Markets

Asserting that Kenya is a "safe and lucrative" investment destination, its President Uhuru Kenyatta today exhorted Indian businesses to invest there and use the country as a launchpad to explore "enormous" African markets.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 02:25 EST

Indian Mutual Fund Houses That Allow USA/Canada-based NRIs to Invest

Many NRI investors based in the USA and Canada are still asking around when will they be able to invest in Indian mutual funds again.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 03:58 EST

The Class of Kaira, Shyra And Shanaya in Bollywood

First-World Yoga Names and what they say about an anxiety to fit in with a globalized world

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 02:40 EST

Dangal: A Wrestling Drama Became Bollywood's Highest-grossing Film

A biographical sports drama about two female wrestlers led by superstar Aamir Khan has become the unlikely highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 00:00 EST

Indian Techie Wins Oscar

Kiran Bhat from Coimbatore wins Oscar for technical achievements.

Friday, Jan 06, 2017 01:32 EST

Indian Actor Om Puri Dies Aged 66

Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66.

Sunday, Jan 01, 2017 01:43 EST

Demonetised Notes Could Fetch A Fortune In The Future: Currency Collector

The collector will never make a loss, said the 36-year-old numismatist who is fond of rare notes and has been collecting them from last 15 years.

Friday, Dec 23, 2016 01:07 EST

The Man Behind India's $74m Wedding

In November, as millions of Indians were grappling with a cashflow crisis, a lavish wedding in the southern city of Bangalore sparked outrage.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 08:45 EST

The Milk Miracle That Brought India to a Standstill

In September 1995, millions of Hindus were gripped by an apparent "miracle" when the god Ganesha seemed to be drinking milk.

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.

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Millennials Rising

Millennials last year became the country’s largest living generation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Drawing Blanks

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Demonetization in India: Who Will Pay The Price?

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Rebuilding After Divorce

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Authentically Yours

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Trump Refugee in India Scores The 2016 Election

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