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India Completes Olympic Return With Sochi Flag Raising

India’s three athletes can now carry their own standard on 23 Feb when the Sochi Games come to an end

Feb

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India Hopes Change to Visa Scheme Will Boost Tourism

Many people visiting India face long queues for a tourist visa from embassies or agencies.

Feb

17

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India's Anti-corruption Party Names Poll Candidates

India's new anti-corruption party has said it will fight the forthcoming general elections just days after its leader quit as Delhi chief minister.

Feb

17

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US Mission Can’t Sell Duty-free Alcohol to Embassies

This is a strict step to stop ACSA’s “commercial activities and misuse of diplomatic privileges.

Feb

17

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Pakistan Stops Issuing NOCs For Indian Films

Pakistan has now stopped issuing No Objection Certificates for the release of Indian films in the country.

Feb

17

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Solar Impulse to Visit India

Come early next year and Indians will witness a spectacle in the skies

Feb

17

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India Draws Tourists With Deep Pockets

Ranks 41st in number of tourists received but 1st in per-capita spend by them

Feb

17

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Indian-origin Chicken King May Cut Thousands of UK Jobs

The company is one of the largest suppliers of poultry and meat to supermarkets and fast-food chains in the UK.

Feb

14

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Penguin India Defends Decision to Recall Book

Penguin India has defended its decision to recall and destroy copies of a book on Hinduism by a prominent US scholar.

Feb

14

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Two Indian States Bar Foreign Supermarkets

Two newly elected state governments have rolled back decisions to allow the entry of foreign supermarkets.

Feb

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Back to Aam Aadmi. Arvind Kejriwal Quits as Delhi Chief Minister

He has resigned after his push for the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill was blocked in the state legislature by law-makers from the Congress and the BJP.

Feb

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Graves of Empire Tell of India's Troubled Past

By the side of a crowded Delhi highway with buses thundering by and hawkers touting their wares lies a small, walled cemetery.

Feb

14

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Meet Obama’s Controversial Surgeon General Nominee

While Murthy is unquestionably accomplished, there is one major gap in his résumé: He has never served as a traditional doctor.

Feb

13

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A Year Before Cricket World Cup, Indian Selectors Crack the Whip

This was a statement of intent from the Indian selectors after a string of poor performances in South Africa and New Zealand,

Feb

13

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Million-dollar Buys Yuvraj, Karthik Rule IPL Auction

Indian cricketers reigned supreme on the first day of the auction for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League

Feb

13

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Why did Penguin Recall a Book on Hindus

Wendy Doniger said she did not blame her publisher Penguin India for withdrawing her book The Hindus

Feb

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Delhi CM Kejriwal May Resign Today

With the tabling of the jan lokpal bill in the Delhi assembly on Thursday looking highly unlikely, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal may make good his threat to resign.

Feb

13

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Discovering Varanasi: City of Shiva

Shiva the god of death and destruction has made his abode here.

Feb

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India Emerges as Second Biggest Market for British Airways

British Airways, national carrier of United Kingdom is planning to invest heavily in the Indian market.

Feb

13

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Barack Obama's Dinner For PM Manmohan Singh Most Expensive

US President Barack Obama has spent a whopping $1.55 million on five of his state dinner since 2009.

Feb

13

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As Indians Migrate From Rural Areas, the Real India Resurfaces in Cities

India is rapidly changing and these people form one of the strongest narratives that defines the transition from old to new.

Feb

12

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Turbulence Ahead For US-bound Indian Carriers

Challenging the all-European jostle for the business potential of Indian travellers have been Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi.

Feb

12

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H&M to Open First Store in India

H&M will open its first store in India this year as the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer becomes the latest to take advantage of the opening of its economy to foreign operators.

Feb

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US Academic Angry After Book on Hindus Pulped in India

American scholar Wendy Doniger said she was "angry and disappointed" that all copies of her latest book on Hinduism will be pulped in India.

