Content Over Khan

Everytime a couple of small films or a bunch of new, young, exciting stars hit the marquee the media go to town about how the new lot will take from the Khans and why are their days are numbered.

May 6 is the Judgment Day for Salman

May 6, at 11.15 am sharp is date and time set for the final judgment in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan.

Delhi Doctor’s Remove World’s Largest Kidney

Doctors at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital have removed a kidney weighing 2.75 kg from a patient suffering from autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) last month.

IPL's Million Dollar Man Enters the Business of Beauty

Yuvraj Singh's start-up fund YouWeCan Ventures has invested an undisclosed amount in mobile beauty and wellness platform Vyomo.

Discovering Udupi Cuisine

With the help of this book, you will pull off an austere Udupi meal with élan.

Is Aam Admi Party No Place For Intellectuals?

Many believe that the expulsion of four senior members of the part marks the retreat of "intellectual politics" and dissent in a party which rode to power in the capital.

Up in Smoke

Why India is still looking for a perfect cookstove.

Did Rahul Gandhi Roar Or Meow

Last week, when the Congress vice-president returned home after a 57-day sabbatical abroad, #RahulReturns became the top trend on Twitter.

Competition Gets tougher For Local Baniya

E-tailers of vegetable & grocery shore up ad spend to get more shoppers
Monday, Apr 20, 2015 22:58 EDT

Hindu Temple Vandalised in United States

This is the third such incident in three months. Two temples were vandalised in Washington State in February.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:15 EDT

TCS Accused in US Lawsuit

Steven Heldt said 95 per cent of Tata's 14,000-person US workforce descend from South Asia, primarily India.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 08:13 EDT

New York Gets Its First Indian-American Judge

Chennai born Raja Rajeswari, who came to America when she was 16, has become the first person of Indian descent to be named as a criminal court judge in New York City.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 00:44 EDT

PIO Students Steal the Show at US Science Fair

President Obama recognized immigrants' contribution that has enabled continued US dominance in science and technology.

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 01:49 EDT

Hillary Clinton is a True Friend of India

Hillary deserves to be the next president of the United States of America.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:39 EDT

Rahul Gandhi Returns After Break From Politics

India's main opposition Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi has returned to Delhi after a leave of absence of nearly two months.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:36 EDT

Sardar Patel: An Unexamined life

Can the colossal Statue of Unity do justice to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s memory?

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:14 EDT

Modi Has Unleashed India's True Potential

He's the leader of the world's largest democracy, and his life story - from poverty to prime minister - reflects the dynamism and potential of India's rise."

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 00:06 EDT

What Does Life in an Indian City Cost

It’s pretty cheap to buy jeans and shoes in India compared with the world, but not nearly so if you want a beer or an iPhone

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 00:02 EDT

Saree Selfie

The Indian women who are pledging to wear saris all year long

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 02:16 EDT

India’s Fight For Net Neutrality

A battle that could decide the future of the internet in India is being fought online, between telecom users and operators.

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 02:14 EDT

The Nanda Devi Mystery

Fifty years after deadly plutonium was lost on India’s second highest mountain, the enigma continues

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 00:05 EDT

Indian Designers Reinterpret Traditional Textile Art

The Jamdani weaving tradition comes from the Bengal region in eastern India and Bangladesh.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 00:00 EDT

Revitalising India's Khadi or Gandhi Cloth

When the handspun Indian fabric khadi was introduced to India in the 1920s it wasn't just a trend - it was an ideology.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:38 EDT

Indian Companies Shun

A group of Indian technology and internet companies have pulled out of Facebook's initiative, fearing it threatens the principle of "net neutrality".

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 09:03 EDT

Tata Motors makes Jaguar history in UK

Tata Motors has made automotive history in Britain with the launch of Jaguar's newest model XE, an entry-level luxury saloon car, at its factory in the West Midlands region of England.

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 02:00 EDT

Bollywood-themed Eateries Trend Pan-India

Not a bad idea to get a taste of Bollywood away from cinema halls, and in a restaurant

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 01:44 EDT

Fast & Furious 7 India Tops Piracy Charts

India stood first with 5,78,000 downloads while Pakistan came second with 3,21,000, followed by China with 2,89,000 peer-to-peer torrent downloads.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015 00:22 EDT

NYC Seeks Custody of Indian Dealer's $100mn Antique Stash

Authorities in New York have sought custody of the largest seizure of antiquities in American history — 2,622 artifacts worth $108 million looted from India and other places in south Asia

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 01:31 EDT

Made in India, Courted Abroad

How Chaitanya Tamhane’s ‘Court’ found its angels abroad and became an international arthouse sensation

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:18 EDT

Happy New Year Gift: Song For NRIs.

The song says the NRI is excited by the "two-in-one offer" on whiskey at the duty free...and unsettled by the use of toilet paper abroad.

Friday, Apr 17, 2015 00:09 EDT

Want to Buy a Hill or Lake

It may sound bizarre, but you can actually own a dense forest, a lake, a hill top or a drain in the Aravalis of Haryana.

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 03:01 EDT

Happiest Street in the World is in Mumbai

This lively street in Mumbai, India just may be the happiest street in the world!

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2015 00:19 EDT

Sex Ratio Kills Honeymoon Dream in Gujarat

Finding a bride has become a Herculean task. There are 40 bachelor boys on the wrong side of 30s in my village."

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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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