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Migrant Indians among most enterprising in UK

LONDON: Indians are among the most enterprising of Britain’s migrant communities, a new data analysis report here has found. As many as 456,073 migrants have launched a small or medium-sized business in Britain, according to the think-tank Centre for Entrepreneurs ...

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India need Virender Sehwag for World Cup, suggests Brett Lee

NEW DELHI: Former Australian pacer Brett Leethinks the axed Virender Sehwag needs to be in India’s mix of things for the team to make an impact on the bouncy surfaces of Australia in the next World Cup. With MS Dhoni’s team struggling away ...

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Flipboard buys Zite, will shut it down

NEW DELHI: The company behind Flipboard, a popular app that pulls in content from various sources on the web and serves them to users in a magazine-style format on a phone or tablet, announced on Wednesday that it was buying ...

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NDA may win 2/3rd seats in UP, Bihar

NEW DELHI: BJP seems well-placed in the key battleground states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where it looks set to outscore rivals by a wide margin with 41-49 seats projected in UP while the Bihar tally is seen in the 22-30 range. ...

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Resolve Devyani Khobragade issue to revive ties, India tells US

NEW DELHI: Foreign secretary Sujatha Singhon Wednesday asked visiting US assistant secretary of state for South Asia Nisha Biswal to address the issue of diplomat Devyani Khobragade to help bring the strategic relations back on track. As TOI reported earlier, US energy secretary Ernest Moniz is ...

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Kejriwal’s detention in Gujarat sparks AAP-BJP clashes across cities

AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Gujarat policedetained Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwalon Wednesday for all of half-an-hour in Radhanpur town, halting his four-day tour of the state to expose BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi’s claim of model state. It triggered massiveAAP protests outside BJP offices and violent ...

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BJP likely to field Rajnath from Lucknow

NEW DELHI: BJP chief Rajnath Singh is likely to contest from the prestigious Lucknow seat in Uttar Pradesh in the coming Lok Sabha elections, shifting out of Ghaziabad which he now represents in Parliament. The announcement is expected after the party’s central election committee ...

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UP doctors on strike, 8 more die

LUCKNOW/KANPUR/ VARANASI/ALLAHABAD: Eight more patientsdied in medical colleges across UP in the past 24 hours as residents of super-specialty medical institution like Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences joined the junior doctors’ strike which entered its fourth day on Tuesday. At least 30 patients have reportedly ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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New Delhi vs Washington: India hardens stance against US protectionism

NEW DELHI: Trade minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday accused the United States of excessive trade protectionism, launching a broadside that coincided with the visit of a top US official to patch up a stormy bilateral friendship. Trade friction between the ...

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