Author: Biz India

Internet users galvanize against Internet law in India’s SOPA moment

By Manan Kakkar – ZDNet | May 7, 2012 Summary: The new Internet laws added to the IT Act in 2011 (particularly to the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA) are now being challenged. India is a democratic country with freedom of speech as long as one doesn’t post something on the Internet. At least that’s what the current government wants to impose on the country. Back in 2011, ridiculous additions were made to the IT laws in India. The new law made it possible for anyone to get a website block if they felt that there was anything...

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Asian Indians: Wealthy, Well Educated Population in the U.S.

Source: Wikipedia According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the Asian Indian population in the United States grew from almost 1,678,765 in 2000 (0.6% of U.S. population) to 2,843,391 in 2010 (0.9% of U.S. population), a growth rate of 69.37%, one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States. The New York metropolitan area, consisting of New York City, Long Island, and adjacent areas within New York, as well as nearby areas within the states of New Jersey (extending to Trenton), Connecticut (extending to Bridgeport), and including Pike County, Pennsylvania, is home to approximately 557,000 Indian Americans as...

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Movie Review: Agneepath

Movie Review by Piyali Dasgupta NDTV Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra, Rishi Kapoor Director: Karan Malhotra Producer: Karan Johar Comparisons are inevitable in a remake, especially when they involve Amitabh Bachchan. This is where Agneepath scores the first win. Comparisons are damned. This *is* the new Agneepath. Though it shares a name with the original and begins with a flashback, Bachchan’s larger-than-life- surma-rimmed Vijay Dinanath Chauhan is a page in movie history. A new one begins with this Agneepath. The movie begins in the strategically located hamlet of Mandwa and then moves to Mumbai. Hrithik Roshan as...

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Euro Zone Heading Off a Cliff

By Mike Larson – Weiss Research Europe is a lovely place to visit. The amazing architecture. The outstanding food. The multitude of cultures and languages. Personally, I can’t wait to honeymoon there in June! But when it comes to the economy, I don’t think it’s a stretch to say Europe is heading off a cliff! From one end of the Continent to the other, the numbers suggest a double-dip recession is striking with brutal force — despite the hundreds of billions of euros politicians and central bankers have thrown at the problem! Just consider the following … ==> A...

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India Offers to U.S., Foreign and Local Firms and Individuals – A U.S. $1 Trillion Investment Opportunity in Infrastructure

By BIZINDIA MANILA, May 04, 2012 – India’s Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today offered to public and private investors in India and worldwide, particularly in the U.S., the largest-ever opportunity for high returns. The government of India, in one of the boldest undertakings in history, is set to bring the nation’s countryside into the modern age by building roads, bridges, power plants, and other forms of infrastructure. The government will invest $1 trillion from its own funds over the next five years. Another $1 trillion is needed to undertake the massive projects and it is offering overseas and Indian...

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