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Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

November 2, 2016

As youngsters in India are increasingly resorting to short weekend trips, a survey by OYO, an Indian hotel brand that owns, operates and aggregates standardised hotel rooms, shows that growing number of Indians are switching to spontaneous travel plans throughout the year.

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UNICEF report links air pollution to deaths of 600,000 children yearly

UNICEF report links air pollution to deaths of 600,000 children yearly

November 1, 2016

Air pollution affects health and lives of children across the globe on a large scale, with India at a critical situation, as pointed out by a UNICEF report titled ‘Clear the Air for Children’.

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A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

November 1, 2016

People in New Delhi celebrated Diwali, or Deepavali as it is popularly known in India, with an infectious enthusiasm and energy. Diwali is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in autumn across the nation. Spiritually, it signifies the victory of light over darkness and of good ...

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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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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Eco-friendly Diwali this year

Eco-friendly Diwali this year

October 27, 2016

As Diwali, the festival of lights, is nearing, people in India are enjoying the festive season but this time with an eco-friendly approach

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Prisma photo editor launches Indian-themed filters

Prisma photo editor launches Indian-themed filters

October 26, 2016

Prisma, the phone photo editing app that transforms pictures into various styles, is set to include an Indian flavour in its filters.

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Indian PM questions validity of ‘Triple Talaq’

Indian PM questions validity of ‘Triple Talaq’

October 25, 2016

Indian PM Narendra Modi shared his views on the practice of ‘Triple Talaq’, which has added another shade to the ongoing debate within India to explore the future possibility of a Uniform Civil Code.

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Indian IS recruit claims Paris attacker was his group leader

Indian IS recruit claims Paris attacker was his group leader

October 24, 2016

An Islamic State (IS) operative from Tamil Nadu in southern India claimed to have been trained under one of the IS masterminds of the Paris attackers.

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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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MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 commences

October 21, 2016

The MAMI Mumbai Film Festival was inaugurated yesterday and has much to offer in the coming days, in terms of contemporary and classic cinema, both Indian and international.

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Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

Bollywood film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ caught in controversy

October 21, 2016

The terrorist attack in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir in September 2016, has affected a lot of dimensions in both India and Pakistan. And now, Bollywood suffers too as an Indian nationalist party protest the release of the Hindi movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as it stars a Pakistani act...

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