India Junks US Report on Religious Freedom

nited States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said in its 2016 annual report that "India is on a negative trajectory in terms of religious freedom".

No Honourable Exit For Vijay Mallya

The panel reportedly wants Mallya's resignation to be rejected, and his expulsion initiated through due procedure.

Delhi’s IGI Jumped From Rank 101 To Being The No. 1 Airport In The World

For the second consecutive year, Indira Gandhi International airport was ranked as the world's number 1 airport. IGI scored an impressive 4.96 on a scale of 1 to 5 in the ASQ (Airport Service Quality) survey.

A Real Life Swades Story

Areal life Shah Rukh Khan right out of Swades and we didn't even know about it.

US Watch List May Hit Affordable Drug Business

United States Trade Representative's 2016 'Special 301 Report' targeting countries including India, by putting these on a 'priority watch list' has been criticized by health activists.

In Crisis, BPOs Cut Home Drops, Arrange Stays

Desperate measures are being deployed to tide over desperate times that the ban on diesel cabs has brought on software and BPO firms and MNCs in Gurgaon that pick up and drop employees from home.

I Won't Visit US inder President Trump

Donald Trump's controversial statements on immigration have led to a global backlash, in particular his proposal for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.

Kerala Best Place in India to Die

Kerala has more palliative care centres than the rest of the country put together and its extensive programme is bolstered by thousands of volunteers who give up their time to tend to those who are incurably ill, bedridden or nearing the end of their lives.

India, US Working on Plan to Share Terror, Intel Info

Government of India and the USA have agreed to finalise an agreement to expand intelligence sharing and terrorist watch-list information.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 00:00 EDT

How do NRI Deposits Help

Deposits contracted by overseas Indians with commercial banks in India as an investment are NRI deposits.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 02:05 EDT

The Caveman Approach to Tantrums

An Indian journalist-mother bridged cultural gaps in China and Europe, and found solace in Karpian toddler-ese.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 02:01 EDT

India Tycoon Resigns From Parliament

Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is facing an investigation into money laundering, has resigned his parliamentary seat.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:55 EDT

India Consistently Raising Visa Issue With UK

India has been consistently raising its concerns with the UK about the new British immigration law, which will impact domestic professionals earning below 35,000 pounds annually.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:59 EDT

Indian Freedom Speech Become a Viral Remix

When an Indian university student leader charged with sedition chanted slogans about "freedom", it struck a chord in the country.The speech has been set to music, mixed with dubstep and inspired a crop of anthems.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:57 EDT

Iraq Crisis Could Impact India

The latest political crisis in Iraq is fraught with implications for India, which imports over half its oil from the volatile Middle East region.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:53 EDT

What Brexit Means For Relations Between India And UK

It is uncertain whether a post-Brexit UK would be able to secure greater cooperation with India than it has already.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:56 EDT

Malaysia Can Act as The Gateway to ASEAN Market For India

Malaysia and India can explore opportunities in the smart manufacturing/factory concept and explore the Principal Hub scheme for Indian companies with a global presence.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 02:03 EDT

India’s Lost History of Mathematical Genius

Many of the discoveries which are attributed to European scholars had previously been worked out in India—in some cases centuries earlier. One of the most glaring examples is the Pythagorean theorem.

Monday, May 02, 2016 00:53 EDT

Forging a Path for Women, Deep Into India’s Sacred Shrines

Public attention has forced the government in state of Maharashtra to enforce a court judgment allowing women into any part of a temple a man can enter.

Monday, May 02, 2016 00:42 EDT

Buddha in The City

Bengaluru-based psychiatrist red-flagged India’s impending mental health crisis,

Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:44 EDT

India Wants to Show Off Its Culinary Pride

India is taking the cue from many Southeast Asian nations to promote food tourism through festivals and global events, such as the World Food Congress. Read More :

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:52 EDT

Sanjeev Gupta’s Firm to bid For Tata Steel’s Port Talbot Unit

Indian-origin businessman Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty House group has confirmed that it will be submitting its bid for Tata Steel's loss-making UK businesses by Tuesday, according to a media report.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 01:50 EDT

India 5th Biggest Exporter of Fake Goods

India is the fifth biggest exporter of fake goods globally, while China is on the top with a huge 63% share in the estimated half-a-trillion dollar worldwide imports of counterfeit and pirated goods.

Monday, May 02, 2016 00:47 EDT

India’s Sharp Growth Picture Gets Fuzzy

India’s economy expanded by 7.3% last year, outpacing every other major nation, including China, for the first time in nearly two decades.

Sunday, May 01, 2016 11:36 EDT

India Races Ahead of US in Smartphone Market

India's smartphone market grew 23% in Q1 2016, surpassing the US market in terms of users even as sales remained flat globally.

Monday, May 02, 2016 00:36 EDT

Mumbai Rapper Changes Tune of Indian Music

India's famed music scene is making room for a new generation, bearing turntables and a mic, instead of a sitar and drums.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 02:58 EDT

Priyanka Chopra to Dine With US President Barack Obama

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has confirmed that she will be dining with US President Barack Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 02:51 EDT

Rise of Machines Threatens Craft in India

Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varansai, India.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 04:12 EDT

Star Power Rules Tamilnadu

As reality TV star-turned-politician Donald Trump continues his bid for the Republican nomination in the US, another race thousands of miles away is also proving the political appeal of show-business.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 06:48 EDT

Five Popular Dishes That Are Surprisingly Not Indian

The next time someone tells you that the kulfi is a desi summer cooler, you know better and can tell him that it isn't. The kulfi is a Middle Eastern import and as are sweets such as jalebi and gulab jamun.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 08:17 EDT

Cursed Temple Scares Off Tourists

Local officials in the western state of Rajasthan say tourists are put off visiting the 12th Century Kiradu temple complex because of a local legend.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 00:00 EDT

Narendra Modi Came Face To Face With His Wax Twin

The statue clearly left Modi speechless even as he gave some finishing touches to the sculpture, and Twitter users were rather amused at his somewhat wonderstruck reaction.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 00:00 EDT

Air India’s Resident Rat Flees to Singapore

Pest controllers have been unable to trap the rat four days after it forced diversion of a Melbourne-Delhi Air India (AI) flight to Singapore.

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