Should Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy

Can the tantalizing enigma of romance and mystery even begin to take shape in today’s media and paparazzi-driven era?

In Athens, Sipping Ghalib’s Old Tom

An unexpected spiritual connection with Ghalib in Athens.

Why Dutee Chand Can Change Sports

The teenage sprinter will fight the controversial ‘gender test’—which she is a victim of—before the highest sports tribunal in Switzerland.

India to Offer Online Visas to 45 Countries

India will offer online visa facilities for 45 countries including US, Australia, Germany.

The 104 Year Old Hyderabadi Tea Biscuit

For Hyderabadis, a lot happens over Osmania biscuits and the popular Irani chai.

Info on Blood Diamonds Could Help India

There are a lot of blood diamonds related to HSBC and that will interest India.

Obama Phones Pakistan PM After Announcing India Trip

The mollifying phone call is ostensibly aimed at assuaging any feelings of hurt or pique in Islamabad.

India Has World’s Largest Number of Voluntary Givers

If "achhe din" can be measured in terms of giving, India tops the charts when it comes to the largest number of volunteers anywhere in the world

Plaza Hotel Sale Draws Crowd

Indian Regulators Accuse Sahara Group of Refusing to Consider Offers for the New York Landmark.
Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 01:47 EST

Only Indian American in US Congress, Wins Close Race

Ami Bera, the only Indian American in US congress, survived a perilously close electoral contest to win a second term.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 01:40 EST

US Lawmaker Seeks Faster Visas for Dcotors

A Democratic lawmaker has introduced legislation to expedite visas for Indian and Pakistani physicians.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 02:18 EST

50,000 Illegal Immigrants in US Are From India

Indians constitute four per cent of the total illegal immigrants living in the US

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 00:24 EST

Indians Charged for Running Fraudulent Investment Scheme in US

Two Indians have been charged by US authorities for running an alleged high-yield investment scheme through which they sought to exploit investors.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 08:59 EST

Who's the Most Powerful Indian of Them All

s Narendra Modi more powerful than Mukesh Ambani or Gautam Adani?

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 08:30 EST

U.S.-China Climate Deal Puts India in Spotlight

Deal to Limit Greenhouse-Gas Emissions Begs Question: Could India Be Next to Set Targets?

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 08:23 EST

How Does NaMo Compare With Nero

Internal rebellion against both men failed. Against NaMo it was led by his mentor Keshubhai. And Nero blamed his mentor Seneca.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 00:52 EST

The Nehru-Gandhi Dynasty

The Indian National Congress party led India’s freedom movement and has held power for much of the nation’s history

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 02:10 EST

Promises of Magic

Why so many Indians flock to gurus.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 01:56 EST

Controversial Indian Guru to Appear in Court

A controversial Indian guru is set to appear in court after the police arrested him.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 01:52 EST

Formula One May Return to Indian Shores in 2016

The Indian Grand Prix was dropped from the 2014 calendar after three successful seasons, owing to tax and bureaucratic hurdles.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 01:42 EST

Mind-blowing Ancient Hindu Discoveries

From the invention of the decimal system in mathematics to the noble philosophy of ahimsa, Hindus have contributed their share in all fields of knowledge and learning.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014 02:12 EST


How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014 09:29 EST

How India Can Attract Foreign Firms

India has its demographic dividends in place to draw foreign companies into the country.

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 08:45 EST

India’s First-time Buyers Struggle

While there are some signs people are feeling a little happier about spending money, house sales are not climbing.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 08:14 EST

Big Diplomatic Victory

India rejoices as US takes a u-turn on WTO; Washington backs stand on food security

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 08:57 EST

Music Gives India's Slum Children a Voice

India is home to some of the richest but also some of the poorest people in the world.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 01:00 EST

Unseen Ajanta

The oldest classical Indian paintings, retrieved from time, and decay

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 00:28 EST

Australia's Indian Dance Lessons

It's a really good opportunity to connect with India

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 01:29 EST

Bollywood Men and Their Invisible Wives

There are some celebs who have kept their personal life from the media glare.

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 00:13 EST

Inside 14th Century Delhi Fort, Djinns Grant Wishes

Djinns live in the heart of Delhi: they are spirits tending to the faithful seeking help. On Thursdays, they are busy when thousands turn up with letters for them.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 08:12 EST

Indian Stuffed Toy Tigers Used to Scare Elephants

Farmers in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu have placed life-sized toy tigers in their fields in an effort to scare away marauding elephants.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 00:15 EST

A Sweet Record

A shop owner from Tapeswaram in Andhra Pradesh prepared a gigantic laddu weighing a whopping 17323 pounds.

Monday, Nov 03, 2014 01:59 EST

Dubai Entrepreneur Inspires Indian developers With Crazy Investment

The Indian community hasn’t really penetrated the market in terms of mobile games.

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Globalizing the Indian Diet

The 21st century Indian professional is a global citizen. Well read, well travelled and yes, well fed! She knows her blue cheese from a feta, pita bread from a naan, dim sum from a momo. T

Is the Sheen Rubbing Off The National Film Awards

“The National Awards, sadly, are no longer what they used to be, with the favoritism, regionalism,politics and quid-pro-quo rampant. However, compared to the scores of others they are still streets ahead.

Canned in Cannes

The awkward fact remains that although Bollywood is the world’s largest movie factory, we don’t register even a hiccup in this gala, global, mega feast. Historically we have been conditioned and programmed to believe that it’s not the winning or losing, but participation that is the key.

Are Writers Performers

In a world awash with new tools for communication and engagement, the symbolism, mystique and magic of anonymity, however seductive, is losing ground to new anthems celebrating the spirit of contact, connection and interaction.

Lone Gray Wolf: Black & White’s Last Stand

The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.

B-School for Rural Indian Women

The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.

Seeking Silence

In this interview Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business.
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