Tag: Indian

Alert! 59 per cent Indian online daters are at security risk

With the growing trend of online dating services and apps, three in five (59 per cent) Indian online daters are now facing security issues as these platforms have become hotbeds for cybercriminals, a new study revealed on Wednesday. “In India, about 38 per cent of consumers…

9 things that make me a proud Indian

We celebrated Independence Day on August 15. Republic Day is more than four months away. Most of you must be wondering why we are suddenly being so patriotic and talking about India. Do we really need to wait for a special day to be reminded of…

Onam pics: The great Indian family

We’d asked you, dear readers, to share your Onam pics.  Presenting the latest set of responses. IMAGE: Harikrishnan Venugopalan from Kodungallur, Kerala shared this picture of a lovely pookalam clicked at his house. IMAGE: He also shared an image of an elaborate Onasadhya with his family members. IMAGE: That’s a…

What’s plaguing the Indian film industry?

Earlier this month, the Indian arm of the $52.5-billion Walt Disney Company announced it was giving up on the Indian film business. “Given the challenges with the current economic model for investing in the local film industry, we intend to shift the focus of our film…

63% of Indian employees believe machines will replace people

Employees in India are getting ready for automated workplace as 63 per cent of workforce believes that machines will replace people for repetitive work. According to a study by ADP, a leader in Human Capital solutions, nearly two thirds (63 per cent) of employees in India…

The Indian film that received a standing ovation in Venice

Shubhashish Bhutiani, 25, recently took his first feature film Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation) to Venice to be screened as a part of the Biennale College Cinema programme. After the screening, the audience gave Bhutiani and his team a 10-minute standing ovation. The UNESCO jury awarded the…

Indian govt throws open nomination for Padma Awards to general public

Any Indian can now recommend any achiever for the prestigious Padma Awards, with the government throwing open the nomination process to general public to make it transparent and curb the crony culture of influence and lobbying. The nominations can be made online but the nominators would…

PM looking forward to Pak visit for SAARC meet: Indian envoy

In comments that may not go down well with the establishment back home, Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale was on Tuesday quoted by a leading newspaper as saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking forward to visiting Islamabad for the South Asian Association…