2 Indian-American Women Named White House Fellows

Two Indian-American women have been selected for the prestigious White House Fellow programme that offers first-hand experience of working at the highest levels of the US federal government.

Australia Emerges a Big Market For Punjabi Films

‘Bambukat’, which set the cash registers ringing in Australia, is one of the many Punjabi language films that has struck a chord in the country

Massive Data Leak Hits French Submarine Company

French shipbuilder DCNS has been hit by a massive data leak affecting a major submarine contract for the Indian navy.

Floods Stop Funerals in India Holy City

Floods in India's holy city of Varanasi in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh have forced a halt to cremations along the banks of the river Ganges

India, Now Onto Reworking Tax Treaty With Singapore

After amending its tax treaties with Mauritius and Cyprus, India is now eyeing its agreement with Singapore.

Despite Sporting Glory, Indian Women Struggle to Rise

Women saved the day for India at Rio, and their growing presence was reflected in the 54 female Indian athletes -- the largest number ever -- at an Olympiad.

Africa's Health Strategy Can Benefit India's Pharma Firms

With a $106.8 million strategy to tackle Africa's public health emergencies over the next five years, stakeholders here feel it will be an ideal opportunity for the Indian pharma companies to take advantage.

Rose Growers Face Competition From India

Two thirds of the roses sold in Europe are grown in Kenya and Ethiopia, and India is becoming increasingly important as well.

Keralite Worried Over Challenging Economic Conditions in Middle East

Remittances to India from the Gulf countries fell 2.2% in 2015-16 from that a year ago to $35.9 billion, declining for the first time in six years.
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 11:01 EDT

Former RBI Deputy Governor Rakesh Mohan Named Senior Fellow At Yale Institute

Top economist and RBI's former deputy governor Rakesh Mohan has been named senior fellow at the prestigious Yale University's institute for global affairs.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:57 EDT

Singapore's Indian-Origin Former President Dies

Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan died at a hospital today, days after suffering a stroke.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:55 EDT

Indians Fare Better Than EU Doctors in English Skills

Doctors trained in India and other non-EU countries are far less likely to face allegations of poor English skills than those trained in the EU.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:04 EDT

UK-based Kashmiris Mount Protests Against India, Pakistan

Highlighting the atrocities carried out by Pakistan in Gilgit-Baltistan and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), the UK-based Kashmiris yesterday staged a protest against the establishment in Islamabad demanding peace and freedom in Kashmir.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 03:00 EDT

Afghanistan Looks to India For More Arms

India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:08 EDT

UK to Strengthen Trade, Business Relations With India

The United Kingdom will continue to strengthen trade, business and tourism relations with India even during post Brexit period.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 02:57 EDT

US Judge Sends Father of Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera to Prison

A California judge has sentenced the 83-year-old father of Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera to one year in prison after he pled guilty to illegally funneling money to his son's election campaign in violation of US law.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 02:55 EDT

Amjad Ali Khan Granted UK Visa After MP Kieth Vaz Intervenes

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan 's visa was earlier declined by the UK Home Office due to incomplete information.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 09:54 EDT

Desi Restaurants Going Overseas to Cater To Global Audience

The trend of Indian cuisine gaining popularity around the world is expected to gain momentum in the next few years, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs and established Indian based restaurant chains to expand internationally."

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:00 EDT

Innovations For Which Future Is Now

Innovation today has become quite subjective, defined differently by different people.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 02:45 EDT

Spain's Marin Wins Badminton Gold Over India's Sindhu

Sindhu, ranked world No. 10, made a strong run through the tournament, beating higher-ranked Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the semifinals. Her silver medal makes up somewhat for the disappointing run of fellow Indian Saina Nehwal

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:38 EDT

Meet One Indian Ad Firm's Top Dog

Goofy, the canine worker of an advertising firm in the southern Indian city of Chennai, has a visiting card and a "corner seat", and he performs multiple roles in the office.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 11:02 EDT

China Consortium Buys Ad-tech Venture Media.net For $900 Million

A consortium of Chinese investors has acquired ad-tech venture Media.net for about $900 million in a rare reverse merger deal being touted as the largest in the sector and which propels its India-born founders into the coveted 'three-comma club'.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 09:56 EDT

Sukuks Can Help Rein in India's Fiscal Deficit

India needs to amend regulations to allow Shariah-based investing to enable growth

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:33 EDT

How Startup Culture In India Differs From The U.S.

The number of startups in India is expected to nearly quadruple from 3,100 in 2014 to over 11,500 by 2020.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:26 EDT

Cisco to Cut 5,500 Jobs Globally, India May Feel The Heat

The company's net profit, however, increased 21 per cent to $2.8 billion in the said quarter. It follows July-June as its financial calendar.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 10:06 EDT

First Time Ever French European-Indian Fashion Week on the Eiffel Tower

First time ever in the history of the world a Fashion Week called The “French European-Indian Fashion Week" an initiative of World News Network is going to take place at The Eiffel tower.

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016 02:50 EDT

Indian-origin BBC Presenter Joins UK Dance Contest

Naga Munchetty, an Indian-origin news presenter will be a contestant in this year's popular UK television show 'Strictly Come Dancing'.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:39 EDT

Gandhi: A Stage Favourite

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi continues to fire the imagination of writers everywhere

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:28 EDT

Tourism Malaysia Offering Kabali Packages to Tourists From India

Kollywood superstar Rajinikanth's 159th movie is a big hit and it has indirectly promoted Malaysian locations to his fans in India and across the world.

Friday, Aug 19, 2016 00:35 EDT

Indians Wouldn't be Drinking Milk if it Weren't For Europeans

We modern Indians, ie those of us who have a tradition of drinking milk, carry the mutation 13910T. We count, therefore, among our ancestors that are Hungarian.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 07:18 EDT

10 Things Us Indian Millennials Are Doing That Are Driving Our Parents Nuts

We millennials are a complicated lot. We decide to pursue a course of our dreams, but later take up jobs that have nothing to do with what we studied.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 02:54 EDT

The Great Snake Boat Race of India

The annual snake boat race in the southern Indian state of Kerala is a unique sporting spectacle because of its scale and popularity.

Monday, Aug 15, 2016 02:50 EDT

Verbose Tweet Inspires Linguistic Laughter From Indians

When Uttar Pradesh tourism board's official Twitter account published a tweet to promote the ancient city of Varanasi, a whole different form of attention was focused of the state.

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The Spice is Right

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The Changing Ki & Ka of Millenial Relationships

In Indian households the change has been particularly exemplary given the country’s patriarchal history.

Tagore And His Women

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(Dis)Advantage Sharapova

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Rise of The Falls

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