Foreign Lawyers: The Global Desi

There has been much angst about the entry of these professionals into India.

Women’s Cricket: Great Leap Forward

Over the last decade, players like Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami have helped build the Indian team. We look at the team’s journey as it tries to reach the last four in the ongoing World Cup

First Sikh Woman MP in Britain Joins Key House Panel

Preet Kaur Gill will be one of 11 MPs on the cross-party home affairs committee, which investigates the spending, policy and administration of the ministerial department.

Bollywood Superstars Dazzle at India Film Awards

The five-hour show at an American football stadium in New Jersey, where the glittering Manhattan skyline was visible from the parking lot, was a riot of color, glitz and stunning dance routines.

U.K. Raises Issue of Overstaying Indians

Britain claims a thousand Indians overstay their visa in Britain every year.

India, UK Discuss Extradition of Fugitives, Visa Problems

India and the UK have discussed the issues that affect the extradition of fugitives "across the board" and the problems faced due to delays by British authorities in granting visas to Indians.

Students From India, Middle East Rethink Their Safety In US

Indian students are weighing an uncertain job environment and increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric that raises safety concerns while applying to US universities

Where Many of The Clothes You Throw Away End up

Often, they are sent to India, joining a global second-hand trade in which billions of old garments are bought and sold around the world every year.

India Overtakes US to be Facebook's Largest Audience

Facebook is reporting a total “potential audience” of 241 million active users in India, compared to 240 million in the United States.
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 02:21 EDT

SC Asks Centre to decide on statutory regime for NRI voting

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central government to take a call whether it wanted to amend the Representation of People Act or its Rules to decide on the modalities of NRI voting in elections from their overseas locations.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 02:03 EDT

Indian-American Doctor Couple Killed in Plane Crash in US

In a tragic incident, an Indian-origin psychiatrist couple were killed when their private plane crashed in the US state of Ohio

Monday, Jul 03, 2017 00:03 EDT

Expats Hail India Tax Plan

NRI businessmen operating in the UAE are optimistic that India’s game-changing tax reform since independence, Goods and Services Tax (GST), will propel foreign direct investments (FDIs) and largely benefit the NRI community.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 00:25 EDT

Sebi Allows NRIs to Hedge Currency Risk

Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday allowed NRIs to access the exchange traded currency derivatives (ETCD) market to hedge currency risk arising out of their investments in India

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 02:19 EDT

US House Passes Bill on Defence Co-operation With India

The $621.5bn defence policy bill proposes to advance defence cooperation with India.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 02:33 EDT

Border Standoff: Why Bhutan Will Not Ditch India

Bhutan is unlikely to enter into a compromise and accept China's offer to ditch India in exchange for settling the border problems.

Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017 03:02 EDT

India Talks Tough With U.K. on Terrorism

India has been speaking with greater candour in recent weeks about obstacles in its relationship with Britain.

Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017 02:58 EDT

A New Phase in India- Africa Ties

The support India is offering to African countries to achieve self-sufficiency is commendable. But India itself needs to do more to ensure that such advances benefit all

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 02:15 EDT

Indian Students Worry About Physical Safety in US

Indian students have a "high level of concern" about potential study in the US.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 01:13 EDT

India Alarm Over Rising Tiger Deaths

Wildlife activists have accused Indian authorities of a culture of secrecy around steadily rising tiger deaths.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 01:00 EDT

The Indian Peasants Who Fought British Rule

Ordinary farmers took up arms to support them in the fight against the British, but their contribution has been largely forgotten.

Friday, Jul 14, 2017 00:59 EDT

Saraswati: A Supercluster of Galaxies Discovered by Indian Scientists

Discovered by a team of Indian scientists, the supercluster of galaxies exists some four billion light years away from Earth.

Sunday, Jul 16, 2017 02:20 EDT

Europe Struggles to Attract Tech Talent Even as US Closes Doors

Immigration rules and attitudes toward migrants, plus limited investment in tech startups, are all big hurdles.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 02:14 EDT

US Firm Admits to Paying $1.1 Milion Bribe to NHAI

A Boston-based consultancy firm has admitted to the justice department of the United States that its officials paid bribe of $1.18 million to NHAI officials between 2011 and 2015.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 01:54 EDT

Indian IT Suffers Another US Visa Blow

The US government's latest announcement to delay the so-called "startup" visa could impact Indian entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 01:51 EDT

India Trumps Germany, UK to Become Fourth Largest Auto Market in The World

India sold more automobiles than Brazil and South Korea put together beating even Germany and the UK to emerge as the world’s fourth largest vehicle market

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 02:34 EDT

Spider-Man Outperforms Bollywood Releases in India

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ made a spectacular box office debut last week, opening to more than $257 million worldwide.

Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017 02:57 EDT

TV-series Exports to India Increase

Turkish TV series, which are highly acclaimed abroad, have begun appearing in India, as well as in Middle Eastern and South American countries.

Monday, Jul 03, 2017 00:08 EDT

Ben Affleck Brings Taste For India to UK

Ben Affleck has touched down in London town to film extra scenes for “The Justice League,” and he’s been spotted noshing on some Indian grub.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 02:46 EDT

Facing Ruin, India’s Ancient Glass Artists Blame The Taj

The ancient glass quarter in Firozabad never recovered after authorities blamed smoke drifting from its furnaces for yellowing the Taj's magnificent white marble, threatening the beauty of India's number-one tourist attraction.

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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