On the hunt for the stolen treasures of India

Indian historians and archeologists across the globe are trying to recover Indian heritage stolen during colonial times. By Riya Sharma The Indian government’s formal request to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum to return the 15th-century bronze idol of Saint Tirumankai Alvar has kindled fiery debates on cultural property among archaeologists and historians across the globe The 15th-century sculpture was […]

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Goa to UK: Pointy road for the Goans

The new point-based immigration system of the United Kingdom will impede emigration of Goans to the UK. By Pradnya Desai Money, skills and now immigration! Goans, most of whom are low-skilled workers, are worried about not meeting the minimum requirement to pass through the UK’s point-based immigration system. The United Kingdom in one of its […]

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Most foreigners prefer not to ‘Study in India’

By Shivani Verma Bengaluru: From Nobel Prize winning physicist, C.V Raman to Aryabhatta who introduced the concept of zero to the world, India used to be a hotbed for academicians. However, despite such achievements, India remains out of choice for foreign students. “Study in India” Government’s megaproject Study in India scheme of India was launched […]

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A Home away from Home

More than 10,000 international students have enrolled in different universities of Karnataka, under the ‘Study in India’ programme of the centre. By Astha Oriel Bustling crowd, with students loitering around the campus, some discussing literature, while others discussing art, is a reality in most of the colleges of Bangalore. While many youngsters come from various […]

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China Overtakes Gym Equipment Business In India

After toys and electronic items, now China becomes a large exporter of gym equipment in India. Abhinav Kumar China has become the largest exporter of gym equipment in India, as reported by Indiaretailing.com, a retail intelligence organization. The fitness industry in India has become a USD 1469 million industry and is growing at 16 to […]

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Detained Bangladeshis await deportation in shelters

The illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained on October 27 await their “expedited deportation” in shelters rather than in the jails By Pradnya Desai After the massive crackdown on October 27 over the illegal Bangladeshis, a news report, quoted JC Sandeep Patil saying, “The illegal immigrants are lodged at the shelters instead of the jails to expedite their […]

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