Wondering where to go this New Year's? Head straight to India and look at this gem in the lap of nature--Lakshman Sagar Genre: Romantic, Luxury, Nature Retreat Just a day before the trip, I realized that I might have limited access...
Alphonse Reddy, founder of a startup, Sunday, writes in to Arabian Gazette.  What is 'Sunday' all about? It is India’s first sleep startup, that strives to standardize the mattress buying experience in the country. Each product nattily carries the Sunday monogram designed...
The day calls for a celebration, and the eclectic cake is a metaphor for bitter-sweet moments, struggle and separation, but also of inspiration, success, and joy Fresh out of the oven, my country India leaves an aroma of stories that...
A porn ban in India might not work in the absence of sex education. For crime continues to live in our heads and of course there are proxy sites to work around. Are we really nipping it in the bud?  A...
Music is like the call of a siren, the cry of a baby, the sound of thunder, and the calm silence of the sea. You just can’t ignore it. It beckons and entices, every heart that beats. By Aakriti Singhal It was...
Mark Zuckerberg (reproduced from his Facebook Profile) Over the past week in India, there has been a lot written about Internet.org and net neutrality. I’d like to share my position on these topics here for everyone to see. First, I’ll share a quick...
Using yourmobile phone as a handy tool for financial transactions, instead of cash or cards, has become a reality with mobile wallets (m-Wallets), and though a relatively new concept, it is fast gaining popularity across the world. With the...
India's strange real estate sector: of delayed projects and surplus houses.  Emaar MGF, a joint venture between MGF Developments Ltd and Emaar Properties PJSC, Dubai has been one of the leading FDI players in the Indian real estate market. When a...
Delhi, are you rising like a phoenix or falling like the ashes? Opinion Piece Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who was being touted as the face of the Delhi (national capital) state elections, has just congratulated Arvind Kejriwal, the candidate fast...
Flaunting expensive rides and super bikes is the latest fad in India. From the family two-wheeler vehicle to the powerful fuel guzzling bikes, it is surely a long journey. An increasing number of Indians are purchasing powerful and luxury motorbikes...
There is often a thin line between success and failure that tends to overlap one another. In case, of India’s maiden Mission to Mars (MOM) via the unmanned rocket – aptly named – Mangalyaan, there were no lines crossed...
Indian scientists exult over the first ever maiden successful mars mission costing lesser than the Oscar-winning movie “Gravity” about astronauts stranded in space.  INDIA’S MOM India’s population of 1.2 billion is celebrating the scientists of the space agency, Indian Space Research...
An analysis on the different dimensions of possible enhancement of relationship between UAE and India due to the recent power shift in India. Couple of weeks back in India, the incumbent Congress has been ousted by Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)....
The aviation and aeronautics domain is one that countries look to solidify as a mark of their proclaiming their presence in the biggest of economic stages in the world. Predominantly the most developed countries in the world are regarded...
IPL Schedule Released: India, UAE and Bangladesh will host IPL-7 due to national elections being conducted in India in May Shrouded in controversies as it is, the Indian Premier League still gives its fans some reasons cheer every now and...
Gold – the yellow metal that’s as priceless as the word can imply. Everyone wants to own gold, wants to buy it as an investment for the future. But not many do manage to invest in gold thanks to...
Jet Etihad deal encounters yet another problem with reports emerging about envoy intervention in the passing of the deal The strategic alliance between India’s leading airline operator Jet Airways and Abu Dhabi’s premier aircraft services, Etihad Airways was touted to...
Sometimes we wish we were birds. Flying to innumerable places, seeing the world through eyes unencumbered by boundaries and restrictions. But where our idealistic dreams of being birds and soaring across the world map may be left short-changed, there...
The Indian interim budget presented by the finance minister raised a lot of expectations for Indian economy with national elections just round the corner. Fluctuations in the global economy impacted the trend of positivity expected for the Indian economy for...
India is gearing up to offer visas on arrival for national from 180 countries including the UAE and other GCC nations like Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar. India is now offering visas on arrival to passport holders from 180 countries...
A prudent strategy for watering down the water crisis in Delhi is to merge water management with the urban development master plan The Unachievable Election Promise When AAP, the Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party) included the promise of 700 litres...
Mr Arvind Kejriwal, the new CM of Delhi, Do you have the time for an open letter? Wow You took Delhi by storm. You presented to the people an image of a party that was named AAP (ordinary people party). It...
It was not just a memorable holiday in one of the world’s most naturally captivating places, but a historical, political and sociological crash course on the oft-quoted ‘idea’ of India. Forty-two years after being born an Indian, I saw India...
It seems the Indian rupee is still susceptible to volatile price swings -- first seen in the 1990's -- and that vulnerability was recently exposed when the rupee fell to an all-time low of nearly 70 rupees per dollar. The...
Effective Measure research spotlights India’s great wireless leap India’s digital data revolution is mobilising The Indian mobile market is poised to become the second largest mobile internet market globally within the next four years. Effective Measure, the leading provider of media...
Home to a large young and educated population, India has surged past Japan to have the world’s third largest online population. The recent 2013 India Digital Future in Focus report by ComScore highlights that Indians have continued to embrace digital...
Chasing India's currency problem. It seems that India is constantly a step behind in the present investor confidence plunge in the country. With a lack of control over the falling currency, investors are leaving the country as capital outflows increase. The efforts...
India and Oman explore B2B links. India, with an estimated GDP CAGR of over 14.46% by the year 2017, is easily one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Attempting to further its growth, India needs to focus on effectively...
Celebrating a century of Indian cinema under sunny skies at Cannes Film Festival 2013 Sunny days and bright skies mark the landscape of Cannes today. Though the rains originally brought with them the magic of silver screen romance, the stars...
U.S. authorities have revealed that two companies with major operations in India, and GCC banks, were targeted by a cell of global cyber criminals. EnStage Inc and ElectraCard Services are the two companies which were affected by the USD 45...
A recent study says the UAE-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) community is generally risk averse, poor at retirement planning, and not keen on seeking professional financial expertise. The survey studied the financial habits and investment behavior of Indian expats which covered...
  Jet Airways, the troubled Indian airline, has announced that it has reached a deal with to sell a minority stake to the UAE-carrier Etihad for an estimated USD 379 million. A statement by Jet reveals that the airline’s board had...