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India's investments into UK more than doubled in 2015

Economic Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
'India meets Britain 2016: Tracking the UK's top Indian companies', published by Grant Thornton UK LLP in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), said the combined turnover of these businesses has increased by 4 billion pounds last ...
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93% of India's B-school graduates are useless

Quartz - ‎13 hours ago‎
Only 7% of the graduates passing out of Indian business schools today are actually employable, according to a study by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), which represents over 450,000 business entities. The study ...

Tipsy today, sober tomorrow: India sways worse than a drunkard over prohibition

Quartz - ‎14 hours ago‎
Yet, over the years, public alcohol policies across Indian states have swayed worse than a drunkard—from complete prohibition to wink and nudge, to complete freedom.
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India asks UK to deport Kingfisher Airlines tycoon Vijay Mallya

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Vikas Swarup, a spokesman for the foreign ministry, told reporters that the government had written to the British high commission in Delhi, asking for Mallya to be extradited so that he could be present to face investigation under India's anti-money ...
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India only talking about terrorism: Pakistan's UN envoy

The Indian Express - ‎13 hours ago‎
Pakistan seeks to normalise relations with India, but New Delhi has “signalled” it is only interested in talking about terrorism which does not bode well for the prospects of diplomatic progress between the two nations, Islamabad's envoy to the UN has ...
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Parts of India Ban Daytime Cooking as Hundreds Die of Heat

ABC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said Friday they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.
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India trumpets seventh navigation sat launch

The Register - ‎8 hours ago‎
India yesterday celebrated the launch of the seventh and final "Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System" (IRNSS) satellite - IRNSS-G - which rose from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in the southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh, atop a Polar ...
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India offers technology, manpower to Papua New Guinea

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
PORT MORESBY: India on Friday offered Papua New Guinea its technology, financial wherewithal, skilled manpower and institutional support to harness the mineral-rich country's abundant natural resources and establish mutually beneficial economic and ...

'Aunt Peggy,' caretaker of British soldiers' graves in India, dies aged 96

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
“Aunt Peggy” was 84 when she decided to spend her remaining days tending the weed-strewn graves of British soldiers who died fighting in India. Twelve years on, she was laid to rest alongside them this week, having single-handedly transformed Jhansi's ...
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India seeks Briton's extradition in AgustaWestland bribe case

The Guardian - ‎18 hours ago‎
The deal has set off a fresh political storm in New Delhi after an Italian court reportedly cited James as alleging India's opposition leader Sonia Gandhi and others took more than $27m in bribes to swing the deal for the Anglo-British company ...
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It's not just Dolkun Isa: India has barred at least eight other Chinese activists from its democracy conference

Quartz - ‎11 hours ago‎
Several Chinese human rights activists and dissidents based outside the country have been banned from traveling to India for a China-focused conference about democracy—sparking concerns that Delhi is bowing to Beijing when it comes to human rights ...

Morning News Call - India, April 29

Reuters - ‎15 hours ago‎
To join the conversation, click on the link: here INDIA TOP NEWS Idea Cellular quarterly net profit beats estimates Idea Cellular, India's third largest telecom company, reported a smaller than expected fall in quarterly profit helped by strong voice ...
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More tigers poached in India so far this year than in 2015

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
More tigers poached in India so far this year than in 2015. Conservationists say census figures are 'worrying' and cast doubts on the country's anti-poaching efforts.
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Man who stalked woman from India to US jailed for 19 years

Times of India - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: A 32-year-old Indian-origin man has been sentenced to 19 years of prison in the US for stalking a woman from New Delhi to Texas for nearly a decade.

India a potential counterweight to China: US Congressman

Times of India - ‎16 hours ago‎
"From a strategic perspective India is a potential counterweight to China's growing regional influence in Asia. They've become increasingly vocal on issues like freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and Indian Ocean region," Congressman Eliot ...

India has potential to clock 6-7% GDP growth: Goldman Sachs

Economic Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
MUMBAI: India will remain one of the strongest growth stories in the region, says Timothy Moe, chief Asia Pacific regional equity strategist, Goldman Sachs.
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India 'corruption' building to be razed

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The top court in the Indian city of Mumbai has ordered the demolition of an apartment building that has been at the centre of a corruption scandal.

Xiaomi Mi 5 to Be Available in Open Sale in India on May 5

NDTV - ‎7 hours ago‎
Xiaomi has announced that its flagship Mi 5 smartphone will be available in open sale on May 5, or next Thursday in India. The smartphone was announced in March and was available via the company's flash sale model.

Hurrah For Sweatshops: Why India Should Welcome The Textile Industry

Forbes - ‎11 hours ago‎
The World Bank has an interesting new report out suggesting that India and other south Asian countries (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and so on) should be welcoming the textiles industry with open arms.
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Modi govt's Sino-India policy sometimes seems paradoxical: China media

Hindustan Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
India's efforts to manoeuvre nimbly to forge closer ties with the US while stepping up dialogue with China and its “self-contradictory actions” in the foreign policy front may land it in a “difficult position”, Chinese media has warned.
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