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Meditate your way to better productivity

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Meditate your way to better productivity At the start of one hectic day, Gandhi is reputed to have said, “I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one.” Contained in that counterintuitive argument is the reason for pursuing the practice of mindfulness – but also the reason we don’t. When people are ... Read More »

Yoga class cancelled at University of Ottawa over ‘cultural issues’

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Yoga class cancelled at University of Ottawa over ‘cultural issues’ A yoga instructor who says her free class at the University of Ottawa was cancelled because of concerns over cultural appropriation believes the student union’s issues are misplaced. Jen Scharf said she’s been teaching a free yoga class for the university’s Centre for Students with Disabilities, which is run by the Student Federation ... Read More »

Indian supermarket boss takes brand home

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Indian supermarket boss takes brand home Indian supermarket boss takes brand home Read More »

Sureshbhai Patel speaks out over ‘assault’ by Alabama police

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Sureshbhai Patel speaks out over ‘assault’ by Alabama police US prosecutors say they plan to try a police officer for a third time for allegedly using excessive force against an Indian grandfather who was pushed to the ground while he went for a morning walk. Eric Parker has been tried twice in a federal court on the charge of use ... Read More »

Indian-Americans Feel ‘Disappointed,’ ‘Abandoned’ By Bobby Jindal

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Indian-Americans Feel ‘Disappointed,’ ‘Abandoned’ By Bobby Jindal In suspending his campaign for president, Bobby Jindal gave a nod to his immigrant roots. “To put this in perspective, my parents came to this country 45 years ago; they came here for freedom and opportunity,” Jindal told Fox News Tuesday night. “I don’t think in a million years they would have ever ... Read More »

Indian diaspora fete Modi in London as trouble stirs back home

Indian diaspora fete Modi in London as trouble stirs back home Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s political problems in New Delhi seemed a long way away on Friday as he addressed an adoring crowd in a stadium daubed in the saffron, white and green of his country’s flag. They were 4,168 miles away, to be exact. The stadium was England’s ... Read More »

Amazon may export delivery lessons from India to cut costs abroad

Amazon may export delivery lessons from India to cut costs abroad E-commerce giant Amazon.com (AMZN.O) is taking lessons learnt from its daily battles with India’s choked roads and cramped cities to some of its largest developed markets, exporting a model of cheaper deliveries and reduced warehousing costs. Online shopping is booming in India, where millions of consumers are newly able ... Read More »

PM Modi at the Foundation Ceremony of Amaravathi, the new Capital City of Andhra Pradesh

PM Modi at the Foundation Ceremony of Amaravathi, the new Capital City of Andhra Pradesh Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Foundation Ceremony of Amaravathi, the new Capital City of Andhra Pradesh PM Modi at the Foundation Ceremony of Amaravathi, the new Capital City of Andhra Pradesh Read More »

India pips US, China as No. 1 foreign direct investment destination

India pips US, China as No. 1 foreign direct investment destination India has emerged on top of the foreign direct investment league table, overtaking China and the United States, according to the FT data service. A ranking of the top destinations for greenfield investment (measured by estimated capital expenditure) in the first half of 2015 shows India at number one, ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to Indian Diaspora: ‘India is waiting for you’

PM Narendra Modi to Indian Diaspora: ‘India is waiting for you’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Indian diaspora in California that it is time the brain drain became a “brain gain” for India. “India is waiting for you,” he declared in an address to as many as 18,000 heady Indian-Americans gathered at the SAP center in San Jose on ... Read More »