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Cricket fans in the US will be able to watch the semifinal and final matches of this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament live on YouTube this week thanks to a multi-year agreement signed in January.
Previously US fans had to sign up for subscription-based online sports site Willow.tv and pay $60 to stream the […] Continue reading IPL semis, final live on YouTube for US fans

Recipient of this year’s prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour, Indian American business leader Rao S. Anumolu believes the Indian community, doing an “A+ job” professionally and economically, is now catching on in politics too.
“Indians here are mostly professionals – doctors, engineers and in finance field, etc,” says Anumolu, president and CEO of Long Island […] Continue reading ‘Indian Americans catching up in US politics too’

With the resignation of Shashi Tharoor as minister of state for external affairs, India’s Africa policy has lost an ardent advocate who was an eloquent supporter of the country’s renewed engagement with the 54-nation African continent.
Tharoor, a former United Nations diplomat, stepped down Sunday night ending a weeklong political drama surrounding a controversial financial deal […] Continue reading With Tharoor’s resignation, Africa loses an ardent friend

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is gradually phasing out its older MiG-21 combat jets, many of which have been lost in crashes, parliament was informed Monday.
“The MiG-21 is a very old aircraft. It is now in the process of being phased out,” Defence Minister A.K. Antony said during question hour in the Lok Sabha.
“The normal […] Continue reading Indian Air Force phasing out MiG-21s: Antony

Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) announced Friday it was buying out global car major Renault’s 49 percent stake in their joint venture which manufactures the Logan sedan car.
“M&M will buy Renualt’s equity stake in Mahindra Renault Pvt. Ltd., resulting in it becoming a 100 percent Mahindra group owned company,” said a company statement.
Renault, however, […] Continue reading Mahindra to acquire Renault’s stake in Indian car venture