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Home Break Hotels

The idea is to take a vacation in the same city that you live in.

Long Lines, Lost Passports in the U.S. for Indian Visa

People traveling to India from the U.S. are wading through a bureaucratic nightmare when applying for documents to get overseas.

An Icon of Indian Roads Is Set Out to Pasture

When the Ambassador car was born in 1957 to a newly independent India, it was the height of style and status.

Love or Murder

Was India's 'monument to love' built out of guilt?

The Hotel's Website States Exclusively for Japanese

A hotel offering a taste of Japan in Bangalore is discouraging all customers who are not Japanese

11 Dancers You Find at Every Desi Wedding

When it's not the food, alcohol or eye candy, it's these dancers that make a desi wedding truly come alive.

Amazon, Murthy's Firm to Help Small Businesses Get Online will provide support in a venture with an Indian private investment firm formed by Infosys Ltd co-founder Narayana Murthy that aims to help get Indian companies online.

US Teen Pilot Reaches India Flying Solo

A 19-year-old American attempting to become the youngest person ever to fly around the world solo reached India on Thursday, more than a month into his aerial odyssey.

Students as Scapegoats

The Delhi University experience should be a major lesson for educational institutions everywhere in the country.

India's Next Billionaires

In a list of cities ranked by how many billionaires live in them, Mumbai features among the top 10 in the world.

India Court Summons Gandhis

A court in India has summoned top Congress party leaders Sonia and Rahul Gandhi for allegedly "misappropriating assets" of a newspaper

Wal-Mart to Expand India Tech Operations

Wal-Mart Labs is also building a new tech platform that will power all its global e-commerce operations

India-Born Technocrat Loses Battle with Top US Broadcasters

In a huge blow to an India-born technocrat's streaming television startup Aereo, the US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in favour of America's biggest television broadcasters saying it violates the Copyright Act.

Indian Cities Are Attracting the Most Tech Talent

Move over Silicon Valley. The U.S. may no longer be the top city where technology professionals go to for business.

Sai Devotees Outraged by Dwaraka Pontiff’s Remarks

Outraged at Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand’s controversial comments on their ‘deity’, devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba on Tuesday burned the seer in effigy at Shirdi

India is Offended by Everything But Stupidity

If Humshakals's brand of humour is acceptable to the defenders of Hindu culture and desi pride, then they have absolutely no grounds to attack any of the books against which complaints have been filed.

Are We Legitimising Cyber Abuse

Apps like Secrets or Confession pages on Facebook only manage to extend a sense of legitimacy to it.

Entire Generation of IT Managers Set to Lose Jobs

These professionals came from a generation of engineering graduates who joined the sector during its boom years at the start of the new millennium.

Indo-Americans Want US Congress Invite For Modi

Indian-American groups have launched a campaign to win more lawmakers' support for a move to invite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of US Congress when he visits US in September.

Kitchen Karma

Beyond the pretty food photos and the latest cookware

Coke Losing in India

The last thing Coke needs is to be stopped from making its most famous fizzy drink, in the place it hopes will become its biggest future market.

Drug From Indian Spices to Fight Hypertension

Some spices and condiments commonly used in Indian soups, curries and rasam, when taken in a specific proportion with white lotus petals, can bring down blood pressure.

Inside the World of Online Dating in India

Sites like Sirf Coffee and the others try to sell the idea of a mediated experience, instead of online dating.

Facebook is Becoming Google

Can anyone - including Google - stop the Facebook juggernaut from taking over the internet?

US Asked to Explain Immunity to Manmohan Singh

A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group's challenge to "suggestion of immunity" to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

India Moves to Establish Hospitals Across Nigeria

The new Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria disclosed his government's readiness to establish more Indian hospitals across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

Indian Story of Kickbacks in British Medical Journal

Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship".

Another Indian Site Gets Heritage Tag

The Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area located in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, has been added to the World Heritage site list of the UNESCO

Do Not Worship Shirdi Sai Baba

Sai Baba of Shirdi is not a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity and should not be worshipped because he was a human being, and not a God.

East India Company Rolls Out Gold Coins to Honour Tendulkar

There's a new memento in the market to commemorate the master blaster's glorious career: a special edition gold coin priced £12,000 from East India Company.

What Not to Call PM Modi in Britain

The senior Indian-origin politician had lodged an official complaint with BBC over what she has termed its biased, one-sided coverage of India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

Is Shibulal the Indian Donald Trump

Infosys' outgoing CEO SD Shibulal may put many to shame, including some of his former Infosys colleagues, with the scale of his investments in realty not just in his home country but in the US as well.

Commercialization of the Indian Thali

Various factors have influenced urban consumers to shift from homemade products such as curd, pickles and spices to buying these from the marketplace

Reviving India's Only Chinatown

Despite India and China being neighbours, the number of people of Chinese origin in Calcutta has been dwindling rapidly, but now there are plans to invest money and bring it back to life.

Improvement in Visa Approval for Indian Doctors

An influential US lawmaker yesterday asked the State Department to improve the visa approval process for doctors from India

Hillary's Hard Choices

We all hope for is that the Prime Minister, by his actions, demonstrates unequivocally that he is the Prime Minister for all of India, every single group inside India.

Delhi, Mumbai Top List of Indian Cities in Drug Trafficking

Balkan and northern routes are the main heroin trafficking corridors linking Afghanistan to the huge markets of the Russia and western Europe

Swiss Govt Readies List of Indians With Black Money

India's efforts to crack down on black money stashed abroad got a major boost on Sunday, with Switzerland readying a list of Indians suspected to have un-taxed money in Swiss banks.

Illegal Entry Stalls Exit of 121 Indians From Iraq

Surviving on minimal food and water for nearly a week, these youths have been locked in a basement by the construction company that illegally employed them.

Can Yoga Improve Your Willpower

The whole point is to find a position where you are able to stay still and do just that: Stay still

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