India And an Isolated USA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump over the weekend. The relationship which Modi had with Obama is not there and so expectations from this visit are low.


Efforts to Bring Back Indians Stranded in Qatar

Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has announced special flights from Qatar to bring Indians trapped there back to the country.

UK Looks to India Again to Meet Shortage of Nurses

Doctors trained in India are the second largest group in the NHS after those trained in the UK. New visa curbs have cut numbers, but the number of Indian health professionals remains very high.

Lawsuit Filed Against Infosys in US by Former Immigration Head

The lawsuit filed by Erin Green accuses Infosys of "discrimination" against non-South Asian employees.

Scheme For NRI Scientists to Work in Indian Institutes Started

In a bid to reverse “brain-drain”, the government launched a scheme under which non-resident Indian scientists will be able to work in the country’s institutions for a period of one to three months.

Mumbai Most Expensive City For Expats

It has moved 25 notes up from being ranked 82 in 2016. Five of the top 10 cities in this year’s ranking are in Asia.

Indians Brace For Saudi Family Tax

Several Indians employed in Saudi Arabia are planning to send their dependants back with the kingdom set to introduce, from July 1, a monthly 'dependant fee' for expats.

Great ‘Expat’ations

Bengaluru is home to around 8 per cent of India’s expats, a figure that continues to rise.

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US.
Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:10 EDT

Indian-American CEOs Welcome Donald Trump's Apprenticeship Programme

Indian-American CEOs joined scores of US companies in welcoming President Donald Trump's ambitious apprenticeship programme aimed at developing job-related skills among the workforce.

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Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:15 EDT

PM Modi Congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Leo Varadkar on becoming Ireland's prime minister and said he looked forward to working with him to enhance relations between the two countries.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:12 EDT

Indian-American Entrepreneur Latest Self-made Billionaire in Chicago

Indian-American Rishi Shah, who quit college 10 years back to pursue entrepreneurial dreams, has become tech's newest billionaire. And his business partner, Shradha Agarwal, is close behind.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 02:27 EDT

Indian Tycoon Vijay Mallya in UK Court Fighting Extradition

He is wanted in India to face charges of money laundering and bank demands that he pay back more than a billion dollars in loans to his now-defunct airline.

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:08 EDT

H-1B Visa Unlikely to be Thorny Issue in Modi-Trump Talks

The H-1B visa programme is unlikely to be a thorny issue in the maiden meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:06 EDT

Why India no Longer Needs The UK

The post-Brexit UK does not have the same standing for the government of India and the Indian strategic affairs establishment as do the US, EU, Russia, Japan and even Australia.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:16 EDT

PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump May Build up on 2015 APAC Vision

With China in mind, India and the USA are discussing an economic architecture for the Asia-Pacific region that would be a key item on the agenda for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s June 25-26 visit to Washington.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 02:49 EDT

Modi in USA

In the hierarchical approach to the world order, the scheduling of appointments with the new monarch gives a fair idea about the pecking arrangement.

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:13 EDT

Surfing Life

From sea-faring fishermen to city-dwellers seeking an active lifestyle, India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of surfers.

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Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:03 EDT

India's Road to Record Fourth ICC Champions Trophy Final

It has been an all-round performance from the defending champions who will be eager to become only the second team in history to clinch back-to-back Champions Trophy title.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:21 EDT

Uber Faces Lawsuit Over India Rape Investigation

A woman raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for allegedly invading her privacy, after reports that the firm obtained her medical records.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:20 EDT

India's Tolkien' of Hindu mythology

He has been called India's Tolkien and Asia's Paulo Coehlo and has a huge fan following.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 22:12 EDT

50 Global Retailers to Enter India in 6 Months

Brands such as Korres, Migato, Evisu, Wallstreet English, Pasta Mania, Lush Addiction, Melting Pot, Yogurt Lab and Monnalisa, many from the US and Singapore, will invest about $300-500 million

Saturday, Jun 17, 2017 23:02 EDT

Japan And India Challenging China in Africa

Japan and India’s strong bilateral networks are being channelled into Africa, where both countries are actively involved economically, politically and strategically.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:22 EDT

Infosys Americas Head, Quits in Setback to Vishal Sikka

Vishal Sikka had recently entrusted Sandeep Dadlani with the additional responsibility of generating more business from Infosys’s new software solutions

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 03:10 EDT

What U.S. CEOs Can Learn from GM’s India Failure

General Motors, once the world’s largest car maker, has decided to stop selling vehicles in India by the end of 2017, since it considers its India operation to be not profitable.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 02:46 EDT

Priyanka Chopra: The Powerhouse Changing The World

In the land of lions, she is the quintessential Indian tigress, known for her stratospheric success in Bollywood portraying some pretty feisty, feline roles, and who has now successfully carried that powerful persona to ensnare audiences in Hollywood.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 01:58 EDT

Kashmir's Conflict Music

Decades of conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir have affected every aspect of life in the valley, including music.

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 03:46 EDT

Back to black: The Vinyl Business in India is Far From Dead

As the tribe of ‘crate diggers’ grows, store owners, collectors, and hi-fi enthusiasts who are making the LP cool again.

Thursday, Jun 08, 2017 06:01 EDT

India Ex PM inspires Bollywood Film

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher will play former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in a new film.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 00:30 EDT

Granny's New Robes

Over the years, she saw her granny transform into a politician, a princess, a fairy, a scientist, and a dozen other characters.

Friday, Feb 03, 2017 01:40 EST

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.

Thursday, Feb 02, 2017 03:27 EST

Cosmic Head Rub

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

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Global Melodies

A new generation of Indian origin musicians is strumming universal melodies.

Reviving The Non Aligned Movement

The commonplace criticism of NAM is that since its genesis in the acrimonious bi-polarity of the cold war it has lost its relevance in the post-cold war scenario.

Mind Your English

Indian kids in cosmopolitan cities are growing up largely monolingual as English becomes the de facto language of choice.

Mandalas Rising

Psychologists are looking at the power of mandalas to combat stress.

Can Web Series Unseat The TV

The introduction of web-series across the United States, Europe and now also in India as an alternate to what TV or cinema provides has growing appeal for the new generation.

The Many Charms of Delhi Winters

The NRI travel guide to hottest spots Delhi during the winter.

The Yoga Gurus Behind India’s Hottest Consumer Products

Meet the Indian gurus behind the brands challenging some of the planet’s biggest companies.
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