The White House is to announce Thursday the nomination of former state department official Richard Rahul Verma, an Indian American, as the next US ambassador to India.
Having stepped down as chariman of Microsoft, world's richest man Bill Gates now spends his time trying to save people from preventable death. In an exclusive interview to HT, Gates speaks about the things that excite him and the optimism that keeps him going.
Scotland independence: the ayes and nays
Scotland voted in a referendum on Thursday to choose whether to end the 307-year-old union with England. Polling booths closed at 10:00 pm local time Thursday, and the counting of ballots began with the result expected in the early hours of Friday. Will the 307-year-old Union end in divorce?
PepsiCo's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi has been ranked third most powerful businesswoman by Fortune, the only Indian-origin woman on the 2014 list topped by IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty and General Motors CEO Mary Barra.