With a 200% return over the past six years, Indian stocks had the second highest return for investors in Asia. At the end of 2009, the Sensex
The country’s Wholesale Price Index rose 9.9 percent in February and may top 10 percent in March
IMG is also behind the Indian Premier League.
The number of Indian billionaires doubled from last year
India and the United Arab Emirates are the fastest growing investors in the United States. According to Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural
India is its fastest growing market.
Facebook has 8 million users in India.
Maybank Investment Research said in a report the offer price was above fair value and attractive
India’s Traditional Knowledge Digital Library believes it has found the silver bullet in the biopiracy wars. Critics say it is aiming at the wrong targets.
Dr Vandana Shiva, ecofeminist activist and head of Navdanya, says traditional knowledge should be in the public domain, not a government monopolized library.
However all is not lost and Bollywood would do well to emulate the smart and profitable move of filmmaker Imtiaz Ali and producer Saif Ali Khan.
What we see comprises just 10 percent of our universe. We know nothing of the remaining 90 percent, except that it exercises gravitational pull on observable objects.
Is it time to do away with the controversial awards?
The next time you hear music or movie studios whine about the hazards of pirated downloads by struggling college students, give them a lesson on the theft of medicinal products and seeds from Asia, Africa and Latin America by their corporate buddies, will you?
A culinary tour of your mother's kitchen.
One ABCD tries to understand what it really means to be Indian.
I have made peace with them — foreign-returned guests.
Say It With Vegetables
This month we celebrate the exotic flavors of the varied regions of India.
Shah Rukh Khan claims he was body scanned at Heathrow. Officials say his allegation is fabricated.
Anand Jon wants public lawyers for his trial.
Where did a quarter of American Hindus disappear?
A 46-year-old chief accounting officer at an audio company has been indicted for embezzling $31 million. Sujata “Sue” Sachdeva, former vice president of finance for
Paypal has suspended all payments to India.
Air India is reeling under a $8 billion debt load.
Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, and Wipro expanded their global workforces by an average of 5.1 percent last quarter.
Who is the biggest liar of them all? A strong majority of Indians perceive themselves as fair and just 2 percent as dark.
Your skin tone could affect your income, your marriage and your prison sentence should you run afoul of the law. And that’s just the half of it.
We may still covet the “dark, tall and handsome” man, but “pretty, fair ladies” are all the rage for our liaisons, permanent or otherwise.
Is time real, a fundamental quality of the universe, or just an illusion?
Citing massive documentation fraud, the Australian immigration service, rejected a third of all Indian student visa requests in the third quarter of 2009. The Times of India
The Chatwals, long very visibly tied to the Ava Lounge, deny any association after the bar is sued.
A federal lawsuit accuses two upscale bar lounges in Sant Singh Chatwal's Dream Hotel of labor law violations.
Washington Post reporter Shankar Vedantam’s book The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elects Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives, (Random House, 2010, $26) was
Amazing, new waves of revenue streams have suddenly gripped Bollywood.
Investors in Dubai’s 162-storey Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, which opened in January, may be down in the dumps, but B R Shetty, CEO of Abhu
The makers of 3 Idiots square off against the author Chetan Bhagat whose book Five Point Someone inspired the movie.
Women who marry Non-Resident Indians would be issued a second passport to protect them from abusive husbands, under a new proposal by India’s Ministry of Women and
Déjà vu with a difference
Our disappointment stems from the opportunities, unforeseen in early 2008, he has frittered away for major social and economic transformations of the country.