Feb

12

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Why It's Easy to Ban Books in India

The problem, increasingly, in this Republic of the Gagged, is that everything seems to offend.

Feb

12

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Indian Students in UK Feel Highly Unwelcome

A majority of Indian students have admitted to feeling highly unwelcome in the UK.

Feb

11

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Carrefour Chief May Visit India This Week For Retail Alliance

Carrefour is in advanced talks with HyperCity chain of supermarkets for a possible alliance, as per sources.

Feb

11

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Uttar Pradesh Festival Honors Unsung Feminists from Region’s Past

For the festival’s theme, “Feminists of Awadh Par Salaam,” the organizers reviewed the achievements of iconic women of Awadh, the historical region in the center of modern-day Uttar Pradesh.

Feb

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Can India's Traditional Family Firms Beat Competition?

Nearly 85% of India's companies are family firms including some of the country's biggest conglomerates such as Tata, Reliance and Birla Group.

Feb

11

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Penguin to Withdraw Wendy Doniger’s Controversial Book, The Hindus

Wendy Doniger has confirmed in an email to Firstpost that the book is being taken out of publication in India.

Feb

11

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Six Top Indian Players Under Match-fixing Scanner

A current Team India player is among six prominent "Indian capped" players whose names figure in the Justice Mudgal probe report that investigated the IPL betting and spot-fixing scam.

Feb

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India’s Handling of Marines Can Damage Ties With EU

Italy warned that India's relations with the European Union would be seriously damaged if New Delhi decides to use strict anti-piracy laws to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen.

Feb

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India's Olympic Exile Ends as IOC Revokes Ban on IOA

The IOC lifted the 14-month old ban on India after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) barred charge-framed officials from its fresh election.

Feb

10

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Read And Weep

Indian Readership Survey 2013 figures leave print media smarting.

Feb

10

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Indians Among Tiger Mother Amy Chua’s List of Six Superior People

According to Chua and Rubenfeld, the three features that distinguish the six from others are superiority, insecurity and impulse control.

Feb

10

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US Trade Office to Announce New Enforcement Action linked to India

The US trade representative will announce a trade enforcement action tied to India,a move that could further rile relations.

Feb

10

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A Homegrown Comic Con Highlights Growth in Local Comics Market

As the popularity of the Comic Cons grows, so has interest from both Indian and Western publishers.

Feb

10

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More US Pressure on India Sought Over Patent Issue

US chamber of commerce demand Priority Foreign Country tag for India, a tag that could trigger trade sanctions

Feb

10

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South Africa Cheated Pak to Let India win at ICC

The Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Asraf said South Africa had opposed the International Cricket Council reforms but supported the proposals at Board meeting in Singapore on Saturday.

Feb

10

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Foreigners in Bollywood Posters

Most of the new customers of this kitschy art form are foreigners.

Feb

10

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Choppy First Ride Home For India's Largest Warship

India’s largest and most-expensive warship, the INS Vikramaditya, faced embarrassing glitches during its home-bound voyage from the north Russian shipyard

Feb

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US Diplomat in Mumbai Pays his Filipina Maid Less Than $3 Per Hour

India and the US still seem locked in a battle for righteousness over the Khobragade issue

Feb

07

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Nooyi, Kochhar in Fortune's List of 50 Powerful Businesswomen

Indra Nooyi and Chanda Kochhar are among Fortune magazine's list of 50 most powerful women in business who are "taking on the world".

Feb

07

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In Taj City Agra, a Monument to India-Japan Love

Just a few hundred metres from the Taj Mahal, there's another monument to love that few people know about or few tourists would care to visit.

Feb

07

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For India Inc, Gujarat Model is More Fact Than Fiction

Within the larger states, Gujarat stood out in the survey results as the state with the most satisfied entrepreneurs.

