The U.S. has ‘serious problems’ with India-Pakistan border and needs to take a hard look at the entire system

The U of A's Institute for Peace Studies and Research (IPSRC) has called for a "tougher" approach to the border between India and Pakistan as well as the security arrangements that are currently in place in the country.In a report released on Monday, IPSRC called for an immediate review of the current border security arrangements in both countries."The current border-security arrangements in...

India’s ‘India Note Counting Machine’ is in the news

The "India Note" is the currency that people use to purchase everything from mobile phones to luxury watches.But the new currency has faced criticism for being too volatile, causing problems for the nation's economy.Now, India is using a new device to count the currency's value.The Indian government says the new "India-wide electronic currency" is an attempt to ease financial woes and is a way to...

India’s Real Estate Market to Hit All-Time High as Investors Take On More Risk

In a market that has seen a sharp decline in property values over the last few years, investors are taking on more risk in an attempt to capitalize on the rebound in the Indian market, the country's biggest.The Reserve Bank of India said on Tuesday it expects real estate investment to grow at an annualized rate of 8.9% in 2019, the fastest rate of growth in the world and more than triple the pace...

Indian startup creates the world’s first smartphone app for real estate agents

An Indian startup that wants to make real estate more affordable has announced it will soon start offering a mobile app that lets people rent out their homes for short-term stays in the form of short-duration leases.The app is called Rental and Home, and it will make it easy for people to rent out an apartment, condominium or townhouse in India, the country's biggest.The startup, called Homecafe,...

How to watch India-US military drills: What you need to know

India and the US will host the annual exercise this weekend with a $1 billion war game in the region.This year, India will have the most powerful military in the world, according to the US Army.It's also home to the biggest military base in the entire world.But it is also a country of peace, where the two countries have developed a strong partnership in many areas.Here's what you need know about...

Offices at Mumbai’s Mumbai Metro stop as business man of year

A business man is to be awarded the title of business man at Mumbai Metro as the company announced today that the award is for a year.The award, which is in keeping with the company's 'Business Man of the Year' theme, is a recognition of the outstanding contributions to the Mumbai Metro network and to the Indian diaspora, which have been recognised by the Metro board in the past.The award will be...

India’s Sinic ozone counting machine gets a new name

NEW DELHI -- India's Sinics counting machine is set to undergo a major overhaul after being given a new moniker.Sinic is a name for a metal alloy made from carbon, nickel and titanium that is used to make the machines' electronic control units.Its makers say they will use the new name to make sure it is easier to identify the machines and make them more transparent, The Associated Press...

Network India’s ‘Panvel’ is one of the fastest Note Counting Machines

In February, a company called Network Indias 'PanVyl' was launched.Its primary function is to count a phonebook by hand in about an hour, but it's not the only one.The company has developed other Note Count Machines that are capable of counting phones in about half an hour.They've also developed a smartphone-sized device that can count in less than three minutes, and a device that's capable of...