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No departure cards required for Indians flying abroad from July 1

Indians flying abroad will not be required to fill departure cards from July 1.


Competition Commission of India approves Flipkart-eBay India deal

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved e-commerce major Flipkart's proposed acquisition of eBay India.


India is home to three of top 200 universities including IIT-Bombay, Delhi

In the latest edition of the ‘Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings’, IIT-Bombay broken into the top 200 club, by making...


Five impressive looks of Sonam Kapoor- the fashion icon of Bollywood

Recently honoured with the National Award for her film Neerja, Sonam Kapoor is the fashion icon of Bollywood. Be it an award function, or...


Singapore Consortium appointed master developer for Amaravati

A Singapore consortium comprising Ascendas-Singbridge and Sembcorp Development has been appointed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to...


Demi Moore may visit India to promote her film ‘Love Sonia’

Hollywood actress Demi Moore, who plays a small role in the Indian-American film Love Sonia, might come to India for promotion, says...


Madam Cama: A philanthropist, considerate yet determined personality of the Indian Nationalist Movement

Bhikaji Cama, when she unfurled the first National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in Stuttgart (Germany) in 1907, was a rare...

Freedom Fighters

Made in India: South Asia Satellite to be launched on May 5

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced the South Asia Satellite will be launched on May 5, while describing it as “an...


Batukeshwar Dutt: One of the unsung heroes of the young Hindu revolutionaries

Best known for having exploded a few bombs along with Bhagat Singh in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on April 8, 1929,...

Freedom Fighters

‘30 under 30’ Asia List: Olympians Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and actress Alia Bhatt among 53 Indians to make the cut

Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and actress Alia Bhatt are among the 53 Indians on Forbes’ list of super achievers...


Ten places in Udaipur you absolutely must see!

Ten places you must visit and see in Udaipur. Known as the Venice of India, Udaipur is an incredible tourist destination’ known for its...


Indian govt allows transgender people to use public toilets of their choice

The Indian Ministry of Sanitation on Monday issued guidelines to the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), stating that members of the...


LSE India Summit: India's foreign policy, constitution feature

The annual LSE India Summit: ‘India at 70’, of the South Asia Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), featured...

Past Events

Axis Bank, Wells Fargo to offer remittance facility to their NRI customers

India’s third-largest private sector bank, Axis Bank, has announced a strategic partnership with Wells Fargo & Company to offer seamless...


Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit Washington later this year

After US President Donald Trump called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his recent state election victories, now...


Donald Trump admin expected to approve export of natural gas to India

The Trump administration is expected to give its consent for major export of natural gas to India, a senior US official has said, stating...


Donald Trump calls Indian PM Narendra Modi to congratulate him on electoral success

US President Donald Trump called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today and congratulated him on his recent electoral success, the White...


India: Third-largest Asian Economy, ranked 131 on Human Development Index

India has been ranked 131 out of 188 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI), making it the third-largest Asian economy and in the...


Hyderabad best Indian city to live in, Delhi worst: MQLR 2017

For the third year in a row, Hyderabad ranks as the top Indian city regarding quality of living standards, according to the Mercer’s...


Top amendments proposed in budget 2017-18 which impact you as a NRI

The rate of income tax is proposed to be reduced to 5% (from 10%) for income between INR 2.5 to INR 5 lakhs. This is likely to bring tax...

Corporate Analysis & Commentary

Alluring Uttar Pradesh beckons NRI

The mesmerising State of Uttar Pradesh boasts of diverse places showcasing the splendour of Mughal architecture at Agra and Fatehpur ...