For the past few weekends, my friend Tam has been hitting the shops assiduously, rifling through bargain aisles; stocking up enough shower gels to clean
The American Century, proclaimed so triumphantly at the start of World War II, will be tattered and fading by 2025, its eighth decade, and could be history by 2030.
Curbing corruption through citizen empowerment.
A tribute to Mr. Yahoo, the once abject failure, who became a rebel star and revolutionized Indian cinema
NRI filmmakers reflect on the quirks and eccentricities of producing a film in India
Even as Buddhism captures the imagination of the West, the West is capturing the hearts of Tibetans in Dharamsala, the capitol of Tibetans in exile, notwithstanding the Dalai Lama’s frequent exhortations against Tibetans losing their identity.
Nearly 1 in 7 spam messages originate in India, according to report by Kaspersky Lab. Malicious attachments, often designed to steal users’ financial date, were
India’s largest food brand Amul is suing Hindustan Unilever for ads that promote its mayonnaise product as being “better than butter.”
The tablet features an 800-megahertz processor, 256 RAM, 4GB memory and works both on wireless Internet and 3G networks.
People with specialised knowledge are few and there are many other lucrative offers from the private sector.
Around two-third of workers under the age of 24 are seriously considering leaving their current job, the survey found.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has won a $24.6 million default judgment against Deep Shah, a fugitive in the Galleon insider trading case.
India could have the world’s third largest GDP by 2025 if its present growth rate holds, according to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
The $14-billion Indian BPO industry has been exempted from tough new data protection rules introduced by the government.
Warren Buffett insurance debut in India is sputtering. The company, which introduced online auto insurance policies in March, sold just 30 policies monthly between April to July.
If you getting heck for not bringing home flowers, blame it on the genes. India, with 16% of the world’s population, hogs just 1 percent
The Bellaragazza designer brand has announced plans to launch its “Gandhi Topi” collection made of khadi and cotton next month.
Marathi actress Yoggitta Dandekar used body paint to pledge her support to Anna Hazare’s cause.
An Indian family will only cook curry when their Chinese neighbor who was annoyed by its smell isn’t home under a mediation settlement in Singapore.
Ramalinga Raju, founder chairman of Satyam Computers, currently imprisoned on chrages of masterminding India’s biggest corporate fraud, has published a book of Telugu poems, which include odes to morality and ethics.
Neelima Chaturvedi, coordinator of the city-based Rakhi Centre, said, “It will certainly act as a deterrent.”
Anna Hazare was the most popular Indian personality on social media during his 12-day fast against corruption. His page attracted almost 400,000 “likes” on Facebook, and
A scientist who was being badgered by family members over his property gifted his estate to the Supreme Court instead. A lawyer for Balram Nath Nigam’s
A British businessman Kosh Patel is offering a $15,000 reward to bring the cow to South Wales to serve as a mascot for a new social enterprise to promote vegetarianism.
A new website Samosapedia is attempting to use crowd-sourcing to compile a guide to Indian English.
The richest people and companies — such as Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s largest companies or the world’s richest — are atleast based on measurable criteria of wealth, and even they hit and miss, because not all assets are in accessible public databases.
The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that a horoscope is admissible evidence to prove a person’s date of birth.
Young Hindu girls tied rakhis on the wrists of police officers in London, near Ontario, Canada on Raksha Bandhan. Since “Raksha” stands for “protection” and “Bandhan”
Mumbai is the cheapest megacity in the world.
Residents of an Indian enclave to be transferred to Bangladesh can opt to take Bangladeshi citizenship or move to India where it would be the Indian government’s responsibility to provide them land for resettlement.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and 19 of his cabinet colleagues are undertaking a management course “Governance Insight For Transformation” at the
Coriander has anti-bacterial properties that prevent food poisoning and can treat antibiotic-resistant infections. Researchers at Portugal’s University of Beira Interior found that “coriander oil damages
The bug has been intercepted 100 times nationwide so far this year, compared to an average of 15 times in 2007-2009, most recently in bags of rice at Chicago’s Ohare Airport.
Dr Narendra Sharma had been accused of performing obscene acts on himself for his own “sexual stimulation and gratification.”
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India is aiming to top $300 billion in exports in the current fiscal year.
In 2007, when Nitin Gupta, an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business and engineering degree holder from IIT-Delhi came to India from the US ending his association with some technology start-ups, what he had with him was an idea.
The finance ministry has asked the telecom department not to entrust state-owned BSNL with the Rs 20,000-crore project to build a national broadband network to take high-speed internet to the hinterlands.