Monthly Archives: June 2012

Delhi, Mumbai to get missile defence shield – India


25 june 2012 Delhi, Mumbai to get missile defence shield   File pic: Prithvi missile. (AFP) New Delhi: Delhi and Mumbai have been chosen for the Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Ballistic Missile Defence system that can be put in … Continue reading

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How the US foreign tax credit rule impacts Indian Americans – India


21 JUNE 2012 How the US foreign tax credit rule impacts Indian Americans TOI The Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement that is signed between two countries has a singular objective: to avoid double tax, that is to avoid instances where an … Continue reading

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Saif’s begum-to-be Kareena Kapoor with her new family in London -India


18  june 2012   Saif’s begum-to-be Kareena Kapoor with her new family in London   Saif Ali Khan and soon-to-be-begum Kareena Kapoor accompanied his family – mother Sharmila Tagore, sisters Soha and Saba – to London where a memorial lunch … Continue reading

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Pesident polls – APJ Abdul Kalam is the choice of millions – India


16 june 2012 Mamata Banerjee launches Facebook page, says APJ Abdul Kalam is the choice of millions   Kolkata: Taking up the campaign for APJ Abdul Kalam online, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee today said her choice of the presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Indians on Rs 28 a day, Babus on Rs 35-lakh toilets? – India


14 june 2012 Indians on Rs 28 a day, Babus on Rs 35-lakh toilets? New Delhi: The Planning Commission has been under extraordinary scrutiny as of late, thanks to its declaration that only Indians who spend/earn Rs 28 a day … Continue reading

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As an Indian, I feel very sad about state of economy: Narayana Murthy – Indian


12  june 2012 As an Indian, I feel very sad about state of economy: Narayana Murthy   “Even if the government continues to be a spectator rather than a driver, I think we can get 6% (GDP growth). If the … Continue reading

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New UK visa curbs on foreign spouses – India


10 june 2012 New UK visa curbs on foreign spouses   London: Only those British nationals or residents with an annual income of at least Rs. 16 lakhs will be able to bring spouses from the Indian sub-continent and other countries … Continue reading

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A failed food system: India’s grain piles up, yet the poor go hungry – India


08 june 2012 A failed food system: India’s grain piles up, yet the poor go hungry NYT Ranwan, India: In this north Indian village, workers recently dismantled stacks of burned and mildewed rice while flies swarmed nearby over spoiled wheat. Local … Continue reading

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Mahesh Bhupathi-Sania Mirza win French Open mixed doubles title – India


07 june  2012 Mahesh Bhupathi-Sania Mirza win French Open mixed doubles title   Paris: Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi won their second Grand Slam title together and first French Open trophy after crushing the challenge of Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Santiago Gonzalez … Continue reading

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First glimpse of Aishwarya Rai’s baby – Aaradhya Bachchan – India


01 JUNE 2012 Your first glimpse of Aishwarya Rai’s baby  – Aaradhya Bachchan  Aaradhya Bachchan who travelled with Aishwarya to the just concluded Cannes Film Festival. This was Ash’s 11th year at Cannes.

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