| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Charles Campbell, former senior vice-president of the Gulf Oil Corporation says in his letter to the editor ("Free trade destroying the American economy," Aug 23 ) that the American economy is languishing because jobs meant for the American people are now in Bangalore, India, at Infosys, Wipro and Tata, and in China, at Foxconn, an electronics manufacturing giant. His is a myopic rant that doesn't take into account the skills gap that is part of the picture in this country. Although this gap, a global mismatch of talent to jobs available, India and China, it is already here. We don't have enough STEM workers, those well versed in science, technology, engineering and math, the knowledge areas vital for the manufacturing, repair, sales, upkeep and innovation of the products necessary to drive our cutting edge way of life, maintenance of our infrastructure, our quest for alternative energy and our aspirations for green industries.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:06 AM
NEW DELHI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - India's ruling party on
Thursday slammed the Supreme Court for reinstating a ban on gay
sex, taking an unexpectedly bold stance ahead of elections in
the religiously conservative nation.
The court on Wednesday overturned a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:05 PM
* India home prices to rise at much slower pace in 2014,
* Slowing economy, steep house prices and interest rates to
* Mumbai, Delhi homes most overpriced
* Commercial property prices to likely appreciate
By Sumanta Dey...
| Nov 18, 2013
About a year ago, on a family vacation to Sri Lanka, Dhiraj Rajaram found himself on a jet ski with his son, pausing where the river met the Indian Ocean. He was ready to turn back, but his son, who had enjoyed the ride so far, persuaded him to continue...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:16 PM
NEW DELHI — A first-time visitor to New Delhi might think Indians are addicted to coffee. There are at least 10 coffee shops in Connaught Place, the city's financial and commercial hub, most within sight of each other and doing well.