Jet Airways has hastily rescinded its orders laying off 1,900 probationary crew members to reduce costs. After angry fired employees marched through the airport terminal
Pakistan, seeking to stave off bankruptcy, is pleading for help from its expatriate community. The government, which has also turned to the International Monetary Fund,
Even though India's Deposit and Insurance and Credit Guarantee scheme only protects just Rs 1 lakh ($2,000) in each account (compared to $250,000 that the
In the grand scheme of things, says Michael Clemens, a scholar at the Center for Global Development, the current economic meltdown is nothing but a
India's state-owned carrier Air India, facing almost $800 million in loses this year, is seeking to trim its workforce by half. The company says it
India's benchmark Sensex tumbled 1,070 points, or 11 per cent, to close at 8,701 on Friday, Oct 24, its third biggest loss ever and its
The financial meltdown and a volatile currency markets has hit some of India's largest outsourcing companies. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., reported profits of $256 million
India demands the equivalent of two Indias to sustain its consumption and waste needs. India's Ecological Footprint - the amount of productive land and sea
Strong growth in India, the Middle East, and Philippines fueled money transfer agent Western Union's profits, despite declines in its U.S. revenues. The company's profit
Outsourcing news operations overseas is being pitched as one solution to the crisis in America's newspaper industry.
A fifth of India's electorate was paid cash for their votes during the past decade, according to a survey.
Mumbai and Delhi will displace Mexico City and New York as the second and third largest megacities in the world by 2025, according to a
Four Indians make the 2008 Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans in 2008.Microsoft founder Bill Gates tops the list with $57 billion, followed by
Go surfing with Nelson Mandela or ice skating with the Dalai Lama. Better yet, how about joining Mahatma Gandhi on a barbecue? Denmark's largest newspaper,
Saying that the United Kingdom owed Gurkhas who served in its army a "moral debt of honor," a British judge has made 2,000 Nepalese Gurkhas eligible for British residency.
Parents in upstate New York want yoga out of their public schools, protesting that it indoctrinates kids into Hinduism.
At a McCain rally in Davenport, Arnold Conrad, former pastor of Grave Evangelical Free Church, rallied his God to show his stuff."There are millions of
The new James Bond movie Quantum of Solace becomes the first major Hollywood title to open in India ahead of a North American release. The
In advance of the upcoming Commonwealth Games in 2010, the Indian government is launching a drive to spruce up the country's gastronomic image. The Indian
Pope Benedict XVI canonized four new saints, including a South Indian nun Sister Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception, who died at age 35 in 1946.
Amit Chatwani, author of Damn It Feels Good to Be a Banker published in August, has to have the lousiest sense of timing.
Cornell University has received an endowment of $50 million from The Tata Education and Development Trust divided equally to establish the Tata-Cornell Initiative in Agriculture
Lousiana Gov Bobby Jindal is highlighting a high-profile Christian conservative fundraising dinner in Iowa on Nov 22, touching of speculation in political circles, such as
Sachin Tendulkar has displaced West Indian Brian Lara as the leading run-scorer in test cricket.Tendulkar hit 88 runs on the first day of the second
Aravind Adiga novel The White Tiger about a man who struggles to escape village poverty by seeking success in a big city has won this
So how do you hold a wedding when the bride is barred from contact with the groom? An Iowa judge has ordered a Rucha A
Cricket has some surprising new cheerleaders.
I was disappointed that the article "Durga's Arms," (Sept 2008) by Nilanjana Bhowmick focused only on the business side of the idols of Ma Durga.
The software product segment constitutes under 3 percent of India's $52 billion IT sector. But that may be about to change.
Unbridled capitalism, championed by Wall Street and the Republican Party, has collapsedas decisively as the autocratic socialist Soviet State did 17 years earlier.
Folks, the mother of all deals, Black Friday, is just around the corner.
Hollywood heads east to strike Bollywood gold.
Anil Ambani takes a $500 million gamble with Hollywood's biggest star.
Everything in life is marked or characterized by brevity. Childhood passes, youth is short-lived. Joys don't last; sorrows too fade away.
"Lately we've seen so many mediocre works drum up immense publicity simply on the strength of the origin of the artist."