How Bollywood wears winter
Romantic winter-wear for the Bollywood leading lady might have been a flimsy chiffon sari, but we found enough instances of tweed coats, fur-lined jackets, berets and boots to keep a couple warm.
India net neutrality rules could be world’s strongest
Net neutrality means service providers must treat all traffic equally, and not charge differently based on content. Users should be able to access all websites at the same speed and cost.
First annual rise in Indian student visas for UK since 2010
This follows several years of declining numbers of Indians being issued study visas, with the falls being seen as one of the main consequences of the UK government’s clampdown on student migration from outside the European Union.
Najib’s praise of Indians cannot undo years of neglect
More than 60 years of deliberate and systematic neglect of the Indian Malaysians cannot merely be undone by showering them with praise, or even by dangling the MIB in front of them. Read more at https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/403836#4FhwCvle5XKbE
How to get an Aadhaar card even if you are NRI
The process and documentation to register for an Aadhaar card for NRIs is similar to the process followed by Indian resident.
Drugs in Indian markets safer than those in the US, Europe
At a time when quality of Indian medicines is being questioned, a WHO agency has found that only 2% of the medical products in Southeast Asia, including India, were substandard or spurious against a global figure of 10.5%.
Global Entrepreneurship Index: India moves up one spot to 68
India has moved up one place to the 68th spot on the Global Entrepreneurship Index of 2018, which is topped by the US.
British Army contingent arrives in India for joint exercise
Army personnel from both the countries will participate in the 14-day exercise which is scheduled to be conducted in multiple modes in order to achieve complete integration between the two contingents at every stage.
UK to hire over 5,000 nurses from India and Philippines
The NHS has been facing crisis with nearly 35,000 vacancies for nurses, and is under pressure to fill these posts as there has been a drop in the number of nurses coming in from within the European Union (EU) since the Brexit vote. Read more at:
A Slice Of India In Africa
Fordsburg, the colorful cultural quarter in Johannesburg, teeming with traders from the subcontinent, has its own glorified Kerala tea stall on Central Road selling authentic cuisine prepared by cooks brought all the way from Kozhikode.