Transparency International 2008 Corruption Perceptions Index ranks India as the 75th most corrupt nation in the world. Denmark, Sweden and New Zealand tied for the
Have you tightened your seat belt for the coming wild economic ride?
Patent registrations in India doubled last year and have risen ten fold in the past five years.India's controller general of patents granted a 15,261 patents
The enrollment of NRI students in the Indian Institutes of Management has doubled in the past year. NRI enrollment at IIM Banglaore rose fivefold from
The Pennsylvania attorney general is suing a Baltimore telemarketing company for the biggest single violation of the state's "Do Not Call" law.The state is charging
India's Essar Global Ltd., a $10 billion corporate giant, is investing $500 million in Kenya's newest mobile phone service operator, Econet Wireless Kenya Ltd., to
The number of U.S. visas issued to Indians is expected to top a million by the end of the decade.Last year, the U.S. issued 760,000
In the past, India's best and brightest routinely looked to the U.S. and other Western countries for jobs following graduation. Today, however, the "brain drain" seems to be reversing: According to placement figures at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Bangalore, 75% of this year's graduating class opted for jobs in India.
Cloud Gate, nicknamed "The Bean," a public sculpture by British artist Anish Kapoor in Millennium Park in Chicago. The 100 ton stainless steel structure, 33
Nearly two-thirds of all Hindus identify themselves as Democrats or lean toward that party, according to a national survey.The Pew Forum on Religion and Public
What is believed to be only one of two recordings of English speeches delivered by Mahatma Gandhi has surfaced in Washington, D.C.The recording of Gandhi's
Been shy about testing Viagra. Try watermelon instead. A Texas scientist says the fruit contains bioactive compounds that relax blood vessels, much like Viagra. "The more
After steady years of growth, the number of Indians adopting US citizenship has declined. 46,871 Indians took out U.S. citizenship in 2007, down from 47,542
The former Chief Medical Examiner for New York has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for embezzling $9 million in 9/11 victims funds. Natarajan
A Jonesboro, Ga., man has been charged with murdering his daughter because of her refusal to stay in her arranged marriage. Chaudhry Rashid, 54, a
Theree Oberoi Group hotels are ranked among the top 10 in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine. The Oberoi Rajvilas in Jaipur, The Oberoi
Bhutan is perhaps the world's most isolated country. But it is at the cutting edge of the philatelic world, introducing over the years the world's
Scrabulous, one of the most popular applications on Facebook, created by two Indian brothers, is being sued by Hasbro, the owners of Scrabble for copyright
Indians have been rated as the second most obnoxious tourists in the world, after the Chinese, in an online poll conducted by a travel site.
Whether it's business or Bollywood that interests you, Mumbai is the place to be! But is the city all it's cut out to be? And what is it like to live there? Here's the 411.
Three Indian American attorneys: Preeta Bansal of New York's Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meager & From; Sri Srinivasan of O-Melveny & Myers (Washington DC) and Prakash
A proposal to establish the first all-women's Indian Institute of Technology in Amravati, Indian President Pratima Patil's hometown, is on fast track, according to media
Dasondi, owner of Cygate Software and Consulting, is accused of fraudulently sponsoring six people through his company in exchange for kickbacks. Proecutors allege that the
India is the third most popular country for sourcing foreign talent after China and the United States, according to a global survey. The Borderless Workforce Survey
Five of the seven billionaires whose principal source of wealth is outsourcing are Indian, according to Forbes magazine. Wipro's Azim Premji tops the list with a
India boasts 123,000 millionaires, a 23 percent jump from last year, the fastest growth in any country in the world, according to the World Wealth
Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications bid for a multi-billion dollar tie-up with South Africa's MTN is facing a challenge from his older brother Mukesh Ambani's Reliance
Reliance Big Entertainment is reportedly working on a $400 million deal with the Bachchans involving film production, television series, reality and live shows, internet and
The next frontier for India's outsourcing industry?
Brazilians and Indians are the world's most environmentally conscious consumers and Americans are the least. A survey on global attitudes toward the environment by the
Amar Bose, a former MIT professor of electrical engineering, whose pioneering work in acoustics technology led to the creation of the globally renowned Bose Corporation,
Vinod Gupta's InfoUSA, the Omaha, Neb., based list marketing company faces potential delisting from the NASDAQ stock exchange for failing to file its 2007 annual
The Indian government has selected The Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) Trust to run the country's first Non Resident Indian University in Bangalore. The
14,490 Indians received British citizenship
Consolidation, Corporatization and Convergence
Western Union is one company bucking the recession, reporting a 7 percent increase in first-quarter net income thanks to a falling dollar and robust growth
With a net worth of £27 billion, steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal is England's richest man, ahead of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and The Duke of
Rising costs and a weakening dollar is prompting many U.S. companies to rethink their strategies of outsourcing to India. Analysts say that India's cost advantage,
Venezuela and India are collaborating to explore and produce oil and natural gas in eastern Venezuela.Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) India's top petroleum exploration
Dermatology and plastic surgery are the most competitive fields for medical residencies, according to a report by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the