UK General Election to throw up good result for Indian-origin candidates
"The next Parliament looks set to be our most-diverse ever - with more ethnic minority candidates likely to be elected whichever way the political pendulum swings on election night," says an analysis by the British Future think tank. The ethnic minority surge in the no. of MPs is expected to include all the Indian-origin MPs from the last election, except Labour's Keith Vaz.
How Indian women commute: The daily battle of going to work
There is hardly any discussion on how to make it safe for women to return home fr...
FPIs turn net sellers in Indian capital markets in Dec amid weak macro data
Foreign investors pulled out a net sum of Rs 1,668.8 crore from e...
For foreign degree, Indians can go anywhere
The overseas affairs ministry, which recently shared the data on Indians studying in various corners of the world, found that the total number of students who have travelled out for a foreign education rose from 5.7 lakh students in 2016 to over 8 lakh in 2018. The numbers, though, could be higher as data from several countries was being compiled when the statistics were provided.
Indian growth story based on strong eco fundamentals: Ambassador Shringla
“India is on the march! It became a 3.0 trillion economy this year (IMF World Economic Outlook, Oct 2019). It took us nearly 60 years after independence to reach the 1 trillion mark, only 12 years since then to take it to 3.0 trillion and only 5 years, from 2014-2019, to take it from 2.0 trillion to 3.0 trillion.
Over 400 youths from Jammu and Kashmir inducted into Indian Army
The passing-out-parade of the soldiers, belonging to different areas of Jammu and Kashmir, was conducted at the regimental centre of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry at Rangreth in the outskirts of the city here, an Army official said.The parade was reviewed by the General Officer Commanding of Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon.
View: Indian exporters in need of export subsidy scheme to compete with global players
Based on a complaint by the US, a World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel has determined that India’s export subsidies are inconsistent with WTO requirements. India has appealed against the decision.
Chinese invaders giving a tough competitive call to Indian TV players
As per regulatory filings made by the company to Registrar of Companies (RoC) and accessed through business intelligence platform Veratech Intelligence, the Korean firm reported a drop in television sales by 8.6% to Rs 3,444.98 crore in 2018-19.
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated, says Vishal Upendran, a PhD scholar in Pune who classifies them into two groups — data analysers and astro-photographers.
Akshay Kumar shuts trolls once & for all, says he has applied for an Indian passport
Kumar said that it's hurtful to prove his nationality repeatedly to the world.
Lot of Indian stocks may not be fit for technical analysis: Julius De Kempenaer
Julius De Kempenaer, Inventor of Relative Rotation Graphs Technical Indicator, says asset allocation should be at the core of every investor...
Measuring pollution: How government is ramping up air quality monitoring stations according to Indian standards
Most solutions to battle pollution are imported from foreign shores. Instruments for both measuring and monitoring air quality and cleaning it up is calibrated mostly to European standards. The government of India is ramping up its network of air quality monitoring stations like never before to be able to correctly assess the levels of pollution across states.
No Indian study has shown pollution shortens life: Prakash Javadekar
Indian studies have not shown a correlation between shortening of life and pollution, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said.
At least 18 Indians killed in factory fire in Sudan: Indian Embassy
At least 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed and over 130 injured in a horrific LPG tanker blast at a ceramic factory in Sudan, the I...
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