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Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes’ list of wealthiest people in US

September 14, 2020

Sixty-one-year-old Jay Chaudhry, CEO of cybersecurity firm ZScaler, has been named the richest Indian American in the rankings for 2020 released by Forbes magazine, which goes on to list six other Persons of Indian Origin amongst the 400 richest persons in the United States. Inte...

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Dev Patel now part of Mandarin Oriental Group

Dev Patel now part of Mandarin Oriental Group

November 14, 2017

This global chain of luxury hotel has many a celebrities becoming part of its global advertising campaign, and its fans!

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The Indian diaspora and its festivals

The Indian diaspora and its festivals

March 16, 2017

No matter how far from the roots, the Indian diaspora always carry a bounty of Indian traditions with them wherever they go. And, over the decades, Indian festivals and rituals have found a place in various foreign locales as well.

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World Tourism Forum unveils top 100 tourism companies

World Tourism Forum unveils top 100 tourism companies

February 13, 2017

The World Tourism Forum achieved a first by announcing the top 100 companies in the global travel & tourism industry at a press conference before the 'World Tourism Forum Global Meeting', which will take place at Istanbul Congress Centre (ICC) on February 16-18.

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Indians among largest number of international students in the US

Indians among largest number of international students in the US

November 15, 2016

A large number of international students in the US are from India, and this number is increasing in large volumes, says Open Doors report.

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Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

November 9, 2016

Facebook is pushing for its solar powered ‘Aquila’ drone to take high speed internet connection to inaccessible and rural parts of India.

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Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

Indian Americans decide between Clinton and Trump

October 28, 2016

With barely two weeks to go for the US presidential elections, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic candidate, seems more likely to win over the Indian American votes, even as Donald Trump is making several attempts to reach out to the ‘Hindus’.

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Indian IT giant Wipro acquires American firm Appirio

Indian IT giant Wipro acquires American firm Appirio

October 22, 2016

Wipro Limited, a major IT company announced earlier this week that it has acquired Appirio Inc., a US-based cloud services firm, for an approximate EUR 450 million. However, declining revenue rates, revealed yesterday, remains a concern.

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Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

August 22, 2016

According to "The Future of Internet in India”, the report compiled by Indian body The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) and American internet solutions company Akamai Technologies, the number of internet users in India are expected to double b...

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Kolkata hosts Pan Asian connectivity conference

Kolkata hosts Pan Asian connectivity conference

July 31, 2016

‘Building Pan-Asian Connectivity’ conference held by U.S Consulate General-Kolkata, CAGS and the ORF in the Lincoln Room, American Center, Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, focused on the challenges to and opportunities of building bridges between India and South East Asia...

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WHO to promote Indian Yoga and Medicines

WHO to promote Indian Yoga and Medicines

July 21, 2016

India signed an agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to globally promote the conventional Indian healing treatments including Yoga, Ayurveda, Unani and Panchkarma.

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British voters choose to exit the European Union

British voters choose to exit the European Union

June 24, 2016

After a tight and rough race, British voters have chosen to exit the European Union, in the “Brexit” referendum organised on June 23. It triggered a wave of uncertainty and volatility on the world markets, including Indian ones. The Sensex and the Indian rupee fell sharply. I...

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