Old and new immigrants from India are among the most successful in the UK. But scratch the glittering surface and the reality is that a large section of the community sustains a 40 million-pound ‘industry’ of babas and tantriks who promise to deliver love, luck and lucre for a price.
Retirement homes in vogue as Indians live longer and prosper
(Reuters) - The Athashri retirement community offers the over-55 crowd Western-style amenities such as a clubhouse, gym, library and pool...
Indians vote like cattle: Markandey Katju
IANS - Mar 30, 2013, 06.33 PM IST
NEW DELHI: India is not a full-fledged democracy as 90 percent of its people vote like sheep and cattle, Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju said here Saturday.
Speaking to TV channel...
Black money: Indians have stashed over $500bn in banks abroad, says CBI
PTI | Feb 13, 2012, 02.29PM IST
NEW DELHI: Indians are the largest depositors in banks abroad with an estimated 500 billion US dollars (nearly Rs 24.5 lakh crore) of illegal money stashed by them in tax havens, the...
A helping hand for homeless Indians in Southall
Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Jan 14, 2012, 05.13PM IST
AMRITSAR: Every year, several Sikhs travel from India to the UK both on travel as well as working visas. But there are several homeless Sikhs who have been languishing in Southall in West...
August 14, 2011
No single solution for corruption: President
ITGD Bureau | New Delhi, August 14, 2011 | 20:10
President Pratibha Patil addresses the nation on the eve
of 65th Independence Day.
Terming corruption a cancer affecting the nation, President Pratibha Patil on...
July 28, 2011
16 Indians face deportation from UK
PTI | Jul 28, 2011, 06.22PM IST
LONDON: Forty-one Asians, including 16 Indian nationals, have been arrested in raids by Britain's immigration officials for working illegally in the country, official sources here said.
The 16 Indian...
July 27, 2011
Indians are World's Most Depressed People: Report
London - Jul 27, 2011
Indians are the world's most depressed people with nearly 36 per cent suffering from Major Depressive Episode (MDE), the cluster of symptoms of depression, according to a WHO-sponsored study.
by Iman Mojib
SHARJAH: The 17 Indians, who were awarded death sentence by a Sharia court in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani, may soon walk free as the family of the deceased has agreed to pardon them in return of Pakistani Rs80 million (approximately Dhs3.5 million) compensation.
Nearly 70 per cent of the country's population lives in rural areas where, for the first time since independence, the overall growth rate of population has sharply declined, according to the latest Census.
Of the 121 crore Indians, 83.3 crore live in rural areas while 37.7 crore stay in urban...
Seventy years ago, Sikh, Rajput and Chinese regiments fought together against the Japanese in the battle of Hong Kong. This is the kind of narrative you don't expect to hear in Beijing even if it pops up soon after dialogue between the rival militaries recently resumed after a tense year-long...
Canada announces new visa regime for Indians
PTI | Jun 10, 2011, 02.05pm IST
TORONTO: Giving a fillip to Indo-Canada trade relations, Toronto has announced a new visa regime that will allow Indians 10 years multiple entry visa to the country.
The announcement was made by...
Nearly one third of India's total population will soon be governed by a woman chief minister.
With Mamata Banerjee and J Jayalalithaa set to capture power in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu respectively, India will soon boast of four woman chief ministers.
Of a population of 121 crore (1.21...
With constant surveillance and monitored bathroom use, the BPO worker is not just partying says Shehzaad Nadeem
While offshoring is motivated by the prospect of significant...
Fourth special flight from Libya returns with 331 Indians
Another batch of 331 Indians from strife-torn Libya arrived early Tuesday, taking the total number of people evacuated by the four Air India special flights to 1083.
Air India flight AI-170 landed at Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi...
Indians love hard liquor, shun wine
Kounteya Sinha, TNN, Feb 13, 2011, 01.07am IST
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1326 Indians die due to accidents, suicide every day !
TNN, Jan 17, 2011, 12.19am IST
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1,710 Indians in UAE jails; govt has no record of individual cases
As many as 1,710 Indian prisoners are languishing in jails of United Arab Emirates (UAE). Awaiting deportation, some of them are facing trials while some stand convicted. This information has been furnished by...
Indians have slashed 500 billion dollars
of black money in Swiss banks
South Asia Post - August 31, 2010
IN a major step towards the Indian government getting hold of details of Indian money stashed in Swiss bank accounts, a revised agreement with Switzerland will allow investigators to...
Yogi Sikand believes that contrary to what the Indian State might insist, it is not for economic development that the Kashmiris are out on the streets...