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Minding Your Digital Manners

Etiquette for the social networking age.

Indians Top Foreign Student Group

The Indian student population in the United States tops 100,000 for the first time.

Gold Spikes

Gold prices have spiked after the Reserve Bank of India bought 200 metric tons of gold worth $6.7 billion from the International Monetary Fund.   Countries with

H1B Visas

Six months since applications for the 2010 H1B visas were opened, 6,500 visas remain unclaimed and immigration attorneys expect that for the first time since

Stock Boom

Foreign capital, which was sucked out of Indian stocks at the height of the economic meltdown last year, is now gushing back in. Foreigners have

Match Point?

Matches have the deepest penetration in the Indian market.

Rajiv Shah To Head USAID

Pres. Barack Obama has nominated Dr Rajiv Shah as administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the country's top foreign assistance program.  Shah,

Toxic US ship

The Indian government has banned a US-flagged ship with toxic and radioactive materials on board from being dismantled at the Alang shipyard in Gujarat.  The

Pakistan Flooding India With Counterfeit Money?

Indian officials worry that Pakistan is deluging India with fake rupee notes.

Jet Lag

Turbulent times for the Indian airline industry.

Guess Who Is Coming To Dinner?

Barack Obama is hosting the first state dinner of his presidency for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his state visit on Nov. 24.  Secretary

Most Influential Management Thinkers

Nearly a quarter of the top 25 management thinkers in the world are Indian, according to the website The management   gurus are evaluated on

India To Help Cut U.S. Health Care Costs

India’s health industry is expected to double between 2008 to 2012

US Bribes

India’s U.S. ambassador Meera Shankar sought the investigation in May.

Salary Hikes

Salaries in India grew 6.3 percent in 2009.

Indian Rebound

India’s industrial output grew 10.4 percent in August from a year earlier, with consumer durables surging 22.3 percent.  A research and rating analyst Soumendra Dash

TCS Profits Up 28%

Cost cutting and a turnaround in the fortunes of the financial services sector has sparked a 28.7 percent increase in profits at India’s largest outsourcing

Salary Cap At $3.3M

The Indian Companies Act limits executive compensation, based on net revenues.

India Forecasts 6.5% Growth

The annual report of the prime minister’s Economic Advisory Council projects that capital inflows will rise.

NY Company To Launch Reva

Reva and Bannon will jointly invest $26.5 million in the plant.

Ambani vs. Ambani

A Dispute over Natural Gas Prices Flares Up

Recession’s Toll

The Great Recession has disrupted life at home and in the workplace.

Shrinking Breadbasket

The GRACE data found that over the past decade the water table has been depleting.

Paper Or Plastic?

The Reserve Bank of India is reportedly weighing polymer, or plastic, currency notes. According to media reports, as an initial step the bank will introduce

Wyeth Seeks To Block Generic Drug

Wyeth markets a newer version of the drug and in 2005 discontinued the older version of Zosyn.

Reva Revs Up

With 3,000 electric cars on the road, Reva is a leader in the nascent electric car market.

Indira Nooyi Tops Again

Third most powerful woman in the world

Ford’s Figo

Presently Ford has only under 2 percent of the Indian market

MacArthur Fellows

Each MacArthur fellow receives $500,000 in “no strings attached” support over five years.

The Right Thing

What you measure affects what you do. if you don’t measure the right thing, you don’t do the right thing.”

Sunny Side

Leadership lessons from cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar.

H1B Visas Go Begging

Four months after it began accepting applications for 2010 H1B visas, US Citizenship and Immigration Services had received only 49,000 applications against the annual 65,000

On The Road

Harley-Davidson, the iconic American motorcycle brand, will begin selling its motorcycles in India, the second largest motorcycle market in the world, after China. The Indian market

HCL Technologies Profits Double

Indian software services giant HCL Technologies' quarterly profits doubled during the last quarter, far outpacing its peers, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Infosys. HCL reported

News Corp Elevates India Business

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is restructuring its Asian broadcast business, significantly elevating the profile of its STAR India business.The group’s Asian broadcast business is being


Remittances from migrant Indian workers grew 90% to $52 billion in 2008 even as the global economy collapsed, according to the World Bank.  India is

Kundra’s Credentials

University of Maryland officials have confirmed that Vivek Kundra, chief information officer in the Obama administration holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the university. Kundra earned

$130 Million Scam

An NRI businessman in London is charged with running a Ponzi scheme that duped over 600 people.

That Sinking Feeling

Even as the economy shows growing signs of improvement, there is a lurking fear among many economists and forecasters that we are witnessing a false lull before a storm of epic proportions.

Frame By Frame

Indian Animators Move Up the Value Chain

Funny Money

Indian Canadian comic Russell Peters, who recently released a DVD Red, White and Brown has climbed to the top 10 earning comedians,  according to Forbes

Green Card Relief

A new immigration bill co-sponsored by 51 Congressmen would grant green-card holders the same rights as citizens to bring their spouses and children to the

Premji: Visa Controversy naïve

Protectionist measures scaling back professional visas are naïve and counterproductive.

Spotting Grey

White is the most popular color for cars worldwide, but Indians are bucking the growing popularity of black and grey colors in America and   Europe.

Silicon Valley’s Glass Ceiling

Asians might power the Silicon Valley revolution, but they do so from the back of the bus. A new study has found that even though

Australian Envoy

Australia names an Indian Australian as its new High Commissioner to New Delhi.

Foreign Employers Black List

The Indian government compiles a black list of 355 foreign employers.

Reverse Exodus: Gulf Workers Head Home

The main commodity which Kerala exports to the Gulf countries is manpower

TCS Mexico

Tata Consultancy Services opens its third global network delivery center in Mexico.

Nilekani Has Got Your ID

The agency expects to issue 100 million ID cards over the next three years.

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