Feb

07

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Brands Find Fast Fashion is Stuck in the Slow Lane in India

Fashion brands are discovering that the Indian customers are not particularly fashion conscious

Feb

07

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Hotels With History in Goa, India

The first to become an official heritage hotel is in the capital city of Panjim, in a district called Fontainhas.

Feb

07

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India Visa-on-arrival Scheme to be Extended

India's government has decided to extend the country's limited visa-on-arrival scheme to tourists from 180 countries. in an attempt to boost tourism and business.

Feb

07

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Why So Many Indian Global CEOs

The appointment of Satya Nadella as the new boss of Microsoft makes him just the latest Indian to rise to the top of global business.

Feb

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Indian American's Game Changer Energy Project Stalled

Rusi Taleyarkhan, a 61-year-old professor at the Purdue University School of Nuclear Engineering, says he has become the victim of a witch hunt

Feb

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India, US Trade in Goods Touch An All-time High In 2013

India-US trade reached an all-time high of over $63.7 billion in 2013, with a nearly $20 billion balance in favour of India

Feb

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Why BPOs are Dumping India and Philippines

Business process outsourcing companies, specifically those in the contact centre space, are reversing the trend of moving most outsourced work to low-cost locations such as India and the Philippines

Feb

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India Warns US of Consequences on Visa Reform

India has warned the United States of consequences for its companies if lawmakers tighten visa rules on high-tech firms as part of an immigration overhaul.

Feb

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British Boarding School Group Woos Indians

A new federation of leading British boarding schools is offering scholarships worth Rs 7 crore to attract pupils from India.

Feb

06

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India Expands Visa-free Travel to Include 180 Countries

Tourists travelling to India from 180 countries will no longer have to queue at their local consulates to obtain visas.

Feb

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Not IITs, Satya Nadella’s Rise Proves You Just Need to Dream Big

The man who will head Bill Gates’ company is not from any of the IITs that gave us global heroes.

Feb

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Mumbai's Restaurant King

As the years passed, Poojari himself became a legend credited with bringing respect and dignity to Mumbai’s favourite street foods like ‘paav-bhaji’ or ‘puri-bhaji’ which was once consumed at corner carts.

Feb

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Nadella as Microsoft CEO: A Slap in the Face for Indian System

Is the appointment of Satya Nadella a feather in India’s cap or a slap in the face for the Indian system?

Feb

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Chef Vikas Khanna Brings Food Alive, Kills English in Twist of Taste 3

This season, you get to rest your eyes on “New York’s Hottest Chef” and the one of the sexiest chefs alive, Vikas Khanna.

Feb

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Britain Says India Did Not Follow Its Advice in 1984 Army Raid

Britain sent a military officer to advise India before Indian forces stormed the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984

Feb

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Delhi Has Highest Vacancy Rate Among Emerging Asian Cities

Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Hyderabad too had high rates, featuring in the top 10 of 16 cities surveyed

Feb

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Telangana: India Parliament Uproar Over New State

There has been uproar in the Indian parliament over a controversial bill to approve the new state of Telangana in southern India.

Feb

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Dark Clouds Hover Over Vijay Mallya's Empire

Mr Mallya, once the self-proclaimed "King of Good Times", made his fortune in the liquor business and controls a conglomerate spanning beer, airlines, fertilisers and engineering.

Feb

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Jabong to Raise $ 100 Million in Fresh Round of Funding

The funding will see CDC, one of the oldest and largest DFIs globally, pick up an undisclosed stake in the Gurgaon-based venture.

Feb

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Manipal Educated Satya Nadella Named Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's board on Tuesday named Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella as chief executive of the legendary tech giant

Feb

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Billionaires' Wealth Can Remove India's Poverty

Income inequality is rising in India, where the net worth of its billionaires has jumped 12-fold in 15 years, enough to eliminate absolute poverty twice over in the country

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Indian Americans Save Most For Children's College Education

Indian Americans, who have the highest income among America's multicultural groups, save much of their higher household income for their children's college education.

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