Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft today announced it will be acquiring LinkedIn in an all-cash deal worth $26.2 billion inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash. The acquisition is expected to close this calendar...

Testing time for President | Modi as CM had pushed the Gujarat terror Bill

Two Presidents have rejected the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill, including APJ Abdul Kalam whom the BJP claims to revere. The Union Home Ministry...

ZUCKERBERG FOUNDATION TO INVEST IN INDIA’S BYJU’S

BENGALURU (TIP): The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), founded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, is making its first investment in Asia in Bengaluru-based Byju's,...

Movie Review-Himmatwala

Cast: Ajay Devgn, Tamannah, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar, Direction: Sajid Khan Genre: Action Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes STORY: Himmatwala returns to his gaon to avenge his...

US ECONOMY SHRINKS AT ANNUAL RATE OF 2.9%, MOST IN FIVE YEARS

WASHINGTON (TIP): The American economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 per cent in the first quarter of this year, the sharpest drop experienced by the...

MOVIE REVIEW – I Don’t Luv U

Cast: Ruslaan Mumtaz, Chetna Pande Direction: Amit Kasaria Genre: Romance Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes STORY: You don't value 'true love' until you lose it. The 'Facebook' generation portrayed in the...

An Indian grammar for International Studies

A little over three years ago I wrote in The Hindu that at a time when interest in India and India's interest in the world are arguably...

Indian-American Entrepreneurs Awarded In US

Four prominent Indian Americans and three Americans have been awarded by a Houston-based chamber of commerce for their outstanding work as entrepreneurs and "building bridges" between India...

‘Progress Now, Environment Later’ Won’t Do

With its disproportionate economic gains, the US model is not for India. Industrialization at the cost of environment is not sustainable. Inclusive social growth will be elusive...

Freedom and Liberty: Are we true to its creed?

By George Abraham “The biggest challenge India is facing today is the majoritarian view of democratic governance. Unfortunately, a large segment of the voting public along with a...
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Hero Cycles Registers highest ever monthly sales

New Delhi, 6th October, 2015: Hero Cycles, world’s largest bicycle manufacturer, witnessed the highest monthly sales by any cycle company in India after managing to sell 5.39 lakh cycles...

SEBI MOOTS NEW NORMS FOR WAREHOUSES IN COMEX SPACE

MUMBAI (TIP): In an attempt to make the commodity derivatives trading safer for investors, Sebi has come out with a consultation paper on how comexes should deal...

India’s Economy Impacted by Terror Attacks: Moody’s

In a report dated 6 October 2015 Moody's says “more than 60% of all (terrorist) incidents in 2013 were concentrated in just four countries. Iraq (24% of...

India’s Economic Growth: Once a Shining Economy, India is in Danger of Running out...

“India Shining" has been the unofficial slogan for India since the turn of the 21st century. India averaged 8% annual GDP growth in the three years before...

WITH DZIRE, MARUTI TO RECALL SWIFT, ERTIGA

NEW DELHI (TIP): Starting next week, Maruti Suzuki India will start recall of around 1 lakh cars to replace "fuel filler neck". On Monday, the automobile major...
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Government announces major highway development program worth US$ 93 billion

New Delhi (TIP) (Secondary Research): The Government of India has announced highway projects worth US$ 93 billion, which include government flagship National Highways Building Project (NHDP) with total...

MUTUAL FUND EQUITY FOLIO COUNT RISES 6 LAKH IN 2 MONTHS

NEW DELHI (TIP): Equity mutual funds are in an overdrive as they witnessed addition of nearly six lakh investor accounts or folios in the first two months...

U.S. policy on India, and Modi, needs to change

We are a Democracy and each one of us has the freedom to express our differences without fear, but yet we have to work together in nation...

INDIA, CHINA TO SIGN COOPERATION PACT IN ROAD SECTOR

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and China are set to sign an agreement for cooperation in the road and transport sector when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Beijing...
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Long Island Premiere of On Golden Years

Grammy-nominated Indian American filmmaker Tirlok Malik’s ‘On Golden Years’ has won best feature film USA award at the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York. Malik was...

INDIA SLIPS TO 71ST RANK IN GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS LIST

GENEVA/NEW DELHI (TIP): Weighed down by challenging economic conditions for most part of the past year, India has slipped to 71st position — the lowest among BRICS...

The 24/7 diplomatic prodigy!

The word "prodigy" in the title of this column is used as a notable happening and an act so extraordinary as to inspire wonder. India's unusual tough response...

Putting India Emphatically on Global Map – Part 2

Continued from Putting India Emphatically on Global Map - Part 1 It defies logic that a country that is considered as our most serious adversary and whose policies in our...

Govt may roll out Rs 500-cr package for electric vehicles in budget

NEW DELHI (TIP): In a bid to promote usage of hybrid vehicles to curb pollution, the government is likely to dole out Rs 500- 700 crore package...
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