Tag: INdia

Ranveer Singh Champions Indian Rap. ‘Gully Boy’ Provided a Spark.

The year was 1995. The song was Tupac Shakur’s “California Love.” When a 10-year-old Ranveer Singh heard the track in his hometown, Mumbai, he felt the music touch a part of him he didn’t know existed. He raced to look up the lyrics, and needed to read them only once to commit them to memory. […]

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TikTok enters the eLearning market with its EduTok program in India

Short video creation platform TikTok has entered the eLearning market in India with the #EduTok program. Under the program, the Bytedance-owned company will launch an original educational show aimed at fitness enthusiasts, and push an educational show and push learning videos in partnership with educational institutes. The company claimed creators have made over 10 million videos […]

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Xi Jinping Comes to Nepal Bearing Investments, and India Is Watching

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Xi Jinping touched down in Nepal on Saturday, the first visit by a Chinese president to the country in more than two decades, underscoring Beijing’s increasing interest in South Asia as a strategic hub for defense and transit projects. Ahead of Mr. Xi’s two-day visit, which follows a trip to India, thousands […]

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Those Foreign Business Ties? The Trump Sons Have Plenty Too

Last month, the Trump family business received approval from a local government in Scotland for a major expansion of its golf resort near Aberdeen, marking the largest real estate development financed by the Trump Organization since the 2016 election. In August, President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Jr., flew to Jakarta to help kick-start sales at […]

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Up for Auction: Snapshots of Jackie Kennedy in India and Pakistan

When Jacqueline Kennedy and her younger sister, Lee Radziwill, began a tour of India and Pakistan in March 1962, the first lady was described in Life magazine as “arguably the most famous woman in the world.” In India, crowds gathered to see Mrs. Kennedy in Jaipur, New Delhi and Fatehpur Sikri. In Pakistan, she was […]

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India: Counterpoint to Global Electrification

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In a Race Against Death, No Way to Call a Doctor

HEEVAN, Kashmir — Saja Begum was cooking dinner when her son walked into the kitchen with a stricken look on his face. “Mom,” he said. “I have been bitten by a snake. I am going to die.” Ms. Begum could not call an ambulance: The Indian government had shut down Kashmir’s cellular network. She then […]

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Hard Times Have Pakistani Hindus Looking to India, Where Some Find Only Disappointment

JODHPUR, India — By the time an angry Muslim mob stormed the local Hindu school and ransacked an adjacent temple a few weeks ago, many members of Pakistan’s dwindling Hindu minority had already been wondering whether it was worth trying to stay in a country where they felt increasingly unsafe. In April, an angry mob […]

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India’s first Apple Store will reportedly be in Mumbai’s Maker Maxity

Apple has reportedly selected a site in India for the country’s first Apple Store, and is said to already be in the process of designing and building out the site. The location, says India’s Economic Times, is in Mumbai’s Maker Maxity — a mall servicing a high-end clientele including financial institutions and large businesses. According […]

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How to Avoid Being Fleeced When Using a Credit Card Overseas

If you travel overseas, be warned: Pickpockets really are out to get you. I don’t mean the light-fingered thieves who try to grab your wallet. I am talking about digital pickpockets: hotels, restaurants and shops that systematically overcharge foreigners who use credit and debit cards in their establishments. A few weeks ago, my family ate […]

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The U.N. Can’t Ignore Kashmir Anymore

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, was a man on a mission at the United Nations, imploring members last week to persuade India to lift its siege of Kashmir, a longtime flash point between the two nations, which both have nuclear weapons. Failure to do so, he warned in a speech before the General Assembly on […]

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Facelifted 2020 Renault Kwid Adopts K-ZE Face, Triber Interior Bits

Roughly four years after its world debut in India, the Renault Kwid crossover receives its first major facelift. Unsurprisingly, India is also the first market worldwide to get the facelifted Kwid, which adopts strong design cues from China’s K-ZE electric crossover unveiled earlier this year. The main updates take place at the front where the […]

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Why India and the World Need Gandhi

NEW DELHI — Upon reaching India in 1959, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remarked, “To other countries I may go as a tourist, but to India I come as a pilgrim.” He added, “Perhaps, above all, India is the land where the techniques of nonviolent social change were developed that my people have […]

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In South Asia’s Onion Politics, India Plays Hardball

NEW DELHI — Truckloads of onions are being turned back at the border. Officials are threatening raids to prevent onion smuggling. India’s neighbors, reliant on hundreds of millions of pounds of the crop, are reeling from the news: not a single onion can leave India. Hit first by drought and then by monsoon rains, India […]

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