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India mourns the loss of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 93

Three-time Indian Prime Minister, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bharat Ratna awardee Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was...


Punjab CM Capt Amarinder exhorts youth delegation to 'dispel misconceptions' about the state

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh yesterday exhorted NRI youths from England, who are in Chandigarh on a visit under the ‘Connect with...


Indian-origin antiquities find their way home this I-Day

Indians across the world had an additional reason to celebrate this Independence Day. A 12th-century bronze Buddha statue stolen from a...


Gold film review: Worth its weight in Gold!

The dream that united our nation – says the apt tagline for Gold.


Remitly updates Indian market services, signs R Madhavan as Brand Ambassador

Continuing its international expansion efforts to bring its service to more overseas Indian communities worldwide, Remitly, a private...


In Pics: Indian Independence Day celebrations around the globe

India celebrated its 72nd Independence Day today, with flag-unfurling and memorial ceremonies conducted across the globe. Indian citizens,...


Idea of India: More than a nation!

India turns 71 today. Akshobh Giridharadas reflects on the journey walked and the road ahead for a nation that is said to be epitome of a...


Lok Sabha passes NRI proxy voting Bill

The Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) yesterday evening passed a bill that proposes to amend the Representation of the People...


Veteran Tamil politician and DMK leader M Karunanidhi dies at 94

Veteran Tamil politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi, a five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister, has died. He was 94.


Jet Airways clarifies rumours that airline may be grounded in 60 days

India’s biggest full-service carrier Jet Airways reportedly told its pilots the airline may be grounded in 60 days, unless cost-cutting...


IOC USA creates roadmap for helping Indian National Congress in 2019 elections

Highlighting the increasingly important role overseas Indians are set to play in the national elections next year, Indian Overseas Congress...


The elephant in the room; India's relations with South Asia

To say that India’s relationship with its neighbours has never been fraught with tension, would be an understatement. While India has been...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Akshay Kumar shares a sneak peek into hi-jinks on the set of GOLD

Highlighting his enthusiasm and playfulness on set, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is showing the world that he’s still having fun...


Swaraj, Balakrishnan stress role of regional security, maintaining free trade at Delhi Dialogue X

Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan met Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the...


U20 IAAF World Championships: Hima Das creates history with India’s first track gold

Indian runner Hima Das created history yesterday as she won India's first ever track gold medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics...


Ajay Devgn to play the unsung hero of football

With World Cup football fever at its peak, Bollywood has gotten in on the action. Ajay Devgn is going to play the role of India’s...


Delhi government to send 400 teachers to Singapore for training

The Delhi government will send 400 teachers to the Singapore-based National Institute of Education for training, Deputy Chief Minister...


Singapore FM confirms attendance for upcoming ASEAN Delhi Dialogue

Carrying on the momentum from the ASEAN-India summit in January, India will hold another round of Delhi Dialogue with ASEAN leaders on July...


Save expense receipts from work trips abroad to claim tax exemption

Be sure to save your expense and travel receipts from work trips abroad, warned the Indian tax authorities.


NRIs may send more money back as Rupee weakens

The Indian Rupee’s recent slide against the dollar could persuade non-resident Indian (NRI) investors to send more money home as foreign...


UK to honour Indian soldiers who fought in World War 1 on centennial anniversary

Commemorating the sacrifices made by Indian troops who fought in the World War 1, a 10-foot-high bronze statue of a Sikh soldier honouring...


All you need to know about Indian Railways foreign tourist ticket quota

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has offered the option of a foreign tourist quota while booking train tickets on...


Bollywood celebs stretch their best on International Day of Yoga 2018

Yoga is today’s buzzword and has become one of the most popular and effective fitness fads in the world. The popularity of yoga has been...


The art of Yoga, 'India's gift to the world', celebrated across the globe on IDY

Highlighting the huge cultural and health impact the art of Yoga has had around the world, people from all walks of life joined together in...


Does real estate in India continue to attract you as an investment opportunity?

  • Yes - source of highest returns
  • Average - depends on the project
  • No - now I invest in the resident country
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