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British Council Lists 70 Indian-Origin Words November 23, 2018 06:47

A list of 70 Indian-origin words has found their way into mainstream English dictionary, which was unveiled by the British Council at the launch of its '70 Years in India' celebrations in the city. All…

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More Indians Leave Country as India Becomes Richer: Study November 21, 2018 09:45

India has turned to be wealthier and more of its citizens are leaving its shores. According to an IndiaSpend analysis of data from the United Nations Department of Economic Affair, an estimated 17 million Indians…

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Indians Opt Holidaying at Home than Going on Foreign Trips: Survey November 20, 2018 07:14

A survey has revealed that more than 40 percent of Indians holidaying at home rather than purchasing lavish items or going to wellness and spa trips overseas. According to the survey from YouGov on behalf…

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Indians Among World's Highest Spenders Abroad: Report November 16, 2018 11:45

Over the next five years, the number of Indian visitors traveling to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations will create an extra 10.8 million room nights, since Indians are among the world's highest spenders per…

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Record Number of Foreigners Visited India This Year on E-Visa November 15, 2018 10:01

A total of 18.78 lakh foreigners toured India this year within the first 10 months on E-visa (Electronic-visa) - four times more than the 4.47 lakh figure registered in 2015 and the highest up to…

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Number of Indian Students in U.S. Rises for Fifth Consecutive Year November 13, 2018 10:33

Indian students studying in the United States has considerably increased over years and significantly over the last year it had risen by 5.4 percent making it total 196,271, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report…

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Halloween 2018: 2-year-old Girl's Creepy Costume takes Internet by Storm November 01, 2018 11:57

People across the world celebrated Halloween Day with great enthusiasm. During Halloween, the best thing we get to see comprise some weird yet astonishing costumes and treats. And something like that has gone viral on…

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Padma Lakshmi Makes it Clear-cut for all 'Chai Tea' Lovers October 31, 2018 11:55

We have all discerned these westernized words of our much-loved Indian cuisines and beverages - golden milk (haldi doodh), clarified butter (ghee), naan bread (naan) and that most offbeat sounding of all, chai tea (tea…

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Indian-Origin writer sings Hosannas to Adopted Country October 25, 2018 12:51

Indians ought to be "grateful to the English" for bringing the country back to "sanity, civility, stability and to its past glory", says Indian-origin England-based author Lord Bill Lall, contesting Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's views…

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Study Says Telugu is Fastest Growing Language in U.S. October 22, 2018 05:35

A study by an American think tank has found that the number of United States residents speaking Telugu rose by 86 percent between 2010 and 2017 thus making Telugu, a language spoken in the Indian…

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Three-Fourths of H-1B Visa Holders in 2018 are Indians: Report October 20, 2018 10:50

An official United States report said nearly three out of every H-1B visa holders as of October 5 are Indian citizens. According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there were as many as…

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Royal Baby on the Way! Prince Harry, Markle Expecting First Baby October 16, 2018 07:27

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their first baby in the first half of following year, Kensington Palace said on Monday. "The Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very…

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