Honeymoon in Vienna

The city’s relaxed and laidback attitude was the perfect getaway after many tiring weeks of preparations and celebrations that are associated with Indian weddings.

No Probe Into Flipkart's Big Billion Day Sale

here was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory pricing of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'Big Billion Day' sale.

It's Ladoos Over Chocolates During Diwali

Despite stiff competition from attractively packed imported chocolates, branded traditional Indian sweets have managed to hold on to their own.

Historic Thirst

The ancient roots of India’s wine trade.

The Great Indian Online Sale

Online players change the rules of the festival sale game, often bearing the cut themselves.

The Welcome Death of Memorials

The ban on conversion of bungalows into memorials will not save the govt much money, nor will it directly affect many people

Destiny Has Placed Modi at a Turning Point in India’s History

The BJP has displaced the Congress as the principal pole in Indian politics.

Is India Sitting On a Gold Mine

To find and produce 300 tonnes over the next two-three decades is not an unreasonable assessment.

Modi Wave Washes Away Congress Again

BJP reaffirms status as dominant political force in India
Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:35 EDT

Indian-American Jailed in US For Selling Fake Sculptures

He claimed that he had been invited to participate in building the world's largest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 00:16 EDT

Has The Government Forgotten Devyani Khobragade

Superpowers don't allow other countries to put their diplomats in the dock, and they certainly don't leave their faithful servants in the lurch.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 00:11 EDT

Khadi Couture

How to Wear Indian Clothes in the U.S.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 01:43 EDT

Indian American Closes Gap in Poll Battle

an Indian American is closer than ever to represent Silicon Valley in the House of Representatives, unseating the incumbent.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:44 EDT

Is Mamata Banerjee India's Most Underrated Artist

Few Indian painters can boast such an astonishing rise in value without any major awards or artistic milestones.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 04:57 EDT

US Complaints About India's IPR Regime Are Bullying Attempts

There is a long litany of complaints about India's intellectual property rights (IPR) regime.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 04:55 EDT

High-level Dispute

India has unveiled plans to build a mountain road along the disputed border with China in the country's remote north-east.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 04:44 EDT

Warnings of Multi-city, MultipleAttack on India

It is more than a possibility’ now that the global terror groups may find ‘allies’ in similar organisations already active in India

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 02:29 EDT

Why And How Has Multicultural India Become Racist

The recent incidents of unprecedented mob violence and public lynching leave experts confused about a plausible explanation,

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:31 EDT

India Preferred Destination For Surrogacy

the country has turned into an international surrogacy destination because of its cost effectiveness.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:24 EDT

67% of Indians Choose Snacks Over meals

67% of Indians are consuming snacks instead of breakfast and 56% are replacing dinner and lunch each with snacks.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:21 EDT

Innovated in India Shoes To Ensure You Never Get Lost

Directions are relayed through haptic feedback through vibrations either in the left or the right shoe.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:25 EDT

Richest Indians in Forbes 2014 List

Mukesh Ambani has topped the Forbes list for richest Indians for the eighth consecutive year.

Friday, Oct 17, 2014 01:20 EDT

How Trade Unions Drove Away Apple From Chennai

Foxconn instead set up a plant to supply Apple in Sao Paolo, Brazil..

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 05:01 EDT

Mobile Shopping Set to Dominate India’s E-Commerce Market

In the next few years almost all of India’s online shopping will be done through smartphones and other mobile devices.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 04:30 EDT

Indian State Seeks to Emulate China Boom

Madhya Pradesh, a state larger than Italy and more populous than Britain, must emulate China, Japan and South Korea.

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 02:28 EDT

12 Unforgettable Bollywood Character Names

The brilliant brains behind these deserve a loud round of applause.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 00:55 EDT

Life Stream From The North-East

Tracing music from the Ziro festival of music to the monks of monasteries in Majuli

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 00:46 EDT

Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Blue Painting’ Sold For £1.1 Mn

Sotheby’s inaugural India Art Week fetches a little less than £12.5 million in total

Friday, Oct 10, 2014 01:00 EDT

Blast From The Past

Can Sushmita Sen regain her universe with her new, ambitious comeback film?

Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014 00:01 EDT

This Burger is World’s Costliest

Priced at £1,1237.50 with service the burger took three weeks to develop.

Tuesday, Sep 09, 2014 05:57 EDT

Kolkata Cop's Genius Solution to Eve Teasing

he Kolkata police has come up with a 12-point guideline for women on ways to stay safe and avoid eve-teasing.

Sunday, Sep 07, 2014 00:07 EDT

Indian Origin Banker Pays $81,000 to Kiss

He was a top bidder when Elizabeth Hurley offered a kiss with herself - however, explaining this win to his wife will may prove a little more expensive.

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014 00:49 EDT

Thieving Monkey Hands Out Money

A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh has rained down banknotes on people,

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Globalizing the Indian Diet

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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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