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US-India agree to cooperate in defense production

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is on a three day visit to India. He will become the first ever US cabinet member to visit an Indian naval base. US-India are planning to sign a new 10 years defense cooperation agreement. It is expected that...

Silicon Valley startups poach on talent in India

When Yahoo laid off 2300 engineers in India, the start ups from Silicon Valley were ready to grab them and competed with each other to acquire this talent. This could be a sign that it is hard to find good quality engineers in India and the...

India has highest number of illiterates in the world

According to a report published by two Indian-American professors, India has the highest number of illiterates in the world estimated to be numbered 287 million which is 37% of the world. This is mainly due to cultural preference for a male...

Indian Air Force experimenting to use highways for operation of fighter jets

Indian Air Force started experimenting with landing and takeoff of fighter jets from major highways. The first such experiment was conducted on Yamuna Highway near New Delhi. According to officials it is a complex operation because temporary...
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Viraat Ramayan Mandir set to topple Angkor Kat as largest temple

For 800 years Angkor Kat held the status of largest temple in the world when it was built by King Suryavarman II of Kymer dynasty. But it will soon lose this status when Viraat Ramayan Mandir is completed at the cost of $78 million. The 200...

State Bank of India (SBI) signs MOU with Amazon

State Bank of India (SBI) that funds many large and small projects has signed an MOU with Amazon to enter the $22 billion Indian ecommerce market. SBI is aggressively pursuing this ecommerce strategy by signing similar deals with SnapDeals and...

Indian-American Bobby Jindal explores Presidential bid for 2016 elections

Indian-American Republican party governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal is exploring to enter the race for 2016 US Presidential elections. Earlier this week he announced an exploratory committee. In the past Indian-Americans have contributed significantly...

India on track to become fastest growing economy in the world

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitely while speaking to the Financial Times claimed that India will grow by over 8% per annum for the next fiscal year. This is a confirmation of PM Modi election manifesto that he wanted to make Indian economy...

Bollywood star John Abraham becomes a football promoter

Popular Bollywood star and actor John Abraham has become a vocal promoter of football in India. He even suggested that professional football would be his first choice if it existed at the start of his career as an actor. To provide opportunity...
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PM Modi returns home after three nation visit

Indian PM Narendra Modi visited the nations of China, Mangolia and South Korea from May 14th and returned home today. His foreign visit started with a three day visit to China. During that visit MOUs were signed for an investment of over $22...