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Indian Americans’ hegemony in Spelling Bee contests

Indian Americans’ hegemony in Spelling Bee contests

July 22, 2021

At the recently concluded finals of the National Spelling Bee contest 2021, Zaila Avant-Grande, stunned her Indian rivals and went on to become the first African-American to win the contest in 96 years. Avant-Garde beat 10 other rivals in the finals, nine of whom were Indian-Amer...

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There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

There is nothing to celebrate on this World Tourism Day 2020: Jurgen Bailom, CEO Jalesh Cruises

September 27, 2020

As we are celebrating world tourism day, how seriously is the tourism industry in India threatened by the pandemic and do you see a meaningful revival in foreseeable future? On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2020, the travel and tourism industry knows that there is nothing to ...

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On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

September 15, 2020

It was the decade of 1970s. A dozen men had already landed on the moon. There was an exhilarating mood all around, mainly in the developed countries. ‘‘Sky is not the limit,’’ scientists and technocrats would often boast. The doors of the universe could be commanded from ...

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Where are Indians travelling for business?

Where are Indians travelling for business?

August 25, 2017

While India's tech sector is still the major driver of India's business travel; recent data by American Express Global Business Travel reveals the top destinations booked by Indians for business; domestically as well as globally.

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Right to privacy in a modern democracy

Right to privacy in a modern democracy

August 25, 2017

The Supreme Court ruling on privacy settles the debate in India on this crucial issue, at least for now. But how does India compare to other democracies in protecting the privacy of its citizens?

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PATA India & MoT conduct successful roadshow to USA and Canada

PATA India & MoT conduct successful roadshow to USA and Canada

July 6, 2017

PATA India Chapter, in cooperation with Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, conducted its business development roadshow in USA and Canada from May 30 –June 8.

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Five places to visit in the US this summer

Five places to visit in the US this summer

May 12, 2017

From adventure and wildlife offerings to museums and aquariums, there is aplenty to explore in the USA. With a good weather and a host of outdoor options, various artistic and cultural attractions in the country await you.

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Mahatma Gandhi monuments around the world

Mahatma Gandhi monuments around the world

May 4, 2017

A leading political figure and a freedom fighter, Mahatma Gandhi is known globally for propagating the ideas of peace and non-violence with countries aplenty making room for him in their hearts and homes.

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Around the Himalayas in 7 days

Around the Himalayas in 7 days

April 8, 2017

The third edition of the Uttarakhand mountain biking race flagged off on April 8, 2017, in Nainital, in the northern Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. With participation from over 15 countries, the race will cover a distance of 884 km in seven biking days.

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Indian firms under pressure with tougher H-1B visa rules

Indian firms under pressure with tougher H-1B visa rules

April 4, 2017

Just being a computer programmer does not qualify an Indian professional to get an H-1B visa to the United States of America under the 'speciality occupation' scheme - allegedly a crackdown by the Trump administration to deter and detect the misuse of the facility by the Indian I...

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Digital ad spendings in India grows exponentially

Digital ad spendings in India grows exponentially

March 16, 2017

While digital advertising is witnessing a global explosion, Google, along with Facebook, is predicted to take their duopoly over digital ad revenue in 2017 to an incredible 15.9 pc rise from the last year figures. India is television friendly, but mobile ads are gaining prominenc...

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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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