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Jan 29, 2016

Foreign investors eye India’s cheap stocks after big global sell off

the Indian markets have been whipsawed this month in the risk-off trade in response to elevated threats from low oil prices and slumping China, but foreign investors now see a real opportunity to come in and start buying beaten down Indian stocks. #EM Capital Management LLC #ETF #foreign investors #GDP #India #Narendra Modi #RBI #Seth Freeman #Stock market

Dec 22, 2015

An unlikely hero: Air India saves students from ‘diploma mill’ US college nightmare

Air India's ground staff was quietly efficient and alert on Sunday night in stopping 19 students from Hyderabad from boarding a flight to San Francisco, as they risked being deported when they arrived on the West Coast to enroll in two 'blacklisted' US Bay Area schools. #air india #ConnectTheDots #Silicon Valley #Tri-Valley Foundation #US colleges #US Customs

Dec 19, 2015

H1-B and L-1 visa hike: How India’s IT industry is a punching bag for American protectionism

India has just relaxed foreign investment limits in multiple areas ranging from defense to insurance but the U.S. visa hike may set off tit-for-tat reprisals. #Barack Obama #H1B Visa #India #Indian IT Firms #InMyOpinion #L1 visas #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #US

Dec 17, 2015

US Fed’s first rate hike in 9 years is good news for India: Here’s why

The secular growth story for India in general is healthier than some other emerging economies, says one analyst #capital flows #Economic Revival #Forex #Indian Economy #Rupee #Stock market #US Fed rate hike

Aug 29, 2015

What I learnt in Gandhi is paying off now: Ben Kingsley on playing a Sikh character in ‘Learning to Drive’

Ben Kingsley talked to Firstpost about how this is the first time in Hollywood history that a Sikh character has been placed in a leading role #Ben Kingsley #Betrayal #Darwan Singh #Elegy #Gandhi #Hollywood #Interview #Isabel Coixet #Learning to Drive #Sikh #Turtle Diary

Aug 24, 2015

Learning to Drive review: Ben Kingsley’s moving avatar helps combat America’s Sikh phobia

The film is as much about the universal themes of love and loss as it is about two different worlds. #America #Ben Kingsley #BuzzPatrol #Learning to Drive #Movie review #NewsTracker #Sikhs

Nov 18, 2014

Rediscovering America: After long slump, Indian students in US schools up 6 percent

Applications to American colleges from international students has reached an all-time high, reaffirming the strength of US institutions in an increasingly competitive market for tuition paying foreign students. #Education #Indian students in America #Indian students in US #studying abroad #US #US universities

Oct 16, 2014

Obama picks firebrand Indian-American lawyer Vanita Gupta as civil rights chief

Vanita Gupta “trailblazing work” as a civil rights lawyer was praised. She “has spent her career working to ensure that nations live up to their promise.” #American Civil Liberties Union #Barack Obama #NAACP #US Justice Department #Vanita Gupta

Sep 30, 2014

US-Indo BFFs: Modi, Obama break ice over dinner, warm water at White House

After Modi’s rock star reception at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon, word must have reached Obama loud and clear that Modi is viewed as a messiah of change in India. #Afghanistan #Barack Obama #Blue Room #BuzzPatrol #Dinner diplomacy #Editorial #Gandhi #India #Martin Luther King #MEA #Narendra Modi #US #US visit