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ISIS Kidnapped 40 Indian Workers, Kills 39: Reports

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ISIS Kidnapped 40 Indian Workers, Kills 39: Reports

While the Indian government has been saying that the 40 Indian construction workers kidnapped by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) in Iraq are safe, new reports reveal that 39 of them have been killed by the terrorist outfit and one managed to escape. A report published in “India Today” – a leading news [...]

Will Indian Muslims Live and Die for India?

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Will Indian Muslims Live and Die for India?

Muslims are now facing a new phase of neglect under the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which formed the government in India in May this year. By Rakesh Raman A TV interview, which can only be called a mock show, India’s Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi faced CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Sunday, Sept. 21. [...]

Survey Reveals the State of Indian Education

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Survey Reveals the State of Indian Education

Indian teachers have voiced their opinions on the current state of India’s learning environment through ‘Pearson Voice of Teacher Survey 2014’. They feel that half of the students (50%) entering a class or grade lack the skills (academic, cognitive and vocational) required for that level, signifying low orientation of the system on skill development. This [...]

Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

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Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England

Do Not Curse Indian Cricket Team for Its Defeat in England By Rakesh Raman India suffered a crushing 3-1 defeat from England in the 5-match test cricket series that concluded Sunday. People in India are angry with captain M.S. Dhoni and his men who have always given a bad name to the country whenever they [...]

Amul Sponsors Indian Teams to Commonwealth and Asian Games

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Amul Sponsors Indian Teams to Commonwealth and Asian Games

India’s leading food products marketing organization Amul today announced its sponsorship of the Indian contingents to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea. Amul signed a MoU with the Indian Olympic Association. The MoU was signed by Rajeev Mehta, Secretary General, IOA and R S Sodhi, Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk [...]

IndiGo Airlines Introduced Stair Lifts at Indian Airports

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IndiGo Airlines Introduced Stair Lifts at Indian Airports

IndiGo Airlines has introduced stair lifts for passengers suffering from reduced mobility at the Indian airports which do not have ramp facility. This announcement made today aims to benefit the elderly, sick and the injured air passengers. The technology and equipment for this facility was supplied by Vin Grace, an Indian company specializing in equipment [...]

Indian Government Releases Stamp on Drukpa Buddhists

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Indian Government Releases Stamp on Drukpa Buddhists

Department of Post, Ministry of Communication and IT, Government of India today celebrated Buddha Purnima with the release of a commemorative stamp on the Drukpa Buddhists. The Drukpa Lineage, based in the Himalayas, is said to be the most prominent Buddhist lineage in India. The commemorative stamp celebrating the 999 years of Drukpa Lineage was [...]

Dhoom:3 to Debut in Global IMAX Theatres

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Dhoom:3 to Debut in Global IMAX Theatres

IMAX Corporation and Yash Raj Films, India’s leading film studio, announced Friday that Dhoom:3, part three of producer Aditya Chopra and filmmaker Vijay Krishna Acharya’s action-thriller series, starring Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, and Uday Chopra, will debut in 13 IMAX territories on 37 IMAX screenings beginning Friday, Dec. 20. According to IMAX, Dhoom:3 [...]

Bollywood Film Depicts Romeo and Juliet Story

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Bollywood Film Depicts Romeo and Juliet Story

Eros International Plc (Eros), a leading company in the Indian film industry has announced a $14.9 million gross weekend worldwide for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela. The Indian take on the classic Romeo and Juliet story starring Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in its lead roles, released worldwide on 15th November in over [...]

Stan Lee’s Indian Superhero Chakra on Cartoon Network

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Stan Lee’s Indian Superhero Chakra on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network, Graphic India and POW! Entertainment have announced today a partnership that will bring to life Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero. The legendary writer is the co-creator of the world’s most popular superheroes including Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Hulk, The Avengers, and others. The movie, entitled Chakra: The Invincible, will premiere [...]

Indian Minister P. Chidambaram Meets U.S. Investors

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Indian Minister P. Chidambaram Meets U.S. Investors

India’s Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, met with investors Wednesday, April 17, at a private interaction hosted by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) as part of the Minister’s week-long North America investor “road show.” It is aimed at attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in India. The off-the-record lunch meeting convened top global industry leaders to discuss [...]

AR Rahman to Promote Indian Music in the UK

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AR Rahman to Promote Indian Music in the UK

A group of Indian students have become the first musicians from AR Rahman’s KM Music Conservatory to arrive in the UK as part of a new educational partnership with Middlesex University. Middlesex has worked with KM Music Conservatory to build a course which allows Rahman’s students to bring together Western and Hindustani styles, with musicians [...]

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