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Indian Aviation Industry Set For Take Off

Indian air carriers expect to increase their fleet of aircraft from the current 400 to about 2,500 by 2020, and during that time the number

IAEA on Board?

India is reportedly within weeks of striking a deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency on its civilian nuclear program.

$100,000 Sari

World record for the most expensive sari

Indian Doctor Wins Right to Return to Australia

Australia's new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced a judicial inquiry into the previous government's bungled handling of the case.

Electric Discpline

A teacher uses an exposed wire connected to batteries to administer the mild shocks

Smells Bad

This did not happen in the 1800s. This happened in the 21st century

Boyfriend Charged in Miscarriage

A 34-year-old married Indian American service station owner, Manishkumar Patel, of Appletown, Wisc., has been charged with attempted murder of an unborn child by lacing

Ethnic Groups Trust Whites More

There are also serious racial problems between minority groups in America.

UK's Missing Indian Girls

The proportion of boys over girls has increased over time

Hanuman: Summoned To Court

A judge in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, has summoned the Hindu gods Ram and Hanuman, to appear before him to resolve a 20-year-old dispute over a 1.4

Fecal Art

Sierra seeks to incite disgust or outrage with his works.

1 in 5 IBM Employees Indian

The number of IBM employees in India has jumped eight-fold since 2003

Preaching Gita in US Motels?

Most U.S. motels traditionally place Bibles in guest rooms.

Dollar Dive

Analysts expect the dollar to decline further against the rupee

India, China Shrink

World Bank's updated method for calculating purchasing power parity (effectively lowered the size of both countries' economies by 40%

Oriental Hotels Snubs Tatas

Tatas ask that OEH publish a formal apology to Taj Hotels…

IT Doesn't Pay

Indian IT managers ahead only of Vietnam, Bulgaria and the Philippines.

Dollar's Fall Bruises Indian Exporters

The dollar has fallen 14 percent against the rupee

Carrefour On Walmart's Heels

Carrefour, the world's second largest retailer, is in talks to enter India's $330 billion retail market.

Expats Swell in India

The number of expatriates working in India has swelled to almost 30,000

Dubious Distinction

India will become the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide by 2015

India-ASEAN free trade agreement

India is hoping to reach a free trade agreement with Southeast Asian nations in May 2008. Negotiations over the agreement have stalled over India's refusal

Turning Green

India plans to increase it renewable energy capacity eight-fold in 25 years.  The government hopes to generate 80,000 MW by 2032, accounting for 10 percent

India's AIDS count HALVED

The World Health Organization has halved its estimate of AIDS cases in India from 6 million to 3 million.  The organization scaled back its global

Unions Back Tatas in Jaguar Race

The Ford workers union Unite has thrown its support behind the Tata's bid to acquire the company. The company allayed apprehensions of the 16,000 British

India eyes Mars

India's first moon mission Chandrayaan-I is set for launch on April 9

Right Wing Indian Gets Boot

Rachel Paulose, the embattled U.S. attorney for Minnesota, who became one of the public faces of the justice department scandal under Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez,

Scaring Elephants With Chilies

World's hottest chili to ward off elephants from homes and crops in Assam's villages.

Indian Art Auction in France

Artcurial, one of France's leading auction houses, is conducting the country's first auction of modern and contemporary Indian art.

Serial Litigant

Deman's legal claims in employment courts have reportedly cost the government almost $2 million.

Immigration Applications Deluge

Millions of immigrants who applied for naturalization ahead of a fee increase will have to wait for months because the Citizenship and Immigration Services was

Big Ben in New Delhi

Big Ben tower, the world's largest chiming clock, is now ticking in New Delhi's Central Park in Connaught Place.

NRI Deserters

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) comes to the aid of Indian wives abandoned abroad.

No Dollars at the Taj

The dollar has been badly bruised

Estranged Husband Suspected of Immolating Children

A 34-year-old Indian immigrant suspected of dousing his two children with gasoline and setting them ablaze

Kiss My Chuddies

Prince Charles is toasting the induction of "chuddies

Who is a Hindu?

A genuine Hindu prays daily, volunteers at the temple, and abstains from meat and alcohol, according to guidelines established by U.K.'s first state-funded Hindu school.  The

Million Dollar Arm Hunt

A Florida sports management company is launching a nationwide contest to discover India's fastest pitcher in a bid to jumpstart the sport in the country.

Malay Indians Seek $4 Trillion in Reparations

A lawsuit on behalf of 2 million Indians in Malaysia is seeking $4 billion in reparations from Britain for bringing their ancestors to Malaya as

Grave Threat

Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra is exempted from security checks at Indian airports, but not the military chiefs of the Indian army, air

Hanuman: Action Hero

Hanuman and Rama are taking their place beside GI Joe and Transformers.   A Pennsylvania company, Kirdana, founded by an Indian American Mahender Swami Nathan, is

Love'em, Hate'em

Iran and the United States evoke the strongest hostility

Economic Fraud

Russia, Indonesia and Brazil led India in corporate corruption

Asian Millionaires Swell

A booming economy added 20,000 new millionaires in India and almost 200,000 throughout Asia last year.  India now boasts over 100,000 millionaires. Asia-wide there are an

Yoga Hurts

Nearly 13,000 Americans were treated for yoga related injuries in emergency rooms during the past three years.

Putting Nazi to Bed

An Indian home furnishing company has agreed to drop a line of bedspreads titled "The Nazi Collection" after an outcry from Indian Jews.  The collection,

Slap on the Wrist For Slap on the Face

I slapped her because she did not emote.

Punjabi Women Most Obese

A third of women in Delhi and Punjab obese

Tsunami Warning

A $32 million Tsunami warning center established in India

Striking a Match

Two quaint new books are paying tribute to Indian matchbox art.

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