June 2010

The Right’s Last Gasp

America was once their country. They sense they are losing it. And they are right.

Healthy Profits

The healthcare bill has Indian outsourcers salivating.

Tawang Land Of Monpas

A north eastern Indian town known to be the Land of Dawn-lit Mountains is caught in some unfinished India-China border business.

Remembering The Awara, Shri 420, Anari, Deewana & Joker!

On the 22nd death anniversary of Raj Kapoor on June 2, Monojit Lahiri pays homage to India’s greatest showman.

The “New Man”

A ‘new improved’ package of the same ghisa-pita product is what we’re talking about.”

Illegally Coerced Surrender

There is no justification for the onerous fees, nor the retroactive application of the rules to surrender the Indian passport.

$328 Billion Piggy Bank

Global remittances keep families and some nations afloat.

Nohria Appointed Harvard Business School Dean

Nitin Nohria, who specializes in leadership and organizational change, has been named the 10th dean of the Harvard Business School.  Harvard President Drew Faust lauded Nohria as “an

Snooker Facing Commercial Death

1985, what a year. Mikhail Gorbachev took power in the Soviet Union, Microsoft shipped its first version of Windows 1.0, the cartoon Calvin and Hobbes was born

Abbott Buys Piramal

Chicago’s Abbott Labs has bought the domestic healthcare business of India’s Piramal Healthcare Ltd., for $3.72 billion. The deal makes Abbott the largest pharmaceutical company

Healing With Desi Food

Health benefits of common herbs and spices in the Indian kitchen.

Let’s Make An Ambani Deal

Peace between the Ambani brothers?

3G Auction

$14.6 billion for India's 3G mobile spectrum.

Buffet Has Ajit’s Back

Warren Buffet again raves about Ajit Jain, head of Berkshire’s reinsurance business, who is often tipped as Buffet’s successor

Mahindra Reva

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H-1B Workers Earn More Than U.S. Workers

A University of Maryland study reports that contrary to widespread belief foreign workers earned more than U.S. tech professionals. The study “Are Foreign IT Workers Cheaper? U.S. Visa

World's Deadliest Disasters

May 22, 2010: Air India flight from Dubai to Mangalore overshot a hilltop runway, killing 158 people. May 12, 2010: Afriqiyah Airways plane en route to Tripoli, Libya,

Air Force Discharges Lesbian Indian

The United States Air Force has discharged Lt. Robin Chaurasiya under its “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy after she revealed that she is gay. In  December, she

Youngest Climber

Jordan Romero, 13, has become the youngest person to climb Mount Everest.  Romero, who is from Big Bear, Calif., scaled the 29,035-foot (8,850-meter) mountain from the northern

Lindsay’s Lesbian Lover?

Fashion photographer Indrani Pal Chaudhri claims she is in a lesbian relationship with American actress and popsinger Lindsay Lohan. Chaudhri told the New York Post: We have been

US Vet Seeks Indian Asylum

A former Vietnam War veteran has renounced his U.S. citizenship and is seeking political asylum in India. Jeff Knaebel, who claims to be inspired by Mahatma

Bengaluru Is The Best

Bengaluru is the best Indian city for expatriates, according to a global survey. The Worldwide Quality of Living survey 2010 compiled by HR consultancy Mercer for 2010 ranked

Who’s Monkey Now?

Tea Party leader Mark Williams apologizes to Hindus for mocking “the terrorists’ monkey god.”

World Champion

Viswanathan Anand beats back a challenge to win the World Chess title again.

Niki Haley Scandal?

Niki Haley overcame allegations of marital infidelity to lead the Republican primary.

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