Why Indians Just Can't Get Enough of Bling

Show off as bling, donate for blessings or save it for a rainy day, India's obsession with gold is here to stay.

Google India Ranked As India's Most Attractive Employer

The Randstad Award is hosted each year to encourage best practices for talent attraction and to identify the best 'Employer Brand' in the country.
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Indian-origin Women Activists Receive South Africa's Highest National Order Awards

Two Indian-origin women veterans of the freedom struggle in South African were conferred the highest National Order awards by President Jacob Zuma on Friday.

This Indian Tea brand is World's Costliest

A special 5kg pack of handcrafted Darjeeling tea from iconic Makaibari tea estate in Kurseong has fetched the best ever price for any first flush tea at $302 a kilo.

Among The Beliebers

Lounge studies the curious ways in which Justin Bieber’s fans in India have been trying to get his attention over the years.

Sylvia’s Story Beyond The Scandal

The Nanavati murder trial was not just one of the most sensational crime cases in India, it also triggered the end of the jury system.
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Ageing Parents And Living Overseas

Between the broad smiles, there is a saga of anxiety, loneliness and uncertainty which remains untold.

India on Track to Knock Britain Out of World's Top 5 Economies

India will overtake Germany in 2022 as the world's fourth-largest economy and push Britain out of the top five

Vinod Khanna: Obituary of a Maverick Bollywood Hero

A villain-turned-leading man of Bollywood, a bohemian at the feet of a hippy guru, a successful politician: Vinod Khanna was a man who lived many lives.
Friday, Apr 28, 2017 01:54 EDT

Indian Teacher Sentenced For H-1B Visa Fraud in US

A 58-year-old Indian teacher in the US has been fined over USD 50,000 and ordered to serve three years of supervised release by a court.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 03:10 EDT

Indian-origin Steel Tycoon Sanjeev Gupta on US Acquisition Spree

Britain's Indian-origin steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta has made a bid to acquire all the assets of a Minnesota iron ore firm, days after he announced plans to take over ArcelorMittal's steelworks in the US.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 03:08 EDT

How the United States Has Become a Problem for Indians

Equality and the American dream seem to be increasingly out of reach for many Indians in the U.S., since President Donald Trump took office.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 10:36 EDT

Trump Sends Indian-American's Name to Senate For IP Czar

Indian-American Vishal J Amin's name has been sent by President Donald Trump to the Senate for confirmation as America's new 'IP czar' to coordinate the country's law-enforcement strategy around copyright, patents and trademarks.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 01:47 EDT

H-1B Visa Rules to Help Indian IT Professionals

US President Donald Trump's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program may end up benefiting Indian IT professionals in terms of higher wages, a US expert today said.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 03:16 EDT

India Bans Social Media in Kashmir

Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have announced a one-month ban on 22 social media services, including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 03:09 EDT

US Commerce Secretary Talks of Possibility of India-US FTA

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who recently met Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, signaled that an India-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is not out of the question, even though no such negotiations have commenced.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 01:00 EDT

5 Ways the British Empire Ruthlessly Exploited India

It's a myth that British imperialism benefited one of its richest colony, India, when in reality it drained all its wealth and resources.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 01:46 EDT

Chinese, Indian Travelers Continue to Rise in UAE

The UAE continues to be an increasingly important destination for travelers from both China and India,

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 07:15 EDT

Live The Indian Summer

Summer is always when everyone is lying to everyone.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 06:37 EDT

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes on The Flying Car

Silicon Valley is full of very smart people, but they don't always get the laws of physics. Gravity is a formidable adversary.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 06:35 EDT

Burpees: The Magic Workout

Why you should add burpees to your exercise routine.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 06:29 EDT

Indian Heritage’s Economic Potential

Our built heritage can be leveraged for economic gain through tourism dollars as well as opportunities for craftsmen and local communities

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 10:53 EDT

Value Investments by Indian Companies: US on H-1B Visa Issue

The US has said that it greatly values investments by Indian companies and wants to see bilateral business ties remain strong

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 10:38 EDT

India to Play Crucial Role' in WhatsApp's Business Solutions

Messaging app WhatsApp is working on solutions to enable businesses to use its platform to connect with consumers and India will play a "crucial role" for the product.

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 10:31 EDT

Indian Citizen in US, Charged With Insider Trading Worth $48,000

A 41-year-old Indian citizen has been arrested on charges of insider trading and making thousands of dollars using confidential information of a private equity firm's acquisition of a technology company.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 06:30 EDT

Vinod Khanna Dies Aged 70

The original debonair leading actor, with classic good looks

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 01:00 EDT

Restoring the jewel of the Deccan

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s ongoing restoration of the Qutb Shahi necropolis in Hyderabad is one of the most ambitious conservation projects undertaken in India

Monday, Apr 24, 2017 01:00 EDT

In Bollywood Boom India's Rising Soft Power

Though India embraced globalisation back in 1991, the process took 18 years to permeate into the Indian film industry — popularly known as Bollywood.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 00:16 EDT

1948 Gandhi Stamps Sold For Record 5,00,000 Pound

The "unique" strip of four ten-rupee stamps is considered the most important and desirable item of post-Indian independence philately.

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.

Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017 00:56 EST

India Mourns One of Its Oldest Elephants

One of the world's oldest elephants, Indira, has died in her eighties in southern India, forest officials say.

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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

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