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Why is it so insanely hot in India right now?

Quartz - ‎14 hours ago‎
India is known for its unbearable conditions at this time of year, just before the monsoon takes hold. Temperatures in the high 30s are routine, with local authorities declaring heatwave conditions only once thermometers reach a stifling 45℃.

India: our hates and loves

Financial Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
For Marmite, there must be people who neither adore it nor loathe it but find it rather so-so. For India, the cliché is wrong in a different way.
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India makes arrests after spate of attacks on Africans

Aljazeera.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
At least five Indians accused of assaulting Africans in New Delhi have been arrested after African diplomats urged the Indian government to ensure the safety of their nationals living in the country. India's Interior Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ...
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India comedian in trouble over video 'mocking' Tendulkar

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Indian comedian is being investigated by police after posting a video mocking cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and singer Lata Mangeshkar.
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The Great Wall of India: Maybe It's Time To Make Apple An Election Issue Again

Forbes - ‎9 hours ago‎
Back in January before he was the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump made Apple one of the targets of his trade-related vitriol.

'Ban may prove costly for India'

The Hindu - ‎59 minutes ago‎
India's decision to ban Italian defence conglomerate Finmeccanica and its subsidiaries from bidding for defence contracts drew a strong response from the United Kingdom on Monday, with its key interlocutor hinting at the Indian military losing out on ...

India plane wreckage becomes tourist attraction

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
A patch of parched farmland on the outskirts of the Indian capital has witnessed a steady trickle of sightseers in recent days.

The other side to India's sanitary pad revolution

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Since Modi launched his Clean India campaign in 2014, menstruation has crept into the limelight, and not just in India. It was Menstrual Hygiene Day on Saturday, and NGOs and governments are now focusing on periods in a way they have never done ...
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India to drive world growth for next 10 years: Singapore's ex-PM Goh Chok Tong

Economic Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
TOKYO: Amid concerns of a slowing global growth, India is a beacon of hope and has the potential to drive the world economy for the next 10 years, former Singapore prime minister Goh Chok Tong said today.
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Yes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella can quote Mirza Ghalib

The Indian Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
Satya Nadella, who is on his third visit to India, reiterated how Microsoft can help the country in its 'Digital India' initiative and build technology around augmented reality and virtual reality. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, widely known for his ...
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Is Apple 'Cutting Edge' Enough to Bypass Made-in-India Rule?

Fortune - ‎8 hours ago‎
The finance ministry's foreign investment promotion board (FIPB), which clears foreign direct investment applications, has asked the iPhone maker to sell at least 30% locally sourced goods if it wished to open shops in India. Apple AAPL -0.16% hopes to ...
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India students electrocuted as live wire falls on bus

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Two Indian students have died after a live wire fell on their school bus in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. The students were returning from a picnic on Sunday evening when the incident occurred, police said.

Tackling India's stereotypes: Five things that broke the mould

The Indian Express (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
From malnutrition to disease, the Indian stereotype has long been riddled by negativity. But amidst the pollution and the chaos, the crowds and the diseases - there are things that defy that stereotype and in the process, redefine what it means to be ...

India, Myanmar discussing procurement of pulses

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
"Anticipating the requirements of pulses for this year, we have started negotiations with Myanmar so that we can get the pulses through the government agencies so that India will have enough stock of pulses," she told reporters here. She said that the ...
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Telangana set to unfurl India's largest Tricolour

The Indian Express - ‎6 hours ago‎
telangana largest flag, telangana longest flag, telangana india flag The proposed height of the flagpole is 303 feet - 10 feet more than the current tallest flagpole pole in Ranchi.

India caps Iran payments to shield rupee

Press TV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Reports say the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has capped weekly dollar purchases by oil refiners to pay off their debts to Iran in order to avoid pressure on the rupee.

Morning News Call - India, May 30

Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
To access the newsletter, click on the link: here FACTORS TO WATCH 10:30 am: Trade Minister Nirmala Sitharaman briefs media on completion of two years in office in New Delhi.
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India business: Defensive mode

Financial Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
of Gujarat. Some of the biggest conglomerates in India lined up to buy the shares in Pipavav, which builds warships for the Indian navy. Among the companies jostling for control were Anand Mahindra's Mahindra & Mahindra, the Munjal family and Anil ...
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No Slowdown for India Despite Global Uncertainty, Jaitley Says

Bloomberg - ‎6 hours ago‎
India's gross domestic product expanded 7.5 percent in January to March from the same period a year ago, up from 7.3 percent in the previous quarter, according to a Bloomberg survey of 27 economists.
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Pakistani Singer Salma Agha To Get Overseas Citizen Of India Card

NDTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
Salma Agha had applied for the OCI card a few days ago and her application was approved after taking into consideration various aspects.
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