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Panglossian outlook and deepening of the India Bonds Market

Global central banks have moved to a rate softening regime to boost slowing economic growth. This has fuelled bond market rallies worldwide.

Personal Finance

World, business interest towards India unlikely to change despite Kashmir action

India's actions in Kashmir are unlikely to have a major impact on the country’s expected economic surge and its increased engagement with...

Global Analysis & Commentary

India Bonds: Lower inflation to enthuse investors

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its policy rate by 35 basis points to 5.40% on August 7 2019 and has cut the rate by a total of 110...

Personal Finance

India Bonds: RBI rate cut decision to help govt bonds, boost economic growth

Global and domestic growth inflation expectations have been benign and global central banks have been easing interest rates to support...

Personal Finance

India Tax: All you need to know as an NRI ahead of August 31 filing deadline

If you have not filed your India tax return for the financial year 2018-19, you still can file it without payment of any penal fees as the...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Nerkonda Paarvai: The Pink remake that promises to be one of Tamil cinema’s most relevant films

Connected to India speaks to the actors of Nerkonda Paarvai, the official Tamil remake of the Bollywood film Pink which is releasing this...

Movies

Need for more reforms to increase India’s engagement with its Diaspora

India's federal and state governments have been endeavouring to strengthen relations with the Indian diaspora numbering about 30 million,...

NRI Stories

Big test for Indian FM as opposition grows to debut international bond plan

The newly appointed Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is finding herself in a tough spot with a former Reserve Bank of India...

Global

Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive

The Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, they are the descendants of South Indian traders who settled in Melaka (formerly Malacca) in the...

Others

Indian tourists jet around the world as incomes rise

With more youngsters from India’s 350-million-strong burgeoning middle-class planning international vacations, the country’s outbound...

Travel

India turns 350,000 postmen into bankers for doorstep financial services

India’s 350,000 well-trained postmen have turned bankers, offering doorstep financial services to even the last man standing in the...

Global

Ahmedabad’s kite museum: Paperbirds take you on Cloud 9

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, boasts 30-odd museums but the stunning Kite Museum in...

Journeys

Fraudulent NRI marriages: New Indian laws may deter treacherous husbands

The Indian government has rolled up its sleeves to amend laws to cancel passports of fly-by-night bridegrooms dreaming up sham marriages as...

Global

India, France, USA unite through dance in Singapore

If this isn’t a shining example of India’s soft power then what is? Singaporean founder of an Indian performing arts institute...

Singapore

UAE’s Turbanators: Sikh bikers revving up for noble causes

They are not a bunch of devil-may-care, burly bikers burning rubber up and down the road just to show off their eye-catching iron horses....

Global

This ‘glassy’ globe-trotter holds a world record

They call him the ‘Glassman of Gujarat’. Well, globe-trotters are a dime a dozen but India’s Amit Doshi is a jet-setter in a class, or...

Global
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